Christmas at Lake Louise
Spend Christmas day at the magical Chateau Lake Louise. The stunning scenery outside and incredible hospitality of your hotel are the perfect ingredients for a memorable Christmas.
Spectacular winter scenery, cozy accommodations, and special holiday touches will make this a Christmas to remember forever.
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Welcome to Edmonton for your Canadian Christmas vacation. Edmonton is home to the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team, the largest mall in North America, and a great pub and foodie scene.
Ask us for help choosing activities at West Edmonton Mall. An epic indoor waterpark, ice skating, roller coasters, and shopping are all at your fingertips!
Enjoy a relaxing and comfortable transfer in a shuttle bus equipped with comfortable seating and large windows as you make your way to your hotel in downtown Edmonton.
Overnight in a Superior level hotel, such as the Fantasyland. Superior Hotels are perfect for travelers wanting great value plus more upscale accommodations. Exceptional service, location, and quality characterize these properties.
After a morning at leisure, make your way into the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The charming town of Jasper welcomes you with glacier-fed lakes, forests, rivers, and an eclectic choice of restaurants and shops. Spend your evening roasting s'mores by the fire wrapped up in a warm, cozy blanket under a starry sky.
A private vehicle and driver will meet you at your hotel and take you in comfort to Jasper.
Overnight in a Deluxe level hotel, such as the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. In Deluxe hotels, you'll be staying in some of Canada's most iconic hotels and resorts. Enjoy outstanding locations, attentive service, and world-class amenities.
Ride the Steel Rails! Enjoy breathtaking views of the Rockies aboard VIA's Skeena Train. Experience both the train and a small personalized sightseeing tour all in the same afternoon. Travel the shores of the mighty Fraser River to the historic Dunster Station and into British Columbia's stunning Robson Valley.
Strap on some ice cleats and walk the floor of Maligne Canyon today with an expert guide and small group. You’ll be surrounded by icefalls and rock formations that will take your breath away. Learn about Jasper’s Maligne Valley and disappearing Medicine Lake as you explore one of Jasper’s most impressive winter treasures.
Take in the beautiful winter landscape around Jasper. Your knowledgeable guide will bring the group to seek out and learn about the most iconic creatures and places around. Sit back and enjoy the winter scenery from the warmth and comfort of a small tour bus.
Put on your boots, parka, and mitts and immerse yourself in the wonderful winter activities at your doorstep.
Travel west from Jasper to join a unique dog sledding adventure. Follow alongside Small Rivers' frozen waters by dog team through the undisturbed beauty of winter. Enjoy the scenery that surrounds you while you warm up with a hearty lunch cooked over an open campfire by the trail.
Welcome the morning as you head south along the Icefields Parkway This scenery is just a warm up for the sight that greets you in Lake Louise – glaciers, ice castles, and christmas lights.
A private vehicle and driver will take you through the beautiful scenery of the Rocky Mountains as you make your way in comfort from Jasper directly to Lake Louise.
There is no better way to spend time together than taking in the beauty of sparkling snow on a horse-drawn sleigh ride. Enjoy views of the Château Lake Louise and spectacular, natural mountain scenery along the way.
Enjoy a savoury dinner on Christmas Eve at the Château Lake Louise. The Château's beautiful dining rooms make for a perfect ambiance and memorable experience during the holiday season.
To make your holiday season feel more like home, we've pre-arranged for you to have a beautifully decorated Christmas tree right in your own room.
Overnight in a Deluxe level hotel, such as the Fairmont Château Lake Louise. In Deluxe hotels, you'll be staying in some of Canada's most iconic hotels and resorts. Enjoy outstanding locations, attentive service, and world-class amenities.
Awaken Christmas morning surrounded by your loved ones and glistening mountain peaks. Your stay includes a decorated Christmas tree to make you feel like you aren’t too far from home. The hotel offers a variety of activities such as ice-skating, special Christmas programs, cross-country skiing tours, and tobogganing.
Try out the lakeside Ice Bar and make your own maple taffy treat on the snow. Hot cocoa and cocktails will be available to warm you up!
Celebrate Christmas day this evening with a delicious dinner at the Château. Help yourself to an extensive and elaborate, Chef-attended Christmas dinner buffet.
Enjoy the short scenic drive to Banff today. Spend the remainder of today in Banff getting acquainted with this beautiful mountain town. Take stroll down the main street, Banff Avenue, and do some shopping or try out the skating park located in downtown Banff.
Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery as your private driver and vehicle picks you up at your hotel in Lake Louise and transfers you to Banff.
Overnight in a Deluxe level hotel, such as the Fairmont Banff Springs. In Deluxe hotels, you'll be staying in some of Canada's most iconic hotels and resorts. Enjoy outstanding locations, attentive service, and world-class amenities.
Decorated with a blanket of deep snow and icicles, Banff is the perfect landscape for your bucket-list Christmas trip. Visit Banff Hot Springs where you can warm up after a day of winter exploring!
Ask us about adding a mountaintop fine dining experience at the Sky Bistro.
Explore the icy beauty of Grotto Canyon and see ancient native pictographs using special hiking crampons to grip the smooth frozen creek bed. Your guide will point out the stunted pine forest and hidden ancient native pictographs, which were likely created by Hopi visitors from the Arizona region.
Snowshoe on an easy trail across the frozen Vermilion River and along the snowy path winding through a forest of pine trees to the Paint Pots, a cultural treasure within Banff National Park. Along the way you will hear stories of Banff’s indigenous people, explorers, and fur traders.
Soar to the top of Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola to experience a stunning bird's-eye view of six incredible mountain ranges.
Travel towards Golden, BC for an exciting snowmobile adventure in the mountains. Stunning Rocky Mountain vistas surround you as you ride through the powder in the Kicking Horse Valley above the treeline. Enjoy a delicious mountainside BBQ lunch with your fellow riders while warming up by the fire before heading back to town.
Relax and unwind with a customized, medium-pressure massage at the luxurious and tranquil, Willow Stream Spa. This massage will focus on the areas of your body that are most tense, from your head to your feet. This is a great choice for ultimate vacation relaxation!
Take to the mountain slopes today with your Tri-Area lift pass complete with rentals. Choose to explore the runs at Sunshine Village, Mt. Norquay or Lake Louise. No matter your choice you will be thankful for snowy peaks and freshly groomed runs awaiting you.
Today you leave the Rockies behind and make your way home. We hope you had a memorable Christmas in the Canadian Rockies.
Enjoy the convenience of a private transfer to take you in comfort from your hotel to Calgary.
Below you'll find examples of this trip's accommodation options.
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