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Is you dream to visit the Rockies however you only have a few days at your disposal? Here’s the itinerary for you. Located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Banff is a popular destination for great outdoors enthusiasts.

  • Round-trip flight to Calgary
  • 3 nights at 3-star Elk & Avenue Hotel or similar
  • 3-day intermediate car rental
  • Admission to the Banff Gondola (ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain)
  • Includes Careflex: cancel up to 3 days prior to departure
Vancouver, Edmonton
Jul 9-Sep 28, 2023 from $1499 + $177 tax
Oct 1-8, 2023 from $1399 + $177 tax
Oct 9-27, 2023 from $969 + $177 tax
Victoria, Kelowna from $100 more
Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg from $200 more
Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal from $300 more


Day 1: Arrive Calgary – Banff

Pick-up your car rental at Calgary Airport and head towards the Rockies. Check into your Banff hotel for 3 nights. Hotel: Elk & Avenue Hotel or similar

Day 2: Banff

In the morning, ride the Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a panoramic view of the region. At your own pace, discover this charming city and its attractions, the Cave and Bassin site and the thermal waters, the hoodoos, Lake Minnewanka, the Bow River and Johnston Canyon. Several hike options are possible. At the end of the day, you can take a guided safari to observe the wildlife or participate in a cowboy dinner with a horse ride. Note: This tour operates daily and can take place on day 2 or 3 of the itinerary

Day 3: Banff

Day at leisure in Banff National Park. Take one of the most spectacular routes in the world: Icefields Parkway. See emerald lakes such as Peyto Lake and the famous Lake Louise or experience walking on the Athabasca Glacier. Return to the hotel at the end of the day.

Day 4: Banff – Calgary

Head back to Calgary. Time permitting stop in Canmore to admire the Three Sisters Mountains or take the time to visit Calgary, the tower and Stephen Avenue, the hub of downtown activities. Return the car and take your flight home

Car Rental

Inclusions: 3-day Full-size car rental (Hyundai Sonata or similar) including: Time (24 hrs basis), Unlimited KM, Loss Damage Waiver (LDW), CAD $1 Million Third Party Liability Insurance Coverage, Provincial & Other taxes, Airport Contract Fees and air conditioning on all vehicles equipped with air conditioning

Exclusions: Fuel, Personal Accident Insurance Plus (PAI Plus) & Personal Effects Protection (PEP), Other optional services such as GPS, refueling charges, applicable one-way service fees, extra additional driver’s fee, baby seats, ski racks, etc. Extra Additional Drivers: $10 per driver per day, up to a maximum of $50 per driver per rental, plus applicable taxes/fees – payable at the rental counter. Anything not specifically noted above.

Minimum age for car rental is 21 with a prepaid voucher.  A valid driver’s license from country of origin must be presented at time of rental. All drivers under the age of 25 will be subject to a surcharge of CA$25 per day; subject to change. Certain car classes may not be available to drivers under age 25.

Car rentals are booked for periods of 24 hours, to avoid passengers having to pay for an extra day at destination, it is strongly recommended to take flights times into consideration and ensure that the return flight time is around the same time as the outbound arrival flight time.

Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287