Cosmos

Tour: 8445 - 2013 (8445) - 2013


TOUR FOR 8+ PEOPLE

Optional Excursions

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be available. Whether it's a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

Availability is subject to sufficient participation, weather conditions, seasonal suitability, days of operation, group interests, and general feasibility for your vacation. The approximate value listed gives you a good, general idea of what you can expect to pay but may vary once you are on your vacation. Some information provided might be in a foreign currency; you can use our online currency converter for exchange rate information.

Banff Gondola The adventure begins with an eight minute journey to the summit of Sulphur Mountain in a modern, fully-enclosed four passenger gondola cabin. The views become increasingly spectacular as you climb 698m (2,292 ft) to an elevation of 2,281m (7,486 ft) at the Summit Upper Terminal. Stay on the look out for wildlife and birds that frequent the Banff Gondola. This is nature's wild playground, so a camera is a must! You can encounter the local wildlife including Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, Golden mantled ground squirrels, Hoary marmots, Clark's nutcracker and the Canada (Gray) jay. Afterwards, we'll visit thundering Bow Falls where plenty of great photo opportunities await you. Be sure to bring a sweater or light jacket as the wind can become quite cool at 2,285 metres above sea level.

Approximate value: $36 CAD per person


Canyons and Peaks - Moraine Lake Tour This interpretive tour takes you on a journey along the the scenic 1A highway where we make a 1 hour stop at picturesque Johnston Canyon and meander up to the first set of waterfalls (Distance 2.2 kms return, approx 1 hr easy walking, washroom facilities as well as coffee shop on hand). From Johnston Canyon we go through Castle Mountain Junction past breathtaking Castle Mountain. From Castle Junction we join the Trans Canada highway and continue directly to magnificent Morraine Lake with it's majestic "Ten Peaks" as a back drop. Morraine Lake is truly one of the most spectacular sights in the Rockies and worthy of an extended visit. Our stop here allows our guests the time to appreciate this wonderful setting. From Morraine Lake we steer our guests directly back to their hotel in Banff.

Approximate value: $35 CAD per person


Canyons and Peaks - Moraine Lake with Dinner This interpretive tour takes you on a journey along the the scenic 1A highway where we make a 1 hour stop at picturesque Johnston Canyon and meander up to the first set of waterfalls (Distance 2.2 kms return, approx 1 hr easy walking, washroom facilities as well as coffee shop on hand). From Johnston Canyon we go through Castle Mountain Junction past breathtaking Castle Mountain. From Castle Junction we join the Trans Canada highway and continue directly to magnificent Morraine Lake with it's majestic "Ten Peaks" as a back drop. Morraine Lake is truly one of the most spectacular sights in the Rockies and worthy of an extended visit. Our stop here allows our guests the time to appreciate this wonderful setting. From Morraine Lake we steer our guests directly back to Banff to join us for a delicious 3-course meal at Le Beaujolais.

Approximate value: $68 CAD per person


Victoria dinner at Milestones Restaruant Enjoy a farewell dinner with your new friends at Milestones Restaurant in Victoria.

Approximate value: $47 CAD per person


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