Calgary Stampede 2-day admission; behind-the-scenes visit to an Indian village; chuckwagon races; outdoor stage show; rodeo; souvenir program
The Calgary Stampede grounds area is large, and guests should be prepared for easy but sustained walking and independent exploration. For grandstand events, there is limited elevator access and limited wheelchair assistance.Join us on this exciting tour from British Columbia's coast, taking an enchanting cruise through the Inside Passage, VIA Rail's Jasper-Prince Rupert train, and ferry crossings to/from Vancouver Island. Begin your journey in Vancouver with city sightseeing before taking a ferry to Victoria, where you'll enjoy two overnights and a city tour, plus time for optional activities, including a whale-watching cruise. Also visit world-famous Butchart Gardens with its 55 acres of showcase floral exhibits.
Day 1 Arrive in Calgary
Welcome to Calgary and the “Greatest Show on Earth.” Meet your Tour Director this evening at 6 pm for a welcome drink.
Day 2 Calgary
Today, explore the CALGARY STAMPEDE grounds at your leisure with your included admission. Step through the gates of Stampede Park into a world of wonder, fun, and “Wild West” excitement. Stroll the streets of a recreated frontier town and walk back in time on a behind-the-scenes visit to an authentic FIRST NATIONS VILLAGE, where you’ll learn more about the Native people, hear their stories, and meet a tribal elder. Enjoy a wide variety of exciting talent at the many entertainment stages, then maybe head into the dazzling array of exhibits and displays of Western art. This evening, watch the heart-stopping CHUCKWAGON RACES in an all-out dash for the finish line, an amazing contest of nerves and horsepower. Afterward, get ready for an outdoor STAGE SHOW featuring hundreds of singers, dancers, and musicians in a lavishly produced and choreographed musical variety spectacular. (Breakfast)
Day 3 Calgary
A day at leisure to explore the Stampede grounds. Maybe visit Rope Square with its variety of Western entertainment and fun. This afternoon, see the best of the best as they saddle up for world-class RODEO action. Top professionals take on the West’s wildest horses. You’ll also enjoy the rodeo’s most famed event—bull riding! Take home a SOUVENIR PROGRAM to remind you of your time in Calgary. (Breakfast)
Day 4 Calgary
The tour ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules. Airport transfers are provided. (Breakfast)
Services of a professional Tour Director.
CALGARY - Delta Calgary Downtown - Superior First-Class (SF)
From approx $1,003 US per person based on double occupancy
Departures on or within the seasons shown will determine the price