Calgary Stampede Plus Horse Riding Adventure

Highlights: Calgary Stampede - Banff - Riding Adventure - Banff Other departures: Glasgow - £3559, Edinburgh - £4319, Manchester - £2835, Newcastle - £3479, Birmingham - £3705, Edinburgh - £2865, Norwich - £3765, Belfast -£4319 Hotels:
Calgary Stampede - Delta by Marriott
Banff- Royal Canadian Lodge
Riding Adventure - 3 nights Sundance Lodge / 2 nights Halfway Lodge
Banff - Royal Canadian Lodge Calgary Stampede Package -
1 Reserved Rodeo seat: North or South Centre Level 1
1 Reserved Evening Show seat: North or South Centre Level 5
1 Calgary Stampede cowboy hat
1 Calgary Stampede tote bag
Event tickets admit to Stampede Park for both days
1 Calgary Stampede souvenir program
2 Skyride tickets across Stampede Park
20% discount voucher at the Calgary Stampede Store
Travel and Information kit
Provincial Taxes and Federal GST Riding Adventure (Dinner on Day 6 to Breakfast on Day 11)
Meals: full board starting with lunch on day 1 and ending with lunch on the last day of the package
Daily riding excursions of approximately 5.5 hours split between morning and afternoon (weather permitting)
Provincial Taxes and Federal GST
Backcountry Park fees Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive Calgary
On arrival in Calgary, transfer by private vehicle to your hotel for a three-night stay. Overnight in Calgary. Day 2 & 3: Calgary
Over the next two days, you are welcomed to the event most appropriately named “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth”. Included is a one-afternoon ticket to a rodeo with gate admission, and one evening ticket to the Chuckwagon Races and Grandstand show with gate admission, as well as 2 Skyrides over Stampede Park. Overnights in Calgary.
Rodeo - On the afternoon of day 2, the best of the best saddle-up for a three-hour ground shaking showcase of world-class rodeo action. There are Saddle Bronco and Bareback riding events followed by the most dangerous event of all - Bull Riding. Rangeland Derby - On the evening of day 3, nine heart-stopping chuckwagon races explode in an all-out dash for the finish line. Chuckwagon racing is an amazing contest of nerves and horsepower - a challenge that ignites thousands of fans. Grandstand Show - Following the Rangeland Derby is the outdoor stage spectacular. For 2 hours, you will be dazzled by the lavishly produced and choreographed non-stop musical variety grandstand show. Overnights in Calgary. Day 4: Banff
Transfer by scheduled bus to the Royal Canadian Lodge in Banff, where you will stay for the next 2-nights on a room only basis. Day 5: Banff
Today is free to explore Banff and the surrounding area. Day 6: Banff
Meet at the Warner Stables where you will be met by your guides and horses for the 16 km ride to Banff Sundance Lodge via the glacier-fed waters of the Bow River, Healy and Brewster Creeks. Lunch and dinner included. Overnight at Sundance Lodge. Day 7: Halfway Lodge
The adventure continues southward with a ride up to Halfway Lodge. The trail winds along the historic Storm pack trail with the rugged Sundance Range dominating the eastern horizon. A day of riding and camaraderie with your group comes to an end upon arrival at the lodge for the night. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included. Overnight at Halfway Lodge. Day 8: Halfway Lodge
A true adventure awaits as you mount up for the day ride up Allenby Pass. Photo opportunities seem to be at every turn, making this the highlight of the trip for many as the path ascends to an elevation of 2470 meters! Upon returning to the lodge in the afternoon, the rest of the day is free to relax. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included. Overnight at Halfway Lodge. Day 9: Halfway Lodge
Take some time today to enjoy the surroundings of the lodge. An optional ride or hike can be co-ordinated with your guide. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included. Overnight at Halfway Lodge. Day 10: Sundance Lodge
Today you mount up and begin your leisurely journey back toward the Storm pack trail along the Sundance Ridge en route to Sundance Lodge. Upon arrival at the lodge, the remainder of the afternoon is at leisure until the evening when you enjoy a final dinner with your hosts. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Overnight at Sundance Lodge. Day 11: Banff
After a relaxing final ride and a delicious trail lunch, you arrive at Warner Stables at approximately 16:30 when your package comes to an end.
Transfer (own arrangements) to the Royal Canadian Lodge for an overnight stay. Day 12: Departure
Transfer by scheduled bus to Calgary Airport for the flight back to the UK.

Offer Includes

Return flights
Airport taxes
3 nights Calgary Stampede Package on room only basis (Delta by Marriott)
2 nights Banff on room only basis (Royal Canadian Lodge)
5 nights Country Lodge and Riding adventure on Full board basis
1 night Banff on room only basis (Royal Canadian Lodge)

Meal Plans

  • As per Itinerary