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Alberta Holidays

Endless outdoor adventure

Alberta is the land of breathtaking scenery, soaring mountain peaks and unforgettable experiences. From the prairie lands to the eponymous Canada Rockies, Alberta is the ultimate destination for outdoor pursuits. However there is much more to this province than the Rockies. Full of hidden gems, not many travellers know its fascinating fossil discoveries or about its fascinating cowboy and wild-west culture. 

Discover epic mountain landscapes blanketed in vast sub-alpine forests that are criss-crossed by hiking trails; warm up in mineral-rich hot springs; or kayak through rivers or rushing rapids. Whatever you do in Alberta, there's always a heart-stopping view to go with it.

Tick off your wish-list on a glacier adventure to the immense Columbia Icefields before heading into Banff, with its châteaux-style hotels and boutique stores, and reserve a table at one of Canada’s finest restaurants. Get cosy in a mountain lodge to observe nature at its finest, or simply get behind the wheel to drive the stretch from Lake Louise to the Icefields Parkway on the Trans-Canada Highway.

Then continue your adventure in cosmopolitan Vancouver for rugged sea views, farm-to-table cuisine and First Nation culture. Travel on board the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer luxury train to soak up the natural splendour of Canada from the comfort of the panoramic observation car. 

Destination Highlights
  • Explore spectacular National Parks
  • Travel through the Rocky Mountains
  • Walk on the Athabasca Glacier
  • Journey along the Icefields Parkway
  • View the plentiful wildlife
  • Take a helicopter over the Rockies
Essential Information
  • Time Zone GMT -7 hours
  • Currency CAD - Canadian Dollar
  • Visa Information Please ensure you have a valid electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) prior to your departure to Canada. Please check with the Canadian Embassy for all Visa FAQ’s.
  • Language English
  • Flight Time Approx 9 hours; Both British Airways and Air Canada offer a daily direct service to Calgary and Air Transat operate a twice weekly service from London Gatwick. The other major airport in the region is Edmonton which is currently served by indirect flights
  • Health Information No vaccinations required

Our Alberta destinations

Alberta

Banff

Banff
Calgary Skyline, Calgary, Alberta

Alberta

Calgary

Calgary

Alberta

Jasper

Jasper

Alberta

Lake Louise

Lake Louise

Types of Alberta holidays

Alberta Multi Centre Holidays

Multi Centre Holidays

Self Drive Alberta

Self Drive Alberta

Alberta Rail Holidays

Alberta Rail Holidays

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