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The First Step to a Holiday of a Lifetime

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Tour 49 Self-Guided Tour - New for 2017

Our brand new Harley-Davidson® Authorised tour out of Calgary. Collect your 2017 Harley-Davidson® Authorised rental motorcycle and set off on a glorious route through Canadian Rockies, dropping over the 49th parallel into Montana and Idaho. Visit the highest and hottest locations in Canada, ride the greatest roads to the biggest mountains, magnificent glaciers and stunning national parks.

Highlights

  • 2017 Harley-Davidson® Authorised rental motorcycle
  • Waterton Lakes and Glacier National Parks
  • ‘Going to the Sun’ highway
  • The Selkirk Loop
  • Canada’s highest town
  • The warm Southern Okanagan’s lakes and beaches
  • Canada’s desert
  • Wells Gray Provincial Park
  • Jasper and Banff National Parks
  • Icefields Parkway
  • Lake Louise
  • Historic Towns

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Calgary. Take a complimentary shuttle to our tour hotel located close to the Harley-Davidson dealership. The remainder of the day is yours to rest at the hotel, take a taxi to downtown and explore the city highlights or maybe visit the nearby Aerospace Museum of Calgary.

Day 2 Calgary – Waterton Lakes (225km). After breakfast, collect your motorcycle and the adventure starts with the ride south to your first destination – the stunning Waterton Lakes National Park. There are numerous routes to take including due south through downtown Calgary but you will soon be out into the wide open spaces. Once south of Calgary, the ‘Cowboy Trail’ offers an easy ride through big country that is Southern Alberta.

Day 3 Waterton – Kalispell MT (210km). Today’s ride is a real highlight, not a long day but incredible scenery and roads. For the early risers there’s much to see in Waterton Lakes National Park; unusual geology, amazing wildlife and rare flowers. Take a ride up to Cameron Lake and spot grizzly bears before crossing the 49th Parallel into Montana, USA and Glacier National Park. The next highlight is the Going to the Sun highway, ‘a must ride’ for any bikers, before ending today’s ride in Kalispell. CAN - TOUR491

Day 4 Kalispell to Bonners Ferry ID (225-355km). A choice of routes today, all with nice roads and great mountain scenery. Follow the Kootenay River on highway 2, Kootenai Falls are a highlight. Your destination is Bonners Ferry located on the famous Selkirk Scenic Loop, A 280 mile loop on some of the most scenic highways of the American Northwest and Canada. Visit, the Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge, Museums and Breweries around Bonners Ferry.

Day 5 Bonners Ferry to Rossland BC (300-350km). Follow the Selkirk Scenic Loop for a choice of fantastic rides. Go south for scenic lakes, Colville National Forest and the Columbia River valley. North into the Kootenay Mountains of Canada, the scenic towns of Nelson and Salmo. Cross Kootenay Lake on the longest free ferry ride in North America before arriving in Rossland, Canada’s highest town.

Day 6 Rossland – Osoyoos (225km). A winding mountain route takes you from Rossland onto the Crowsnest Highway, one of the ‘great routes’ of Canada running parallel to the US border. Pass through the Southern BC towns of Christina Lake, Grand Forks and Greenwood to join the Kettle River Valley before climbing towards the warmest and driest part of Canada, the southern Okanagan. Finally, you descend Anarchist Mountain (no, we don’t make up these names!) to Osoyoos, the warmest spot in Canada.

Day 7 Osoyoos (100km). With its warm, dry climate you’ll find Canada’s only desert nearby. This part of the Okanagan teems with rare flora and fauna alongside fruit orchards and vineyards. The warm clear lakes are ideal for swimming, with beaches to rest on or, if gets too warm, a ride into the hills or north towards Penticton and Kelowna on Okanagan Lake.

Day 8 Osoyoos – Clearwater (410-460km). A longer ride awaits today, with 140km of sparkling lakeside vistas, twists and curves all day on some scenic side roads away from the traffic. The day will pass all too quickly. Look out for Giant’s Head Mountain as you approach Summerland, maybe visit a winery or the O’Keefe Historic Ranch, or perhaps visit the unusual rock formations of Windy Canyon and look out for a cattle drive on the ranches of Nicola Valley.

Day 9 Clearwater (50km). Free day. A chance to explore the magnificent Wells Gray Park, set in the heart of the Caribou Mountains. You can just feel the solitude in 530,000 hectares of unspoiled wilderness. Visit Dawson Falls where the Murtle River plunges more than 18 metres, the Devil's Punch Bowl where the force of water has pounded holes into the rocks, and Helmcken Falls, 3 times the height of Niagara Falls! Ride out into the BC Lake District or try some horse-riding, fishing, hiking, golf, kayaking, or whitewater rafting.CAN - TOUR492

Day 10 Clearwater – Jasper (325km). The Yellowhead Highway follows the North Thompson River between mountain ranges to Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Mount Robson Provincial Park is a World Heritage Site and the visitor centre is well worth a visit. Ride over the Yellowhead Pass and into the stunning wilderness of Jasper National Park, your home for the next two nights.

Day 11 Jasper (100km). Free day: A full day to explore Jasper National Park. We include a morning cruise on Maligne Lake, allowing you plenty of time to take the road to Mount Edith Cavell, hike the Maligne Canyon, or ride the Sky Tram and have lunch on top of Whistler Mountain.

Day 12 Jasper – Banff (285km). We’ve saved the best bit until last! Today you ride what many consider to be the world's most scenic highway, the Icefields Parkway, flanked by snow-capped peaks, glaciers, pristine alpine rivers, lakes and forested valleys. Cross thundering rivers, the Bow and Sunwapta Passes, and stop at the Columbia Icefields Centre to take a ride or walk on a Glacier. Always keep an eye open for the diverse wildlife that frequently show up on the roadside. Marvel at the brilliant blue waters of Peyto Lake and beauty of Lake Louise and Moraine Lake. Banff’s beautiful mountain setting awaits you and offers plenty of attractions to occupy your time.

Day 13 Banff – Calgary (145km). With just a short ride into Calgary remaining, you have time to explore the sights around Banff. Ride the Sulphur Mountain Gondola, visit the Cave and Basin historic site, take a dip in the hot springs or catch up on some souvenir shopping. On the way to Calgary, ride the quiet Bow Valley Trail through ranching country along the Bow River, passing Ghost Lake and maybe visiting a Wolf Sanctuary and the western style centre of Cochrane, famous for its Coffee shops and Ice Cream parlours, before returning your bike to Calgary and catching your flight.

 

Total distance:  c. 2600-2850km

Start dates   01 May to 30 Sept

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Price includes:

  • 12 nights’ accommodation in 2, 3 and 4*hotels or motels (see table)
  • 12 days Harley-Davidson® Authorised motorcycle rental, incl. unlimited mileage, CDW and Liability Insurance.
  • Maligne Lake cruise (for arrivals after 10 Jun). For arrivals before 11 June we include the Columbia Icefield Glacier Experience or Jasper Sky Tram.
  • Taxes
  • Personalised Roadbook with detailed tour description, maps and vouchers
  • 24hr emergency assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Some breakfasts

Price excludes:

  • National parks entrance fees
  • Hotel surcharges for stays in Calgary during the Stampede (7-16 July) and Global Petroleum Show (13-15 June)
  • Local inland ferries (These are not pre-bookable)
  • Meals unless shown
  • Fuel
  • Riding gear
  • Flights and travel insurance, can be arranged by
  • H-C Travel. Pre-bookable extras – see table.

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Tour 49 self-guided tour

Rider

Passenger

sngl rm supp

2,895.00

1,065.00

1,025.00

 

Pre-bookable extras

Basis

Price

Flights

Per person

POA

Travel insurance (UK residents only)

Per person

POA

UK Airport/hotel parking (UK only)

Per room per night

POA

Upgrade to Superior hotels on 10 nights (Twin/Double)

Per person

195

Upgrade to Superior hotels on 10 nights (Single)

Per person

365

Calgary hotel extra nights

Per room per night

108 - 134

Banff hotel extra nights

Per room per night

120 - 170

Extra days bike rental

Per day

135

 

Tour 49 Accommodation

 

Location

Nts

Standard

Notes

Superior

Notes

Calgary

1

Sandman Inn Calgary Airport

3*

B’ Western Premier Freeport Inn

3*, B+B

Waterton Lakes

1

Aspen Village Inn

3*

Waterton Lakes Lodge

3*

Kalispell

1

Red Lion Kalispell Centre

3*, B+B

B’ Western + Flathead Lake Inn

3*, B+B

Bonners Ferry

1

B’ Western Kootenai River Inn

3*

B’ Western Kootenai River Inn

3*

Rossland

1

Prestige Mountain Resort

4*

Prestige Mountain Resort

4*

Osoyoos

2

Coast Osoyoos Beach Hotel

3*, B+B

Walnut Beach Resort

4*, private beach

Clearwater

2

Ace Western Motel

 

Clearwater Lodge

3*, B+B

Jasper

2

Lobstick Lodge

3*

The Crimson Hotel

3*

Banff

1

Mount Royal Hotel

3*

The Fox Hotel & Suites

3*, B+B

 

| Peak Performance | Mountain Roads | Western Bike Explorer | Canadian Gold Rush | Ride the Rockies |
| Tour 49 | Gaspesie | Quebec and Ontario | Gaspesie and Niagara Falls | Gaspesie, Quebec and Ontario |
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