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8 Day Canadian Heartland: Exploring Historic Saskatchewan & Alberta

CODE
ABSK
STARTING FROM
$2,610 USD
START LOCATION
Calgary
END LOCATION
Calgary
PLACES VISITED
Calgary, Saskatoon, Medicine Hat
TRIP DESCRIPTION

Steeped in history and rich with Aboriginal culture, where wide open prairie meets vibrant cities, Saskatchewan and Alberta, are the pulse of the Canadian Heartland.
TOP HIGHLIGHTS
  • Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park
  • Heritage Park Historical Village
  • Studio Bell National Music Centre
  • Regina City Tour
  • Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
  • Calgary City Tour
  • RCMP Heritage Centre
  • Moose Jaw Prohibition Tunnels Tour
  • Batoche National Historic Site
  • Medalta Museum
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
  • Wanuskewin Heritage Park
  • The Fort Museum

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DATES AND PRICES
We accept
START DATE
END DATE
PRICE
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
DEPOSIT
BOOK
Sun, 23 Aug 2020
Sun, 30 Aug 2020
$2,610 USD
$730 USD
$500 USD
Sun, 27 Sep 2020
Sun, 04 Oct 2020
$2,610 USD
$730 USD
$500 USD

* (Price does not include 5% tax)

Note: Arrival and departure flights can be booked for any time on first and last day of the tour.

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Reserve your spot today with a $500 transferable deposit. Some trips will require a larger deposit. Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure. A reservation made within 60 days of departure requires full payment at time of booking. Prices are in United States Dollars (USD), before any applicable taxes. The pricing reflects twin-sharing, per-person costs without airfare to/from the tour; however, we can book flights from your home airport for an added cost. Contact us for a no obligation quote.
INCLUSIONS
  • 7 nights of accommodation (3.5-4 star)
  • 11 meals: 7 breakfasts, 4 dinners
  • Transportation on deluxe motorcoach
  • Professional Tour Leader
  • Roundtrip airport transfers in Calgary
EXCLUSIONS
  • Travel insurance (Strongly recommended, ask us for a quote!)
  • Airfare – domestic and international (Unless Specified)
  • Credit card payment fees, where applicable
  • Attractions not listed
  • Meals not listed
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities to guide (Recommend $5-$7 per person per day)
  • Gratuities to driver (Recommend $3-$4 per person per day)

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WHY TAKE AN ANDERSON TOUR?

 


SEASONED
CAREER GUIDES
  • Get a deeper understanding with storytelling tailored to your interests.
  • Professional Tour Leader
  • Full commentary while being transported by deluxe motorcoach

MORE SPACE
FOR BREATH
  • Never max out buses even if we use the same size bus as the competition.
  • We'll avoid crowds whenever possible by doing the tours in reverse of competitors.

ALL INCLUSIVE
 
  • Activities everyday - no down days waiting for others to finish activities.
  • No hidden expenses along the way. Competitors offer activities as an extra - we don't.
Our guide training manual is accredited by ACTA/CITC Canadian Educational Standard Inc. Now used as the standard in educational college programs.

ACCOMMODATIONS

A 10-minute walk from the Glenbow Museum, this upscale, modern all-suite hotel is 11 minutes from the EPCOR Centre for the Performing Arts. The relaxed suites feature wet bars with minifridges, plus luxe bedding and...

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Overlooking the South Saskatchewan River and 1.3 km from the Mendel Art Gallery, this upscale hotel is 7 km from The Willows Golf and Country Club. Modern rooms with custom beds feature free WiFi, flat-screen TVs,...

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Containing the SilverBirch Conference Centre, this contemporary, convention hotel is 5 km from the Regina International Airport. Flat-screen TVs, desks and free WiFi are offered in each room, alongside the...

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Off the Trans Canada Highway and adjacent to Medicine Hat Mall. Traditional rooms and suites include free Wi-Fi and have flat-screen TVs, microwaves, minifridges and coffeemakers. Some include desks with ergonomic...

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the maximum number of travellers in a group?

Anderson Vacations specializes in Small Group Fully Escorted tours. If the tour is classified as a 'Classic Tour', up to of 28 persons may join the tour although tours commonly travel with anywhere between 18 to 24 travellers.
However, if the tour is classified as a 'Tour of Distinction, only up to of 21 persons join the tour and many Tours of Distinction travel with 12 to 18 travellers.

What are Guaranteed Departures?

After dreaming about travel to an exciting destination, arranging for time off work, booking your flights the last thing you need is for your trip to be cancelled. Anderson vacation's Pre-Guaranteed tours take the uncertainty away from planning your travel and give you peace of mind to book our tours.

Pre-Guaranteed Tours are group tours that we have already confirmed as certain to travel on the specified date. All 'Guaranteed Tours' will travel except in the event of a natural disaster or a catastrophic event that is beyond our control. They may already have the minimum number of people booked or else are tours that are known to be popular. Select departures of many tours are 'Pre- Guaranteed'.

What is the average age of passengers for this tour?

Our tours are suitable for all age demographics. The average age of travelers is typically 45+

How physically demanding is this tour? Are you able to accommodate people with mobility restrictions/limitations?

Some tours are mainly coach based and may not be physically demanding while others may require walking inclines or on rough surfaces to access interesting locations. Please check with us and your booking agent carefully and discuss your mobility restrictions before completing any tour booking to ensure this style of travel is right for you.

How much luggage should I bring?

Each passenger may bring one large suitcase and one carry-on bag. The weight limit for baggage is 20 kilograms or about 40 pounds. Baggage handling is provided at the hotels in our tour packages but there may be places where you will be required to wheel in your bags for quicker access. Be sure to advise our reservations staff if you will be bringing additional items such as a cane, walker or wheelchair. You may also bring one small soft-sided carry-on bag, which should easily fit into the overhead shelf of a coach. Each person is responsible for his/her own carryon luggage. Remember to check your airline baggage restrictions if you are flying, as they may differ from Anderson Vacations guidelines.

What is your recommended spending amount for non-included meals?

The suggested allowance for non-included meals is $40.00 – $60.00 CAD per day (with tipping).

Can you accommodate passengers with dietary restrictions (food allergies, vegan, vegetarian etc.)?

Yes, but within reason. There are many meals included on our fully escorted tours. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions at the time of booking so we can ensure there are alternative meal choices.

Do you arrange airport transfers?

Yes! We can help with booking airport transfers for you in most locations at a reasonable extra cost. Several tours have airport transfers already included. Please ask for details.

Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking additional nights of hotel accommodation for you before and after your fully escorted tour. Please inquire for further information and prices.

Can you assist with booking airline flights?

Yes! We can help with booking your flights for you. We do not recommend you book any flights until you receive your booking confirmation from Anderson Vacations including specific confirmation that your tour is 'Guaranteed'. Please be aware that you may be liable for airline cancellation costs should your tour not become guaranteed and your travel dates need to be amended or cancelled.

I am a solo traveler. Is there a single surcharge?

There are options for single travelers to join most tours. Solo travellers can choose to pay a Single Supplement and have their own room throughout the tour. For those willing to share with a co-traveller of the same gender, we have a Twin Share option that is offered for most tours where you share a hotel rooms with another same gender traveller. No Single Supplement payment is charged to you in this case.

Is it possible to book a triple share accommodation?

Yes, it is possible to book triple share accommodations on select trips. Please inquire about this option, as prices and availability varies from tour to tour.

Can we book this tour with our exclusive group?

Anderson Vacations works with many private groups and helps to customize a tour to travellers needs. Please ask us for details.

Are gratuities included in the tour cost?

For convenience, gratuities for local guides and meals that are specified in the itinerary are included in the tour price. For meals not included in your tour package please remember that it is customary to tip your server 10-20% in North America. Gratuities for your Coach Driver (where appropriate)and Tour Director are entirely at your discretion. We recommend about CDN $5.00 per person, per day, for your Driver and CDN$7.00 per person, per day for your Tour Leader.

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