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Join us this March as we visit
the Birthplace of Skiing in Canada in the Canadian Rockies
BANFF
* Lake Louise * Sunshine Village * Mount Norquay
March 9-16, 2019

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The town of Banff is a spirited place, alive with adventure and wonder.  In all directions you're surrounded by strikingly beautiful and rugged mountains that seem to burst straight out of the ground.  You might see a herd of deer wandering down the main street during your early morning jog.  The lively streets of downtown are lined with top-class restaurants, bars, and shops, as well as a vibrant range of art galleries and museums.  The locals are warm, open, and genuinely connected to the inspiring environment in which they live.  The town of Banff offers you endless options for rejuvenation and exploration every day.

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The Banff Ptarmigan Inn is centrally located in Banff National Park only steps away from the downtown area. This mountain hotel is a great escape to the Canadian Rockies. On your vacation you can enjoy the stunning mountain views, and numerous outdoor activities such as skiing, skating, and snowshoeing in the winter. Family run, they live in the National Park full time, so please ask them about how best to spend your holiday. 


  • Complimentary daily hot and cold buffet breakfast
  • Located on Banff Avenue, one short block from downtown
  • Indoor hot pools, sauna, and steam room
  • In house restaurant serving breakfast and dinner.
  • 134 cozy hotel rooms
  • Complimentary wifi in rooms and public spaces
  • Complimentary Roam Bus passes for the Banff transit system, with service to all three ski areas

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THREE GREAT SKI AREAS FOR YOU TO ENJOY!
Lake Louise: Nestled in the heart of Banff National Park, Lake Louise is home to 4,200 acres of skier and rider accessible terrain.  Featured as the largest resort of the "Big 3," spectacular views accompany its longest run (5 miles) and a total vertical rise of 3,250 feet.
Sunshine Village: Situated high along the Continental Divide, Sunshine Village is home to breathtaking views and one of Canada's longest ski season.  Sunshine Village is Canada's highest elevated resort and is located in the heart of Banff National Park.  The ski area encompasses more than 3,300 skiable acres and terrain ranges from long groomed runs to steep expert trails.
Mount Norquay: The smallest of the "Big 3" resorts, Mount Norquay is a local gem.  Do not be fooled by the size of Mount Norquay, for the scenic beauty is that of a picture perfect postcard.  Mount Norquay is a World Heritage Site and the birthplace of skiing in the Canadian Rockies.


Standard Rooms - 1 King or 2 Queen Beds

$1,419 per person Double or Twin Accommodation
$1,230 per person Triple Accommodation
$1,832 Single Accommodation
 

Superior Rooms - 2 Queen Beds

$1,447 per person Double or Twin Accommodation 
$1,275 per person Triple Accommodation
$1,981 Single Accommodation

Superior Rooms - 1 King Bed

$1,496 per person Double Accommodation
$2,057 Single Accommodation

  Standard Hotel Rooms feature one king or two queen Mountain Luxury beds and a view of the atrium or lobby.

Superior Hotel Rooms feature one king or two queen Mountain Luxury beds, and an exterior view, some with balcony.

 
Tour price includes the following:

  • Round-Trip flights:  Boston to Calgary & return
  • Motor Coach transfers throughout
  • 7 Nights Banff Ptarmigan Inn****  
  • Buffet Breakfast throughout
  • Complimentary Shuttle Bus to the ski areas
  • Taxes and operational expenses for above tour features.
  • Tour escort services provided by Charlie Thompson

 Prices based on Boston as Departure City.  Other departure cities may be possible with separate price quote.  Please inquire.

For a copy of the trip flyer, click HERE

For a copy of the registration form, click HERE

For a copy of the tour conditions click HERE

For a copy of the trip insurance form click HERE






MONT TREMBLANT GETAWAY
February 14 - 17, 2019


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Mont Tremblant is a world class ski resort and general tourism destination. It is located in the province of Quebec, Canada, approximately 85 miles north of Montreal. The name "Mont Tremblant" comes from the Native American populations that originally lived on these lands. "Tremblant," French for "trembling" was the name they used for the mountain we now ski down, because native populations once believed there was a great deity who lived inside the mountain, causing it to tremble when he was upset.
Mont Tremblant started becoming popular as a ski destination in the 60's. The 70's and 80's saw more and more people coming up north. The Intrawest Tremblant resort, the colorful pedestrian village we know and love, was built in 1991. The casino opened in 2009 featuring all your favorite games and slots. The vibrant village boasts over 50 restaurants and bars. Alpine Skiing not your thing? Try snowmobiling, tubing, sleigh rides, ice fishing, dogsledding, ice skating, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing.  


 

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THE SKI AREA:  From the summit, the vertical drop is 2,116 feet.  Skiers have 665 acres to explore on four different mountain faces.  Tremblant has 14 lifts, including 2 gondolas and 5 high-speed 4 passenger chairs.  There are 91 acres of glades, and 100 ski trails: 21 Green, 32 Blue, and 47 Black, totaling 49 miles, with the longest trail, Nansen, at 3.7 miles.  The unique pedestrian village is a re-creation of Old Quebec City and is located at the base of the Versant Sud (South Side) slopes.  Lift tickets are about $50 (U.S.) per day.  

PASSPORT OR PASSPORT CARD REQUIRED TO TRAVEL TO CANADA
Children 15 & Younger Exempt
Those age 16 & above need a passport or passport card to enter Canada.  Those age 15 & younger, traveling to Canada with parental consent, need to show a valid birth certificate

$429 Double Accommodation (per person)
$357 Triple Accommodation   (per person)
$644 Single Accommodation  (per person)

ARE YOU A BLACKSTONE VALLEY CHAMBER MEMBER?
If you register by December 7th, deduct $25 from any of the above prices for you and your traveling party.

Tour Features
  • Round-Trip transportation via modern, comfortable motor coach provided by King Ward.  (Restroom, DVD equipped.)
  • 3 Nights Accommodations - Tour des Voyageurs Hotel*** in the heart of Tremblant's quaint pedestrian village.
  • Two possible days of skiing - Friday 2/15 and Saturday 2/16
  • Ski In and Ski Out from the hotel.
  • Taxes and operational expenses for above tour features.
  • Full escort services provided by Charlie Thompson.

For a copy of the trip flyer, click HERE

For a copy of the registration form, click HERE

 

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