Calgary, Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper, Banff and Jasper National Parks Columbia Icefields Parkway
Two Days on the Rocky Mountaineer Train - Overnight in Kamloops
"Journey Through the Clouds" from Jasper, Alberta to Vancouver, BC; Plus... Washington, Idaho, Montana & North Dakota
Your eyes won’t believe the spectacle of
nature that has brought millions of visitors annually to the Canadian Rockies.
Radiant cliffs, rugged mountains, national parks, and forests are all part of
this majestic tour through Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Northwest. The Rocky Mountaineer is also part of this
magnificent adventure! You'll "Journey Through the Clouds" from
Jasper to Vancouver, British Columbia with an overnight in Kamloops. Join us on
this 15 day tour through North America's most scenic journey.
Canadian Rockies & Pacific Northwest through Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta & British Columbia: DELUXE MOTORCOACH TRANSPORTATION from Northeast, Central, and Southern Minnesota: Grand Rapids, Hibbing, Virginia, Eveleth, Duluth, Sartell, Rice, Baxter, Little Falls, Burnsville and Owatonna 14 NIGHTS LODGING: In Canada: Winnipeg, Manitoba; Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Banff, Jasper Alberta; Kamloops and Vancouver, British Columbia. In U.S.A: Leavenworth, WA; Missoula and Billings, Montana, Medora, North Dakota HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS 15 DAY ADVENTURE: Winnipeg, Calgary, Banff, Lake Louise, Japser, Columbia Icefield Parkway, Rocky Mountaineer Train, Vancouver, Ferry to Vancouver Island (Butchart Gardens), Grand Coulee Dam Visitors Center & Film, McDonald's Pass Scenic Byway, Teddy Roosevelt Nat'l Park TRAIN: Rocky Mountaineer - Two Days - from Jasper to Vancouver, BC - Silver Leaf Class 20 MEALS: 14 Breakfasts- 3 Dinners and 3 Lunches LUGGAGE HANDLING – MOST TIPS – FULLY GUIDED
Deposits/ Payments: $250.00 per person is due with registration. After December 1, 2017 $100 (Of the $250 deposit) is non-refundable. Cancellations: Cancellations between May 1 -June 1, 2018 are contingent to what Happy Trails Tours receives from hotels, tour companies, restaurants, charters, etc… There are no refunds with cancellations made after June 2, 2018. Final payment: Due June 1, 2018. Payment may be made with personal check, money orders, bank drafts or credit cards. Trip Cancellation Insurance: Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended. It can offer financial security as well as peace of mind. Pre-existing are waived when insurance is purchased within 12 days of your initial deposit paid. We'll be happy to send you a brochure. Call us with questions.
Canadian Rockies with Train - September 7-21, 2018 Sept 7th - Day 1 Begin Your Journey on the Canadian Rockies Tour
Our morning will begin bright and early as we travel north ~ blending groups from both central Minnesota and northeast Minnesota in Bemidji. Folks from Central MN will begin early morning boarding in Sartell, Rice, Little Falls and Baxter. If you are from Northeast MN, you'll begin early morning boarding in Duluth, Eveleth, Virginia, Hibbing, Grand Rapids and on to Bemidji. Several weeks out we'll give you more specifics on the timing and places of boarding.
This day is dedicated to traveling to Winnipeg. Put your seats back, get to know one another and enjoy your first day of your Canadian Rockies Adventure! Our routing will be to take Hwy 2 West through Bemidji (making a comfort stop in Fosston) then continuing on #59 North once we arrive to Erskine to Thief River Falls. Since you'll have eaten a full breakfast only a few hours earlier, we'll make this a fast food stop to help save a little bit of travel time.
1:30 pm- A quick lunch break, paying on own will be made in Thief River Falls. We'll stay on #59 North to the U.S. / Canadian Border. Have your current U.S. passports ready once you arrive to the border. 4:30 pm- Arrive to Winnipeg, Manitoba
Hotel: BW Charterhouse Inn. 330 York Ave, Winnipeg (#204-942-0101) This property has an amazing restaurant where you can get a nice dinner tonight, paying on your own. The hotel porter will bring your suitcase to your rooms and tips have already been included in your package. They have an elevator, full service restaurant, located within easy walking distance of the downtown area and Hudson Bay Store. They also have two queens or one king bed coffeemakers, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards in the rooms. Enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure.
Sept 8th - Day 2 A Bit of Time in Winnipeg Before traveling West to Regina, Saskatchewan
6:30 am - 8:00 am- Breakfast is served at the hotel.(Set your luggage outside your doors for the porter) (350 Miles) 9:00 am- We are going to leave the morning open for folks to explore as they wish. The hotel is located downtown within walking distance of shopping, museums and more. Be sure to get lunch, paying on own before we begin our journey westward to Regina. 12:00 pm- Begin traveling west through Manitoba and on into Saskatchewan to Regina (about 350 miles away). A comfort stop will be made along our westward journey on the Trans Canadian Highway #1. 7:00 pm- (Central Time) Estimated arrival Regina, Saskatchewan. Hotel: BW Seven Oaks, 777 Albert Street, Regina, Saskatchewan # 306-757-0121 The BW Seven Oaks offer a mix of rooms with two queen beds and single king beds. Also have an elevator, indoor pool, laundry facilities, Keurig coffeemakers, irons and ironing boards and hair dryers. They also offer free Wi-Fi. They have a full service restaurant in house, as well.
Sept 9th - Day 3 Continue Westward on Trans Canadian Highway to Calgary, Alberta 6:30 am - 8:30 am- Breakfast is served at the hotel. 7:30 am- Set your luggage outside your door for the porter. (470 Miles) 8:30 am- Wheels are rolling as we continue west into the beautiful province of Alberta, Canada. We'll move into Mountain Time at the border. We'll travel through the prairie lands of Saskatchewan and Alberta today. Comfort stops will be made as the day progresses. We are about 475 miles to Calgary, which is about an 8 plus hour day of travel. 6:30 pm- (Mountain Time) Estimated arrival Calgary, Alberta. Hotel: Country Inn and Suites by Carlson, 2481 39th Avenue NE, Calgary, Alberta # 403-250-1800 This property is located outside of town near the airport. They offer a mix of rooms with two queen beds and single king beds. Also have an elevator, indoor pool, laundry facilities, coffeemakers, irons and ironing boards and hair dryers. There is a nice Chili's Restaurant or a Tim Horton's' right next door.
Sept 10th-Day 4 Beautiful Calgary and Banff National Park 6:30 am -8:30 am- Breakfast is served at the hotel. 7:30 am- Set your luggage outside your doors for the porters. (80 Miles) We'll begin the day with a delightful City Tour of Calgary before continuing our way through the Kananaskis Valley on to beautiful Banff National Park. Relax and enjoy the amazing scenery as we travel into the beautiful Rocky Mountains! 2:00 pm- Estimated arrival to Banff, Alberta. Hotel: Best Western Siding 29 Lodge - 453 Marten Street, Banff (Only 3 blocks from historic downtown Banff) Many restaurants and shops are located within walking distance of this beautiful hotel. The rest of this day is at your leisure. All the rooms at this property offer two queen size beds in the rooms (no kings). This property has indoor pool, elevator, breakfast in the morning, laundry facilities, high speed internet, coffeemakers in the rooms. We'll be here two nights.
Sept 11th-Day 5 Beautiful Lake Louise 6:30 - 9:00 am- Enjoy breakfast at the Lodge before exploring today's activities. Lake Louise, Canada's "Diamond in the Wilderness" is only a short drive along the border of British Columbia north on Hwy #93. We'll visit the Chateau Lake Louise, which is surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake. This iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park. We've included a delightful experience where you'll cruise for fourteen glorious minutes in an open chair or a fully enclosed gondola to one of the Banff NationalPark's greatest views! From 2088m (6850ft), the spectacular scenery is just stunning. We'll also visit the Lake Louise Wildlife Interpretative Center. 3:00 pm- Return to lovely Banff's Best Western Siding 29 Lodge for the rest of the day to enjoy as per your own agenda.
Sept 12th - Day 6 The Columbia Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier and Jasper National Park 6:30 am - 8:00 am- Breakfast is served at the hotel. 7:00 am- Set your luggage outside your doors for the porter. (180 Miles) 8:00 am- Be on board the coach and begin another amazing day through Banff National Park to Jasper National Park! Today you’ll journey along the unforgettable Columbia Icefields Parkway. Waterfalls, rushing rivers, glacial peaks, imposing cliffs and snowcapped peaks paint the breathtaking canvas! Reflect on this inspiring landscape at Peyto Lake, a turquoise glacier-fed treasure. At the Columbia Icefield, ride** across a mass of glacial ice over 1,000 feet thick – the largest accumulation of ice south of the Arctic Circle. Then, take a guided walk on the Skywalk to experience breathtaking views of the Sunwapta Valley and the dramati landscape from the glass floored platform. As you continue down the parkway, be on the lookout for bears, furry marmots & stately elk. 3:30 pm- Estimated arrival to Jasper, Alberta Hotel: Mt Robson Inn 902 Connaught Driver, Jasper, Alberta Canada # 780-852-3327 Many restaurants and shops are located within walking distance of this beautiful hotel. Set amidst spectacular mountain ranges in the charming town of Jasper, Alberta, the Mount Robson Inn is a five-block walk to downtown and is at the doorstep of Jasper National Park wilderness. The rest of this day is at your leisure. There are many styles of rooms offered at this property. They only have a limited number of rooms with two beds in them so once they are gone, they are gone! Then it's one queen or one king. This property has an elevator, breakfast in the morning, laundry facilities and free internet and WiFi.
Sept 13th - Day 7 TWO DAYS on the Rocky Mountaineer Train - "Journey Through the Clouds"
Jasper . Kamloops. Vancouver, British Columbia Breakfast and lunch are served on board the train. Our schedule will be announced closer to the time this tour departs
Rocky Mountaineer RR: "All Good Things Come in Moving Packages" Within the unique world of rail travel, Rocky Mountaineer is so much more than just a train. It's the key to unlocking a hidden world of unparalleled beauty as you carve through otherwise inaccessible terrain in the Canadian Rockies. And your job aboard our all-dome fleet? To indulge in the most luxurious journey you've ever experienced. It's a tall order, but you're moving in the right direction.
Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls, the climb over Yellowhead Pass & the journey along the North Thompson River as you approach Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops- ETA to be announced. Travel through scenic valleys, the Coast Mountains range and the Fraser Canyon with its spectacular white water rapids and dramatic landscape. You will follow the route of the Fraser River, home of British Columbia’s largest salmon run, pass by the Albreda Glacier and magnificent Pyramid Falls, and hopefully see wildlife on the way. The highlight of this route is majestic Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. The Rocky Mountaineer only travels during daylight hours so that you don't miss a single thing! Our journey today onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Jasper in the Canadian Rockies to Kamloops, in the heart of the British Columbia Interior. As you journey west and south you will be surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the Continental Divide and by the river valleys of the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains.
Note: Once we depart Jasper and cross over by train into British Columbia, we'll move into Pacific Time and gain one hour.
Sept 14th - Day 8 "Journey Through the Clouds - Vancouver, British Columbia Breakfast and lunch are served on board the train. Your journey continues west towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. Today, we will again see dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like environment of the Interior, through winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains and the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley. Highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Your rail journey ends on arrival in Vancouver this evening 7:00 pm- Arrive to Vancouver, British Columbia (The Rocky Mountaineer cannot say exactly what time you'll arrive so this an estimate. Hotel: The Georgian Court Hotel - 773 Beatty Street, Vancouver, British Columbia # 604-609-2203 The Georgian Court Hotel is ideally situated in downtown Vancouver steps away from BC Place, Rogers Arena, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Robson Street international shopping, Yaletown dining and historic Gastown. This intimate 4-star boutique hotel features 48” flat screen TVs, Nespresso coffee machines, robes, slippers and in-room Yoga mats. Additional benefits include complimentary WiFi Internet access, 24h fitness centre and whirlpool. You will be here for the next three nights.
Sept 15th - Day 9 Beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia for the Next Three Nights 7:00-10:00- Breakfast is served at the hotel. 10:00 am - Board the coach and begin a delightful Vancouver Area City Tour of this amazing city! Enjoy a sightseeing tour beginning at Stanley Park, Canada’s renowned urban rainforest. Meet a member of the Stanley Park Ecological Society and learn about the Young Naturalist program supported by the Collette Foundation, as well as other conservation and preservation efforts. Visit Chinatown – one of the largest in North America. Your next stop is Gastown, a turn-of-the-century town comprised of pubs, art galleries, boutiques, and its world-famous steam-powered clock which is perhaps the most photographed subject in all of Vancouver. 2:00 pm- Return to the hotel where you can relax and take the rest of the day at your leisure.
Sept 16th - Day 10 Ferry to Vancouver Island ~ Butchart Gardens 6:30 am - Breakfast is served at the hotel. 7:30 am- The bus departs for the Bay Ferry Terminal for Vancouver Island A scenic ferry crossing transports you to Vancouver Island to visit the incomparable and lovely Butchart Gardens. Set on over 55 acres, Butchart Gardens are among the world's most beautiful and are a veritable explosion of color and fragrances. Then, take a short sightseeing tour of the "City of Gardens," Victoria, and enjoy leisure time to explore this charming, seaside city. This evening you will journey back to the mainland via a short ferry ride. 9:00 pm- Return to the hotel for the well-deserved night's rest.
Sept 17th - Day 11 Crossing the B.C. & U.S. Border / Traveling to Leavenworth, Washington 7:00 am- Breakfast is served at the hotel. Set your luggage outside your door at 7 am when you go to breakfast. (200 Miles) 7:00 am- We depart Vancouver and travel into the United States - Have your passports ready as we cross B.C/ U.S. Border. We'll continue our way south until we come to Monroe before traveling east on Hwy #2 though the Cascade Mountain Range. We'll cross through Mt Baker- Snoqualmie National Forest over Gunn Peak (6240 Ft) and Steven's Pass (4055 Ft) to the Bavarian Village of Leavenworth. This little Pacific Northwest gem is nested in the Wenatchee Mountains / Cashmere Mountain Ranges. 3:00 pm- Estimated arrival to Leavenworth, Washington. Hotel: Bavarian Lodge - 810 U.S. #2 , Leavenworth, Washington #888-717-7878 This little Bavarian mountain village is a real gem! The rooms offer either two queen beds or one king. They have a heated outdoor pool, an elevator, coffeemakers, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards in each room. They also have a delightful pub and restaurant in house. They are within walking distance of all the shops on the main street. Hopefully the stores stay open a little later today so that you can enjoy a bit of shopping before they close.
Sept 18th - Day 12 The Rocky Mountains of the Pacific Northwest / Missoula, MT 6:30-8:30 am- Breakfast is served at the hotel / 7:30 am - Set your luggage outside the door for the porter. (390 Miles) 8:30 am- The coach departs Leavenworth, for Missoula, Montana.
Today on our way out of town, we'll make a stop at the Coulee Dam Visitors Center. We'll enjoy a short film and see the exhibits as well as a nice overlook of the dam. After our tour, we'll head south on I-174 to Highway #2 and continue straight east until we arrive to Spokane ~ Next we'll go east on #90 to the Washington - Idaho border. Enjoy the picturesque view while we drive through the Bitterroot Range of the Rocky Mountains and on through Coeur d' Alane, Shoshone and Lolo National Forests. Comfort stops will be made as the day rolls along. We'll continue #90 direct to Missoula. 6:30 pm- (Mountain Time) Estimated arrival to Missoula, Montana. Hotel: BW Grant Creek Inn - 5280 Grand Creek Road, Missoula, Montana (# 406-543-0700) Beautiful property with either two queens or one king bed, coffeemakers, hair dryers, irons and boards, free Wi-Fi, an elevator, an indoor pool, hot tub, coin operated laundry and nearby restaurants within walking distance.
Sept 19th - Day 13 Big Sky Montana ~ McDonald's Pass Scenic Byway ~ Billings, Montana 6:00 - 7:00 am- Breakfast is served at the hotel. 6:00 am - Set your luggage outside your doors for the porter. (340 Miles) 7:00 am- Say good-bye to Missoula and travel to Billings, Montana. As we travel east on I-90, the scenery will be spectacular! Once we hit Garrison, we'll travel along I-#12, one of Montana's Scenic Byways that crosses over the "Continental Divide" at "McDonald's Pass" (6362 Feet) on our way to the states capital, Helena. We'll have lunch here and then continue our way to Billings, Montana. Stay awake and keep your cameras ready! 7:00 pm - Estimated arrival to Billings, Montana. Hotel: Hampton Inn - 3550 Ember Lane, Billings, Montana #406-656-7511 The Hampton Inn offers King and double queen beds, coffeemakers, irons and ironing boards and hairdryers. They also have a coin-operated laundry, an elevator, indoor pool, free W-Fi and two very nice restaurants right next door to the hotel.
Sept 20th - Day 14 Teddy Roosevelt National Park and Medora, North Dakota 6:00 - 7:00 am- Breakfast is served at the hotel. 6:00 am - Set your luggage outside your doors for the porter. (280 Miles) 7:00 am- Say good-bye to Billings and travel to Medora, North Dakota. We'll leave bright and early from Billings and travel east along I- 90 / to I-94 through the state of Montana to North Dakota. Once we cross the border into North Dakota, we'll arrive to Medora around 12:30 pm. After lunch, we'll visit Teddy Roosevelt National Park~ Theodore Roosevelt first came to the badlands on a hunting trip in September 1883. Enchanted by the landscape and its wildlife, he invested in two cattle ranches, the Maltese Cross and the Elkhorn. The experience was influential on his life, philosophy, and politics. "I never would have been President if it had not been for my experiences in North Dakota," he said. A major feature of the South Unit is the Scenic Loop Drive. Pullouts and interpretive signs explain park features and allow visitors to enjoy scenic views and wildlife along this paved 36-mile drive. Get ready to see one of the most beautiful painted canyons in America! Oh ... a watch out for wandering buffalo along the trail. 6:00 pm- Estimate arrival to our hotel. Hotel: AmericInn - 75 East River Road South, Medora, North Dakota (701-623-4800) This property is located nearby shopping and easy walking to the little western town of Medora. All rooms have two queen beds in them, they have an elevator, indoor pool, coffeemaker, hair dryer, irons and ironing boards in all rooms. We'll take folks out for dinner tonight. Dinner is included tonight at the Little Missouri Restaurant located 2 blocks from our hotel.
Sept 21st - Day 15 Homeward Bound With Many Fond Memories! 6:00 am- Breakfast is served at the hotel. / 6:00 am- Set your luggage outside your door when you go to breakfast. 6:45 am- Board the coach. We have a full day of traveling with comfort stops as needed. We'll travel straight east on I-94 through Fargo. We'll have our lunch in Fargo and also use this same venue to meet the Central MN shuttle transportation for those folks continuing south to Baxter, Little Falls and Sartell. Once we say good-bye to each other, the main motor coach will continue east to Grand Rapids & the Iron Range and Duluth. Estimated Arrival Home to the Northeast: 7 pm to Rapids; 8:30 pm to Hibbing; 9 pm to Virginia; 9:15 pm to Eveleth and 10:15 pm to Duluth. Estimated Arrival Home to Central: 5:30 pm to Baxter; 6:00 pm to Little Falls; 6:45 pm to Sartell/ St Cloud area
A few other things to know about Canadian Rockies / Pacific Northwest Tour: Current U.S. Passport: This tour requires everyone to have a United State Passport with an expiration date no earlier than SIX months after the tour departs. So in this case, your expiration date on your passport should not be earlier than March 2019. Though passport cards are acceptable to cross the U.S. and Canadian borders by vehicle, should you become ill and have to fly home from the Canadian side, a passport card cannot be used at an airport. We highly recommend full U.S. passports but the decision is yours. You decide what works best for you.
Reservations: Reservations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservation is held without a financial deposit made.
Meals: We have included many meals in this tour package. Tips are included for all meals arranged by Happy Trails. Most restaurants will be family style but you will notice on occasion to save time, we'll stop at fast-food restaurants.
Hotels: The hotels are very nice – 3 & 4 Star - Occasionally we may get a property that does not have an elevator. Let us know if you need a first-floor room IF no elevator is available. All rooms booked are non-smoking. Most properties along this journey offer coin-operated laundry.
Fully Guided with Professional Drivers and Escorts: Not to worry - you’re in good hands! Our escorts are very personable and will greet each of you as they take great care in operating a well organized tour. Our drivers are wonderful... very personable and very experienced!
Dress Code & How to Pack: As far as dress code, the tour is comfortable and casual - Pack good walking shoes. Bring along a light weight jacket. Bring sunscreen.
Luggage:Pack one suitcase each. This suitcase is delivered each night to your rooms by the porter. (Tips are included). You may bring a carry-on bag, as well, on board. Carry-on bags are handled by yourself. Do not make them heavier than what you can carrry. Pack a swimming suit if you enjoy the pool, bring a camera, a raincoat, & an umbrella. It is wise to pack an alarm clock, too, as sometimes a glitch occurs for wake-up calls from the front desk. Please do not bring coolers on board. We make ample stops for breaks.
The Coach/ Seat Rotation: The coach is a brand new 56 passenger motorcoach with reclining seats, big windows, restroom, TV’, CD & DVD and chartered through Trobec’s Bus Company, St Stephens. The coach has seatbelts, cup holders and spacious leg room. It also has a restroom, microphone. Limited Wi-Fi & 110 outlets are also offered. We do not rotate seats so you will keep the seat you have throughout the tour. If you have a special need for seating, kindly let us know in advance. We will pre-assign your seat according to physical need and the date of registration. We stop every 2 - 3 hours for breaks. PLEASE NOTE: Sometimes we end up on a stretch of road/interstate that may prevent us from stopping exactly at 2.5 or 3 hours. We do our best to accommodate but remember…there’s also a restroom on board IF you need it. Thank you for your understanding.
Shuttles For Our Friends From Central MN - Baxter-Little Falls-Sartell-Twin Cities AREA: Sometimes, if an area where we promised to be a boarding location, falls short in numbers, we may have to offer a small shuttle vehicle. We hope you'll understand why we occassionally offer smaller shuttle vehicles. By smaller vehicle such as a car or SUV.
Special Needs: Be sure to let us know of any special needs...such as diet, walking, stairs, allergies or motion sickness, etc…. If you use a wheelchair, walker (one with a seat is best) or a scooter, please let us know. Please refrain from using strong cologns or perfumes while on board the coach. So many folks have allergies and we want everyone comfortable while traveling. Diabetics are encouraged to bring along some little snacks as we cannot always promise meal breaks on schedule though we do our best to. Remember we are also moving into Mountain and Pacific Time Zones. So pack accordingly. This tour is manageable for folks with limited walking or special needs. There are very limited long distances to walk. It does not include hiking, though there may be short walks to some of the overlooks. It may be challenging if you need a wheel chair or scooter. Ask you doctor if your health can manage traveling in high mountain elevations.
Tipping: The tour includes tips for luggage handling, meals and step-on-guides who step on board the coach and included meals. Tips are not included for your driver & on board travel host. It is customary to tip them at the end of the tour.
On Board Activities: We play movies, play games, listen to CDs & tell stories as we pass the time along while traveling. If you have a cute joke or story (and it’s appropriate for all audiences!) then we invite you to use the microphone and share your humor with all on board.
Schedule Changes: We reserve the right to adjust this schedule for the benefit of all traveling. Sometimes changes occur beyond our control. If a change occurs, we’ll replace it something of equal value. We have no control over any of the attractions listed in this flyer nor can we control hotels, tour companies (other than our own); restaurants and theaters. Disclaimer: Happy Trails Tours acts only as an agent for the various independent suppliers that provide hotel accommodations, transportation, theater, or other services connected with this tour. Such services are subject to the terms and conditions of those suppliers. Happy Trails Tours, INC and their respective employees, agents, representatives accept no liability whatsoever for any injury, damage, loss, accident, delay, or any other default of any company or person in performing these services. Responsibility is not accepted for losses, injury, damages or expenses of any kind due to sickness, weather, strikes, hostilities, wars, terrorist acts, acts of nature, local laws or other causes. All services and accommodations are subject to the laws and regulations of country in which they are provided. Happy Trails Tours INC is not responsible for any baggage or personal effects of any individual participating in the tours/trips arranged by Happy Trails Tours. Individual travelers are responsible for purchasing a travel insurance policy, if desired, that will cover some of the expenses associated with the loss of luggage or personal effects.