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We are pleased to offer Companions of T2019 Delegates the opportunity to explore the Edmonton area on guided trips to areas of interest and natural beauty. Companions may choose to take part in one day only or both days. 

Monday, August 19, 2019: Flora and Fashion

Tour the stunning University of Alberta Botanic Garden https://botanicgarden.ualberta.ca/ and its collection of unique landscaped cultural gardens, native flora, and horticultural exhibits, then spend time exploring all of the different stores, entertainment and attractions at West Edmonton Mall http://www.wem.ca/, still North America’s largest shopping mall.

Motor coach transportation, guided garden tour and lunch provided, plus time to explore all that West Edmonton Mall has to offer!

9:00am – 5:30pm (timing subject to change)

$115.00 CAD per person

Tuesday, August 20, 2019: Pioneer Origins

Briefly visit Elk Island National Park https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/ab/elkisland to view herds of free-roaming bison and get a taste of the park’s peaceful recreation areas before heading across the highway to the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village https://ukrainianvillage.ca/ for a tour and hands-on Pysanky (decorated Easter egg) workshop telling the story of Alberta’s Ukrainian settlers and their impact on the province’s cultural identity.

Motor coach transportation, lunch, guided tour and workshop provided.  On the return trip, the coach will view some of Edmonton’s contemporary landmarks and attractions in and around the scenic river valley.

9:00am – 5:00pm (timing subject to change)

$115.00 CAD per person