Lake Louise and the Icefields Parkway - Full-Day Tour

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Enjoy a full day tour with a local family run company! Lake Louise and the Icefield Parkway contains some of the best scenery that Canada has to offer. With stunning views of snow-capped peaks, crystal clear mountain lakes, glaciers, waterfalls and abundant wildlife this 8-hour tours take's you to the world-renowned Lake Louise, Morraine Lake and Bow Lake. Also included are stops at Two Jack Lake and Lake Minnewanka. Beyond Banff provides small and personalized tours for up to 22 guests. This tour covers a good portion of the Banff National Park and its beautiful lakes within a single Tour. Private tours available on request. Please note that the road to Moraine Lake is closed and will reopen late May. Winter in the Canadian Rockies can make travel difficult at times and access to some destinations in Banff may not be guaranteed. The tour itinerary may be changed due to conditions.

Itinerary

Duration: from 8 hours to 9 hours

  • This is the largest lake in Banff National Park and actually used to be home to a small summer village. Today the village lies beneath the pristine blue waters of Lake Minnewanka. This stop provides some interesting history of how things have changed in the park over the years.

    Duration: 20 mins

  • First opened in 1911 the world famous Chateau Lake Louise has been bringing guests to experience the clear blue waters of Lake Louise for many years. This iconic stop will offer the opportunity to explore the historic hotel and snap some pictures if bright blue waters of Lake Louise.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Nestled in the valley of 10 peaks amongst massive peaks and glaciers. The vivid blue colors make Moraine Lake one of the most beautiful Lakes in Canada, if not the world. Take in the views on the path around the lake. Or take the rewarding hike to the top of the rockpile offering the most picturesque view of the Lake. A view so good it used to be Canadas $20 Bill (Closed for the season - reopening June 2023)

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Voted as one the most scenic roadways in the world, take in the views of glaciers, massive peaks and lakes and the occasional Grizzly Bear as you make your way towards Bow Lake and Peyto Lake. Please note that this is different to the Columbia Icefield skywalk and Ice explorer.

    Pass by without stopping.

  • The headwaters of the Bow river, Bow Lake is one of the impressive lakes in the Canadian Rockies. Although not as famous as Lake Louise and Moraine Lake, it offers some great views of Bow Glacier and the waterfalls coming off the base of the glacier. What truly makes this place special is the remoteness and quietness of the location.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • This road side turnout allows for some impressive views of the Crowfoot Glacier

    Duration: 5 mins

  • Seen from above on the recently constructed viewpoint, the beautiful spot overlooks the electric blue waters of Peyto Lake!

    Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

  • Bottled water
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Driver / tour guide
  • Daily Individual National Park Pass
  • Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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4.9
455 Reviews
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FREE cancellation

Description

Enjoy a full day tour with a local family run company! Lake Louise and the Icefield Parkway contains some of the best scenery that Canada has to offer. With stunning views of snow-capped peaks, crystal clear mountain lakes, glaciers, waterfalls and abundant wildlife this 8-hour tours take's you to the world-renowned Lake Louise, Morraine Lake and Bow Lake. Also included are stops at Two Jack Lake and Lake Minnewanka. Beyond Banff provides small and personalized tours for up to 22 guests. This tour covers a good portion of the Banff National Park and its beautiful lakes within a single Tour. Private tours available on request. Please note that the road to Moraine Lake is closed and will reopen late May. Winter in the Canadian Rockies can make travel difficult at times and access to some destinations in Banff may not be guaranteed. The tour itinerary may be changed due to conditions.

Duration

from 8 hours to 9 hours

Additional Info

  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • All tours provided in English
  • Minimum age is 9 years

Operated by Beyond Banff

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