On this day trip from Calgary, see the exciting Icefields Parkway on your way to the Columbia Icefield, and explore the Athabasca Glacier with the Ice Explorer. Stop for dinner in Banff, a beautiful town set amidst the grandeur of the Canadian Rockies. Return to Calgary late in the evening, and reminisce about the day’s alpine adventure.
From Calgary, you’ll travel the Trans Canada Highway across the prairie, through rolling foothills and into the Canadian Rocky Mountains and Banff National Park. Take a morning stroll on the shore of Lake Louise where Mount Victoria and the Victoria Glacier create a stunning backdrop.
Visit Lake Louise, the icon of the Canadian Rockies, before your spectacular journey along the Icefields Parkway. At Lake Louise stroll along its emerald green shores with a picture-perfect view of the Victoria Glacier. With photographic stops at Crowfoot Glacier and Peyto Lake, you head towards the impressive view at the Big Hill.
Then embark on one of the most scenic drives in Canada, the Icefield Parkway. Ride on the all-terrain Ice Explorer and delight in the excursion on the Athabascar Glacier. Step out onto the glacier and stand on the ancient ice!
On your scenic return trip, a stop in Banff provides time to dine and explore this historic mountain town before departing for Calgary in the evening.
Please note: This tour is seasonal and only operates from May through to October.
Buses will only stop at the hotels listed if a booking has arranged a pick-up ahead of time.
To guarantee hotel pick-up your hotel details must be provided to the local tour operator so they may arrange it. If you do not indicate this at the time of booking, you will be required to call and advise them of this information directly.
Calgary Marriott downtown hotel – 6:15am
Delta Bow Valley Hotel – 5:50am
Fairmont Palliser hotel – 6:10am
International Hotel of Calgary – 5:50am
Sandman Calgary City Centre – 6:05am
Westin Calgary Hotel – 5:55am
You must be at your pickup location at least 10 minutes prior to departure
Hot buffet lunch
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability