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Columbia Icefields Parkway Tour
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Banff/Lake Louise
Travel the Icefields Parkway, one of the world’s most scenic roadways. Cross the Great Divide—while viewing the Columbia Icefields, the Crowfoot, Athabasca, and Bow Glaciers—and learn about the explorers who first set foot in this icy realm.
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This tour stops at the Icefields Parkway’s signature viewpoints, including the Crowfoot Glacier, Peyto Lake, Mistaya Canyon (weather permitting), and the Saskatchewan Crossing. The tour also includes a picnic lunch and a stop at the Columbia Icefields Centre, where guests can join an Ice Explorer Tour that ventures out onto the glacier.

Inclusions :
  • Guided Icefields Parkway tour
  • Picnic lunch
  • Ice Explorer glacier tour
  • Roundtrip transportation, including hotel pick-up/drop-off service from select Banff hotels
  • Taxes

Approximately 9 hours

Departure time:
9 AM; from most Banff-area hotels

Return time:
6 PM; to most Banff-area hotels

Please be ready for hotel pick-up by 8:45 AM. Gratuities are not included and are at your discretion.

Foreign-language options:
This tour is available in German, French, and Spanish using GyPSy Guide Technology at no additional charge. Reservations for the language option are required at time of booking. Please contact Discover Banff Tours after you have completed your booking to confirm your request for this option.
Redemption instructions

After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it is critical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.

Exchange your voucher for activity:
Reservation confirmation is required. You must contact Discover Banff Tours at least 72 hours prior to the day you wish to take the tour to reserve your tour date and confirm your pick-up time and location; the customer service phone number appears on your printed voucher(s). Reservations may also be confirmed at least 72 hours in advance at the Discover Banff Tours reservation store at Sundance Mall; the mall address appears on your printed voucher(s). You must be ready in the assigned pick-up location 15 minutes prior to departure. There is no tour availability guarantee if you do not confirm 72 hours in advance. Upon pick-up, present your voucher(s) and photo identification to the tour guide for verification.
Terms and conditions

Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to 2 days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is the date of the Activity.