Ice Explorer on the Athabasca Glacer at Columbia Icefield
Canoeing on Vermilian Lake with views of Mount Rundle
Stunning Moraine Lake

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Itinerary

Itinerary Details

Activity Level
Moderate / Active
Available
May - Sep
Duration
5
Restriction
Min 8 yrs/Max 230lbs
Activities
7

Are you visiting Banff for the first time and want to tick off all the big bucket list locations? Don’t stress about planning the perfect trip, we’ve got you covered with our 5-day must see Banff itinerary.

From laying eyes on the turquoise waters of Moraine Lake to taking in the views from the Glacier Skywalk this trip has it all.

Day 1

Start your 5-day Banff Adventure by heading to Banff National Parks most popular spots - Lake Louise and Moraine Lake. Take a sightseeing tour to take the hassle out of driving and taking shuttles. You will be treated to knowledgeable guides that have a wealth of information on the local area. 

Lake Louise & Moraine Lake Tour

From $105
Guided tours to the famous & popular Lake Louise and Moraine Lake.
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Day 2

Drive up the Icefields Parkway to the Columbia Icefield Adventure. The Icefields Parkway is one of the top drives in Canada and not to be missed. The scenic stops are endless on the way to the spectacular Glacier. Once at the Glacier Discovery Centre, head onto the Ice Explorer bus that will drive you onto the Glacier. Dont forget your empty bottle so that you can drink some fresh glacier water! Next take a walk on the glass bottom skywalk and soak up the mountains, waterfalls, rivers and wildlife. This is a whole day adventure, so be sure to fill the car with gas and snacks before you leave Banff!

Columbia Icefield Adventure

From $109
Travel onto 10,000 year old Glaciers at the famous Columbia Icefield. It's an activity not to be missed!
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Day 3

Relax today and take in Banff at your own pace. The Paddle and Ride package is the perfect way to explore Banff townsite at your leisure. Rent a bike and pedal down to the Banff Golf Course which is one of the locals favourite cycling loops! The paddle part of this package takes you to the Banff Canoe Club where you will row down the serene Bow River and take in the Mountains. You may even spot some wildlife! Both rentals are first come, first serve so enjoy the day at your own speed. 

Paddle & Ride

From $65
Includes: 2 hour bike rental + 2 hour canoe rental
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Day 4

On day four of your Banff experience, travel by Boat and Gondola to see different perspectives of Banff. The Banff Lake Cruise departs from Lake Minnewanka - you may even see some Bighorn sheep on the drive here! Experienced crew will guide you through a rugged paradise richly steeped in history, native folklore and geology on this cruise. 

Next ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola. This 8-minute ride will take you to see 360° views from the upper gondola terminal and to the Summit Ridge interpretive boardwalk. Have yourself some lunch or dinner at one of the restaurants or cafes in the large interpretive centre. The Gondola is one of the top attractions in Banff, which you will see why very quickly!
 

Banff Explorer

From $111
Includes: Banff Lake Cruise + Banff Gondola
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Day 5

On your last day in Banff, end your trip with the true Albertan experience - Horseback riding! Get a taste of what the original settlers experienced more than 200 years ago. There are 1 - 3 hour options available and perfect for beginners! Take in the breathtaking scenery on your own horse while a cowboy guide leads the way. 

Horseback Riding

From $92
Horseback rides are perfect for taking in the scenic views, western style.
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  • Summer is extremely busy so we recommend getting activities booked up in advanced to avoid disappointment. 
  • For the Horseback rides, there is a minimum age of 8 years old and max weight of 230lbs to ride. 
  • Rentals are on a first come, first serve basis.
     

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Contact us on 403 -762 -4554

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