Calgary Columbia Icefield Tour

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See the thrilling Icefields Parkway on the way to the Columbia Icefield and explore the Athabasca Glacier with Ice Explorer! A dinner stop is made in Banff, where you can admire this beautiful town, amidst the grandeur of the Canadian Rockies! Return to Calgary at the end of the evening, and reminisce about the days of alpine experiences!

Highlights

  • Done in English

From Calgary, you travel on the Trans-Canada Highway across the prairie, through rolling hills and into the Canadian Rockies and Banff National Park. Take a morning stroll along the shore of Lake Louise where Mount Victoria and the Victoria Glacier create a stunning backdrop. Then on one of the most beautiful scenic roads in Canada, the Icefields Parkway.



Tour Highlights:

  • The angled extension glacier
  • Lake Peyto
  • Unforgettable great hilltop viewpoint

At the Columbia Icefield Center, time is given for lunch before you're off to enjoy a ride aboard the Ice Explorer. On your scenic return trip, a stop in Banff provides time to dine and explore this historic mountain town before departing for Calgary at 19:30 p.m.

This tour is seasonal and only operates from May through October.

Detailed schedule

Starting point :


  • Downtown Sandman Hotel (curbside service) – 06:05 a.m.
  • Fairmont Palliser Hotel (curbside service) – 06:10 a.m.
  • Calgary Marriott Hotel (Center Street Bus Loading Zone) – 06:10

Return details:
Returns to the starting point.


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