Day Trip from Banff: Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls

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Lluís Enric Mayans

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Experience the beauty of the Canadian Rockies with its backdrop of the glittering Victoria Glacier on a full day guided bus tour from Banff. Admire Lake Louise, the jewel of the Canadian Rockies and discover the reflections of the Ten Peaks. You will visit the scenic Yoho Valley and Takakkaw Falls, Kicking Horse Pass and the Spiral Tunnels.


  • Done in English

This is an ideal excursion for anyone who loves incredible scenery. Travel along the Bow Valley Parkway (watch out for wildlife!) for a nature walk through the forests of Johnston Canyon.

Arriving at Lake Louise, enjoy a quick but delicious lunch before continuing on to Victoria Glacier and Lake Louise. Time will be provided at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel before moving on to the Moraine of the Lake and Valley of the Ten Peaks.

Cross the gap into Yoho National Park through scenic Kicking Horse Pass, stopping at the Spiral Tunnels and Green Lake. Enjoy the magnificent Yoho Valley and Takakkaw Falls, before returning to Banff in the late afternoon.

This tour is seasonal and only operates from June to October.

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Depart from Banff

Departure time :

  • Caribou Lodge Banff (street side) – 08:18
  • The Fairmont Banff Springs (bus entrance) – 08:20
  • Mont Royal Hotel (bus entrance) – 08:30 a.m.
  • Brewster Transportation Hub – 08:45 a.m.

Return details:
back to the starting point

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