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Athabasca Glacier Snow Trip from Banff

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  • Location: Banff, Canada
  • Duration: 9 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3827GT

Visit Canada's famous glaciers on a full-day seasonal excursion from Banff. Your personalized small group tour takes you through an awe-inspiring landscape carved by glaciers and remnants from the last ice age, as you travel along the Icefields Parkway, one of the world's most scenic highways.

On your trip to Canada's glaciers, you'll hear stories of the early explorers who opened up these valleys. You'll enjoy an alpine picnic and visit the Columbia Icefields Centre, with the opportunity to join an exciting all-terrain tour onto Athabasca Glacier (included in the cost of the tour).

Highlights of the tour include:

  • Lake Louise: A brief photo stop at the most famous lake in Canada
  • Crowfoot Glacier: One of the day's many up-close glacier views
  • Peyto Lake: The classic emerald green jewel of the Canadian Rockies
  • Saskatchewan Crossing: A rest stop/coffee break
  • Mountain picnic lunch: Enjoy a hearty lunch with your choice of sandwich at a scenic stop along the Icefields Parkway
  • Bridal Veil Falls: Fantastic view over the Icefields Parkway and the falls
  • Columbia Icefields: Venture onto the Athabasca Glacier on the Ice Explorer!
  • Bow Lake: The headwaters of the mighty Bow River

This tour is seasonal, operating from April through to October.

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Tour departs from most Banff hotels

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Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

9 hours (approx.)
Return Details:

Returns to the original departure point at approx. 6:00pm

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Athabasca Glacier Snow Trip from Banff

Athabasca Glacier Snow Trip from Banff

  • Professional guide
  • Picnic lunch
  • Ice Explorer! Tour
  • Use of binoculars
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
Lunch Options:

Ham & Cheese on Ciabatta Bread, Cheddar Cheese, Leaf Lettuce **Honey Mustard, **Mayonnaise
Prime Rib on Ciabatta Bread, Swiss Cheese, Leaf Lettuce, **Dijon mustard, **Mayonnaise
Veggie on Multigrain Bagel, Lettuce, Cucumber, Arugula, Red pepper, Red onion, Pesto Aioli
(** Can be ordered without any of these ingredients)

Also Included: Apple, Brownie, Juice, Water, Maple Cookies.
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Erna L, September 2015

although we did not have nice weather for our trip, we still enjoyed it very much. Our guide and chauffeur was excellent, giving us plenty of information at the different sites we visited.

Reviewed by: Lori D, September 2015

Great scenery, great tour. Highly recommend this tour.

From USD $139.95

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Tour code: 3827GT