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4-Day Banff National Park, Lake Louise, Columbia Icefield and Waterton Lakes National Park Tour from Calgary Tour Code: 922-18570

From USD$633
Mon, Wed, Fri (May 27 - Sep 30)
Calgary, Canada; Banff, Canada
English; Mandarin Chinese
4 3
Visit Banff National Park (Bow Falls, Lake Louise, Lake Louise Ski Resort, Snowshoeing, Sulfur Mountain Gondola Ride, Surprise Corner), Banff, Yoho National Park (Emerald Lake, Natural Bridge), Clearwater County (Abraham Lake- January- March 2022 only).
Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
Price (/Person)
    Single $1084
    Double $677
    3rd Person
    Adult $349
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    $291
    4th Person
    Adult $335
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    $291
Price (/Person)
    Single $997
    Double $633
    3rd Person
    Adult $349
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    $291
    4th Person
    Adult $335
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    $291
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  • Child rate is applicable for those who are 0-15 years old.
  • Child car seat is available with surcharge of C$30 during the trip. Please contact us in advance if you have any need.
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Day 1: Calgary - Waterton Lakes National Park - Calgary (23318 km)

We will depart from Calgary to Waterton Lakes National Park. We will see Prince Wales Hotel, Waterton Town, Cameron Falls, Redrock Canyon and Buffalo Paddock. Stay overnight in Calgary.
  • Waterton Lakes National Park, AB

    Rocky Mountains and crystal clear lakes, acres of wildflowers, miles of pristine trails and centuries of fascinating history. It's waiting with a rugged natural beauty you won't see anywhere else in this world.

    Prince of Wales Hotel National Historic Site

    Magnificent mountain views, luxurious accommodations and the rich history of an iconic Canadian hotel. From the panoramic views of Waterton Lakes National Park to the architecture and craftsmanship of the building itself, every aspect of your experience at the Prince of Wales Hotel is filled with unforgettable wonder.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Waterton Park

    Commonly referred to as Waterton, it is a hamlet in southwestern Alberta, Canada within Improvement District No. 4 Waterton (Waterton Lakes National Park). As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Waterton Park had a population of 88 living in 31 of its 181 total dwellings.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Cameron Falls

    One of Waterton’s most famous and most photographed spots with mountain water flowing over steps of ancient rock into a deep basin. Underneath is billion year old Precambrian rock.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Red Rock Canyon

    Red Rock Canyon is the best place to experience Waterton's classic prairie meeting mountain landscape. The layers of red and green colored minerals offer a brilliant contrast to each other and the lush surroundings.

    If closed, visit OKOTOKS BIG ROCK instead.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Buffalo Paddock

    North of the Waterton Lakes National Park entrance/exit is a large, grassy area of rolling land set aside as a Buffalo Paddock. A small herd of buffalo lives here.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Calgary Area Hotel

Day 2: Calgary - Banff National Park - Banff Town (209 km)

We will visit Banff Sulphur Mountain, ride Gondola, appreciate Johnston Canyon, Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and Hoodoos. Later we will visit Banff Town and spend the night there.
  • Banff National Park, AB

    Banff National Park, AB
    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

    Sulphur Mountain

    Sulphur Mountain
    This mountain in Banff National Park is part of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. There is a gondola that takes you nearly to the summit, which is perched at 8,041 feet.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Banff Gondola

    This unique cable-car ride takes visitors to Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park to the top of Sulphur Mountain, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Atop the mountain there are many viewing areas, a long boardwalk, and two small museums.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Johnston Creek

    Johnston Creek is the one of most famous sights in Banff National Park. Known for its walking trail throughout the year. *Free Crampons are provided for Winter itinerary

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Bow Falls

    Bow Falls
    The Bow Falls are a 30-foot-high, 100-foot wide waterfall just outside the city of Banff. The falls are popular with tourists because they are just a short walk from the town and can be reached on foot from most hotels.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Surprise Corner

    Surprise Corner
    This scenic viewpoint in Banff National Park, though unmarked, is locally known as the best place to get views of the famous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel and the beautiful scenery that surrounds it.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Hoodoos

    Hoodoos are intriguing geological formations that rise like thin towers from rocky terrain. Those in Alberta's Banff National Park are no exception. They hover like tall spires above the wilderness of this vast area.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

  • Banff, AB

    Banff, AB
    Banff, known as the "soul of the Rockies" is a small town located within Banff National Park in Alberta. It is within distance of several hiking mountains and is home to many shops and boutiques.
Standard Hotel: Banff Aspen Lodge or Similar
Deluxe Hotel: Pay extra to stay at featured hotels - Banff Mount Royal or Elk + Avenue Hotel
Breakfast: Included (Included in Admission fees)|Lunch: Meal Plan

Day 3: Banff National Park - Jasper National Park - Banff (455 km)

Today we will pass Icefield Parkway, visit attractions Bow Lake, Columbia Icefield, Glacier Skywalk, Ice Explorer and Athabasca Falls.
  • Banff National Park, AB

    Banff National Park, AB
    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

    Bow Lake

    A small lake in western Alberta, Canada. It is located on the Bow River, in the Canadian Rockies, at an altitude of 1920 m. It is one of the lakes that line the Icefields Parkway in Banff National Park and Jasper National Park.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    Peyto Lake

    Peyto Lake
    Peyto Lake in Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park is known for its stunning aqua-blue coloration. It can be best seen from a viewing point just off the Icefield Parkway; this is considered one of the best views in Canada.

    Replaced by Waterfowl Lake if it is closed

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    Crowfoot Glacier

    Crowfoot Glacier is located in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada, 32 km (20 mi) northwest of Lake Louise, and can be viewed from the Icefields Parkway. The glacier is situated on the northeastern flank of Crowfoot Mountain.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Columbia Icefield

    Columbia Icefield
    The Columbia Icefield in the northern part of Banff National Park covers an area of about 200 square miles in the Canadian Rockies. The Icefield feeds eight major glaciers in the area, including Athabasca Glacier and Dome Glacier.

    Closed before May-5th and after Thanksgiving (October), will be replaced by Minnewanka Lake & Two Jack Lake

    Duration: Approx. 2 Hours 30 Minutes

  • Jasper National Park, AB

    Jasper National Park, AB
    Offering visitors a more laid-back mountain experience - with equal options for adventure, discovery and relaxation. The park includes the glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, hot springs, lakes, waterfalls and mountains.

    Icefields Parkway (Passing By)

    One of Canada's national treasures and most rewarding destinations. Stretching 232km through the heart of Canadian Rockies World Heritage Site, this world-class journey offers access to a vast wilderness of pristine mountain lakes, ancient glaciers and broad sweeping valleys
  • Banff, AB

    Banff, AB
    Banff, known as the "soul of the Rockies" is a small town located within Banff National Park in Alberta. It is within distance of several hiking mountains and is home to many shops and boutiques.
Standard Hotel: Banff Aspen Lodge or similar
Deluxe Hotel: Pay extra to stay at featured hotels - Banff Mount Royal or Elk + Avenue Hotel
Breakfast: Included (Included in Admission fees)|Lunch: Meal Plan

Day 4: Banff - Banff National Park - Yoho National Park - Calgary (297 km)

We will visit Lake Louise and experience Snowshoeing. Afterwards, we will arrive in Yoho National Park to visit Emerald Lake and Natural Bridge. Later we will arrive in Calgary. Tour will come to an end. Please see "Departure and Return" for more details.
  • Banff National Park, AB

    Banff National Park, AB
    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

    Lake Louise

    Lake Louise
    Lake Louise is a glacial lake in Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park. The lake is known for its vibrant blue-green coloration, which comes from rock flour carried into the lake by the water of the nearby melting glaciers.

    Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

    Snowshoeing

    Snowshoeing
    Come to Banff National Park and take a snowshoeing tour, which is a unique way to explore this beautiful, natural landscape.

    Snowshoe rental is included (weather dependent)

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

  • Yoho National Park, AB

    Yoho National Park, AB
    These are the western slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Towering rockwalls, spectacular waterfalls and soaring peaks earn the park its name.

    Emerald Lake

    Emerald Lake
    The Emerald Lake in British Columbia, Canada's Yoho National Park is the largest of the park's many lakes and one of the park's most popular spots. The lake is named for the spectacular turquoise color of the water.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    Natural Bridge

    Natural Bridge
    The Kicking Horse River, a Canadian Heritage river, in the Yoho park, has created a natural bridge through solid rock. This formation is located 3 km west of Field, accessible from the road to Emerald Lake.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Spiral Tunnels

    Spiral Tunnels
    [Spiral Tunnel] is a section of the Canadian Pacific Railway that carried too much blood and tears of railroad workers and history.
Breakfast: Included (Included in Admission fees)|Lunch: Meal Plan
Please note the itinerary sequence listed above will be changed based on the actual arrival date. Some attractions will be replaced with others when they are closed for the seasonal reasons.
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Location Address Departure Return
Calgary, AB 610 4 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 0K1 (Coast Calgary Downtown Hotel & Suites by APA - Calgary, AB) 8:00am 7:30pm
Banff, AB 401 Banff Ave, Banff, AB T1L 1A9 (Banff Aspen Lodge Lobby) 9:35am 5:30pm

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

  • Please arrive at least 10 mins prior to departure.

Price Includes

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation
  • Bilingual Tour guide (English & Chinese)
  • Transportation with Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Traffic Accident Insurance
  • Driver/guide Service Fee

Price Excludes

  • Personal costs
  • Meals and beverage
  • Travel insurance
  • Other expenses not mentioned
  • Optional activities with additional fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Air fare

Additional Note

  • For Restaurants require lunch pre-order: If you select the meal plan, kindly make your choice for the main dish for lunch (each guest can have their own option. If your reply is not received 7 days prior to the tour departure, BEEF as the main dish will be automatically selected):
    • Chicken
    • Alberta Beef
    • Vegetarian
  • Group Meal Plan: Not recommend choosing the group meal option for guests with any dietary requirement (e.g., vegetarian) or allergies
  • Hotel rooms: The standard Twin room in North American hotels is equipped with one double bed, two double beds or one double bed or one sofa bed. Triple/Quadruple room does not include a third/fourth bed the room types are based on the double occupancy. No extra bed for 3rd & 4th person.
    Check-in time: Hotel check in time is 4:00 PM. Guests arriving in the morning are not guaranteed to check in.
  • Other Hotel Notes: According to the regulations of different hotels, you may be asked to provide credit card as a deposit for incidental expenses during the stay, such as telephone calls and ects. Smoking is strictly prohibited in the rooms. Violation of the rules will result in a fine of passenger's own cost
  • Baggage Restrictions: one check in and one carry on luggage, with applicable size restrictions, are allowed for each person. Extra per baggage will be charged C$25+5%
  • Other Notes: Airport pickup day will not be guaranteed for the VIP Seat (i.e., first 3 rows or less than 14 people small group)
  • If some attractions closed due to weather, we will replace them with other attractions.
  • Infant/Child Car Seat Please leave us a message if you would like to rent a infant/child car seat which could be arranged with extra fee. You could also bring your own and bring it to our bus with no extra cost.
  • VIP SEAT Upgrade If you prefer VIP seats in the first four rows on the coach, there is an additional fee of CA$132 per person. Please feel free to contact us if needed. *If the first day of the tour involves airport pickup, seating in the first 4 rows cannot be guaranteed.

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  • Changes to Reservations Policy:
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    Cancellation and Refund Policy:
    TakeTours makes every effort to serve our customers better. We also advise all customers to purchase traveler's insurance in case of interruption, accidents, illness, or anything else that may come up. If a reservation has to be cancelled, customers will be charged a fee depending on how far from the departure date the cancellation takes place.
    32 or more days prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount + 5%GTS
    15-31 days prior to departure - 60% of total purchase amount + 5%GTS
    Within 14 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount
    Day of departure or no-show - 100% of total purchase amount
  • Itinerary Variations
    We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.
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  • Complementary Items (If applicable)
    If the tour package includes complimentary items, there is no cash value or refund for unused services.
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