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4-Day Instaworthy Glacier View Lodge in-depth Canadian Rockies Summer Limited Tour from Calgary Tour Code: 893-19471

Visit Calgary, Banff, Banff National Park (Bow Lake, Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Peyto Lake), Jasper, Jasper National Park (Athabasca Falls, Icefields Parkway, Maligne Canyon, Maligne Lake, Pyramid Lake, Sunwapta Falls), Yoho National Park (Emerald Lake, Natural Bridge).
From USD$646 $667 Save 3%
Mon, Fri, Sat
Calgary, Canada
English; Mandarin Chinese
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  • VIP Small Group Tour for up to 20 guests with attentive service and immersive travel experience
  • Gift Luggage tag and bottled water
  • Get ready for an unforgettable experience with plenty of time to explore a scenic trek to the Athabasca Glacier, surrounded by jaw-droppingly picturesque natural vista
  • Traveling along the "93 Icefields Parkway" selected by National Geographic magazine as one of the top 10 scenic drives in the world to enhance your travel experience
  • Immerse yourself in the must-see attractions of Yoho, and Jasper National Parks, including the stunning turquoise lakes of Moraine Lake, Lake Louise, and Maligne Lake.
  • Embark on an unforgettable adventure and indulge in cruising, helicopter tour, and snowcoach activities.
Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
Price (/Person)
    Single $1001
    Double $646
    3rd Person
    Adult $370
    (Age 0-15)
    4th Person
    Adult $355
    (Age 0-15)
Price (/Person)
    Single $1032
    Double $666
    3rd Person
    Adult $381
    (Age 0-15)
    4th Person
    Adult $366
    (Age 0-15)
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  • During the peak season (7/04-7/21), the price may fluctuate depends on the availability of the hotel. If extra cost occur, we will send the payment link of the extra cost $200 - $400 per night separately.
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Day 1: Calgary

Enjoy a complimentary airport pickup service. Upon arrival, you have the option to head straight to the hotel and relax during your free time, or choose from the following activities (available for an additional fee) to enrich your first day if arriving early.

Guests who arrive before 12:00 pm can choose one of the following optional activities with a surcharge. Tours start around 1:30 pm after being picked up from the airport and transferred to the hotel of the day.

Option A - Half Day Calgary Downtown Tour: Explore "Calgary CBD" and check out trendy locations such as The Core shopping mall (5hr)
Option C – Half Day CrossIron Mill Outlets Tour: Shopping! Shopping! Shopping! The largest single-level shopping center in town. (5hr)
Option D - Half Day Chinook Center Shopping Tour: (5hr) Sophisticated shopping complex with high-end department stores, well-known chains & a cinema.

Guests who arrive a day before can choose the following optional activity. Departing at 9 am from Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel or 9:20 am Delta Calgary Downtown. No complimentary airport pick-up.

Option B – 1 Day Heritage Park and Calgary Downtown Tour: Back to the Time at Heritage Park and explore "Calgary CBD", checking out trendy locations. (8hr)
Start time: Approx. 10:00am - 10:00pm
  • Calgary, AB

    Calgary, AB
    Calgary is a fun city surrounded by natural landscapes, most notable Banff National Park and Jasper National Park. The local area offers stunning views of the Rocky Mountains. It is accessible via Vancouver, Seattle and other Canadian cities.

    Calgary City Tour

    Calgary City Tour
    A guided tour takes you to explore the city; from the historic site to the newest modern building. (Includes guide service, transportation, and admission)

    Duration: Approx. 5 Hours

    CrossIron Mills Outlet

    This fully enclosed shopping center is just outside of Calgary and the largest single-level shopping center in the province of Alberta, covering more than one million square feet.

    Duration: Approx. 5 Hours

    CF Chinook Centre

    It is the largest mall in Calgary, with 1,355,000 square feet (125,900 m2) of space. CF Chinook Centre is home to five major department stores (only two are in operation while the third being redeveloped), 250 stores, and several full service restaurants. It also had a 900-seat food court with 36 food vendors, a bowling alley, professional tower, and the Scotiabank Theatre Chinook.

    Duration: Approx. 5 Hours

    Heritage Park Historical Village

    A historical park in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. As Canada's largest living history museum, it is one of the city's most visited tourist attractions. Exhibits span Western Canadian history from the 1860s to the 1950s.
Standard Hotel: Best Western Calgary Plaza Hotel or Similar

Day 2: Calgary-Banff National Park-Yoho National Park-Jasper National Park (339 km)

In the morning, we will pass by Castle Mountain on the way to Lake Louise, elevated by Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. This is your lunch stop as well. Followed closely by Moraine Lake. After this, we will enter the Yoho National Park, pass by Spiral Tunnel. Arrive Emerald Lake, the place where the amazing blue-green color is caused by the sunlight reflecting off the "marl" layer. Before ending our tour, you will be amazed by the waterfall cascading over Natural Bridge. The next road trip is the Icefields Parkway (Highway 93), rated as one of the most beautiful scenic highways in North America by National Geographic. Alpine meadows, pristine lakes, sparkling waterfalls, a true masterpiece of the natural world. Arrive at the Icefield Center around 4:30 PM.

1. M package: Superior and Limited Stay at the Glacier View Lodge, Check in to the largest glacier area outside the Arctic Circle with a luxurious Nordic-style accommodation and panoramic views of the glaciers and mountains. Guests can enjoy exclusive VIP access to discover a different perspective of the remarkable scenery as you peer into what seems like the planet's heart through a glass-bottomed  Skywalk andon the next day's Ice Explorer (Mandatory fees). The package also includes meals (Dinner and next day's Breakfast) at the Altitude restaurant glacier area's epic view.

After dinner, you can go to the hotel lobby to enjoy hot drinks such as hot chocolate, tea, or coffee, and entertainment to play table games, read books, and more... Enjoy precious moments with friends and families. What you cannot miss is the icefield center, one of the best places for stargazing. You can find a telescope in the lobby for guests to use, and you can enjoy a panoramic view of the stars when you look up.

2. Package C: Stay at the homey wooden cabin style Crossing Resort on the 93 Icefields Parkway. Choose the optional activities of the Columbia Icefields Skywalk arches away from the building approximately 280 m above the valley floor, offering a fantastic mountainous view of [Sunwapta Valley] on either side of the skywalk and directly beneath you; or the 6 glaciers 20-minute helicopter tour (Additional Fees) explore the awe-inspiring beauty of the majestic Rocky Mountains Landscape and Glaciers from an altitude of over 3,000 meters.

Inspired in Jasper National Park is the world's largest "dark sky preserve" where there is very little light pollution along the Icefields Parkway, and on clear nights, the sky is filled with stars and even the Milky Way.

  • 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.

    Duration: Approx. 3 Hours

    Lake Louise

    Lake Louise
    known for its turquoise, glacier-fed lake ringed by high peaks, overlooked by a stately chateau and backed by [Victoria Glacier] and elevated by [Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise]

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Moraine Lake

    Moraine Lake
    This glacial lake in Banff National Park's Valley of the Ten Peaks has a brilliant bright blue color due to rock flour that runs into its water. This beautiful and famous lake has appeared in advertisements the world over.

    Duration: Approx. 40 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.

    Spiral Tunnels (Passing By)

    Spiral Tunnels
    [Spiral Tunnel] is a section of the Canadian Pacific Railway that carried too much blood and tears of railroad workers and history.

    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

  • 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

    A 230 km long scenic road that parallels the Continental Divide, traversing the rugged landscape of the Canadian Rockies, travelling through Banff National Park and Jasper National Park. It is named for features such as the Columbia Icefield, visible from the parkway. It links Lake Louise with Jasper to the north. At its southern end, the Icefields Parkway terminates at Highway 1.

    Glacier Skywalk

    Glacier Skywalk
    Visitors to the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre in Jasper National Park are treated to something new for the Glacier Skywalk. Modeled after the Grand Canyon Skywalk, this horseshoe-shaped bridge lets guests walk out over the cliffside glacier.

    Six Glacier Helicopter Tours

    This 20-minutes helicopter tour soaring high above the 6 glacier in the Canadian Rockies. Departs from upstream Cline River, discover a thrilling and panorama view of Cline Glacier, White Goat Glacier, Lion Glacier, Lioness Glacier, Resolute Glacier, and Hanging Glacier, all from an altitude of over 3,000 meters. As the helicopter descends to the landing ground, you will see the beautiful scenery of Abraham Lake.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Icefield Parkway The Crossing Resort
Deluxe Hotel: Glacier View Lodge - Mountain View room with 1 Breakfast and 1 Dinner

Day 3: Jasper National Park-Jasper (8 km)

Around 10 am, we plan to take a ride on Ice Explorer to explore Athabasca Glacier. Around 1:00 pm head to Maligne Lake, the largest in the Rocky Mountains, where there is the most famous Elf Island in the world. If you want to explore the world-famous Spirit Island , which is only accessible by cruise, take an optional activity of the "Maligne Lake Cruise" with a surcharge in Jasper. Then head to Maligne Canyon. Stay overnight in Jasper.
  • 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.


    Visitors to Jasper National Park in Alberta can take this exciting ride across the ice field to the Athabasca Glacier. This is a great way to see the vast tundra of Jasper.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Maligne Lake

    Maligne Lake
    This amazing lake and the scenery surrounding it is one of the most-photographed areas in the world. It is beloved for its crystalline waters, the surrounding mountains, and Spirit Island. The area is home to many animals, including caribou.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Spirit Island Cruise

    Cruise down the lovely Maligne Lake to small Spirit Island, the landmark at which you will turn around to return to your starting point.

    If the Cruise is closed, we'll take the Jasper Skytram instead.

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult $59; Child (6-15 yrs) $41

    Maligne Canyon

    Maligne Canyon
    Maligne Canyon is a natural feature located in the Jasper National Park near Jasper, Alberta, Canada. Eroded out of the Palliser Formation, the canyon measures over 50 metres (160 ft) deep. Popular for sightseeing and exploration, the area contains waterfalls, stream outlets, birds and plant life.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

  • Jasper, AB

    Jasper, AB
    This town in the wilderness of Alberta, Canada serves as the gateway to the national park of the same name, where visitors can see the Athabasca Glacier. There are many lakes in the area.
Standard Hotel: Jasper Athabasca Hotel/ Whistlers Inn/ Tonquin Inn/ Lobstick Lodge or similar
Deluxe Hotel: Forest Park Hotel/ Jasper Inn & Suites/ Chateau Jasper or similar

Day 4: Jasper-Jasper National Park-Banff National Park-Banff-Calgary (384 km)

Depart from Jasper Hotel. First, visit one of the photographer's favorite shooting location, Pyramid Lake.Afterwards, done south to Icefield parkway, you might lucky enough to see the wildlife. Along the way, we can found Athabasca Falls in Jasper National Park, Following with the Sunwapta Falls named by 'Stoney Indian' is a must-go attraction. Stop by Bow Lake. Historical Simpson's Num-Ti-Jah is located on the shores of Bow Lake at the foot of Mount Jimmy Simpson. Make a turn to Peyto Lake for its beautiful shape like a Maple. About the time heading back home, along the way you will see Crowfoot Glacier. Then drive pass Banff and head back to Calgary.
  • 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.

    Pyramid Lake

    Pyramid Lake
    Pyramid Lake is kidney-shaped lake in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. It lies at the foot of Pyramid Mountain, a natural landmark that overlooks the town of Jasper.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Athabasca Falls

    Athabasca Falls
    A powerful, picturesque waterfall, Athabasca Falls is not known so much for the height of the falls (23 metres), as it is known for its force due to the large quantity of water falling into the gorge.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Sunwapta Falls

    The falls are accessible via a 600 metres access road off the Icefields Parkway, which connects Jasper and Banff National Parks. It has a drop of about 18.5 metres and is most spectacular in the late spring.There are two falls, a lower and an upper one. The one most people see is the upper falls, as access is easier.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

  • 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.

    Duration: Approx. 3 Hours

    Bow Lake

    Bow Lake is a bright turquoise color which is due to the glacial runoff from Bow Glacier. Historical Simpson's Num-Ti-Jah is located on the shores of Bow Lake at the foot of Mount Jimmy Simpson.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Peyto Lake

    Peyto Lake
    Along the way, stop at [Peyto Lake] for its beautiful shape like a Maple (If the attraction is under maintenance or other force majeure, we will go to Waterflow Lake as an alternative attraction)

    If the attraction is under maintenance or other force majeure, we will go to Waterflow Lake as an alternative attraction

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Crowfoot Glacier (Passing By)

    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.
  • Banff, AB

    Banff, AB
    Banff 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.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

Lunch: Meal Plan (The Crossing Mt. Wilson Restaurant Lunch Buffet)
  • Calgary Airport Pick up:
    • Complimentary airport pickup service at Calgary International Airport (YYC) is available at 10:00/12:00/14:00/16:00/18:00/20:00/22:00. Upon arrival, please proceed to the Westar Service Counter located at Gate 5 on the Arrivals Level to confirm your pick-up information.
    • Hotel shuttle service is available for flights arriving between 6:00-9:00 AM and 22:00-23:00 PM. This complimentary service departs once every hour. If you are unable to take the designated shuttle, the travel agency will coordinate the next available shuttle for you according to the hotel shuttle availability.
    • Private car airport pick-up service is available on a Pre-paid basis: for flights arriving between 7:00-23:00. The first two passengers will be charged $100 CAD plus tax, and each additional passenger will be charged $20 CAD plus tax. Please be aware that there is a maximum of four people per order.
    Note If pick-up service is included in the guest's itinerary, please be sure to provide accurate flight information. Any inaccurate information provided resulting in errors for the pick-up service; the travel agency reserves the right to provide second transfer services with an additional charge (according to the paid private car airport pick up service fee) or coordinate the next available pickup according to the availability.
  • Please arrive at pick up locations 15 min earlier.
  • Drop off points: (If you don't need to purchase the post tour on last day)
    Banff drop off point: around 6:30pm at Elk + Avenue Hotel, address:333 Banff Ave, Banff, AB, T1L 1B1
    Calgary drop off point: around 8:00pm
    • Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza
    • Delta Calgary Downtown
    • Calgary airport, Please arrange your return flight after 10:30PM
  • The timetable above is subject to change. We reserve the right to make changes to the itinerary without prior notice.

Price Includes

  • Hotel accommodations for 3 nights as listed
  • Bilingual Tour Guide (English and Chinese)
  • National Park Pass
  • Traffic Accident Insurance
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)

Price Excludes

  • Meals & All Personal Expenses such as laundry, phone & travel insurance
  • Driver/Tour Guide gratuity:C$15/pp/day, airport pick up C$4/pp
  • Optional activity expenses (will be added when checking out)
  • Refunds for costs caused by force majeure

Additional Note

  • This product is a local bus tour. All foreign travelers are responsible to have ready and to bring a valid visa. Confirm and process eTA in advance according to your passport type. For details, please click the link: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta.asp (Electronic Travel Permit [Mandarin] for reference only: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4iyyMVFvfM)
  • To ensure a smooth and complete trip, we strongly recommend that you order activity tickets and meal packages, at the time of booking a tour. No additional changes or modifications will be provided within 10 days before or during the tour.
  • Hotel Class: North American Hotels do not have an official hotel star rating standard. The hotels involved on the trip are local brand hotels.
  • If for any reason you need to leave our group during the trip, you must fill out a "Letter of Liability Release"; no exceptions.
  • Guests under 16 years old, must be accompanied by an adult (Age 18 or above).
  • In the event of traffic, weather, or other circumstances not under our company's control, or if you are unable to participate in activities included in the itinerary due to personal reasons, no refunds will be given.
  • During the tour, please arrive at the pick-up location at the time scheduled by the tour guide. Do not be late to avoid delaying other tourists' itinerary. If you are late or miss the transportation we have provided, you are responsible (at your own expense) to meet the group at the next designated meeting location.
  • Maligne Lake Cruise Maligne Lake Cruise tickets are limited resources for pre control. When the pre control resources are sold out, it will be arranged for tourists on a first come, first served basis according to the order. If guests fail to book the Cruise tickets, the fee will be refunded according to the order content.
  • Maligne Lake Lunch Due to the limited capacity of the Maligne Lake buffet restaurant, if the buffet cannot be arranged, we will arrange a cash refund for the customer (refund amount CAD 62 per adult)


  • After the reservation information is submitted, you will immediately receive a receipt email for the reservation order. Within 72 hours of submission, you will receive an order status confirmation email. Please do not book a flight until you receive an order status confirmation email.


  • After booking online, you will receive a "confirmation email" with complete instructions, including the local phone number of the destination. When you are sure, be sure to print this "confirmation email" and take it with you on your trip -- evidence that you have paid for it.

Terms & Condition

  • Order cancellation:
    • No refund will be made 45 days before the tour.
    • 46-55 days: 75% of the tour fee will be charged
    • 56-65 days: 50% of the tour fee will be charged
    • 66 days or more: a $50 dollar services fee will be applied.
    The refund amount will be credited directly to your TakeTours wallet as credits for future use. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 6% handling fee.
  • Order modification:
    • Increasing the number of people attending the trip (depending on the availability of resources for the date of the trip)
    • No changes can be made seven days before the tour
    • No modification shall be made within 30 days before the mission; A service charge of C$50/ single/trip will be charged for 31 days or more prior to tour departure
    • When the order is revised and the resource situation changes, additional fees will be charged according to the actual situation.
    • Bank wire transfer fees or credit card fees will be deducted from the refund together with cancellation or modification fees for any reason.
    • Any changes or cancellations must be made by contacting the company directly in writing via email or fax.
    • Cancellations and refunds will be processed within 1-7 working days.
  • In case of force majeure including but not limited to weather, traffic accidents, etc. our company has the right to modify or cancel the itinerary.
  • We are not responsible for any transportation cancellations or delays, climate change, or any other travel safety issues within the trip that are caused by circumstances not under our company's control.

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