Banff Explorer

Nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Banff is a bustling, energetic resort town and the perfect base for exploring.

Tour Description

Located just one and a half hours from Calgary International Airport, Banff offers easy access to pristine wilderness, endless outdoor adventures, and all the amenities you need. Learn about geology, culture, and wilderness while exploring the spectacular sights of this renowned mountain town.

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Features & Inclusions

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation
  • 1 meal
  • Banff sightseeing tour, including Banff Gondola and Lake Cruise*
  • Columbia Icefield excursion including Ice Explorer ride and Glacier Skywalk


Day 1 - Arrive Banff
After arriving in Banff transfer independently to your hotel for a three-night stay. The rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the amenities of your hotel or explore the town, stopping in some of the shops or enjoy some regional cuisine at a local restaurant. Overnight in Banff.

Day 2 - Banff Sightseeing
Today's sightseeing tour takes you through towering mountains of Rundle, Tunnel, Cascade, and Norquay while learning about the natural attractions of the wind-shaped hoodoos along Tunnel Mountain Drive. Next, board the Banff Gondola for the 8-minute ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain, where 360-degree panoramic views of the Bow Valley await you. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. Shop, visit the hot springs, and get back to nature as you explore Canada's first National Park. Overnight in Banff. 

Day 3 - Columbia Icefields
Unleash your inner explorer on an exciting full day Icefields Parkway adventure. Your scenic route will provide a spectacular view of the Columbia Icefield. The tour also includes a trip directly onto the Athabasca Glacier in a special Ice Explorer. An alpine picnic lunch is included. Overnight in Banff. (L)

Day 4 - Banff Departure
Today is your day of departure. Your vacation comes to an end upon check out of your hotel.

Accommodation Options

Value Accommodations
Elk & Avenue Hotel

Superior Accommodations
Rimrock Resort

Deluxe Accommodations
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

Dates & Prices

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Prices are land-only, per person based on double occupancy. Prices are correct at the time of this web page going live; however are subject to confirmation at time of booking.

*Explore Banff including Gondola will be available for 2019 departures through 31 May. This will be replaced with Explore Banff Tour (including Gondola & Cruise) from 01 Jun 2019 through 08 October 2019.
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