Discover Banff and Lake Louise
Visit the highlights of Banff and Lake Louise in one afternoon!

Discover the history of Canada’s National Parks as you explore the Banff area and its highlights. Your tour continues through wildlife corridors on the Bow Valley Parkway then arriving at Lake Louise. You will have time to explore the shoreline, visit the Chateau, and learn why the water is so blue.

Stops include:

Bow Falls (5 min)
Introduction to the tour, the land, and the place

Banff Springs Hotel (5 min)
The railways contribution to the building of Canada.

Cave & Basin (30 min)
The birthplace of Canada's National Parks and a site of the most endangered animal in Banff National Park.

Surprise Corner (5 min)
An optional stop to view The Castle of The Rockies and Bow Falls from above.

Hoodoos Lookout (10 min)
What is a hoodoo? Where is the tunnel on tunnel mountain? You will find out here?

Bow Valley Parkway (5 min)
Wildlife watching and the role of fire in the park.

Castle Junction (10 min)
Great views of Castle mountain a landmark of the area.

Lake Louise (30 min)
Take a stroll on the shoreline and visit the famous Chateau on your own.

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The tour begins in Banff stopping at the highlights of our Discover Banff tour, including the Cave & Basin National Historic Site. Afterwards you will make scenic stops on the Bow Valley Parkway before arriving at Lake Louise to explore the area on your own.
Tour includes
Friendly guide
Small group size
Hands on interpretive tools
Entry to Cave & Basin National Historic Site
  Hotel pick up and drop off
  Refreshment and light snack
  Certified guide
  Use of binoculars
Banff Daily: 12:30
5 hours
Adult: $55.00
Children (6-12 yrs): $30.00
  5 yrs and under: FREE

lake louise
elk crossing the bow valley parkway
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