Athabasca Glacier Snow Trip from Banff

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Athabasca Glacier Snow Trip from Banff information and booking

9 hours
Departs from
Tour departs from most Banff hotels
Returns to
<p>Returns to the original departure point at approx. 6:00pm</p>
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Tour description provided by Viator

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:

  • Crowfoot Glacier
  • Bow Lake/NumTi Jah Lodge
  • Peyto Lake
  • Mistaya Canyon (or alternative)
  • Athabasca Glacier Ice Explorer Tour

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

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Picnic lunch
  • Ice explorer! tour
  • Use of binoculars
  • Hotel pickup and drop off

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)