With no roof to restrict the view, this 4-day, small group bicycle tour from Jasper to Banff is an adventure for the body, mind, and soul. Traverse two national parks through the spectacular Icefields Parkway, winding between Jasper and Lake Louise. Then cycle the Bow Valley Parkway to the final destination in Banff. Enjoy the company of ancient trees and mighty, snow-capped peaks covering 300 kilometers. The calm pace offers ample time to take in views of endless mountains, glaciers, lakes, waterfalls, and native wildlife.
ItineraryDay 1: Van transfer from your hotel in Edmonton to Jasper, ride 60km along Icefields Parkway to Sunwapta FallsStop At: Athabasca Falls, Jasper, Jasper National Park, AlbertaYou'll have a chance to grab a snack from the support van and go for a quick walk to see Athabasca FallsDuration: 1 hourStop At: Sunwapta Falls and Canyon, Jasper National Park, AlbertaAfter arriving at Sunwapta Falls Resort you'll have the opportunity to go for a quick walk down the road to check out Sunwapta FallsDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Dinner: 3 course dinner at Sunwapta Falls Resort luxurious onsite resturant. Accommodation included: Sunwapta Falls ResortDay 2: Ride 100km along Icefields Parkway past Columbia Icefields to Saskatchewan River CrossingStop At: Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre, Jasper National Park, AlbertaWe'll stop at the Columbia Icefields visitor centre to have some lunch and check out the amazing view of Athabasca Glacier, Dome Glacier and surrounding mountains. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast: Buffet granola and oatmeal Bar and hot plated breakfast • Lunch: Gourmet sandwiches and unlimited snacks from the support van. • Dinner: Buffet dinner from The Crossing Resort, Mt Wilson Restaurant. Accommodation included: The Crossing Resort, Icefields Parkway, Saskatchewan River Crossing. Day 3: Ride 85km along the Icefields Parkway, over Bow Pass to Lake LouiseStop At: Bow Lake, Banff National Park, AlbertaAfter climbing over Bow Pass, we'll have a well deserved rest and lunch at the spectacular Bow Lake where you can check out Bow Glacier and Bow FallsDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast: Buffet Breakfast from Mt Wilson Restaurant at the Crossing Resort • Lunch: Gourmet Sandwich or Hot Chilli from Num Ti Jah Lodge Cafe at Bow Lake • Dinner: Order off the Menu from The Station Restaurant Lake LouiseAccommodation included: Mountaineer Lodge Lake LouiseDay 4: Ride 60km along the Bow Valley Parkway and Legacy trail to Banff where we end the tour.Stop At: Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, AlbertaOptions at the end of the tour include us dropping you at a hotel in Banff or Canmore to carry on your travels, or we can drive you back to Edmonton via Calgary and Calgary International airport if you are flying back from there. We anticipate arriving at Calgary International Airport by 3pm. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast: Buffet breakfast provided at the hotel. • Lunch: Sandwich or Pizza from a local cafe or Restaurant in Banff or CanmoreNo accommodation included on this day.