Columbia Icefield Adventure 1-Day Tour from Calgary or Banff

Columbia Icefield Adventure 1-Day Tour from Calgary or Banff

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Explore the frozen expanses of the Columbia Icefield, snap photos of the snow-covered peaks of the Rocky Mountains, and learn about the erosive legacy of the Crowfoot Glacier on this day trip around Banff and Jasper's national parks.

Hop out to explore a small corner of the largest icefield in North America and consider consider an OPTIONAL tour to the Columbia Icefield Ice Explorer, once in a lifetime experience to visit the heart of the incredible Icefields Parkway. Continue on to the shores of Bow Lake, where you can snap photos of the Waputik Range's jagged peaks, and check out the icy foot of the Crowfoot Glacier. Learn how this massive sheet of ice carved out the area's mountain-studded skyline, and then swing by Peyto Lake, whose blue-green waters seem to glow due to their high mineral content.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Bow Lake, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada

It is the headwaters of the Bow River that runs south through the city Calgary and onto the Oldman River ultimately to Hudson Bay.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre, Highway 93 Icefields Pkwy, Improvement District No. 12, Jasper National Park, Alberta T1L 1J3 Canada

At the edge of the Columbia Icefield, hop out to explore a small corner of the largest icefield in North America and consider consider an optional tour to the Columbia Icefield Ice Explorer.

*Ice Explorer ticker is not included but available to purchase. If you are interested in these activities, with the high demand, we strongly recommend to purchase the admission ahead.

A once in a lifetime experience to visit the heart of the incredible Icefields Parkway, one of the largest non-polar ice fields in the world. Climb on board an all-terrain Ice Explorer and head on to the surface of the Athabasca Glacier. Walk on, feel and drink from the ancient ice while you learn about glaciers and icefields.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Peyto Lake, Icefield Parkway, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada

It's milky blue color is unique and will change with the seasons and time of day. (if closed, replaced by Waterfowl Lakes)

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Crowfoot Glacier, Improvement District No. 9, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada

Named after its shape when was discovered. A must-see stop with the climate change nowadays. The "Third toe" was melted and barely visible.

Duration: 15 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"



Duración: 10 To 11 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: 1: Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Calgary Downtown, 708 8 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1H2, Canada
2: Banff Aspen Lodge, 401 Banff Ave, Banff, AB T1L 1A9, Canada

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Gratuities
  • Bilingual Tour Guide
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Traffic Accident Insurance (10M liability)
  • National Park Fee

No Incluye

  • Lunch - Guests can purchase lunch at Icefield Centre
  • Personal Expenses
  • Specific Hotel Pick up (we meet all travelers at a meeting point)
  • Entry/Admission - Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre

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