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Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, offers various tours and activities related to its iconic icefields and glaciers.

Banff Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure

This tour takes you onto the Athabasca Glacier, one of the largest and most accessible glaciers in the Columbia Icefield. You'll ride in a specially designed Ice Explorer vehicle onto the glacier's surface and learn about its formation, history, and significance.

Banff Athabasca Glacier Snowcoach Tour

Similar to the Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure, this tour also provides an opportunity to explore the Athabasca Glacier, but in a different type of vehicle called a snowcoach. You'll get to step out onto the glacier and experience its icy landscape up close.

Columbia Icefield Glacier Skywalk

Located near the Columbia Icefield, this attraction offers a thrilling experience of walking on a glass-floored observation platform extending out over the Sunwapta Valley. From this vantage point, you can enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and glaciers.

Columbia Icefield Helicopter Tours

Several companies offer helicopter tours that provide aerial views of the icefields and glaciers in the Banff area. These tours often include landings on glaciers or other scenic spots for a more immersive experience.

Columbia Icefield Glacier Hiking Tours

Guided hiking tours are available for those interested in exploring the icefields and glaciers on foot. These tours typically provide crampons and other necessary equipment for walking safely on the ice.

When planning any glacier-related tours or activities in Banff National Park, it's essential to prioritize safety and follow the guidance of experienced guides or tour operators. Glaciers can be unpredictable environments, and it's crucial to be prepared for changing weather conditions and other potential hazards. Additionally, respecting the fragile ecosystems of these icy landscapes is essential to minimize your impact on the environment.

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Jasper and Banff National Park's Columbia Icefields. Explore Athabasca Glacier and the Columbia Icefields.

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Rocky Mountain Train Tickets

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6-Day Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Banff, Icefield, Jasper, Lake Louise. OR 6 Day VIA Rail Banff - Jasper Rocky Mountain Train Tour from Calgary to Vancouver.

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Tour Moraine Lake

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Moraine Lake is a stunning glacially-fed lake located in Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada. Famous and iconic, Moraine Lake in the Canadian Rockies and is renowned for its breathtaking turquoise-blue waters and stunning surrounding mountain peaks.

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Columbia Icefield Tour including the Glacier Skywalk from Banff

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Discover the awe-inspiring mountain scenery and massive glaciers of Alberta’s Rocky Mountain region on this full-day Banff glacier tour to the Columbia Icefields. As you follow one of the world’s most famous mountain drives, the Icefield Parkway, you’ll stop at stunning Lake Louise, Crowfoot Glacier and Peyto Lake before the tour culminates in an all-terrain ride on the Ice Explorer through the amazing Columbia Icefields.

Athabasca Glacier Snow Trip from Banff

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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.

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Banff, located in the Canadian Rockies, offers stunning natural landscapes and a variety of activities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Banff National Park

Explore the pristine wilderness of Banff National Park, Canada's first national park. Take scenic drives along the Icefields Parkway and Bow Valley Parkway for breathtaking views.

Lake Louise

Visit the iconic Lake Louise, known for its turquoise waters and stunning mountain backdrop. Enjoy activities like hiking, canoeing, or simply taking in the scenery.

Moraine Lake

Marvel at the striking beauty of Moraine Lake, surrounded by ten towering mountain peaks. Take a hike around the lake or rent a canoe to experience its splendor up close.

Banff Gondola

Ride the Banff Gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for panoramic views of the Bow Valley. Explore the boardwalk and visit the interpretive center.

Hiking Banff

Banff offers a plethora of hiking trails for all skill levels. Some popular trails include Johnston Canyon, Plain of Six Glaciers, and Sentinel Pass.

Banff Wildlife Viewing

Keep an eye out for wildlife such as elk, deer, bears, and bighorn sheep. Wildlife spotting tours are also available.

Banff Hot Springs

Relax in the Banff Upper Hot Springs while enjoying mountain views.

Canoeing and Kayaking

Paddle along the Bow River, Lake Louise or Bow Lake for a peaceful and scenic experience. Banff has some spectacular places for Canoeing and Kayaking.

Skiing and Snowboarding in Banff

In winter, Banff transforms into a winter wonderland with opportunities for skiing and snowboarding at resorts like Banff Sunshine, Lake Louise Ski Resort, and Mount Norquay.

Banff Dog Sledding and Ice Walks

Experience the thrill of dog sledding or join an ice walk to explore frozen canyons and waterfalls during the winter months.

Town of Banff

Stroll through the charming town of Banff with its shops, galleries, and restaurants. Visit the Banff Park Museum and the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies for cultural insights.

Columbia Icefield

The Columbia Icefield covers an area of approximately 325 square kilometers (125 square miles). It is one of the largest icefields in North America and is the source of several major glaciers.

Icefields Parkway

The Icefields Parkway, also known as Highway 93, is a world-renowned scenic highway that stretches through the heart of the Canadian Rockies, connecting Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.

Peyto Lake

Peyto Lake is famous for its unique shape that resembles the head of a wolf. It is named after Bill Peyto, an early trail guide and trapper in the Banff area.

Cave and Basin National Historic Site

Learn about the history of Banff National Park and the discovery of the hot springs at the Cave and Basin historic site.

Banff National Park by Horseback

Exploring Banff by horseback is a classic and enjoyable way to experience the stunning landscapes and scenic trails of the Canadian Rockies.