Canada Itineraries: CA06

Spectacular cities Banff & Jasper

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Day 1: Arrive in Banff

Arrive at the Calgary airport and later we proceed to Banff, Canada’s oldest (and first) national park. The park is home to mountains, glaciers, lakes, forests, and more — perfect for wildlife and adventurous humans. In fact, the park's natural beauty draws over 3 million visitors a year. The rest of the day is kept free for leisure. Overnight at Banff. 

Day 2: Banff Gondola - Hot Springs

Begin your tour for the day post breakfast, then proceed along to Sulphur mountain you will make ascend to the top of sulphur mountain, aboard the Banff Gondola for a panoramic 360-degree view of Bow Valley. Head to the Banff Upper Hot Springs to experience just that in geothermal pools of mineral water — perfect for easing tired muscles after a day in the mountains. Having been around for over 100 years, this spot is popular, so it’s recommended you visit early in the morning or later at night. Overnight at Banff.

Day 3: Banff

Post breakfast continues to Tunnel Mountain Drive (TMD), enjoying views of Banff town, Mount Rundle, Cascade mountain and Bow falls. Head to Surprise Corner offering stunning views of Banff National park, Hoodoos (series of interesting rock pillars), 2 Jack viewpoints. Experience canoeing, boating, scuba diving, etc. in Lake Minnewanka. Also, visit the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff Park Museum National Historic Site. Visit the Cave and Basin National Historic Site to experience the birthplace of Canada’s national parks and learn about the natural and cultural history of the mountains. Discover the hot water that seeps from the rocks, smell the minerals and explore the trails. Overnight at Banff.

Day 4: Yoho National Park

Today post breakfast we proceed to visit Yoho National Park, Field. Explore Emerald Lake which is one of the most admired destinations in Yoho National Park. Also, Yoho National Park is home to the second tallest waterfall in Canada – Takakkaw Falls, a naturally carved rock that resembles a bridge (called the Natural Bridge), the gorgeous turquoise coloured and aptly named Emerald Lake, the peaceful and charming mountain village of Field, and an abundance of hiking trails, lakes, waterfalls, and incredibly gorgeous natural scenery. You can also explore Wapta Falls, Lake O’Hara, Spiral Tunnels, etc. Overnight at Banff.

Day 5: Canmore

Today post breakfast we proceed to visit the city Canmore. Explore the city with the famous Big Head Sculpture, Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre, Canmore Engine Bridge, etc. A notable landmark on the horizon, the Three Sisters Mountain has been the subject of many art pieces and has become a symbol of Canmore. The peaks even have names: Faith, Charity, and Hope. Also, visit Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park. You can also have Alpine Helicopter - Three Sisters Peaks Tour. You can visit the famous Upper and Lower Grassi Lakes, to reach Upper Lake you need to explore the Grassi Lake Trail. Overnight at Banff.

Day 6: Lake Louise and other lakes

Breakfast at the hotel. Today we proceed to Lake Louise which is world famous for its turquoise lakes, the Victoria Glacier, soaring mountain backdrop, and incredible hiking and skiing. Surrounded by a lifetime’s worth of jaw dropping sights and adventures like hiking, canoeing, paddling, etc. Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier, and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Experience the Lake Louise gondola ride for some spectacular views. Visit other lakes like Lake Moraine, Lake Agnes, Mirror Lake, Peyto Lake, etc., and Mount Victoria, Crowfoot Glacier, etc. Overnight at Banff.

Day 7: Banff - Jasper

Post breakfast check out and leave for Jasper National Park is a wonderland of dazzling glaciers, crystal-clear lakes, thundering waterfalls, and evergreen forest, roaming wildlife, all surrounded by mountains. Visit the Jasper SkyTram which is an aerial tramway on the mountain that is the highest and longest guided aerial tramway in Canada. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Jasper.

Day 8: Columbia Icefield Parkway

Breakfast at the hotel. Proceed to icefield parkway, Columbia icefield. You would experience the Athabasca Glacier, Glacier Skywalk perched on a cliff on the side of the Sunwapta Valley, this glass-floored platform stretches out for astonishing views. Stride boldly out for a thrilling adventure! Then, step out onto the glass-floored platform of the Glacier Skywalk. This is a mountain adventure at its finest! Also, explore the famous and most beautiful Sunwapta Falls. Later experience the world-famous Spirit Island, the icon of the Canadian Rockies. Explore Maligne lake on an interpretive cruise in the lake. Overnight at Jasper.

Day 9: Jasper Falls and Lake

Post breakfast visits one of the most powerful waterfalls in Canada Athabasca falls. Explore the Maligne Canyon, Jasper Planetarium & dark sky telescope, Two Brothers Totem Pole, Jasper Museum, Mount Edith Cavell, etc. Explore the interpretive trail around a historic mine site and visit the original pools down at the source of the springs along Sulphur Creek. After a tiring day relax at Miette hot springs! Overnight at Jasper.

Day 10: Fly back to hometown

Today, proceed to the airport as the memorable tour comes to an end. Return home with beautiful memories.