Rockies Select 2-Day Tour (Banff National Park & Yoho National Park)

Skirt the slopes of the Continental Divide as you explore Yoho National Park and beyond with an experienced local guide. Spend time meandering along the shores of Moraine Lake's opalescent waters and examine the natural span of a river-carved bridge created over thousands of years, and also make a stop at Lake Louise to snap photos of its turquoise waters.

Scope out the snow-dusted peaks, misty falls, and dramatic canyons around Banff as you explore this rugged slice of Alberta with an experienced guide. Enjoy some leisure time in downtown Banff; snap photos of Johnston Canyon's limestone-carving creek; indulging with the sweeping views from Surprise Corner.

per adult from

$510

NZD

Duration

2 days

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Gratuities
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Bilingual English Tour Guide
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch and Dinner are not include
    • Personal expense and travel insurance
    • Admission of Banff Gondola (Available to purchase)
    • Entry/Admission - Sulphur Mountain

  • Day 1: Calgary - Banff National Park

    Stop At: Sulphur Mountain, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada
    Start your day with rolling by the steep slopes of Sulphur Mountain for the chance to take a Gondola ride(Optional) to the summit's sweeping viewpoints.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bow Falls, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada
    Location of the film "The River of no return" in 1960's. Fill your camera with misty shots of the tumbling rapids at Bow Falls.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada
    Enjoy some leisure time in downtown Banff, consider grabbing lunch or looking for a new piece of gear in a shop catering to outdoor adventurers.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Surprise Corner, Buffalo St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada
    Capture panoramic images of Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel and downtown Banff framed against a backdrop of craggy peaks from the Surprise Corner lookout where most of the famous pictures have been taken
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Hoodoos Trail, Buffalo Street Surprise Corner Viewpoint parking lot, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L Canada
    Hoodoos are composed sedimentary rock covered by harder rock that is harder to erode. Once softer sediment erodes rock needle, or tower like natural obstacles are left.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Johnston Canyon, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada
    Known for its walking trail throughout the year. The trail to the waterfalls of Johnston Canyon has to be the busiest in the Canadian Rockies. Nearly every day throughout the summer, hundreds of hikers follow its canyon-clinging catwalks and cliff-mounting staircases to the gorge’s Lower and Upper Falls. Throughout the journey, scan the creek and its banks for dippers. Also known as water ouzels, these solitary, slate-grey birds are often seen bouncing up and down on streamside rocks.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Banff Town or Lake Louise 3-star hotel

    Day 2: Banff Town - Yoho National Park - Lake Louise - Calgary

    Pass By: Spiral Tunnels, Trans-Canada Highway, Yoho National Park, British Columbia Canada
    It is one of the most bizarre feats of engineering to get the grade of a train line to be at or below 2.2%. The current two spiral tunnels where the railroad forms two spirals, crossing beneath itself twice, almost forming a figure eight, before continuing in the proper direction down the mountain were completed in 1909.

    Stop At: Emerald Lake Road, Yoho National Park, British Columbia Canada
    Towering peaks of Continental Divide in Yoho National Park. Emerald Lake is the largest lake in Yoho National Park, snap photos of its turquoise water.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Natural Bridge, Yoho National Park, British Columbia Canada
    Sculpted by the erosive forces of rushing water over what had once been a waterfall, the Natural Bridge is a powerful reminder of how much influence water has in shaping the landscape.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta
    This beautiful lake is named after Princess Louise Caroline Alberta. Famous photo-taking location, snap lots of beautiful photos as much as you want and also can enjoy to hiking the trail around the lake.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Moraine Lake Rd off Great Divide Hwy, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada
    Its waters are the most amazing color, a vivid shade of turquoise that changes in intensity through the summer as the glaciers melt. Set in the rugged Valley of the Ten Peaks, Moraine Lake is surrounded by mountains, waterfalls, and rock piles, creating a scene so stunning it almost seems unreal.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Hotel Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    1: Sandman Signature Calgary Downtown Hotel, 888 7 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 3J3, Canada
    2: Mount Royal Hotel, 138 Banff Ave, Banff, AB T1L 1A7, Canada
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • 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 25 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • 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
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Calgary Tours

Activity ID: V-220265P10

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