Exclusive Banff Tour Including Gondola

Operated by Alberta Blue Sky Tours (Canada Rail Vacations)

Tour Description:

The itinerary on our Exclusive Tours may vary from day to day as traveling in a small group allows our tour guides to be flexible and tailor the plans for the day based on the groups’ interests and fitness levels.

Year-round, this tour provides the perfect introduction to Banff, showcasing its most scenic and historically significant highlights. From Vermilion Lake to Sulphur Mountain, the journey seamlessly unfolds, offering breathtaking vistas and historic landmarks. Ascend Sulphur Mountain via the Banff Gondola to marvel at panoramic views from its 7,486-foot summit. Visit the iconic Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, witness the natural beauty of Bow Falls, and enjoy the captivating scenery at Surprise Corner Lookout. Discover hidden gems like Two Jake Lake and explore the shores of Lake Minnewanka, Banff’s largest lake. The tour concludes with a visit to Mount Norquay Lookout, providing yet another stunning vista of the surrounding mountains and valleys, capping off a day of exploration.

Throughout the tour, seize ample opportunities to capture the natural beauty of Banff and its wildlife, ensuring each moment is picture-perfect.

This tour uses a sprinter van with group sizes of 10 or fewer people.

This tour is approximately 5.5 hours.

Tour Details:

Tour Name:

Exclusive Banff Tour Including Gondola


ABS: Alberta Blue Sky Tours 
(a division of Canada Rail Vacations)

Pick up Times:

Please refer to your itinerary


Please be ready and out front of your hotel 5 minutes prior to the pick-up time noted on your itinerary. This tour is operated by Alberta Blue Sky Tours. No voucher is required to be presented to your driver-guide for the tour. If there are any issues connecting with your driver-guide, they will call you.

If you have any specific questions about this particular tour, please contact Canada Rail Vacations at: 1 888 589 3777.

*Please do not take advice from other travelers you may meet onboard the train as there are many tour operators offering similar sightseeing tours. Please do not get on board any bus unless the driver states that they work for Alberta Blue Sky Tours or Canada Rail Vacations.

Please note that it may be cooler at the top of Sulphur Mountain due to the elevation change. Packing an extra layer of clothes may make for a more enjoyable experience at the top. Do not bring your luggage on this tour as you will be dropped off at your hotel once the tour has been completed.