Exclusive Banff to Lake Louise Tour

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.

This tour will surround you with soaring mountains, stunning lakes, and breathtaking waterfalls. This excursion takes you to the most treasured spots in Banff and Yoho National Parks such as Kicking Horse Pass, Emerald Lake, Morant’s Curve, the Natural Rock Bridge, and crossing the Continental Divide. Explore the evolution of the land and discover how ancient glaciers shaped the appearance of the natural wonders found in these spectacular mountain settings.

From mid-May through early October, you’ll have the chance to visit the iconic Moraine Lake.

From mid-October to early May, the roads to locations such as Moraine Lake are closed, however, a shortened version of this tour may include the stops listed above while allowing for free time in your destination by arriving before sundown.

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

This tour is approximately 7 hours from mid-May to early October.
This tour is approximately 6 hours from mid-October to early May.

Tour Details:

Tour Name:

Exclusive Banff to Lake Louise Tour


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 this tour may end in Lake Louise or with a return to Banff depending on your itinerary. If you are ending this tour in Lake Louise, please bring your luggage with you as you will not be returning to your Banff hotel. For those staying another night in Banff after the completion of this tour, you will not need to bring your luggage.