Exclusive Jasper to Banff Tour Including Ice Explorer

Operated by Canada Rail Vacations

Tour Description:

This one-way tour from Jasper to Banff takes you through some of the most spectacular mountain landscapes in North America. Following the spine of the Canadian Rockies, view a never-ending procession of mammoth mountains, jagged snowy peaks, and numerous glaciers. The entire day is spent surrounded by the majesty of Canada’s two most famous National Parks, Jasper and Banff. Sightseeing stops along this beautiful highway will include Athabasca Falls, the Columbia Ice Fields, the Weeping Wall, Peyto Lake, Bow Lake, Crowfoot Glacier and Lake Louise.

Your stop at the Columbia Icefield will provide you with approximately 4 hours to take part in the Ice explorer tour onto the Athabasca Glacier, and explore the Glacier Skywalk overlooking the Sunwapta Valley. You may also choose to enjoy the interpretive exhibits at the Columbia Icefield Centre or take a short guided walk to a scenic viewpoint.

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

This tour is approximately 10 hours.

Tour Details:

Tour Name:

Exclusive Jasper to Banff Tour


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 Canada Rail Vacations and is exclusive to guests who have booked their trip through canadarail.ca. There will be many different tour companies doing pick-ups at this time. Please do not get on board any bus unless the driver states that they work for Canada Rail Vacations specifically.

No voucher is required to be presented to your driver-guide for the tour itself. A voucher is included in your travel documents for the Glacier Adventure admissions. It is helpful to have this voucher on hand though your guide will have a copy as well. 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 us at: 1 888 589 3777

Please note that it may be cooler at the top of the Athabasca Glacier due to the elevation change. Packing an extra layer of clothes may make for a more enjoyable experience at the top. Please bring your luggage with you as you will not be returning to your Jasper hotel.