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Tour code: 3026B12
See the best that Banff National Park and the surrounding wilderness have to offer — including world-famous Lake Louise, stunning Moraine Lake and towering Takkakaw Falls — on this full-day guided coach tour.  Over the course of 9.5 hours, you’ll discover some of the most awe-inspiring natural scenery of the Canadian Rockies, with time to spot some of the area’s diverse wildlife, plus enjoy lunch and round-trip transport from your Banff hotel.


  • Day trip from Banff to Lake Louise and other Canadian Rockies attractions
  • See some of the most beautiful natural features Canada has to offer, including Moraine Lake, Takakkaw Falls and Victoria Glacier
  • Look for local wildlife as you travel down the Bow Valley Parkway by comfortable coach
  • Enjoy lunch in Lake Louise, and visit the famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Round-trip transport from Banff hotels included

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Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Day Trip from Banff

Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Day Trip from Banff

This full-day tour of Banff National Park is the perfect way to visit some of the Canadian Rockies’ greatest hits, from Victoria Glacier to Moraine Lake to what is perhaps the most postcard-perfect lake in Banff — Lake Louise.

Start your day with hotel pickup in Banff, and proceed on a short drive up to the park’s famous Bow Valley Parkway, a scenic route that is often frequented by local wildlife like elk, deer and more than 200 species of birds. Along the Parkway, stop at beautiful Johnston Canyon for a nature walk next to a stream that takes you toward a series of waterfalls.

Back on the coach, you’ll continue to Lake Louise, an emerald-colored lake tucked between a series of mountain peaks below Victoria Glacier. Stop for a quick lunch at the lake before heading up toward the glacier, and then take a look inside the historic Fairmont Chateau hotel, situated at the edge of Lake Louise. Before leaving this area, you’ll also visit nearby Moraine Lake, another amazing alpine sight, as well as the Valley of the Ten Peaks.

Moving on, head over the Great Divide and into Yoho National Park, via the picturesque Kicking Horse Pass, for a stop at the Spiral Tunnels. Then finish your sightseeing at magnificent Takkakaw Falls before heading back to Banff in the late afternoon.

Customer Reviews

Barbara V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

An excellent tour of the spectacularly scenic mountains near Banff. We really enjoyed the short interpretive hikes lead by our driver Alan.

Jaike H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Great time and our guide was great, very knowledgeable about the parks and surrounding areas, and entertaining. We weren't able to do Johnston Canyon because of a bike race closing the TCH, no fault to the tour operator themselves. We ended up spending 3 hours at lake louise instead which allowed time to hike the trail, so, it wasn't a huge deal to me.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great tour. Driver was great and informative. Weather was a little rainy but still enjoyed the day. Plenty of time at each stop. Johnston Canyon was closed so we stopped at Marble Canyon instead which was just as nice. If you want to visit some main sights without having to drive yourself, this tour is worth it.

Andrew T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

The Tour was really enjoyable, the organisation was great regarding being picked up from our hotel and our driver/guide was fantastic

Thomas G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

A must do if you want to see a lot with out the driving. Beautiful scenery. Dustin was a great tour guide.

Ann-Christine Reimer Sweden

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Excellent tour and a nice driver and guide. We got to see a lot and the day covered a large area. Schedule was well done, we had enough time at each location.

Inder S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Every thing was beautiful. Driver was knowledgeable about the area. Bus was clean.

Roger B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

The tour of Lake Louise, Lake Morraine, and the falls was fantastic. The guide gave interesting information, and the amount of time allotted at each site was perfect. We saw places we would not have known about or sought out, but each one was gorgeous. There are many tours to choose from, but we were happy with every aspect of the day.

Beijia G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

this tour is absolutely amazing! the only downside is the weather, horrible rain that day, but the view is still breathtaking in the rain. the driver/tour guide is very funny and helpful. great experience!

Mrs E A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Great tour . Great driver guide. Saw lots in 1 day. Best way to see the area if you don't have much time.

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