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  • Location: Calgary, Canada
  • Duration:  12 hours (approx.)

Take a full day to explore the Canadian Rockies, and travel along Tunnel Mountain Drive, with its wind-carved rock formations. Then ride to the mountain top on the Banff Gondola for amazing views! Enjoy free time in the picturesque town of Banff before making your way back to Calgary.


  • Day trip from Calgary to Banff, in the heart of the Canadian Rockies
  • Ride Banff Gondola to the top of the mountain for spectacular views
  • Free time to eat lunch and explore the town of Banff
  • Upgrade to include a cruise on Lake Minnewanka
  • Pickup and drop-off from select Calgary hotels

What You Can Expect

Beautiful Banff Day Trip from Calgary

Take in stellar views as you ride the Banff Gondola

From Calgary, take the scenic Tunnel Mountain Drive to the town of Banff, keeping an eye out along the way for wildlife such as deer, elk and bears.

Inside Banff National Park, take the Banff Gondola to ride up into the mountaintops, and take in jaw-dropping views from the boardwalk or the 360-degree observation deck.

Then enjoy the peaceful beauty of Bow Falls. Later, enjoy free time to have lunch and explore the idyllic mountain town of Banff. For an extra-special experience, upgrade to include a cruise around Lake Minnewanka.

Return to Calgary in the evening after a full day exploring the Canadian Rockies.

Please note: This tour is seasonal and only operates from May through to October.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The tour was amazing. Our tour guide was very friendly and interesting to listen to, answering all our questions with knowledge and a bit of humour. He made everyone feel very special and genuinely cared for our comfort. Thank you for a wonderful day!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Excellent drivers very informative information
Coach very comfortable

Very well organized and much enjoyed

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