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  • Address: Trans-Canada Highway, Lake Louise T0L 1E0, Canada
  • Admission: Free

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Banff Lake Louise

No wonder stunning turquoise Lake Louise is known as the jewel of the Rockies.

Set in a small glacial valley, surrounded by snow-topped mountains, the lakeshore is threaded with hiking trails and viewpoints. On a clear day, you’ll see the reflected glory of this spectacular place captured in the lake’s mirror-like surface.

Another iconic site is the luxurious Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise resort at the northern end of the lake.

While you’re here, ride the gondola to the summit of Mt Whitehorn, go skiing if there’s snow, head to the trails circling the lake or visit the nearby Moraine Lake.

Practical Info

Lake Louise is 57 km (35 miles) north of Banff, a scenic trip by bus or car.

The service town of Lake Louise is 5 km (3 miles) east of the lake. It’s worth taking the 45-minute walk along the footpath, or you can catch one of the regular shuttles.

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Lake Louise Scenic Snowshoe Tour, Banff, null
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Lake Louise Scenic Snowshoe Tour

This 2-hour 'introduction to snowshoeing' tour in Alberta, Canada, will travel to the top of Mount Whitehorn to experience a view previously only accessible to ...  Read more

Location: Lake Louise, Canada
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $58.38
Jasper to Lake Louise One-Way Tour, Jasper, Ski & Snow
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Jasper to Lake Louise One-Way Tour

This one-way tour from Jasper to Lake Louise is the ultimate way to experience the biggest and best the Canadian Rockies has to offer! Your journey takes you ...  Read more

Location: Jasper, Canada
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $174.91
Banff and Lake Louise Full-Day Tour with a Small Group, Calgary, Day Trips
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Banff and Lake Louise Full-Day Tour with a Small Group

Join a day-long (approximately 11 hours) tour of Banff and Lake Louise, and explore the breathtaking and inspiring scenery that Alberta has to offer. From the ...  Read more

Location: Calgary, Canada
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $108.98
Lake Louise Winterland from Banff, Banff, Full-day Tours
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Lake Louise Winterland from Banff

The snow is always deep, soft and plentiful at Lake Louise. Make the most of your winter experience in the Rockies and enjoy an afternoon tour to Marble ...  Read more

Location: Banff, Canada
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $55.58
Banff Sunrise Photography Workshop, Banff, Ski & Snow
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Banff Sunrise Photography Workshop

Strengthen your photography skills while getting out and shooting the best sunrise locations Banff has to offer with this sunrise photography workshop. The two ...  Read more

Location: Banff, Canada
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $77.06
Lake Louise to Jasper One-Way Tour, Banff, Photography Tours
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Lake Louise to Jasper One-Way Tour

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This incredible one-way journey from Lake Louise to Jasper takes you through some of the most amazing mountain landscapes Canada has to offer. Admire a ...  Read more

Location: Lake Louise, Canada
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $174.91
Columbia Icefield Tour including the Glacier Skywalk from Banff, Banff, Day Trips
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Columbia Icefield Tour including the Glacier Skywalk from Banff

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 45 Reviews

Admire lakes and glaciers on a full day tour from Banff to the Columbia Icefield. Ride the Ice Explorer and settle in as a local guide provides fascinating ...  Read more

Location: Banff, Canada
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $194.52
Banff to Jasper One-Way Tour, Banff, Day Trips
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Banff to Jasper One-Way Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 Reviews

This one-way tour from Banff to Jasper takes you through some of the most spectacular mountain landscapes in North America. Following the spine of the Canadian ...  Read more

Location: Banff, Canada
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $183.08
Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Day Trip from Calgary, Calgary, Day Trips
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Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Day Trip from Calgary

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 41 Reviews

Discover Canada's beautiful mountain lakes and waterfalls during this day trip from Calgary. Explore Banff National Park and visit Lake Louise, the 'Jewel of ...  Read more

Location: Calgary, Canada
Duration: 14 hours (approx.)

From USD $188.80
Icefields Parkway Discovery to Jasper from Calgary, Calgary, Day Trips
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Icefields Parkway Discovery to Jasper from Calgary

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 15 Reviews

Travel from Calgary to Jasper on this one-way Canadian Rockies day trip by coach, ideal for photographers, outdoor enthusiasts and casual sightseers alike. ...  Read more

Location: Calgary, concludes Jasper, Canada
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $227.22

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