Category Archives: Summer Tours

Discover Banff Tour

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sundogs3BANFF, Alberta – Jasper Vacations Tours provides interpretive tours that will take you to all the hot spots in Banff with the option to include a gondola ride. See the main attractions in a bustling yet serene Canadian Rockies mountain town.

Jasper Vacations Tours offers this tour through the summer months and has several pick up and drop off locations. You can choose to include the cost of the Gondola ticket in the Jasper Vacations Tour price.

On the Discover Banff Tour, you will have the chance to learn about local wildlife, geology and folklore. The highlight of the tour is a stop at the Banff Gondola ride which gives you are sweeping 360 aerial views of the 6 surrounding mountain ranges.

Lake Minnewanka Cruise

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sundogs3BANFF, Alberta – Jasper Vacations Tours offers touring packages to Lake Minnewanka while highlighting many of the popular attractions in the Canadian Rockies. Take a cruise on Banff’s most pristine waters while watching for wildlife sightings and admiring majestic mountaintops.

Jasper Vacations’s guided tour sets out from the town of Banff, passes Cascade Mountain on to the Cascade Falls. Be on the look out for native wildlife sightings including big horned sheep, mountain goats, elk, deer, and even the occasional bear.

Lake Minnewanka is nestled between majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains such as the Hoodoo Clusters and Mount Aylmer. The return trip to Banff passes through the beautiful Two Jack Lake area.

Evening Wildlife Tour and Cruise

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sundogs3BANFF, Alberta – Adventure out on an evening wildlife tour and boat cruise which practically guarantees native wildlife sightings. Set out on a Canadian Rockies wildlife viewing adventure in Banff National Park with Jasper Vacations Tours.

The tour starts with a comfortable coach ride along Cascade Mountain to Lake Minnewanka. Banff National Park comes to life in the evenings with a bustle of wildlife activity so have your camera ready to capture a flurry of activity from bighorn sheep and mountain goats to deer and even bears.

Jasper Vacations Tours has several pick-up and drop-off locations in the town of Banff and the tour runs for approximately four hours with plenty of wildlife sighting opportunities.

Discover Lake Louise and Moraine Lake

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sundogs3BANFF, Alberta – Jasper Vacations Tours offers daily tour departures from the town of Banff through the scenic and serene mountain lakes of Banff National Park. Tour the beautiful Canadian Rockies terrain surrounding Lake Louise and Moraine Lake.

The guided tour meanders through Banff National Park’s magnificent collection of glacial lakes. Once you arrive at Lake Louise, you can see the reflection of the Victoria Glacier and Mount Victoria in the calm lake waters. During the tour, be on the look out for wildlife sightings such as elk, deer, and mountain goats.

The tour departs daily from the town of Banff from several locations. Make sure to bring your camera along to snap some shots of the castle-like Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise before the tour’s finale at Moraine Lake.

Jasper to Banff Tour

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sundogs3JASPER, Alberta – See many of the Canadian Rockies main attractions on an interpretive tour running from Jasper to Banff, Alberta. Jasper Vacations Tours operates guided tours between two of Alberta’s most scenic mountain towns including a stop at the Columbia Icefields between destinations.

The tour follows Canada’s most scenic highway, the Icefields Parkway, and stops at several scenic and popular sightseeing destinations along the way. Jasper Vacations offers either a one way excursion ending in Banff or Lake Louise or the option to continue back to Jasper. The tour lasts between 6 and 12 hours depending on whether you decide on a one-way or round-trip excursion.

On the tour, you will see Bow Lake, the Weeping Wall, Crowfoot Glacier, Athabasca Falls and Sunwapta Falls. The highlight of the tour is a stop at the Athabasca Glacier where visitors can take the opportunity to ride the Snowcoach Tour onto the glacial fields.