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Jasper to Banff Winter 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.

Lake Louise and the Icefields

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sundogs3BANFF, Alberta – Jasper Vacations Tours offers an interpretive tour to Lake Louise, a must see attraction in Banff National Park. Learn about Banff’s touring history on a guided tour to pristine glacial lakes in the Canadian Rockies.

The Lake Louise Tour passes through breathtaking winter landscapes as you learn about the mountaineering history in Banff. Learn how the untouched wilderness attracted tourists and about the accident that changed the course of Canadian Rockies culture. Finish off the day at the historic Num-Ti-Jah hunting lodge with a hot chocolate accompanied by spectacular views of Banff National Park.

The Lake Louise Tour departs once a day from the town of Banff and lasts between 4 and 5 hours.

Johnston Canyon Icewalk

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sundogs3BANFF, Alberta – Adventure into the Canadian Rockies wilderness on an interpretative winter hiking tour. Jasper Vacations Tours offers guided hiking tours through Johnston Canyon for an opportunity to witness spectacular winter sightseeing.

Trek through prime wildlife sighting terrain while admiring the natural splendor of the canyon. The tour follows the steels walkways that were built into the canyon walls, providing a safe and exciting winter adventure.

The Johnston Canyon Icewalk is about four hours in length and passes by the popular upper and lower waterfalls transformed into ice sculptures by the winter temperatures.

Discover Banff and Its Wildlife Tour

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sundogs3BANFF, Alberta – Learn about Banff’s rich history on a guided tour through some of the Canadian Rockies most popular sightseeing attractions. Jasper Vacations Tours departs daily from Banff on wildlife and sightseeing tours that will connect you to the history and folklore of the region.

You will have the chance to take short walks with rewarding sweeping views and panoramic vistas. There are plenty of opportunities on this three hour tour to snap pictures of stunning frozen scenery and winter wildlife.

The tour stops at several important and scenic locations in Banff National Park including A Canadian National Historic Site, the Cave & Basin. Your guide will educate you on the daily habits of Canadian Rockies wildlife and how animals adapt to survive the winter season.