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Banff Area 1-Day & Breathtaking Lake Visit from Calgary or Banff provided by Calgary Tours

Banff Area 1-Day & Breathtaking Lake Visit from Calgary or Banff

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 24/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 24/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Attractions & Activities: ● Sulphur Mountain Gondola (Optional) ● Banff Town ● Lake Minnewanka ● Lake Minnewanka Cruise (Optional) *Closed for the season from Oct 12th. ● Bow Falls ● Surprise Corner ● Hoodoos Experience the beauty of the Canadian Rockies with a variety of 1-day tour. From the quaint mountainside town of Banff, to the must-visit glacial lake Lake Minnewanka, scoping out the exhilarating scenery of Lake with Mount Inglismaldie and Fairholme range at Banff as you explore this rugged slice of Alberta with an experienced guide. Enjoy some leisure time in downtown Banff; snap photos of Lake Minnewanka - Mountain ridges stretch as far as the eye can see, eventually blurring into a blissful cascade of colours; indulging with the sweeping views from Surprise Corner.
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • 1
    Sulphur Mountain
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Banff Avenue
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • 3
    Lake Minnewanka
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Bow Falls
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 5
    Surprise Corner
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 6
    Hoodoos Trail
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • You'll end at
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Departure Point
Sandman Signature Calgary Downtown Hotel, 888 7 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 3J3, Canada Mount Royal Hotel, 138 Banff Ave, Banff, AB T1L 1A7, Canada
Duration
10h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Gratuities
  • National Park Fee
  • Traffic Accident Insurance (10M liability)
Exclusions
  • Free time at Banff town for lunch will be arranged
  • Personal expense and insurance
  • Additional excursions
  • Admission of Banff Gondola & Lake Minnewanka Cruise (Available to purchase)
  • Entry/Admission - Sulphur Mountain
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Minnewanka
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
4Reviews
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Megan A wrote a review Oct. 2020
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This was hands down one of the greatest experiences I’ve ever had. I was able to have a private tour with just my friend and the tour guide David who was amazing! He was extremely knowledgeable, kind and patient! He took us to all the best spots and ensured we had a great time!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from calgarytours, Tour Coordinator at Banff Area 1-Day & Breathtaking Lake Visit from Calgary or Banff
Responded 2 Oct. 2020
Thank you for spending time writing us both kind reviews. We really appreciate it. We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed your time with us. Allen, David, and our entire team here at Calgary Tours are thrilled to hear such good feedback. Wish you all the best! Stay safe and healthy! We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Best Regard, Calgary Tours
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Blessing O wrote a review Sep. 2020
Calgary, Canada4 contributions
The tour was really great, Our tour guide Allen was simply awesome. He was so knowledgeable about the tour and he was really patient with our group and he was very helpful overall.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from calgarytours, Tour Coordinator at Banff Area 1-Day & Breathtaking Lake Visit from Calgary or Banff
Responded 4 Sep. 2020
Thanks for your review and your business. We do appreciate it. It is great to know you had a wonderful trip with us. The team here at Calgary Tours is thrilled to hear such good feedback. We look forward to facilitating your vacation here in Alberta again in the future. Best Regard, Calgary Tours
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By: Calgary Tours
ShobhitN6
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Very good experience, highly recommended.
The trip was amazing and had a very good experience. The guide was excellent and very helpful. He explained everyth
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mdsaxo
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Phenomenal
I had the best experience! My tour guide was named Allen and he was extremely knowledgeable and patient! I felt saf
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bedazzledchic
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The gems of the Canadian Rockies!
It was a gorgeous day to see Emerald Lake, and the Natural Bridge in Yoho National Park; the iconic Lake Louise an
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DocMaj
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A Lifetime Rockies Experience with Calgary Tours
I did the awesome Rocky Mountain RELAX 4-Days Tour with Calgary Tours. After getting frustrated with other tour com
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583abdelkadera
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Great trip
this tours was exactly what I was looking for I really enjoyed, it was so great safe and a service was good.
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AdventurousChicken
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Breathtaking and Scenic Tour
With COVID-19, we were initially worried about going on this tour but we were very glad we did. Our tour guide was
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stevejakobs9873
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Great trip with amazing service
I went on a tour with my friends a week or two ago and it was so great! They helped make us feel safe in these dang
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Jackie C
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Great icefield tour.
Their new procedures for pandemic made us feel very safe, Tour guide was professional and had good service. The sc
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464jumans
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It was awesome!!
The tour guide was super helpful, informative, and was our friend for the whole trip! He had all these facts about
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melongurl
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Bad arrangement and waste of money
Stay away from this your company at all costs!!! We booked 4D3N Winter Rocky Mountains tour through taketours.com
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese
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