Self-drive Alberta - The Icefields Parkway

Self-Guided Trip



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Alberta's Icefields Parkway is known for its striking lookout spots and easy access to great hiking trails. One of the best drives in the world, this drive will take you through spectacular mountains and past some of the most beautiful lakes in Canada.

Activity / Theme



Canada, AB, BC

Comfort Level

Physical Rating

Moderate, Comfortable or Luxury

Leisurely, Moderate, Challenging (it is up to you!)


Rental vehicle, local sightseeing tours


3, 4 or 5-star hotels

Months of Operation

May, June, July, August, September, October

Adventure Coordinators Insider Tip:

Southwest of Lake Louise, the Valley of the Ten Peaks is a hiker’s mecca with a choice of seven great trails.  Choose an easy walk to Consolation Lake or a challenging hike to Mount Temple and Paradise Valley. 


DAY 1 Calgary to Lake Louise
DAY 2 To Jasper
DAY 3 Jasper - Choice of five excursions
DAY 4 Jasper to Banff
DAY 5 Banff - Choice of four excursions
DAY 6 To Calgary


5 nights hotel
Ice Explorer ride onto the Athabasca Glacier
Glacier Skywalk
Admission to either Banff Upper Hot Springs or Miette Hot Springs Jasper
One of five excursions in Jasper: Maligne Lake Cruise, Lunch Peak Nic, Maligne Valley & Guided Walk, Athabasca Falls Rafting Trip, Evening Canoe Pyramid Lake
One of four excursions in Banff: Discover Banff & Its Wildlife + Banff Gondola, Signature Hike, Sundance Loop Horseback Ride, Canmore Caves
Travel Documentation
Canadian taxes

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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