Enjoy an Ice Explorer ride at the Columbia Icefields and admire waterfalls, expansive glaciers and lakes on one of the most popular driving itineraries in western Canada. Highlights include the Canadian Rockies, Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff and the spectacular Icefields Parkway, one of the most scenic drives in North America. One way rental fee from Vancouver to Calgary is included in the price, but must be paid locally.

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Ice Explorer ride

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Day 1

Vancouver - Sun Peaks

Highlights today include Shannon Falls, the Stawamus Chief Rock and Joffre Glacier.

Day 2

Sun Peaks - Jasper

On your drive today view Pyramid Falls and the expansive glaciers of the Albreda Icefields then pass by Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.

Day 3

Jasper

Explore this charming mountain village. Visit Maligne Lake, where you can marvel at the magnificent shoreline and Spirit Island.

Day 4

Jasper - Lake Louise

Enjoy the scenic drive along the Icefields Parkway and stop at the Columbia Icefield for an Ice Explorer ride.

Day 5

Lake Louise - Banff

Take the short drive to Banff where you'll find plenty of excitement including shopping, cafes, nightlife and museums.

Day 6

Banff

Check out the Cave and Basin National Historic Site, ride the Banff Gondola and take a dip at the Upper Hot Springs.

Day 7

Banff - Calgary

Drive to Calgary and return your rental car.

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