Set out on an extraordinary adventure along the renowned Icefields Parkway, celebrated for its stunning glaciers, waterfalls, and lakes. Led by expert local guides, explore popular and secret sites with leisurely hikes, offering an authentic and flexible experience away from the crowds.
Lake Louise, Emerald Lake & Johnston Canyon Fall Adventure
Embark on a full day of vibrant fall wonders in Banff & Yoho National Parks.
Revel in the captivating colours of Lake Louise & Emerald Lake to a backdrop of fresh snow-capped Canadian Rocky Mountains
Explore the serene paths of Johnston Canyon and keep your eyes peeled for wildlife on backroads, all complemented with insights only our seasoned guides can offer.
This tour is restricted to those aged 8 and above. Families with younger children can reach out for alternate experiences, such as private tours.
Did you know? This adventure is part of our Ultimate Rockies Explorer package.
Fall at Lake Louise: Be captivated by the tapestry of autumn colours & snow-capped peaks reflecting on the neon blue waters of the legendary Lake Louise. From gentle lakeside strolls to moments of reflection in its pristine surroundings, it’s a scene straight out of a postcard.
Emerald Lake’s Serene Beauty: Dive deep into nature’s splendour at Emerald Lake. With its vibrant blue-green waters set against a backdrop of golden larch trees, it’s a photographer’s dream and a traveller’s delight.
Johnston Canyon’s Autumn Trails: Traverse the gentle trails of Johnston Canyon, where autumn leaves crunch beneath your feet. Walk beside cascading waterfalls that are just beginning to take their frozen formations, and breathe in the crisp, mountain air.
Wildlife Wonders: Our journey through Banff National Park’s backroads offers unrivalled opportunities to spot its enchanting inhabitants amidst the fall colours.
Choose Your Own Radventure: We champion a close-knit touring experience, but if individual exploration calls, feel free to answer. Our guides are always on hand to share tips and secrets for your own unique adventure.
- Intimate, small group guarantee (Max 13 guests)
- High-roof passenger van transport with A/C and spare seats to maximize comfort
- Hot chocolate, coffee & tea available throughout the day
- Local expertise: Our guides are equipped with photography skills to aid in immortalizing your memories
- Ice cold water refills (please BYO water bottle)
- Pick-up & drop-off at select Banff locations
- Lunch (please BYO, select picnic lunch option at checkout, or bring money to buy lunch on the day)
- Alternate pick-up points in Banff
- Tips for our dedicated guides (entirely optional but always appreciated)
Travel in comfort in our air-conditioned and spacious high-roof passenger vans. We offer pick-up and drop-off from chosen Banff & Lake Louise locations, options available at checkout.
Weather: Our tours go on, come rain, snow, or sunshine! Extreme weather is the only deterrence, wherein we offer complete refunds or alternate schedules.
Dress for the unpredictable mountain weather. Early mornings can be chilly – layered clothing is advised.
Pro local tip: Mountain weather is notoriously unpredictable. Sometimes, the uncertain conditions, like light drizzle, gift us with the most mesmerizing landscapes and minimal crowd interference. Embrace it!
Accessibility: Adapted to various fitness levels, this tour involves some light walking to fully appreciate the surroundings. Participants are guided to the Lower Falls (approx. 2.5km total return trip) and have the option of continuing onto the Upper Falls (approx. 5km total return trip) or relaxing by the fire until the tour ends.
8:10am – 8:30am: Hotel pick ups in Banff
9:15am – 11:15am: Johnston Canyon
12:00pm – 12:30pm: Lake Louise Village (lunch stop)
12:45pm – 2:00pm: Lake Louise
2:40pm – 3:20pm: Emerald Lake
4:10pm – 4:30pm: Hotel drop offs in Banff
We like to travel down the roads less travelled, where surprises in the form of amazing viewpoints & wildlife encounters await, so your expert local guide may adjust timing here slightly to maximize your experience.
Can I rent a canoe at Emerald Lake or Lake Louise?
Unfortunately, canoe rentals are not available during this time of the year.
For more intricate details or specific queries, dive into our exhaustive FAQ section or connect with us directly!