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TRIP PLANNING ADVICE

5 Things Our Guides Want You to Know About: The Icefields Parkway

If you’ve never felt small while being surrounded by towering, mystic giants before, buckle up for the Icefields Parkway. Named among top drives in the world by National Geographic and Lonely Planet, the Discover Banff Tours’ Columbia Icefields Parkway Tour brings you to new heights and ancient geology.

How Far In Advance Should You Book Your Tours?

There’s lots of factors to consider when deciding how far in advance to book your tours. While you could wait until you arrive in Banff and may still be able to book on tours at the last minute, there are a lot of advantages to booking in advance.

How to Plan the Best Banff 3 Day Winter Itinerary

It’s no secret that Banff and Lake Louise is home to some of the best skiing in the Rockies – but what they’re also home to, are a ton of activities ranging from ice walks, tubing, snowshoeing, sightseeing, snowmobiling, dogsledding and more. We have a comprehensive itinerary for visitors to mix and match.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Banff Average Temperatures

High Low
Celsius Fahrenheit Celsius Fahrenheit
January -5 23 -15 5
February 0 32 -11 13
March 4 40 -8 18
April 9 49 -3 27
May 14 57 2 31
June 20 72 5 41
July 25 82 7 45
August 24 80 7 44
September 17 66 3 38
October 10 50 -1 31
November 1 32 -8 18
December -5 23 -14 7

 

Banff Average Precipitation

Rainfall
(mm)
Snowfall
(cm)
January 2.4 38.2
February 1.7 30.0
March 1.6 27.0
April 10.6 26.3
May 42.4 17.1
June 58.4 1.7
July 51.1 0.0
August 51.2 0.0
September 37.7 7.0
October 15.4 18.9
November 6.0 33.6
December 2.8 43.9