Banff & Yoho National Parks Hikes

These half-day hikes are conducted in Banff and Yoho National Parks and depart daily at 9:00am. They include experienced certified guide, transportation from and to Lake Louise (Ski Resort and local hotels) and a snack. Custom departure times are available upon request.

Gondola Top Hikes
Half-Day Hikes
Full-Day Hikes
Moraine Lake Hikes
Skoki Lodge Hikes

Choose From Four unique Half-day Guided Hikes

The following applies to all Half-Day Hikes:
  • Price includes experienced certified guide, transportation from and to Lake Louise (Ski Resort and local hotels) and snack.
  • Departing daily at 9:00am (custom departure times may be available upon request).
  • Meet with your guide at the Guides Cabin (located between the Lodge of Ten Peaks and Whiskey Jack Lodge) 30 minutes before start of the tour.
  • Hike with your interpretive guide on trail chosen to fit your expectations.
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Half-Day Yoho Guided Hike

Emerald Lake LoopUnavailable for summer 2020.

The trail circles Emerald Lake and offers excellent views for much of the way. Along the way you can notice the different between the sunnier, dry west side and the shady east side of the lake.

Difficulty:Easy.
Duration:3 hours - 5.2 km.
Dates:TBA.
Time:Departing daily at 9:00am (for custom times please contact guides@skilouise.com).
Group Size:Up to 9.
Cost:
  • $159 (1 guest -group).
  • $199 (2 guests -group).
  • $259 (3-4 guests -group).
  • $299 (5-9 guests -group).
  • $299 (Private Tour- 9 guests Max).
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Half-Day Banff Guided Hike

Lake Louise And Lake AgnesUnavailable for summer 2020.

This trail begins at Lake Louise. A beautiful sight to begin the hike that gradually is shaded by the trees, as you begin up the Agnes Trail. This trail is gradually increasing in elevation, but comfortably through a series of switchbacks. Views of the lake are visible through breaks in the trees as you climb. This trail is shared with hikers and horses up until just before the Historic Lake Agnes Teahouse. Once at the teahouse, beverages and food are available to have while viewing the beautiful hidden lake. Return journey is mostly downhill, with lots of shade from our evergreen forests.

Difficulty:Moderate.
Duration:4 hours - 6.8 km.
Dates:TBA.
Time:Departing daily at 9:00am (for custom times please contact guides@skilouise.com).
Group Size:Up to 9.
Cost:
  • $159 (1 guest -group).
  • $199 (2 guests -group).
  • $259 (3-4 guests -group).
  • $299 (5-9 guests -group).
  • $299 (Private Tour- 9 guests Max).
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Half-Day Banff Guided Hike

Bow Glacier Trail And Bow LakeUnavailable for summer 2020.

At the base of Bow Glacier Falls, amid the spray and roar, you can witness the birth of a river. The Bow River, part of western Canada's largest watershed, begins as meltwater tumbling down from the Wapta Icefield.

Difficulty:Easy/Moderate.
Duration:4 hours - 9.2 km.
Dates:TBA.
Time:Departing daily at 9:00am (for custom times please contact guides@skilouise.com).
Group Size:Up to 9.
Cost:
  • $159 (1 guest -group).
  • $199 (2 guests -group).
  • $259 (3-4 guests -group).
  • $299 (5-9 guests -group).
  • $299 (Private Tour- 9 guests Max).
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Half-Day Yoho Guided Hike

Sherbrooke LakeUnavailable for summer 2020.

The trail head for Sherbrooke Lake in Yoho National Park begins just west of the Great Divide Lodge along the TransCanada Highway. You will travel through an old growth forest and part of an important wildlife corridor. This path has a consistent gentle ascent and crosses over the occasional plank bridge, eventually arriving at the very picturesque Sherbrooke Lake.

Difficulty:Moderate.
Duration:3 hours - 6.2 km.
Dates:TBA.
Time:Departing daily at 9:00am (for custom times please contact guides@skilouise.com).
Group Size:Up to 9.
Cost:
  • $159 (1 guest -group).
  • $199 (2 guests -group).
  • $259 (3-4 guests -group).
  • $299 (5-9 guests -group).
  • $299 (Private Tour- 9 guests Max).

Booking Details

Reservations are required up to 10 minutes in advance for Gondola Top hikes and at least 24 hours before Banff & Yoho National Park Tours. To make a reservation you can either book online, email us at guides@skilouise.com, or call 1-403-522-1385.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy Reservations are recommended due to limited spaces. Changes to reservations can be made based on availability. Within 24 hours of the hiking time, refunds will not be issued. There will be no refunds for extreme weather conditions or wildlife activity cancellation.

Note: Rates shown above do not include tax (5%GST). Pricing subject to change without notice. Dates/times are subject to change as the conditions of hiking trails are weather dependent. For the Trail of the Great Bear, there are no minimums. For all other guided walks a minimum of 3 people are required per walk, up to a maximum of 14. Due to the natural grade of the mountain trails, all participants of guided walks should be of moderate fitness ability and are encouraged to wear proper walking footwear. Please wear proper footwear and dress for all weather conditions. We recommend bringing sunglasses, water, snacks, jacket and a camera.