Banff & Yoho National Parks Hikes

These excellent Guided Hikes depart daily at 9:00am and include an experienced certified guide, snack, plus return transportation from Lake Louise (Summer Gondola and local hotels). Custom departure times are available upon request.

Gondola Top Hikes
Half-Day Hikes
Full-Day Hikes
Skoki Lodge Hikes
Skoki Backcountry Hikes

Four Guided Hikes to choose from!

The following applies to all Half-Day Hikes:
  • Prices 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.
  • Face masks are required when riding inside shuttles.
  • The cost is $159 (1 guest) - $199 (2 guests) - $259 (3-4 guests) - $299 (5-9 guests).

See all four hike options below:

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Half-Day Yoho Guided Hike

Emerald Lake LoopAvailable until October 10 (conditions dependent)

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. Click here to view map.

Difficulty:Easy.
Duration:3 hours - 5.2 km.
Dates:Available until October 10 (conditions dependent).
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 recommended due to limited spaces. To make a reservation please book online, or email us at guides@skilouise.com, or call 1 (403) 522-1385.

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Half-Day Banff Guided Hike

Lake Louise And Lake AgnesAvailable until October 10 (conditions dependent)

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. Click here to view map.

Difficulty:Moderate.
Duration:4 hours - 6.8 km.
Dates:Available until October 10 (conditions dependent).
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 recommended due to limited spaces. To make a reservation please book online, or email us at guides@skilouise.com, or call 1 (403) 522-1385.

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Half-Day Banff Guided Hike

Bow Glacier Trail And Bow LakeAvailable until October 10 (conditions dependent)

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. Click here to view map.

Difficulty:Easy/Moderate.
Duration:4 hours - 9.2 km.
Dates:Available until October 10 (conditions dependent).
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 recommended due to limited spaces. To make a reservation please book online, or email us at guides@skilouise.com, or call 1 (403) 522-1385.

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Half-Day Yoho Guided Hike

Sherbrooke LakeAvailable until October 10 (conditions dependent)

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. Click here to view map.

Difficulty:Moderate.
Duration:3 hours - 6.2 km.
Dates:Available until October 10 (conditions dependent).
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 recommended due to limited spaces. To make a reservation please book online, or email us at guides@skilouise.com, or call 1 (403) 522-1385.

Booking Details

Reservations are required 24 hours in advance of 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. Due to the natural grade of the mountain trails, all participants of Guided Hikes 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.