Upgrade your Lake Louise shuttle adventure with a private guided hike or walk

Tailored to your group's pace and preferences, our local interpretive guides will lead you along the serene Lake Louise Lakehshore or its majestic vistas, enriching your journey with captivating stories and hidden gems. Enjoy the added convenience of a guide who not only navigates but also captures stunning group photos—forget the selfie sticks!

Please note, each guest requires a Gondola & Lake Louise Shuttle Combo Ticket to access these enhanced tours.

Lake Louise Teahouse

Lake Louise Teahouses
Full-Day Hike

As this is a private guided hike, your group can choose from the following full-day hike options with your guide:

  • Plain of Six Glaciers Teahouse Hike (11 km total; elevation gain: 365m)
  • Lake Agnes Teahouse Hike (7 km total; elevation gain: 385m)
  • Both Teahouses connected via the Highline Trail (14 km total; elevation gain: 820m)

All hikes begin at the Lake Louise lakeshore and are considered classic excursions in the Rockies. The paths are shared with other hikers and horses, offering a true mountain experience. Ascending above the tree line rewards you with stunning views of Lake Louise. Along the way, your guide will share tales of the historic teahouses. We recommend bringing a lunch due to the potential busyness of the teahouses, though there might be an opportunity to stop for tea or a treat, depending on our timing.

Difficulty: Moderate to Advanced.
Duration: 6-8 hours - 7 km – 13 km.
Dates: June 7 to October 13, 2024 (conditions dependent).
Times: Check in at the Guides’ Cabin at 8:30am.
Group Size: 2 to 12 people (private). For groups larger than 12, please email us at guides@skilouise.com.
Cost: $599 per group.

RESERVATIONS

Online reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance. Reserving within 48 hours? Don’t see a time that works for you? We may still be able to book you dependent on Guide availability. Please email us at guides@skilouise.com, or call 1 (403) 522-1385.

Please note: Each guest requires a Gondola & Lake Louise Shuttle Combo Ticket to access this enhanced tour.

Arrival details

Please arrive at the Guides’ Cabin at 8:30 am. The Guides’ Cabin is located between the Lodge of Ten Peaks and Whiskeyjack Lodge.

Lake Louise Lakeshore

Lake Louise Lakeshore
Half-Day Walk

Enjoy a leisurely stroll around the Lake Louise Lakeshore, where your guide will highlight the intricate details and share the captivating stories behind the iconic Lake Louise.

Difficulty: Easy.
Duration: 4 km return, elevation gain: minimal.
Dates: June 7  to October 13, 2024 (conditions dependent).
Times: Check in at the Guides’ Cabin at 8:30am for morning half-day, or 12:30pm for afternoon half-day.
Group Size: 2 to 12 people (private). For groups larger than 12, please email us at guides@skilouise.com.
Cost: $399 per group.

RESERVATIONS

Available soon: Online reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance. Reserving within 48 hours? Don’t see a time that works for you? We may still be able to book you dependent on Guide availability. Please email us at guides@skilouise.com, or call 1 (403) 522-1385.

Please note: Each guest requires a Gondola & Lake Louise Shuttle Combo Ticket to access this enhanced tour.

Arrival details

Please arrive at the Guides’ Cabin at 8:30am for morning half-day, or 12:30pm for afternoon half-day. The Guides’ Cabin is located between the Lodge of Ten Peaks and Whiskeyjack Lodge.

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.

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/Walks should be of moderate fitness ability and be wear proper hiking or walking footwear and dress for all weather conditions. We recommend bringing sunglasses, water, snacks, jacket and a camera. For Full-Day Hikes, all participants should carry a backpack and bring their lunch (not provided).