Self Drive Tours
LAKE LOUISE TO JASPER: THE ICEFIELDS PARKWAY, HIGHWAY 93 NORTHThe Icefields Parkway commentary from GyPSy Guide can be heard in English, French and German.
Driving time: All day with stops
The Icefields Parkway is the most popular drive in the Canadian Rockies for people who rent GyPSy Guide.
Repeatedly voted "the world’s most spectacular mountain drive". Set aside the whole day to drive this magnificent road. Each corner along the Icefields Parkway brings even more spectacular mountain scenery. Glaciers line the roadside, see turquoise colored lakes and thundering waterfalls. You can stop on the way to take a tour and actually walk on a glacier. You absolutely cannot miss this drive if you are in the Rockies. Drive from Banff or Lake Louise to the Icefields and return in one full day or continue all the way to Jasper and stay overnight.
From Jasper, the Columbia Icefields are 1 hour south. You can return or continue to Lake Louise and Banff.
The chances of seeing wildlife, including grizzly bears and elk, are very good on the Icefields Parkway drive. To improve your chances make an early start - animals are more active in the morning and evening. Always practice safe wildlife viewing and never feed the animals.
Watch this video to hear one family's experience with the GyPSy GPS tour
• Columbia Icefields
• Bow Glacier and Bow Lake
Rent the GyPSy Guide to take with you on your driving tour. Use it in your own vehicle or in a rented car or RV.
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All rates are CAD$ + taxes.
*+7 rate applies as a daily rate after 7 days.
A $10 one way drop fee applies to rentals return to a different location to the pick up.
Also look at the Banff to Lake Louise and Jasper driving tours.
Click on the play buttons below to hear sample commentary from this area.