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Review of Icefields Parkway

Icefields Parkway
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Jasper to Banff One-Way Tour
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Icefields Parkway Sidecar Ride and Champagne Helicopter Flight
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Athabasca Glacier Full-Day Tour
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Owner description: Scenic highway cutting through breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes.
Reviewed March 5, 2014

we took this road on our way from banff to jasper, and it was amazing. there are million lakes on the way, glaciars on the mountains and you can see wildlife . the weather can change many times during the drive and it is often very rainy. make sure you have enough gas in your car because there are no gas stations on the way.i recomend you to stop for a visit at columbia icefield (about an hour from jasper) and also mistaya canyon, athabasca falls and sunwapta falls.

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Reviewed February 20, 2014

You wouldn't be able to describe how gorgeous this drive is! We travelled in September last year and you really won't be able to tell how amazed we were even we've seen pictures before. The more than an hour drive was the one I would never want to end! On our way we passed by several lakes and we did go to see Peyto lake and Bow River. I hadn't expected Peyto to be as nice as this! Personally I prefer Peyto to Lake louise even though the latter seems more famous. The Bow River was terrific as well, peaceful and indigo!

3  Thank Sophy X
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Reviewed February 19, 2014

Transferred from Banff to Jasper on the Icefield Parkway. Wow, what a journey. We had heard about the Parkway and seen photo's from other travellers. All of them saying what a trip it was. None of them wrong. Sit on the same side of the coach as the driver for the best view and have your camera at the ready. Ours was an express transfer but we did stop twice for exceptional views. I believe the summer tours take longer with more frequent stops. We travelled with Sundog Tours who provided a knowledgable and humorous driver. If you get the chance you have got to take this trip. It does rank as one of the best road journeys in the world.

3  Thank barryandsuescott
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Reviewed February 12, 2014

The drive to and from Jasper is amazing. All the popular tourist sites are on this road but beside that the views from your car or bus window will leave you in awe. This is one of those famous drives that everyone says you must do and I agree, it is a once in a lifetime experience.

4  Thank IOGWFH
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Reviewed February 6, 2014

It was our first ice field experience. Very cold, very good warm clothing is a must, but is was scenic and different from a forest. The special buses take took us into this area were slow, understandably, but gives an opportunity to take in the views. As part of the tour we stepped out into the ice fields and experience the conditions outside. Cold and windy but enjoyed it. It is a must as part of our tour of the Canadian Rockies as we make our way to Jasper from Lake Louise, self drive.

2  Thank Chong-wah
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