The journey through Jasper National Park is one of the most scenic mountain drives in the world. Vistas are filled with epic glaciers, steep valleys, thundering waterfalls and has an abundance of in Canada’s iconic wildlife. Experience the luscious forests, crystal clear lakes and hidden canyons along the Icefields Parkway from Lake Louise to Jasper.

Jasper National Park’s breathtaking landscapes tell stories from the ice age to the modern age.

En route to Jasper is the Columbia Icefield which is home to the Athabasca Glacier – the largest accumulation of ice and snow south of the Arctic Circle.  Towering to an icy 360 metres, the Athabasca giant will leave a breathtaking impression of the towering beauty of this pre-historic Canadian landscape.

Every single turn along the Icefields Parkway offers a neck-turning breathtaking vista. Have your camera ready and don’t forget to breathe! The cool thing about exploring this region with Moose Travel is that you get to hop off the bus along the way. Find the best viewpoints and photo opportunities, go for interesting hikes, and find unforgettable picnic spots while taking in the journey.

Can’t go to the Rocky Mountains and not go hiking! Bring some walking shoes and go exploring!

Keep your eyes peeled for Canadian wildlife roaming in Banff and Jasper National Parks. Home to grizzly and black bears, caribou, elk and of course moose, just to name a few. You may also see eagles overhead, big horned sheep on the cliffs and beavers swimming in the waters as well as lots of chipmunks ready to steal your lunch!

Many animals call this area home – ask your tour guide how to be “bear aware” so you don’t look like this pile of bones! (kidding!)

Jasper is known for its rustic natural wonders; the inky night skies are perfect for star gazing. Get a truly authentic Rocky Mountain experience with an overnight stay at a wilderness hostel. Have a drink and a s’more around the campfire, swapping stories with new friends and taking in the beautiful surroundings.

Get an authentic Canadian experience singing campfire songs under the stars drinking cans of Canadian Lager!
Get an authentic Canadian experience sitting by the campfire in the wilderness.

Highlights in Jasper National Park:

  • Cruise the Icefields Parkway for jawdropping vistas
  • Always keep your eyes peeled for wildlife spotting
  • Visit Maligne Canyon and Maligne Lake
  • Explore the Columbia Icefield and Athabasca Glacier
  • Take in the thundering waters of Athabasca Falls