Visit iconic attractions in Banff National Park, located in the celebrated surroundings of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Founded in 1885, Banff is recognised as Canada's first national park. The extreme beauty of this landscape features endless hiking trails through spectacular mountain passes, emerald glacial lakes, epic waterfalls and deep canyons. Top destinations include the 144-mile Icefields Parkway, one of the world's most famous, and beautiful, drives. The route includes Jasper National Park, and Banff, and the views span majestic glaciers and some of the Rockies' tallest mountain peaks. Keep an eye out for wildlife appearances, from bears to bighorn sheep. Then stop off at Sulphur Mountain and board a gondola to the peak, which offers an incredible view out onto the UNESCO-listed Banff. Then head back down to terra firma, and explore Cave and Basin, Lake Minnewanka, and top it all off by relaxing in the Upper Hot Springs. Heli-hikes are a fabulous way to visit exclusive parts of this region, and witness the hidden gems of Banff National Park. A helicopter will take you to secluded areas and expert guides will highlight the impressive variety of flora and fauna on hikes. Banff is also home to the renowned Lake Louise and Lake Moraine. With limitless options for leisure activities, make the most of each opportunity in this natural wonderland.