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Top 10 Things to do in Lake Louise

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  • Lake Agnes

    Mountainside Teahouse

    Traverse subalpine walking trails, majestic mountains and verdant forests as you hike up to Lake Agnes. The trail is seven km long (4.4 mi), and guided walks can be arranged through our guided Mountain Adventure programs at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Once you’ve enjoyed the views of Big Beehive, reward yourself with a stop at Lake Agnes Tea House, where a slice of freshly baked apple crumble or pumpkin spice loaf accompanies a delightful cup of their 100 different varieties of tea.

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  • Ancient Glalcier Beauty

    Ancient Glacier Beauty

    Walking along ancient glaciers and listening to the eerie cracking of frozen water in motion is an unforgettable experience. Icewalks offers interpretive walks and hikes along the lower half of the Athabasca Glacier and puts you close to the regal beauty of this ice-carved landscape. Or, explore the glaciers in comfort with a guided tour aboard a massive, custom-built Ice Explorer, which takes you right onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier.

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  • Lake Louise Sunrise

    Lake Louise Sunrise

    Experience the serenity and beauty of Lake Louise by scheduling time at sunrise to go canoeing. The otherworldly turquoise colour and stillness of Lake Louise provides a unique chance to make indelible memories. Cap off your morning with a delicious continental breakfast when you return to the boat deck.

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  • Horseback Riding

    Horseback Riding

    Follow in the footsteps of the original settlers as you explore these awe-inspiring mountains by horseback. There are also a number of horseback adventures on offer which bring you through avalanche trails and forests, offering tantalizing views of the ethereal color that Lake Louise is known for.

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  • Mountain Top Yoga

    Mountain Top Yoga

    Imagine breathing in pristine mountain air as you do a hatha yoga session amid the untouched beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Heli Yoga whisks you away via helicopter into rarely trekked forests. After a backcountry hike, you’ll enjoy an hour-long hatha yoga session lead by your expert guide and yoga instructor. Once the session is complete, you’ll continue to hike before being picked up by helicopter for a ride that offers birds-eye views of glaciers and waterfalls.

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  • Soothing Massage

    Soothing Massage

    The soothing hot springs of Banff National Park have attracted visitors from all over the world for more than 100 years. The tradition continues at The Spa at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Before or after an energetic day on the lake or trekking the natural trails, indulge with a massage, facial or full body scrub. Take advantage of the signature services, including therapy for hikers’ feet, which is the perfect antidote to a day of skiing or hiking.

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  • Wildlife Viewing

    Wildlife Viewing

    Known as the “Hiking Capital of Canada,” the area of Lake Louise offers a variety of sightseeing opportunities that feature awe-inspiring wildlife. From pikas to grizzlies, we promise you’ll enjoy the excitement of seeing animals in their natural habitat.

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  • Soar Above the Clouds

    Soar Above the Clouds

    As a Gondola whisks you high above the stunning landscape of the Canadian Rockies, enjoy the panoramic view of snow-capped mountains and glaciers - you may be lucky enough to spot a a mountain goat or even a grizzly bear!

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  • Innovative Alpine Cuisine

    Innovative Alpine Cuisine

    Innovative European alpine cuisine is featured nightly at the intimate Walliser Stube restaurant and wine bar. The house specialty is cheese fondue, offered in a variety of flavors, including traditional, black truffle, roasted garlic and morel mushroom. With an extensive wine library of more than 500 bottles, this is a must-do for every Lake Louise visitor.

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  • Guided Mountain Adventure

    Guided Mountain Adventure

    Lake Louise is a mountain playground unlike any other. Welcome to our backyard, filled with endless adventures just outside our doorstep. Discover the beauty and history of the Lake Louise area with our Mountain Adventure Program. Join one of our accredited naturalists for activities ranging from full and half day hikes, to a snowshoeing experience depending on the season.

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