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Rocky Mountains: Smartphone Driving and Walking Audio Tours

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Activity provider: Tripvia Tours

Rocky Mountains: Smartphone Driving and Walking Audio Tours

Activity provider: Tripvia Tours

From US$ 14.71 per group up to 8

Explore the Rocky Mountains with 3 smartphone audio tours. Drive down the Trans-Canada Highway in the company of your app guide and take 2 audio-led walking tours in Canmore and Banff.

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Audio guide included
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Hear how the towns were established as you walk through the historic downtowns
  • Immerse yourself in nature at Canmore’s parks and rivers
  • Enjoy being independent from guides, schedules, and groups
  • Learn about the awe-inspiring mountains that surrounding you
  • Discover the beauty of the Canadian Rockies area at your own pace
Full description

Discover the Rockies with 3 audio tours on your smartphone. Admire the scenic beauty of the area and explore the charming towns of Canmore and Banff at your own pace. Engaging audio clips will play automatically as you drive using a live GPS map, and no data is used during the tours.

First, enjoy the Calgary and Lake Louise Driving tour that takes you along Trans-Canada Highway 1, one of the most exciting drives in Alberta. Start anywhere along the route between Calgary and Lake Louise.

With your smartphone as your guide, learn about the surrounding mountains, parks, and rivers that have played a role in the historical development of the area. Hear about the discovery of the Banff Hot Springs and admire the beauty of Banff National Park.

The Canmore Downtown Sightseeing Walking Tour explores the best of Canmore. Visit Canmore Museum, see the Red Telephone Box, and stroll around Friendship Park.

Start on the east end of downtown and see the Three Sisters Gallery, where you'll learn about the importance of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Follow along a portion of the Bow Valley Trail and learn about some of Canmore's coal mining history before making your way to the picturesque Policeman's Creek Trail.

In the heart of downtown, you'll hear about its history and historic buildings like the Canmore Hotel and the Canmore Miners Union Hall. Finish up your tour with a short walk through Centennial Park.

Then, discover more about the history and culture of the Banff on a city highlights walking audio tour. Chart your own course using the GPS map and find out where to find the town's statues, sculptures, and murals as you explore the historic downtown.

Hear the story of how the town was founded and visit sites like the riverside Banff Central Park or the historic Victorian-style home at the Luxton Home Museum. Learn about the buildings, sculptures, surrounding mountains, and parks that have played a role in the town’s history.

Includes
  • 1 self-guided driving tour - Calgary to Lake Louise
  • 2 self-guided walking tours - Canmore and Banff
  • Downloadable tour app for Android and Apple
  • Lifetime tour access
  • Trivia challenge (optional on walking tours)
  • Hands-free audio
  • Device and headphones
  • Live guide
  • Transportation
  • Attraction tickets

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Meeting point

Each tour has a separate starting point, the one above is for the driving tour. You'll find details on the start point for each tour once downloaded. *** the tours are accessed via the Tripvia Tours mobile app, not the Get Your Guide app. Unique code to access the tour provided after booking (found by clicking on 'More Details' then 'Notes from Activity Provider' section in confirmation email).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Charged Smartphone
  • Downloaded app

Know before you go

  • App can be downloaded on WiFi beforehand
  • No signal required or data used during the tour (after initial download)
  • Although you'll book for a specific day, the tour is available any time after booking confirmation
  • The walking tours take place in Banff and Canmore. Each walking tour has meeting instructions and directions included
Customer reviews

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3.7 /5

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Went fine, fun facts, start talking near every point of interest. Works well.

September 27, 2022

Was nic to have the app speak for the drive and didn’t have to touch it!

October 1, 2022

Product ID: 416072