Yes. A hot lunch buffet will be provided for all guests on the tour at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre with options for vegetarian, vegan and gluten free meals.
Make sure you wear layers, sunscreen, and comfortable shoes with grip on the bottom (i.e. sneakers, hiking boots). Sunglasses may come in handy as well as an empty water bottle that you can fill with glacier water if you wish. Also, don't forget your camera!
You will visit several beautiful locations in Banff National Park, including Lake Louise, the Icefields Parkway, Crowfoot Glacier, Peyto Lake, Bow Lake, Columbia Icefield Adventure and the Columbia Icefield Skywalk.
No. Parks Canada requires all adult visitors to Canada’s national parks to buy a permit for the duration of their stay to support visitor services and facilities. Day Passes or a yearly Discovery Pass are available to buy in-person at Parks Canada's park gates and information centres in Banff and Jasper. Admission for youth 17 and under is free.