Vancouver * Rocky Mountaineer Train * Jasper * The Icefields Parkway * Lake Louise * Banff * Montreal * Quebec City * Toronto * Niagara Falls
The title says it all! A delightful combination of a stay in spectacular Vancouver coupled with a ride on the Rocky Mountaineer, the beauty of the Canadian Rockies in Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff together with the cosmopolitan east coast of Montreal, Toronto and Niagara Falls.
17 days from £3,911 per person twin share including flights
|02, 06, 09, 13, 16 May 2017||£3911||Quote|
|23, 27 May||£4094||Quote|
|03, 06 Jun||£4107||Quote|
|27, 30 Jun||£4428||Quote|
|04, 08, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25 Jul||£4428||Quote|
|01, 05, 08, 12, 15 Aug||£4428||Quote|
|19, 22 Aug||£4107||Quote|
|26, 28 Aug||£4107||Quote|
|02, 05, 09, 12, 18 Sep||£4107||Quote|
|03, 07, 10 Oct||£3917||Quote|
|*Supplement will apply
during Montreal Grand Prix
Day 1 - UK – Vancouver
Your Canada holiday starts with a departure from London Heathrow on a scheduled Air Canada flight to Vancouver. On arrival a private car transfer will be provided to your centrally located hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Overnights (3): Metropolitan Hotel - Vancouver
Day 2-3 - Vancouver
Today you will have time to explore with our included flexible city tour that offers up the highlights of downtown Vancouver, including major attractions, and scenic points of interest. Tickets are valid for two consecutive days, and the convertible clear top buses offer stunning views, rain or shine. Choose to Hop-Off at any of the 20 plus stops, and Hop-On again to continue the tour. Take an up close and personal look at Vancouver’s urban oasis, Stanley Park, have lunch at Granville Island, visit the historical Gastown or the trendy Yaletown, and don’t forget Robson Street to do a little shopping! Highlights of the route include English Bay, Stanley Park, Granville Island, Yaletown, Gastown, Chinatown, Robson Street, and the Entertainment District. Full commentary is offered in English, German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Korean and Mandarin. The tour loop duration is 120 minutes, without hopping off to visit attractions.
Day 4 - Vancouver - Kamloops
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train from Vancouver to Kamloops in the interior of British Columbia. En route you will pass through the fertile Fraser Valley and the scenic Fraser Canyon. One of the canyon's true highlights is Hell's Gate, where you will watch water torrent past the canyon's walls at its narrowest point. Upon leaving the Fraser Canyon, the train will follow the Thompson River to the city of Kamloops. On arrival you will be transferred by coach to your overnight hotel. Breakfast & Lunch Included
Overnight (1): Kamloops
Day 5 - Kamloops to Jasper
in the morning you will return to the Rocky Mountaineer train which will follow the Thompson River through rolling plateaus into the snowy peaks of the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains. The train will pass by Mt. Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies at 3954 meters (12,972 ft), before entering Jasper National Park. Arrival in Jasper will be in the ate afternoon. Breakfast & Lunch Included
Overnights (2): Chateau Jasper - Jasper
Day 6 - Jasper
Today enjoy an included excursion where you will experience Jasper National Park by travelling the trails of the early explorers and view the park’s unspoiled grandeur. You will begin along the mighty Athabasca Canadian Heritage River learning about David Thompson and the valley ecosystem. Hike above Maligne Canyon, with its narrow gorge and limestone walls created by 10,000 years of water erosion and visit a place of mystery and Indian legend at Medicine Lake. You are sure to see a variety of mountain wildlife.
Day 7 - The Icefields Parkway
Travel by sightseeing coach along the magnificent Icefields Parkway. This one way excursion offers one of the most spectacular journeys in the world with mountains, lakes, wildlife and a one-of-a-kind experience. The Icefields Parkway is one of the few places in the world where features of the ice age still exist, and is home for bears, elk, moose, mountain goats, and sheep. The Columbia Icefield is its crown jewel, where modern day explorers can take an Ice Explorer out onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier for a spectacular Ice Age adventure. Ice Explorer ride, Glacier Adventure and lunch are Included. Visitors will take a shuttle from the Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre 6.5km to the new Glacier SkyWalk. The glass-floored platform extends 30m out over the Sunwapta Canyon. Visitors can also enjoy the interpretive stations along the 500m long Discovery Trail that leads to and from the viewpoint. Experience waterfalls, wildlife, fossils and more on an existing cliff-edge walkway that leads to a platform where glass is all that separates visitors from a 277m drop. Afterwards continue to the turquoise waters of pretty Lake Louise.
Overnights (2): Deer Lodge - Lake Louise
Day 8 - Lake Louise
Enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Lake Louise. Why not take a walk around the lake to view the Victoria Glacier?
Days 9-10 - Lake Louise to Banff
A short transfer today to Banff, situated on the doorstep of spectacular scenery. Banff nestles amidst the glory of the Canadian Rockies and boasts an attractive main street with numerous cafes and craft shops. Enjoy an included sightseeing tour. Discover the town of Banff and its unspoiled natural surroundings. The highlights include Bow Falls, the hoodoos that are curiously shaped by centuries of erosion, Surprise Corner, Tunnel Mountain Drive which overlooks the beautiful scenery of the Bow River Valley, and the magnificent Lake Minnewanka.
Overnights (2): Banff Caribou Lodge - Banff
Day 11 - Banff – Calgary - Montreal
Today you will travel by airporter coach directly to Calgary Airport for your onward flight to Montreal. You will be met on arrival and a private car transfer will be provided to your downtown hotel.
Overnights (3): Best Western Ville Marie Hotel & Suites - Montreal
Day 12 - Quebec City Tour
Discover the historical treasures and wonderful “joie de vivre” atmosphere of Quebec City during this full day excursion. Your expert guide provides narration as you tour through the only walled city in North America. Highlights include the Upper and Lower Towns, the Parliament Buildings, the Plains of Abraham, the Citadel, Chateau Frontenac, Place d'Armes, Québec National Assembly, the Notre Dame Basilica. A visit to Montmorency Falls, 30m higher than the world famous Niagara Falls, is also included in today’s tour. Tours are in English and French only. Complimentary shuttle to the departure booth is offered from all Montréal hotels. A 1.5 hour cruise from Québec City can also be included for departures May 1 - Oct 20.
Day 13 - Montreal Tour
Some of the highlights of this fully-narrated tour are a stop at the beautiful Notre Dame Basilica (entrance not included), residential and financial districts, historic Old Montreal, an outside view of the Olympic Complex, the campus of McGill University and the panoramic view from an observation point on top of Mont Royal. The tour can be considered a complete tour of the city, as it will bring passengers by more than 200 points of interest.
Day 14 - Montreal - Toronto
Depart today from Union Station on a VIA Rail train to Toronto. Your journey takes you along the shores of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence, passing through the Thousand Islands region and the historic city of Kingston, the original capital of Canada before Ottawa became the seat of Government in the 1840s. On arrival in Toronto, take a short taxi ride to your hotel.
Overnights (2): Chelsea Hotel - Toronto
Day 15 - Niagara Falls
Departing from your hotel, the Niagara Falls full day tour will bring you to one of Canada’s most spectacular sights. You will make your way to Niagara through the towns of Hamilton - "the steel capital of Canada", St. Catharines - "the fruit basket of ontario", and the wine region of the Niagara Peninsula. An ample amount of time will be spent at the falls to give you every opportunity to take pictures and admire the thundering waters. Included is a thrilling boat ride (seasonal) on Hornblower Cruises for an unique view of the spectacular Horseshoe Falls. Other highlights include a meal and a trip along the beautiful Niagara Parkway which winds its way along the Niagara Gorge passing through the historic community of Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Day 16 - Toronto-UK
A leisurely day to explore Toronto. Store your bags with the hotel porter until the late afternoon when you will transfer by included Airporter bus to the airport for your overnight flight to the UK.
Day 17 - Arrive UK
PLEASE NOTE that an additional DEPOSIT of £220 to £300 per person is required to confirm a reservation.
BRITISH AIRWAYS ECONOMY CLASS DOMESTIC ADD-ONS
Available in conjunction with your trans-atlantic Air Canada flights between London and to/from Aberdeen, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and Newcastle. Details on request.
Air Canada Upgrade to Executive First
Designed to provide you with your own personal space that's ideal for a good night's sleep, each Executive First Suite* reclines into a fully flat bed at the touch of a button. Armed with a comfy pillow and duvet and fully equipped with all the latest in-flight amenities, you'll arrive at your destination completely refreshed and ready to start your day.
Upgrade to GoldLeaf Service on the Rocky Mountaineer
Our custom-designed, bi-level, glass-domed GoldLeaf coach puts you right in the middle of the awe-inspiring scenery of the Canadian Rockies. Take in the dazzling vistas upstairs, and enjoy delicious meals downstairs. From the attentive service provided by your Rocky Mountaineer Hosts, to the gourmet meals prepared from regional cuisine by our award-winning chefs. GoldLeaf Service is quite simply, as good as it gets.
|Vancouver||Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver|
|Lake Louise||Deer Lodge|
|Banff||Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa|
|Montreal||Best Western Plus Ville Marie Hotel & Suites|
Tour Price Includes:
All offers are subject to availability. once a booking is confirmed your holiday price is 100% GUARANTEED against any increase in price such as currency exchange fluctuations or fuel surcharges. Other companies may surcharge you by up to 10% more!
Location: Elegant deluxe hotel in downtown Vancouver, across from Pacific Centre shopping mall.
Number of Rooms: 197
Accommodation: Air conditioning, TV, telephone, WIFI internet access available throughout the property (free), CD player, coffee maker, mini bar, iron with board, in-room safe, bathrobe, hair dryer, Green Key. 18 floors with elevator, Restaurant, bar, 24hr room service, indoor pool, fitness centre, steam room, squash courts, parking $40. Wheelchair accessible room(s).