Victoria * Vancouver * Rocky Mountaineer Train * Banff * Calgary * Niagara Falls * Toronto
One of our favourites. Begin your Canada holiday in British Columbia’s provincial capital Victoria on Vancouver Island. Enjoy a whale watching cruise before travelling on a scenic ferry-cruise to spectacular Vancouver. Board the Rocky Mountaineer train for an exciting train journey through the Canadian Rockies to Banff. Continue from Calgary by air to Canada’s largest city, Toronto and visit awesome Niagara Falls. This independent multi-centre is like an escorted tour without the hassle of travelling with forty other people!
13 days from £3,054 per person twin share includes scheduled flights
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|03, 04, 07 May 2017||£3292||£3407||£3679||Quote|
|10, 11, 14, 17, 21 May||£3292||£3407||£3679||Quote|
|04, 07, 11, 14, 18 Jun||£3390||£3548||£3758||Quote|
|02, 05, 09, 12, 16, 19, 23 Jul||£3742||£3869||£4087||Quote|
|26, 30 Jul||£3742||£3869||£4087||Quote|
|02, 06, 09, 13, 16 Aug||£3742||£3869||£4087||Quote|
|23, 27 Aug||£3421||£3548||£3850||Quote|
|03, 06, 07, 10, 13, 14 Sep||£3407||£3548||£3820||Quote|
|17, 20, 21 Sep||£3407||£3548||£3796||Quote|
|24, 27 Sep||£3350||£3480||£3733||Quote|
|01, 04, 05, 08 Oct||£3214||£3387||£3606||Quote|
Day 1 - UK – Victoria
Your Canada holiday starts with a departure from Heathrow for an Air Canada flight to Vancouver with an onward connection to enchanting Victoria , provincial capital of British Columbia . On arrival a transfer by airporter coach is provided to your hotel.
Overnights (2): Victoria
Day 2 - Victoria (whale-watching)
The capital city of British Columbia , Victoria is situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island and is world-renowned for its charming ambience. Sometimes referred to as the “garden city” Victoria has a bustling harbour and heritage buildings. Enjoy an included whale-watching cruise. Visit the beautiful Butchart Gardens and explore the harbour area by horse drawn carriage or stroll amongst the narrow streets and market
Day 3 - Victoria – Vancouver
Today you travel by coach and ferry for a scenic ferry-cruise through the resort region of the Gulf Islands to the spectacular city of Vancouver. Surrounded by mountains and the sea Vancouver in one of the world’s most beautiful settings.
Overnights (3): Vancouver
Day 4-5 - Vancouver
Renowned as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Vancouver is home to spectacular natural scenery with breathtaking views in each and every direction, has a bustling metropolitan core and boasts one of the mildest climates in Canada. Enjoy all the city has offer with your included flexible city tour. 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 6 - 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 in the late afternoon you will transferred by coach to your overnight hotel. Breakfast & Lunch Included
Overnight (1): Kamloops
Day 7 - Kamloops to Banff
Returning in the morning to the Rocky Mountaineer train, your journey continues eastwards to the mighty Canadian Rockies. Once again you will see a spectacular range of scenery as you travel across ranchlands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich history of the Canadian Rockies. Today’s highlights include Craigellachie where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, the Kicking Horse Canyon and the Spiral Tunnels of Yoho National Park and of course the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Breakfast & Lunch Included
Overnights (3): Banff
Day 8-9 - 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. Visit the historic hot springs on the included sightseeing tour and stroll along the shore of Lake Minnewanka before ascending Sulphur Mountain on the gondola (payable locally).
Day 10 - Banff – Calgary Airport - Toronto
This morning you travel by airporter coach to Calgary airport for your flight across to Toronto . On arrival into Toronto a private transfer is provided to your centrally located hotel.
Overnights (2): Toronto
Day 11 - Niagara Falls
Departing from your Toronto 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, "thesteel 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 on the Hornblower cruise* for a unique view of the spectacular Horseshoe Falls. Other highlights include a panoramic lunch at Sheraton on the Falls and a trip along the beautiful Niagara Parkway which winds its way along the Niagara Gorge passing through the historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, voted “Canada’s Prettiest Town”. *Prior to May 15 and after Oct 15, Hornblower cruise will be substituted with The Journey Behind the Falls.*
Day 12 - Toronto to UK
Included is a Step-on Step-off sightseeing tour of Toronto. Build your own Toronto experience with the freedom of our Hop-On-Hop-Off City Tour aboard a London-Style Double Decker Bus or Trolley. Let the friendly and knowledgeable tour guides educate you on the fun facts and history of Toronto as they take you through the city with stops at or near all major hotels in the downtown area. The ticket also includes a free boat tour (available seasonally) of the Toronto Harbour and Islands. Later a private car transfer will be provided to the airport for your overnight flight to the UK.
Day 13 - 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.
|3 Star||4 Star||5 Star|
|Victoria||Inn at Laurel Point||The Parkside Hotel & Spa||Fairmont Empress|
|Vancouver||Best Western Plus Sands by the Sea||Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver||Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver|
|Banff||Banff International Hotel||Delta Banff Royal Canadian Lodge||Rimrock Resort Hotel|
|Toronto||Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre||Chelsea Hotel||Fairmont Royal York Hotel|
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: Downtown Victoria hotel situated on Inner Harbour, within walking distance to the legislative building, the Victoria Conference Centre, and shopping and entertainment venues.
Number of Rooms: 200
Accommodation: Air conditioning, TV, in-room movies (charge), telephone, WIFI internet access available throughout the property at a daily charge of $11, rollaway bed free, Green Key. Non smoking property, restaurant, bar, room service, indoor pool, fitness centre, business centre, parking $17, pet friendly property. Wheelchair accessible room(s).
The Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa is a sustainable all-suite property, situated one block from the Victoria Conference Centre and two blocks from the Inner Harbour.
Number of rooms: 126
Accommodation: TV, Telephone, WIFI internet access available throughout the property (free), Kitchen, Green Key.
Facilities: 8 floors with elevator, Restaurant, Bar, Indoor Pool, Fitness Centre, Hot Tub, Spa, Parking $15. Wheelchair accessible room(s).
Summer activities: Golf course nearby.
Location: Luxurious chateau-style hotel in downtown Victoria, overlooking the Inner Harbour, and adjacent to the Victoria Conference Centre.
Number of Rooms: 477
Accommodation: TV, in-room movies (charge), telephone, WIFI internet access available throughout the property at a daily charge of $15, mini bar, iron with board, hair dryer, rollaway bed free, Green Key, Fairmont Gold inclusions: Private check-in and lounge access, Continental Breakfast and afternoon canapes and honour bar, complimentary newspapers, DVDs, books and games, computer access in lounge, in-room internet access. 2 restaurants, bar, indoor pool, fitness centre, sauna, whirlpool, spa, parking $29. Wheelchair accessible room(s).