Best of Canada

9 nights from €2,699 per person Including Flights

Overview

This tailormade itinerary shows you the best of East and West Canada, beginning in the cosmpolitan city of Toronto. You can take a day trip to Niagara Falls to discover this wonder of the world, enjoying a Hornblower Cruise to the thundering waters. Then fly to Calgary - the gateway to the Rockies. You don’t need a car, as you’ll take the short coach transfer to Banff, where you'll have a couple of days to explore the stunning national park before boarding the iconic Rocky Mountaineer train. Travel in style through the Canadian Rockies, enjoying fabulous food with expert commentary as you take in the spectacular sights. end your adventure in vibrant Vancouver, where you can enjoy a walking or cycing tour, a floatplane experience or a foodie tour of Granville Island.

Highlights

  • Explore great Canadian city of Toronto - climb the CN Tower, cruise the harbour, enjoy the cosmopolitan cuisine
  • Take a day trip Niagara Falls - enjoy lunch with panoramic views, cruise up close to the thundering waters, discover charming Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Experience the wonder of Banff National Park with it's beautiful lakes and soaring mountains
  • Enjoy a two-day trip on the Rocky Mountaineer train travelling through the Rockies
  • Discover the lovely coastal city of Vancouver, with it's glorious waterfront and fusion cuisine
Whats included?
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Checked baggage
  • CAR licensed & bonded
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1 Fly to Toronto

Arrive at Toronto’s International Airport and transfer independently to your downtown hotel for the next three nights.

Standard Hotel - Courtyard By Marriott Downtown, Deluxe Hotel - Fairmont Royal York

Day 2 Niagara Falls - Optional Day Trip

Niagara Falls Trip (8 hours) - After being picked up from your hotel, you will travel to Niagara through the towns of Hamilton, "the steel capital of Canada", St Catherines "the fruit basket of Ontario", and the wine region of the Niagara Peninsula. Included is a wonderful 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 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"

* Between November and April the Hornblower cruise will be substituted with The Journey Behind The Falls

Standard Hotel - Courtyard By Marriott Downtown; Deluxe Hotel - Fairmont Royal York

Day 3 Toronto

A full day to explore Toronto at leisure. We can book you admission tickets for the CN Tower - a must for any visitor to enjoy the panoramic views. You could take a downtown guided bike tour, enjoy a cruise of the harbour, take a spin on a Segway or be spooked on a Haunted Walk Tour.

Standard Hotel - Courtyard By Marriott Downtown; Deluxe Hotel - Fairmont Royal York

Day 4 Fly to Calgary and transfer to Banff

This morning check out of your Toronto hotel and transfer independently to Toronto Airport for your flight to Calgary.  Upon arrival you have an included scheduled transfer to Banff which will take a little under two hours. Enjoy an evening discovering the lovely main street of this charming mountain town.

Standard Hotel - Banff Aspen Lodge; Deluxe Hotel - Fairmont Banff Springs

Day 5 & 6 Banff

You had two days at leisure in Banff for you to explore - stroll the lively high street filled with cafes and boutiques, walk the trail down to the lovely Bow River and Bow Falls, or we can pre-book some excursions for you such as these:

Optional Excursions from Banff:

The Icefields Parkway Tour from Banff (full day) – You will be picked up you’re your hotel to travel to the spectacular Columbia Icefield.  Covering an expanse of 325 sq. km and reaching depths of up to 320m, this impressive icefield forms one of the largest masses of ice south of the Arctic Circle.  Your route along the scenic Icefields Parkway provides stunning views. On arrival you will venture onto the Athabasca Glacier in a special vehicle -The Ice Explorer.  An alpine picnic lunch is included.

Explore Banff including Banff Gondola and Lake Minnewanka Cruise (full day) - After being picked up from your hotel, you will learn about the culture, geology and wildlife as you explore Banff. You will seethe Bow Falls and Two Jackviewpoint, take a trip up the Banff Gondola for the most spectacular views of six mountain ranges and the Bow Valley, then complete the take with a guided cruise on beautiful Lake Minnewanka. A light lunch and refreshments are included.

Standard Hotel - Banff Aspen Lodge; Deluxe Hotel  - Fairmont Banff Springs

Day 7 Rocky Mountaineer Train from Banff to Kamloops

This morning check out of your hotel and catch a taxi to the train station.  On board the Rocky Mountaineer train, you will experience a spectacular rail excursion from Banff to Kamloops. This unique daylight service allows you to view some of the most spectacular sights in Western Canada. The route departs the Rocky Mountains through the Kicking Horse Pass. By late afternoon, you are in the ranchland of interior British Columbia, where you disembark for the night. Upon arrival in Kamloops, the evening is at your leisure. Overnight in Kamloops. Breakfast and lunch included.

Overnight: Thompson Hotel or similar (upgrade to Deluxe Hotel available)

Day 8 Rocky Mountaineer Train from Kamloops to Vancouver

You will set out on the last leg of your spectacular rail experience today. The Rocky Mountaineer takes you through the “cowboy country” ranchlands and along the rushing torrents of the Fraser and Thompson Rivers. You are now truly in pioneer territory and en route you can listen to the history and legends of the West while enjoying all the comforts of your luxury train. The last stretch takes you through lush farmlands and past historic towns to Vancouver. Breakfast and lunch included.  Upon arrival in Vancouver catch a taxi to your hotel for two nights

Standard - Century Plaza Hotel & Spa; Deluxe - Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

Day 9 Vancouver

Today is at leisure in this wonderful city.  Explore Vancouver independently, and again we can book you a wide variety of excursions such as a hop-on hop-off bus tour, a superb floatplane experience, a foodie Granville Island Market tour or a sunset dinner cruise. There are also plenty of places to hire bikes to cycle along the picturesque sea wall to Stanley Park.

Standard - Century Plaza Hotel & Spa; Deluxe - Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

Day 10 Fly home

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