Travel Across Canada
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Discover the best of Canada on this truly epic journey. Now on sale for 2020 this fantastic itinerary and one of our best sellers for 2019 lets you experience the Pacific coastal city of Vancouver, situated on Canada’s west coast and cosmopolitan Toronto on Canada’s East Coast. Sandwiched in between you will have the opportunity to travel by rail through the majestic Canadian Rockies on the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer. Your rail journey begins in Vancouver and ends in the beautiful mountain town of Banff for a 3-night stay. Travelling onwards to Calgary by coach you will fly to Toronto where we have included a day trip to one of the worlds natural wonders - Niagara Falls.
Departing April - October 2019 & 2020 ( priced based on October 2019 departures) - Call for full details and prices for other dates and to book!
Once arriving in Vancouver make your way to your central hotel, the rest of the day will be at leisure to explore the city. (overnight Vancouver)
You are free today to explore the city at leisure. No trip to Vancouver would be complete without a visit to Stanley Park. Situated between English Bay and Burrard Inlet, the peninsula at the north-western edge of down-town Vancouver, Stanley Park covers 1,000 acres. Its seawall, beaches, walking trails, totem poles, aquarium, pool, miniature railway and more attract 8 million visitors each year. Why not hop on one of the horse drawn tours that make its way around the park? Overnight: Vancouver
After boarding at the Rocky Mountaineer Vancouver Station, travel through the fertile fields of the Fraser Valley. Farmland gives way to the towering peaks of the Coast Mountains before the rumble of raging waters hail the arrivals of Hell's Gate. Piney forests turn into the abstract beauty of dusty desert hills as you pull in to spend the night in Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops
Continue your journey through a changing landscape. Rolling hills morph into snowy peaks before Pyramid Falls tumbles out of its hanging valley and falls 92 metes into the North Thompson River. The glittering Albreda Icefields and glorious Mount Robson mark the entry into the World Heritage Site of Jasper. Overnight in Banff
Today is at leisure for you to make your own exploration of Banff. Outside of town, the dramatic Canadian scenery awaits you. Check out the Cave and Basin National Historic Site, or why not go for a soak in the famous therapeutic spring waters of the Upper Hot Springs? Overnight: Banff
Today you will leave the mountain town of Banff and transfer by coach to Calgary Airport where you will overnight.
Catch your flight from Calgary Airport to Toronto, make our way to your central hotel where the remainder of the day will be spent at leisure.
Two full days to experience the sights of Canada’s largest and most diverse city. We recommend you take a City Tour – highlights include: The Eaton Centre, Chinatown, CN Tower and Old and New City Hall’s with lots of photo opportunities. There is an optional drop off at the Harbour for a boat tour (prices available on request). Overnight: Toronto
day at leisure in Toronto
Check out of your Toronto Hotel and make your way (independently) to Toronto Airport for your flight back to the UK