Travel Across Canada
- 2 nights in Vancouver
- 2 days on-board Rocky Mountaineer
- 3 nights in Toronto
In this itinerary you will experience the wonders of Canadas East and West. There is no better trip to introduce you to this extraordinary country taking in the likes of Niagara Falls, Toronto, Quebec, Rocky Mountains and three nights in the dynamic city of Vancouver. Additional highlights include a visit to the beautiful Lake Louise, a night spent in the mountain resort of Sun Peaks and an Ice explorer ride on the Athabasca Glacier.
UNESCO World Heritage-listed Québec City is the only fortified city in North America, set in spectacular natural surroundings and boasting a perfectly-preserved old town. Our morning guided tour sets the scene, and there follows free time to make your own explorations, discover its French colonial history and culture, and hunt for bargains in its many excellent shops.
Often described as the loveliest small town in North America, Banff rewards exploration in its own right. Enjoy a day at leisure here, perhaps to scale neighbouring Sulphur Mountain aboard a gondola for breathtaking views of the Bow Valley.
Yet more wondrous sights await on a full day sightseeing tour of the environs of Jasper, including the intricate limestone gorge of Maligne Canyon, the volcanic Medicine Lake (named for the local tribespeople’s beliefs that the waters had special healing powers) and the outstandingly beautiful Maligne Lake, one of the most photographed natural attractions in the world. This evening we enjoy an included dinner with an interpretative talk.
Another spectacular drive through regions of wild and rugged beauty dotted with aquamarine lakes and soaring mountains delivers us to the prestigious resort town of Sun Peaks and our hotel, the Sun Peaks Grand Hote
Sophisticated and spectacular, set between Grouse Mountain and the glittering waters of the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver mesmerises. After an orientation tour of its many highlights, you are invited to make your own discoveries. Maybe take an optional excursion to ride a gondola to the summit of Grouse Mountain and walk the longest suspension bridge in the world, the Capilano Suspension Bridge, for a superb day out.
A relaxing day at leisure presents the chance to reflect on a marvellous holiday and enjoy Vancouver at your own pace.
After a final free morning, we transfer to Vancouver Airport in time for a direct, scheduled Air Canada flight to London.