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Grand Tour Of Canada & The Rocky Mountaineer

USA & Canada
  • Duration: 17 days
  • Board Basis: Mixed Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TTRAUGTRM

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Air

​Canada's wondrous sights – Niagara Falls, Lake Louise and Banff National Park – line up alongside breathtaking wildlife, supersized mountains and a two-day journey on board the iconic Rocky Mountaineer on this thrilling adventure.

​Canada's wondrous sights – Niagara Falls, Lake Louise and Banff National Park – line up alongside breathtaking wildlife, supersized mountains and a two-day journey on board the iconic Rocky Mountaineer on this thrilling adventure.

PRICE FROM ? £3799 per person
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What's Included

  • ​Return flights from Heathrow with Air Canada
  • 15 nights in hotels of a good standard plus 1 night in flight
  • 5 meals: 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches 

PLUS...

  • Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guide 
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation 
  • Porterage
  • ​Explore Montreal with the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral 
  • City tour of Ottawa, the nation's capital
  • Tour of Toronto, Canada's premier city 
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the famous Niagara Falls 
  • Visit Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Tour of Banff, surrounded on all sides by the Rockies 
  • Lake Louise, one of Canada's most beautiful sights 
  • Step aboard the iconic Rocky Mountaineer for a two-day journey - Click here to read more about your Rocky Mountaineer Journey and watch our video
  • Victoria, the capital of British Columbia. 
  • Vancouver Island's beautiful Butchart Gardens 
  • Vancouver and Stanley Park with its famous totem poles 

Not Included

Itinerary

  • DAY 1 UK/Montreal
  • Depart on your scheduled flight to Montreal today. On arrival we'll transfer you to your hotel for a two-night stay.​
  • DAY 2 Quebec City
  • Make your own discoveries on a free day in Montreal, or come with us on an optional excursion to Quebec City. The only walled city in North America stands on the St Lawrence River and is filled with highlights. Among the sites you'll see are the cathedral, Château Frontenac, the Basilica, the star-shaped Citadelle and the historic Plains of Abraham battle site. You can also view the Laurentian Hills and Mont St-Anne from the Dufferin Terrace, which sits 200ft above the river.​
  • DAY 3 Montreal & Ottawa
  • Your day begins with a guided tour of Montreal. Canada's second city boasts a wealth of 17th century architecture, beautiful gardens and bustling street markets, with the splendid Notre Dame Cathedral at its heart. Later, we're going to move on to Canada's capital city, Ottawa. On arrival we'll head straight off for a tour of its highlights. They include the National War Memorial, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Chateau Laurier hotel, the Rideau Canal and ByWard Market. Tonight you're free to do as you please in this delightful city.
  • DAY 4 Kingston & Toronto
  • On our way to Toronto today, we're going to make a stop at Canada's first capital, Kingston. This is the gateway to the 1000 Islands of the St Lawrence River. While you are here you can discover their beauty from the water if you join an optional lunch cruise. Later we'll arrive in Toronto, our base for the next three nights.
  • DAY 5 Toronto
  • Canada's premier city, Toronto, is a bustling metropolis, and this morning's short tour will help you to find your feet. How you spend the afternoon is entirely up to you. You might choose to ascend the 1,815ft CN Tower, which dominates the skyline. As well as a revolving restaurant, there's a glass floor 113 storeys up that you can walk across, and the EdgeWalk, a hands-free experience on the tower's ledge.​
  • DAY 6 Niagara Falls
  • You've a great day out today as you head to the iconic natural wonder Niagara Falls. En route we'll stop at picturesque Niagara-on-the-Lake. Often described as Ontario's loveliest town, it is located in the heart of the wine region on the shores of Lake Ontario. Once at Niagara Falls you can make your own discoveries, with the 'Journey Behind the Falls' experience and a boat tour two thrilling options.​
  • DAY 7 Banff
  • Today begins with a flight to Calgary and an onward drive to Banff, in the heart of the Rockies. To help you get your bearings, there's an orientation tour on arrival and then you've three nights here to explore more.​
  • DAY 8 Banff
  • You've a free day to discover the natural wonders of Banff National Park today. This incredible wilderness is home to snow-capped mountains, glacial lakes, sparkling streams and vast pine forests. The wildlife is equally impressive, so look out for black and grizzly bears, wolves, eagles, elk, deer and more. If you want to join an optional excursion, there's lots available. How about a helicopter flight over the Rockies or a cable-car ride up Sulphur Mountain.​
  • DAY 9 Lake Louise
  • A day out today takes us to a destination often described as the most beautiful place in Canada, Lake Louise. See if you think this glacial jade-green lake surrounded by towering mountains lives up to its reputation.
  • DAY 10 Rocky Mountaineer
  • The journey of a lifetime begins this morning as you step aboard the iconic Rocky Mountaineer train. Sit back, relax and take in the stunning views as you travel through the Canadian Rockies to Kamloops. You'll disembark here and stay in a hotel overnight, and then re-join the train tomorrow.​
  • DAY 11 Rocky Mountaineer
  • Another exciting day begins as you board the Rocky Mountaineer this morning. Take in more sublime views as you travel along the Thompson River and through the dramatic canyons of the Fraser River. Your rail journey comes to an end in the beautiful city of Vancouver, our home for the next three nights.​
  • DAY 12 Vancouver
  • Get to know Vancouver this morning on a tour of highlights including Stanley Park, Chinatown and the historic Gastown district. At lunchtime we'll have arrived at Granville Island's Public Market, where an included foodie tour will introduce us to signature Canadian delicacies.​
  • DAY 13 Vancouver
  • You can spend today just as you wish. If you'd like to join an optional excursion, come with us to Vancouver's North Shore.​
  • DAY 14 Victoria
  • We're heading away from the mainland today, to spend two nights in Victoria on Vancouver Island, which we reach by ferry. On arrival, we'll head off on a sightseeing tour of this city, which is often said to resemble an old English town. Later we will head to the famous Butchart Gardens, considered to be one of the most spectacular floral show gardens in the world.​
  • DAY 15 Victoria
  • You can soak up Victoria's old world charm at your own pace today as you explore at leisure. As an alternative, you could choose to join an optional whale-watching excursion. The waters here are home to an array of marine mammals, so this promises to be an experience to remember.​
  • DAY 16 Vancouver/UK
  • We head back to Vancouver by ferry this morning. We'll then transfer you to the airport for your flight back home.​
  • DAY 17 UK
  • ​You'll arrive in the UK today.​
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Accommodation

    • Holiday Inn Select Montreal Centre Ville Downtown
    • Holiday Inn Montreal Centre Ville is located in downtown Montreal, within walking distance to many of the city''s historic districts. Hotel facilities include a fitness centre. Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea-maker, TV and hairdryer.
    • Embassy Hotel & Suites
    • Embassy Hotel & Suites is located in downtown Ottawa, a short distance away from the Rideau Center, parliament Hill and Byward Market. Hotel rooms feature flat-screen TVs with cable channels and free Wi-Fi. Other hotel facilities include fitness centre, sauna and Cooper''s Gastropub, located on-site.
    • Chelsea Hotel
    • The Eaton Chelsea Hotel Toronto is conveniently located within easy walking distance of many of the city''s attractions.

      Hotel facilities include a choice of restaurants and bars, a health club, rooftop terrace and indoor pool. Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, TV, coffee/tea-maker, iron and hairdryer.
    • Elk + Avenue Hotel
    • Elk + Avenue Hotel is located within the heart of Banff National Park and is close to the Tri Area Ski Resort. The hotel features include 24-hour front help desk, ATM banking, bar/lounge, concierge services, a fireplace in the lobby, coffee shop/cafe and dry cleaning/ laundry facilities. The hotel amenities include HDTV, desk, coffee/tea-maker, daily housekeeping, and satellite with TV services, phone, hairdryer and MP3 docking station.
    • Kamloops Hotel
    • Your hotel in Kamloops this evening is arranged by Rocky Mountaineer and will be advised when you board the train.
    • Holiday Inn & Suites Vancouver Downtown
    • A 7-minute walk from shopping on Robson Street, this modern hotel is also a 10-minute walk from the Hornby Street Aquabus, which offers direct access to Granville Island. Hotel rooms come with flat-screen TVs and desks, plus minifridges and coffeemakers. The facility also offers a casual restaurant/lounge, an indoor heated pool and a 24-hour exercise room, plus a spa.
    • Best Western Plus Carlton Plaza Hotel
    • The 4-star Best Western Carlton Plaza is situated in downtown Victoria.

      Hotel facilities include a restaurant and a gym. Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, safe, hairdryer, complimentary Wi-Fi, tea/coffee-making facilities and a TV.
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Optional Excursions

  • ​Quebec City, the only walled city in North America
  • Cruise the 1000 Islands from Kingston 
  • Enjoy a thrilling helicopter ride over the Rockies 
  • Look out for killer whales on a whale-watching excursion
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Further Information

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