1 Arrive Toronto
Welcome to Toronto. Be met at the airport and taken to your hotel. Stay Two Nights: Toronto, Fairmont Royal York
Meet your fellow travellers this morning at a welcome breakfast. Afterwards, set off on an exploration and visit the CN Tower
. (B/D) Freedom of Choice:
- Choose where to dine at your hotel in the evening.
3 Toronto, Niagara Falls
Stop in at Niagara-on-the-Lake before heading to Niagara Falls
. Maybe set off on a helicopter flight (own expense) before a cruise to the base of the falls. Enjoy a Signature Experience in the evening. Stay: Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview
in a Fallsview Room (B/D) Signature Experiences:
- At dinner, overlook the falls before visiting the Illumination Tower.
4 Niagara Falls, Thousand Islands, Ottawa
Look out at Niagara Falls over breakfast and cruise through the Thousand Islands. Stay Two Nights: Ottawa, Fairmont Château Laurier (B/D)
After a tour, set off on a Freedom of Choice inclusion. (B) Freedom of Choice:
- Fly in a vintage open-cockpit biplane, or visit the Canadian War Museum. Alternately head to the Canadian Museum of History, or set off on a bicycle exploration.
6 Ottawa, Mont Tremblant
Today you're on high alert for dears and black bears at Parc Omega. Ride the gondola at Mont Tremblant before continuing to your resort for dinner. Stay:
Mont Tremblant, Le Westin Resort and Spa (B/D) Freedom of Choice:
- Dine on whatever takes your fancy this evening.
7 Mont Tremblant, Quebec City
A sweet treat is in store for you this morning. After your Signature Experience, continue to Québec City where you'll get your bearings on a guided exploration. Stay Two Nights:
Quebec City, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
(B/L) Signature Experiences:
- Head for a sugar shack and learn how maple syrup is made, before feasting on a Québecois meal.
8 Quebec City
How you spend the day is up to you. The rest of the day has been left free. (B/D) Freedom of Choice:
- Maybe see the sights by foot. Otherwise, a cruise on the St Lawrence River or food tour are other options up for grabs.
9 Quebec City, Montreal
A guided tour takes you to Notre Dame Basilica, Old Montréal and Mount Royal. Stay Two Nights: Montreal, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth (B)
After breakfast, set off on a Freedom of Choice experience. Afterwards, get a taste for Montréal's French history at a special dinner in Old Montréal. (B/D) Freedom of Choice:
- Take a walking tour of Old Montréal or meet a local Montréaler. Otherwise, a food tour is on the table, as is an exploration of one of the world's largest underground complexes.
11 Montreal, Vancouver
Fly to Vancouver today (flight not included). Stay Two Nights: Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel (B/D)
After your Signature Experience at the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
, your tour director will take you to a handful of Vancouver's must-see sites. (B) Signature Experiences:
- Enjoy an exclusive breakfast at the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park's Cliff House Restaurant, followed by an insightful nature exploration through the grounds.
13 Vancouver, Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops
Board the Rocky Mountaineer and soak up the views from your bi-level glass-dome carriage, complete with GoldLeaf Service. Stay: Kamloops, hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer (three-star accommodation) (B/L)
14 Kamloops, Rocky Mountaineer, Banff
Carve your way through the Canadian Rockies all the way to Banff National Park. Stay Two Nights: Banff National Park, Fairmont Banff Springs (B/L)
Today you get to choose your sightseeing experience and where to dine in the evening. (B/D) Freedom of Choice:
- Today you may like to take part in the Banff Experience, or board the Banff Gondola. Maybe set off on a heli-flightseeing excursion, enjoy a float trip along Bow River, or learn to be a Canadian ice hockey player. Otherwise, spend some time at the Willow Stream Spa.
- Tonight, choose a restaurant at your hotel.
16 Banff, Lake Louise
After your Signature Experience, tour Banff then travel to Lake Louise. Stay Two Nights:
Banff National Park, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
in a Lakeview Room (B/D) Freedom of Choice:
- Tonight, dine at one of the restaurants in your hotel.
- Meet a Mountie and listen to tales of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
17 Lake Louise, Moraine Lake
Pay a visit to the iconic Moraine Lake
. Later, return to Lake Louise for a Signature Experience. (B) Signature Experiences:
- On the shores of Lake Louise, join an expert Mountain Heritage Guide and learn about the region's rich natural history.
18 Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper
Travel to the Columbia Icefield and board an Ice Explorer vehicle onto Athabasca Glacier. Stay Two Nights:
Jasper National Park, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
(B/D) Freedom of Choice:
- Choose where to dine at your lodge.
Choose how you would like to discover Jasper
today with a Freedom of Choice inclusion. (B) Freedom of Choice:
- Maybe you'll choose to see the park on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle sidecar tour, embark on a Maligne Valley experience by hike or cruise, go rafting down the Athabasca River, or ride the Jasper SkyTram.
20 Jasper, Mt Robson, Blue River, Sun Peaks
Take in views of Mt Robson before a Signature Experience. Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel
(B/L/D) Signature Experiences:
- Set off on a Blue River Safari, keeping on the lookout for local bears.
21 Sun Peaks, Whistler
Travel through the Coast Mountains, stopping at Seton and Duffey lakes. Stay Two Nights: The Westin Whistler Resort and Spa (B/D)
Visit the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre for a Signature Experience. Then it's on to your Freedom of Choice activity. (B) Freedom of Choice:
- Maybe enjoy a floatplane flight, explore Whistler Mountain on a snowcat adventure, enjoy a mountain Jeep safari or ride the Peak 2 Peak Gondola. Adventurous ones may prefer a tree trek or a zip trek.
- Enjoy breakfast at the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre here and explore the museum, discovering your First Nations ‘animal spirit' with the help of your guide.
23 Whistler, Georgia Strait, Victoria
Travel along the Sea-to-Sky Highway and take a ferry to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. If you'd rather forgo the journey by land and ferry, take a floatplane flight instead (own expense). Stay Two Nights: Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort in a Deluxe Water View Room (B)
24 Victoria, The Butchart Gardens
Enjoy a Signature Experience in the morning. Later in the evening, a special dinner is served for you and your fellow travellers. (B/D) Signature Experiences:
- Visit The Butchart Gardens and enjoy an exclusive breakfast.
25 Depart Victoria
After breakfast you'll have the chance to say goodbye to new friends before being taken to the airport. (B)