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Experience the best of Canada on this trip from East to West. From Toronto, Canada's largest city, to beautiful French speaking Quebec with its cobblestone streets and renowned Quebecois delicacies to the sights of Old Montreal. Explore the astounding natural beauty of the Canadian Rockies, marvel at the wonderful scenery offered by National Parks and get acquainted with mountain towns and their stunning backdrops before you head from sky-to-sea into beautiful British Columbia. Be delighted by charming Victoria before sailing through the picturesque Gulf islands to Vancouver, one of the most naturally beautiful cities in the world.
• 18 night tour from Toronto to Vancouver.
• Dining: 3 Breakfasts
• Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
• Luxury air-conditioned coach
• Ferry across to Victoria from the coast of British Columbia and from Victoria to Vancouver
• Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
• Variety of Optional Experiences
• An expert Travel Director and separate driver
• All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
• Sightseeing Highlights:
o Banff: View stunning landscapes on a sightseeing tour
o Jasper: Enjoy an orientation tour of this charming town and free time in Jasper National Park
o Kingston: Embark on a narrated cruise through the scenic Thousand Islands area of the St. Lawrence River
o Montreal: Embark on an orientation tour of the city led by a Local Specialist
o Niagara Falls: See the American and Canadian side of the falls aboard a cruise
o Quebec City: Explore Old Quebec with a Local Specialist
o Quebec City: Iconic Breakfast at a Cabane a Sucre (Sugar Shack) where you'll learn how maple syrup is made
o Toronto: Sightseeing includes Chinatown and the CN Tower and insight into traditional native arts at the Storyboot Project, a TreadRight Heritage Initiative
o Vancouver: Sightseeing includes Gastown, Chinatown, Stanley Park and Prospect Point
o Victoria: Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city
o Victoria: Iconic Breakfast at world-famous Butchart Gardens in the Blue Poppy Restaurant with light pouring in through skylights and garden views
unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.
Day 1 | Arrive Toronto (2 Nights)
Welcome to Toronto, Canada’s largest city. Get settled in at your hotel before
meeting your Travel Director this afternoon.
Hotel: Chelsea Hotel Toronto
Day 2 | Niagara Falls Excursion
This morning, travel to Niagara Falls, one of the largest falls in the world. See the Canadian and American sides as you cruise to the base of Horseshoe Falls. Back in Toronto, experience the sights and history of this multicultural city.
Learn more about traditional native arts at the Storyboot Project, a TreadRight Heritage Initiative. This project aims to revive the traditional arts by creating partnerships with elders and artisans.
Day 3 | Toronto – Kingston – Ottawa (2 Nights)
Drive along Lake Ontario to Kingston, a city known for its grand 19th century limestone buildings. Embark on a river cruise through the Thousand Islands National Park area of the St. Lawrence River. Listen to your crew as they point out beautiful historic mansions on the Canadian and American sides and recount fascinating historical tales. Later, make your way to Ottawa, Canada’s beautiful capital city.
Hotel: Days Inn Downtown Ottawa
Day 4 | Ottawa Sightseeing
Start the day with a sightseeing tour of Ottawa. View the city’s most famous landmarks and enjoy a visit to the Mountie Stables where you can see the trusty steeds of the Canadian Mounted Police up close. The rest of the day is free.
Day 5 | Ottawa – Quebec City (2 Nights)
Entering the French-speaking province of Quebec, you’ll notice the change in language and traditions. Arrive in Quebec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dating back to 1608, the city has retained its fortified colonial core. Later, set out for Cap-de-la-Madeleine located at the mouth of the Saint-Maurice and
St. Lawrence Rivers.
Day 6 | Quebec City Sightseeing and Free Time
Join a Local Specialist on an exploration of Old Quebec, the historic heart of French Canada. View the famous turreted Chateau Frontenac, the imposing Citadelle and the historic Plains of Abraham. The afternoon and evening are free.
Day 7 | Quebec City – Montreal
This morning, your Iconic Breakfast is served at Erabliere le Chemin du Roy, a Cabane a Sucre (Sugar Shack), where you’ll learn how maple syrup is made and turned into various other maple products. Travel through the French
Canadian countryside to Montreal, Canada’s liveliest city. An orientation tour with a Local Specialist includes the sights of Old Montreal with its Old Port, Place Jacques Cartier, the shopping district and Notre Dame Cathedral. The evening is free. (IC)
Hotel: Sandman Montreal Longueuil
Day 8 | Montreal – Toronto
Today, travel from lively Montreal back to Toronto.
Hotel: Chelsea Hotel Toronto
Day 9 | Toronto – Calgary (2 Nights)
Transfer to Toronto Pearson International Airport for your flight to Calgary. On arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. Please note, the flight from Toronto to Calgary is not included in the tour price and requires separate purchase. It may be included as part of some international air tickets.
Hotel: Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown
Day 10 | Calgary Free Time
Enjoy a full day at leisure in Calgary. Stroll through downtown or take a ride up the Calgary Tower, one of the highest 360° observation decks in the world. Consider exploring Heritage Park Historical Village, where costumed interpreters entertain and educate guests about the social, economic and cultural affairs of Western Canada’s early development.
Day 11 | Calgary – Banff (2 Nights)
Take a short orientation tour of Calgary before starting the spectacular journey to Banff. Soon, the majestic peaks of the Rockies come into view. A sightseeing tour takes you along Tunnel Mountain Drive. View Cascade
Mountain, Mt. Rundle, Bow Falls and other natural attractions like the surreal hoodoos— strange rock pillars twisted by millions of years of wind.
Hotel: Inns of Banff
Day 12 | Banff Free Time
Today, explore the area at your leisure. Take an exhilarating optional helicopter flightseeing tour or a ride up to the top of Sulphur Mountain on the Banff gondola for a more in-depth exploration of Banff National Park and the
surrounding wilderness including world-famous Lake Louise and stunning Moraine Lake.
Day 13 | Banff – Icefields Parkway – Jasper (2 Nights)
Drive along the Icefields Parkway, offering one of the world’s most spectacular mountain landscapes as you follow the backbone of the Canadian Rockies. Keep your camera ready as you look for wandering wildlife. Stop at Peyto Lake, marvelling at the beautiful azure-blue glacial waters. See the Columbia Icefield, the largest in the Rockies, covering an area of over 200 square miles (322 kilometres) with depths of over 1,000 feet (304 metres). Ride aboard a giant Ice Explorer across the Athabasca Glacier for a closer inspection of this massive glacier. Other stops along this beautiful highway
include Crowfoot Glacier, Bow Lake and Athabasca Falls. Arrive in charming Jasper for a brief orientation tour.
Hotel: Marmot Lodge
Day 14 | Jasper National Park Free Time
Enjoy a full day at leisure in the largest National Park of the Canadian Rockies. The beauty of the area will leave you breathless. Optional activities abound—from a gentle float trip^ on the scenic Athabasca River to a wilderness hike
to view the glacier on Mount Edith Cavell, or a scenic cruise on Maligne Lake to iconic Spirit Island. Your Travel Director is on hand to help you plan your day.
Day 15 | Jasper – Kamloops
See more of Jasper National Park and enjoy views of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies. Along the way, see breathtaking waterfalls, crystal clear lakes, lush alpine meadows and sweeping forests before reaching
Hotel: Hampton Inn Kamloops
Day 16 | Kamloops – Victoria (2 Nights)
Pass through the charming town of Hope before boarding a ferry bound for Victoria. Enjoy picturesque views of the many islands dotting the Strait of Georgia before docking at Swartz Bay. Arrive in the charming city of Victoria, the capital of British Columbia. An introductory sightseeing tour of the city
takes you along the waterfront district, past the Parliament Buildings and Government Street, through Beacon Hill Park and along the waterfront.
Hotel: Comfort Inn and Suites Victoria
Day 17 | Victoria Free Time
This morning, enjoy an Iconic Breakfast at world-famous Butchart Gardens in the Blue Poppy Restaurant where light pours in through skylights and large windows face the gardens. The rest of the day is free to enjoy the many delights Victoria has to offer. Perhaps take a whale-watching^ cruise along
the protected waters of Haro Strait and the Strait of Juan de Fuca for the best views of the whales and fantastic photo opportunities. (IC)
Day 18 | Victoria – Vancouver
Travel to Vancouver by ferry, one of the world’s most naturally beautiful cities
with its picturesque harbour. See historic Gastown, the city’s oldest neighbourhood, designated a National Historical Site. See Chinatown and stop at Stanley Park with its famous collection of totem poles and lovely views from Prospect Point. (CB)
Hotel: Ramada Inn Downtown
Day 19 | Depart Vancouver
Bid farewell to Canada and your newfound friends.
*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 17 Jul 17 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Airfare not included unless otherwise stated. All savings are included in the advertised price. Offer valid for new bookings on CostSaver North America 2018 tours booked between 28 Jul and 19 Aug 17. Bookings must be deposited within 7 days of booking or by 19 Aug 17, whichever is earlier. Full payment is required up to 90 days prior to departure from Australia. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. CostSaver and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.
*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 17 Jul 17 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Airfare not included unless otherwise stated. All savings are included in the advertised price. Offer valid for new bookings on CostSaver North America 2018 tours booked between 28 Jul and 19 Aug 17. Bookings must be deposited within 7 days of booking or by 19 Aug 17, whichever is earlier. Full payment is required up to 90 days prior to departure from Australia. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. CostSaver and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.Read more