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Itinerary

Day 1 : ARRIVE VANCOUVER

On arrival, we check in to the hotel and evening is free to enjoy Vancouver on own. Overnight at the hotel in Vancouver. (Dinner)


Day 2: VANCOUVER

  • Guided City Tour of Vancouver
  • Fly Over Canada - a Breathtaking Flight Simulation Ride
  • Visit to Stanley Park in Vancouver

Today, we proceed on a guided city tour of Vancouver, where we visit the North Shore, drive through historic Gas town, established in 1867, when “Gassy” Jack Deighton built his Bar with the help from lumber in exchange, he offered free beer. Now this area is famous for the “only working Steam Clock” in the world, chimes every 15 minutes, Victorian-style buildings and well-appointed stores.

Drive through Canada Place, Canada’s national icon and a hub of activity. Whether strolling the scenic Canada Place Pier, watching majestic cruise ships head to sea, attending a convention or enjoying a luxurious weekend getaway, visit us for your Inspirationally Canadian experience. Next, See Canada like never before at Vancouver’s new must-see attraction- “Flyover Canada”, is a breathtaking, family-friendly, flight simulation ride like no other! Spend 8 minutes on the unforgettable Ultimate Flying Ride soaring east to west over some of the most spectacular scenery the country has to offer. Later, we visit the Stanley Park - North America’s third largest urban core park and transfer to Vancouver city center. Overnight at the hotel in Vancouver. (Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 3: WHISTLER

  • Day Trip to Whistler
  • Peak 2 Peak Gondola Ride

Today, we take you on a day trip to Whistler, the top ski destination in North America and the host of 2010 Winter Olympics, enjoying the brand new 4.4 km Peak 2 Peak Gondola. The Peak 2 Peak Gondola offers unparalleled views of these spectacular mountains and this engineering marvel joins an exclusive club that includes the Grand Canyon Skywalk as the ultimate in sightseeing adventures. Later, we drive back to Vancouver. Overnight at the hotel in Vancouver. (Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 4: VICTORIA CITY

  • Enjoy BC Ferry ride to Vancouver
  • Visit to Butchart Gardens
  • Panoramic Tour of Victoria

Today, we check-out of our hotel & drive to Victoria City, upon arrival you have free time to explore Victoria City on your own OR we suggest you to experience Whale Watching Cruise in Victoria for which British Columbia is famous for. Later, we board a coach for a British Columbia ferry ride through Active Pass and the Gulfs Islands to Vancouver - 3rd largest city in Canada

On arrival, we will visit beautiful Butchart Gardens. World famous Butchart Gardens is a wonderland containing spectacular theme gardens, exotic plants, streams and ponds. Ross Fountain, the famous Sunken Garden, Rose Garden and Japanese Garden are sure to create a lasting impression. Later, in the evening, we take you on a panoramic tour of Victoria. See the famous landmarks of the city - Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria’s Inner Harbour and Parliament Buildings. Overnight at the hotel in Victoria. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Suggested Excursion: Whale Watching Cruise
Begin your ‘Canadian Rockies’ Tour

Day 5: ON TO BANFF

Today, we check-out of our hotel Later, we drive to Banff National Park - Canada’s first national park and check into the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Banff. (Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 6: BANFF

  • Sulphur Mountain - Gondola Ride
  • Visit to Bow Valley Parkway in Banff
  • Photo stop at Lake Louise

Today, we take our guided tour through the towering mountains of Rundle, Tunnel, Cascade, and Norquay and learn about the natural attractions of the wind-shaped hoodoos and the Cave and Basin National Historic Site. Be aware of the Surprise Corner along Tunnel Mountain drive! Experience a gentle ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain taking 8 minutes in a four person fully enclosed gondola. A spectacular view and picture taking opportunity wait at the top of this 360o panorama of the Bow Valley. Learn all about how these majestic mountains have shaped this unique community. Later, we proceed to Moraine Lake and the Valley of the Ten Peaks. Here, 10 mountains peaks soar above 10,000 feet and surrounded the tranquil waters of the lake. Then it is off to Yoho National Park to Emerald Lake. It is the largest of Yoho’s 61 lakes and ponds, as well as one of the park’s premier tourist attractions. Later, drive to enchanting Lake Louise - named diamond in the wilderness. Overnight at the hotel in Banff. (Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 7: ON TO JASPER

  • Visit to Columbia Icefields

Today, we check-out of our hotel and proceed to Jasper. Travel the Ice-fields Parkway through the natural splendour of Banff and Jasper national parks. Spectacular glaciers, cascading waterfalls, turquoise lakes and colourful meadows dot this awe-inspiring mountain wilderness. The snow-capped peaks and endless mountain ridges are home to a wide variety of wildlife, including bears, wolves, deer and eagles. The tour stops at the Columbia Icefields where you will venture by Ice-Explorer onto the massive Athabasca Glacier. On arrival in Jasper the day is free at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Jasper. (Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 8: ON TO CALGARY

  • Visit to Maligne Canyon
  • Enjoy Cruise on Maligne Lake

Today, we check out of the hotel and experience Jasper National Park by travelling the trails of the early explorer. You will begin along the mighty Athabasca Canadian Heritage river, learning about David Thompson and the valley ecosystem. Stop by the Maligne Canyon, with its narrow gorge and limestone walls created by 10,000 years of water erosion. Enjoy a cruise on one of the Rockies’ most picturesque lakes - Lake Maligne. The tour is operated in a glass-enclosed, heated cruise boat. Mid-way through there is a photo stop at Spirit Island where you can disembark for a short walk to the lookout point. This is a wonderful photo opportunity, not to be missed. Later, drive to Calgary - located in the Bow Valley within Alberta’s Rockies. Overnight at the hotel in Calgary. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Today, we check-out of the hotel and drive to the airport for your flight to Toronto. (Breakfast)


Day 9: TORONTO-NIAGARA FALLS

Upon arrival in Toronto, you will be transferred to your hotel in Niagara Falls. This evening, see the falls shimmering out of the darkness illuminated by a rainbow of colored lights. Overnight in Niagara Falls.


Day 10: NIAGARA FALLS-TORONTO

Today proceed for Niagara Falls and utilize the Adventure Pass, experience the Maid of the Mist, Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara's Fury and White Water Walk. Later in the afternoon, checkout and you will be transferred to Toronto. On arrival, check in at hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure to explore the cultural, entertainment and financial capital of Canada. Overnight in Toronto. ((Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 11: TORONTO

Discover what lies behind Toronto’s famous skyline on a comprehensive city tour. Experience the sights and sounds of this cosmopolitan city, highlights include Eaton Center, City Halls, Casa Loma, Yorkville and the University of Toronto. Pass by the Rogers Centre, the CN Tower and drive along the Harbour front for a complete impression of this city.
Overnight in Toronto. (Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 12: TORONTO-OTTAWA

Today checkout of hotel and proceed to Union Station on your own to board Via Rail to Ottawa. Pass through quaint little towns along Lake Ontario, the historic city of Kingston and the Thousand Islands region. On arrival proceed to hotel on your own. Rest of the day is at leisure, to explore the charm of Canada’s Capital City.
Overnight in Ottawa. (Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 13: OTTAWA-MONTREAL

Proceed on a sightseeing tour of Ottawa. See parliament buildings, embassies, universities, museums, Canadian Mint, the National Gallery of Canada, the Museum of Civilization, the residence of the Prime Minister and the National Arts Centre. Drive through scenic gardens, parklands and along the Rideau Canal, one of Ottawa's picturesque waterways. In the afternoon, checkout and proceed to station on your own to board Via Rail to Montreal. Upon arrival, proceed to hotel on your own. Rest of the day is at leisure, to explore Montreal’s vibrant and dynamic culture.
Overnight in Montreal. (Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 14: MONTREAL

Proceed on a sightseeing tour of Montreal. Highlights of this fully-narrated tour include: A photo stop at the beautiful Notre Dame (entrance not included), the residential and financial districts, historic Old Montreal, an outside view of the Olympic Complex, St. Joseph Oratory (photo stop), a view of the campus of McGill University and a panoramic view from an observation point on top of Mont Royal.
Overnight in Montreal. (Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 15: MONTREAL

Today, enjoy on a full-day excursion to Quebec City, the provincial capital and discover the historical treasures and wonderful “joie de vivre” atmosphere. Highlights include the Upper and Lower Towns, the Parliament Buildings, the Plains of Abraham, the Citadel, Chateau Frontenac, Place d’Armes, Quebec National Assembly and the Notre Dame Basilica. A visit to Montmorency Falls, 30 meters higher than Niagara Falls, is also included.
Overnight in Montreal. (Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 16: MONTREAL

Today you will be transferred to Montreal International Airport for your flight back home. (B)


Banff Gondola

Banff Gondola

Butchart Gardens

Brentwood Bay near Victoria Vancouver

Calgary Skyline

Calgary Skyline

Canada Place

Vancouver

Vancouver Skyline

At dawn shot from Stanley

Niagra Falls

Niagra Falls

Parliament Hill

Ottawa, Canada

Parliament Buildings

victoria, BC, Canada