Canada – The Great White North
Canada provides an amazing contrast of mesmerizing natural beauty and vibrant cities. Western Canada will astound the nature lover, from Orca viewing off the coast of Vancouver Island to crystal blue lakes of the Canadian Rockies. Overnight canoe trips in Wells Gray Provincial Park, hiking in Jasper, or the thrill of white water rafting on the Kicking Horse River, make this region the perfect playground for outdoor enthusiasts.
Eastern Canada provides Quebec City, North America’s oldest European settlement, culture of Montreal, and modern metropolis of Toronto. The East also offers abundant lakes, spectacular rugged coastline, and of course, the awe inspiring power of Niagara Falls.
11 days from $1650 USD
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- Explore Jasper and Banff with stellar views of the Canadian Rockies’ crystal blue lakes
- Discover the charm of Victoria’s quaint neighborhoods and English heritage
- Paddle your way by canoe to an overnight camp in the woods
Enjoy a guided city tour of Vancouver highlights include Chinatown, Gas Town and Stanley Park. Options to rent bike to ride around Stanley Park, or take a ferry across to Granville Markets
Free Day to explore Vancouver. Options: Visit Grouse Mountain and/or the Capalino Suspension Bridge
Depart on ferry across to Victoria located on Vancouver Island. Enjoy an afternoon tour of Victoria and an optional visit to the Butchart Gardens Included: Ferry Transport
Today we go back to the mainland and head north to Whistler an outdoor adventure playland of British Columbia. Spend the afternoon exploring Whistler Village and prepare for some outdoor activities for the following day.
Enjoy the Peak to Peak Gondala Ride and the spectacular views, take some time to hike or return to the Village for some shopping or a drink. Additional Options: Hiking, Bike Rental, Canoe Rental Included: Peak to Peak Gondala
Traveling across British Columbia to Sunpeaks enjoy options to hike, bike, or just enjoy a little time poolside.
Out of British Coumbia and into Jasper for a two night stay. Afternoon hiking options on Maligne Lake Included: Jasper Park Entrance
Free Day in Jasper for hiking, biking, shopping and option to take the Jasper Tramway.
Driving the Icefields parkway to Banff making photo stops along the way at highlights including the Athabasca Glacier and Peyto Lake. Options: Glacier Walk, Ice Truck ride on Athabasca Glacier Included: Banff Park Entrance
Free Day to enjoy Banff take an optional hike, explore the town, or option to relax in the Banff hotsprings or take a view from above on the Banff gondola
From the Canadian Rockies to the wine country of British Columbia spend a day with an option to wine taste in the Okanagan River Valley, or just explore the town of Kelowna
12 days from $1800 USD
- Explore the best of Eastern Canada’s cultural cities and wilderness
- Include overnight canoe excursion on Canada’s pristine lakes
- Extend this journey to include northeast USA
Meet the local driver/tour leader on arrival to America. Explore the epic sights of Manhattan, as time permits. On day 2 we will explore this amazing city–Empire State Building, Central Park, the Statue of Liberty and much more. We spend two nights at a hotel in the New York City area.
Welcome to Toronto, situated on Lake Ontario, this is Canada’s largest and most cosmopolitan city. Explore the modern city’s galleries, pubs, and seasonal festivals.
Take in the city sights from top of CN tower or tour the city by bike to explore the city’s diverse neighborhoods.
Today we spend the afternoon at Niagara Falls with numerous viewpoints from which we can appreciate the pure power of this amazing set of falls, but there’s no better way to get a feel for their true immensity than to approach them from the water. So after donning our raincoats (provided), we will head straight up to the falls at the Horseshoe Basin on the thrilling ‘Maid of the Mist’ boat ride.
Return to Toronto for overnight.
We travel to Algonquin Provincial Park, which stretches across 7,725 sq km of wild and beautiful lakes and forests, swamps and rivers, cliffs and beaches. We have the opportunity to explore this fantastic region by canoes or hiking.
Driving through vast wilderness areas, we reach Ottawa, the capital of Canada, with its countless city attractions including museums, neo-Gothic government buildings, memorials and heritage buildings.
Canadian Museum of Civilization, where you can you travel through life-sized townscapes and environments from across the country, provides a unique perspective of the region’s history. Discover a traditional West Coast aboriginal village and take in the world’s largest indoor collection of totem poles.
We then head to Mont Tremblant’s where there is no shortage of opportunity to explore this outdoor playground. Hike the wilderness, cycle mountain trails, or canoe the Rogue or La Diable Rivers.
Today we travel to one of Canada’s most vibrant cities, Montreal. Situated at the confluence of the St Lawrence and Ottawa rivers, Montreal has a genuine French atmosphere and beautiful historic architecture.
This is a compact island city great for walking, and we can easily explore its vibrant neighbourhoods on foot, at any time of the day or night. Montreal is also home to more than 80 ethnic communities, and enjoys an outstanding reputation worldwide for gourmet dining.
There’s also a chance to visit Sucrerie de la Montague to learn about maple syrup harvest and an unforgettable sugar shack feast.
From Montreal, we drive into the heart of French Canada. Quebec City is one of Canada’s oldest cities and features North America’s only walled historical downtown district (Vieux Quebec). It is understandably compared to its native homeland France and still retains a distinctly old world feel of Europe.
Today we return to Montreal for departing flights.
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