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CANADA ALASKA & USA

YOUR CHOICE OF TAILOR-MADE INDEPENDENT HOLIDAYS :: 2012


Quebec City

Prudhoe Bay

HUDSON BAY PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND

THE GREAT LAKES

NIAGARA FALLS

BRYCE CANYON GRAND CANYON

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Treasures of the West

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Rocky Mountains Self Drive

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Canada Cruise

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Cross Country Tours

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CANADA

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Vancouver & Victoria

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Whistler

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Fairmont Getaways

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Rocky Mountains

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Rustic Cabins, Lodges & Ranches 22-23 Calgary Stampede

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Self Drive Itineraries

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Car & Motorhome Rental

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Western Canada Independent

Celebrating over 25 years of tailor-made holidays… North America is a whole world in one continent – majestic mountains, crystal clear lakes, breathtaking fjords and glaciers, awesome canyons, endless deserts, cosmopolitan cities, quaint towns, and islands in the sun. From epic train journeys to close up wildlife encounters, Canada, Alaska and the USA has something special for everyone. For over 25 years Adventure World has been crafting holidays for New Zealanders to these diverse lands and it is with great pride that we can share our expertise with you to create your next holiday of a lifetime.

ARE YOU AN ADVENTURE WORLD TRAVELLER?

Coach & Rail Tours VIA Rail

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Toronto & Ottawa

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Eastern Canada Independent Coach & Rail Tours 44-45 & 47 Montreal & Quebec City St Lawrence River Cruise Canada & Alaska in Winter

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ALASKA & YUKON TERRITORY

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Alaska & Yukon Combinations

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Anchorage

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Wilderness Lodges

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Denali, Talkeetna & Fairbanks

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Juneau

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Alaskan Cruising

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Western Trails

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Western USA City Stays

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West Coast Tours

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National Park Lodges & Tours

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Tauck World Discovery

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Rocky Mountain Tours

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River Cruise

With over twenty five years of travel experience, first hand destination knowledge and impeccable attention to detail takes the guess work out of holiday planning. We are constantly sourcing new ‘hand-picked’ travel options to take you on the paths less travelled for a truly personal and rewarding holiday experience.

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Texas

OUR EXPERIENCE

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Arctic Tours

USA

Everyone is unique, and the same can be said when it comes to holiday planning. Of course each destination has its must see essentials but how you wish to experience them is an entirely different matter. At Adventure World we can create holiday itineraries to match your exact requirements. From authentic charming properties to luxurious accommodation, the choice is yours.

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WILDLIFE ADVENTURES – CANADA & ALASKA

IT’S YOUR HOLIDAY…

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Atlantic Canada

Independent Rail Tours Our typical traveller likes to experience unique destinations in comfort and discerning style with an emphasis on exploring local cultures. Our holidays are custom designed to suit your own unique requirements, and along with our own personal recommendations we can create genuine quality holidays perfectly suited for you.

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Self Drive Itineraries

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Eastern USA Hotels & Tours

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Car & Motorhome Rental

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Hawaii

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Responsible Tourism

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BOOKING CONDITIONS

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ADVENTURE WORLD LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK Our heritage lies in long distance travel, and with it comes a real understanding of comfort and service. Welcome to the Qantas Airbus 330-200 which operates daily from Auckland to Los Angeles and New York. Our Cabin Crew is at hand to ensure you enjoy your journey. From the moment you step on board you’ll enjoy an experience like no other. Elevate your senses with unrivalled personal service, exceptional style and new levels of in-flight entertainment and relaxation. Plus Neil Perry inspired food and an award winning beverage selection.

Qantas, Enjoy the journey. The Qantas A330 Business is all about premium service, so you can relax in complete comfort. Equipped with a Skybed, personal entertainment screen and Neil Perry menu that lets you dine when you choose. You’ll enjoy a flight experience that’s second to none. In Economy we want to ensure you have the most pleasant flight experience. Relax with a personal seat back entertainment screen that offers up to 60 on demand movies and 250 TV selections to choose from. Enjoy friendly service and extra comforts throughout your flight. We offer complimentary ‘Relax and Unwind’ service with hot chocolate and herbal teas, fresh fruit, ice-creams and ‘Snack On Q’ refreshment. Plus a soft blanket, large cotton pillow and a comfort kit containing eyeshades, toothbrush and toothpaste.

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Trusted travel with the destination experts Our brochure is intended to act as your holiday planning guide. It features our most popular itineraries and accommodation, tried and tested by our expert team. The majority of our featured journeys are adaptable to allow you to add excursions, extra days or modify your itinerary to visit an area of particular interest.

Brochure Guide PRICES The prices in this brochure are intended as a guide only. All prices are in New Zealand dollars based on a twin share per person rate (unless noted otherwise) and low season travel. Ask your travel agent or call us to enquire about the best pricing specific to your travel dates.

TOUR TYPE Our itineraries offer you the flexibility to choose the way you want to travel. We give you the option of customising your holiday to travel on one of your own individual tours, or join one of our selected group departures.

HOTEL GRADING To assist in your selection of a property that best suits your requirements, Adventure World has classified the accommodation with our own rating. OO

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Standard properties with good facilities.

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Offering above average to very good, dependable facilities.

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A leading hotel with a full range of facilities and exceptional service.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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Country Independent Canada Tour Accommodation Tour Type

Lake Louise

TREASURES OF THE WEST 12 Days/11 Nights from $2490*

"A beautiful introduction to the spectacular Rocky Mountains."

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Includes 8 nights' accommodation, 1 night onboard VIA Rail's Canadian (Sleeper Touring Class), travel by motor coach, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, photograph at the Columbia Icefield, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, services of a Brewster driver/ guide, Canadian GST.

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Banff, Lake Louise, Icefields Parkway and Jasper sightseeing excursions

One of our most popular tours, Lakes and Mountains, makes up the bulk of this tour. You will explore mountains, canyons, lakes, rivers and welcoming mountain towns all in style aboard luxury motor coach and VIA Rail's Canadian.

• Travel by VIA Rail and luxury motor coach • Deluxe upgrade option • Fantastic extension options Departs Calgary: Sun, Tue, Thu; 29 Apr - 18 Oct '12 Note: The Inside Passage Cruise extension and Grizzly Bear extension do not operate every day. Inside Passage Cruise Extension Departs Vancouver: ms Volendam: Wed; 02 May 19 Sep '12 (matches Monday departure from Australia) Grizzly Bear Viewing Extension Departs Campbell River: Daily; 16 May - 22 Jul, 31 Jul - 13 Oct '12

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There are many additional options to help make that experience more special, a few of which we have featured here. You can choose to upgrade your accommodation, extend your holiday to include an iconic Alaskan Inside Passage cruise or get a truly magical experience at Knight Inlet Lodge grizzly bear-viewing. You won't be disappointed if you can add the extra days to your itinerary! Day 1: Calgary Arrive into Calgary and transfer to your hotel for the night. Day 2: Calgary – Banff Transfer to Banff and enjoy a tour of the area around Banff. See Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka and ride the Banff Gondola.

Touring class and the classic dome car for panoramic viewing of this diverse landscape.

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Day 8: VIA Rail – Vancouver Travel between the Monashee and Cariboo mountain ranges before ending your train journey in Vancouver. B Day 9: Vancouver A free day to explore Vancouver.

Day 3: Banff Cruise on the nearby Lake Minnewanka – the largest lake in Banff National Park. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 10: Vancouver Transfer on own to the airport or port for onward arrangements.

Day 4: Banff – Lake Louise Enjoy a tour of the Lake Louise area including Takakkaw Falls, Spiral Falls and the Kicking Horse River before transferring to Banff.

Jasper COLUMBIA ICEFIELD

Lake Louise Banff

Calgary

Day 5: Lake Louise – Jasper Discover why the Icefields Parkway is known as "one of the most spectacular journeys in the world". Visit the Columbia Icefield for a journey onto the surface of a live glacier.

Vancouver

Day 6: Jasper A sightseeing excursion will introduce you to Jasper's rugged peaks, canyons and the famous disappearing lake. Los Angeles

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Day 7: VIA Rail – Vancouver Board VIA Rail's Canadian. Enjoy Sleeper * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Tour Accommodation IndependentType Tour Country Canada

The Canadian

MAKE MORE OF YOUR HOLIDAY BY ADDING THESE EXTRA EXPERIENCES...

During tour option

Before or After tour option

Before orAfter tour option

INSIDE PASSAGE CRUISE 8 Days/7 Nights from $1429*

GRIZZLY BEAR VIEWING 4 Days/3 Nights from $2836*

Includes 7 nights cruising accommodation, all meals, entertainment and port charges.

Includes 1 night accommodation in Campbell River, 2 nights' accommodation at Knight Inlet Lodge, flights between Vancouver and Campbell River, floatplane transfers between Campbell River and Knight Inlet Lodge, some meals, grizzly bear viewing, services of an interpretative guide and Canadian GST.

Extend your trip north to the famed Inside Passage of Alaska. This beautiful area of North America is best experienced by cruise.

This package will give you the opportunity to encounter Canada's most famous animals in their native habitat.

Day 10: Depart Vancouver

Spend one night in Campbell River before a scenic floatplane trip to Knight Inlet Lodge. Adventure World recommends spending at least two nights at the lodge to ensure you have enough bear viewing time. Packages are available including just one night at the lodge or extend your stay to include up to five nights at the lodge.

Banff

DELUXE UPGRADE 7 Days/6 Nights from $1099*

Includes upgrade to deluxe accommodation on days 2-7.

Why not enjoy this tour in pure luxury? Select this deluxe upgrade option and you will spend 5 nights in the world-famous Fairmont properties in Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper. On top of that, you will also have your very own private cabin onboard VIA Rail's "Canadian" from Jasper to Vancouver.

Day 11: Inside Passage Day 12: Tracy Arm - Juneau Day 13: Skagway Day 14: Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve Day 15: Ketchikan Day 16: Inside Passage

See page 78 or contact Adventure World for more information.

Day 17: Arrive Vancouver Contact Adventure World for more information.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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Canada & USA

Rocky Mountains Self Drive Itinerary

Waterton Lakes National Park

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK EXPLORER 9 Days/8 Nights from $2099* OOO

CANADA Calgary

Vancouver Waterton Seattle

Includes 8 nights' hotel accommodation including taxes, 9 days’ economy car rental, admission to Calgary Tower, Waterton Lakes International Cruise, admission to Bar U Ranch, admission to Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, Canadian GST, self drive routing, maps, itinerary and general information package.

East Glacier Lake McDonald

USA SELF DRIVE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

the USA, entering Glacier National Park. The short drive will pass some incredible scenery and allow excellent opportunities to spot the local wildlife.

"A leisurely drive focused on visiting the lesser known National Parks of the region. These hidden treasures are full of beauty and historical significance."

• Fort Calgary • National Historic Site of Bar U Ranch • UNESCO World Heritage Site of Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump • Waterton Lakes National Park • Wildlife viewing at East Glacier • Scenic drive around Lake McDonald Departs Calgary: Daily; 09 Jun - 17 Sep '12

A unique itinerary taking you to both Waterton National Park in Southern Alberta, Canada and Glacier National Park in Northern Montana, USA. In 1932, these two magnificent parks became the world's first International Peace Park. Day 1: Calgary Arrive into Calgary and collect your rental car. Included in your package is admission to Calgary Tower and Fort Calgary. Day 2: Calgary – Waterton Lakes National Park (275 km) Travel south to Waterton Lakes National Park via Bar U Ranch. Established in 1882, it is now a National Historic Site. Continue to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of HeadSmashed-In Buffalo Jump, one of the oldest, largest and best-preserved bison jump sites in North America. Continue to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Waterton Lakes National Park.

Day 5: East Glacier Today, enjoy a free day in Glacier National Park. You can spend the day relaxing or wildlife watching, or for the more adventurous, there are plenty of hiking trails with spectacular views. Day 6: East Glacier – Lake McDonald (102 km) Depart East Glacier and travel southwest to Lake McDonald, the largest lake in Glacier National Park. Day 7: Lake McDonald You will have the entire day to explore, perhaps take a scenic drive around the lake. The area is rich with wildlife and offers some incredible photo opportunities. Day 8: Lake McDonald – Calgary (351 km) Departing Lake McDonald, travel north back up to Calgary. The drive can be as short or long as you wish, as there are many townships and photo opportunities along the way. Day 9: Calgary Your self drive itinerary concludes upon check out from your hotel and return of your vehicle.

Day 3: Waterton Lakes National Park The day is yours to discover the wonders of this beautiful region. This afternoon board the boat for a breathtaking interpretive tour of Waterton Lake. Lake McDonald

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Day 4: Waterton Lakes National Park – East Glacier (81 km) Today, depart Waterton and travel south to * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Small Ship Cruising

Chatterbox Falls

PACIFIC NORTHWEST PASSAGE 8 Days/7 Nights from $6441*

Freil Falls

Nanaimo Gulf Islands

"Sail through the inlets and islands that inspired Captain George Vancouver." Friday Harbour

Seattle

SMALL SHIP CRUISE • Safari Quest • Experienced Exploration Leaders • Land extension options

HIGHLIGHTS • In-depth exploration of the San Juan & Canadian Gulf Islands • Traditional High Tea at Butchart Gardens • Kayak and small boat exploration of pristine fjords and islands • Beachcombing and guided nature walks • Stunning Princess Louisa Inlet, named as one of the top 10 most scenic places in the world Departs Seattle: 14, 21, 28 Sep; 05, 12, 19, 26 Oct; 02, 09, 16 Nov ’12; 29 Mar; 05, 12, 19, 26 Apr; 03 May ‘13

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Includes 7 nights cruising aboard the Safari Quest, sightseeing as specified, all meals & beverages onboard, port charges and fees. Prices do not include fuel surcharges which may be added up to the time of departure.

Welcome Pass

Victoria

Canada & USA

Here along the Pacific Northwest Passage, orca whales move silently though the water in search of salmon. Seals and sea lions lounge on rocky islets, black bear and deer flourish in the deep evergreen forests and snow-capped mountains fall steeply to the waters. Day 1: Seattle Shortly after setting sail, transit the historic Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, being lowered 20 feet from freshwater Lake Union to the saltwater of Puget Sound. D Day 2: Victoria Cruise along between the eastern shoreline and the mainland as you head north towards Victoria. After clearing customs, travel to Butchart Gardens to enjoy a traditional High Tea. You’ll have a bit more time to explore the gardens and the downtown area before you transfer back to the yacht. B L D Day 3: Jervis Inlet & Harmony Islands Explore the protected waters of Jervis Inlet, a “yachter’s paradise.” Keep an eye out for orcas, porpoise, seals and sea lion. Navigate through the sheltered Harmony Islands and explore by kayak or skiff. You may also like to take a truly natural shower at Friel Lake Falls. B

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Day 6: San Juan Islands & Friday Harbor The day will have you meandering through hundreds of untouched islands in the San Juan’s. Watch for orca whales and other marine wildlife. Dock at Friday Harbor located on the largest of the islands, San Juan Island. Stroll through the boutique shops, art galleries and visit the intriguing Whale Museum. B

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Day 7: Coastal Cruising A highlight today is a stop at one of the most striking places in the San Juan Islands, Stuart Island, where you can enjoy a hike. Back onboard, relax on deck with your binoculars ready, always watching for the marine life that surrounds you. B L D Day 8: Seattle Arrive into Seattle and transfer to your hotel or airport for onward arrangements. B

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Day 4: Princess Louisa Inlet Today roam the calm waters of Princess Louisa Inlet, considered one of the ten most beautiful

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Self Drive Itinerary

Glacier National Park

NORTHWEST TRAILS 15 Days/14 Nights from $2113*

CANADA Jasper

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Lake Louise

Includes 14 nights’ hotel accommodation including taxes, 15 days’ economy car rental, meet and greet on day 2, welcome kit (driving instructions, vouchers and maps).

Calgary Vancouver

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK

Kalispell

Seattle Mt Rainier

Pendleton Boise Twin Falls

USA YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK

Jackson

SELF DRIVE TOUR

"The ultimate mountain self-drive holiday." Visit the large cities of Seattle and Vancouver as well as numerous small towns and National Parks. The amazing sights of forests, mountains, and gardens will leave a lasting impression.

HIGHLIGHTS

Day 1: Seattle Arrive into Seattle, collect your rental car and drive to your hotel.

• National Parks & Monuments – Jasper, Banff, Waterton Lakes, Glacier, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Craters of the Moon, Mt. Rainier

Day 2: Seattle – Vancouver (224 km) Drive north to Vancouver, Canada’s spectacular western gateway. Day 3: Vancouver A full day at leisure to explore Vancouver, particularly Stanley Park and Granville Island.

• Icefields Parkway • Amazing and diverse scenery Departs Seattle: Daily; 01 Apr – 31 Oct ‘12 Note: Costing based on an economy car, refer to page 110 for larger car types. Contact Adventure World for a quote or more details.

Day 4: Vancouver – Fraser River Canyon – Kamloops (429 km) Follow the path of the prospectors that went up the Fraser River Canyon on their way to the gold of the Cariboo region. Continue along the Thompson River and by late afternoon you will have reached the rugged interior town of Kamloops. Day 5: Kamloops – Jasper National Park (447 km) Continue north and take in the beauty of the Canadian wilderness. Travel famous Yellowhead Highway past Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies before reaching Jasper National Park. Day 6: Jasper National Park – Banff National Park (290 km) The Icefields Parkway runs along the ridge of the Rockies. See the Columbia Icefield, the largest body of ice south of the Arctic Circle. Stop at famous Lake Louise before arriving into Banff.

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Day 7: Banff National Park – Calgary (125 kms) Take a leisurely stroll through the mountain town of Banff before continuing by the Bow River Valley to Calgary.

Day 8: Calgary – Waterton Lakes National Park – Glacier National Park – Kalispell (350 km) Drive south to beautiful Waterton Lakes National Park that shares the international border with Montana’s Glacier National Park, before continuing to Kalispell. Day 9: Kalispell – Yellowstone National Park (624 km) Today is the longest driving day, but will be well worth it when you arrive at Yellowstone, America’s first National Park. Day 10: Yellowstone National Park – Grand Teton National Park – Jackson (200 km) See the dramatic peaks of the Grand Teton Mountains as you drive to the rustic town of Jackson Hole. Day 11: Jackson – Craters of the Moon – Twin Falls (432 km) Visit the lunar landscape of the Craters of the Moon National Monument, which boasts one of the nation’s highest concentrations of volcanic features. Continue to the aweinspiring cascade of the Shoshone Falls to Twin Falls. Day 12: Twin Falls – Boise – Pendleton (541 km) Drive through the vast Boise National Forest, where a segment of the historic Oregon trail can be seen. Pass through Boise and Baker City before arriving in Pendleton, home of the yearly Pendleton Round-Up Rodeo. Day 13: Pendleton – Yakima – Mt. Rainier National Park (362 km) Drive northwest to Yakima, an important agricultural region. Continue to Mt. Rainier National Park, an ice-clad extinct volcano towering above its surroundings. Day 14: Mt. Rainier National Park – Seattle (216 km) This morning see Mt. Rainier surrounded by lush evergreen forests. Travel back to Seattle in the late afternoon. Day 15: Seattle Drive to Seattle Airport and return your car.

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East Coast Escorted Tour

Canada & USA

Ottawa

EASTERN DISCOVERY 9 Days/8 Nights from $1535*

CANADA

Quebec City Montreal OTTAWA Thousand Islands Toronto NIAGARA FALLS

USA

Includes 8 nights' accommodation including taxes, services of multi-lingual escort throughout tour, transportation by air-conditioned motor coach, sightseeing as per itinerary, porterage of one bag per person.

New York

Lancaster AMISH COUNTRY

Boston

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Philadelphia

WASHINGTON DC

ESCORTED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Boston Walking Tour • Old Québec Walking Tour • Montréal City Tour

"Travelling through the east in September will be a feast for the eyes with the famous fall colours coming through." A memorable excursion that takes you from sophisticated Manhattan to cultural Boston and cosmopolitan Montreal to the inspiring national monuments in Washington D.C. Day 1: New York – Boston Depart New York for historic New England. Travel to Boston where an early afternoon arrival at the historic Quincy Market will be followed by a sightseeing tour.

• Ottawa City Tour • Toronto City Tour • Visit Niagara Falls • Gettysburg Battlefield • Amish Farmhouse Museum • Washington D.C. City Tour • Philadelphia City Tour

Begin with a walking tour along the Freedom Trail and cobblestone streets of Beacon Hill, one of Boston’s oldest neighbourhoods. Day 2: Boston – New England – Québec City This morning travel through New Hampshire and Vermont on your way to Canada. You will pass small villages and drive through the picturesque White Mountains, particularly beautiful during Autumn.

Departs New York: 08, 22 Apr; 06, 20 May; 03, 17 Jun; 01, 15, 29 Jul; 12, 26 Aug; 09, 23 Sep; 07 Oct '12

In the late afternoon cross the U.S./Canadian border to enter the province of Québec. Day 3: Québec City – Montréal Begin the day with a tour of Québec City, the French capital of the province and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then enjoy a walking tour of the walled city, where you will see the Chateau de Frontenac, as well as unparalleled views of the Saint Lawrence River. On arrival in Montreal enjoy a tour of Old Montreal. The evening is at leisure.

Niagara Falls

Day 4: Montréal – Ottawa – Toronto Depart Montréal for the capital of Canada, Ottawa. This vibrant city of parks and flowers boasts one of the most impressive parliament buildings in the world.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

In the afternoon, continue along the Thousand Islands Parkway to the largest English-speaking city in Canada, Toronto, located on the shore of Lake Ontario. Day 5: Toronto – Niagara Falls Continue along Lake Ontario, crossing the Welland Canal, before arriving at Niagara Falls, where you will have the opportunity to enjoy this natural wonder. Perhaps take an optional tour on the renowned Maid of the Mist boat ride at the base of the Falls. Day 6: Niagara Falls – Gettysburg – Amish Country Today ride through the rolling farmland of upstate New York. This afternoon, visit the historic Gettysburg Civil War National Battleground, site of the largest battle ever fought on American soil. Travel along the Susquehanna River to South Pennsylvania for overnight. Day 7: Amish Country – Washington D.C. Travel through rural countryside to Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Visit an Amish Museum and see their 300-year-old tradition of simple living In the afternoon, continue to the nation’s capital, Washington D.C. Day 8: Washington D.C. Enjoy a city tour with such highlights as the U.S. Capitol Building, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, the F.B.I. Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, the White House and Arlington National Cemetery, site of the John F. Kennedy Memorial. Day 9: Washington D.C. – New York For passengers leaving the tour in Washington D.C., tour ends upon check-out from your hotel. Transfer to New York via Philadelphia. The tour ends in midtown Manhattan upon arrival at our post-tour hotel in the evening.

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Country Overview Canada Tour Accommodation Type Peyto Lake

Canada Canada is diverse as it is big. Let’s start from the west... With a district population approaching 350,000, the picture-postcard provincial capital of Victoria was long-touted as North America’s most English city. But in recent years, fuelled by an increasingly younger demographic, a quiet revolution has seen the city transformed with bright-painted bohemian shops, wood-floored coffee bars and innovative restaurants. It’s worth seeking out these enclaves on foot but activity fans should also hop on their bikes: Victoria has more cycle routes than any other Canadian city. Vancouver is one of the cities that routinely tops the lists of the world's greatest places to live. But beyond the breathtaking snowcapped crags, city-hugging beaches and dense waterfront forests, the city's main outdoor, museum and gallery attractions will certainly keep you busy for a few days. Then there are the diverse neighbourhoods: SoMa, the West End, the kaleidoscopic thoroughfares of Chinatown and the historic, re-invigorated old streets of Gastown. The Canadian Rockies’ main range forms Alberta’s western border. Iconic mountain towns such as Banff, Jasper and Lake Louise are all within Alberta territory. Banff National Park, Canada’s first, and its neighbour Jasper National Park are a haven for wildlife: bear, moose and mountain sheep all share the backcountry with skiers, cyclists and hikers. Calgary, the southern cowboy town has evolved into the fastest growing city in North America. Booming with oil money and spending it like there’s no tomorrow, the party is in full swing – even when the legendary Calgary Stampede isn’t on. In the east, Montreal and Quebec City are bustling metropolises with a perfect mixture of sophistication and playfulness and history-soaked preserved quarters tucked away in their back pockets.

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL You can visit Canada at any time of year, but most people arrive in summer when temperatures are pleasant and much of the action moves outdoors. Just what constitutes ‘summer’ though, varies by region. In southern Canada, it generally refers to the period between Victoria Day (late May) and Labour Day (early September). In the northern regions however, summer starts as late as mid-June and ends, often abruptly, with the first snowfall in early to mid-September. In most areas, March to May and September to October bring fewer tourists and often surprisingly pleasant weather. Fall, which finds forests cloaked in a spectacular mantle of colour, is a great time to visit.

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CANADA Whitehorse

HUDSON BAY

Churchill Fort McMurray Jasper Edmonton Quesnel Banff Lake Louise Calgary Whistler Kamloops Victoria Vancouver Seattle

Winnipeg

USA

Montreal Toronto

1 Banff and Jasper National Parks Towering peaks, tumbling glaciers, baby-blue lakes and an ark's worth of animals. 2 Niagara Falls An undiminished world wonder. 3 Cape Breton Highlands National Park Biking, hiking and kayaking in a misty coastal wilderness of whales and eagles. 4 Tofino Brooding rainforest and wave-smashed shoreline, prime for surfing, whale-watching and hiking. 5 Churchill Remote gateway to nature and history on Hudson Bay's polar bear-mad tundra shores. 12

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OTTAWA

Halifax

NIAGARA FALLS

The rustic allures of old Québec are scattered among the Eastern Townships and produce from the farmlands surrounding bucolic Charlevoix graces the tables of the region’s stellar restaurants.

OUR TOP PICKS FOR CANADA

Québec City

AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (°C) City

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Vancouver

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Calgary

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Montreal

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Tour Accommodation Overview Type Country Canada

Sights not to be missed... CANADIAN RAIL JOURNEYS Travel along Canada's famous "ribbons of steel" and experience spectacular landscapes that come alive with rushing rivers, mountain peaks, and abundant wildlife. For over a century travellers have taken to the train as a way to see, touch and understand the true character of this great country.

CALGARY STAMPEDE Started in 1912, The Calgary Stampede is a popular 10-day event held every summer in Calgary, Alberta. Billed as 'the greatest outdoor show on earth,' Calgary Stampede features a real rodeo, a midway (amusement park), concerts, chuck wagon races and more..

CANADA IN WINTER From the unusual, like dogsledding to the more traditional winter activities, such as sleigh rides, winter is a great time to visit Canada. Explore the winter wonderland setting and see frozen mountains lakes and glaciers, walk through an ice canyon, or discover the beauty of snow-covered forests from the comfort of a rail journey.

BEAR VIEWING Canada has some of the largest bear populations in the world, including grizzlies, black bears and polar bears. On Canada's west coast view grizzly bears and black bears feasting on salmon. Visit Churchill, Manitoba, the "Polar Bear Capital of the World" and travel by special tundra vehicle to view the great ice bear at close range.

THE YUKON TERRITORY For travellers in-the-know, Canada's Yukon is their adventure nirvana, combining breathtaking wilderness, mountain ranges ďŹ lled with wildlife, and over 70 wild mountain rivers. The Yukon has three national parks, six territorial parks and four Canadian Heritage Rivers.

ATLANTIC MARITIMES Fresh salt air, sandy beaches, rocky coves, cosmopolitan cities, and remote lighthouses are to be found in Atlantic Canada. The four distinct provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island will embrace you and your spirit of adventure.

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VANCOUVER Hotels & Sightseeing

Vancouver

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4 Days/3 Nights from $311* Includes 3 nights' accommodation, shuttle transfers and your choice of a sightseeing activity. Vancouver is truly spectacular by nature! A city that effortlessly blends a stunning rugged setting of coastline, mountains, and rainforests. With a unique mix of urban, outdoor and wildlife adventures… making it one of the most beautiful and vibrant destinations in the world. Day 1: Arrive Vancouver Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Day 2: Vancouver Explore beautiful Vancouver by taking your choice of a sightseeing activity. Day 3: Vancouver Vancouver is an ideal base, located close to attractions and some other great cities. Spend the day in Whistler, Victoria, or in Vancouver itself of course!

ROSEDALE ON ROBSON SUITES from $89* per night

SANDMAN VANCOUVER CITY CENTRE from $85* per night OOO 

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Includes accommodation only.

This contemporary property is located in the entertainment district, close to the main sporting venues and historic Gastown. Facilities: Restaurants • bars • indoor pool • fitness facilities • business centre Room Features: 215 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board

In the heart of the entertainment/sports district, this property offers you comfort and relaxation, with water and mountain views, in a perfect central location. Facilities: Restaurant • indoor pool • sauna • fitness centre • laundry Room Features: 275 suites • fully equipped galley kitchens • hairdryer • iron/board

Day 4: Depart Vancouver Transfer to airport for onward arrangements. Per person from $

Twin

Sandman Vancouver City Centre

$311*

Rosedale on Robson Suites

$324*

The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

$418*

Fairmont Pacific Rim

$488*

SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS

THE FAIRMONT HOTEL VANCOUVER from $120* per night OOOOO

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Vancouver Harbour Cruise (60 minutes)

Vancouver Trolley Tour (2 day pass)

$49 $55

Vancouver City Tour (4 hours)

$89

Whistler Day Trip (11 hours)

$173

Vancouver North Shore Tour (5 hours)

Vancouver Island Tour (13 hours, incl. Butchart Gardens)

FAIRMONT PACIFIC RIM from $144* per night

Vancouver's cultural and entertainment districts are at the hotel’s doorstep and like the city that surrounds it, the hotel is rich in history, resplendent in natural beauty, vibrant and cosmopolitan.

$186

Facilities: Restaurants • bars • indoor pool • jacuzzi • shops

$242

Room Features: 550 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • mini-bar • hairdryer • iron/board

Situated in the heart of the historic port and financial district, the location fronts one of Vancouver's most celebrated streetscapes. This luxury Vancouver hotel offers unobstructed views of the North Shore Mountains, Stanley Park and Howe Sound. Facilities: Restaurants • bars • shops • Willow Stream Spa • fitness centre • indoor and outdoor pool • jacuzzi Room Features: 377 rooms • Nespresso machine and tea facilities • mini-bar • hairdryer • iron/board

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VANCOUVER & VICTORIA Hotels & Sightseeing

Canada

VANCOUVER CULINARY EXPERIENCE 4 Days/3 Nights from $560*

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Includes 3 nights' accommodation including taxes, Granville Island Market Tour with Edible BC, Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Sunset Dinner Cruise and Canadian GST.

"Indulge in a fantastic introductory culinary tour of Vancouver."

Day 4: Vancouver Your culinary experience ends this morning.

Per Person from $

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Guided Granville Island Market Tour with plenty of food tastings • Traditional Afternoon Tea • Sunset Dinner Cruise on Vancouver Harbour Departs Vancouver: Daily; 23 Apr - 30 Sep '12 Note: A full day Fraser Valley Wine Tour featuring a live cooking class can be added (only on Saturdays), contact Adventure World for details.

Vancouver is a cosmopolitan city bordered by a beautiful harbour and soaring mountains. Enjoy the highlights as well as some of the culinary delights it has to offer.

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Day 1: Vancouver The day is at leisure today to explore Vancouver. Enjoy a Sunset Dinner Cruise on the harbour this evening to welcome you to the city. Day 2: Vancouver Skip breakfast this morning! Begin your day with a tour of the Granville Island Market, hosted by Edible BC. Enjoy food tastings at many of the stalls and speak with the local vendors. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Day 3: Vancouver Afternoon Tea is a hallowed English custom that has found a home in the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Join a traditional afternoon sitting this afternoon and indulge in a refreshing cup of tea and many decadent foods.

VICTORIA

THE FAIRMONT EMPRESS from $86* per night

ROYAL SCOT HOTEL & SUITES from $88* per night OOO 

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Nestled near the Parliament Building within a short walk of the inner harbour, The Royal Scot is renowned for its spacious, clean and comfortable rooms and suites. Facilities: Restaurant • lounge • indoor pool • exercise room • laundry Room Features: 176 rooms & suites • tea/coffee facilities • fridge • microwave • hairdryer • iron/board

The Executive House Hotel is located one block from the magnificent Inner Harbour, National Geographic IMAX theatre, Royal BC Museum, shopping, whale watching, seaplane tours and much more! Facilities: Restaurants • bar • sauna • jacuzzi • fitness centre Room Features: 181 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

Rising regally on Victoria's spectacular Inner Harbour, The Fairmont Empress luxury hotel showcases the spirit and energy of Vancouver Island in grand style. Facilities: Restaurants • bars • indoor pool • jacuzzi • shops Room Features: 475 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • mini-bar • hairdryer • iron/board

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Country WHISTLER Canada Tour Accommodation Hotels & Sightseeing Type

Whistler SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS Per person from $ Peak2Peak Alpine Experience Tree Trek Canopy Walk (2.5 hours)

Valley Bike Tour (2 hours)

Ziptrek Tour (2.5 hours)

Bear Awareness Walk (2 hours)

Mountain Explorer ATV Tour (2 hours)

$70 $67 $145 $171 $181 $182

DELTA WHISTLER VILLAGE SUITES from $97* per night OOOO

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Combining the warmth and charm of authentic alpine accommodation with the amenities of a full–service hotel.

Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler hotel defines mountain luxury.

Facilities: Restaurants • lounge • indoor/ outdoor pool • steam room • fitness centre • non-smoking property

Facilities: Restaurants • bars • indoor/outdoor pool • steam room • spa • 18 hole golf course Room Features: 558 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board

Room Features: 205 rooms • Suites feature kitchen • dining room • fireplace

WHISTLER SEA TO SKY CLIMB from

$192*

Enjoy the breathtaking scenery between Vancouver and Whistler, all in the comfort and stress-free environment of the train. During your three and a half hour trip, you'll journey from Vancouver, through scenic Howe Sound and Cheakamus Canyon, across a trestle bridge and past an extinct volcano before arriving in the world-renowned Whistler Village.

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Departs Vancouver & Whistler: Daily, except Tue & Wed; 18 May - 24 Sep '12

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Tour Independent Accommodation Packages Type Country Canada

Butchart Gardens

"This 8-day getaway visits a trio of magnificent cities, staying in the grandest properties along the way."

WEST COAST FAIRMONT GETAWAY 8 Days/7 Nights from $1414*

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Includes 7 nights' accommodation including taxes, airport transfers, travel by motor coach and ferry, afternoon tea at The Fairmont Empress Hotel, porterage at hotels, Canadian GST.

CANADA Whistler Vancouver Victoria

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Visit Vancouver, Victoria and Whistler • Accommodation at world-renowned Fairmont properties • Afternoon Tea at The Fairmont Empress Hotel • The Sea to Sky Highway Departs Vancouver: Daily; 01 May - 25 Oct '12

Explore the beautiful West Coast of Canada enjoying 8 days of spectacular scenery and cityscapes of Vancouver, Victoria and Whistler, whilst indulging in the luxury of the world-renowned Fairmont resorts.

Coast. If you haven’t already, be sure to try to get out to Butchart Gardens, just outside of Victoria, or perhaps take a floatplane trip around the towering city of Vancouver – the opportunities are endless.

Day 1: Vancouver Taxi transfer included from the airport to your hotel.

Day 6: Vancouver – Whistler Time to leave the hustle and bustle of the city-life behind, and make your way North along the incredibly scenic Sea to Sky Highway. This motor coach transfer will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel.

Day 2: Vancouver Explore the beautiful city of Vancouver, the entire day is yours! You can take in all that the Fairmont has to offer, before heading out to experience some of Vancouver’s attractions – Capilano Suspension Bridge, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen’s Chinese Gardens, Gastown, Vancouver Lookout Tower or the Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park (attraction admissions not included). Day 3: Vancouver – Victoria The morning is yours to do some more exploring of the city before hopping on a motor coach and ferry which will take you to British Columbia’s capital city – Victoria. Day 4: Exploring Victoria Today is yours to do some exploring of Canada’s most British city. The Fairmont Empress Hotel is located in the heart of Victoria's Inner Harbour, and allows for easy access to all of the cities top attractions.

Day 7: Exploring Whistler Enjoy the entire day exploring the village of Whistler in all its splendour. If adventure and excitement is your thing, then Whistler has plenty of ATV, horseback riding, canoeing and kayaking tours available; on the other hand, if you wish to relax, there are countless worldclass restaurants and spas available all over the village for you to enjoy. Whatever you’re feeling, Whistler will have anything and everything you could ask for from a premier mountain resort. Day 8: Whistler – Vancouver A morning checkout from the Fairmont Chateau Whistler and a motor coach transfer back to Vancouver ends your West Coast Fairmont Getaway.

Be sure to visit the Royal BC Museum, the IMAX Theatre and perhaps even take a Whale Watching tour around the island – all of which are just steps away from your hotel (admissions and tours not included). This afternoon, you’ll enjoy Afternoon Tea in the magnificent Tea Lobby at The Fairmont Empress Hotel (included), surrounded by handcrafted tapestries, lovely moldings and polished hardwood floors. Afternoon Tea is one of Victoria's greatest traditions and is the perfect way to wind down your last day in Victoria. Capilano Suspension Bridge

Day 5: Victoria – Vancouver Spend the day in either Victoria or Vancouver, doing some final exploring of Canada’s Pacific

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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Independent Packages

CANADA

Jasper COLUMBIA ICEFIELD

Lake Louise Banff

Calgary

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

CANADIAN ROCKIES FAIRMONT GETAWAY 7 Days/6 Nights from $1761* Includes 6 nights' accommodation including taxes, airport transfers, travel by motor coach, sightseeing as specified, afternoon tea at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, porterage at hotels, commentary by Brewster driver/guide, Canadian GST.

and fully equipped stable to accommodate you – or if relaxing is more your style, the Jasper Park Lodge is situate right on the shores of Lac Beauvert away from the hustle and bustle of city life, and is perfect for a quiet read by the water.

"The Fairmont resorts in the Rockies are some of the most recognisable properties in the world. Each of the three properties featured on this tour are all luxurious in their own unique, special way."

• Visit Banff, Jasper and Lake Louise • 6 nights accommodation at worldrenowned Fairmont properties • Banff Gondola • Icefields Parkway • Afternoon Tea at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Departs Calgary: Daily; 01 May - 17 Oct '12

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Experience the magical scenery and wildlife of the Rocky Mountains and the charming towns of Banff, Jasper and Lake Louise whilst indulging in the luxury of the worldrenowned Fairmont resorts. Day 1: Calgary – Banff Your Canadian Rockies getaway starts this morning from Calgary and heads westwards, through the foothills, to the alpine town of Banff. Day 2: Exploring Banff Also known as “the castle in the Rockies”, the Fairmont itself is a truly magnificent sight, and should definitely help comprise your morning of sightseeing. The day is yours to explore the townsite and all that it has to offer. Be sure to take a ride aboard the Banff Gondola which will whisk you way to the summit of Sulphur Mountain. Here you’ll see some unforgettable views of the Bow Valley. Finally, a great evening option is the Minnewanka Lake Cruise, which hosts a sunset departure making it a perfect way to wind down your day.

Day 5: Jasper – Lake Louise The morning is yours to do some final exploring of Jasper before hopping on another motor coach and heading down to the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’ – Lake Louise. Here you’ll spend the next 2 nights at the worldfamous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, located right on the water’s edge. Simply incredible! Day 6: Exploring Lake Louise Today is yours to explore this wonderful mountain locale. Perhaps rent a canoe for a leisurely paddle around the lake, or experience the true outdoors with a hike up to one of the area’s famous Tea Houses. This afternoon, you’ll enjoy one of the Fairmont’s most traditional events – Afternoon Tea. Day 7: Lake Louise – Calgary A morning checkout from your hotel and a transfer back to downtown Calgary or the Calgary International Airport ends your Canadian Rockies Fairmont Getaway.

Day 3: Banff – Jasper It’s off to Jasper today aboard a luxury motor coach. Travel along the famous Icefields Parkway, as you trek north past Bow Lake, Peyto Lake and the Athabasca Glacier. There is also an excellent chance to see some of Banff and Jasper National Parks’ wildlife including bear, elk, deer, wolves, eagles, bighorn sheep, mountain goats and much more!

Afternoon Tea at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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Day 4: Exploring Jasper Spend the day however you’d like, while in Canada’s largest National Park. If you enjoy a round of golf or a scenic horseback ride, then the Fairmont has a world-class Golf Course

Mt. Stephens Hall in Fairmont Banff Springs

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Independent Packages

Canada

Jasper

JASPER SOFT ADVENTURE PACKAGE 5 Days/4 Nights from $544*

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Includes 4 nights' accommodation including taxes, sightseeing excursion, Athabasca River rafting tour, horseback excursion, Maligne Canyon Walk, Canadian GST. Maligne Canyon

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

"These adventures are suitable for all ages and fi tness levels."

• Searching for wildlife • Rafting the Athabasca River • Mystical Maligne Canyon • Exploring the natural beauty of the Rockies by horseback Departs Jasper: Daily; 31 May – 05 Sep '12 Notes: There are many more soft adventure activities available in Jasper that can be added to this package. Contact Adventure World for details.

Jasper National Park is the perfect base for anyone who enjoys an active holiday. The options are endless! Day 1: Jasper Arrive into Jasper and transfer independently to your hotel. Day 2: Athabasca Falls Rafting Experience a unique perspective of Jasper National Park, on a safe and comfortable raft trip down the Athabasca, a Canadian Heritage River. The run is approximately 12 kms and contains numerous Class 2 white water rapids.

Day 3: Horseback Riding This tour offers travellers an adventure of a lifetime – the chance to explore the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains on horseback. Day 4: Maligne Canyon Walk Your guide will transport you from Jasper to the top of the canyon and guide you from the first to the sixth bridge, allowing for breath taking photographic opportunities. You will enjoy award winning interpretation about this limestone slot canyon, and the many mysteries that are contained within. Day 5: Jasper Your Jasper adventure concludes upon check out.

ICEFIELDS PARKWAY OVERNIGHT ADVENTURE 2 Days/1 Night from $182*

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INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

"To spend the night overlooking a glacier is a truly unique experience."

• Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure • Icefield Interpretation Centre Departs Columbia Icefield: Daily; 06 Apr – 20 Oct '12 Note: Transfers to/from Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff & Calgary can be arranged.

Get your camera ready for the Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure! Located on the boundary of Jasper National Park, you'll ride in a giant Ice Explorer on one of the largest accumulations of ice and snow south of the Arctic Circle, covering an area of nearly 325 square kilometres.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

Day 1: Columbia Icefield Transfer independently to the Glacier View Inn. Take the Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure out on to the Athabasca Glacier on the specially constructed Ice Explorer. Day 2: Columbia Icefield Have your morning coffee as the sun rises over the glacier. Allow time to take another walk up to the glacier before your departure from the area.

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JASPER & LAKE LOUISE Hotels & Sightseeing

Lake Louise

ROCKIES SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS

JASPER

JASPER SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS Per person from $ Explore Jasper (4 hours)

$68

Magical Mystical Maligne Canyon Walk (3 hours)

$82

Mount Edith Cavell Tour

LOBSTICK LODGE from $56* per night

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Includes accommodation and gratuities. Conveniently located, you will experience a serene atmosphere in a majestic mountain setting. Facilities: Restaurant • bar • indoor/outdoor pool • steam room • laundry Room Features: 139 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board

(3 hours)

$116

THE FAIRMONT JASPER PARK LODGE from $141*

Explore Jasper & Maligne Lake Cruise (6 hours)

$149

Includes accommodation and gratuities.

Columbia Icefield Discovery & Glacier Adventure (5.5 hours)

$171

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Situated 10 minutes from town, we invite you to experience the charming cabins and rustic elegance sure to invoke memories to last a lifetime.

LAKE LOUISE SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS Per person from $

Facilities: Restaurants • bars • indoor/outdoor pool • hot tub • fitness centre Room Features: 446 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board

LAKE LOUISE

Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola (Grizzly Bear Viewing)

$41

Mountain Lakes & Waterfalls Tour (4 hours)

$89

Columbia Icefield Discovery & Glacier Adventure (7.5 hours)

$191

BANFF SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS Per person from $ Evening Wildlife Tour (2 hours)

$64

Lake Minnewanka Tour & Cruise (3 hours)

$102

Explore Banff (3.5 hours)

$116

Mountain Lakes & Waterfalls

LAKE LOUISE INN from $85* per night

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THE FAIRMONT CHATEAU LAKE LOUISE from $145*

(9 hours)

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Sunshine Meadows Hike

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Holiday in the mountains with all the comforts of home at this mountain resort, close to the village of Lake Louise. Facilities: Restaurant • bar • indoor pool • steam room • fitness centre Room Features: 247 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer

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$137 $205 $168

On the shore of Lake Louise, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is recognised globally for progressive environmental stewardship and responsible tourism.

CALGARY SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS

Facilities: Restaurants • bars • indoor pool • sauna • fitness centre

Per person from $

Room Features: 513 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board

Explore Calgary (4 hours)

$68

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Canada

BANFF & CALGARY Hotels & Sightseeing

Banff Gondola

BANFF

SWISS VILLAGE from $63* per night

MOUNT ROYAL HOTEL from $49*

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THE FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS HOTEL from $156* per night

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The Swiss Village is located in a separate building on the Inns of Banff property and offers great value to the budget conscious traveller. Located on Banff Avenue, 10 minutes walk from the town centre.

Located in the heart of Banff, the Mount Royal Hotel's heritage and charming accommodation will create a lasting memory. Just outside the doors are unlimited attractions, outdoor activities and shopping.

For more than a century, ‘The Castle in the Rockies’ has provided the unique blend of luxurious comfort, individualised service and timeless beauty for the most discerning traveller. Ten minutes' walk to the town centre.

Facilities: Restaurant • outdoor hot pool • hot tub • bike rental shop

Facilities: Restaurant • bar • sauna • jacuzzi • laundry

Facilities: Restaurants • bars • spa • indoor/ outdoor pool • 18 hole golf course • shops

Room Features: 52 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer

Room Features: 135 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • safe

Room Features: 770 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • mini-bar • hairdryer • iron/board

CALGARY

SANDMAN CITY CENTRE HOTEL CALGARY from $81* per night

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INTERNATIONAL HOTEL & SUITES from $107* per night OOOO

THE FAIRMONT PALLISER from $162* per night

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Centrally located in the heart of downtown Calgary with the Light Rail Transit just steps from the hotel lobby.

The hotel’s convenient location is within walking distance to many of Calgary’s downtown attractions.

Facilities: Restaurant • lounge • indoor pool • fitness centre

Facilities: Restaurants • bar • indoor pool • spa • fitness facilities • non-smoking property

Facilities: Restaurants • bars • health club • indoor pool • shops

Room Features: 248 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • iron/board

Room Features: 406 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • mini-bar • hairdryer • iron/board

Room Features: 301 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

Set in the heart of the city, The Fairmont Palliser is a historical landmark Calgary hotel, which offers distinctive accommodation in elegant surroundings.

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Rustic Cabins & Lodges

BAKER CREEK CHALETS from $110*

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Nestled in a peaceful wooded setting beside Baker Creek and beneath the majestic Canadian Rockies are honey coloured Log Chalets, romantic Jacuzzi Suites and the renowned Bistro restaurant. During any season Baker Creek is the ultimate escape for those searching for an authentic mountain experience. Baker Creek has been completely restored now offering luxury log chalets, featuring two deluxe trappers and mountain lodge style suites with jacuzzis. Facilities: Restaurant • bar • fitness centre • sauna • meeting facilities • wireless internet Room Features: 33 rooms • kitchenette • fireplace • deck

NUM-TI-JAH LODGE from $97*

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Num-Ti-Jah Lodge is located approximately 40 kilometres from Lake Louise, on the Bow River. At Num-Ti-Jah Lodge, they believe in the simple life. All of the rustic rooms give you hot showers any time, thick duvets to crawl under, and no phones or televisions to interrupt your thoughts. Num-Ti-Jah Lodge is set amongst one of the most dramatic scenes in the Canadian Rockies. Out of Bow Lake the mountains rise steep and rugged. The blue ice of Crowfoot Glacier hangs suspended over the turquoise water. To the west, the craggy peaks of the Great Divide tower over Bow Glacier. You will truly feel a part of the wilderness surrounding you. Facilities: Restaurant • lounge • library • gift shop • free parking • non-smoking property Room Features: 25 rooms

TEKARRA LODGE from $129*

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Tekarra Lodge is located on a ridge where the Miette and Athabasca Rivers meet, just 1.5 kilometres south of the Jasper townsite. Tekarra Lodge is your home away from home. The guest cabins are rustic and unique in design; yet contain the luxuries of home. Local hardwoods and stones are used throughout each of our cabins. The cabins feature wood panelling, boast hard wood floors and offer both propane heat and wood-burning fireplaces. Facilities: Restaurant • laundry • outdoor BBQ area • free parking • bike rentals • non-smoking property Room Features: 52 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • kitchenette • wood-burning fireplace • balcony

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Ranches RAFTER SIX GUEST RANCH 4 Days/3 Nights from $686*

Canada

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The sprawling acres of Rafter Six Ranch are nestled at the base of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, surrounded by Provincial Parkland and the Stoney Indian Reserve. The ranch is located where the Kananaskis Valley and the Bow Valley meet. Standing three storeys high, this beautifully crafted log structure is one of the largest in the world. The lodge was built on to the original log lodge and houses 18 unique guest rooms, a common room, restaurant, lounge and gift shop. The rooms have no TVs or phones, however these amenities are available in the common areas of the lodge. Getting There: Rafter Six Ranch is located 45 minutes from Calgary and 30 minutes from Banff. Transfers can be arranged, or you can self drive. Activities: Horseback Riding (additional cost), hiking, ranch facilities include the pool, hot tub, saloon bar, gift shop, horseshoe pits. Note: All-inclusive, shorter and longer duration options also available. Contact Adventure World for details.

HOMEPLACE RANCH 4 Days/3 Nights from $1729*

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Includes 3 nights' accommodation, all meals and snacks, service charges, horses, saddle, tackle, guides, daily trail rides with guides, all ranch activities, return transfers from Calgary, Canadian GST. Homeplace Ranch is situated in Alberta's high cattle country, in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Called "Paradise" by the First Nations people and promoted as the Last Best West, homesteads were built here from around 1905. The foothills and mountain area of the Homeplace Ranch were and remain cattle and horse country. Stock was wintered at the home ranch and herded to high country pastures for the summer. During your stay you'll have the chance to ride these areas and cross an Indian trail that was once used by the Stoney Band. Riding varies from mountain valleys to high foothills, crossing numerous streams, mountain meadows and old Indian trails. Getting There: Rates include transfers to/from Calgary. Activities: Daily trail rides are included (riding boots and gratuities are not included), hiking, relaxing in the hot tub, day trips to Banff, Spruce Meadows or Head Smashed-in Buffalo Jump can be arranged. Fishing, white-water rafting and golf can all be enjoyed nearby. Note: A 7 Day/6 Night package is also available. Contact Adventure World for details.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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CALGARY Stampede Packages

CALGARY STAMPEDE 3 Days/2 Nights from $542* or 4 Days/3 Nights from $758*

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Includes 2 nights' accommodation including taxes, 1 day Calgary Lite Rail Transit Pass, admission to afternoon rodeo, evening chuckwagon races and grandstand show, 1 day admission to Stampede grounds, Canadian GST.

HIGHLIGHTS • Celebrating the centenary • Western hospitality • City-wide celebrations • Afternoon rodeo

"The Calgary Stampede is much more than an exciting event – it is a 10-day citywide celebration of western hospitality."

• Chuckwagon races • Evening grandstand show Departs Calgary: Daily; 05 – 14 Jul '12 Note: Bookings must be made by 25 May '12. * Adventure World offers a range of accommodation options to suit every client. * Need extra tickets? No problem! Contact Adventure World to book.

Experience the fever that holds Calgary in its grip during the annual Calgary Exhibition and Stampede, universally acclaimed as “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth”. The Stampede showcases the best in rodeo with numerous events, exhibits and diverse entertainment. The 2012 festival will be particularly special as it will mark the Calgary Stampede's Centennial, it's 100th anniversary celebration. It most certainly will be a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience!

Get your cowboy hat and your chaps ready, this is an event not to be missed!

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CALGARY STAMPEDE LUXURY PACKAGE 4 Days/3 Nights from $1488*

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THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO • Its best-known attraction is the World Championship of Chuck Wagon Racing, an amazing contest of nerves and horsepower. • Each afternoon, for three action-packed hours, the rough and rugged skills of the world’s top professional cowboys present a world-class showcase of saddlebronc and bareback riding, calf roping, and steer wrestling. This fantastic rodeo is a never-to-be-forgotten thrill of a lifetime. • Each evening, nine heart-stopping chuck wagon races explode in an all-out dash to the finish – a challenge that ignites thousands of excited fans. • As the sun goes down, the Stampede prepares for yet another kind of action. Immediately following the chuck wagon races, hundreds of singers, dancers and musicians take over the gigantic stage for a high-powered entertainment extravaganza. A brilliant finale of fireworks completes each day at “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.” 24

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Self Drive Itineraries VANCOUVER ISLAND SELF DRIVE 6 Days/5 Nights from $1375*

Car Ferry

CANADA Campbell River Nanaimo Vancouver

Tofino

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Includes 5 nights’ hotel accommodation including taxes, 6 days’ economy car rental, B.C. ferry from Vancouver to Victoria and Nanaimo to Vancouver, admission to Butchart Gardens, Victoria floatplane sightseeing excursion, Quadra Island Cruise, Canadian GST, self drive routing, maps, itinerary and general information package.

Victoria

SELF DRIVE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Enjoying the scenery from the B.C. ferry • Stopping to meet the locals of the small island communities • Plenty of time at leisure to explore Departs Vancouver: Daily; year round. Note: At least one pre night is recommended in Vancouver. Costing based on an economy car. Refer to pages 28-29 for larger car types and motorhomes. Contact Adventure World for a quote or more details.

"Make sure you pass through Long Beach near Tofi no. You’ll be glad you did as you take in its incredible beaches and rugged headlands." Vancouver Island is the perfect destination for an easy scenic drive. You can follow this itinerary or adjust as you like, that’s part of the fun of a self drive tour! Day 1: Vancouver – Victoria (112 km plus ferry) Collect your rental car and drive through charming villages on your way to the ferry terminal, where you will board your B.C. ferry to Vancouver Island. Once on the island, make your way to Butchart Gardens where you can enjoy the remainder of the day.

along the way, including Chemainus, Coombs and Cathedral Grove (Macmillan Provincial Park). Day 4: Tofino – Campbell River (271 km) Depart Tofino and head back to the east coast of Vancouver Island. Day 5: Campbell River Enjoy a short cruise today, exploring the majestic fjords teaming with local wildlife. Learn about scenic and historic locations of Vancouver & Quadra Island whilst searching for dolphins, seals and orcas. Day 6: Campbell River – Nanaimo – Vancouver (235 km plus ferry) Enjoy another scenic cruise on B.C. Ferries between Nanaimo and Vancouver. Return your rental car upon arrival.

Day 2: Victoria See the provincial capital from a different perspective today with a floatplane excursion. The rest of the day is at leisure. Day 3: Victoria – Tofino (340 km) Driving along the Island Highway, make the time to stop at some of the communities

CANADA

Jasper

RUSTIC CABINS OF THE ROCKIES 7 Days/6 Nights from $1884*

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Lake Louise Calgary

Banff

Kananaskis

SELF DRIVE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Horse riding at Rafter Six Ranch

Includes 6 nights’ hotel accommodation including taxes, 7 days’ economy car rental, 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners, 4 hours of horseback riding, admission to Banff Gondola, Lake Minnewanka Cruise, Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure, National Park fees, Canadian GST, self drive routing, maps, itinerary and general information package.

"For those who have ever wanted to experience real wilderness, the real Canada."

• Lake Minnewanka Cruise • Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure • Staying in authentic accommodation throughout the Rockies Departs Calgary: Daily; 11 May - 20 Sep '12 Note: Costing based on an economy car. Refer to pages 28-29 for larger car types and motorhomes. Contact Adventure World for a quote or more details.

Enjoy a self drive itinerary representing a true authentic Canadian wilderness experience, with all the creature comforts of modern civilization. Day 1: Calgary – Kananaskis Make your way to Rafter Six Ranch where you will enjoy a horseback ride taking in the stunning mountain scenery. Day 2: Kananaskis Enjoy a full day at the ranch including another horseback ride.

Day 4: Exploring Banff & Lake Louise Spend today exploring the surrounding area and all the beautiful sights it has to offer, including Moraine Lake and Lake Louise. Day 5: Banff – Jasper Along the Icefields Parkway, you will pass over 100 glaciers and countless lakes. Stop at the Columbia Icefield where you will take a tour on the Ice Explorer. Continue to Pocahontas Cabins, Jasper. Day 6: Jasper The entire day is yours to explore Jasper and its surrounding area. Day 7: Jasper – Calgary From Jasper, head back down the Icefields Parkway to the city of Calgary, where your self drive itinerary concludes.

Day 3: Kananaskis – Banff After breakfast, drive to Baker Creek Chalets, stopping at two of Banff’s top attractions on the way – Lake Minnewanka and the Banff Gondola. * All prices shown are per vehicle.

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Country Canada Self TourDrive Accommodation Itineraries Type

"A great package for those interested in exploring the culture of Western Canada's First Nation's people."

TOTEM CIRCLE 15 Days/14 Nights from $3836*

Includes 14 nights' moderate accommodation including taxes, 15 days' economy car rental, B.C. Ferry, National Park fees, Canadian GST, self drive routing, maps, itinerary and general information package. Also includes admission to many attractions.

SELF DRIVE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site • Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site • Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site • Butchart Gardens • Quw’utsun’ Cultural and Conference Centre • Whale watching in Telegraph Cove • Fort St. James National Historic Site • Maligne Lake Cruise • Ice Explorer on the Athabasca Glacier • Banff Gondola • Banff’s Upper Hot Springs • Hell’s Gate Tram • Minter Gardens Departs Vancouver: Daily; 13 May - 14 Sep '12 Note: Costing based on an economy car. Refer to pages 28-29 for larger car types and motorhomes. Contact Adventure World for a quote or more details.

Day 1: Vancouver Upon arrival into Vancouver, pick up your rental car and enjoy the day at your leisure.

enter Mount Robson Park, home of Mount Robson, and the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.

Day 2: Vancouver – Victoria (112 km plus ferry) Drive through charming villages on your way to the ferry terminal, where you will board your BC Ferry to Vancouver Island. Upon arrival, make your way to the famous Butchart Gardens (included).

Day 10: Jasper Spend the day exploring Jasper National Park, including a Maligne Lake cruise. Many of the park’s striking features are accessible by road – Sunwapta and Athabasca Falls, Miette HotSprings and glacier-clad Mount Edith Cavell.

Day 3: Victoria Use today to explore the districts of the state capital.

Day 11: Jasper – Banff (265 km) Today travel the scenic Icefields Parkway. Be sure to visit the Columbia Icefield, where the famous Ice Explorer is included. Leaving the Athabasca Glacier travel to the “Jewel of the Rockies,” Lake Louise. Then, on your way to Banff, be sure to stop for a quick nature walk at Johnston Canyon where you can stand in the spray of a roaring mountain waterfall.

Day 4: Victoria – Campbell River (266 km) Make time driving along the Island Highway to stop at some of the communities on the way including Langford, Malahat, Cowichan Bay, Duncan and Chemainus. Continue north on Highway 19 through Vancouver Island’s “Harbour City”, Nanaimo, and Parksville, the beginning of Beach Country. Day 5: Campbell River – Port Hardy (238 km) Depart the “Salmon Capital of the World” to Port Hardy. You will make a stop at Telegraph Cove, where a nature cruise is included. Day 6: Port Hardy – Prince Rupert (10 km plus ferry) Full day of cruising the sheltered waters of the Inside Passage. Day 7: Prince Rupert – Smithers (353 km) Departing Prince Rupert today, travel along the Yellowhead Highway through the rugged hinterlands of British Columbia, travelling alongside the Skeena River. Day 8: Smithers – Prince George (371 km) Today, continue travelling along Highway 16, the Yellowhead Highway. You are now travelling through the Lakes District, legendary for its superb fishing. A short detour off Highway 16 will take you to the community of Fort St.

Car Ferry

CANADA Smithers

Prince Rupert

Prince George

Jasper

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Lake Louise Banff

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Day 9: Prince George – Jasper (376 km) Remote alpine meadows, emerald valleys and spectacular mountains scenery are just a few of the impressive sights to be savoured while driving through this region. This afternoon,

Day 12: Banff Be sure to visit the Cave and Basin National Historic Site, the Banff Gondola, and the famous hot mineral waters at the Upper Hot Springs pool. Day 13: Banff – Kamloops (500 km) Departing Banff today, travel along the “Trans Canada” Highway 1 and into Yoho National Park. If you continue driving, you are now entering the Shuswap area of British Columbia. With 1,000 kilometres of shoreline possessing 25 marine parks, sandy beaches, private coves and narrow channels, this area deserves its distinction of being “The House Boating Capital of Canada.” Day 14: Kamloops – Vancouver (350 km) Continue your journey westward today through near-desert regions and steep canyons. Be sure to stop at Hell’s Gate in the scenic Fraser Canyon for a tram ride over the foaming river. As you travel through the Fraser Valley this afternoon stop at Minter Gardens and enjoy a leisurely stroll around the world-class gardens before your departure for Vancouver. Day 15: Vancouver This morning, check out of your hotel and return your rental car.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Tour Accommodation Self Drive Itineraries Type Country Canada WESTERN CANADA BED & BREAKFAST LOOP 22 Days/21 Nights from $5258*

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Includes 21 nights' Bed & Breakfast accommodation including taxes, 22 days' economy car rental, BC Ferry, National Park fees, Canadian GST, self drive routing, maps, itinerary and general, information package. Also includes admission to many attractions.

Day 1: Calgary Upon arrival at the airport, pick up your rental car and proceed to downtown Calgary and your hotel.

Day 13: Vancouver Take this opportunity to explore some of the sights of Vancouver, including Stanley Park, Gastown and Chinatown.

Day 2: Calgary – Canmore (105 km) Travel to Banff, located at the centre of Banff National Park, Canada’s first national park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Canadian Rockies.

Day 14: Vancouver – Victoria (109 km including ferry) Travel to Victoria via ferry. After a visit to the famous Butchart Gardens, continue to Victoria, with spectacular views of the Olympic Mountains and the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Day 3: Canmore & Banff Take advantage of all that Canmore and Banff have to offer today and tomorrow. Banff is only a 15 minute drive west of Canmore. Be sure to take a ride on the Banff Gondola and a dip in the Upper Hot Springs (both included).

Day 15: Victoria Perhaps today you would like to take a whale watching adventure (included). This trip will take you on a round trip in search of killer whales, porpoises, harbour seals, and other marine wildlife.

Day 4: Canmore & Banff Day at leisure.

"Take your time and really explore Western Canada."

SELF DRIVE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Banff & Canmore • Radium Hot Springs • Revelstoke • Thompson Okanagan region • Vancouver • Butchart Gardens • Icefields Parkway • Columbia Icefield

Departs Calgary: Daily; 01 May - 10 Oct '12 Note: Costing based on an economy car. Refer to pages 28-29 for larger car types and motorhomes. Contact Adventure World for a quote or more details.

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Ferry

Jasper Lake Louise

Clearwater

Banff Revelstoke

Canmore Calgary

Whistler Vancouver Victoria

Cranbrook Penticton

Day 6: Cranbrook – Nelson (231 km) Continue on today, through the Kootenay Rockies; a vast wilderness of rivers, lakes, waterfalls, beaches, mineral hot springs, alpine meadows and snow-capped mountains.

Day 17: Whistler – Clearwater (424 km) Clearwater and Wells Gray Park is your destination today. Known as a mecca for heli-skiing, the lakes and forest draw people from around the world to experience the great outdoors.

Day 7: Nelson Explore Nelson, as it is one Canada's finest heritage towns, with over 350 Victorianstyle buildings.

Day 18: Clearwater Enjoy your stay in the area. There are many outdoor activities such as hiking, horseback riding or canoeing.

Day 8: Nelson – Revelstoke (250 km) Continue on to this little town, nestled between the Selkirk and Monashee Mountains. Both Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks offer a variety of hiking options.

Day 19: Clearwater – Jasper (318 km) On your journey today, perhaps you will get a glimpse of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.

Day 9: Revelstoke Day at leisure. Perhaps take a look at Revelstoke Dam or stop in at the Revelstoke Railway Museum.

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Day 5: Canmore – Cranbrook (279 km) It’s time to move on to the largest community in the Kootenay Rockies region, Cranbrook via historic Fort Steele.

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Day 16: Victoria – Whistler (235 km including ferry) Today, depart Victoria and head to Whistler (ferry fares included). Ride a chairlift or gondola for breathtaking mountain and village views, mountain-bike, jet boat, golf or relax!

Day 10: Revelstoke – Penticton or Summerland (260 km) The Thompson Okanagan region is rich in history and culture. The region is full of museums and heritage sites that bring this colourful past to life for visitors. Day 11: Penticton or Summerland Today, we suggest taking a tour at a local winery or two. Or join a guided hay wagon ride (included) for a unique behind-the-scenes view of a historical orchard that has been in operation since 1904.

Day 20: Jasper Enjoy world famous Jasper National Park taking a ride on the Jasper Tramway, or a river raft float trip down the Athabasca River. Day 21: Jasper – Calgary (414 km) Today travel the scenic Icefields Parkway. The Icefields Parkway is Canada’s second highest paved highway and is among the country’s most scenic drives. Be sure to visit the Columbia Icefield on the way (Ice Explorer included). Leaving the Athabasca Glacier, travel back to Calgary via the “Jewel of the Rockies,” Lake Louise and Banff. Day 22: Calgary This morning, check out of your hotel and return your rental car.

Day 12: Penticton or Summerland – Vancouver (415 km) Leave Penticton and travel to Vancouver. On your way, be sure to stop at Minter Gardens (admission included), a spectacular botanical acreage.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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Car Rental

Sea to Sky Highway

CAR RENTAL IN CANADA Economy

Includes Unlimited kilometres (exceptions apply, contact Adventure World), Loss Damage Waiver (LDW), Provincial Sales Tax, Canadian GST, Airport Fees, Vehicle Licensing Fee (VLF) and local surcharges.

PLEASE NOTE • Drivers must be 21 years of age or over and be in possession of a current driver's licence. Compact

• Drivers aged 21-24 are subject to an age surcharge of CA$25.00 per day. • No refund on early return of vehicles • Rental terms and conditions are subject to change. Low Season: 01 Apr - 25 Jun '12 / 07 Sep - 20 Dec '12 / 01 Jan - 31 Mar '13 High Season: 26 Jun - 06 Sep '12 / 21 Dec - 31 Dec '12

Mid-size

Per vehicle $

Low Season

High Season

Weekly

Daily

Weekly

Daily

Car Type

$

$

$

$

Economy

552

110

729

145

Compact

552

110

729

145

Mid-size 4 door

660

132

837

167

Full-size 4 door

732

147

910

182

Minivan 7 seater

802

160

979

196

Sports Utility Vehicle

802

160

979

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Motorhome Rental

Canada

MOTORHOME RENTAL IN CANADA

SPECIALS Book by 31 Jan ’12 and choose up to 2 specials from the list below. Book by 31 Mar ’12 and choose 1 special from the list below. Valid for rentals 01 Apr – 31 Oct ’12 only.

1. RUN OF FLEET SPECIAL Enjoy a saving off the regular specific motorhome type price! Simply choose one of the two Run of Fleet categories and based on availability, CanaDream will allocate a quality motorhome from the chosen Run of Fleet category. Booking Run of Fleet will not guarantee a specific motorhome type.

BASE RATE INCLUDES Canadian GST, Liability Insurance, VIP Insurance, Preparation Fee (first supply of propane and toilet chemicals), transfers to and from airports and airport hotels (except Montreal). TC-A

OPTIONAL PREPAID ITEMS Kilometre packages, convenience kits, one way fees, Northern Surcharge if applicable, Sunday pick up/drop off fee if applicable.

NOT INCLUDED Petrol, security deposit (contact Adventure World for details), transfers in Montreal.

Run of Fleet 2 category motorhomes: TC-A, DVC, SVC.

Depots: Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal, Halifax and Whitehorse.

Run of Fleet 3 category motorhomes: SVC, MH-B, MH-A.

MOTORHOME TYPES

2. ONE WAY SPECIAL

• TC-A Maxi Travel Camper (2 adults/1 child)

One way rentals 14+ nights booked by 31 Jan ’12, will not be charged one way fees between Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal, Halifax & Whitehorse.

• DVC Deluxe Camper Van (2 adults)

One way rentals 14+ nights booked by 31 Mar ’12, will only be charged 50% of the one way fee between Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal, Halifax & Whitehorse.

• MH-A 26’/30’ Maxi Motorhome (4 adults/2 children)

(Save up to AU$750).

PLEASE NOTE

3. UNLIMITED KILOMETRES

• Drivers must be 21 years of age or over and be in possession of a current driver’s licence.

This special offers a 50% saving off the regular price for a maximum of 21 nights (saving approx AU$700). Price for unlimited kilometres beyond the 21 nights is AU$63 per night.

4. KILOMETRE PACKAGE SPECIAL Purchase 1600 kms and receive an additional 1600 kms free of charge (saving approx AU$500).

5. FREE OPTIONAL EXTRAS Enjoy up to 6 convenience kits, 2 additional drivers and USA travel free of charge (saving approx AU$700).

6. FREE NORTHERN SURCHARGE

DVC

• SVC Super Camper Van (2 adults/2 children)

SVC

• MH-B 23’/25’ Midi Motorhome (4 adults/ 2 children)

Contact Adventure World for more information on the above vehicles. MH-A

• Additional driver fee: CA$5.00 per day per additional driver. • Convenience kit: CA$80.00 per person per rental. Includes dishes, cookware, pillows, linen, sleeping bags, towels and cleaning equipment. • Northern Surcharge of CA$500.00 applies to rentals from Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal or Halifax with permission to travel on the Alaska Highway north of Fort St John, Cassier Highway north of Kitwanga, Highway 35 north of Peace River or travel to the Northwest Territories, Yukon, Nunavut, Newfoundland and Quebec and Labrador north and east of Sept Illes. Vehicles for northern travel must be requested at time of booking.

This surcharge will not be passed on to you (saving approx AU$500).

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

MH-B

Per vehicle $

Per Night

Vehicle Class TC-A

$97

DVC

$78

SVC

$83

MH-B

$73

MH-A

$83

Run of Fleet 2

$78

Run of Fleet 3

$73

Note: CanaDream pricing is amended weekly and is based on availability at each depot. The above prices are based on collection at the Calgary depot and are correct at time of publication.

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Independent Packages

BREWSTER PACKAGES Tailor-made Independent Holidays: Each holiday offering is crafted from a belief that a travel experience should be as unique as each individual traveller. Brewster packages are designed for those people who wish to travel independently – free from a structured group and tour escort. It provides price advantages and the flexibility to tailor each holiday to the individuals’ travel style.

EARLY BOOKING BONUS: Book any Brewster package on page 30-33 or page 36-42 that features this Early Discount icon by 15 Dec '11 and save $130 per adult.

CANADA

Lake Louise Banff

Calgary

Kelowna Vancouver

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Sea to Sky Highway • Yoho and Banff National Parks Departs Vancouver: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu; 29 Apr - 17 Oct '12 Departs Calgary: Sun, Mon, Tue, Fri; 27 Apr - 15 Oct '12 Note: Pre tour accommodation in Vancouver or Calgary recommended.

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Since a tour escort will not be present, all holidays include access to a 24 hour local customer service representative and a detailed customised documentation travel package. The packages shown here represent Brewster’s most popular holidays that were developed from many years of experience. All of these packages can be completely tailored to the individuals’ travel preferences. This includes changing the number of hotel nights, activities or even combining two or more packages from the Brewster selection.

GARDENS, GRAPES & GLACIERS 2 Days/1 Nights from $805*

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Includes 1 night moderate accommodation including taxes, travel by motor coach, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, commentary by Brewster driver/guide, Canadian GST.

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"A brief yet enjoyable taste of the Rockies."

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from $889*

A great value introduction to the spectacular Canadian Rockies – ideal for those on a tight schedule. Day 1: Vancouver – Kelowna Travel north on the Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler, then east towards Kelowna. L Day 2: Kelowna – Calgary Continue through the Okanagan Valley and stop and many small towns along the way. See Lake Louise en route to Banff and then continue on to Calgary. See Lake Louise enroute to Banff then continue to Calgary. B L * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Canada

Independent Packages

CANADA

WESTERN CANADA GETAWAY 3 Days/2 Nights from $975*

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Lake Louise Calgary

Banff Kelowna Vancouver

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Yoho and Banff National Parks • Lake Louise Departs Vancouver: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu; 29 Apr - 17 Oct '12 Departs Calgary: Sun, Mon, Thu, Sat; 26 Apr - 14 Oct '12 Note: Pre tour accommodation in Vancouver and Calgary recommended.

Includes 2 nights' accommodation including taxes, travel by motor coach, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, commentary by Brewster driver/guide, Canadian GST.

"Visit the coast and the mountains on this short journey."

Per Person from $ OOO O

from $1204*

Come see the mountains of Western Canada! On this quick journey, visit the coast and Rocky Mountains. The views are spectacular and don’t worry, there will be lots of opportunities to take pictures along the way! Day 1: Vancouver – Kelowna Board your motor coach and travel along the Fraser River. Stop for lunch at Minter Gardens and drive through the beautiful Okanagan Valley in the afternoon. There's even time to stop at a local winery! L Day 2: Kelowna – Banff Enjoy your drive through the region, admiring the beautiful, mountainous, alpine towns you visit on your way. You will also stop at Lake Louise on your way to Banff. B L Day 3: Banff – Calgary Spend the morning sightseeing around Banff and drive to Calgary in the afternoon.

Jasper COLUMBIA ICEFIELD

CANADA

Lake Louise Banff

Calgary

Kelowna Vancouver

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Banff, Jasper and Icefield Parkway sightseeing excursions • Lake Louise • Spiral Tunnels • Banff Gondola • Ice Explorer Ride • Lake Minnewanka cruise Departs Vancouver: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu; 29 Apr - 14 Oct '12 Departs Calgary: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu; 29 Apr - 10 Oct '12 Note: Pre tour accommodation in Vancouver and Calgary recommended.

CANADIAN ROCKIES ELEMENTS 7 Days/6 Nights from $1842* 

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Includes 6 nights' accommodation including taxes, travel by motor coach, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, commentary by Brewster driver/guide, Canadian GST. This holiday combines Canada’s natural treasures with world-renowned resorts, surreal turquoise glacial lakes, pristine icefields and genuine untouched wilderness. Day 1: Vancouver – Kelowna Board your motor coach and travel along the Fraser River. Stop for lunch at Minter Gardens and drive through the beautiful Okanagan Valley in the afternoon. L Day 2: Kelowna – Lake Louise Enjoy the spectacular scenery along this drive. There are many stops to take it all in, including Spiral Tunnels, sure to be a highlight. B L

Day 5: Jasper – Banff This afternoon travel south to the popular resort of Banff. Day 6: Banff Morning at leisure, then in the afternoon a cruise on Lake Minnewanka will introduce Banff National Park’s largest lake. Day 7: Banff – Calgary Enjoy a tour of the area around Banff. See Bow Falls and ride the Banff Gondola before transferring to Calgary.

Day 3: Lake Louise – Jasper Discover why the Icefields Parkway is known as “one of the most spectacular journeys in the world.” Visit the Columbia Icefield for a journey onto the surface of a glacier before arriving in Jasper. Day 4: Jasper A sightseeing excursion will introduce you to Jasper’s rugged peaks, canyons and the famous disappearing lake.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

Per Person from $ OOO O O

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CANADA

Independent Packages ALPINE EXPLORER 4 Days/3 Nights from $1336*

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Lake Louise Calgary

Banff Kelowna Vancouver

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Banff sightseeing excursion • Yoho and Banff National Parks • Lake Louise and Banff • Banff Gondola • Ice Explorer Ride Departs Vancouver: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu; 29 Apr - 17 Oct '12 Departs Calgary: Sun, Wed, Fri, Sat; 29 Apr - 13 Oct '12 Note: Pre tour accommodation in Vancouver and Calgary recommended.

Includes 3 nights' accommodation including taxes, travel by motor coach, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, commentary by Brewster driver/guide, Canadian GST. Day 4: Banff – Calgary Enjoy a tour of the area around Banff. See Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka and ride the Banff Gondola before transferring to Calgary.

"One of our best selling Canadian Rockies itineraries." From the Coastal Mountains in British Columbia to the Canadian Rockies in Alberta, you will see it all on this relaxed itinerary.

Per Person from $ OOO O

Day 1: Vancouver – Kelowna Board your motor coach and travel along the Fraser River. Stop for lunch at Minter Gardens and drive through the beautiful Okanagan Valley in the afternoon. There's even time to stop at a local winery! L

from $1667*

Bow Falls

Day 2: Kelowna – Banff Enjoy your drive through the region, admiring the beautiful, mountainous, alpine towns you visit along the way. You will also stop at Lake Louise on your way to Banff. B L Day 3: Banff – Columbia Icefield – Banff Today, enjoy a trip out to the Columbia Icefield, including a ride on the Ice Explorer.

Jasper COLUMBIA ICEFIELD

CANADA

Lake Louise Banff

Calgary

Kelowna Vancouver

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Banff Gondola • Lake Minnewanka Cruise (seasonal) • Lake Louise • Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure • Wine tasting in Kelowna Departs Vancouver: Mon, Tue; 30 Apr – 15 Oct ‘12 Departs Calgary: Wed, Thu; 25 Apr – 10 Oct ‘12

MOUNTAINS, WATERFALLS & WINES 8 Days/7 Nights from $2093* Includes 7 nights' accommodation including taxes, travel by motor coach, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, commentary by Brewster driver/guide, Canadian GST.

"Kelowna is the cosmopolitan and cultural centre of the Okanagan Valley.” Use all your senses to guide you through your journey from the towering peaks of the Rocky Mountains to the endless vineyards. Smell the fresh mountain air, touch a living glacier and taste some of the best wine in the world. Day 1: Vancouver Arrive into Vancouver and transfer independently to your hotel. Day 2: Vancouver – Kelowna Board your motor coach and travel along the Fraser River. Stop for lunch at Minter Gardens and drive through the beautiful Okanagan Valley in the afternoon. The last stop of the day is at a local winery for an exclusive tour and educational wine tasting. Day 3: Kelowna Today you will have a choice of a winery tour of local vineyards or a culinary tour of the region.

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Day 4: Kelowna – Lake Louise Embark on another day of exploration that leads north through the Okanagan Valley and beyond. One of the highlights of the trip is a stop at the Spiral Tunnels. Enter Banff National Park and make the last stop of the day at world famous Lake Louise. Day 5: Lake Louise – Jasper Discover why the Icefields Parkway is known as “one of the most spectacular journeys in the world.” Visit the Columbia Icefield for a journey onto the surface of a glacier before arriving in Jasper. Day 6: Jasper – Banff This afternoon, travel south to the resort town of Banff. Day 7: Banff Explore Banff today. Drive to view Bow Falls and the hoodoos, take a ride on the gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain and enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Minnewanka. Day 8: Banff – Calgary Travel past the mountain town of Canmore, through the frontal range of the Rockies and on to Calgary.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Independent Packages

CANADA Whistler

Lake Louise

Canada

WESTERN CANADA DISCOVERY 8 Days/7 Nights from $2063*

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Calgary

Banff

Includes 7 nights' accommodation including taxes, travel by motor coach and ferry, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, commentary by Brewster driver/guide, Canadian GST.

Kelowna

Vancouver Victoria

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

"Discover all the experiences Western Canada has to offer: dining, sightseeing and pure mountain relaxation." From the sophisticated streets of Vancouver to the charm of Victoria, from the activity of Whistler to the serenity of Kelowna, – all this, plus the scenic beauty of Banff National Park.

• Victoria and Banff sightseeing excursions • Butchart Gardens • Banff Gondola • Lake Minnewanka cruise Departs Vancouver: Sun, Wed, Fri, Sat; 02 May - 13 Oct '12 Departs Calgary: Sun, Wed, Fri, Sat; 02 May - 12 Oct '12

Day 1: Vancouver Arrive in Vancouver and transfer independently to your hotel. Day 2: Vancouver – Victoria Transfer by coach and ferry to Vancouver Island. Visit the famous Butchart Gardens then continue to Victoria, the provincial capital. Day 3: Victoria – Vancouver Your day is free until your transfer back to Vancouver by coach and ferry. Day 4: Vancouver – Whistler – Vancouver Take a trip to Whistler. Enjoy the breathtaking

views and scenic stops along the thrilling SeaTo-Sky Highway. Day 5: Vancouver – Kelowna Board your motor coach and travel along the Fraser River. Stop for lunch at Minter Gardens and drive through the beautiful Okanagan Valley in the afternoon. L D Day 6: Kelowna – Banff Enjoy your drive through the region, admiring the beautiful, mountainous, alpine towns you visit on your way. You will also stop at Lake Louise on your way to Banff. B L Day 7: Banff Morning sightseeing tour including a ride on the Banff Gondola. This afternoon a cruise on Lake Minnewanka will introduce Banff National Park’s largest lake. Day 8: Banff – Calgary Transfer to Calgary where your tour ends.

Per Person from $ OOO O O

from $2541*

ROCKIES EXPLORER 6 Days/5 Nights from $1316*

Jasper

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COLUMBIA ICEFIELD

CANADA

Lake Louise Banff

Calgary

INDEPENDENT TOUR

Includes 5 nights' accommodation including taxes, travel by motor coach, sightseeing as specified, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, commentary by Brewster driver/guide, Canadian GST.

"This independent holiday hits all the highlights and still gives lots of time to relax."

HIGHLIGHTS • Banff, Jasper and Icefield Parkway sightseeing excursions • Banff Gondola • Ice Explorer Ride • Lake Minnewanka cruise Departs Calgary: Daily; 29 Apr - 17 Oct '12 Note: Pre tour accommodation Calgary recommended.

Experience a land of glaciers along the Continental Divide and a canyon with its narrow gorge and limestone walls dropping 50 metres below – this is the explorer’s holiday. This is also where the Columbia Icefield is located, a vast icefield that is the largest accumulation of ice in North America. Day 1: Calgary – Lake Louise Travel from Calgary into Banff National Park, and the spectacular alpine setting of Lake Louise. Day 2: Lake Louise – Jasper Enjoy the breathtaking Icefields Parkway. Visit Bow Lake and Crowfoot Glacier before arriving at the Columbia Icefield for a glacier experience. Continue north to Jasper.

Day 3: Jasper A sightseeing excursion will introduce you to Jasper’s rugged peaks, canyons and the famous disappearing lake. Day 4: Jasper – Banff Today brings you to Banff, where there is plenty of time to stroll the streets for evening shopping and dining at its finest. Day 5: Banff Explore the highlights on a sightseeing excursion, including a ride on the Banff Gondola for spectacular mountain views followed by a cruise on Lake Minnewanka. Day 6: Banff – Calgary Travel by motor coach back to the big city lights of Calgary.

Per Person from $ OOO O O

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

from $1824*

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Rocky Mountaineer

Rocky Mountaineer DAYLIGHT RAIL TOUR 2 Days/1 Night from $1109*

GoldLeaf

"The Rocky Mountaineer is one of the world’s most spectacular train journeys."

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Includes 2 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer (RedLeaf service), 1 night accommodation in Kamloops or Quesnel, transfers in Kamloops or Quesnel, breakfasts and lunches served onboard each day, complimentary snacks and beverages onboard (non-alcoholic in RedLeaf), Canadian GST. The best of Canadian hospitality aboard a train specially built for maximum sightseeing enjoyment on a magnificent journey through Canada's majestic Rocky Mountains.

THE ROUTES

INDEPENDENT TOUR Departs: First Passage to the West (Vancouver – Banff / Calgary) Eastbound from Vancouver: Selected Mon, Tue, Fri; 24 Apr 02 Oct '12 Westbound from Calgary/Banff: Selected Sun, Wed, Thu; 26 Apr 04 Oct '12 Journey through the Clouds (Vancouver – Jasper) Eastbound from Vancouver: Selected Tue, Fri; 24 Apr - 02 Oct '12

First Passage to the West: Vancouver – Banff/Calgary via Kamloops Pass though the legendary Spiral Tunnels and witness awe-inspiring mountains and canyons on this route tracing the historic transcontinental rail line that united Canada. Highlights: Fraser and Thompson Canyons • The “Last Spike” of the Canadian Pacific Railway • Spiral Tunnels and Kicking Horse Pass Journey Through the Clouds: Vancouver – Jasper via Kamloops Majestic Mount Robson is a highlight of this route, also known for scenic valleys, dramatic canyons and plentiful wildlife.

Rainforest to Gold Rush: Whistler – Jasper via Quesnel Featuring some of the most dramatic scenery to be found anywhere, this route features stunning lakes, dramatic canyons, the Cariboo Plateau and majestic Mount Robson. Highlights: Seton and Anderson Lakes • Fraser Canyon and the Cariboo Plateau • Rocky Mountain Trench and Mount Robson

THE TRAIN RedLeaf Service A truly civilised way to experience a great all daylight adventure. Settle back in your reclining seat and enjoy the commentary and service provided by your onboard attendant. Delicious chilled breakfasts and luncheon selections are served at your seat, so you will not miss a moment of the scenery through the large picture windows.

Highlights: Fraser and Thompson Canyons • Pyramid Falls • Mount Robson

Westbound from Jasper: Selected Sun, Thu; 26 Apr - 04 Oct '12 Rainforest to Gold Rush (Whistler – Jasper)

SILVERLEAF SERVICE

GOLDLEAF SERVICE

Northbound from Whistler: Selected Mon; 21 May - 17 Sep, 27 Sep '12 Southbound from Jasper: Selected Wed; 16 May - 19 Sep '12 RedLeaf guests will need to pack a small overnight bag for their stay in Kamloops or Quesnel as they will have no access to their checked luggage until they reach their destination.

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This service is new for 2012 and only available on the First Passage to the West route. SilverLeaf features a single level glass dome for a larger viewing area. Two onboard attendants will look after you during the journey delivering hot meals to your seat and providing expert commentary.

Discover why guests rave about the GoldLeaf service. The custom designed GoldLeaf Dome coach puts you right in the middle of the awe inspiring scenery of the Canadian Rockies. From the attentive service provided by the onboard attendants to the gourmet meals prepared from regional cuisine by talented onboard chefs, you can be assured of luxury and comfort.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


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Jasper COLUMBIA ICEFIELD

Canada

WESTERN EXPLOREROOO 8 Days/7 Nights from $2823*

Lake Louise Banff

Calgary

Kamloops SUMMIT HELICOPTER TOUR

Vancouver

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Jasper and Banff National Parks • Ice Explorer ride Departs Vancouver: Mon, Thu; 23 Apr - 01 Oct '12

Includes 7 nights' accommodation including taxes, Rocky Mountaineer Rail Tour (RedLeaf), travel by motor coach, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, photograph at the Columbia Icefield, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, services of driver/ guide, Canadian GST.

"One of the most popular programs every year as it captures all the highlights of western Canada." All the icons of the Canadian Rockies – Jasper, Banff and Lake Louise are included showcasing the best that Canada’s west has to offer. Day 1: Vancouver Transfer independently to your hotel.

Departs Calgary: Tue, Sat; 21 Apr - 29 Sep '12 Note: There is the option to upgrade to GoldLeaf service, contact Adventure World for details.

Day 2: Vancouver – Kamloops Board the Rocky Mountaineer and travel into the interior of British Columbia. Optional evening at the Rhythms on the Rails dinner show. B L Day 3: Kamloops – Jasper Enter the Canadian Rockies aboard the Rocky Mountaineer following the Thompson River through the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains. B L

National Park. Enjoy a scenic tour including the many natural attractions and rugged peaks. Day 5: Jasper – Lake Louise Travel along the Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise. A stop is made at the Columbia Icefield for an Ice Explorer ride. Day 6: Lake Louise – Banff Transfer today from Lake Louise to Banff, including a tour into Yoho National Park. Day 7: Banff – Calgary Morning sightseeing tour of Banff – among the points of interest are Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner, the Hoodoos and the Banff Gondola. Continue to Kananaskis for a Summit Helicopter tour. Transfer to Calgary. L Day 8: Calgary The tour ends this morning with check out from your hotel.

Day 4: Jasper Jasper National Park is Canada’s largest

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Jasper COLUMBIA ICEFIELD

Lake Louise Banff Kamloops

Calgary SUMMIT HELICOPTER TOUR

Vancouver

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Jasper and Banff National Parks • Lake Louise • Ice Explorer ride • Banff Gondola • Helicopter ride Departs Vancouver: Mon, Thu; 30 Apr - 17 Sep '12 Note: There is the option to upgrade to GoldLeaf service, contact Adventure World for details.

CANADIAN ROCKIES GETAWAY 9 Days/8 Nights from $3913*

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Includes 8 nights' accommodation including taxes, Rocky Mountaineer Rail Tour (RedLeaf), travel by motor coach, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, photograph at the Columbia Icefield, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, services of driver/guide, Canadian GST.

"The ultimate rail journey through the dramatic and diverse scenery of Canada’s West." This excellent circle itinerary from Vancouver includes both the Journey through the Clouds (Jasper) and First Passage to the West (Banff) routes – you won’t miss a thing. Day 1: Vancouver Transfer independently to your hotel. Day 2: Vancouver – Kamloops Board the Rocky Mountaineer and travel into the interior of British Columbia. Optional Rhythms on the Rails dinner show. B L Day 3: Kamloops – Jasper Enter the Canadian Rockies following the Thompson River through the Monashee and Cariboo mountains. B L

Day 5: Lake Louise - Banff Transfer today from Lake Louise to Banff, including a tour into Yoho National Park. Day 6: Banff Morning sightseeing tour of Banff – among the points of interest are Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner, the Hoodoos and the Banff Gondola. Continue to Kananaskis for a Summit Helicopter Tour. Day 7: Banff – Kamloops Reboard the Rocky Mountaineer for the journey to Kamloops. B L Day 8: Kamloops – Vancouver Continue aboard the Rocky Mountaineer to Vancouver. Highlights include the rock sheds along the Thompson River and the Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. B L Day 9: Vancouver The tour ends this morning upon check out.

Day 4: Jasper – Lake Louise Travel along the Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise. A stop is made at the Columbia Icefield for an Ice Explorer ride. * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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Independent Packages including Rail

GREAT CANADIAN TRAIN HOLIDAYS The Great Canadian Train holiday collection features Canada’s two world-famous trains; VIA Rail and Rocky Mountaineer, plus numerous motor coach sightseeing excursions. EARLY BOOKING BONUS: Book any Brewster package on page 30-33 or page 36-42 that features this Early Discount icon by 15 Dec '11 and save $130 per adult.

ROCKY MOUNTAINEER

VIA RAIL CANADA

Rocky Mountaineer is a modern, daylight rail journey through the Canadian Rocky Mountains. ‘RedLeaf’ passengers travel with large picture windows and at-your-seat meal service. SilverLeaf passengers travel in a single level dome coach and enjoy at-your-seat meal service. ‘GoldLeaf’ passengers travel in the bi-level dome coach with 180-degree views from the upper level seating area, private dining room and rear observation platform for a spectacular vantage point.

VIA Rail Canada is the country’s national train network spanning the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean and the Great Lakes to Hudson Bay. Originally put into service in 1955, all cars have been completely restored to their original art-deco style. VIA Rail offers the ultimate train experience on select routes with onboard gourmet meals and accommodation. This train offers all the romance of traditional train travel with outstanding modern services.

CANADIAN ROCKIES HIGHLIGHTS 6 Days/5 Nights from $2337*

CANADA Lake Louise

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Calgary Banff Kamloops Vancouver

INDEPENDENT TOUR

Includes 5 nights' hotel accommodation including taxes, Rocky Mountaineer Rail Tour (RedLeaf), travel by motor coach, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, services of Brewster driver/guide, Canadian GST. Day 3: Kamloops – Banff Travel through the vast ranchlands along the South Thompson River then continue through Kicking Horse Pass, the Spiral Tunnels and over the Continental Divide to Banff. B L

"The scenery is spectacular – and it’s waiting for you."

HIGHLIGHTS • Lake Louise and Banff sightseeing excursions • Rocky Mountaineer Daylight Rail • Lake Louise • Banff Gondola Departs Vancouver: Sun, Mon, Thu; 30 Apr - 31 May '12 Sun, Thu; 03 Jun - 01 Oct '12 Departs Calgary: Sun, Mon, Thu; 30 Apr - 31 May '12 Sun, Thu; 03 Jun - 27 Sep '12 Note: RedLeaf passengers will need to pack an overnight bag for the stay in Kamloops.

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Take in the world-famous Rocky Mountaineer train trip with additional time to explore the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Top off your vacation with a journey on the Banff Gondola and a sightseeing excursion to Lake Louise for the perfect Rocky Mountain getaway! Day 1: Vancouver Arrive in Vancouver and transfer independently to your hotel. Day 2: Vancouver – Kamloops Board the Rocky Mountaineer daylight train for a two-day journey to Banff. Travel through the Pacific Coast Mountains and the placid Fraser Valley to Kamloops. B L

Day 4: Lake Louise Excursion Highlights include beautiful Johnston Canyon, Moraine Lake, Lake Louise, the “Jewel of the Rockies” and Yoho National Park. Day 5: Banff – Calgary Enjoy a tour of the area around Banff. See Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka and ride the Banff Gondola before transferring to Calgary. Day 6: Calgary The tour ends after check-out of your hotel.

Per Person from $ OOO O O

from $2967*

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PANORAMA CIRCLE 8 Days/7 Nights from $3277*

Jasper COLUMBIA ICEFIELD

Lake Louise Kamloops

Calgary

Banff

Kelowna Vancouver

HIGHLIGHTS • Banff, Lake Louise and Icefield Parkway sightseeing excursions

Travel from the Coastal Mountains to the highlights of the Rockies before circling back again to the coast onboard Rocky Mountaineer.

• Banff Gondola • Ice Explorer Ride • Lake Minnewanka cruise

Day 1: Vancouver – Kelowna Travel north on the Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler, then east towards Kamloops. L

Departs Vancouver: Tue; 01 May - 25 Sep '12 Notes: Pre tour accommodation recommended. RedLeaf passengers will need to pack an overnight bag for the stay in Kamloops.

Day 2: Kelowna – Banff Continue east over Roger’s Pass and Kicking Horse Pass into Banff National Park. See Lake Louise en-route to Banff. B L Day 3: Banff Morning sightseeing tour including a ride on the Banff Gondola. This afternoon a cruise on Lake Minnewanka will introduce Banff National Park’s largest lake. Day 4: Lake Louise Excursion Highlights include beautiful Johnston Canyon,

Jasper COLUMBIA ICEFIELD

Lake Louise Banff

Calgary

Vancouver

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Jasper, Icefields Parkway, Lake Louise and Banff sightseeing excursions • Ice Explorer Ride • Lake Minnewanka cruise • Banff Gondola Departs Vancouver: Sun, Tue, Fri; 29 Apr - 16 Oct '12 Departs Calgary: Sun, Tue, Thu; 29 Apr - 18 Oct '12 Notes: Pre tour accommodation in Vancouver and Calgary recommended.

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Includes 7 nights' hotel accommodation including taxes, Rocky Mountaineer Rail Tour (RedLeaf), travel by motor coach, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, photograph at the Columbia Icefield, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, services of Brewster driver/guide, Canadian GST.

"A superb itinerary that captures the breathtaking scenery for which Canada’s West is renowned."

INDEPENDENT TOUR

CANADA

Canada

Moraine Lake, Lake Louise, the “Jewel of the Rockies” and Yoho National Park. Day 5: Banff – Jasper Experience the Icefields Parkway, one of Canada’s most scenic routes. At the Columbia Icefield, travel by Ice Explorer onto the Athabasca Glacier before continuing to Jasper. Day 6: Jasper – Kamloops Board the Rocky Mountaineer for two days of all-daylight rail travel through Canada’s West and the Rockies. B L Day 7: Kamloops – Vancouver Travel through the Fraser River Canyon, across the lush, rich green farmland of the Fraser Valley and into the west coast city of Vancouver. B L Day 8: Vancouver The tour ends after check-out of your hotel.

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LAKES AND MOUNTAINS 7 Days/6 Nights from $2240*

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Includes 5 nights' hotel accommodation including taxes, 1 night VIA Rail’s Canadian (Sleeper Touring Class), travel by motor coach, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, photograph at the Columbia Icefield, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, services of Brewster driver/guide, Canadian GST.

"The Canadian Rockies are a beautiful outdoor show! The scenery is spectacular – and it’s waiting for you." Explore mountains, canyons and rivers between Vancouver and Jasper onboard the pampered comfort of VIA Rail’s Canadian. Ride a gondola to the top of an alpine mountain and visit numerous emerald green lakes and waterfalls. Day 1: Vancouver – Jasper Board VIA Rail’s Canadian en route to the alpine town of Jasper. Enjoy Sleeper Touring class and the classic dome car for panoramic viewing of this diverse landscape. Day 2: Jasper Travel between the Monashee and Cariboo mountain ranges before ending your train journey in the resort town of Jasper. B L Day 3: Jasper A sightseeing excursion will introduce you

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

to Jasper’s rugged peaks, canyons and the famous disappearing lake. Day 4: Jasper – Lake Louise Discover why the Icefields Parkway is known as “one of the most spectacular journeys in the world”. Visit the Columbia Icefield for a journey onto the surface of a live glacier before arriving in Lake Louise. Day 5: Lake Louise – Banff Enjoy a tour of the Lake Louise area including Takakkaw Falls, Spiral Tunnels and the Kicking Horse River before transferring to Banff. Day 6: Banff Enjoy a tour of the area around Banff this morning. See Bow Falls, ride the Banff Gondola and cruise on Lake Minnewanka - the largest lake in Banff National Park. Day 7: Banff – Calgary Transfer to Calgary this afternoon.

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CANADA

COLUMBIA ICEFIELD

Lake Louise Calgary

Banff Kamloops Vancouver

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Banff and Icefield Parkway sightseeing excursions • Banff Gondola • Ice Explorer Ride

Independent Packages including Rail MOUNTAIN PEAKS AND GLACIERSOOO 6 Days/5 Nights from $2540* Includes 5 nights' hotel accommodation including taxes, Rocky Mountaineer Rail Tour (RedLeaf), travel by motor coach, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, photograph at the Columbia Icefield, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, services of Brewster driver/guide, Canadian GST. Day 3: Kamloops – Jasper Enter the Rockies aboard the Rocky Mountaineer following the Thompson River. Pass Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. B L

"Combining one of the most spectacular rail journeys in the world with incredible sightseeing, it is little wonder the demand for this tour remains strong year after year."

Day 4: Jasper – Banff Travel the spectacular Icefields Parkway to Banff. Stop at the Columbia Icefield for an Ice Explorer ride then continue south to Banff, stopping in Lake Louise en route.

Departs Vancouver and Calgary: Mon, Thu; 30 Apr - 01 Oct '12

Peaks by the hundreds, glaciers, icefields, and rushing rivers; the awe-inspiring Canadian Rockies is a destination not to be missed.

Notes: Pre tour accommodation in Calgary recommended on westbound itinerary. RedLeaf passengers will need to pack an overnight bag for the stay in Kamloops.

A two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail excursion, a journey through the Rockies by luxury motor coach and the Columbia Icefield Glacier Experience – all highlights of this independent holiday!

• Lake Minnewanka cruise

Day 5: Banff Morning at leisure then in the afternoon a cruise on Lake Minnewanka will introduce Banff National Park’s largest lake. Day 6: Banff – Calgary Enjoy a tour of the area around Banff. See Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka and ride the Banff Gondola before transferring to Calgary.

Day 1: Vancouver Arrive Vancouver and check in to your hotel. Day 2: Vancouver – Kamloops Board the Rocky Mountaineer for your daylight train adventure to the Rockies. Ask about the optional evening entertainment available. B L

CANADA

Jasper COLUMBIA ICEFIELD

Lake Louise Banff Vancouver

Kamloops

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

• Spiral Tunnels • Hell’s Gate Departs Vancouver: Sun; 06 May - 16 Sep '12 Notes: Pre tour accommodation recommended. RedLeaf passengers will need to pack an overnight bag for the stay in Kamloops.

Banff. Stop at the Columbia Icefield for an Ice Explorer ride then continue south to Banff, stopping in Lake Louise en route.

"This independent holiday hits all the highlights and still gives lots of time to relax."

Day 4: Banff – Kamloops Board the Rocky Mountaineer for two days of all-daylight rail travel through Canada’s West and the Rockies. B L

If you love rail travel, this holiday is just the ticket – double your pleasure with two of Canada’s premier rail experiences. This getaway also includes time to explore the resort towns of the spectacular Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Day 5: Kamloops – Vancouver Travel through the Fraser River Canyon, across the lush, rich green farmland of the Fraser Valley and into the west coast city of Vancouver. B L

Day 1: Vancouver – Jasper Board VIA Rail’s Canadian en route to the alpine town of Jasper. Enjoy Sleeper Touring class and the classic dome car for panoramic viewing of this diverse landscape.

Day 3: Jasper – Banff Travel the spectacular Icefields Parkway to

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from $3179*

Includes 5 nights' hotel accommodation including taxes, 1 night VIA Rail’s Canadian (Sleeper Touring Class), Rocky Mountaineer Rail Tour (RedLeaf), travel by motor coach, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, photograph at the Columbia Icefield, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, services of Brewster driver/guide, Canadian GST.

Day 2: Jasper Travel between the Monashee and Cariboo mountain ranges before ending your train journey in the resort town of Jasper. B L

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EXPLORER'S CIRCLEOOO 6 Days/5 Nights from $3148*

• Icefield Parkway and Banff sightseeing excursions • Ice Explorer Ride

Per Person from $

Day 6: Vancouver The tour ends after check-out of your hotel.

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CANADA

Jasper COLUMBIA ICEFIELD

Canada

COAST TO ROCKIES CIRCLE 9 Days/8 Nights from $3061*

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Lake Louise Banff Kamloops Vancouver Kelowna

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Jasper to Vancouver rail journey onboard VIA Rail

Includes 7 nights’ hotel accommodation including taxes, 1 night onboard VIA Rail’s Canadian (Sleeper Touring Class), travel by motor coach, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, commentary by Brewster driver/guide, Canadian GST.

"So many highlights packed into one itinerary. Experience the best of the Rockies and the BC interior, which wouldn’t be complete without a traditional rail journey."

• Banff Gondola • Lake Minnewanka Cruise (seasonal) • Lake Louise • Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure • Wine tasting in Kelowna Departs Vancouver: Tue; 01 May – 09 Oct ‘12

Your journey into the Canadian Rockies starts with an extended stay in the famous Okanagan Valley. Sample wines, fresh produce and cheeses before entering the majestic mountains. The rail portion of this adventure takes you through the Canadian Rockies and past its highest peak, Mount Robson. Day 1: Vancouver – Kelowna Arrive into Vancouver and transfer independently to your hotel. Day 2: Vancouver – Kelowna Board your motor coach and travel along the Fraser River. Stop for lunch at Minter Gardens and drive through the beautiful Okanagan Valley in the afternoon. The last stop of the day is at a local winery for an exclusive tour and educational wine tasting. Day 3: Kelowna Today you will have a choice of a winery tour of local vineyards or a culinary tour of the region. Day 4: Kelowna - Banff Embark on another day of exploration that leads north through the Okanagan Valley and beyond. Some of the highlights of this trip are ascending Roger’s Pass, the summit of Glacier National Park, and a stop at the Spiral Tunnels. Make a stop at famous Lake Louise, where you will have time to spend at the lakeshore before continuing to Banff.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

Day 5: Banff Explore Banff today. Ascend Tunnel Mountain Drive to view Bow Falls and the hoodoos, take a ride on the gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain (included) and enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Minnewanka (included). Day 6: Banff – Jasper Discover why the Icefields Parkway is known as “one of the most spectacular journeys in the world.” Visit the Columbia Icefield for a journey onto the surface of a glacier (included) before arriving in Jasper. Day 7: Jasper Experience Jasper National Park today, starting with an excursion along the mighty Athabasca Canadian Heritage River. Travel above Maligne Canyon and on to Medicine Lake, keeping a lookout for wildlife all the way. Day 8: VIA Rail – Vancouver Board VIA Rail’s Canadian for a journey through the Rockies to Vancouver. Points of interest include Hell’s Gate, Suicide Rapids and the Cisco Tunnels above the Fraser River. Day 9: Vancouver Arrive into Vancouver this morning where your tour ends.

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Maligne Lake

Edmonton Jasper COLUMBIA ICEFIELD

CANADA

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Lake Louise Banff

Kelowna Vancouver

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Banff, Lake Louise, Icefields Parkway and Jasper sightseeing excursions • Banff Gondola • Lake Minnewanka cruise • Lake Louise • Maligne Lake cruise Departs Vancouver: Mon, Sat; 05 May - 08 Oct '12 Departs Edmonton: Sun; 06 May - 07 Oct '12

WESTERN WILDERNESS EXPLORER 10 Days/9 Nights from $2496* Includes 9 nights' hotel accommodation including taxes, travel by motor coach and VIA Rail, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, commentary by Brewster driver/guide, Canadian GST.

Columbia Icefield, travel by Ice Explorer onto the Athabasca Glacier before continuing to Jasper.

"From the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains to the stark contrast of the world’s largest shopping complex – this tour has something for everyone."

Day 7: Jasper A sightseeing excursion will introduce you to Jasper’s rugged peaks, canyons and the famous disappearing lake before enjoying a spectacular Maligne Lake cruise.

Combine the Rocky Mountain wilderness with one of the world’s largest entertainment and shopping centres, and you have the ultimate Canadian experience! Day 1: Vancouver Arrive in Vancouver and transfer independently to your hotel. Day 2: Vancouver – Kelowna Board your motor coach and travel along the Fraser River. Stop for lunch at Minter Gardens and drive through the beautiful Okanagan Valley in the afternoon. The last stop of the day is at a local winery for an exclusive tour and educational wine tasting. L Day 3: Kelowna – Banff Continue east over Roger’s Pass into Banff National Park. See Lake Louise en-route to Banff. B L

Day 8: Jasper – Edmonton Travel onboard VIA Rail’s Canadian train to the provincial capital of Edmonton. Day 9: Edmonton Spend the day exploring West Edmonton Mall with an all-inclusive pass allowing you access to the world-class attractions. Day 10: Edmonton Your tour ends this morning.

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Banff

Day 4: Banff Morning sightseeing tour including a ride on the Banff Gondola. This afternoon a cruise on Lake Minnewanka will introduce Banff National Park’s largest lake. Day 5: Banff – Lake Louise Embark on a sightseeing excursion to Lake Louise. Day 6: Lake Louise – Jasper Experience the Icefields Parkway, one of Canada’s most scenic routes. At the 40

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Independent Packages including Rail ROCKIES RAIL AND SAIL 12 Days/11 Nights from $3462*

CANADA

Prince Rupert

Canada OOO

Jasper Prince George COLUMBIA ICEFIELD

Lake Louise Banff Port Hardy

Calgary

Includes 11 nights' hotel accommodation including taxes, travel by motor coach, ferries and VIA Rail, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, photograph at the Columbia Icefield, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, services of Brewster driver/guide, Canadian GST.

Vancouver Victoria

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Vancouver, Prince Rupert, Icefield Parkway and Banff sightseeing excursions • Butchart Gardens • Kaien Island cruise • Ice Explorer Ride • Banff Gondola Departs Vancouver: 13, 23, 25, 27 May; 06, 08, 10, 22, 24 Jun; 04, 06, 08, 18, 20, 22 Jul; 01, 03, 05, 15, 17, 19, 29, 31 Aug; 02, 12, 14, 16 Sep '12

"All the highlights of Canada’s West are showcased on this popular itinerary."

Day 7: Prince Rupert Explore the waters surrounding Kaien Island. See Canada’s amazing coastal and northern mountain scenery from three different viewpoints: by ferry, rail and luxury motor coach.

Day 8: Prince Rupert – Prince George Board a VIA Rail train for a feast of mountains, meadows and rivers as you parallel the Skeena River to Prince George. B L D

Day 1: Vancouver Transfer independently to your hotel.

Day 9: Prince George – Jasper Re-board VIA Rail’s train to Jasper.

Day 2: Vancouver A morning city tour includes historic Gastown, Chinatown and Stanley Park.

Day 10: Jasper – Banff Travel to the Columbia Icefield and take an Ice Explorer ride. Continue to Banff stopping at Lake Louise en route.

Day 3: Vancouver – Victoria Travel to Victoria on a full day tour including Butchart Gardens.

Day 11: Banff Enjoy a morning tour of Banff.

Day 4: Victoria Full day at leisure to explore Victoria. Day 5: Victoria – Port Hardy Enjoy magnificent scenery on a full day transfer north to Port Hardy.

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THE CANADIAN 9 Days/8 Nights from $3231*

HUDSON BAY

CANADA

Banff

Day 6: Port Hardy – Prince Rupert Embark on a full day of cruising the sheltered waters of the Inside Passage.

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Vancouver

Toronto NIAGARA FALLS

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Jasper sightseeing excursion

Includes 4 nights' hotel accommodation including taxes, 4 nights’ VIA Rail’s Canadian (Sleeper Touring Class) travel by deluxe motor coach, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, porterage at hotels, National Park fees, services of Brewster driver/guide, Canadian GST.

"This independent holiday is designed for anyone who loves to travel by train."

• Vancouver • Spectacular and diverse scenery Departs Vancouver: Thu, Sat; 03 May - 13 Oct '12 Departs Toronto: Mon, Wed; 02 May - 10 Oct '12

See Canada the same way that passengers have been seeing it for over a hundred years – by train! VIA Rail’s Canadian allows you to experience the prairies, mountains, and wilderness areas from the comfort of your rail car with fine dining and modern onboard services. Day 1: Vancouver Transfer independently to your hotel. Day 2: Vancouver – Jasper Board VIA Rail’s Canadian en route to the alpine town of Jasper. Enjoy Sleeper Touring Class and the classic dome car for panoramic viewing of this diverse landscape. Day 3: Jasper Travel between the Monashee and Cariboo mountain ranges before ending your train journey in the resort town of Jasper. B L

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

Day 4: Jasper A sightseeing excursion will introduce you to Jasper’s rugged peaks, canyons and the famous disappearing lake. Day 5: VIA Rail – Toronto Reboard VIA Rail’s Canadian and depart on your eastbound odyssey across the great Canadian plains and beyond. Your destination is Toronto, the economic centre of Canada. D Days 6-7: VIA Rail – Toronto For the next two days, continue travelling across the Great Central Plains of Canada, through Winnipeg to the rugged forest and lake country to northern Ontario. B L D Day 8: Toronto Another leisurely morning onboard the Canadian before arriving at Union Station.

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VIA Rail

There is nothing quite like seeing Canada by rail. No matter where you’re going, your vacation begins as soon as you board the train. You can relax with a good book, socialise with fellow passengers, or just sit back and enjoy the timeless rhythm of the rails as you watch the Canadian landscape unfold outside your window. Churchill

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND Prince Rupert

ALBERTA

Carleton

Pukatawagan

Rimouski Riviére-du-Loup Jonquiére

Edmonton The Pas Jasper

ONTARIO

Hervey

MANITOBA

Kamloops

Courtenay

Québec

Campbelton Moncton Amherst

NEW BRUNSWICK

Senneterre

Saskatoon

Nanaimo

Percé Bathurst Miramichi

Mont-Joli

SASKATCHEWAN

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Matapédia

QUÉBEC

Thompson

Prince George

Truro Halifax

Chamy

Vancouver

NOVA SCOTIA

Sioux Lookout

Victoria

Gaspé

Montréal Seattle

Winnipeg

Toronto - Vancouver (Canadian®)

Montréal - Jonquiére

Victoria - Courtenay

Montréal - Halifax (Ocean™)

Jasper - Prince Rupert

Québec City - Windsor corridor

White River

Montréal - Gaspé

Sudbury - White River

Montréal - Senneterre

Kingston Belleville

Kitchener

Sarnia Chicago

VANCOUVER TO TORONTO (The Canadian) V.V. From coast to peaks to plains and lakes, the Canadian takes you between Vancouver and Toronto, with stops in Jasper, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg and others. Choose from the spacious seating and spectacular views through large picture windows in economy class or upgrade to sleeper touring class and enjoy the pleasures of a bed, gourmet food and exclusive access to the Park car, with its lounges and 360-degree panoramic views. Departs: Vancouver: Fri, Sun, Tue. Toronto: Tue, Thu, Sat. Duration: 3days/4 nights.

Brockville

Sudbury Jct. Sudbury

Stratford

Winnipeg - Churchill

Dorval

OTTAWA

Detroit

Toronto Oakville Niagara Falls Aldershot London

Windsor

TORONTO, NIAGARA FALLS, OTTAWA, MONTREAL, QUEBEC SERVICES

PRINCE RUPERT TO JASPER V.V This two-day all daylight journey takes you from the rugged splendour of Jasper National Park and the Canadian Rockies, to the beauty of the Pacific Coast. Two classes are available – economy class and touring class (peak season only). Economy class allows you to travel in a comfortable seat with headrest, surrounded with luminous windows. In touring class breakfast, lunch and dinner are included and served at your seat. Access to the Park Car with its lounges and glass dome seating area offering 360 - degree panoramic views allows one to enjoy the incredible scenery of this voyage.

Departs: Several times daily. Duration: Toronto – Niagara Falls: 2 hours. Toronto – Ottawa: 5 hours. Toronto-Montreal: 5 hours. Ottawa – Montreal: 2 hours. Montreal – Quebec City: 3 hours.

Departs: Jasper – Prince Rupert: Wed, Fri, Sun.

The Montréal-Halifax train makes an overnight journey along the St. Lawrence River before crossing the provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Classes available economy class, sleeper class and sleeper touring class (available mid June to mid October). Departs: Daily except Tuesday. Duration: 21 hours.

Duration: 2 days. Accommodation: There is no on-board accommodation. Adventure World can book hotels in Prince George for your overnight stop.

THE OCEAN MONTREAL – HALIFAX V.V

CANRAILPASS The Canrailpass is the perfect choice for people who want to go a long way on a limited budget. Travel from the Atlantic to the Pacific and even north to Hudson Bay! The pass entitles you to 7 trips anywhere within Canada in economy class during a 21 day period. A travel day is counted as one calendar day. E.g. if you depart on a Monday and arrive on a Tuesday you have used two travel days. The pass in valid for Economy class only Contact your travel agent or Adventure World for more “Adventure Routes” and prices. 42

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TORONTO & OTTAWA Hotels & Sightseeing

Canada

Toronto

TORONTO

EASTERN CANADA SIGHTSEEING TORONTO SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS Per person from $ Hop-On/Hop-Off City Tour Niagara Falls Day Tour (9.5 hours)

Deluxe Guided Winery Tour (8 hours)

$45 $135 $300

FAIRMONT ROYAL YORK from $148* per night

BOND PLACE HOTEL from $68* per night OOO

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OTTAWA SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS

Includes accommodation only. Per person from $

Located across the street from the Eaton Centre and steps away from the theatre district.

Perfectly located opposite the VIA station and close to shopping, sightseeing, theatre and entertainment.

Facilities: Restaurant • bar • non-smoking property

Facilities: Restaurants • bars • health club • indoor pool • shops

Room Features: 285 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer

Room Features: 1365 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • mini-bar • hairdryer • iron/board

Discover the Capital (2 hours)

Discover the Capital with Cruise

$37 $59

(3.5 hours)

OTTAWA

LORD ELGIN HOTEL from $96* per night

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Includes accommodation only. One of the Ottawa’s finest hotels, just steps away from Parliament Hill and Rideau Canal. Facilities: Restaurants • bar • pool • hot tub • fitness centre • business centre • airport shuttle • shops • non-smoking property Room Features: 359 rooms • TV • coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board

FAIRMONT CHATEAU LAURIER from

$180* per night OOOOO

Includes accommodation only. Located in the heart of Ottawa, the landmark Fairmont is a magnificent limestone edifice with masonry reminiscent of a French château. Facilities: Restaurants • lounge • pool • fitness centre • business centre • shops Room Features: 429 rooms • TV • tea/coffee facilities • mini-bar • hairdryer • iron/board

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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Country Independent Canada Tour Accommodation Package including Type Rail

Kingston

EASTERN CANADA LANDMARKS 9 Days/8 Nights from $2267*

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Includes 8 nights’ hotel accommodation including taxes, sightseeing as specified, VIA Rail travel as per itinerary, meals as indicated, porterage at hotels, Canadian GST.

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Lake Ontario cruise • Maid of the Mist (when operating) • Niagara-On-The-Lake • Kingston sightseeing and 1000 Islands cruise • Ottawa

Day 5: Niagara Falls – Kingston Depart on VIA Rail to Kingston (via Toronto).

"Spending time in the lesser known tourist areas such as Niagara-OnThe-Lake and Kingston will surely be highlights on your trip through Ontario."

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Ontario is Canada’s largest province and is full of varied experiences. Cosmopolitan Toronto dazzles the senses, the natural beauty of Niagara Falls leaves you awestruck, Kingston embraces Canada’s history and Ottawa is the showpiece city of Ontario. Day 1: Toronto Arrive into Toronto and transfer independently to your hotel.

Departs Toronto: Daily; 15 May – 29 Sep ‘12

Day 2: Toronto Enjoy a morning cruise on Lake Ontario with the afternoon at leisure. Perhaps visit the Royal Ontario Museum, admission is included in your package. Day 3: Toronto – Niagara Falls Depart on a comprehensive tour to Niagara Falls and its surrounds. Take a ride on the famous Maid of the Mist (included) and visit the quaint town of Niagara-On-The-Lake. L

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Day 6: Kingston Hop aboard a trolley for a unique journey into Canada’s past. Trained guides take you through an exploration of the historic sites and attractions of Canada’s second oldest city. Also included is a 1000 Islands cruise, which travels down the St. Lawrence River. Day 7: Kingston – Ottawa The morning is at leisure before you board your VIA Rail train bound for Ottawa. Day 8: Ottawa Today, experience Ottawa by land and water with an amphibious sightseeing tour. After your tour, the rest of the day is free to explore. Day 9: Ottawa Your Ontario itinerary concludes upon check out.

Toronto

Day 4: Niagara Falls Today is yours to discover the highlights of Niagara Falls at your own pace with admission to Journey Behind the Falls, White Water Boardwalk, the Butterfly Conservatory, the People Move and discount coupons all included. Later, enjoy a 3-course dinner at Skylon Tower. D * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Tour Independent Accommodation Packages Type Country Canada NIAGARA FALLS 2 Days/1 Night from $276* or 3 Days/2 Nights from $350*

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Includes one nights' accommodation as selected including taxes, return coach transfers between Toronto and Niagara Falls, buffet lunch, Niagara Falls sightseeing tour including admission on board the Maid of the Mist, Canadian GST.

Niagara Falls

HIGHLIGHTS • Niagara Falls

"There is much more to see and do on the Niagara Peninsula than just view the Falls – this tour gives you the extra time to enjoy the area."

• Maid of the Mist (when operating) • Niagara on the Lake • Accommodation upgrade available Departs Toronto: Daily; year round

The majestic Niagara Falls is one of the most famous and spectacular natural wonders in the world, located in one of Canada’s most spectacular and picturesque regions – the Niagara Peninsula.

Note: Maid of the Mist cruise will be substituted with a Journey Behind the Falls tour when not operational.

CANADA

Québec City Montréal

Toronto

USA

MONTREAL & QUEBEC CITY STAY 6 Days/5 Nights from $793*

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Includes 5 nights’ hotel accommodation including taxes, sightseeing as specified, VIA Rail travel as per itinerary (Economy class), meals as indicated, Canadian GST.

Boston

today with a sightseeing tour.

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Sightseeing in Montreal • Rendezvous with History tour in Quebec City • Plenty of free time in both cities to explore how you wish Departs Montreal: Daily; year round

" Experience two of Eastern Canada's most exciting cities with this package." Visit Montreal and Quebec City, bustling metropolises with a perfect mixture of sophistication, playfulness and history – soaked preserved quarters tucked away in their back pockets. Day 1: Montreal Arrive into Montreal and transfer independently to your hotel.

Day 5: Quebec City The day is yours to spend how you please. Perhaps stroll the cobble-stoned streets of the Old Town stopping to visit the boutiques along the way, or walk along the St. Lawrence River. Day 6: Quebec City Your stay concludes this morning upon check out.

Per Person from $ OOO OO

from $1112*

Day 2: Montreal Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Montreal today, either in the morning or afternoon. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore on your own. Day 3: Montreal – Quebec City The best mode of transport in the east is VIA Rail. Experience this service today as you make your way to beautiful Quebec City. Day 4: Quebec City Get to know your way around Quebec City * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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Country MONTREAL Canada Tour Accommodation & QUEBEC Type CITY Hotels & Sightseeing

Montreal

EASTERN CANADA SIGHTSEEING

MONTREAL

MONTREAL SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS Per person from $ Walking Tour of Old Montreal (90 mins)

Hop-On/Hop-Off City Tour Ottawa Day Tour (12 hours)

A Day in Quebec City & Montmorency Falls

$21 $64 $138 $138

(12 hours)

QUEBEC CITY SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS Per person from $ Walking Tour (2 hours)

Quebec City Tour (2 hours)

Quebec City Tour with cruise (4 hours)

HOTEL MARITIME PLAZA from $81* per night

FAIRMONT THE QUEEN ELIZABETH from $145* per night

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Includes accommodation only.

Great value property in the heart of Montreal.

$61

Facilities: Restaurant • bar • indoor pool • fitness centre • non-smoking property

$123

Room Features: 214 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board • safe • complimentary internet access

Located above the VIA Rail station, at the centre of Montreal's vibrant cultural district. Facilities: Restaurants • bars • indoor pool • fitness centre Room Features: 1039 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • mini-bar • hairdryer • iron/board

QUEBEC CITY

HOTEL MANOIR VICTORIA from $105* per night

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FAIRMONT LE CHATEAU FRONTENAC from

$150* per night OOOOO

Includes accommodation only.

Located in the heart of historic, cultural and visually stunning Old Quebec.

Overlooking the mighty St. Lawrence River, the Fairmont is the heart of Old Quebec.

Facilities: Restaurant • bar • indoor pool • sauna • fitness facilities • non-smoking property

Facilities: Restaurants • bars • indoor pool • fitness centre

Room Features: 156 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • mini-bar • iron/board

Room Features: 618 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • mini-bar • hairdryer • iron/board

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Independent PackagesTour including Accommodation Rail Canada Type

Country

THE MAPLE EXPLOREROOO 9 Days/8 Nights from $2064* CANADA OTTAWA

Québec City Montréal

Includes 8 nights' accommodation including taxes, sightseeing as specified, VIA Rail travel (Business class) as per itinerary, meals as indicated, porterage at hotels, Canadian GST.

Halifax

Toronto NIAGARA FALLS

USA

"Experience the highlights and diverse cultures of Ontario and Quebec on this popular tour of eastern Canada."

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Niagara Falls excursion including Maid of the Mist (when operating) • Historical Adventure Tour in Ottawa • City tour of Montreal & Quebec City Departs Toronto: Daily; 01 May - 24 Oct '12 Note: There will be no departures on 04-08 Jun due to the Montreal Grand Prix.

Journey to the land of maples trees to discover Canada’s historic heartland. This holiday showcases the British influence on Ottawa’s Parliament Hill, national galleries, museums, renowned architecture and historic sites. Then on to Montreal’s French Canada with fine cuisine and the birthplace of pure Canadian maple syrup! This holiday is spectacular when the maple tree leaves turn red in the autumn. Day 1: Toronto Transfer independently to your hotel. Day 2: Niagara Falls Excursion Travel through the orchard-laden Niagara Peninsula to Niagara Falls, one of the great wonders of the world. L Day 3: Toronto – Ottawa Late morning departure on VIA Rail to Ottawa. L

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Day 4: Ottawa Explore Canada’s capital on a historical adventure tour aboard an amphibious vehicle. Day 5: Ottawa – Montreal Travel by VIA Rail from Ottawa to Montreal.

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Day 6: Montreal Enjoy a morning city tour of Montreal including Mount Royal Park, Notre Dame Basilica, St. Joseph’s Oratory and Olympic Park. Day 7: Montreal – Quebec City Travel by motor coach to Quebec City. This afternoon a tour will take you to the Plains of Abraham and Upper and Lower Quebec. Day 8: Quebec City Full day at leisure to explore Quebec City. Day 9: Quebec City Check out of your hotel this morning where your tour ends.

Per Person from $ OOO OO

from $2910*

EASTERN CANADA CITIES 8 Days/7 Nights from $2102*

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Québec City Montréal

Toronto

Includes 7 nights’ hotel accommodation including taxes, sightseeing as specified, VIA Rail travel (Business class) as per itinerary, meals as indicated, porterage at hotels, Canadian GST.

Boston

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INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

"Sample some of the fi nest cuisine in the area at Auberge Saint Gabriel, where world renowned chefs specialise in “new French cuisine."

• Business class travel onboard VIA Rail • Dinner at Auberge Saint Gabriel • Sightseeing excursions of Ottawa, Montreal & Quebec City Departs Toronto: Daily; 01 May – 26 Oct ‘12 Note: There will be no departures on 03-08 Jun due to the Montreal Grand Prix.

Explore Eastern Canada the best way, with VIA Rail transporting you between cities and sightseeing excursions included in each one. Day 1: Toronto Arrive into Toronto and transfer independently to your hotel. Take a trip up the CN Tower, admission is included. Day 2: Toronto – Ottawa Transfer independently to the train station to board your VIA Rail train for Ottawa. The rest of the day is free to explore. L Day 3: Ottawa – Montreal Enjoy a sightseeing excursion of Ottawa, including visits to the Parliament Buildings, Canadian National War Memorial, Canadian Museum of Civilization and Rideau Canal, to name a few. This afternoon, depart for Montreal on VIA Rail. L

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

Day 4: Montreal Spend today sightseeing around Montreal. A three-hour city excursion is included, taking you through Old Montreal, to Notre-Dame Basilica, Mount Royal Lookout, Place Des Arts and many more. Included is also a Montreal Museum Pass to use as you please. Day 5: Montreal Make your way to the pier today for a trip down the St. Lawrence River aboard Le Bateau Mouche (a Parisian-style riverboat). Dinner is included tonight at Auberge Saint Gabriel, where world renowned chefs continue to seduce the palates of even the most refined gourmands. D Day 6: Montreal – Quebec City Travel by VIA Rail to Quebec City.

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Day 7: Quebec City Experience the European charm of the first French settlement in North America. Highlights of your tour include the Latin Quarter, the Plains of Abraham, the Basilica, the Citadelle and a glimpse of modern Quebec City. Day 8: Quebec City Your itinerary concludes upon check out.

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Canada Country River Tour Cruising Accommodation Type ST. LAWRENCE CRUISE EXPERIENCE 11 Days/10 Nights from $4697* Includes 6 nights' cruising accommodation in a St. Lawrence Stateroom, 4 nights' hotel accommodation, meals as indicated, VIA Rail Business Class from Ottawa to Kingston, sightseeing in Quebec City, Luggage handling at hotels, Canadian GST. From the city of Kingston, Ontario you will board one of the most memorable cruises of your life in this incredible 11 day getaway in one of Canada's most beautiful regions. From the stunning vistas of the 1000 Islands to the old-world charm of Montréal and Trois Rivieres, this cruise will offer it all. Day 1: Ottawa Ottawa is a beautiful and historic city, home to the Parliament of Canada and host to many of the country's most prominent festivals. Spend the day exploring some of the local attractions or experiencing some of the city's famous cuisine. Day 2: Ottawa – Kingston Hop aboard VIA Rail's business class, which will take you from Ottawa southwest to Kingston. Upon arrival, you will have the entire afternoon to sightsee and enjoy this quaint community in the heart of Canada's "1000 Islands" region. Québec City

“This is the perfect way to experience the provinces of Ontario & Québec.” CRUISE • M/V Canadian Empress

HIGHLIGHTS • Notre Dame du Cap Shrine • 1000 Islands • Fulford Place Mansion • Fort Wellington • Upper Canada Village • Thousand Island Heritage Centre • 1000 Islands Skydeck • Montreal sightseeing Departs Ottawa: 09, 27 Jun; 29 Jul; 16 Aug; 16 Sep '12 Note: Strict deposit/cancellation policy applies.

Rail Cruise

CANADA Trois Riviéres Québec City Montréal OTTAWA COTEAU LANDING

Kingston Toronto

UPPER CANADA VILLAGE

Brockville 1000 ISLANDS

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Day 3: Kingston – 1000 Islands Anchorage The morning is at leisure to take in some final sights and sounds of Kingston. Your cruise will commence this afternoon with a Captains Welcome and Reception where you will be introduced to your friendly crew members. The cruise tonight is bound for 1000 Islands Anchorage just Northeast of the city. D Day 4: 1000 Islands Anchorage – Brockville Today you're weighing anchor to wander leisurely through the famous and beautiful 1000 Islands. Visit its Heritage Centre and embrace the magnificent views of the St. Lawrence from the 1000 Islands Skydeck before re-boarding your cruise ship for the onward journey. Enroute to Brockville, pass by Singer Castle on Dark Island to see its 100-year-old splendour. B L D Day 5: Brockville – Upper Canada Village This morning, explore the estate of Fulford Place Mansion, before departing for Prescott. Upon arrival, you will once again disembark and take an unforgettable tour of Fort Wellington. When your tour is complete, board the ship once again for your final route of the day, a journey along the St. Lawrence to Upper Canada Village. This incredible community is a living museum that recreates the life, work, and development of the early settlements along the upper St. Lawrence River valley. B L D

Day 7: Coteau Landing – Montréal Making your way out of Coteau Landing, you will be bound for the Old Port of Montréal. Enroute through Lake St. Louis you will pass through Beauharnois Locks, so be sure to have your camera ready. As you approach your berth in Old Montréal, you'll pass by "Man and His World", the site of the World's Fair in 1967. Nightly entertainment in Montréal will conclude your sight-filled day at sea. B L D Day 8: Montréal – Trois Rivieres A delicious breakfast and lunch are the perfect start to your day today, as you make your way along the St. Lawrence River toward Trois Rivieres. Upon arrival, you will board a motorcoach for a brief tour of this historic city. Afterwards, a guided tour of Notre-Dame-duCap shrine awaits as well as an outing to The Cape, the place of pilgrimage and devotion to "Our Lady of the Cape" (Canada's national shrine dedicated to the Virgin Mary). B L D Day 9: Trois Rivieres – Québec City As you get closer to Quebec City, the bluffs along the shore become higher and higher, culminating at the Plains of Abraham, site of the famous battle for Québec between the French and the British. This scenic approach is only complimented with a beautiful view of Montmorency Falls. Closing ceremonies precede disembarkation from the ship. B Day 10: Québec City Today you will experience the European charm of the first French settlement in North America. Highlights of your tour include the Latin Quarter, the Plains of Abraham, the Ramparts, world-famous Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, the National Assembly, the Basilica, City Hall, Place Royale, the Citadelle and a glimpse of modern Québec City. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to explore this beautiful and cultural city. Day 11: Québec City This unforgettable 10 night tour completes itself today with a morning check out. M/V Canadian Empress

Day 6: Upper Canada Village – Coteau Landing An authentic horse-drawn wagon ride follows your breakfast this morning, taking you to Upper Canada Village for some final sightseeing. Upon completion of your relaxing ride, return to the ship which will now be bound for Coteau Landing in the Province of Québec. Along the way you will pass through the Snell and Eisenhower Locks located on the American side of the St. Lawrence Seaway. B

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HALIFAX Tour Accommodation Hotels & Sightseeing Type Country Canada QUEBEC TO THE MARITIMES 6 Days/5 Nights from $1884*

CANADA

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Halifax

Includes 4 nights' hotel accommodation including taxes, 1 night onboard VIA Rail's Ocean (sleeping accommodation), travel by motor coach, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, porterage at hotels, Canadian GST.

USA INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Montreal, Quebec and Halifax sightseeing tours • Travelling overnight onboard VIA Rail Departs Montreal: Daily except Sun; 01 Jun – 06 Oct '12 Note: There will be no departures on 08-10 Jun due to the Montreal Grand Prix.

"Ideal tour to travel from Quebec to Atlantic Canada – the scenery is breathtaking." From the sparkling French culture to the easygoing charm of Atlantic seaside towns, sun-drenched beaches to spectacular coves and miles of rugged shoreline guarded by graceful lighthouses – this is a delightful introduction to Québec and the Maritimes. This holiday includes day excursions, plenty of free time and a romantic overnight rail journey.

Day 3: VIA Rail – Halifax Enjoy a morning tour of Quebec City. This evening board VIA Rail in Charny for the overnight journey east to Halifax. Day 4: Arrive Halifax Continue your rail journey through rural New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Afternoon arrival in Halifax. B L Day 5: Halifax Explore the largest city in the Maritimes on an escorted city tour. Day 6: Halifax The tour ends this morning after hotel check-out.

Day 1: Montreal Transfer independently to your hotel. Day 2: Montreal – Quebec City Morning tour including Mount Royal Park, Notre Dame Basilica and St. Joseph’s Oratory. Afternoon departure on VIA Rail for Quebec City. D

Per Person from $ OOO O

from $2202*

HALIFAX HALIFAX SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS Per person from $ Halifax Highlights Tour (1.5 hours)

Deluxe Historic Halifax City Tour (3 hours) Peggy's Cove Tour (3 hours)

Lunenburg & Mahone Bay Tour (6 hours) Tides, Wines & History Tour (6 hours)

LORD NELSON HOTEL & SUITES from $116* per night OOO 

DELTA BARRINGTON from $122* per night OOOO

Includes accommodation only.

Includes accommodation only.

Located in the heart of downtown Halifax, just across from the famous Public Gardens, the hotel provides both convenience and modern amenities. Facilities: Restaurant • bar • fitness facilities • business centre Room Features: 260 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board

$51 $70 $69 $120 $135

Let the Delta Barrington’s warm maritime hospitality welcome you to Halifax. Good times await you at the surrounding historic pubs filled with east coast music and funloving maritime atmosphere. Facilities: Restaurants • bars • indoor pool • fitness centre Room Features: 200 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • mini-bar • hairdryer • iron/board Halifax

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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Canada

Escorted Tours ATLANTIC MARITIMES 10 Days/9 Nights from $3372*

CANADA Charlottetown

Moncton

Baddeck Louisbourg

Grand Pré

Includes 9 nights' accommodation with private facilities, transportation, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, services of driver/escort, porterage of one bag per person, Canadian GST.

Halifax

Digby

Lunenburg

before entering New Brunswick and the bilingual city of Moncton. B

"See the best of the Maritimes on this delightful tour of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island."

ESCORTED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Rich history

Day 5: Moncton – Charlottetown See Hopewell Rocks en route to Prince Edward Island. Enjoy a lobster dinner this evening. B D Day 6: Prince Edward Island National Park Visit the red sandstone cliffs, white beaches and green fields of PEI National Park then visit the home of “Anne of Green Gables”. B L

Sandy beaches, rocky coves, cosmopolitan cities, remote lighthouses, rich history, rustic fishing villages, unspoiled nature… all of these things and more make Canada’s Maritime Provinces so popular.

• Warm hospitality • Rustic fishing villages • Green Gables House • Cabot Trail Departs Halifax: 25 May; 08*, 15, 22 Jun; 06, 13, 20* Jul; 03, 10, 17*, 31 Aug; 07, 14*, 21 Sep; 05 Oct '12 * Denotes English/German bilingual departure.

Day 7: Charlottetown – Baddeck Cruise to Nova Scotia then proceed to Cape Breton Island. Visit the Alexander Graham Bell Museum in Baddeck. B D

Day 1: Halifax Arrive in Halifax and check-in to your downtown hotel. Day 2: Halifax Sightseeing Enjoy a city tour before meeting your fellow travellers at an evening welcome reception. Day 3: Halifax – Digby Discover famous Peggy’s Cove then visit Lunenburg before continuing to Digby. B

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Day 4: Digby – Moncton Travel through the lush Annapolis Valley to Grand Pre, then past Truro and Amherst

Charlottetown

Moncton

Day 8: The Cabot Trail Wind along the famous Cabot Trail where the mountains meet the sea. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner. B L D Day 9: Baddeck – Halifax This morning visit the Fortress of Louisbourg. Continue along the shores of Bras d’Or to the mainland and return to Halifax. B Day 10: Halifax The tour ends this morning after check out from the hotel. B

MARITIMES SAMPLER 7 Days/6 Nights from $2399*

CANADA

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Baddeck Louisbourg

Grand Pré Halifax

Digby

Includes 6 nights' accommodation with private facilities, transportation, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, services of driver/escort, porterage of one bag per person, Canadian GST.

Lunenburg

ESCORTED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Rich history • Warm hospitality • Peggy’s Cove • Lunenburg • Green Gables House Departs Halifax: 26 May; 09*, 16, 23 Jun; 07, 14, 21* Jul; 04, 11, 18* Aug; 01, 08, 15*, 22 Sep; 06 Oct '12 * Denotes English/German bilingual departure.

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the ocean floor at low tide. Continue to Prince Edward Island. Enjoy a lobster dinner this evening. B D

"See rocky coves and rustic fishing villages, beautiful valleys and capital cities." Get a taste of Canada’s Maritimes Provinces on this delightful tour of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island from Halifax. Day 1: Halifax Arrive and settle into Halifax. This evening meet your fellow travellers and Tour Director at a welcome reception.

Day 5: Prince Edward Island National Park Visit the red sandstone cliffs, white beaches and green fields of PEI National Park then visit the home of “Anne of Green Gables”. B L Day 6: Charlottetown – Halifax Take the ferry to Nova Scotia then return to Halifax on scheduled transportation. B Day 7: Halifax The tour ends this morning after check out from the hotel. B

Day 2: Halifax – Digby Discover the charm of famous Peggy’s Cove then visit the UNESCO World Heritage town of Lunenburg before continuing to Digby. B D Day 3: Digby – Moncton Travel through the lush Annapolis Valley to Grand Pre, then past Truro and Amherst before entering New Brunswick and the bilingual city of Moncton. B Day 4: Moncton – Charlottetown Visit Hopewell Rocks where you can walk on

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Tour Accommodation Escorted Type Tours Country Canada ENCHANTING ISLANDS 8 Days/7 Nights from $2787*

CANADA Charlottetown Baddeck

Moncton

Louisbourg

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Includes 7 nights' accommodation with private facilities, transportation, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, services of driver/escort, porterage of one bag per person, Canadian GST.

Halifax

"Enjoy fresh salt air, sandy beaches, mountain vistas and capital cities."

ESCORTED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Canada’s Maritime islands await you on this picturesque tour of Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton Island.

• Rich history • Warm hospitality

Day 1: Halifax Arrive in Halifax and check-in to your downtown hotel.

• Rustic fishing villages • Green Gables House • Cabot Trail Departs Halifax: 27 May; 10*, 17, 24 Jun; 08, 15, 22* Jul; 05, 12, 19* Aug; 02, 09, 16*, 23 Sep; 07 Oct '12 * Denotes English/German bilingual departure.

Day 2: Halifax – Moncton Enjoy a Halifax city tour this morning then travel past Truro and Amherst to the bilingual city of Moncton. B Day 3: Moncton – Charlottetown Visit Hopewell Rocks where you can walk on the ocean floor at low tide. Continue to Prince Edward Island. Enjoy a lobster dinner this evening. B D

Day 5: Charlottetown – Baddeck Cruise to Nova Scotia then proceed to Cape Breton Island. Visit the Alexander Graham Bell Museum in Baddeck. B D Day 6: The Cabot Trail The Cape Breton Highlands National Park is yours to enjoy as you wind along the famous Cabot Trail where the mountains meet the sea. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner. B L D Day 7: Baddeck – Halifax Morning visit to the Fortress of Louisbourg. Continue along the shores of Bras d’Or to the mainland and return to Halifax. B Day 8: Halifax The tour ends this morning after check out from the hotel. B The Cabot Trail

Day 4: Prince Edward Island National Park Visit the red sandstone cliffs, white beaches and green fields of PEI National Park then visit the home of “Anne of Green Gables”. B L

NOVA SCOTIA CITY LIGHTS & COUNTRY SIGHTS 6 Days/5 Nights from $1715*

CANADA

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Baddeck Louisbourg

Includes 5 nights' accommodation with private facilities, transportation, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, services of driver/escort, porterage of one bag per person, Canadian GST.

Halifax

ESCORTED TOUR

"The modern port city of Halifax is bursting with culture and heritage."

HIGHLIGHTS • Gray Line Deluxe Historic Halifax City Tour

Day 1: Halifax Arrive and settle into Halifax.

• Peggy’s Cove

Day 2: Halifax Touring Today enjoy a Deluxe Historic Halifax City Tour and a Peggy's Cove Tour. No trip to Nova Scotia is complete without a visit to this beautiful, rustic fishing village on the Atlantic Ocean. B

• World Famous Cabot Trail • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site • Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site • Tours Jul-Sep also enjoy an bonus whale-watching boat tour (weather permitting) while on the Cabot Trail. Departs Halifax: 29 May; 12*, 19, 26 Jun; 10, 17, 24* Jul; 07, 14, 21* Aug; 04, 11, 18*, 25 Sep; 09 Oct '12 *Denotes English/German bilingual departure.

Cabot Trail, then Cape Breton Highlands National Park. B L D Day 5: Baddeck – Halifax The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site awaits you. Then your tour continues along the shores of Bras d’Or to the mainland, back to Halifax. B Day 6: Halifax Tour ends upon check-out from your hotel.

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Day 3: Halifax – Baddeck Depart Halifax for New Glasgow where you will meet your Tour Director and board your touring coach. Then proceed to Cape Breton Island – “the Scotland of North America.” Spend two nights at a charming lakeside resort in the heart of Baddeck. B D Day 4: Cabot Trail Touring You’re off to experience one of the most picturesque drives in North America, the

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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Canada in Winter

INDEPENDENT WINTER TOURING

Canada In Winter Come to Canada in the northern winter. In Canada, winter is playtime, there are so many diverse activities to enjoy, all guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Challenging or relaxing, fast or easy-going, whatever activity piques your imagination, Adventure World can arrange the most fun since snowballs were invented. Choose from our wide range of accommodation, independent touring modules or for the more adventurous there is dog sledding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice-fishing and cross country skiing. The options are endless.

The Independent Winter Touring programs offer flexible travel by combining scheduled sightseeing tours and transportation with accommodation to form unique itineraries in Western and Eastern Canada. The winter rail tours are always popular. See the woods in all their frosty splendour from the warmth and comfort of your rail car. You will be pampered as you glide through the breathtaking grandeur of snow laid like a downy quilt over the mountain and forest alike.

CANADIAN WINTER ADVENTURES Canada has some of the best winter sports in the world, with magnificent alpine scenery to match. British Columbia and Alberta are renowned for their spectacular mountain resorts including Whistler, Sun Peaks, Banff and Lake Louise, all offering a wide range of activities ideal for the entire family. The abundance of snow in British Columbia, the Yukon Territory, Ontario and Quebec make for ideal snowmobile and dog sledding conditions. These activities are a tremendous amount of fun and require no special skills. What are you waiting for?

CARIBOO DOGSLED ADVENTURE 4 Days/3 Nights from $2335*

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Includes 3 nights' accommodation at the Hills Guest Ranch, return scheduled motor coach transfers from Vancouver, guided dogsledding, meals as indicated, use of ranch facilities, Canadian GST.

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • No experience required • Gentle and obedient huskies • Spectacular Cariboo region of British Columbia • Guided dogsledding Departs Vancouver: Daily; 10 Dec '11 - 20 Mar '12 Note: Pre/post tour accommodation in Vancouver recommended. Winter clothing required.

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return to the comforts of the Hills Guest Ranch to relax or indulge in a spa treatment. B L D

"A perfect taste of traditional Canadian dogsledding easily accessible from Vancouver."

Day 4: 100 Mile House – Vancouver Afternoon departure to Vancouver by scheduled motor coach. Evening arrival where your tour ends. B L

This tour combines one of the most spectacular and picturesque landscapes in Western Canada with a great dogsledding adventure in British Columbia’s Cariboo Country. Day 1: Vancouver – 100 Mile House Early morning departure by scheduled motor coach to 100 Mile House. Transfer to your accommodation on arrival. D Days 2-3: Dogsledding Enjoy two exciting days of dog sledding in this beautiful northern landscape. Each afternoon * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Canada

Independent Winter Packages WINTER WONDERLAND 8 Days/7 Nights from $1975*

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Jasper Lake Louise Banff

Calgary

Vancouver

"Consistently our best selling winter rail tour."

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Jasper sightseeing excursion • Spectacular winter scenery • Banff Gondola Departs Vancouver: Tue, Fri, Sun; 30 Oct '11 - 24 Apr '12 Departs Calgary: Mon, Wed, Sat; 31 Oct '11 - 23 Apr '12 Note: Pre tour accommodation in Vancouver recommended for eastbound itinerary.

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Includes 6 nights' hotel accommodation including taxes, 1 night on board VIA Rail (Sleeper Touring Class), meals as indicated, transportation and sightseeing as specified, National Park Fees, Canadian GST.

This popular tour will give you the opportunity to witness the best of the Canadian West, in the midst of the most Canadian of seasons. The magic, tranquility and stunning beauty of the Canadian winter will surround you like a downy quilt. The itinerary includes both rail and coach travel, plus plenty of time to explore the alpine towns of Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff. There’s a lot to see and do in a Canadian Rockies winter – great scenery is just the beginning.

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Day 5: Lake Louise – Banff Take the Bow Valley Parkway to Banff. Afternoon at leisure. Passes to the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies included. Day 6: Banff Explore the Banff area today. Visit the Upper Hot Springs and take a ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain. This evening enjoy wine tasting before an included dinner. D Day 7: Banff – Calgary Morning at leisure before taking a scheduled transfer through the foothills of the Rockies to Calgary. Day 8: Calgary The tour ends this morning.

Per Person from $

Day 1: Vancouver Evening departure aboard VIA Rail's Canadian to Jasper.

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Day 2: Jasper Follow the Monashee and Caribou mountain ranges to Jasper. B L Day 3: Jasper Enjoy a morning Maligne Valley wildlife tour and search for moose, elk, caribou and big horn sheep. Afternoon at leisure. Day 4: Jasper – Lake Louise Travel by motor coach along the scenic Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise.

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Jasper Columbia Icefield Lake Louise Banff

Lake Louise

FIRESIDES AND SNOWFLAKES 6 Days/5 Nights from $969* 

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Calgary

Includes 5 nights' hotel accommodation including taxes, transportation and sightseeing as specified, National Park Fees, Canadian GST.

Vancouver

Seattle

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

"A short yet relaxing introduction to the majestic Canadian Rockies."

• Icefields Parkway

A very relaxing tour that combines spectacular sightseeing with plenty of time to explore and discover the mountain settings of Lake Louise, Jasper and Banff.

Departs Calgary: Tue, Fri, Sun; 01 Nov '11 - 29 Nov '11

Day 1: Calgary – Lake Louise Depart Calgary and transfer to Lake Louise.

Daily; 01 Dec '11 - 22 Dec '11; 27 Dec '11 - 26 Apr '12

Day 2: Lake Louise – Jasper Morning sleigh ride around Lake Louise. Afternoon departure for Jasper along the famous Icefields Parkway.

• Jasper sightseeing excursion • Lake Louise sleigh ride

Note: Pre tour accommodation in Calgary recommended.

Day 3: Jasper Enjoy a morning Maligne Valley wildlife tour * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

and search for moose, elk, caribou and big horn sheep. Afternoon at leisure. Day 4: Jasper – Banff Travel south on the Icefields Parkway to Banff. Day 5: Banff Day at leisure. Passes to the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies are included. Day 6: Banff – Calgary Transfer to Calgary today where your tour ends.

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FAIRMONT HOTELS Christmas Packages

Christmas Packages THE FAIRMONT BANFFSPRINGS SPRINGS CHRISTMAS FAIRMONT BANFF CHRISTMAS WINTER WONDERLAND PACKAGE 4 Days/3 Nights from $1291*

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Includes 3 nights' accommodation, Christmas Day Brunch with Santa, Family Christmas Buffet, in-room Christmas tree, letters to Santa, cookie decorating, Santa's Workshop, Heritage tour, Wilderness Walk, sing-along, gift wrapping, children's entertainment, Canadian GST. The stunning winter scenery that the Canadian Rockies have to offer is sure to make this Christmas a memorable one. When you arrive, you’ll be greeted with your very own Christmas Tree – a perfect start to the holiday. You’ll have the opportunity to take part in many familyfriendly activities during your stay, a Christmas Brunch with Santa is sure to be a highlight. Departs Banff: 23 Dec ‘11

THE FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS FAIRMONT CHATEAU LAKE LOUISE CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS WINTER WONDERLAND PACKAGE

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4 Days/3 Nights from $1242*

Includes 3 nights’ accommodation, welcome reception, Christmas Brunch & Dinner, inroom Christmas tree, Santa’s Workshop, stocking, gingerbread house and the lobby tree decorating, family wreath-making, carolling, bedtime stories, Canadian GST. Experience the magical white Christmas you have always dreamed of at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. When you arrive, you’ll be greeted with your very own Christmas Tree – a perfect start to the holiday. You’ll have the opportunity to take part in many family-friendly activities during your stay, including the Family Christmas Dinner Buffet on Christmas Night. Departs Lake Louise: 23 Dec ‘11

THE FAIRMONT BANFF PARK SPRINGS FAIRMONT JASPER LODGE CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS WINTER WONDERLAND PACKAGE 4 Days/3 Nights from $1115*

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Includes 3 nights’ accommodation, Yuletide Reception, Christmas Brunch & Dinner, Christmas Tree lighting, Santa’s Stocking Workshop, carolling, Maligne Canyon Icewalk holiday bonfire, cookie baking, wagon rides, bedtime stories, Canadian GST. Experience a traditional celebration of the holiday season in Jasper, the land of a million Christmas trees! You’ll have the opportunity to take part in many family-friendly activities during your stay, the Christmas Tree lighting and carolling by the fire will surely be highlights of your stay. Departs Jasper: 23 Dec ‘11

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* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Independent Winter Packages Fort McMurray

Canada

AURORA BOREALIS TOUROOO 4 Days/3 Nights from $1029* Includes 3 nights' accommodation including taxes, winter clothing rental, 3 night Aurora viewing with hot beverages, one dinner, return airport transfers, Canadian GST

"Fort McMurray has more clear nights between September and April than any other Aurora destination in Canada." INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Knowledgeable guides • Prime viewing location Departs Fort McMurray: 23, 30 Sep; 21, 28 Oct; 18, 25 Nov; 02, 16, 30 Dec '11; 20, 27 Jan; 17, 24 Feb; 23 Mar '12 Note: Aurora Borealis packages also available from Whitehorse, Yellowknife and Fairbanks.

Sun Peaks

The Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, are giant electrical storms formed by solar flares from the sun reacting with the earth’s magnetic field. Fort McMurray in Northern Alberta is rated one of the best viewing locations in the world to view this spectacular natural phenomenon.

Day 3: Fort McMurray After another leisure day, tonight is your final chance to view the Aurora Borealis. The guides are astronomers that can answer questions on this striking natural occurrence in the Canadian North. Day 4: Fort McMurray Transfer back to Fort McMurray airport where your tour ends on arrival.

Fort McMurray

Day 1: Fort McMurray Arrive in Fort McMurray where you will be outfitted with winter clothing and given an orientation of the area. This evening enjoy your first Aurora viewing experience whilst listening to interpretive commentary. Day 2: Fort McMurray This evening enjoy a welcome dinner and Aurora slide show, then return to the viewing site to see the Northern Lights. D

SUN PEAKS WINTER EXPERIENCE 6 Days/5 Nights from $1159*

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Includes 5 nights' accommodation including taxes return transfers to and from Kamloops Airport, sleigh ride, snowmobiling, dog sledding and snowshoeing tours, Canadian GST.

"Sun Peaks Resort is British Columbia’s best kept secret – not anymore!"

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Fantastic modern resort • Fun winter activities • Snowmobiling • Dogsledding • Snowshoeing • Sleigh ride Departs Kamloops: Mon, Wed; 01 Dec '11 – 09 Apr '12

The welcoming character of Sun Peaks is infectious. Sun Peaks is truly family-friendly and is designed with convenience in mind. Nestled at the base of the mountains lies the picturesque village complete with covered walkways, unique boutique shops, intimate cafés and comfortable restaurants. Day 1: Kamloops – Sun Peaks Arrive in Kamloops where you will be transferred to Sun Peaks Village.

Day 4: Day at Leisure Full day to enjoy Sun Peaks Village – why not take a ski or snowboard lesson? This evening experience a sleigh ride. Day 5: Snowshoeing Enjoy a guided snowshoeing tour to fully experience the beauty of the British Columbia’s Interior. Day 6: Sun Peaks – Kamloops Transfer back to Kamloops airport where your tour ends.

Sun Peaks

Day 2: Snowmobiling Explore the scenic backcountry on a two hour snowmobiling tour. Rest of the day at leisure. Day 3: Dogsledding Mush your own team of dogs along the picturesque trails on this morning introduction to dogsledding.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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Independent Winter Packages ICE HOTEL EXPERIENCE 4 Days/3 Nights from $923*

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Includes one night accommodation at the Ice Hotel and two nights' in Quebec City, return transfers from Quebec City to the Ice Hotel, Ice Hotel only – Absolut welcome cocktail, dinner and full buffet breakfast, dinner in Quebec City, Canadian GST. Day 4: Québec City Your tour ends this morning.

"The Ice Hotel rooms are cozy – you will be tucked in a warm sleeping bag on a bed of deer pelts."

INDEPENDENT TOUR

Experience a winter in Canada the most outrageous way possible by spending a night in the Ice Hotel.

• Sleep in the Ice Hotel

This magnificent ice and snow cathedral offers a distinctive and incomparable experience.

• Magnificent ice and snow architectural wonder

Day 1: Québec City Transfer independently to your hotel.

HIGHLIGHTS

• French history and culture

Ice Hotel

Day 2: Quebec City – Ice Hotel Transfer (included) to the Ice Hotel, located just 20 minutes from Québec City. Enjoy a welcome drink and dinner this evening. D

• Romantic Quebec City Departs Quebec City: Daily; 07 Jan - 31 Mar '12

Day 3: Ice Hotel – Québec City Enjoy a full day at the winter resort where the Ice Hotel is constructed before returning to Québec City. This evening enjoy a traditional French Canadian meal in Old Québec City. B D

Jasper

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CANADIAN WINTER TRAIN EXPRESS 9 Days/8 Nights from $2639*

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Winnipeg Vancouver Toronto NIAGARA FALLS

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Overnight travel onboard VIA Rail's famous "Canadian" • Jasper sightseeing excursion • Spectacular and diverse scenery Departs Vancouver: Thu, Sat; 03 Nov '11 - 21 Apr '12 Departs Toronto: Mon, Wed; 02 Nov '11 - 23 Apr '12

Includes 4 nights' hotel accommodation including taxes, 4 nights' on board VIA Rail (Sleeper Touring class), meals as indicated, transportation and sightseeing as specified, National Park Fees, Canadian GST. the great Canadian plains and beyond. Your destination is Toronto, the economic centre of Canada. D

"One of the world ’s great train journeys." Journey across Canada from Vancouver to Toronto in style aboard VIA Rail’s famous Canadian. You’ll also enjoy winter in Jasper, an alpine town set amongst some of the most spectacular scenery in the Canadian Rockies. Day 1: Vancouver Transfer independently to your hotel. Day 2: VIA Rail Board VIA Rail ’s Canadian bound for Jasper.

Days 6-7: VIA Rail – Toronto For the next two days, continue travelling across the Great Central Plains of Canada, through Winnipeg to the rugged forest and lake country to northern Ontario. B L D Day 8: Arrive Toronto Another leisurely morning onboard the Canadian before arriving at Union Station.

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Day 3: Jasper Arrive in Jasper by early afternoon. Rest of the day at leisure. B L Day 4: Jasper Enjoy a morning Maligne Valley wildlife tour and search for moose, elk, caribou and big horn sheep. Afternoon at leisure. Day 5: VIA Rail – Toronto Reboard VIA Rail’s Canadian and depart Jasper on your eastbound odyssey across

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* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Winter Packages

Canada & Alaska

YUKON WINTER DREAM 5 Days/4 Nights from $2162*

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Includes 4 nights’ hotel accommodation including taxes, all overland transportation, sightseeing as specified, meals as indicated, welcome dinner, Whitehorse airport transfers, Canadian GST.

" An eventful itinerary fun for all ages." SMALL GROUP TOUR Experience 5 days of winter adventure in the far north. You’ll go snowmobiling, dogsledding, and see the breathtaking winter scenery from above with a sightseeing flight. See wildlife up-close at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve and pamper yourself with a dive into the soothing hot water of the Takhini Hot Springs.

HIGHLIGHTS • Whitehorse flightseeing • Yukon Wildlife Preserve • Takhini Hot Springs • Aurora Viewing • Dogsledding • Snowmobiling Departs Whitehorse: 07, 21 Jan; 04, 18 Feb; 03, 17 Mar ‘12 Note: Every effort is made to ensure guests view the Aurora however cannot be guaranteed. Winter clothing is not provided, but rental is available.

Day 1: Whitehorse Arrive into Whitehorse and transfer independently to your hotel. D Day 2: Whitehorse Start the day with a sightseeing tour of the city, then head to the Yukon Wildlife Preserve, where you can see elk, moose, caribou and mountain goats up close in their natural

ALASKA WINTERLAND 9 Days/8 Nights from $2554*

surroundings. Relax at the Takhini Hot Springs before finishing the day back at Whitehorse with a sightseeing flight. B Day 3: Whitehorse After breakfast, drive to the mountains where you will enjoy a memorable snowmobiling trip. Later that evening, head to Fish Lake where you’ll take in the splendour of the Northern Lights. B Day 4: Whitehorse Today, learn the old tradition of mushing (dogsledding). Before long, you’ll be travelling along the frozen bends of the Yukon River all the way to Miles Canyon. Dogsledding is a truly unique winter experience. There are other activities you can take part in that afternoon, or just relax after a very eventful few days in the Yukon. B Day 5: Whitehorse Your Yukon Winter Dream concludes with a transfer to the airport for onward arrangements. B

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Fairbanks Chena Hot Springs

USA Anchorage Girdwood

Includes 8 nights’ hotel accommodation including taxes, 3 days mid-size car rental, 2 day lift ticket, Alaska Railroad from Anchorage to Fairbanks, all transfers, Aurora viewing, flight Fairbanks to Anchorage.

"Two of Alaska’s best resorts are featured in this itinerary." Enjoy Alaska’s most popular winter outdoor activities at two premier resorts and combine with the spectacular winter scenery aboard the Alaska Railroad.

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Skiing at Alyeska Resort, Alaska’s premier ski destination • Spectacular views from your train • Chena Hot Springs • Aurora Viewing Departs Anchorage: Tue; 29 Nov ’11 – 20 Mar ‘12

Day 1: Anchorage Arrive into Anchorage and transfer independently to your hotel. Day 2: Anchorage – Girdwood (68 km) Collect your rental car and drive the picturesque highway along Turnagain Arm to Girdwood. Day 3: Girdwood Spend the day skiing Alaska’s premier ski resort, Alyeska. Day 4: Girdwood – Anchorage (68 km) Another lift ticket is included today for you to get some more skiing in before you head to Anchorage in the afternoon. Return your rental car upon arrival.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

Day 5: Anchorage – Fairbanks Board the famous Alaska Railroad and travel through a stunning and memorable winter landscape to Fairbanks. If you are lucky, you will get some spectacular views of the Alaska Range and Mt. McKinley (weather permitting). Day 6: Fairbanks – Chena Hot Springs This morning, travel approximately an hour to Chena Hot Springs Resort. Explore the resort and relax with a soak in the hot springs. Chena Hot Springs Resort is unaffected by light pollution keeping the aurora visible to the naked eye during the winter months, you will experience this natural phenomenon tonight. Day 7: Chena Hot Springs The day is at leisure to enjoy one or many of the other outdoor activities on offer at the resort. Day 8: Chena Hot Springs – Fairbanks – Anchorage Transfer to Fairbanks for your flight back south to Anchorage. Day 9: Anchorage Your tour ends this morning upon check out.

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Overview

Alaska Big, beautiful and wildly bountiful. There are few places in the world with the grandeur and breathtaking beauty of Alaska. Denali National Park, one of Alaska’s stunning wilderness areas attracts a million visitors a year. A single road curves 91 miles through the heart of the park, leading to off-trail hiking opportunities, stunning panoramas and wildlife, including mammals such as marmot and moose which are easy to spot. Caribou, wolves and brown bears are crowd favourites. However, the main attraction is magnificent Mt. McKinley, a high pyramid of rock, snow and glaciers rising from the valley floor. Clouds will obscure Mt. McKinley more often than not, so be prepared to wait for the big picture. Not only is Mt. McKinley the highest peak in North America, it’s also a stunning sight when you catch its alpenglow in Wonder Lake at Denali National Park. A 400-kilogram brown bear catching a leaping salmon in its jaws is not something seen in Iowa, but a common apparition on Kodiak and Admiralty Island and in the scenic Katmai National Park, a hop-skipjump from King Salmon or Homer. An eight-kilometre-wide glacier shedding chunks of ice the size of small cars is another unique Alaskan sight; for this quiet thrill, venture down to Juneau, gateway to Glacier Bay National Park, or to Prince William Sound, boasting the largest collection of tidewater glaciers.

Alaska Range

OUR TOP PICKS FOR ALASKA 1 Denali National Park Great wildlife watching, hiking and backpacking, plus North America's highest peak. 2 Unalaska/Dutch Harbour Visit and learn about the forgotten WWII battles of the Aleutian Islands. 3 Misty Fiords National Monument Kayak beneath the towering granite walls and leaping waterfalls of this magnificent fjord. 4 Anchorage Urban moose, downtown fishing and excellent dining. 5 Juneau From mountain peaks to glaciers, the best day-hiking in Alaska.

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL Alaska’s size is the reason for its extremely variable climate. The Interior can top 32°C during the summer, while the Southeast and Southcentral maritime regions will average 13°C to 21°C. In the Southeast it rains almost daily from late September through October, while even a week of good weather in the summer will include a day or two when you need to pull out your rain gear. In winter, residents experience long nights, -55°C temperatures and the mesmerizing northern lights. The peak tourist season is early July to mid-August. May and September still have mild weather, and it’s less crowded.

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For adventurous types with a little extra time and a love for life on a grand scale – whether it’s kayaking through a sea of icebergs and seals around the coast of Kenai Fjords National Park, taking a dip in the Arctic Ocean and becoming a member of the exclusive ‘Polar Bear Club’ or witnessing a 35-tonne humpback whale breaching in Southeast Alaska – this state is a hard place to pass up.

Prudhoe Bay

Coldfoot

USA

Kotzebue

There’s no prettier capital in the country than Alaska’s Juneau, whose historic downtown clings to a mountainside beneath snowcapped peaks and its narrow streets lead you past a bustling waterfront.

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Fairbanks

Nome

Dawson City

DENALI NP Anchorage

The rest of the city spreads north into the Mendenhall Valley. Juneau is also Alaska’s cruise-ship capital and the gateway to many attractions, including Glacier Bay National Park and Admiralty Island National Monument. Anchorage offers the comforts of a large US city but is only a 30-minute drive from the Alaskan wilderness. Founded in 1914 as a work camp for the Alaska Railroad, the city was devastated by the 1964 Good Friday earthquake but quickly rebounded as the industry headquarters for the Prudhoe Bay oil boom. Today almost half the state’s residents live in or around the city, as Anchorage serves as the economic and political heart of Alaska. 58

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Kenai

Whitehorse

Whittier

Seward Kodiak

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND

Skagway Juneau

Ketchikan

AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (°C) – based on Anchorage MAR/APR

MAY/JUN

JUL/AUG

SEP/OCT

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11º

These figures are a guide only.

Content courtesy of Lonely Planet.


Independent Packages Tour Accommodation including Rail Alaska Type Country

Yukon Territory

Fairbanks

YUKON HIGHLIGHTS 10 Days/9 Nights from $3591*

Dawson City

Tok

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DENALI NP

USA

CANADA

Anchorage Portage Glacier

Whitehorse

Includes 9 nights' accommodation including taxes, travel by deluxe motor coach, boat and railcar, flight Skagway – Juneau, transfers, sightseeing and meals as per itinerary.

Skagway Juneau

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Alaskan and Yukon wilderness • Rich Gold Rush history • Tundra Wilderness tour • Fairbanks Gold Rush tour • Yukon River cruise Departs Anchorage: Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat; 18 May - 21 Aug '12

"The perfect itinerary combining all the highlights of Alaska and the Yukon Territory." Immerse yourself in the Gold Rush history of Alaska and the Yukon Territory on this comprehensive tour that showcases this spectacular region of North America. Day 1: Anchorage You will be transferred from the airport to your hotel.

Departs Juneau: Sun, Mon, Thu, Fri; 18 May - 30 Aug '12

Day 2: Anchorage – Denali Travel aboard the spacious glass domed cars of the McKinley Explorer past awesome landscape to the vast Denali National Park.

Note: A similar tour operates in the reverse direction with lunch instead of dinner included onboard the m/v Yukon Queen II .

Day 3: Denali – Fairbanks Enjoy a Tundra Wilderness Tour into Denali National Park before re-boarding the McKinley Explorer to travel to Fairbanks.

Yukon. This evening enjoy the hilarious Frantic Follies Revue. L Day 8: Whitehorse – Skagway Experience the summit of White Pass and watch for remnants of the Stampede Trail along the way down to sea level onboard an old-time railcar. Day 9: Skagway – Juneau Explore picturesque Skagway before flying to Juneau and transferring to your hotel. Day 10: Juneau Tour ends with a transfer to the airport.

Day 4: Fairbanks – Tok Learn about the Gold Rush and pan for gold including a visit to Gold Dredge No. 8 before taking the famed Alaska Highway to the village of Tok. L Day 5: Tok – Dawson City Continue to Eagle then cruise the Yukon River to Dawson City aboard the m/v Yukon Queen II into the very heart of the Klondike gold country. D Day 6: Dawson City Today is free to explore or take optional tours in a town that remains one of the best preserved settlements of Gold Rush times. Day 7: Dawson City – Whitehorse Journey to Whitehorse, capital city of the * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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Country ALASKA Alaska Tour Accommodation & YUKON TERRITORY Type Combination Tours

Fairbanks

USA Dawson City

CANADA

Tok

DENALI NP

Whitehorse

Skagway

ESCORTED TOUR

"The Alaska and Yukon Explorer from Whitehorse takes in all the highlights of Alaska and the Yukon."

• Maximum 28 passengers • Family owned & operated

HIGHLIGHTS • Yukon Wilderness • Prince William Sound

Day 1: Whitehorse Arrive in Whitehorse and enjoy a tour including the SS Klondike National Historic Site before taking in the infamous “Frantic Follies” this evening. Overnight: Whitehorse.

Departs Whitehorse: 26 May; 23 Jun; 21 Jul; 18 Aug; 01 Sep '12

Day 2: Whitehorse – Dawson City Travel north on the Klondike Highway to Dawson City. This evening visit the infamous Diamond Tooth Gertie’s Gambling Hall. B

Note: Special payment and conditions apply to this tour. Ask about our guaranteed twin share option for single passengers. Contact Adventure World for details.

Day 3: Dawson City Relive the gold rush era on a tour of Dawson City, including a visit to an actual gold mining dredge. B Day 4: Dawson City – Tok Today travel the ‘Top of the World Highway’. Stop at the tiny town of Chicken and on to Tok, the state’s official sled dog capital. B Day 5: Tok – Fairbanks Continue to Fairbanks, stopping at North Pole and ‘Santa Claus House’ en route. Enjoy a cruise aboard a historic sternwheeler and visit an authentic Indian village. Enjoy an evening of entertainment at Alaskaland. D Day 6: Fairbanks – Denali – Wasilla Depart south for Denali National Park where you will have the opportunity to view Mt. McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America. Continue to Wasilla this afternoon.

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Beaver Creek

Anchorage

ALASKA & THE YUKON EXPLORER 12 Days/11 Nights from $4610*

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experience the Alaska Native Heritage Centre followed by dinner at the Sourdough Mining Company. B D Day 8: Prince William Sound Excursion Travel to Whittier to board a cruise through the glacier-carved fjords of Prince William Sound watching for humpback whales, porpoises and Orcas. L Day 9: Anchorage – Beaver Creek See stunning vistas en route to Gakona Junction. Later rejoin the Alaska Highway and travel to Beaver Creek, passing scenic forests and meadows in bloom. This evening the Rendezvous Dinner Show is sure to entertain. D Day 10: Beaver Creek – Whitehorse Today enjoy magnificent views of the St. Elias Range to the west and along Kluane Lake en route to Whitehorse. B Day 11: Skagway Excursion Enjoy a day trip over the White Pass Summit to the quaint Alaskan town of Skagway. The option to ride the famous ‘White Pass and Yukon Rail’ is available – contact Adventure World. Return to Whitehorse and enjoy a farewell to the Yukon dinner. B D Day 12: Whitehorse Head south and travel the famous Stewart Cassiar Highway. Enjoy some of the most inspiring beauty and abundant wildlife in Canada. Your tour finishes in Whitehorse.

Day 7: Wasilla – Anchorage Morning visit to a sled dog kennel before arriving in Anchorage. In the afternoon * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


ALASKA & YUKON TERRITORY Tour Accommodation CombinationType ToursCountry Alaska

USA

ALASKA & THE YUKON CIRCLE 21 Days/20 Nights from $7313*

CANADA

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Fairbanks Tok Dawson City

Includes 20 nights' accommodation including taxes, transportation by air-conditioned touring coach, services of a driver/guide, meals as indicated, sightseeing and admissions as indicated, porterage of one bag per person, Canadian GST.

DENALI NP

Anchorage

Beaver Creek

Whitehorse Watson Lake

Skagway Dease Lake

Fort Nelson

Stewart Grand Prairie Prince George

Edmonton

Jasper Banff

Calgary

ESCORTED TOUR • Maximum 28 passengers • Family owned & operated

HIGHLIGHTS • All the highlights of western Canada and Alaska • Alaska Highway • Spectacular National Parks • Rich history Departs Calgary: 22 May; 19 Jun; 17 Jul; 14, 28 Aug '12 * The option to join the tour on Day 11 and tour Anchorage to Calgary is available. Contact Adventure World for details. * The option to leave the tour on Day 13 and enjoy a cruise from Seward to Vancouver is available. Contact Adventure World for details.

Canada’s North and Alaska hold a wonderful fascination. The Alaska Highway was built in 1942 and opened the North for modern day adventurers. Stunning vistas, friendly towns and cities, plenty of history with a good supply of adventure is included on this journey to the Yukon and Alaska.

"Silent icebergs and living glaciers; gliding whales and soaring eagles; mountains crashing into seas. Experience the magic and adventure Canada’s West and Alaska offer." Day 1: Calgary Check-in to your downtown hotel. Day 2: Calgary – Grande Prairie After a welcome breakfast head "North to Alaska!" Travel through Edmonton and central Alberta to Grande Prairie. B Day 3: Grande Prairie – Fort Nelson Dawson Creek, B.C. marks the beginning of the legendary Alaska Highway - Mile "0" of a total of 1,422 miles (2,275 km). Continue northwest to Fort Nelson. B Day 4: Fort Nelson – Watson Lake Journey through valleys and alpine meadows to Liard Hot Pools for a dip in the thermal hot springs. Afternoon visit to the ‘Sign Post Forest’ at Watson Lake followed by a tour of the Northern Lights Centre. B Day 5: Watson Lake – Whitehorse Incredible landscape unfolds today as you travel to Whitehorse, capital of the Yukon and a city full of character. Enjoy a tour including the SS Klondike National Historic Site before taking in the infamous ‘Frantic Follies’ this evening. B

Day 12: Prince William Sound Excursion Travel to Whittier to board a cruise through the glacier-carved fjords of Prince William Sound watching for humpback whales, porpoises and Orcas. L Day 13: Anchorage – Beaver Creek See stunning vistas en route to Gakona Junction. Later rejoin the Alaska Highway and travel to Beaver Creek, passing scenic forests and meadows in bloom. This evening the Rendezvous Dinner Show is sure to entertain. D Day 14: Beaver Creek – Whitehorse Today enjoy magnificent views of the St. Elias Range to the west and along Kluane Lake en route to Whitehorse. B Day 15: Skagway Excursion Enjoy a day trip over the White Pass Summit to the quaint Alaskan town of Skagway. The option to ride the famous ‘White Pass and Yukon Rail’ is available – contact Adventure World. Return to Whitehorse and enjoy a farewell to the Yukon dinner. B D Day 16: Whitehorse – Dease Lake Head south and travel the famous StewartCassiar Highway. Enjoy some of the most inspiring beauty and abundant wildlife in Canada.

Day 6: Whitehorse – Dawson City Travel north on the Klondike Highway to Dawson City. This evening visit the infamous Diamond Tooth Gertie’s Gambling Hall. B

Day 17: Dease Lake – Stewart Continue south through Mount Edziza Park and pass spectacular glaciers en route to Stewart. L

Day 7: Dawson City Relive the gold rush era on a tour of Dawson City, including a visit to an actual gold mining dredge. B

Day 18: Stewart – Prince George Travel through towering coastal mountains, past icefields and hanging glaciers where waterfalls tumble down the beautiful mountainsides.

Day 8: Dawson City – Tok Today travel the ‘Top of the World Highway’. Stop at the tiny town of Chicken and on to Tok, the state’s official sled dog capital. B Day 9: Tok – Fairbanks Continue to Fairbanks, stopping at North Pole and ‘Santa Claus House’ en route. Enjoy a cruise aboard a historic sternwheeler and visit an authentic Indian village. Enjoy an evening of entertainment at Alaskaland. D

Watson Lake

Day 11: Wasilla – Anchorage Morning visit to a sled dog kennel before arriving in Anchorage. In the afternoon experience the Alaska Native Heritage Centre followed by dinner at the Sourdough Mining Company. B D

Day 10: Fairbanks – Denali – Wasilla Depart south for Denali National Park where you will have the opportunity to view Mt. McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America. Continue to Wasilla this afternoon.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

Day 19: Prince George – Jasper Enter the Canadian Rockies, passing Mount Robson on your way to Jasper. Visit Maligne Canyon and Pyramid Lake on arrival. Day 20: Jasper – Banff Travel the Icefields Parkway stopping at Athabasca Falls and the Columbia Icefield for an Ice Explorer ride. En route to Banff visit Lake Louise. L Day 21: Banff – Calgary This morning, enjoy a guided tour of the Banff region including Bow Falls and a ride up the Banff Gondola. Return to Calgary where your tour ends. B

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Country ALASKA Alaska Tour Accommodation & YUKON TERRITORY Type Combination Tours

Alaskan Highway

USA

CANADA

Fairbanks

Dawson City

Tok

ALASKA & YUKON HIGHLIGHTS 15 Days/14 Nights from $3132*

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DENALI NP Talkeetna

Beaver Creek

Glennallen Copper Centre

Palmer Anchorage

Whitehorse Seward

Haines Junction

Haines

Skagway

SELF DRIVE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Perfect for first time visitors • Optional local tour briefing available

Includes 14 nights' moderate accommodation, 14 days' compact rental car with unlimited kilometres, LDW and taxes, 7-8 hour bus tour into Denali National park with snack lunch and park fee, Alaska Marine Highway from Skagway to Haines, comprehensive information and documentation package including day by day driving instructions and directions to hotels, all taxes. Does not include fuel, additional driver charges.

"If you want to explore Alaska and the Yukon but feel coach tours don’t allow enough flexibility – this is the tour for you."

Day 8: Dawson City – Whitehorse (533 km) Travel the Klondike Highway to the Yukon's capital city, Whitehorse.

• Denali National Park and Preserve • Gold Rush towns of Dawson City and Skagway • Kluane National Park • Kenai Peninsula Departs Anchorage: Daily; 28 May - 02 Sep '12 Note: Contact Adventure World for pricing based on midsize, fullsize and 4x4 car rental. A valid driver’s licence (and credit card in driver’s name) is required for all drivers and must be shown when collecting the rental car. Drivers must be 25 years of age or older.

There is something special about discovering Alaska and the Yukon in your own rental car – this excellent itinerary showcases the major highlights and is extremely popular with first time visitors. Day 1: Anchorage Transfer independently to your hotel.

Day 9: Whitehorse – Skagway (175 km) Scenic drive to Skagway on the Klondike Highway. Highlights include Emerald Lake and the Carcross desert. Day 10: Skagway – Haines Junction (Kluane National Park, 234 km) Take the ferry to Haines then drive through the Chilkat Valley and along the perimeter of Kluane National Park. Day 11: Haines Junction – Tok (476 km) Drive the Alaska Highway along Kluane Lake back to Alaska.

Day 2: Anchorage – Denali National Park (379 km) Pick up your rental car then drive north to Denali National Park. Visit the small gold mining community of Talkeetna.

Day 12: Tok – Wasilla/Palmer (477 km) Travel through mountain and forest landscape to Glennallen, then to the Wasilla/ Palmer region. En route drive by the Matanuska Glacier.

Day 3: Denali National Park Travel by bus on a tour into the park and watch for bears, caribou and moose. L

Day 13: Wasilla/Palmer – Seward (267 km) Continue south to Anchorage, then on the Seward Highway and along the scenic Turnagain Arm. In Seward visit the Exit Glacier.

Day 4: Denali National Park – Fairbanks (200 km) Continue north to Fairbanks through incredible forest and mountain landscape.

Day 14: Seward – Anchorage (204 km) This morning enjoy a wildlife and glacier cruise tour into scenic Kenai Fjords National Park (not included). Return to Anchorage. Day 15: Anchorage Return car to Anchorage airport where your self drive tour ends.

Day 5: Fairbanks – Tok (330 km) Follow the Richardson and Alaska Highways east toward Tok. Day 6: Tok – Dawson City (296 km) Drive further east to the Taylor Highway and continue on the Top of the World Highway to the Yukon.

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Day 7: Dawson City Spend today exploring the Klondike goldfields. * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


ANCHORAGE Tour Accommodation Hotels & Sightseeing Type Country Alaska

Anchorage ESSENTIAL ANCHORAGE

3 Days/2 Nights from $239* Includes 2 nights' accommodation, meals as indicated and your choice of a sightseeing activity. Anchorage is the gateway for many visitors to Alaska, but make sure you make some time for this beautiful city too! Day 1: Arrive Anchorage Arrive at the airport and transfer to your hotel for two nights. Day 2: Anchorage Explore Anchorage today your way with our selection of sightseeing tours – by land, sea or air! Day 3: Depart Anchorage Transfer to the airport for onward arrangements.

RAMADA ANCHORAGE DOWNTOWN from $73* per night

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Includes breakfast.

WESTMARK ANCHORAGE from $65* per night OOO Includes accommodation only.

Facilities: Complimentary airport/railroad shuttle • fitness centre • business centre

Ideally located, this hotel is a perfect blend of sophistication and convenience. Take in the views of the surrounding Chugach Mountains and Cook Inlet from the private balconies that adjoin every room.

Room Features: 93 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board

Facilities: Restaurant • bar • fitness centre • business centre

Located conveniently the Ramada Anchorage Downtown is within walking distance of some of Anchorage’s finest restaurants and bars.

Room Features: 200 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board Per person from $

Twin

Ramada Anchorage Downtown

$261*

Westmark Anchorage

$239*

Hilton Anchorage

$324*

SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS Per person from $ Anchorage City Tour & Native Heritage Centre (3.5 hours)

$71

Daily: 18 May - 16 Sep '12

Anchorage Flightseeing Safari (30 minutes)

$132

Daily: Year round

26 Glacier Cruise Daily: 01 May - 30 Sep '12

Prince William Sound Tour (2.5 hours) Daily: 01 May - 01 Oct '12

Mt. McKinley Tour (3 hours) Daily: Year round

Bear Viewing Safari (6 hours) Daily: 01 Jun - 15 Aug '12

$183

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Includes accommodation only. $454 $506

Located in the heart of downtown Anchorage, 10 minutes from the airport and a block from the rail station.

$793

Facilities: Restaurant • lounge/bar • fitness centre • pool • jacuzzi • business centre

Lake Clark National Bear Viewing (10 hours)

HILTON ANCHORAGE from $94* per night

$1046

Room Features: 606 rooms • coffee maker • hairdryer • iron/board

Daily: 01 Aug - 15 Sep '12

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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CountryWilderness Alaska Tour Accommodation Lodges Type WINTERLAKE LODGE 3 Days/2 Nights from $3176*

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Includes 2 nights' accommodation including taxes, return flights between Anchorage and Winterlake Lodge, all meals and many activities.

Winterlake Lodge offers seclusion and spectacular scenery. Trimble and Hayes Glacier, as well as the entrance to Rainy Pass can all be seen from the lake. The main lodge offers a comfortable main room for relaxing by the fire and viewing the lake from large picture windows. There is a cosy dining area and large kitchen for the preparation of the lodge’s signature gourmet cuisine. In keeping with tradition, Alaska regional cuisine is featured.

Winterlake Lodge

Facilities also include a large meditation yoga room, hot tub on the main deck, and a lakeside wood-burning sauna. These are the sites of a wellness program that includes massage therapy. There are 5 guest cabins on the property, each with private bath, including a family cabin with 3 sleeping rooms. Getting There: By 50-minute floatplane trip from Lake Hood in Anchorage (included). Activities: Cooking classes, guided walks, canoe trips, kayaking, mountain biking, berry picking, following animal tracks (wolves, otters, moose) in winter, dog mushing on the National Historic Iditarod Trail.

TUTKA BAY LODGE  3 Days/2 Nights from $2604*

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Includes 2 nights' accommodation including taxes, return water taxi transfers between Homer and Tutka Bay Lodge, all meals, one complimentary massage and many activities. Located in Kachemak Bay on the Kenai Peninsula, situated between Halibut Cove and Seldovia, the secluded Tutka Bay reaches seven miles into the glacier studded Kenai Mountains. Extravagant decks and walkways connect each building which are placed along the edge of the land, with ample views of the water and lush wilderness. The remote Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge offers a unique Alaskan experience for adventure travellers seeking less travelled places.

Tutka Bay Lodge

The lodge offers 5 spacious and charming accommodations. Each has a private bath, satellite TV, high speed internet access, and views of the ocean, mountains and forest. Getting There: By 25 minute water taxi transfer from Homer (included in rate), or by floatplane. Activities: Sea kayaking, sportfishing, beachcombing, tidal pool exploration, boat touring, trail hiking, birding, wildlife viewing, yoga, cooking classes, wine tasting.. Optional Activities: Flightseeing tours, deep sea fishing.

DENALI BACKCOUNTRY LODGE 3 Days/2 Nights from $1137*

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Includes 2 nights' accommodation including taxes, return bus transfers between the park entrance and Denali Backcountry Lodge, all meals, services of naturalist staff, National Park Fees and many activities. The remote Denali Backcountry Lodge is located at the end of the 92 mile Park Road in Kantishna, in the heart of Denali National Park. The lodge offers 42 comfortably appointed cedar cabins, all heated with private baths - unexpected luxuries for such a remote location. Dining and lounge areas are found in the main lodge.

Denali Backcountry Lodge

Getting There: By a bus transfer from the park entrance (included in rate) or by bush plane. If driving a rental car, the car will need to be parked at the park entrance and proceed to the lodge on the provided bus transfer. Activities: Naturalist-led programs, guided hikes, gold panning, evening presentations, mountain biking, use of the natural history library and video collection.

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DENALI, TALKEETNA & FAIRBANKS Tour Accommodation Hotels & Sightseeing Type Country Alaska DENALI

TALKEETNA

DENALI SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS Per person from $ Tundra Wilderness Tour (6-8 hours)

Denali Road Tour (12 hours)

Kantishna Fly/Drive Tour (9 hours)

MCKINLEY CHALET RESORT from $164* per night OOOO

TALKEETNA ALASKAN LODGE from $172* per night OOOO

Includes accommodation only.

Includes accommodation only.

The McKinley Chalet Resort covers many acres and offers a variety of room configurations. The standard rooms are mini suites with a separate sitting area. The main hotel lobby is the starting point for many bus tours into the park. Facilities: Restaurants • activity centre • theatre • complimentary rail station shuttle • free parking Room Features: 480 rooms • TV • coffee facilities • alarm clock • hairdryer

This first class lodge offers a warm and cozy atmosphere. The deck of the main building offers great views of the Alaska Range and Mt. McKinley (weather permitting).

$229

$288

$629

TALKEETNA SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS Per person from $ Three Rivers Tour (3.5 hours) Devil's Canyon Adventure (5 hours)

$167

$234

Facilities: Restaurant • cafe • bar • complimentary rail station shuttle • free parking • non-smoking property Room Features: 212 rooms • TV • coffee facilities • hairdryer

FAIRBANKS

FAIRBANKS SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS Per person from $ Discover the Gold Tour & Sternwheeler Cruise (8 hours)

$198

RAIL TRANSFERS Per person from $

WESTMARK FAIRBANKS from $90* per night

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Includes accommodation only.

PIKES WATERFRONT LODGE from $93* per night OOOO

$154

Anchorage – Fairbanks

$220

Anchorage – Talkeetna

$92

Denali – Fairbanks

$67

Denali – Talkeetna

$92

Fairbanks – Talkeetna

$132

Includes accommodation only.

The Westmark Fairbanks Hotel is rising to new heights and sets the standard for elegance, style and service in the Golden Heart City. With a convenient location, the Westmark Fairbanks is prepared to meet your every need.

Located on the Chena River, Pike’s Waterfront Lodge offers a warm, friendly Fairbanks experience to guests. Just minutes from the Fairbanks International Airport and fifteen minutes from downtown and the Alaska Railroad station.

Facilities: Restaurant • lounge • fitness centre • laundry

Facilities: Restaurants • lounge • fitness centre • laundry facilities • complimentary airport/rail station shuttle

Room Features: 400 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board

Anchorage – Denali

Room Features: 208 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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CountryAlaska Tour Accommodation Independent Packages Type including Rail Fairbanks

Denali NP

USA

Anchorage

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Travel by McKinley Explorer domed railcar • Accommodation upgrade option • Spectacular Mt. McKinley views • Tundra Wilderness tour • Fairbanks Gold Rush tour Departs Anchorage: Daily; 17 May - 10 Sep '12 Departs Fairbanks: Daily; 16 May - 11 Sep '12

McKINLEY EXPLORER 6 Days/5 Nights from $1745*

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Includes 5 nights' accommodation of your choice including taxes, travel by deluxe motor coach and railcar, transfers, sightseeing and meals as per itinerary.

landscape to the vast Denali National Park. In the afternoon, choose from a wide range of optional activities.

"Journey in style to the destinations that defi ne Alaska for locals and visitors alike." Immerse yourself in some of Alaska’s most fabulous mountain scenery, tour its premier wildlife preserve with extra time in Denali National Park, and explore the Golden Heart City of Fairbanks. Day 1: Anchorage You will be transferred from the airport to your hotel.

Day 4: Denali Enjoy a Tundra Wilderness Tour into Denali National Park in search of moose, caribou, bear and Dall sheep – and perhaps catch sight of Mt. McKinley’s snowcapped majesty. Day 5: Denali – Fairbanks Enjoy a leisurely morning before re-boarding the McKinley Explorer to travel though the amazing Alaskan interior to Fairbanks. Day 6: Fairbanks Transfer to the airport where your tour ends.

Day 2: Anchorage Enjoy a tour of Anchorage, then travel to Portage Lake for a cruise to within 270 metres of Portage Glacier onboard the m/v Ptarmigan. Day 3: Anchorage – Denali Travel aboard the spacious glass domed cars of the McKinley Explorer past awesome

Denali National Park

DENALI NATIONAL PARK EXPLORER 6 Days/5 Nights from $2318*

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Includes 5 nights' accommodation including taxes, travel by deluxe motor coach and railcar, transfers, sightseeing and meals as per itinerary.

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Pristine Alaskan wilderness • Special Denali National Park experience • Incredible Mt. McKinley views • Wildlife sighting opportunities Departs Anchorage: Daily; 03 Jun - 30 Aug '12 Note: The option to end this tour in Fairbanks instead of Anchorage is also available.

Day 3: Denali Backcountry Lodge Explore the pristine landscape, then enjoy optional activities such as gold panning, mountain biking and guided hikes. B L D

"The remote lodge, located at the end of the 95 mile Park Road in Kantishna, offers you a complete Denali Park experience." Immerse yourself in the heart and soul of Denali National Park on this special tour, which will take you deep into Alaska’s backcountry. You will go above and beyond any standard park tour as you travel along the world-renowned Denali Park Road to the beautiful Denali Backcountry Lodge. Experience one of the grandest drives on earth as you travel along Denali Park Road.

Day 4: Denali Backcountry Lodge – Denali Journey back to the Park entrance and search for the Denali Big Four: moose, caribou, bear and Dall sheep. The afternoon is free for optional activities. B Day 5: Denali – Anchorage After a morning free for optional activities travel aboard the spacious glass domed cars of the McKinley Explorer back to Anchorage. Day 6: Anchorage Your tour ends with a transfer to the airport.

Day 1: Anchorage You will be transferred from the airport to your hotel. Day 2: Anchorage – Denali Backcountry Lodge Travel by motor coach to the entrance of Denali National Park then enjoy the scenic beauty of Denali Park Road. D Denali Backcountry Lodge

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Independent Packages Tour Accommodation including Rail Alaska Type Country Denali NP

USA

DENALI – KENAI EXPLORER 7 Days/6 Nights from $2297*

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Includes 6 nights' accommodation of your choice including taxes, travel by deluxe motor coach and railcar, transfers, sightseeing and meals as per itinerary.

Anchorage Portage Glacier Seward Kenai Fjords

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Travel by McKinley Explorer domed railcar • Accommodation upgrade option • Alaskan wilderness • Anchorage city tour • Tundra Wilderness tour • Kenai Fjords National Park cruise Departs Anchorage: Daily; 17 May - 10 Sep '12

"The three most popular reasons to travel to Alaska are Denali, glaciers and wildlife – see them all on this terrific itinerary." Experience the best of Alaska’s wilderness and cultural attractions by boat, luxury glassdomed railcar, and motor coach. With extra time to enjoy the wonders of Denali National Park, and a special glacier trip on the m/v Ptarmigan, this unique tour gives you a taste of everything you don’t want to miss. Day 1: Anchorage You will be transferred from the airport to your hotel. Day 2: Anchorage Enjoy a tour of Anchorage, then travel to Portage Lake for a cruise to within 270 metres of Portage Glacier onboard the m/v Ptarmigan.

Fairbanks

Denali NP

USA

Day 3: Anchorage – Denali Travel aboard the spacious glass domed cars of the McKinley Explorer past awesome landscape to the vast Denali National Park. In the afternoon, choose from a wide range of optional activities. Day 4: Denali Enjoy a Tundra Wilderness Tour into Denali National Park and look for wildlife. Day 5: Denali – Seward Travel on a scenic journey by motor coach to the port town of Seward on the Kenai Peninsula. Day 6: Seward – Anchorage Morning cruise along the rugged Kenai Peninsula viewing rocky coastlines, tidewater glaciers and snow crowned peaks. Watch for the abundant marine life then return by rail to Anchorage. L Day 7: Anchorage Tour ends with a transfer to the airport.

DENALI – TALKEETNA EXPLORER 7 Days/6 Nights from $2124*

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Includes 6 nights' accommodation of your choice including taxes, travel by deluxe motor coach and railcar, transfers, sightseeing and meals as per itinerary.

Talkeetna Anchorage

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Travel by McKinley Explorer domed railcar • Accommodation upgrade option • Spectacular Mt. McKinley views from Talkeetna • Tundra Wilderness tour and dinner theatre • Fairbanks Gold Rush tour and sternwheeler cruise Departs Anchorage: Daily; 17 May - 10 Sep '12

"An easy paced tour that includes all the highlights of Alaska’s interior." The historic town of Talkeetna inspired the hit television show “Northern Exposure,” and is home to an eclectic mix of people from artists and entrepreneurs to bush pilots and, yes, the occasional moose. Travel back in time as you explore Fairbanks, known to the locals as the Golden Heart City. Day 1: Anchorage You will be transferred from the airport to your hotel.

Day 4: Denali Enjoy a Tundra Wilderness Tour into Denali National Park and look for wildlife. Day 5: Denali – Fairbanks Enjoy a leisurely morning before re-boarding the McKinley Explorer to travel though the amazing Alaskan interior to Fairbanks. Day 6: Fairbanks Learn about the Gold Rush and pan for gold including a visit to Gold Dredge No. 8 followed by a cruise on the Chena and Tanana Rivers aboard an authentic sternwheeler. L Day 7: Fairbanks Your tour ends with a transfer to the airport.

Day 2: Anchorage – Talkeetna Journey by motor coach today to Talkeetna, in the heart of the Alaskan wilderness, with spectacular views of Mt. McKinley (weather permitting). Day 3: Talkeetna – Denali Board the McKinley Explorer’s railcars and continue north to Denali National Park. Tonight enjoy entertainment at the Cabin Nite Dinner Theatre. D

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CountryArctic Alaska Tour Accommodation Tours Type

Barrow Prudhoe Bay

ARCTIC OCEAN ADVENTURE 3 Days/2 Nights from $1626*

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Coldfoot

Includes 2 nights' accommodation including shared facilities, guided ground transportation, flight and sightseeing as specified.

USA Fairbanks

SMALL GROUP TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Day 2: Prudhoe Bay – Coldfoot Cross the vast Arctic Coastal Plain and travel south over the Continental Divide to Coldfoot, nestled in the Brooks Mountain Range.

"Dipping your toes into the frigid waters of the Arctic Ocean is an option on this tour of discovery high above the Arctic Circle."

Day 3: Coldfoot – Fairbanks Depart Coldfoot, crossing the Arctic Circle. Visit the Arctic Circle Trading Post and take a walk on the tundra. View the Trans Alaska Pipeline as you travel back to Fairbanks.

• Alaska’s Arctic Coast • Remote wilderness region • Majestic Brooks Mountain Range • Arctic Coastal Plain • Prudhoe Bay oil fields Departs Fairbanks: Southbound (brochured itinerary) Mon, Wed, Fri; 25 May - 10 Sep '12 Northbound (reverse itinerary) Mon, Wed, Sat; 23 May - 08 Sep '12 Note: Fairbanks departure is in the morning and Fairbanks arrival is at night. A pre and a post tour night is recommended.

Barrow

Alaska’s Arctic is one of the last great wilderness regions on earth. It is a remote, wild, and unpopulated land of vast wilderness expanses. This fascinating round trip journey by land and air to Alaska’s Arctic Coast offers a first hand experience of life in the north. Day 1: Fairbanks – Prudhoe Bay Depart Fairbanks by air and arrive into Prudhoe Bay. Enjoy a guided tour of the Prudhoe Bay oil fields.

During tour option OPTIONAL BARROW EXTENSION 2 Days/1 Night from

$1297*

Experience the Inupiat Eskimo village of Barrow. Contact Adventure World for details.

A DAY AT THE TOP BARROW EXCURSION Full day from Fairbanks from $1314* Includes return flights between Fairbanks and Barrow, sightseeing tour, cultural program.

USA Fairbanks

HIGHLIGHTS • Cross the Arctic Circle • Native dances and culture • Blanket toss demonstration Departs Fairbanks: Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat; 26 May - 04 Sep '12

Barrow is the northernmost point on the continent, 530 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle and Alaska’s largest Eskimo village. Learn the ceremonies and traditions of the 4,000 year-old native culture, take part in native dances, and see a demonstration of the traditional blanket toss. Examine the unique flora of the tundra up close and take a walk on the beach as far north as you’re ever likely to go! Barrow

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JUNEAU Tour Accommodation Hotels & Sightseeing Type Country Alaska

Mendenhall Glacier

JUNEAU

JUNEAU SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS Per person from $ Juneau City Tour & Mendenhall Glacier (3 hours) Glacier View Sea Kayaking (3.5 hours)

GOLDBELT HOTEL from $122* per night

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Includes accommodation only.

WESTMARK BARANOF from $94* per night

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$74

$157

Mendenhall Lake Canoe Adventure (3.5 hours)

$238

Tracy Arm Fjords Glacier Cruise (10.5 hours)

$231

Includes accommodation only.

This wonderful Juneau hotel offers outstanding full-service accommodation, including airport transportation. Located facing the waterfront, the hotel is in close proximity to the cruise ship docks and most major attractions. Glacier bay Facilities: Restaurants • lounge • complimentary airport shuttle

Located within walking distance of the Capitol, cruise ship docks, shops and state offices, the nine-story ‘Jewel of Juneau’ offers guests elegant, art-deco public areas and comfortable accommodations.

Room Features: 105 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board

Room Features: 198 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board

Facilities: Restaurants • bars • fitness centre • business centre

BEST OF GLACIER BAY NATIONAL PARK 2 Days/1 Night from $968* or 3 Days/2 Nights from $1430*

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Includes 1 night accommodation including tax, roundtrip airfare from Juneau to Gustavus, transfers in Gustavus, Glacier Bay National Park cruise with lunch.

"The cruise into Glacier Bay National Park will be unforgettable." Glacier Bay National Park is located at the northwest end of the Alexander Archipelago in southeastern Alaska. See tidewater glaciers, deep fjords and rain forests. Glacier Bay National Park is home to eagles, whales, seals, sea lions and brown bears. Each summer humpback whales return from their wintering grounds near Hawaii and Mexico to feed on abundant small schooling fish. Minke and killer whales, along with harbour and Dall's porpoises also feed in the park's productive near-shore waters.

Day 1: Juneau – Glacier Bay National Park Morning flight from Juneau to Gustavus where you will be met and transferred to Glacier Bay Lodge. Afternoon at leisure.

INDEPENDENT TOUR

Day 2: Glacier Bay National Park – Juneau After breakfast enjoy an eight hour cruise into Glacier Bay National Park including lunch. In the afternoon transfer to Gustavus Airport for the flight to Juneau. Tour ends on arrival in Juneau. L

HIGHLIGHTS

Note: The Best of Glacier Bay National Park program can also commence from Skagway or Haines.

• Glacier Bay National Park cruise

Special deposit and cancellation conditions apply. Contact Adventure World for details.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

• See Alaska’s famous Glacier Bay National Park • Glacier Bay National Park wildlife sightings can include eagles, seals, sea lions and brown bears • Remote wilderness region Departs Juneau: Daily; 01 Jun - 02 Sep '12

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Country

Tour Small Accommodation Ship Cruising Type

Wilderness Discoverer

Juneau

USA

FORD’S TERROR PATTERSON BAY LITTLE PORT DAWES GLACIER WALTER WILDERNESS FREDERICK SOUND EL CAPITAN CAVE & DEVILFISH BAY

EL CAPITAN PASSAGE

SEA OTTER SOUND

Klawock

HERITAGE PARKS AND TOTEMS PRINCE OF WALES ISLAND

Ketchikan

FOGGY BAY PRINCE RUPERT

GRENVILLE NARROWS

BUTEDALE WATERFALLS LAMA PASSAGE

See the real Alaska, cruising by small ship. Alaska, as it should be seen, is cruising through fjords, sailing so close to glaciers you can almost touch them, and getting in close to shore to get a good view of the wildlife – bear, whales, sea lions and birdlife. Built on a unique reputation for luxury, the InnerSea Discoveries "un-cruises" pamper up to 49 guests with a three-to-one guest/crew ratio, fresh healthy meals, creature comforts like DVDs and iPod docks, experienced Expedition Leaders/Naturalists who know Alaskan culture and topography, high-end expedition gear, plus a wide variety of excursions to suit any activity level.

KLEMTU

PRUTH HARBOUR

ALERT BAY

CANADA

DISCOVERY PASSAGE VANCOUVER ISLAND PRINCESS LOUISA CHANNEL

Whale Watching Orca Whales Endicott Arm Wilderness The Brothers Islands

GULF ISLANDS

USA Friday Harbour

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WILDERNESS PASSAGES OF DISCOVERY 15 Days/14 Nights from $4769* Includes 14 nights cruising aboard the small ship of your choice, sightseeing as specified, meals as indicated, taxes, port charges and fees. Prices do not include fuel surcharges which may be added up to the time of departure.

Seattle

CRUISE • Wilderness Discoverer or Wilderness Adventurer • Experienced Exploration Leaders • Land extension options

HIGHLIGHTS • Guided kayaking and wilderness hiking • Whale watching in Frederick Sound • Klawock Village Carving School and Totems • Exploring El Capitan Cave Departs Seattle: 28 Apr '12 Departs Juneau: 08, 15 Sep '12

Day 8: Ketchikan Spend the day exploring this beautiful town.

"Whether you choose May or September, it is an optimal time for cruising with vivid foliage, fewer boats (and people!), and active bears foraging along the shoreline."

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Cruising the 900 nautical miles between Seattle and Juneau, you will be exhilarated by snow-capped mountains, wildlife, waterfalls, tree-lined narrow passageways and surprises at every turn.

Day 11: Little Port Walter & Mist Cove Spend the day taking part in the various activities on offer. B L D

Day 1: Seattle – San Juan Islands Cruise northward from Seattle, passing through the Hiram-Chittenden Locks and into Puget Sound. Continue through Deception Pass, before dropping anchor in a quiet cove. D

Day 12: Patterson Bay & Deep Cove Leisurely explore the bay by skiff or kayak while watching the coastline for wildlife and enjoy a guided hike in the Tongass National Forest. B L D Day 13: Frederick Sound Sail into Frederick Sound this afternoon and watch for humpback whales. B L D

Day 3: San Juan Islands Spend today getting even closer to the shore by skiff, kayak and by foot. As you depart for Canadian waters, look out for orcas. B L D Days 4-7: Canada's Inside Passage As you head northward, search for wildlife and learn about native influences which shaped the history of the area. B L D

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Day 9: El Capitan & Devilfish Bay The El Capitan Passage offers many ways to get closer to nature. B L D

Day 2: San Juan Islands & Friday Harbour The misty, deeply forested San Juan Islands dot the pristine seascape as you head for Friday Harbour. B L D

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Day 14: Endicott Arm & Ford's Terror Wilderness Enjoy a closer inspection of Dawes Glacier by kayak or skiff. Admire magnificent domes, hanging valleys and pristine wilderness that surround Ford's Terror. B L D Day 15: Juneau Arrive in Juneau after breakfast and disembark. B

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Juneau

SOUTHEAST ALASKA'S EASTERN COVES 8 Days/7 Nights from $2579*

Whale Watching Windham Bay & Chuck River Wilderness Misty Fjords National Monument FREDERICK SOUND

Includes 7 nights cruising aboard the small ship of your choice, sightseeing as specified, meals as indicated, taxes, port charges and fees. Prices do not include fuel surcharges which may be added up to the time of departure.

THOMAS BAY, CASCADE CREEK, BAIRD & PATTERSON GLACIERS

WRANGELL NARROWS

IDEAL COVE

LECONTE BAY GLACIER WILDERNESS

Wrangell CHIEF SHAKES TRIBAL HOUSE PRINCE OF WALES ISLAND

CANOE PASS YES BAY

USA Ketchikan

CRUISE • Wilderness Discoverer or Wilderness Adventurer • Experienced Exploration Leaders • Land extension options

HIGHLIGHTS • LeConte Bay • Wrangell's Chief Shakes Tribal House Departs Juneau: Wilderness Discoverer: 19 May; 02, 16, 30 Jun; 14, 28 Jul; 11, 25 Aug '12 Wilderness Adventurer: 12, 26 May; 09, 23 Jun; 07, 21 Jul; 04, 18 Aug; 01 Sep '12

Explore back passages and narrow waterways of the most remote areas of Southeast Alaska's Inside Passage. Navigating the waters and wilderness by small ship enables you to reach rarely seen areas where explosive scenery and pristine beauty are around every turn. Day 1: Juneau – Windham Bay Embark in Juneau then cruise south to anchor in Windham Bay for the night. D Day 2: Windham Bay & Frederick Sound Spend the morning sea kayaking or ride a skiff to the shore and take a relaxing walk. Later, move into the waters of Frederick Sound, the feeding ground for humpback whales. B L D Day 3: Thomas Bay, Baird Glacier & Cascade Creek Take on the Baird Glacier Trail, until you reach the top of the glacier itself, kayak or trek one of the other short scenic trails. Alternatively, relax, have a massage and enjoy the scenery. B

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Whale Watching Endicott Arm Wilderness

SOUTHEAST ALASKA'S WESTERN COVES 8 Days/7 Nights from $2579*

THE BROTHERS ISLANDS PATTERSON BAY LITTLE PORT WALTER WILDERNESS

SEA OTTER SOUND

FORD’S TERROR FREDERICK SOUND

DAWES GLACIER

EL CAPITAN CAVE & DEVILFISH BAY EL CAPITAN PASSAGE

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Klawock

HERITAGE PARKS AND TOTEMS PRINCE OF WALES ISLAND

Includes 7 nights cruising aboard the small ship of your choice, sightseeing as specified, meals as indicated, taxes, port charges and fees. Prices do not include fuel surcharges which may be added up to the time of departure.

Ketchikan

CRUISE • Wilderness Discoverer or Wilderness Adventurer • Experienced Exploration Leaders • Land extension options

HIGHLIGHTS • Whale watching in Frederick Sound • Exploring El Capitan Cave • Learning about the Tlingit culture Departs Ketchikan: Wilderness Discoverer: 12, 26 May; 09, 23 Jun; 07, 21 Jul; 04, 18 Aug; 01 Sep '12 Wilderness Adventurer: 19 May; 02, 16, 30 Jun; 14, 28 Jul; 11, 25 Aug; 08 Sep '12

Alaska offers some of the most remote, breathtakingly pristine wilderness in North America. Here, traditional ways stand in contrast to expansive, mind-blowing natural wonder.

Day 5: Patterson Bay & Deep Cove Leisurely explore the bay by skiff or kayak while watching the coastline for wildlife and enjoy a guided hike in the Tongass National Forest. B L D

Day 1: Ketchikan Embark in Ketchikan and begin your cruise through Clarence Strait. D

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Day 2: El Capitan Passage & Devilfish Bay Wake to breathtaking views of the expansive Tongass Forest rising on either side of Devilfish Bay. Don't miss El Capitan Cave, the largest known cave in North America. B L D

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INSIDE PASSAGE ULTIMATE ADVENTURE 15 Days/14 Nights from $4901*

Whale Watching Windham Bay & Chuck River Wilderness Misty Fjords National Monument Endicott Arm Wilderness

Juneau

The Brothers Islands

Includes 14 nights' cruising aboard the small ship of your choice, sightseeing as specified, meals as indicated, taxes, port charges and fees. Prices do not include fuel surcharges which may be added up to the time of departure. FORD’S TERROR PATTERSON BAY

LITTLE PORT WALTER WILDERNESS

DAWES GLACIER

FREDERICK SOUND

THOMAS BAY, CASCADE CREEK, BAIRD & PATTERSON GLACIERS

WRANGELL NARROWS

IDEAL COVE

EL CAPITAN CAVE & DEVILFISH BAY EL CAPITAN PASSAGE

LECONTE BAY GLACIER WILDERNESS

Wrangell CHIEF SHAKES TRIBAL HOUSE

SEA OTTER SOUND

Klawock

CANOE PASS YES BAY

HERITAGE PARKS AND TOTEMS

PRINCE OF WALES ISLAND

Ketchikan

CRUISE • Wilderness Discoverer or Wilderness Adventurer • Experienced Exploration Leaders • Land extension options

HIGHLIGHTS • LeConte Bay • Wrangell's Chief Shakes Tribal House • Whale watching in Frederick Sound • Exploring El Capitan Cave Departs Juneau: Wilderness Discoverer: 19 May; 02, 16, 30 Jun; 14, 28 Jul; 11, 25 Aug '12 Wilderness Adventurer: 12, 26 May; 09, 23 Jun; 07, 21 Jul; 04, 18 Aug; 01 Sep '12

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The ultimate Alaska adventure cruise that reveals all the best that Alaska's Inside Passage has to offer. Over the course of 15 days, you'll experience the wealth of Alaskan wilderness and wildlife, travelling deep into the heart of the Inside Passage, the way only a small ship can. Day 1: Juneau Embark in Juneau and immerse yourself in the breathtaking views of Mount Juneau and its surrounding glaciers. D Day 2: Windham Bay & Frederick Sound Experience the glory of a unique combination of lush rainforest, fresh and saltwater habitat with numerous estuaries. B L D Day 3: Thomas Bay, Baird Glacier & Cascade Creek Hike varied terrain, including to the face or the top of the mile-wide Baird Glacier B L D Day 4: LeConte Bay, Stikine River & Ideal Cove Get up close and personal with chunks of ice from LeConte Glacier by kayak. B L D Day 5: Wrangell Indulge in the peaceful setting of a handhewn Tlingit tribal house for story-telling. Hear about the intricately carved totems that surround the house. B L D Day 6: Yes Bay Hike, snorkel, explore the nearby coves and islands by skiff. Perhaps book an optional fishing excursion or combine fly fishing with a vigorous hike. B L D

Day 8: Ketchikan Spend the day exploring this beautiful town, perhaps strolling famous Creek Street. B L D Day 9: El Capitan Passage & Devilfish Bay Wake to breathtaking views of the expansive Tongass Forest rising on either side of Devilfish Bay. Don't miss El Capitan Cave, the largest known cave in North America. B L D Day 10: Klawock Spend the morning gaining a better understanding of the Tlingit culture, mixing with the locals and gazing up at the twentyone restored totem poles that colour the town. B L D Day 11: Little Port Walter & Mist Cove Paddle the gorgeous 6-10 miles between Little Port Walter and Big Port Walter. B L

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Day 7: Misty Fjords National Monument Explore beautiful Misty Fjords National Monument Wilderness Area, a haven for marine wildlife who ply the waters of Behm Canal and the inlets. B L D * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Tour Accommodation Small Ship Cruising Type Country

Safari Explorer

Funter Bay The Brothers Islands

GRAND PACIFIC GLACIER

DISCOVERERS' GLACIER COUNTRY 8 Days/7 Nights from $6309*

MARGERIE GLACIER

REID INLET

POINT ADOLPHUS

MENDENHALL GLACIER

POINT AUGUSTA

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FRESHWATER BAY

SITKOH BAY

Sitka

SAGINAW BAY

ADMIRALTY ISLAND GAMBIER BAY WOOD SPIT FANSHAW BAY

FORD’S TERROR DAWES GLACIER

“You will encounter many wildlife viewing opportunities on this itinerary.” CRUISE • Safari Explorer, Safari Spirit, Safari Endeavour or Safari Quest • Experienced Exploration Leaders • Land extension options

HIGHLIGHTS • Two days kayaking & hiking in Glacier Bay • Quiet nights at anchor in secluded bays and coves • Exploring Southeast Alaska's Waterfall Coast, the cliff-lined Endicott Arm and Dawes Glacier Departs Juneau: Safari Explorer: Fri; 01 Jun - 31 Aug '12 Safari Spirit: Fri; 11 May - 31 Aug '12 Safari Endeavour: Sun; 10 Jun - 26 Aug '12 Safari Quest (reverse itinerary): 18 May - 31 Aug '12

Includes 7 nights' cruising aboard the small ship of your choice, sightseeing as specified, all meals & beverages onboard, taxes, port charges and fees. Prices do not include fuel surcharges which may be added up to the time of departure. Meander through the largest national forest in the United States – home to grizzly bears, black bears, mountain goats, bald eagles and wolves. On your way to view Alaska's massive glaciers, enter some of the world's deepest fjords to hike and kayak, one of the benefits of small ship cruising. Day 1: Juneau Embark in Juneau and start cruising into the secluded wilderness. D Days 2-3: Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve Over the two days in the park you'll travel nearly 60 miles cruising up-bay to Grand Pacific and Margerie Glaciers, which frequently calve huge icebergs into the bay. If conditions permit, you'll lower the inflatable and weave among the icebergs that have fallen from the face of the glaciers. Here in the bay there are puffins and sea lions, mountain goats and bears, moose, eagles, and scenery more spectacular than any place on Earth. Glacier Bay is at its best when explored by small groups on a nimble yacht over the course of two days to hike and kayak inside the bay and wilderness areas. B L D Day 4: Icy Strait Spend today scouring the nutrient-rich waters in search for humpbacks, porpoise, sea lions and other wildlife. Marvel at the grand scenery of the Alaskan wilderness as your crew expertly guides you through those areas that only the locals know. Join the Captain on the bridge or out on deck in search for marine mammals. B L D Day 5: Frederick Sound Today, cruise around Admiralty Island to more prime humpback-viewing waters in Frederick

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Day 6: Admiralty Island Cruise into Gambier Bay, a large islandspeckled body of water on the south coast of Admiralty Island National Monument. Never logged, the thick evergreen forest crowds right down to the gravel beaches. Here is an outstanding opportunity to spot the huge brown or grizzly bears for which Admiralty Island is famous. B L D Day 7: Endicott Arm & Ford's Terror Wilderness Cliff-walled fjords sliced into the mountainous mainland are on tap today as you tuck into an area widely acclaimed as the most beautiful in all of Alaska. Snow gleams on mountaintops high overhead, as bears amble on the shoreline and mountain goats cling to impossibly precarious perches. Seemingly every few hundred yards another sparkling waterfall tumbles down the cliffs. Anchor overnight at Taku Harbour to enjoy the Captain's Farewell Dinner. B L D Day 8: Juneau Disembark in Juneau after breakfast.

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Country Expedition Alaska Tour Accommodation Cruising Type

National Geographic Sea Lion

• National Geographic Sea Bird or National Geographic Sea Lion

HIGHLIGHTS • Sail aboard the comfortable 62-passenger expedition ship National Geographic Sea Bird or National Geographic Sea Lion, equipped with Zodiacs and sea kayaks • Kayak into protected lagoons and look for sea otters, seabirds, and whales • Hike through lush forest trails to cascading waterfalls, and take a Zodiac into sheltered coves where brown bears feed • Watch for calving ice in the iceberg-laden waters of Glacier Bay National Park Departs Juneau: 12, 13, 26, 27 May; 09, 10, 23 Jun; 07, 08, 21 Jul; 04, 18, 19 Aug '12 Departs Sitka: 19, 20 May; 02, 03, 16, 17, 30 Jun; 01, 14, 15, 28, 29 Jul; 11, 12 Aug '12

CANADA GLACIER BAY NP

POINT ADOLPHUS Sitka

Juneau Tracy Arm ADMIRALTY ISLAND FREDERICK SOUND Petersburg

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Includes 7 nights' cruising accommodation, all meals and non-alcoholic beverages onboard, all shore excursions, sightseeing, entrance fees & transfers as outlined in the itinerary, services of expedition staff, gratuities for land guides, taxes and service charges.

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“The long days of summer allow for wildlife viewing well into the evening hours.”

Experience the remarkable beauty of southeastern Alaska on a voyage into a land of mistshrouded fjords, tidewater glaciers, and islands teeming with wildlife. Sailing aboard the National Geographic Sea Lion or the National Geographic Sea Bird, search for orcas and humpback whales, kayak around dramatic icebergs, spend a full day in Glacier Bay National Park, and learn about Alaska's rich Native American heritage. Day 1: Juneau Arrive in Juneau, the capital of Alaska. Visit the imposing Mendenhall Glacier and the Alaska State Museum. There is time to explore Juneau on your own before embarking the ship in the late afternoon. D Day 2: Tracy Arm Enter Tracy Arm, a spectacular 22-mile-long fjord where waterfalls cascade from towering, glacially carved walls. Maneuver among large icebergs, keeping an eye out for feeding bears on the shoreline and mountain goats on the cliffs above. B L D Day 3: Petersburg A visit to Petersburg provides a glimpse of a true Alaskan town. There is an opportunity for optional flight seeing over nearby LeConte Glacier (weather permitting) and for hikes on forest trails. Later, look for whales in the southern part of Frederick Sound, or explore LeConte Bay, a virtual sculpture garden of grounded icebergs. B L D Day 4: Frederick Sound & Chatham Strait These waters often make for great whale watching. Look for Steller sea lions hauled out on the rocky islands that dot the channels. Take a walk with naturalists along a quiet forest trail or kayak in the tiny coves. Meet Fred Sharpe to learn about his work with the Alaska Whale Foundation—which has recently made some fascinating discoveries about the region’s marine mammal population. B L D

Day 5: Point Adolphus & Chichagof Island Look for humpback whales at Point Adolphus, a favoured feeding area. Then cruise along the northern coastline of Chichagof Island and find playful sea otters. Keep an eye out for eagles, which are commonplace in the surrounding Tongass National Forest, the largest national forest in the United States. B

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* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Tour Accommodation Expedition Cruising Type Country Alaska

Alaska

ALASKA, BRITISH COLUMBIA & SAN JUAN ISLANDS 12 Days/11 Nights from $10,110* Includes 11 nights' cruising accommodation, all meals and non-alcoholic beverages onboard, all shore excursions, sightseeing, entrance fees & transfers as outlined in the itinerary, services of expedition staff, gratuities for land guides, taxes and service charges.

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“The northwest seaboard of North America is an unspoiled labyrinth of tiny islands, spectacular fjords, and abundant wildlife.”

EXPEDITION CRUISE • National Geographic Sea Bird or National Geographic Sea Lion

HIGHLIGHTS • Kayaking in the still waters and hiking remote, forested islands • Witnessing the antics of orca and humpback whales • Exploring Alaska’s Inside Passage and its scenery and wildlife Departs Seattle: 01, 02 May '12 Departs Sitka: 01, 02 Sep '12 Note: Reverse itinerary operates in a slightly different order, departing Sitka.

Trace the coast from Seattle to Alaska aboard the nimble expedition ship, the National Geographic Sea Lion or the National Geographic Sea Bird, and explore narrow fjords, hidden coves, and stunning archipelagos by kayak and Zodiac. As you cruise from the lush San Juan Islands to the ice floes of Glacier Bay, learn about native cultures and spot whales, raptors, and bears. Day 1: Seattle Arrive in Seattle this afternoon and embark the ship. D Day 2: San Juan Islands Navigate these emerald isles in search of porpoises, harbor seals, and bald eagles. Hike or kayak this afternoon. B L D Day 3: Alert Bay & Johnstone Strait Sail into Alert Bay to see Native American artifacts at the U'mista Cultural Centre. Continue to Johnstone Strait, a narrow channel favoured by orcas. B L D

GLACIER BAY NP POINT ADOLPHUS

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Misty Fiords

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CANADA JOHNSTONE STRAIT

SAN JUAN ISLANDS

Days 4-5: Inside Passage of British Columbia We continue our journey north along the Coast of British Columbia, searching for wildlife along the way. If conditions permit we may go ashore to explore or kayak. B L D

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Day 8: Sitka Experience the diverse cultures in Sitka, where the onion domes of St. Michael's Russian Orthodox Church co-exist with Tlingit totem poles. At the Raptor Rehabilitation Centre, get an up-close view of bald eagles, hawks, falcons and owls. B L D Day 9: Exploring Alaska’s Islands, Bays & Fjords Take advantage of an unscheduled day to hike on remote islands, comb the beach, walk through old-growth forest, or trace the shoreline in a kayak. B L D Day 10: Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve Spend the day exploring the coves, fiords, tidewater glaciers, and freshwater lakes of Glacier Bay National Park. Watch calving glaciers and mountain goats scampering on the peaks, and look for puffin and brown bears. B L D Day 11: Point Adolphus & Chichagof Island The waters off Point Adolphus are prime feeding grounds for humpbacks. With a marine mammal expert, use a hydrophone to listen to the whales communicate. Cruise the intricate coastline of Chichagof Island, where you might spot sea otters at play. B L D Day 12: Juneau After breakfast, disembark in Juneau and transfer to the airport for onward arrangements. B

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Tour Accommodation Type ALASKAN EXPLORER CRUISES 8 Days/7 Nights from $1577*

HUBBARD GLACIER

CANADA Juneau TRACY ARM

Includes lead-in, inside cabin, all meals, entertainment and port charges. Fuel supplements may apply.

Sitka

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Day 8: Seattle Arrive in Seattle early this morning.

Round trip cruising from Seattle. Day 1: Seattle Board your ship this afternoon.

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Departs Seattle: ms Oosterdam: Sun; 06 May - 23 Sep '12 ms Amsterdam: Fri; 25 May '12 ms Westerdam*: Sat; 12 May - 22 Sep '12

Day 3: Juneau Explore Alaska’s charming capital.

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Day 6: Ketchikan Enjoy this waterfront town and its amazing optional excursions. B L D Day 7: Victoria Relax amid a touch of England in this lovely Canadian city. B L D

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GLACIER DISCOVERY CRUISES 8 Days/7 Nights from $1610*

CANADA

Anchorage COLLEGE FJORD GLACIER BAY NP

Seward

Includes lead-in, inside cabin, all meals, entertainment and port charges. Fuel supplements may apply.

Haines Juneau

Ketchikan

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Cruising from Vancouver or Seward Southbound Itinerary.

GULF OF ALASKA

Vancouver

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Wildlife TourAdventures Accommodation Canada Type&Country Alaska

Wildlife Adventures North America offers many opportunities to view wildlife in its natural habitat. If you want to see bears – Grizzly, Brown, Black or Polar – we have a package to suit you.We can also ensure you get to the best places to see killer, beluga and bowhead whales, caribou, moose and fish for salmon.Whatever wildlife experience you are after, we are the destination experts to make it happen for you. * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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Country Bear Canada Tour Viewing Accommodation Type

CANADA

GRIZZLY BEARS OF KNIGHT INLET 3 Days/2 Nights from $1421* or 4 Days/3 Nights from $2414*

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Includes 1 night accommodation with breakfast in Campbell River, 1 or 2 nights' accommodation at Knight Inlet Lodge, full board including wine with dinner, return floatplane transfers from Campbell River, Grizzly Bear viewing (May-Aug by boat, Sep-Oct from viewing platform), services of interpretative guide, Canadian GST.

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HIGHLIGHTS • World class grizzly bear viewing

Columbia coast, Knight Inlet offers visitors spectacular scenery set against a backdrop of dramatic mountain peaks plunging into the Pacific Ocean.

"Enjoy one of the premier grizzly bear viewing spots in the world, set amidst the dramatic snow-capped peaks of Canada's rugged coastline."

• Remote Wilderness location Departs Campbell River: Daily; 16 May - 10 Oct '12 *Lodge is closed 25-31 Jul '12 Notes: Special deposit, final payment and cancellation conditions apply – contact Adventure World for details. On Sep-Oct departures participants must be able to climb stairs and walk short distances over rough terrain to access viewing platforms. Transfers to and from Vancouver can be arranged.

Designed for the wildlife enthusiast, these packages give you the opportunity to encounter Canada’s most famous animals in their native habitat. Spend one night in Campbell River then enjoy a scenic floatplane trip to Knight Inlet Lodge, where viewing excursions will take you upclose to these majestic animals. Adventure World recommends staying at Knight Inlet Lodge for a minimum of two nights. Located approximately 80 kilometres north of Campbell River, is a wild and remote area of the Pacific Northwest known as Knight Inlet. As the longest fjord on the British

The Grizzly Bear of Knight Inlet package can be extended to six nights duration. Other activities offered by the Knight Inlet Lodge include whale watching, fishing, bald eagle viewing, hiking and kayaking tours.

LONGER DURATION OPTIONS Per person from $* 5 Days/4 Nights

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Tour Bear Accommodation & Beluga Viewing Type Country Canada

Great Bear Lodge

BRITISH COLUMBIA GRIZZLY BEAR VIEWING 3 Days/2 Nights from $1931* or 4 Days/3 Nights from $2582*

HIGHLIGHTS • World class grizzly bear viewing Departs Port Hardy: 3 Days/2 Nights: Daily; 07 May - 26 Jul, 14 - 21 Oct '12 4 Days/3 Nights: Daily; 07 May - 26 Jul, Selected dates; 27 Jul - 10 Oct, Daily; 14 - 21 Oct '12 Note: Additional nights at Great Bear Lodge can be added.

"Be caught in the spell of the grizzly bear in the remote Canadian wilderness." Travel to the Great Bear Rainforest, one of the best places in the world to observe grizzly bears. During the late summer and early autumn, bears are drawn to the many salmon spawning streams feeding into the coastal inlets.

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BELUGAS, BEARS & BLOOMS 6 Days/5 Nights from $5563*

SMALL GROUP TOUR • Includes tour escort & expert guides • Two beluga whale expeditions • Tundra Buggy Excursion Departs Winnipeg: 19 Jul; 02 Aug '12 Note: Special deposit and payment conditions apply.

Includes services of tour escort, 2 nights' accommodation in Winnipeg, 3 nights' accommodation in Churchill, airfares between Winnipeg & Churchill, sightseeing tour in Winnipeg & Churchill, two Beluga whale-watching excursions, dogcarting, half day Tundra Buggy Tour, admission to the Eskimo Museum and Parks Canada Centre, all meals, Canadian GST.

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"Summer in Churchill is the best place in the world to enjoy hundreds of beluga whales, up close and personal." Ice break-up in spring brings over 3000 beluga whales to the Churchill River every year, that's what makes it the beluga whale capital of the world. Included are two excursions (by boat and zodiac) to take you up close with these playful creatures. The best way to experience the other wildlife is by Tundra Buggy. Take an afternoon excursion and keep your eyes peeled for caribou, arctic fox and of course, polar bear!

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POLAR BEARS 6 Days/5 Nights from $6954* Includes services of tour escort, 2 nights' accommodation in Winnipeg, 3 nights' accommodation in Churchill, airfares between Winnipeg & Churchill, sightseeing tour in Churchill, two full day Tundra Buggy Tours, dog sledding, admission to the Eskimo Museum and Parks Canada Centre, all meals, Canadian GST.

SMALL GROUP TOUR • Includes tour escort & expert guides • Maximum 22 people

Churchill, Manitoba, is known as the “Polar Bear Capital of the World". Every year, polar bears congregate in large numbers, waiting for the ice to form on Hudson Bay. On the full-day trips aboard the famous "Tundra Buggy" travel to areas frequented by polar bears, offering a close look at these Lords of the Arctic. The polar bear packages offer a well rounded itinerary to ensure you see as much as possible in this unique destination and include pre and post tour hotel accommodation in Winnipeg.

• Tundra Buggy Excursions Departs Winnipeg: 6 Days/5 Nights: 02, 11, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 21, 23, 24, 29 Oct; 03, 04, 08, 10, 11, 13, 14 Nov '12

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TourArctic Accommodation Wildlife Packages Type Country Canada POLAR BEAR MIGRATION FLY-IN SAFARI 5 Days/4 Nights from $12038*

• Be the first to live where the polar bears roam, 24-hour viewing from the Arviat Polar Bear Cabins • Aerial flight in search of the Quamirjuaq Caribou herd • Day hiking for on the ground, eyeto-eye photographic encounters with polar bears • Viewing the shimmering Northern Lights • Staying in intimate, authentic, remote, rustic accommodation consisting of heated sleeping cabins, a dining/kitchen cabin and large windows for maximum bear viewing Departs Winnipeg: 01 Nov ’11; 31 Oct; 04 Nov ‘12 Note: Pre & Post nights in Winnipeg are highly recommended.

"You will get virtually nose to nose with the kings of the Arctic" An intimate polar bear viewing experience like no other. Fly by private plane directly into the heart of the Hudson Bay Polar Bear migration path. From your comfortable cabin enjoy up-close polar bear viewing and unprecedented access. At night watch the vibrant Northern Lights dance overhead.

and Northern Lights. Your Inuit guides have lived among polar bears for generations and developed an intricate understanding of how to stay safe in their presence. B L D Day 5: Polar Bear Cabin Complex – Churchill - Winnipeg If you’re lucky, you’ll see the local Quamirjuaq Caribou herd – which can reach more than 400,000 in number – travelling across the tundra as you fly overhead back to Churchill. From Churchill, transfer to your scheduled flight to Winnipeg. B

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POLAR BEARS & GLACIERS OF BAFFIN ISLAND 7 Days/6 Nights from $13991*

HIGHLIGHTS • Experience and observe polar bears at eye-level in their natural habitat • Bowhead whales spy-hopping, finning and slapping their flukes sometimes metres away • Vast fjords and awe-inspiring Penny Ice Cap glaciers • Experiencing Inuit culture and crimson arctic sunsets • Staying in eco-friendly arctic safaristyle tented camp, set on a pebble beach on an island. Enjoy hearty food prepared by a private chef in the dining/lounge tent Departs Ottawa: 17 & 24 Aug ‘12 Note: Pre & Post nights in Ottawa are highly recommended.

"On past trips, we’ve seen more than 20 polar bears on the boat ride from Qikiqtarjuaq to base camp alone!" Crimson red sunsets, electric blue glaciers and exotic purple flowers, make this a journey colourful to the extreme. Inspired by safari camps, experience the ultimate in comfort in the exotic Arctic. Day 1: Ottawa – Iqaluit – Qikiqtarjuaq Depart Ottawa for Iqaluit, then transfer planes for Qikiqtarjuaq. Fly over Auyuittuq National Park, keeping an eye out for Mt. Asgard and Mt. Thor with the world’s tallest vertical cliffs at over 5,000 feet. On arrival, transfer to your a local cruiser boat and thread your way past small Arctic islands, watching for polar bears as you pass, to your upscale base camp. D

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will experience an array of mind-blowing, memorable activities. View polar bears and bowhead whales from the base camp surrounded by islands and steep-walled fjords. Travel by boat down the long and deep fiords including Coronation and North Pangnirtung Fiord with sheer walls thousands of feet high on each side. Ashuyuk Pass is one of Canada’s most beautiful National Parks. You can hike at the base of the North Pangnirtung Fiord among braided streams that flow from the pass. Visit Dorset ruins, hike at the Penny Ice Cap glacier, relax watching the sunset, pick blueberries, or fish for Arctic char. B L D Day 7: Qikiqtarjuaq – Iqaluit – Ottawa Transfer back to Qikiqtarjuaq by boat, then take a mid-morning flight back to Iqaluit and onto Ottawa. B

Days 2-6: Qikiqtarjuaq From the pebble beach base camp you will experience the true essence of the Arctic summer. Over the next few days, you

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ARCTIC SAFARI 11 Days/10 Nights from $11387*

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HIGHLIGHTS • Breathtaking scenery – mountains, fjords and glaciers • The fast moving glaciers in Ilulissat • Baffin Island • Watching for wildlife in Isabella Bay, Clyde River, Bylot Island and Prince Leopold Island • Meeting the Inuit residents of the Arctic and experiencing their culture and way of life Departs Toronto: 30 Jul '12

Join the quest to meet the Arctic's Big 5 – walrus, seal, muskox, whale and the great white polar bear. The massive ice, the marvelous creatures, the midnight sun and the endless landscape are all a part of the magneticism that beckons us. Day 1: Toronto, Canada – Kangerlussuaq, Greenland Depart Toronto on chartered aircraft to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. Board the Clipper Adventurer in the afternoon and begin your journey down spectacular Sondre Stromfjord. D

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Day 9: Devon & Beechey Island During his pursuit for a faster route to Asia, it was here Sir John Franklin remained trapped for two years waiting for the ice to clear. Explore remnants of his camp and the headstones of those not lucky enough to survive the ordeal. B L D Day 10: Prince Leopold Island Visit one of the most significant bird sites in the Arctic. The spectacular sandstone cliffs are the nesting home to thousands of thickbilled murres, northern fulmars and blacklegged kittiwakes. B L D Day 11: Resolute Bay – Ottawa Disembark in Resolute Bay and fly to Ottawa for onward arrangements. B

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Day 6: Buchan Gulf Investigate the rugged coastline and towering fjords of the Buchan Gulf and Northease Baffin by zodiac. Virtually unknown to modern travellers, these fjords are known for glaciers that spill into the sea. B L D Day 7: Pond Inlet A picturesque town set against the backdrop of Bylot Island - one of the most dramatic settings of any town in Canada. You'll be treated to Inuit games and singing before exploring the town. B L D * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Tour Accommodation Wildlife Packages Type Country Canada SONORA RESORT WILDERNESS GETAWAY 5 Days/4 Nights from $6957*

INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Staying in the wilderness in five star luxury • Transferring to/from the resort by helicopter • Guided Grizzly Tour • Phillips River Tour in the Great Bear Rainforest Departs Vancouver: Sun, Fri; 01 Jun – 09 Sep ‘12

"Truly the best way to spoil yourself whilst experiencing the wildlife and landscape of the Canadian wilderness." Sonora Island is the jewel in the crown of this coastal paradise, a quiet escape to unfettered natural beauty and the recreational experience of a lifetime. Day 1: Vancouver – Sonora Resort Today board an LAS Helicopter for the 45 minute transfer northbound to Sonora Resort. Along the way you’ll fly over the beautiful coastlines of Vancouver Island. D Day 2: Sonora Resort Enjoy a once in a life-time opportunity today, by viewing the elusive Grizzly in their natural habitat. Only an hour from Sonora by an Eco Tour boat, the Grizzlies catch salmon and play with their cubs. View the bears' home territory

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from one of three uniquely designed 10-foot high viewing stands. B L D Day 3: Sonora Resort Accompany seasoned guides through the calm, protected waters of the Outer Discovery Islands on kayak. Look out for mink, otters, seals, whales, dolphins and bald eagles, kingfishers and herons soaring overhead. B

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WHALES & WILDLIFE 4 Days/3 Nights from $1047*

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INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Spectacular west coast scenery • Idyllic island getaway • Ideal mix of adventure and relaxation • Whale watching (01 Jul - 13 Sep) Departs Vancouver: Daily; 18 May - 13 Sep '12

"Get fi rst-hand glimpse of magnificent BC wildlife in their gorgeous Pacific Playground."

Day 4: Quadra Island – Vancouver Transfer by water taxi to Campbell River and connect with your flight to Vancouver.

April Point Resort and Spa offers a unique rustic west coast theme with beautiful ocean views a feature of every room. You will awaken to the cry of eagles, refreshed and ready for days of incredible nature viewing. Day 1: Vancouver – Quadra Island Fly from Vancouver to Campbell River where you will be met and transferred by water taxi to Quadra Island Day 2: Whale Watching Cruise Experience the majesty of killer whales in their natural environment as they gather around Robson Bight and Telegraph Cove. L Day 3: Wildlife Adventure Cruise Cruise along Discovery Passage to Vancouver Island’s untouched wilderness. Watch for black bears, sea lions, seals, whales and bird life.

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Denali National Park

Prince DenaliWilliam National Sound Park

DENALI – PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND 6 Days/5 Nights from $2151*

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INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Travel by McKinley Explorer domed railcar • Accommodation upgrade option • Alaskan wilderness • Prince William Sound cruise

Experience an unforgettable cruise of Prince William Sound then enjoy Alaska’s spectacular interior on the McKinley Explorer.

Day 4: Denali – Fairbanks Enjoy a Tundra Wilderness Tour and look for wildlife before re-boarding the McKinley Explorer to travel though the amazing Alaskan interior to Fairbanks.

Day 1: Anchorage You will be transferred from the airport to your hotel.

• Tundra Wilderness tour • Fairbanks Gold Rush tour Departs Anchorage: Daily; 18 May - 08 Sep '12

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Day 3: Anchorage – Denali Travel aboard the spacious glass domed cars of the McKinley Explorer past awesome landscape to the vast Denali National Park. In the afternoon, choose from a wide range of optional activities.

"Prince William Sound is spectacular and sure to be a highlight of any visit to Alaska."

KATMAI NP

EXPERIENCE KODIAK ISLAND 2 Days/1 Night from $1811*

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INDEPENDENT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • View brown bears in their natural habitat • Fly over the spectacular and scenic landscape of Kodiak Island • A guided sightseeing tour of the town of Kodiak, rich with Russian and native culture Departs Anchorage: Daily; 01 Jun – 20 Sep ‘12

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to Kodiak. In the afternoon, enjoy a trip by floatplane over the island. This flight safari provides incredible views of the Kodiak landscape with an emphasis on viewing the brown bears.

"If you can time your trip for the salmon run, you will not be disappointed! The best time for this is July." About 3,000 bears inhabit Kodiak Island, and many more live nearby along the Katmai Coast. The proximity of these two large bear populations make bear viewing on Kodiak Island and the Katmai Coast an ideal Alaska wildlife viewing trip.

Day 2: Kodiak – Anchorage This morning depart on a guided city tour of Kodiak City. Sights of Kodiak city include the Alutiiq Museum, Russian Orthodox Church, Baranof Museum and Kodiak Island Wildlife Refuge Centre. In the afternoon transfer to the airport for your flight back to Anchorage, where your tour ends.

Day 1: Anchorage – Kodiak Transfer on own to Anchorage airport and fly * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


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"The best time to view the beautiful brown bears in this area is from 15 June to 31 August."

• Scenic flight across the Cook Inlet Visit Bear Country at Redoubt Bay and be taken up-close to these animals by boat.

Departs Anchorage: Daily; 01 Jun - 15 Sep '12 Note: Additional nights can be added, contact Adventure World. There are three departure times throughout the day, but your stay is based on 24-hour periods. Therefore if you choose a morning departure from Anchorage, you will have a morning departure from Redoubt Bay.

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Brooks Lodge

KODIAK ISLAND

You will have a naturalist guide with you and you will come closer than you ever could imagine. View brown bears feeding on salmon nearby, and have the cameras ready! Day 1: Anchorage – Redoubt Bay Transfer to Lake Hood seaplane base for your scenic one hour flight to the foothills of the Aleutian Range. Enjoy a guided bear viewing tour by boat before heading back to the lodge for dinner. D

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HIGHLIGHTS • Viewing brown bears along the Brooks River Departs Anchorage: Daily; 01 Jun - 15 Sep '12 Note: Special deposit, payment and cancellation conditions apply. Additional nights at the lodge can be added. Due to the flight schedule variances, a pre and post night in Anchorage is necessary. Contact Adventure World for details.

"Prime viewing is in July and September."

Day 2: Brooks – Anchorage Enjoy another guided bear viewing tour this morning before flying back to Anchorage in the afternoon.

Brooks Falls in the Katmai National Park is world-renowned for its large population of brown bears due to the salmon migration through the Brooks River. At Brooks Falls, special platforms offer unobstructed, up-close bear viewing. Day 1: Anchorage – Brooks Fly from Anchorage to Brooks in the morning and settle in at the lodge. Take a guided bear viewing tour in the afternoon.

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of the USA can take on near mythic proportions. The USA is a land of dazzling cities, towering coast redwoods, alpine lakes, rolling vineyards, chiseled peaks, barren deserts and a dramatic coastline of

The main holiday season is, naturally, summer, which typically begins on Memorial Day (the last Monday in May) and ends on Labour Day (the first Monday in September).

unrivalled beauty. And that’s just in California. In the other 49 states lies an astounding collection of natural and cultural wonders, from the wildly multi-hued tapestry of urban streets to the mountains, plains and forests that cover vast swaths of the continent.

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Tour TEXAS Accommodation Self Drive Escorted Itineraries Type TourCountry USA

Dallas

TEXAS TRIANGLE 9 Days/8 Nights from $1626*

USA Wildcatter Ranch

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"A wonderful taste of the true Texan experience, perfect for visitors short on time." SELF DRIVE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Staying two nights at an authentic Texan ranch • Shopping in Dallas • Historic Fort Worth – the true Wild West Departs Dallas: Daily; 01 Apr – 31 Oct ‘12 Note: Costing based on an economy car, refer to page 110 for larger car types. Contact Adventure World for a quote or more details.

Whether you are passing through or Texas is your destination, be swept up in the welcoming western hospitality of the USA’s largest state. Day 1: Dallas Upon arrival at Dallas-Fortworth International Airport, collect your car and drive to your hotel.

and especially the 15-block Stockyards National Historic District. You’ll also see real cowboys in the world’s only daily cattle drive. B

Day 6: Fort Worth Other highlights of Fort Worth include the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame, Stockyards Museum and Billy Bob’s Texas, the “world’s largest honky-tonk.” Day 7: Fort Worth Drive to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and return your rental car.

Day 2: Dallas Enjoy a full day in Dallas, and explore a touch of urban cowboy and sophisticated elegance. Some notable attractions to visit include Southfork Ranch, the Sixth Floor Museum, the Nasher Sculpture Centre and the home of the Dallas Cowboys. Day 3: Dallas – Wildcatter Ranch Say goodbye to Dallas and head to Wildcatter Ranch. Wildcatter Ranch is a true Texan style ranch, originally purchased back in 1870 and now operated as a ranch/retreat for those looking to experience a little of the Western Spirit. D Day 4: Wildcatter Ranch Spend the day making use of the ranch facilities like the infinity pool and hot tub, and enjoying the activities on offer, including horse riding, hiking, hay rides and archery. B D

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Day 5: Wildcatter Ranch – Fort Worth Drive to Fort Worth, the “City of Cowboys and Culture”. Here, America’s Western heritage is showcased everywhere you go – downtown’s Sundance Square, the famed Cultural District

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San Antonio Riverwalk

DALLAS

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON from $76* per night

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Includes accommodation only. Enjoy oversized guest rooms with floor to ceiling windows and premier shopping and world-class dining across the street at the North Park Centre. Facilities: Restaurant • lounge • pool • jacuzzi • fitness centre • business centre Room Features: 300 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board

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MARRIOTT RIVERWALK from $102* per night

HILTON FORT WORTH from $107* per night

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Located near the vibrant Las Colinas business district, this elegant hotel puts you close to the best attractions of dynamic Dallas.

First-rate lodging at the historic hotel, registered as a National Historic Landmark, where JFK spent his last night.

Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • fitness centre • business centre • free parking

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Located in the heart of downtown with balconies overlooking the Riverwalk, the Marriott is also only three blocks from the Alamo.

Relax, savour fine cuisine or discover the excitement of downtown Austin. The State Capitol and the 6th Street Entertainment District are just moments away.

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Tour Accommodation TEXAS Guest Ranches Type Country USA DIXIE DUDE RANCH 3 Days/2 Nights from $527*

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WILDCATTER RANCH 3 Days/2 Nights from $642*

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Includes 2 nights' accommodation including taxes, breakfast & dinner whilst at the ranch, use of ranch facilities, on-site activities, mandatory gratuity/service charge. Wildcatter Ranch is a Texas-style ranch set up to work perfectly for tourists as it is located so close to the gateway of Dallas-Fort Worth. Originally purchased by the family of the current owners back in 1870 and now operated as a ranch retreat for those looking to experience a little of the Western Spirit. Frontier forts, outlaws, cattle drives, buffalo hunts and the oil boom of the region have been the setting for many famed western books, TV shows and movies. With 32 guest rooms and suites and one historic guesthouse, Wildcatter Ranch provides all the comforts of home with a special rustic Texas charm best described as affordable luxury. Ranch facilities include a fitness centre, infinity pool, hot tub, wireless internet access, on-site spa services and more. Getting There: Wildcatter Ranch is located just outside of Graham, approximately 55 kilometres from Dallas-Fort Worth. If you have your own vehicle, it is an easy drive. Alternatively, transfers to/from DallasFort Worth Airport are available, contact Adventure World for details. Activities: Horseback riding, hiking, hunting for fossils, swimming, canoeing, golf, mountain biking, tank fishing, hay rides, skeet shooting, archery, obstacle course, wagon rides, basketball, volleyball (all included), ATV rides & tours (additional cost).

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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CountryTEXAS USA Tour Accommodation Self Drive Itineraries Type

Houston

USA Fort Worth

GRAND TEXAS TRAILS 11 Days/10 Nights from $1672*

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Dallas Austin

Includes 10 nights’ hotel accommodation including taxes, 11 days economy car rental, meet and greet on day 2, welcome kit (driving instructions, vouchers and maps).

Houston San Antonio

SELF DRIVE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Shopping in Dallas • Austin nightlife • The River Walk in San Antonio • Houston museums • Historic Fort Worth – the true Wild West Departs Dallas: Daily; 01 Apr – 31 Oct ‘12 Note: Costing based on an economy car, refer to page 110 for larger car types. Contact Adventure World for a quote or more details.

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museums and if you have the kids, the award winning Houston Zoo.

"Each of these Texan cities offers a completely different experience to the next" Get in first and take a trip through the next hot destination – the state of Texas! Follow this route including all the unique must-see cities of Texas – Dallas, Austin, Houston, San Antonio & Fort Worth. Explore them on your own agenda with the flexibility of a car rental. Day 1: Dallas Arrive into Dallas, collect your car and drive to your hotel. Day 2: Dallas Meet your ATI representative this morning to collect your welcome kit. Enjoy a full day in Dallas, and explore a touch of urban cowboy and sophisticated elegance. Some notable attractions to visit include Southfork Ranch, the Sixth Floor Museum, the Nasher Sculpture Centre and the home of the Dallas Cowboys.

Day 6: Houston Spend the day in the Houston Museum District, where many of the museums are within walking distance of each other. Perhaps begin with the Museum of Natural Science, then to the Museum of Fine Arts to view classics by Rembrandt and Picasso. Day 7: Houston – San Antonio (315 km) San Antonio is quite a unique city – a land of epic battles, flowing rivers and a flourishing culture. For a taste of history, explore the stones of the Alamo and the meandering paths of the River Walk. Day 8: San Antonio Since you took in the history yesterday, why not check out the modern comforts the city has to offer? San Antonio’s Hill Country is a lush oasis offering resorts, golf courses, spas and water parks.

Day 3: Dallas – Austin (317 km) Say goodbye to Dallas and head to Austin. Austin is an arts and cultural centre, well known as the “Live music capital of the world” with 200 music venues, hotels, restaurants and attractions all within walking distance in the downtown area.

Day 9: San Antonio – Fort Worth (426 km) A longer drive today as you head to your last stop on this itinerary, Fort Worth. In the “City of Cowboys and Culture” America’s Western heritage is showcased everywhere you go – downtown’s Sundance Square, the famed Cultural District and especially the 15-block Stockyards National Historic District. Here you’ll see real cowboys in the world’s only daily cattle drive.

Day 4: Austin Hopefully you were able to soak up the nightlife last night, but you still have one more night here! Austin is also home to the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, the pride of Texas.

Day 10: Fort Worth Other highlights of Fort Worth include the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame, Stockyards Museum and Billy Bob’s Texas, the “world’s largest honky-tonk.”

Day 5: Austin – Houston (265 kms) Drive to Houston, Texas’ largest city. You will have two days here to explore the many

Day 11: Fort Worth Drive to Dallas-Fort Worth airport and return your rental car. * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


TourWESTERN Accommodation USA City Type Stays Country USA

ESSENTIAL LOS ANGELES

ESSENTIAL SAN FRANCISCO

ESSENTIAL LAS VEGAS

3 Days/2 Nights from $313*

3 Days/2 Nights from $326*

3 Days/2 Nights from $244*

Includes 2 nights' accommodation in the selected hotel, transfers and your choice of sightseeing activities.

Includes 2 nights' accommodation in the selected hotel, transfers and your choice of sightseeing activities.

Includes 2 nights' accommodation in the selected hotel, transfers and your choice of sightseeing activities.

Los Angeles, our gateway to the USA, can be enjoyed as a stopover port, or as a destination in itself. It is a city of cultural diversity and the glamour of Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Sunset Strip and worldfamous beaches have had the tourists flocking here for decades.

The “City by the Bay” is charismatic and progressive, a compact city of hills surrounded on three sides by water. There is so much to do here, perhaps three days is not enough!

Las Vegas – famously known as the "entertainment capital of the world", but also as the main gateway for many of the USA's amazing National Parks. An ideal base and playground for all ages.

Day 1: Arrive Los Angeles Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Day 2: Los Angeles Choose a sightseeing option from the list below for today, or perhaps take it all in at your own pace. Check out the Walk of Fame, stroll Rodeo Drive or spend the day at one of the famous beaches.

Day 1: Arrive San Francisco Arrive and transfer to your hotel. If you arrive early enough, try to catch a cruise on the bay this evening. Day 2: San Francisco Select a sightseeing tour (or two) from the list below to fill up your day. A trip out on the famous bay is a must-do during your stay. Day 3: Depart San Francisco Transfer to the airport for onward arrangements.

Day 3: Depart Los Angeles Transfer to the airport for onward arrangements.

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Sheraton Delfina Santa Monica

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Twin $313* $574* $747*

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Golden Gate Bay Cruise Muir Woods and Sausalito (3.5 hours)

Hollywood Hop-On/Hop-Off Tour (full day)

$69

Tour to Tijuana, Mexico

$157

Disneyland (full day admission & transfers)

California Sunset Cruise (2 hours)

$174

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Twin $244*

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SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS Hop-On/Hop-Off Tour

SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS

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Signature at MGM Grand

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Day 2: Las Vegas Choose a sightseeing option from the list below for today. If you are not continuing on to the Grand Canyon from Las Vegas on this trip, we highly recommend taking a day trip out there today. Alternatively, take in the free activities such as the Freemont Street Experience or the happenings on the Strip itself. Day 3: Depart Las Vegas Transfer to the airport for onward arrangements.

Per person from $

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Deluxe City Tour with Bay Cruise (4.5 hours)

$98

Helicopter Tour (20 mins)

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Per person from $ Vegas Strip Flight (10 mins)

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Valley of Fire Tour

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CountryWESTERN Tour Accommodation TypePackages USA USA Napa Valley NAPA VALLEY

San Francisco

USA

A TASTE OF WINE COUNTRY 8 Days/7 Nights from $1766*

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

Monterey/Carmel

Includes 7 nights’ accommodation including taxes, 8 days’ economy car rental, meals as indicated, San Francisco sightseeing (hop-on/hop-off trolley tour, 1 day bike rental, bay cruise, one-way cable car ride), admission to Carmel Mission, Monterey whale-watching excursion (seasonal), wine tastings at eight Napa Valley wineries, admission & wine tasting at Sonoma Enoteca, meet and greet on day 2, welcome kit (driving instructions, vouchers and maps). Day 1: San Francisco Arrive at the airport, pick up your car and proceed to your hotel.

SELF DRIVE TOUR

Day 2: San Francisco Full day to explore San Francisco.

HIGHLIGHTS • Cycling San Francisco • Wine-tasting at Napa Valley • Beautiful Yosemite National Park Departs San Francisco: Daily; year round Note: Costing based on an economy car, refer to page 110 for larger car types. Contact Adventure World for a quote or more details.

taste herbs paired with wine; discover cuisine from Italy or Persia; or indulge in a chocolate tasting experience. This afternoon travel to nearby Sonoma where we have arranged for you to taste wines at the Sonoma Enoteca.

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Day 3: San Francisco – Carmel/Monterey – San Francisco (405 km) Make the short drive south to discover the beautiful towns of Carmel and Monterey. B Day 4: San Francisco – Napa Valley (202 km) Today leave San Francisco behind en route to the Napa Valley. This area is renowned worldwide for the quality of the wines produced here, and you will have the opportunity to sample some of the best. Day 5: Napa Valley Treat yourself to a cultural adventure with generous helpings of wine, food, art and fun! On any given day, you might compare wines from France, California and New Zealand;

NAPA VALLEY

USA

San Francisco

SELF DRIVE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Included wine tastings at five of the region’s finest wineries • Spend as much time in each location as you wish with the flexibility of your own car Departs San Francisco: Daily; 01 Apr – 31 Mar ‘12 Note: Costing based on an economy car, refer to page 110 for larger car types. Contact Adventure World for a quote or more details.

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CALIFORNIA WINE COUNTRY 3 Days/2 Nights from $522*

Day 6: Napa Valley – Yosemite National Park (338 km) Leave the wine behind as you head inland to the stunning scenery of Yosemite National Park. We highly recommend leaving the car at the valley floor and taking on one of the many trails to experience the true beauty of Yosemite. Day 7: Yosemite National Park – Sequoia National Park – Yosemite National Park A further full day to explore Yosemite National Park. Day 8: Yosemite National Park – San Francisco (314 km) Tour ends upon return of your car at the airport.

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Includes 2 nights’ hotel accommodation including taxes, 3 days’ economy car rental, Wine Country Explorer Pass (admission & tastings at 5 wineries, admission to the Charles M. Schulz & Napa Valley Museums, exclusive special offers on shopping & wine purchases). Day 1: San Francisco – Napa Valley/Sonoma Collect your car and head north to wine country.

"The blend of lush vineyards, gentle pastoral landscapes and rolling hills make the Napa and Sonoma wine country a perfect choice for a getaway.” The steady climate helps to produce the grapes that have made Napa Valley and nearby Sonoma virtually synonymous with fine California wines. Along a 30-mile stretch of scenic Route 69, known as Winery Row, more than 240 wineries cultivate their grapes and transform them into the award-winning reds, whites and sparkling wines.

Day 2: Napa Valley/Sonoma Tour Winery Row today at your own pace, with your Wine Country Explorer Pass. Admission and tastings at five of the local wineries is included, as well as admission to two of the area’s museums. Day 3: Napa Valley/Sonoma – San Francisco Continue exploring the region today before making your way back to the city.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Tour Accommodation Escorted Type Tour Country USA

Bryce Canyon National Park

USA BRYCE CANYON NP LAKE POWELL MONUMENT VALLEY

ZION NP

Las Vegas Los Angeles Palm Springs

GRAND CANYON NP

Sedona

WESTERN TRAILS 9 Days/8 Nights from $1021*

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Includes 8 nights' accommodation including taxes, services of a multi-lingual escort from day 2 to day 8, transportation by air-conditioned motor coach, sightseeing as per itinerary, porterage of one bag per person.

Phoenix

ESCORTED TOUR • Experienced local tour escorts (Day 2 - Day 8)

HIGHLIGHTS • Spectacular southwest scenery • Monument Valley • Bryce Canyon National Park • Grand Canyon National Park

"Excitingly diverse excursion with unparalleled canyon vistas, intriguingly shaped rocks and glittering Las Vegas!" All the southwest USA National Parks are showcased on this excellent value for money coach tour. See the natural beauty that makes up the southwest, with stops in Monument Valley, Bryce Canyon and the desert oasis of Las Vegas. Day 1: Los Angeles Arrive into Los Angeles and transfer to your hotel.

• Zion National Park • Las Vegas Departs Los Angeles: 09, 23 Nov; 07, 21 Dec '11; 04, 18 Jan; 08, 22 Feb; 08, 22 Mar; 13, 27 Apr; 11, 25 May; 08, 22 Jun; 06, 20 Jul; 03, 17, 31 Aug; 07, 14, 28 Sep; 12 Oct; 09, 23 Nov; 07, 21 Dec '12; 04, 18 Jan; 08, 22 Feb; 08, 22 Mar '13 Note: A half board meal plan option is available on certain departures. Contact Adventure World for details.

Travel to Zion National Park and see the massive rock formations. This afternoon experience the contrast of Las Vegas – the ‘Entertainment Capital of the World’. Day 7: Las Vegas Today is at leisure to enjoy the many attractions of Las Vegas. Day 8: Las Vegas – Los Angeles Travel to Los Angeles via the Mojave Desert, where Joshua trees dot the mountainous landscape. The tour ends on arrival. Day 9: Los Angeles Transfer to the airport for your flight home, or you can choose to extend your stay in Los Angeles.

Day 2: Los Angeles – Palm Springs – Phoenix Meet your tour escort at your hotel, then travel east towards the rugged San Jacinto Mountains and the desert community of Palm Springs. Continue through the desert to Phoenix. Day 3: Phoenix – Grand Canyon National Park Travel through the desert to Sedona then continue through Oak Creek Canyon to the Grand Canyon National Park. Day 4: Grand Canyon National Park – Monument Valley – Lake Powell View the Canyon then travel to Monument Valley. This afternoon, visit Glen Canyon Dam and enjoy views of Lake Powell. Day 5: Lake Powell – Bryce Canyon National Park Enter Utah passing through the town of Kanab to spectacular Bryce Canyon and marvel at the multi-coloured world of sandstone spires.

Las Vegas

Day 6: Bryce Canyon National Park – Zion National Park – Las Vegas

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San Francisco

YOSEMITE NP

Modesto

MAMMOTH LAKES

USA

BRYCE CANYON NP LAKE POWELL MONUMENT VALLEY GRAND CANYON NP

ZION NP San Francisco Death Valley Las Vegas

Los Angeles Palm Springs

Sedona

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Includes 8 nights' accommodation including taxes, services of multi-lingual escort throughout tour, transportation by air-conditioned motor coach, sightseeing as per itinerary, porterage of one bag per person.

Phoenix

ESCORTED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Bryce Canyon • Las Vegas • Yosemite National Park • San Francisco City Tour Departs Los Angeles: 14, 28 Apr; 12, 26 May; 09, 23 Jun; 07, 21 Jul; 04, 18 Aug; 01, 08, 15, 29 Sep; 13 Oct; 10, 24 Nov; 08, 22 Dec '12; 05, 19 Jan; 09, 23 Feb; 09, 23 Mar '13

Bryce Trail

SPLENDOURS OF THE WEST 9 Days/8 Nights from $1485*

Death Valley, stopping at Zabriskie Point and Furnace Creek Ranch before continuing to Mammoth Lakes**.

"Unearth the beauty and history that makes the West so special." This tour covers it all. From a seaside playground to unparallelled canyon vistas to Zion's intriguingly shaped rocks, glittering Las Vegas and Giant Sequoias. Day 1: Los Angeles – Palm Springs – Phoenix Travel towards the rugged San Jacinto Mountains and Palm Springs, then continue to Phoenix. Day 2: Phoenix – Grand Canyon National Park Travel through the desert to Sedona then continue through Oak Creek Canyon to the Grand Canyon National Park. Day 3: Grand Canyon National Park – Monument Valley – Lake Powell View the Canyon then travel to Monument Valley. Afternoon visit to Glen Canyon Dam and enjoy views of Lake Powell.

Day 8: Mammoth Lakes** – Yosemite National Park – Modesto A drive over the Tioga Pass** brings you to Yosemite National Park, home to spectacular waterfalls, meadows and forests. See the majestic granite formations of El Capitan and Half Dome. Continue to Modesto. **Winter Routing The Tioga Pass may be closed due to weather or road conditions, in which case you will overnight in Fresno or Visalia and a visit to Mammoth Lakes will not be possible (winter routing applies to all departures between October and May under normal snow conditions). Day 9: Modesto – San Francisco Cross the Bay Bridge into San Francisco and enjoy a full morning tour of the “City by the Bay.” Tour ends upon arrival at hotel.

Day 4: Lake Powell – Bryce Canyon National Park Enter Utah passing through the town of Kanab to spectacular Bryce Canyon and marvel at the multi-colored world of sandstone spires. Day 5: Bryce Canyon National Park – Zion National Park* – Las Vegas Travel to Zion National Park and see the massive rock formations. This afternoon experience the contrast of Las Vegas. Day 6: Las Vegas Today is at leisure to enjoy the many attractions of Las Vegas. Day 7: Las Vegas – Death Valley – Mammoth Lakes** Experience the extreme environment of

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TourNATIONAL Accommodation PARK Lodges Type Country USA YAVAPAI LODGE, GRAND CANYON 3 Days/2 Nights from $249*

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Includes 2 nights' accommodation including taxes and most on-site activities. Yavapai Lodge is located less than a kilometre from the rim of the Grand Canyon and is surrounded by Pinyon and Juniper woodlands. The lodge itself is split into two different lodges - Yavapai East and Yavapai West. Rooms feature either one king bed or two queen beds, coffee facilities, a television, telephone and refrigerator. Yavapai East offers 198 rooms all with air-conditioning, Yavapai West offers 160 rooms that are not air-conditioned but feature vaulted ceilings with ceiling fans. Yavapai Lodge features a cafe, gift shop and a transportation/activities desk. It is located next to the Market Plaza, which includes a general store, bank, and post office. The National Park Service Visitor Centre is just a short walk away. Getting There: The lodge is located 15 minutes from the Grand Canyon Airport. The closest major city to the Grand Canyon South Rim is Flagstaff. By car, to/from Flagstaff is 1½ hours, to/from Phoenix is 4 hours, to/from Las Vegas is 5½ hours. Activities: Hiking, nature walks, interpretive walks & talks, mule trips, cycling, wildlife viewing, river rafting, stargazing, fishing (licence not included), riding the Grand Canyon Railway (additional cost).

BW BRYCE CANYON GRAND HOTEL 3 Days/2 Nights from $123*

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Includes 2 nights' accommodation including taxes and breakfast daily. The Best Western Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel offers the newest luxurious accommodations for visitors to Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah.The Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel features two four storey towers accessing 164 luxurious guest rooms, interior corridors, a large lobby, business centre, exercise facilities, guest laundry, complimentary breakfast buffet and nearby full service restaurant. The Bryce Canyon Grand also offers an enclosed courtyard offering guest privacy for the pool, whirlpool, and patio areas. We invite you to experience Bryce Canyon's newest and most luxurious accommodations and amenities with the best in western hospitality. Getting There: This area is best explored by car. The lodge is located 1½ km from Bryce Canyon National Park, 140 km from Zion National Park and 135 km from the closest airport, Cedar City Regional Airport. The closest major cities to the Bryce Canyon National Park are Salt Lake City and Las Vegas, both approximately 400 km away. Activities: Hiking (at leisure or guided), rodeo (nightly in summer, Wed-Sat), horseback riding, mountain biking, guided ATV tours, scenic flights (all at additional cost).

ZION LODGE 3 Days/2 Nights from $188*

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Includes 2 nights' accommodation including taxes and most on-site activities.

Zion Lodge is the only lodging accommodation located inside the park and is open year-round. The lodge features 40 historic cabins with two double beds, full bath, gas log fireplace and private porch. 75 motel rooms are also available, most with queensize beds and some with a king-size bed, full bath and private porch or balcony. There are also 6 suites, each with a sitting room and separate bedroom. All rooms feature air conditioning, phones, radio alarm clocks, hairdryers and complimentary wireless internet. Getting There: This area is best explored by car. The lodge is located within Zion National Park and 2 hours from Bryce Canyon National Park. The closest major city to Zion National Park is Las Vegas, approximately 3 hours away. Activities: Hiking (320 km of trails in the park), horseback riding, rock climbing, park ranger programs (short talks at the visitor centre, as well as evening programs in the campground amphitheatre).

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Country USATourNATIONAL Accommodation PARK Lodging Type Tours

YELLOWSTONE NP

USA San Francisco PACIFIC OCEAN

Jackson Hole

Salt Lake City

LAKE TAHOE YOSEMITE NP

ARCHES NP CANYONLANDS NP

ZION NP

Las Vegas

MONUMENT VALLEY

GRAND CANYON NP

SMALL GROUP LODGING TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Experience the National Parks 'Big 3' – Yosemite, Yellowstone and Grand Canyon; plus Zion, Bryce, Arches and Canyonland National Parks

NATIONAL PARK LODGES 16 Days/15 Nights from $5349* Includes services of the tour leader, private transportation, 15 hotel nights shown as (HP) in the itinerary, Welcome dinner at Yosemite Lodge, Navajo guided tour of Monument Valley, admission to national parks and monuments. A perfect tour for those looking to experience some of North America's greatest national parks and wildlife, while enjoying the luxurious comfort of their most historic and remote lodges.

Day 12: Monument Valley – Grand Canyon NP (HP)

Day 1: San Francisco – Yosemite NP (HP)

Day 16: Zion NP – Las Vegas

Day 2: Yosemite NP (HP)

NP = National Park

Day 13: Grand Canyon NP (HP) Day 14: Grand Canyon NP – Zion NP (HP) Day 15: Zion NP (HP)

Day 3: Yosemite NP – Lake Tahoe (HP)

• Stay in historic National Park lodges

Day 4: Lake Tahoe – Idaho (HP)

• Welcome dinner at Yosemite Lodge

Day 5: Idaho – Yellowstone NP (HP)

• Navajo guided 4x4 tour of Monument Valley

Day 6: Yellowstone NP (HP)

Departs San Francisco: 04 Jun; 03, 30 Jul; 04, 18 Sep '12

Day 8: Jackson – Salt Lake City (HP)

Day 7: Yellowstone NP – Jackson (HP) Day 9: Salt Lake City – Moab/Arches NP (HP) Day 10: Moab/Arches NP (HP) Day 11: Moab/Arches NP – Monument Valley (HP)

USA

BRYCE CANYON NP

ZION NP

MONUMENT VALLEY

Las Vegas GRAND CANYON NP

SMALL GROUP LODGING TOUR

CANYONS & INDIAN LANDS 7 Days/6 Nights from $1843*  Includes services of the tour leader, private transportation, 6 hotel nights as shown as (HP) in the itinerary, admission to all national parks and monuments.

• Monument Valley Tribal Land

Situated in some of the most spectacular settings of the Southwest, this popular tour provides fabulous walking and sightseeing opportunities across three national parks and Monument Valley, for those of all interests and abilities.

• Scenic walks & hikes

Day 1: Las Vegas – Zion NP (HP)

HIGHLIGHTS • Spectacular National Parks – Zion, Bryce and Grand Canyon

• Grand Canyon sunrise/sunset • Admission to IMAX Theatre • No single supplement Departs Las Vegas: Selected dates; year round

Day 7: Grand Canyon NP – Las Vegas NP = National Park

Day 2: Zion NP (HP) Day 3: Zion NP – Bryce Canyon NP (HP) Day 4: Bryce Canyon NP – Monument Valley (HP) Day 5: Monument Valley – Grand Canyon NP (HP)

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With 85 years of experience, Tauck knows North America better than anyone else, from the majestic national parks to the great cities and small towns along the byways. Over the decades, Tauck has searched out what's most interesting – and most fun – to share with their guests in every North American destination. WHY TAUCK • Individual Treatment no name badges, individual hotel check-in, main restaurant dining.

• Hotels The finest landmark hotels or the best accommodations available - such as inside the Grand Canyon, Bryce and Zion National Parks, as well as Banff and Jasper National Parks. • Tauck Value – one up-front price with virtually everything included, no hidden costs, every important feature on each itinerary is included, each tour is professionally managed to maximize time spent at each attraction. Visits to landmark attractions are choreographed for optimum, less-crowded times to enhance sightseeing experiences. All admissions and taxes are included. Signature sightseeing – “insider" lectures, preferred seating and VIP events.

AMERICA’S CANYONLANDS 8 Days/7 Nights from $4099* Includes inside-the-park accommodation at three national parks, choice of sightseeing at Lake Powell, Grand Canyon Ecology lecture, airport transfer upon arrival and departure as detailed, 17 meals, service charges, gratuities to local guides, admission fees, taxes and porterage.

LUXURY SMALL GROUP ADVENTURE HIGHLIGHTS • Grand Canyon National Park • Bryce Canyon National Park • Zion National Park • Sedona • Inside-the-park accommodations at three national parks

Stay right in the heart of three of America's most popular national parks – Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon and Zion!

choose either a Lake Powell boat trip, or a four-wheel-drive vehicle adventure to hidden Antelope Canyon.

The rugged American West presents landscapes found nowhere else in the world.

Day 5: River float on the Colorado River/Bryce Canyon Float down the Colorado River, admiring Glen Canyon’s sandstone walls before setting off for Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park.

Day 1: Arrive Phoenix Welcome cocktail reception and dinner.

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Day 2: Grand Canyon tour Visit the red-rock landscapes of Sedona, Arizona before continuing on through Oak Creek Canyon to Grand Canyon National Park. B D Day 3: Grand Canyon National Park Awake early to explore and experience a Grand Canyon sunrise! Travel through the Navajo Reservation en route to the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Lake Powell. B D Day 4: Lake Powell/Flightseeing Early morning, 30-minute flight to see the unusual red-rock formations reflecting in the lake; view Rainbow Bridge. Back on land,

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Day 6: Wonders of Bryce Canyon & Zion Watch an unforgettable sunrise in Bryce Canyon before setting off for Zion National Park where steep canyon walls, odd geologic formations, and a complex ecological system tower above the lush greenery on the canyon floor. B L D Day 7: Zion National Park/Las Vegas Zion National Park at leisure before traversing the north eastern Mojave Desert to Las Vegas. Farewell reception and dinner at Caesars Palace Las Vegas. B L D Day 8: Tour ends in Las Vegas

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CountryMOUNTAIN ROCKY Tour Accommodation Overview USA Type else in North America and is home to one of the USA’s deepest gorges, dramatic Hells Canyon National Recreation Area.

Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone NP

Called the ‘Live and Let Live’ state, Montana is a beautiful amalgamation of big skies, big bear and big rivers, made for fly-fishing (or Robert Redford movie sets). It’s a wild, untamed state, where even the biggest tourist attractions, Glacier and Flathead Lake, never feel crowded.

The Rocky Mountain region is so gorgeous, so packed with adventure, so bright, sunny and blue it’s impossible to stay bummed inside the borders. The region is fat with wildlife and towering mountains (think black bear in suburban swimming pools, an elk traffic jam heading into Rocky Mountain National Park). And there are enough adrenalin sports to satiate the most hard-core fanatic (think rafting Idaho’s untamed Salmon River or driving cattle on horseback and sleeping under star-studded Montana skies). The southern section of the jigsaw puzzle–shaped state of Idaho, sandwiched between the Pacific Northwest and the Rockies, serves enough activities to keep you smiling for weeks. When you need to return to modernity, there’s Boise. The low-key state capital is filled with funky coffee shops and increasingly trendy nightlife. It’s easy to get lost in Idaho, if you want to. The state is second only to Alaska when it comes to national forests and wilderness areas, has more lakes than anywhere

Some of the most arresting scenery in the entire country is found here, tucked away in the remote and wild state of South Dakota. The weirdly lunar formations of the Badlands, like an inverted Grand Canyon, are unmissable. Then there’s the Black Hills, full of forests, mountains, creeks, canyons, wildlife and two of the country’s most recognizable monuments: Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse. Elsewhere there are important Native American sites and some pleasant cities to explore. It’s flat, cold and way up there; but North Dakota is definitely not the same old ordinary vacation destination. It’s reputed to be the leastvisited state in the US, though that has more to do with location than appeal. Hunting is a primary draw, but North Dakota lends itself equally well to other outdoor pursuits including windsurfing and birdwatching. The more time you spend in the vast, wide-open landscapes, the more surprised you’ll be by the pockets of sophistication in Fargo, the state’s only major city.

DAKOTAS & YELLOWSTONE ROUTE 15 Days/14 Nights from $2694* 

Bismarck Medora Fargo Billings Mammoth Hot Springs Mt Rushmore Yellowstone Sheridan Lake Cody BADLANDS NP

Galloping with rodeos and pageants, the pioneer past is alive and kicking in the ‘Cowboy State’ of Wyoming. With much of its beauty derived from its romantic emptiness, sparsely populated state is the kind of place you’d expect to find that lonesome cowboy riding the range, whistling a melancholy tune and embracing the solitude. Wyoming’s greatest bounty lies in its northwestern corner, which is home to two of the USA’s most magnificent national parks: geyserpacked Yellowstone and the majestic Grand Tetons. Gateway towns, such as chic Jackson and progressive Lander, are ideal launch pads for epic hiking, camping, climbing and skiing adventures in the region.

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Minneapolis Sioux Falls

USA SELF DRIVE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • National Parks - Badlands, Yellowstone & Teddy Roosevelt • National Monuments, Forests & Memorials – Pipestone, Devils Tower, Shoshone National Forest & Mt Rushmore • Staying in authentic accommodations at prime locations – within the National Parks, at the base of Mt Rushmore, on the shore of Lake Yellowstone • Visiting many famous sights – Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer State Park, Buffalo Bill Historic Centre (in Cody), Old Faithful Geyser, Mammoth Hot Springs Departs Minneapolis: Daily; 15 May – 20 Sep ‘12 Note: There will be no departures on 29 Jul – 08 Aug ’12 due to the Black Hills Sturgis Bike Rally. Costing based on an economy car, refer to page 110 for larger car types. Contact Adventure World for a quote or more details.

Includes 14 nights’ hotel accommodation including taxes, 15 days economy car rental, drive packet (driving instructions, vouchers and maps).

Day 14: Fargo – Minneapolis

"Stay in authentic accommodation positioned exactly where you want to be – at the base of Mt Rushmore and on the shore of Lake Yellowstone."

Day 15: Minneapolis

Badlands NP

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ROCKY MOUNTAIN Tour Accommodation Self Drive Itineraries Type Country USA

Craters of the Moon National Monument Sun Valley

YELLOWSTONE NP GRAND TETON NP Jackson

MOUNTAIN PARK HIGHLIGHTS 8 Days/7 Nights from $1609* 

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Includes 7 nights’ hotel accommodation including taxes, 8 days economy car rental, drive packet (driving instructions, vouchers and maps).

USA Salt Lake City

SELF DRIVE TOUR

the Yellowstone River.

"A short introduction to one of the most captivating regions of North America."

HIGHLIGHTS • National Parks & Monuments – Craters of the Moon, Yellowstone & Grand Teton

Day 1: Salt Lake City Arrival into Salt Lake City, collect your rental car and drive to your hotel.

• Plenty of time to explore at your leisure

Day 2: Salt Lake City – Sun Valley Drive north, cross the Idaho border and into the mountains for an overnight stay in the resort area of Sun Valley.

• Staying in authentic accommodation Departs Salt Lake City: Daily; 15 May – 20 Sep ‘12 Note: Costing based on an economy car, refer to page 110 for larger car types. Contact Adventure World for a quote or more details.

Day 3: Sun Valley – Craters of the Moon National Monument – Yellowstone National Park Enjoy a stop at the Craters of the Moon National Monument before continuing on to famous Yellowstone National Park. Day 4: Yellowstone National Park The entire day is yours to explore Yellowstone National Park. The thermal regions of the park are must-sees, particularly Old Faithful Geyser. Also be sure to visit the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone with the Upper & Lower Falls of

Coeur d'Alene

Whitefish Helena

NORTHERN ROCKIES 15 Days/14 Nights from $2866*

Day 5: Yellowstone National Park – Grand Teton National Park – Jackson Travel south to Grand Teton National Park. This area is full of activities for those who enjoy the outdoors. Today you will have time for some sightseeing and hiking before continuing on to Jackson. Day 6: Grand Teton National Park The day is entirely free to explore the Grand Teton National Park. There are plenty of options to keep you busy; hiking, rafting & kayaking on the Snake River, biking, riding the aerial tram, boat tours across Jenny Lake to name a few. Day 7: Jackson – Salt Lake City Follow along the Snake River Canyon and the western mountain valleys of Wyoming as you head back to Salt Lake City. There is some time in the afternoon to tour the city. Day 8: Salt Lake City Drive to the airport where you return your vehicle and complete your mountain adventure.

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Riggins YELLOWSTONE NP

Boise Sun Valley

USA

Jackson Hole

Includes 14 nights’ hotel accommodation including taxes, 15 days economy car rental, drive packet (driving instructions, vouchers and maps).

Salt Lake City

SELF DRIVE TOUR

"Take the opportunity to explore the lesser-known Northern Rockies with this unique itinerary." Day 1: Salt Lake City

HIGHLIGHTS

Day 2: Salt Lake City

• National Parks & Monuments – Glacier, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Craters of the Moon

Day 3: Salt Lake City – Sun Valley

• Visiting many famous sights – Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer State Park, Buffalo Bill Historic Centre (in Cody), Old Faithful Geyser, Mammoth Hot Springs

Day 5: Boise – Salmon Rapids

Day 4: Sun Valley – Boise

Day 6: Salmon Rapids – Coeur d’Alene Day 7: Coeur d’Alene – Whitefish Day 8: Whitefish

Departs Salt Lake City: Daily; 15 May – 20 Sep ‘12

Day 9: Whitefish – Helena

Note: Costing based on an economy car, refer to page 110 for larger car types. Contact Adventure World for a quote or more details.

Day 11: Lake Yellowstone

Day 10: Helena – Lake Yellowstone

Day 12: Lake Yellowstone – Jackson Hole Day 13: Jackson Hole Day 14: Jackson Hole – Salt Lake City

Glacier NP

Day 15: Salt Lake City * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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CountryROCKY USA Tour Accommodation MOUNTAIN Self Type Drive Itineraries

Grand Teton National Park

Billings Yellowstone Lake

Sheridan Deadwood Mt Rushmore Jackson National Hole Memorial USA Cheyenne Salt Lake City Denver

SELF DRIVE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • National Parks - Rocky Mountain, Badlands, Yellowstone & Grand Teton • National Memorials, Monuments & Historic Sites – Fort Laramie, Mt Rushmore, Devils Tower & Big Horn Battlefield • Visiting many famous sights – Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer State Park, Buffalo Bill Historic Centre (in Cody), Old Faithful Geyser, Mammoth Hot Springs • Soaking up the beautiful natural wonders and history of the real American west. Departs Denver: Daily; 15 May - 20 Sep '12 Note: Costing based on an economy car, refer to page 110 for larger car types. Contact Adventure World for a quote or more details.

WESTERN HERITAGE DRIVE 15 Days/14 Nights from $3215*

Includes 14 nights’ hotel accommodation including taxes, 15 days economy car rental, drive packet (driving instructions, vouchers and maps). Note: A one way fee of US$300 has been included in the above price, however it is to be paid direct. Day 8: Sheridan – Billings Today will see you visit the Little Big Horn Battlefield, before taking you across another state border to Billings, Montana.

"Packed with National Parks and historical landmarks, this drive is sure to excite nature and history buffs alike." Day 1: Denver Arrive into Denver, collect your car and drive to your hotel. Day 2: Denver Enjoy a full day at leisure today to explore the sights and museums of the Mile High City. Day 3: Denver – Cheyenne Depart Denver and pass through Rocky Mountain National Park before crossing the Wyoming border and continuing on to Cheyenne. Day 4: Cheyenne – Custer State Park Visit the Fort Laramie National Historic Site and continue on to Custer State Park, South Dakota. Day 5: Custer State Park Enjoy a full day touring the area of the southern Black Hills. Main points of interest today will be Crazy Horse Memorial and famous Mount Rushmore. Day 6: Custer State Park – Deadwood Travel through Rapid City and out to the Badlands, where you will have some time to spend in the area. Return to the northern Black Hills to Deadwood where you will spend the night.

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Day 7: Deadwood – Sheridan Today is a day of highlights! Visit Devil’s Tower National Monument and then continue on to an authentic ranch near the town of Sheridan where you will spend the night.

Day 9: Billings – Yellowstone National Park Another highlight today as you travel over the Beartooth Mountains and into northern Yellowstone National Park, the world’s first national park. You will spend two nights in the park. When you arrive, why not visit Mammoth Hot Springs, the canyon and the falls? Day 10: Yellowstone National Park A full day in the park today will give you time to do some thermal basin touring. Visit the landmarks in the park such as Norris, Fountain Paint Pots and of course, Old Faithful. Day 11: Yellowstone National Park – Grand Teton National Park/Jackson Take your time driving today as there will be many spectacular natural wonders to feast your eyes upon. Leaving Yellowstone National Park, pass through Grand Teton National Park and finish the day in Jackson. Day 12: Grand Teton National Park/Jackson Spend a full day of activities in the Grand Teton National Park before soaking up the nightlife for your second and last night in Jackson. Day 13: Jackson – Salt Lake City Cross over into a small section of Idaho today, around Bear Lake, then on to Salt Lake City for the next two nights. Day 14: Salt Lake City The day is at leisure today to soak up the sights of Salt Lake City. Day 15: Salt Lake City Drive to the airport and return your rental car.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


NATIONAL TourPARK Accommodation Lodging Tour Type USA Country

Glacier National Park

"Travel through the most adventurous destinations in America in lodging comfort."

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK

NORTHWEST PARK LODGES 14 Days/13 Nights from $4557*

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Includes 12 nights’ hotel accommodation including taxes, 1 night ranch accommodation with meals, services of the tour leader, private transportation, sightseeing as specified, admission to national parks and monuments.

Seattle OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK MT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK

Coeur d'Alene

Baker City

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

Jackson

USA SMALL GROUP LODGING TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Western ranch stay with homecooked meals • National Parks – Glacier, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Mt. Rainier, Olympic • Whitewater rafting on Snake River • Natural hot springs Departs Seattle: 18 Jun; 03, 30 Jul; 13 Aug; 04, 17 Sep ‘12 Seattle

Enjoy some of North America's most spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife in the rustic comfort of the area's most characterful accommodation. From an authentic western ranch stay to classic national park lodges, immerse yourself in the great outdoors and wake with the wilderness at your doorstep. Day 1: Seattle – Couer D’Alene Travel west over the Cascade Mountains into Idaho, where the shores of Lake Couer D’Alene offer fantastic hiking opportunities. Day 2: Couer D’Alene – Glacier National Park Continue northeast into Glacier National Park - the "Crown of the Continent's Ecosystem". This park crosses two mountain ranges and one international border. Spread over 1 million acres with 130 lakes it has abundant wildlife including the world famous Grizzly Bear. Day 3: Glacier National Park A full day exploring Glacier National Park as you wish today. Day 4: Glacier National Park – Montana Ranch A hidden secret nestled deep in the wilderness of the Tobacco Root Mountains, this is an authentic working guest ranch. After an optional horseback ride, enjoy an homecooked meal. D Day 5: Montana Ranch – Yellowstone National Park Leave the ranch and travel to Yellowstone. This National Park is so large, its boundaries cross into three states. B Day 6: Yellowstone National Park Explore Yellowstone today. Yellowstone has one of the highest concentrations of geothermal activity on the planet and is the world's first National Park. Buffalo, elk and wolves roam amongst the erupting geysers and steam rises from various rivers running through the park. Day 7: Yellowstone National Park – Jackson Get ready for a white knuckle ride on an included rafting trip down the infamous Snake

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River, then head into Jackson. Once a hideout for outlaws and rustlers, Jackson is now a four season getaway for today's rich and famous. Day 8: Jackson Jackson is a great base for exploring the Teton Mountains and the area is well known as a playground for adventure seekers. Surrounded by beautiful scenery, you can spend your days hiking and then steady your nerves with a relaxing drink at the Million Dollar Cowboy Bar. Day 9: Jackson – Baker City Follow in the footsteps of the famous explorers Lewis and Clark, and re-trace the route of the Oregon Trail west across the beautiful expanse of southern Idaho to Baker City. This historic gold rush town offers a peek into life at the turn of the last century. Day 10: Baker City – Mt. Rainier National Park Depart Baker City and head to the stunning snow covered peak of Mt. Rainier. At over 14,000 feet this iconic volcano looms large in the Pacific Northwest. Day 11: Mt. Rainier National Park Spend the day exploring the park however you choose. With over 260 miles of trails winding through a varied terrain, from old growth forest to subalpine meadows, there are plenty of different hiking options available. Day 12: Mt. Rainier National Park – Olympic National Park From the crashing waves of the Pacific coast through coastal rainforests to glacier capped peaks over 95% of Olympic National Park is a designated wilderness area. Day 13: Olympic National Park Enjoy a stroll through the Hoh Rainforest, relax in Sol Duc Hot Springs, and enjoy a magnificent sunset over the spectacular Lake Crescent. Day 14: Olympic National Park – Seattle Make your way back to the Emerald City and enjoy some free time to spend at the Pike Place Market or the Space Needle. Your tour ends in Seattle late afternoon.

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USA

WESTERN USA City Packages

ESSENTIAL SEATTLE

ESSENTIAL SALT LAKE CITY

ESSENTIAL DENVER

3 Days/2 Nights from $242*

3 Days/2 Nights from $268*

3 Days/2 Nights from $302*

Includes 2 nights' accommodation in the selected hotel, transfers and your choice of a sightseeing activity.

Includes 2 nights' accommodation in the selected hotel, transfers, breakfast (Red Lion Downtown only) and your choice of a sightseeing activity.

Includes 2 nights' accommodation in the selected hotel, transfers and your choice of a sightseeing activity.

Seattle is the gateway for the Pacific Northwest and an ideal base. Whether you are embarking on a cruise, making your way up to Canada or picking up a rental car, take a few days beforehand to see what Seattle itself has to offer.

Nestled between the Wasatch Mountains on the east and the Great Salt Lake on the west, you will find Salt Lake City. At an elevation of 4,330 feet, the city is growing in popularity as a base for outdoor enthusiasts. Day 1: Arrive Salt Lake City Arrive and transfer to your hotel.

Day 1: Arrive Seattle Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Day 2: Seattle Choose a sightseeing option from the list below for today. It is quite a walkable city, but to get your bearings you may choose a city tour.

Day 2: Salt Lake City Choose a sightseeing option from the list below for today. Day 3: Depart Salt Lake City Transfer to the airport for onward arrangements.

Warwick Hotel OOO

Fairmont Olympic OOOOO

$242* $485*

Per person from $ Red Lion Downtown OOO

Little America Hotel OOOO

Day 2: Denver Enjoy a three hour tour today of the city, exploring both sides - the historic western town and modern city.

Twin

Per person from $

Twin

$268*

The Curtis – Doubletree by Hilton

$302*

$269*

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SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS

SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS

SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS

Per person from $

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Hop On/Hop Off City Tour

City Tour

(Full day)

Boeing Factory Tour (4 hours)

Mt. Rainier Tour (10 hours)

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Day 1: Arrive Denver Arrive and transfer to your hotel.

Day 3: Depart Denver Transfer to the airport for onward arrangements.

Day 3: Depart Seattle Transfer to the airport or cruise terminal for onward arrangements.

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Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Denver is an outdoor paradise. Also a thriving cultural centre, the walkable downtown is filled with trendy shops, restaurants and museums.

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(2-3 hours)

$85

$569*

Denver Highlights Tour (3 hours)

$58

Mountain Parks City Combo

$125

(9 hours)

$120

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Country Tour Accommodation Tour Accommodation River Cruising Type Country USA Type

"What a way to travel! Sample some of the fi nest wines amidst one of North America’s most scenic backgrounds."

Lewiston

Hood River Richland Portland

USA CRUISE • Safari Spirit • Experienced Exploration Leaders • Land extension options

HIGHLIGHTS • Retrace history following the journey of the Lewis & Clark Expedition • Transit eight sets of locks • Jet boating in Hells Canyon • Kayak and skiff exploration in the ice-age carved Palouse River Canyon • Breathtaking Multnomah Falls • Columbia River Gorge • Five private winery tours and tastings, including a private luncheon Departs Lewiston: 06 Oct; 03, 17 Nov ‘12 Departs Portland: 27 Oct; 10 Nov ‘12 Note: A slightly different version of this itinerary also operates (3 departures), contact Adventure World for details.

CULINARY & WINE DISCOVERY 8 Days/7 Nights from $7888*

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Includes 7 nights' cruising aboard the Safari Spirit, sightseeing as specified, all meals & beverages onboard, port charges and fees. Prices do not include fuel surcharges which may be added up to the time of departure. Become modern-day explorers, discovering America’s extraordinary wine regions in the spectacular setting of the Columbia River Gorge. Sample award-winning wine, gourmet cuisine and cruise through history, witnessing the natural beauty and tastes of the Pacific Northwest. Day 1: Lewiston Board the yacht in the afternoon, the Captain and crew will greet you with champagne and hors d’oeuvres. Relax on deck and enjoy the sunset as your cruise gets underway. D Day 2: Hells Canyon After breakfast, transfer to the jet boat for an invigorating ride into Hells Canyon. Vertical cliffs carved by this free-flowing river hem in the rushing waters, while dramatic scenery unfolds as you jet upriver. Keep watch for Bighorn Sheep and hawks. This evening’s dinner is a culinary arts presentation by the Executive Chef. B L D Day 3: Palouse River Canyon Anchor at the mouth of the Palouse River. The kayaks and skiff will be lowered for upclose exploration of the canyon. Watch for birdlife including swallows, Northern Harriers and osprey. B L D Day 4: Walla Walla Appellation Enjoy private tours and tastings at two wineries today, including Dunham Cellars, an unusual winery located in a rustic, remodelled World War II era aeroplane hangar. B L D Day 5: Red Mountain & Yakima Valley Appellations Two more wineries will be explored today. At the Terra Blanca Winery & Estate Vineyard, you will join the winemaker for an exclusive tour before a luncheon on the grounds of this bold Tuscan-style winery. B L D Day 6: Maryhill Museum & Winery and Columbia Gorge Appellation As you cruise the rolling Columbia River, a cooking demonstration will take place. After lunch, anchor and enjoy tours of both the Maryhill Winery and Maryhill Museum. The museum is something to see, a castle-like

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chateau situated on a bluff overlooking the Columbia River Gorge. B L D Day 7: Hood River, Bonneville Dam and Columbia River Gorge Make a morning port call at Hood River, the windsurfing capital of the world. There will be time to visit the town before you are back on deck and entering the striking Columbia River Gorge. A designated National Scenic Area, this spectacular canyon cuts the only sea-level route through the Cascade Mountain Range. Later, visit the spectacular Multnomah Falls and enjoy a private tour of the Bonneville Dam. B L D Day 8: Portland Arrive into Portland in the morning and disembark. B

After tour option PORTLAND EXTENSION 3 Days/2 Nights from $187* Includes 2 nights' accommodation in the selected hotel and your choice of sightseeing activity. Per person from $

Twin

Red Lion Portland Convention Centre

$187*

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The Benson Hotel

$295*

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SIGHTSEEING OPTIONS Per person from $ Walking Tour (2 hours)

$32

Bicycle Tour (3 hours)

$82

Wine Country Bicycle Tour

$143

(5 hours)

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CountrySelf USA XXX Tour Drive Accommodation Itineraries Type

Grand Canyon

WESTERN VALUES 14 Days/13 Nights from $1226*

"A perfect mix of National Parks, bustling cities and sleepy towns."

Includes 13 nights’ accommodation including taxes, 13 days’ economy car rental, meet and greet on day 2, welcome kit (driving instructions, vouchers and maps).

USA Modesto YOSEMITE NP Las San Vegas Francisco Monterey/ Camel

Death Valley

Los Angeles

BRYCE CANYON NP

Investigate the prominent desert scenes that make up the Southwest. Visit the striking Grand Canyon, gamble the day away in Las Vegas, cross the famous Golden Gate Bridge, and spend time exploring bewitching San Francisco.

GRAND CANYON NP

Laughlin Needles

Palm Springs

HIGHLIGHTS • Driving the famous scenic roads of Route 66 & Highway 1 • National Parks – Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Zion, Death Valley, Yosemite, Joshua Tree • Relaxing visits to Californian beachside towns Departs Los Angeles: Daily; 01 Apr ’12 – 31 Mar ‘13 Note: Costing based on an economy car, refer to page 110 for larger car types. Contact Adventure World for a quote or more details. California Travel & Tourism Commision

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before you cross into Nevada and drive through the desert to the glittering jewel and entertainment capital, Las Vegas. Day 8: Las Vegas You have a free day to explore Las Vegas.

Day 2: Los Angeles – Palm Springs (236 km) Collect your rental car in the morning and start driving south-west towards Palm Springs.

Day 9: Las Vegas – Death Valley – Fresno (724 km) Begin your day with a visit to Death Valley National Park, the lowest point in the western hemisphere. Continue via the Panamint Mountains past Ridgecrest to Fresno.

Day 3: Palm Springs – Needles – Laughlin (418 km) Begin your day with a visit of Joshua Tree National Park. Continue by Needles to Laughlin, Nevada’s newly discovered entertainment resort located on the Colorado River.

Day 10: Fresno – Yosemite National Park – San Francisco (244 km) An early start allows you to fit in a quick visit to Yosemite National Park. Journey to the magnificent forest of coastal redwoods in Muir Woods, then cross the Golden Gate Bridge to arrive in San Francisco.

Day 4: Laughlin – Williams (236 km) This morning you will travel along part of famous Route 66. Stop at the Grand Canyon Caverns and descend through nearly a mile of colourful mineral formations. Then continue to Williams, a gateway to the Grand Canyon.

Day 11: San Francisco You have a full day at leisure to experience San Francisco. See Chinatown, Fisherman’s Wharf or perhaps take a ferry to Alcatraz.

Day 1: Los Angeles Arrive and transfer to your hotel.

SELF DRIVE TOUR

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Day 5: Williams – Grand Canyon National Park – Lake Powell (307 km) This morning experience the grandeur and beauty of the Grand Canyon, one of the world’s natural wonders. Then continue by the old trading post of Cameron and through the Navajo Indian Reservations to Lake Powell. Day 6: Lake Powell – Bryce Canyon National Park (273 km) Cross the border into Utah and see Bryce Canyon National Park, renowned for some of the earth’s most colourful erosion formations. Day 7: Bryce Canyon National Park – Zion National Park – Las Vegas (386 km) This morning continue to Zion National Park

Day 12: San Francisco – Monterey/Carmel – Santa Maria (465 km) Depart San Francisco for the scenic Monterey Peninsula. Drive along spectacular 17-Mile Drive to the charming town of Carmel. Then continue south by Big Sur on Highway 1, where you will experience some of the most incredible coastal scenery in America. Day 13: Santa Maria – Solvang – Santa Barbara – Los Angeles (173 km) Visit the Danish town of Solvang enroute to one of California’s favourite vacation spots – Santa Barbara. The city is famous for its old mission and Spanish heritage. Spend the day exploring before you head back to Los Angeles. Day 14: Los Angeles Drive to the airport and return your car.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Tour Accommodation Self Drive Itineraries Type Country USA

Chicago

"Nostalgia lovers treasure Route 66's long, colourful history and small town ambiance.When getting there used to be half the fun!"

USA Holbrook Los Angeles Gallup

Springfield Tulsa

Santa Fe Albuquerque

Tucumcari

Includes 15 nights' accommodation including taxes, 14 days’ economy car rental, meet and greet on day 2, welcome kit (driving instructions, vouchers and maps).

Chicago

St. Louis GRAND CANYON

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Note: A one way fee of US$500 has been included in the above price, however it is to be paid direct.

Las Vegas Calico

ROUTE 66 16 Days/15 Nights from $2357*

Oklahoma City

Day 1: Chicago Arrive at the airport and transfer independently to your hotel.

Amarillo

SELF DRIVE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Driving famous Route 66! • Mississippi River • Santa Fe • Grand Canyon Departs Chicago: Daily; 01 Apr - 31 Oct '12 Note: Costing based on an economy car, refer to page 110 for larger car types. Contact Adventure World for a quote or more details.

Day 2: Chicago Enjoy a full day to explore the Windy City. Stroll along Lake Michigan or simply enjoy the stunning architecture. Day 3: Chicago – St. Louis (480 km) Collect your rental car and begin your journey south along Route 66 as it winds out of Chicago and traverses the Illinois farmland to St. Louis, Missouri. Day 4: St. Louis – Springfield (340 km) Leave the Mississippi River behind and travel through the scenic beauty of the Missouri Ozark region. Day 5: Springfield – Tulsa – Oklahoma City (520 km) Nowhere is Route 66 more at home than in Oklahoma. This section of your trip takes you through rolling countrysides once the haunt of Native Americans, later the territory of cowboys and outlaws and along part of the famous Cherokee Strip. Day 6: Oklahoma City – Amarillo (420 km) Travel through the land where the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians lived and hunted bison. Enter the Texas Panhandle, the haven of cowboys, oil-field roughnecks, and self-made millionaires. Day 7: Amarillo – Albuquerque (450 km) Continue to New Mexico, driving through what once was the hunting ground of the Comanche Indians.

Day 9: Albuquerque – Santa Fe – Albuquerque (186 km) Enjoy the short drive today that brings you to Santa Fe, famous for its galleries and museums. Day 10: Albuquerque – Holbrook (420 km) Today’s highlight is the Petrified Forest National Park. Day 11: Holbrook – Grand Canyon National Park (290 km) Travel through Navajo Indian Country toward today’s destination, the spectacular Grand Canyon National Park. Day 12: Grand Canyon National Park – Las Vegas (480 km) Today your drive takes you through Williams and Kingman to the Hoover Dam. Continue to Las Vegas, the glittering oasis in the desert. Day 13: Las Vegas A full day to enjoy the “Entertainment Capital of the World.” Day 14: Las Vegas – Santa Monica/ Los Angeles (470 km) Journey through the Mojave Desert today, stopping at the ghost town of Calico en route to Los Angeles and the termination of Route 66, Santa Monica. Day 15: Los Angeles/Santa Monica Spend a full day at leisure in the “City of Angels”. Day 16: Los Angeles Return your car at the airport before your departure flight.

Day 8: Albuquerque Spend the day exploring Albuquerque. * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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Nashville

"Visit fi rsthand someUS sites that may seem familiar due to their extensive use in hit movies. Cities like Chicago, Memphis, Birmingham and New Orleans all have their place in representing the history of fi lm and music."

AMERICAN MUSIC & MOVIE TRAILS 14 Days/13 Nights from $1769*

Includes 13 nights’ accommodation including taxes, 14 days’ economy car rental, meet and greet on day 2, welcome kit (driving instructions, vouchers and maps).

Day 10: Birmingham – Chattanooga (238 km) Returning to Tennessee today, set forth to Chattanooga. Summer travellers should check the dates of the annual Chattanooga Riverbend Festival.

Day 1: Chicago Arrive at the airport, pick up your car and proceed to your hotel.

Chicago

St. Louis

Louisville

USA

Nashville Chattanooga

Memphis

Birmingham Vicksburg

Day 2: Chicago Enjoy a full day to explore the Windy City. Day 3: Chicago – St. Louis (460 km) “Meet Me in St. Louis” is a summary of today’s journey. Upon arrival, take a tram ride to the top of the famous St. Louis Arch and get a city view from 630 feet. Day 4: St. Louis – Memphis (451 km) Memphis offers a multitude of musical and movie moments, and there are two nights to explore your favourites.

New Orleans

SELF DRIVE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Memphis - smooth sounds and Graceland! • The infectious atmosphere, jazz tunes and Creole cuisine of New Orleans • 'Music City USA' itself, Nashville Departs Chicago: Daily; 01 Apr - 31 Oct '12 Note: Costing based on an economy car, refer to page 110 for larger car types. Contact Adventure World for a quote or more details.

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Day 5: Memphis Visit Graceland, the Rock 'n' Soul Museum, the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, the Gibson Guitar factory, Sun Studio, Mud Island River Park or B.B. King’s restaurant on famous Beale Street. Day 6: Memphis – Vicksburg (234 km) Travel from Memphis to Clarksdale, heart of the Delta Blues. Follow the banks of the Mississippi River, and take the opportunity to roll the dice in one of many Mississippi casinos.

Day 11: Chattanooga – Nashville (213 km) Nashville, ‘Music City USA’ is the destination today. Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Ryman Auditorium and a night at the Grand Ole Opry. Day 12: Nashville – Louisville (280 km) From Blue Grass to Brass Bands, Kentucky has popular music for every listener. Day 13: Louisville – Chicago (480 km) Today, your tour returns you Chicago, having visited seven different states, experienced many popular movie set locations, and heard music ranging from blues to jazz to soul to gospel to country to bluegrass and rock’n’roll. Day 14: Chicago Return your car at the airport before your departure flight.

Day 7: Vicksburg – New Orleans (470 km) On to the Big Easy! New Orleans is a jazz lover’s paradise, and the familiar backdrop in a string of successful movies. Day 8: New Orleans Continue to explore this city of riverboats, jazz, and Creole cuisine.

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Day 9: New Orleans – Birmingham (544 km) Sweet Home Alabama! For music fans, the highlight would be a visit to the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame. For movie lovers, try and locate the original famous Whistle Stop Café. * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Tour Accommodation Self Drive Itineraries Type Country USA

New Hampshire

WHITE MOUNTAINS

Stowe Green Mountains The Berkshires

BAR HARBOUR/ ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

BEST OF NEW ENGLAND 12 Days/11 Nights from $1599*

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Kennebunkport Portsmouth Boston Cape Cod

Includes 11 nights’ accommodation including taxes, 12 days’ economy car rental, meet and greet on day 2, welcome kit (driving instructions, vouchers and maps).

Newport

USA

From charming harbourtowns famous for the birth of American liberty and infamous for witch trials, to beloved vacation islands and a fjord on the Atlantic, this trip explores America's history.

SELF DRIVE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Day 1: Boston Upon arrival at the airport, pick up your rental car and proceed to your hotel.

• Boston • Acadia National Park • Mountain views • Cape Cod • Spectacular scenery along the entire journey Departs Boston: Daily; 01 Apr - 31 Oct '12 Note: Costing based on an economy car, refer to page 110 for larger car types. Contact Adventure World for a quote or more details.

Day 2: Boston The day is free to explore Boston, the cradle of American liberty. The Revolutionary Era comes to life along the Freedom Trail walking route. Day 3: Boston – Salem – Portsmouth – Kennebunkport (150 km) Along the route north of Boston lies almost four centuries of history, as well as some of the coast’s finest beaches and seascapes. Day 4: Kennebunkport – Wiscasset – Bar Harbour (340 km) Today continue along Maine’s fantastically varied coastline from Brunswick to Wiscasset, which claims to be the “prettiest village in Maine.”

Day 8: Stowe – Green Mountains – The Berkshires (260 km) Continue south, where you will take in some of the most spectacular scenery in Vermont’s Green Mountains. With their dense forests, the mountains are home to bear, moose, wild turkey, and deer. Day 9: The Berkshires – Lenox – Newport (290 km) Drive south and pass through a series of wonderful little towns en route to the storied little city of Newport, Rhode Island, once a prosperous colonial seaport. Day 10: Newport – Cape Cod (160 km) After some sightseeing in Newport, continue along the coast on your way to Cape Cod. Day 11: Cape Cod A full day to explore magnificent Cape Cod with its high cliffs, rolling dunes, broad beaches, miles of walking trails, picturesque villages and delicious seafood. Day 12: Cape Cod – Boston (130 km) Today, leave Cape Cod and drive back to Boston. Return your car at the airport before your departure flight.

Day 5: Acadia National Park A full day to explore one of the oldest and most beautiful national parks in America. Day 6: Bar Harbour – White Mountains (370 km) Your drive today takes you inland towards the spectacular scenery of the White Mountains, a landscape dotted with historic villages and enchanting covered bridges.

Cape Cod

Day 7: White Mountains – Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom – Stowe (200 km) Today, traverse the White and Green Mountain ranges that divide the New England states of New Hampshire and Vermont.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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CountryEASTERN USA Tour Accommodation USA Hotels &Type Tours New York

NEW YORK CITY

HOTEL BEACON from $192* per night

OOO

Includes accommodation only.

GRAND HYATT NYC from $182* per night OOOOO Includes accommodation only.

Located on the historic Upper West Side, amid tree-lined streets and landmark buildings, with wonderful views of Central Park, the Hudson River and Midtown Manhattan.

The hotel's prime location on the fashionable East Side, adjacent to Grand Central, puts the city's top attractions within easy reach. The lobby alone, complete with waterfalls, will certainly impress.

Facilities: Restaurant • business centre • dry cleaning

Facilities: Restaurant • lounge • fitness centre • business centre

Room Features: 260 rooms • kitchenette • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board

Room Features: 1311 rooms • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board • safe

CANADA Toronto

NIAGARA FALLS

New York Philadelphia

EASTERN TRIANGLE 5 Days/4 Nights from $985*

OOO

Includes 4 nights’ accommodation including taxes, air-conditioned motor coach, guide, admission to Maid of the Mist (or Scenic Tunnels in winter months), sightseeing in Washington D.C. and Toronto.

WASHINGTON DC

USA ESCORTED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Maid of the Mist/Scenic Tunnels • Amish country • Washington D.C. sightseeing • New York Departs New York: Selected Mon, Fri; year round Note: Contact Adventure World to discuss pre/post nights in New York.

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Day 3: Niagara Falls – Washington D.C. Early morning departure through Pennsylvania en route to Washington D.C. Time permitting, a stop will be made at an Amish market (except on Sundays when the market is closed).

"The scenery is spectacular driving through the back of New York state." Day 1: New York – Niagara Falls Discover the beautiful and varied scenery of “the other New York” on a leisurely drive through the legendary Catskill Mountains. Day 2: Niagara Falls – Toronto – Niagara Falls Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Toronto, then return to Niagara to experience the exhilarating Maid of the Mist (or Scenic Tunnels in winter months). This evening, enjoy an optional dinner with a panoramic view of the falls beneath the evening sky.

Day 4: Washington D.C. A sightseeing tour this morning is devoted to the landmarks and monuments of this great city. The afternoon is free to explore one of the Smithsonian museums, such as the National Air and Space Museum. Day 5: Washington D.C. – Philadelphia – New York Travel north to Philadelphia, the birthplace of American Liberty. Famous sights include the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. Arrive in New York in the late afternoon.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


EASTERN Tour Accommodation USA EscortedType ToursCountry USA Washington D.C.

NIAGARA FALLS AMISH COUNTRY

Gettysburg

New York Philadelphia

WASHINGTON DC

USA

GREAT EASTERN CITIES 7 Days/6 Nights from $2504*

Includes 6 nights' accommodation including taxes, services of multi-lingual escort throughout tour, transportation by air-conditioned motor coach, sightseeing as per itinerary, porterage of one bag per person. This is a memorable excursion from sophisticated Manhattan and thundering Niagara to the Pennsylvania Dutch countryside and the inspiring national monuments in D.C.

ESCORTED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • New York City Tour • Niagara Falls • Wine Tasting on Lake Seneca • Gettysburg Battlefield • Washington D.C. City Tour • Appalachian Mountains • Philadelphia Orientation Tour • Liberty Bell • Visit Amish Country Departs New York: 07, 21 Apr; 05, 19 May; 09, 30 Jun; 14, 28 Jul; 18 Aug; 08, 22 Sep; 06 Oct '12

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Day 1: New York Arrive New York City and transfer independently to your hotel where you will meet your AmericanTours International escort. Day 2: New York Sightseeing This morning enjoy a city tour of New York which includes some of the most famous sights of Manhattan. Catch glimpses of the famous skyline as you absorb the bustle and energy of the Big Apple. The afternoon and evening are at your leisure. Your escort will assist you in making plans. Day 3: New York – Niagara Falls Today drive across the state of New York by Binghamton and through the Finger Lakes Country to breathtaking Niagara Falls. Indulge in a bit of wine-tasting at Watkins Glen, on the shores of Lake Seneca, named for the Seneca Indian Nation. Spend the evening at the romantic Niagara Falls. Day 4: Niagara Falls – Amish Country This morning you will have time to explore the awesome natural wonder that is Niagara Falls. Ride into the falls aboard the Maid of the Mist (optional), stroll along Table Rock to view the thundering waters of the Horseshoe Falls.

American East Coast. This afternoon, visit the historic Gettysburg Civil War National Battleground, site of the largest battle ever fought on American soil, and the place where Abraham Lincoln gave his famous address in 1863. Afterwards, you will journey to the nation’s capital, Washington D.C. Enjoy a memorable evening tour in this exciting city (optional). Day 6: Washington D.C. Enjoy a city tour with such highlights as the U.S. Capitol Building, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, the F.B.I. Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, the White House and Arlington National Cemetery, site of the John F. Kennedy Memorial. Spend the remainder of the day exploring some of the many museums comprising the Smithsonian Institute. Day 7: Washington D.C. – Philadelphia – New York Further sightseeing as we depart Washington D.C. to Philadelphia, the city of Brotherly Love, where we will see Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell before returning to New York City. Tour ends upon arrival in midtown Manhattan in the evening. For passengers leaving the tour in Washington D.C. tour ends upon check-out from the hotel.

Join us on an optional trip to Skylon Tower for lunch at its revolving restaurant. Skylon Tower, hovering 775 feet above Niagara gorge, features an observation deck that affords views of an 8,000 mile area, truly, almost as far as the eye can see. Depart Niagara and travel into Amish Country for overnight.

Liberty Bell

Day 5: Amish Country – Gettysburg – Washington D.C. This morning travel through the Appalachian Mountains along the picturesque Susquehanna River, the longest river on the

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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CountryCarTour USA Rental Accommodation Type

CAR RENTAL IN THE USA Economy

Includes Unlimited mileage, Loss Damage Waiver (LDW), Liability Insurance Supplement (LIS), Sales Tax, Airport Fees, Vehicle Licensing Fee (VLF) and local surcharges.

PLEASE NOTE • Drivers must be 21 years of age or over and be in possession of a current driver's licence. Compact

• Drivers aged 21-24 are subject to an age surcharge of US$15 per day (US$25 per day for Minivan & Sport Utility Vehicle). • No refund on early return of vehicles • Rental terms and conditions are subject to change. Low Season: 09 Apr - 04 Jul '12 / 21 Aug - 14 Dec '12 / 01 Jan 12 - 31 Mar '13 High Season: 01 Apr - 08 Apr '12 / 05 Jul - 20 Aug '12 / 15 Dec - 31 Dec '12 Per vehicle from $

Mid-size

Full-size

California

Rest of USA (except Florida, New York, Hawaii)

Weekly

Daily

Weekly

Car Type

$

$

$

Daily $

Economy 2 door

358

71

435

88

Compact 2/4 door

424

84

481

96

Mid-size 2/4 door

506

101

552

110

Full-size 4 door

552

110

594

118

Minivan 7 seater

731

147

922

184

Sports Utility Vehicle

731

147

922

184

Note: Rates for Florida, New York, Hawaii and more car types are available. Contact Adventure World for details.

Minivan

Sports Utility Vehicle

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* All prices shown are per vehicle.


Motorhome Rental

Tour Accommodation Type

Country USA

Monument Valley

MOTORHOME RENTAL Standard Rates Include Public Liability Insurance, Premium VIP Insurance (US$1000 damage excess), Sales Tax. Does not Include Mileage (must be pre-booked/prepaid), petrol, preparation fee, convenience kits per person, generator, cleaning fee, additional surcharge to pick-up from New York or Denver, security deposit (contact Adventure World for details).

All-Inclusive Rates Include Unlimited mileage, Public Liability Insurance, Premium VIP Insurance (US$1000 damage excess), Sales Tax, Preparation Fee, Convenience Kits per person, GPS. Does not Include Petrol, generator, cleaning fee, additional surcharge to pick-up from New York or Denver, security deposit (contact Adventure World for details).

Depots: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Denver (surcharge applies), New York (surcharge applies).

PLEASE NOTE

Types: All vehicles have V8 or V10 engines, automatic transmission, cruise control, air-conditioning, radio/cassette/CD, microwave, fridge, furnace, shower, awning.

• Minimum rental period of 7 nights for the Standard rates. Minimum rental period of 14 nights for the All-inclusive rates.

• Type "M" 19-22 foot class C non-slide (maximum occupancy 4 adults) • Type "P" 23-26 foot class C non-slide (maximum occupancy 4 adults/2 children) • Type "R" 27-30 foot class C slide-out (maximum occupancy 5 adults/2 children) • Type "U" 29-32 foot class A slide-out (maximum occupancy 4 adults/2 children)

Type M 19-22 foot

Type P 23-26 foot

• Drivers must be 25 years of age or over and be in possession of a current driver's licence.

• No refund on early return of vehicles. • Rental terms and conditions are subject to change.

Type R 27-30 foot

Prices based on off season. Off Season: 01 Apr - 07 May '12 / 01 Oct - 31 Oct '12 Low Season: 08 May - 06 Jul '12 / 08 Sep - 30 Sep '12 Mid Season: 16 Aug - 07 Sep '12

Type U 29-32 foot

High Season: 07 Jul - 15 Aug '12

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNTS All Locations Per vehicle from $

Standard

All-inclusive

Vehicle Class

$ Per Night

$ Per Night

Type "M" 19-22 foot

84

245

Type "P" 23-26 foot

93

253

Type "R" 27-30 foot

101

261

Type "U" 29-32 foot

143

304

* All prices shown are per vehicle.

Book by 31 Oct '11 and receive 15% off the nightly rate, 50% off the rate for the convenience kits and free GPS. Book by 15 Dec '11 and receive 10% off the nightly rate, 50% off the rate for the convenience kits and free GPS. Book by 31 Jan '12 and receive 5% off the nightly rate, 50% off the rate for the convenience kits and free GPS.

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CountryHAWAII USA Tour Accommodation Hotels & Tours Type HONOLULU

MAUI

OHANA WAIKIKI EAST from $97* per night OOO

HYATT REGENCY WAIKIKI from $154* per night

Includes accommodation only.

Includes accommodation only.

Ohana Waikiki East hotel offers a central Waikiki location, steps to Waikiki Beach, International Market Place, and Kalakaua Avenue. Facilities: Restaurants • fitness centre • pool • travel agency • car rental desk Room Features: 430 rooms • refrigerator • tea/coffee facilities • complimentary internet access • hairdryer • iron/board • safe

OOOO

OOOO

Includes accommodation only.

Hyatt Regency Waikiki offers the ultimate combination of personalised service, oversized, luxurious guestrooms, inspired culinary creations and perfect location.

Surrounded by 40 lush, beachfront acres, this breathtaking Maui hotel offers many activities to spend your days and nights.

Facilities: Restaurant • bar/lounge • business centre • fitness centre • pool • sauna • beauty salon • shops • dry cleaning • car rental desk • baby-sitting services • non-smoking property Room Features: 1229 rooms • refrigerator • tea/coffee facilities • hairdryer • iron/board • safe

Kauai

HYATT REGENCY MAUI from $186* per night

Facilities: Restaurants • bar • business centre • fitness centre • pools • spa • beauty salon • shops • dry cleaning • car rental desk • activities Room Features: 806 rooms • balcony • refrigerator • tea/coffee facilities • mini-bar • hairdryer • iron/board • safe

HAWAII ISLAND HOPPING 7 Days/6 Nights from $977*

Oahu Molokai

OOO

Maui

Includes 3 nights' accommodation on each island including taxes, traditional Lei meet and greet, return airport transfers, one-way interisland flight, services of a local representative.

Lanai

Big Island

INDEPENDENT TOUR • Services of a local representative

HIGHLIGHTS • Lei Meet & Greet • Visiting two islands in one easy package Departs Honolulu: Daily; year round

Day 7: Maui or Kauai or Big Island Transfer to the airport for onward arrangements.

"Perfect as an add-on to your mainland trip, or as a quick getaway on its own." To make the very most of your time in Hawaii, why not explore two islands? This package makes exploring the islands in their great variety easy! Day 1: Honolulu, Oahu Arrival on Oahu. Traditional Lei greeting followed by transfer to your chosen hotel. Days 2-3: Honolulu, Oahu Your locally based representative will meet you and help plan your time on the islands. Explore the local markets, relax on the beach, or perhaps book a luau for one of the evenings. Day 4: Honolulu, Oahu – Maui or Kauai or Big Island Transfer to the airport for short interisland flight. On arrival transfer to your chosen hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure. Days 5-6: Maui or Kauai or Big Island Free time to explore the island or simply relax at your chosen resort.

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OAHU & MAUI Per Person OO O

from $1054*

OOO O

from $1307*

OOO OO

from $1818*

OAHU & KAUAI Per Person OO O

from $981*

OOO O

from $1978*

OOO OO

from $2434*

OAHU & BIG ISLAND Per Person OO O

from $977*

OOO O

from $1239*

OOO OO

from $1627*

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Tour HAWAII Accommodation Small Ship Cruising Type Country USA

ADVENTUREBOUND HAWAII 8 Days/7 Nights from $4215*

MOLOKA’I MAUI MOLOKINI

LANA’I

ILDLIF

E

Includes 7 nights cruising accommodation, sightseeing as specified, meals as indicated, taxes, port charges and fees. Prices do not include fuel surcharges which may be added up to the time of departure.

W

Kahului Lahaina

KAHO’OLAWE

A marine sanctuary, remote sandy beaches, towering volcanic peaks and pristine islets with partially submerged craters are your playground. Hike to waterfalls, kayak and paddle board in tropical waters, snorkel alongside turtles, restore a taro field and meet with the locals.

“Why base yourself on one Hawaiian island when you can explore the beauty of all of them on this itinerary?”

CRUISE • Wilderness Explorer

HIGHLIGHTS • Hands-on cultural experiences in Moloka'i's Halawa Valley • Rare sunrise visit to Haleakala National Park • Enjoy a true Hawaiian pa'ina • Humpback whale watching off Moloka'i, Maui and Lanai • Visit ancient Hawaiian ruins and help rebuild ancestral taro terraces • Drift snorkelling at the Molokini Crater • Explore the cliff-lined bays and warm beaches on Lana'i Departs Maui: 22, 29 Dec '12; 05, 12, 19, 26 Jan; 02, 09, 16, 23 Feb; 02, 09, 16, 23, 30 Mar; 06, 13 Apr '13 Note: A similar itinerary runs between Maui and Kona onboard American Safari Cruises. Contact Adventure World for a quote or more details.

Day 1: Maui / Lana'i Welcome to Hawaii! You will be transferred to the quaint 19th-century whaling village of Lahaina to begin your Hawaiian Islands adventure. D Day 2: Coastal Lana'i Steep rock faces, white-sand beaches and ancient volcanic plugs sitting both above and below the water surface line the shores of Lana'i. Hike along the shore, snorkel, paddle board, kayak or explore by skiff. Located in the middle of the Humpback National Marine Sanctuary between Lana'i, Moloka'i and Maui, this maritime tropical wonderland offers front row seats to the breeding grounds for humpback whales and other myriad marine wildlife. B L D

do. Spend the rest of the day in the Halawa Valley, where several hands-on activities await. Hike to a hideaway waterfall, restore local taro terraces, help prepare for an evening pa'ina (local feast), and explore the charming paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) town of Kaunakakai. Enjoy the feast and Hawaiian music "jam" session tonight. B L D Day 8: Lana'i / Maui Aloha! Once the Wilderness Explorer docks in Lana'i's harbour, you will be transferred to either Kahului Airport or your hotel. B

Day 3: Manele Bay Begin your day searching for dolphins at sunrise. The day can be as adventurous or relaxing as you like. There are many activity options from hiking and kayaking to yoga and golf. B L D Day 4: Maui / Molokini Hike to Maui's Haleakala National Park at sunrise for an exceptional treat. By midday, be on deck for whale watching as you sail to Molokini for drift snorkelling at the crater. B

L

D

Day 5: Maui Nui Marine Mammal Search Seek out Hawaii's famous marine mammals, particularly the humpback whales. The Captain will take you to the best spots for observation. At anchor, snorkel with sea turtles and a colourful variety of sea creatures. B

L

D

Days 6-7: Moloka'i / Halawa Valley Meet the people of Moloka'i and experience their land and traditions as few visitors ever * All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.

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Country TourTourism Responsible Accommodation Type

Responsible Tourism At Adventure World we promote responsible travel to areas that conserve the natural environment and improve the well-being of those indigenous people. Working closely with our local ground operators, several who have won the prestigious AITO (Association of Independent Tour Operators) Responsible Tourism Award, we aim to promote responsible, sustainable tourism in all areas we visit. Tourism can be a positive force; notably providing income for poor communities and backing conservation by demonstrating those delicate habitats and their animal inhabitants are worth more to local people intact.

Understanding the potential harm that can come from promoting tourism through many of the delicate environments in which we operate is reflected in our ideology of 'leave no trace' tourism and we are continually monitoring our ground operations to ensure they meet with our high standards. Adventure World also offers a range of Volunteer Tours to various destinations, where you can combine a rewarding volunteer program with an exciting holiday.

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Our travel guides detail the top highlights of each country as recommended by our own Adventure World team and our essential factsheets will inform you on all the local information, everything from electrical currencies to national culinary delicacies.

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Our travel blog is packed with personal travel stories and insider information on all of our destinations. Read what our past travellers and the Adventure World team have experienced, plus read their own travel tips and recommendations.

* All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share.


Tour Accommodation Booking Type Conditions Country IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ PRIOR TO MAKING YOUR RESERVATION 1. VALIDITY This brochure is valid from 01 October 2011 to 31 March 2013. 2. HOW TO BOOK We recommend booking well in advance by sending a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the tour price with a minimum deposit of NZD250 per person. Some of the tours and ground arrangements may require a higher deposit of up to 50% to meet local tour operator’s booking conditions. These details will be provided on confirmation of your booking. The deposit is required within 7 days of confirmation to hold your booking. The booking confirmation will include the exact deposit amount required and the due date of final payment. Please read these terms and conditions carefully and raise any questions you may have prior to making your booking. Receipt of deposit will be taken as an understanding by Adventure World that the customer has checked their confirmed travel arrangements and has read and agrees to abide by the terms and conditions set forth in this brochure. Any verbal quote given is an estimate only of the price which will be subject to advice on confirmation of the reservation, after which you will have 7 days to pay your non-refundable deposit. 3. PRICE GUARANTEE ON FULL PAYMENT Prices in this brochure are based on costs and exchange rates as at 29 September 2011. Should these costs change it may be necessary to make a surcharge on the price of your holiday which will be advised to you at the time you book. However no surcharge in respect to cost or currency fluctuations will be made to the arrangements of your holiday once full payment has been received by Adventure World, unless any changes are made to your booking in accordance with these terms and conditions. This price guarantee does not apply to: (i) fares, charges or levies imposed by airlines up until ticketing; or (ii) any taxes, charges or levies imposed by any government or their agencies. 4. AMENDMENTS One change per booking is permitted free of charge. Each subsequent change will incur a fee of NZD75 per amendment to cover extra administrative and communication costs. In addition, cancellation and/ or amendment fees may also be imposed by service providers such as accommodation providers and other service providers depending on the nature of the change. To the extent we are able to do so, we will advise you of all applicable cancellation and/ or amendment charges at the time of confirmation of your booking. Separate conditions apply to air arrangements and are set out in Section 9 of these terms and conditions. 5. LATE BOOKINGS A fee of NZD75 per booking will be levied for bookings made within 10 working days of departure from New Zealand. Any booking request made within 10 working days or within any relevant supplier’s cancellation period cannot be processed until full payment has been received by Adventure World. 6. CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS – LAND ARRANGEMENTS If you decide to cancel your holiday or you are unable to travel Adventure World will refund the amount you have paid less (i) our reasonable costs and (ii) any cancellation fees imposed by other suppliers. It is likely that other suppliers’ cancellation fees (which we will pass on to you) will be greater when cancellation takes place closer to the departure date. If you notify us of cancellation more than 60 days before departure, then the cancellation charges are likely to only be the loss of your deposit. If you notify us of cancellation less than 60 days before departure, the cancellation charges may be up to 100% of the total booking cost. Regrettably cancellation charges cannot be waived. No refunds are available for unused services after departure from original city.

7. CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS – AIR ARRANGEMENTS Cancellation fees will apply as required by airlines regulations and will vary dependant upon the type of airfare utilised. Airfare prices and conditions are subject to change or withdrawal without notification until ticketed. Full payment is required before tickets can be issued. Adventure World cannot be held liable for any increases in prices or changes in any airline regulations. Foreign currency airfares and airport taxes may fluctuate and are subject to the rate of exchange on date of ticket issue. Increases in airport taxes are not the responsibility of Adventure World and can be imposed up to departure. To the extent we are able to do so we will advise you of any increases of which we are aware at the time of confirmation of your booking. 8. CONSUMER CLAIMS Should you encounter any problems on your holiday it is always better to try and solve it directly with the supplier. If it is not possible to do so and you wish to lodge a complaint please do so in writing within 30 days of completing your Adventure World arrangements. 9. NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR COST Visas, insurance, excess baggage charges (over applicable airline allowances), extra meals, laundry, drinks, souvenirs, and items of a personal nature are not included in the tour cost. Any pre-paid airfare taxes and surcharges are clearly identified in your booking confirmation if not included in the tour cost. 10. VARIATIONS Considerable care has been taken to compile the information in this brochure but circumstances not within Adventure World’s control may necessitate changes in itineraries, accommodation and costs in which case you will be informed as soon as possible. When it is necessary to change a hotel Adventure World reserves the right to substitute accommodation of at least a similar standard. Adventure World cannot be held responsible for any changes which may occur and reserves the right to increase the price of any travel arrangement up to the date of payment in full (or the date of ticketing in the case of airfares). This includes adjustment for fuel surcharges, airfare increases as well as international exchange rate fluctuations. To the extent we are able to do so, we will notify you of any applicable change in price prior to you making payment in full. Adventure World may update these terms and conditions at anytime. Any changes to these terms and conditions made after booking will be advised to you. The current version of terms and conditions will always be found on the website www.adventureworld.co.nz

orders, demands or other requirements of countries visited or transited. Official travel advice issued by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is available by calling (in New Zealand) 04 439 8000 or visiting their website www.safetravel.govt.nz. We recommend that you review this information both prior to making your booking and prior to departure. 14. UNLICENSED ENTITY DISCLAIMER If you request Adventure World to arrange for the provision of products or services by a person or company which is not licensed in accordance with any applicable law, Adventure World accepts no liability (whether in contract for negligence or otherwise) for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result. 15. RESPONSIBILITY Adventure World accepts bookings subject to the following conditions. i. A booking is accepted only after Adventure World receives the required deposit and issues the client or their travel agent confirmation invoices. The balance must be paid no later than 60 days before departure otherwise Adventure World will treat the booking as cancelled regardless of whether a deposit is being held. ii. Adventure World only acts as a coordinator of tours and an agent for the owners, contractors and suppliers of transportation, accommodation and/or other related travel services provided and assumes no responsibility for the loss or damage to baggage, property or for injury, illness, death or for any damages or claims howsoever caused arising directly or indirectly from accidents, loss or damage to person or property, delays, transport failures, strikes, wars and uprisings or acts of God etc over which we have no control. All coupon receipts and tickets are issued subject to the terms and conditions specified by third party suppliers and all services are subject to the laws of the country where the services are provided. iii. All matters directly relating to the services provided by Adventure World are governed by the laws of New Zealand. 16. PRIVACY You agree that Adventure World, its agents and related entities may collect, retain, use and disclose your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Our Privacy Policy sets out how we manage your personal information and is available on our website at www.adventureworld.co.nz , or can be sent to you on request. Adventure World is a member of the NRMA Motoring & Services group of companies.

If as a result of any of these variations either: (i) there is a material increase in the cost of your holiday during the period between confirmation of your booking and the date on which you pay for your holiday in full; or, (ii) you will suffer a material detriment, then you may cancel your holiday, in which case Adventure World will refund the amount you have paid less any cancellation fees imposed by other suppliers. 11. HOTEL DESCRIPTIONS AND PHOTOGRAPHS Hotel and facility descriptions featured in this brochure are based on current hotel guides and information provided by suppliers and may change at any time. Pictures may not show the particular room, décor, view or other specifications included in your booking. 12. INSURANCE It is a condition of booking one of Adventure World’s tours that travellers are adequately insured for the full duration of their travel arrangements in respect of illness, injury, death, loss of baggage and personal item cancellation and curtailment. Your travel agent will be able to offer a suitable holiday insurance policy, or you may purchase a suitable external policy with another specialist travel insurance provider. 13. INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL You are responsible for all immigration, passport, visa, health, quarantine and customs laws, regulations,

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AFRICA

CANADA

CHINA HONG KONG, JAPAN, KOREA TIBET, SIBERIA & MONGOLIA

SMALL SHIPS, RIVER CRUISES, MOTOR YACHTS, EXPEDITION CRUISES & LUXURY BARGES

JORDAN, LEBANON, ISRAEL, DUBAI, ABU DHABI, OMAN & MOROCCO

YOUR CHOICE OF TAILOR-MADE INDEPENDENT HOLIDAYS :: 2012

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FIJI

GREECE TURKEY & CROATIA

INDIA

NEPAL, BHUTAN, SRI LANKA & THE MALDIVES

NEW ZEALAND

YOUR CHOICE OF TAILOR-MADE INDEPENDENT HOLIDAYS :: 2012

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MAURITIUS, REUNION, SEYCHELLES & MADAGASCAR

FIRST FOOTPRINTS

TONGA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, NIUE, THE LOYALTY ISLANDS, SOLOMON ISLANDS, TANNA, MALEKULA, PENTECOST & ATIU YOUR CHOICE OF TAILOR-MADE INDEPENDENT HOLIDAYS :: 2012

ALASKA & USA

AND HER ISLANDS

EGYPT

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