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CANADA & ALASKA Destination Planner 2015 – 2016


Welcome to Canada & Alaska! Celebrating our 21st year in business in 2015, Anderson Vacations has long been recognized as a specialist travel provider; tailor making customized vacations throughout the destinations we have on offer. We are pleased to present to you our Canada & Alaska Destination Planner featuring the best of Canada & Alaska. Throughout the following pages, we have laid out for you many types of travelling options including diverse and authentic experiences, fully escorted tours, self drives, luxury lodges, unique accommodations, attractions, and so much more. The Canada & Alaska Destination Planner is your inspiration and planning guide to uncover fascinating stories, connect to culture, people and places, see the iconic sites, tick off your bucket list of adventures and explore hidden places on your next journey with Anderson Vacations.

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 ur team of highly qualified, O specialized experts have travelled extensively throughout Canada & Alaska enabling them to provide you with a passion and knowledge that will create the best possible travel experiences for you. While travelling throughout Canada & Alaska you will be looked after with a 24 hour / 7 day a week contact number for any emergency situation that may arise. From the moment you start planning your vacation to when you return home you will be well looked after by the team at Anderson Vacations. We are thrilled to share this vibrant new planning tool with you. We look forward to helping you create your very own customized Canada & Alaska vacation. Corey, Karen and The Team at Anderson Vacations

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Contents COLUMBIA 50 BRITISH Vancouver City Stay & Accommodation

Canada & Alaska Welcome ..................................................................... 04 Planning your vacation ....................................... 07

ESCORTED TOURING 08 FULLY Alaska & the Yukon

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British Columbia & Alberta ............................... San Francisco & Oregon Coast ........................ Cross Canada ............................................................ Other Canadian Destinations .......................... Ontario & Quebec ................................................. Atlantic Maritimes ................................................. Newfoundland & Labrador ...............................

& INDEPENDENT PACKAGES 24 RAIL Travelling with Rocky Mountaineer

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Travelling with VIA Rail ....................................... British Columbia & Alberta ............................... Cross Canada ............................................................ Ontario & Quebec .................................................

DRIVE PACKAGES 35 SELF British Columbia & Alberta

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Alaska & the Yukon ............................................... Ontario & Quebec ................................................. Atlantic Maritimes ................................................. Newfoundland & Labrador................................ Unique Experiences ..............................................

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Vancouver Accommodation ............................. Vancouver Touring ................................................ Victoria City Stay & Accommodation .......... Victoria Touring ...................................................... Vancouver Island Self Drive & Accommodation ................................................. Vancouver Island Accommodation & Touring .................................................................... Whistler Accommodation & Touring ........... Whistler Touring ..................................................... Whistler Blackcomb .............................................. Whistler To Jasper Accommodation & Experiences .......................................................... Sun Peaks Accommodation & Touring ........ Kelowna, Penticton & Vernon Accommodation ..................................................... Okanagan Accommodation & Touring ........ Revelstoke & Kicking Horse Accommodation & Touring ............................... Fernie & Kimberley Accommodation & Touring .................................................................... Prince Rupert Accommodation .......................

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Canada

70 ALBERTA Calgary Stampede

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Calgary Accommodation .................................... Calgary Accommodation & Touring ............. Calgary - Drumheller & The Badlands Touring ..................................... Calgary Heritage & History Touring ............. Kananaskis & Canmore Accommodation & Touring................................ Waterton & Southern Alberta Accommodation & Touring ...............................

& LAKE LOUISE 80 BANFF Banff Accommodation

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Banff Touring ............................................................ Lake Louise Accommodation & Touring .................................................................... Winter In The World’s Finest National Park ............................................................ Jasper Accommodation & Touring ................ Jasper Touring ......................................................... Edmonton Accommodation & Touring ....... Edmonton Touring & Canadian Finals Rodeo ........................................ Motorhome Rentals ..............................................

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& THE YUKON 90 ALASKA Alaska By Rail

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Whitehorse & Dawson City Accommodation ............................................ Whitehorse & Dawson City Touring ............. Fairbanks Accommodation & Touring ......... Denali & Talkeetna Accommodation & Touring ............................... Anchorage Accommodation & Touring ...... Beyond Anchorage Accommodation & Touring ............................... Beyond Anchorage Touring ..............................

92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99

SASKATCHEWAN AND MANITOBA 100Saskatchewan Accommodation, Packages & Unique Experiences ................ Saskatchewan Accommodation & Touring ................................................................. Winnipeg Accommodation ............................ Winnipeg Touring ............................................... Churchill Accommodation & Touring........

ONTARIO 108Toronto City Stay & Accommodation

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Toronto Touring .................................................... Toronto & Niagara Falls Coach Touring ....................................................... Niagara Falls Accommodation & Touring ............................ Kingston & Ottawa Accommodation & Touring ............................ Ottawa City Stay, Accommodation & Touring ............................

QUEBEC 116Montreal City Stay & Accommodation

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Montreal Accommodation & Touring ....... Beyond Montreal Experiences ..................... Quebec City Stay & Accommodation ....... Quebec City Touring .......................................... Beyond Quebec City Accommodation & Touring ............................

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NOVA SCOTIA 124Nova Scotia Accommodation & Touring ............................. 126

NEW BRUNSWICK 127New Brunswick 102 103 104 105 106

110 111 112 113 114 115

Accommodation & Touring ............................ 129

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND 130Prince Edward Island Accommodation & Touring............................. 132

NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR 133Newfoundland & Labrador Accommodation .................................................. 135 Newfoundland & Labrador Accommodation & Touring ............................ 136


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WELCOME / Canada & Alaska

Welcome to Canada & Alaska Alaska

Yukon

Breathtaking coastlines, rushing rivers, rolling tundra, abundant wildlife and white-capped mountains, like no place else on Earth. From vast nature to rich culture, experience mushing a team of sled dogs across a glacier, fish for the largest king salmon in the world, flyover the colossal Katmai brown bears and be impressed by the spectacular Mt Mckinley.

With a powerful frontier image it’s an exciting destination that offers wilderness, wildlife and stunning scenery with an easy access to NUNA extraordinary backcountry. Enjoy stunning Yukon landscapes, participate in active adventure outings and explore the fascinating heritage and cultural attractions in the Yukon’s charming villages and hamlets.

Alaska Fairbanks

Dawson City

Denali

British Columbia Canada’s westernmost province is home to the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver and the quaint English heritage city of Victoria. Blessed with breathtaking landscapes, BC is home to a geographical diversity that lends itself to a vast array of activities and adventures. There are mountains to climb, rivers to run, beaches to comb, forests to hike, parks to stroll and warm summer lakes to laze about on.

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

Canada

YUKON

Yellowknife

Anchorage Prince Whitehorse William Sound

Fort Nelson

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Prince Rupert

Fort McMurray

SASKATCH

Prince George

ALBERTA Edmonton Jasper

Saskatoon

Lake Louise Sun Peaks Calgary Banff Port Hardy Kamloops Whistler Regina Vancouver Tofino Victoria

Alberta The province of Alberta’s grandeur and beauty are obvious from the moment of arrival. Rolling foothills, intimidating mountains and prehistoric hoodoos are a few of Alberta’s many distinct natural landmarks. Most impressive are the Rocky Mountains, view emerald lakes, snow-capped mountains, diverse wildlife and experience an array of adventure activities in the world famous National Parks of Banff and Jasper.

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Travelling Distances Guide Kilometres

Calgary Edmonton Halifax

Calgary - Edmonton 300

Montreal Ottawa

Quebec

Toronto Vancouver Victoria Whitehorse

300 4975 3750 3550 4025 3450 1050 1175 2400 -

Halifax 4975 5000

5000 3775 3550 4050 3450 1250 1350 2100 -

Montreal 3750 3775 1250

1250 1450 1000 1800 6050 6150 7100 -

Ottawa 3550 3550 1450 200

200 275 550 4800 4900 5850 -

Quebec 4025 4050 1000 275 475

475 450 4600 4700 4900 -

Toronto 3450 3450 1800 550 450 800

800 5075 5175 6125 -

Vancouver 1050 1250 6050 4800 4600 5075 4500

4500 4600 5550 -

Victoria 1175 1350 6150 4900 4700 5175 4600 100 These distances are based on kilometres and are approximate, they should be used as a guide only.

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Manitoba

Quebec

Arctic coastline, stunning lakes, fishing, polar bears & beluga whales combined with genuine Canadian hospitality, all truly unique to Manitoba. Every summer, adventurers view, snorkel with or kayak alongside the thousands of beluga whales that fill the Churchill and Seal rivers in northern Manitoba. Visit mid October – November and it is the most accessible place in North America to see Polar Bears in their natural habitat.

Quebec is a province steeped in tradition and history. It is a former French colony that has managed to retain, and build upon, its strong links to French history, lifestyle and culture. Store fronts and street signs inform in French first and English second, giving the province a European flair uncommon to the rest of North America. Quebec City remains the only North American city still fortified by its original city walls.

Newfoundland and Labrador

Churchill

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

EWAN MANITOBA Churchill Falls

Winnipeg

ONTARIO QUEBEC Montreal

States

Ottawa Niagara Falls

Kingston Toronto

Goose Bay

Gros Morne National Park Corner Brook

Quebec City

Thunder Bay

Explore this untouched land, view magnificent 10,000 year old icebergs and view 30 tonne whales leap out of the water. Visit St John’s, the oldest city in North America, where culture, history and character live. Labrador is one of the last untamed, unspoiled places left on earth. Stretching from the Strait of Belle Isle in the South to Cape Chidley in the far north, and boasting towering mountains and massive rock faces.

Moncton

PEI

St John’s

Charlottetown

Fredricton

Atlantic Maritimes

NOVA SCOTIA

Halifax

In a land brimming with energy, seacoast traditions and old-world charm, the hospitality of the Atlantic Maritime’s people is legendary. Relive the stories of the regions rich living history through worldclass attractions. Spend a day along the Bay of Fundy, home to the highest tides in the world! In one moment you can see the humpback whales play and in the next, walk on the ocean floor. Discover fossils and semi-precious stones as you walk along the Joggins Fossil Cliffs.

NEW BRUNSWICK

Saskatchewan Along with a rich mix of history and culture, Saskatchewan offers visitors endless freshwater fishing, water-based recreation opportunities, abundant wildlife, uncrowded parks, outdoor adventures like canoeing and horseback riding, farm vacations and amazing and accessible golf. Visit Saskatoon; a city divided by the winding South Saskatchewan River, which is joined by a series of bridges and lined with several kilometers of trails to jog, walk and explore. Ontario This province is where the largest population of Canada resides. Home to Toronto, a bustling urban metropolis it offers a dynamic multi-cultural experience with world class theatre. Only 2 hours from Toronto is one of the worlds natural wonders, Niagara Falls. Travel north through the spectacular Thousand Islands, before arriving in the picturesque capital city of Ottawa, home to the country’s most impressive line-up of national museums outstanding performing arts groups and stunning architecture.

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Using this brochure

We understand that you want all the options before you decide how you want to travel – so here are a few ways we’re making your research less time-consuming. At Anderson Vacations we pride ourselves on offering each client a customized itinerary. Whether you want fully escorted, self-drive, rail, adventure, hiking, adrenaline, culture or cuisine we will be able to assist you in planning your trip. Our Canada and Alaska specialists are passionate and knowledgeable about the destination and look forward to creating the best possible experiences for you within your budget. Here we have just a few of the descriptions of the type of travel experience we can offer in this brochure, this will assist you in deciding how you want to explore. Independent travel packages These itineraries give you the flexibility to create your own tailor-made vacation. They are perfect for the traveller who likes to travel independently but have it prearranged. Through our experience we combine local transportation, sightseeing, accommodation, activities and attractions together to ensure you have the best possible experience for your budget and time.

Accommodation options We feature a variety of accommodations, from city hotels, to boutique and adventure lodges. Most of our itineraries feature a moderate, superior and deluxe category option. These can be adjusted to suit the experience you prefer in each location. Due to some locations however, all three hotel types may not be available, we provide you with the next best possible hotel grade and will advise at the time of booking what is available. Unique lodges and wildlife Canada and Alaska provide an array of wildlife such a Moose, Bear, Orca, Beluga Whales and Polar Bears. You can chose to stay in very unique lodges which allow guests to get up close and personal with the wildlife in their natural habitat. Ranches Join us in the foothills of Alberta, British Columba and the Rocky Mountains for a ranch experience with the many ranchers who live and work in these regions. We can offer a taste of life in rural Canada or even a week long horse back trip, riding alongside the cowboys. Fishing Vancouver Island, Alaska and Saskatchewan are renowned for fishing. Let experienced guides and captains show you the hot spots. We have a variety of packages available for all the various fishing types with accommodation from high end luxury lodges to more economical rustic stays.

Self drive packages Self drive is a great way to explore at your own pace, it gives you the flexibility to access areas that local tours or public transportation do not go. Driving in Canada is very easy, the roads are well maintained and clearly marked, making for excellent driving conditions. We combine your car rental with pre-arranged accommodation, activities and sightseeing, ensuring you don’t miss out on anything but giving you time to explore at your leisure. City breaks and mini-packages We have put together these packages to provide you with great suggestions of what you can do when you are visiting each city or destination. We will link these together with a train, coach, flight or car to create your own custom itinerary. Fully escorted travel We present to you in this brochure a small selection of the wide range of fully escorted tours that we can offer. You will have the benefit of a hassle-free journey as your tour director and driver take care of all of the details. This allows you to sit back, relax and enjoy seeing the new sights, while making new friends as you explore the best of Canada and Alaska. Customized group touring Whether you are a special interest, sports, student, family or small group travelling together, our group specialist team can assist you with pre-planning your itinerary. This includes your accommodation, sightseeing, transportation, local guides, meals, and unique experience. We will logistically operate your tour efficiently and professionally. Small group touring Becoming increasingly popular is small group touring. On some of our itineraries we work with smaller vehicles and driver guides. This allows the group to have a more intimate experience and minimizes the time at sightseeing stops, allowing the group to see more or arrive at their destination earlier.

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INTRODUCING FULLY ESCORTED TOURING / Canada & Alaska

Fully Escorted Touring

Sit back and relax as you enjoy the sights and experience new adventures, while making new friends exploring the country together on a fully escorted tour. We present to you in this section a selection of the wide range of fully escorted tours that we can offer. You will have the benefit of a hassle-free journey as your tour director and driver, or driver-guide take care of all of the details, allowing you to enjoy the travel experience and destination. Our guides and driver guides When travelling with our guides you will be travelling with your very own talking encyclopedia. Our guides are there to bring Canada, the USA and Alaska to life for you. With years of invaluable experience and a passion for North America, they will not only ensure you are logistically guided through your tour with ease, they will also inspire you with their knowledge and always go the extra mile to enhance your holiday.

Accommodation We select our accommodation based on the location ensuring that you are within the heart of the destination. The grade of the accommodation is 3½ star to 4 star, this can vary slightly depending on the area. When we go into remote or smaller towns we book the best possible accommodation available. A full list of the accommodation on each tour is available on request. Small group touring Becoming increasingly popular is small group touring. On some of our itineraries we work with smaller numbers and driver guides. This allows the group to have a more intimate experience and minimizes the time at sightseeing stops, allowing the group to see more or arrive at their destination earlier. Customized group touring Whether you are a, special interest, sports, student, family or small group travelling together, our group specialist team can assist you with pre-planning your itinerary. This includes your accommodation, sightseeing, transportation, local guides, meals, and unique experiences. We will logistically operate your tour efficiently and professionally.

Itinerary planning

Transportation

Our product development team have been working together on planning itineraries in Canada for close to 20 years. We are very passionate and proud of North America as a travel destination. We have personally experienced the destinations and work consistently on ensuring each itinerary allows you to get the best possible experience with the time we have in each region. We are constantly researching new itineraries and ideas to surprise, inspire and grow with our travellers.

In addition to our commitment to service we utilize some of the most modern motor coaches in Canada. We can provide sedans, limousines, touring vans, 21, 29 or 56 passenger coaches. On the larger coaches we provide late model coaches equipped with the latest amenities including, TV/VCR, public address system, stereo, restroom and reclining seats.

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Canada & Alaska / FULLY ESCORTED TOURING

20 Day Alaska and the Yukon: Land & Sea

Alaska

NORTH WEST TERRITORIES

YUKON 1

Fairbanks 2 Dawson City

1

Denali National Park

1 Tok

Canada Anchorage 2

Seward

Prince William Sound Cruise

1

Whitehorse 1

Holland America’s Volendam

At Sea

Watson Lake

Haines

1 Fort Nelson

Juneau

Glacier Bay

BRITISH COLUMBIA

ALBERTA

Ketchikan 1

SASKATCHEWAN

Grand Prairie Edmonton

This tour provides a combination of the Alaska and Yukon Full Circle tour with a cruise down the inside passage with Holland America Line. Enjoy the services of a knowledgeable driver guide as you travel by land from Calgary to Whitehorse and then relax and rejuvenate on your cruise down to Vancouver.

Day 1: Arrive Calgary Your adventure begins as you arrive in Calgary - Alberta’s Cowboy City. Transfer to your downtown hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure before starting your tour the next morning. Overnight: International Hotel.

Day 2: Calgary – Grande Prairie (B) Meet fellow passengers and your guide this morning at a welcome breakfast. Travel north and pass through Edmonton, a city that maintains its ties to the Klondike past. Watch the beauty unfold through Northern Alberta and see grandiose lakes, mighty rivers, abundant wildlife and untapped wilderness. Overnight: Service Plus Inns & Suites.

Day 3: Grande Prairie – Fort Nelson (B) Travel through the great northern prairie region of Alberta en route to Dawson Creek, stopping at Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway. Continue into British Columbia’s picturesque Peace Country with its abundance of natural history and agriculture land. Overnight: Lakeview Hotel.

Day 4: Fort Nelson – Watson Lake (BL)

KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Inside Passage

Tour 2

1 Calgary

Vancouver

Air No. of Nights Stay

United States Day 10: Fairbanks – Denali (L) Incredible vistas provide a feast for the eyes today as you travel to Denali National Park & Reserve. The panoramic views of the famed Alaska Range continue to take your breath away as you see Mt McKinley. This afternoon experience a wildlife tour into the heart of Denali National Park, with opportunities to see wildlife including grizzly bears, caribou, moose and even wolves. Overnight: Grande Denali Lodge.

Day 11: Denali – Anchorage (D) Your destination today is Alaska’s largest city Anchorage. Explore the past and experience the First Nations people at the Alaska Native Heritage Centre, Anchorage’s premier cultural attraction. This evening enjoy dinner served inside a goldmine at the Sourdough Mining Company. Overnight: Ramada Hotel.

Day 12: Prince William Sound Cruise (L) Today experience one of the tour highlights, cruising the calm and protected waters of Prince William Sound accompanied by a National Forest Interpreter. The vessel hugs the coastline and icebergs glide silently by. Have a chance to see otters, eagles, puffins, sea lions, whales and glacier-wildlife. Overnight: Ramada Hotel.

Journey through peaceful valleys and alpine meadows before arriving for a brief stop at Liard Hot Pools, Canada’s most spectacular natural hot springs. Be sure to dip your toes into this natural hot pool. This evening tour the Northern Lights Centre and experience the folklore and the science of the Northern Lights. Overnight: Andreas Hotel.

Day 13: Board Zaandam (BL)

Day 5: Watson Lake – Whitehorse (B)

Day 15: Glacier Bay (BLD)

Today begins at world famous Sign Post Forest, before crossing the Nisutlin Bay Bridge, longest on the Alaska Highway, into Teslin, Yukon. View the reflections of the glorious mountain ranges in the crystal clear lakes that dot the area en route to Whitehorse. Your Whitehorse tour includes Miles Canyon, the Fish Ladder and the SS Klondike Sternwheeler National Historic Site. Tonight enjoy the fun of the famous Whitehorse Frantic Follies. Overnight: Goldrush Hotel.

With park naturalist, get up close and personal with rivers of ice flowing into the sea. Arrive 10:00 am, depart 7:00 pm.

Day 6: Whitehorse – Dawson City (BL) Continue north on the Klondike Highway past Lake Labergem, stop to view the Carmacks Interpretive River Front Boardwalk and the beautiful Five Finger Rapids. Arrive in Dawson City, the heart of the Klondike Gold Rush. Tonight visit Canada’s oldest and most unique casino featuring Can-Can girls led by Diamond Tooth Gertie herself. Overnight: Downtown Hotel.

Transfer to Seward to board Holland America’s Zaandam for 7-day cruise.

Day 14: At Sea (BLD) Enjoy a full day cruising the Alaska coast.

Day 16: Haines (BLD) Situated at the head of America’s longest fjord, go kayaking or fishing for the day. Arrive 6:30 am, depart 9:00 pm.

Day 17: Juneau (BLD) Alaska’s capitol city beckons, with excursions to Mendenhall Glacier. Arrive 8:00 am, depart 6:00 pm.

Day 18: Ketchikan (BLD) Visit the town on stilts – and don’t forget the Red Light District! Arrive 2:00 pm, depart 8:00 pm.

Day 19: Inside Passage (BLD)

Day 7: Dawson City (B)

Full day cruising the scenic Inside Passage of the BC coast.

Revisit history today as you experience an enormous Gold Mining Dredge, one of the largest wood hulled, bucket line dredges in North America, then pan for your own fortune in gold. This afternoon relax and enjoy a leisurely afternoon. Overnight: Downtown Hotel.

Arrive Vancouver at Canada Place at 7:00 am.

Day 8: Dawson City – Tok (B) North to Alaska! Today you travel over the Top of the World Highway and stop at the unique town of Chicken named after the state bird – the Ptarmigan that resembles a chicken. Then it’s on to the Village of Tok, where the Eagle Trail crosses the Tanana River and sternwheelers once plied the river. Overnight: Youngs Motel.

Day 9: Tok – Fairbanks (D) Mail your postcards this morning at the North Pole, Alaska and stop by Santa Claus House. Continue to Fairbanks, the hub of Alaska’s heartland. This afternoon board the Sternwheeler Discovery for a cruise of the Chena and Tanana Rivers. Tonight step back in time and visit Alaskaland for a baked salmon dinner, followed by a musical review at the Palace Theatre and Saloon. Overnight: Bridgewater Hotel.

Day 20: Vancouver (BLD) For a detailed list of tour inclusions, please contact us. Departure dates 2015: AY#1 – May 26 to June 14 AY#2 – July 23 to July 12 AY#3 – July 21 to August 9 AY#4 – August 18 to September 6 AY#5 – August 25 to September 13 Pricing from.

$5895

Pricing is per person, Inside K category, double occupancy.

Early Booking Bonus: Save $200 per couple ($100 per person) for bookings confirmed prior to January 31st, 2015.

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FULLY ESCORTED TOURING / Canada & Alaska

21 Day Alaska and the Yukon: Full Circle

Alaska

NORTH WEST TERRITORIES

YUKON 1

Fairbanks 2 Dawson City

1

Denali National Park

2 Tok

Canada 2

Anchorage

3

Prince William Sound Cruise

Whitehorse

1

Watson Lake

Skagway 1 Dease Lake

This comprehensive tour travels with a professional driver guide and small group through Alberta, British Columbia and the Yukon before arriving in Alaska. Each day will offer a change of scenery and experience. See grandiose lakes, mighty rivers, abundant wildlife and immerse yourself in the history of each region and local culture.

1 Fort Nelson

BRITISH COLUMBIA

ALBERTA

SASKATCHEWAN

MANITOBA

1 Stewart

Prince George

1

1

Jasper

KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Tour 2

Grand Prairie

1

Banff 1

1

Calgary

Air

Day 1: Calgary

No. of Nights Stay

Your adventure begins as you arrive in Calgary – Alberta’s Cowboy City. Transfer to your downtown hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure before starting your tour tomorrow morning. Overnight: International Hotel.

Day 2: Calgary – Grande Prairie (B) Meet fellow passengers and your guide this morning at a welcome breakfast. Travel north and pass through Edmonton, a city that maintains its ties to the Klondike past. Watch the beauty unfold through Northern Alberta and see grandiose lakes, mighty rivers, abundant wildlife and untapped wilderness. Overnight: Service Plus Inns & Suites.

Day 3: Grande Prairie – Fort Nelson (B) Travel through the great northern prairie region of Alberta en route to Dawson Creek, stopping at Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway. Continue into British Columbia’s picturesque Peace Country with its abundance of natural history and agriculture land. Overnight: Lakeview Hotel.

Day 4: Fort Nelson – Watson Lake (BL) Journey through peaceful valleys and alpine meadows and arrive for a brief stop at Liard Hot Pools, Canada’s most spectacular natural hot springs. Be sure to dip your toes into this natural hot pool. This evening tour the Northern Lights Centre and experience the folklore and the science of the Northern Lights. Overnight: Andreas Hotel.

Day 5: Watson Lake – Whitehorse (B) The day begins at world famous Sign Post Forest that gives you a down to earth view of global navigation. Cross the Nisutlin Bay Bridge, the longest on the A laska Highway, into Teslin, Yukon. Enjoy the reflections of the glorious mountain ranges in the crystal clear lakes that dot the area en route to Whitehorse, the capital of the Yukon. Your Whitehorse tour includes Miles Canyon, the Fish Ladder and the SS Klondike Sternwheeler National Historic Site. Tonight whoop it up with the vaudeville fun of the famous Whitehorse Frantic Follies. Overnight: Goldrush Hotel.

Day 6: Whitehorse – Dawson City (BL)

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will see a bush plane taking off from a bush-style runway, witness the wedding of the rivers, and gain insight into the ancient Athabascan Indian culture on a personalized tour of the Chena Native Village. Tonight step back in time and visit Alaskaland for a delicious baked salmon dinner, followed by a musical review at the Palace Theatre and Saloon. Overnight: Bridgewater Hotel.

Day 10: Fairbanks – Denali (L) Incredible vistas provide a feast for the eyes today on your journey through the town of Nenana to Denali National Park & Reserve. The panoramic views of the famed Alaska Range continue to take your breath away as you see Mt McKinley – North America’s highest peak. This afternoon, experience a wildlife tour into the heart of Denali National Park. This tour offers a great opportunity to see wildlife in the park, in particular, grizzly bears, caribou, moose and even wolves. Return to Denali early evening. Overnight: Grande Denali Lodge.

Day 11: Denali – Anchorage (D) Your destination today is Alaska’s largest city Anchorage. Explore the past and experience the First Nations people at the Alaska Native Heritage Centre, Anchorage’s premier cultural attraction. Hear the songs and stories and see the dancers. This evening enjoy dinner served inside a goldmine at the Sourdough Mining Company, and listen to the tall tales of storyteller Dusty Sourdough. Overnight: Ramada Hotel.

Day 12: Prince William Sound Cruise (L) Today experience one of the tour highlights, cruising the calm and protected waters of Prince William Sound accompanied by a National Forest Interpreter. The vessel hugs the coastline and icebergs glide silently by. Pulling into a bay, the vessel floats right up to a 1700-foot high active tidewater glacier, a river of ice. See otters, eagles, puffins, sea lions, whales and glacier-wildlife. Delicious on board lunch includes prime rib and salmon. This is wild and dramatic Alaska up close. Overnight: Ramada Hotel.

Continue north on the Klondike Highway past Lake Laberge, made famous by Robert Service’s poem, “The Cremation of Sam McGee”. Stop to view the Carmacks Interpretive River Front Boardwalk and the beautiful Five Finger Rapids. Arrive in Dawson City, the heart of the Klondike Gold Rush. Tonight visit Diamond Tooth Gertie’s Gambling Hall, Canada’s oldest and most unique casino featuring CanCan girls led by Diamond Tooth Gertie herself. Overnight: Downtown Hotel.

Day 13: Anchorage – Tok (B)

Day 7: Dawson City (B)

Today depart Tok and travel back into the Yukon and historic Burwash Landing. Travel alongside the magnificent St. Elias Range and Kluane National Park & Reserve, home of Canada’s highest mountain. En route, stops are scheduled at Kluane Park Visitor Centre, Kluane Museum of Natural History, and Sheep Mountain Visitor Centre near Haines Junction, home of the Dall sheep. Arrive in Whitehorse to settle in for a two-night stay. Overnight: Goldrush Hotel.

Revisit history today as you experience an enormous Gold Mining Dredge, one of the largest wood hulled, bucket line dredges in North America, then pan for your own fortune in gold. This afternoon relax and enjoy a leisurely afternoon as you explore the boardwalk shops of this town and recall the gold crazed frenzy of Dawson City’s past. Overnight: Downtown Hotel.

Day 8: Dawson City – Tok (B) North to Alaska! Today you travel over the Top of the World Highway and stop at the unique town of Chicken named after the state bird – the Ptarmigan that resembles a chicken. Then it’s on to the Village of Tok, where the Eagle Trail crosses the Tanana River and sternwheelers once plied the river. Overnight: Youngs Motel.

Day 9: Tok – Fairbanks (D) Mail your postcards this morning at the North Pole, Alaska and stop by Santa Claus House. Continue on to Fairbanks, the hub of Alaska’s heartland. This afternoon board the Sternwheeler Discovery for a cruise of the Chena and Tanana Rivers. You

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This morning see stunning vistas as you travel the Glenn Richardson Highway to Gakona Junction, climbing to Mentasta Summit before descending into Tok, where you rejoin the Alaska Highway. Overnight: Youngs Motel.

Day 14: Tok – Whitehorse (B)

Day 15: Skagway (BD) Travel west over the White Pass Summit and see some of the most panoramic views of the terrain en route to Skagway. For those who like to ride the rails an optional train trip to Skagway is offered on the White Pass & Yukon Railway, following the historic Chilkoot Trail, path of the gold seekers. You will fall in love with the quaint port village of Skagway, nestled into the harbour and full of Klondike history. At the end of the day wind your way back to Whitehorse and join fellow passengers at a Farewell to the Yukon dinner at the hotel. Overnight: Goldrush Hotel.


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12 Day Alaska and the Yukon: Explorer Tour Day 16: Whitehorse – Dease Lake (L) Say goodbye to the Yukon and head back into the province of British Columbia. Returning over the Nisutlin Bay Bridge the coach heads south to travel the famous Stewart-Cassiar Highway. Some of the continent’s most inspiring beauty and plentiful wildlife are glimpsed along this route. The communities on this highway provide a contrast of cultures, old and new. A stop is included at Jade City, outlet for the nearby jade mine that provides 90% of the jade in the world. Overnight: Northway Motor Inn.

Day 17: Dease Lake –Stewart (L) Your continuing journey on the Stewart-Cassiar Highway takes you through Stikine country, passing through the unspoiled wilderness of Mount Edziza Provincial Park. Your destination is Stewart, well known for its surrounding spectacular glaciers and also as a thriving industrial port. A special treat tonight is time at Fish Creek and the viewing platforms, where you can see bears in the wild fish for their dinner. Overnight: King Edward Hotel.

Day 18: Stewart – Prince George Believe it or not one of the most scenic drives in North America is still waiting today as you motor through towering coastal mountains, icefields and hanging glaciers with rushing waterfalls tumbling down mountainsides. Journey through Burns Lake and Fraser Lake and follow the beautiful rivers and valleys of north central British Columbia on your way to Prince George. Overnight: Treasure Cove Resort.

Day 19: Prince George – Jasper Today enter the great Canadian Rocky Mountains. Stop first at the visitor centre to view the range’s highest peak, Mount Robson. Arrive in the Rocky Mountain town of Jasper, where you visit Maligne Canyon and Pyramid Lake before spending some leisure time in the shops of the town site. This evening take an optional ride up the Jasper Tramway to a point of view that is 2295 meters in the air or join a gentle float trip down the sparkling Athabasca River. Overnight: Chateau Jasper.

Join the Alaska and Yukon Full Circle Tour on Day 5 to start and end in Whitehorse. This is the perfect option if you want to focus on Alaska and the Yukon or combine it with a cruise that starts or ends in Skagway. You will explore breathtaking coastlines, abundant wildlife, stunning scenery and experience the goldrush history and cultural attractions. Travel past Mt McKinley the highest peak in North America. Day 1: Arrive Whitehorse Day 2: Whitehorse – Dawson City Day 3: Dawson City Day 4: Dawson City - Tok Day 5: Tok – Fairbanks

Day 20: Jasper – Banff (L) Today experience what has been called one of the most spectacular highways in the world: the Icefields Parkway. Our first stop is the dramatic Athabasca Falls, before arriving at the Columbia Icefields. This living glacier’s waters feed three oceans! Visit the Interpretive Centre and take the Ice Explorer ride to the base of the glacier. Additional stops include beautiful Peyto Lake and Lake Louise, truly one of the most picturesque places in the Rockies. Enjoy a stroll along the shore or visit the Chateau’s enticing shops before continuing to Banff, heart of the Rockies and home of Canada’s first national park. Overnight: Ptarmigan Inn.

Day 6: Fairbanks – Denali

Day 21: Banff – Calgary (B)

For a detailed list of tour inclusions, please contact us.

This morning features an area tour of Banff including Bow Falls, Cascade Gardens and a ride on the Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a panoramic view of the Banff Townsite below. On the journey back to Calgary spend some quiet time reliving the memories of the sights, the sounds, indeed the magic of Alaska and the Yukon. A transfer to a downtown hotel or the Calgary International Airport is included.

Departure dates 2015:

For a detailed list of tour inclusions, please contact us.

Day 7: Denali – Anchorage Day 8: Prince William Sound Cruise Day 9: Anchorage – Tok Day 10: Tok – Whitehorse Day 11: Skagway Day Tour Day 12: Tour ends

AY#1 – May 30 to June 10 AY#2 – June 27 to July 8 AY#3 – July 25 to August 5 AY#4 – August 22 to September 2 AY#5 – August 29 to September 9

Departure dates 2015:

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AY#1 – May 26 to June 15

$4250

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AY#2 – June 23 to July 13

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AY#3 – July 21 to August 10 AY#4 – August 18 to September 7 AY#5 – August 25 to September 14 Pricing from.

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Alaska

NORTH WEST TERRITORIES

YUKON 1

Fairbanks 2

1

Denali National Park

Dawson City

2 Tok

Canada 2

Prince William Sound Cruise

Anchorage

Whitehorse

3

Skagway

KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Tour 2

Air

BRITISH COLUMBIA

ALBERTA

No. of Nights Stay

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FULLY ESCORTED TOURING / Canadian Rockies

Canada

20 Day Canada’s West Coast & The Canadian Rockies

KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Skagway Glacier Bay Cruising

Tour 2

Air

Juneau

No. of Nights Stay BRITISH COLUMBIA

ALBERTA

SASKATCHEWAN

Ketchikan

Jasper 2 Whistler 1

7

Holland America’s Volendam

Travel through some of the most breathtaking scenery in Canada on this fully escorted journey from the stunning Pacific Coast through to the majestic Canadian Rockies and including a spectacular cruise to Alaska.

Victoria

4

Lake 1 Louise 2 1 Sun Peaks Banff

1

United States

Day 1: Vancouver (D) Arrive in the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver. Check into your hotel, then enjoy a dinner this evening with your fellow passengers. Overnight: Rosedale on Robson.

Day 2: Vancouver (B) This captivating city offers a multicultural fusion in a spectacular mountain and ocean setting. A city tour today includes Stanley Park, Chinatown, English Bay, Capilano Park and the Suspension bridge, the tree top adventure and the cliff walk. Ride the gondola to the top of Grouse Mountain for one of the most stunning views of the city. Overnight: Rosedale on Robson.

Day 3: Vancouver – Victoria (B) Leaving the mainland, cross the Strait of Georgia via BC Ferry to Vancouver Island. First stop is famous Butchart Gardens with time to wander, then enjoy a tour of this distinctly old world city with its Victorian architecture, elaborate gardens and British flavor. Overnight: Royal Scot Hotel.

Day 4: Victoria – Whistler (B) Head over the Malahat Pass with exceptional views of Discovery Passage to meet the ferry back to the mainland, cruising through the Gulf Islands to Horseshoe Bay. Follow the Sea to Sky Highway to the mountain resort of Whistler. Enjoy an evening at leisure in this pedestrian only village. Overnight: Listel Hotel.

Day 5: Whistler – Vancouver; Board Voolendam (BD) Return to Vancouver and board Holland America’s Volendam for your 7-day cruise to Alaska. Depart 5:00 pm.

Day 6: Inside Passage (BLD) Full day cruising north along the Inside Passage of BC’s coast.

Day 7: Juneau (BLD) Visit Alaska’s capitol with excursions to Mendenhall Glacier. Arrive 1:00 pm, depart 10:00 pm.

Day 8: Skagway (BLD) Trace the route of the gold seekers – we suggest the White Pass & Yukon Railway. Arrive 7:00 am, depart 9:00 pm.

Day 9: Glacier Bay (BLD) With a park naturalist, enjoy a full day exploring Glacier Bay where rivers of ice flow into the sea.

Day 10: Ketchikan (BLD) Visit the town on stilts – don’t miss the Red Light District! Arrive 10:00 am, depart 6:00 pm.

Day 15: Sun Peaks – Jasper An unforgettable highlight today is a River Safari ride through Grizzly Bear Valley, right in the heart of the world’s only inland temperate rainforest. Observe bears and other wildlife in their natural environment from the safety of a boat mid river. A stop is made at Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, as you head to the quaint mountain town of Jasper. Overnight: Chateau Jasper.

Day 16: Jasper (B) Start the day with a ride up Whistler Mountain on the Jasper Tram and enjoy breakfast at the top. A full day of sightseeing follows including a gentle walk down Maligne Canyon, and a visit to Maligne Lake, the largest natural lake in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. This evening enjoy an optional float trip down the Athabasca River. Overnight: Chateau Jasper.

Day 17: Jasper – Lake Louise (L) Today drive one of the world’s most spectacular highways, the Icefields Parkway. Visit the powerful and breathtaking Athabasca Falls, then arrive at the vast Columbia Icefields where a ride on the Ice Explorer is included for a close up look at Athabasca glacier. At the summit of Bow Pass see the beautiful baby blue waters of Peyto Lake and the rugged beauty of the Mistaya River Valley before arriving in Lake Louise. Overnight: Deer Lodge.

Day 18: Lake Louise – Banff (L) Explore the western part of the mountain chain and cross the Continental Divide into Yoho National Park. Visit Takakkaw Falls and Emerald Lake. Travel the famous Bow Valley Parkway, where wildlife sightings are common. Stop at Johnston Canyon for an easy walk through a deep rugged canyon littered with waterfalls, then arrive in Banff. Overnight: Ptarmigan Inn.

Day 19: Banff (BD) Explore Banff on a sightseeing tour with stops at Cascade Gardens and beautiful Bow Falls. Ride the gondola up Sulphur Mountain for an unparalleled view of the mountains and valley below. Visit Cave & Basin National Historic Site, which tells the story of the hot springs that drew visitors to Banff in the first place. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner with newfound friends. Overnight: Ptarmigan Inn.

Day 20: Banff – Calgary A transfer is provided to Calgary for your journey home. For a detailed list of tour inclusions, please contact us. Departure dates 2015: CW#1 - May 23 to June 11

Day 11: Inside Passage (BLD)

CW#2 - June 20 to July 9

Another day to revisit the sites and wonders of the BC coast.

CW#3 - July 11 to July 30

Day 12: Vancouver (D)

CW#4 - August 8 to 27

Arrive back in the city of Vancouver. Check into your downtown hotel, then enjoy a dinner this evening with fellow passengers. Overnight: Rosedale on Robson.

CW#5 - September 5 to 24

Day 13: Vancouver (B) With a full day pass on the Vancouver Trolley Hop you can visit at your leisure all 14 of the stops along the route. Admission is included to the Vancouver Aquarium. Overnight: Rosedale on Robson.

Day 14: Vancouver – Sun Peaks (B) Today travel the fertile Fraser Valley through the Coastal Mountains and into the rugged BC Interior to Sun Peaks, a cozy European-style four season resort. Overnight: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel. OPTION: Instead of traveling by land, on Day 14 & 15, experience one of the greatest rail journeys in the world on board the Rocky Mountaineer. See details below.

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Calgary

Vancouver

Pricing from.

$5540

Pricing is per person, Inside K category, double occupancy.

Options: Rocky Mountaineer – on Day 14 & 15 change from travelling on the coach from Vancouver to Jasper to travelling on the 2 day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey with an overnight in Kamloops. Contact us for upgrade pricings in Redleaf, Silverleaf or Goldleaf service. Fairmont Properties – upgrade to deluxe and experience the renowned Fairmont properties (except in Sun Peaks/Kamloops). Contact us for upgrade pricing. Early Booking Bonus: Save $200 per couple ($100 per person) for bookings confirmed prior to January 31st, 2015.

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Canadian Rockies / FULLY ESCORTED TOURING

Canada 9 Day Best of the Canadian Rockies KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Tour 2

Air No. of Nights Stay

BRITISH COLUMBIA

ALBERTA

SASKATCHEWAN

MANITOBA

Jasper 2 Lake 1 Louise 2 1 Sun Peaks Banff

Calgary

Vancouver 2

Travel through some of the most spectacular scenery in Canada on this fully escorted journey from the stunning Pacific Coast through to the majestic Canadian Rockies. Day 1: Vancouver (D) Arrive in the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver. Check into your downtown hotel, then enjoy a get acquainted dinner this evening with fellow passengers. Overnight: Rosedale on Robson.

Day 2: Vancouver (B)

United States Day 8: Banff (BD) Explore Banff on a sightseeing tour with stops at Cascade Gardens and beautiful Bow Falls, then ride the gondola up Sulphur Mountain for an unparalleled view of the mountains and valley below. Also included is time at Cave & Basin National Historic Site, which tells the story of the hot springs that drew visitors to Banff in the first place. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner with newfound friends. Overnight: Ptarmigan Inn.

Vancouver is one of the most captivating cities in Canada, with its multicultural fusion and spectacular mountain and ocean setting. A city tour includes Stanley Park, Chinatown, English Bay as well as some prestigious residential areas of Vancouver. Visit Capilano Park and experience the suspension bridge, the tree top adventure and the cliff walk, plus Salish First Nations culture. Overnight: Rosedale on Robson.

A transfer is provided to Calgary for your journey home. The same itinerary is offered in reverse westbound, Calgary to Vancouver.

Day 9: Banff – Calgary (B)

Day 3: Vancouver – Sun Peaks (B)

For a detailed list of tour inclusions, please contact us.

Today travel the fertile Fraser Valley through the Coastal Mountains and into the rugged BC Interior. Your destination is Sun Peaks, a cozy European-style four season resort town with great restaurants and shops in strolling distance. Overnight: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel.

Departure dates 2015

OPTION: Instead of traveling by land, on Day 3 & 4, experience one of the greatest rail journeys in the world on board the Rocky Mountaineer. See details below.

RE#2 – July 1-9

Day 4: Sun Peaks – Jasper

RE#4 – August 19-27

An unforgettable highlight today is a River Safari ride through Grizzly Bear Valley, right in the heart of the world’s only inland temperate rainforest. Observe bears and other wildlife in their natural environment, without the constraints of gates and cages, from the safety of a boat mid river, presenting the optimum opportunity for the perfect snapshot. Today’s journey takes you into the great Canadian Rockies. A stop is made at Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, as you head to the quaint mountain town of Jasper. Overnight: Chateau Jasper.

RE#5 – September 16-24

Day 5: Jasper (B) Start the day with a ride up Whistler Mountain on the Jasper Tram and enjoy breakfast at the top. A full day of sightseeing follows including a gentle walk down Maligne Canyon to see how the water has carved spectacular crevices out of the mountain. A short drive takes you to Maligne Lake, the largest natural lake in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. This evening enjoy an optional float trip down the Athabasca River. Overnight: Chateau Jasper.

Day 6: Jasper – Lake Louise (L) Today drive one of the world’s most spectacular highways, the Icefields Parkway. Visit the powerful and breathtaking Athabasca Falls, then arrive at the vast Columbia Icefields whose waters feed three oceans. Visit the Interpretive Centre, then have the experience of a lifetime - a ride on the Ice Explorer for a close up look at Athabasca glacier. At the summit of Bow Pass see the beautiful baby blue waters of Peyto Lake and the rugged beauty of the Mistaya River Valley before arriving in Lake Louise, jewel of the Rockies surrounded by glistening glaciers and towering mountain peaks. Overnight: Deer Lodge.

Day 7: Lake Louise – Banff (L) Explore the western part of the mountain chain and cross the Continental Divide into Yoho National Park. Visit Takakkaw Falls and Emerald Lake, filled with glacial runoff water that makes it glisten with the blue-green hue of an emerald. Then travel the famous Bow Valley Parkway, where wildlife sightings are common. Stop at Johnston Canyon for an easy walk through a deep rugged canyon littered with waterfalls, then arrive in Banff, home of Canada’s first national park. Overnight: Ptarmigan Inn.

Eastbound from Vancouver to Calgary RE#1 – June 3-11 RE#3 – July 22-30

Westbound from Calgary to Vancouver RW#1 – May 26-June 3 RW#2 – June 23-July 1 RW#3 – July 14-22 RW#4 – August 11-19 RW#5 – September 8-16 Pricing from.

$2925

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Options: Fairmont Properties – upgrade to deluxe and experience the renowned Fairmont properties (except in Sun Peaks/Kamloops). Canadian Rockies with Rocky Mountaineer – Experience the Most Spectacular Train Trip in the World on board the Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Jasper on Day 3 & 4 (Day 6 & 7 westbound) with overnight in Kamloops. Contact us for upgrade pricings in Redleaf, Silverleaf or Goldleaf Service. Calgary Stampede – Add a 3 night post package to RE#2 or a 3 night pre package to RW3. Contact us for package rates and pricing. 7-day Holland America Alaska Cruise – Add on a 7-day Alaska cruise with Holland America, round trip Vancouver, either pre eastbound Canadian Rockies or post westbound Canadian Rockies. San Francisco & Oregon Coast – Add on a 9-day San Francisco & Oregon Coast tour before joining Canadian Rockies Eastbound. 7-day Alaska Cruise and Vancouver, Victoria & Whistler – Add on a 5-day Vancouver, Victoria & Whistler tour pre 7-day Vancouver round trip Alaska Cruise, then join eastbound Canadian Rockies tour, with additional Vancouver experiences to include Vancouver Trolley tour and Vancouver Aquarium. Early Booking Bonus: Save $150 per couple ($75 per person) for bookings confirmed prior to January 31st, 2015.

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5 Day Vancouver, Victoria & Whistler

BRITISH COLUMBIA

ALBERTA

MANITO

SASKATCHEWAN

Canada

Whistler 1

Vancouver 2 Victoria 1

KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Explore the highlights of three scenic cities, with breathtaking landscapes, majestic mountains and the sparkling ocean.

Tour 2

Air

United States

No. of Nights Stay

Day 1: Vancouver (D) Arrive in the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver. Check into your downtown hotel, then enjoy a get acquainted dinner this evening with fellow passengers. Overnight: Rosedale on Robson.

For a detailed list of tour inclusions, please contact us.

Day 2: Vancouver (B)

VVW#1 – May 23-27

Vancouver is one of the most captivating cities in Canada, with its multicultural fusion and spectacular mountain and ocean setting. A city tour includes Stanley Park, Chinatown, English Bay as well as some prestigious residential areas of Vancouver. Visit Capilano Park and experience the suspension bridge, the tree top adventure and the cliff walk, plus Salish First Nations culture. Then take the Skyride gondola up Grouse Mountain for one of the most stunning views of the city. Overnight: Rosedale on Robson.

VVW#2 – June 20-24

Day 3: Vancouver – Victoria (B) Leaving the mainland, cross the Strait of Georgia via BC Ferry to Vancouver Island. First stop is famous Butchart Gardens, now a national historic site, then enjoy a tour of this distinctly old world city with its Victorian architecture, elaborate gardens and British flavor. Your hotel is located right near the Inner Harbour, and there is time to enjoy a stroll on the waterfront or take an optional whale watching cruise. Overnight: Royal Scot Hotel.

Day 4: Victoria – Whistler (B) Head over the Malahat Pass with exceptional views of Discovery Passage, then ferry back to the mainland through the Gulf Islands to Horseshoe Bay. Follow the Sea to Sky Highway to the mountain resort of Whistler, a fabulous four season resort home to jagged peaks and lush forests. Enjoy an evening strolling the pedestrian only village, with some of the most fabulous restaurants in the province. Overnight: Listel Hotel.

Day 5: Whistler – Vancouver (B) Return to Vancouver, stopping in Squamish to admire the magnificent Brandywine Falls.

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VVW#3 – July 11-15 VVW#4 – August 8-12 VVW#5 – September 5-9 Pricing from.

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Options: Rocky Mountaineer – Add on Rocky Mountaineer’s 2-day journey, with overnight in Kamloops. Day 6 is a free day in Vancouver with Vancouver Trolley, Day 7-8 Rocky to Banff, overnight Banff, Day 9 transfer to Calgary. 7-day Holland America Alaska Cruise – Add on a 7-day Alaska cruise with Holland America, round trip Vancouver, either pre or post tour. 7-day Alaska Cruise and Canadian Rockies Eastbound – Add on a 7-day Alaska cruise, then Anderson Vacation’s 9-day eastbound Canadian Rockies tour, with additional Vancouver experiences to include Vancouver Trolley tour and Vancouver Aquarium. Early Booking Bonus: Save $200 per couple ($100 per person) for bookings confirmed prior to January 31st, 2015.


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USA / FULLY ESCORTED TOURING

10 Day San Francisco & Oregon Coast KEY TO MAP

Canada

Tour 1

Tour 2

Air No. of Nights Stay 2

Seattle MONTANA

WASHINGTON Columbia River Gorge

Cannon Beach

2

Portland

2 Newport

OREGON

IDAHO

1 Gold Beach

United States

Redwoods NEVADA

This tour combines a spectacular coast, volcanic mountains, crystal clear lakes with vibrant cities and the best craft beer’s in the country. Explore San Francisco, known for its liberal community, hilly terrain and Victorian architecture. Travel along the Redwood Coast and soak up the silence of these grandeur forests. Immerse yourself in the Oregon Coast with miles of crashing waves, quiet beaches, crabbing, whale watching and award winning breweries. Embark on Seattle, a vibrant seaside cosmopolitan city offering many highlights to explore.

Day 1: San Francisco (D) Arrive in San Francisco at your leisure. This evening meet your fellow travelers at a get acquainted dinner. Overnight: Holiday Inn Express Fisherman’s Wharf.

Day 2: San Francisco (B) Learn San Francisco’s history as you explore the major sights on a guided sightseeing tour including Telegraph Hill, the Civic Centre, Golden Gate Park, Chinatown, Seal Rock Cliff, Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf. Take a relaxing cruise on harbor bay and sail right under the Golden Gate Bridge and around the Island of Alcatraz, the Marin Headlands and the Bay Bridge. Overnight: Holiday Inn Express Fisherman’s Wharf.

Day 3: San Francisco – Gold Beach (B) Travel north up the California coast and along the Redwood Highway, through Humboldt State Park and the Avenue of the Giants. Here the Redwood trees tower over 350 feet high and up to 2000 years old, some of the oldest living things known to man. Overnight: Pacific Reef Resort.

Day 4: Gold Beach – Newport (BD) The next few days are devoted to exploring the magnificent Oregon Coast. Experience an exciting adventure on the Giant Dune Buggy Tour at the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Enjoy free time in historic Old Town Florence, visit the famous Sea Lion Caves. After dinner, join our hotel hosts for a bonfire on the beach, roasting marshmallows and eating s’mores. Overnight: Elizabeth Street Inn.

UTAH

2

ARIZONA

NEW MEXICO

Day 7: Columbia River Gorge (B) Today travel along the historic Columbia River Gorge Highway, visit the scenic Women’s Forum viewpoint, Crown Point and the Vista House all with incredible views of the Columbia River Gorge. Tour and explore numerous waterfalls. Overnight: Embassy Suites Downtown.

Day 8: Portland – Seattle (B) Board Amtrak this morning for a 4-hour rail journey to Seattle, Washington. Upon arrival in the Emerald City, take time to explore Pike’s Place Market. This afternoon embark on a crazy laughter filled city tour with Ride the Ducks of Seattle, where you experience the city by land and sea. Overnight: Red Lion on Fifth.

Day 9: Seattle (D) This morning take a ride to the top of the Space Needle, built for the World’s Fair in 1962 and still the most famous landmark of the city. Then onto one of Seattle’s newest attractions, Chihuly’s Garden & Glass, displaying the remarkable works of local world renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly. Enjoy the remainder of your day at leisure before meeting the group for a farewell dinner. Overnight: Red Lion on Fifth.

Day 10: Tour ends This morning transfer to the Seattle International Airport for your flight home, or to the Amtrak Station where you can continue your trip north to Vancouver, Canada. For a detailed list of tour inclusions, please contact us. Departure dates 2015: SFO#1 – May 25-June 3 SFO#2 – June 22-July 1 SFO#3 – July 13-July 22

Lighthouses are many along the Oregon Coast, and today features a visit to Yaquina Head Lighthouse. Board the MV Discovery for a two-hour sea-life cruise around Yaquina Bay featuring sea lions, seals, marine birds, some whales, and maybe a crab pot full of Dungeness crabs. Then visit the acclaimed Oregon Coast Aquarium. Overnight: Elizabeth Street Inn.

SFO#4 – August 10-19

Day 6: Newport – Portland (B)

San Francisco CALIFORNIA

Day 5: Newport (B)

Depart for Portland, enjoy time at the famed Saturday Market then enjoy a local city tour. Highlights include Pearl District, Bridges of Portland, Washington Park, Alberta Street, Old Town Chinatown, Lownsdale Square, Riverplace and the Chinese Garden. Overnight: Embassy Suites Downtown.

COLORADO

SFO#5 – September 7-16 Options: Combine with Canadian Rockies tour – Connect by complimentary shuttle to Vancouver and add on an Anderson. Vacation’s 9-day Canadian Rockies Eastbound. 7-day Holland America Alaska Cruise – Add on a 7-day Alaska cruise with Holland America, round trip from Vancouver, Wednesday departures. Pricing from.

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14 Day Coast to Coast by Rail KEY TO MAP Tour Air Rail No. of nights stay

Canada BRITISH COLUMBIA

MANITOBA

ALBERTA

SASKATCHEWAN Vancouver 1

Montreal

2 3 Halifax

2 Toronto &

Rail is a unique and relaxing way to view the spectacular changing scenery as you travel across each diverse province from Vancouver to Halifax. You will experience varied landscapes and culture from the vibrancy of the Pacific Coast to the warm hospitality of the Maritimes on the East Coast.

Niagara Falls

Day 1: Vancouver (D) Arrive in the cosmopolitan city Vancouver one of the most captivating cities in Canada, with spectacular mountain views and ocean setting. Meet your fellow travelers at a welcome dinner. Overnight: Rosedale on Robson

Day 2: Onboard VIA Rail Enjoy a city tour that includes Stanley Park, Chinatown, English Bay, and Capilano Park, with its suspension bridge and tree top walk. Tonight begin your epic journey across Canada on board VIA Rail’s The Canadian. You will travel in sleeper plus class with all meals included and access to the park car with dome viewing. Travel through the fertile Fraser Valley as you leave Vancouver and watch the sun set over the Coastal Mountains. Overnight: VIA Rail

Day 3: Onboard VIA Rail (BLD) Through the night, the train followed lakes and rivers to Kamloops, and today will start traveling north through the Thompson River valley towards Jasper. Continue east into Jasper National Park past lofty Mount Robson into the spectacular Rocky Mountains and onto Edmonton and the magnificent prairies. Overnight: VIA Rail

Day 4: Onboard VIA Rail (BLD) The second full day on the train celebrates the vastness of Canada as we appreciate the rolling hills of Saskatchewan and the forests of Manitoba. The onboard staff offer educational activities to further your appreciation for Canada’s culture. Often there is additional activities, such as wine tasting, music or craft demonstrations. Overnight: VIA Rail

Day 5: Onboard VIA Rail (BLD) The grandeur of the Canadian Shield, the Great Lakes and the immense boreal forest await you today as we enter the province of Ontario. Enjoy the lounge in the park car as the fantastic scenery rolls by. Overnight: VIA Rail

Day 6: Arrive Toronto (BD) This morning travel through cottage country and into the urban sprawl of Toronto, Canada’s largest city. Arrive in the morning and embark on a city tour with a local guide. There is free time to explore the eclectic Kensington Market. Enjoy dinner at the iconic CN Tower, one of the tallest buildings in the world at the revolving restaurant before heading to one of Toronto’s downtown theatres for a Broadway show. Overnight: Fairmont Royal York

Day 7: Toronto - Niagara Falls (L) Today travel to the legendary Niagara Falls, one of the world’s greatest waterfalls. Although only 165 feet high, it is the width that makes it most impressive at over 3000 feet. After lunch at Table Rock overlooking the falls, tour the area with a local guide, then put on rain gear for a boat ride and incredible close up view of Horseshoe Falls. Your room tonight has a splendid view of the falls, and you will love the different colours of lights highlighting the view. Overnight: Sheraton on the Falls

the spectacular Notre Dame Basilica. Meet at the Pointe-a-Calliere Museum for unique perspective on the site where the city was founded in 1642. Tonight is an evening of good food and good fun at the Festin du Gouverneur. Overnight: Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel

Day 10: Montreal - Halifax with VIA Rail The morning is free to explore Montreal on your own. This afternoon features a visit to the Montreal Biodome and the Botanical Gardens. Early evening we board VIA Rails overnight service to Halifax, the Ocean. Built as a condition of Nova Scotia joining confederation, the rail route follows the St. Lawrence River, then the shore of Chaleur Bay to Moncton and on to Halifax. Overnight: VIA Rail

Day 11: Arrive Halifax After a day enjoying the lush landscape of the Maritimes province by train, arrive in Nova Scotia’s capital at early evening for a 3 night stay. Overnight: Lord Nelson Hotel

Day 12: Halifax Sightseeing (D) A locally guided tour takes us through the unique neighbourhoods, then stops at the Citadel National Historic Site, built in 1856 as one of the key fortresses in the British Empire’s naval presence. Down at the waterfront, visit the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, then celebrate the nectar of the east coast with a tour of Alexander Keith’s Brewery. Tonight enjoy the fun and flavours of Grafton Street Dinner Theatre. Overnight: Lord Nelson Hotel

Day 13: Peggy’s Cove Day Tour (L) Travel the coastline to the village of Peggy’s Cove, one of the most recognizable sites of the Maritimes. Take time to explore this working fishing village, then continue along the gorgeous South Shore through Mahone Bay to Lunenburg, home of the Bluenose and an UNESCO World Heritage Site with a long seafaring history. Overnight: Lord Nelson Hotel

Day 14: Tour ends Tour ends upon check out from the Lord Nelson Hotel. Tour includes: 8 nights of hotel accommodation, sleeper cabin accommodation from Vancouver to Toronto and Montreal to Halifax, VIA 1 class on VIA Rail on the corridor services, 5 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners, services of a professional guide, transportation, sightseeing and attractions as listed. For a detailed list of inclusions and itinerary, please contact us. Departure date 2015: From Vancouver to Halifax: May 11; Sep 7 From Halifax to Vancouver: May 13; Sep 23

Day 8: Niagara Falls - Montreal (BL)

Please note we also have a similar itinerary in our independent touring section if you are looking for an alternative date. See page 32 for details.

Return to the Toronto rail station for a mid morning departure on the corridor train to Montreal, you will travel in VIA 1 first class service. The seats are spacious with a delicious lunch included with complimentary wine. Arrival in Montreal is early evening. Overnight: Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Day 9: Montreal (D) Today join a local guide for a tour of the second largest French speaking city in the world, highlights include Mount Royal, Ile Ste-Helene and Olympic Park. There is time to experience Old Montreal and have lunch. We suggest a visit to

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Canada / FULLY ESCORTED TOURING

21 Day Cross Canada by Coach KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Tour 2

Air No. of Nights Stay

Canada BRITISH COLUMBIA

MANITOBA

ALBERTA

SASKATCHEWAN Golden 1

2 Banff

Regina

2 Vancouver

Winnepeg

1

1

Thunderbay 1 1 Sault Ste. Marie

Quebec

Montreal 1

A ‘bucket list’ adventure. Experience this magnificent country as you travel from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean on a tour specifically designed to show you the panoramic beauty and rich cultural diversity that is Canada.

Niagara 1

2 Toronto

1

Summerside Moncton 2 1 Charlottetown 1

Fredericton

2 Halifax

Day 1: Arrive Vancouver Your exciting cross Canada holiday begins in the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver. Overnight: Rosedale on Robson

Day 2: Vancouver (BD) Explore this captivating city on a tour that includes Stanley Park, China Town and English Bay. Visit Capilano Park and experience the suspension bridge and beautiful vistas. This evening enjoy a get acquainted dinner with fellow travelers. Overnight: Rosedale on Robson

Day 3: Vancouver - Golden (B) Travel through the fertile fields of the lower mainland to the Coquihalla highway and continue west on the scenic Trans Canada highway. Arrive in Golden, situated between the Canadian Rockies and the Columbia Mountain ranges. Overnight: Best Western Mountainview Inn

Day 4: Golden – Banff (B) Continue east through scenic Yoho and Banff National Parks, offering panoramic vistas and rushing rivers. Visit world renowned Lake Louise before arriving in the picturesque mountain village of Banff, a world UNESCO Heritage Site. Overnight: Ptarmigan Inn

Day 5: Banff (B) Explore Banff on a sightseeing tour with stops at Cascade Gardens and beautiful Bow Falls. Ride the gondola up Sulphur Mountain for an unparalleled view of the mountains and valley below. Overnight: Ptarmigan Inn

Day 6: Banff – Regina (B) Leave the Rockies and travel through the vibrant city of Calgary. Continue east across the southern plains of Alberta to the “wheat” province of Saskatchewan and our overnight stop, Regina. Overnight: Double Tree by Hilton

Day 7: Regina – Winnipeg (B) Travel east and arrive Overnight: Radisson Hotel

in

Winnipeg,

the

capital

city

of

Manitoba.

Day 8: Winnipeg - Thunder Bay A scenic drive across the Canadian Shield, past ‘Lake of the Woods’ to Thunder Bay. Overnight: Best Western

Day 9: Thunder Bay - Sault Ste. Marie (B) Follow the waters of the great Lake Superior and travel to Sault Ste. Marie, Canada’s 2nd largest steel-producing city. Overnight: Days Inn

Day 10: Sault Ste. Marie - Niagara Falls (B) Leave the Canadian Shield behind and travel to Niagara Falls, one of the world’s greatest waterfalls. Explore the Niagara Parks, the Whirlpool and the Floral Clock. Overnight: Sheraton Fallsview

Day 11: Niagara Falls – Toronto (BD) This morning don a raincoat and board your boat ride to get a close view of these gigantic falls. Travel to Toronto, the cultural, entertainment and financial capital of Canada. Overnight: Eaton Chelsea

Day 12: Toronto (B) This morning embark on a city tour with a local guide and experience the sights, sounds and history of this incredible city. Overnight: Eaton Chelsea

Day 13: Toronto – Montreal (B) Travel to Montreal and join a local guide for a tour of the second largest French speaking city in the world. Overnight: La Nouvel Hotel

Day 14: Montreal - Quebec City (D) Discover Quebec City, North America’s only walled city, on a guided tour including the Fortifications, Place d’Armes, Plains of Abraham, Cape Diamond, and the Citadel. Overnight: Manoir Victoria

Day 15: Quebec City - Fredericton (L) Enter New Brunswick and follow the scenic St. John River to the Hartland Covered Bridge, the longest in the world. Continue to Fredericton and Kings Landing, a lively authentic village depicting the one hundred year transformation of a young colony into a vibrant nation. Overnight: Delta Fredericton

Day 16: Fredericton - Moncton (B) Visit the natural phenomenon of the Reversing Falls where the Bay of Fundy tides force the St. John River to reverse direction. Travel through the Fundy National Park, on our way to the Hopewell Rocks to see the Flowerpots. Overnight: Ramada Hotel

Day 17: Moncton - Summerside (L) Today it’s off to the fishing village of Shediac. Board the Ambassador Cruise Ship to watch experienced fishermen haul in real lobster traps. Overnight: Loyalist Lakeview Resort

Day 18: Charlottetown (L) Sightseeing today includes the Province House National Historic Site, Anne of Green Gables, Cavendish National Park and the fishing village of North Rustico.

Day 19: Summerside - Halifax Depart the picturesque province of PEI and travel to historic Halifax on the Atlantic Ocean. Your journey from coast to coast is complete! See Halifax from a different viewpoint as you board a wildlife watching cruise on waters rich with sea life. Overnight: Lord Nelson Hotel

Day 20: Halifax (BD) Highlights today include a Halifax City and an afternoon tour to Peggy’s Cove and the picturesque Mahone Bay. Overnight: Lord Nelson Hotel

Day 21: Tour ends (B) Your tour ends after breakfast with a transfer to the airport for your flight home. Tour includes: 20 nights of accommodation, 14 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 4 dinners, services of a professional guide, transportation, sightseeing and attractions. For a detailed list of inclusions and itinerary, please contact us. Departure date 2015: From Vancouver to Halifax: Aug 31 From Halifax to Vancouver: Sep 19 Pricing from.

$4545

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Early Booking Bonus: Save $200 per couple ($100 per person) on the first 10 seats booked, save $100 per couple ($50 per person) on the next 10 seats.

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7 Day Haida Gwaii – The Queen Charlotte Islands KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Tour 2

Air

Tour 3

No. of Nights Stay

Yellowknife 3 Hay River

2

1 High Level

Churchill 3

Canada

BRITISH COLUMBIA

1 Peace River 1

Grand Prarie

Masset

1 1 Tlell 1 Queen Charlotte City 1 Sandspit 1

Discover the culture of a people with thousands of years of history, in a land unique and enchanting with ancient forests, abandoned villages, and unparalleled spirit.

Ninstints

Edmonton SASKATCHEWAN

Vancouver 1

Day 1:

Arrive Vancouver

Day 2:

Vancouver - Queen Charlotte City

Day 3:

Ninstints

MANITOBA

ALBERTA

Winnipeg 4

Day 4: Masset Day 5: Tlell Day 6: Queen Charlotte City - Sandspit Day 7:

9 Day Yellowknife & Northwest Territories

Sandspit - Vancouver

Tour includes: 6 nights of accommodation, 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners, services of a professional guide, transportation, welcome reception, Haida Heritage Centre, Queen Charlotte City Visitor Centre, Old Masset, Naikoon Provincial Park, The Blowhole, Balance Rock, Port Clements Museum, Gwaii Haanas National Park by Boat, Moresby Camp Zodiac excursion. For a detailed list of inclusions and itinerary, please contact us. Departure dates 2015: Jul 12, 17 Pricing from:

$2725

Pricing is per person, double occupancy

Early Booking Bonus: Save $150 per couple ($75 per person) on the first 10 seats booked, save $100 per couple ($50 per person) on the next 5 seats.

8 Day Churchill Polar Bears & Winnipeg This is the ultimate bucket list item: getting up close and personal with the largest bears in the world. Experience the annual polar bear migration in Churchill, Manitoba and get right out on the Tundra. Our tour is more than just bear viewing – gain a full history and perspective of the ecozystem and the region.

Day 1:

Experience the north and the summer solstice in the land where the sun never sets. Journey through grasslands and boreal forests, by lakes and rivers, and learn the ways of the north from the people who have always been there.

Day 1:

Edmonton - Peace River

Day 2:

Peace River - Hay River

Day 3:

Hay River

Day 4: Hay River - Yellowknife

Arrive Winnipeg

Day 2: Winnipeg

Day 5: Yellowknife

Day 3: Winnipeg

Day 6: Yellowknife

Day 4: Winnipeg - Churchill

Day 7:

Day 5: Churchill

Day 8: High Level - Grande Prairie

Yellowknife - High Level

Day 6: Churchill

Day 9: Grande Prairie - Edmonton

Day 7:

Tour includes: 8 nights of accommodation, 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners, services of a professional guide, transportation, welcome reception, Mile “O”, Waterfalls Route, Alexandra Falls, Walk in My Moccasins tour, Hay River Reserve, Dene Cultural Institute, Mackenzie Bison Sanctuary, Aboriginal Days activities (June 17 departure only), Ragged Ass Road, Legislative Assembly Building, Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Evelyn Falls, Northern Trading Post, Mackenzie Crossroad Museum and Visitors Centre.

Churchill - Winnipeg

Day 8: Tour ends Tour includes: 7 nights of accommodation, 6 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners, services of a professional guide, transportation, return flights from Winnipeg to Churchill, welcome reception, The Forks, Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Assiniboine Park Journey to Churchill exhibit, Churchill town tour, Churchill Eskimo Museum, 2 Full Days of Tundra Buggy Polar Bear viewing, Dogsled excursion, Parks Canada Interpretive Centre.

For a detailed list of inclusions and itinerary, please contact us.

For a detailed list of inclusions and itinerary, please contact us.

Departure dates 2015: Jul 17; Aug 16

Departure dates 2015: Sep 28; Oct 16

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$6695

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Early Booking Bonus: Save $200 per couple ($100 per person) on the first 10 seats booked.

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$1795

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9 Day Ontario & Quebec KEY TO MAP Tour 1 Air VIA Rail No. of Nights Stay

Canada

QUEBEC

ONTARIO Quebec City 2

Explore magnificent coastlines, landscapes and villages. Highlights include the thundering Niagara Falls, the picturesque Thousand Islands, the heritage and parliament buildings in Ottawa, the multi-cultural and vibrant city of Montreal and the charming French ambience and deep history of Quebec City.

Ottawa 1

NEW BRUNSWICK

1 Montreal

1 Kingston

Toronto 2

1 Niagara Falls

United States

Day 1: Arrive Toronto (D) Arrive in Toronto the cultural, entertainment and financial capital of Canada and transfer to your hotel. Meet your fellow travelers at a welcome dinner at the hotel. Overnight: Eaton Chelsea Hotel.

Day 2: Toronto (B) Experience the sights, sounds and history of Toronto on a guided city tour including City Hall, Chinatown and Rogers Centre. A highlight of your tour is Canada’s famous medieval castle Casa Loma, situated in the heart of midtown. Complete your day with a ride to the top of the CN Tower. Your hotel is located in the heart of Toronto’s theatre district, Canada’s Broadway, so you may wish to take in a show this evening. Overnight: Eaton Chelsea Hotel.

Day 3: Toronto – Niagara Falls (BL) Travel this morning around Lake Ontario to Niagara Falls with a stop along the way at beautiful Niagara on the Lake, also known as the Prettiest Town in Canada. Arrive in Niagara Falls and explore the Niagara Parks, Commission Greenhouse, the Whirlpool and the Floral Clock. Enjoy a delicious lunch overlooking Niagara Falls and then don a raincoat and board the Hornblower Cruise Voyage to the Falls to get a close up view. Overnight: Hampton Inn at the Falls.

Day 4: Niagara Falls – Kingston (B) Journey north around the great Lake Ontario and arrive in Kingston, gateway to the Great Lakes and Canada’s first historic capital. The 1000 Islands start in Kingston and dot the St. Lawrence River for miles. Relax as you cruise into the small cottage islands of the Admiralty group. Following your cruise enjoy leisure time on the boardwalk near your waterfront hotel or take an optional trolley tour. Overnight: Holiday Inn Express Waterfront.

Day 5: Kingston – Ottawa (B) Your destination today is Ottawa, terminus of the remarkable Rideau Canal. A locally guided tour includes Parliament Buildings, Rideau Hall, Rideau Canal, Notre Dame Cathedral and much more. The rest of the day is at leisure. We suggest a visit to the renowned Canadian Museum of History, just across the river in nearby Gatineau QC. Your hotel is just a short walk to Parliament buildings and the fantastic Byward Market, full of local food, crafts and flavor. Overnight: Lord Elgin Hotel.

Day 6: Ottawa – Montreal (D) This morning features time at the National Gallery of Canada, Canada’s premier visual arts museum. Then experience the iron ribbon that Canada was built upon – the railway – and travel on VIA Rail from Ottawa to Montreal. Welcome to the largest French speaking city after Paris! A city tour introduces you to the charm of this dual English and French cultural centre, showcasing Old Montreal, Notre Dame Cathedral, St. Joseph’s Oratory and beautiful views from the top of Mount Royal. This evening, get ready to feast and laugh at the entertaining Festin du Gouverneur, a fun-filled recreation of the original feasts in the old colonies of New France. Overnight: Le Nouvel Hotel.

the city. This afternoon travel north to the historic site of Montmorency Falls that has a spectacular lookout point over the St. Lawrence River. A special treat tonight is a traditional Quebecois farewell dinner at an authentic Sugar Shack. Overnight: Manoir Victoria.

Day 9: Tour ends (B) Transfer to the International Airport for your return flight home. Departure dates 2015: OQ#1 – June 12-20 OQ#2 – June 20-28 OQ#3 – September 4-12 OQ#4 – September 12-20 Departures # 2 and 4 run in reverse direction. Highlights: Toronto City Tour • Casa Loma • CN Tower • Niagara Falls • Hornblower Voyage to the Falls Cruise • Kingston • 1000 Islands Cruise • Ottawa City Tour • National Gallery of Canada • VIA Rail between Ottawa & Montreal • Montreal City Tour • Festin du Gouverneur • Quebec City Tour • Montmorency Falls • Sugar Shack • Airport Transfers • 3.5 star accommodation Options: 7-day Holland America Canada & New England Cruise – Add on a 7-day Canada & New England cruise with Holland America on Veendam, Quebec City to Boston or Boston to Quebec City, either pre or post tour. VIA Rail Business Class – Upgrade to Business Class between Ottawa and Montreal, from $75 per person For a detailed list of tour inclusions, please contact us. Pricing from.

$2450

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Early Booking Bonus: Save $150 per couple ($75 per person) for bookings confirmed prior to January 31st, 2015.

Day 7: Montreal – Quebec City Relax as you wander through the beautiful Quebec countryside, following the north shore of the St. Lawrence River into Canada’s oldest city, Quebec City. Your hotel is located in Old Quebec, within the last walled city in North American, and your afternoon is free to meander down the narrow streets filled with delightful boutiques and cafes. Overnight: Manoir Victoria.

Day 8: Quebec City (D) Discover Quebec City on a guided tour including the Parliament Building, the Citadel, Place d’Armes, the Plains of Abraham and other historic sites within

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13 Day Best of Atlantic Maritimes

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

KEY TO MAP Tour Air No. of nights stay

Canada PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND NEW BRUNSWICK

Moncton 1

2 Charlottetown 2 Baddeck

NOVA SCOTIA

Saint John 2

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

Saint Andrews

1

Annapolis Valley 3 Halifax

Oak Island 1

Day 1: Arrive Halifax Meet your tour director and fellow travelers this evening at a welcome reception.

Day 2: Halifax – Moncton Explore the Bay of Fundy and learn about the world’s highest tides as we meander its colourful coastline to New Brunswick’s bilingual city of Moncton. Explore the Joggins Fossil Cliffs, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cruise the warm waters of Shediac Bay aboard a lobster boat and savour a delicious lobster supper.

Day 3: Moncton – Saint John Experience a true natural wonder this morning as we visit the Hopewell Rocks on the coast of the Bay of Fundy. Travel through Fundy National Park to Saint John on the southern New Brunswick coast. Enjoy a city tour, including the Reversing Falls.

Day 4: St. Andrews-by-the-Sea

Day 12: Baddeck – Halifax Visit the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. Roam the streets and chat with authentically costumed guides. Proceed along the shore of the Bras d’Or Lake to the mainland.

Day 13: Tour ends Your tour ends upon check out from your hotel.

Enjoy a day trip to this quaint coastal town. After a whale-watching boat tour, the afternoon is free to experience the friendly people, beautiful architecture and rich marine life of this seaside gem.

Tour includes: 12 nights of accommodation, 12 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinners, services of a professional guide, transportation, sightseeing and attractions as listed.

Day 5: Saint John to Annapolis Valley

For a detailed list of inclusions and itinerary, please contact us.

Enjoy free time in Saint John this morning before we ferry back to Nova Scotia. Arrive in Digby, the scallop capital of the world, where passionate Acadian culture forms this enchanting and historically rich town.

Departure dates 2015: Jun 2, 16, 30; Jul 14*, 28; Aug 11, 25; Sep 8*, 22; Oct 6

Day 6: Annapolis Valley – Halifax Travel the lush Annapolis Valley and learn about the French Acadians who established their first settlement in the early 1600’s. Visit a local winery for a tour and tasting before returning to Halifax for the evening.

Day 7: Halifax – Oak Island Discover the rustic charm of the renowned fishing village of Peggy’s Cove. Travel Nova Scotia’s South Shore and on to the UNESCO World Heritage town of Lunenburg. Then to Mahone Bay where a trinity of 19th century-built churches represents an iconic cultural landscape. Overnight at a peaceful and serene ocean-side resort overlooking Oak Island.

Day 8: Oak Island – Charlottetown Arrive on Prince Edward Island via the Confederation Bridge, the world’s longest continuous multi-span bridge. En-route, learn about Mi’kmaq culture at the Glooscap Heritage Centre and Mi’kmaq Museum. Enjoy a traditional hall-style lobster supper.

Day 9: Prince Edward Island Touring Enjoy a free morning in Charlottetown to explore. This afternoon, drive by red cliffs, white beaches, gently sloping sand dunes and green fields as you make your way to Prince Edward Island National Park. Visit Green Gables Heritage Site, the alluring inspiration of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic Anne of Green Gables books.

Day 10: Charlottetown – Baddeck Ferry across the Northumberland Strait back to Nova Scotia and onto Cape Breton Island. Visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck to learn of the many accomplishments of this genius.

Day 11: Cabot Trail Touring Experience one of the most stunningly picturesque drives in North America. The Cabot Trail winds around the rocky splendor of Cape Breton’s northern shore, ascending to the incredible plateaus of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Join a whale-watching boat tour.

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*2 Bilingual English/German tour departures are noted Pricing from. Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

$4049


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Canada / FULLY ESCORTED TOURING NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

7 Day Circle the Bay of Fundy KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Tour 2

Air

Tour 3

No. of Nights Stay

Canada NEW BRUNSWICK

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND 1 Moncton

Nestled between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, Atlantic Canada’s Bay of Fundy is home to the highest tides in the world. Learn of the ecology and geology of the most dramatic and diverse tidal environment on the planet and experience Maritime history, culture and hospitality. Travel the lush Annapolis Valley and learn about the French Acadians who established their first settlement in the early 1600’s.

2 Charlottetown 2 Baddeck

NOVA SCOTIA 1 Saint John 1 Saint Andrews

1

Annapolis Valley Peggys Cove 1

2 Halifax

Oak Island

Day 1: Arrive Halifax Day 2: Halifax – Moncton Day 3: Moncton – Saint John Day 4: St. Andrews by-the-Sea Day 5: Saint John - Digby Day 6: Digby - Halifax

8 Day Enchanting Islands

Day 7: Tour ends Tour includes: 6 nights of accommodation, 6 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners, services of a professional guide, transportation, welcome reception, Joggins Fossil Cliffs, dinner cruise on Shediac Bay, Hopewell Rocks, Fundy National Park, Saint Johns city tour including Reversing Falls, St Andrew’s by-the-Sea day trip, whale-watching boat tour, ferry from New Brunswick to Nova Scotia, Annapolis Valley, winery tour & tasting For a detailed list of inclusions and itinerary, please contact us. Departure dates 2015: Jun 2, 16, 30; Jul 14*, 28; Aug 11, 25; Sep 8*, 22; Oct 6 *2 Bilingual English/German tour departures are noted. Pricing from.

$2025

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

6 Day Nova Scotia City Lights & Country Sights Enjoy the best of Canada’s ocean playground as you spend three nights in Nova Scotia’s capital city of Halifax and two nights on beautiful Cape Breton Island. The modern port city of Halifax is bursting with culture and heritage while Cape Breton Island offers a world of wondrous sightseeing opportunities, including the famous Cabot Trail. This magnificent highway is carved into the edge of ancient highlands where eagles soar above you, seals splash below you and moose wander along side you.

Enjoy fresh salt air, sandy beaches, mountain vistas and much more. Pass through fields of green, dine on succulent seafood, and travel the world famous Cabot Trail on this tour of Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton Island.

Day 1:

Arrive Halifax

Day 2:

Halifax – Oak Island

Day 3:

Oak Island – Charlottetown

Day 1:

Arrive Halifax

Prince Edward Island Touring

Day 2:

Day 4:

Halifax & Peggy’s Cove Touring

Charlottetown – Baddeck

Day 3:

Day 5:

Halifax – Baddeck

Day 6:

Cabot Trail Touring

Day 4:

Cabot Trail Touring

Day 7:

Baddeck – Halifax

Day 5: Baddeck – Halifax Day 6:

Day 8: Tour ends

Tour ends

For a detailed list of inclusions and itinerary, please contact us.

Tour includes: 7 nights of accommodation, 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners, services of a professional guide, transportation, welcome reception, Peggy’s Cove, Lunenburg World Heritage Site, Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Glooscap Heritage Centre and Mi’Kmaq Museum, Confederation Bridge, Prince Edward Island National Park, ferry from Prince Edward Island to Nova Scotia, Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, Cabot Trail, Cape Bretons National Park, Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, whale-watching boat tour.

Departure dates 2015: Jun 23; Jul 7, 21*; Aug 4, 18; Sep 1, 15*, 29; Oct 13

For a detailed list of inclusions and itinerary, please contact us.

*Cape Breton portion is Bilingual English/German 2 tour departures noted

Departure dates 2015: Jun 7, 21; Jul 5, 19*; Aug 2, 16, 30; Sep 13*, 27; Oct 11

Tour includes: 5 nights of accommodation, 5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners, services of a professional guide, transportation, Halifax city tour, Peggys Cove tour, Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, whalewatching boat tour

Pricing from. Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

$1445

*2 Bilingual English/German tour departures are noted. Pricing from.

$2295

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

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FULLY ESCORTED TOURING / Canada

13 Day Circle Newfoundland & Labrador Tour NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

1 St. Anthony

L’Anse-au-Clair 1

Canada

Port au Choix 1 ONTARIO 2 Cow Head

2 Gander 1 Clarenville

Port aux Basques 1

This comprehensive tour travels from the northernmost tip of the island of Newfoundland to the most easterly point in North America through national parks, including Gros Morne, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about ancient people, the Maritime Archaic, Vikings and Basques as you travel to coastal fishing communities to meet the friendly and hospitable people of today.

St. John’s 2

NEW BRUNSWICK

KEY TO MAP Tour NOVA SCOTIA 1 Halifax

Air No. of nights stay

Day 1: Arrive Halifax Meet your tour director and fellow travelers this evening at a welcome reception.

Day 12: Local Touring

Day 2: Halifax – Port-aux-Basques

This morning, travel to Bay Bulls for one of the highlights of your trip, a boat tour in the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve (weather permitting) to search for puffins and other seabirds. Next is a visit to the most easterly point in North America, Cape Spear National Historic Site. The afternoon is yours to explore St. John’s at your leisure.

Travel via Truro and Antigonish to cross over the Canso Causeway to Cape Breton Island. At North Sydney board a Marine Atlantic ferry for a relaxing overnight crossing to Port aux Basques, Newfoundland.

Day 3: Port-aux-Basques – Port au Choix Drive through the Codroy Valley and on to Gros Morne National Park – to be enjoyed later on during our tour – to the fishing community of Port au Choix to learn of ancient cultures. The Port au Choix Peninsula juts slightly out into the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Newfoundland’s northwest coast and people have lived here for 5,500 years.

Day 13: Tour ends Your tour ends upon check out from your hotel. Tour includes: 12 nights of accommodation, 11 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 9 dinners, services of a professional guide, transportation, sightseeing and attractions as listed.

Day 4: Port au Choix – L’Anse-au-Clair

For a detailed list of inclusions and itinerary, please contact us.

Board the ferry from St. Barbe to cross the Strait of Belle Isle to Labrador. Continue to Red Bay National Historic Site where the Basques had a whaling station in the 16th century.

Departure dates 2015: May 29*; Jun 12, 26; Jul 10, 24*; Aug 7, 21; Sep 4

Day 5: L’Anse-au-Clair – St. Anthony

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Return to Newfoundland and travel to L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, the first cultural discovery in the world to receive recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hear of the Vikings who walked here over a thousand years ago.

Day 6: St. Anthony – Cow Head Enjoy a morning whale watching boat tour in St. Anthony before travelling to Cow Head for a two-night stay.

Day 7: Gros Morne local touring Discover why Gros Morne National Park is truly one of the highlights of your tour. Enjoy a scenic boat tour as you learn the geology of the Tablelands, see the bald eagles that frequent the deep waters of the fjord and hear the history of the small villages nestled on the shores.

Day 8: Cow Head – Gander Have your camera ready as your time in Gros Morne National Park draws to a close. Later travel through central Newfoundland on to Gander where you spend two nights.

Day 9: Twillingate Touring A scenic drive along the rocky coast of Notre Dame Bay leads to the beautiful outport of Twillingate. At the tip of the island, visit Long Point Lighthouse and the local co-op. Return to Gander to visit the North Atlantic Aviation Museum.

Day 10: Gander – Clarenville Head out on the Trans-Canada Highway to visit Terra Nova National Park, the most easterly of Canada’s beautiful national parks. Learn about the hard life of the light keepers at Cape Bonavista Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site. Stroll through the lanes of the charming town of Trinity and see several historic buildings including a typical early 20th century rural merchant’s house and a counting house.

Day 11: Clarenville – St. John’s Continue on to the intriguing old seaport of St. John’s, your home for the next two nights. North America’s oldest city and Newfoundland’s capital boasts a stunning location in the granite cliffs and slopes of the Avalon Peninsula. Enjoy a city tour featuring the colorful architecture of the downtown area, the busy modern waterfront, the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Confederation Building, and the panoramic view from Signal Hill.

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Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

$3669


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8 Day Newfoundland & Labrador’s Viking Trail Tour

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

Canada

L’Anse-au-Clair

1

1 St. Anthony

ONTARIO Port au Choix 1

Cow Head 2

Day 1: Arrive Halifax

Twillingate

Gros Morne 1

Thousands of years of history come alive as you ferry across the Cabot Strait to explore the West Coast of Newfoundland and Labrador. Learn about the ancient people, see the beauty of Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and coastal fishing community. Take a boat tour in St. Anthony where you may see whales and possibly icebergs!

1 1

Deer Lake

Corner Brook

2

Gander

Clarenville 1 2 St. John’s

1 Port aux Basques

NEW BRUNSWICK

Day 2: Halifax – Port-aux-Basques Day 3:

Port-aux-Basques – Port au Choix

Day 4:

Port au Choix – L’Anse-au-Clair

Day 5:

L’Anse-au-Clair – St. Anthony

NOVA SCOTIA

KEY TO MAP 1 Halifax

Day 6: St. Anthony – Cow Head Day 7: Gros Morne Touring

Tour 1

Tour 2

Air

Tour 3

No. of Nights Stay

Day 8: Cow Head – Deer Lake – Tour ends Tour includes: 7 nights of accommodation, 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 6 dinners, services of a professional guide, transportation, welcome reception, Red Bay National Historic Site, L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, Gros Morne National Park, whale watching boat tour, Gros Morne scenic boat tour, ‘screech in’ ceremony.

12 Day Newfoundland & Labrador West to East

For a detailed list of inclusions and itinerary, please contact us. Departure dates 2015: May 29*; Jun 12, 26; Jul 10, 24*; Aug 7, 21; Sep 4 *2 Bilingual English/German tour departures are noted Pricing from.

$2255

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

9 Day Newfoundland Explorer Tour Learn of ancient people, the Maritime Archaic, Vikings, and Basques as you travel to coastal fishing communities to meet the friendly and hospitable people of today. Boat tours provide the opportunity to see whales, thousands of seabirds, and, depending on the time of the year, icebergs! Sample local food and drink to become an honorary ‘Newfoundlander’.

Come to the place where the new world begins. You will eat food you’ve never heard of before, drink the traditional “screech”, sing a ballad or two and experience the unique history and life-style of the people who love to live here.

Day 1: Arrive Deer Lake Day 2: Deer Lake - Port au Choix Day 3: Port au Choix – L’Anse-au-Clair Day 4: L’Anse-au-Clair – St. Anthony Day 5: St. Anthony – Cow Head Day 6: Gros Morne Touring

Day 1: Arrive Corner Brook

Day 7: Cow Head – Gander

Day 2: Corner Brook - Cow Head

Day 8: Twillingate Touring

Day 3: Gros Morne Touring

Day 9: Gander – Clarenville

Day 4: Cow Head - Gander

Day 10: Clarenville – St. John’s

Day 5: Twillingate Touring

Day 11: St. John’s Touring

Day 6: Gander - Clarenville

Day 12: Tour ends

Day 7: Clarenville - St. John’s Day 8: St. John’s Touring Day 9: Tour ends Tour includes: 8 nights of accommodation, 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners, services of a professional guide, transportation, Gros Morne National Historic Site, Gros Morne scenic boat tour, North Atlantic Aviation museum, Long Point Lighthouse, Terra Nova National Park, Bonavista and Trinity, guided tour of St. John’s, Signal Hill Historic Site, Cape Spear National Historic Site, sea bird watching boat tour, ‘screech in’ ceremony. For a detailed list of inclusions and itinerary, please contact us.

Tour includes: 11 nights of accommodation, airport transfers, 10 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 8 dinners, services of a professional guide, transportation, Red Bay National Historic Site, L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, Gros Morne National Park, whale-watching boat tour, Gros Morne scenic boat tour, North Atlantic Aviation museum, Long Point Lighthouse, Terra Nova National Park, Bonavista and Trinity, guided tour of St. John’s, Cape Spear National Historic Site, sea bird watching boat tour, ‘screech in’ ceremony. For a detailed list of inclusions and itinerary, please contact us. Departure dates 2015: May 30*; Jun 13, 27; Jul 11, 25*; Aug 8, 22; Sep 5 *2 Bilingual English/German tour departures are noted

Departure dates 2015: Jun 2*; 16, 30; Jul 14, 28*; Aug 11, 25; Sep 8 *2 Bilingual English/German tour departures are noted

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Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

$2345

$3369

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

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Rocky Mountaineer Touring

Experience this spectacular rail journey through British Columbia & Alberta, combining exemplary service with stunning scenery. Rocky Mountaineer operates spectacular rail journeys through British Columbia and Alberta. This luxurious train travels by daylight from the last week of April to the first week of October offering an unforgettable experience in the majestic Canadian Rockies.

Whistler Sea to Sky Climb Vancouver to Whistler (available in reverse) The Whistler Sea to Sky Climb route delivers the unique blend of contrasts the Sea-to-Sky corridor is famous for: cities and old-growth forests, bustling action and natural serenity, deep valleys and snow-capped peaks, seascapes and mountain views.

Coastal Passage Seattle to the Canadian Rockies (available in reverse) New since 2013, this service connects Seattle, a popular gateway airport and one of the world’s most desired cruise ports, to the Canadian Rockies. Guests will experience a luxurious three-day, all daylight journey onboard the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer in GoldLeaf service.

Choose from 5 routes showcasing the diverse beauty of the west: First Passage to the West Vancouver to Banff/Lake Louise or Calgary (available in reverse) This route traces the historic transcontinental rail line that united Canada’s east and west and includes, amongst other highlights, the legendary Spiral Tunnels. Route highlights include: The Last Spike, Spiral Tunnels, Stoney Creek Bridge, Fraser and Thompson Canyon, Kicking Horse Pass.

Journey through the Clouds Vancouver to Jasper (available in reverse) This rail route is known for scenic valleys, plentiful wildlife including bears, and majestic Mount Robson the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Route highlights include: Fraser and Thompson Canyon, Pyramid Falls, Yellowhead Pass, Mount Robson, Jasper National Park.

Rainforest to Gold Rush Whistler to Jasper (available in reverse) Journey on this route through the historic Cariboo Gold Rush region, the lush forests of northern B.C. and the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountain Trench past Mount Robson to Jasper. Route highlights include: Anderson and Seton Lakes, Cariboo Plateau, Fraser River and Canyon, Rocky Mountain Trench, Mount Robson.

Canada

Experience warm Canadian hospitality onboard with your choice of the following services: RedLeaf service

BRITISH COLUMBIA

ALBERTA

Jasper

Quesnel

SilverLeaf service

Lake Louise

SASKATCHEWAN

Banff Kamloops

Settle back in your roomy, reclining seat and enjoy the commentary and service provided by your Rocky Mountaineer host. Delicious chilled breakfasts and luncheon selections are served at your seat, so you will not miss a moment of the spectacular scenery through the large picture windows.

Calgary

Canadian Rockies

Travel in a custom-designed, single-level, over sized glass-domed carriage. Relax and take in the dazzling vistas, and enjoy delicious hot meals at your seat. The viewing windows offer you 167% larger viewing area than Redleaf service.

GoldLeaf service Whistler

Vancouver

KEY TO MAP First Passage To The West Journey through the Clouds Rainforest to Gold Rush Whistler Sea to Sky Climb Coastal Passage

Seattle

United States

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Travel in a custom-designed, bi-level, glass-domed GoldLeaf rail car, with fully domed windows with panoramic views. Take in the dazzling vistas upstairs, and enjoy delicious meals downstairs in the dining room. From the attentive service provided by your Rocky Mountaineer hosts, to the gourmet meals prepared from regional cuisine by our award-winning chefs, GoldLeaf service is quite simply, as good as it gets.


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VIA Rail

From coast to coast, through mountains, prairies, forests and cities you can explore all regions of Canada from the comfort and convenience of modern rail. VIA Rail operates over 500 trains per week in eight Canadian provinces, with a network of over 12,500 kilometres it is Canada’s primary transportation service. Choose from 5 major routes which offer a variety of train experiences: The Canadian Vancouver to Toronto (available in reverse) This four day journey departs from Vancouver and travels through the majestic Canadian Rockies to Jasper and onto Edmonton, before crossing the prairies to Toronto. Travelling in sleeper class, by day you will sit back in comfortable armchairs, at night attendants will transform your quarters into cozy bunks or a private bedroom. You will have access to the Park Car which offers a lounge atmosphere and the Dome Car for 180 degree panoramic windows for spectacular viewing. Gourmet meals are included in the dining room while travelling in Sleeper Class. Jasper to Prince Rupert Jasper to Prince Rupert (available in reverse) Explore a region rich in First Nations culture and history. The Jasper to Prince Rupert train makes a two day journey from the rugged splendour of the Jasper National Park and the Canadian Rockies to the stunning beauty of the Pacific Coast. You will disembark the train in Prince George for an overnight stay, before continuing for a full day on the train to Prince Rupert. Choose the relaxing ambience and attentive service of economy class (available all year), or upgrade to Touring Class to enjoy exclusive access to a dome car and cold meals included. Touring class is available on set departures from early June to mid-September.

The Arctic Adventure Winnipeg to Churchill (available in reverse) You will watch the beautiful Manitoba landscape transition from majestic prairies to towering boreal forest, from the cold lakes of the taiga to the barren beauty of the tundra on this 1700 kilometre journey to Churchill. Once in Churchill, in October and November you will be able to see polar bears up close from the safety of tundra buggies and watch the northern lights dance across vast Arctic skies. In the summer, kayak with beluga’s under the midnight sun. This service is available year round with the option of an economy seat or sleeper class. The Corridor Service Toronto to Quebec City (available in reverse) This is a very convenient, comfortable and scenic way to travel between the key centres of Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City. Services depart multiple times per day from central locations. You can choose the value of an economy seat or upgrade to VIA 1 class, which offers exclusive check-in, lounge access at the train station and meals while onboard the train. The Ocean Montreal to Halifax (available in reverse) The Ocean train makes an overnight journey along the St. Lawrence before crossing the provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. The train leaves Montreal just as the sun sets over the fertile farmlands carpeting the southern shores of the St. Lawrence River and the Matapédia Valley, arriving in misty Chaleur Bay early the next morning. After breakfast, enjoy lessons on lobster traps, wine sampling and other activities in the panoramic car. You can choose the value of an economy seat or upgrade to the sleeper class for more cozy overnight accommodation.

KEY TO MAP The Canadian Jasper to Prince Rupert The Arctic Adventure The Corridor Service The Ocean

Churchill

Canada BRITISH COLUMBIA

Edmonton

1

Prince George

MANITOBA

ALBERTA

Prince Rupert

SASKATCHEWAN Jasper Saskatoon

Winnipeg Mont-Joli Matapedia Rimouski Cambellton Rivere-du-Loup Bathurst Quebec Miramichi Moncton Truro Amherst Ottawa Montreal Halifax

Vancouver

United States Toronto

Kingston

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14 Day Ultimate Western Discovery KEY TO MAP Tour Air No. of nights stay Jasper 2

ALBERTA

BRITISH COLUMBIA Lake Louise 1 1 Kamloops

Banff 2

2

Calgary

Canada 4

1

This is our most popular itinerary, combining the renowned Rocky Mountaineer rail tour with the highlights of the best of British Columbia and the Canadian Rockies.

As this is an independent package it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget.

Day 1: Arrive Vancouver Upon arrival in Vancouver you will be transferred to your downtown accommodation. Experience Vancouver, a vibrant metropolitan city nestled between the mountains and the sea. This evening, enjoy dinner at a downtown Vancouver restaurant.

Day 2: Vancouver Sightseeing (Trolley Coach) Included today is a Vancouver Trolley Hop Pass, travel at your leisure on a turn of the century San Francisco style trolley bus with 23 stops including 16 of Vancouver’s major downtown attractions. Take the entire tour in two hours or spend the whole day experiencing this beautiful city. Entrance is included to the Vancouver Aquarium, the Lookout viewing tower and Fly over Canada experience.

Day 3: Vancouver North Shore Sightseeing (Small Coach) Join a fully narrated half-day sightseeing tour where you will visit Vancouver’s North Shore, including Capilano Suspension Bridge and the Treetops Adventure forest canopy walkway, the Capilano Salmon Hatchery, ride the gondola to the top of Grouse Mountain and see grizzly bears in the Refuge for Endangered Wildlife.

Day 4: Vancouver – Victoria (Coach/Ferry) Departing by coach you will board the BC Ferry for a spectacular 95 minute cruise through the marine wonderland of the Gulf Islands. Once docked on Vancouver Island you will continue by coach on to the world famous Butchart Gardens with their 55 acre floral display. Drive through Victoria’s Marine Scenic Drive and view highlights of downtown Victoria, where you can explore at your leisure.

Vancouver

Victoria

United States Day 8: Jasper sightseeing (Small Coach) This morning join our guide for an interpretive tour up the Maligne Valley. The tour will include a stop at Maligne Canyon for a guided walk above the gorge, Medicine Lake and then Maligne Lake where you can either take the boat cruise to Spirit Island or enjoy a guided hike along the Mary Schaffer Loop.

Day 9: Jasper – Lake Louise (Small Coach) Travel the famous Columbia Icefields Parkway, which links Jasper and Banff National Parks along one of Canada’s highest mountain roadways. Along the way stop at major viewpoints, including Athabasca Falls, Columbia Icefield for an Ice Explorer ride, Crowfoot Glacier and Peyto Lake.

Day 10: Lake Louise – Banff (Coach) Begin your journey from Lake Louise, visit Moraine Lake then cross the Great Divide to experience Yoho National Park, the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake, Natural Bridge and Takkakaw Falls before travelling onto Banff.

Day 11: Banff sightseeing (Small Coach) Explore the many places of interest around Banff on your sightseeing excursion today. Sights such as Bow Falls, Surprise Corner, the Banff Hoodoos and Lake Minnewanka await you in one of the most beautiful places in Canada. Included is a Banff gondola pass and Banff Hot Springs swim pass for use at your leisure.

Day 12: Banff – Calgary (Coach) Transfer by shuttle today to Calgary, where we have included a Hop on Hop off City Tour including entrance to Calgary Tower. This evening enjoy a 3 course dinner at the local Buzzards restaurant.

Day 13: Calgary sightseeing (Coach) Today, depending on the schedule, you will join a Heritage & History tour of Calgary or a day tour to Drumheller & the Badlands.

Day 5: Victoria – Vancouver (Floatplane)

Day 14: Package ends

In the morning join a unique tour that takes you around the city on an amphibious vehicle travelling on both land and water. This afternoon, board the luxurious five star supercat whale-watching excursion, with over 80 resident orcas and numerous transient orcas, you will experience why whale-watching is a must in Victoria. This evening you will transfer by floatplane from the inner harbor of Victoria to downtown Vancouver.

Your package ends upon check-out from your hotel.

Day 6: Vancouver – Kamloops with Rocky Mountaineer

Moderate pricing from.

$3845

Board the world-renowned Rocky Mountaineer train. Departing Vancouver, pass through the fertile fields of the Fraser Valley and view the towering peaks of the Coast Mountains before entering the Fraser Canyon. You’ll see the thundering waters of Hell’s Gate and follow the Thompson River to historic Kamloops, gateway to the interior of British Columbia.

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$4499

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$5345

Day 7: Kamloops – Jasper with Rocky Mountaineer Rejoin the Rocky Mountaineer and follow the Canada railway and the Thompson River through rolling hills into the snowy peaks of the Monashee Mountains. View Pyramid Falls and the expansive glaciers of the Albreda Icefields before passing by Mount Robson, which at 12,972 feet is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. In late afternoon, arrive in Jasper located in the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies.

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Itinerary available in reverse from Calgary to Vancouver. Package includes: 13 nights of accommodation, Rocky Mountaineer Rail Tour in RedLeaf class, transportation, sightseeing and attractions as listed. For a detailed list of inclusions and itinerary please contact us.

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$420

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$840

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10 Day Oceans to Mountains KEY TO MAP Air VIA Rail

Canada BRITISH COLUMBIA

ALBERTA

Jasper

Kamloops 2

This itinerary offers a shorter version of the Ultimate Western Discovery from page 26, giving you the best of the Rockies without sacrificing any of the highlights western Canada has to offer. You can choose to travel with Rocky Mountaineer on the daylight service which overnights in Kamloops, or with VIA Rail in a cabin, staying onboard the train.

No. of Nights Stay

1

2

Lake Louise 1 Banff

1

2

Calgary

Vancouver

United States

As this is an independent package it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget.

Day 1: Arrive Vancouver Upon arrival in Vancouver you will be transferred to your downtown accommodation. Included today is a Vancouver Trolley Hop Pass, travel at your leisure on a turn of the century San Francisco style trolley bus with 23 stops including 16 of Vancouver’s major downtown attractions. Take the entire tour in two hours or spend longer experiencing this beautiful city. Entrance is included to the Vancouver Aquarium, the Lookout viewing tower and Fly over Canada experience.

Day 8: Banff Sightseeing (Small Coach)

Day 2: Vancouver North Shore Sightseeing (Small Coach)

Transfer by shuttle today to Calgary downtown. This afternoon we have included entrance to the Calgary Zoo.

Join a fully narrated half-day sightseeing tour where you will visit Vancouver’s North Shore, including Capilano Suspension Bridge and the Treetops Adventure forest canopy walkway. Ride the gondola to the top of Grouse Mountain and see grizzly bears in the Refuge for Endangered Wildlife. This evening enjoy dinner at a downtown Vancouver restaurant.

Day 3: Vancouver – Kamloops with Rocky Mountaineer OR VIA Rail Today you can either choose to board the world-renowned Rocky Mountaineer daylight train service to Jasper via Kamloops OR travel on the overnight VIA Rail service in a private cabin. Departing Vancouver pass through the fertile fields of the Fraser Valley and view the towering peaks of the Coast Mountains before entering the Fraser Canyon. You’ll see the thundering waters of Hell’s Gate and follow the Thompson River to historic Kamloops gateway to the interior of British Columbia.

Explore the many places of interest around Banff on your sightseeing excursion today. Sights such as Bow Falls, Surprise Corner, the Banff Hoodoos and Lake Minnewanka await you in one of the most beautiful places in Canada.

Day 9: Banff – Calgary (Coach)

Day 10: Package ends Your package ends upon check-out from your hotel. Itinerary available in reverse from Calgary to Vancouver. Package includes: 9 nights of accommodation, Rocky Mountaineer Rail Tour in RedLeaf class OR VIA Rail in a private cabin for 2, meals included onboard the train, transportation, sightseeing and attractions as listed. For a detailed list of inclusions and itinerary please contact us. Travelling with Rocky Mountaineer Moderate pricing from.

$2899

Superior pricing from.

$3359

Day 4: Kamloops – Jasper with Rocky Mountaineer or VIA Rail

Deluxe pricing from.

$3969

Follow the Canada railway and the Thompson River through rolling hills into the snowy peaks of the Monashee Mountains. View Pyramid Falls and the expansive glaciers of the Albreda Icefields before passing by Mount Robson, which at 12,972 feet is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Arrive Jasper at 4:00pm from the VIA Rail or early evening with Rocky Mountaineer.

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$420

Upgrade to GoldLeaf from.

$840

Day 5: Jasper Sightseeing (Small Coach) In the morning join our guide for an interpretive tour up the Maligne Valley. The tour will include a stop at Maligne Canyon for a guided walk above the gorge, Medicine Lake and then Maligne Lake where you can either take the boat cruise to Spirit Island or enjoy a guided hike along the Mary Schaffer Loop. This afternoon ride the Jasper Tramway to the top of Whistlers Mountain for spectacular views.

Travelling with VIA Rail in a private cabin for 2 Moderate pricing from.

$2409

Superior pricing from.

$2869

Deluxe pricing from.

$3489

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Day 6: Jasper – Lake Louise (Small Coach) Travel the famous Icefields Parkway, which links Jasper and Banff National Parks along one of Canada’s highest mountain roadways. Climbing from the low valleys to nearly the tree line, experience three life zones, the montane, the subalpine and the alpine. Along the way stop at major viewpoints including Athabasca Falls, Columbia Icefield for an Ice Explorer sno-coach ride, Crowfoot Glacier and Peyto Lake.

Day 7: Lake Louise – Banff (Coach) Take a ride on the Lake Louise gondola, where you will enjoy breakfast at the top, before leaving Lake Louise by shuttle to Banff. This evening join a guided evening wildlife tour. Discover the challenges of protecting animals and their habitat in Banff National Park. Leave the safari with a greater understanding of the national park and the animals that live within it.

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12 Day Rail, Rockies & Ocean Circle Explorer KEY TO MAP Air VIA Rail No. of Nights Stay

Canada BRITISH COLUMBIA

Prince Rupert

2 1

ALBERTA

Prince George

1

Jasper Columbia Icefield

Lake Louise Port Hardy

Kamloops

1

1

2

Banff

1

Vancouver 2

Victoria

United States Departing and returning to Vancouver this comprehensive Western Canada itinerary combines Rocky Mountaineer, VIA Rail and BC Ferries to see the Canadian Rockies, Northern British Columbia, the inside passage and Vancouver Island.

As this is an independent package it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget.

Day 1: Vancouver – Kamloops with Rocky Mountaineer This morning depart onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. Todays journey will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser River Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains.

Day 2: Kamloops – Banff with Rocky Mountaineer Continue eastward with Rocky Mountaineer to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. You will see a spectacular range of scenery as you travel across ranch lands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies.

Day 3: Banff Sightseeing (Small Coach) Join a small group tour and visit Banff’s landmarks and historic places. The afternoon is free to explore Banff at your leisure; a pass is included to take a dip in the Upper Hot Springs. In the evening travel through a variety of landscapes on a small group evening wildlife safari.

Day 4: Banff – Lake Louise (Coach) Travel along the Bow Valley Parkway to Johnston Canyon. Visit Moraine Lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks before crossing the Great Divide into Yoho National Park via the scenic Kicking Horse Pass and Takakkaw Falls. Overnight at the jewel of the Rockies, stunning Lake Louise.

Day 5: Lake Louise – Jasper via Columbia Icefield (Small Coach) Travel to Jasper along one of the most scenic drives in North America – the Columbia Icefields Parkway. This is home for black and grizzly bears, elk, moose, mountain goats and sheep. Visit the Columbia Icefield, a series of glaciers 325 square kilometres in area, where time is allowed for an Ice Explorer ride onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier.

Day 6: Jasper – Prince George with VIA Rail This morning ride the Jasper Tramway to the top of Whistlers Mountain. In the afternoon embark on a memorable rail journey across British Columbia’s Caribou Region to the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Pass the cloud-veiled peak of Mount Robson and watch the horizons widen as the train descends from the Rockies onto the rugged interior plateau.

Day 8: Prince Rupert Sightseeing (Small Coach) Depending on the month you are here, we recommend you join a grizzly bear tour where you will be taken into the pristine wilderness of Khutzeymateen, home of the largest population of grizzly bear OR join a whale-watching excursion, where you will see whales diving, flashing enormous fan shaped tails and feeding with vast open mouths.

Day 9: Prince Rupert – Port Hardy (BC Ferry) Board the BC Ferry for a full day boat trip through the spectacular Inside Passage to Vancouver Island. You will sail through a maze of islands, view deep fjords, densely forested shorelines, massive ice-flows and jagged inlets. Watch bald eagles soaring overhead, sea lions slumbering on the rocks and whales traversing the offshore waters.

Day 10: Port Hardy – Victoria (Coach) Travel by scheduled coach along the scenic Island Highway, through the forest clad mountains of the interior and along a spectacular coastline dotted with charming fishing villages. Enjoy sweeping views of the shoreline and the distant Coast Mountains. Arrive in Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, experience the very English ambience of this delightful city, with historic buildings, gorgeous gardens and relaxed seaside atmosphere.

Day 11: Victoria Activity Have the choice today of joining the luxurious five star supercat whale-watching excursion, with over 80 resident orcas and numerous transient orcas you will be out on the water for over 3 hours OR join an exhilarating zipline ride on eight scenic ziplines sprawled across 40 hectares of ecologically diverse coastal temperate rainforest. This afternoon join a unique tour that takes you around the city on an amphibious vehicle that travels on both land and water.

Day 12: Victoria – Butchart Gardens – Vancouver (Coach/Ferry) Depart Victoria for a tour along scenic Marine Drive passing Beacon Hill Park, Oak Bay Residential district, Uplands and the University of Victoria. The tour will then stop at the Butchart Gardens with it’s 50 acre display of magnificent colour for 2 hours. Continue onboard BC Ferries and enjoy the scenery of the Gulf Islands as you cross to Vancouver. Package ends upon arrival in Vancouver. Package includes: 11 nights of accommodation, Rocky Mountaineer Rail tour in RedLeaf class, VIA Rail from Jasper to Prince Rupert in touring class, meals included onboard the train, transportation, sightseeing and attractions as listed. For a detailed list of inclusions and itinerary please contact us. Moderate pricing from.

$4029

Superior pricing from.

$4495

Deluxe pricing from.

$4979

Day 7: Prince George – Prince Rupert with VIA Rail

Upgrade to SilverLeaf from.

$420

Reboard the train this morning, continuing west, enjoy the rugged beauty and pioneering character of a landscape once solely travelled by First Nation people and fur traders. The train follows the turbulent currents of the Skeena River and meanders through spectacular canyons and open valleys in the presence of everpresent mountain ridges.

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$840

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8 Day Rail & Coach Circle

ALBERTA

1

KEY TO MAP

Quesnel

Tour 1 Jasper 2

Tour 2

Air No. of Nights Stay

BRITISH COLUMBIA Lake Louise 2 Banff

Kamploops

1

Calgary

Canada

2 Whistler 1 Kelowna

1

Vancouver

See the Rockies from 2 different perspectives; travel out by rail and return by guided coach. Travel through the heart of the majestic Canadian Rockies and return through the stunning Okanagan region, known for its dry, sunny climate, wineries, lakeshore communities and relaxed lifestyle.

United States 9 Day Coastal Mountains to Snowy Peaks

As this is an independent package it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget.

Day 1: Vancouver – Kamloops with Rocky Mountaineer Today’s journey will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser River Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains.

Day 2: Kamloops – Jasper with Rocky Mountaineer Follow the Canada railway and the Thompson River into the snowy peaks of the Monashee Mountains. View Pyramid Falls and the expansive glaciers of the Albreda Icefields before passing by Mount Robson,

Enjoy some of the most breathtaking and varied rail scenery found anywhere in the world on this route.

Day 3: Jasper Sightseeing Join an interpretive tour up the Maligne Valley where you take a boat cruise to Spirit Island. Ride the Jasper Tramway to the top of Whistler’s Mountain.

Day 1: Vancouver – Whistler with Rocky Mountaineer

Day 4: Jasper – Lake Louise – Banff

Journey through scenic Howe Sound and Cheakamus Canyon and past an extinct volcano.

Travel the famous Icefields Parkway, stop at major viewpoints at Athabasca Falls, Columbia Icefield for an Ice Explorer ride, Crowfoot Glacier, Peyto Lake and Lake Louise.

Choose today between a Ziptrek Ecotour, ATV tour, white-water rafting, horseback ride or scenic valley bike tour.

Day 5: Banff Sightseeing Explore the many places of interest around Banff including Bow Falls, Surprise Corner, the Banff Hoodoos and Lake Minnewanka.

Day 6: Banff – Kelowna Join a fully guided overnight tour from Banff to Vancouver. Experience the very best of Canada’s gardens, mountains and wineries. Overnight in Kelowna nestled amidst the picturesque Okanagan Valley.

Day 7: Kelowna – Vancouver Enroute today to Vancouver a stop is made at Hell’s Gate in Fraser Canyon. Following lunch, continue along the mighty Fraser River, before continuing through the Fraser delta region to Vancouver.

Day 8: Package ends Your package ends with a gourmet food walking tour of Granville Island Market. This afternoon transfer to the airport for your onward flight. Package includes: 7 nights of accommodation, Rocky Mountaineer rail tour in RedLeaf class, Maligne Lake tour with boat cruise, Jasper Tramway elevation pass, full day tour Jasper to Banff including the Ice Explorer ride, discover Banff half day tour, Banff gondola pass, entrance to the Banff Hot Springs, 2 day guided tour from Banff to Vancouver including 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches, Vancouver foodie tour, transfer to Vancouver airport. Moderate pricing from.

$2979

Superior pricing from.

$3145

Deluxe pricing from.

$3659

Upgrade to SilverLeaf from.

$420

Upgrade to GoldLeaf from.

$840

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Day 2: Whistler Activity

Day 3: Whistler’s Mountain – Quesnel with Rocky Mountaineer Highlights include the shorelines of Anderson Lake and glacial-fed Seton Lake, sweeping views of the Fraser Canyon and the crossing of Deep Creek Bridge.

Day 4: Quesnel – Jasper with Rocky Mountaineer Continue by rail to the majestic Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park.

Day 5: Jasper Sightseeing (Small Coach) Join an interpretive tour up the Maligne Valley where you take a boat cruise to Spirit Island. Ride the Jasper Tramway to the top of Whistler’s Mountain.

Day 6: Jasper – Lake Louise (Small Coach) Travel the famous Icefields Parkway, stop at major viewpoints including Columbia Icefields, Peyto Lake and Lake Louise.

Day 7: Lake Louise – Banff (Coach) Visit Moraine Lake then cross the Great Divide to experience Yoho National Park.

Day 8: Banff Sightseeing (Small Coach) Visit sights such as Bow Falls, Surprise Corner, the Banff Hoodoos and Lake Minnewanka. Included is Banff gondola pass and Banff Hot Springs pass.

Day 9: Banff – Calgary (Coach) Transfer by shuttle today to Calgary airport or downtown. Itinerary available in reverse from Calgary to Vancouver Package includes: 8 nights of accommodation, Rocky Mountaineer rail tour in Coastal Classic and Redleaf class, admission to Squamish Lil’wat cultural centre, Peak to Peak gondola ride, choice of a Whistler activity, Maligne Lake tour with boat cruise, Jasper Tramway elevation pass, full day tour Jasper to Lake Louise including the Ice Explorer ride, discover Banff half day tour, Banff gondola pass, entrance to the Banff Hot Springs, shuttle transfer to Calgary. Moderate pricing from.

$2565

Superior pricing from.

$2925

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

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10 Day Alberta Mountains Discovered KEY TO MAP

ALBERTA

Tour No. 1 Tour No. 2 No. of nights stay

Jasper

2

2 Edmonton

BRITISH COLUMBIA Lake Louise 1 Banff 2 2

Calgary

Canada 1

Vancouver

Victoria 1

Rolling foothills, intimidating mountains, pre-historic hoodoos, diverse wildlife, great shopping and a friendly western hospitality is what you will experience on this dedicated Alberta vacation.

Explore Edmonton the capital of Alberta, known as the festival city, travel into Jasper National Park where you will enjoy a relaxed float trip down the Athabasca River, ride the Ice Explorer onto the Colulmbia Icefield join a guided wildlife tour in Banff.

8 Day Rails, Peaks & Glaciers

Day 1: Arrive Calgary Included today is a Calgary Food Tour and an elevation pass for Calgary Tower.

Day 2: Calgary Sightseeing (Coach) Today, depending on the schedule, you will join a Heritage & History tour of Calgary or a day tour to Drumheller & the Badlands.

Day 3: Calgary - Edmonton (Coach) Pass by rolling hills and prairies as you travel along the Queen Elizabeth II by scheduled coach.

Day 4: West Edmonton Mall Experience exclusive shopping, fine dining and entertainment at West Edmonton Mall. Included is an attractions pass allowing entrance to either the Waterpark or Galaxyland and other attractions.

Day 5: Edmonton - Jasper with VIA Rail Leave the prairies behind and travel by rail into the majestic Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park.

Day 6: Jasper Activities Ride the Jasper Tramway to the top of Whistler’s Mountain for breakfast. In the afternoon enjoy a relaxed and spectacular float trip down the Athabasca River.

Day 7: Jasper - Lake Louise (Small Coach) Travel the famous Icefields Parkway, stop at major viewpoints including Athabasca Falls, Columbia Icefield for an Ice Explorer ride, Crowfoot Glacier, and Peyto Lake.

Day 8: Lake Louise - Banff (Coach) Ride the Lake Louise gondola. Join a guided evening wildlife tour and discover the challenges of protecting animals and their habitat in Banff National Park.

Day 9: Banff Sightseeing (Small Coach) Visit sights such as Bow Falls, Surprise Corner, the Banff Hoodoos and Lake Minnewanka in one of the most beautiful places in Canada .

Day 10: Banff - Calgary (Coach) Transfer by shuttle today to Calgary airport or downtown. Package includes: 9 nights of accommodation, Calgary Tower elevation pass, Calgary Food Tour, scheduled coach Calgary to Edmonton, West Edmonton Mall attractions pass, VIA Rail from Edmonton to Jasper in economy class, Athabasca River float trip, Jasper Tramway elevation pass, full day tour Jasper to Lake Louise including the Ice Explorer ride, Lake Louise gondola pass with breakfast, evening wildlife tour, entrance to the Banff Hot Springs, shuttle transfer Banff to Calgary. Moderate pricing from.

$1709

Superior pricing from.

$2119

Deluxe pricing from.

$2665

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

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Travel by train through some of the most spectacular scenery in Canada on this week long journey from the prairies through the Canadian Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Coast. Day 1: Calgary – Banff (Coach) Day 2: Banff Sightseeing (Small Coach) Day 3: Banff – Lake Louise – Jasper (Small Coach) Day 4: Jasper Sightseeing (Small Coach) Day 5: Jasper – Vancouver with VIA Rail Day 6: Vancouver Sightseeing (Coach) Day 7: Vancouver – Victoria (Coach/Ferry) Day 8: Victoria – Vancouver (Floatplane) Itinerary available in reverse from Vancouver to Calgary Package includes: 7 nights of accommodation, shuttle transfer to Banff, discover Banff tour, Banff gondola pass, hot spring swim pass, full day tour Banff to Jasper, Ice Explorer ride, Glacier Skywalk, Maligne Valley tour and cruise, Jasper Tramway elevation pass, VIA Rail Jasper to Vancouver in a cabin for 2 with meals, Vancouver foodie tour, Vancouver hop-on-hop-off city tour, Vancouver Aquarium, Vancouver Lookout pass, Fly over Canada experience, Forbidden Vancouver walking tour, day tour to Victoria, floatplane Victoria to Vancouver. Moderate pricing from.

$2385

Superior pricing from.

$2559

Deluxe pricing from.

$3065

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.


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12 Day Western Canada Luxury Resorts & Rail KEY TO MAP Tour Air VIA Rail Tours No. of Nights Stay

Jasper 2

ALBERTA

BRITISH COLUMBIA Lake Louise 1 1 Kamloops

Banff 2

Calgary

Canada

Whistler 1

3

Vancouver

1

Victoria

United States Day 7: Kamloops – Jasper with Rocky Mountaineer

Treat yourself and experience the world renowned Fairmont properties, rich in history, resplendent in natural beauty and nestled in awe inspiring locations, your journey through the spectacular Canadian Rockies will be complimented by these grandeur hotels.

Continue eastward to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. You will see a spectacular range of scenery as you travel across ranch lands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. The next two nights are at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, with a lake front location on a world-class golf course, outside your door you are surrounded by mountains and lush forests.

Day 8: Jasper Sightseeing (Small Coach) As this is an independent package it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget.

Day 1: Arrive Vancouver You will be transferred by private car to the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, located in a central harbour front location. This afternoon join a gourmet food walking tour where you will savor some of Vancouver’s most celebrated dishes and meet local culinary talents.

This morning join a local guide for an interpretive tour up the Maligne Valley. The tour will include a stop at Maligne Canyon for a guided walk above the gorge, Medicine Lake and then Maligne Lake where you can either take the boat cruise to Spirit Island or enjoy a guided hike along the Mary Schaffer Loop.

Day 9: Jasper – Lake Louise (Small Coach)

Join a fully narrated half-day sightseeing tour where you will visit Vancouver’s North Shore, including Capilano Suspension Bridge and the Treetops Adventure forest canopy walkway, the Capilano Salmon Hatchery, ride the gondola to the top of Grouse Mountain and see grizzly bears in the Refuge for Endangered Wildlife.

Travel the famous Icefields Parkway, which links Jasper and Banff National Parks along one of Canada’s highest mountain roadways. Climbing from the low valleys to nearly the tree line, experience three life zones, the montane, the subalpine and the alpine. Along the way stop at major viewpoints including Athabasca Falls and the Columbia Icefield for an Ice-Explorer sno-coach ride and Glacier sky walk. Overnight at the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’ the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, surrounded by snow capped mountains and overlooking the postcard perfect Lake Louise and Victoria Glacier.

Day 3: Vancouver – Victoria (Coach/Ferry)

Day 10: Lake Louise – Banff (Coach)

Board BC Ferry for a spectacular 95 minute cruise through the marine wonderland of the Gulf Islands. You will continue by coach on to the world famous Butchart Gardens with their 55 acre floral display. Drive through Victoria’s Marine Scenic Drive and view highlights of downtown Victoria, where you can explore at your leisure. Staying at the Fairmont Empress Hotel, this afternoon join one of Victoria’s grandest traditions of afternoon high tea, enjoyed by famed royalty, celebrities and dignitaries alike.

Day 11: Banff Sightseeing (Small Coach)

Day 2: Vancouver North Shore Sightseeing (Small Coach)

Day 4: Victoria – Whistler (Floatplane) After a leisurely morning, you will transfer by a scenic floatplane flight from Victoria to Alta Lake, Whistler. Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, the Fairmont Chateau is Whistler’s landmark hotel. In the afternoon visit the Squamish Lil’wat cultural centre before taking a ride on the breathtaking Peak 2 Peak gondola, providing a 360 degree window to Whistlers alpine environment.

Day 5: Whistler – Vancouver with Rocky Mountaineer In the morning in Whistler you have the choice of one of the following activities, a ziptrek ecotour, ATV tour, white-water rafting, horseback riding or a scenic valley bike tour. Mid-afternoon you will return to Vancouver by rail, travel past an extinct volcano, across a trestle bridge, through the scenic Cheakamus Canyon and Howe Sound before arriving in Vancouver.

Day 6: Vancouver – Kamloops with Rocky Mountaineer This morning depart onboard the train in GoldLeaf class from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. Enjoy fully glass-domed windows with panoramic views and delicious gourmet meals from regional cuisine in a dining room with attentive service.

After a morning at leisure, start your journey from Lake Louise, visit Moraine Lake then cross the Great Divide to experience Yoho National Park, the Spiral Tunnels, Natural Bridge and Takkakaw Falls before travelling onto Banff. Spend two nights at the iconic beauty know as the ‘Castle in the Rockies’ the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. This opulent 1888 Scottish baronial-style resort towers over 2 scenic river valleys and sits amongst snow capped mountains. Explore the many places of interest around Banff on your sightseeing excursion today. Sights such as Bow Falls, Surprise Corner, the Banff Hoodoos and Lake Minnewanka await you in one of the most beautiful places in Canada. Included is a Banff gondola pass and Upper Hot Springs swim pass for use on your own time.

Day 12: Banff – Calgary (Coach) Transfer by shuttle today to Calgary airport or downtown. Your package ends upon arrival in Calgary. Itinerary available in reverse from Vancouver to Calgary Package includes: 11 nights of accommodation at Fairmont Resort Hotels, Rocky Mountaineer Rail tour in Goldleaf class, meals included onboard the train, transportation, sightseeing and attractions as listed. Standard Fairmont rooms pricing from.

$5835

Deluxe Fairmont rooms pricing from.

$6615

Fairmont View rooms from.

$7069

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

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14 Day Explore the Mountains & Prairies KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Tour 2

Air

Tour 3

No. of Nights Stay BRITISH COLUMBIA

Connecting the landscapes of snowy peak mountains, lush forests and emerald lakes with big blue skies, wide open spaces and freshwater lakes you will experience the warm hospitality of crossing the prairie provinces.

Canada ALBERTA Edmonton Jasper

SASKATCHEWAN

2

MANITOBA

2

Icefield Parkway Lake Louise 2 Banff 1 Kamloops

Day 1: Vancouver – Jasper overnight with VIA Rail

3

ONTARIO

Saskatoon

Vancouver

QUEBEC Winnipeg 2

Day 2: Arrive Jasper

Quebec 2

Day 3: Jasper Sightseeing (Small Coach)

Ottawa 2

Day 4: Jasper – Edmonton with VIA Rail

United States

Day 5: West Edmonton Mall Attraction Pass

Toronto

2 Montreal

Halifax 2

Niagara Falls

Day 6: Edmonton – Saskatoon overnight with VIA Rail Day 7: Arrive Saskatoon Day 8: Saskatoon Activities Day 9: Saskatoon at leisure Day 10: Saskatoon – Winnipeg with VIA Rail Day 11: Winnipeg Attractions Day 12: Winnipeg – Toronto overnight with VIA Rail Day 13: Onboard VIA Rail

18 Day East to West Cross Canada by Rail

Day 14: Arrive Toronto Package includes: 9 nights of hotel accommodation, VIA Rail cabin for 2 from Vancouver to Jasper / Edmonton to Saskatoon and Winnipeg to Toronto (meals included), VIA Rail economy seat from Jasper to Edmonton and Saskatoon to Winnipeg, Maligne Lake tour and cruise, West Edmonton Mall attractions pass, 1 hour segway river valley tour, Shearwater Boat Cruise, entrance to the Western Heritage Museum Saskatoon, entrance to the Manitoba Museum. Moderate pricing from.

$3435

Superior pricing from.

$3625

Deluxe pricing from.

$3915

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Rail is a relaxing way to view the spectacular changing scenery as you travel across each diverse province. You will experience varied landscapes and culture from the vibrancy of the Pacific Coast to the hospitality and lively music of the Atlantic Maritimes on the East Coast.

All packages on this page are independent and can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget.

Day 1: Vancouver – Jasper overnight with VIA Rail Day 2: Arrive Jasper Day 3: Icefield Parkway and Columbia Icefield Sightseeing (Small Coach) Day 4: Jasper – Toronto with VIA Rail

9 Day Rocky Mountaineer & VIA Rail Combo Experience the 2 day/1 night train through the Rockies before joining the VIA Rail for your 3 day journey across the prairie provinces to Toronto.

Day 5: Onboard VIA Rail Day 6: Onboard VIA Rail Day 7: Arrive Toronto Day 8: Niagara Falls Day Tour (Coach) Day 9: Toronto – Ottawa with VIA Rail Day 10: Ottawa Sightseeing (Coach)

Day 1: Vancouver – Kamloops with Rocky Mountaineer

Day 11: Ottawa – Montreal with VIA Rail

Day 2: Kamloops – Banff with Rocky Mountaineer

Day 12: Montreal Sightseeing (Coach)

Day 3: Banff Sightseeing (Small Coach)

Day 13: Montreal – Quebec City with VIA Rail

Day 4: Banff – Lake Louise – Jasper (Small Coach)

Day 14: Quebec City Sightseeing (Coach)

Day 5: Jasper Sightseeing (Small Coach)

Day 15: Quebec City – Halifax overnight with VIA Rail

Day 6: Jasper – Toronto with VIA Rail

Day 16: Arrive Halifax

Day 7: Onboard VIA Rail

Day 17: Halifax Sightseeing (Coach)

Day 8: Onboard VIA Rail

Day 18: Package ends

Day 9: Arrive Toronto

Moderate pricing from.

$3219

Superior pricing from.

$3325

Package includes: 13 nights of hotel accommodation, VIA Rail cabin for 2 from Vancouver to Toronto (meals included), full day Icefield Parkway tour, Ice Explorer sno-coach ride, Glacier sky walk pass, Toronto hop-on-hop-off city tour, admission to Ripley’s aquarium, admission to Ontario science centre, full day tour to Niagara Falls, including a boat ride, Ottawa hop on hop off city tour, entrance to the National Gallery of Canada, morning walking tour of Old Montreal, afternoon Montreal coach tour, 3 course dinner in Old Montreal, Quebec city walking tour, afternoon tour to Beaupre Coast and Montmorency Falls, discovery cruise on the St Lawrence River, VIA Rail cabin for 2 from Quebec to Halifax, Halifax city tour, Peggy’s Cove tour.

Deluxe pricing from.

$3689

Package includes: 5 nights of hotel accommodation, Rocky Mountaineer rail tour in RedLeaf class, discover Banff sightseeing tour, Banff gondola pass, Banff Hot Springs swim pass, full day tour Banff to Jasper, Ice Explorer sno-coach ride, Glacier sky walk, Maligne Lake tour and cruise, Jasper Tramway elevation pass with transfers, VIA Rail cabin for 2 from Jasper to Toronto (meals included).

Moderate pricing from.

$5185

Upgrade to SilverLeaf from.

$420

Superior pricing from.

$5549

Upgrade to GoldLeaf from.

$840

Deluxe pricing from.

$6089

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

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14 Day Central & Eastern Rail Discovery

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NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

Canada QUEBEC

Quebec City

ONTARIO

Ottawa 2

2

2 Montreal

Halifax 2 Toronto

1 Kingston 3

Niagara Falls

Each day this journey will offer you new experiences, scenery and sightseeing as you travel through the provinces of Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick to the coast of Nova Scotia.

United States KEY TO MAP Coach

As this is an independent package it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget.

Air

Day 1: Arrive Toronto

No. of Nights Stay

VIA Rail

On arrival you will be transferred to your downtown accommodation.

Day 2: Toronto Sightseeing (Coach) Join Toronto’s original and most comprehensive fully narrated hop-on hop-off tour through the city, visiting the CN Tower, Skydome, Toronto Harbour front, Casa Loma Castle, The Eaton Centre, Hockey Hall of Fame and Yorkville. Included in your pass is an elevation ride to the top of CN Tower and entrance to Ripley’s Aquarium.

Day 3: Niagara Falls Day Tour (Coach) This breathtaking full-day tour will take you through the orchard-laden Niagara Peninsula to Niagara Falls. Enjoy a buffet lunch overlooking the falls. Join a boat ride to the base of the majestic Horseshoe Falls. Stop at the observation deck of the Whirlpool Rapids and visit the Floral Clock. On your return discover the picturesque town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, visiting a local country market and touring a winery.

Day 4: Toronto – Kingston with VIA Rail Follow the shores of Lake Ontario, one of the five Great Lakes of North America, by rail to Kingston, a UNESCO World Heritage Destination for its remarkable and well preserved 19th-century defense fortifications. Here you will join a 90 minute cruise in the spectacular Thousand Islands.

Day 5: Kingston – Ottawa with VIA Rail The landscape is dotted with small villages and surrounded by maple forests and rich pasture land as you travel to Ottawa, the capital city of Canada.

Day 6: Ottawa Sightseeing (Coach) Sit back and relax on an open top double decker or historic trolley as your professional guide shows you the nation’s capital with its many historical landmarks, scenic waterways and beautiful parks. Your ticket is valid for one day allowing you time to hop-on and hop-off at your leisure.

Day 11: Quebec City – Halifax with VIA Rail This morning enjoy an unforgettable experience on a helicopter tour of Quebec City and surrounds. This evening board VIA Rail’s Ocean train and settle into your cozy private cabin. You’re rocked to sleep as you leave French Canada behind and travel to Halifax.

Day 12: Onboard VIA Rail – Arrive Halifax Wake to views of the Atlantic Ocean, rolling hills, and quaint coastal villages that appear frozen in time as you travel into the Atlantic Maritimes. Arrive into Halifax in the early evening.

Day 13: Halifax Sightseeing (Coach) On a Halifax city tour, you will be introduced to one of North America’s most unique and captivating cities. View historic properties, such as the Spring Garden Road area, Old Town Clock, St Paul’s Church, residential areas and much more. The tour includes the Titanic Burial Site and the Halifax Citadel National Historic Park. In the afternoon travel to Peggy’s Cove, which has been an artist and explorers paradise for well over 150 years. This picture postcard village, on the rugged Atlantic shoreline, stands on solid rock above the crashing surf.

Day 14: Package ends Your package ends upon check-out. We suggest an add-on package to Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island. Canada’s birthplace is a very picturesque seaside city, rich in history, from here you can travel the island and visit the site of Anne of Green Gables.

Travel through rural Ontario as you cross into Quebec at Coteau, where the rail line joins the Toronto-Montreal line. Cross the Ottawa River to Dorval and onwards downtown to the central station. Explore the west side of Old Montréal on a 90-minute walking tour showcasing its French heritage and rich architecture.

Package includes: 13 nights of accommodation, arrival transfer, hop-on hop-off city tour in Toronto and Ottawa, CN Tower elevation pass, entrance to Ripley’s aquarium, full day tour to Niagara falls, Niagara Falls cruise, buffet lunch in Niagara Falls, VIA Rail corridor service in economy class as listed, Thousand Islands cruise, entrance to the National Gallery of Canada, Montreal coach tour, Montreal walking tour, discovery cruise on the St Lawrence River, Quebec City walking tour, afternoon tour to the Beaupre Coast, 3 course dinner in Old Quebec, Quebec City helicopter tour, VIA Rail Ocean train Quebec to Halifax in a cabin for 2, Halifax city tour, Peggy’s Cove tour.

Day 8: Montreal Sightseeing (Coach)

Moderate pricing from.

$2705

Take in over 200 points of interests including a photo stop of Notre Dame Basilica, St Joseph’s Oratory, Old Montreal, the French Quarter and Mount Royal on a three hour city tour. This afternoon join a discovery cruise on the St Lawrence River.

Superior pricing from.

$3109

Deluxe pricing from.

$3629

Day 7: Ottawa – Montreal with VIA Rail

Day 9: Montreal – Quebec City with VIA Rail

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Following the St. Lawrence River, pass from city suburbs to the rural landscapes of forests and rich pastures, dotted with tiny villages that extend to Quebec City, the oldest walled city in North America and heart of the French Canadian culture of Canada. This evening enjoy a 3 course dinner in the heart of Old Quebec.

Day 10: Quebec City Sightseeing (Coach) With a professional local guide, join a leisurely walking tour where you will explore the architecture, historical sites and significant events in Quebec’s history. In the afternoon travel by coach for a tour to the Beaupre Coast and Montmorency Falls.

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10 Day Ultimate Ontario & Quebec

Canada

QUEBEC

Quebec City 2

Montreal 2

Ottawa 2 ONTARIO

3

This is one of our most popular itineraries. Combining the highlights of Ontario and Quebec into a comprehensive rail package.

Halifax

2

United States

Toronto Niagara Falls

KEY TO MAP

As this is an independent package it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget.

Tour 1

Tour 2

Air

Tour 3

No. of Nights Stay

Day 1: Arrive Toronto Transfer to your downtown accommodation.

7 Days Eastern Express

Day 2: Toronto Sightseeing (Coach) Join a hop-on hop-off tour through the city, visiting the CN Tower, Skydome, Harbour front, Casa Loma Castle, The Eaton Centre, Hockey Hall of Fame and Yorkville. Also included is entrance to Ripley’s Aquarium.

Day 3: Niagara Falls Day Tour (Coach) This tour will take you through the orchard-laden Niagara Peninsula to Niagara Falls. Enjoy a buffet lunch overlooking the falls and a boat ride to the base of the majestic Horseshoe Falls. Discover the picturesque town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, visiting a local country market and touring a winery.

Day 4: Toronto – Ottawa with VIA Rail Follow the shores of Lake Ontario by rail through Kingston and onto Ottawa the capital city of Canada.

Day 5: Ottawa Sightseeing (Coach) On a hop-on hop-off city tour you will visit the nation’s capital with its many historic landmarks, scenic waterways and beautiful parks.

Day 6: Ottawa – Montreal with VIA Rail Travel through rural Ontario as you cross into the province of Quebec to Montreal. Explore the west side of Old Montreal on a 90-minute walking tour showcasing its French heritage and rich architecture.

Day 7: Montreal Sightseeing (Coach) Highlights today include a photo stop of Notre Dame Basilica, St Joseph’s Oratory, Old Montreal, the French Quarter and Mount Royal on a three hour city tour. Join an afternoon discovery cruise on the St Lawrence River.

Experience the highlights of central Canada. From the multi-cultural diversity of Toronto, to the historical landmarks and French culture of Quebec.

Day 1: Arrive Toronto Day 2: Toronto Sightseeing (Coach) Day 3: Toronto – Montreal with VIA Rail Day 4: Montreal Sightseeing (Coach) Day 5: Montreal – Quebec City with VIA Rail Day 6: Quebec City Sightseeing (Coach) Day 7: Package ends Package includes: 6 nights of accommodation, arrival transfer, hop-on hop-off city tour in Toronto, CN Tower elevation pass, entrance to Ripley’s Aquarium, VIA Rail corridor service in economy class as listed, Montreal coach tour, Montreal walking tour, discovery cruise on the St Lawrence River, Quebec City walking tour, afternoon tour to the Beaupre Coast, 3 course dinner in Old Quebec. Moderate pricing from.

$1039

Superior pricing from.

$1215

Deluxe pricing from.

$1549

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Day 8: Montreal – Quebec City with VIA Rail Following the St. Lawrence River, pass from city suburbs through rural landscapes to the oldest walled city in North America. This evening join a storytelling walking tour where you will learn about the darker side of Quebec history with Ghost Tours of Quebec.

Day 9: Quebec City Sightseeing (Coach) Join a local guide for a leisurely walking tour where you will explore the architecture, historical sites and significant events in Quebec’s history. Travel by coach to the Beaupre Coast and Montmorency Falls.

Day 10: Package ends

6 Day Montreal to Halifax Train Adventure From culture to coast, travel from the French influenced province of Quebec, through New Brunswick to the east coast province of Nova Scotia.

Day 1: Arrive Montreal Day 2:

Montreal Sightseeing (Coach)

Day 3: Montreal – Halifax with VIA Rail

Your package ends upon check out from your hotel.

Day 4: Arrive Halifax

Package includes: 9 nights of accommodation, arrival transfer, hop-on hop-off city tour in Toronto and Ottawa, CN Tower elevation pass, entrance to Ripley’s Aquarium, day tour to Niagara cruise, buffet lunch in Niagara Falls, VIA Rail corridor service in economy class as listed, entrance to National Gallery of Canada, Montreal coach tour, Montreal walking tour, discovery cruise on the St Lawrence River, Quebec City walking tour, afternoon tour to the Beaupre Coast, Old Quebec ghost tour.

Package includes: 4 nights of hotel accommodation, Montreal coach tour, Montreal walking tour, discovery cruise on the St Lawrence River, 3 course dinner in Old Montreal, VIA Rail Ocean train Montreal to Halifax in a cabin for 2, Halifax city tour, Peggy’s Cove tour.

Moderate pricing from.

$1509

Moderate pricing from.

$1025

Superior pricing from.

$1819

Superior pricing from.

$1159

Deluxe pricing from.

$2385

Deluxe pricing from.

$1225

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

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Day 5: Halifax Sightseeing (Coach) Day 6: Package ends

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Self-drive with Avis If you are looking for the independence of travelling at your own pace, a car rental is the best way to go. Driving in Canada and Alaska is very easy; the roads are well maintained and clearly marked for excellent driving conditions. Travelling by car will allow you to visit places that are not accessible by tour or local transportation.

Group B - Compact

Group F - Intermediate SUV

You can choose from a variety of self drive options throughout this brochure or one of our Canada & Alaska travel specialists can put together a customized itinerary for you. Avis have convenient depot locations throughout Canada & Alaska and offer high quality vehicles with a wide range to choose from.

Group C - Mid Size

Group E - Full Size

Group W - Sport Utility Vechicle

CONDITIONS & GENERAL INFORMATION: Rates include: unlimited kilometres, loss damage waiver (LDW), $1million (CAD) third party liability insurance coverage, one additional driver, provincial taxes, airport contract fees. Rates do not include: an excess for the LDW, personal accident insurance (PAI Plus) and personal effects protection (PEP), fuel, one-way fees, baby seats, ski racks. Rental period: a daily rate is based on a 24 hour time period, Avis do allow a 29 minute grace period.

Group V - Minivan

airport locations. We have rates available on request or they can be purchased locally subject to availability. A full set of detailed Avis terms & conditions are available to you on request. The above conditions are subject to change at the time of booking.

Prices from:

Daily

One way drop fees: if you are picking up your car in one location and returning to another a one way drop fee may apply. These are determined by distance between the stations. Not all depots allow one way drops. These fees are paid locally at the depot. No one way drops are allowed in the US.

Group B Group C Group E Group F Group V Group W

Low $69 $73 $80 $109 $125 $125

Limited Damage Waiver: if the car is operated and used as permitted under the terms of the rental agreement, Avis assumes all cost of loss or damage to the car due to theft, collision, vandalism or any other cause except for the excess amount.

Low Season: Apr 01 – Jul 15 and Aug 28 – 31 Mar High Season: July 16 – Aug 27

Drivers age: a minimum rental age is 21 years. Drivers aged 21 to 24 will be subject to a surcharge of approximately CAD25 per day. Certain classes may not be available to drivers under 25. Drivers license: a minimum of one year’s full drivers license must be presented at the time of rental. It must be written in English or French or accompanied by an international drivers permit. Deposits: all rentals are subject to a deposit by credit card to cover additional costs such as optional rental protection services and fuel.

Compact Intermediate Full Size Intermediate SUV Minivan Sport Utility Vehicle

Weekly High $98 $103 $109 $138 $154 $154

Low $347 $366 $400 $545 $625 $625

High $492 $513 $545 $692 $770 $770

Garmin GPS Navigation Units: these units are available and can be confirmed at all major

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SELF DRIVE / Canada

14 Day Western Canada Discovered KEY TO MAP Tour Air No. of nights stay Jasper 2 ALBERTA

Canada BRITISH COLUMBIA

Clearwater 1

Sun Peaks Resort

This comprehensive self-drive combines the highlights of the Rockies and exploring areas that you cannot access by scheduled tour services. With the flexibility of having a car you can choose to walk one of the many hiking trails, linger at the vineyards and join any of the local adventures at your own choice and leisure.

Emerald Lake Lodge

2

1

1 Revelstoke

Lake Louise 2 Banff

Whistler 2 Kelowna 2

Vancouver

United States

As this is an independent package it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget.

Day 1: Vancouver – Whistler (2 hours) Drive along the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway towards Whistler. Stopover at Shannon Falls and Garibaldi Provincial Park. Arriving in Whistler, the village is conveniently located at the base of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. A gateway to a range of exciting activities that include mountain biking, hiking and golf in the summer. The village is linked by the village stroll, a pedestrian-only causeway lined with shops, restaurants, cafes and hotels. This afternoon we have included a Peak 2 Peak gondola ride and admission to Squamish Lil’wat cultural centre.

Day 2: Whistler Activity Choose today between a ziptrek ecotour, ATV tour, white-water rafting, horseback ride or scenic valley bike tour.

Day 3: Whistler – Sun Peaks Resort (5 hours) While traveling through the mountains along the Duffy Lake Road you will leave the wet coastal forests and abruptly enter the rain shadow of British Columbia’s interior. Hardy pine trees and sagebrush replace the towering fir trees of the west coast.

Day 4: Sun Peaks Resort Activity Today paddle an authentic voyageur canoe around the local lakes of Sun Peaks Resort. The lakes are home to resident osprey, bald eagles, loons, beaver, moose, bear, and even cougars all of which are frequently spotted. Or you may wish to explore the area on an offroad segway tour, cross country bike tour or guided hiking tour.

Day 5: Sun Peaks Resort – Clearwater (2 hours) This is still real cowboy country with large cattle ranches. Wells Gray is known as the waterfall park as there are over 250 waterfalls located within the area.

Day 6: Clearwater – Jasper (3½ hours) Travel towards the Canadian Rockies and stop at Blue River where you will board a specially designed jet boat for a smooth but exciting one hour River Safari. Enjoy a meal in River Safari’s floating restaurant before continuing your drive past Mount Robson with the highest peak in Western Canada and on to Jasper. Included to use at your leisure is a Jasper Tramway pass for your elevation ride to the top of Whistler’s Mountain.

Day 7: Jasper Activity Jasper National Park is located amidst the most beautiful wilderness of the Rocky Mountains. Explore the area today on a thrilling one hour sidecar motorcycle tour before visiting Maligne Canyon and the glacier-fed Maligne Lake where you will join a cruise to Spirit Island.

Day 8: Jasper – Lake Louise – Banff (4 hours) One of the world’s greatest mountain highways, the Icefields Parkway offers outstanding viewpoints and wildlife observation. At the mighty Columbia Icefield we have included an Ice Explorer ride onto the Athabasca Glacier and a Glacier sky walk pass for an awe-inspiring experience.

Day 9: Banff Sightseeing Banff National Park offers spectacular mountain scenery and many attractions. We suggest visiting Bow Falls, the Hoodoos and Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. We have included a gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain and Banff Upper Hot Springs swim pass for use at your leisure. In the evening join a guided evening wildlife tour. Discover the challenges of protecting animals and their habitat in Banff National Park.

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Day 10: Banff – Emerald Lake Lodge (1½ hours) Travel the scenic Bow Valley Parkway, which allows great photo stops for mountain scenery, waterfalls and wildlife. Stop at Johnston Canyon where you can take a walk through the limestone rock, sheer canyon walls, waterfalls and tunnels. Emerald Lake Lodge offers 24 cabin style buildings surrounding the lake in a true wilderness escape.

Day 11: Emerald Lake Lodge – Revelstoke (2½ hours) Today is packed with adventure, on your way to Revestoke join a guided river rafting excursion on the Kicking Horse River, visit the Bear Refuge and ride the gondola to the top of Kicking Horse Mountain. Revelstoke is nestled between the magnificent Selkirk and Monashee Mountains.

Day 12: Revelstoke – Kelowna (2½ hours) The Okanagan Valley is the ideal destination for wine lovers and freshwatersport enthusiasts. Kelowna, on the eastern shore of the Okanagan Lake offers a variety of boating and outdoor recreation. Orchards and vineyards are just a short drive from the downtown core.

Day 13: Okanagan at leisure Enjoy the warm weather and sandy beaches as you explore the Okanagan Valley. You may visit Penticton, located at the southern end of the deep blue Okanagan Lake. Stop en-route at one of the many farmers markets and wineries along the lake.

Day 14: Kelowna – Vancouver (4 hours) Your journey will end in Vancouver, surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and nestled alongside the Coast Mountain Range. Package includes: 13 nights of accommodation, 14 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), Peak 2 Peak gondola ride, admission to Squamish Lil’wat cultural centre, choice of one activity in Whistler, choice of one activity in Sun Peaks Resort, Blue River safari, Jasper Tramway elevation pass, Jasper motorcycle tour, Maligne Lake cruise, Ice Explorer sno-coach ride, Glacier sky walk pass, Hot Springs swim pass, evening wildlife tour, Kicking Horse River guided river rafting excursion, Grizzly Bear Refuge, Kicking Horse gondola pass. Moderate pricing from.

$2265

Superior pricing from.

$2695

Pricing is per person, double occupancy


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Canada / SELF DRIVE

10 Day Freedom to Explore KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Tour 2

Air

ALBERTA

No. of Nights Stay

Canada

Jasper 2

BRITISH COLUMBIA Emerald Lake Lodge Echo Valley Guest Ranch 2

1

Sun Peaks Resort

1

Lake Louise Kananaskis 1

1

1

1

Calgary

Banff

Kicking Horse / Golden

Whistler 2

Immerse yourself in nature and experience this action packed adventure, including horse-back riding, white-water rafting, boat rides, ATV wilderness rides and a helicopter ride.

Vancouver

As this is an independent package it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget.

United States

Day 1: Arrive Calgary Ride to the top of the Calgary Tower for a spectacular 360° view of the city.

7 Day Ranches, Wildlife & Lodges

Day 2: Calgary – Kananaskis (1 hour) Just 45 minutes southwest of Calgary, explore the mountain ranges on a horseback ride, enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch and join a professional guide for a raft down the Kananaskis River.

Day 3: Kananaskis – Banff (45 minutes) Take a scenic helicopter ride over mountain ranges, before travelling the short distance to the township of Banff.

Day 4: Banff – Emerald Lake Lodge (1½ hours) Drive along the scenic Bow Valley Parkway. Emerald Lake Lodge offers cabin style accommodation surrounding the lake in breathtaking scenery.

Day 5: Emerald Lake Lodge – Lake Louise – Jasper (4 hours) The Icefields Parkway offers outstanding viewpoints and wildlife observation. At the mighty Columbia Icefield included is an Ice Explorer ride and Glacier sky walk.

Day 6: Jasper Sightseeing Jasper National Park is located amidst the most beautiful wilderness of the Rocky Mountains. Visit Maligne Canyon and glacier-fed Maligne Lake. Ride the tramway to the top of Whistler’s Mountain.

Day 7: Jasper – Sun Peaks Resort (5½ hours) Travel the Yellowhead route past the sprawling grandeur of Mount Robson to Blue River where you will board a specially designed jet boat for a smooth but exciting one hour River Safari. Enjoy a meal in River Safari’s floating restaurant before continuing your drive to the resort village of Sun Peaks.

Day 8: Sun Peaks Resort – Whistler (5 hours) Travel along Logan Lake route to the gold rush town of Cache Creek, journey south to Lillooet, join the spectacular Duffey Lake road to Whistler.

Day 9: Whistler Activity Explore the diversity of the backcountry on an ATV tour. Climb high into the mountains and experience dramatic valley views.

Day 10: Whistler – Vancouver (2 hours) Drive the scenic Sea to Sky Highway to Vancouver. Stop at Horseshoe Bay for a 2 hour sea safari zodiac ride on Howe Sound. Itinerary available in reverse from Vancouver to Calgary. Package includes: 9 nights of accommodation, 10 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), Calgary Tower elevation pass, 3 course dinner in Calgary, helicopter ride, half day horse-back riding, BBQ lunch, white-water rafting, Ice Explorer ride, Glacier Sky walk, Jasper Tramway elevation pass, Maligne Lake cruise, Blue River safari, ATV wilderness ride, sea safari on Howe Sound. Moderate pricing from.

$1975

Superior pricing from.

$2159

Deluxe pricing from.

$2555

(One way drop fee for car rental is an additional charge, paid locally) Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Surrounded by wide open spaces, tranquil wilderness and wildlife, this itinerary explores friendly western heritage.

As this is an independent package it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget.

Day 1: Vancouver – Whistler (2 hours) Drive the scenic Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler. Stop at Horseshoe Bay for a 2 hour sea safari zodiac ride on Howe Sound. The village is conveniently located at the base of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. Overnight at the Hilton, Whistler.

Day 2: Whistler – Echo Valley Guest Ranch (4½ hours) This morning we have included a Peak 2 Peak gondola ride and admission to the Squamish Lil’wat cultural centre. This afternoon travel into the Cariboo region, rich with history of the gold rush and is Canada’s cowboy country. This eco adventure resort is located in its own private valley surrounded by the rolling Cariboo Mountains.

Day 3: Echo Valley Guest Ranch Experience a superb sanctuary of quality accommodation, healthy gourmet food and a diversity of outdoor activities including hiking, gold panning, horse-back riding, rafting and fly-fishing.

Day 4: Echo Valley – Golden/Kicking Horse (6½ hours) Leave the Cariboo region and start making your way to Golden, located between the Canadian Rocky Mountains and Columbia Mountain Range.

Day 5: Golden/Kicking Horse – Emerald Lake Lodge (1 hour) Visit the Grizzly Bear Refuge where you will have an interpretive tour. Ride the gondola to the top of Kicking Horse Mountain for lunch at the top. Continue onto Emerald Lake Lodge.

Day 6: Emerald Lake Lodge Emerald Lake Lodge offers cabin style accommodation surrounding the lake in breathtaking scenery. From here you can hike many trails or just relax in the tranquil setting.

Day 7: Emerald Lake – Banff or Calgary (1-3 hours) Travel the scenic Bow Valley Parkway, for mountain scenery, waterfalls and wildlife. Stop at Johnston Canyon where you can walk through limestone rock, sheer canyon walls and tunnels. End or extend your package in Banff or Calgary. Package includes: 6 nights of accommodation, 7 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), sea safari on Howe Sound, Peak 2 Peak gondola ride, admission to Squamish Lil’wat cultural centre, all meals at Echo Valley Guest Ranch, half day horse-back ride, Grizzly Bear Refuge, Sky Gondola with lunch. Pricing from.

$1805

(One way drop fee for car rental is an additional charge, paid locally) Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

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SELF DRIVE / Canada

7 Day Okanagan & the Rockies KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Tour 2

Air

Tour 3

ALBERTA

Canada Emerald Lake Lodge 2

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Lake Louise 1

Revelstoke 1

Campbell River 2

Calgary

Banff

Whistler 2 2 Penticton

Tofino 2

Kicking Horse

Nanaimo 1

2 Nelson

2 Fernie

Vancouver

Victoria

Drive through the picturesque Okanagan Valley, known for its warm climate, sandy beaches, lakes and wine valley. Visit the Grizzly Bear Refuge at Kicking Horse Resort. Relax at Emerald Lake Lodge in Yoho National Park, offering cabin style superior accommodation surrounding the lake in breathtaking scenery.

8 Day Exploring Vancouver Island & Whistler Day 1: Vancouver – Penticton (4½ hours) Day 2:

Exploring the Okanagan

Day 3:

Penticton – Revelstoke (3½ hours)

Here you will experience what they call ‘island life’. The island’s very diverse eco-system, mountains, oceans, rivers and lakes create habitats for multitudes of wildlife species.

Day 4: Revelstoke – Kicking Horse – Emerald Lake (2½ hours) Day 5: Emerald Lake Lodge Day 6: Emerald Lake – Lake Louise – Banff (1½ hours)

Day 1: Victoria – Nanaimo (1½ hours)

Day 7: Banff – Calgary (2 hours) Itinerary available in reverse from Calgary to Vancouver. Package includes: 6 nights of accommodation, 7 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), Alpine river raft on Kicking Horse River, Kicking Horse Grizzly Bear Refuge and eagle eye gondola with lunch, Lake Louise gondola ride, evening wildlife tour in Banff. Moderate pricing from.

$899

Superior pricing from.

$1025

(One way drop fee for car rental is an additional charge, paid locally) Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

7 Day Okanagan & the Kootneays

Vancouver – Penticton (4½ hours)

Day 2:

Explore the Okanagan

Day 2: Nanaimo – Tofino (3 hours) On this route you pass through towering old growth forests of Catherdral Cove, majestic Sutton Pass and through Pacific Rim National Reserve. Overnight, overlooking the rugged west coast at the renowned Wikaninnish Inn.

Day 3: Tofino Activity The stunning beauty and ecological diversity of Tofino’s location in the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve is the source of all activities. Choose between a coastal bear watching excursion, whale-watching excursion OR a sea kayaking and rainforest tour.

Day 4: Tofino – Campbell River (3½ hours) Return to Parksville, where you continue north to Campbell River. Stroll along the Discovery Pier and you might see salmon, eagles or whales. Overnight at Painters Lodge, overlooking the ocean.

Discover the off the beaten path route, offering diverse scenery, small towns and unique experiences. Travel through the wineries of the Okanagan, to the historic mountain alpine village of Fernie. Day 1:

Follow Highway 1 and travel through the Cowichan Valley, which is populated with wineries, farms, and artisan markets. In Duncan, visit carvers at work at the Quw’utsun’ Cultural Center and see the world’s widest totem pole.

Day 5: Wildlife Zodiak Morning Adventure Guided by a trained naturalist you explore the Discovery Islands and see local BC wildlife thriving in their natural habitat.

Day 6: Campbell River – Nanaimo – Whistler (5 hours) Return to Nanaimo, to connect with the BC car ferry crossing to Horseshoe Bay on the mainland (payable locally), then travel the Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler.

Day 3: Penticton – Nelson (4½ hours) Day 4: Nelson

Day 7: Whistler Activity

Day 5: Nelson – Fernie (4 hours) Day 7: Fernie – Calgary (3 hours)

Choose between a ziptrek ecotour, ATV tour, white-water rafting, horse-back riding or scenic valley bike tour. Also included is a Peak 2 Peak gondola ride and admission to the Squamish Lil’wat cultural centre.

Itinerary available in reverse from Calgary to Vancouver.

Day 8: Whistler – Vancouver (2 hours)

Package includes: 6 nights of accommodation, 7 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply).

Travel the Sea to Sky Highway to Vancouver.

Moderate pricing from.

Package includes: 7 nights of accommodation, 8 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), choice of activity in Tofino, wildlife zodiac morning tour, choice of activity in Whistler, Peak 2 Peak gondola ride, admission to Squamish Lil’wat cultural centre.

Day 6: Fernie

(One way drop fee for car rental is an additional charge, paid locally) Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

$669

Itinerary is available in reverse from Vancouver to Victoria.

Superior pricing from. Please note the BC Ferry crossing from Nanaimo to Horseshoe Bay is paid locally. Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

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$1559


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Canada / SELF DRIVE

8 Day Rockies, Edmonton & the Badlands KEY TO MAP Tour Air

ALBERTA

Rail

Canada

No. of nights stay

2 Edmonton

Jasper 2

BRITISH COLUMBIA Drumheller

Lake Louise Banff 2

This itinerary explores very diverse scenery, from the majestic snowcapped mountains of the Canadian Rockies, to the prairies lands of Alberta and the unique coulee landscapes and hoodoo rock formations in the Badlands. Visit the world-renowned Royal Tyrrell Museum devoted exclusively to the study of paleontology.

Calgary

As this is a self drive package it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget.

3

Day 1: Arrive Calgary

Day 2: Calgary - Kananaskis - Banff

Day 3: Banff Sightseeing

Waterton

United States

On arrival into Calgary we have included a Calgary Tower elevation pass and 3 course dinner at Buzzards restaurant. Follow Highway 1 to Kananaskis where you will explore the mountain ranges on a horseback ride, enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch and join a professional guide for a raft down the Kananaskis River before continuing on to the township of Banff.

1

4 Day Waterton Wanderer

A rare gem tucked into the southwestern corner of the province of Alberta and bordering the Glacier National Park of Montana, where windswept mountains rise abruptly out of gentle prairie grassland in spectacular Waterton Lakes National Park.

Explore many places of interest, check out the Cave and Basin National Historic site, Banff Gondola where you will see a panoramic view of the Bow Valley, and then take a dip in the hot mineral pools at the Banff Hot Springs. This evening join a guided wildlife safari.

Package includes: 3 nights of accommodation, 4 day mid-size car rental with unlimited kilometres from Calgary (special conditions apply), entrances to the below attractions:

Day 4: Banff – Lake Louise – Jasper (4 hours)

Bar U Ranch

Drive along one of the world’s greatest mountain highways. The Columbia Icefield Parkway offers outstanding view points and wildlife observation. At the mighty Columbia Icefield we have included an Ice Explorer ride onto the Athabasca Glacier and a Glacier Sky Walk pass.

Set in the rolling foothills of the Rockies, the Bar U Ranch is the only National Historic Site to commemorate the history and importance of ranching in Canada. The site has many historic buildings and structures, illustrating various stages of ranching development, and is rich in cultural landscape features.

Day 5: Jasper Sightseeing

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Visit Maligne Canyon and glacier-fed Maligne Lake, here you will take a cruise to Spirit Island. In the afternoon enjoy a leisurely float trip down the Athabasca River.

A UNESCO World Heritage site, the buffalo jump was used for 5,500 years by the indigenous people of the plains to kill buffalo by driving them off the 11 metre (36 foot) high cliff. The interpretive centre at Head-Smashed-In is built into the ancient sandstone cliff in naturalistic fashion.

Day 6: Jasper – Edmonton (4 hours) Leave the Rockies behind and travel to the capital of Alberta, experience first hand North America’s largest urban parkland and the continent’s largest shopping and entertainment centre, West Edmonton Mall.

Day 7: Edmonton Join a guided 1 hour segway tour along the scenic River Valley, before heading out to West Edmonton Mall for exclusive shopping and entertainment. We have included an activity pass allowing entrance to the Water Park or Galaxyland and other attractions.

Day 8: Edmonton – Drumheller – Calgary (4½ hours) Travel south to Drumheller, located in the Alberta Badlands, with a surreal landscape of sunbaked hills, lunar flats dotted with sagebrush and deep canyons. Visit the Royal Tyrell Museum of Paleontology, one of North America’s great natural museums. Package includes: 7 nights of accommodation, 8 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), Calgary Tower elevation pass, 3 course dinner at Buzzards restaurant, half day horse-back riding, BBQ lunch, whitewater rafting, Banff gondola ride, Banff Hot Springs swim pass, evening wildlife safari, Ice Explorer ride, Glacier sky walk, Maligne Lake cruise, afternoon float trip, 1 hour guided segway ride, West Edmonton Mall attractions pass, entrance to the Royal Tyrell Museum of Paleontology. Moderate pricing from.

$1399

Superior pricing from.

$1669

Deluxe pricing from.

$2085

Remington Carriage Museum Providing visitors with an authentic experience with 19th and early 20th century horse-drawn transportation. Using state-of-the-art techniques, the Remington Carriage Museum brings this bygone era to life. The Museum’s interactive galleries tell numerous stories of turn-of-the-century society and the carriage industry. Mountain Meadow Trail Ride Located only 25 minutes from Waterton, this lovely 2 ½ hour guided ride takes you through beautiful flower filled meadows, across winding streams, through shady pine forests, and crests a high lookout point with a panoramic view of the Rocky Mountains. Aspen Village Inn pricing from.

$429

Crandell Mountain Lodge pricing from.

$459

Bayshore Inn Resort pricing from.

$499

Waterton Lakes Lodge pricing from.

$535

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

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SELF DRIVE / Alaska & the Yukon

15 Day Classic Yukon & Alaska KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Tour 2

Air No. of Nights Stay

NORT YUKON ALASKA Fairbanks 1 Dawson City 2

1

Keno 1

Tok 2

2

Canada

Denali National Park

View wildlife in the shadows of Mt McKinley, gaze upon whales and sea lions in Kenai Fjords National Park, see cascading tidewater glaciers and visit the mining boomtowns of Dawson City and McCarthy.

Palmer 1 Anchorage

1

McCarthy 1

2

2

Valdez Kluane National Park 1

Whitehorse 1

1

1 Seward

As this is a self drive package it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget.

Day 1: Arrive Whitehorse Stroll along the Yukons River edge and visit Klondikes National Historic Site.

BRITIS

Day 2: Whitehorse – Dawson City

15 Day Cabin Explorer

Cruise through the villages of Cammacks, Steward and Pelly Crossing.

Day 3: Dawson City Explore the historic town and its goldfield or travel north to the Dempster Hwy.

Day 4: Dawson City – Tok Enjoy the impressive panoramic views offered by Top of the World Highway.

Day 5: Tok – Fairbanks Visit the University of Alaska Museum, located on the Chena River.

Day 6: Fairbanks – Denali National Park Denali is home to North America’s tallest peak, the impressive Mt McKinley.

Day 7: Denali National Park Join a guided wildlife tour with a very good chance of seeing caribou, moose, grizzly bear, wolves and dall sheep.

Day 8: Denali National Park – Anchorage Visit Alaska’s largest city offering an array of activities, nightlife and history.

For this unique self-drive we have found some of the most picturesque cabin accommodation available. They have been selected for their scenic location and proximity to major attractions. The majority have either full cooking facilities or kitchenettes so you have the option to prepare your own meals.

Day 9: Anchorage – Seward Take a cruise in Kenai Fjords National Park, view whales, sea lions and dolphins.

Day 10: Seward – Valdez

Day 1: Whitehorse

Travel the Alaska rail and ferry system via the stunning Columbia Glacier.

Day 2: Whitehorse – Keno

Day 11: Valdez – McCarthy

Day 3: Keno – Dawson City

Travel to the heart of Wrangell, St Elisa’s National Park; Americas largest.

Day 4: Dawson City – Tok

Day 12: McCarthy Mountain bike, hike, glacier walk, flight-seeing or just relax in the shadow of 17,000ft mountains.

Day 13: McCarthy – Tok Area A short drive through the Copper Basin, home to First Nations people, offering hiking and fishing.

Day 14: Tok – Kluane National Park

Day 6: Fairbanks – Denali National Park Day 7: Denali National Park Day 8: Denali National Park – Seward Day 9: Seward Day 10: Seward – Palmer Area Day 12: McCarthy

Day 15: Kluane National Park – Whitehorse Return to the Yukons capital, boasting a vibrant arts and cultural community. This package is also available starting in Anchorage. Package includes: 14 nights of accommodation, welcome meet and travel assistance package in Whitehorse, ferry passage Portage-Whittier-Valdez, some meals depending on accommodation selection. Moderate pricing from.

$1795

B&B pricing from.

$1925

Deluxe pricing from.

$2645

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Day 5: Tok – Fairbanks

Day 11: Palmer Area – McCarthy

Visit the other half of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Pricing is per person, double occupancy in CAD. Car rental is an additional cost, we have a wide range of vehicles to choose from to suit your needs.

As this is an independent package it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget.

Day 13: McCarthy – Tok Area Day 14: Tok – Kluane National Park (Haines Junction) Day 15: Kluane National Park – Whitehorse Package includes:: 14 nights of accommodation, meet and travel assistance package in Whitehorse, 3 breakfasts, 1 dinner, Kenai Fjords tour with lunch, full day Denali wildlife tour with lunch. This package is also available starting in Anchorage. Cabin pricing from. Pricing is per person, double occupancy in CAD. Car rental is an additional cost, we have a wide range of vehicles to choose from to suit your needs.

$2449


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Alaska & the Yukon / SELF DRIVE

8 Day Kenai Peninsula Explorer KEY TO MAP Tour 1

ALASKA

Air

Tour 2 Tour 3 Tour 4

Fairbanks 2

Thick pine forests, steep mountain slopes covered in greenery, crystal clear streams, cascading waterfalls, moose and black bears await! Homer is known as the halibut capital of Alaska, take a water taxi across Kachemak Bay to the historic artistic community of Seldovia. Moose Pass offers a glimpse into the relaxed pace of life in small town Alaska. In Seward you will see whales and otter frolicking in the waves.

NORTHW

Canada Tok 1

2

Denali National Park YUKON

Anchorage 1

Valdez 1

1

Richardson Highway Area Whitehorse 1

1 Moose Pass

Day 1: Anchorage

2 Seward 3 Homer

Day 2: Anchorage – Homer (3 hours)

1

Kluane National Park

1 Skagway

Haines 1

Day 3: Homer Day 4: Homer

BRITISH COLOMBIA

Day 5: Homer – Moose Pass (2½ hours) Day 6: Moose Pass – Seward (¾ hour) Day 7: Seward

8 Day Alaska National Park Explorer

Day 8: Seward – Anchorage (2½ hours) Package includes: 7 nights of accommodation, welcome meet and travel assistance package in Anchorage, Kenai Fjords wildlife cruise with lunch, breakfast depending on the accommodation selected.

Visit Alaska’s most famous National Park, watch whales and sea otters frolicking in the waves in Kenai Fjords National Park and drive in the shadow of the towering ranges of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.

B&B pricing from.

$1089

Moderate hotel pricing from.

$1205

Cabin based pricing from.

$1549

Day 1: Anchorage

Deluxe pricing from.

$1849

Day 2:

Anchorage – Seward

Day 3:

Seward – Valdez

Pricing is per person, double occupancy in USD. Car rental is an additional cost, we have a wide range of vehicles to choose from to suit your needs.

Day 4: Valdez – Richardson Highway Area Day 5:

9 Day Coast to Coast Drive

Richardson Highway – Fairbanks

Day 6:

Fairbanks – Denali National Park

Day 7:

Denali National Park

Day 8: Denali – Anchorage Package includes: 7 nights of accommodation, welcome meet and travel assistance package in Anchorage, Denali wildlife tour, Kenai Fjords wildlife cruise with lunch, ferry passage Portage-Whittier-Valdez, some breakfasts and dinners depending on the accommodation selection.

View wildlife in the shadows of the impressive Mt McKinley in Denali National Park, thrill at the mountain views in Kluane National Park and learn about Yukon and Alaska’s exciting gold rush history in Fairbanks and Whitehorse. Day 1:

B&B pricing from.

$1609

Cabin based pricing from.

$1615

Moderate hotel pricing from.

$1625

Deluxe pricing from.

$1985

Pricing is per person, double occupancy in USD. Car rental is an additional cost, we have a wide range of vehicles to choose from to suit your needs.

Arrive Anchorage

4 Day Kluane & Coast Explorer

Day 2: Anchorage Day 3:

Anchorage – Denali (4 hours)

Day 4:

Denali National Park

Travel to the beautiful Kluane National Park, then south to the top of Alaska’s inside passage. A short cruise by ferry along the Pacific coastline brings you to Skagway, gateway to the Klondike Gold Rush.

Day 5: Denali – Fairbanks (2 hours) Day 6: Fairbanks Day 7:

Fairbanks – Tok (3½ hours)

Day 8: Tok – Kluane (6½ hours) Day 9: Kluane – Whitehorse (2 hours) Package includes: 8 nights of accommodation, welcome meet and travel assistance package in Anchorage, 9 day mid-size vehicle rental with unlimited mileage (special conditions apply), LDW insurance, one way fee, White Pass Railroad bus and rail tour, some breakfasts and dinners depending on the accommodation selected. B&B pricing from.

$2049

Cabin based pricing from.

$2145

Moderate hotel pricing from.

$2525

Deluxe pricing from.

$2915

Day 1:

Arrive Whitehorse

Day 2:

Whitehorse – Haines, Kluane National Park (2 hours)

Day 3:

Haines, Kluane National Park - Skagway (5 hours)

Day 4: Skagway – Whitehorse (3 hours) Package includes: 3 nights of accommodation, 3 day car rental (special conditions apply), 750km’s paid mileage, ferry passage Haines to Skagway, travel assistance package. Pricing from.

$639

Pricing is per person, double occupancy in CAD.

Pricing is per person, double occupancy in USD.

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SELF DRIVE / Canada

9 Day Discover Ontario & Quebec KEY TO MAP Tour Air No. of nights stay

Canada

QUEBEC

2 Quebec City

ONTARIO

2 Ottawa

2

Montreal

1 Kingston

Explore magnificent coastlines, landscapes and villages. Highlights include the thundering Niagara Falls, the picturesque Thousand Islands, the heritage and parliament buildings in Ottawa, the multi-cultural and vibrant city of Montreal and the charming French ambience and deep history of Quebec City.

As this is a self drive package it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget.

Toronto 1

Niagara Falls

United States

Day 1: Toronto – Niagara Falls (1½ hours) The short journey from Toronto to Niagara Falls will take you through the orchardladen Niagara Peninsula. On arrival in Niagara Falls join a boat ride to the base of the majestic Horseshoe Falls. You also have entrance included to Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara’s Fury and the Butterfly Conservatory.

Day 2: Niagara Falls – Kingston (4 hours) On your departure discover the picturesque town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, where you can visit a local country market and tour a winery. Follow the shores of Lake Ontario, one of the five Great Lakes of North America to Kingston, a UNESCO World Heritage Destination for its remarkable and well preserved 19th century defense fortifications.

Day 3: Kingston – Ottawa (2 hours) Discover local islands as you join a cruise through the Thousand Islands on a triple deck paddle-wheeler. The ship winds its way through the small cottage islands of the Admiralty group featuring Napoleon’s Hat, Wanderer’s Channel, the Bateau Channel, the new, opulent Mandalay Mansion and the historic sights of Kingston. Your afternoon drive is dotted with small villages and surrounded by maple forests and rich pasture land as you travel to Ottawa, the capital city of Canada.

Day 4: Ottawa at leisure Sit back and relax on an open top double decker or historic trolley as your professional guide shows you the nation’s capital with its many historical landmarks, scenic waterways and beautiful parks, your ticket is valid for one day allowing you time to hop on and off at your leisure.

Day 5: Ottawa – Montreal (2 hours) Travel through rural Ontario as you cross into Quebec at Coteau. On arrival in Montreal explore the west side of Old Montreal on a 90-minute walking tour showcasing its French heritage and rich architecture.

Day 6: Montreal at leisure Your day is free to explore at your leisure. We highly recommend you join a guided cycle tour of the city. Montreal is known for its extensive inner city cycling trail

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system. You will be with the locals as you explore the way they would commute from point to point every day.

Day 7: Montreal – Quebec City (2½ hours) Following the St. Lawrence River, pass from city suburbs to the rural landscapes of forests and rich pastures, dotted with tiny villages that extend to Quebec City, the oldest walled city in North America and heart of the French Canadian culture of Canada. This evening enjoy a 3 course dinner in the heart of Old Quebec.

Day 8: Quebec City Sightseeing With a professional local guide, join a leisurely walking tour where you will explore Old Quebec. This afternoon enjoy a 360 degree panoramic view of Quebec City on a helicopter tour before embarking this evening on a storytelling walking tour where you will learn about the darker side of Quebec history with Ghost Tours of Quebec.

Day 9: Package ends Your package ends upon check out from your hotel. Package includes: 8 nights of accommodation, 9 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), Hornblower Niagara Falls cruise, entrance included to Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara’s Fury and the Butterfly Conservatory, hop-on hop-off city tour in Ottawa, Montreal walking tour, entrance to the National Gallery of Canada, discovery cruise, 3 course dinner in Old Quebec, Old Quebec walking tour, Quebec City helicopter tour, Old Quebec ghost tour. Moderate pricing from.

$1385

Superior pricing from.

$1589

Deluxe pricing from.

$2105

Pricing is per person, double occupancy. One way drop fee for car rental is an additional charge, paid locally.


Canada / SELF DRIVE

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9 Day French Mountains & Countryside KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Tour 2

Air

Tour 3

No. of Nights Stay 1 Chicoutimi

2 1 La Malbaie

Canada QUEBEC

2 Quebec City

2 Mont Tremblant

1

Saint−Sauveur

1 Montebello

Montreal

ONTARIO

Explore the province of Quebec and discover the charms and adventure of Canada’s French-speaking province. Travel into the stunning Laurentian Mountains, with a vast sweep of coniferous forest dotted with hundreds of tranquil lakes and rivers. Wander the cobblestoned pathways of Old Quebec and explore the spectacular Saguenay Region.

4 Day Explore beyond Quebec City

Day 1: Montreal – Montebello (1½ hours) First stop on this scenic drive is Montebello, a picturesque village offering a resort atmosphere. Staying at the Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello, this is the world’s largest log building with an impressive six-hearthed fireplace in the lobby.

Stretching along the north shore of the St Lawrence River east of Quebec City from the Beaupre Coast to the Saguenay Fjord visit the quaint village and unspoiled countryside of Charlevoix. Nestled between the sea and the mountains stay at the Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu, a vision of historical splendor before travelling into the spectacular Saguenay Region.

Day 2: Montebello – Mont Tremblant (1½ hours)

Day 1: Quebec City – Mont Sainte Anne – Le Malbaie (2 hours)

Wander through the European influenced pedestrian village, on the mountain and by the shores of Lac Tremblant, stay at the Fairmont Tremblant.

Day 2: Le Malbaie Day 3: Le Malbaie – Lanse St. Jean (Cruise) – Chicoutimi (2½ hours)

Day 3: Mont Tremblant Activity

Day 4: Chicoutimi – Quebec City (2½ hours)

Today we have included the choice of a horseback ride or zipline experience.

Package includes: 3 nights of accommodation, 4 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), cruise on Fjord Saguenay.

Day 4: Mont Tremblant – Saint-Sauveur (1 hour) Saint-Sauveur Valley is ripe with magnificent mountains, lakes and vast open spaces. Visit many boutiques, art galleries and enjoy fine cuisine in the local restaurants. Stay at Manior Saint-Sauveur.

Pricing from.

Day 5: Saint-Sauveur – Quebec City (3 hours)

5 Day Explore beyond Montreal

Following the St. Lawrence River through rural landscapes to the oldest walled city in North America. Stay at the Manior Victoria.

Day 6: Quebec City Walking Tour Join a local guide for a leisurely walking tour where you will explore the architecture, historical sites and significant events in Quebec’s history.

Day 7: Quebec City – La Malbaie , Charlevoix (2 hours) Located at the mouth of the Malbaie River stay at the Fairmont Le Manior Richelieu, nestled majestically between the sea and the mountains, this accommodation blends the quiet charm of the countryside with a luxury hotel.

Day 8: La Malbaie – Chicoutimi (2½ hours) The Saguenay Region encompasses the provinces most spectacular scenery and marine life. Join a cruise on the Fjord Saguenay. Stay at Hôtel La Saguenéenne.

Day 9: Chicoutimi – Quebec City (2½ hours)

Located north of Montreal, the Laurentides region is blanketed in mountains and lakes with fresh air, wide open spaces and pretty villages teeming with bistros, bars and boutiques. Whether rafting the rivers or relaxing in a Nordic bath, enjoying a sugar shack meal or apple picking, you will enjoy this stunning region.

Day 1: Montreal – Montebello (1½ hours) Day 2: Montebello – Mont Tremblant (1½ hours) Day 3: Mont Tremblant Activity Day 4: Mont Tremblant – Saint Sauver (1 hour) Day 5: Saint Sauver – Montreal (1 hour)

Return your car to Quebec City where your package ends. Package includes: 8 nights of accommodation, 9 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), choice of activity in Mont Tremblant, cruise on Fjord Saguenay, 3 course dinner in Old Quebec, Old Quebec walking tour. Pricing from.

$555

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

$1429

Package includes: 4 nights of accommodation, 5 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), choice of an activity in Mont Tremblant. Pricing from.

$715

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Pricing is per person, double occupancy. (One way drop fee for car rental is an additional charge, paid locally).

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SELF DRIVE / Canada

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

14 Day Maritimes Gems

Canada NEW BRUNSWICK PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND 2 Charlottetown 2 Baddeck 1

Louisbourg

1 Pictou

2 Fundy National Park

NOVA SCOTIA

1 Liscomb Mills

This comprehensive self-drive itinerary combines the highlights of the Maritimes and exploring areas that you cannot access by scheduled tour services. With the flexibility of having a car you can choose to walk one of the many hiking trails, linger at the many historic sites and join any of the local adventures at your own choice.

Digby 1

2 Halifax 1 Lunenburg

KEY TO MAP Tour Air

Day 1: Halifax Arrive Halifax and pick up your rental car. Welcome to Nova Scotia’s provincial capital, this attractive city is a bustling hub of art galleries, shops, museums, restaurants, sidewalk cafes and vibrant nightlife centred around the picturesque waterfront.

Day 2: Halifax This morning enjoy the Halifax highlights tour, take in the sights of Halifax Historic Properties, Spring Garden Road, Province House, the Old Town Clock and much more. Spend the day touring Halifax Waterfront area.

Day 3: Halifax - Lunenburg (1 ½ hours) Drive the south shore today along the Lighthouse Route. En route visit Peggy’s Cove, a picturesque fishing village surrounded by bare granite and coastal barrens. Continue on to Mahone Bay, a relaxing seaside town re-known for its quiet beauty and internationally known churches. Visit Lunenburg, a unique town in terms of architecture and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 4: Lunenburg - Digby (3 hours) Continue your drive north to Kejimkujik National Park. Visit the excellent visitor centre, which houses replicas of the native tools found, by archaeologists dating back 4500 years ago. Continue your drive to Annapolis Valley, which boasts spectacular views of the Annapolis Basin, before continuing on to the Digby Area. Overnight Smiths Cove.

Day 5: Digby - Fundy National Park (5 hours) Take the short drive to Digby. Board the ferry to Saint John, New Brunswick. Places to visit include Carleton Martello Tower National Historic Site, the old city market, Loyalist House, the New Brunswick Museum and the Reversing Falls. Continue along the spectacular Fundy Coastal Drive via St. Martins to the Fundy National Park. The Fundy National Park has 206 square kilometres of steep coastal cliffs, forest clad hills, deep rich valleys and rolling meadows.

Day 6: Fundy National Park Spend the day exploring this magnificent park. The park is renowned for its hiking trails, with over 104 kms of trails to choose from, ranging from easy ½ km loops to a demanding 50 km circuit around the park. Be sure to visit Hopewell Cape, home of Hopewell Rocks and explore this natural phenomena.

Day 7: Fundy National Park - Charlottetown (3 ½ hours) Today follow the Acadian Coastal Drive via Sackville and Port Elgin and onto the Confederation Bridge. Continue along the Red Sands Shore north to Summerside. Rich in heritage, the stately homes that grace the downtown residential core were once home to many a wealthy shipbuilder. Make you way to Charlottetown, the capital of Prince Edward Island.

Day 8: Charlottetown Spend the day exploring Charlottetown and the surrounding areas. Take a historic walking tour or stroll along the streets of Charlottetown and retrace the footsteps of the Fathers of Confederation. Be sure to visit Founders’ Hall – Canada’s Birthplace Pavilion or the National Historic Street called Great George.

Day 9: Charlottetown - Pictou (3 hours) Drive southeast through the Points East Coastal Route and visit the Point Prim Lighthouse before continuing on to the Wood Islands ferry terminal. Board the NFL Ferry, a crossing of approximately 75 minutes, which takes you over to Caribou, Nova Scotia (payable locally). Drive east along the Sunrise Trail to the historic town of Pictou.

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Day 10: Pictou - Baddeck (2 ½ hours) Depart Pictou and continue to Cape Breton via the Canso Causeway and on to Baddeck. This scenic village overlooks the beautiful Bras d’Or Lakes and the most notable resident historically was Alexander Graham Bell - you can visit the National Historic Site named after him. Overnight Baddeck.

Day 11: Baddeck Today you will follow the famous Cabot Trail clockwise, one of the most spectacular drives in all of Canada. Drive the Ceilidh Trail to the French Acadian community of Cheticamp. The trail then winds around the rocky splendor of Cape Breton’s northern shore, ascending to the incredible plateaus of Cape Breton Highlands National Park.

Day 12: Baddeck - Louisbourg (2 hours) Depart Baddeck via Glace Bay, home of the Miners Museum and Marconi National Historical Site. Follow the trail to Louisbourg, home to the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, the largest historical reconstruction in North America.

Day 13: Louisbourg - Liscomb Mills (4 hours) Depart Louisbourg and continue on to Canso Causeway. Drive along the Eastern Shore and follow the Marine Drive Route where you will find nature, history and culture, as well as rugged coast, tranquil bays and beaches, unspoiled forest fauna and crystal clear lakes and streams. Continue on to Liscomb Mills where you can relax and enjoy your surroundings.

Day 14: Liscomb Mills - Halifax (3 hours) Take a leisurely drive back to Halifax. En route visit Musqodoboit Harbour & Valley, a haven for nature lovers, and Martinique Beach – the longest beach in the province. Package includes: 13 nights of accommodation, 14 day mid–size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), Halifax city tour, Digby to Saint John ferry (including vehicle charge). Pricing from. Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

$2305


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Canada / SELF DRIVE

QUEBEC

11 Day Maritime Discovery

KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Tour 2

Air

Tour 3

No. of Nights Stay

Canada PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

Relax and rejuvenate on winding trails and sandy beaches. Visit picturesque St. Andrews by-the Sea and enjoy the quaint charm of this coastal town. Explore the Bay of Fundy known for its impressive tidal movements and enormous rock formations. Visit Charlottetown, the elegant USA seaside city known as the birthplace of Canada and explore the historic streets, walking trails and waterside boardwalks at your own pace.

2 Charlottetown

NEW BRUNSWICK

1

Baddeck 2 Pictou

Fredericton Fundy National Park

NOVA SCOTIA

2

St Andrewsby-the-Sea

Halifax

Anapolis Royal 1 Oak Island 1

Day 1:

Louisbourg 1

1

2

2

1 Liscomb Mills

1

Arrive Halifax

Day 2: Explore Halifax Day 3:

Halifax – Annapolis Royal (3 hours)

Day 4: Annapolis Royal – Digby – St. Andrews (1 ½ hours) Day 5: Explore St. Andrews Day 6:

St. Andrews – Fredericton (2 hours)

Day 7:

Fredericton – Fundy National Park (2 ½ hours)

8 Day Enchanting Islands Self Drive

Day 8: Explore Fundy National Park Day 9: Fundy National Park – Charlottetown (3 ½ hours) Day 10: Explore Charlottetown Day 11: Charlottetown – Halifax (4 hours) Package includes: 10 nights of accommodation, 11 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), Halifax city tour, Digby ferry including vehicle charge, Anne of Green Gables tour. Pricing from.

$2049

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

8 Day Captivating Cape Breton

Experience spectacular scenery from the mountains to the sea. Celebrate Nova Scotia’s Scottish roots in the historic town of Pictou before continuing on to the scenic village of Baddeck overlooking the beautiful Bras d’Or Lakes. Explore the world renown Cabot Trail, with its dramatic coastal views and highland scenery it’s known to be one of the most spectacular drives in all of Canada. Visit the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic site and take a step back in history when all of Nova Scotia was a battleground. Discover rugged coastlines, tranquil bays and crystal clear lakes and streams as you follow the Marine Drive route along the Eastern Shore.

Day 1: Arrive Halifax

Day 1:

Arrive Halifax

Day 2:

Halifax – Oak Island (1 hour)

Day 3:

Oak Island – Charlottetown (4 hours)

Day 4:

Prince Edward Island Touring

Day 5:

Charlottetown – Baddeck (5 hours)

Day 6:

Cabot Trail Touring

Day 7:

Baddeck – Halifax (3½ hours)

Day 8: Package ends

Day 2: Explore Halifax

Package includes: 7 nights of accommodation, 8 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), 7 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Peggy’s Cove, Lunenburg World Heritage Site, Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Confederation Bridge, Anne of Green Gables Heritage Place, Prince Edward Island National Park, ferry from Prince Edward Island, Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, whale-watching boat tour, lobster dinner

Day 3: Halifax - Pictou (2 hours) Day 4: Pictou - Baddeck (2 ½ hours) Day 5: Explore Cabot Trail Day 6: Baddeck - Louisbourg (2 hours) Day 7: Louisbourg - Liscombe (4 hours)

Departure dates 2015: Jun 7, 21; Jul 5, 19; Aug 2, 16, 30; Sep 13, 27; Oct 11

Day 8: Liscombe - Halifax (3 hours) Package includes: 7 nights of accommodation, 8 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometers (special conditions apply), Halifax city tour. Pricing from.

Enjoy fresh salt air, sandy beaches, mountain vistas and much more. Pass through fields of green, dine on succulent seafood, and travel the world famous Cabot Trail on this tour of Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton Island.

Pricing from.

$1559

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

$1275

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

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SELF DRIVE / Canada NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

11 Day Charms & Treasures of Newfoundland KEY TO MAP

Canada

1 Quirpon Island

Tour Air

1

No. of nights stay

Main Brook

1

Gros Morne National Park 2

Twillingate

Deer Lake 1

Immerse yourself in the oldest & most eastern city in North America, go back in time to where the Vikings once stood at L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site Gros Morne National Park and stay in a unique lighthouse inn on this unique and diverse self-drive through Newfoundland.

NEWFOUNDLAND

2 Trinity

2 St. John’s

Day 1: St. John’s Arrive St. John’s and pick up your rental car and explore the oldest city in North America. This historical, vibrant city has many attractions with the added bonus of a wide selection of restaurants from fine dining to traditional Newfoundland.

Day 2: St. John’s This morning, drive along the Irish Loop on the east coast of the Avalon Peninsula to Bay Bulls Ecological Reserve. Continue on to Bay Bulls where you will enjoy a cruise around the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve, a protective sanctuary for kittiwakes, murres, puffins and other seabirds. The waters off Bay Bulls are home to the world’s largest population of humpback whales.

Day 3: St. John’s - Trinity (2 ½ hours) This morning enjoy a city tour of St. John’s. You will visit the National Historic site of Cape Spear and will enjoy a beautiful view on top of Signal Hill. Depart St. John’s and continue along the Conception Bay Scenic Drive to the charming town of Brigus, before continuing to the Bonavista Peninsula and onto the cultural capital of Newfoundland – Trinity.

Day 4: Trinity Today explore the region further. The Bonavista Bay is an area of extreme natural beauty. Take time to visit Cape Bonavista Lighthouse, The Mattthew Interpretation Centre and the historic Ryan Premises before returning back to Trinity.

Day 5: Trinity - Twillingate (4 hours) Take a leisurely drive west visiting the spectacular ‘Road to the Beaches’ area. Places to visit include Salvage - voted one of Canada’s top ten prettiest towns. Continue west and enjoy a full day of exploring along the “Road to the Isles” to explore the many coves, inlets and fishing villages dotted along the coastline. Continue to the charming fishing community of Twillingate.

Day 6: Twillingate - Gros Morne National Park (4 ½ hours) Today leave behind the Central Region of Newfoundland and head west through a vast expanse of lush forest and contrasting scenery towards Deer Lake, drive north along the Viking Trail (Route 430) to Gros Morne National Park – designated an UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 for it’s impressive geological features.

Day 7: Gros Morne National Park Today explore the north side of the park. Highlights include the scenic community of Norris Point and Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse in Rocky Harbour. In the afternoon enjoy the spectacular Western Brook Pond Fjord Boat Tour – the only way, other than by helicopter to see the spectacular Western Brook Gorge.

Day 8: Gros Morne National Park - Quirpon Island (5 hours) Drive north continuing along the Viking trail up to Quirpon Island dock. You will be transferred by small power boat over to Quirpon Island. Stay in a recently refurbished original light-keeper’s residence which is located on Quirpon Island in Cape Bauld on the northernmost tip of the Great Northern Peninsula.

Day 9: Quirpon Island - Main Brook (1 hour) Depart Quirpon Island by boat transfer over to Quirpon dock. Today you will take the time to visit both L’Anse aux Meadows – the only authenticated Viking settlement site in North America and Norstead Viking Village – a fascinating reenactment of how Vikings lived over 1000 years ago.

Day 10: Main Brook - Deer Lake (5 hours) Today take a leisurely drive back down the Viking Trail and visit Port au Choix National Historic Site and view artifacts of the Maritime Archaic people who occupied the area over 3700 years ago. Continue your journey to Deer Lake.

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Day 11: Package ends Depart your accommodations and drive the short distance to Deer Lake Airport where you will drop off your rental car ready for your onward journey. *Note: Quirpon Island Lighthouse Inn – A hike from Quirpon island dock to the Inn may be required, dependent on weather conditions. (All meals and boat transfer included at Quirpon Island). Package includes: 10 nights of accommodation, 11 day mid–size car rental including unlimited kilometers (special conditions apply), St. John’s city tour, Bay Bulls Nature Cruise, Western Brook Pond Boat Cruise, and documentation kit including travel wallet, driving directions, maps. Pricing from. Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

$2475


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Canada / SELF DRIVE

11 Day Wonders of Western Newfoundland

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

KEY TO MAP

Canada

Tour 1

Tour 2

Air

Tour 3

1 Quirpon Island

No. of Nights Stay

1

Main Brook

Gros Morne National Park 2 1 Deer Lake 1 Humber Valley 1

NEWFOUNDLAND

Explore a region of astounding, raw and unspoiled beauty. You’ll find scenery to take your breath away. Journey through the Humber Valley with sheer, sweeping beauty stretching 70 lush kilometres. Visit Gros Morne National Park, the second largest National Park in eastern Canada and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Encircled by tiny seaside communities, encompassing forests and striking cliffs and shorelines, the spectacular beauty of the park provides the perfect backdrop for all kinds of outdoor adventures. A highlight of your trip is visting Quirpon Island, Newfoundland’s best location for viewing icebergs due to its northernmost location.

Day 1:

Deer Lake – Humber Valley (20 minutes)

Day 2: Explore Humber Valley Region Day 3:

Humber Valley – Gros Morne National Park (North Side) (1 ½ hours)

Day 4: Explore Gros Morne National Park Day 5: Gros Morne National Park – Quirpon Island (5 hours) Day 6: Explore Quirpon Island Day 7:

Quirpon Island - Main Brook (1 hour)

Day 8: Explore Main Brook

2 Trinity

Dildo 1 Avalon Peninsula

2 St. John’s

1

6 Day Whales, Bergs & Birds The Avalon Peninsula with it’s stunning scenery is a place full of natural wonders. Witness icebergs drifting along coastlines, groups of whales frolicking and migratory seabirds nesting on the cliffs. Spend time in St. John’s, a city perched on the edge of nature, surrounded by scenic beauty and wildlife. Wander the winding, colourful streets and experience the city’s rich history and culture. Explore the Trinity area and step back in time in this culturally rich oceanside town containing beautifully restored fishing rooms and saltbox houses. History, friendliness and steadfast authenticity are woven into every aspect of the area.

Day 9: Main Brook – Gros Morne National Park (South Side) (4 hours) Day 10: Explore Gros Morne National Park

Day 1:

Day 11: Gros Morne National Park – Deer Lake (1 hour)

Day 2: Explore St. John’s

Package includes: 10 nights of accommodation, 11 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), Western Brook Pont Fjord boat tour

Day 3:

Pricing from.

Day 6: Trinity – St. John’s (3 ½ hours)

$2315

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Arrive St. John’s St. John’s – Avalon Peninsula (½ hour)

Day 4: Avalon Peninsula – Trinity (3 ½ hours) Day 5: Explore Trinity

Package includes: 5 nights of accommodation, 6 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), St. John’s city tour, Bay Bulls nature cruise, Trinity Bay nature cruise.

7 Day Far East of the Western World

Pricing from.

As the oldest and most easterly city in North America, this is where heritage lives. Melded with culture, history, and personality, St. John’s has survived two World Wars, five centuries, countless hardships and triumphs. It’s become a rare, old city full of character, experience and charisma, with a contemporary, sophisticated edge.

$1349

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Day 1: St. John’s Day 2: Explore St. John’s Day 3:

St. John’s - Avalon Peninsula (1 ½ hours)

Day 4: Avalon Peninsula - Dildo (1 ½ hours) Day 5: Dildo - Trinity (2 ½ hours) Day 6: Explore Trinity & Bonavista Day 7: Trinity - St. John’s (3 ½ hours) Package includes: 6 nights of accommodation, 7 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), St. John’s city tour, Ferryland lighthouse picnic, Trinity Bay nature cruise. Pricing from.

$1435

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

www.andersonvacations.ca


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UNIQUELY CANADIAN EXPERIENCES / Canada

Unique Experiences

These lodges and adventures are in remote and stunning locations, enabling you to truly immerse yourself in the environment and get up close and personal with the wildlife and nature.

Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures

Adventure Canada

Wake to the sound of a humpback whale as it swims past your ocean side tent. Later that day watch in awe as a pod of orcas swim past your kayak and a bald eagle swoops down to catch a salmon. This can all happen at Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures' Orca Waters Base Camp off northern Vancouver Island. The Orca Waters Base Camp offers a very comfortable camping experience and with Kingfisher's knowledgeable guides this tour is suitable for guests with little or no kayaking or camping experience. Four day and three night "Kayak With Whales" and "Whales and Grizzly Bears" itineraries are available.

Eager for a new adventure, off the beaten trail? Over the past 25 years, Adventure Canada has become an expert in providing fun, educational and adventurous experiences in the Canadian Arctic, Greenland, Labrador and Newfoundland. The 199-passenger Ocean Endeavour offers the best-in-class small-ship experience. The onboard programming is the perfect balance between education and entertainment, complimented by exceptional local guides.

Package pricing on request

Package pricing on request

Discover British Columbia with BC Ferries

Whether you are travelling to the coastal city of Victoria for the historic charm or the west coast of Vancouver Island for the miles of beaches and surf, BC Ferries provides you a prelude to the awe-inspiring scenic BC coast. Travel through the breathtaking Inside Passage to whale watch, spot eagles overhead or discover historic villages. Marvel at the northern fjords along the Discovery Coast Connector service or take in the rugged beauty of the Haida Gwaii. BC Ferries will take you to the beautiful British Columbia everyone keeps telling you about. Create the vacation of a lifetime today with memories you wont forget.

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Their long history working with the communities they visit ensures that they are welcomed into the small hamlets on this voyage – a visit from their ship is always a major community event. Their arctic voyages connect areas of great cultural, historical and natural significance.

VIA Rail’s Canadian

The Canadian’s four-night/ three-day journey across the prairies of Canada and through the majestic Rocky mountains and national parks to the Pacific Coast recaptures the romance of train travel, offering comfort and elegance, sunsets and moonlight, fine dining, spectacular scenery and several of the country’s most exciting cities, including Toronto, Winnipeg, Jasper and Vancouver. It is considered one of the greatest rail journeys in the world! The Canadian offers two classes of service: comfortably affordable Economy class and Sleeper Plus class offering pampered service and exclusive amenities with private cabins for one or two passengers and full access to several domed lounge cars and freshly prepared meals.

Package pricing on request From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.


Canada / UNIQUELY CANADIAN EXPERIENCES

Sonora Resort

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Rugged mountains, a cloak of old-growth forest and sapphire blue waters make Sonora Island one of Canada's loveliest spots – and Sonora Resort is a jewel in the midst of all this wild beauty. Long known as a luxury destination on British Columbia’s Inside Passage, this all-inclusive Relais & Châteaux resort invites guests to design the vacation of their dreams, whether it is an outdoor wilderness adventure or a relaxing spa retreat. Sonora’s Canadian wilderness setting is a haven for wilderness enthusiasts, where guests can commune with nature on an eco-tour to view orcas and grizzly bears, kayak the pristine local waters, or land a prize catch on a fishing expedition. After an afternoon of adventure, Island Currents Spa offers outdoor mineral pools, perfect for a soothing soak, and an array of locally inspired treatments. Exquisite meals are prepared by Executive Chef, Terry Pichor in the ocean view dining room, where guests can savour local and international fine wines. Private suites, cozy common areas and inviting hot tubs create a home away from home with inviting décor and luxurious amenities. It is an ideal setting for rejuvenation, capped by a spectacular ocean view. Sonora Resort is just a 50 minute helicopter flight from Vancouver International Airport, or a one hour Water Taxi tour from Campbell River, on Vancouver Island.

From $690 (transportation additional cost)

Great Bear Rainforest Explorer

Deluxe/ Unique Experience

Great Bear Lodge

This small group Canadian Signature Experience® explores the Great Bear Rainforest aboard comfortable 68’ motor-sailors. Guests join expert Crew and renowned Naturalists on an expedition in search of BC’s extraordinary wildlife like humpback whales and orcas, rafts of coastal birds, black bear and grizzlies. We join First Nations guides with the hopes of catching a glimpse of the iconic, all-white Spirit Bear and discover the scenic Fiordlands. As one of last remaining tracts of coastal temperate rainforests, the Great Bear is sure to amaze and inspire. Departs: A selection of departures from late August to early October. Duration: 8 days/ 7 nights. Includes: All food from lunch on day 1 to lunch on day 8, onboard lodging, Park Permits & guiding fees, shore excursions and use of stable sea kayaks.

Great Bear Lodge offers grizzly bear viewing on the remote central coast of British Columbia, with tours leaving from Port Hardy on Vancouver Island. The charming floating lodge accommodates a maximum of 16 guests, and is powered by wind, solar and micro-hydro. A wildlife biologist leads each tour, by boat or on platforms. Voted by National Geographic Adventure as 'One of the Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth', the lodge is a perfect place for guests wanting to be immersed in the nature of one of the last great temperate rainforests on earth, the Great Bear Rainforest.

Package pricing on request

From $1620 (2 nights)

Clayoquot Wilderness Resort

Unique Lodge

Knight Inlet Lodge

Some 30 minutes by boat from Tofino, or 32 kilometres as the eagle flies, rests the premier eco-safari destination Clayoquot Wilderness Resort. The resort is open annually from mid May to the end of September and offers all inclusive adventures of three, four or seven nights. Inspired by late 19th century Great Camps, Clayoquot Wilderness Resort promises the perfect pairing of soft adventure and soft beds – a delicious blend of childhood wishes and grown-up dreams. With only 20 luxury guest tents the resort offers an exclusive and personal environment for all visitors.

Knight Inlet Lodge is Canada's premier grizzly bear viewing destination. The original grizzly bear lodge on the coast of B.C. 2015 will mark Knight Inlet's 18th season of environmentally responsible tourism. With all inclusive packages from 2 - 6 nights they have a wide range of activities in addition to bear viewing. Kayaking, whale watching, rainforest hikes and interpretive tours are just some of the options for guests. Access to the lodge, located in Glendale Cove, is by floatplane from Campbell River on Vancouver Island. Knight Inlet Lodge is proud to be a 2014 TripAdvisor award winner.

Package pricing on request

Package pricing on request

From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

Unique Lodge

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British Columbia Blessed with breathtaking landscapes and cosmopolitan cities, there are mountains to climb, beaches to comb, forests to hike, parks to stroll and nightlife and shopping to explore.


British Columbia / INTRODUCTION

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KEY TO MAP

Vancouver

Victoria 2

Whistler – located only 2 hours from Vancouver, Whistler blends the charm of an alpine village with the amenities of an urban centre. The pedestrian, only Whistler Village, offers fine dining, vibrant nightlife and outdoor adventures.

United States

Vancouver Island – a 90 minute ferry ride from the mainland, the island has one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems with rainforests, marshes, meadows, beaches, mountains, oceans, rivers and lakes. A premier location for whale watching, birding, as well as salmon and trout fishing. Okanagan – located in southern British Columbia the Okanagan Valley is one of the warmest regions in all of Canada. Locals flock to the area’s renowned orchards and vineyards; sandy lakeside beaches and golf courses. Cariboo Chilcotin Coast – this is a region with a past rich in the spirit of adventure. Stay at one of the many guest ranches, visit one of the many historic sites, explore the Gold Rush Trail and cowboy history in the Cariboo. Northern BC – visit pristine wilderness, the region is known for its magnificent freshwater and saltwater fishing, paddling, hiking, skiing and snowmobiling. Parks provide habitats and sanctuary for wildlife as small as birds and as large as grizzly bears. Kootenay Rockies – four of British Columbia’s seven national parks are located here, and wildlife flourishes. Visit wonderfully restored heritage towns, thriving arts communities and gold rush boomtowns.

2 Day Sea to Mountains Day 1:

Vancouver – Whistler (Rail)

Day 2:

Whistler – Vancouver (Coach)

Package Includes: 1 night of accommodation, Rocky Mountaineer sea to sky climb rail journey, choice of horseback riding, white-water rafting, zipline experience, ATV tour OR Peak 2 Peak gondola ride in Whistler, guided coach tour Whistler to Vancouver. Moderate pricing from.

$419

Superior pricing from.

$455

Deluxe pricing from. $499 Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

5 Day Vancouver & Victoria Combo

8 Day Ultimate West Coast Explorer Combine the highlights of these three scenic cities. Explore the vibrant metropolitan city of Vancouver, see the unique white beluga whales at the Vancouver Aquarium, try the the tree-top walk at Capilano Suspension Bridge, wander along English Bay and shop on Robson street. In Victoria visit the renowned Butchart Gardens, with over 22 hectares of colourful gardens. In Whistler you can join in one of the many adventure activities or just wander through this picturesque alpine resort.

Day 1:

Arrive Vancouver

Day 2:

Vancouver Sightseeing

Tour 3

Canada

Whistler 2

Vancouver – a vibrant metropolitan city, Vancouver is nestled between majestic mountains, sparkling ocean, rainforests and beautiful foliage. All four seasons make Vancouver one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

Tour 2

Air

No. of Nights Stay

BRITISH COLUMBIA

3

Tour 1

Day 1:

Arrive Vancouver

Day 2:

Vancouver Sightseeing

Day 3: Vancouver – Victoria (Coach/Ferry) Day 4: Victoria Sightseeing Day 5:

Victoria – Vancouver (Floatplane)

Package Includes: 4 nights of accommodation, Vancouver hop-on hop-off city tour, entrance to the Vancouver Aquarium and the Lookout, North Shore tour including Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain, full day tour to Victoria with Butchart Gardens, whale-watching excursion, or zipline eco-adventure, floatplane flight Victoria to Vancouver. Moderate pricing from.

$1069

Day 3: Vancouver Sightseeing

Superior pricing from.

$1265

Day 4: Vancouver – Whistler (Rail)

Deluxe pricing from.

$1519

Day 5:

Whistler Activity

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Day 6: Whistler – Victoria (Floatplane) Day 7:

Victoria Sightseeing

Day 8: Victoria – Vancouver (Coach/Ferry) Package Includes: 7 nights of accommodation, hop-on hop-off city tour, entrance to the Vancouver Aquarium and the Lookout, North Shore tour including Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain OR sea safari ride on Howe Sound, Whistler Mountaineer rail tour, choice of horseback riding, white-water rafting, ATV tour OR Peak 2 Peak gondola ride in Whistler, floatplane Whistler to Victoria, city tour of Victoria, whale watching excursion, one way tour Victoria to Vancouver including Butchart Gardens. Moderate pricing from.

$1729

Superior pricing from.

$2049

Deluxe pricing from.

$2489

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

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VANCOUVER CITY STAY & ACCOMMODATION / British Columbia

4 Day Vancouver City Stay

Sheraton Wall Centre

A vibrant metropolitan city on the west coast, Vancouver is nestled between majestic mountains, sparkling ocean, rainforests and beautiful foliage. All four seasons make Vancouver one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Vancouver is a walkable city, the locals take great pride in welcoming visitors with clean, safe and vibrant streets, day or night. Ride a bike through Stanley Park, relax on the beach at English Bay or shop on the trendy Robson Street. Only 20 minutes from downtown you can be at the top of Grouse Mountain, over-looking the harbour, or explore Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and experience the spectacular tree-top walk. Package Includes: 3 nights of accommodation, hop on hop off city tour, entrance to the Vancouver Aquarium, entrance to the Vancouver Look-out, fly over Canada experience, dinner in downtown Vancouver, North shore tour including Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge, gourmet foodie walking tour Moderate pricing from.

$609

Superior pricing from.

$759

Deluxe pricing from.

$955

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

This award-winning hotel with 733 guest rooms and suites – the largest hotel and 2nd tallest building in Vancouver is located in the heart of downtown, and is walking distance to all international dining and attractions. The floor-to-ceiling windowed guest rooms feature panoramic views, Sheraton Sweet Sleeper™ beds, individual heat/air-conditioning, voicemail, ironing facilities, tea/coffee making facilities, dataports, in-room safes and free Wi-Fi in all guest rooms and lobby. Guests can enjoy complimentary use of the health club which includes a gym, pool, jacuzzi and sauna. Café One opens from 6.30am for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bar One is open until 1am with live entertainment from 9pm-1am. Complimentary 24-hour use of Link @ Sheraton business centre. Vida Spa Wellness is available on-site.

From $160

Superior

The Rosedale on Robson Hotel Comfortable, casual, and convenient. This is the Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel, your all-suite accommodation that makes it easy to enjoy the best of downtown Vancouver. The hotel is just two blocks from BC Place Stadium, home of the BC Lions, and just two blocks from Rogers Arena, home of the Vancouver Canucks. Situated in the entertainment district, the hotel is a favourite destination for theatre goers, close to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and the Vancouver Centre for the Performing Arts. When you stay at the Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel, you will have plenty of room to stretch out and relax in one of the 217 spacious one- and two-bedroom suites and penthouses. Each suite includes a fully-equipped galley kitchen, flat panel TVs, tea/ coffee making facilities, self-serve and drop-off laundry services, telephones in each room, individual temperature control and floor-to-ceiling windows in all bedrooms. The Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel features an indoor lap pool, whirlpool, steam room and dry sauna, treadmills and cardio equipment, second floor garden terrace, complimentary Wi-Fi in the lobby, underground parking, valet and self-parking, business centre with a printer, coin operated laundry, dry cleaning services and easy access to public transportation. Restaurants within the hotel include Rosie's on Robson, Subway, Superchef Grill and Ramon Jinya.

From $144

Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

Moderate

The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver Nestled between the majestic coastal mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver’s spectacular scenery and vibrant lifestyle attracts visitors from across the globe. At the centre of this world class city is The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Historic yet timeless, classic yet modern, with service and hospitality that never fails to impress.

From $305 Enjoy relaxed west coast luxury at the Fairmont Waterfront. Sweeping views of the harbour and mountains combined with modern décor, just steps away from trendy eateries in historic Gastown, Robson Street shops, the Seawall and Stanley Park. Stop to smell the flowers in the rooftop garden where the hotel's fresh herbs and honey are sourced. Fairmont Gold, features complimentary breakfast and evening canapés, personal concierge service, exclusive lounge and terrace with harbour-view. ARC Restaurant, just off the lobby, offers simply inspired, handcrafted fare presented in a relaxed setting.

From $305 ANDERSON VACATIONS

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Deluxe

Fairmont Pacific Rim Fairmont Pacific Rim is a modern oasis tucked at the ocean’s edge offering views of the mountains, Stanley Park and Coal Harbour. Featuring state-of-the-art technology, a Willow Stream Spa with outdoor terrace, Jacuzzis and rooftop pool. Guests can also experience three dining destinations: ORU restaurant, The Lobby Lounge, and giovane café + winebar.

From $355

Deluxe

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Ramada Downtown Vancouver

The newly restyled Ramada Downtown Vancouver Hotel on Granville Street offers a great mix of comfort, convenience, and affordability. Conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Vancouver’s vibrant and eclectic entertainment district only steps from the city’s top restaurants, nightclubs, attractions and shopping venues. Also, the Davie Village district and Yaletown are only a short 5 minute walk from our front door. Each guestroom and suite at the Ramada Inn and Suites, Downtown Vancouver Hotel has been recently restyled to provide the ultimate in comfort and style along with high-speed wireless Internet, in-room coffee and tea, hairdryers, iron and board, flat screen HI-DEF TVs with extended cable and international news. The downtown Vancouver hotel suites are individually temperature controlled for heat or air-conditioning. We also offer a daily complimentary newspaper and full complimentary access to Steve Nash Fitness World located just a two minute walk from the front door. Onsite parking is available at the Ramada Inn and Suites Downtown Vancouver hotel for an additional $18/night. The Ramada Downtown is a pet friendly Vancouver hotel. Speaking many different languages, the warm and courteous staff looks forward to welcoming you to Vancouver, BC and the Ramada Inn & Suites Downtown Vancouver Hotel on Granville Street.

From $139

Coast Coal Harbour Hotel

Moderate

Coast Plaza Hotel & Suites Vancouver Located steps away from the world-famous Stanley Park and the beautiful beaches of English Bay, the hotel features 199 guestrooms with private balconies, including spacious suites with full kitchens offering panoramic views of the city, mountains and local waterways. Enjoy all that Vancouver has to offer, & always return to a warm welcome at the Coast Plaza Hotel & Suites

From $124 Boasting 220 guestrooms, each featuring floor-to-ceiling windows and sleek work spaces, the Coast Coal Harbour is one of the city's most environmentally friendly hotels, with a strict Zero Waste management system. Centrally located in the heart of downtown Vancouver's business district, and steps from the Vancouver Convention Centre, Gastown, Robson Street shopping & restaurants, cruise terminal, Stanley Park and the Seawall, the Coast Coal Harbour is for travelers who like to experience contemporary accommodation in the heart of the city. Complimentary Wi-Fi is also available.

From $188

Moderate

Sandman Suites on Davie Situated in the picturesque neighbourhood of the West End, Sandman Suites Vancouver - Davie Street overlooks English Bay, providing all the rooms and suites with breathtaking views of the ocean and mountains. Located close to beaches, famous Stanley Park, and Granville Island, this hotel is the perfect place to combine sightseeing and nature walks.

From $129

Superior

Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre

Moderate

Westin Wall Centre

Situated in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre is located directly across the street from both Rogers Arena and BC Place making this the ideal spot for all concerts, sporting events, and everything downtown has to offer. The hotel features an indoor pool, business centre, fitness centre, Moxie’s Grill & Bar, and Shark Club Bar & Grill.

From $109

Moderate

Sandman Signature Vancouver Airport This Signature Hotel provides the perfect combination of location, style, and elegance. Just minutes from YVR, with complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport, you can unwind in the hotel’s modern décor while knowing that all of your travel needs are taken care of. Guests can enjoy an indoor heated pool, whirlpool and 68 metre waterslide.

From $119 From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

Superior

4-diamond luxury hotel opened in January 2010 in a distinct marina side location of the Richmond City Centre. 7 mins walk to multi-cultural Shopping Centres and Canada Line Skytrain Station (20 mins train ride to downtown Vancouver) It is only 25 mins drive to downtown Vancouver. 12 mins walk to Richmond Summer Night Market. Free airport shuttle (7 mins drive) is available. Unwind in one of the 188 guest rooms featuring the signature Westin Heavenly Bed®. Enjoy free WiFi in the lobby and use of the WestinWORKOUT® Gym, pool and hot tub. Our Apron Restaurant & bar opens at 6:30 daily.

From $160

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VANCOUVER TOURING / British Columbia

Vancouver City Highlights Tour

North Shore Tour With Grouse Mountain

The City Highlights Tour is the best way to see this West Coast gem. A four hour excursion through the most beautiful city in the world with stops in Stanley Park, Granville Island, Vancouver Lookout (10am departure only) and Queen Elizabeth Park (2pm departure only). The winter tour includes both Vancouver Lookout and Queen Elizabeth Park. The award-winning tour guides will also tour you through Gastown, Chinatown, Robson Street, English Bay, Vancouver Harbour and more. Cruise ship passengers will be picked up with your luggage and dropped off right at the terminal to board your ship. Comfortable clothing for the day including a warm shirt or outer layer is recommended. Every tour is operated with a 24 passenger air-conditioned bus featuring large viewing windows and only aisle or window seats.

The North Shore Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain Tour takes you to the amazing temperate rainforest of Vancouver's North Shore. This is your best option for a light adventure, half-day excursion into the stunning nature that surrounds the city. Stops include Capilano Fish Hatchery (11am tour only), Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain. This heart-stopping cliff-side journey takes guests through rainforest vegetation on a series of unobtrusive cantilevered and suspended walkways jutting out from the granite cliff face above Capilano River. Comfortable clothing and walking shoes are recommended.

From $75

From $145

Vancouver Trolley Company

Whistler Mountains and Adventure Tour Travel from Vancouver to Whistler via the spectacular 'Sea-to-Sky Highway'. Breathtaking views of 2600 metre high mountains on one side, & glacier fjords on the other. Stops include view points, Shannon Falls 3rd highest waterfall in BC, Aboriginal Cultural Centre, & Whistler Village. Suggested clothing: comfortable walking shoes and warm outer layer.

From $139

Whistler By Coach and Rail Experience a spectacular three hour train ride through some of the world's most rugged coast lines and mountains from the glacial fjord of Howe Sound to the world famous Whistler Village at 675 metres above sea level. Enjoy free time to explore Whistler, then join your tour guide for the return to Vancouver by bus via the Sea-to-Sky Highway.

From $299

Full Day Victoria Tour

From $40

Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours

This full day tour begins with a 1 1/2 hr cruise through the Gulf Islands, followed by a scenic drive along the ocean front and parks before arriving in downtown Victoria - the capital of British Columbia. Enjoy free time to explore this quaint city before heading out the visit the world famous Butchart Gardens.

Discover Vancouver’s dirty history. Now staging acclaimed walking tours Prohibition City, Lost Souls of Gastown and special event Secrets of the Penthouse. Our storytellers lead you on an adventure along cobblestone streets and down moonlit alleys to the little-known locations and hidden secrets of Vancouver’s past. Designed for adult audiences.

From $195

From $22

Sewell's Sea Safari

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The Vancouver Trolley Company’s Hop-On/Hop-Off City Attractions Tour is the easiest way for visitors to enjoy Vancouver. The most popular stops are in Gastown, Granville Island, Vanier Park, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden in Chinatown, Yaletown, Robson Street and of course Stanley Park. The tour features a live and informative commentary so you have the opportunity to learn what makes Vancouver such a spectacular city. Hop-Off at any of the 34 stops to visit attractions, shop or dine. The fun begins the minute you board. Stay onboard the Trolley for the entire two and a half hour loop or Hop-On/Hop-Off as desired to visit your next destination. All passengers are required to be sitting down at all times when the vehicle is in motion. No food or drinks are allowed onboard trolleys aside from water and baby bottles.

Transfer to Whistler or Victoria

Step aboard the Sea Safari for a two hour tour where you will find yourself racing along steep cliffs, observing seals at play, exploring sea caves, watching the majestic bald eagles and taking in the sights of the Vancouver skyline. With an experienced guide at the helm you won't miss a thing. Tours depart daily at 11am, 1:30pm and 4pm from April to October.

Relax...enjoy the journey with Pacific Coach Lines from downtown Vancouver or YVR Airport to downtown Victoria or Whistler Resort featuring daily, frequent departures year-round with wifi available onboard. Victoria includes a 95 minute cruise with BC Ferries through the Gulf Islands or visit Whistler Village with breathtaking scenery enroute to the mountains.

From $85

From $55 From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.


British Columbia / VANCOUVER TOURING

FlyOver Canada

See Canada like never before at Vancouver's newest attraction! At its core, FlyOver Canada is a breathtaking, family-friendly, flight ride like no other! You will take off into a huge dome screen with the latest in projection and ride technology creating a true flying experience (complete with wind, scents, and mist!). At FlyOver Canada you will spend approximately 30 minutes getting introduced to our great country. First enter the preshow area where you will be immersed in an audio-visual show of Canada "up close and personal" then head to the boarding zone for your preflight briefing. Finally, hit the flight deck and spend 8 minutes on the unforgettable Ultimate Flying Ride soaring east to west over some of the most spectacular scenery in Canada!

From $20

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Rocky Mountaineer - Sea to Sky Climb

Enjoy the breathtaking scenery between Vancouver and Whistler in the comfort and stress-free environment of Rocky Mountaineer's Whistler Sea to Sky Climb train. Journey through scenic Howe Sound and Cheakamus Canyon, across a trestle bridge and past an extinct volcano before arriving in Whistler Village. All guests have access to the open–air Heritage Observation Car. The train runs daily May to September with the exception of Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and the journey includes assigned seating in a classic rail coach with large picture windows, breakfast or an afternoon snack served at your seat, complimentary non-alcoholic beverages, access to the Heritage Observation Car, as well as the exceptional service and interpretive storytelling by your onboard host.

From $199

Vancouver Lookout

Glowbal Restaurant Group

You have not seen Vancouver until you have seen it like this. The adventure starts with a 40 second elevator ride, whisking you 168 metres above ground to the panoramic observation deck. From there, you will enjoy stunning unobstructed views of picture-perfect Vancouver. Historic Gastown, the bustling downtown core, the sparkling waters of Coal Harbour, and the world famous Stanley Park, are all within view day or night, at the city's most remarkable viewpoint, Vancouver Lookout. Enjoy a self-guided tour or let the friendly and knowledgeable staff lead you and help you make the most of your time here. Looking for advice on more must-see attractions? The team will be happy to help you. The Vancouver Lookout is open daily, year round.

The Glowbal Collection is all about the more satisfying restaurant experience - on every level. There is a sense in these iconic places that you are immersed in something fresh, vital and vibrant - right in the middle of where everyone wants to be. Here, you are truly our guest and taken care of at every moment. In every last one of our locations, in all their variety, that feeling is there.

From $16

From $50

The collection is comprised by a number of restaurants; Black+Blue (steak), COAST (seafood), Italian Kitchen (pasta) and The Fish Shack (seafood). The energy, bustle and allure of these downtown Vancouver restaurants are what most people notice first. In addition, flawless service, exquisite wine lists, and some of the most inventive, celebrated cuisine in the city define every restaurant in the collection.

Vancouver Aquarium

Victoria Day Tour Enjoy a full-day excursion from Vancouver to Victoria including a cruise onboard BC Ferries through the Gulf Islands, Butchart Gardens and Victoria orientation tour with time to explore the Inner Harbour. Tours depart 9.30 am daily from May to September and include hotel pick-up and drop-off at select hotels, BC Ferry fares, Butchart Gardens, scenery free of charge.

From $175

Vancouver Foodie Tour The two hour World's Best Food Truck Tour is a tantalising experience celebrating the city’s evergrowing food truck landscape by taking foodies on an adventure to the hottest curb-side kitchens. Taste signature dishes – from decadent delights to healthy options to globally-inspired fare – meet talented 'cartrepreneurs', and watch dishes being prepared before your eyes.

From $49 From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

With over 50,000 incredible creatures to experience, no two visits to the Vancouver Aquarium are ever the same. Showcasing life from the icy waters of the Arctic to warm tropical seas, creatures off the coast to the mysteries of the Amazon, and everything in between. There is a whole world of aquatic wonder for you to discover – only minutes from downtown, in Stanley Park. The Vancouver Aquarium is a recognized leader in connecting people to the natural world. As a self-supporting, non-profit association, the Vancouver Aquarium is dedicated to effecting the conservation of aquatic life through display and interpretation, education, research and direct action. The Vancouver Aquarium is open daily year-round.

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VICTORIA CITY STAY & ACCOMMODATION / British Columbia

3 Day Victoria City Stay

Coast Victoria Harbourside Hotel & Marina

Victoria is a unique blend of old world charm and new world experiences. As an island destination, Vancouver Island boasts the mildest climate in Canada, it is green and beautiful year-round. In Victoria, heritage architecture, colourful gardens and traditions like afternoon tea mix with a plethora of outdoor adventure, world-class culinary experiences and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Highlights include the Parliament Buildings, Royal BC Museum, Fairmont Empress Hotel also surrounding the picturesque Inner Harbour. Visit the renowned Butchart Gardens, with over 55 acres of spectacular flora displays. Package Includes: 2 nights of accommodation, Victoria Hippo city tour, Butchart Gardens tour, choice of Whale-watching excursion OR Zipline eco-adventure, harbour air scenic flight. Moderate pricing from.

$465

Superior pricing from.

$539

Deluxe pricing from.

$685

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

The Coast Harbourside Hotel and Marina offers a quiet, scenic setting with Inner Harbour views, and is well known for their award-winning Blue Crab Seafood House restaurant. A perfect Victoria hotel choice for a romantic getaway, enjoy an indoor/ outdoor pool, guest room balconies, complimentary in-town shuttle service, and a short walk to Fisherman’s Wharf.

From $149

Superior

Royal Scot Hotel Adjacent to the Parliament Buildings, the Royal BC Museum, and many other of Victoria's exciting attractions, the Royal Scot Hotel & Suites is ideally situated for your visit. Guests of the hotel may enjoy the convenient complimentary downtown shuttle service, especially after a long day of exploring the historic city. The Royal Scot Hotel & Suites has room for you to relax, featuring spacious guest rooms, studios, as well as one- and two-bedroom suites. All rooms offer kitchen facilities, complimentary Wi-Fi access, flat screen TVs, DVD players, daily newspaper delivery, desk, tea/coffee making facilities, ironing facilities, hair-dryer, bathrobes and a pillow-top mattress. Hotel amenities and services include a gift shop/convenience store, in-room spa treatments, indoor pool, hydrotherapy pool, saunas, exercise room, on-site laundry facilities, courtesy shuttle, restaurant, meeting rooms, games room, billiards room, on-site parking and business services. Enjoy the family friendly environment of Jonathan's Restaurant, conveniently located adjacent to the lobby of the Royal Scot Hotel & Suites. The dining room is open daily and offers a variety of selections for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Room service is also available.

From $144

The Fairmont Empress

Moderate

Inn at Laurel Point

The Fairmont Empress hotel sits majestically at the cornerstone of Victoria, British Columbia's sparkling Inner Harbour. Built in 1908 and surrounded by art, entertainment and cultural attractions, the hotel features turn-of-the-century architecture, warm personalized service, award-winning restaurants, world renowned Afternoon Tea and the luxurious Willow Stream Spa.

From $360

Deluxe

Hotel Grand Pacific Hotel Grand Pacific is situated downtown on Victoria's famously beautiful Inner Harbour – offering a variety of personalized services from numerous dining options, fitness programs at the on-site Victoria Athletic Club, Asian-inspired spa treatments at SORA, to vacation packages designed with the whole family in mind. Not just a grand hotel, a great hotel.

From $213 ANDERSON VACATIONS

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Locally owned, Inn at Laurel Point is an independent hotel located on a park-like peninsula, only steps from all that downtown Victoria has to offer. You will enjoy harbour views from every room. Museum quality art graces the hallways, and wideopen space gives you room to breathe. Just relax, take in the view, and contemplate the sweeping architecture, design and ocean front. Guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, an indoor heated pool, fitness studio and some of the best local cuisine on Vancouver Island. Recently listed in Condé Nast Traveller as one of the 'Top 20 Hotels in Western Canada'.

From $205

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Victoria Hippo Tours

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Hippo Tours are unique tours that take you around the city, traveling both on land and water. They have specially designed amphibious vehicles that carry 40 passengers and function as both bus and boat. During your continuous 90 minute trip onboard the Hippo, you will see many of Victoria’s best attractions, while also getting a glimpse of local life. You will enjoy a relaxing tour around the city before splashing into the Pacific Ocean for the second half of your journey. Join this our on one of their three buses, Harry, Happy, and Henrietta. With knowledgeable staff and tour guides, you will experience a trip like never before on the bus that floats! Some of the many tour highlights include: The Fairmont Empress Hotel, Bastion Square, Royal BC Museum, BC Parliament Buildings, Beacon Hill Park, Government Street, Chinatown, and Victoria’s Inner Harbour. This tour has several departures every day between 11am. and 5pm. From May 1 to Sept 30.

From $43

The Butchart Gardens

Five Star Whale Watching

Enjoy the flowers, fountains and landscape in a different light with the art of night illuminations from June to September. You will see the artful play of light and shadow at work as you are introduced to the other personality of The Gardens. The evening scents of plants are yours to enjoy at this quieter time in the gardens. From Canada's July long weekend through Labour Day you will find entertainment on the Concert Lawn and if it is a Saturday night there is also a stunning Firework Show. Come experience a daytime walk about and enjoy afternoon tea, or perhaps come a little later for the marvellous tastes of local cuisine and local wines in the Dining Room Restaurant, or the international flavours available in the Blue Poppy Restaurant. Try a daytime boat tour, or ride the Carousel for extra fun.

Winner of Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence consistently! Established in 1985, Five Star Whale Watching is Victoria’s longest running and most respected whale watching company. A family business offering unparalleled service and location,and a key player in establishing Victoria, British Columbia as a world famous whale watching destination. Our high-speed expedition catamaran is the perfect vessel for environmentally responsible whale watching without sacrificing comfort.

From $30

From $105

With over 80 resident Orcas and numerous transient Orcas, discover why whale watching in Victoria is a must for any visitor. The marine life also includes humpback whales, gray whales, minke whales, porpoises, seals and sea lions. Located conveniently in the heart of downtown Victoria, on the north side of the Empress Hotel.

Adrena LINE Zipline Adventure Tours

Butterfly Gardens

At Adrena LINE Zipline Adventure Tours, experience a fully guided, two hour tour which includes an exhilarating ride up to 60 kilometres per hour as you soar up to 45 metres off the ground on eight scenic ziplines ranging from 45 metres to an unforgettable 304 metres. Also enjoy the two suspension bridges and an exciting ATV ride. The professionally trained guides emphasize safety and comfort, ensuring a ride full of thrills, awesome beauty and fond memories. As you descend through the forest and over the beautiful Sooke Hills in British Columbia, your guides will provide you with interesting facts and stories about our local ecology and wildlife of Victoria. This guided tour promises to be the highlight of your vacation.

Come and experience the warmth, beauty and romance of a tropical jungle without going to the tropics. In this indoor tropical jungle you can see flamingos walking through the streams among the beautifully coloured koi, goldfish, Australian whistling tree ducks, red-eared slider turtles and other freshwater tropical fish. As you wander through the jungle make sure to visit the 'Jewels of the Rainforest' display, with poison dart frogs, geckos and a 5 ft long Iguana. Visit with the two varieties of tortoises, 30 species of free flying tropical birds and up to 6,000 tropical butterflies. Located next to the Butchart Gardens and only 30 minutes from downtown Victoria with convenient shuttle service from the city, Victoria Butterfly Gardens is open daily except Christmas and New Years Day.

From $80

From $15

From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

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VANCOUVER ISLAND SELF DRIVE & ACCOMMODATION / British Columbia

6 Day Vancouver Island Self-Drive

Painter's Lodge

Vancouver Island has one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems with rainforests, marshes, meadows, beaches, mountains, oceans, rivers and lakes, a premier location for whale watching, birding, as well as salmon and trout fishing.

Day 1:

Victoria – Nanaimo (1½ hours)

Day 2:

Nanaimo – Tofino (3 hours)

Day 3: Tofino Activity Day 4: Tofino – Campbell River (3½ hours) Day 5:

Campbell River Activity

Day 6: Campbell River – Victoria (3 hours) Package Includes: 5 nights of accommodation, 6 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), choice of a coastal bear watching excursion, whale-watching excursion OR a sea kayaking and rainforest tour in Tofino, wildlife zodiac excursion in Campbell River. Pricing from.

$879

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Painter’s Lodge is set against a majestic backdrop of mountains and lush coastal forests and is the destination for outdoor adventure on Vancouver Island. With a rich history of salmon fishing, the resort has grown to offer whale watching, wildlife adventures, rapids tours, tennis, nearby golf, kayaks, an Aveda Spa and more. The resort features west coast cuisine in Legend’s Dining Room and classic pub-fare in the Tyee Pub. Enjoy the complimentary water shuttle across Discovery Passage to the sister resort, April Point Resort & Spa, where you have full access to another adventure resort.

From $119

Unique Lodge

Wickaninnish Inn The Wickaninnish Inn, a Relais & Châteaux property since 1997, overlooks the Pacific Ocean and Chesterman Beach on Vancouver Island’s rugged west coast, near the eclectic town of Tofino and Pacific Rim National Park. The two contemporary cedar buildings, set against a backdrop of ancient temperate forest, boast an extensive local art collection (complemented by the neighbouring wood carving shed), and all rooms and suites offer ocean or beach views, gas fireplace, soaker tub and individual balcony. Uncompromising service, including a Concierge team, is a standard. The sole resort on Chesterman Beach, Tofino’s longest at over two kilometres, the Inn is home to refined West Coast cuisine at The Pointe Restaurant. One of Tofino's top restaurants and a must-go-to Vancouver Island dining destination. With over 240 degrees of Pacific Ocean viewscape welcoming your arrival, it may take a few moments to focus on the menu. The Wickaninnish Inn offers high-quality, contemporary spa products to enhance your Ancient Cedars Spa experience, from start to finish. Tofino’s McDiarmid family welcomes you to this locally owned, world renowned sanctuary offering rustic elegance on nature’s edge.

From $360

Canadian Princess

Deluxe

April Point Resort

Tucked away in Ucluelet Harbour is the Canadian Princess Resort, a unique fishing and adventure resort on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Guests enjoy some of British Columbia’s best guided salmon and halibut fishing from powerful cruisers or agile Boston Whalers. Wildlife adventure cruises and whale watching excursions take guests into the spectacular Broken Group Islands. Accommodation is available in spacious traditional rooms and dining is offered seasonally aboard the ship. From the resort, guests have easy access to Tofino, Long Beach and Pacific Rim National Park.

April Point Resort & Spa is an island paradise away from the crowds. Guests enjoy kayaking, wildlife tours, Aveda Spa treatments, guided fishing, whale watching and more surrounded by the pristine natural environment of Discovery Passage. Accommodation is in 56 cozy sea-view rooms, cabins and guest houses nestled among the trees on laid-back Quadra Island. Fresh west coast cuisine is served in the oceanfront dining room and the resort’s Sushi Bar is a local favourite. Guests also enjoy all the amenities of Painter’s Lodge, connected by a complimentary ten minute water shuttle.

From $119

From $119

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British Columbia / VANCOUVER ISLAND ACCOMMODATION & TOURING

BEST WESTERN PLUS Austrian Chalets

Coast Bastion Hotel

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Ocean Views! BC is famous for attracting visitors from across the globe, as the salmon fishing capital of the world, and the BEST WESTERN PLUS Austrian Chalet is your top choice for a comfortable night’s sleep and superb hospitality. Visitors are bound to be overjoyed for selecting the BEST WESTERN PLUS Austrian Chalet as the site of their next vacation. Guests can sit back in their rooms, our garden area, or huddle near the fireplace in the lobby to relax. They are sure to enjoy a spectacular ocean view of Discovery Passage, Georgia Strait and the Pacific Ocean.

On the road from Victoria to Tofino, Port Hardy and Whistler, the Coast Bastion Hotel is the perfect stop for an overnight stay allowing travelers to explore the south eastern part of Vancouver Island. Enjoy the 179 elegant rooms, spectacular ocean views, easy ferry terminal access, walking distance to the seawall walkway, restaurants, bars and boutiques of all kinds. The Coast Bastion Hotel is the only premier full service hotel in Nanaimo, and is the #1 reviewed hotel in the city on TripAdvisor.

From $179

From $170

Moderate

Coast Discovery Inn– Campbell River

Superior

Coastal Bear Watch

Located right in the heart of downtown Campbell River and just one block from the ferry terminal, the Coast Discovery Inn is the perfect place to take in the stunning views, beautiful boutiques, and great entertainment are right outside the door. The 88 wellappointed guest rooms feature complimentary Wi-Fi and local calling. Guests enjoy a hot buffet breakfast and free parking.

From $115

Moderate

This waterfront Port Hardy hotel with 44 modern deluxe rooms and suites is situated on beautiful Northern Vancouver Island. All rooms and suites face Hardy Bay and are not far from downtown. From your balcony, watch the fish jumping at the mouth of the Glen Lyon River during spawning season. Listen to waves of the ocean in the night and be sure to bring your camera.

From April to September you can enjoy this program for nature lovers which features black bears and explores the quiet waters of the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere. During winter, black bears are in a semi-hibernation. Come April they leave their dens and head for the closest food source – the ocean. While bears forage for rock crabs at low tide, visitors can unobtrusively observe and photograph their behaviour. Often mothers with cubs are found along with adult male and juvenile bears. Sightings also frequently include seals, sea lions and a range of birdlife. A favourite trip for photographers and bird watchers. This two and a half hour tour departs during April to September from Tofino over the low tide with a maximum group size of 12 participants. Floater suit, hats, gloves and hot drinks are provided.

From $179

From $95

Glen Lyon Inn

Moderate

Whale Watch Plus

Clayoquot Explorer This kayak paddle explores quiet waters and a coastal rainforest. With a guide, kayak from Tofino to Meares Island. Walk in the rainforest to experience and learn about the giant trees and an eco-system that has all but disappeared. Paddle back to Tofino along island shorelines. This four hour tour departs from April to October. A kayak lesson and all equipment is provided

From $64 During March to November the pacific gray whales visit these shores. To start, over 20,000 gray whales pass Tofino during their annual spring migration north. By July, resident gray whales arrive on the summer feeding grounds where they remain until November. As well, humpback whales are frequent from April to September. On this excursion you may also visit a sea lion colony, find sea otters floating on the water and view different offshore birds at the Cleland Island bird sanctuary. A pod of killer whales (orcas) may pass through Clayoquot Sound while at low tide allowing us to investigate the colourful inter-tidal zone. Tours depart March to November from Tofino on covered or zodiac vessels and last up to three hours. Each passenger is provided with a full-length Mustang floater suit, hats and gloves.

From $96 From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

Hot Springs Explorer This seven hour tour combines hot springs and whales with other wildlife viewing opportunities. Explore Clayoquot Sound as the group travels by boat to a series of thermal rock pools. Hike through the rainforest, soak in a natural hot spring, and then head out in search of whales and wildlife. This tour departs March to November from Tofino.

From $138 www.andersonvacations.ca


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WHISTLER ACCOMMODATION & TOURING / British Columbia

3 Day Explore Whistler

The Listel Hotel Whistler

Located only 2 hours from Vancouver travelling the Sea-to-Sky Highway along the Howe Sound, Whistler blends the charm of an alpine village with the amenities of an urban centre. The pedestrian only Whistler Village offers fine dining, vibrant nightlife and outdoor adventure. In Whistler you can choose to participate in one of the many outdoor adventures on offer, from horse-back riding, ATV touring and Zipline eco tours, to wandering through the picturesque village as you browse through boutiques or relax at a patio and savour the mountain setting and extensive varieties of cuisines on offer. Package Includes: 2 nights of accommodation, Rocky Mountaineer rail from Vancouver to Whistler, Peak to Peak gondola ride, choice of one of the following: Ziptrek Ecotour, horseback riding, white-water rafting OR ATV tour, admission to Squamish Lil’wat cultural centre, coach shuttle Whistler to Vancouver. Moderate pricing from.

$605

Superior pricing from.

$675

Deluxe pricing from.

$775

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

The Listel Hotel Whistler is ideally located in the heart of Whistler village just a walk from the main ski lifts of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, as well as to the Village Stroll with its world-class restaurants, shops and nightlife. The 98 deluxe hotel rooms and suites feature two queen beds, in-room safes, fridges, tea/coffee making facilities and complimentary Wi-Fi. Facilities include a ski valet, over-height parking, whirlpool and sauna and for the ultimate in dining and après ski – Chef Melissa Craig’s acclaimed Bearfoot Bistro and Champagne Lounge. Enjoy the self-serve complimentary continental breakfast with your reservation.

From $129

Moderate

Fairmont Chateau Whistler Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler defines mountain luxury. In a breathtaking modern alpine setting, this landmark hotel showcases unsurpassed guest service and world-class amenities, including a Fairmont Gold Floor, exceptional dining, full-service spa, on-site championship golf course and true ski-in/ski-out access. The luxurious 550 room resort boasts tastefully designed luxury Whistler accommodations with spectacular mountain or village views. All rooms feature individually controlled air-conditioning, high-speed internet access, alarm clock, tea/ coffee making facilities, TV with video check-out, deluxe toiletries, down filled duvets, thick cotton bathrobes, hair-dryer, in-room safe, ironing facilities, telephone with voice-mail and windows that open for fresh mountain air. Winter activities include skiing and snowboarding, dog sledding, sleigh rides, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, heli-skiing, zip-lining and snowmobiling. Summer activities include golfing, Peak 2 Peak Gondola, nature hikes, glacier skiing, Heli-hiking, mountain biking, adventure fishing trips by helicopter or float plane, ATV four-wheel tours, white water rafting, kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing, horseback riding and zip-lining.

From $290

Deluxe

Ziptrek Whistler

Delta Whistler Village Suites The Delta Whistler Village Suites, conveniently located in the heart of Whistler Village, is receiving a fresh new look in 2014. The rooms balance functionality and adaptability The new SmartDesk™,fully-wired with links from laptop/phone to TV. One and two bedroom suites offer fully equipped kitchens, in-suite washer/ dryer, balcony, air conditioning and fireplace.

From $159

Superior

Hilton Whistler

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Ideally situated in the heart of Whistler Village, and just steps from the ski lifts. Offering spacious fullservice rooms and suites, many rooms feature full-size kitchens and luxurious soaker tubs. Guests can enjoy the outdoor heated swimming pool and hot tub, 24-hour fitness centre and the only authentic Javanese Spa in North America – Taman Sari Royal Heritage Spa.

Ziptrek Ecotours is the North American pioneer of zipline tours, with the most ziplines and tour options around! Ziptrek offers an entertaining combination of high-wire adventure and ecological exploration on a choice of 4 guided zipline tours. For those who are looking for a light adventure, TreeTrek Canopy Walk offers a guided interpretive adventure across a stunning network of suspension bridges, suspended stairways, boardwalks and ground based trails, with no zipping required. Nestled in between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, above Fitzsimmons Creek, Ziptrek's tour area boasts spectacular tree-top vistas. Breathtaking tree-top adventures and an award winning ecological curriculum have earned Ziptrek Ecotours the international reputation as Whistler’s year-round, must-do outdoor activity.

From $199

From $129

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British Columbia / WHISTLER TOURING

Whistler Mountain Biking

Britannia Mine Museum

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The Whistler Mountain Bike Park boasts more terrain than any other bike park in North America with 1,493 vertical metres of lift-serviced descending trails, ranging in difficulty from green runs for beginners, to blue and black diamond runs for intermediate and advanced riders. Biking terrain ranges from gentle banked cruisers through the Coastal forest to tight and twisty single track – perfect for intermediate and all-mountain riders. The Whistler Mountain Bike Park is perhaps most well-known though for its machine-built trails; high speed thrill rides infused with jumps, banked corners and wooden features designed for the ultimate in flow. The Whistler Mountain Bike Park is open from mid May to mid October.

The Britannia Mine was once the largest copper mine in the British Commonwealth. Today, it is a multiple award-winning Museum and a Canadian Signature Experience, opening up a little-seen world that fascinates all ages. Similar to miners in 1914, visitors climb aboard a mine train and chug into an authentic haulage tunnel. Inside, entertaining guides demonstrate mining with working drills and tools from the past century. Try 'gold panning' the fun and easy way and take home what you find. Visitors never fail to be wowed by the impressive Mill building, with its cathedral-like industrial interior - one of the last remaining gravity fed Mills in North America. The Museum is open daily from 9am-5pm with 45 minute guided tours offered throughout the day. Located on the Sea to Sky highway just south of Squamish.

From $63

From $22

Alpine Sunrise ATV Tour

Superfly Treetops Adventure Course

Rise and shine with a morning adventure into the backcountry where cooler temperatures provide the ideal opportunity to view resident black bears and other local wildlife. Wind your way through lush forests, down to remote lakes, and up to breathtaking vistas on this tour that is finished with coffee and pastries at the wilderness base camp.

Don a harness and play like a kid again on this incredibly unique aerial tree course. With over 70 elements ranging from mild to wild, this is sure to be an experience you won’t soon forget! Superfly Treetop Adventure Course is a natural team building activity and the perfect adventure to share with family, friends and strangers alike.

From $129

From $69

Wedge Whitewater Rafting

Superfly Ziplines

This whitewater rafting trip takes you just north of Whistler Village to Green River, which provides the perfect combination of fun bouncy rapids and picturesque scenery for first-timers or for those on a family adventure. The Class 2 and 3 rapids you will encounter are sure to jostle your raft and challenge you to break through the white water.

Ziplining combines the exhilarating feeling of soaring through the air with the breathtaking beauty of Cougar Mountain. The unique system allows two guests to ride side-by-side, each on their own cable during this incredibly scenic experience. The excursion includes multiple dual ziplines connected to each other by a network of trails and boardwalks. A must-do in Whistler!

From $109

From $149

Snowshoe Tours

Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

Whistler snowshoeing tours range from serene walks through old growth forests on Whistler Mountain, to vigorous treks on our backcountry trails. Why not pair your snowshoe experience with the incredible Whistler Blackcomb Peak 2 Peak Gondola for the ultimate mountain experience? You don’t need to be a skier to enjoy all the mountains have to offer!

From $89

Snowmobile Tours Enjoy the thrill of a snowmobile ride through the pristine backcountry. Whistler’s diverse terrain allows The Adventure Group to boast a reputation of having some of the most incredible snowmobile tours in the world. The Snowmobile adventures range from gentle family cruising to advanced backcountry powder riding.

From $159 From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

Visit Whistler’s Award Winning Aboriginal Museum and Cultural Centre. Admission includes a welcome song, hourly guided tours, captivating film and a cedar bracelet craft. Each guide has a unique story to tell. Learn the meaning behind traditional regalia, legends, carvings, art, songs and ceremonies. The Cultural Centre offers their exhibit map in eight languages and English selfguided audio tours are also available. Make sure to leave time for lunch in the Thunderbird café or shopping in their authentic art gift shop. General Information: Open Daily 9:30am - 5pm Join us on Tuesdays in the summer for our Thunderbird BBQ Salmon Dinner and Tour 5pm - 8pm

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WHISTLER BLACKCOMB / British Columbia

Whistler Blackcomb Ski

Whistler Blackcomb is a dream destination for people who love to ski and snowboard, with the largest skiable terrain in North America including 16 alpine bowls, three glaciers, world-class terrain parks and half pipes and over 200 marked trails for all ability levels. Whistler Blackcomb has become synonymous with towering peaks, deep snow, innovative ideas and the passionate people who are drawn to it all. Pacific storms collide with the Coast Mountain Range, reliably depositing over 11 meters of snow each year. Vast alpine bowls and ancient glaciers stretch down to meet a seemingly endless variety of glades, groomers and learning areas that make up the most terrain in North America. The world record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola stretches over four kilometers between the tops of the two mountains to provide an unparalleled experience and a glimpse at an engineering feat. And finally, legendary big mountain athletes, Olympians and Paralympians mingle with the snow

industry’s pre-eminent photographers and film makers, creating a cultural mecca that has made Whistler Blackcomb the number one ski resort in North America. While Whistler Blackcomb is defined by winter, that is only half of what makes it special. Whistler Blackcomb is late-autumn hikes to pristine peaks covered with wildflowers and wildlife; and it is spring glacier skiing and riding on Blackcomb’s renowned glacier.

From 190 ( 3 days)

Peak 2 Peak Gondola The world record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola solidifies Whistler Blackcomb’s reputation for thinking big. Spanning the distance between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains, the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola is a breathtaking 11 minute, 4+ kilometer journey to infinite possibilities. While connecting the incredible high alpine terrain of both mountains, this engineering marvel breaks three world records including the 'Longest unsupported span of over three kilometers', 'Highest lift of its kind at 436 meters above the valley floor' and the 'Longest continuous lift system in the world'. As part of the world’s longest continuous lift system, the PEAK 2 PEAK links the incredible high alpine terrain of both mountains to help skiers and riders make the most of their day, and in summer, it introduces guests to unprecedented access to Whistler Blackcomb’s high alpine sightseeing, hiking and mountain-top dining. The PEAK 2 PEAK gives sightseers and hikers a serene aerial flight showcasing flora and fauna, including black bears in their protected habitats occupying the flanks of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains; the Coast Mountain Range’s many glaciers and peaks, and Whistler Village, surrounded by gem-like lakes. The PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola is open daily for Winter sightseeing from late November to late April. During Summer the Gondola is open daily from late May to late September.

From $49 ANDERSON VACATIONS

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British Columbia / WHISTLER TO JASPER ACCOMMODATION & EXPERIENCES

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Coast Blackcomb Suites at Whistler

Whistler to Jasper Accommodation & Experiences

Located ski-in/ski-out on Blackcomb Mountain, The Coast Blackcomb Suites at Whistler offers a unique lodge-style setting. All guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi and daily continental breakfast, heated outdoor pool as well as two outdoor hot tubs. After a day of play, relax in comfort with a gas fireplace and balcony, standard in every suite.

Experience some of Western Canada’s most breathtaking scenery as you travel through the following regions: Old Duffey Lake Road – a scenic highway winding through the coastal mountains of British Columbia. Steep mountains, wild rivers, turquoise lakes and a chance of spotting wildlife, make Old Duffey Lake Road one of the most loved Canadian road trips. Kamloops – experience the unhurried lifestyle and warm hospitality in this friendly town. Kamloops is located in the heart of British Columbia against a dramatic backdrop of rolling mountains, it is the meeting place of the South & North Thompson Rivers and is home to spectacular landscapes.

From $145

Sun Peaks – this European-style village located only 40 minutes from Kamloops is nestled at the centre of the resorts three mountains. The village features shopping, boutiques and accommodation all within easy walking distance. The village is just minutes from the resorts chairlifts with an endless array of summer outdoor activities.

Moderate

Sandman Signature Kamloops Facing both Riverside Park and The Thompson River, Sandman Signature Kamloops Hotel brings luxurious comfort and cutting edge technology in every room. Situated directly across the street from the Interior Savings Centre, home of the Kamloops Blazers. The hotel has been designed from the ground up, with the expressed purpose of providing guests comfortable elegance.

Blue River – you’ll find Blue River and Avola in the North Thompson Valley of the Thompson-Okanagan Region, just about mid-way point on the Yellowhead Highway. The rugged and raw Monashee and Cariboo Mountains surround Blue River. From here you can join River Safari Eco Tours where viewing wildlife in their natural habitat occurs on every trip experience.

From $99

Coast Sundance Lodge Sun Peaks

Moderate

Sandman Blue River

Coast Sundance Lodge offers the best ski-in/ski-out location in all of Sun Peaks. This is the perfect spot to take advantage of some of the best hiking, biking, and golfing in the area. The lodge features 84 spacious hotel rooms, suites, and lofts, all of which come with kitchens or kitchenettes. Most rooms have beautiful, unobstructed views of the mountain and village.

Sparkling glacier-fed lakes and breathtaking mountain views make Blue River an ideal interior destination for tourists and travelers alike. Halfway between Vancouver and Edmonton, this area is a hot spot for heli-skiing, hiking and fishing enthusiasts – with the inn standing just three blocks from the town centre.

From $99

From $109

A great place to get some rest before hitting the road, or simply a great town to discover.

Moderate

Moderate

River Safari In the heart of the planet's only inland temperate rainforest, board one of the specially designed boats for this smooth but exciting one hour River Safari. Explore up to 12 kilometres of the spectacular Grizzly Bear Valley – where the bears decide when and for how long we stop along the way. As you are travelling up small rivers, gliding over water only inches deep and going where it seems no boat has gone before, you are sure to fall witness to a variety of active wildlife always seen on these riverbanks. In addition to an information-packed narrative, guides will point out the bears, glaciers and many waterfalls toppling from the surrounding snow-capped mountains. To complete your perfect Canadian wilderness experience, enjoy a meal in the unique floating restaurant where the special menu focuses around wild salmon, game, berries and greens, the favourites from a bear’s diet. With a boat departing every 30-60 minutes no reservation is required, making the River Safari an absolute 'must-do' activity. Your point of departure is conveniently located just north of Blue River on Yellow Head Highway Five just halfway between Jasper and Kamloops, as well as halfway between Mt. Robson and Wells Grey Park.

From $80

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SUN PEAKS ACCOMMODATION & TOURING / British Columbia

Sun Peaks Summer Touring Miles above the meeting place of the North and South Thompson rivers lays the easily accessible mountain community of Sun Peaks. The journey from the valley floor travels from the desert sage of Kamloops, up past lakes and ranches, through lush forest to Canada’s Alpine Village. The air is comfortably cooler and carries a note of adventure. Local vendors’ wares bask in the sunshine in the outdoor farmers’ market, glasses clink filled with chilled white wine and opportunities for new outdoor experiences are around every bend. Whisk up the Sunburst Chairlift and discover Canada’s most stunning and easily accessible display of alpine wildflowers, sweeping views of the rugged Thompson Okanagan and wildlife in its natural habitat. Explore kilometers of downhill biking and hiking trails or simply ride the chairlift back to the village. People gather here to experience festivals, musical performances and sporting events hosted in an unforgettable mountain setting paired with B.C.’s highest elevation 18 hole golf course, lift-accessed hiking and mountain biking, fishing, canoeing or kayaking on area lakes, shopping and spa services. Just northeast of Kamloops in B.C.’s sunny interior, Sun Peaks is situated at the intersection of the province’s two primary highways (#1 and #5),making it the perfect 1-3 day stop between the Coast and the Rockies.

Off Road Segway Tours

Guided Valley Cross Country Bike Tours

Come explore the beautiful terrain of Sun Peaks Alpine Village with Alpine Explorers! We will guide you around the trails and vistas on our eco-friendly cross country Segways. Tours to suit all experience levels. Schedule: 9am, 11am, 2pm, 4pm & 6pm daily Riders must be aged 14 and over (minors must be accompanied) and weigh 100-260lbs. Closed toe footwear required.

Enjoy a guided ride out to the peaceful McGillivray Lake. The trail is not technical nor demanding on your bike, and is about a 10km round trip. Expect a lowgrade, steady climb out to the lake, and a quick descent on your return.

From $55

From $59

Guided Cross Country Mountain Bike Tours

Guided Interpretive Alpine Hiking Tours

Whether you're new to Sun Peaks or a seasoned local, our experienced guides will introduce you to our vast cross country network. Take the chair up and start your adventure at mid-mountain, or kick it off right from the valley.

Experience the very best that Sun Peaks' alpine playground has to offer, from panoramic views and vivid wildflowers to artifacts of days past and the rich history behind them! Routes range from mellow beginner loops to more challenging terrain with significant elevation gain.

From $59

From $29

Nancy Greene's Cahilty Lodge

Sun Peaks Grand

Whether it’s mountain biking, hiking or skiing on one of Sun Peaks’ breath-taking mountain trails, Nancy Greene’s Cahilty Lodge has what you need to make your stay in the mountains as comfortable and memorable as it can be. Cahilty Lodge is a family friendly condominium style hotel with 175 newly-renovated rooms ranging from cozy traditional lodge rooms, studio kitchenettes and family suites to spacious three bedroom accommodations. Nancy Greene’s Cahilty Lodge is surrounded by spectacular mountain views and only steps away from all the delightful ambience of Sun Peaks Village.

As the resort’s signature property and only full-service hotel, The Sun Peaks Grand Hotel is located in the core of the village, with chairlifts, trails and activities at your doorstep, an in-house mountain-view pool, terrace and health club, as well as on-site grocery store, boutiques, eateries and nightclub. Winter or summer Sun Peaks Grand is committed to providing the finest resort hotel experience to the guests, with services designed to make you feel special, and have received numerous awards over the years for the superb service and facilities, as well as sustainability practices.

From $135

From $135

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British Columbia / KELOWNA, PENTICTON & VERNON ACCOMMODATION

Kelowna, Penticton & Vernon Accommodation

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Days Inn and Conference Centre Penticton

Okanagan Area – located in southern British Columbia, only 4 hours from Vancouver, the Okanagan Valley is one of the warmest regions in all of Canada. Locals flock to the area’s renowned orchards and vineyards; sandy lakeside beaches and golf courses. Penticton & Wine Country – a warm and welcoming lakeside community, bounded by forested ridges and clay bank cliffs. The wine country and rich agricultural lands provide fresh ingredients for local menus, making this a growing food and wine destination with an abundance of urban attractions for culturally-minded visitors. Kelowna – the largest city located in the Okanagan, Kelowna is a recreational lakeside paradise with miles of beautiful parkland and several sandy beaches that provide wonderful opportunities for swimming, boating, waterskiing, windsurfing and fishing. It has all the amenities of a city, providing a wide variety of shopping, dining and entertainment. Vernon – located in the North Okanagan, Vernon offers more than 100 lakes within a one-hour drive, world-class golf, mountain and wellness resorts, great beaches and trails, outstanding mountain biking, spectacular farmers’ markets three days a week, and family-friendly attractions and festivals.

You’ll appreciate the award- winning Days Inn & Conference Centre Penticton for its convenient location & relaxing ambiance. Surrounded by beautifully landscaped grounds, well-appointed guest rooms await your arrival with pool-side patios & sweeping mountain views. Ideally located in the heart of golf & wine country, golden Okanagan beaches, open nature, biking & hiking.

From $129

Moderate

Village Green Hotel Vernon Nestled in the heart of B.C.'s recreational paradise, the North Okanagan, at the north end of the historic City of Vernon, the recently renovated Village Green Hotel consistently provides travelers with comfortable accommodation, friendly service and excellent value. With 127 guest rooms & suites that include all the amenities that guests have come to expect including mini-fridges, in-room coffee/tea and free WiFi; most rooms feature patios/balconies that over look our peaceful inner courtyard garden - complete with water feature or hillside/city views, 90% with 2 bed configurations; the convenience of an 155 seat on-site restaurant, lively pub and one of the largest private liquor stores in the city, as well as a heated indoor pool, hot tub, sauna & fitness room; catering services and updated function rooms, the hotel is truly full service. Loads of free parking and easy access has made the Village Green Hotel a popular place for tour buses over it's 40 year existence. Located across from the area's largest indoor shopping mall, the Village Green Centre and just a short walk to the area's newest shopping district. World class golf courses such as Predator Ridge and The Rise as well as the popular Silver Star Mountain Resort are just a short drive from the Hotel. Five different wineries are located in Lake Country, just a 25 minute drive away.

From $115

Sandman Vernon

Moderate

Sandman Hotel Kelowna

Perfectly situated between Kelowna and Kamloops and surrounded by natural mountain splendours. Centrally located this hotel features everything from a business centre, high-speed internet, meeting and banquet facilities to a relaxing indoor pool. Conveniences like an on-site Denny’s 24-hour restaurant make this the ideal setting for all your needs.

Located in the heart of the beautiful Okanagan Valley; a world-class destination featuring an endless variety of summer and winter recreational activities. The newly renovated Sandman Hotel & Suites Kelowna has everything from an indoor pool and whirlpool to fitness facilities and sleek casual dining at the Chop Steakhouse & Bar.

From $129

From $144

Moderate

Coast Capri Hotel

Moderate

Manteo Resort Waterfront Hotel & Villas

Just walking distance to picturesque Okanagan Lake and steps from some of the best shopping, restaurants, entertainment, and nightlife Kelowna has to offer. Coast Capri Hotel features 185 rooms, parking, shuttle service, complimentary Wi-Fi, business centre and more. Dine poolside at Vintner's Poolside Grill and enjoy live entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Manteo Resort is Kelowna's finest waterfront resort, beautifully located on the shores of Okanagan Lake, minutes from downtown, golf, wineries and ski hills. Amenities include sauna, movie theatre, fitness centre, tennis court, 9-hole putting green, playground, private beach and boat moorage. Accommodations include Deluxe Guestrooms, One Bedroom Suites, and Villas.

From $189

From $199

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OKANAGAN ACCOMMODATION & TOURING / British Columbia

3 Day Okanagan Discovery

Watermark Beach Resort Osoyoos

Located in southern British Columbia, only 4 hours from Vancouver, the Okanagan Valley is one of the warmest regions in all of Canada. Locals flock to the area’s renowned orchards and vineyards, sandy lakeside beaches and golf courses. Visit Osoyoos, a small and friendly resort town rich in culture and history. The town is home to Canada’s only true desert and boasts the warmest lake and hottest, driest climate amid a valley of stunning beauty. Accommodation: The Watermark Beach Resort is nestled on the beach, located near the town centre. Enjoy fully guided tours visiting beautiful vineyards and tasting award winning wines, while learning the history of the region. Package Includes: 2 nights of accommodation, choice of golden mile tour OR black sage tour, choice of wine & dine tour OR great estates tour. Pricing from.

$405

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Replenish yourself in the definition of hotel luxury where attention to detail can be found everywhere you look. Let your stress dissolve away as you softly flow through the intricate textures of the hotel itself. In your luxury suite you will find the perfect match of form and function as plush designs wrap themselves around you, providing you the ultimate sense of relaxation that you deserve. Watermark Beach Resort offer a combination of studios, one, two and three-bedroom penthouse suites. Spectacular views of Osoyoos Lake, or the city and surrounding mountains unfold at every window of this luxury Osoyoos hotel.

From $119

Golden Mile Wine Tour

Black Sage Wine Tour

This fully guided excursion to the Golden Mile is a perfect way to start your wine touring in the South Okanagan. An area once known for its gold, it is now a gold mine for wine enthusiasts. Learn the history of the region as you wind your way to three stunning vineyards. Savour each wine as the sun rises above Lake Osoyoos and Anarchist Mountain. Enjoy tastings from each winery and allow your palate to awaken to the wines of the Golden Mile.

Enjoy this fully guided afternoon tour, visiting beautiful and eclectic wineries of the Black Sage Bench on the eastern side of Oliver Valley. Experience tastings at four unique wineries to satisfy your senses. No two wineries are the same, especially on this tour. Allow your guide to educate you about the region and see Haynes Ranch, once home to one of the South Okanagan’s most influential families.

From $69

From $79

Osoyoos/Oliver Wine and Dine Tour

Great Estates of the Okanagan Wine Tour

The Osoyoos/Oliver Wine & Dine Tour is the perfect blend with tastings at six of the South Okanagan’s best wineries plus a culinary experience you wont forget! Start your morning with the Golden Mile Tour, leading to a relaxing lunch at the Tuscaninfluenced Terrafina Restaurant at Hester Creek Winery. All dishes are made with local ingredients, special requests are always accommodated and we are sure your expectations will be exceeded. Continue your day of bliss with the afternoon Black Sage Tour. This experience will truly engage all your senses.

Enjoy a morning tasting and Charcuterie Platter at See Ya Later Ranch atop Hawthorne Mountain in OK Falls. Travel through Oliver trying exclusive wines with food pairings from Canada’s most awarded winery at Jackson-Triggs in their intimate tasting gallery. Discover ice wine and the risky steps taken to produce this one-of-a-kind nectar at Inniskillin Okanagan. Experience an Aboriginal-inspired lunch on the stunning vineyard patio featuring locally grown ingredients paired with premium wine selection at Nk’Mip Cellars over looking beautiful Lake Osoyoos. Pick-Up and Drop-Off from most Osoyoos, Oliver, Gallagher Lake, and OK Falls accommodation (Hotels, Motels, RV Parks, and Campgrounds)

From $159

From $175

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British Columbia / REVELSTOKE & KICKING HORSE ACCOMMODATION & TOURING

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Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, known as the Champagne Powder Capital of Canada is a destination resort located just 3 hours west of Calgary. The resort is nestled between the Purcell and Rocky Mountain ranges near Golden, British Columbia on the Powder Highway. The winter season offers an integrated mountain resort experience with some of the most progressive in-bound skiing in North America. The mountain consists of 1,260 metres of vertical slopes; including 128 runs, four alpine bowls and 85 inbound chutes, spread over 1,143 hectares of skiable terrain. Beginners who learn at Kicking Horse return again and again to experience the unparalleled conditions. Experienced skiers and snowboarders claim their bragging rights on this mountain due to the firstclass snowfall and world renowned terrain. The winter is complete with a tubing park, skating rink, and numerous restaurants, retailers and activities. There are a variety of lodging options available at Kicking Horse, ranging from affordable to luxurious. Ski-in/ski-out lodging includes boutique hotels, condos, town homes and resort estate homes provide all the comforts of home for longer stays.

From $139

Moderate

Alpine Rafting

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort - Summer

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is home to the world's largest Grizzly Bear Refuge. Guests can embark on a true Canadian experience on a one-of-a-kind interpretive tour to view a grizzly bear interacting as they do in the wild. Kicking Horse is also home to world-class hiking, sightseeing and mountain biking, offering a wide range of hiking trails with gorgeous panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains, the Columbia River Wetlands and the quaint town of Golden. Complete your visit with incredible food and outstanding views at Canada’s highest elevated restaurant, Eagle's Eye.

Half & full-day Whitewater Rafting, Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) and Inflatable Kayak tours on the Kicking Horse River west of Lake Louise in Golden, British Columbia. Experience family adventures in Yoho National Park and try one of British Columbia and Alberta's biggest whitewater thrills. The Kicking Horse River is renowned as the white water gem of the Canadian Rockies. Trips include a riverside BBQ Lunch

From $105

From $92

Glacier Mountaineer Lodge

Sandman Revelstoke

Glacier Mountaineer Lodge sits in the heart of the village at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort surrounded by the peaks of the Canadian Rocky Mountains and Selkirk Mountains. Glacier Mountaineer Lodge offers unit choices from guest rooms for two to three-bedrooms plus den units that can sleep up to eight. Suites can offer cosy fireplaces and fullyequipped kitchens.

Centrally located with easy access to Highway One, Sandman Hotel Revelstoke just completed a renovation and features convenient amenities, indoor pools, whirlpools and a Denny's 24-hour restaurant with room service. The hotel has complimentary Wi-Fi and a meeting space. If you are going for a relaxing holiday or a business trip Sandman Hotel Revelstoke has all you need.

From $109

From $115

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Sutton Place Hotel - Revelstoke

Moderate

Coast Hillcrest Hotel

Sutton Place RMR is a true ski in / ski out luxury condominium style hotel. Located at the village area of the Revelstoke Mountain Resort, it boasts spectacular northwest to southwest views across the Columbia River to the Monashee Mountains. The spectacular full-service resort and breathtaking surroundings are serviced by the renowned hospitality that Sutton Place Hotel Group is known for.

The Coast Hillcrest Hotel is nestled between the spectacular Monashee and Selkirk Mountains, which lets you appreciate the gorgeous views this area has to offer. This hotel is a favorite in Revelstoke for any traveller looking for a comfortable stay. Pamper yourself at the Repose Massage Therapy and Day Spa or relax after a day of adventure in our indoor/outdoor hot tub, steam room and sauna.

From $149

From $166

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FERNIE & KIMBERLEY ACCOMMODATION & TOURING / British Columbia

Fernie Alpine Resort – Summer

Fernie Alpine Resort – Winter

Fernie Alpine Resort is the base camp to numerous exhilarating summer activities. At the resort there is an Aerial Park, which is an exhilarating rope course 18 metres off the ground. Finish off by zip lining your way to the base area. Mountain biking in Fernie offers some of the best cross-country, downhill, single-track and dual slalom trails with and without chairlift access. For hikers and sightseers, whether they choose to take the scenic chairlift, or hike to the top – there will be a fantastic view waiting. Stop for lunch at the Lost Boys’ Café and soak in wilderness.

Fernie Alpine Resort, located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, is regularly named one of the 'Top Ski Resorts in North America', with natural, legendary snowfall of up to 11 metres per winter. Combined with gorgeous, panoramic views, perfectly mild weather conditions, five legendary bowls and more terrain (2500+ acres) than you know what to do with, it is no wonder why Fernie is quickly becoming a favourite around the globe. Experience endless adventure at Fernie Alpine Resort; shred legendary powder, soak in a private hot-tub in your cabin hideaway, après-ski in the quaint ski-in/ski-out village at the base of the mountain, and experience one of the coolest towns in North America, located only five kilometres from the mountain. Many lodges to choose from, from economy hotels to 4.5 star lodges.

Lizard Creek Lodge

Trickle Creek Golf Course

Lizard Creek Lodge is in the perfect ski-in/ski-out position at Fernie Alpine Resort. The outdoor pool and hot tubs overlook the mountains and there is even a gentle run that cruises past the hotel. There are 14 units in the main lodge and 85 residential style condominiums in two other buildings. Each of the luxurious suites offer full kitchens and a fireplace.

From $179

Moderate

Fernie Slopeside Lodge Fernie Slopeside Lodge, located at the base of Fernie Alpine Resort, is a comfortable ski-in/ski-out hotelstyle accommodation that is located steps from the village plaza. Relax in your room, complete with cable television, coffee maker and fridge. The lodge features two indoor hot tubs, lockers for ski and board storage and laundry facilities.

From $135

Moderate

Woven through the rugged alpine environment, crossing creeks and diving with the slopes of North Star Mountain, Trickle Creek Golf Resort is one of the most thrilling golf courses you will ever play. Located in beautiful Kimberley, British Columbia, and designed by renowned architect Les Furber, the course was recently awarded a bronze medal by readers of SCORE Golf Magazine for being one of the top resort courses in all of Canada. Stay at Trickle Creek Lodge, a 4.5 star resort located just a cart path away from the course. Relax and unwind in the outdoor pool, hot tubs and at the restaurant in beautiful mountain serenity.

From $115

Kimberley Alpine Resort - Winter

Located in the spectacular Purcell Mountains in British Columbia, Kimberley Alpine Resort is known for light fluffy snow, short lift lines, and an abundance of sunny days. Skiers and riders of all abilities will find fun and excitement with rolling, groomed runs dispersed throughout North America's largest gladed terrain, featuring the Black Forest, where fun and adventure await and powder stashes last for weeks. Kimberley, BC is a quaint and welcoming town and offers an assortment of on-mountain and skiin/ski-out accommodation, including Trickle Creek Lodge.

Trickle Creek Lodge

Trickle Creek Lodge is a full-service ski-in/ski-out, golf-in/golf-out resort hotel. The Kimberley Alpine Resort’s high-speed quad is just steps away from the doors of the hotel. Trickle Creek Lodge features two outdoor hot tubs, year-round heated pool and a fitness facility. Montana's Cookhouse is located in the lounge. The famed Trickle Creek Golf Resort is located just a cart path away from the hotel. Other activities in the area include hiking, biking, fishing, horseback riding, white water rafting and more.

Also enjoy night skiing, snow shoe tours and apres ski at this full service resort. Complete with rental and retail shops, snow school, dining, apres and lodges.

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British Columbia / PRINCE RUPERT ACCOMMODATION

Prince Rupert Hotel

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Located in the heart of downtown, the Prince Rupert Hotel is convenient and close to plentiful shopping and dining options. Deluxe continental breakfast is included and served in a breakfast room adjacent to the lobby. The hotel is partnered with the North Coast Meeting & Convention Centre and Chance's Casino, which are both closeby. Enjoy Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and the on-site Johnny B's Sports Bar. Beer and wine store located on-site.

From $119

Moderate

Sandman Prince George

Treasure Cove Hotel

Enjoy easy access to Highway 97, business and shopping districts. This hotel is conveniently located and features relaxing amenities like an indoor pool, steam room, and on-site dining. A perfect blend of comfort, quality and service, Sandman Hotel & Suites Prince George has everything to make your stay absolutely ideal.

From $149

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Coast Inn of the North Prince George On the Northern Passage Route, this downtown Prince George location is close to movie theatres, live theatres, restaurants, boutiques and more. For the shopping-inclined, you will not want to miss the many outlets close by. Do not forget to stop by the restaurant, Shogun Japanese Steakhouse for Teppanyaki-style cooking, and the Coffee Garden for casual dining.

From $178

Moderate

The Treasure Cove Hotel & Casino located in Prince George is an ideal choice for your vacation itinerary through the northern central interior of BC. Breakfast is included. There are plentiful entertainment, shopping and dining options nearby. The hotel is partnered with Chances Casino (the largest casino, gaming centre and entertainment complex in Northern BC) and the Nu Spa, both located on-site. All rooms and common areas have access to WiFi internet. Treasure Cove Hotel features a pool with water slide, hot tub and a fitness facility. Restaurant and Bar attached to the hotel.

From $160

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VIA Rail's Skeena Route A region rich in first nations culture and history. Passengers on this two day daylight train journey will be treated to spectacular views of Jasper National Park, the rugged Canadian Rockies, the hauntingly beautiful Pacific Coast and the rustic settlements, farms and sawmills dotting the lake-studded landscape. The train stops overnight in Prince George (accommodation and transfers not included) and then winds through the Yellowhead Pass, across British Columbia's interior plateau and along the mighty Skeena River. In Economy class passengers enjoy spacious seating and a spectacular view through large picture windows. From early June to mid-September, passengers can upgrade to Touring class for an allinclusive service that offers a seat in the Panorama Dome car, access to the famous Park Car including the dome viewing area and a hot meal service served at your seat with Canadian wine. Departures operate three times per week on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays from Jasper and Prince Rupert. Light meals, snacks, hot and cold drinks and alcoholic beverages are always available for purchase.

From $137 From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

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Alberta Rolling foothills, intimidating mountains, pre-historic hoodoo’s, emerald lakes and world renowned resorts, Alberta is home to vast changing landscapes and an array of adventure activites.

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Alberta / INTRODUCTION

KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Tour 2

Air No. of Nights Stay

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Jasper 2

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ALBERTA

BRITISH COLUMBIA Lake Louise 1 Banff

Calgary – your entrance to the Canadian Rockies, Calgary is set between prairies and peaks, offering an entrepreneurial energy while embracing its rich western heritage with the world renowned annual Calgary Stampede. Banff National Park – with its towering peaks and stunning glacier-fed lakes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is an area of vast unspoiled wilderness and mountain lakes with the picturesque alpine villages of Banff & Lake Louise.

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Rolling foothills, intimidating mountains, pre-historic hoodos, diverse wildlife, great shopping and a friendly western hospitality is what you will experience on this dedicated Alberta vacation.. Day 1: Arrive Calgary

Icefield Parkway – travelling through the heart of the Canadian Rockies, this route has been voted one of the most spectacular drives in the world. It winds its way from Lake Louise to Jasper, boasting a unique and irreplaceable landscape rich in history and natural beauty second to none.

Day 4: Edmonton – Jasper with VIA Rail

Canadian Badlands – see unique coulee landscapes and hoodoo rock formations. Known for rich deposits of fossils, including dinosaur bones, unearthed at Dinosaur Provincial Park UNESCO World Heritage Site and showcased at the Royal Tyrrell Museum. Waterton National Park – this UNESCO World Heritage Site is tucked away in the southwest corner of Alberta, the dramatic collision of prairies and mountains has forged a rich variety of landscapes. The grasslands, aspen groves, evergreen forests and alpine tundra are home to flora and fauna found nowhere else. Edmonton – the capital of Alberta, located in Northern Alberta is known as the festival city. It’s a major hub for the energy, mining and biotech industries, and home to the impressive West Edmonton Mall.

Travel with VIA Rail on an adventure getaway to the mountains. Edmonton – Jasper (Rail)

Day 2:

Jasper Activity

Day 2: Calgary – Edmonton (Coach) Day 3: West Edmonton Mall Day 5: Jasper Activities Day 6: Jasper – Lake Louise (Small Coach) Day 7: Lake Louise – Banff (Coach) Day 8: Banff Sightseeing (Small Coach) Day 9: Banff – Calgary (Coach) Package Includes: 8 nights of accommodation, Calgary Tower elevation pass, 3 course dinner at Buzzards restaurant, scheduled coach Calgary to Edmonton, West Edmonton Mall attractions pass, VIA Rail from Edmonton to Jasper in economy class, Athabasca River float trip, Jasper Tramway elevation pass, full day tour Jasper to Lake Louise including the Ice Explorer ride, Lake Louise gondola pass with breakfast, evening wildlife tour, entrance to the Banff Hot Springs, shuttle transfer Banff to Calgary. Moderate pricing from.

$1485

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$1865

Deluxe pricing from.

$2355

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

2 Day K’Country Saddle, Paddle & Hike

4 Day Mountain Moment Rail Journey Day 1:

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9 Day Alberta Mountains Discovered

Jasper National Park – its shimmering glaciers, abundant wildlife, crystal clear lakes, thundering waterfalls and deep canyons surrounded by mountain peaks are all easy to explore from the relaxed charming township of Jasper.

Kananaskis Country – located under one hour from Calgary at the edge of Banff National Park, it offers great trails for hiking, mountain biking, cycling and horseback riding.

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Only a one hour drive from Calgary, this is a great getaway from Calgary, or a starting point for your Canadian Rockies adventure.

Day 3: Jasper Activity Day 4: Jasper – Edmonton (Rail) Package Includes: 3 nights of accommodation, return VIA Rail economy class seats from Edmonton to Jasper, choose from 2 of the following activities; Jasper tramway elevation pass with breakfast, afternoon float trip on the Athabasca River, 1 hour driver-guided luxury motorcycle side car tour, Mount Edith Cavell hike, whitewater rafting excursion. Moderate pricing from.

$635

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$665

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$869

Package Includes: 1 night of accommodation, 2 hour guided horseback trail ride, BBQ lunch, 2 hour white-water rafting down the Kananaskis River, summit helicopter ride. Sundance Lodges Tipi from.

$415

Delta Kananaskis Resort from.

$435

Stoney Nakoda Resort from.

$465

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Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede is the most authentic, memorable western experience you could ever pack into a single vacation. You’ll become a cowboy or cowgirl during the 10-day city-wide celebration, witnessing the world’s top rodeo, thrilling chuckwagon races, TransAlta Grandstand Show, music headliners, agriculture and so much more. It is the western spirit, the people and their stories that make the Calgary Stampede a unique visitor destination. Each year, more than 1 million visitors from across North America and around the world come to Calgary to experience the heart-stopping action of the world’s roughest and richest afternoon rodeo, featuring bull riding, barrel racing, and more. The GMC Rangeland Derby is the world’s top chuckwagon races, and a Stampede original, with 36 teams of horses and drivers competing, and it’s all capped off with the nightly TransAlta Grandstand Show and fireworks finale that lights up the sky for all 10 days. Beyond the Grandstand, is one of Canada’s largest music festivals, with five stages and 300 performers, including a slate of international music headliners. Visitors of all ages will be entertained as they experience world-class agricultural events and adrenalin-pumping midway rides, or step back in time at the Indian Village, to share in authentic cultural activities.

4 Day Calgary Stampede Witness the world famous Calgary Stampede. This 10 day festival combines a world class rodeo with the best in western entertainment, live music, unique food options and countless exhibitions. Package Includes: • 3 nights of accommodation • Reserved ticket to the Afternoon Rodeo (north or south centre level 1) • Reserved ticket to the Evening Chuckwagon Races & Grandstand Show (north or south centre level 5) • LRT Pass to and from Stampede Park for 2 days. • Calgary Tower Elevation Pass • Afternoon Rodeo souvenir program • Evening Chuckwagon Races & Grandstand show souvenir program • Calgary Stampede embroidered golf t-shirt • Stampede tote bag • 2 Skyrides over Stampede Park • Event ticket admits you to Stampede Park on the day of your event ticket • 20% discount voucher at the Calgary Stampede Store • 20% discount voucher at all Lammie’s Stores (western apparel) • 3 Course Dinner at Buzzards Restaurant Prices from.

$825

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

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Alberta / CALGARY ACCOMMODATION

4 Day Calgary City Stay including the Badlands

International Hotel Calgary

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Your entrance to the Canadian Rockies, Calgary is set dramatically between prairies and peaks and embraces its rich western heritage. Calgary is an energetic city with oil driving the vibrant economy. Explore Calgary at your own pace on the hop on hop off tour and enjoy the view from the top of Calgary Tower the highest 360 degree observation deck in the world. Visit the Badlands and see unique coulee landscapes and hoodoo rock formations. Known for rich deposits of fossils, including dinosaur bones, unearthed at Dinosaur Provincial Park UNESCO World Heritage Site. Package Includes: 3 nights of accommodation, hop on hop off city tour, admission to Calgary Tower, 3 course dinner at Buzzards Restaurant, admission to Calgary Zoo, Drumheller & The Badlands tour, Heritage & History tour. Moderate pricing from.

$549

Superior pricing from.

$649

Boutique pricing from.

$715

Deluxe pricing from.

$845

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

This hotel is centrally located in downtown Calgary with easy access to Prince’s Island Park, Stephen Avenue Mall, the Saddledome, and within walking distance to many of City's landmark attractions, fine restaurants and theatres. This hotel offers full-service, all-suite, premium accommodations providing friendly service. The suites offer Beautyrest pillow-top beds with high thread count linens, duvets, pillows and contemporary furnishings. Each suite has a balcony, whisperquiet air-conditioning units, two plasma screen TVs, high-speed internet access, tea/ coffee making facilities and much more.

From $199

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Hotel Arts Experience a sumptuous blend of modern luxury and intuitive service in Calgary's designer boutique-style hotel. Located in Downtown Calgary, Hotel Arts is home to some of Calgary's best dining, 185 contemporary guestrooms, extensive meeting space and an impressive art collection. In September 2014, Hotel Arts completed a $7M renovation of the Luxury Tower, updating the décor and functionality of the guestrooms and corridors. The property features two award-winning restaurants onsite - Yellow Door Bistro and Raw Bar by Duncan Ly; a seasonal licensed outdoor pool and patio; a cruiser bike share program for hotel guests as well as a retail complex featuring businesses such as Starbucks, Anytime Fitness, HotShop Yoga & Spin and Hedkandi Hair Salon. Hotel Arts is centrally located close to the city's best dining, shopping, attractions and entertainment and is only three blocks from the Calgary Stampede grounds.

Experience the exciting energy of Calgary while you stay at Hotel Arts!

From $285

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Kensington Riverside Inn Calgary Kensington Riverside Inn is Calgary’s first Relais & Châteaux property, joining a prestigious fellowship of 500 upscale hotels and gourmet restaurants across the globe. Nestled on the banks of the stunning Bow River, Calgary’s only boutique Inn, offers all the calming effects of a countryside retreat along with all the benefits and amenities of city life. The intimate nature of this 19-room boutique inn makes it the ideal place to stay for those looking to indulge in some rest and relaxation, while its centralized location in the charming Kensington District allows travelers easy access to Calgary’s Downtown Core. Take a ride on complimentary cruiser bikes to explore the city. Beyond the stylish and upscale design of the suites and rooms, Kensington Riverside Inn is also home to one of Calgary’s finest gourmet restaurants. The AAA FourDiamond award-winning Chef’s Table, led by Executive Chef Duncan Ly, specializes in modern French cuisine for breakfast, dinner and weekend brunches all guaranteed to feed your soul.

From $363 From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

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CALGARY ACCOMMODATION / Alberta

The Fairmont Palliser

Hyatt Calgary

Since 1914, The Fairmont Palliser has been turning moments into memories for guests. Upon entering the elegant lobby, you are enveloped in timeless style and grand architecture. Located in the heart of downtown Calgary and steps away from shopping, restaurants and attractions – without question, this is the place to be when staying in Calgary.

Hyatt Regency Calgary is a full-service 4.5 star luxury hotel centrally located in the heart of downtown, on Stephen Avenue Walk, a popular pedestrian street filled with restaurants, pubs, shops, theatre, and various entertainment venues, this ideal city centre location is also connected to the Convention Centre.

From $322

From $234

Deluxe

Sandman Calgary Downtown

Hotel Blackfoot

The Sandman Hotel Calgary City Centre is a first-class hotel located in the heart of Calgary, and just minutes away from shopping, entertainment, numerous restaurants and nightlife. The LRT (light rail transit system) operates right outside the lobby doors. The Plus 15 system connects guests to the best of downtown shopping and restaurants without having to go outside.

Hotel Blackfoot is a contemporary boutique hotel with 193 contemporary rooms and suites, outstanding facilities with convenient amenities including 3 dining facilities, a fitness centre, an outdoor swimming pool and a world class comedy club. Providing attentive hospitality in a distinctive, inviting environment, allowing our guests to relax and live in the moment.

From $139

From $119

Moderate

Moderate

BEST WESTERN PREMIER Freeport Inn Just minutes from Calgary International Airport, and a stone's throw from Calgary’s most popular attractions, the new BEST WESTERN PREMIER Freeport Inn & Suites offers elegant, affordable lodging for all travelers. It doesn’t take long to understand why we’re one of the highest rated Calgary hotels on review websites. Accommodations in our hotel are comfortable, spacious and stocked with top amenities, but you'll get more than just a great night's sleep at our hotel. With shuttle service to the airport ‭24 hours a day, we've got your transportation needs covered too. All of the rooms feature luxury amenities like 42" flat-screen TVs, bathrobes, complimentary wireless internet, and air conditioning. This brand new hotel offers four spacious, elegantly appointed room styles to suit your specific needs. You won't find our mix of affordability, accessibility and amenities at many Calgary hotels. With breakfast served hot and fresh daily, an on-site bar & grill, a new heated indoor pool and waterside, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, and much more, we’ll help you make the most out of your Calgary vacation.

From $129

Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre

Moderate

Days Hotel Calgary South

Located approximately ten minutes from the Calgary International Airport and the vibrant downtown core, this Calgary hotel overlooking the magnificent Canadian Rockies is sure to please leisure travellers. Hotel amenities include complimentary internet, parking, airport shuttle service, indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness room; as well as a gift shop and on-site dining. Guests can expect a comfortable stay at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre with easy access to shopping, entertainment, and local attractions such as the Calgary Tower, Calgary Zoo, and Telus Spark Science Centre.

Located just outside downtown Calgary, this newly renovated hotel boasts 134 guest rooms all with flat screen TVs, fridge, ironing facilities, hair-dryer, tea/coffee making facilities and complimentary in-room Wi-Fi. All registered guests enjoy a free continental breakfast and parking. Relax in the indoor heated swimming pool and hot tub and enjoy the Fitness Centre and Table-Tennis during your stay. Attached to the hotel and fronting Macleod Trail, the Atlantic Trap and Gill offers an Atlantic Canadian experience in the heart of Calgary with live music every Friday and Saturday night.

From $154

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Alberta / CALGARY ACCOMMODATION & TOURING

Sandman Calgary Airport

Buzzards Restaurant

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Situated only minutes from the Calgary International Airport, the Sandman Hotel & Suites Calgary Airport offers everything for the business and leisure traveller. This hotel boasts 177 tastefully decorated and functional rooms and suites. Pick-up from the airport to the hotel is complimentary and wireless high-speed internet is available in all rooms.

From $144

Moderate

Centrally located between the Calgary International Airport and the city centre, this hotel is an ideal stop for any traveller. The hotel is also in the heart of North East Calgary's business community. Walking distance to the nearby light rail transit system as well as within very close proximity to the Calgary Zoo, Telus Spark Science Centre and the Calgary Stampede grounds.

Buzzards Restaurant & Bar was opened in 1980 by husband and wife team Stuart and Colleen Allan. Not long after in 1985, they acquired the adjoining property and opened Bottlescrew Bill's Pub. Today, both establishments co-exist in one building. Throughout the years Buzzards Restaurant & Bar went through a number of transformations – beginning as a wine bar, transitioning into a destination for cowboy cuisine and finally, in 2011 it became the authentic English pub it is today. The extensive beer selection with over 300 different beers from over 35 countries, is boasted the largest beer selection in the city. The diverse beer menu is complemented by the international cuisine with a unique Calgarian twist.

From $164

From $44 (3 Course Dinner)

Coast Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre

Moderate

Calgary Tower Located 191 metres (626 feet) above the downtown core, the Calgary Tower offers a truly spectacular view of the city and the beautiful landscape that surrounds it. The prairies stretch far below and you will see the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains from a higher perspective. Go right to the edge on the incredible glass floor, step into thin air, and see the bustling city streets so far below you. With less than two centimetres of glass between you and a free fall, it is an exhilarating, unforgettable experience. This summer, the Calgary Tower introduced a handheld digital multimedia tour, which is provided to all guests. Available in four languages (English, French, Mandarin, and German), visitors can experience the story of Calgary and the Tower by exploring the skyline and discovering how the city has developed around the Calgary Tower. Featuring an informative narrative, fun facts, games and audio postcards with eyewitness accounts and personal testimonials, this tour provides an immersive audio-visual experience. The Tourism Calgary visitor information centre located at the base of the Tower provides knowledge about the parks, specialty shops, outdoor activities and much more. The Calgary Tower is open 364 days a year (closed Christmas Day) from 9:00 am – 9:00 pm. Visit www.calgarytower.com for more information.

From $18

Calgary Zoo

Energy City Hop On Hop Off Visitors to Calgary are encouraged to hop aboard our hop-on-hop-off buses at any of our 30 plus stops! Riding the Energy provides an experience that is an economical way to get around and truly see many sights this wonderful city has to offer. Our friendly staff provide exciting and informative commentary while conveniently stopping at many major tourist attractions.

From $30 From the splendour of the Rocky Mountains to the heart of Destination Africa, The Calgary Zoo takes you to see over 1,000 animals from around the world. Trek through the gorilla’s rainforest, safari over the Savannah to watch the hippos swim, or climb the Canadian Wilds to see a grizzly bear. Cool off and get beak to nose with 4 species of penguins in our popular Penguin Plunge or visit the new greater onehorned rhino, mandrills and komodo dragons! Wind down your trip with a walk through our fragrant Dorothy Harvie Gardens or sit with the butterflies in ENMAX Conservatory. You'll love knowing that every visit helps protect endangered animals at home and in the wild.

From $23 From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

Calgary Food Tours Inc. Calgary is filled with maverick chefs and food artisans keen to showcase the taste of Alberta's bountiful produce. Guests on our five different walking tours weekly - enjoy tastings at six to ten spots per tour while also discovering each neighbourhood's history, art and architecture. Tours are two to four hours long and group size is limited to 14 guests.

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CALGARY - DRUMHELLER & THE BADLANDS TOURING / Alberta

Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology

The Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology celebrates the spectacular diversity of life on Earth, from the tiniest grain of pollen to the mightiest dinosaur. The worldrenowned museum and research facility is situated in the rugged Canadian Badlands in Midland Provincial Park, six kilometres northwest of Drumheller, Alberta. The badlands not only offer a spectacular view, they also hold some of the richest deposits of dinosaur fossils in the world.

participate in educational programs that interpret how the past and present are related. Individuals and families alike can learn about the wonders of the badlands during a guided hike, create a cast of a real fossil, or try their hand at digging in a quarry. The Royal Tyrrell Museum holds appeal for all ages and provides a rare opportunity to discover the fascinating history of life on planet Earth. Discover your adventure at tyrrellmuseum.com.

Canada’s only museum devoted exclusively to palaeontology–the study of plant and animal life based on the fossil record–offers something for everyone. Hundreds of thousands of people each year are captivated by one of the world’s largest collections of dinosaur skeletons, most of which were discovered in the badlands. Dynamic displays that spark curiosity, dispel myths, and engage people with learning are just a part of the Museum experience. In the summer, visitors can

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Drumheller & The Badlands Departing from Calgary east into the endless golden prairies, the fertile land suddenly drops away into a strange and stark moonscape of weird striped hills and other worldly rock formations – The Badlands. View the impressive Horseshoe Canyon and learn about the geology, history, and native plants and animals at the Interpretive Centre. Next is the town of Drumheller, the Dinosaur Capital of the World, and a visit to the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology, home of 130,000 fossils of over 300 different species and one of the best dinosaur museums in the world. Explore the fascinating exhibits, watch a raptor skeleton being assembled, meet the scientists that interpret the past, and learn what happens behind the scenes to collected fossils. You can also take the optional Dinosite Tour, a 3 km guided walk to search for fossils, see dinosaur bones in the ground, and learn about ancient Alberta. Leaving Drumheller, take a stroll across the Rosedale Suspension Bridge and stop to view the Hoodoos, unique geological formations that resemble sandstone giants. Return to Calgary late afternoon.

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Alberta / CALGARY HERITAGE & HISTORY TOURING

Heritage Park Historical Village

Heritage Park Historical Village is Canada’s largest living history experience – celebrating the people, events and achievements that define Western Canada today. Discover why the Park has been recognized by Canada's Tourism Commission as a "Signature Experience". Explore 51 hectares of authentic interactive history, take a ride on a thundering steam train, become an intrepid voyageur or fill a paper bag full of treats at the candy store. Chat with Plains First Nations people at the encampment or visit the impressive collection of antique vehicles and at the Gasoline Alley Museum. The Gasoline Alley Museum and the Plaza shops and restaurants are open daily, year-round. The Historical Village, complete with a paddle wheel boat, steam train, midway rides and horse drawn wagon tours is open seasonally. New in 2014 was the Famous 5 Interpretive Centre which shares the story of five Albertan women who fought for the right to be recognized as 'persons' in the eyes of

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the law. Newly available in 2015, is the opulent, newly refurbished River Forth Dining Car pulled by the Heritage Park steam locomotive while serving fine gourmet food in 1920's style! The award-winning Heritage Park is located in Calgary only 15 minutes from downtown and is easily accessible by public transit. Complimentary parking is abundant and available for all sizes of vehicles including motor coaches. A variety of food options are available for both groups and individuals. Heritage Park celebrated 50 years in 2014 leaving many new events, programs and attractions as legacies to make the coming years the best in history. Don’t miss out, book your experience today!

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Heritage & History Tour Head south from Calgary through the rangelands of Cowboy Country to where the plains meet the foothills. Your destination is Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that tells the story of the hunting practice of the native people of the North American plains for the past 6000 years. A native guide leads you through the exhibit and out to the cliff jump, sharing the history and lifestyle of the First Nations people. There may even be drumming in the plaza. Next, stop at the historic town of Fort Macleod, founded as a Northwest Mounted Police barracks in 1892 and now a quaint place to get a feel for the old west. Return north to Calgary and the fantastic attraction of Heritage Park. Celebrating 50 years in 2014, Heritage Park is Canada’s largest living history museum, taking you back in time to experience the 1860s through the 1950s. Explore Gasoline Alley Museum, chat with costumed characters in the historic village, and enjoy the thrill of the antique rides like the Whip and the Ferris Wheel. Return to Calgary late afternoon.

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KANANASKIS & CANMORE ACCOMMODATION & TOURING / Alberta

3 Day Kananaskis & Canmore

Mystic Springs Chalets & Hot Pools

Canmore and Kananaskis is a picturesque and authentic mountain lifestyle community. Enveloped by the majesty of the Canadian Rockies and just one hour west of Calgary. Here you will discover an impressive mountain landscape offering limitless outdoor activity across an expanse of provincial parks, wildland reserves, emerald green waterways, unspoiled wilderness and snow-capped mountain peaks. Walk along the trails around town, taking in the glacier-turquoise river scenery and unique shops. Package Includes: 2 nights of accommodation in Canmore or Kananaskis, 2 hour guided horseback trail ride, BBQ lunch, 2 hour white-water rafting down the Kananaskis River, summit helicopter ride. Pricing from.

$515

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Mystic Springs Chalets & Hot Pools is Canmore's ultimate family getaway. Boasting the largest heated outdoor pool in Canmore, Mystic Springs is the perfect destination for families, group or business retreats and meetings, or friend and family reunions. Mystic Springs Chalets & Hot Pools has 44 luxurious, two-bedroom, fully selfcatering condo suites each with full kitchens, two bathrooms, Google TVs, and separate dining areas. The chalets are built around an intimate courtyard atmosphere that offers enough room for everyone; plus the ability to book on-site spa treatments.

From $224

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Coast Canmore Hotel & Conference Centre

Silver Creek Lodge

Enjoy Canmore's authentic mountain community nestled in the heart of the spectacular Canadian Rockies when you visit the Coast Canmore Hotel & Conference Centre. Comfortable guests rooms are complimented by a full service restaurant, fitness centre, indoor pool, and business centre.

From $149

Sundance Lodges

Silver Creek Lodge is Canmore Alberta's premier luxury hotel. The lodge offers guests a tranquil, Mountain Zen inspired atmosphere featuring fully self-catering condo suites, stunning mountain views, Aveda bath products in every suite, an on-site spa and restaurant, and three outdoor hot pools. Other amenities include a full fitness gym, underground parking and a steam room. With a variety of room types to choose from and outstanding customer service, Silver Creek is a Canmore hotel experience to remember.

From $129

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Sundance Lodges offers comfortable family camping in authentic tipis and trapper’s tents. Inside: wood floors, beds with mattresses & a small heater. Outside: your own firepit and picnic table. Bring your camping gear or rent from us. Sundance encourages travellers to slow down and connect with nature in the majestic Rockies. Enjoy nearby: hiking, biking, rafting, riding.

From $65

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Saddle and Paddle

Unique Lodge

Stoney Nakoda Resort

Arrive at Boundary Ranch mid-morning to take advantage of our unique “Surf and Saddle” program. A two-hour guided trail ride on the scenic backcountry trails, followed by a delicious Barbecue Steak, Baked Potato, Hearty Homemade Baked Beans, Caesar Salad, and Home-baked Pie with Ice Cream, on your return. Lunch is served outside on the patio. Once your lunch is over, you will head to Inside Out Experience for an exciting afternoon of rafting. Cool down with us on a 2 hour river tour, surfing, splashing, playing games and paddling through the rapids on professionally guided rafts. Learn about the history and culture of the area while keeping a sharp eye out for the resident wildlife. This majestic and awe-inspiring trip is sure to please the whole family, so make this summer count and book your tour today.

Located at the gateway to Kananaskis country, the resort is a 30 minute drive east from Banff National Park and 35 minutes west of Calgary. Featuring 111 guest rooms and suites with beautiful mountain or spectacular sunrise views, complimentary daily continental breakfast, full service dining room, lounge and casino. Join us in the Ridge Restaurant Thursday through Saturday for buffet dinners or a la carte dining. The Stoney Nakoda Resort is pet friendly and offers complimentary internet access and free onsite parking.

From $159

From $144

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Alberta / WATERTON & SOUTHERN ALBERTA ACCOMMODATION & TOURING

Aspen Village

Waterton Lakes Lodge Resort

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In the heart of the Waterton townsite, Aspen Village provides the widest variety of hotel accommodations in Waterton Park. Offering guests clean, comfortable & newly renovated rooms, Aspen is located just steps away from amenities such as golf, shopping, dining, tennis, playgrounds, trail-heads to all of Waterton’s epic hiking & the beach of Waterton Lake.

From $125

Crandell Mountain Lodge

Waterton Lakes Lodge Resort is an 80 suite resort, the newest property in the park. This all service facility on 4 acres of land is situated in the centre of the mountain village of Waterton Park. The resort is home to Vimy's Lounge & Grill restaurant and the only swimming pool in Waterton. The lodge has a variety of room types including simple hotel rooms with king beds and jetted tubs; standard rooms with two queen beds; and fully self-catering kitchenette units. The lodge is also proud to offer a small selection of pet-friendly rooms.

From $191

Moderate

Crandell Mountain Lodge is a cozy country lodge ideal for travelers looking for a quaint experience in Waterton Lakes National Park. Crandell is one of Alberta's Charming Inns and its unique charm has been winning over guests since 1940. Crandell Mountain Lodge has rooms with fireplaces, country décor and lots of character.

From $144

Superior

Bayshore Inn

Moderate

Frank Slide Interpretive Centre

Nestled within the surrounding mountains of Waterton Lakes National Park is the Bayshore Inn, boasting 70 comfortable and spacious rooms, each with satellite TV, DVD players, air-conditioning, coffee machine, hair-dryer, in-room safes and down filled comforters. The Bayshore Lakeside Chophouse and Fireside Lounge & Wine Bar are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

From $168

Moderate

The Great Canadian Barn Dance invites you to experience family style hospitality, unique cultural activities and world-class scenery. It will transport you back to a time when folks got together with friends and family and enjoyed lively western music, old time dances, and incredible country cooking. Southwest Alberta is a well kept secret waiting for you to discover.

On April 29, 1903, 30 million cubic metres of limestone crashed from Turtle Mountain and buried part of the coal mining town of Frank. Feel the impact of the Frank Slide in an interactive and creative setting involving first-hand accounts by the people who lived through the destruction. Exhibits feature numerous audio-visual experiences, interactive computers, hands-on science-based displays, and an activity area for young children. The centre has two award-winning high definition presentations playing daily. Walking trails through the slide provide spectacular Rocky Mountain views and a closer look at the awesome power of nature. Located just over one kilometre off Highway Three in the Crowsnest Pass, two hours southwest of Calgary.

From $42

From $10

Great Canadian Barn Dance

Remmington Carriage Museum

Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump

The Remington Carriage Museum is located in Cardston, just 45 minutes southwest of Lethbridge. You are welcomed to one of the world’s finest museums of horse-drawn transportation. The museum‘s collection ranges from carriages and buggies to wagons and sleighs and all are beautifully displayed to tell the story of this bygone era. Guided tours and interactive displays make the stories come alive to create a great visitor experience. The Remington Carriage Museum also boasts a working stable, carriage rides in the summer, theatre, carriage restoration shop, cafeteria and a gift shop. The museum offers a look back in time that is enjoyed by all ages and is open daily year round with the exception of Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Day and Easter Sunday.

Listen to Blackfoot guides tell stories of the ancient buffalo hunting culture at this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built right into the natural landscape the awardwinning interpretive centre houses five levels of exhibits and explains how the Plains People organised complex communal buffalo hunts for almost 6,000 years as they lived off the land for their survival. Feel the beat of the native drumming and get up close to take a picture of your favourite dancer at the First Nations drumming and dance demonstrations every Wednesday in July and August. Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump is located 90 minutes south of Calgary on secondary Highway 785, near Fort Macleod. Open daily year round with the exception of Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Day and Easter Sunday.

From $10

From $10

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Banff & Lake Louise Shimmering glaciers, abundant wildlife, crystal clear lakes, and deep canyons surrounded by mountain peaks are waiting to be explored.

Town of Banff – nestled high in the Canadian Rockies, Banff is a vibrant community of artists, athletes, families and outdoor enthusiasts. It truly celebrates it heritage, lives and breathes mountain culture. Banff Gondola – ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain to experience a bird’s eye view of six mountain ranges. The 360o view from the upper gondola terminal, view-decks and Summit Ridge Interpretive Boardwalk offer the very best vantage point in the area. Hiking Trails – you can hike along the shores of dazzling blue lakes, up to quaint mountain teahouses, through carpets of wildflowers and up high to spectacular viewpoints for any level of fitness. Cave & Basin National Historic Site – commemorates the birthplace of Canada’s National Park system. The growth and development of Canada’s national parks are celebrated in interactive displays and exhibits. Lake Louise – this alpine lake, known for its sparkling blue waters, is situated at the base of impressive glacier-clad peaks. Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise impressively overlooks the lake, providing a luxury resort experience. Ice Explorer Ride – a unique Ice Explorer vehicle takes you right up onto the Athabasca glacier with the help of an experienced driver-guide. Glacier Sky Walk – a brand new attraction in the Rockies, explore the immense powers of glaciology from a fully-accessible, cliff-edge walkway that leads to a glass-floored observation platform 280 metres (918 ft)

5 Day Deluxe Historic Resorts Compliment your time in the Rockies by staying at the impressive Fairmont resorts, rich in history, resplendent in natural beauty and nestled in awe inspiring locations. Day 1:

Calgary – Fairmont Banff Springs (Coach)

Day 2: Banff Sightseeing Day 3: Banff – Yoho National Park – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Day 4: Lake Louise at leisure Day 5:

Lake Louise – Calgary (Coach)

Package Includes: 4 nights of accommodation in standard Fairmont rooms (upgrades available), shuttle transfer Banff to Calgary, choice of a guided sightseeing tour of Banff OR a guided hiking experience, Banff gondola pass, Banff Hot Springs swim pass, evening wildlife safari, tour from Banff to Lake Louise including Yoho National Park, Lake Louise gondola pass, shuttle transfer Lake Louise to Calgary downtown or airport. Pricing from.

$1759

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

5 Day Winter Wonderland in Banff

4 Day Explore Banff Enjoy the best that this spectacular mountain township has to offer with time also to explore at your leisure

To give you the quintessential winter experience, Banff offers a wide range of activities including ice-skating, dog sledding, horse-drawn sleigh rides, ice-canyon walks, museums, great restaurants and boutique shopping.

Day 1:

Arrive Banff

Day 1:

Calgary - Banff

Day 2:

Banff Sightseeing or Hike

Day 2:

Ice Canyon Walk or Snow-shoeing Experience

Day 3:

Lake Louise & Moraine Lake Tour

Day 3: Banff Sleigh Ride & Dog Sled Tour

Day 4: Package Ends

Day 4: Lake Louise at leisure

Package Includes: 3 nights of accommodation, choice of a guided sightseeing tour of Banff OR a guided hiking experience, Banff gondola pass, Banff Hot Springs swim pass, evening wildlife safari, Lake Louise & Moraine Lake tour.

Package Includes: 4 nights of accommodation, ice canyon walk or snow-shoeing experience, sleigh ride, dog sled tour.

Moderate pricing from.

$405

Superior pricing from.

$535

Deluxe pricing from.

$859

Day 5:

Package Ends

Moderate pricing from.

$539

Superior pricing from.

$825

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

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Alberta / BANFF ACCOMMODATION

Fairmont Banff Springs

Ptarmigan Inn

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The Fairmont Banff Springs offers 768 guest rooms and suites, including a Fairmont Gold Floor, 11 restaurants and lounges, 27-holes of golf, a Willow Stream Spa, games and bowling centre and 18 shops and boutiques. The hotel is in close proximity to three world-class ski areas and the charming town of Banff. Winter activities include skiing and snowboarding, dog sledding, sleigh rides, ice fishing, tobogganing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and more. Summer activities include golf, tennis, white water rafting, cycling, mountain biking, hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, fishing and more.

For those who love to play in the great outdoors, there is no better place than Banff, and no better place to call home after a day of adventure than the Banff Ptarmigan Inn. Close to downtown Banff, the Inn is within walking distance of many Banff attractions including the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Bow Falls, Cave and Basin National Historic Site, and the Banff Upper Hot Springs. Hot breakfast is included in the price of your room. Located on-site is The Meatball Pizza & Pasta restaurant which offers great Italian inspired food coupled with a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

From $399

From $144

Deluxe

Fox Hotel and Suites

Moderate

Buffalo Mountain Lodge

Waterfalls and mountain springs are brought to life in the Fox Hotel & Suites design. Capturing the historic and natural elements of Banff National Park, the hotel’s centrepiece is the hot pool inspired by the original Cave and Basin Historic Site. The Fox Hotel & Suites offers a unique accommodation style in Banff, with one- and twobedroom suites and hotel rooms. At Chili’s Grill & Bar take your taste buds to whole new level with great choices, including those classics like baby back ribs and big mouth burgers. Hang out, relax and enjoy the mountains or take in a sporting event on the TV.

This tranquil mountain lodge in Banff National Park is located on Tunnel Mountain. Its architectural style is elegant and in harmony with its surroundings. The main lodge complements its natural setting with square timber, post and beam construction and high open ceilings. The decor pays tribute to old-world craftsmanship with custommade cherry, pine and bent-willow furnishings and copper and glass light fixtures. Simple, elegant design is a hallmark of the resort – symbolizing the lifestyle at the lodge. Each room is warm and inviting with down duvet comforters and fireplaces.

From $194

From $189

Superior

Banff Caribou Lodge

Superior

Hidden Ridge Resort

The impressive hand hewn logs that accent the building’s exterior and lobby create the spectacular of this mountain lodge. The massive fieldstone fireplace that dominates the lobby invites you to relax in front of warm crackling flames. The lodge has long been known for its friendly and outgoing staff who are always happy to provide information or suggestions for Banff’s many exciting activities.

Tucked away on Tunnel Mountain, Hidden Ridge Resort is quiet and secluded with some of the most spectacular views in Banff and the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy access to one of many hiking trails just outside your door, or catch close-up photographs of some of Banff National Park’s wildlife. The front desk at the Hidden Ridge Resort is open 24-hours for your convenience.

From $149

From $139

Moderate

Inns of Banff

Superior

Banff Rocky Mountain Resort

Located on Banff Avenue the Inns of Banff has some of the best views in Banff. This 3 star hotel offers full resort amenities and services including indoor and outdoor pool, 2 restaurants and a pub. Known for its large guest rooms and fantastic views, the Inns of Banff is the perfect home base for your mountain vacation.

Discover the meaning of a mountain getaway at Banff Rocky Mountain Resort, a relaxing retreat in the heart of Banff National Park. Ideally set amid three hectares of private parkland and surrounded by the glorious scenery of Canada’s oldest national park, while just minutes from downtown Banff. Featuring 169 condos and suites with room sizes to suit all of our guests.

From $125

From $144

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Moderate

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BANFF TOURING / Alberta

Banff Gondola

Best of Banff Tour

The adventure begins with an eight minute journey to the summit of Sulphur Mountain in a modern, fully enclosed four passenger gondola cabin. The views become increasingly spectacular as you climb 698 metres to an elevation of 2,281 metres at the Summit Upper Terminal – the departure point for a mountaintop of activities. Witness breathtaking views in every direction from one of several observation decks. Discover the interactive giant compass located at the top of the Upper Summit Terminal. The Summit Complex located at the top of the mountain houses two restaurants, gift shop, snack bar and public bathrooms. At the base you will find a snack shop and gift shop which provides a great selection of food and souvenirs for your convenience. The Banff Gondola is open year-round.

Build a connection to the World Heritage-listed site on this trademark sightseeing tour as you visit Banff's landmarks and historic places. Hear how the 11,000 year old human history of the Bow Valley changed when three railway workers rediscovered a hidden natural hot spring. Visit the abandoned mining town of Bankhead, a relic of Banff's industrial past. All the while learn about wildlife behaviour and habitat as you tour around the area. Your time will be spent enjoying the sights, taking photos, and participating in short walks to view points on the many stops of the tour. Some of the stops include the Banff Springs Hotel, Bow Falls, Surprise Corner, Hoodoos Lookout, Lake Minnewanka and Bankhead.

From $36

From $56

Banff/Lake Louise to Jasper Sightseeing

Evening Wildlife Safari Discover the challenges of protecting animals and their habitat in Banff National Park. On this evening journey, travel through a variety of landscapes and learn about wildlife, their needs, and their interrelationships. Leave the safari with a greater understanding of the national park and the animals that live within it.

From $44 Travel with your interpretive guide along the world-famous Icefields Parkway. Beginning in either Banff or Lake Louise, sightseeing stops along this beautiful highway will include Bow Lake and the Crowfoot Glacier, the Weeping Wall, and Athabasca Falls. You will also make a stop at the Columbia Icefields Centre where you will have the opportunity to take part in the Snocoach Tour onto the Athabasca Glacier, and/or explore the Glacier Skywalk overlooking the Sunwapta Valley. You may also choose to enjoy the interpretive exhibit at the Ice field Centre or take a short guided walk to a scenic viewpoint. This one way tour is perfect for travelers arriving by train. SunDog's knowledgeable guides and small personalized group sizes will make this tour the highlight of your Rocky Mountain adventure!

From $119

Discover Grizzly Bears Visit the grizzly bear 'Boo' as he romps and plays in a natural bear habitat.  Your guided sightseeing tour to the Grizzly Bear Refuge also includes stops at Lake Louise, Spiral Tunnels and Takakkaw Falls, a ride on the gondola at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort for an eagle’s eye view of grizzly country and a gourmet lunch at Canada’s highest restaurant.

From $169

Lake Louise and Moraine Lake On this sightseeing tour you will visit the 'Jewel of the Canadian Rockies', Lake Louise, and the world renowned Moraine Lake. Take photos and explore the shorelines. Learn about mountaineering history and how a tragic accident at Lake Louise shaped Canadian mountain culture. Enjoy a short walk to the viewpoint in the Valley of Ten Peaks overlooking Moraine Lake.

Norquay's Sightseeing Chairlift is a new summer attraction that will expose you to the breathtaking views of Banff. Take a 15 minute open air chair ride to our boardwalk and cliff house. Relax and take in the views while enjoying a snack and beverage from the bistro. Departing daily from June to October.

From $66

From $30

Banff Classic Hikes

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Chairlift Ride at Mt Norquay

Banff Lake Cruise

Hiking in the Canadian Rockies is one of the best ways to explore the natural landscape and beauty of Banff National Park. Join one of the four tour location options – Lake Agnes, Plain of Six Glaciers, Yamnuska or Larch Valley – on set days throughout the week. Every tour includes hotel pick-up/drop-off, a hearty packed lunch and use of hiking poles if you need them.

The Banff Lake Cruise: A unique interpretive sightseeing tour experience on one of two 43 passenger Lake Cruisers or the 65 passenger Alberta Explorer. Our experienced crew will guide you through this rugged paradise richly steeped in history, native folklore and geology. The narration is intriguing, entertaining and informative.

From $82

From $46 From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.


Alberta / LAKE LOUISE ACCOMMODATION & TOURING

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise sits majestically on the shores of Lake Louise with unobstructed views of the Victoria Glacier. Step outside and discover why snow worshippers, nature lovers and world travellers continue to visit this resort for outdoor adventure and timeless luxury. The resort features a Fairmont Gold Floor, six restaurants and lounges, a Fairmont spa and is in close proximity to the Lake Louise Ski Resort. Elegant and polished yet relaxed and inviting, this 550 room luxury resort in Banff National Park lives up to the natural wonder with which the hotel shares its name. Spa lovers can indulge at the Fairmont spa. This calming oasis reflects history and modern energy, creating pure escape. The 3,000 square foot spa holds 8 treatment rooms, including a couples room. Winter activities: Skiing and snowboarding, dog sledding, sleigh rides, ice fishing, tobogganing, cross country skiing, guided snowshoeing, curling, hockey, heliskiing, ice skating. Summer activities: Whitewater rafting, mountain biking, guided hikes, canoeing, horseback riding, fishing, gondola rides, heli-hiking, Johnston Canyon walk, Columbia Icefields.

From $399

Lake Louise Inn

Deluxe

Emerald Lake Lodge

Nestled in a picturesque wilderness setting in the hamlet of Lake Louise, the Lake Louise Inn is the ideal resort from which to enjoy world-class outdoor adventure and unforgettable mountain views. Offering 247 guest rooms with options to suit most styles and budgets, three unique restaurants, swimming pool, two hot tubs, fitness room and free wireless internet.

From $168

Moderate

Deer Lodge This historic mountain lodge is just moments away from the shores of Lake Louise, and features 73 cosy rooms. Originally built as a charming tea house in 1920, much of the original hand hewn log structure and décor is still in place, with antiques from the era. A state-of-the-art rooftop hot tub offers a dazzling view of the Victoria Glacier.

From $159

Moderate

Emerald Lake Lodge has a setting of unparalleled natural beauty. Originally built in 1902 by the Canadian Pacific Railway, this historic property has been restored and redeveloped to become one of the finest year-round resorts in the Canadian Rockies. The lodge is like no other with its rare blend of old and new – contemporary comfort in the midst of hand hewn timber and stone – and extraordinary views of the famed jade coloured waters. Emerald Lake Lodge is truly a mountain escape with a setting so beautiful, you will never want your trip to end.

From $177

Glacier Adventure

Unique Lodge

Mountains Lakes and Waterfalls

The Glacier Adventure is the most unique attraction in the Canadian Rockies. Massive Brewster Ice Explorers, specially designed for glacial travel, take passengers on a remarkable 80 minute excursion onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier. Mid-point in the tour, passengers can safely step out onto the glacier and stand on this powerful ancient ice.

From $50

Step into a breathtaking world where glaciers rest above and birds soar below. Experience waterfalls,wildlife,fossils and more on an exciting cliff-edge walkway that leads to a platform where glass is all that separates you from a 918 foot drop. The entire journey is presented in an interpretive story telling format leaving you with a special bond with our natural world.

Visit the most treasured spots in the Canadian Rockies on this amazing five hour round trip excursion through Banff and Yoho National Parks. Experience the evolution of the land and discover how it has shaped the appearance of natural wonders. In Banff National Park you visit Johnston Canyon, Lake Louise, Moraine Lake and the Valley of Ten Peaks. In Yoho National Park you visit the Natural Bridge and Takakkaw Falls. Departing Lake Louise, this guided excursion explores the natural attractions of Yoho National Park. Cross the Great Divide to the Spiral Railway Tunnels, where three lines of railway are laid at different elevations to cross the Kicking Horse River on four bridges. Relax and wonder around the trails at Takakkaw Falls, the second highest waterfall in Canada before your return trip to Lake Louise.

From $25

From $120

Glacier Skywalk

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WINTER IN THE WORLD’S FINEST NATIONAL PARK / Alberta

Mt. Norquay, Sunshine Village and the Lake Louise Ski Resort

The Canadian Rockies is home to Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage destination that delivers protected wilderness, wildlife, modern amenities and opportunities for adventure in the breathtaking town of Banff and unforgettable hamlet of Lake Louise. It’s rare to find ski resorts in the middle of real wilderness, but we have 3 of them here, offering over 8,000 acres of skiable terrain against a backdrop of some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet. All 3 resorts are accessed on one tri-area lift ticket, which includes free transportation between the hotels in Banff and Lake Louise and each of the resorts on a scheduled route. Mt. Norquay is famous for being the training ground of Olympic and World Cup athletes. With excellent beginner terrain, everyone will love this familyfriendly resort.

Sunshine Village Ski and Snowboard Resort – Canada’s highest elevated resort, has great, guaranteed snow conditions from December to May, with an average annual snowfall of over 30 feet. The Lake Louise Ski Resort is spread across 4 mountain faces and is one of the largest resorts in North America. The layout allows families and groups to ski together with beginner, intermediate and expert runs from every chair. When you get here, the lack of lift lines mean your vacation is spent skiing, not waiting and with one of the longest ski seasons in North America, there’s plenty of time to enjoy the dry champagne powder snow that we’re famous for–and plenty of it. Come see why a winter ski vacation here is an unforgettable experience.

From $65

Dogsledding Dogsledding is an exciting way to enjoy the stunning landscapes of Banff National Park in the winter. Sit under a blanket on a traditional dogsled and let a team of huskies lead you on a picturesque journey through mountain valleys. This is that truly remarkable experience that you've been looking for.

Each year, the high elevations of Banff and Lake Louise make it an early contender for winter's gift of fresh snow. These ideal conditions create a winter playground for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Many roads, meadows, lakes and trails transform into a sparkling paradise perfect for these exhilarating winter pursuits.

From $179

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Sleigh Rides Available in both Banff and Lake Louise, Sleigh Rides are a great way to slow down and enjoy the outdoors with friends and family. Enjoy the scenic meadows in Banff or take in the breathtaking views along the shoreline at Lake Louise, complete with an authentic buffalo robe for extra warmth. Sleigh Rides are a must-do winter experience in Banff National Park.

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Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing

Tubing Ever flown down a snow-covered hill with the wind rushing through your hair and looked down to see an inflated tube? If not, you should try it. If you want to try something different, snow tubing is a great way down the hill – located at Mt Norquay and Lake Louise Ski Resort this is a truly unique way to enjoy the slopes this winter.

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Alberta / JASPER ACCOMMODATION & TOURING

3 Day Explore Jasper

Lobstick Lodge

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Shimmering glaciers, abundant wildlife, crystal clear lakes, thundering waterfalls and deep canyons surrounded by mountain peaks are easy to explore from the relaxed charming township of Jasper. Visit Maligne Lake, famed for the colour of its water, the surrounding peaks, the three glaciers visible from the lake and Spirit Island. Ride the Jasper Tramway the highest and longest tramway in Canada to the top of Whistler’s Mountain for spectacular views. Enjoy a relaxed float trip down the Athabasca River. Package Includes: 2 nights of accommodation, Maligne Valley tour & cruise, Jasper tramway elevation pass, float trip down the Athabasca River. Moderate pricing from.

$385

Superior pricing from.

$405

Deluxe pricing from.

$539

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Whether you are travelling with your family, a group, or looking for a personal adventure, set your sights on Lobstick Lodge – the perfect place to base your exploration of Jasper. Offering 139 spacious accommodations with 43 kitchen suites, three outdoor jacuzzis, and a heated indoor pool, you will find everything you need at Lobstick Lodge. Featuring Seasons Restaurant and Skyline Lounge, this Jasper hotel is a great location to relax and enjoy fine cuisine while taking in the stunning mountain views.

From $119

Moderate

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is your authentic Rocky Mountain Lodge Experience. Situated in Jasper National Park on the shores of Lac Beauvert and spread over 283 hectares, the resort offers something for everyone. Accommodation consists of a main lodge and 56 cabins including the unique Signature Cabin option. The six Signature Cabins range in size from‭one to eight bedrooms. Recent property enhancements include the addition of a full-service spa, shopping promenade, renovated gym and dining facilities. Breathtaking Jasper National Park views from your table, warm Canadian hospitality, outstanding service and a culinary tradition rich in Alberta history... these are the secret ingredients of an exceptional fine dining experience at The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Executive Chef, Christopher Chafe, and his talented culinary team are dedicated to showing you everything this region has to offer. Winter activities: Skiing and snowboarding, dog sledding, sleigh rides, ice fishing, tobogganing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating. Summer activities: golf, tennis, whitewater rafting, mountain biking, cycling, hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, fishing, tramway, scenic boat cruise, Museum tours, Maligne Canyon walk, Columbia Icefields, shopping.

From $399

Chateau Jasper

Deluxe

Marmot Lodge

The Chateau Jasper is an exceptional hotel with an excellent variety of accommodations and facilities for the travelling guests to experience Jasper National Park in the majestic Canadian Rockies. This conveniently located hotel offers 119 luxury guest rooms and suites and features the Mountain Wellness Day Spa and award-winning dining of the Silverwater Grill and Lounge.

Nestled in the trees on beautifully maintained grounds, Marmot Lodge offers an elegant stay at affordable rates. Guests enjoy 107 rooms in a variety of styles, many with cosy fireplaces. In addition to award-winning dining at Embers Steakhouse, you can often catch a glimpse of wildlife from your room and the picturesque mountain vista is a welcome sight for all travellers.

From $139

From $109

Superior

Pyramid Lake Resort

Moderate

The Crimson Hotel

Located just six kilometres northwest of the Jasper town site and is the only resort in Jasper with exclusive access to the tranquil Pyramid Lake, a picturesque setting on a terraced hillside surrounded by the Canadian Rockies. This chalet-style alpine resort is open year-round and features 62 guest rooms with views of both Pyramid Lake and the Canadian Rockies.

Jasper's newest hotel, The Crimson, is opening its doors during the fall of 2014. The 99 rooms and suites offer a variety of room styles some with full kitchen facilities, balconies and fireplaces. All rooms offer in-room safes, fridges and microwaves. Other highlights include the new C200 Restaurant with private dining room, indoor swimming pool and fitness facility.

From $295

From $139

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Superior

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JASPER TOURING / Alberta

Jasper to Banff/Lake Louise

Jasper Raft Tours

Travel with your interpretive guide along the world-famous Icefields Parkway. Sightseeing stops along this beautiful highway will include Athabasca Falls, the Weeping Wall, and Bow Lake and the Crowfoot Glacier. You will also make a stop at the Columbia Icefields Centre where you will have the opportunity to take part in the Snocoach Tour onto the Athabasca Glacier, and/or explore the Glacier Skywalk overlooking the Sunwapta Valley. You may also choose to enjoy the interpretive exhibit at the Ice field Centre or take a short guided walk to a scenic viewpoint. Ending in either Lake Louise or Banff this one way tour is Perfect for travelers arriving by train. SunDog's knowledgeable guides and small personalized group sizes will make this tour the highlight of your Rocky Mountain adventure!

Relax and enjoy an afternoon that you will talk about for the rest of your life. TripAdvisor ranks Jasper Raft Tours in the top three of 24 activities to do while in Jasper National Park. Experience an easy rafting/float trip down the Athabasca River, a designated Canadian Heritage River. Explore the major route of the Fur Trade used since the early 1800s. The specially designed, seven meter long, oar powered rafts, offer a safe and comfortable ride that any first time rafter will enjoy. Don’t worry the guides do all the rowing; you sit back and enjoy while exploring all the spectacular scenery. Several small, easy sets of rapids and calm stretches allow your National Park licensed guide to point out the natural and human history of Jasper. Truly a Canadian outdoor experience.

From $119

From $64

Jasper SkyTram

Jasper Motorcycle Tours

Jasper SkyTram is the only aerial tourist attraction in Jasper National Park offering an eagle eye view of the landscape from 2,300 metres above sea level. This can be enhanced with a short one kilometre hike to the peak of Whistlers Mountain at 2,500 metres. Each seven minute trip up the mountain includes an educational speech by the tramcar operator providing details of geological features, wildlife, climate and historical facts. The tramcars have a capacity of 26 passengers and depart every nine minutes, this is ideal for large groups wanting to head to the top of a mountain together. Whether looking for soft or engaged adventure, Jasper SkyTram exceeds the expectations of all visitors. Jasper SkyTram is located eight kilometres south of Jasper via the Icefields Parkway.

Experience the thrill of riding through the Canadian Rockies in a side-car of a Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by professional riders. Carrying a maximum of two guests per motorcycle, your personal guide and driver will stop for photo opportunities allowing for you to switch positions from the back of the bike to sidecar. Options of one, two and three hour tours are available to experience many famous alpine destinations in Jasper National Park, such as Maligne Lake, Athabasca Falls, Sunwapta Falls or Miette Hot Springs. Tours operate daily from April to October, departure times can be determined upon booking to fit your schedule. Hotel or train station pick-up is available. Be sure to wear long pants and sturdy footwear.

From $35

From $99

Explore Jasper including Maligne Valley

Wildlife Discovery Tour SunDog Tours'Evening Wildlife Discovery Tour is the best way to see animals and spectacular scenery while visiting Jasper. Their knowledgeable guides are trained to seek out all of the park’s most iconic creatures. Bear, Elk, deer, big horned sheep, mountain goats, foxes, coyotes, wolves, and moose, are just a sample of Jasper’s many wild mountain animals.

From $65 A true must-do while visiting Jasper! SunDog Tour's guided interpretive drive through the Maligne Valley will include a stop at Maligne Canyon for a gentle guided walk to the first two bridges above the gorge, a short stop at the “disappearing” Medicine Lake, and finally Maligne Lake. At this picturesque gem of the Canadian Rockies you may either relax aboard the famous Maligne Lake boat cruise to Spirit Island or enjoy a guided hike along the shore line. Their knowledgeable guides are well versed in the history, geology, and ecology of the area and will provide colourful commentary along your journey. This excursion also provides excellent opportunities to see some of Jasper's wildlife.

From $109 ANDERSON VACATIONS

Maligne Canyon Icewalk - Winter The Maligne Canyon Ice Walk is one of Jasper’s most popular and impressive winter adventures. Your guide will take you on a journey to the bottom of the Maligne Canyon where you will explore frozen waterfalls, ice caves, and incredible ice formations. Be sure to experience Jasper's Coolest Adventure!

From $59 From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.


Alberta / EDMONTON ACCOMMODATION & TOURING

3 Day Edmonton City Stay

Edmonton Festival City

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Edmonton is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta, located on the North Saskatchewan River. Known as Canada’s festival city, with more than 30 festivals each year, from the popular Edmonton Folk Music Festival to the International Street Performers Festival, they bring the city to life. The magnificent river valley is North America’s largest urban park, offering great trails to run, walk, or ride. World-famous West Edmonton Mall is a popular reason to visit Edmonton, with more than 800 shops, 100 eateries, and 10 world-class attractions, all under one roof, it has something for everyone. Package Includes: 2 nights of accommodation, 1 hour guided segway ride, West Edmonton Mall attractions pass. Moderate pricing from.

$239

Superior pricing from.

$279

Deluxe pricing from.

$639

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Edmonton hosts an incredible array of colourful, entertaining festivals every year that celebrate arts, culture, sports, film, theatre and winter. Visit Edmonton and experience the many amazing festivals including Canada's largest folk music festival extravaganza that attracts more than 80,000 music lovers; Canada's oldest street performers festival; and North America's largest and longestrunning Fringe festival. No matter what you are in the mood for, you will be able to find the perfect celebration in Canada's 'Festival City'.

Sutton Place Hotel

Fantasyland Hotel

With delicate crystal chandeliers, warm colours of Italian marble and granite, soft luxury Persian carpets, and unique French Provincial styled furnishings; The Sutton Place Hotel, Edmonton is ideal for business or leisure travel. The hotel is connected by an underground pedway to five major office towers and over 400 stores, businesses, and services in the Edmonton City Centre Mall, so every convenience of downtown Edmonton is at your fingertips. The 313 guest rooms and suites range in size from spacious traditional accommodations to the two-storey Royal Suite. The utmost in comfort awaits you with silk patterned walls, deep olive carpets, plush chairs, delicate artwork, and executive work stations. All this with the perfect blend of modern technology will make your stay enjoyable.

Superior

From $149

At Fantasyland Hotel, escape to the Polynesian Islands, go on an African safari, or live like a movie star in one of 120 fantasy-themed rooms; or just simply relax in one of 235 superior or executive rooms. A night at Fantasyland Hotel promises to be a unique and fun experience for both couples and families. All hotel rooms feature a TV with HDTV, Wi-Fi, pillowtop mattress, coffee maker, mini fridge, in-room safe, hairdryer, voice mail, and air-conditioning. Theme rooms come equipped with a jacuzzi and the option of bunk beds for children.

From $184

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

Moderate

Sandman Edmonton South

Standing high on the bank overlooking the largest urban parkway in North America, the North Saskatchewan River Valley, The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald's charm and classic elegance have made it Edmonton's place for every occasion, whether it be an Edmonton vacation or business trip, since 1915. This downtown hotel is a short drive from the Edmonton International Airport.

From $268

Deluxe

Coast Edmonton Plaza If it’s an amazing location you’re looking for, Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel’s is pretty tough to beat. Right in the heart of Edmonton, walking distance from an array of arts, dining, and entertainment. But it’s not just their premiere location compared to other downtown Edmonton hotels that keeps guests coming back: It’s this hotel’s warm, hospitable atmosphere.

From $158 From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

Moderate

Elegant, sleek and stylishly modern, Sandman Signature Hotel & Suites Edmonton South is first-class hospitality at its best. The hotel is just a 15 minute drive from Edmonton’s city centre and Edmonton International Airport and features a distinctive combination of elegant furnishings and impressive amenities to ensure an outstanding experience. Choose to unwind in the luxurious indoor pool and whirlpool, or enjoy chic dining and drinks with friends at one of the alluring dining establishments; Rockford Wok | Bar | Grill or Chop Steakhouse & Bar. Guests can also enjoy the complimentary in-suite Wi-Fi.

From $150

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EDMONTON TOURING & CANADIAN FINALS RODEO / Alberta

West Edmonton Mall

West Edmonton Mall is North America’s largest shopping centre with over 800 stores and services. Guests can enjoy exciting attractions such as Galaxyland Amusement Park, and World Waterpark, both of which have been upgraded with new rides! They can also bowl, play billiards at Ed’s Rec Room or try our 2 miniature golf courses, Dragon’s Tale or Prof WEM’s Adventure Golf or skate at our indoor Ice Palace! West Edmonton Mall’s FIT Pass provides you with the option to pick the attraction of your choice plus save you money off the regular price! Book your FIT pass through Anderson Vacations and receive a free Super Savings Coupon Book (retail value $9.95). Or for something very unique book a Sea Lion Encounter Program – the only program of its kind in Canada.

From $29

Devonian Botanic Garden

The University of Alberta Devonian Botanic Garden is a stunning 97 hectare property located 15 minutes southwest of Edmonton, with cultivated gardens and plant collections, indoor showhouses, and an extensive nature trail system. Named the "2014 Botanical Garden of the Year" by the Canada Garden Council, highlights include the beautiful Kurimoto Japanese Garden; a Tropical Showhouse with exotic butterflies; Temperate and Arid Showhouses; alpine, herb, rose, peony, lilac and lily collections; a Heritage Garden; Native Peoples Garden; trial beds and more. The Devonian Botanic Garden is a visitor attraction, a research site, and home to yearround adult and children's education programming. The garden is open to visitors from May through Thanksgiving.

From $13

Mountain Madness Tours

River Valley Segway Guided Tours

Located in Western Canada, Alberta, the Icefields Parkway winds its way through 2 National Parks between Jasper and Banff surrounded by Mountains, Lakes, Wildlife and Waterfalls. Instead of rushing by it all in a car, why not jump on a bike. With no roof to get in your way and travelling at a speed that will allow you to take in all the magnificent surroundings, sights, smells and sounds along the way. With our supported tours what could be a challenging ride just got a whole lot easier, enjoyable and more awesome. We'll carry all your luggage, set up rest stops, organize your accommodations, transfers for you and your bike, provide bike rentals and be just around the corner if you need our support along the way. Our tours depart out of Edmonton and we can drop you off at Calgary airport after the tour.

River Valley Adventures Segway tours showcase the beautiful Edmonton River Valley and skyline as guests glide thru the park on a Segway. Tours run year-round giving participants the ability to enjoy the blooming spring buds, lush summer greenery, colourful fall foliage or our sparkling winter wonderland. Participants can embark on a 30, 60 or 90 minutes adventure with full Segway training and equipment hire included. You will receive in-depth training, from a certified Segway trainer. They will go over the skill and drills for everything you will need to know before heading out on your adventure. After the training get ready for the experience of a lifetime. Whether you are looking for something to do with the entire family or for a fun date idea, don’t miss out on our Segway Adventure Tours from River Valley Adventure Co.

From $997

From $50

Canadian Finals Rodeo – Edmonton You don’t have to be a rodeo expert to appreciate the grace and thrilling beauty of a perfect ride. It happens so fast, yet seems so effortless. The Canadian Finals Rodeo is a place where action and adrenalin take on a spectacle that overwhelms the senses,causing you to hold your breath each time the gate opens and another contestant attempts to achieve greatness. It’s where triumph is measured in eightsecond increments and victory is literally a heartbeat away. And it exists because of a community that embraces tradition and the values of hard work and fortitude values also exemplified by Farmfair International, where agricultural professionals from all across the world come together to do business, collaborate, compete and pursue tomorrow’s most promising innovations. Both are extremely exciting worlds to explore, especially for those who have never experienced them. Places where you can witness up close the unique mix of animals, excitement and competition most people have only ever seen on TV or in the movies. The greatest tourist experiences are the ones that immerse you in a truly distinct culture you can excitedly describe to your relatives when you get back home - ones that allow you a greater understanding of the world in which you live. Northlands strives to make these two events unforgettable experiences.

From $49 ANDERSON VACATIONS

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Motorhome Rentals Leisurely roam the picturesque landscapes of this dynamic country while travelling in the comfort and style of a comfortable motorhome. You can truly immerse yourself in nature and travel with the locals to get an in-depth Canadian vacation experience.

Canadream are leaders in the RV industry for innovation in fleet design, quality and service. With depots located in Vancouver, Calgary, Whitehorse, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal and Halifax the country is covered. All vehicles go through a 100 point pre delivery inspection prior to collection to ensure you have a quality well maintained vehicle and a 24/7 roadside assistance program.

DVC – Deluxe Camper Van Sleeps 2 adults, 2 burner gas stove. DAY

NIGHT

MHB – Midi Motorhome Sleeps 4 adults & 2 children, stove, oven, microwave. DAY

NIGHT

SVC – Super Van

Sleeps 2 adults & 2 children, stove, oven, sofa, slide-out. DAY

NIGHT

MHA – Maxi Motorhome

Sleeps 4 adults & 2 children, cab-over design, stove, oven, microwave. DAY

NIGHT

All vehicles include dash and roof air-conditioning, hot water shower, toilet, fridge. Early Bird Bonus Offer – book by January 31, 2015 and choose from 2 of the bonus offers, discounted unlimited kilometres package, 6 convenience kits and USA driving fee included, kilometre package special, early pick up and late drop off included, northern surcharge and 50% discount from one way drop fee. Convenience Kits – available for purchase at an additional $80 per person, includes dishes, cookware, pillows, linen, towels, sleeping bags and cleaning equipment. CONDITIONS & GENERAL INFORMATION:

Vehicle collection: a fee will apply for any Sunday or early or late pick up or drop offs.

Rates include: a daily rental, VIP loss damage waiver $5 million dollar public liability insurance and property damage. (excess up to $1500 will apply)

A full set of detailed Canadream terms & conditions are available to you on request. The above conditions are subject to change at the time of booking.

Rates do not include: convenience kits, fuel, northern surcharge, kilometre packages, additional insurance options. Drivers age: a minimum rental age is 21 years. Drivers license: a full drivers license must be presented at the time of rental. It must written in English or French or accompanied by an international drivers permit. Deposits: all rentals are subject to a deposit by credit card to cover additional costs. One way drop fees: if you are picking up your car in one location and returning to another a one way drop fee of $900 will apply. Driving restrictions: if you’re a travelling into any northern areas, a fee may apply. A surcharge will apply for travel into USA including Alaska. Please make us aware of your intended routing and we can advise if any restrictions apply.

From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

Price per day from: SVC - Super Van DVC - Deluxe Camper Van MHB - Midi Motorhome MHA - Maxi Motorhome

$102 $109 $115 $119

This is based on shoulder season, prices are subject to availability and seasonal surcharges.

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Alaska and the Yukon

Breathtaking coastlines, rolling tundra and white capped mountains. Experience dog sledding, canoeing, hiking, fishing for salmon, see the brown bears and view the natural phenomenon, Aurora Borealis.


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Alaska and Yukon / INTRODUCTION

KEY TO MAP

2 Fairbanks

Tour Air Rail No. of nights stay

2 Denali National Park

Alaska

YUKON

Canada 1 Anchorage

2 Seward

BRITISH COL

8 Day Anchorage, Seward & Denali Explorer Yukon – with a powerful frontier image it’s an exciting destination that offers wilderness, wildlife and stunning scenery with easy access to extraordinary backcountry.

This is the perfect add-on at the end or beginning of an Alaska cruise.

Kluane National Park, Yukon – an icon and home to some of North America’s tallest peaks; as a mecca for soft adventure seekers the Yukon boasts numerous navigable rivers, hiking, climbing and camping.

Day 1:

Artic Circle – home to the Inupiat Eskimos, the far north is filled with a rich history and natural wonders, from the gold rush days to the Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve.

Day 4: Anchorage – Denali with Alaska Railroad

Inside Passage – shaped by the staggering force of massive glaciers millions of years ago, Alaska’s Inside Passage boasts wildlife-filled fjords and lush island scenery, it is a habitat for bald eagles, sea lions, porpoises and whales. Southwest Alaska – brown bears amble along the hills and plains, and more than 240 bird species inhabit Alaska’s Southwest region. The region’s terrain ranges from a landscape of volcanoes in Katmai National Park to the windswept Aleutian Islands. Interior & Denali National Park – in Alaska’s heartland, you’ll see the continent’s tallest peak, Mt. McKinley, and wide expanses of tundra. The forests are teeming with wildlife and bird life ranging from the formidable grizzly to stately herds of caribou. South Central Alaska – with over half of Alaska’s population within Anchorage it is a playground of activities from world-class fishing to hiking and wildlife viewing, with the advantages of remote wilderness within easy driving distance.

8 Day Classic Yukon River Canoe Trip This classic canoe trip down the Yukon from Carmacks to Dawson City is specially tailored for visitors who like to travel far away from tourist routes. The expedition travels over 320 km on this mighty river, exploring several abandoned settlements such as Hootalinqua and Big Salmon Village. Camps are set up on the gravel & sand banks of the mighty river where you can enjoy a refreshing bath in the Yukon. Black bears are quite common in the Yukon valley. Watch the ridges of the cliffs along the river to spot the busy mammal. Moose are numerous in the forested foothills, and bald eagles nest along the riverbanks.

Arrive Seward

Day 2: National Park Cruise Day 3: Seward – Anchorage (Coach) Day 5:

Denali National Park Sightseeing

Day 6: Denali – Fairbanks with Alaska Railroad Day 7:

Fairbanks Sightseeing

Day 8: Package Ends Package Includes: 7 nights of accommodation, National Park cruise, coach transfer Seward to Anchorage, entrance to the Alaska Heritage Centre, Alaska Railroad from Anchorage – Denali – Fairbanks in gold class, full day Denali wildlife tour including lunch, sternwheeler & discover the gold tour, airport transfer & rail transfers in Fairbanks. Prices from.

$2075

Pricing is per person in USD, double occupancy.

2 Day Bear viewing at Brooks Lodge Each year millions of salmon burst from the Bering Sea into the lakes and streams of Katmai National Park. The world famous bear viewing at Brooks Falls is only a short walk from Brooks Lodge. As many as fifty bears can be viewed fishing along the mile and a half long Brooks River during the peak of the salmon season.

Package Includes: 1 night of accommodation, return flights from Anchorage to King Salmon, return floaplane flights from King Salmon to Brooks Lodge, onsite National Park Service guide. We recommend you extend your stay and add a Valley of 10,000 smokes tour, that travels to the site of the June 1912 eruption of Novarupta Volcano, the second largest volcanic eruption in the world’s history. Prices from.

Package Includes: 1 night of hotel accommodation in Whitehorse, 6 nights of tent accommodation (2 person tents), canoe and camping equipment, services of a guide, all meals on the canoe trip, return transfer to Whitehorse, airport shuttle in Whitehorse. This tour starts and finishes in Whitehorse. Contact us for a detailed itinerary. Prices from.

2 Days / 1 Night

$1269

3 Days / 2 Nights

$1705

4 Days / 3 Nights

$2145

Pricing is per person in USD, double occupancy.

$1555

Pricing is per person in CAD, double occupancy.

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ALASKA BY RAIL / Alaska

4 Day Denali Rail Explorer

Denali Star

On this popular rail route, see sparkling salmon streams and stands of birch and spruce come into view, while carpets of fireweed add dramatic purple to the landscape. See wildlife like wolves, caribou, dall sheep, moose and bear, and the spectacular Mt McKinley.

Day 1:

Anchorage – Talkeetna with Alaska Railroad

Day 2: Talkeetna – Denali with Alaska Railroad Day 3:

Denali National Park Sightseeing

Day 4: Denali – Fairbanks with Alaska Railroad Package Includes: 3 nights of accommodation, Alaska Railroad from Anchorage – Talkeetna – Denali – Fairbanks in gold class, full day Denali wildlife tour including lunch, Denali river rafting experience, all transfers. Prices from.

$1445

Pricing is per person in USD, double occupancy.

The Alaska Railroad route spans more than 804 kilometres from Seward to Denali National Park and on to Fairbanks. Travellers journey through alpine forests, coastal regions, and traverse two major mountain ranges – in a land twice the size of Texas. In summer, trains run daily to and from eight major stops along the rail belt. The Denali Star train links Anchorage to Fairbanks with stops in Wasilla, Talkeetna and Denali Park. The 572 kilometre route features spectacular scenery, such as Hurricane Gulch, where you will travel across one of the world’s largest single-span bridges. Expect frequent views of Mt. McKinley, and see The Anchorage to Denali route is the most popular rail tour offering Adventure and Gold Class service options. The Denali Star runs from mid May to mid September, 2015.

From $179

Coastal Classic

Glacier Discovery

The Coastal Classic train is a local favourite that winds through the stretch of wilderness between Anchorage and Seward. A string of massive glaciers visible from the track enriches the journey. This train travels to the shores of Resurrection Bay for convenient connection to Kenai Fjords National Park, whale-watching, sea kayaking, tidewater glacier viewing, fishing and dog sled rides. GoldStar Service is available on the Coastal Classic, a popular choice on the Denali Star. Now passengers can see the most beautiful stretch of the Alaska Railroad from the most beautiful cars and the exclusive upper level outdoor deck. Depart from either Seward or Anchorage between May and September to experience this over four hour journey.

The Glacier Discovery train begins in Anchorage and skirts the shore of Turnagain Arm. This area is part of the Chugach National Forest, at two and a half million hectares, the second largest national forest in the United States. After travelling past Girdwood, 64 kilometres from Anchorage, the train leaves the mainline for a trip into the port of Whittier – the gateway to Prince William Sound – where many passengers board day cruises to view glaciers or transfer to the Alaska Marine Highway. The train returns to the mainline to continue the trip south down the Placer Valley leaving the highway behind and into country only accessible by train. The Glacier Discovery runs from early June through to mid September, 2015.

From $85

From $89

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Alaska / WHITEHORSE & DAWSON CITY ACCOMMODATION

3 Day Glacier Bay National Park

Best Western Gold Rush Inn

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Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve encompasses a glacier-crowned, maritime wilderness that stretches northward from Alaska’s Inside Passage to the Alsek River, encircling a magnificent saltwater bay with 16 tidewater glaciers and 30 alpine glaciers. The bay is home to a dizzying array of marine wildlife including both orca and humpback whales, sea lions, seals and sea otters. The national park also harbours countless species of marine birds including bald eagles, kittiwakes, murres, the lovable puffins and a wide variety of land mammals including black bears, moose, Sitka deer and foxes. Package Includes: 2 nights of accommodation at Gustavus Inn, return coach transfers from Whitehorse to Skagway, return flight from Skagway to Gustavus, full day Glacier Bay National Park cruise. Prices from.

$1425

Pricing is per person in USD, double occupancy.

When heading to the 'Land of the Midnight Sun', make the Best Western Gold Rush Inn home for your Yukon adventure. Located in the heart of historic downtown Whitehorse, the Best Western Gold Rush Inn is one of the finest accommodations in the Yukon. The lobby is full of artifacts from the Klondike Gold Rush era, ushering you into the luxury and convenience of the guest rooms. The on-site Gold Pan Saloon restaurant serves up dishes full of flavour for breakfast, lunch and dinner; and showcases live music from 8:00pm until 10:30pm Thursday through Sunday evenings.

From $159

High Country Inn

Moderate

Edgewater Hotel

This quiet downtown location is right next to Jim Light Park and within walking distance to the restaurants, bars, and boutiques of Main Street. Not to mention, just a block away from the famous Yukon River and the S.S. Klondike National Historic Site. The Coast High Country Inn has a range of well-appointed, recently renovated rooms to choose from; including jacuzzi, kitchenette and pet-friendly options. When it is time to unwind, you will want to take a look at The Deck, serving up rustic fare on one of the most impressive patios in the city.

Overlooking the majestic Yukon River and historic White Pass Railway, the boutique styled Edgewater Hotel combines value, quality, and comfort with the best location in the city. Discover the 32 spacious and airy guest rooms and suites – many offering spectacular views of the historic Yukon River. Come dine at one of the two on-site restaurants. The Edge Bar & Grill which caters to families and features a children's menu, is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 7am until 9pm.

From $159

From $159

Moderate

Aurora Viewing Package

Moderate

Downtown Hotel Dawson City

This Canadian Tourism Commission recognized aurora borealis viewing tour is operated with daily departures out of Whitehorse. The exclusive aurora viewing sites are wall tents built like authentic cabins from the historic gold rush. A cosy camp-fire outside is the ideal place for storytelling and roasting marshmallows. The local guides, reminisce and share their stories of life in the north. Visitors are intrigued and entertained by the stories, games, and the making of the delicious maple taffy! The millions of stars have an undeniable beauty that has all viewers spellbound with the complete and utter silence. During the day, you can enjoy optional tours including dogsledding, snowmobiling, ice-fishing and snow shoeing. Explore the Yukon and capture the magical and outstanding Northern Lights.

Dawson City is known as the heart of the world famous Klondike Gold Rush, this is where you will find Canada's Best Value Inn-Downtown Hotel. Situated just one block from the famous Yukon River and Dawson's famous gambling casino Diamond Tooth Gerties. The hotel contains 59 rooms (34 fully renovated as of July 2014), a dining room, lounge and gift shop. Enjoy a nice meal at the site of the Sour Toe Cocktail Club restaurant, famous for its swinging doors and turn-of-the-century decor. Become part of the Sourtoe Cocktail Club if you dare as the bar is home to this famous drink.

From $495

From $125

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WHITEHORSE & DAWSON CITY TOURING / Yukon

Yukon River Tour

Best of Yukon & Alaska

This classic canoe trip down the Yukon from Carmacks to Dawson City is specially tailored for visitors who like to travel far away from tourist routes, following the trail of the old history. Special canoeing skills are not required. The tour starts in Carmacks on the Yukon River with the compass needle set north, and we pass many relicts of the historic gold rush of 1898. The expedition travels over 400 km on this mighty river, exploring several abandoned settlements such as Fort Selkirk. Camps are set up on the gravel & sand banks of the mighty river where one can enjoy a refreshing bath in the Yukon. Black bears are quite common in the Yukon valley and are often seen by our guests.

Package pricing on request

Our most popular luxury tour offers the very best of Alaska and Canada’s Yukon. A classic roundtrip tour through some of North America’s most pristine wilderness landscapes, spectacular scenery communities following ancient wildlife corridors, historic native trading routes and Gold Rush trails. Along the way, you will experience a vast array of impressive mountain ranges, cascading glaciers, Native American culture and unique Gold Rush history. This tour visits three of the North’s national parks, including Yukon’s Kluane, and guests have the option of joining a tour to visit Kenai Fjords National Park.

Package pricing on request

Yukon Winter Dream

Yukon’s Best Value Aurora Viewing Tour

Experience five days of winter adventure in the far north. This tour will take you snowmobiling through the memorable winter scenery of the Yukon and will allow you to soak up the view of snow covered mountains and lakes with thick layers of ice. Learn the old tradition of dogsledding where you will feel the power and durance of the dogs, listen to their breaths and feel the creaking snow under the runners. If that is not enough you will also experience the breathtaking winter scenery from above with a sightseeing flight. The flight will let you see wildlife game like the elk, moose, caribou and mountain goats, in their natural surrounding up-close at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve. This is an eventful tour for the whole family.

On our four day/ 3 night Aurora viewing tour, you’ll fly to scenic Whitehorse, the Yukon’s capital; surrounded by mountains clad in white. On 3 successive evenings, you'll have the chance to see the stunning Aurora Borealis on the Aurora viewing tours at the custom built Aurora viewing location, the AuroraCentre, far from the lights of the city, so you can be mesmerized by the Northern Lights - and create your own legends. The first evening will feature relaxing Northern Lights viewing beside a roaring campfire, the perfect way to get your vacation going. Day times are free for optional winter sightseeing, shopping and touring in and around the capital. Try dog sledding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross country skiing or ice fishing.

Package pricing on request

Package pricing on request

GoldBottom Mine Tour

Inn on the Lake As featured on Martha Stewart Living, Inn on The Lake is the top rated accommodation and conference centre in the Yukon. The location is ideal for daily excursions and attractions. The resort has a number of room categories and cottage options. This is one of North America's few places where you can stay and see the aurora right from your suite.

From $199

Moderate

The Millar family have been using this area as their mine camp for over 30 years. In 1998 four rustic log cabins were added for travelling guests looking for something more authentic on their northern adventure. There is an opportunity to gold pan on site and a mine tour is available. The family lives at the camp insuring you are settled in.

To see the gold mining operation requires a trip into the traditional goldfields of the Klondike, the staging area is at the former town site of Gold Bottom, a once thriving, sociable community that boasted a population of close to 5,000 people during the hey-days of the 1898 Klondike Gold Rush. You will get explanations and demonstrations of historic and modern gold mining methods and processes, everything from staking a claim to selling the gold. The Millar Family and the GoldBottom Crew has over 30 years gold mining experiences to share. You will hear personal experiences and stories about life on the creeks. This tour departs twice daily from June until freeze up (usually middle to end of September).

From $100

From $55

GoldBottom Mine Cabins

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Alaska / FAIRBANKS ACCOMMODATION & TOURING

4 Day Fairbanks City Stay

Bridgewater Hotel

Located near the confluence of the Tanana and Chena Rivers, the town was originally founded in the early 1900’s as a trading post serving stern-wheeler riverboats and early gold prospectors. The town has an excellent museum at the University with a number of tours exploring Fairbanks’ gold mining history. Fairbanks is the entrance point to the Arctic Circle, Denali National Park and northern lights viewing. Package Includes: 3 nights of accommodation, arrival transfer, sternwheller and discover the gold tour, Arctic Circle full day drive tour. Moderate pricing from.

$639

Superior pricing from.

$725

From the moment you step into the Bridgewater Hotel, you recognize that this is not your ordinary Alaskan hotel. Fairbanks' hospitality is exemplified at the Bridgewater with the attentive staff and the friendliest general manager you are likely to meet will make certain that your stay is memorable. The immaculately clean environment, the cozy accommodations, and an excellent downtown location overlooking the Chena River makes the Bridgewater the best place to lodge while exploring Fairbanks. Minutes from shopping, museums and the Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center.Boutique-style charm

From $159

Pricing is per person in USD, double occupancy.

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Wedgewood Resort

Moderate

Bear Lodge

Wedgewood Resort, nestled on 105 acres, is the ideal location to experience the natural beauty of interior Alaska. Surrounded by a 75 acre wildlife reserve and a 2,000 acre migratory waterfowl refuge, makes this resort a quiet destination while in Fairbanks. On-site activities include the Wedgewood Wildlife Sanctuary with nature trails and the #1 rated attraction in Fairbanks by TripAdvisor, the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum. The spacious 1 & 2 bedroom suites are thoughtfully appointed & feature separate living, dining & fully equipped kitchens for convenient dining while traveling.

For quiet, comfort and beauty, escape to Bear Lodge. Nestled on a 105 acre resort between a 75 acre wildlife reserve and 2,000 acre waterfowl refuge with miles of nature trails and an on-site antique auto museum renown for rare one-of-a-kind models and hundreds of authentic vintage fashions. Bear Lodge offers spacious guest rooms with private balconies and exceptional guest service. Visitors will enjoy the inviting & relaxed atmosphere at the restaurant, lounge and the internet café. Featuring complimentary internet access, fitness center and on-site tram service. Enjoy the hospitality!

From $170

From $169

Moderate

Riverboat Discovery Tour

Moderate

Arctic Circle Tour

More than just a boat ride. Board the Sternwheeler Riverboat Discovery for one of the most unique Alaskan experiences available. This three hour tour will take you into the heart of Alaska and a family who has made the rivers of Alaska their way of life for five generations. Highlights of this tour include the Chena Indian Village Walking Tour, be immersed in frontier living first hand with a guided walking tour of an Athabascan Indian village. At the end of your guided tour, you will have time to explore the village on your own, interact with the guides and visit dogs from Susan Butcher’s kennels. You will get to see an Alaskan bush pilot take off and land right next to the boat and enjoy the 'Alaska at 40 Below Experience' where you will step into a specially designed subzero chamber.

Discover Alaska's Arctic!Experience 1-day & multi-day adventures throughout Alaska's Arctic featuring the natural history & cultural heritage of the region. The Air Adventure is a 5 hour journey into the Brooks Mountain Range with a visit to a wilderness community. The Fly Drive Adventure combines a ground tour on the Dalton Highway and flight by small plane. The Arctic Circle Village Adventures visit the Nunamuit village of Anaktuvuk Pass nestled in the Gates of the Arctic National Park of Fort Yukon, an Athabascan village along the Yukon River. Is a day trip not enough? Enjoy more time with the Arctic Circle Overnight or Arctic Ocean Adventure. Multi-night Arctic Circle Aurora Adventures place you directly under the Auroral Oval. These are just a few of the adventures that share Alaska's Arctic with you.

From $59

From $189

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DENALI & TALKEETNA ACCOMMODATION & TOURING / Alaska

Grande Denali Lodge Genuine Alaskan hospitality, inviting accommodations and spectacular views await at the Grande Denali Lodge, located high on the slopes of Sugarloaf Mountain, above the hustle and bustle of the highway. The Grande Denali Lobby features warm timbered log accents, stone fireplace, high vaulted ceilings and large windows with views of Denali National Park Canyon. The spacious 160 rooms offer two queen beds or one king bed, coffee makers, hairdryers and wireless internet and television. Guests can upgrade to a view room based on availability. The property also features 6 Alaskan-style log cabins. Guest laundry is available on site. On-site dining options include the award-winning Alpenglow Restaurant, Peak Spirits Lounge and Peak Espresso Café. The Sugarloaf Room can be reserved for small meetings and special catered events. A courtesy shuttle operates daily with service to shops, Denali National Park Visitors Center, the Alaska Railroad Depot and our sister property, the Denali Bluffs Hotel. Most tour operators pick up at the front door.

From $199

Superior

Denali Bluffs Hotel Outdoor adventure and true Alaskan hospitality await you at the Denali Bluffs Hotel, located on the gentle lower slopes of Sugarloaf Mountain. Ideally located, guests are close to area attractions while surrounded by wilderness splendor. All 112 rooms have exterior entrances and are cozy and comfortable. Standard rooms include two double beds, coffee makers, hair-dryers, wireless internet and flat screen TVs. Guests can request a room with one king bed. Guest laundry is on site The Mountaineer Bar and Grill is open for breakfast and dinner and features great Alaskan barbecue. Perky Moose Espresso, located off the lobby, features coffee drinks, fresh fruit, soups and other grab-to-go items. A courtesy shuttle operates daily with service to shops, Denali National Park Visitors Center, the Alaska Railroad Depot and our sister property, the Grande Denali Lodge. Most tour operators pick up at the front door.

From $144

Moderate

Denali Raft Adventures

Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge

Set on a ridge above the small community of Talkeetna, enjoy panoramic views of Mt. McKinley and the Alaska Range just minutes from adventures of a lifetime. View the commanding scenery while relaxing next to the 46-foot river rock fireplace in the main lobby or at the restaurants and lounge. On-site casual or fine dining featuring Alaskan specialties, fresh seafood, local brews and the finest wine selection in the neighborhood. Activities include flightseeing Denali National Park, fishing, ziplining, kayaking, geo-caching and more. Explore during the day,relax in luxurious comfort at night.

Denali Raft Adventures established in 1974 the first company to raft commercially on the Nenana River. Located in Alaska at the entrance of Denali National Park. You can choose wild white water, scenic mild water rafting or both. You can paddle or let the guide do all the work in a oar raft while you hold on and enjoy . Every effort is made to provide you with a heightened sense of adventure, laughter, and fun so you can make a memory that will last for a lifetime. In order to provide you an enjoyable raft trip Denali Raft supplies knowledgeable guides, top quality Avon and Sotar rafts, as well as the all the gear you need, including gore-tex dry suits which are the most comfortable to wear over your warm clothes. Come experience a true Alaskan adventure with Denali Raft Adventures. Try it for Fun!

From $213

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Alaska / ANCHORAGE ACCOMMODATION & TOURING

Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa

5 Day Anchorage & Seward If you are coming off a cruise, combine time in the seaside community of Seward, with a stay in the vibrant city of Anchorage before either departing Alaska, or continuing into Denali National Park. You will travel on a high speed catamaran for viewings of glaciers, marine life and stunning scenery. Visit Holgate & Aialik Glaciers and Chiswell Islands or Cape Resurrection. Your cruise includes a buffet lunch and guided park ranger.

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Arrive Seward

Day 2: National Park Cruise Day 3: Seward – Anchorage (Coach) Day 4: Prince William Sound Flight-seeing Experience Day 5: Package ends Package Includes: 4 nights of accommodation, National Park cruise from Seward, coach transfer Seward to Anchorage, entrance to the Alaska Heritage Centre, Prince William Sound flight-seeing excursion. Prices from.

$1169

Pricing is per person in USD, double occupancy.

Experience the indigenous arts and culture of this Anchorage Alaska Hotel. The Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa boasts the finest lodging and is moments from downtown Anchorage's best restaurants, museums and attractions, while still being located in the heart of the great Alaskan wilderness. Whatever your plans are, you'll find a feeling of welcome unlike any other at this hotel in Anchorage. Hotel amenities and services at Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa include award-winning Ice Spa in Anchorage, fitness center, business center and the private Club Lounge with a view for Sheraton Club members.

From $154

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Ramada Anchorage

Clarion Anchorage Enjoy your stay in downtown Anchorage with the services and amenities offered at the Clarion Suites Downtown. Featuring spacious non-smoking guest rooms, which include microwaves, refrigerators, coffee makers, wet bars, hair-dryers, desks, ironing facilities, safes, sofa sleepers and cable television. The warm and inviting accommodations will make your stay memorable.

Ramada Anchorage hotel is convenient to fine dining and attractions, including Fort Richardson Army Base and Elmendorf Air Force Base, and offers comfortable accommodations at a great rate. Well-appointed nonsmoking guest rooms feature amenities like free Wi-Fi Internet access, and some rooms offer balconies and views of the gorgeous Alaskan landscape.

From $139

From $139

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Quality Inn and Suites

Moderate

Sourdough Experience with BBQ

Nestled in the heart of downtown Anchorage, Quality Suites offer quick, convenient access to an abundance of Alaskan attractions, including Anchorage Museum, Alaska Railroad Anchorage and 5th Avenue Mall. Experience the inviting accommodations and superior guest service of the Quality Suites Near Convention Center hotel in Anchorage, AK.

Sourdough Mining Company Restaurant has the ambiance of eating in an old goldmine. Showcasing wonderful seafood platters, barbecue chicken, baby back ribs, spare ribs, brisket, slow roasted prime rib as well as the famous 'Korn' fritters and whipped honey butter. If you still have room for more after your meal, head over to the build-your-own sundae bar.

From $129

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Alaska Native Heritage Center

Blackstone Glacier Flight White flightseeing over the glacier you will get a spectacular vantage point and photo opportunities of the blue glacial ice. Follow the glacier as it makes its way through the mountains and carves off into the open ocean. Once you have seen it from the air they make an ocean water landing right at the foot of the glacier. Alaska Flightseeing is an experience of a lifetime.

From $280 The Alaska Native Heritage Center is an amazing interactive cultural experience. More than a museum, the center provides an opportunity to explore the indigenous cultures of Alaska firsthand – cultures that continue to adapt to modern society, yet still maintain a vibrant identity for the Native peoples of Alaska. Get an in-depth experience of the living cultures through storytelling, artist demonstrations, Native dance performances, Native game demonstrations, movies and more. Choose to watch or take it to the next level and participate. Opportunities to create your own art, learn a Yu’pik dance or throw a spear await the more adventuresome visitor. A visit to the Alaska Native Heritage Center is an unparalleled opportunity to explore a way of life unique to Alaska.

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Glacier Dog Sled Tours Set off from the Girdwood airport in a helicopter for a 15 minute scenic flight up through Girdwood’s mountainous valley. Once you arrive on the glacier you will meet your musher and his enthusiastic Alaska Huskies. You will learn all about the Alaska Huskies, driving a dog team, a musher’s lifestyle, and the famous Iditarod trail. Protective outerwear is provided.

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BEYOND ANCHORAGE ACCOMMODATION & TOURING / Alaska

Alyeska Resort Tucked amid the Chugach Mountains on Alaska's south central coast, Alyeska Resort is the place to discover the wilderness and beauty of the Last Frontier. Located 64 kilometres from Anchorage and the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Alyeska Resort is your base camp for both summer and winter excursions. The resort is near three national parks and the Kenai Peninsula, and surrounded by the Chugach Mountains. Alyeska Resort stands out during ski season with close to 1,650 centimetres of average snowfall annually and the longest-continuous double black diamond ski run in North America. The resort offers 1,610 acres of skiable terrain with 2,500 feet of vertical rise, serviced by seven chairlifts. Nestled in a lush valley surrounded by mountain peaks and hanging glaciers, The Hotel Alyeska offers guests luxurious accommodations and convenient access to the magnificent Alaskan wilderness. The 304-room hotel features a variety of dining options, room service, shops, saltwater pool, whirlpool, fitness center, concierge services and full-service spa. The 60-passenger aerial tram is a five minute scenic ride to 2,300 feet in elevation offering views of the Turnagain Arm and our seven ‘hanging’ glaciers.

From $203

Seward Windsong Lodge

Superior

Fox Island Sea Kayak

Nestled in the tranquil seclusion of a glacial river valley and only minutes from the bustle of Seward and the untamed nature of Kenai Fjords National Park, Seward Windsong Lodge is surrounded by glacier-carved mountains and spruce forests. Each guest room is defined by rustic Alaska style and offers a host of amenities and services. At the end of the day, meet on the deck to share your adventure stories over fresh Alaska cuisine at Resurrection Roadhouse. Area activities include a guided Exit Glacier hike, sled dog tours, Alaska SeaLife Center and day cruises of Kenai Fjords National Park.

Kayaking the pristine waters around Fox Island is one of the best ways to get up-close to the beauty and wonder of the region. Say good-bye to electronics when you stay at Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge and kayak the surrounding waters. Replenish your soul with serene beauty and fulfill your desire to experience true Alaska wilderness with the Fox Island Escape package. Enjoy two nights' accommodations in a waterfront cabin and full- or half-day guided kayaking. Your stay culminates with a wildlife and glacier cruise with Kenai Fjords Tours. The friendly staff will tend to your every need. All meals are included and prepared by the island’s private chef along with a unique culinary program. No experience necessary for this adventure as kayak instruction is provided by skilled and knowledgeable guides.

From $185

From $1289

Unique Lodge

Resurrection Bay Tour

Summer Iditarod Program

Enjoy amazing glaciers and breathtaking scenery; and view whales, puffins, seals, otters, sea lions, cormorants and kittiwakes. This is a must for anyone interested in Alaska glacier cruises, whale watching, Alaska bird watching and wildlife viewing. Experience the sights and sounds of tidewater glaciers, whales, sea lions, otters, puffins and more. Boats are designed with your comfort in mind to view spectacular scenery through large picture windows in a heated cabin or get up close with walkaround outdoor decks. Some tours include a delicious wild Alaska salmon and prime rib meal at the exclusive Fox Island Day Lodge. Cruises can be combined with kayaking tours and Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge overnight stays on Fox Island. A variety of daily tours offer something for everyone.

An Alaskan destination and lifestyle. Guests say the Summer Iditarod Program is the top rated 'single best day' of their Alaska visit. Dream a Dream Dog Farm captures the heritage and culture of the Alaskan Husky. The two hour program includes an Iditarod and sled dog presentation featuring Vern Halter; sled dog rides with 14 to 16 dog teams on wilderness trails; hiking and playing with the new summer pups; and a homestead tour of the gardens, greenhouse and log home. Operating from mid May through to late October with daily 9.30am or 1.30pm tours. If you want to stay overnight you can with the Bed and Breakfast option. Transportation and lunch is also available upon request with pick-up/drop-off to many Anchorage motels or Bed and Breakfast locations.

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Alaska / BEYOND ANCHORAGE TOURING

Kenai Fjords Full-Day Cruises

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Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with Major Marine Tours on a Kenai Fjords National Park full-day cruise. Experience Alaska’s spectacular wildlife, glaciers, and scenery from one of the many viewing decks or from the comfort of the heated cabin on a stable, high-speed catamaran. For over 20 years, Major Marine Tours has been providing world-class service and helping visitors create memories of a lifetime amongst the magnificent glaciers and stunning wildlife of Alaska. Kenai Fjords National Park full-day cruises offer you the best opportunity for whale watching in Alaska, with possible sightings of humpback whales, orcas, fin whales, and Dall’s porpoises. Watch for seals, sea otters, sea lions, and over 190 species of birds, including eagles and puffins. Marvel at massive tidewater glaciers and witness calving, where giant slabs of ancient glacial ice crash into the ocean. A Kenai Fjords National Park Ranger will be onboard to provide information on the area’s history and ecology. Kids are invited to take part in the fun and educational Junior Ranger Program. Top off the experience by enjoying a freshly prepared all-you-can-eat meal of Alaska salmon and prime rib in the heated cabin while you cruise. Choose from a six-hour or seven and a half-hour cruise, departing from beautiful Seward, Alaska.

From $179

Prince William Sound Cruises Experience the serenity of cruising the calm waters of Prince William Sound while marveling at the grandeur of its ever-changing glaciers. Major Marine Tours and a Chugach National Forest Ranger will be your guides as you cruise through the calm, protected waters outside of Whittier, Alaska. The five-hour Surprise Glacier Tour showcases a massive tidewater glacier and marine wildlife. The four and a half-hour Blackstone Glacier Tour will take you to three tidewater glaciers, breathtaking scenery, and towering waterfalls. You will stop at each glacier to enjoy floating among the icebergs and witness calving, where giant slabs of ancient glacial ice crash into the ocean. Watch for wildlife such as otters, sea lions, eagles, and occasionally whales. A Chugach National Forest Ranger will be onboard to provide information on the area’s history and ecology. Top of the experience by enjoying a freshly prepared meal of Alaska salmon and prime rib in the heated cabin while you cruise.

From $179

Kenai Fjords Half-Day Cruises Join Major Marine Tours for a spectacular half-day cruise into Kenai Fjords National Park. Departing from beautiful Seward, Alaska, the five-hour afternoon cruise and four-hour evening cruise travels through the pristine waters of Resurrection Bay. Cruises are guided alongside large bird rookeries and sea lion colonies, giving you up-close encounters with wildlife. Watch for whales and sea otters as you cruise through calm waters. You will also stop at Bear Glacier, the largest glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park. A Kenai Fjords National Park Ranger will be onboard to provide information on the area’s history and ecology. Kids are invited to take part in the Junior Ranger Program, a fun and educational program in which kids work directly with the Park Ranger to identify various mammal and bird species. Top off the experience by enjoying a freshly prepared all-you-can-eat meal of Alaska salmon and prime rib in the heated cabin while you cruise. Half-day cruises are great for families and for those looking for a quick day-trip.

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Saskatachwen and Manitoba Arctic coastline, stunning lakes, luxury lodges, fishing, polar bears & beluga whales combined with genuine Canadian hospitality is truly unique to these provinces.


Saskatchewan and Manitoba / INTRODUCTION

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Saskatoon – the gorgeous campus of the University of Saskatchewan is the centerpiece of this picturesque city, surrounded by great shopping areas, galleries and attractions. Wanuskewin Heritage Park – this unique site interprets over 6000 years of Northern Plains Indian culture. With 21 pre-contract sites, 4 walking trails, and a visitors centre. Batoche National Historic Site – displays the remains of the village of Batoche on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River. It was the last battlefield in the Northwest Rebellion of 1885. The Western Development Museum – a network of four museums in Saskatchewan, preserving and recording the social and economic development of the province. The museum has branches in Moose Jaw, North Battleford, Saskatoon and Yorkton. Tunnels of Moose Jaw – this year-round tourist attraction entertains guests with unique productions of Canadian history. Head beneath the streets of downtown Moose Jaw and experience two guided theatrical tours. Cypress Hills – there is plenty to see and do in the Cypress Hills area located in southwest Saskatchewan, besides just spending a day zipping through the trees! Experience the award winning vineyard and winery, resort hotels, fine dining, horseback trails and heritage sites. Folklorama – this festival runs for two weeks in Winnipeg, celebrating the cultural and ethnic heritage of people from dozens of countries. This is the world largest and longest running multi-cultural festival. Winnipeg – known for its friendly and welcoming spirit, Winnipeg is a diverse multicultural city with a rich and varied history. All the main attractions are an easy walk in downtown including the Manitoba Museum of Man & Nature, Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Exchange District and the delightful suburb of St Boniface. Churchill, Belugas & Polar Bears – during the summer months of July & August, north of Winnipeg, is the Churchill River – home to over 3,000 beluga whales that migrate into the river to give birth and feed. At the end of the summer as the ice melts the polar bears come, with the best viewing times in October & November.

3 Day Elk Ridge Resort The lure of Saskatchewan’s legendary north lies in its natural beauty. The rolling farmlands of the south surrender to majestic boreal forests and pristine lakes. World-class fishing is just one of many outdoor and water adventures waiting for you in the North’s accessible wilderness.

Accommodation: Elk Ridge Resort is a premier four season resort in a natural and luxurious setting surrounded by boreal forest. Relax in the spa, take a dip in the salt-water pool and hot tub or enjoy a round of golf at the resorts championship golf course. Nature and outdoor experiences are abundant at Elk Ridge Resort. Package Includes: 2 nights of accommodation. Pricing from.

$545

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

7 Day Ultimate Arctic Summer Adventure 3 Day Manitou Springs Resort

With 60,000 beluga whales filling the Hudson Bay and polar bears leaving the pan ice, summer is the perfect time to visit Churchill. Let experienced guides take you on a jet boat tour of the bay and river estuaries where you’ll see countless beluga whales. See polar bears in their summer environment on the rocks and swimming in the water. This package combines unforgettable wildlife viewing with the cozy, comfort of the Lazy Bear Lodge.

You will find a surprise around every corner in Saskatchewan’s East Central Region. View the vast numbers of birds that migrate through the area, experience the unique communities and cultural diversity and relax in the natural healing spa.

Accommodation: Manitou Springs is a scenic resort and mineral spa overlooking Lake Manitou. The mysterious waters of Manitou are legendary for their natural buoyancy, mineral rich properties and curative powers. Relax in the soothing mineral pools in this quiet, natural setting. Package Includes: 2 nights of accommodation. Pricing from. Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

This charming, rustic lodge is located in the heart of polar bear country and built from logs recycled from the nearby boreal forest. Whether you explore the lush boreal forest and its wildlife, the Rocky Hudson Bay coastline teaming with beluga whales, or come to visit the great polar bears, a stay at the Lazy Bear Lodge will be unique and memorable.

$249 Package Includes: 4 nights of accommodation at Lazy Bear Lodge in Churchill, 2 nights of accommodation in Winnipeg (pre and post adventure), Hudson Bay polar bear tour, tundra tour, whale watching boat tour, cultural & heritage tour, one dinner at the Lazy Bear café, breakfast daily, return airport transfer. Flights to/from Winnipeg not included. Pricing from.

$2185

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

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SASKATCHEWAN ACCOMMODATION, PACKAGES & UNIQUE EXPERIENCES / Saskatchewan

3 Day Saskatoon City Stay

3 Day Regina City Stay

Saskatoon is a thriving city graced with the vibrant beauty of nature. Divided by the winding South Saskatchewan River, Saskatoon’s east and west face are joined by a series of bridges and lined with several kilometers of trails to jog, walk and explore. A city infused by a lively ambiance, friendly hospitality and rich, diverse cultural experiences. Explore Wanuskewin Heritage Park; a national historic site devoted to teaching visitors about the Northern Plains Indian culture. The Beaver Creek Conservation Area is an awe-inspiring ecological site dedicated to the prairie habitat. In warm seasons, the riverboat cruise will show you the city from a different perspective or go canoeing with Clearwater canoeing. Package Includes: 2 nights of accommodation, entrance to the Western Development Museum, Shearwater Saskatoon River cruise.

Regina is a beautiful oasis on the prairies with more than 350,000 handplanted trees. There are many attractions and events that take place year-round. A must stop while in Regina is the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Heritage Centre. The story of the RCMP is shared through state-of-the-art exhibits, multimedia technologies and engaging programs. Another highlight is the Royal Saskatchewan Museum. Here you will be taken on a fascinating journey through the province unveiling two billion years of geological and early nature history as well as 10,000 years of First Nations history. Only 1 hour from Regina is the Tunnels of Moose Jaw tourist attraction that entertains guests with unique productions of Canadian history. Head beneath the streets of downtown Moose Jaw and experience two guided theatrical tours. Package Includes: 2 nights of accommodation, entrance to the RCMP Heritage Centre.

Moderate pricing from.

$179

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$155

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$279

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$205

$319

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Elk Ridge Resort Elk Ridge Resort is a first-class destination and lifestyle resort located in the province of Saskatchewan, north of the prairie flatlands and deep in the heart of the boreal forest. The nearest city, Prince Albert, is forty five minutes away by car. Founded in 1993 by legendary local entrepreneur Arne Petersen as a nine-hole golf course, Elk Ridge Resort has grown to a full four-season resort in a friendly, natural and luxurious setting. Recognized by the Audubon Society and certified under its Golf Course Accreditation Program, Elk Ridge Resort has taken great care in the use and management of the forest to build its championship golf course and resort. Nature and outdoor experiences are abundant at Elk Ridge Resort and in the surrounding areas of the Lakeland region and Prince Albert National Park. Elk Ridge Resort has a variety of different accommodation options, to suit all guest’s needs. It's time to experience Saskatchewan at its best with 34 luxurious guest rooms and suites, as well as 12 rustic chalet-style cabins, 28 modern fairway townhouses and modern-rustic 39 unit cottage development. Fresh, local ingredients are served with flair at the Copper Ridge Dining Room, where culinary savvy and style abound in an elegant setting. Enjoy unique menu offerings prepared by our resident executive chef, who brings a world of adventure to every featured dish.

From $262

La Reata Ranch

Superior

Sandman Saskatoon

Experience the cowboy way of life under the endless sky of the Canadian prairies. La Reata Ranch is an authentic working cattle guest ranch where guests stay in westernstyle wood cabins, which will make any cowboy feel at home. Breakfast and supper are served in the Cookshack where guests and the La Reata crew eat family-style meals together. The main activity is horseback riding but other activities offered at the ranch include hiking, bird watching, swimming, boating, fishing and other water sports. Evenings are spent playing games in the saloon, telling stories around the campfire or relaxing in the hot tub.

Sandman Hotel Saskatoon is perfectly located for optimum travel efficiency, convenience and ease. Featuring comfortably furnished guest rooms, high-speed internet access and exceptional business, meeting and banquet facilities, business travellers on the go can rest assured that they will have all the modern essentials to make their stay easy. For those looking to unwind, on-site dining at Denny’s 24-hour restaurant and Shark Club Sports Bar & Grill, in addition to the hotel’s relaxing pool and whirlpool, provides you with the perfect comforts for a peaceful night’s rest.

From $200

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Saskatchewan / SASKATCHEWAN ACCOMMODATION & TOURING

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Wanuskewin Heritage Park

Sandman Hotel, Suites & Spa Regina

Sandman Hotel, Suites & Spa Regina offers guests the perfect combination of comfort and convenience. Modern essentials like high-speed internet, business centre and exceptional meeting and banquet facilities ensure that business travellers can work with ease. In addition, amenities like a pool, whirlpool and the famed Damara Day Spa allow you to unwind and relax to perfection. Close to world-class golf courses, popular shopping centres and major highways, you can experience the best that this one-of-a-kind city has to offer just steps from the hotels doors.

Wanuskewin Heritage Park is a national historic site. A Northern Plains Indians cultural interpretive centre located five kilometres north of Saskatoon. The awardwinning architecturally-unique visitor centre is your gateway to the incredibly beautiful unspoiled natural prairie landscape with 145 hectares of scenic trails, interpretive sites, archaeological digs, fauna, flora and herbs. Learn the stories and lifestyles of the Northern Plains Indians who have gathered at this one meeting place for over 6,000 years. Experience Northern Plains culture through hands-on demonstrations, traditional cuisine, art galleries, indoor and outdoor activities and overnight tipi wilderness camps. You visit here to gain strength, spiritual renewal and find peace of mind.

From $133

From $9

Moderate

Manitou Springs Resort & Mineral Spa

Elk Ridge Eco-Adventures Ltd. It's all about having fun, pushing your boundaries, and finding your happy dance. Explore the boreal forest near Prince Albert National Park on this interpretive, educational and empowering zip line canopy tour. Located at Elk Ridge Resort, our zip line canopy tour and other activities are a great way to spend an afternoon in northern Saskatchewan!

From $75

Western Development Museum Visit the Western Development Museum in Saskatoon and tour the '1910 Boomtown', an indoor representation of a typical Saskatchewan town. It captures the atmosphere and style of this bustling settlement period. Over 20 buildings portray community life – from the general store to the blacksmith shop. Transport yourself back in time.

From $10

Indulge in the luxurious pleasures of Manitou Springs Resort and Mineral Spa. Often compared to the Dead Sea of Israel, the mysterious water of Manitou is legendary for its natural buoyancy, mineral-rich properties, and curative powers. The water is so buoyant, it is impossible to sink. This European-style spa and hotel in the heart of Canada's prairies was a top four finalist in the Business of the Year category for the Canadian Tourism Awards. Discover the beauty of the Land of the Living Sky, teeming with cultural and historic retreats just minutes away.

From $125

RCMP Heritage Centre

Superior

Cypress Hills Eco-Adventures Ltd.

Experience first-hand one of Canada's most-loved and recognized icons, the Mountie. The RCMP Heritage Centre is appropriately located on the front doorstep of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Academy "Depot" Division in Regina, where cadets have been trained since 1885. The Centre offers visitors a chance to experience the RCMP of the past and present through state-of-the-art exhibits, multi-media presentations, traveling feature exhibits, and self-guided audio tours. In the summer, visitors can take driving tours of 'Depot' and view live events on the RCMP Parade Square. The RCMP Historical Collections Unit cares for an extensive collection of artifacts, art, archival material and library resources dating back to the formation of the North West Mounted Police. The tradition lives here.

It's all about having fun, pushing your boundaries, and finding your happy dance. Explore the lodgepole pine forest of the Cypress Hills on this interpretive, educational and empowering zip line canopy tour. The tour consists of three short hikes, a 38 rung rope ladder climb, six ziplines with lengths of 30 metres to over 180 metres (12 metres in the air), a 24 metre long skybridge, and a five metre vertical climb up a pole. The two hour tours operate ten times daily between 9:00am and 4:00pm. Included in your adventure is two trained guides and all gear needed for zip lining. Other activities at the site include a treetop adventure park, treetop drop, climbing wall, slacklines, and mini-zips for kids.

From $10

From $75

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WINNIPEG ACCOMMODATION / Manitoba

3 Day Winnipeg City Stay

The Fort Garry Hotel

Known for its friendly and welcoming spirit, Winnipeg is a diverse multicultural city with a rich and varied history. An aboriginal trading centre prior to the arrival of the Europeans, Winnipeg was at the heart of the country’s fur trade and instrumental in developing Canada’s gateway to the west. Home to a grain exchange that once rivaled the largest markets in the world, Winnipeg’s architecture and neighbourhoods reflect the profound character of this small prairie town. Highlights of Winnipeg include the Forks National Historic Site, the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Exchange District, the Manitoba Museum, St. Boniface the French quarter, Assiniboine Park and the Royal Canadian Mint. Package Includes: 2 nights of accommodation, entrance to the Manitoba Museum, entrance to the Royal Canadian Mint. Moderate pricing from.

$175

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$225

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

The Fort Garry Hotel is a national historic site situated in the heart of downtown Winnipeg and is only minutes away from shopping and major downtown attractions including the Forks Market. Relax in one of our 246 guestrooms or suites featuring fine Italian linens, down duvets and pillows. Enjoy complimentary high-speed wireless Internet, 24-hour delivery of tea, coffee, cookies and newspapers. Daily full hot breakfast or grand Sunday Brunch. Four grand ballrooms and 16 conference and meeting rooms. 24-hour concierge and bell service, and world class Ten Spa and Yoga Public.

From $204

Radisson Winnipeg Downtown Find convenience and contemporary charm at the Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown. This hotel's location in the heart of the city is ideal for both business and leisure travellers, only blocks from the RBC Convention Centre and local attractions such as The Forks, The Human Rights Museum, Burton Cummings Theater and the MTS Centre. We have an indoor pedway directly from our hotel to many of these destinations. The hotel offers 263 spacious guest rooms with a choice of Superior, Business Class or Club Floor Suites. We offer complimentary shuttle to and from the airport and anywhere downtown upon reservation, complimentary Wi-Fi, on-site 12 Resto lounge & restaurant and a Starbucks in our lobby. Available to you 24/7 is our in room dining, fitness facility with steam room and business center. We have 18,000 square feet of meeting/conference space and can hold the small and intimate to large and complex events. Most importantly we are a team of enthusiastic associates dedicated to making your stay or event fantastic. Let us do all the work for you – so you can just relax and enjoy.

From $158

Sandman Winnipeg Airport

Superior

Inn at The Forks Inn at The Forks is a luxurious hotel oasis of relaxation wonderfully located at The Forks, a National Historic Site. Inn at The Forks hotel and spa features modern style and commitment to service in a spectacular natural setting. Whether you are travelling to Winnipeg for business or pleasure, you will discover a world of comfortable lodging and convenient amenities.

From $206 Just minutes away from Winnipeg International Airport, Polo Park, Assiniboine Park, and a ten minute drive to Winnipeg's bustling downtown core, this is the ideal location for any traveller on the go. Modern designs, expansive suites, and conveniences like high-speed internet, business centre and airport shuttle (upon request) ensure all the essentials to make travel easy. For those looking to relax, there are great on-site dining options including a Denny’s 24-hour restaurant with room service, Chop Steakhouse & Bar, plus an indoor pool and whirlpool.

From $149 ANDERSON VACATIONS

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The Fairmont Winnipeg Winnipeg's premier hotel will instantly charm as you experience service that has made them famous. Unwind with a stunning view of the city from the rooftop salt water pool and health club facility and dine at their nationally acclaimed restaurant. Perfectly located for business or pleasure, The Fairmont Winnipeg hotel offers a truly unique, luxury hospitality experience.

From $209

Deluxe

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Manitoba / WINNIPEG TOURING

Folklorama

The Manitoba Museum

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Celebrate life and culture with world-class entertainment, delicious ethnic food and beautiful cultural displays at Folklorama, the largest and longest-running multicultural festival of its kind in the world. Bring a friend or come by yourself to experience the world’s cultures from the convenience of one place, Winnipeg. 2015 dates: August 2nd - August 15th.

From $6 Set sail on a thrilling voyage of excitement and discovery at The Manitoba Museum. Only here can you travel through time to the roaring 20s, explore a 17th century ship, and view treasures from around the world. There is always something new to experience. An ever-changing variety of touring and specialty exhibits are a fantastic compliment to the nine permanent galleries. Watch a polar bear savour his kill under the Northern Lights in our Arctic/Sub-Arctic Gallery, or enjoy the beauty of a pristine Boreal Forest as it appeared hundreds of years ago. The Manitoba Museum was the first Planetarium in Canada to offer visitors the Digistar® Five All-Dome digital projection technology. Test the universal laws of science and explore the wonders of technology and illusion in The Manitoba Museum’s Science Gallery.

Hermetic Code Tour The Manitoba Legislative Building is one of Canada's well known architectural landmarks. Is it a temple in disguise? Uncover occult clues, hieroglyphic inscriptions, numerological codes, & freemasonic symbols concealed within the buildings architecture. The Hermetic Code Tour is part of the 'Canadian Signature Experiences' collection with the Canadian Tourism Commission.

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Assiniboine Park Zoo

You're invited to embark on an incredible journey, one that will stimulate your senses, challenge your thinking, and allow you to discover the wonders of the north right here in the heart of the continent. Journey to Churchill, Assiniboine Park Zoo's 10-acre northern species exhibit, is home to polar bears, seals, muskoxen, Arctic fox, snowy owls, caribou, and wolves. Large habitats, dramatic changes in elevation, natural elements inspired by the tundra landscape, and hidden barriers located discretely between enclosures create more realistic and stimulating environments for animals and a more interesting viewing experience for visitors. Experience unique views of polar bears and seals swimming overhead as you pass through the Sea Ice Passage. Learn about the rich culture and heritage of the First Nations and Inuit people and enjoy our eight-minute feature presentation, Rhythms From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

of the North, presented in the 360 degree domed Aurora Borealis Theatre. You will be amazed, informed, and inspired as you experience the northern species in a habitat that mirrors their natural surroundings in the wild. Let us take you on a journey you won't soon forget.

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CHURCHILL ACCOMMODATION & TOURING / Manitoba

Visiting Churchill, Manitoba

Ultimate Polar Bear Tour

While best known as the Polar Bear Capital of the World, Churchill is a four season tourism destination. Polar Bear season – while the polar bears of western Hudson Bay come ashore in late July or early August, they do not appear in significant numbers near Churchill until mid-October. By November, they can be seen near town, along the coast road, at Brian Ladoon’s in BuggyLand. Birding & wildflowers – in spring, bird migration and wildflowers are the main attraction. Birding is great here but seasonal changes make it a little unpredictable. Your best time is around the second week of June. Whale-watching – summer signals the return of Churchill’s beluga whale population. Churchill is the best place in the world to watch beluga whales. The best time is midJune to end of August, peak in late July/early August. Northern lights – located directly under the Auroral Oval and with excellent Northern Lights activity. The aurora can been seen as early as August and in bear season. The best time however is when the snow and cold have locked in, usually by mid-January.

Prepare to be wowed! With Lazy Bear Expeditions you will spend two full days on the tundra tracking and observing the majestic Polar Bear. Explore the tundra in style. In 2011, Lazy Bear Expeditions introduced their new Tundra vehicles dubbed the “Arctic Crawlers”TM. They are spacious, heated, have large windows, a flush toilet and large viewing deck. During your tundra tours you will visit the Churchill Hudson Bay Coastline and Wildlife Management Area, where the Polar Bears hang out! Your adventure includes a dog mushing tour and a Cultural and Heritage tour that will take you to historic Cape Merry, the ‘Polar Bear Jail’ and several sites and short hikes along the coastline. You will come back each evening to the Lazy Bear Lodge where you can warm up by a fireplace and enjoy local cuisine.

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Lazy Bear Lodge Welcome home to Lazy Bear Lodge in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada where you can experience it all...“Up North and Personal”. Located near the Hudson Bay, Lazy Bear Lodge sits on the edge of the Boreal Forest and Canadian Tundra, offering a magnificent wildlife experience you won’t find anywhere else. The world’s largest concentration of Polar Bears, Beluga Whales, the mystical Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) and so much more are waiting for you in Churchill. The Lodge itself is the largest handcrafted log building in Manitoba, promising a unique and memorable visit for each guest. The Lodge which feels more like an 1800’s trading post than a modern Eco-Lodge includes over 1000 logs, creating an assembly of twisted, gnarled timbers which now rise again from a forest fire as your solace 1000 miles north of the Canadian border and 500 miles below The Arctic Circle. A private bathroom with shower, two double beds, cable television, wireless high speed internet and other northern lodge comforts can be found in each of the 33 guest rooms. The location is remote, but the accommodations are first class. You can also enjoy fine dining with a regional flair in the Lazy Bear Café. The owners operate The Lodge, providing personal, friendly service to every guest. You will have the adventure of a lifetime with Lazy Bear Lodge and Expeditions!

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Ultimate Arctic Summer Adventure

Lazy Bear Expeditions offers the most unique summer arctic adventure to view both the friendly Beluga Whales and the mighty Polar Bears. With 60,000 Beluga Whales filling the Hudson Bay and Polar Bears leaving the pan ice, July and August is the perfect time to visit Churchill. You will go on a jet boat tour where you will see countless Beluga Whales and visit the Prince of Wales Fort. Your Hudson Bay Coastal Tour will focus on going out to view Polar Bears in their summer environment on the rocks and swimming in the water. You can add on additional tours to kayak and snorkel with the beautiful Beluga Whales. On land, you will go on a summer Arctic Crawler tundra tour as well as a town and area tour to see the historic sites of Churchill. Wind down in the serenity of the cozy Lazy Bear Lodge.

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Unique Lodge

The Best of the Arctic

A taste of Nunavut with the adventure of setting foot on the Arctic Circle with the experience of Churchill’s famous summer colours and Beluga Whales! Why Repulse Bay? You can literally walk on history as you explore this traditional Inuit community that still thrives on its hunting/fishing lifestyle. You can breathe the freshest air in the world and watch the crystal waters sparkle. After exploring Nunavut, you will travel south to Churchill where you will enjoy a few days in the Polar Bear & Beluga Whale Capital of the World! Listen to the legendary “Canaries of the Sea” as we mingle with the beluga whales in Churchill. Enjoy the stunning summer colours of the tundra and fall in love with the north as you explore this unspoiled habitat.

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Manitoba / CHURCHILL TOURING

Churchill Wild Safaris

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Churchill Wild is the only safari company on the planet specializing in ground-level hiking in the remote polar bear inhabited regions of the Canadian Arctic. Seven to Nine day excursions are offered from three exclusive lodges accessible only by private charter aircraft, each on the Hudson Bay coastline and strategically located for maximum polar bear activity. Churchill Wild’s six different safaris focus on a variety of special interests including swimming and kayaking with beluga whales, photographing the stunning landscapes and awe inspiring arctic wildlife, historical tours of sites dating back to the early fur trade, and immersion in our most remote location in the heart of polar bear denning regions where wolves, black bears, and polar bears all abound. All safaris provide heart-pounding eye level access to the polar bears which inhabit the areas surrounding the lodges. Churchill Wild’s all-inclusive safaris are offered from Winnipeg and include all flights, highly skilled and knowledgeable guides, accommodation and meals. All lodges prove exclusively remote wildlife viewing opportunities and feature 24 hour power along with all of the comforts of home including the finest arctic cuisine found north of the 56th parallel!

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Tundra Buggy Lodge

5 Day/ 4 Night Polar Bear Expedition

Frontiers North’s Tundra Buggy Lodge is located in the Churchill Wildlife Management area, home to the largest concentration of polar bears in the area. Guests will enjoy wildlife viewing around the clock from the comfort of the lodge. Daily Tundra Buggy excursions, led by a knowledgeable guide, allow guests to explore the area beyond the lodge and give plenty of photography opportunities. The six or seven night excursions depart from October through November. Enjoy a Churchill & Area Tour, Eskimo Museum, Parks Canada Interpretive Centre, dogsledding and three full-day Tundra Buggy Adventures.

The Frontiers North Churchill Town & Tundra tour allows guests to spend time getting to know the wondrous charm of the town of Churchill, while also spending plenty of time on the tundra watching majestic polar bears and other Arctic wildlife, in their natural habitat. Guests will spend their first day in Churchill exploring cultural museums, visiting interesting shops and enjoying an afternoon dogsledding program. For the remainder of the tour, guests will enjoy daily fullday Tundra Buggy excursions in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area, where polar bears and other Arctic wildlife are active. This five day/four night tour departs from October through November. An interpretive transfer and two fullday Tundra Buggy Adventures are included.

Package pricing on request

Package pricing on request

Unique Lodge

Beluga's Birds and Blooms

Big Five Safari

Experience summer in Canada’s North on an incredible wildlife adventure in Churchill, Manitoba. During July and August, thousands of beluga whales migrate into the Churchill River and the surrounding landscape erupts into colourful blooms. Get up close with the whales on a boat and zodiac tour in the river estuary, which includes a stop at Churchill’s historic Fort Prince of Wales. Then, explore the Churchill Wildlife Management Area on a full-day Tundra Buggy excursion – you may even get to see the first of the summer polar bears! This six day/five night tour departs from July through August. Included activities: City of Winnipeg tour, Churchill area tour, Beluga Boat Expedition, Eskimo Museum, Parks Canada Interpretive Centre, Dog Carting, Zodiac Beluga Tour and full-day Tundra Buggy Adventure.

The Big Five Safari is a nod to the incredible array of mega fauna that populate the beautiful province of Manitoba. Your journey begins in Winnipeg, the geographic centre of North America. From here we travel overland to the beautiful boreal forests and sloping meadows of Riding Mountain National Park, home to moose, black bears and bison. After enjoying the landscape of Manitoba’s southern plains you will travel north to the tundra town of Churchill where you will set out in search of the mighty polar bear and melodic beluga whales. This eight day/seven night tour departs in August. Activities include: A Churchill & Area tour, Beluga Boat Expedition, Dog Carting, Eskimo Museum, Parks Canada Interpretive Centre, Zodiac Beluga Tour, Tundra Buggy Adventure and Riding Mountain National Park Tour.

Package pricing on request

Package pricing on request

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Ontario Home to the bustling metropolis of Toronto, the spectacular Niagara Falls, the scenic Thousand Islands, the grand parliament buildings of Ottawa and expansive National Parks.


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Ontario / INTRODUCTION

KEY TO MAP

Canada

Tour Air Rail No. of nights stay

QUEBEC ONTARIO

2 Ottawa

2 Kingston

Toronto

3

Niagara Falls

United States

3 Day Explore Niagara Falls by Rail Travel with VIA Rail to Niagara Falls for an action packed experience. Explore the tunnels and stand in the mist where the mighty Horseshoe Falls tumbles from 13 storeys above at the Journey Behind the Falls. Feel the wrath of mother nature as the floor tilts and trembles beneath at the 4D Niagara Fury. Experience an exhilarating helicopter tour over the falls.

Toronto – Canada’s largest city, it is an international crossroad where people from all over the world come to live or visit. Diverse neighbourhoods flourish and fashion, entertainment, the arts, food and architecture thrive. Niagara Falls – with its spectacular natural setting between two Great Lakes and bordering the Niagara River, the region is a peninsula that rises up into a towering escarpment. While Niagara Falls may be the area’s most famous natural attraction, it is just one of Niagara’s many attractions and activities. Ottawa – Canada’s capital, Ottawa is home to the country’s most impressive line-up of national museums, outstanding performing arts groups and venues. Presenting the province’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Rideau Canal. You can wander the streets and enjoy the Parliament Buildings and Byward Markets. Kingston – the gateway to the Thousand Island’s, this picturesque seaside city is a UNESCO World Heritage Destination for its remarkable and well preserved 19th century defense fortifications. Thousand Islands – a must on any visit to eastern Ontario. Discover local islands as you join a cruise through the Thousand Islands on a triple deck paddle-wheeler. Wind your way through the small cottage islands featuring Napoleon’s Hat, Wanderer’s Channel, the Bateau Channel and the new, opulent Mandalay Mansion.

Package Includes: 2 nights of accommodation, return VIA Rail in economy class Toronto to Niagara Falls, Hornblower Niagara cruise, Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara’s Fury, White water walk, 2 day people mover pass, Niagara Falls helicopter ride. Moderate pricing from.

$409

Superior pricing from.

$459

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

8 Day Ontario Circle Explore the highlights and diversity of Ontario. From the cosmopolitan city of Toronto, to the fury of Niagara Falls, the tranquility of the Thousand Islands and the history and elegant architecture of Ottawa.

Day 1:

Day 3: Niagara Falls Day Tour

3 Day Toronto Theatre Package

Day 4: Toronto – Kingston (Rail) Day 5: Day 7:

From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

Ottawa Sightseeing

Day 8: Ottawa – Toronto (Rail) Package Includes: 7 nights of accommodation, arrival transfer, hop-on-hop-off city tour of Toronto, entrance to Casa Loma Castle, entrance to the CN Tower, 3 course dinner at Joe Badali’s, full day tour to Niagara Falls including a boat cruise and buffet lunch overlooking the falls, return VIA Rail in economy class Toronto – Kingston – Ottawa, Thousand Islands cruise, Kingston trolley hop tour, discover Ottawa hop-on-hop-off city tour, entrance to the National Gallery of Canada.

Package Includes: 2 nights of accommodation at the Fairmont Royal York, guided walking tour of St Lawrence Markets, theatre ticket, CN Tower elevation pass with lunch, 3 course dinner at Joe Badali’s restaurant.

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Thousand Islands Cruise & Kingston Sightseeing

Day 6: Kingston – Ottawa (Rail)

Experience and enjoy Toronto’s vibrant and high energy downtown restaurant and nightlife district. We will offer you the choice of the latest theatre productions in Toronto. Take a guided walk through Toronto’s famed St Lawrence Market hearing about its fascinating 200 year history. Ride to the top of the CN Tower, the world’s tallest building for panoramic views and lunch. Enjoy a 3 course dinner at Joe Badali’s Italian Eatery close to your hotel.

Pricing from.

Arrive Toronto

Day 2: Toronto Sightseeing

$795

Moderate pricing from.

$1289

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$1505

Deluxe pricing from.

$1969

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

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TORONTO CITY STAY & ACCOMMODATION / Ontario

The Westin Harbour Castle Toronto

4 Day Toronto City Stay

Indulge in the best of both of worlds at The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto where deluxe accommodation on Lake Ontario is only steps away from the excitement of downtown Toronto. Enjoy spectacular lake views from your guest room, and play at the indoor swimming pool and rooftop tennis court. Treat yourself at the spa and enjoy a decadent meal at Toula panoramic restaurant.

Explore Canada’s largest urban centre with world class museums, galleries and theatres. Enjoy culturally diverse neighbourhoods with eclectic shops and restaurants serving delectable cuisine from all corners of the world. Highlights include; an elevation pass to the top of the CN Tower, defining the Toronto skyline, it is the world’s tallest building offering panoramic views; a historic walking tour through Toronto’s famed St Lawrence Market hearing about its fascinating 200 year history; a hop on hop off city tour with a pass to the Casa Loma Castle, this majestic castle in the heart of the city is complete with decorated suites, secret passages, towers, stables, and beautiful estate gardens.

From $199

Package Includes: 3 nights of accommodation, CN Tower pass with dinner at the top, hop on hop off city tour, entrance to Casa Loma Castle, entrance to Ripleys aquarium, entrance to Ontario science centre, Segway tour. Moderate pricing from.

$485

Superior pricing from.

$685

Deluxe pricing from.

$779

Superior

Fairmont Royal York Located in the heart of Toronto, The Fairmont Royal York has been an integral part of Toronto’s social and business events for more than 85 years. The Fairmont Royal York is steps away from the best nightlife, dining, shopping and other attractions. The hotel is conveniently located across from Union Station, and within the financial and entertainment districts.

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

From $246

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto

Deluxe

Radisson Hotel Admiral Toronto

This full service hotel is located in the centre of Toronto and just steps to shopping, entertainment and restaurants. The refreshing lobby design provides guests the flexibility to socialise in a warm, inviting atmosphere. Offering 575 spacious guest rooms, guests can enjoy complimentary high-speed wireless internet in guest rooms and public areas, lap pool, whirlpool, 24-hour fitness centre and business centre.

Conveniently located within walking distance to all of Toronto's most popular attractions, this newlyrenovated boutique-style hotel boasts unparalleled views of Lake Ontario, 157 deluxe guest rooms and studios, underground parking on-site, ample meeting facilities, a stunning rooftop pool patio and fitness centre.

From $165

From $200

Moderate

Eaton Chelsea, Toronto

Superior

Super 8 Downtown Toronto

Centrally located within walking distance to the city's subway as well as the thriving business and shopping districts, Eaton Chelsea, Toronto offers travellers efficient and comfortable accommodation in the heart of the city. Featuring 1,590 contemporary guestrooms and suites, Eaton Chelsea is Canada's largest hotel, delivering warm and reliable service.

Super 8 Downtown Toronto is located close to Chinatown and is minutes to many of Toronto's major attractions. The 92 spacious guest rooms feature a microwave, small refrigerator, digital safe, coffee maker, hair-dryer, morning newspaper, high-speed wireless internet in all rooms and public areas, as well as a complimentary morning SuperStart Breakfast.

From $149

From $129

Superior

Moderate

BEST WESTERN PLUS Toronto Airport Hotel Ideally located in Toronto's west-end, airport district, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Toronto Airport Hotel is an ideal selection for all travelers. Newly renovated & boasting stylish traditional rooms to lavish luxury suites, we offer clean, comfortable accommodations to suit your needs and budget. Enjoy in-room movies, high speed wireless Internet and numerous other features from the comfort and convenience of your room. For vacations, business travel or romantic getaways, we provide a superior accommodations experience in Toronto / Mississauga. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Toronto Airport hotel offers an on-site restaurant & lounge, as well as 3 additional restaurants just outside our door. Car rental facilities are also located on-site. 24-HOUR complimentary airport shuttle service is also available to our guests. Whether business, or leisure, we are Always at your Service.

From $139 ANDERSON VACATIONS

Moderate From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.


Ontario / TORONTO TOURING

CN Tower

Joe Badalis Restaurant

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The CN Tower is a national icon, engineering wonder, a Toronto must-see attraction and award-winning dining and entertainment destination. Rocket to the top aboard the world’s number one elevator ride. The Tower’s glass fronted elevators also feature glass floor panels and take only 58 seconds to get to the top. Take in spectacular views of up to 160 kilometres away from the LookOut level, or 346 metres straight down from the world famous Glass Floor. Experience the most exciting new extreme attraction in the Tower’s history, EdgeWalk at the CN Tower. Enjoy award-winning fine dining at 360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower. Plus, enjoy 743 square metres of unique Canadian artisan and souvenir shopping in the Gift Shop. The CN Tower is open 364 days a year (closed on Christmas Day) from 9am to 10:30pm.

Joe Badali’s Ristorante Italiano & Bar is a family owned and operated Italian restaurant serving fresh, seasonal and sustainable Italian fare in the heart of downtown Toronto. With an extensive Italy focused wine list, an innovative cocktail program and a much acclaimed customer focused team of professionals, Joe’s is guaranteed to please anyone looking for great Italian at delicious prices.

From $32

From $20

Joe Badali's is located in a restored turn of the century building, in the heart of Toronto's downtown core. The restaurant is within walking distance from many downtown hotels, steps away from the theatre district, Ripley's Aquarium, Hockey Hall of Fame, CN Tower, Hockey Hall of Fame and the Rogers and Air Canada Centres. Joe Badali’s Ristorante Italiano & Bar is open daily until late.

Segway Tours

Walking Tours

Start off with training on how to operate the Segway PT – two-wheeled, selfbalancing stand-up transport – followed by a guided tour of the Distillery District with a Segway of Ontario tour guide. The Distillery District is a national historic site and represents the largest collection of Victorian industrial architecture in North America. Formerly known as Gooderham and Worts, this facility once played an important role in the growth and wealth of both the city and nation, and is well preserved for visitors to enjoy. This 30 minute tour departs every hour daily from 11am to 5pm (except Mondays). Full Segway training, equipment hire and tour guide are included. Riders must be at least 12 years of age and weigh between 45 and 127 kilograms. Reservations are required.

The focus is on the history of the Distillery District from its foundation in 1832 to present day. Topics include prohibition, working conditions, building uses, alcohol production, success/failures, the area's gentrification and more. Along the way, stop into Mill Street Brewery and Soma Chocolate for a sample. The Distillery District is a national historic site and represents the largest collection of Victorian industrial architecture in North America. Formerly known as Gooderham and Worts, this facility once played an important role in the growth and wealth of both the city and nation, and is well preserved for visitors to enjoy. This one hour tour departs daily (except Mondays) at 12pm and 4pm. Reservations are required.

From $39

From $19

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

Ontario Science Centre

Toronto's newest and most exciting attraction! Containing over 5.7 million litres of water, this interactive attraction immerses guests in a thrilling underwater adventure that showcases more than 16,000 marine animals. Open 365 days a year, Canada’s largest indoor aquarium features one of the world’s most extensive jelly fish exhibits, sting ray and bamboo shark touch pools and daily live dive shows. From the heartpounding experience of Dangerous Lagoon, a football-field length acrylic viewing tunnel with moving glide-path sidewalk through sharks, green sea turtles and sawfish to the hypnotic dance of Pacific sea nettle jelly fish which are illuminated in an array of breathtaking colours from within the kreisel tank at Planet Jellies, Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada will captivate guests from around the world!

A world-class cultural attraction, the Ontario Science Centre ignites your curiosity with wonder; offering hundreds of interactive exhibits, science demonstrations and films under the IMAX® Dome - a must-see for visitors to Toronto. The Weston Family Innovation Centre allows youth to create and innovate, Space Hall is home to Toronto’s only public planetarium and the OMNIMAX® theatre offers a varied lineup of IMAX® films. New permanent exhibition The AstraZeneca Human Edge is where visitors of all ages will explore limits that athletes, adventure-seekers and survivors discover through rigorous training, determination or risk-taking. Plus 2014/15 visiting exhibitions include Brain: The Inside Story and MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition. Visit our website for complete details and take a virtual tour!

From $30

From $22

From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

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TORONTO & NIAGARA FALLS COACH TOURING / Ontario

Hop On Hop Off City Tour

Niagara on the Lake & Winery Tour

Build your own Toronto experience with the freedom of the Hop-On/Hop-Off City Tour aboard a London-style double decker bus or trolley. Let The friendly and knowledgeable tour guides educate you on the fun facts and history of Toronto as you travel through the city with stops at/near all major hotels in the downtown area. Join the tour at any one of the over 20 scheduled stops at featured attractions and points of interest and then hop-on/hop-off all day. Your ticket will be valid for three consecutive touring days and also includes a complimentary boat tour of the Toronto Harbour and Islands (seasonal), so come aboard and be introduced to the history and excitement that is Toronto.

Venture into the idyllic countryside of Niagara-on-the-Lake, the cornerstone of Canada’s award-winning wine industry. Both wine novices and experts will enjoy our unique and educational experience into the rural vineyards of the Niagara escarpment. Professional guides will lead you on a tour of the senses with sights, scents and tastes to excite and delight. Upon arrival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, you will be escorted by an Industry Professional or Sommelier on a comprehensive tour of three worldrenowned wineries to sample selections of some of Ontario’s finest wines and a complimentary cheese and charcuterie pairing at one of the winery destinations. Learn about the intricacies of wine cultivation, terrain, climate and varietal array of the region and taste the subtle nuances that make each winery elite.

From $35

From $155

Niagara Falls Day Trip By Coach Experience one of the world’s most magnificent natural wonders on your full-day adventure to Niagara Falls. You will travel through the picturesque countryside of the Niagara region with a stop in the historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Upon arrival, you will visit one of the local wineries, where you can sample selections of some of Ontario’s finest wines. The tour will continue along the Niagara Parkway to the Falls with photo opportunities at the famed Floral Clock. Once you have arrived, you will enjoy a buffet lunch while taking in the breathtaking views and excitement that is Niagara Falls. Following lunch, you will take an exhilarating boat ride to the base of the majestic Horseshoe Falls on the Hornblower Niagara Cruise. Journey Behind the Falls is substituted when the Hornblower Niagara Cruise in not operating. Free time around the Falls is provided in the afternoon for sightseeing, with the chance to take photos or shop for souvenirs at the Table Rock Complex prior to departure. From there the tour will return to Niagara-on-the-Lake, making a stop along the way for photo opportunities at the observation deck of the mighty whirlpool rapids. This nine and a half hour tour operates year-round (excluding Boxing Day, Christmas Day and New Years Eve).

From $135

Niagara Falls 3 Day/ 2 Night Trip Start your three day/two night adventure from Toronto with Gray Line’s Niagara Falls Day Tour. Travel on the first-class, bathroom-equipped motor coach for a breathtaking tour through the orchard-laden Niagara Peninsula to Niagara Falls. You will enjoy a panoramic view of the Falls during your sumptuous buffet lunch at the Fallsview Dining Room. After your lunch, check into the Sheraton on The Falls Hotel for your two night stay. At the beginning of day two it is recommended that you activate your Niagara Attraction pass and start exploring the selected attractions offered under this program. The Niagara Attraction pass is available from May to mid October. With so much to see and do, you will surely need the entire day. On your final day in Niagara Falls, enjoy the morning at your own leisure prior to being picked up for an exhilarating boat ride aboard the Niagara Hornblower Cruise to the base of the majestic Horseshoe Falls. Journey behind the Falls will be substituted when the Niagara Hornblower Cruise is not operating. On your return journey you will visit the observation deck of the mighty Whirlpool and Rapids. Finish your tour experience with a winery stop. The tour operates daily with complimentary pick-up available at major hotels in the downtown areas.

From $256 (3 days/2 nights) ANDERSON VACATIONS

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Ontario / NIAGARA FALLS ACCOMMODATION & TOURING

Marriott Gateway on the Falls Hotel

3 Day Niagara Falls Highlights

Explore the tunnels and stand in the mist where the mighty Horseshoe Falls tumbles from 13 storeys above at the Journey Behind the Falls. Feel the wrath of mother nature as the floor tilts and trembles beneath at the 4D Niagara Fury. Experience an exhilarating helicopter tour over the falls. Take a cruise out the base of the Great Gorge, past the American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls.

Marriott Gateway on the Falls Hotel is the ideal place to stay for your next leisure getaway. This recently renovated four-diamond property is the closest hotel to the brink of the Horseshoe Falls. With unparalleled and unobstructed views, you will enjoy exceptional guest room accommodations and fantastic fallsview dining options at Milestones Grillhouse.

Package Includes: 2 nights of accommodation, Hornblower Niagara cruise, Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara’s Fury, White water walk, 2 day people mover pass, Niagara Falls helicopter ride.

From $209

With its spectacular natural setting between two Great Lakes and bordering the Niagara River, the region is a peninsula that rises up into a towering escarpment.

Moderate pricing from.

$325

Superior pricing from.

$359

Superior

Great Wolf Lodge Your Great Wolf Lodge adventure begins in this massive, 84 degree indoor water park. Splash the day away in over 9,290 square metres of water-packed excitement. Gather your family in the Grand Lobby for nightly fireside story time and choose from a variety of Northwoods theme suites that will fit your family perfectly and leave for an unforgettable experience.

Pricing is per person, double occupancy. (Saturday night surcharges apply).

From $244

Superior

Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours

Sheraton On The Falls Hotel Since the early 19th century guests from around the world have travelled to Niagara Falls to experience the wonder and majesty of the mighty falls. Sheraton on the Falls Hotel is the largest resort property in Niagara and is home to thrilling attractions, award-winning theme restaurants and one-of-a-kind stores. Here you will experience some of the best falls views.

From $109

Superior

Enjoy the warmth and hospitality this successful family enterprise has prided itself on over the years. The resort features 200 guest rooms and suites, an indoor waterpark, restaurant, fitness suite and a full-service spa. Located just minutes from the Falls, shopping and area attractions. Americana Waterpark Resort and Spa is also wheelchair accessible.

Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours, Niagara’s number one safe adventure tour on the Niagara River for over 20 years!! You will experience awe-inspiring scenery, the history of the Niagara Gorge, Niagara Falls & the War of 1812 and feel the rush of the class five white water rapids as our highly trained staff operate our boats with triple turbo diesel water jet systems, a design that is incredibly reliable and safe. The tour starts on the lower Niagara River into the 11km Niagara Gorge in a Wet Jet or Jet Dome (dry trip) at 55mp/h, let us share the rich history and local folklore, then take you into the famous Niagara Whirlpool and through the ‘Devil’s Hole’ rapids. Great for all ages (minimum 44 inches). Open May 1 - October 18.

From $129

From $61

Americana Waterpark Resort & Spa

Moderate

Hornblower Niagara Cruises

National Helicopters Niagara Falls Heli Tours

A thrilling new way to experience Canada’s most spectacular wonder of the world. Hornblower Niagara Cruises will take you on the ride of your life. An intimate tour that gets you as close as possible to the breathtaking flow of water, power and mist that is the magnificent Niagara Falls. Within the Niagara Great Gorge you will journey past the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and into the very heart of the famous Horseshoe Falls. Hold onto your heart and keep your eyes wide open because you are in for the thrill of a lifetime.Take the original Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour which gets your right up close to the falls.For something extra special there is the nightly Falls Illumination, this 30 minute cruise provides stunning panoramic views of the city lights and famous coloured illumination of the falls.

Located at Niagara District Airport, just minutes from the historic town of Niagara-onthe-Lake, your flight with National Helicopters Niagara Falls Heli Tours will begin with spectacular views of Niagara's world-renowned wine producing region. Once over the Niagara River, you will soar over the immense power generation stations and water reservoirs, the Great Gorge Rapids, the Niagara Whirlpool and the ferocious Whirlpool Rapids. Finally, a turn over the Rainbow Bridge reveals an unforgettable view of Niagara Falls - surely something you will not soon forget!

From $20

From $140

From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

This leading Niagara attraction is not to be missed!

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KINGSTON & OTTAWA ACCOMMODATION AND TOURING / Ontario

Peachtree Inn

3 Day Kingston Thousand Islands Getaway

For your upcoming visit to the area, choose the most comfortable, well-appointed of all the hotels in Kingston. Located within minutes of downtown Kingston to all the major attractions, dining and shopping. The 74 rooms and suites are spacious, impeccably clean and perfect for your Kingston area stay. Loft suites equipped with a fireplace for a relaxing getaway are also available.

The gateway to the Thousand Island’s, this picturesque seaside city is a UNESCO World Heritage Destination for its remarkable and well preserved 19th century defense fortifications. Kingston is a city rich in history, culture, critically acclaimed attractions and cuisine. Home of Canada’s first cookbook, and with more restaurants per capita than almost any other city in Canada, you can enjoy exotic tastes from around the globe. The highlight of this package is a cruise through the Thousand Islands on a triple deck paddle-wheeler. Wind your way through the small cottage islands featuring Napoleon’s Hat, Wanderer’s Channel, the Bateau Channel and the new, opulent Mandalay Mansion.

From $137

Package Includes: 2 nights of accommodation, return VIA Rail in economy class Toronto to Kingston, sightseeing cruise with Kingston Thousand Island cruise including lunch, 1 hour Kingston trolley tour. Moderate pricing from.

$409

Superior pricing from.

$465

Deluxe pricing from.

$565

Moderate

Ambassador Hotel & Conference Centre The Ambassador Hotel & Conference Centre features 246 guest rooms and suites. The hotel features an indoor water park with pool, waterslide, eucalyptus steam room, dry sauna, whirlpool tub spas and fitness centre. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in JM's Restaurant & Lounge with in-room service or stop by for your favourite drink. Parking and Wi-Fi are complimentary.

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

From $139

Moderate

Fort Henry National Historic Site

Days Inn & Conference Centre Kingston Experience value at the Days Inn and Conference Centre Kingston. Situated off Highway 401 amongst shops and restaurants, this Kingston hotel near downtown puts the popular attractions and rich history of the area at your fingertips. The shores of the St. Lawrence River are just minutes away and the hotel is located near the 1000 Island Cruises terminal.

Fort Henry was built from 1832 to 1837 to replace an existing fortification from the War of 1812 era. Years later, Fort Henry continues its role as a museum and historic site to residents of Kingston and visitors from all around the world. Once inside the wooden gates, visitors enter the realm of 19th century military life.

From $129

By donation

Moderate

Heart of the Island Cruise

Discovery Cruise

The world-famous Thousand Islands begin in Kingston and span the St. Lawrence River for miles. This route onboard the triple deck Island Queen winds its way through the small cottage islands of the Admiralty group featuring Napoleon's Hat, Wanderer's Channel, the Bateau Channel, the new, opulent Mandalay Mansion and the historic sights of Kingston.

Kingston's Discovery Cruise provides a fascinating introduction to the unique sights and heritage of the world-famous Thousand Islands region and Canada's First Capital historic waterfront. This cruise is cleverly narrated by the living spirit of Canada's First Prime Minister and Kingston native son, Sir John A . Macdonald.

From $38

From $26

Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottawa

Delta Ottawa City Centre

Located in the heart of Canada's capital next door to the Parliament Buildings and the lively bustle of the ByWard Market, this landmark hotel is a magnificent limestone edifice with turrets and masonry reminiscent of a gothic French château. Revel in the distinctive hospitality of Fairmont Château Laurier your stay is guaranteed to be a memorable one.

From $342

Deluxe

The Westin Ottawa Located in the heart of the city, The Westin Ottawa Hotel is your destination for revitalising comfort. Whether visiting for business or pleasure, treat yourself to unparalleled views of Parliament Hill and the Rideau Canal or the historic Byward Market.Take advantage of the stellar concierge and let them help you plan an experience that is different, better, and special.

From $209 ANDERSON VACATIONS

Superior

Discover all that downtown Ottawa has to offer from the modern, redesigned hotel. Come see the national capital in all of its glory. This downtown Ottawa hotel's prime location puts the entire city at your fingertips. Guests are within walking distance of a whole host of entertainment, cultural and artistic venues. Guests can relax in the lounge area, host a meeting with a city view, and take comfort in the ModeRooms, combining the warmth and convenience of home with the services and amenities of a truly modern hotel.

From $193

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Ontario / OTTAWA CITY STAY, ACCOMMODATION & TOURING

3 Day Ottawa City Package

Novotel Ottawa

115

Canada’s capital, Ottawa is home to the country’s most impressive line-up of national museums, outstanding performing arts groups and venues. Also presenting the province’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Rideau Canal. You can wander the streets, see the Parliament Buildings and explore the Byward Markets one of Canada’s oldest and largest public markets. A nature lover’s haven Ottawa offers a natural setting of rivers, waterways, parks and pathways right in the heart of the city. Explore the National Gallery of Canada, a visual arts museum of international stature with exhibitions, collections of art from the Middle Ages to contemporary art. Package Includes: 2 nights of accommodation, hop on hop off city tour with a cruise, entrance to the National Gallery of Canada, Canadian Museum of History and the Canadian War Museum Entrance. Moderate pricing from.

$255

Superior pricing from.

$279

Deluxe pricing from.

$499

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Novotel Ottawa Hotel is ideally located in downtown Ottawa in the heart of the nation's capital. Experience one of the finer Ottawa hotels, offering its guest a warm, cosy and intimate accommodation choice. Novotel Ottawa specializes in personalized and friendly service in a quiet stress free environment. You will find the staff attentive and they have no reservation to listen to the needs of the modern traveller. The hotels peaceful and serene ambiance awaits you in any one of the 282 spacious and modern decorated guest rooms, as well as the six meeting rooms.

From $159

Canadian Museum of History and War

Moderate

Ottawa to Quebec City with VIA Rail Choose the relaxing ambience and attentive service of budget travel in Economy class, or for the added convenience of priority boarding, a delicious meal and beverages included in the price of your Business class ticket. Two daily direct trains connect Ottawa and Quebec City with a quick stop over in Montreal allowing passengers to stay on one train the entire trip.

From $83 Canadian Museum of History (formerly the Canadian Museum of Civilization) and Canadian War Museum – Must-see cultural attractions!

Ottawa to Toronto with VIA Rail Relax and enjoy time with friends and family and let VIA Rail safely take you from Canada's capital city to its largest metropolis.

Discover the events, experiences, people and objects that have shaped Canada’s culture and history. Take in the beauty of this architectural gem, marvel at the world’s largest indoor collection of totem poles and explore the traditions of Canada’s First Peoples. The Museum features international exhibitions, the Children's Museum and an IMA X Theatre.The War Museum, internationally renowned for its symbolic architecture, is a synonym for inspiring and touching stories. Canada's rich military history is showcased through personal stories, artwork, photographs and interactive presentations.

Take advantage of frequent and convenient service in economy and business class offering complimentary Wi-Fi and complete comfort during this four hour trip.

From $92

From $18

National Gallery of Canada

Discover the Capital Tour & Cruise Hop aboard this authentic London-style doubledecker or turn-of-the-century trolley for a one day guided city tour of Ottawa. This tour allows you to Hop-On/Hop-Off at the different sites to visit at your own pace. Attractions sites included during this tour are museums, parks, embassies, Parliament Hill, Rideau Hall, ByWard Market and many more.

From $33

Canada's National Arts Centre The National Arts Centre is the home of Canada’s most creative performing artists. With more than 1,200 performances a year, the NAC is the largest, bilingual, multi-disciplinary performing arts centre in North America and one of the largest in the world. Visitors to the nation’s capital can enjoy the world’s best music, dance, and theatre productions.

From $10 From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

A must-see destination housing the world’s most comprehensive collection of Canadian art with a large number of works by the Group of Seven, and rich collections of European, Contemporary, Aboriginal and Inuit Art. Special exhibitions bring additional works from around the world, making every visit to the gallery unique. The National Gallery of Canada is located in Ottawa’s historic ByWard Market. The Gallery’s award-winning architecture, featuring the luminous Great Hall, spacious galleries and interior gardens and courtyards, is in itself worth the visit. The Bookstore at the National Gallery of Canada is a store for art lovers. Discover an extensive range of art-related products to suit all tastes. Find art books, art DVDs, and National Gallery of Canada publications and exhibition catalogues.

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Quebec Québec is a province steeped in tradition and history. Immerse yourself in the French heritage and lifestyle. Stroll through narrow cobbled lanes with heritage buildings and quaint shops, explore the stunning countryside with picturesque villages and local culture.

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Quebec / INTRODUCTION

KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Tour 2

Air No. of Nights Stay

Canada 1 Chicoutimi

QUEBEC

Charlevoix

1 La Malbaie

2 Quebec City

Mont Tremblant 2 Saint Sauveur 1 Montebello 1

Montreal – a stylish and elegant city offering a vibrant mix of old and new. Explore the unique galleries, boutiques and sidewalk cafes. Join a guided cycle tour on one of the many bicycle trails. Dine in award winning restaurants or ethnic food stalls with locally grown products. Laurentian Mountains & Mont Tremblant – just north of Montreal, a thousand freshwater lakes and picturesque villages dot the landscape. Cruise on the lovely Lac des Sables, meander through the charming village of Saint-Sauveur and join one of the many mountain activities available at the European inspired resort village of Mont Tremblant. Montebello – located halfway between is a little country village surrounded by wilderness made famous in postcards and in luxury cabins at the centre of most of the fishing, hunting, canoeing, hiking and more.

Ottawa & Montreal, Montebello the type of impressive Canadian souvenir photos. Visitors can stay village’s outdoor pursuits including

Québec City - a UNESCO World Heritage Treasure this city lies on the St Lawrence River and is the oldest European settlement in Canada. The old quarter is the only walled city in North America. Experience historic ramparts, narrow lanes, former battle fields, museums, boutiques, art galleries and live street performers. Beaupre Coast & Montmorency – taking the Avenue Royale through the traditional villages and farms of the Beaupre Coast, you will see the spectacular Montmorency Falls with its impressive 270 foot drop and the shrine of Ste-Annede-Beaupre, ancient ancestral houses and famous sugar shacks. Charlevoix – just over an hour from Quebec and covering six thousand square kilometers in the very heart of the Canadian Shield, the oldest rock formation on earth, Charlevoix abounds in one-of-a-kind attractions. From the mountain waters that cascade down the majestic Laurentians into the salty depths of the St. Lawrence River to the charming little mountainside villages that dot the region, this is a spectacular area to visit.

2 1 Montreal

United States 9 Day French Mountains & Countryside Explore the province of Quebec and discover the charms and adventure of Canada’s French-speaking province. Travel into the stunning Laurentian Mountains, with a vast sweep of coniferous forest dotted with hundreds of tranquil lakes and rivers.

Day 1: Montreal – Montebello (1½ hours) First stop on this scenic drive is Montebello, a picturesque village offering a resort atmosphere. Stay at the Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello.

Day 2: Montebello – Mont Tremblant (1½ hours) Wander through the European influenced pedestrian village, on the mountain and by the shores of Lac Tremblant

Day 3: Mont Tremblant Activity Today we have included the choice of a horseback ride or zipline experience.

Day 4: Mont Tremblant – Saint-Sauveur (1 hour) Saint-Sauveur Valley is ripe with magnificent mountains, lakes and vast open spaces. Visit many boutiques, art galleries and enjoy fine cuisine in the local restaurants.

Day 5: Saint-Sauveur – Quebec City (3 hours) Following the St. Lawrence River through rural landscapes to the oldest walled city in North America.

Day 6: Quebec City Walking Tour

5 Day Focus on Montreal & Quebec City

Join a local guide for a leisurely walking tour where you will explore the architecture, historical sites and mark events in Quebec’s history.

Day 7: Quebec City – La Malbaie, Charlevoix (2 hours)

Combine these two vibrant cities with VIA Rail. Immerse yourself in Canada’s French culture, going from the metropolitan city of Montreal to the historic and elegant city of Quebec.

Located at the mouth of the Malbaie River stay at the Fairmont Le Manior Richelieu, nestled majestically between the sea and the mountains.

Day 8: La Malbaie – Chicoutimi (2½ hours) Day 1:

The Saguenay Region encompasses the provinces most spectacular scenery and marine life. Join a cruise on the Fjord Saguenay.

Arrive Montreal

Day 2: Montreal Sightseeing Day 3:

Day 9: Chicoutimi – Quebec City (2½ hours)

Montreal – Quebec City (Rail)

Return your car to Quebec City where your package ends.

Day 4: Quebec Sightseeing Day 5:

Package ends

Package Includes: 4 nights of accommodation, walking tour of Old Montreal, Montreal city tour, walking tour of Old Quebec, half day tour to the Beaupre Coast, 4 course dinner in Old Quebec.

Package Includes: 8 nights of accommodation, 9 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), choice of activity in Mont Tremblant, cruise on Fjord Saguenay, 4 course dinner in Old Quebec, Old Quebec walking tour. Pricing from.

$1445

Moderate pricing from.

$579

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Superior pricing from.

$665

(One way drop fee for car rental is an additional charge, paid locally).

Deluxe pricing from.

$865

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

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MONTREAL CITY STAY & ACCOMMODATION / Quebec

4 Day Montreal City Stay

Le Saint-Sulpice Hôtel Montréal

A stylish and elegant city offering a vibrant mix of old and new you can immerse yourself into the French Heritage. Stroll though narrow cobbled lands with heritage buildings, quaint shops, galleries and sidewalk cafes. Join a guided cycle tour on one of the many bicycle trails weaving through the downtown area. Montreal is a city oozing with a thousand different flavours, from award winning restaurants or ethnic food stalls and locally grown products, you will enjoy the cuisine this city has to offer. Package Includes: 3 nights of accommodation, Montreal coach tour, classic city tour by bike, 3 course dinner in the heart of Old Montreal. Moderate pricing from.

$465

Superior pricing from.

$589

Deluxe pricing from.

$665

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Adjacent to Notre-Dame Basilica, Le Saint-Sulpice Hôtel offers you a specific Old Montreal experience. Guests will be lured by the unparalleled ‘cachet’ of this firstclass four-diamond boutique hotel. The 108 spacious and elegant suites, overlooking the courtyard garden or the cobbled stone streets of Old Montreal, the warmth of the lobby, the refined cuisine of Sinclair restaurant, and the attentive staff invite you to take full advantage of your stay. A real 'Art de Vivre'.

From $280

Le Meridien Versaillies

Boutique

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth

A boutique hotel amidst historical and contemporary architecture, Le Méridien Versailles offers access to attractions, museums, art galleries and antique shops on historic Golden Square Mile. Room features include safe deposit boxes, in-room safe, free access to a health club, business centre, laundry and dry cleaning service and ironing facilities. Hotel services include valet, pets welcome, 24-hour concierge, childcare, in-room movies, TV with cable, video games, complimentary Wi-Fi, alarm clock/radio/CD player, tea/coffee making facilities, in-room mini-bar, parking and Ridi Restaurant.

At the heart of romantic and cosmopolitan Montreal where French and English meet, The Fairmont Queen Elizabeth offers guests outstanding comfort and attentive service. This downtown Montreal hotel is located above the train station (VIA Rail and AMTRAK) and connected to the extensive underground city of thousands of boutiques, restaurants and cafes, and within walking distance of sports and cultural attractions. This Montreal hotel reflects the city’s distinct elegance and charm. Host to more than 40 festivals annually, the city offers entertainment for the whole family in summer or winter.

From $178

From $238

Boutique

Chateau Versailles

Deluxe

Travelodge Hotel Located in the heart of downtown Montreal, minutes to the Musée d'Art Contemporain and Chinese Quarter. A non-smoking, pet-friendly hotel within walking distance to major attractions and festivals. Featuring 244 European-inspired rooms with a private bath, TV, tea/coffee making facilities, free continental breakfast, complimentary high-speed internet and on-site parking.

From $99 When comparing boutique hotels in Montreal you will find that Le Château Versailles offers a seamless blend of sophistication and comfort at every turn. The location in the historic section of downtown affectionately referred to as the Golden Square Mile affords you the opportunity to enjoy the finest attractions, shopping and dining destinations just steps from your room. Accommodations include plush appointments, imaginative, tasteful décor and a wealth of amenities that make a stay relaxing and enjoyable. Experience everything your Montreal suite should be at Le Château Versailles. The hotel offers free deluxe continental breakfast, complimentary Wi-Fi and business station, evening turndown service, free afternoon tea and cookies in Le Boudoir, concierge and room service.

From $183 ANDERSON VACATIONS

Boutique

Moderate

Hotel 10 Hotel 10 in downtown Montreal blends modern design with a nod to history. The 136 intimate guest rooms offer sleek minimalism with luxurious comfort. Located on the corner of Sherbrooke and St. Laurent steps from the entertainment district, minutes from Old Montreal and the 'Plateau' Mont-Royal. Guests can enjoy complimentary wireless high-speed internet, room service and 24-hour reception.

From $190

Superior

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Quebec / MONTREAL ACCOMMODATION AND TOURING

Le Nouvel Hotel

Sandman Montreal-Longueuil

Situated along Highway 132, near the Jacques-Cartier Bridge, and across from the Longueuil Metro Station and Bus Terminal, this hotel has easy access to many of the city’s top attractions, including the Casino, Old Montreal, La Ronde and Montreal’s underground city. Cosy guest rooms with panoramic views, an indoor pool and sauna allow you to unwind.

From $115 Le Nouvel Hôtel and Spa is ideal for professional business meetings and social affairs. The non-smoking three-diamond downtown Montreal hotel features on-site gift shop, hair salon, business centre, fitness room, indoor/outdoor parking and a fullservice day spa offering therapeutic massages, hydro-massages, aesthetic care, waxing and more. The hotel boasts 126 guest rooms, 44 studios with kitchenettes and five lofts designed for comfort and relaxation. Room facilities include tea/coffee making facilities, safe and integrated computer jacks, wireless high-speed internet access, direct dial telephone with voicemail service, remote control colour TV, alarm clock and wake-up services, ironing facilities, laundry and valet service.

From $115

Moderate

Quebec City and Montmorency Falls

Moderate

Greater Montreal Tour Discover Montreal through a complete tour of the city, taking in over 200 points of interest, including a photo stop at the Notre Dame Basilica, St. Joseph's Oratory, residential and financial districts, Old Montreal, French Quarter, outside view of Olympic Site, McGill University and a panoramic view from an observation point on top of Mt. Royal.

From $58

AML Discovery Cruise

Experience a tour through Quebec like no other. An expert guide will bring you through all the historical treasures of Quebec such as Place Royale, Notre Dame Basilca, Plains of Abraham, Parliament Building, Montmorency Falls and Ile D'Orleans. This is a tour not to be missed.

Experience this full-day guided cruise aboard the AML Cavalir Maxim from Montreal to Quebec City. Travellers enjoy included onboard meals, special entertainment and activities from your hosts during the trip. Cruises depart from King-Edward Pier and a return trip to Montreal by coach is included in the evening.

From $148

From $209

Restaurant du Vieux Port

City Classic Tour By Bike

With a genuine desire to please, the restaurant team caters to every request your guests may have. Savour the Angus Beef and the prime quality seafood. Located in the heart of Old Montreal, Vieux-Port Steakhouse invites you to come and enjoy your meal in this historic building. Vieux-Port Steakhouse is open daily from 11.30am to 10pm.

Montreal On Wheels' excursions are carefully designed to have you discover Montreal's beauty and charm through commentaries and tastings. The tours are beginner-level or intermediate-level guaranteeing you fun in a safe environment. After your tour, Montreal On Wheels lends you the bike until the end of the day so that you can continue visiting at your leisure.

From $75

From $69

Bike Rentals in Montreal

Old Montreal Walking Tour

Montreal On Wheels is your bike rental destination. Take advantage of the expert advice on-hand to help you plan your biking itineraries in Montreal and its surroundings. The bikes benefit from regular maintenance letting you take advantage of equipment in good working order. All bike rentals include helmet, lock, repair kit and a Montreal On Wheels Bike Path Map.

Accompanied by a professional guide, explore the birthplace of Montreal on a walking tour filled with history, architecture and anecdotes. East and West side visits are offered. The 90 minute walking tours depart at 11am and 1.30pm; weekend tours only from mid May to mid June, and daily tours from late June to mid October. Tours include admission to Notre-Dame Basilica.

From $10

From $23

Montreal to Quebec with VIA Rail Travel in comfort and enjoy the scenery on this three hour train journey from downtown Montreal to Quebec City. Choose from an enhanced business class service, which includes lounge access, pre-boarding, a hot meal and wine with lunch or dinner, or a comfortable seat in the economy class service.

From $39 From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

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BEYOND MONTREAL EXPERIENCES / Quebec

Hotel Mont Gabriel

Manoir Saint Sauvuer

This property includes 126 guestrooms suites & condos. Complimentary WIFI. ‭Restaurant & bar, indoor & outdoor swimming pool, Relaxia Spa centre, 18 hole golf course, 6 tennis courts, fitness center, winter sports and gift shop are just some of the highlights of this property. Hotel Mont Gabriel has a great location being within walking distance to Saint-Sauveur.

From $119 With 250 rooms & suites, 2 restaurants, bar/lounge, outdoor 3-season patio, free WIFI, full service spa, fitness centre, indoor & outdoor pool, outdoor hot tub, the Manoir Saint-Sauveur is not only the largest hotel in the Laurentians; it is also one of the most luxurious. Just 45 minutes from Montreal, the village of Saint-Sauveur offers great outdoors and shopping, as well as wide open spaces and authentic experiences. It all starts at the Manoir Saint-Sauveur.

From $159

Superior

Fairmont Le Château Montebello Conveniently located half way between Montreal and Ottawa, the world’s largest log cabin represents what guests expect of a 'True Canadian Experience'. Fairmont Le Château Montebello distinguishes itself through its extraordinary locale and myriad of on-site activities such as golf, tennis and cross-country skiing.

From $298

Superior

Deluxe

Tremblant Resort Summer Activities

Fairmont Tremblant Fairmont Tremblant puts you right in the middle of all the action and fun. Complimented by a charming pedestrian village and the warmth of the beautiful Laurentian region. This full-service hotel with ski-in/ ski-out direct access to the slopes, 314 tastefully decorated guest rooms and Windigo restaurant. The indoor/outdoor pools and hot tub are open yearround. All you could wish is here and under one roof.

From $204

Deluxe

Le Westin Resort and Spa Le Westin Resort & Spa, Tremblant provides the ultimate in comfort, urban luxury embraced by nature and service in the heart of the resort pedestrian village. To make your stay truly unforgettable, Le Westin Resort & Spa, Tremblant is 100 meters to the slopes, the ski lifts and hiking trails, Mediteranien cuisine along with the Lounge's most delightful cocktails + local beers

From $199

From the european style pedestrian village at the base of the mountain to the summit's incredible views, a world of activities awaits you. Tremblant the crown jewel of the Laurentians 90 minutes from Montreal is majestic. The amazing views of the lake and the surroundings will leave you speechless. Explore the summit let the summer breeze rejuvenate your mind and soul. A unique summer experience awaits you in Tremblant's larger-than-life playground. Whether you’re on the mountain, by the shores of Lac Tremblant, or on the golf course, there is an activity for everyone to enjoy. Go ahead, climb, jump, swim,bike, play or enjoy a large variety of exciting events meant such as Ironman & Wanderlust to keep your heart pumping.

Deluxe

Tremblant Resort Winter Activities

The Algonquin Indians named the imposing Mont Tremblant peak Manitonga Soutana, 'the mountain of the spirits'. Word says any time someone bypassed the laws of nature or disturbed the tranquillity of the area, the spirits would make the mountain tremble. Discover Manitonga Soutana and get closer to the spirits. Covering more than 12 hectares, 90minutes from Montreal Tremblant's snow parks are rated as one of the best in North America by Ski Magazine. Of course, Tremblant is not just about the great ski slopes in winter.Activities such as dog sledding,ice climbing,crosscountry skiing and snowmobiling. Choose from these exhilarating activities and build a dream vacation. The resort pedestrian village provides a wide range of food establishments along with shopping for all tastes.

Ziptrek Ecotours Tremblant

An awe inspiring journey that allows you to soar high above the trees and experience one of the most spectacular zipline courses in the world! The ultimate zipline tour experience - providing the opportunity to zip from the summit of the mountain back to the village. Featuring 5 distinct and spectacular ziplines that total almost 4km in length - prepare to be amazed! This adventure begins in the village, where guests will start by checking in at the Adventure Centre to sign in, get harnessed, and meet their guides. A Gondola will bring guests to the summit, where they will have a short walk to the first zipline. By experiencing the complete set of ziplines, guests will travel the full extent of the mountain and enjoy remarkable scenery from various select vantage points.

From $89 ANDERSON VACATIONS

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Quebec / QUEBEC CITY STAY & ACCOMMODATION

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Fairmont Chateau Frontenac

4 Day Quebec City Stay Quebec City lies on the St Lawrence River and is the second oldest European settlement in Canada. Perched atop Cap-Diamant, the old quarter is the only walled city in North America and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Experience historic ramparts, narrow lanes, former battlefields, museums, cafes, bars, boutiques, art galleries, street vendors and live performers all within easy meandering distance. Package Includes: 3 nights of accommodation, Quebec city walking tour, discovery cruise on the St. Lawrence, 3 course dinner in the heart of Old Quebec, Old Quebec ghost tour, Quebec City helicopter experience. Moderate pricing from.

$525

Superior pricing from.

$635

Deluxe pricing from.

$789

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Ideally located inside the walls of Old Quebec, this iconic property has undergone a multimillion dollar renaissance project that will reposition it as one of the world’s leading hotels. The restoration blends the charm of the hotel’s enchanting past with modern innovations, creating an allure that is fresh & seductive, balanced with the hotel’s rich history & dynamic future. Discover the new Champlain Restaurant, the 1608 - Wine & Cheese Bar and Bistro Le Sam. They are reflecting our heritage, while keeping up with the latest culinary trends.

From $242

Clarion Quebec

Deluxe

Hôtel Clarendon

Located at the doorstep of Quebec City, the Clarion Hotel Quebec offers wellappointed accommodations and amenities that make your stay cosy and enjoyable. The ideal location allows for quick and easy access to the region's highway network and steps from the area's most celebrated Quebec attractions, shopping and dining. The hotel offers complimentary wireless high-speed internet access, indoor pool, sauna, on-site restaurant and bar, business and family packages, as well as meeting and banquet rooms for corporate and social events.

Located in a beautiful area of Old Quebec City, next to all commodities, museums, boutiques, cafés, restaurants, art galleries and major attractions. Elegant and authentic, the Hôtel Clarendon is a historic hotel in operation since 1870. The hotel offers 143 cosy rooms, impeccable and courteous service. Fine dining is awaiting you at the restaurant "Le Clarendon", a delightful selection of flavours and savours. The lounge bar of the hotel is one of the city’s live jazz reference, with its warm ambiance and beautiful décor.

From $115

From $149

Moderate

Moderate

Manoir Victoria

Located in the heart of the historic and vibrant Old Quebec, Hotel Manoir Victoria offers 156 rooms and suites, some of which are deluxe units totally renovated in 2014 with upscale contemporary furniture and decor. You will also enjoy the trendy atmosphere and inventive nordic-inspired menu of renowned Chez Boulay - Bistro boreal, free high speed Internet access, an indoor pool, a sauna, a fitness centre, an Internet lounge, an indoor parking with valet service as well as the Le SPA du Manoir, offering expert body and esthetic care in one of its eight treatment rooms. Your place to be!

From $166 From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

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QUEBEC CITY TOURING / Quebec

Train touristique de Charlevoix

Old Montreal Ghost Tour

Travelling between river and mountains across 140 kilometers of breathtaking scenery, the Train of Le Massif de Charlevoix whisks passengers away on a singular rail excursion between Québec City, Baie-Saint-Paul and La Malbaie. This unique rail cruise offers an on-board cultural, historical and sensory adventure enhanced with celebrated Charlevoix gastronomy. As the journey and nature unfurl, by turns the outdoor elements quietly meld into the on-board multimedia experience, as passengers slip into synergy with the moving landscape. Our mood designers have integrated informational content transmitted via state of the art technology. The result is an atmosphere that’s both playful yet evocative, that invites passengers to explore the Charlevoix in a fresh new way.

In the unparalleled and fascinating ambience of Old Montréal, get ready for a unique and memorable experience, with your family, friends or colleagues! Explore Old Montréal in a truly different way and meet the spirits and ghosts that haunt its streets! Whether you opt for a Traditional Ghost Walk or a Ghost Hunt, you will be equally astonished and captivated. Witches, charlatans and former criminals await you in the dark corners of Old Montréal… Hear their memories filled with legends, grim stories, criminal intrigues, mysteries and secrets…

From $360

From $22

Go Helico Québec from above with GoHelico. Explore the urban sights and natural beauty of Quebec City. With our advanced fleet of helicopters, GoHelico gives you the sightseeing getaway of a lifetime. Helicopter Tours Available: Quebec City Tour & Quebec, its river, its landscapes! GoHelico,for an unforgettable experience flying out of Complexe Capitale.

From $130

Quebec Double Decker Tour

Located on one of the most prestigious streets within Old Québec, La Crémaillère stands just behind the City Hall and is minutes from Fairmont Château Frontenac. Based on the old fashioned way, you can find delicious cocktails you had in France or even that beef tartare that was made at the table. The Prix Fixe Menu will surely make you discover these reinvented classics.

From $75

Maple Sugar Shack

Discover Quebec city from an open-top doubledecker bus. This tour will allow you to discover many of Quebec’s tourist attractions, some of which are difficult to access, such as the Quebec Aquarium. You will also visit interest points such as Place d’Armes, Quartier Nouvo St-Roch, Museum of Civilisation, Place Royale, Marché du Vieux-Port and the Capital Observatory.

A place of tradition and natural sweetness, our maple grove "Érablière Le Chemin du Roy" welcomes you year-round to visit and learn about maple syrup. You can enjoy a typical Québec sap house meal with live music, horse-buggy ride and maple toffee on snow. Breakfast and Pancake Package also available. A cultural experience not to be missed! 15 minutes from Québec city.

From $35

Package pricing on request

The Grand Walking Tour of Old Quebec

The Food Tour

In the company of a professional Quebec guide, this English only Quebec City walking tour will lead you and 14 other participants on a leisurely descending path through all the important sites of Old Quebec. Over the course of two hours, The Grand Tour covers the architecture, the marking events and the Quebec people’s history. It meanders next to Quebec historical sites.

Meet the locals where they live. Sip wine. Follow the history through the food of the cultures that came through here, American, British and French among them. The Food Tour offers the opportunity to discover these different culinary and cultural traditions. You will taste local specialities from shops such as: bistros , chocolate factory, microbrewery and restaurants.

From $49

From $51

Bury Your Dead Walking Tour

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Restaurant La Crémaillère

Dinner Cruise

Based on Louise Penny’s best-selling mystery novel Bury Your Dead, follow the trail of Chief Inspector Armand Gamache as he investigates the murder of a local amateur archaeologist, whose body was found in the cellar of the Québec Literary and Historical Society. It starts at the Tourist Information Centre and ends on the Plains of Abraham. Every Saturday at 9:30, for 2h.

Come aboard the AML Cavalier Maxim or the AML Louis Jolliet and enjoy a four hour culinary experience in a unique maritime setting. Choose the savoury fivecourse table d'hôte and let yourself be carried away by our musical selection. Discover Montreal and the Boucherville Islands as seen from the water. Cruises departures from May to October at King-Edward Pier.

From $35

From $109 From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.


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Quebec / BEYOND QUEBEC CITY ACCOMMODATION & TOURING

Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu

Hotel La Saqueneene – Chicoutimi

This 'Castle on the Cliff' – 90 minutes north east of Québec City, and nestled majestically between sea and mountains – is a vision of historical splendour. Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu blends the quiet charm of a countryside retreat with the sophistication of an elegant resort. Enjoy many activities such as golf, whale watching, downhill and cross-country skiing, hiking trails, and tennis.

Situated in Chicoutimi, Hôtel La Saguenéenne offers 118 rooms and suites. Hotel features include a tropical atrium with indoor saltwater swimming pool, spa, exercise room, business centre, 11 banquet rooms, free parking, Le Tremblay Restaurant & bar and room service. Modern room amenities will make your stay more comfortable.

From $200

From $154

Deluxe

Le Massif de Charlevoix

Hotel La Ferme

Hôtel La Ferme is all about a certain lifestyle. Every day, a great human adventure unfolds here: friendships are woven, conversations are lively, and one after the other, a succession of events take place, each offering an opportunity to meet new people and learn new things. Trying to break away from routine? Hôtel La Ferme provides a back-to-the-roots experience, and its bucolic spirit extends an invitation to relax and rejuvenate. Hôtel La Ferme is a unique resort complex in the heart of Baie-St-Paul with 145 rooms fanned out across five distinct pavilions.

From $176

Superior

Superior

Mont Saint Anne Resort

Le Massif de Charlevoix presents the highest vertical east of the Canadian Rockies (806 m), the sea at your ski tips, unparalleled St. Lawrence River views and annual snowfalls of 645 cm. The Mountain offers peak perfection and 52 trails for every calibre, a breathtaking off-trail sector and 55 km of meandering intermediate runs. Also enjoy cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and experience true excitement on a 7.5 km sled run that is unique in North America. Cap off your day in the great outdoors aboard the ski in|ski out scenic rail shuttle to Hôtel La Ferme, winner of the 2013 WAN Award for Interior Design. Here at the most urban of country hotels, unwind by the fireside over artisan beers, dine on field-to-fork cuisine, roast marshmallows by the rinkside firepit or relax at award-winning Spa du Verger.

From $360

Whale Watching – Baie-Ste-Catherine Discover the most beautiful whale watching site in the world. Experience this fascinating whale watching cruise over two or three hours aboard either the AML Grand Fleuve, the AML Suroît or Zodiac. Meet the world's most fascinating and majestic creatures. Let the captain and guide tell you stories of how these impressive marine mammals live. Cruises depart May to October.

From $69 Only 30 minutes from the city, this extraordinary mountain is renowned for impeccable snow conditions. The skiable terrain includes 66 trails and three snow parks spread across three sides of the mountain. After sundown, 17 trails remain floodlit and become the highest vertical drop for night skiing in the country. With Mont-Sainte-Anne as a base camp for your ski vacation, you are in for a treat. Located just seconds or minutes from the lifts are Scandinavian spas, numerous cosy avantgarde restaurants and a few sport speciality shops.

From $59

Whale Watching – Tadoussac Enjoy an intimate and unique two or three hour encounter with nature in the heart of the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park. Cruise aboard either the AML Grand Fleuve, the AML Suroît or Zodiac and take in this experience which will take your breath away. Let the experienced guides tell you stories of these impressive marine mammals. Cruises depart May to October.

From $69

Whale Watching – Rivière-du-Loup

Discover the Saguenay Fjord

Be amazed by the beauty of this rugged coast with this three and a half hour whale watching cruise. Starting off at a unique departure point on the south shore of the St.Lawrence River; discover the history of this region, the islands and traditional lighthouses. Encounter whales, seals and belugas. Cruises depart June to September from Marina of Rivière-du-Loup.

Live an incredible experience on this three hour excursion into the majestic Saguenay Fjord. Your naturalist guides will transmit their passion for this valley carved by glacial activity, dating back to the last ice age. Cruises depart June to September.

From $69

From $69

From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

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Nova Scotia In a land brimming with energy, sea-coast traditions and old-world charm, the hospitality of Nova Scotia’s people is legendary. Explore historic sites, stunning coastline, listen to lively music and savour fresh lobster and scallops.


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QUEBEC

KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Tour 2

Air No. of Nights Stay

Canada PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

Charlottetown

NEW BRUNSWICK

2 Baddeck

NOVA SCOTIA

1 Annapolis Royal 1

1

2

Halifax

Lunenburg 1 Peggy’s Cove 1 Liverpool 1 Yarmouth

Halifax – Nova Scotia’s capital, Halifax combines the international essence of a major port city and naval base, with the youthful vibe of a university town, and the culture and heritage of one of Canada’s most historic communities. Cape Breton Island – hike stunning highland trails where moose and bald eagles hang around to watch people go by. Or take to the water and watch pods of pilot whales play in the shimmering waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Stroll the grassy shores or cruise to international boating destinations along the Bras d’Or Lakes Scenic Drive. South Shore – proud lighthouses stand guard over charming fishing villages and island-studded bays all along the South Shore. Visit the famously photographed lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove, where waves crash upon the granite stone around it. Oak Island – is one of over 350 islands that dot picturesque Mahone Bay, sitting just 200 metres off the coast near the community of Western Shore, Nova Scotia. The Annapolis Valley – is Canada’s up-and-coming wine destination, with 11 established wineries in the region; three more producing in other areas of the province. Perfect boutique wineries and unique varietals such as Marechal Foch and L’Acadie Blancs make tours and tastings a must-do in this region. Yarmouth & Acadian Coast – the southwestern most tip of Nova Scotia is renowned for its Acadian roots, colourful fishing villages, towering churches and the spectacular Cape Forchu Lightstation. Bay of Fundy – with tides that reach up to 16.5 metres, this spectacular natural phenomenon occurs nowhere else on the planet. The power of nature surrounds the Bay of Fundy, showcasing some of the world’s most dramatic coastal seascapes.

6 Day City Lights & Country Sights The modern port city of Halifax is bursting with culture and heritage while Cape Breton Island offers the famous Cabot Trail.

Day 1:

Arrive Halifax

Day 2: Halifax & Peggy’s Cove Sightseeing Day 3: Halifax – Charlottetown – Baddeck Day 4: Cabot Trail Touring Day 5:

Baddeck – Halifax

Day 6: Tour Ends Tour Includes: 5 nights of accommodation, 5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners, Halifax city tour, Peggy’s Cove tour, Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, whale watching boat tour Departure Dates: 2015: Jun 23; Jul 7, 21*; Aug 4, 18; Sep 1, 15*, 29; Oct 13 *2 Bilingual English/German tour departures are noted. Pricing from.

$1445

Pricing is per person, double occupancy

6 Day Lighthouse Route Self Drive The Lighthouse Route follows Nova Scotia’s South Shore, where the past is a part of everyday life. You’ll find it along quiet country roads where ox teams still haul lumber, and coastal villages where fishermen still row wooden dories out to sea. View over twenty lighthouses, from the dramatic beauty of the famous lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove to Yarmouth’s towering Cape Forchu light.

Day 1:

Arrive Halifax

Day 2: Halifax – Lunenburg (1 ½ hours) Day 3:

Lunenburg – Liverpool (1 ½ hours)

Day 4: Liverpool – Yarmouth (2 hours) Day 5: Yarmouth – Annapolis Royal (2 hours) Day 6: Annapolis Royal - Halifax (2 ½ hours) Package Includes: 5 Nights of accommodation, 6 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), Halifax city tour Pricing from.

$955

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

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NOVA SCOTIA ACCOMMODATION & TOURING / Nova Scotia

The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites

The Halliburton

The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites is an unforgettable downtown Halifax landmark, overlooking the famed Victorian Public Gardens. Surround yourself with the warm and rich ambiance of the unique historic architecture and beautifully-appointed guest rooms and suites. Located on the vibrant corner of Spring Garden Road and South Park Street, you are steps away from the finest shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Citadel Hill, universities, hospitals and the waterfront are all within easy walking distance from the hotel.

A trio of early 19th century townhouses have been cleverly combined to create this charming boutique hotel. Contemporary amenities and personalized service in a historic setting make The Halliburton a favorite downtown retreat for visitors and locals. Stories Restaurant showcases inventive seafood & game in intimate dining rooms. The hotel’s cozy library and colourful garden courtyard offer quiet places to relax, a discreet, naturally lit meeting space seats twenty. Breakfast and wireless Internet access are complimentary.

From $170

From $229

Superior

Hillsdale House Inn

Boutique

The Harbourview Inn

One of Annapolis Royal’s most iconic heritage properties. For more than 150 years the inn has been accommodating visitors. All 13 guestrooms combine a refreshing mix of Victorian charm, timeless hospitality and many of the comforts of modern lifestyle. The goal is to weave the intimacy of a bed & breakfast inn with the privacy and conveniences of a small hotel; the best of both worlds. A short walk to the Historic Gardens, Fort Anne National Historic Site and other attractions, as well as, dining, shops, and galleries exhibiting the works of local artists and artisans.

Harbourview Inn, a beautiful century-old inn situated in the tranquil country setting of Smith’s Cove on the Fundy Shore and Annapolis Valley region of Nova Scotia, Canada is rated at Four Stars by Canada Select and Three Diamonds by CA A /A A A .. Our guests will enjoy warm hospitality in a relaxed atmosphere with a great water view and beautiful flower gardens. Trip Advisor rated our Inn #1 of 15 B&B's and Inns in the Digby area. Our central location is perfect for day trips – whale watching on the Bay of Fundy; golfing; exploring Canada’s oldest European settlement, hiking, and bird watching!

From $189

From $195

Moderate

Digby Neck Whalewatching Adventure

Moderate

VIA Rail - Halifax to Montreal

Ocean Explorations Zodiac Whale cruises is maritimes' ORIGINAL "ocean rafting" whale/seabird adventure! Biologist Tom Goodwin started the Bay of Fundy tours in 1986 after five seasons in Newfoundland conducting whale research, rescues and tours, while working on a Master's in Environ. Education. Widely well reviewed and top guide book/hotel/Inn referrals it is often the highlights of many people's vacations. "Worth it jut for the Zodiac Ride!" We are weather dependent, it would be wise to plan an extra day or two in the area, or flexibility for those weather 'challenging' days! Approximately 40 minutes from town of Digby, 70 from Annapolis Royal and 3 hours from Halifax. Suitable for adventurers of all ages, 5 to 85, however sometimes conditions might not be suitable for small children, back problems etc.

From cosmopolitan and charmingly French Montréal through the Canadian Maritimes and Atlantic Provinces. The Ocean is a memorable trip that encompasses everything from fertile farmlands to rugged, rocky coastlines, with culture, entertainment and Canadian heritage along the way. Traveling between Montréal and Halifax, The Ocean offers a refreshing overnight journey; treating passengers to a continually changing landscape from the comfort of full-service train cars and even 360-degree panoramic views.

From $109

From $165 (economy)

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The Ocean offers three classes of service in two different types of train cars, from highly affordable Economy and Sleeper class to the pampered luxury of Sleeper Plus class during peak summer travel months.

From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.


New Brunswick Awe–inspiring Bay of Fundy will reward you with magnificent tides and breathtaking coastline. From sophisticated urban flair to charming country villages along the seaside, explore the culture and history of this province.


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INTRODUCTION / New Brunswick

KEY TO MAP Tour 1

Tour 2

Air

Canada

No. of Nights Stay

NEW BRUNSWICK Moncton 1

Fredericton 1

Fundy

2 National Park 2

2

1 St. Martins

Saint John

St Andrews -by-the-Sea

NOVA SCOTIA 1 Digby 2 Halifax

7 Day Circle the Bay of Fundy Bay of Fundy & The Hopewell Rocks – the tides here are the highest tides in the world, with 100-billion tonnes of seawater gushing in and out of the bay twice a day. Best witnessed at The Hopewell Rocks, at low tide you can walk the ocean floor and look up at the cliffs and rocks. At high tide, enormous rock formations that once towered over you are now barely peeking out above the surface.

Nestled between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, Atlantic Canada’s Bay of Fundy is home to the highest tides in the world.

Acadian Culture – from the Acadian Peninsula to the Acadia of the Southeast, a drive along the scenic routes of New Brunswick’s Acadian coast will immerse you in vibrant communities and a rich cultural scene. Museums, historic sites and living-history villages bring the Acadians’ remarkable 400-year-history to life.

Day 2: Halifax – Moncton

Moncton – a bilingual city, Moncton is home to the only French-language university in New Brunswick. It’s the only Atlantic city where you can take day trips to the Fundy and Acadian coasts and still be back in time for a fine dining experience.

Day 6: Digby - Annapolis Valley - Halifax

Fredericton – the provincial capital, Fredericton, is best known for the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, the Historic Garrison District and activities along the St. John River, which flows through the city. Saint John – the only city on the beautiful Bay of Fundy. Is where the urban charms of a vibrant, historic city nestle up against the grand, natural allure of this worldfamous bay. Kings Landing Historical Settlement – entering Kings Landing is like stepping back in time as this 19th century village comes to life for an experience like no other. Walk amongst villagers as they live a life nearly left only to legend and immerse yourself in their daily ways. Stories, culinary treats, animals and trades of days gone by.

Welcome to picturesque Fredericton, New Brunswick’s capital city noted for its heritage, culture and riverside beauty. Stroll through world class art galleries and heritage museums. Hire a bike and explore the majestic St. John River as you cycle along the riverfront trails. Enjoy a visit to Kings Landing Historical Settlement – a re-enactment of the sights, sounds and feel of rural New Brunswick life in the 1800’s. Visit the National Historic sites of City Hall and Christchurch Cathedral, before watching the changing of the guard ceremony in the Historic Garrison District.

Package Includes: 3 nights of accommodation, Kings Landing settlement site. Moderate pricing from.

$359

Inn B&B pricing from.

$395

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Day 3: Moncton – Saint John Day 4: St. Andrews by-the-Sea Day 5: Saint John - Digby Day 7: Package Ends Tour Includes: 6 nights of accommodation, 11 meals, services of a professional guide, transportation and sightseeing attractions. For a detailed list of inclusions and itinerary, please contact us. Departure Dates: 2015: Jun 2, 16, 30; Jul 14*, 28; Aug 11, 25; Sep 8*, 22; Oct 6 *2 *Bilingual English/German tour departures are noted Pricing from.

$2019

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

8 Day Bay of Fundy Explorer Explore the awe-inspiring Bay of Fundy. A visit to this marine wonder will reward you with magnificent tides, breathtaking coastline and endless adventure.

4 Day Fredericton City Stay

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Day 1: Arrive Halifax

Day 1:

Arrive Moncton

Day 2: Moncton – Fundy National Park (1 ½ hours) Day 3:

Explore Fundy National Park

Day 4: Fundy National Park – St. Martins (2 hours) Day 5: St. Martins - St. Andrews (2 hours) Day 6: Explore St. Andrews Day 7: St. Andrews - Fredericton (2 hours) Day 8: Fredericton - Moncton (2 hours) Package Includes: 7 Nights of accommodation, 8 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), St. Andrews nature cruise Pricing from.

$1389

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.


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New Brunswick / NEW BRUNSWICK ACCOMMODATION & TOURING

Rossmount Inn

Crowne Plaza Fredericton

The Inn, a 3-storey manor house is part of an 87 acre estate set between the forest and the sea. It includes Chamcook Mountain, the highest point in the Passamaquoddy Bay area with breathtaking vistas over the Bay, Chamcook Lake, St. Croix River and the coast of Maine. The perfect location for your vacation. Take a leisurely walk through their meadows, a scenic nature trail up the mountain or a stroll through the organic kitchen garden. Owners/operators Chris & Graziella Aerni and their staff will provide you with true Maritime hospitality and ensure that your visit will be a memorable one.

The Crowne Plaza Fredericton - Lord Beaverbrook hotel is located in the heart of downtown Fredericton, New Brunswick. Situated on the banks of the majestic Saint John River, it is the only Fredericton hotel within walking distance of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton Playhouse and Fredericton's unique shopping & entertainment district. To enjoy the full experience, be sure to set aside time to explore the more than 85 km of walking trails throughout downtown Fredericton.

From $179

From $199

Moderate

Superior

Kings Landing Historical Settlement

Quartermain House B&B

Located on the scenic Saint John River and Trans-Canada trail system guests enjoy a leisurely fifteen minute stroll to historic downtown Fredericton for dining and sightseeing. Step into the elegant foyer of Quartermain House B&B and experience a 'history of hospitality'. This heritage property blends the charm of the past with beautifully appointed modern amenities in a classic timeless style. Ranked number 1 in North America by Booking.com based on customer reviews. Relax in the garden terrace, lounge, enjoy guest refreshments and a delicious three course breakfast in an exquisite setting.

Recognized as One of Canada's Top International Attraction by Attractions Canada, Kings Landing is a museum that brings history to life. Located only 20 minutes from Fredericton, the settlement faithfully recreates the sights, sounds and feel of rural New Brunswick in the 1800's. This open-air museum has 10 dwellings, a working saw mill, gristmill, small theatre, school, church, forge, store, carpenter's shop, cooper's shop, and door and sash factory. . Upon arrival you will provided with a village map and can make your way through the site at your own pace. Visitors can watch the "locals" working and performing everyday activities, and then take a break at the pub and dining room.

From $225

From $25

Boutique

Fundy Trail Parkway

Pristine beaches hugging the Bay of Fundy - one of the Marine Wonders of the World! Waterfalls tumbling down ancient cliffs. Coastline sculpted by the highest tides in the world. Spectacular views from a dozen observation decks and lookouts. A historical Interpretive Center with artifacts and displays of shipbuilding and lumbering. One of the last remaining coastal wilderness areas in North America. Flora and fauna abound in this multi-use corridor. Enjoy it from your car, your bike or on foot. It’s spectacular from every view! The Hearst Lodge – Refresh, rejuvenate and reconnect with nature, hike the trails or simply enjoy a relaxing day at the Hearst Lodge. Overnight accommodations, with dinner and breakfast included, are available.

From $55 From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

Little Big Bear Safari

At Little Big Bear Safari, you will experience a unique way of viewing the Black Bear of A merica in the deep forest of New Brunswick. This is not a zoo so the bears are free to come and go as they please. You will be transported with a mini bus to the foot of a secure and comfortable viewing tower, always accompanied by certified guides. You will be asked to be super quiet. Now for the next two hours, you are in the Bear's world. Enjoy the interaction between these magnificent creatures while they play, chase one another and sometimes fight. On occasion, we see Mama Bear nurse her cubs The little ones climb trees while Mama Bear chases away any big male intruder ferociously.

From $59 www.andersonvacations.ca


Prince Edward Island The birthplace of The Confederation, experience rich history, combined with green pastoral landscape, water views, miles of sandy beaches and locally produced foods.


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Prince Edward Island / INTRODUCTION

Canada

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND 2 Cavendish

Summerside 1 2

Charlottetown

NEW BRUNSWICK

NOVA SCOTIA

1

Charlottetown – known as the birthplace of Canada, this seaside city has an elegant and historical charm. Walkable and safe, you will never be far from shopping, world class theatre; including Anne of Green Gables The Musical, historic sites, and golf courses in stunning settings.

Oak Island

KEY TO MAP

North Cape Coastal Drive – offers a smorgasbord of classic island scenery with naturally sifted white and red sand beaches, towering red sandstone capes and a necklace of essential coastal stops.

Tour 1

Anne of Green Gables – designated a National Historic Site of Canada, visit the 19th century Green Gables farm in Cavendish, the setting for the popular novels by Lucy Maud Montgomery.

3 Day Charlottetown City Stay

Tour 2

Air No. of Nights Stay

Red Sands Shore – this area is embodied by the colour red: the red sand beaches and the red jutting cliffs that will both impress and humble you and the red clay roads that disappear over hills. Green Gables Shore – a spectacular piece of Prince Edward Island’s acclaimed scenic landscape composed of red sandstone cliffs, white sand beaches and rolling farm fields. Some of this classic coastline has been protected in PEI National Park, which hugs the north shore in this area.

Halifax

4 Day Oak Island & Prince Edward Island Overnight in the Oak Island area and learn of the treasure hunters that have ventured to Nova Scotia for hundreds of years before heading to Prince Edward Island for a two-night stay. The red cliffs, white beaches, gently sloping sand dunes and green fields of Canada’s smallest province awaits!

Day 1: Halifax – Oak Island

Explore this memorable city, featuring some of the highlights of Canada’s birthplace! Enjoy a stroll on National Historic Great George street, view rolling farmlands, stunning seascapes, tiny villages and bustling harbours along the Green Gables Shore. Tour Green Gables House: this old farm site inspired L.M. Montgomery’s first novel, Anne of Green Gables published in 1908. Peruse the Island Art Gallery’s stunning collection of artwork from some of Prince Edward Island’s leading artists. Explore the graceful elegance of The Dunes’ extensive gardens.

This morning set out to discover the rustic charm of the renowned fishing village of Peggy’s Cove. Travel Nova Scotia’s South Shore and on to the UNESCO World Heritage town of Lunenburg for a walking tour. Visit picture perfect Mahone Bay where a trinity of 19th century built churches represent an iconic cultural landscape. Overnight at an ocean-side resort in the Oak Island area.

Day 2: Oak Island – Charlottetown Travel via the Confederation bridge, the worlds longest continual multi-span bridge en-route to Charlottetown. Enjoy a traditional hall-style lobster supper.

Day 3: Charlottetown Package Includes: 2 nights of accommodation, full day Island Finest tour. Moderate pricing from.

$439

Superior pricing from.

$619

Join a walking tour of this picturesque city. In the afternoon drive by red cliffs, white beaches, gently slopping sand dunes and green fields as you make your way to Prince Edward National Park and Green Gables Heritage Site.

Day 4: Charlottetown – Halifax Ferry over the Northumberland Strait back to Nova Scotia where our tour ends at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport.

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

6 Day Delights of Prince Edward Island Self Drive The red cliffs, white beaches, gently sloping sand dunes and green fields await you. Canada’s smallest province is a quaint place of natural beauty and rich history so sit back and enjoy the ride along Prince Edward Island’s alluring coastal scenery.

Tour Includes: 3 nights of accommodation, services of a professional driver guide, transportation, 4 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners, Peggy’s Cove, Lunenburg, Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Glooscap Heritage Centre & Mi’kmaq Museum, Confederation Bridge, Anne of Green Gables, Prince Edward Island National Park, ferry from Prince Edward Island to Nova Scotia, lobster dinner. Departure Dates: 2014: Jun 8, 22; Jul 6, 20*; Aug 3, 17, 31; Sep 14*, 28; Oct 12 *2 Bilingual English/German tour departures are noted Pricing from.

$1299

Pricing is per person, double occupancy

Day 1:

Halifax – Summerside (3 hours)

Day 2: Summerside – Cavendish (1 hour) Day 3:

Cavendish sightseeing

Day 4: Cavendish - Charlottetown (1 hour) Day 5: Charlottetown sightseeing Day 6: Charlottetown – Halifax (4 hours) Package Includes: 5 Nights of accommodation, 6 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), Charlottetown city tour Pricing from.

$1189

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

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PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND ACCOMMODATION & TOURING / Prince Edward Island

The Great George Hotel Charlottetown The Great George Hotel is an award-winning, historic boutique property. A unique collection of 15 lovingly restored heritage buildings, with 54 stylishly appointed 4½ star guestrooms, all richly renovated with their own character and story. The perfect combination of modern luxury meets historic elegance. Designed around the senses, The Great George is a place where guests come to experience a friendly, relaxed and refined atmosphere delivered through genuine Prince Edward Island hospitality. You'll discover modern amenities and conveniences seamlessly integrated with the accents and charm of our classically elegant surroundings. Through our doors, you'll step out to one of the most historic streetscapes in Canada. We're located in the heart of Charlottetown, PEI, where all the major attractions are just footsteps away. We're also just minutes from Charlottetown's waterfront and boardwalk, plus boutique shops, fabulous culinary, local arts, and theatre. We're also within a short drive of: Sandy beaches • Coastal drives • Numerous award-winning golf courses.

From $275

Superior

Anne of Green Gables Tour

The Hotel on Pownal

With a marked fresh, urban style, The Hotel on Pownal is a modern boutique hotel ideal for those who shy away from conventionality. Located in the heart of downtown Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island on historic Pownal Street, we're within a breath of shopping, fabulous dining, and the beautiful Charlottetown waterfront & boardwalk. With your stay at our recently renovated hotel, our Concierge will keep you active and entertained. We also have all the modern conveniences and amenities you expect. We invite you to stay at The Hotel on Pownal.

Experience the highlights of the North Shore area of Prince Edward Island. Quaint villages, lighthouses, and the world-lass Cavendish Beach. Tour Green Gables House which inspired the setting for L.M. Montgomery to create her beloved tale of a red-haired orphan, Anne of Green Gables. Anne of Green Gables, published in 1908 was L.M. Montgomery’s first novel and this site now welcomes visitors from all around the world.

From $165

From $79

Superior

A must stop will be at Prince Edward Island Preserve Company, located in one of Canada’s prettiest villages. The company uses locally grown fruit to make delicious jams and marmalades.

Charlottetown Walking Tour

Summerside Loyalist Lakeview

Adjacent from the spectacular harbourfront, The Loyalist Country Inn, a Lakeview Resort in beautiful Summerside, Prince Edward Island offers travellers the most picturesque location in the area plus the best in customer service the Island has to offer. For your convenience, all the rooms come equipped with cable TV and a DVD player, coffee maker with free coffee and tea, iron and ironing board, and a hairdryer. Other facilities include; Indoor pool, sauna and onsite restaurant.

Discover Canada’s Birthplace! History comes alive when you stroll down one of Canada’s greatest historic streets, where every building and street corner has a story to tell. During this one hour walking tour hosted by Confederation Players you will meet Canadian heros like Sir John A . MacDonald and Sir George Etienne Cartier who share the historical sidewalk with town criers, “schemers” and tavern sweepers. Get a glimpse into the cultural and historical context of the Charlottetown Conference with this tour. This tour has multiple daily departures.

From $215 ANDERSON VACATIONS

Moderate

From $25 From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.


Newfoundland & Labrador Explore this untouched land, view magnificent 10,000 year old icebergs and view 30 tonne whales leaping out of the water. From stunning coastlines, to quaint fishing villages and deep history, you will be in awe.


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INTRODUCTION / Newfoundland and Labrador

2 St. Anthony

L’Anse-au-Clair 1

Canada

Port au Choix

1

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

ONTARIO Cow Head 2 Gros Morne 2

1 Twillingate 1

Deer Lake NEWFOUNDLAND

Port-aux-Basques 1

2 Trinity

2 St. John’s

NEW BRUNSWICK

NOVA SCOTIA 1 Halifax

TO MAP KEYKEY TO MAP TourTour 1 1 TourTour 2 2 Air Air Tour 3 of Nights No. No. of Nights StayStay

St. John’s – the oldest and most easterly city in North America, this is where heritage lives. Melded with culture, history, and personality, St. John’s has survived two World Wars, five centuries, countless hardships and triumphs. It’s become a rare, old city full of character, experience and charisma, with a contemporary and sophisticated edge. L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site – a visit to the site can transport you back to where Vikings once stood. Perched on the tip of the Viking Trail, it’s a place where mystery still mingles with the light and washes over the strange and captivating landscape. Gros Morne National Park – the second largest National Park in eastern Canada, Gros Morne National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site stretching across 1,805 square kilometres of western Newfoundland as part of the towering Long Range Mountains. Labrador – one of the last untamed, unspoiled places left on earth and home to the spectacular Torngat Mountains National Park where you have the chance to view Polar Bears in their natural habitat. Labrador stretches from the Strait of Belle Isle in the south, to Cape Chidley in the far north, boasting towering mountains, massive rock faces and an infinite supply of lakes and rivers, not to mention waters seasonally teeming with whales and icebergs. Red Bay National Historic Site – Red Bay Basque Whaling Station was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This mystical place is world-renowned. Red Bay takes the essence of Labrador coastal living and transposes it onto a tapestry of rich culture and history.

8 Day Newfoundland & Labrador’s Viking Tour

11 Day A Touch of Newfoundland History, scenery, culture and eclectic characters will all play an important role in your journey through Newfoundland. You will be inspired by the vivid streets of St. John’s, awed by the coastal views of the Atlantic Ocean, and uplifted by the notorious hospitality of the people who want you to love their home as much as they do.

Day 1:

Arrive St. John’s

Day 2:

St. John’s and Avalon sightseeing

Day 3:

St. John’s - Trinity (2 ½ hours)

Day 4:

Trinity and Bonavista sightseeing

Day 5:

Trinity - Twillingate (4 hours)

Day 6:

Twillingate – Gros Morne National Park (4 ½ hours)

Day 7:

Gros Morne National Park sightseeing

Day 8:

Gros Morne National Park – St. Anthony (4 hours)

Day 9:

Northern Peninsula sightseeing

Day 10: St. Anthony – Deer Lake (5 hours) Day 11:

Package ends

Package Includes: 10 Nights of accommodation, 11 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), St. John’s city tour, Ferryland lighthouse picnic, Western Brook Pond boat cruise. Pricing from.

$2345

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

Thousands of years of history come alive as you ferry across the Cabot Strait to explore the West Coast of Newfoundland & Labrador.

Day 1: Arrive Halifax Day 2: Halifax – Port-aux-Basques Day 3:

Port-aux-Basques – Port au Choix

Day 4: Port Au Choix – L’Anse-au-Clair Day 5:

L’Anse-au-Clair – St. Anthony

Day 6: St. Anthony – Cow Head Day 7: Gros Morne Touring Day 8: Cow Head – Deer Lake – Tour Ends Tour Includes: 7 nights of accommodation, 15 meals, services of a professional guide, transportation, sightseeing, and attractions. For a detailed list of inclusions and itinerary, please contact us. Departure Dates: 2015: May 29*; Jun 12, 26; Jul 10, 24*; Aug 7, 21; Sep 4 *2 Bilingual English/German tour departures are noted Pricing from.

$2255

Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

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Humber Valley Chalets

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Leaside Suites & Executive Apartments Located in the center of historic St. John’s, nestled on over 2 acres of mature trees and gardens, Leaside offers you the prefect escape from the everyday. Top rated by TripAdvisor, Leaside offers visitors and business travellers unique accommodations with a signature style, complemented by our famously attentive personal service. Begin planning your escape today!

From $305 Impressive collection of 20, two to six bedroom 4.5 star rated luxury chalets . Featuring vaulted ceilings, large light filled interiors, extensive balconies and decks for relaxing and entertaining. Generous modern kitchens, spacious living and dining areas, and sizable ensuite bedrooms. Many have game rooms, pool tables, hot tubs, and saunas. Only 15 minutes from Deer Lake Airport and 45 minutes from Gros Morne National Park. Onsite amenities at Humber Valley Resort include award winning 18 hole Championship Golf Course Elements Wellness Spa featuring Pevonia products.

From. $1729 (3 Nights)

Superior

Neddies Harbour Inn Boutique 4 ½ star Waterfront 16 Room Inn located on spectacular Bonne Bay Newfoundland, In the heart of Gros Morne National Park. Set in a tranquil location on the Bonne Bay fjord overlooking the Long Range Mountains and the Tablelands of Gros Morne National Park. Award winning Black Spruce restaurant onsite.

From $309

Superior

Quirpon Island Inn

Superior

Fishers' Loft Inn, Port Rexton

Relax in a 4 Star lightkeeper's home on a deserted island overlooking "Iceberg Alley" at the northern tip of Newfoundland has the longest iceberg season. Killer whales and humpbacks are common and routinely come in so close to the shore that you can touch them. Our indoor whale and iceberg watching station allows you to enjoy the spectacle all day and night. Walk the island, then lay on the helipad and watch the Northern Lights. A Zodiac boat tour and guided kayak tours allow you to visit the whales and icebergs up close!

Tucked away on a quiet back lane, Fishers' Loft is a top rated, award winning rural inn overlooking the harbour of Ship Cove. The Inn is a collection of structures which reflect the traditional architecture of Trinity Bay between 1850 and 1900. The buildings have been designed to ensure the visitor's comfort. Nearby are many coastal walking trails including Skirwink Trail. Icebergs, whales, birds, foxes and moose can all be seen in season. Fishers' Loft Inn was recognized in National Geographic Traveler's Stay List as one of the 15 best places to stay in Canada.

Next to L'Anse aux Meadows, the UNESCO World Heritage Viking site.

From $519

Unique Lodge

From $285

Freshwater Inn

Superior

Fogo Island Inn

Nestled in the forest on a quiet ocean cove, Freshwater Inn offers spacious accommodations with private entrances, private ensuites, vaulted ceilings and hardwood floors to visitors in Newfoundland’s beautiful Kittiwake Coast. Bordered by forests, walking trails and scenic Freshwater Bay, Freshwater Inn provides an informal atmosphere, while maintaining a high level of comfort and elegance. 3 course breakfast is included in your stay. Ideal for vacationers, business travel and small groups.

Fogo Island Inn sits on an island, off an island, off one of the four corners of the Earth. Every one of our 29 one-of-a-kind guest suites has dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows that open onto the wildest and most powerful ocean on the planet, located less than 100 feet from your organic natural-fibre dream bed. Most suites have a wood-burning fireplace stove; all are furnished with quiet luxuries and handmade furniture and quilts - a stimulating relief from modern times. The award-winning Inn is a community asset, and 100% of operating surpluses are reinvested into the community. Package Includes: 2 Nights of accommodation, breakfast, half day Fogo Island orientation excursion. Pricing is per person, double occupancy.

From $185 From prices for accommodation are ‘per room’ and sightseeing are ‘per person’.

Moderate

From $1129

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NEW FOUNDLAND & LABRADOR ACCOMMODATION & TOURING / Newfoundland and Labrador

Grenfell Heritage Hotel St. Anthony

Tuckamore Lodge

A beautiful, modern hotel located in the heart of St. Anthony, Newfoundland with all the latest amenities. Located directly across from Curtis Memorial Hospital it is within walking distance to Northland Discovery Boat Tours and Grenfell Historic Properties. Only a thirty minute drive from the L'anse Aux Meadows National Historic Viking Site. All guest rooms have queen beds.Honeymoon Suite is available with king bed. Most rooms have a kitchen and balcony. Wireless internet and continental breakfast included. Recipient of the 2013 and 2014 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Tuckamore Lodge is situated in the coastal community of Main Brook near St. Anthony along the Viking Trail in Newfoundland. This Charming lodge featuring Scandinavian style accommodations in the heart of the Newfoundland wilderness is coupled with some of the highest quality outdoor experiences in Atlantic Canada. Enjoy the morning song of birds, the frantic activity of squirrels, and maybe observe a moose or two grazing on the fresh green grass.

From $185

From $215

Moderate

Rugged Beauty Boat Tours

Unique Lodge

Whale Watching and Boat Tour

... by sea from New Bonaventure to the enchanting and long-abandoned communities of Kerley's Harbour and Ireland's Eye. Back in boat, across the sound and through the fjord entrance to the deserted community of British Harbour, first settled, in the 1800's. Choose to return by boat or hike over highlands and alongside tumbling streams back to New Bonaventure. Bruce Miller is your guide and skipper. A fisherman born in Kerley's Harbour with tales of the life of these communities. A journey through time. Daily tour times: 10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. - tours run approximately 3 hours. Rugged Beauty Boat tours not only operates scheduled daily tours, but we also arrange specialty tours to fit your needs. Please contact us in advance to arrange your customized tour.

Iceberg Quest’s award winning tour has been departing from St. John’s and Twillingate showcasing Newfoundland’s unique charm for over a decade.

From $99

From $69

Witness the world’s largest concentration of humpback whales. Steam through the passageway of 12,000 year old Greenland icebergs. View elegant sea birds including the Atlantic Puffin as they feed in these coastal waters. Journey to a place where the Atlantic Ocean meets the edge of the earth. Experience a land where charisma and hospitality meet in harmony to create a tour that has attracted visitors from around the globe.

Gatheralls Puffin & Whale Watch

Gros Morne Theatre

Newfoundland's best tour! Experience the real wild side of Newfoundland.This 90 minute guided cruise to the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve is a must do on any visit to Newfoundland. Gatherall's tour is the most consistent tour for spotting puffins and whales. Friendly, professional and caring staff welcome vacationers of all ages. Cruise in comfort on board on the spacious and stable catamaran - largest tour vessel in NL - inside seating provided for all passengers. Scheduled guaranteed departures daily May through September. Special group /private departures available.

A summer long professional theatre festival featuring drama, comedy, music and dinner theatre, all of which highlight the culture, history and people of Newfoundland & Labrador. Your natural vacation in Gros Morne National Park is topped off with authentic storytelling in the Warehouse Theatre and Shallow Bay Motel Ethie Room in Cow Head, on the north end of Gros Morne National Park. Running late May to midSeptember each year, the Gros Morne Theatre Festival line-up includes The S.S. Ethie (dinner theatre) the re-telling of a 1919 shipwreck - the rusted remains still lay on the beach about 10 minutes away from Cow Head; Neddy Norris Night, a musical journey through our last hundred years; and Newfoundland Vinyl, a comedy/music night highlighting our more recent musical geniuses! And more, much much more!

From $79

From $65

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Anderson Vacations / TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Terms and Conditions Validity: This brochure is valid from November 1st, 2014 through to March 31st 2016

Bookings: Bookings can be made through our friendly reservation staff,
or by visiting your local travel agent or travel wholesaler. For best selection and availability it is recommended packages be booked as far in advance as possible.

Currency: The prices in this brochure are based in Canadian dollars (CAD). We are happy to offer pricing on any of our packages, tours or programs in either Canadian or US dollars. Simply ask your consultant at time of initial enquiry to provide you with a quote in the currency that works for you.

Price Guarantee: Prices in this brochure are based on costs and local currencies as of August 1st, 2014. Should these costs or currency calculations change
it may be necessary to make a surcharge on the price of your holiday. However, no surcharge will be made in respect to cost fluctuations once your holiday payment has been fully made and received by Anderson Vacations.

Deposit/ Final payment policies: A $200 deposit per person is required at time of booking, to hold your customized Canadian Vacation package. Final payment is requested 45 days prior to departure. Cruise line, Rocky Mountaineer and other specialty supplier deposit and final payment schedules over and above our standard requirements will
be passed onto you and discussed with you prior to booking any such arrangements.

Changes to reservations: If you wish to change your reservation after confirmation has been processed and deposit applied, we will do our utmost to satisfy your request. A service charge of $25.00 per change will be levied to cover extra administrative and communication costs. Upgrades will be charged at the rate of the upgrade. Separate supplier change fees may apply depending on the arrangements booked. Any supplier change fees will be passed onto the client.

Cancellation penalties: All cancellations will be subject to a $50.00 per person processing fee. Our standard land cancellation fees are as follows: 45 Days Prior to Departure – 100% Refundable 30–44 Days Prior to Departure – 75% Refundable

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Travel Insurance: Protection you can trust, rates you can afford. Anderson Vacations STRONGLY RECOMMENDS travel insurance to all customers travelling to Canada utilizing this brochure and our services. Travel insurance can be purchased to cover penalties in the event a customer needs to cancel or change their travel plans due to unforeseen circumstances. Travel insurance can also provide medical and emergency assistance protection during travel, as well as loss and delay coverage. Visit your travel agent, travel wholesaler or call one of our insurance specialists for more details. If a client does not carry travel insurance, all hospital and medical expenses are the client/ traveller’s responsibilities. No refunds for unused travel arrangements will be provided, in the case of medical emergency.

Visas/passports: A passport valid for six months beyond date
of travel is required for entry into Canada and Alaska. Please discuss this with your travel agent or one of our specialists at time of booking.

Documentation: Travel vouchers, tickets, departure details and supplier addresses will be provided at time of final payment. All documentation is sent electronically. These are tickets and as good as cash. Lost vouchers will require a $50.00 processing fee to resend.

Responsibilities: Anderson Vacations acts only as an agent for the owners and contractors providing transportation, accommodation or other services and is not responsible or liable for any loss, damage or injury, delay or accident due to an act of default of any company engaged in providing service included in these packages. The right is reserved to decline or accept any person requesting a travel packages or to refuse to retain a member of a group or individual travel program. Scheduled changes may occur. Anderson Vacations management reserves the right to make any adjustments in plans which may be necessitated due to situations not under our control.

Force majeure: Anderson Vacations is not responsible for any additional costs, claims, losses, damages, expenses, delays or loss of enjoyment of any nature or kind whatsoever resulting from any events caused by circumstances not under our or our suppliers reasonable control. This includes but is not limited to weather, strikes, cancelled
or delayed transportation, labour disputes, riots, blockades, wars, terrorist attacks, earthquakes or restraints imposed by government authorities.

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as examples. You will be responsible for all additional cancellation fees imposed by such suppliers over and above the Anderson Vacations cancellation fees. These cancellation fees are required to offset booking communication, and administrative charges which have already been incurred by us, suppliers and your travel agent. Cancellation fees imposed by suppliers and travel agents are beyond our control and you should check with your travel agent regarding what cancellation fees may be applicable. * Regrettably cancellation charges cannot
be waived. There will be no exceptions. No refunds on unused services after departure from the original city. Cancellation insurance is recommended on all packages to avoid penalties.

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