Canada Itineraries: CA11

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Day 1: Arrive in Vancouver

Welcome to Vancouver, Canada's third largest city! It’s a beautiful and vibrant city on the west coast of Canada with stunning beaches, large natural parks, unique neighbourhoods and diverse cultures. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to the hotel. After check in relax at the hotel. In the evening visit FlyOver Canada, Vancouver’s newest attraction offering spectacular Virtual Flight over Canada. Overnight at Vancouver.

Day 2: Vancouver City Tour

After breakfast we proceed for a City tour of Vancouver. This tour will include all the highlights: Canada Place, Robson Street, Sports Venues, the library, theatres, Chinatown and historic Gastown. Make stops in gorgeous Stanley Park, Vancouver's first park on to Cleveland Dam. Visit Capilano Suspension Bridge, stretching over 450 feet (137m) across and 230 feet (70m) above Capilano River. Overnight at Vancouver.

Day 3: Vancouver - Victoria - Vancouver

After breakfast proceed on a full day tour to Victoria. Today you will enjoy a 90 minute cruise through the spectacular Gulf Islands. Then visit Butchart Gardens,a 55-acre preserve of gorgeous floral gardens. Site of an old cement plant in the early 20th century, it was transformed by the Butchart family into a world-famous preserve of exotic plants and flowers. Next enjoy a scenic ocean drive with vistas of Juan de Fuca Strait and the Olympic Mountains to Victoria. On arrival, you will have ample time to explore the world famous Fairmont Empress Hotel, British Import Ships, Parliament Buildings and other attractions around Inner Harbor. Late evening return back to Vancouver. Overnight at Vancouver.

Day 4: Vancouver - Whistler

After breakfast, drive to the resort town of Whistler, boasting spectacular mountains, glaciers, and some of the most remarkable skiing on the continent. Take the exciting Peak 2 Peak Gondola, spanning the distance between Whistler and Blackcomb peaks. Soaring 1,427 feet above the valley floor and stretching a little over 4 kilometers, the ride offers stunning 360 degrees views of the surrounding mountain range and Whistler Valley below. Overnight at Whistler.

Day 5: Whistler - Kamloops

After breakfast head east as you cross the Coast Mountains and travel along remote Duffy Lake Road through some of the most beautiful scenery in Canada. End your day's journey in historic Kamloops, which means “the meeting of the waters.” The vast, rugged landscape of Kamloops showcases a variety of terrain, from silt bluffs to rolling hills, that attracts visitors from all over the world. Overnight at Kamloops.

Day 6: Kamloops - Jasper

After breakfast checkout and drive north along the Thompson River through the Yellowhead Pass to Jasper. The mountains part to reveal the aquamarine, glacier-fed lakes perched above the emerald valleys and the grazing elk of Jasper National Park. overnight at Jasper.

Day 7: Jasper

After breakfast day is at leisure to explore the uniquely beautiful landscape of Jasper National Park. Jasper National Park, covering 11,228km (6,976 miles), is listed as one of only 15 UNESCO extraordinary sites in Canada. It's shimmering glaciers, abundant wildlife, crystal clear lakes, thundering waterfalls, deep canyons and evergreen forest, all surrounded by towering, rugged mountain peaks are some of the reasons for it being on the UNESCO World Heritage List. We suggest a Maligne Lake boat cruise, a visit to Miette Hot Springs, or a ride on the Jasper Tramway Overnight in Jasper.

Day 8: Jasper - Lake Louise

After breakfast checkout and drive to Lake Louise via the spectacular Icefields Parkway, said to be one of the most scenic routes in the entire world. At Columbia Icefields, take an Ice Explorer ride onto the massive glacier. Later continue journey to beautiful Lake Louise; overnight in Lake Louise.

Day 9: Lake Louise - Calgary

Post breakfast today, drive to Calgary. En route, visit Banff, a town within Banff National Park. Banff National Park is a stunning wilderness and your outdoor playground for the day. Enjoy a gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain for some panoramic views, hike along one of the groomed trails or stroll through the townsite of Banff to shop in the many boutiques and shops. Later proceed to Calgary. Overnight at Calgary.

Day 10: Calgary - Toronto

Post Breakfast this morning, embark on a city tour of Calgary. The tour will take you for a short loop drive through the heart of the downtown core. Then, join the extended loop to areas away from the downtown area like the Chinook Mall and Heritage Park, Calgary Zoo, Calgary Tower, Chinatown, Saddle Dome, Calgary Olympic Park and Kensington. Later, fly to Toronto. On arrival in Toronto proceed to one of Canada’s most spectacular sights Niagara Falls. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Evening view the shimmering falls illuminated by rainbow of coloured lights; overnight in Niagara Falls.

Day 11: Toronto - Niagara Falls - Toronto

After breakfast, experience the Maid of the Mist, Journey behind the fall, Niagara's Fury, and White Water Walk. Late afternoon check out of the hotel and proceed to Toronto. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore the cultural, entertainment and financial capital of Canada; overnight in Toronto.

Day 12: Toronto

After breakfast, discover Toronto at your own pace on a comprehensive city tour. Visit impressive city landmarks such as the Rogers Centre, explore the harbour front district, take a harbour cruise, or perhaps find a shopping bargain at Eaton Centre. Overnight in Toronto.

Day 13: Toronto - Ottawa

After morning breakfast, checkout of the hotel, drive east to Rockport. Enjoy a cruise of the beautiful 1000 Islands – an unforgettable trip through the near countless small inlets that are home to a wide variety of marine life. Later continue the journey to Ottawa. Overnight at Ottawa.

Day 14: Ottawa - Quebec City

After breakfast, visit the Parliament Buildings, museums, or National Gallery, take a tour of the Royal Canadian Mint or enjoy a leisurely boat ride on the Ottawa River. Afternoon checkout and proceed to Quebec City. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Overnight at Quebec City.

Day 15: Quebec City - Montreal

After breakfast spend morning in Canada’s oldest city. Founded in 1608, Quebec City is the only walled city in North America and a designated United Nations World Heritage Site. Afternoon checkout and drive to the vibrant, cosmopolitan city of Montreal. overnight in Montreal.

Day 16: Montreal

After breakfast, day is at leisure. Montreal is one of the art and culture centres of Canada, boasting a long and colourful history. Visit Notre-Dame Basilica, Old Montreal, the Olympic site, the Biodome, Mt Royal Park, the casino or the underground city. Montreal nightlife is a must, discos, jazz clubs and other venues promise a lively experience Overnight in Montreal.

Day 17: Fly back to hometown

After breakfast, spend some time at leisure, proceed to the airport to board your flight.