Canada: Western Canada Peaks & Cliffs
Your Canada tailor-made holiday includes:
- International flights
- 13 nights in 4–4.5* hotels & hand-picked local gems
- 10 days car hire
- Calgary walking tour
- Evening Wildlife Safari
- Mountains, Lakes & Waterfalls tour
- Jasper tramway
- Tour to Maligne Lake
- Whistler Peak2Peak Alpine Sightseeing
- Deluxe Vancouver city highlights tour
- Capilano Suspension Bridge & Park entry
- Private transfers in Vancouver
Your Canada travel itinerary:
Day 1: Calgary
Check out the city’s lively food scene, or take a relaxing stroll along the riverside, to get your adventure started. The following morning, take a walking tour around the city centre highlights, including Fort Calgary and the various museums.
Days 2 - 3: Banff
Get set for world-class skiing, natural hot springs, main-street shopping and hikes through one of the world’s oldest national parks in beautiful Banff, nestled in the mountains and surrounded by spectacular scenery. Do not forget your camera as you head off on a mountains, lakes & waterfalls day tour, including the twinkling blue expanse of Lake Louise. Then, in the evening, set off on a wildlife safari in search of deer, bears and wolves. Plenty of outdoor activities are on offer here too – in winter, why not try tubing and ice skating, while in summer, have a crack at climbing or biking.
Days 5 - 7: Jasper
Continue on to Jasper and let the SkyTram whisk you up to 2277 metres for a spectacular view of the Rockies. Sail the serene waters of sapphire blue Maligne Lake to peaceful Spirit Island and the view that’s graced a thousand postcards. Absorb the unspoilt nature of Jasper National Park, dotted with shimmering glaciers, abundant wildlife, crystal-clear lakes, thundering waterfalls, deep canyons and evergreen forest. Jasper is located 180 picturesque miles north of Banff at the end of Alberta’s Icefields Parkway, one of the world’s most breath-taking drives.
Day 8: Sun Peaks
Further West, Sun Peaks is a great spot for downhill and cross country skiing as well as snowboarding in winter. For non-skiers, dogsledding or snowshoeing are fun alternatives that still allow you to soak up the twinkling landscapes. In summer it’s all about the hiking, golfing and mountain biking, although canoeing and kayaking on the lakes and rivers is a popular way to see the area too. Or perhaps just tee off in what has to be one of the most spectacularly situated golf courses in the world.
Days 9 - 10: Whistler
Take the longest and highest lift in the world for an unparalleled view of the snow-covered mountain peaks. Suspended 436 metres above the ground, let the Peak2Peak gondola whisk you between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains, taking in the far-reaching mountaintop views along the way. The area is popular with adventure enthusiasts who come for its downhill and cross-country mountain bike trails, along with rock climbing at the nearby town of Squamish. Plus there’s always a cosy fireside pub or a sunny patio bar to chill out and relax in after a hard day’s adventuring.
Days 11 - 13: Vancouver
Finish your trip in vivacious Vancouver, a city which is voted Most Liveable City in North America so often that it just doesn’t notice any more. In town, walk along the waterfront or hop over to foodie Granville Island for art and fresh farmers’ markets. Outside the city, head to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and cross the famous Capilano Suspension Bridge, swinging 70 metres above the Capilano River. Take a hike along the precarious Cliffwalk and get a squirrel’s eye view from the Treetops walk. If you’re here at Christmas, gaze in wonder as the whole park is lit up by thousands of twinkling fairy lights –magical!
Days 14 - 15:
Depart Vancouver and return to the UK.
Hotels on this Canada holiday:
- Calgary - 4.5* Delta Bow Valley
- Banff - 4.5* Rimrock Resort Hotel
- Jasper - 3.5* Chateau Jasper
- Sun Peaks - 4* Coast Sundance Lodge
- Whistler - 4.5* Pan Pacific Village Centre
- Vancouver - 4* Carmana Plaza Hotel
Here are some of our other holidays to Canada
Vancouver: Vancouver - 4* Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel4 StarsRead more >>
This all-suite hotel is on the doorstep of the city’s sports stadiums and entertainment district. Enjoy your very own home away from home here, where suites feature living rooms and kitchens. Make use of the hotel’s sports packages for Vancouver Canucks games, held at the Rogers Arena, wind down at the lap pool and hot tub, or relax on the garden terrace with a cool drink. After a busy day exploring, the restaurant patio is the perfect place to chill out. Or why not wander to one of Vancouver’s award-winning restaurants, which are just minutes away.4 Nights from£569 ppBook by 30 Mar 2017
Montreal: Montreal - 4* Omni Mont Royal4 StarsRead more >>
Wake up in your spacious suite and enjoy a steaming cup of Nespresso coffee while taking in those famous city views at Hotel Omni Mont-Royal. The breakfast dishes served at Le Petit Opus Café will set you up perfectly for the day; the Art of Breakfast buffet features eggs, French toast, pancakes and smoked salmon. Kids will love it here; through the Omni Kids Crew programme, younger guests receive backpacks on check-in filled with activity books and crayons, and milk and cookies will be delivered to their room on the first night. Recharge your batteries at the Eqlib Spa, spend an afternoon relaxing at the pool and while away a chilled evening at the Alice Bar. We challenge you not to find your favourite drink on this menu, and you can even order a snack if you’re feeling peckish. We recommend the selection of Quebec cheeses paired with a fine red wine.4 Nights from£939 ppBook by 30 Mar 2017
Canada: Toronto & Niagaratailor this journeyRead more >>Take in the three top sights on Ontario on this short and sweet Journey, covering the lively city of Toronto, the raging torrent of Niagara Falls and the cosy lakeside vineyards of Niagara-on-the-Lake. There’s plenty to see and do: you’ll soak up the sights of Toronto, including the 457m CN Tower, tour the vineyards of Niagara-on-the-Lake and feel the spray of Niagara Falls on a Hornblower cruise next to the falling water.9 Days from£1,379 ppBook by 31 Mar 2017
Canada: Bay of Fundy Coastal Townstailor this journeyRead more >>Feast on seafood in the cosy harbours and historic seaside villages of the Bay of Fundy, lined with dramatic cliffs and plenty of marine life. After looking for minke and humpback whales in Halifax, you’ll visit the quaint coastal towns of Moncton, Saint Andrews and Digby, with plenty of opportunity for clifftop and beach walks while watching the fishing boats coming in with the daily catch.11 Days from£1,685 ppBook by 26 Apr 2017
Canada: Quebec Cities & Scenerytailor this journeyRead more >>Explore the wonders of Quebec with this exciting journey, taking in the region’s top cities, most beautiful scenery and all the outdoor adventure that go with them. From the animated vibe of downtown Montreal to the charming streets of Quebec City’s quaint Old Town, all via the superb mountain scenery of Mont Tremblant, and the whales of Tadoussac, this dynamic journey has it all.13 Days from£2,025 ppBook by 31 Mar 2017