The Best of Canada
Toronto to Vancouver
Travel & Accommodation
Map & Itinerary
- 8 nights in Eastern Canada and 11 nights in Western Canada staying in premium accommodation
- Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service
- Enjoy a Welcome Breakfast and a Farewell Dinner
- Tipping for all staff and airport transfers
- 28 meals - 19 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 7 dinners
Travel & Accommodation
Roam the cultural patchwork of Toronto and discover the unique energy of this city.
Relax at Emerald Lake Lodge
Absorb the picturesque setting of Emerald Lake Lodge during an idyllic overnight stay
Discover Idyllic Vancouver
Explore the gateway to Canada’s West Coast and one of the world’s most liveable cities
Map & Itinerary
- Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
- Prices include airport transfers, gratuities and sundries
- Flight from Montréal to Victoria not included
- Day 9 is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director
- Prices are for land/rail only. Flights not included
Designed exclusively for our guests
Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event
Your journey begins today as you are met on arrival at Toronto airport and transferred to your hotel. Take the time to settle into your accommodation before enjoying the evening at your leisure to explore the city. Perhaps try a local restaurant for dinner.
Stay: Two Nights, Toronto, Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre
This morning, enjoy a Welcome Breakfast where you will have the chance to meet your fellow guests and Travelmarvel Tour Director. After, enjoy a comprehensive city tour to discover the sights of Toronto.Daily :
Tonight, enjoy the spectacular views from your Fallsview Room at the Marriott on the Falls.
On your way to Niagara Falls, visit the village of Niagara-on-the-Lake on the way to the spectacular sight of famous Niagara Falls, which is collectively made up of three impressive waterfalls. Later, you will board a thrilling boat cruise for a journey to the base of Horseshoe Falls (raincoats provided). Perhaps you might also like to take an exciting helicopter ride over Niagara Falls (own expense).
Stay: Niagara Falls, Marriott on the Falls, in a Fallsview RoomDaily :
Kingston, 1000 Islands, Ottawa
Stop at Kingston on your way to Ottawa today, where you will enjoy a relaxing cruise around the picturesque 1000 Islands of the St Lawrence Seaway. Cruise past tiny islands, castles reminiscent of fairytales and island mansions. You’ll be taken back to a time when pirates and bootleggers roamed the area, as well as the Gilded Age, when the rich and famous used the area as their personal playground.
Stay: Two Nights, Ottawa, Lord Elgin HotelDaily :
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Ottawa, which takes in the city’s highlights and landmarks. See Ottawa from Parliament Hill and view the historic Rideau Canal. The rest of the day is then yours to spend at leisure to relax or perhaps explore the city further.Daily :
Ottawa, Québec City
This morning after breakfast, head off on a visit to Parc Oméga, an open-range sanctuary where you will witness native animals like wolves, moose and black bears roaming freely. Later, arrive in Québec City.
Stay: Two Nights, Québec City, Hotel Manoir VictoriaDaily :
This evening, savour dinner at a Sugar Shack, where you will learn about maple syrup production.
This morning after breakfast, you will enjoy a sightseeing tour of this beautiful city. Later this afternoon, perhaps choose one of the select experiences available. These include a horse-drawn carriage tour through the city’s historic streets, a river cruise along the St Lawrence River or further exploring Québec City on a walking tour (own expense).Daily :
Québec City, Montréal
Farewell Québec City this morning, and head to Montréal, a European-style metropolis. Upon arrival, embark on a city sightseeing tour to explore its many highlights. Later this evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.
Stay: Montréal, Marriott Chateau ChamplainDaily :
Today you’ll fly from Montréal to the capital city of British Columbia, Victoria (flight not included). Replete with heritage architecture, beautiful gardens and culinary delights, this small island city is where you will spend the next two nights.
Stay: Two Nights, Victoria, The Parkside Hotel and SpaDaily :
After breakfast, join a short orientation tour of Victoria, to get to know the elegant capital of British Columbia. Then spend time visiting The Butchart Gardens, which is among the most famous display gardens in the world. More than 100 years old, The Butchart Gardens is set over 22 hectares and has a distinctive style all of its own. With a magnificent array of floral displays to choose from, perhaps meander through the lovely Sunken Garden or explore the Japanese Garden and the Italian Garden, showcasing plants from around the world. If you’d prefer to explore further afield, choose from one of the select experiences available to you today. Perhaps embark on an exhilarating whale-watching cruise or enjoy a leisurely horse-drawn carriage tour to discover some of Victoria’s many attractions (own expense).Daily :
This morning after breakfast, you will drive to the small town of Chemainus before boarding a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Horseshoe Bay. Admire the stunning Coastal Mountains as you travel along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway with a stop at Shannon Falls on the way. Then continue on to the alpine resort of Whistler, a well-known haven for outdoor enthusiasts, set in stunning mountain scenery. Alternatively, you may like to enjoy a journey with aerial views on a floatplane flight across the Georgia Strait to Whistler (own expense).
Stay: Aava, Whistler HotelDaily :
Whistler, Blue River
Enjoy an overnight escape at the beautiful Mike Wiegele Heli Village.
After breakfast this morning, travel through the beautiful and rugged Cariboo region to Blue River.
Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli VillageDaily :
Blue River, Jasper
This morning is an opportunity to set off on a River Safari to stunning Grizzly Bear Valley.
Later today, follow the famous Yellowhead Highway, which bisects the state of British Columbia through spectacular scenery. Pass Mt Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, on your way to fairytale Jasper National Park. After settling into your lodge, the rest of the evening is at your leisure.
Stay: Chateau JasperDaily :
Jasper, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Emerald Lake
Arrive at the picturesque Emerald Lake Lodge for an idyllic overnight stay.
After breakfast, visit the natural wonder of Maligne Canyon and spend time walking through its deep rocky ravines. Then travel along the Icefields Parkway, which is considered to be the world’s most scenic highway. Here, you’ll stop at the Columbia Icefield for a thrilling Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Afterwards, continue on to Emerald Lake and arrive at the picturesque Emerald Lake Lodge for an idyllic overnight stay.
Stay: Emerald Lake LodgeDaily :
Tonight, enjoy a leisurely wagon ride along Bow River and a delicious BBQ dinner.
Travel to the stunning ‘Jewel of the Rockies’, Lake Louise, and (weather permitting) glacier-fed Moraine Lake. The azure waters and scenic surrounds of both these iconic landmarks provide picture-perfect views. Later, continue to the charming township of Banff, located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Explore Banff on a sightseeing tour, then ride the Banff Gondola along Sulphur Mountain.
Stay: Two Nights, Banff Park LodgeDaily :
After breakfast, enjoy today at leisure to explore more of this alpine township at your own pace. Set in pristine wilderness in the heart of the Canadian Rockies’ oldest national park, Banff offers outdoor adventure and all the attractions of a popular resort town. If you’re after adventure, then why not choose from a range of select experiences available to you. Consider joining a heli-flightseeing tour for aerial views of this stunning region. Perhaps watch for local wildlife on a Bow River float trip or why not set off on a Banff Experience tour (own expense).Daily :
Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops
This morning, board the world-famous Rocky Mountaineer train and settle into your carriage with large windows for expansive views of the fabled Rocky Mountains. Pass through the Spiral Tunnels, a historic engineering feat, which snakes its way through the region. Then continue through impressive Kicking Horse Canyon before arriving in the city of Kamloops late in the afternoon. There is time to settle into your comfortable hotel and relax this evening.
Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky MountaineerDaily :
Rocky Mountaineer, Vancouver
Rejoin the Rocky Mountaineer and continue your rail adventure west towards the Pacific Ocean. Along the way, enjoy incredible views of Fraser Canyon, the Coast Mountains and Fraser Valley. Late this afternoon, arrive in Vancouver and settle into your comfortable accommodation for the next two nights. This evening, enjoy free time to explore and dine at a local restaurant.
Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown HotelDaily :
Fall in love with the beautiful city of Vancouver and get to know some of its best-loved attractions on a sightseeing tour. You’ll discover the city’s sleek high-rise-framed Waterfront and enjoy a visit to its historic heart, Gastown. A hub for cuisine, fashion and stylish interior design boutiques, you will find an abundance of things to see in this dynamic city. This afternoon is yours to explore at leisure. Perhaps enjoy a select experience such as a gondola ride up nearby Grouse Mountain. From here, you’ll see Vancouver from a fresh perspective with incredible city views (own expense). Tonight, enjoy a special Farewell Dinner.Daily :
Your journey ends today. After a final breakfast with your fellow guests, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.Daily :
Everything was wonderful. There were great sight seeing trips and the guides were very knowledgeable.