Canada’s East and West, Alaska and New England
Toronto to Vancouver
Travel & Accommodation
Map & Itinerary
- 9 nights in Eastern Canada and 14 nights in Western Canada staying in premium accommodation
- Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service
- Guaranteed Ocean-view Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line New England and Alaska cruises
- Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
- 74 meals - 37 breakfasts, 15 lunches and 22 dinners
- Enjoy a Welcome Breakfast and a special Farewell Dinner
- Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers
Travel & Accommodation
Québec City Heritage
"Fiercely proud of its French heritage, this city offers a blend of the old and the new"
Cruise New England
Gain an insight into the rich history of Canada’s Maritime Provinces aboard a cruise along the Atlantic coastline
Discover the fairytale-like Jasper National Park, the largest park in the Canadian Rockies.
Map & Itinerary
- Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
- Prices include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries
- Departure transfer - after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1pm
- Flight from Boston to Victoria not included
- Days 17 and 18 are not escorted by a Tour Director
- Prices are for land/cruise and rail only. Flights not included
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Your journey throughout Eastern Canada and New England begins today as you arrive in Toronto. You will be met upon arrival at the airport and transferred to your hotel, located in the heart of the action in downtown Toronto.
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. Then embark on a city tour that will take you to the picturesque waterfront areas of Toronto. Afterwards, 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).Daily :
1000 Islands, Ottawa
Continue on your journey to Ottawa today. Along the way, enjoy a cruise around the 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 :
Today, enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Ottawa, during which you will visit Parliament Hill and the historic Rideau Canal, which winds its way through the heart of the city. The rest of the day is yours to explore at leisure.Daily :
Enjoy a memorable stay at Station Touristique Duchesnay.
Tonight you will watch for black bears from a viewing tower that borders a beaver habitat (activity available June – September).
After breakfast this morning, your journey continues to Lac-Saint-Joseph.
Stay: Lac-Saint-Joseph, Station Touristique DuchesnayDaily :
Lac-Saint-Joseph, Québec City
This afternoon, delight in a hearty Québécois lunch at a local Sugar Shack and learn all about the intricacies of maple syrup production.
Enjoy the picturesque landscape of the Charlevoix region as you follow the mountainous coastline of the St Lawrence River. Later, discover Québec City’s much-loved attractions on a guided sightseeing tour.
Stay: Two Nights, Québec City, Hotel Manoir VictoriaDaily :
Spend today as you wish. Perhaps enjoy a horse-drawn carriage tour through the city’s historic streets, unwind on a relaxing river cruise along the St Lawrence River or explore Québec City on an insightful and informative guided walking tour (own expense). Enjoy dinner at leisure this evening.Daily :
Québec City, Montréal
Farewell Québec City after breakfast this morning and travel to Montréal. On arrival, check into your hotel, then get to know this European-influenced metropolis even better during an afternoon spent at your leisure.
Stay: Two Nights, Montréal, Marriott Chateau ChamplainDaily :
This morning, embark on a sightseeing tour of Montréal. You’ll discover a quintessentially French city, which excels at blending old and new, from the elegant cobblestone streets of Old Montréal to the city’s contemporary waterfront. Enjoy the rest of the day to relax at your hotel or explore as you choose. Montréal offers an array of culinary and cultural attractions, thanks to its French influence, eclectic food scene and famous festival line up. This evening, meet with your fellow travellers to enjoy a special Farewell Dinner.Daily :
Montréal, Embark Cruise
This morning after breakfast, board your premium ship for your incredible New England voyage.
Stay: Seven Nights, Holland America Line’s ms ZaandamDaily :
Dock in beautiful Québec City today and enjoy the many sights and highlights before reboarding for an afternoon departure.Daily :
Day at Sea
After breakfast this morning, enjoy a leisurely day cruising the beautiful Gulf of St Lawrence, defined by stunning coastline.Daily :
Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island may be Canada’s smallest province, but it’s big on history. With time at leisure, perhaps visit the island’s capital of Charlottetown to delve into the region’s past. Alternatively, you may prefer to see the Anne of Green Gables homestead and enjoy time at this well-known literary landmark, set in pretty surrounds (own expense).Daily :
Spend the day in and around Sydney on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Where the island’s French-influenced name belies its Celtic connections. You will discover cheerfully colourful highland villages, the beautiful coastal scenery of the Cabot Trail, as well as the Fortress of Louisbourg, which was once one of North America’s busiest 18th-century seaports.Daily :
For ocean scenery at its best, it is hard to beat Nova Scotia’s south shore. Arrive in Halifax this morning, with free time to perhaps visit Peggy’s Cove and the German village of Lunenburg. Then head back to Halifax where you might like to visit the ramparts of Halifax Citadel or a museum which commemorates the Titanic.Daily :
Cross into the United States and arrive in New England’s Bar Harbor, once the exclusive summer resort of America’s fabulously wealthy. Today, Bar Harbor is an artists’ enclave and gateway to the natural beauty of Acadia National Park, much of which was donated by the Rockefeller family.Daily :
Boston, Disembark Cruise, Victoria
Cruise into Boston, disembark, then fly to Victoria (not included).
Stay: Three Nights, Victoria, The Parkside Hotel and SpaDaily :
Enjoy today at leisure to explore however you wish.Daily :
This morning, enjoy a short orientation tour of Victoria before visiting The Butchart Gardens. Among the most famous gardens in the world, The Butchart Gardens are more than a hundred years old and have a distinctive style all of their own. Spend time wandering through the lovely Sunken Garden and relax in the beautiful setting of the Japanese Garden and the Italian Garden. Explore the plants and floral displays on show. Then, perhaps take a whale-watching cruise or a horse-drawn carriage tour (own expense).Daily :
Enjoy an indigenous-inspired feast at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre and gain insight into the heritage of the local First Nations people.
Drive to the town of Chemainus before boarding a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Horseshoe Bay. Admire expansive views of the Coastal Mountains as you journey along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway, with a stop at Shannon Falls en route to Whistler. Instead of taking the ferry, you may like to take a floatplane flight across the Georgia Strait to Whistler (own expense).
Stay: Two Nights, Aava Whistler HotelDaily :
Today is yours at leisure to explore. Perhaps enjoy one of the select experiences available to you. Take an incredible floatplane flight, tour Blackcomb Mountain on a Jeep Safari, or head up to the snowline of Whistler Mountain by 4x4 or snowcat. Other options include a gondola ride, an informative Tree Trek, an adventurous Zip Trek or a breathtaking helicopter flight (own expense).Daily :
Whistler, Blue River
Enjoy an incredible overnight escape at Mike Wiegele Heli Village, which offers adventure and serenity in a picturesque setting. Relax amid lodge’s rustic surrounds and enjoy dinner this evening.
After breakfast, travel through the rugged Cariboo region to Blue River. Enjoy a BBQ dinner this evening.
Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli VillageDaily :
Blue River, Jasper
Set off on a remarkable River Safari to stunning Grizzly Bear Valley where you’re likely to witness active native wildlife on the riverbank.
Today promises fantastic alpine scenery and adventures in the great outdoors. Later, follow the famous Yellowhead Highway and pass the majestic Mt Robson, which is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, on your way to the fairytale Jasper National Park.
Stay: Two Nights, Jasper, The CrimsonDaily :
Mingle with your fellow travellers during a delicious western-style BBQ dinner at Jasper Park Stables this evening and enjoy the surrounding atmosphere.
After breakfast today, you have the full day to take time out and relax or explore Jasper. There is no end to the excitement you can enjoy in this beautiful region. Perhaps choose one of the select experiences available to you today. You might like to take in the sights on a unique and exhilarating Harley Davidson sidecar tour; choose to embark on a thrilling rafting adventure on the Athabasca River or enjoy a memorable evening wildlife experience (own expense).Daily :
Jasper, Lake Louise
Settle into The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and relax in spectacular surrounds.
Travel along the Icefields Parkway, considered the world’s most scenic highway, and stop at the Columbia Icefield for a thrilling Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier. After, continue to Lake Louise, the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’.
Stay: The Fairmont Chateau Lake LouiseDaily :
Lake Louise, Banff
Travel to the glacier-fed Moraine Lake (weather permitting) on your way to Banff National Park. This afternoon, explore the town of Banff on a sightseeing tour. Then ride the Banff Gondola along Sulphur Mountain for expansive views of the surrounding area.
Stay: Two Nights, Banff Park LodgeDaily :
Enjoy today at leisure to explore. If you’re after adventure, consider joining a heli-flightseeing tour for aerial views of this breathtaking region. Perhaps watch for local wildlife on an exhilarating Bow River float trip or 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 that provide 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 enjoy exploring, relaxing and dining 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 front-row views of the region’s natural beauty, including Fraser Canyon, the Coast Mountains and Fraser Valley. Late this afternoon, arrive in Vancouver where you will spend the next two nights. Settle into your hotel and enjoy free time this evening to explore and try one of the local restaurants for dinner.
Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown HotelDaily :
Watch for bears and enjoy a delicious breakfast at Grouse Mountain. During your bear experience you will receive early access to the mountain and get to see some of the resident bears explore their habitat before sitting down to breakfast.
Fall in love with the beautiful city of Vancouver and get to know some of its most vibrant areas and best-loved attractions on a fascinating sightseeing tour. Savour a Farewell Dinner tonight as you prepare for your Inside Passage cruise tomorrow.Daily :
Vancouver, Embark Cruise
Board your premium ship in Vancouver late this morning.
Stay: Seven Nights, Holland America Line’s ms Nieuw AmsterdamDaily :
Enjoy a full day at sea at the beginning of your phenomenal journey. Relax and absorb the majestic scenery as your ship cruises past dramatic rocky headlands and glides over the frigid waters of the Inside Passage. You also have plenty of time to explore the facilities of your cruise ship and perhaps relax in one of the onboard public areas.Daily :
Today your journey brings you to Alaska’s capital, Juneau. There is time to explore the region’s glacial terrain and gold rush history or perhaps choose to make your way to the town and explore the rustic shops located here. You may also like to experience an exhilarating dog sled ride over a glacier or try one of the other activities available to you. These include sampling delicious salmon baked over a fire or even trying your hand at panning for gold in this former gold rush town (own expense).Daily :
This morning you’ll dock at the port of Skagway, which is located at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage. Skagway was once a frontier town and gateway to the Klondike and still celebrates its gold rush past to this day. You will find a variety of stores and saloons in town that capture the excitement and history of the gold rush days. Here you will also have the opportunity to learn more about gold prospecting or view some of the fascinating local wildlife (own expense).Daily :
Wake up to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park this morning, with its formidable rivers of ice, wild coastline and sheltered fjords. As you cruise through the national park, it is easy to see why the area has received World Heritage status. Today, you’ll gain a more detailed insight into the unique nature of this national park as local rangers will join you on board to impart their knowledge, explaining the geological wonders and diverse wildlife found in this remarkable region.Daily :
Arrive today in the Alaskan town of Ketchikan, which is renowned for its idyllic scenery, rich Alaskan Native culture, and is regarded as the salmon capital of the world. Here, you will have free time to relax and explore the town at your leisure. Alternatively, perhaps choose to join a walking tour of the town or learn about the history of Tlingit culture at Saxman Native Village (own expense). Where you’ll be captivated by the collection of Native American totem poles on display.Daily :
Today marks your final day aboard your premium Holland America Line cruise ship. You’ll spend the day cruising south through the Inside Passage and its magnificent landscapes and towering glaciers. There is time to relax on board and enjoy the premium facilities of your ship while you take in the incredible views. This evening, savour a final dinner on board.Daily :
Disembark Cruise, Depart Vancouver
Disembark your cruise for the final time and transfer to the airport for your onward flight.Daily :
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