NEW About the tour: Canadian Highlights

Embark on a journey that gives you a taste of the unique cultures and geography that make Canada one of the world's premier destinations! The sophistication of multicultural Toronto and the thunderous roar of Niagara Falls are followed by a cross country flight to Calgary - the gateway to the Rockies. Internationally-acclaimed, scenic highways traverse through Banff and Jasper national parks, revealing the stark beauty of ancient glaciers and the glass-like reflections of mountain lakes. The ranch-lands of the British Columbia interior maintain a vibrant cowboy culture, while the lofty heights of Whistler embody alpine luxury and celebrate outdoor sport and adventure. The bountiful gardens and public spaces of Victoria invite all visitors to soak in the serenity, while Vancouver seamlessly combines public parks, cultural diversity and an invigorating west coast. This incredible itinerary boasts once-in-a-lifetime experiences and will leave you with lasting memories!

Tour Includes


  • 12 nights hotel with breakfast and 1 dinner
  • Fights to Toronto and back from Vancouver
  • Internal flight from Toronto to Calgary
  • Hotel porterage (1 bag per person)
  • Local guide in Toronto & Tour Director from Banff to Vancouver

14 days from £3399 pp

Departure Dates

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Fly to Pearson International Airport, Toronto. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel, and will meet up with your Tour Director. You will stay for three nights in Toronto.

    We start the day with a sightseeing tour of Toronto and discover the many identities of Canada's most cosmopolitan city. Highlights include the provincial legislative buildings (Queen's Park), City Hall, the financial district, Chinatown, residential areas, the waterfront and a ride up the CN Tower.

    The remainder of the day is free for independent exploration, shopping or simple relaxation.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Toronto Downtown Skyline
    Toronto

    Included Highlights

    • CN Tower
    • Toronto Sightseeing Tour
    • Toronto

    Enjoy a full-day excursion to the splendour of Niagara Falls. Our route takes us through the lush fruit-growing district of the Niagara Peninsula, and we see the historic village of Niagara-on-the Lake. The Niagara Parkway follows the Niagara River, bordered with parkland, and leads us to our first unforgettable glimpse of the falls.

    Included is a thrilling boat ride on the Hornblower Niagara Cruises 'Voyage to the Falls', taking us right to the foot of the Horseshoe Falls.

    Afterwards, you can enjoy an optional Niagara helicopter tour or the Niagara SkyWheel, giving you a breathtaking view of the Niagara Falls region.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Niagara Falls
    Niagara Falls

    Included Highlights

    • Hornblower Niagara Cruise
    • Niagara Falls

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2020
    • Niagara Helicopter Tour
    £97.00
    • Niagara SkyWheel
    £9.00
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in local currency (cash payments).

    Today, we transfer to Pearson International Airport in Toronto and check in to our flight to Calgary, Alberta. After crossing two thousand kilometres of Canadian wilderness and western wheatland, we arrive at Calgary International Airport and transfer to our hotel.

    After checking in, the rest of the day is yours at leisure. You could explore the Old West at the Glenbow Museum or Fort Calgary, browse through the Eau Claire Market, or ride up the Calgary Tower for a spectacular view.

    We stay overnight in Calgary.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Calgary
    Calgary

    Included Highlights

    • Calgary

    We begin the day with a city tour of Calgary's highlights.

    Leaving the city, we then travel west on the Trans-Canada highway into the rolling foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The majestic peaks of the Canadian Rockies soon fill the horizon as we approach Banff National Park, our first of several, in the Canadian national parks system. We soon arrive in the charming resort town of Banff for a two night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Calgary
    Calgary Sightseeing our

    Included Highlights

    • Banff
    • Calgary Sightseeing our

    Today we will enjoy a tour of the region around Banff. The area became Canada's first national park in 1885 to protect its natural hot springs.

    An optional helicopter sightseeing tour will give you the chance to see the eastern ranges of the Rocky Mountains.

    Alternatively, you can take an optional gondola ride to spectacular Sulphur Mountain. Bring your camera!

    The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the surroundings of Banff. Stroll along Banff Avenue or simply relax and enjoy the scenery.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Banff National Park
    Banff National Park

    Included Highlights

    • Banff National Park

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2020
    • Banff Gondola Ride
    £36.00
    • Banff Helicopter Sightseeing Tour
    £208.00
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in local currency (cash payments).

    Today's journey through Banff and Jasper national parks promises to be a highlight of our programme. Shortly after leaving Banff, we visit the famous scenery of Lake Louise, one of the most photographed lakes in Canada.

    Afterwards, we travel north on the famed Icefields Parkway through a rugged wilderness flanked by dramatic mountain ranges. At the Columbia Icefield, we board a specially constructed Ice Explorer to ride on the surface of the ancient Athabasca Glacier.

    Close to Jasper, you have the chance to go on an optional raft trip on the Athabasca River. Your experienced guide will point out the natural and human history as you raft through short rapids and stretches of calm waters.

    We stay overnight in Jasper.

    Athabasca Glacier
    Columbia Icefields

    Included Highlights

    • Ice Explorer Ride
    • Lake Louise
    • Columbia Icefields
    • Jasper National Park

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2020
    • Jasper Raft Tour
    £50.00
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in local currency (cash payments).

    Before leaving Jasper National Park this morning, you can take part in an optional Spirit Island cruise on Maligne Lake, the most picturesque and largest glacier-fed lake in the park.

    You may alternately take an optional motorcycle tour of Jasper, riding in the comfortable sidecar, with an unmatched view of the forests and mountains.

    Then, we travel west along the Yellowhead Highway and into the heartland of British Columbia. Breathtaking, unspoiled vistas await visitors in every season of the year. The route takes us along the Thompson River, through the picturesque Shuswap Highlands.

    We arrive in Kamloops where we stay overnight.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Kamloops
    Kamloops

    Included Highlights

    • Jasper National Park
    • Kamloops

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2020
    • Maligne Lake Cruise
    £49.00
    • Sidecar Motorcycle Tour
    £97.00
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in local currency (cash payments).

    We can expect a day of dramatic scenery changes as we head to Whistler for an overnight stay. We drive through the ranch-lands and head for the coastal mountains.

    A journey along the Duffey Lake Road exposes new vistas at every turn. An optional floatplane sightseeing tour over Garibaldi Park gives you an inspiring view of a natural preserve of volcanic peaks, alpine lakes and meadows.

    You can enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Whistler
    Whistler

    Included Highlights

    • Whistler

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2020
    • Whistler Floatplane Sightseeing Tour
    £118.00
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in local currency (cash payments).

    The Sea-to-Sky Highway leads us south through spectacular coastal scenery today. You will visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge, suspended high above a magnificent canyon.

    From Horseshoe Bay, we cruise by ferry across the strait of Georgia to Vancouver Island, and continue by coach to Victoria, British Columbia's capital city. Arriving in Victoria, we embark on a city tour of this former British enclave.

    We stay for two nights in Victoria.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Capilano Suspension Bridge
    Capilano  Suspension Bridge

    Included Highlights

    • Victoria Sightseeing Tour
    • Capilano Suspension Bridge

    Proud of its maritime heritage, Victoria has retained a quaint, colonial demeanour, evident in the many 19th century landmarks throughout the city.

    Today we treat ourselves to a tour of the famous Butchart Gardens, one of the world's great floral displays, set in a reclaimed stone quarry. Time will be allocated here for browsing through the regal gardens.

    You can take part in an optional floatplane sightseeing tour over downtown Victoria and the strait of Juan de Fuca, with the Olympic Mountains in the distance.

    You can also go an an optional whale-watching excursion (weather permitting) aboard a Zodiac or a regular vessel. Watch for the magnificent Orcas and abundance of marine wildlife.

    The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore the city's delights.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Harbour of Victoria
    Victoria

    Included Highlights

    • Victoria
    • Butchart Gardens

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2020
    • Victoria Floatplane Sightseeing Tour
    £78.00
    • Victoria Whale Watching Cruise
    £79.00
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in local currency (cash payments).

    We continue through the resort region of the Gulf Islands to the ocean-side city of Vancouver, for an overnight stay.

    Upon arrival in Vancouver, we enjoy an interesting tour of the city, including Stanley Park, English Bay, Gastown, Chinatown and much more.

    The remainder of the day is free for independent exploration or relaxation. This evening we enjoy a farewell dinner.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Vancouver
    Vancouver

    Included Highlights

    • Vancouver Sightseeing Tour
    • Vancouver

    Transfer to Vancouver Airport for your return flight to the UK.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Arrival in the UK.


    All rooms have to be requested with our Partner, Jonview. Once we have confirmed your requirements we will send you a new confirmation invoice. Jonview Terms and Conditions do not allow any name changes once your booking is confirmed. All optional excursions are subject to minimum numbers. They are to be booked on tour with the tour director. Payment is in cash in Canadian Dollars, or by credit card (Visa & Mastercard).

    British Citizens who fly to or transit through Canada need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) which costs 7$CAN. Applying for an eTA is a simple online process that takes just a few minutes. To apply, you must have a valid passport, a credit card, and an email address. Visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta-start-int.asp for more details.

    Travel Insurance from £80.00 (14 days) (includes insurance premium tax, prices per person). Single Room Supplement from £999.00 (14 days).

    NEW Canadian Highlights 14 days from £3399pp

    Book online OR call our friendly travel advisers on:
    01709 787 463

    Accommodation

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay for three nights at the Chelsea Hotel in Toronto (or similar), followed by one night at Delta Hotels by Marriott Calgary Downtown (or similar). You will stay for two nights in Banff at Mount Royal Hotel/Banff Aspen Lodge/Delta Hotels Banff/Royal Canadian Lodge (or similar). In Jasper, you will stay overnight at Lobstick Lodge (or similar), then in Kamloops for one night at Doubletree by Hilton Kamloops/The Plaza (or similar). In Whistler, you will stay overnight at Delta Hotels by Marriott/Whistler Village Suites (or similar). You will stay for two nights in Victoria at Coast Victoria Hotel & Marina by APA (or similar). Your final night will be in Vancouver, at Sutton Place Hotel (or similar).

    Delta Hotel Calgary Downtown (or similar)

    Mount Royal Hotel (or similar)

    Delta Hotel Whistler Village (or similar)

    Coast Victoria Hotel & Marina by APA (or similar)

    The Sutton Place (or similar)

    Your Flights

    Yes, unfortunately there is no feeder/transfer service to/from the U.K. airports.

    Flight times are given at the time of booking. The times given are for guidance only and may change.

    Exact flight times will be confirmed on travel document which are sent 7-10 days before departure. For more information on flight times please contact our Reservations Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at reservations@leger.co.uk.

    We are able to pre-book flight seats with most airlines. There may be a charge for this service. Any charges will be confirmed at the time of booking. Most other airlines will allocate your seats at check-in.
    Yes, we can. Please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 to arrange wheelchair assistance or any other medical requests.
    We recommend you check-in for your flight three hours before the scheduled time for long haul flights and two and a half hours before the scheduled time for any European holidays.

    Luggage allowances vary from airline to airline. The luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 5kg for hand luggage. Ryan Air's luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 10kg for hand luggage. All allowances are subject to changes made by the airline.

    For more information on luggage allowances please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at reservations@leger.co.uk.

    The transfers on the majority of our flight tours are included. Our Reservations Staff will be able to advise you when you call. On tours where you book your own flight the transfers may only be available at certain times or not at all.
    This depends on which airline the flight is booked with. Please call our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 for more details.
    Flights to Toronto and returning from Vancouver are available from Heathrow and Manchester.

    We will book flights to coincide with the arrival of other passengers joining the tour from a variety of UK airports. This is to enable the smooth operation of transfers for the group. Your flight times will be confirmed with your travel documents.

    Flight supplements may apply for some airports. If your chosen airport carries a supplement, we will contact you to discuss.

    All prices and airports are subject to availability – routes can be reintroduced, cancelled or amended by the airline at any time.

    This holiday is operated by Leger Air Holidays Ltd. ATOL 3880.


    All of our coaches are modern and comfortable, and you can be assured of a high level of service. On selected air holidays, the executive coach may not have an onboard toilet or drinks facilities.

    Executive Features

    • Air conditioning
    • Drinks machines
    • Onboard toilet
    • Reclining seats

    Customer Reviews