Canadian Highlights

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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.

Accommodation
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).
Destinations
  • Canada
  • North America
Tour Types
  • 50 plus
  • Seniors
14 Day Itinerary
Day 1

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.



Day 2 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.

Breakfast



Day 3 Niagara Falls

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.

Breakfast



Day 4 Toronto to Calgary (Flight)

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.

Breakfast



Day 5 Calgary to Banff National Park

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.

Breakfast



Day 6 Banff National Park

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.

Breakfast



Day 7 Banff National Park to Jasper National Park

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.



Day 8 Jasper National Park to Kamloops

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.

Breakfast



Day 9 Kamloops to Whistler

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.

Breakfast



Day 10 Whistler to Victoria

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.

Breakfast



Day 11 Victoria

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.

Breakfast



Day 12 Victoria to Vancouver

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.

Breakfast, Dinner



Day 13

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

Breakfast



Day 14

Arrival in the UK.





You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

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Touring with Leger Holidays

Boasting over 35 years’ experience and an interesting and varied selection of planned itineraries, Leger Holidays has become the leading provider of escorted touring holidays across the UK, Europe and beyond. In addition to being able to take you to the most incredible destinations throughout the world, this award-winning company provides an excellent choice of experiences and great-value escorted tours to ensure you get the very most out of your holiday. With Ledger Holidays, you can relax in the knowledge that everything will be taken care of from the moment you book.

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Then there’s the wide array of exciting experiences and  to choose from. No matter which destination you pick, you can join fully escorted tours with trained drivers, expert local guides and highly experienced crews. Ledger Holidays offers more than 180 tours and excursions, which means you never have to waste precious time planning and organising your trips and experiences. Simply select the escorted tours that excite you the most, then sit back, relax and let Ledger Holidays take care of the rest. Enjoy a thrilling weekend at the Belgian Grand Prix, go on a grand alpine adventure in Austria or explore the Baltic capitals and highlights of Scandinavia. Alternatively, discover the jewels of Croatia, see the very best of Jersey or tour the must-see sites in Israel’s old city of Jerusalem – your options are endless.

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As a family-run company, Ledger Holidays is committed to providing amazing value for money and an impressive collection of ABTA and ATOL protected escorted holidays for families, groups, couples and solo travellers. From coach tours, holidays by air and train experiences to resort-based tours, relaxing river cruises and festive holidays, Ledger Holidays has something to suit each budget and every type of traveller.

 

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