Combining the popular Eastern and Western Journey escorted tours, Canadian Contrasts is one of our favourite tours as it really gives you a feel for the diverse regions, cultures and lifestyles of each place that you visit. From Toronto, you will visit the enchanting historical and French-speaking cities. After a short flight, you will discover the west, home of the Rocky Mountains, dazzling blue lakes and lush forests.
• International flights with Air Transat departing from London Gatwick in economy class
• Includes seat selection on Air Transat
• Internal flights from Toronto to Calgary on Day 8
• 14 nights standard accommodation
• Baggage handling at hotels
• 14 buffet/continental breakfasts
• Transportation by modern coach
• Toronto sightseeing tour
• Full day Niagara Falls excursion
• Ottawa sightseeing tour
• Québec City sightseeing tour
• Montréal sightseeing tour
• Calgary sightseeing tour
• Banff sightseeing tour
• Vancouver sightseeing tour
• Tour Director throughout
• Experienced tour driver
Why not upgrade your flights to Club Class on Air Transat
Day 1 Toronto
Arriving into Toronto, you will make your way independently to your downtown hotel. You then have the rest of your day free. Spend the night in Toronto.
Day 2 Toronto and Niagara Falls excursion
Meet your tour group for a city tour of Toronto before continuing onto Niagara Falls. Head back to Toronto with the rest of the evening free. Breakfast included. Spend the night in Toronto.
Day 3 Toronto to Ottawa
Head to Ottawa. Upon arrival you will be taken on a guided city tour and will then have the rest of the day free to explore on your own. Breakfast included. Spend the night in Ottawa.
Day 4 Ottawa to Québec City
This morning you will journey along the banks of the Ottawa River to Québec City. You will be given a sightseeing tour before having the rest of the day to yourself. Breakfast included. Spend the night in Québec City.
Day 5 Québec City
Spend the day and night in Québec City exploring the sights. Breakfast included.
Day 6 Québec City to Montréal
Departing Québec City along the St Lawrence River you arrive in Montréal. You will be taken on a sightseeing tour of the city, enjoy your free time in the afternoon. Breakfast included. Spend the night in Montréal.
Day 7 Montréal to Toronto
Heading back west enjoy the scenic drive to Toronto. Spend the rest of the day squeezing in some last minute sightseeing. Breakfast included. Spend the night in Toronto.
Day 8 Toronto to Calgary
Take your scheduled transfer to Toronto airport for your internal flight onto Calgary. Arriving in Calgary, pick up your transfer to your downtown hotel. You then have the rest of your day free. Breakfast included. Spend the night in Calgary.
Day 9 Calgary to Banff/Canmore
After breakfast you will embark on a sightseeing tour of Calgary. Leaving the city behind you head towards the Rocky Mountains and the mountain town of Banff. Tour the area around Banff before arriving at your hotel and spend the night in Canmore. Breakfast included.
Day 10 Canmore to Banff
Spend your day exploring all Banff has to offer like the Hot Springs or take a day trip to the amazing Columbia Icefield. Breakfast included. Spend the night in Canmore.
Day 11 Canmore to Kamloops
Today you will head west entering British Columbia to the Okanagan Valley, Canada's well-known wine region. Breakfast included. Spend the night in Kamloops.
Day 12 Kamloops to Whistler
Travelling through impressive mountain ranges and enchanting waterfalls to Whistler. Spend the rest of the day free to explore. Breakfast included. Spend the night in Whistler.
Day 13 Whistler to Vancouver
See the dramatic scenery as you travel down the Sea-to-Sky Highway towards the Pacific coast. Enjoy the rest of the day exploring. Breakfast included. Spend the night in Vancouver.
Day 14 Vancouver
You have the whole day to enjoy the endless list of sightseeing and excursions on offer. Breakfast included. Spend the night in Vancouver.
Day 15 Vancouver - End of Tour
The morning is yours to squeeze in some last minute shopping and sightseeing before you make your own way back to the airport for your return flight home. Breakfast included.
Please note: For all optional activities purchased during a Classic 2016 Escorted Holiday, you must pay by Visa or MasterCard credit card only. Cash or other methods of payment cannot be processed by your Tour Director.Want to alter anything?
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