DISCOVER The Best of the West…A Canadian Journey July 7-20, 2023

DISCOVER The Best of the West…A Canadian Journey July 7-20, 2023

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The scenery comes alive as we drive West out of Ontario, across the Prairies and through the Rockies. DISCOVER Iconic Highlights along the way; The Rockies, Calgary Stampede, RCMP Sunset Ceremony, Journey to Churchill Exhibit and so many more.  Spend 2 nights in Winnipeg, Calgary, Banff and Vancouver.

DAY 1    Sit back and enjoy the ride as we travel north. Over lunch DISCOVER why Stompin’ Tom sang about Sudbury. Continue west and over dinner hear the story of the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre unfold. Sleep Inn, Sault Ste. Marie, ON

DAY 2    After a day of stunning scenery, skirting Lake Superior and fantastic falls we find ourselves at the Hampton Inn, Thunder Bay, ON

DAY 3 & 4   With its world-class attractions and cosmopolitan flair, DISCOVER why TIME magazine recently called Winnipeg one of the “World’s 100 Greatest Places of 2021.” Prepare to connect with the Churchill landscape as we tour our Journey to Churchill exhibit in search of polar bears and other tundra animals. We’ll switch gears to DISCOVER why the Manitoba Legislative Building was the academic inspiration behind The Hermetic Code, which is part of the Signature Experience Collection with Destination CanadaHampton Inn, Winnipeg, MB

DAY 5   An easy drive with wide-open vistas of prairie fields unfolds are we travel West. This evening we cap off our day with the Sunset Ceremony by the cadets of the RCMP. DoubleTree Hotel, Regina, SK

DAY 6   DISCOVER the story of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police at the RCMP Heritage Centre and all the pomp and circumstance that goes along with it. After a light lunch we are off to the Tunnels of Moose Jaw an extensive, historic tunnel system used by Chinese immigrants & for Prohibition. Relax at Temple Garden Hotel & Spa, Moose Jaw, SK

DAY 7 & 8   Calgary welcomes you to the Stampede for a full day of activities. We have reserved tickets for The Rodeo. The calibre of a rodeo comes down to two things: the skill of the competitors and the quality of the horses, bulls and steers. Then in the evening from the comfort of your reserved seat, it’s the thrill of the Chuck Wagon races (The outriders thunder down the track as if chased by a herd of stampeding cattle!) When the last wagon thunders over the finish line, the Grandstand Show begins with elaborate song and dance numbers, acrobatics, and a spectacular fireworks finale! Hampton Inn, Calgary, AB

DAY 9 & 10   This morning we travel west along the Trans-Canada Highway to Banff and Canada’s first National Park. The next day DISCOVER what it is like to walk on the surface of the Athabasca Glacier by Ice Explorer; a massive vehicle specially designed for glacial travel. From fantastic views of the Banff town site to glimpses of local wildlife, there's no shortage of beauty to take in. Enjoy some free time back in the village of Banff where most everything is within walking distance of our hotel. Banff Aspen Lodge, Banff, AB

DAY 11   Traverse the Rockies and cross the Continental Divide heading West into British Columbia. At the heart of Glacier National Park, you’ll find Rogers Pass National Historic Site located at the summit of the pass – the view on our visit will be breathtaking. We’ve captured the feeling of being somewhere and wishing you could stay forever - The Canadian Rockies. You’ve seen the photos – dazzling peaks, lush alpine meadows, turquoise lakes and wildlife galore. Now it’s your turn to start making some memories. Hampton Inn, Kelowna, BC

DAY 12 & 13   We spend our last 2 nights along the river’s edge just east of Vancouver. DISCOVER the lure of Vancouver on a city tour that includes the ever-popular Stanley Park. Appreciate nature from three breathtaking perspectives - Capilano Suspension Bridge, Treetops Adventure and the exciting new Cliffwalk. Inn at the Quay, New Westminster, BC

DAY 14   With many fond memories and a grand piece of Canadiana, it is time to return home.

We’ve designed this tour with flexibility. Please reach out to our office for details and pricing for the option that best suits:

  • to extend your trip aboard Rocky Mountaineer
  • hop onboard an Alaskan Cruise
  • return to Toronto by VIA Rail (and possibly a closer to home train station)
  • fly home

INCLUSIONS Deluxe Motor Coach Transportation (from Waterloo Region to Vancouver), 13 Nights’ Accommodations, 16 Meals (13 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner), Guided tour of Vancouver, National Parks Pass, Canadian Bushplane Heritage Ctr, Journey to Churchill Exhibit, Hermetic Code Tour of Manitoba Legislative Building, RCMP Training Depot, Moose Jaw Tunnels, Calgary Stampede & reserved seat for (Rodeo, Chuckwagons & Grandstand Show), Ice Explorer Tour, Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, Sightseeing as Described, Services of Tour Director, and All Taxes 

COST PER PERSON     TWIN $4999    TRIPLE $4699   QUAD $4399   SINGLE $6699

We are offering as ‘SMALLER GROUP TOUR’ (a maximum of 26 travellers on a 56-seat coach)

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