Canada Revealed, Alaska Inside Passage Cruise and Highlights of Eastern Canada

Fall in love with the incredible views of nature as you settle back in your SilverLeaf carriage on board the Rocky Mountaineer for two unforgettable days.

28 Days
Vancouver to Montreal
From (AUD)
$ 13,765
Dates & Pricing

2020 Vancouver > Montreal

Tour Map
Tour Code:
EPWE
Duration:
28 days
Departure City:
Vancouver
Return City:
Montreal

Selected Itinerary

28 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Arrive Vancouver

    Welcome to Canada! You will be met at Vancouver International Airport and transferred to your hotel. This evening, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a welcome dinner.
    Two Night Stay: OPUS Hotel

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Vancouver Sightseeing

    Enjoy a sightseeing tour including Stanley Park with its intricately carved totem poles, the waterfront area and Gastown. Visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park where you can make your way across this spectacular suspension bridge, and join the award winning Treetops Adventure along a series of elevated walkways.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - Rocky Mountaineer – Kamloops

    Set off on a two day rail experience on “The Most Spectacular Train Journey in the World”. Settle back in your SilverLeaf carriage (upgrade to GoldLeaf at additional expense) and enjoy incredible views of the surroundings. Enter the Fraser Valley then follow the Thompson River towards Kamloops.
    Overnight Stay: Kamloops Hotel (as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  4. Day 4 - Rocky Mountaineer – Jasper

    Continue your journey on board the Rocky Mountaineer into the soaring, rugged snow-capped mountains. Marvel at the beauty of the glaciers, lakes and forest sitting at the foot of these grand mountains and see Canada’s highest peak, the awesome 3954 metre Mount Robson. The day’s end finds us in Jasper National Park, an alpine wonderland of pristine wilderness and abundant wildlife.
    Two Night Stay: Chateau Jasper or similar

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  5. Day 5 - Jasper

    Jasper is a relaxed town surrounded by wilderness and wildlife. Today, you have the opportunity to explore. You’re Invited: Guided walk of the Rockies deepest canyon; Maligne Canyon, then dine at an original Canadian smokehouse located at the canyon trailhead. This is an authentic experience which goes beyond the table and the stories of Maligne come alive with a special horns and antlers presentation.

    Discover More: Discover Jasper tour, take a relaxing float trip, a motorcycle sidecar tour or a canoe adventure (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Icefields Parkway – Glacier ‘Ice Explorer’ – Lake Louise

    Travel along the Icefields Parkway, acclaimed as one of the most incredible journeys in the world. Make a stop at the Columbia Icefield, North America’s largest sub-polar ice pack where you’ll climb aboard the ‘Ice Explorer’ for a once-in-a-lifetime journey onto the 300 metre thick Athabasca Glacier. Finish the day at the famous ‘Diamond in the Wilderness’, the beautiful Lake Louise where we will stay in one of the Rockies most stunning and historic properties. Soak up the views, relax and explore this iconic lake. Overnight Stay: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Lake Louise – Banff

    Make our way to Yoho National Park that houses the spectacular Natural Bridge, which has been carved by the Kicking Horse River, and the glacier fed Emerald Lake so called due to the vibrant colour of its water. Head into Banff National Park, and on arrival into Banff enjoy a sightseeing tour including Bow River, the Hoodoos, and Bow Falls. You’re Invited: Ride the gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain for incredible views across the Rockies. Meet a retired Canadian Mountie who will recount exciting and colourful stories of their rich history and traditions. Enjoy the sweeping views while dining on a hearty meal.
    Two Night Stay: Ptarmigan Inn or similar

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Banff at Leisure

    Today is for you to enjoy Banff and its many sights.

    Discover More: A unique opportunity to get up close to wolfdogs, take an incredible helicopter flight, enjoy an outback dinner and wagon ride, or relax on a float trip along the river (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  9. Day 9 - Banff – South Thompson River

    Depart Banff National Park and pass from Alberta to British Columbia through three spectacular national parks of Yoho, Glacier and Mount Revelstoke. Travel past primeval forests, ice age glaciers, waterfalls and mountain peaks as you depart the Rockies. Late this afternoon, we arrive at our unique ranch style inn located on the shores of the South Thompson River.
    Overnight Stay: South Thompson Inn

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - South Thompson River – Whistler

    The road meanders through scenic landscapes beside the Thompson and Fraser Rivers. Pass through the sleepy town of Lillooet to the charming alpine resort of Whistler Village. You’re Invited: Head to the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre for an authentic insight into First Nations culture. Be welcomed by song, then take a stroll through the forest to learn about medicinal plants. Finish with an indigenous tea offering sampling traditional tea and bannock.
    Two Night Stay: Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  11. Day 11 - Whistler at Leisure

    Today is at leisure for you to explore the village of Whistler.

    Discover More: Special opportunity to undertake a bear viewing tour, or have dinner with a twist on a tasting tour (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - Georgia Strait – Victoria

    Optional flight - Although the journey from Whistler to Victoria is breathtaking, there is the opportunity
    to view this spectacular landscape from the air with a one hour floatplane flight over the Coastal Mountains and Georgia Strait to the town of Victoria (seasonal, must be pre-booked, additional cost).

    Travel along the Sea to Sky Highway following the rugged coastline stopping at the awesome Shannon Falls. Board the BC ferry and cruise through the Georgia Strait to Vancouver Island before arriving into Victoria, British Columbia’s capital city.
    Two Night Stay: Chateau Victoria

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Victoria – Butchart Gardens

    This morning is free to explore Victoria. In the afternoon, take an orientation tour of Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Bastion Square, Beacon Hill and residential areas, then visit the world-famous Butchart Gardens, a 22 hectare showplace of magnificent, colourful gardens. Learn about the history and flora while exploring the gardens. You’re Invited: Tonight’s dinner will be in the Butchart family’s former residence or greenhouse. Savour an exquisite meal while enjoying views of the surrounding gardens.

    Discover More: Horse and carriage tour, or go whale watching (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Seattle – 7 Night Alaskan Cruise

    Transfer on the Victoria Clipper to Seattle. Board your cruise ship and check into your comfortable ocean view stateroom (upgrade to verandah stateroom additional expense) on the luxurious Holland America Cruise Ship ms Eurodam and settle-in for an unforgettable 7 night voyage through the famed Alaskan waterways.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Scenic Cruising

    Take advantage of the ship’s many outstanding facilities, or simply relax on deck and watch unmatched scenery glide by.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Stephens Passage – Juneau

    Sail picturesque Stephens Passage known for it’s wildlife and dramatic beauty before arriving into Juneau. Founded due to the discovery of gold Juneau became the capital of Alaska. Today, not only is it famous for gold and government but also for breathtaking glaciers and stunning views. It is arguably one of USA’s most beautiful capitals.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Glacier Bay National Park

    Glacier Bay is the highlight of our voyage. It is a breathtaking national park that boasts some of the world’s most spectacular tidewater glaciers, such as Margerie Glacier, which often drops colossal chunks of ice into the sea. During your scenic cruise, friendly Park Rangers will join the ship to share their knowledge of this amazing place. Take in the awe-inspiring scenery as you enjoy an unforgettable day of sailing through this dazzling park, where you’ll glide along emerald waters and past calving icebergs.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Sitka

    Sitka is easily one of the most beautiful seaside towns in Alaska, and has a unique blend of Russian history and Tlingit culture.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Ketchikan

    Located on an island, Ketchikan began life as an Indian fishing camp. In the early 1900s, when gold was Alaska’s claim to fame, fishing and timber industries were established in Ketchikan and soon became the staple. Visitors to Ketchikan will be intrigued by its rich Native heritage, which includes the world’s oldest collection of totem poles. Its abundance of salmon also has it known as the salmon capital of the world.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Scenic Cruising – Victoria

    Today is a day of relaxation as you cruise south to the stunning capital of British Columbia, Victoria.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Seattle – Toronto

    Disembark and transfer to Seattle Airport for your flight to Toronto (flight not included in land only bookings. Book flight after 2:00pm). On arrival in Toronto, transfer to your hotel.
    Two Night Stay: Westin Harbour Castle

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  22. Day 22 - Niagara Falls

    Today, you will see one of the most spectacular natural sights of North America as you visit the incredible Niagara Falls. Travel through the countryside before arriving at Niagara for a thrilling cruise to the foot of Horseshoe Falls. Get up close to one of the most amazing waterfalls in the world as you feel the mist washing over you. After some free time or an optional helicopter ride over the falls, visit the historic and beautifully preserved village of Niagara-on-the-Lake before returning to Toronto early this evening. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner.

    Discover More: Experience a spectacular helicopter flight over the falls (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  23. Day 23 - Toronto – Kingston – Ottawa

    This morning, take a journey to the top of CN Tower, the tallest free-standing tower in the Americas for some spectacular views over Toronto. Travel up University Avenue to take in the sights of Ontario’s Parliament Buildings, Queens Park and museum row. Travel east following Lake Ontario to the colonial city of Kingston, the gateway to the beautiful Thousand Islands region of the St. Lawrence River. Board your vessel for a cruise of one of the most picturesque areas in Eastern Canada. Travel through the islands and canals and view spectacular old buildings, attractive neighbourhoods and abundant birdlife. Continue following the rivers and lakes to Canada’s capital.
    Two Night Stay: The Westin Ottawa or similar

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  24. Day 24 - Ottawa Sightseeing

    This morning, our local guide joins us for a tour of Ottawa, famous for its stately boulevards, imposing buildings and tulip filled gardens during spring. See the green-peaked roofs of the Parliament Buildings, City Hall and the National Gallery. We view the residences of the Prime Minister and the Governor General, the Royal Canadian Mint and the Rideau Canal. Take a break at Byward Market where you have free time to explore before continuing your city tour with a visit to the Canadian Museum of History, Canada’s largest and most popular cultural institution. You’re Invited: Visit a First Nations camp at the Canadian Museum of History where you will partake in an informative tour of the Native village, then witness a vibrant performance of traditional styles of Pow Wow dancing. Tonight, dine at the National Arts Centre. Dedicated to the performing arts, this is a culinary experience that indulges the senses.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  25. Day 25 - Ottawa – Quebec City

    Bienvenue! Welcome to the French-Canadian province of Quebec. Make your way to a traditional Quebecois Sugar Shack. You’re Invited: Enjoy French Canadian country charm and hospitality and learn how to make maple candy, then partake in a delicious lunch that showcases the local country cuisine. Visit Deschambault a quaint village along the St. Lawrence River before a scenic drive along the “Chemin du Roy” (King’s Road), the oldest roadway in Canada. This historic “New France Route,” takes you to Quebec City, the UNESCO World Heritage Site spectacularly perched atop Cap Diamant. French is the primary language in this unique city, founded in 1608 as a trading post. Arrive into Quebec City in the afternoon and meet our local guide for a tour of The Plains of Abraham, the Citadel and Parliament buildings. You will then embark on a walking tour within the walls of the Vieux Carré (Old City) and visit Lower Town. This is truly a remarkable city, every building in Old Quebec tells a story and every square exudes the spirit of New France with a history dating back many hundreds of years.
    Two Night Stay: Hotel Clarendon

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  26. Day 26 - Quebec City

    Quebec City is one of the world’s most historical and fascinating cities. Spend the day exploring the quaint streets, ancient buildings and getting to know the local food and people.

    Discover More: Savour the local cuisine on a gastronomic walking tour (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  27. Day 27 - Quebec City – Montreal

    Leaving old-world Quebec, travel along the St. Lawrence River. Head for the quintessentially French city of Montreal, located on an island of the St. Lawrence River. On arrival, enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city, viewing the Olympic Complex, St. Joseph’s Oratory, Notre Dame Cathedral and views of the city skyline from the parklands of Mt. Royal. Montreal abounds with sightseeing options, such as taking a stroll, bicycle or a horse-drawn carriage through the narrow cobblestone streets of the famous Parisian-style historic district, which is filled with cultural landmarks, museums, boutiques and restaurants.
    Overnight Stay: Novotel Montreal

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  28. Day 28 - Depart Montreal

    You will be transferred to the airport for your homeward flight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

INCLUDED IN YOUR PRICE
  • The services of an Evergreen Tour Director
  • 14 Day Canadian Rockies Experience
  • 8 Day Eastern Canada Experience
  • 7 Nights on a luxury cruise ship – Holland America Line ms Eurodam#
  • 2 Day Rocky Mountaineer Rail Experience, one of the world’s great rail journeys
  • Premium First Class hotels including all hotel service charges and porterage
  • Return airport transfers
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Climb aboard the Ice Explorer and ascend onto the Athabasca Glacier
  • Discover Canada’s “Diamond in the Wilderness” Lake Louise while staying at the famous Chateau Lake Louise
  • Visit the spectacular Emerald Lake
  • Ascend Sulphur Mountain in a gondola
  • Explore Jasper National Park with a guided walk through Maligne Canyon
  • Explore Banff National Park
  • Rise to the Top of CN Tower
  • See Niagara Falls up-close on an exciting cruise
  • Guided walking tour inside Old Quebec City, plus see the Plains of Abraham, the Citadel and the historic old city walls
  • Take a guided of Vancouver including Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
  • See the sights of Victoria
  • Guided tour of the sights of Montreal
  • Discover Toronto’s famous sights
  • Sightseeing tour of the nation’s capital, Ottawa
  • Wander through the famous Butchart Gardens
  • Travel along the scenic Icefields Parkway
  • Visit the ski resort town of Whistler
  • Cruise by ferry across the Georgia Strait
  • Enjoy the scenery on a 1000 islands cruise
  • Cruise the spectacular Inside Passage
  • Experience the splendour Glacier Bay
  • Explore Juneau, the picturesque Alaskan capital
  • Visit Ketchikan, the salmon capital of the world

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 53 superb meals including: 27 Full Breakfasts (B), 8 Lunches (L), 1 Highlight Lunch, 14 Dinners (D) & 3 Highlight Dinners
  • Mountaintop dinner experience in Banff
  • Dine at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa
  • Authentic Amish dinner in Lancaster
  • Welcome and farewell dinners

YOU’RE INVITED
  • Authentic Rockies dinner at Maligne Canyon
  • Meet an iconic Canadian Mountie
  • Experience Canada’s native cultures at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre in Whistler
  • Savour an exquisite meal in Butchart Gardens
  • Learn about the local native culture and enjoy a vibrant performance in Ottawa
  • Experience true French Canadian hospitality at a traditional sugar shack with lunch

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