Rockies Revealed & Best of the East

21 Days
Vancouver to Montreal
From (AUD)
$ 10,195
$ 9,195
Dates & Pricing

2021 Vancouver > Montreal

Tour Map
Tour Code:
ERWE
Duration:
21 days
Departure City:
Vancouver
Return City:
Montreal

Selected Itinerary

21 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: Hotel Delta Vancouver Downtown Suites

    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

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

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    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.
    Two Night Stay: Ptarmigan Inn or similar

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  8. Day 8 - Banff at Leisure

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

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    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. 

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    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

    View this spectacular landscape from the air with a one hour floatplane flight over the Georgia Strait to Whistler (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: Embassy Inn or similar

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Victoria – Butchart Gardens

    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.

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    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. Farewell your Tour Director as you 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 - 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. 

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - 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

  17. Day 17 - 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 to 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

  18. Day 18 - 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 or similar

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  19. Day 19 - 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. 

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  20. Day 20 - 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 Basilica 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 Centre or similar

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Depart Montreal

    Transfer to the airport for your homeward flight.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Evergreen Tours cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

INCLUDED IN YOUR PRICE
  • The services of an Evergreen Tour Director whilst coach touring
  • 14 Day Canadian Rockies Experience
  • 8 Day Eastern Canada Experience
  • 2 Day Rocky Mountaineer Rail Experience
  • Premium First Class hotels including all hotel service charges and porterage
  • Return airport transfers
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • View Niagara Falls on an exciting cruise
  • Visit the “Diamond in the Wilderness”, beautiful Lake Louise
  • Climb Athabasca Glacier in the Ice Explorer
  • Explore Jasper National Park
  • Guided walking tour of Old Quebec City
  • Explore the world famous Butchart Gardens
  • Take a tour around Vancouver
  • Guided tour of the sights of Montreal
  • Sightseeing tour of Ottawa
  • Discover Toronto’s famous sights
  • Enjoy a spectacular 1000 islands cruise
  • Travel along the scenic Icefields Parkway
  • Explore Banff National Park
  • Visit the ski resort town of Whistler

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 31 superb meals including: 20 Full Breakfasts (FB), 2 Lunches (L), 1 Highlight Lunch (HL), 6 Dinners (D) & 2 Highlight Dinners (HD)
  • Rockies dinner in Jasper
  • Enjoy dinner in Butchart Gardens
  • Dine at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa
  • Welcome and farewell dinners

YOU’RE INVITED
  • Walk the stunning Maligne Canyon then enjoy dinner in an original Canadian Smoke house, Wilderness Kitchen
  • Gain an insight into Canada’s native cultures. Learn about medicinal plants and partake in an indigenous tea offering.
  • Savour an excquisitie meal in the original Butchart family residence or greenhouse
  • Learn about the local native culture and enjoy a performance in Ottawa
  • Experience true French Canadian hospitality at a traditional sugar shack with lunch

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