Spectacular Rockies & Best of the East

22 Days
Vancouver to Montreal
From (AUD)
$ 12,495
$ 11,495
Dates & Pricing

2021 Vancouver > Montreal

Tour Map
Tour Code:
ERJE
Duration:
22 days
Departure City:
Vancouver
Return City:
Montreal

Selected Itinerary

22 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: Sutton Place Hotel or similar

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Vancouver Sightseeing

    You’re Invited: Start the morning with a unique breakfast at the Vancouver Aquarium where there is an opportunity to view a variety of marine life from all over the planet. Later, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Vancouver including Stanley Park with its intricately carved totem poles, the waterfront area, historic Gastown with its lively shops and restaurants and Granville Island which is famous for its fresh food markets. Visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park where you can make your way across this spectacular suspension bridge, 70 metres above the Capilano River. Take in the surrounding forest 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 GoldLeaf carriage as you 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 – Banff

    Continue your journey 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. Arrive in Banff, a picturesque town located within Banff National Park and the quintessential Rocky Mountains town. Spend the next two nights at the “Castle in the Rockies” one of the most iconic and impressive hotels in Canada.
    Two Night Stay: Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  5. Day 5 - Banff

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    Take a breathtaking helicopter flight, enjoy an outback dinner and wagon ride, or relax on a float trip along the river (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Banff – Lake Louise

    Today, enjoy a sightseeing tour including Bow River, the Hoodoos and Bow Falls, then take the Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain Gondola where you will witness inspiring views over the surrounding peaks and valleys.  Continue to the beautiful Lake Louise and the famous ‘Diamond in the Wilderness’, where we will stay in one of the Rockies most stunning and historic properties.
    Two Night Stay: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  7. Day 7 - Lake Louise at Leisure

    Lake Louise enjoys picture perfect surroundings. Spend the day exploring the lake and soaking up the spectacular scenery. Take a walk around the edge of the lake or simply sit back, relax and take it all in.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Glacier ‘Ice Explorer’ – Jasper

    This morning, we travel north along the Icefields Parkway, acclaimed as one of the most spectacular journeys in the world. Enjoy breathtaking mountain scenery as you pass rugged peaks and glaciers fringed by thick forest and shimmering lakes. We 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 mighty 300 metre thick Athabasca Glacier. The day’s end finds us in Jasper National Park, an alpine wonderland of pristine wilderness and abundant wildlife.
    Two Night Stay: The Crimson Jasper or similar

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  9. Day 9 - Jasper

    Today, you have the opportunity to explore Jasper and its surrounds. You’re Invited: Be taken through the park to the beautifully carved Maligne Canyon, the deepest canyon in the Rockies. Explore this remarkable area, then enjoy an authentic Canadian Rockies dinner.

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    Discover Jasper wilderness and wildlife tour, float trip along the Athabasca River, an exhilarating motorcycle sidecar tour or authentic Canadian canoe adventure (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Jasper – Okanagan – Kelowna

    Depart Jasper and head past the awesome 3,954 metre Mt. Robson. Continue through the Cariboo Mountains region and into the lush Okanagan Valley to Kelowna. Visit one of Kelowna’s award-winning wineries and sample some of the local wines.
    Overnight Stay: The Cove Lakeside Resort

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Kelowna – Whistler

    Travel through scenic landscapes as the road meanders alongside the Nicola River and through sandstone chasms. Follow the Thompson and Fraser River past the town of Lillooet to the charming alpine resort of Whistler.
    Two Night Stay: Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - Whistler at Leisure

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

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    Special opportunity to take a bear viewing tour or a dinner tasting tour (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Georgia Strait – Victoria

    View this spectacular landscape from the air with a one hour floatplane flight over the Georgia Strait to 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.
    Two Night Stay: The Inn at Laurel Point or similar

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  14. Day 14 - Victoria Sightseeing – Butchart Gardens

    This morning, visit the world-famous Butchart Gardens, a 22 hectare showplace of magnificent, colourful gardens. Learn about the history and flora while exploring the gardens. Afterwards, enjoy an orientation tour of Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Bastion Square, Beacon Hill and residential areas.

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    Take a horse and carriage ride, or go whale watching (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Seattle – 7 Night Alaskan Cruise

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - 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

  17. Day 17 - 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

  18. Day 18 - 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

  19. Day 19 - 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

  20. Day 20 - 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

  21. Day 21 - 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

  22. Day 22 - 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
  • 15 Day Canadian Rockies Experience
  • 2 Day Rocky Mountaineer Rail Experience
  • 8 Day Eastern Canada 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
  • Rise to the Top of CN Tower
  • Climb aboard the Ice Explorer and ascend onto the Athabasca Glacier
  • Ascend Sulphur Mountain in a gondola
  • Marvel at Canada’s “Diamond in the Wilderness” Lake Louise while staying at Chateau Lake Louise
  • Wander through colourful Butchart Gardens
  • Guided walking tour of Old Quebec City
  • Discover Vancouver’s famous sights
  • See Toronto’s sights
  • Guided sightseeing tours of Ottawa & Montreal
  • Visit Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
  • Cruise by ferry across the Georgia Strait
  • Explore Banff and Jasper National Parks
  • Visit the ski resort town of Whistler
  • Travel along the Icefields Parkway
  • Travel along the spectacular Sea to Sky Highway
  • Experience Glacier Bay National Park

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 34 superb meals including: 20 Full Breakfasts (FB), 1 Highlight Breakfast (HB), 3 Lunches (L), 1 Highlight Lunch (HL), 8 Dinners (D) & 1 Highlight Dinner (HD)
  • Breakast at Vancouver Aquarium
  • Rockies dinner in Jasper
  • Dine at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa
  • Welcome and farewell dinners

YOU’RE INVITED
  • Enter the Vancouver Aquarium before it opens and have breakfast with the marine life.
  • Canadian Rockies dinner at Maligne Canyon
  • Learn about the native culture and enjoy a performance in Ottawa
  • Experience true French Canadian hospitality at a traditional Sugar Shack with lunch

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