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Canada & Cruise Enthusiast Tour

From Toronto to Vancouver, enjoy a Niagara Falls cruise, before visiting Ottawa, Boston, New York and Vancouver over 41 days. Ride the Rocky Mountaineer.

41 Day
From (AUD)
$ 31,195
  • 2019 Toronto > Vancouver

    Canada unveiled

    The whole of this vast, diverse and astounding country is on show for you to discover.

    From East to West, on land and by sea, this glorious 41 day journey offers so many highlights, it’s hard to know where to begin. Perhaps it’s observing the power of Niagara Falls? Or exploring the province of Québec, with its fine architecture and proud French influence. Cruise the mighty Gulf of St. Lawrence, visit the home of ‘Anne of Green Gables’ or explore the seaside capital of Nova Scotia. Dip into the USA to experience Boston and New York City before jetting to the magnificent West Coast to explore Whistler, Jasper National Park and Banff. Ride the iconic Rocky Mountaineer before an exclusive stay at the gorgeous Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Your journey ends with an unforgettable Alaskan cruise, the perfect end to a perfect journey.

    Tour Code:

    RPNL

    Duration:

    41 Days

    Departure City:

    Toronto

    Return City:

    Vancouver

  • 41 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Toronto
      Highlights:
      Welcome to Eastern Canada

      Welcome to eastern Canada. Your wonderful journey begins with a two night stay at the Fairmont Royal York. This stunning hotel has welcomed royals, presidents and dignitaries alike, and today it will welcome you.

    • Day 2 - Toronto
      Highlights:
      Niagara Falls cruise

      Head to the stunning Niagara Falls and feel the mist of the falls as you cruise to its base. Tonight, enjoy a ‘Welcome to Canada’ dinner with your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Toronto > Ottawa
      Highlights:
      CN Tower

      Be treated to stunning views of Canada’s largest city and Lake Ontario from the Observation Deck at CN Tower. Continue to Ottawa, Canada’s elegant capital city, for a two night stay at the Fairmont Château Laurier, located just steps away from Parliament Hill.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 4 - Ottawa
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice

      Discover the charm of Canada’s capital on a guided tour. Nowhere is Canada’s bilingual culture more evident than in Ottawa. The Rivière des Outaouais marks the provincial border between English-speaking Ontario and French-speaking Québec.

      Freechoice

      Tour Canada’s national museums, take a ByWard Market Culinary tour, or cruise along the Ottawa River.

      Freechoice Dining

      Choose between local restaurants or your hotel.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Ottawa > Montebello
      Highlights:
      Enrich - Parc Oméga
      Enrich

      Parc Oméga is home to bears, wolves, wapitis, red deer, beavers and more. View the wildlife as you journey through the 1,500 acre park. As you’ll discover, many of the animals certainly aren’t shy.

      Enjoy an exclusive overnight Special Stay in a rustic but elegant red cedar log cabin at Fairmont Le Château Montebello.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Montebello > Québec City
      Highlights:
      Enrich - Sugar Shack; Enrich - City tour
      Enrich

      Learn how maple syrup is made and dine on traditional Québécois fare at a local Sugar Shack while listening to live, local music.

      Enrich

      Discover the history of Québec City on a tour of the Old Town.

      Later, begin a two night Special Stay at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in the heart of Québec City.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Québec City
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice
      Freechoice

      Tour by helicopter, on foot or by horse and carriage. Alternatively, sample local delicacies. Today, it’s up to you.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 8 - Québec City > Montréal
      Highlights:
      City sightseeing; Notre-Dame Basilica

      Visit the exquisite Notre-Dame Basilica, with its imposing Gothic Revival architecture. You’ll celebrate the conclusion of your Canadian jaunt at Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth with a sumptuous farewell dinner.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Montréal > Canada New England Cruise
      Highlights:
      Holland America Line

      Board your luxurious Holland America Line cruise and settle into your Verandah Stateroom. For the duration of your cruise, the ‘Signature Beverage Package’ has been included. Your Tour Director will escort your cruise.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Québec City
      Highlights:
      Shore excursions

      Take the opportunity to further explore one of the world’s most beautiful cities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Gulf of Saint Lawrence
      Highlights:
      Cruising

      Cruise the mighty Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The world’s largest estuary flows all the way from the Great Lakes 1,200 kilometres away and has a coastal connection with half of Canada’s 10 provinces.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
      Highlights:
      Home to ‘Anne of Green Gables’

      Visit Charlottetown, the largest city on Prince Edward Island and the inspiration for ‘Anne of Green Gables’. The charming Victorian architecture, cobblestone streets, abundance of parks and wild shores will inspire you as well.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 13 - Sydney, Cape Breton Island
      Highlights:
      Cabot Trail and local cultures

      This extraordinary island is rich with Gaelic, Mi’kmaq and Acadian cultures.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Halifax, Nova Scotia
      Highlights:
      Seaside capital

      Explore the seaside capital of Nova Scotia. Maritime lovers will delight in the nautical-themed museums and the charming fishing village of Peggy’s Cove, complete with picturesque lighthouse on a rocky outcropping.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 15 - Bar Harbor, Maine
      Highlights:
      Acadia National Park

      Enter US waters as you arrive at Bar Harbor. Arrive into picturesque Bar Harbor and prepare to be charmed by this truly quintessential New England coastal town. Explore the idyllic natural surrounds, including Mount Desert Island’s coast and Acadia National Park. Treat yourself to a taste of the famous New England lobster, followed by a scoop from one of the town’s homemade ice cream shops.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 16 - Boston
      Highlights:
      City sightseeing

      Disembark your cruise and explore historic Boston then check into Fairmont Copley Plaza or similar for your two night stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 17 - Boston
      Highlights:
      Hop-on-hop-off bus

      Today, board a hop-on-hop-off bus in Boston and tour the sites that interest you most.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 18 - Boston > New York City
      Highlights:
      Amtrak’s Acela Express

      Board Amtrak’s Acela Express and enjoy the superior comfort of Business Class. Arrive in New York City for a two night stay at the Renaissance New York Times Square.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 19 - New York City
      Highlights:
      Enrich - Broadway show

      Fall in love with the ‘Big Apple’ as you explore the famous sites on a hop-on-hop-off bus. Tonight, enjoy a wonderful farewell dinner with your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

      Enrich

      No place exemplifies the magic of theatre more than Broadway and you’ll get the chance to enjoy a show in this entertainment mecca.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 20 - New York City > Victoria
      Highlights:
      Fly to Victoria

      Fly to Victoria (flight not included in land only tour price) for an exclusive two night Special Stay at Victoria’s iconic The Fairmont Empress.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 21 - Victoria > Butchart Gardens
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice

      Stroll through beautiful Butchart Gardens.

      Freechoice

      Look out for orcas on a whale watching cruise by Zodiac or cruise boat. Alternatively, choose to take
      a scenic floatplane flight, horse and carriage ride or indulge in afternoon tea at The Fairmont Empress.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 22 - Victoria > Whistler
      Highlights:
      Enrich - Black Bear Presentation, Scenic Freechoice Dining

      Cross Georgia Strait by ferry. On arrival in Whistler, visit Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre where a First Nations ambassador treats you to a unique cultural experience.

      Enrich

      Learn all about black bears during an exclusive presentation by expert researcher Michael Allen.

      Freechoice Dining

      Tonight choose from a selection of restaurants in Whistler.

      The wonder continues with a two night Special Stay at the exclusive Fairmont Chateau Whistler.

      Floatplane flight - Soar over Georgia Strait on an optional floatplane flight to Whistler (additional expense).

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 23 - Whistler
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice
      Freechoice

      Whistler is an outdoor adventure playground and today you get to choose how to make the most of it. Enjoy the view by Zipline or Peak 2 Peak Gondola, take a mountain adventure tour or a thrilling jet boat ride.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 24 - Whistler > Sun Peaks
      Highlights:
      Enrich - Voyageur Presentation

      Arrive into the alpine village of Sun Peaks, staying at the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel.

      Enrich

      This evening, learn about Canadian history in the most enjoyable way possible, with your presenter portraying himself as ‘voyageur’. It’s sure to leave a lasting impression.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 25 - Sun Peaks > Jasper
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice Dining

      Travel via Mt Robson, the highest peak in North America’s Rocky Mountain range, en route to Jasper. Enjoy rustic-style accommodation at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, set on the banks of glacier-fed Lac Beauvert.

      Freechoice Dining

      Choose from a selection of restaurants at your hotel.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 26 - Jasper
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice
      Freechoice

      Don your leathers and hit the open road in a Harley Davidson™ sidecar or, if you prefer an aquatic adventure, go rafting down the Athabasca River or boating on Maligne Lake. Alternatively, take a scenic drive around Jasper’s stunning lakes and explore Maligne Canyon or rise above it all and take in the magnificent views on the Jasper SkyTram.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 27 - Icefields Parkway > Lake Louise
      Highlights:
      Ice Explorer Scenic Freechoice Dining

      Drive along one of the most famous roads in the world, the Icefields Parkway, then take an ‘Ice Explorer’ onto the Athabasca Glacier. Reach Lake Louise, a true natural wonder, and the opulent Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise where you’ll enjoy a two night Special Stay in a stunning Lakeview room.

      Freechoice Dining

      You’ll enjoy a choice of restaurants at your hotel tonight, from fine to more casual dining.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 28 - Lake Louise
      Highlights:
      Enrich - Meet a Canadian Mountie

      For the eager and early riser or the budding photographer, set a sunrise wake-up call to capture the stunning colour changes painted across the mountain, lake and glacier outside your window.

      Enrich

      Complete your Canadian album by having your photo taken with a real Mountie.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 29 - Lake Louise > Banff
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice Dining

      Small town charm nestled in stunning mountain scenery greets you in Banff. Settle into your two night Special Stay at the Fairmont Banff Springs, where you’ll enjoy a fabulous mountain or valley view room

      Freechoice Dining

      Choose from a range of restaurants.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 30 - Banff
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice, Enrich - Rocky Mountain Round Up
      Freechoice

      Choose to ascend Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola for awe-inspiring views of Bow Valley or take a helicopter flight over the Three Sisters Peaks. Alternatively, enjoy a Bow River float trip, take a guided nature hike, rejuvenate in relaxing mineral pools, play nine holes of golf or head into the mountains by wagon for a cowboy cookout lunch. In July, there is also the option for a day trip to the famous Calgary Stampede. Whichever activity you choose, you’re sure to be swept away by Banff National Park, the first national park established in Canada and a World Heritage-listed Site.

      Enrich

      This evening, you’ll be treated to an exclusive ‘Rocky Mountain Round Up’ evening of entertainment, fabulous food and western hospitality. Cowboy or cowgirl attire is optional, dancing shoes are not.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 31 - Rocky Mountaineer > Kamloops
      Highlights:
      Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

      The Rocky Mountaineer is one of the most iconic rail journeys in the world, and you’ll relish your two days of GoldLeaf Service. Enjoy this ultimate treat for the senses, as you carve through the otherwise inaccessible terrain of the Rocky Mountains in luxurious comfort. Gaze in awe through the glass-dome windows as you soak up the magnificent scenery stretching as far as the eye can see. Savour delectable delights and sip on local beer and wine in the company of your newfound friends. You don’t have to be an engineer to delight in the ingenious construction of the spiral tunnels you’ll venture through. Tonight, stay at a Kamloops hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    • Day 32 - Rocky Mountaineer > Vancouver
      Highlights:
      Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

      View the confluence of the Fraser and Thompson rivers from your glass-dome carriage. Later, you’ll arrive at the exclusive Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, where you’ll be comfortably appointed for the next two nights.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    • Day 33 - Vancouver
      Highlights:
      Enrich - Capilano Suspension Bridge
      Enrich

      Absorb the tranquillity of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park as it opens early, exclusively for Scenic guests.

      A sightseeing tour will showcase Vancouver’s hidden treasures. Tonight, join your Tour Director and fellow adventurers for a celebratory dinner as you farewell Canada and prepare for the next part of your journey – cruising Alaska,
      the last frontier.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 34 - Vancouver > Alaskan Cruise
      Highlights:
      Holland America Line

      Join your Cruise Director for a luxurious seven night Alaskan voyage on board Holland America Line’s ms Nieuw Amsterdam or ms Volendam in a Verandah Stateroom. For the duration of your cruise, the ‘Signature Beverage Package’ has been included.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 35 - Scenic Cruising
      Highlights:
      ‘Welcome to the Seas’ lunch

      Celebrate your first day at sea with a festive lunch, then settle back and relax with a book or explore the ship’s facilities, restaurants and lounges.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 36 - Juneau
      Highlights:
      Alaska’s remote capital

      Alaska’s charming state capital is only accessible by air or sea, so you can explore knowing you’ll never get lost.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 37 - Skagway
      Highlights:
      Klondike gold rush heritage

      Take a stroll into the past. Historic shop facades, wooden boardwalks and echoes of the gold rush typify Skagway, the gateway of the Klondike Gold Rush.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 38 - Glacier Bay
      Highlights:
      Glacier and wildlife viewing

      A National Park Service Ranger will interpret the natural wonders you are sure to see in this spectacular area.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 39 - Ketchikan
      Highlights:
      Salmon capital

      Alaska’s last port of call is Ketchikan, known as the ‘salmon capital of the world’. Be sure to sample some fresh local fare while you’re in town.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 40 - Scenic Cruising
      Highlights:
      Cruise southwards

      Continue cruising south. Celebrate your Canadian and Alaskan escapade with a farewell reception.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 41 - Vancouver
      Highlights:
      Hospitality lounge and farewell

      It’s sadly time to say goodbye. Your wondrous journey comes to an end as you transfer to Vancouver airport.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    5-star luxury inclusions
    • Exclusive stays at the full range of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts
    • Verandah Staterooms on board your cruise
    • Complimentary drinks package throughout your cruise
    • GoldLeaf Service on board Rocky Mountaineer
    • View rooms in Lake Louise and Banff
    • The intimacy of small group touring – a maximum of 40 guests
    • 9 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences e
    • Your choice of 50 Scenic Freechoice activities and dining
    • 6 memorable Scenic Special Stays
    • 84 meals – 40 breakfasts (B), 15 lunches (L) and 29 dinners (D)
    • Fully escorted by expert local Tour and Cruise Directors
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi at selected hotels
    • All tipping and gratuities