Grand Canada, Alaska & Arctic Circle

35 Days
Toronto to Fairbanks
From (AUD)
$ 26,085
$ 25,085
Dates & Pricing

2022 Toronto > Fairbanks

Tour Map
Tour Code:
RAEC
Duration:
35 days
Departure City:
Toronto
Return City:
Fairbanks

35 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Toronto

    Welcome to eastern Canada. Your journey begins with an overnight stay in Toronto. Relax and enjoy the amenities of your hotel as you prepare yourself for the unforgettable journey ahead.

  2. Day 2 - Niagara Falls

    Head to Niagara Falls, stopping along the way at the wine region around Niagara-on-the-Lake, renowned for the production of ice wine. Later, feel the power of the Niagara Falls as you cruise to its base. Tonight, enjoy a ‘Welcome to Canada’ dinner. Overnight stay in Niagara Falls.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Niagara Falls > Ottawa

    Continue to Ottawa, Canada’s elegant capital city, for a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 - Ottawa

    Discover the charm of Canada’s capital on a guided tour. Nowhere is Canada’s bilingual culture more evident than in Ottawa. 

    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

  5. Day 5 - Ottawa > Québec City

    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.

    Continue to Québec City and enjoy a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  6. Day 6 - Québec City

    Enrich

    Discover the fascinating history, architecture and culture of Québec City as you stroll through the cobblestone streets of North America’s only walled city on a tour of the old town. 

    Freechoice

    Explore Québec at ground-level on foot. Alternatively, sample craft beer on a walking  and tasting tour or local delicacies from artisans who have created a gourmet buzz in Québec.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Québec City > Montréal

    Enrich

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

    Continue to Montréal and a guided tour through the city. Enjoy a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  8. Day 8 - Montréal

    This morning visit the exquisite Notre-Dame Basilica, with its imposing Gothic Revival architecture. Remainder of day at leisure to experience Montreal with its mash-up of European and North American culture. Celebrate the conclusion of your Canadian jaunt with a sumptuous dinner this evening.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Montréal > Victoria

    Fly to Victoria (flight not included in land only tour price) for a three night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  10. Day 10 - Victoria

    Tonight celebrate at dinner with your travel companions and Scenic Tour Director.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  11. Day 11 - Victoria > Butchart Gardens

    Explore the spectacular Butchart Gardens.

    Freechoice

    Look out for Orcas on a whale watching cruise by Zodiac or cruise boat. Alternatively, indulge in afternoon tea at The Fairmont Empress or explore Victoria on a walking tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - Victoria > Whistler

    Cross Georgia Strait by ferry. Visit Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre in Whistler.

    Enrich

    Join renowned Black bear expert researcher Michael Allen for an enlightening session about these extraordinary creatures.

    Enjoy a two night stay in Whistler.

    Freechoice Dining

    Choose from a selection of restaurants in Whistler.

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Whistler

    Freechoice

    Whistler is an outdoor adventure playground. You might choose to soar above Whistler on a helicopter flight, enjoy the view by Zipline or Peak 2 Peak Gondola or take a mountain adventure tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  14. Day 14 - Whistler > Sun Peaks

    Drive to the alpine village of Sun Peaks where you’ll stay overnight. Later, you will be treated to a special indigenous-inspired feast.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Sun Peaks > Jasper

    After breakfast, travel to Jasper via Mt Robson, the Rockies’ highest peak. Enjoy a two night stay In Jasper.

    Enrich

    Jasper National Park is one of the world’s largest dark sky preserves. Join astronomers from Jasper Planetarium for a breathtaking Dark Sky Experience and an exclusive twilight supper.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Jasper

    Freechoice

    Don your leathers and hit the open road in a Harley Davidson™ sidecar, 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 ride the Jasper SkyTram.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  17. Day 17 - Icefields Parkway > Lake Louise

    Drive along one of the most famous roads in the world, the Icefields Parkway, then take an ‘Ice Explorer’ onto the Athabasca Glacier. Visit Lake Louise, a true natural wonder, enjoy an overnight stay.

    Freechoice Dining

    Enjoy a choice of restaurants at your hotel tonight, from fine to casual dining.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Lake Louise > Banff

    Small town charm nestled in stunning mountain scenery greets you in Banff. 

    Enrich

    Meet a retired member of the Mounties for an insight into their role in Canadian history and the country today.

    Settle into your two night stay at Banff.

    Freechoice Dining

    Choose from a range of restaurants.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Banff

    Today we head to Banff, a picturesque town located within Banff National Park and the quintessential Rocky Mountains Town. Enjoy a two night stay nestled in stunning mountain scenery.

    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 or head into the mountains by wagon for a cowboy cookout lunch.
    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

    Head out at dusk on a unique wildlife spotting experience in search of Banff’s magnificent beasts including deer, elk, caribou and the elusive Grizzly bear.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  20. Day 20 - Rocky Mountaineer > Kamloops

    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

  21. Day 21 - Rocky Mountaineer > Vancouver

    View the confluence of the Fraser and Thompson rivers from your glass-dome carriage. Later, you’ll arrive in Vancouver, where you’ll stay for the next two nights.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  22. Day 22 - Vancouver

    Visit Capilano Suspension Bridge Park as it opens early, exclusively for Scenic guests. Wander among the glistening morning dew of the rainforest, before the crowds arrive. Later, a sightseeing tour will showcase Vancouver’s hidden treasures. Tonight, join your Tour Director and fellow adventurers for a celebratory farewell dinner as you prepare for the next part of your journey – cruising Alaska, the last frontier.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  23. Day 23 - Vancouver – Alaskan Cruise

    Today, embark on your luxurious seven night voyage in a Balcony Stateroom on board Princess Cruises.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  24. Day 24 - Scenic Cruising

    Cruise northwards on board your elegant cruise ship.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  25. Day 25 - Ketchikan

    Explore Alaska’s first city, now known as the ‘salmon capital of the world’.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  26. Day 26 - Juneau

    Alaska’s state capital is only accessible by air or sea. This is one town you can explore without ever getting lost.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  27. Day 27 - Skagway

    Discover the historic shop facades, wooden boardwalks and echoes of the gold rush that typify Skagway.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  28. Day 28 - Glacier Bay

    A steaming cup of hot chocolate will keep you warm as you are mesmerised by the dramatic ice walls of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  29. Day 29 - College Fjord

    Some of the glaciers of College Fjord are 40 storeys high and tower over even the largest cruise ships. Celebrate the end of your cruise with a farewell dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  30. Day 30 - Anchorage > Talkeetna

    Visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre, then enjoy a jet boat ride before your Special Stay at Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge

    Denali flightseeing - Optional flightseeing over Denali, with glacier landing (additional expense, subject to seasonal operation. Replaces jet boat ride).

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  31. Day 31 - Talkeetna > Denali National Park

    Enrich

    Visit Joanne Porterfield’s homestead and learn about early Alaskan life.

    Journey on Princess Rail to McKinley Chalet Resort for a two night Special Stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  32. Day 32 - Denali National Park

    Freechoice

    Explore Alaska’s rugged wilderness today.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  33. Day 33 - Denali National Park > Fairbanks

    Cruise into the heart of Alaska on the ‘Discovery III’ Sternwheeler. See a bush floatplane take off, meet champion sled dogs, and discover village life. Stay two nights at Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  34. Day 34 - Fairbanks > Arctic Circle

    Enrich

    Experience the thrill of crossing the Arctic Circle by air and receive a certificate to prove it. Stop at a wilderness community for a fascinating insight into the history of the region and life today. Truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  35. Day 35 - Fairbanks

    It’s time to bid farewell after a wondrous journey.

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

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    Meals Included: Breakfast

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