14-Nights Canadian Train Odyssey

This cross-country adventure across Canada begins in Toronto, ends in Vancouver, and includes beautiful scenery and fun-filled activities in some of Canada?s most popular cities. A highlight of this Canada train tour is the 3-day, 3-night journey on VIA Rail??s the Canadian-a premier continental train-from Toronto to Jasper. In refurbished art deco rail cars and domed observation cars, enjoy views of the ever-changing landscapes as you leisurely travel through Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. The spectacular landscapes on your train trip are not the only stunning scenery you?ll witness on this Canada rail tour. Marvel at hypnotic Niagara Falls on your boat cruise past the falls. In the Canadian Rockies, ride the Ice Explorer-an all-terrain vehicle-on Columbia Icefield, an expanse of ice that is 1,200-feet thick. Stop in breathtaking Lake Louise, where cold waters mirror the surrounding mountains and glaciers. Spend time in stunning Jasper National Park-with its rugged mountains, glaciers, alpine meadows, rivers, and abundant wildlife-and Banff National Park, home to majestic mountains and picture-perfect scenery. Also stop in Yoho National Park, with its famous fossils, and Glacier National Park, with its abundant wildlife. From the Pacific Coast, sail to Victoria through the scenic Gulf Islands, a diverse archipelago. In Victoria, visit world-famous Butchart Gardens with its 55 acres of floral displays. Throughout this Canada train tour, enjoy sightseeing in the cities and time to explore on your own. You may want to dine at the top of Toronto?s CN Tower, take an optional float trip on the Athabasca River in Jasper, hike in Banff, enjoy Afternoon Tea at Victoria?s Empress Hotel, or shop Vancouver?s Robson Street. See Canada?s spectacular mountain scenery, stunning lakes, picturesque towns, gentle prairie fields, and exciting cities on this Canadian rail tour-what a fantastic vacation!Included Features:NIAGARA FALLSSightseeing cruiseTORONTOSightseeingTORONTO-JASPER NATIONAL PARKJourney on VIA Rail?s the Canadian in Sleeper Plus classJASPER NATIONAL PARKOrientation tour; stay overnight inside the parkCOLUMBIA ICEFIELDIce Explorer ride on the Columbia IcefieldBANFF NATIONAL PARKOrientation tour; stay overnight inside the parkVICTORIASightseeing; Visit Butchart GardensVANCOUVERSightseeing; Stanley Park

15-Nights Best of Eastern Canada and USA

Best Of Eastern Canada And Usa (Summer 2019)
Uncover the best of Eastern Canada and USA as you explore these diverse countries in a style and manner that suits you. From delicious regional delicacies in Montpelier, where you'll try Vermont's traditional 'sugar on snow', to the sweeping skylines of New York City, you'll be taken aback by Canada's natural wonder and the US's revolutionary history. Top tip: Don't forget your raincoat as you board a cruise taking you up close to the thundering phenomenon that is Niagara Falls.

Authentic Dining

Quebec: Choose from a selection of delectable restaurants during a Dine-Around Evening.
Bar Harbor: Feast on a traditional meal of Maine lobster at your Highlight Dinner.
New York: Enjoy a Celebration Dinner at renowned Bond 45.
Dining Summary: 15 Breakfasts (B), 1 Lunch (L), 1 Dinner (D) and 4 Dinners with wine (DW).

Insight Experiences

Montreal: Discover this city of contrasts with its quaint old-world charm as well as its more thriving modern areas. A Local Expert will talk to you about life in the French-Canadian capital.
Quebec: Experience the city's unique European charm with your Quebecois Local Expert.
New York: Dine in the home of a local with your EatWith host and hear about their life in Manhattan in the city that never sleeps.
New York: Take in the famous sites and lights with your local New York insider.

Stay at the Best Addresses

Toronto: Be at the centre of the action at the downtown Hilton Toronto.
Ottawa: Located along the majestic shores of Leamy Lake, the Hilton Lac-Leamy boasts a beautiful, natural location just minutes away from downtown.
Montreal: In the heart of downtown, the Hyatt Regency Montreal is a true urban oasis.
Quebec: With its unique and contemporary style, the Hotel Manoir Victoria is located in the heart of the historic and culturally vibrant Old Quebec.
Bar Harbor: Overlooking Frenchman's Bay, the luxurious Harborside Hotel, Spa and Marina welcomes guests to a relaxed seaside retreat that embodies the spirit of coastal Maine.
Boston: Centrally located in the 'City on a Hill', the Hyatt Regency Boston is just steps away from many of the city's iconic sites.
Philadelphia: Situated along Philadelphia's historic waterfront, the Hilton Penn's Landing gives guests access to some of the country's most historic landmarks.
Washington D.C.: The Mayflower Hotel, an Autograph Collection, has played an important role in Washington, D.C.’s social scene, hosting head of states and personalities since it opened in 1925.
New York: Experience the excitement of a major city at the Marriott Marquis situated in Times Square.

Top Rated Highlights

Niagara Falls: Board your cruise and greet the howling spray, wind and thunder at the base of the falls. Browse the shops and galleries of Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Toronto: Travel up University Avenue to see museum row, Queen's Park and City Hall.
Kingston: See the old buildings, churches and fortifications.
Ottawa: See the Parliament building, City Hall and National Gallery of Canada.
Quebec: Visit the Montmorency Falls.
Bar Harbor: Experience the natural beauty of Acadia National Park.
Kennebunkport: Stroll along the shops and historic buildings.
Boston: Follow part of Boston's red-brick Freedom Trail which brings the story of the American Revolution to life.
Philadelphia: View Independence Hall and visit the Liberty Bell.
Washington, D.C.: View the sites of this historic capital including the White House and Capitol Hill. Visit the Lincoln Memorial.
New York: Enjoy sweeping skyline views from the Top of the Rock Observation Deck at New York's famed Rockefeller Center. See the Financial and Broadway Districts and Battery Park.

Included Insight Services

Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas
Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom
Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary
We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door
Hotel and restaurant tips are included – you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency
We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels
Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available)
From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination
If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times
If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport.

8-Nights Ontario and French Canada With Stay In Toronto

Welcome to Ontario and Qu?bec-where exciting cities and breathtaking scenery await you on this eastern Canada tour. You’ll spend three nights in Toronto, two nights in both Ottawa and the Qu?bec City area, and one night in Montr?al.On your sightseeing tour in each city, you’ll see the must-see sights, such as the 1,815-foot-tall CN Tower in Toronto, Canada?s largest city; the Canadian Mint in Ottawa, Canada?s capital; Qu?bec City’s Place Royale, the historic square known as the birthplace of French America; and Montr?al’s Mount Royal, designed by the same designer as New York City?s Central Park. In Ottawa, you?ll visit the Royal Canadian Mounted Police stables, a tribute to Canadian heritage and history. In Qu?bec, visit the Basilica of Notre Dame, dating to the 19th century, and Cap de la Madeleine, a national shrine with its fine stained-glass windows. Also enjoy time to explore Qu?bec City, Canada?s only walled city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Between Montr?al and Toronto, you?ll visit Upper Canada Village, where you?ll be transported back to the 1860s-with costumed interpreters, traditional farming techniques, aspects of late 19th-century social life, and more-at one of Canada?s most complete living history museums. But that?s not all?you?ll enjoy stunning scenery on this eastern Canada tour. For a tour highlight, board a sightseeing boat for a thrilling ride to view breathtaking Niagara Falls. You?ve seen photos of Niagara Falls, and now?s your chance to see it up close. These falls are nothing short of spectacular! Also enjoy a cruise that takes a scenic route through the many islands of St. Lawrence Islands National Park. From the vibrant cities to the beautiful scenery, this eastern Canada tour designed for the value-minded traveler is a wonderful vacation!Included Features:NIAGARA FALLSSightseeing cruiseTORONTOSightseeing; Visit Upper CanadaNOTE: Typically during the months of April, September, and October, Upper Canada Village will operate on a limited basis. Departures will still have the benefit of a private guided tour of select historical sites.THOUSAND ISLANDS NATIONAL PARKScenic boat cruiseOTTAWASightseeing; visit the Royal Canadian Mounted Police StablesQU?BEC CITYVisit the Basilica of Notre Dame and Cap-de-la-Madeleine; sightseeing with local guideMONTR?ALSightseeing with local guideMONTREAL?HALIFAXTravel by Ocean train in Sleeper Plus classHALIFAXSightseeing with Peggy?s Cove excursion

19-Nights Grand Canadian

Grand Canadian
Get cosy with your Contiki crew in New York & Boston before we get to the meat of the matter & explore incredible Canada. We'll stay in Jasper National Park, see waterfalls, lakes & mountains aplenty, & bust moves in Vancouver & Toronto to balance things out. Scenery & cities collide!

New York to Boston

See Boston Common, Quincy Marketplace, Faneuil Hall & the original Cheers Bar

Boston

Walk the historic Freedom Trail

Boston to Quebec City

Scenic drive through Maine's wilderness
Cross the Canadian Border/Arrive in Quebec

Quebec City

Explore the only walled city in North America
Stroll the streets on a walking tour

Toronto to Whistler via Vancouver

Included flight to Vancouver

Whistler

See Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains
Visit the local shops
Hike the numerous trails

Kamloops to Jasper

View Mt. Robson, the highest point in the Canadian Rockies (weather permitting)

Jasper

Visit Maligne Canyon, the deepest & longest limestone canyon in the Rockies
Visit Maligne Lake, the largest in the Canadian Rockies (seasonal) M Maligne Lake Cruise

Jasper to Banff

Discover the Athabasca Glacier on the 'Ice Explorer'
See the Saskatchewan River Valley & Weeping Wall
See the vivid blue colour of Peyto Lake (seasonal)
Visit Lake Louise & the enchanting Lake Louise Chateau

Banff

See the majestic Banff Springs Hotel
Visit Banff National Park

Banff to Vernon

See the incredible Spiral Train Tunnels
Drive through Yoho, Glacier & Mt. Revelstoke National Parks
See Kicking Horse Valley

Vernon to Vancouver

See Lake Okanagan & its large floating bridge
Drive through Kelowna, the largest city in the Interior of B.C

Accommodation

We always provide comfortable accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere – think comfy, centrally located hotels as well as a rocky mountain chalet to rest your head. We've found the perfect digs for you and your new squad to relax and chill after a big day of adventure travel.

Food

We'll get 18 of your meals, you get the rest. You can expect to refuel with a few hearty breakfasts and delicious dinners on us but we'll also give you the opportunity to sample some of the best local cuisine. You'll taste it all – from greasy burgers to gourmet fare.

Staff

Don't worry, your Trip Manager and Driver will show you the ropes, not to mention all your new travel mates. Whether providing local knowledge or lols, our team members are people you can trust.

19-Nights Grand Canadian Start New York City end Vancouver

Grand CanadianGet cosy with your Contiki crew in New York & Boston before we get to the meat of the matter & explore incredible Canada. We’ll stay in Jasper National Park, see waterfalls, lakes & mountains aplenty, & bust moves in Vancouver & Toronto to balance things out. Scenery & cities collide!New York to BostonSee Boston Common, Quincy Marketplace, Faneuil Hall & the original Cheers BarBostonWalk the historic Freedom TrailBoston to Quebec CityScenic drive through Maine’s wildernessCross the Canadian Border/Arrive in QuebecQuebec CityExplore the only walled city in North AmericaStroll the streets on a walking tourToronto to Whistler via VancouverIncluded flight to VancouverWhistlerSee Whistler and Blackcomb MountainsVisit the local shopsHike the numerous trailsKamloops to JasperView Mt. Robson, the highest point in the Canadian Rockies (weather permitting)JasperVisit Maligne Canyon, the deepest & longest limestone canyon in the RockiesVisit Maligne Lake, the largest in the Canadian Rockies (seasonal) M Maligne Lake CruiseJasper to BanffDiscover the Athabasca Glacier on the ‘Ice Explorer’See the Saskatchewan River Valley & Weeping WallSee the vivid blue colour of Peyto Lake (seasonal)Visit Lake Louise & the enchanting Lake Louise ChateauBanffSee the majestic Banff Springs HotelVisit Banff National ParkBanff to VernonSee the incredible Spiral Train TunnelsDrive through Yoho, Glacier & Mt. Revelstoke National ParksSee Kicking Horse ValleyVernon to VancouverSee Lake Okanagan & its large floating bridgeDrive through Kelowna, the largest city in the Interior of B.CAccommodationWe always provide comfortable accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere – think comfy, centrally located hotels as well as a rocky mountain chalet to rest your head. We’ve found the perfect digs for you and your new squad to relax and chill after a big day of adventure travel.FoodWe’ll get 18 of your meals, you get the rest. You can expect to refuel with a few hearty breakfasts and delicious dinners on us but we’ll also give you the opportunity to sample some of the best local cuisine. You’ll taste it all – from greasy burgers to gourmet fare.StaffDon’t worry, your Trip Manager and Driver will show you the ropes, not to mention all your new travel mates. Whether providing local knowledge or lols, our team members are people you can trust.

21-Nights Grand Canadian plus Calgary Stampede

Grand Canadian Plus Calgary Stampede
Get cosy with your Contiki crew in New York & Boston before we get to the meat of the matter & explore incredible Canada. We'll stay in Jasper National Park, see waterfalls, lakes & mountains aplenty, & bust moves in Vancouver & Toronto to balance things out. With the addition of rodeo time at Stampede Park, this is the complete Canadian experience.

New York to Boston

See Boston Common, Quincy Marketplace, Faneuil Hall & the original Cheers Bar

Boston

Walk the historic Freedom Trail

Boston to Quebec City

Scenic drive through Maine's wilderness
Cross the Canadian Border/Arrive in Quebec

Quebec City

Explore the only walled city in North America
Stroll the streets on a walking tour

Toronto to Whistler via Vancouver

Included flight to Vancouver

Whistler

See Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains
Visit the local shops
Hike the numerous trails

Kamloops to Jasper

View Mt. Robson, the highest point in the Canadian Rockies (weather permitting)

Jasper

Visit Maligne Canyon, the deepest & longest limestone canyon in the Rockies
Visit Maligne Lake, the largest in the Canadian Rockies (seasonal) M Maligne Lake Cruise

Jasper to Banff

Discover the Athabasca Glacier on the 'Ice Explorer'
See the Saskatchewan River Valley & Weeping Wall
See the vivid blue colour of Peyto Lake (seasonal)
Visit Lake Louise & the enchanting Lake Louise Chateau

Banff

See the majestic Banff Springs Hotel
Visit Banff National Park

Vernon to Vancouver

See Lake Okanagan & its large floating bridge
Drive through Kelowna, the largest city in the Interior of B.C

Accommodation

We always provide comfortable accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere – think comfy, centrally located hotels as well as a rocky mountain chalet to rest your head. We've found the perfect digs for you and your new squad to relax and chill after a big day of adventure travel.

Food

We'll get 18 of your meals, you get the rest. You can expect to refuel with a few hearty breakfasts and delicious dinners on us but we'll also give you the opportunity to sample some of the best local cuisine. You'll taste it all – from greasy burgers to gourmet fare.

Staff

Don't worry, your Trip Manager and Driver will show you the ropes, not to mention all your new travel mates. Whether providing local knowledge or lols, our team members are people you can trust.

8-Nights Quebec Winter Carnival With Toronto

On this exciting Canada winter vacation, join the fun and festive atmosphere at the world's largest winter carnival in Quebec City. Your Quebec Winter Carnival tour begins in Montreal, ends in Toronto, and includes overnights in Quebec City and Ottawa, Canada's capital.

In addition to sightseeing in Montreal, Quebec City, Ottawa, and Toronto, Globus has included many fun and unique experiences on this Quebec Winter Carnival tour. Learn about Quebec's history over dinner at a traditional Sugar Shack, where you'll enjoy musical entertainment and a horse-drawn sleigh ride. Visit North America's only Ice Hotel, where you'll learn how it was built and enjoy a cocktail served in one of the hotel's famous homemade ice glasses. During your free time at your included admission to Quebec's winter carnival, admire the snow sculptures at the international competition; enjoy the night parades; participate in numerous winter activities, such as ice skating or snow slides; and soak up the enchanting and joyous atmosphere that can only be enjoyed at Quebec's winter carnival.

This Quebec Winter Carnival tour also includes train rides from Montreal to Quebec City and from Montreal to Toronto, Canada’s largest city. Free time in Ottawa and Toronto gives you the opportunity to browse the shops, visit some of the museums, and savor local Canadian specialties like Beaver Tail, a famous Canadian pastry.

This year, add some fun to your winter by joining Globus on this fabulous tour to Quebec's winter carnival. It’s a vacation of a lifetime!

Included Features:

MONTRÉAL
Orientation tour with a Local Guide; farewell dinner

VIA RAIL
Train from Montréal to Québec

QUÉBEC CITY
Dinner and entertainment at a traditional [LF] Sugar Shack; horse-drawn sleigh ride; sightseeing with a Local Guide; [LF] tour and drink at the Ice Hotel; admission to Québec Winter Carnival

OTTAWA
Sightseeing

MONTREAL–TORONTO
by VIA Rail train

TORONTO
City sightseeing
 

9-Nights Canadas Capital Cities plus Niagara Falls-Tauck World Discovery

Canada's Capital Cities plus Niagara Falls

Our Canada's Capital Cities plus Niagara Falls vacation explores four distinctly different capital cities in eastern Canada – Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City, each with its own unique personality and cultural background. Multiple-night stays at landmark Farimont hotels in the heart of the cities like The Fairmont Royal York, Fairmont Chteau Laurier, Fairmont Le Chteau Frontenac and Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth allow more time to explore what makes each city so special. Enjoy a Tauck-Exclusive private, after-hours docent-led tour of the Royal Ontario Museum followed by a reception and dinner, a luncheon cruise along the St. Lawrence River through the Thousand Islands, views of Niagara Falls, a visit to a Quebecois sugar-shack and more during this 10-day trip. New for 2019, we're offering a Tauck Exclusive Optional Upgrade to Gold Riverview Rooms at Fairmont Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City; see Pricing & Availability for details.

Private tour, reception and dinner at the Royal Ontario Museum, luncheon cruise through the Thousand Islands, catamaran cruise at Niagara Falls, visit to Niagara-on-the-Lake, visit to a Québecois sugar shack & a gondola ride at magnificent Montmorency Falls; guided city sightseeing and stays at landmark Fairmont properties in Eastern Canada's capital cities

25-Nights Grand Northern

Grand Northern
Just think, there are some poor unfortunate souls that have to fly from New York to LA, trapped above the clouds while we're down here seeing every damn thing this country has on offer. Niagara Falls, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, deep dish pizza in Chicago, farmlands of the Midwest. You guys, the grass is very green down here.

New York to Boston

See Boston Common, Quincy Marketplace, Faneuil Hall & the original Cheers Bar

Boston

Walk the historic Freedom Trail

Boston to Quebec City

Scenic drive through Maine's wilderness
Cross the Canadian Border/Arrive in Quebec

Quebec City

Explore the only walled city in North America
Stroll the streets on a walking tour

Chicago

Ciao Bella! Go local at a pizza dinner in Chicago

Chicago to Madison

Drive through the American Midwest's beautiful farmlands
Enjoy an evening in Madison, home to the University of Wisconsin

Mt. Rushmore

Explore Custer State Park
Visit Mt Rushmore
Discover a Native American legend at the Crazy Horse Memorial

Grand Canyon National Park

Visit a panoramic viewpoint for photos
Capture some incredible photos with a visit to a panoramic viewpoint

Las Vegas

Go wild in Vegas with a Party Bus

Accommodation

We always provide comfortable accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere – think comfy, centrally located hotels and the best crew to travel with.

Food

We'll get 27 of your meals and you get the rest. You can refuel over breakfast and grab some authentic North American dinners from us but you'll also get an opportunity to sample some of the best gourmet fare, both in Canada and the US.

Staff

Don't worry, your Trip Manager and Driver will show you the ropes, not to mention all your new travel mates. Whether providing local knowledge or lols, our team members are people you can trust.

21-Nights Grand Canadian plus Calgary Stampede

Grand Canadian Plus Calgary Stampede
Get cosy with your Contiki crew in New York & Boston before we get to the meat of the matter & explore incredible Canada. We'll stay in Jasper National Park, see waterfalls, lakes & mountains aplenty, & bust moves in Vancouver & Toronto to balance things out. With the addition of rodeo time at Stampede Park, this is the complete Canadian experience.

New York to Boston

See Boston Common, Quincy Marketplace, Faneuil Hall & the original Cheers Bar

Boston

Walk the historic Freedom Trail

Boston to Quebec City

Scenic drive through Maine's wilderness
Cross the Canadian Border/Arrive in Quebec

Quebec City

Explore the only walled city in North America
Stroll the streets on a walking tour

Toronto to Whistler via Vancouver

Included flight to Vancouver

Whistler

See Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains
Visit the local shops
Hike the numerous trails

Kamloops to Jasper

View Mt. Robson, the highest point in the Canadian Rockies (weather permitting)

Jasper

Visit Maligne Canyon, the deepest & longest limestone canyon in the Rockies
Visit Maligne Lake, the largest in the Canadian Rockies (seasonal) M Maligne Lake Cruise

Jasper to Banff

Discover the Athabasca Glacier on the 'Ice Explorer'
See the Saskatchewan River Valley & Weeping Wall
See the vivid blue colour of Peyto Lake (seasonal)
Visit Lake Louise & the enchanting Lake Louise Chateau

Banff

See the majestic Banff Springs Hotel
Visit Banff National Park

Vernon to Vancouver

See Lake Okanagan & its large floating bridge
Drive through Kelowna, the largest city in the Interior of B.C

Accommodation

We always provide comfortable accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere – think comfy, centrally located hotels as well as a rocky mountain chalet to rest your head. We've found the perfect digs for you and your new squad to relax and chill after a big day of adventure travel.

Food

We'll get 18 of your meals, you get the rest. You can expect to refuel with a few hearty breakfasts and delicious dinners on us but we'll also give you the opportunity to sample some of the best local cuisine. You'll taste it all – from greasy burgers to gourmet fare.

Staff

Don't worry, your Trip Manager and Driver will show you the ropes, not to mention all your new travel mates. Whether providing local knowledge or lols, our team members are people you can trust.