Ultimate Canada Tour - Premium 17 DAYS VANCOUVER, JASPER, LAKE LOUISE, BANFF, NIAGARA FALLS, TORONTO, MONTREAL + QUEBEC CITY DAY ONE: VANCOUVER Upon arrival in Vancouver, you'll be met at Vancouver Airport by our friendly driver for the private transfer to the Sheraton Wall Centre where you'll spend the next two nights. Settle in to your room and spend the day relaxing and enjoying the hotel amenities or journey out on your own to experience some of the sights and sounds of British Columbia's most exciting city. DAY TWO: VANCOUVER This morning, enjoy a guided tour of Vancouver by minibus. The tour is your best choice to get an orientation of this West Coast city gem. Our friendly guides encourage your questions and take pride in helping you and your family get the best experience from your time visiting beautiful British Columbia. Highlights include Gastown, Chinatown, Robson Street and photo stops at the Vancouver Lookout, Stanley Park and Granville Island. The afternoon is at leisure. If you choose to continue exploring, we recommend a harbor cruise where you'll observe panoramic views of the cityscape, coastal mountains and the area's most famous landmarks, or a visit to the Capilano Suspension Bridge, one of Vancouver's most popular tourist attractions where you’ll have an opportunity to cross the 140 meter long bridge located 70 meters above the river. DAY THREE: VANCOUVER - KAMLOOPS This morning, you'll be met at your hotel for the transfer to the train station. Your excursion begins at the Rocky Mountaineer Vancouver Station when you board the world famous train. Continue through the rich agricultural lands of the Fraser Valley and have your breath taken away by the magnificent Coast Mountains before entering the Fraser Canyon. Along the way you will see the powerful waters of Hell's Gate and follow the path of the Thompson River to Kamloops, gateway to the Interior of British Columbia. Overnight stay in Kamloops. DAY FOUR: KAMLOOPS - BANFF Your journey continues eastwards to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, Rogers Pass, the Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and the glaciers and snow- capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends on arrival in the resort town of Banff. Overnight stay in Banff at The Rimrock Resort or the Moose Hotel. DAY FIVE: BANFF Today is at leisure to explore Banff on your own.  This popular resort town offers a myriad of activities, including golf, boat tours, horseback riding, kayaking and hiking. Another overnight stay in Banff at The Rimrock Resort or the Moose Hotel. DAY SIX: BANFF - JASPER Today features a full day guided tour from Banff to Jasper along the spectacular Icefields Parkway. Built in 1940, the famous Icefields Parkway links Jasper and Banff National Parks along one of Canada's highest mountain roadways. Along the way we stop at major viewpoints of Athabasca Falls, Bow Lake and Peyto Lake. At the Icefields Centre, admission is included to the Glacier Skywalk and Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure. The Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure is a once-in-a-lifetime ride out onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier in a specially-built all-terrain Ice Explorer. As the most easily accessible glacier flowing from the massive Columbia Icefield, the Athabasca Glacier has become the most visited glacier in North America. The Glacier Skywalk includes an interpretive cliff-edge walkway that leads to a breathtaking glass-floored observation platform suspended 280 meters (918 feet) above the Sunwapta Valley floor. Overnight stay in Jasper at the Park Place Inn or a similar premium hotel. DAY SEVEN: JASPER This morning, enjoy a guided tour of Jasper including a visit to Maligne Lake. Maligne Valley exhibits natural wonders including a disappearing lake and the most extensive system of karst topography in the world (limestone with sinkholes, underground streams and caverns). These stories are tied together through the early natives, explorers and adventurers who opened up this area of the Canadian Rockies. Overnight stay in Jasper at the Park Place Inn or similar. DAY EIGHT: JASPER - LAKE LOUISE Today, you'll travel from Jasper to Lake Louise. Enjoy the spectacular views from your room at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Overnight stay in Lake Louise at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. DAY NINE: LAKE LOUISE - CALGARY - NIAGARA FALLS This morning, you'll travel by luxury motor coach from Lake Louise to Calgary Airport. Your flight from Calgary to Toronto is included and upon arrival in Toronto, you’ll be met at Pearson International Airport and transferred to Niagara Falls where you’ll check in to the Marriott Gateway on the Falls for two nights. This deluxe hotel, located just 200 yards from the brink of Niagara Falls, offers Falls View rooms so you can enjoy the splendor of Canada’s natural wonder from the comfort of your room. DAY TEN: NIAGARA FALLS + NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE Today, enjoy our Gems of Niagara Falls Small Group Tour (6 hours).  The tour includes admission to Hornblower Niagara Cruises – a boat tour that lets you get up close and personal with Niagara Falls and Journey Behind the Falls – a tunnel tour that takes you behind and beside the roaring waterfall. DAY ELEVEN: NIAGARA FALLS - TORONTO This morning is at leisure to enjoy Niagara Falls.  In the early afternoon, you'll be met at your hotel by our friendly driver for the drive back to Toronto. DAY TWELVE: TORONTO Today, enjoy our Gems of Toronto Small Group Tour (6 hours). The tour will take you past the Royal Ontario Museum, the Hockey Hall of Fame, the Distillery Historic District, Toronto's Harbourfront, the Eaton Centre, Bloor-Yorkville Village, Chinatown, the St. Lawrence Market and the Entertainment District. Admission is included to Casa Loma and the CN Tower where you'll enjoy a spectacular view of Canada's largest city. DAY THIRTEEN: TORONTO - MONTREAL This morning, you'll travel by train from Toronto to Montreal (5 hours).   Upon arrival in Montreal, you'll receive a transfer to your hotel. DAY FOURTEEN: MONTREAL Today, enjoy our Gems of Montreal Small Group Tour (6 hours). The small group size leaves time for photo stops at famous sights such as the Notre Dame Basilica, St. Joseph's Oratory and an observation point on top of Mt. Royal that offers a spectacular panoramic view of the city. Explore historic Old Montreal and the bustling downtown area. DAY FIFTEEN: MONTREAL - QUEBEC CITY This morning, enjoy some leisure time in Montreal.  In the early afternoon, our friendly driver will meet you at the hotel and provide a transfer to Montreal Train Station. Board your train from Montreal to Quebec City (3 hours).  Upon arrival in Quebec City, you'll be met and transferred to your hotel. DAY SIXTEEN: QUEBEC CITY Today, enjoy a guided tour of Quebec City in a luxury vehicle (6 hours). On the tour, you’ll experience the European charm of the first French settlement in North America. This is your chance to learn about French-Canadian history first-hand with visits to the Latin Quarter, the Plains of Abraham, the Chateau Frontenac, the National Assembly, Basilica, City Hall, Place-Royale and the Citadel. In the afternoon, the guided tour continues with a trip along the Beaupré Coast where you'll visit the Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré Shrine, see the Montmorency Falls and the Island of Orléans. DAY SEVENTEEN: QUEBEC CITY Today, you'll receive a private transfer from your hotel to Quebec City Airport.