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Grizzly bear and her cubs, British Columbia

The way you experience Canada is yours to decide. From the depths of its coastal rainforests to the snow-tipped summits of its mountains, the frenetic streets of its cosmopolitan cities to the brightly painted clapboard houses lining its sleepy fishing villages, Canada can form the ideal backdrop to your trip, whatever your interests and travel style.

Our specialists have traversed the length and breadth of this super-sized country, hand-picking stays and experiences that will appeal to nature lovers, city dwellers, food connoisseurs, and the culturally curious. You could stay in a mountain lodge to hike trails reached only by helicopter, awaken your tastebuds on a food tour of Québec City that takes you beyond poutine, or set sail with a Kwakwaka’wakw guide around Vancouver Island’s coast to spot orcas and grizzly bears while you learn about First Nations traditions.

Whether it’s your first time visiting the country or you’re returning for more, each day brings something new. Our specialists will listen to what you want from your travels and craft a trip that encompasses the experiences that speak to you, so you can find your Canada.

Trip ideas to inspire your Canada escape

East, west, or somewhere in between? Our trip ideas showcase the routes through Canada our specialists love the most. However, we’ll help you carve your own path, peppered with experiences and stays matched to your passions. Browse our trips and make them your own.

A few of our favourite Canada experiences

Watching grizzly bears grapple for salmon in a pristine river valley, soaring over mountains, lakes, and dazzling glaciers by helicopter, or unravelling the centuries on a history-focused walking tour of Old Montréal — we’ll help you pick and choose the experiences that best reflect your interests.

  • Black bear family, Tofino

    Clayoquot Sound Black Bear Watching

    From April to October, it is possible to have an intimate black bear watching experience in the beautiful, calm water environment of the legendary Clayoquot Sound.

  • Hiking in the Rockies with CMH

    Heli-hiking — 4 Days

    Spend four days exploring remote mountain trails reached only by helicopter. You’ll stay in a secluded mountainside lodge whose expert guides will lead you out on hikes each day, planning a route to suit your small group’s interests and ability.

  • Grizzly bear fishing in British Columbia

    Grizzly Bears of Bute Cove

    Bute is a pristine river valley and is home to 40 resident grizzly bears. The inlet is also the historic home of the Homalco First Nation, one of the Coast Salish Indigenous peoples whose guides will meet you when you disembark and accompany you along the Orford River Valley.

  • Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park, Canada

    Yoho National Park Guided Hiking

    Enjoy a half day guided hike in the stunning Yoho National Park. The hike is approximately three to four hours long, and departs from Moraine Lake Lodge.

  • Quebec City

    Québec City Walking Tour

    This delightful walking tour visits all the major sights of the old city in a downhill fashion at a leisurely pace. Professional guides make sure that you gain a good understanding of the history and the everyday-life of this World Heritage Site.

  • Old Montréal

    Old Montréal Walking Tour

    Enjoy a private three-hour walking tour focusing on more than 360 years of history. With a private guide, you will discover how Montréal was settled by the French, conquered by the English and achieved the status of a great and fun metropolis in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Canada stays that we love

Our collection of Canada stays — tried and tested by our specialists — spans everything from cosy log cabins and remote wilderness lodges to grand Victorian manor houses-turned-B&Bs and sleek city hotels. Browse our choices and find your ideal place to unpack.

  • Tweedsmuir Lodge

    Tweedsmuir Park Lodge

    Tweedsmuir Lodge is a warm, family style lodge with all the comforts of home. Located in the Bella Coola Valley on the edge of the Great Bear Rainforest it's a great place to spot grizzly bears.

  • Highland Manor, Owen Sound

    Highland Manor

    Step back in time with a stay at Highland Manor, a stately house dating back to 1872. With period styling and an intimate atmosphere, it offers a tranquil stay in elegant surroundings.

Further inspiration for your Canada trip

Because we know Canada inside out, we’ve shared our highlights of the country in dedicated travel guides and blogs. Have a read and let your ideas take root — our specialists will be ready and waiting to help plan your next trip.

  • Canoeing on Moraine Lake, near Lake Louise, Alberta

    Active holidays in Canada: our pick of experiences

    Hiking among mountains, rafting along rushing rivers, and spotting bears by land and water — the lure of the outdoors, whether in wilderness or a city, makes it almost impossible not to have an active trip when in Canada. We share our top active experiences.

  • Helmcken Falls, Wells Gray Provincial Park

    Highlights of British Columbia: a pathway to nature

    Bear watching, waterfall chasing, and cities surrounded by water and mountains… in British Columbia, you can effortlessly reconnect with nature. Canada specialist Joe shares his highlights of the province, from embracing outdoor adventure to exploring First Nations culture.

  • Banff National Park

    Highlights of the Canadian Rockies

    With glacier-fed lakes, thick pine forests and sharp, triangular mountains, the Canadian Rockies are a true wilderness area. Activities can include hiking, canoeing and visiting glaciers. Canada specialist Emily explains how you can make the most of your trip to the Rockies.

  • Jasper National Park

    Self-drive holidays in Canada

    Whether you choose a route circuiting western Canada’s renowned mountains, glaciers and lakes, or you’d rather go off-grid exploring the traditional fishing villages and coastal drives of the Maritimes, Canada’s well-maintained, easily navigable roads make it an excellent self-drive destination.

  • Black bear

    Which British Columbia bear lodge is right for you?

    There’s nowhere quite like British Columbia for seeing black, grizzly, and spirit bears in their natural habitat. There’s a variety of dedicated bear lodges to choose from, but which is right for you? We’ve compared four of our favourites to help you decide.

  • Cape Breton Highlands & the Cabot Trail

    11 ways to experience Atlantic Canada

    Fresh from their recent travels to Canada’s Atlantic region, specialists Matt and Ros share their pick of the best things to do in its four provinces. From exploring maritime and aviation history to fishing for lobster, spotting puffins, and enjoying a beach cookout, there’s plenty to choose from.

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