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These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Canada, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well.

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  • Montréal

    Eastern Canada winter cities by train

    Canada
    • Cycle around Toronto, taking in its highlights, including the CN Tower and Kensington Market.

    • Admire the parliamentary architecture in Ottawa and skate on the frozen Rideau Canal.

    • Explore the cobbled streets, ice sculptures and culinary scene of old Québec.

    • Walk around old Montréal and visit the Notre-Dame Basilica.

    • Admire the wintry landscape between each city from the comfort of a train.

    11 days from £2,400pp

  •  Jasper National Park, Canada

    Highlights of Canada's west self-drive

    Canada
    • Go hiking, kayaking and mountain biking in the rugged scenery of the Rocky Mountains.

    • Look for wildlife such as bears, moose and elk in Banff and Jasper National Parks.

    • Drive through the rugged interior of British Columbia, stopping to admire lakes, glaciers and mountains.

    • Take in the sights of Vancouver, including Stanley Park, Chinatown and its beautifully wild coastline.

    9 days from £2,405pp

  • Clapboard houses, St John's

    Newfoundland explored self-drive tour

    Canada
    • Spot icebergs as they drift south on the Labrador Current and past Newfoundland's rocky harbours.

    • Explore St. John's many pubs and restaurants, well-known for their live music.

    • Marvel at the magnificent scenery of Gros Morne National Park.

    • Visit the site of the authentic Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows.

    • Lose count of moose and caribou as you drive north along the Northern Peninsula.

    15 days from £2,595pp

  • Horsedrawn Carriage Tour, Quebec City

    Charms of Charlevoix: Québec self-drive tour

    Canada
    • Delve into the fascinating history of Québec with a three night stay in the old city.

    • Enjoy the quiet charm of Baie-Saint-Paul, one of the region's first tourist destinations.

    • Go whale watching on the mighty Saint Lawrence River.

    • Explore lovely Lac Saint-Jean, its historic villages and nearby wilderness areas.

    11 days from £2,740pp

  • Niagara Falls cruise

    Glorious Ontario self-drive tour

    Canada
    • Visit Toronto and nearby Niagara Falls.

    • Explore the beaches and pretty villages along the shore of Lake Huron.

    • Watch for wildlife and get close to nature in Ontario's magnificent Killarney Provincial Park.

    • Experience First Nations culture on Manitoulin Island.

    15 days from £2,985pp

  • Scenery around Morants Curve, Lake Louise

    Winter in the Canadian Rockies by train

    Canada
    • Travel from Vancouver to Jasper by overnight train.

    • Embark on a snowshoe hike in Jasper National Park with your guide.

    • Look out for elk, wolves, coyotes and moose on a winter wildlife tour.

    • Climb up a frozen waterfall in Jasper National Park.

    • Experience Lake Louise and Banff in all their winter glory.

    11 days from £3,215pp

  • Place Royale, Québec City

    Hidden highlights of Québec self-drive tour

    Canada
    • Stay in the buzzing cosmopolitan city of Montréal, discovering its history, chic shops and many excellent restaurants.

    • Enjoy lots of varied outdoor activities or simply relax and contemplate the sublime scenery in the Laurentian Mountains.

    • Discover the charm, history, bistros and artists' shops of Québec City.

    • Explore the grand estates, antiques shops and art galleries in the Eastern Townships.

    12 days from £3,345pp

  • Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia

    Boston & eastern Canada by cruise & train

    Canada and New England
    • Explore historic Boston.

    • Cruise to Halifax, Sydney and Charlottetown in Atlantic Canada.

    • Enjoy a walking tour of historic Québec City.

    • Visit Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto and Niagara Falls.

    • Relax and enjoy the many facilities on board your cruise ship.

    17 days from £3,480pp

  • Banff National Park, Alberta

    Best of western Canada by train & self-drive

    Canada
    • Explore the buzzing coastal city of Vancouver and go whale watching off the coast.

    • Admire western Canada's mountainous scenery from aboard the comfortable Via Rail Canadian train.

    • Explore the Rocky Mountains at your own pace, enjoying hikes through mountain and lake scenery.

    • Take a guided icewalk onto the Athabasca Glacier.

    13 days from £3,995pp

  • Train track in the Rockies

    Wonders of western Canada by train

    Canada
    • Experience one of the world's great train journeys through the Canadian Rocky Mountains, in your own private cabin.

    • Travel along the spectacular Icefields Parkway.

    • Explore the alpine panorama of Jasper National Park.

    • Sample Canadian gourmet cuisine in Vancouver.

    • Travel to Victoria for the day by seaplane and visit the beautiful Butchart Gardens.

    11 days from £4,320pp

  • Grizzly bear at Mount Denali, Alaska

    Alaska & Yukon explorer

    Alaska and Canada
    • Follow the gold rush trail of the Klondike gold rush in the Yukon cities of Whitehorse and Dawson.

    • Drive along the majestic edges of Kluane National Park mountain ranges.

    • Cruise across Prince William Sound, keeping your eyes open for icebergs and whales.

    • Visit the Kenai Fjords with towering cliffs and abundant wildlife.

    • Visit Denali's Park Entrance and take a tour to have a chance of seeing its many bears and other wildlife as well as Mount Denali, the tallest mountain in North America.

    21 days from £6,320pp

  • Kluane National Park, Yukon

    Yukon wilderness & British Columbia self-drive

    Canada
    • Re-live the excitement of the 1890s gold rush in historic Dawson City.

    • Drive through impressive mountain scenery with barely another car on the road.

    • Look for wildlife and try some of the many activities available whilst staying near the southern lakes.

    • Truly get off the grid at Farewell Harbour where you can spend your days spotting bears and whales.

    • Meet the friendly local characters that make the Yukon such a different and special place.

    16 days from £6,350pp

  • Vancouver, Canada

    Grand western Canada self-drive tour

    Canada
    • Explore the vibrant cities of Vancouver and Victoria.

    • Watch bears in the wild on Vancouver Island.

    • Cruise along the famed Inside Passage.

    • Travel through B.C.'s scenic wilderness by train.

    • Discover the breathtaking beauty of the Rocky Mountains.

    22 days from £6,800pp

  • Polar Bear, Canada

    The great polar bear gathering

    Canada
    • Maximum of 15 guests per large tundra vehicle ensuring wonderful uncrowded polar bear viewing.

    • Experience the frozen wilderness of Hudson Bay from the comfort of warm tundra vehicles.

    • Explore the highlights of Churchill, including the Eskimo Museum and the 'Polar Bear Jail'.

    8 days from £8,715pp

  • Ocean Endeavour

    Into Canada's Northwest Passage

    Canada
    • Follow in the footsteps of 19th and 20th century explorers.

    • Cruise past icebergs, fjords, mountains and calving glaciers.

    • See whales, narwhals and bears, plus a myriad of birdlife.

    • Enjoy spectacular aurora borealis displays.

    • Travel through some of the most stunning polar regions on the planet.

    20 days from £19,580pp

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Jasper, Alberta

Hiking in the Canadian Rockies

There are literally hundreds of hiking and walking trails in Canada's Rocky Mountains, appealing to all levels of fitness. Here we pick out some of the best places for you to put on your walking boots and experience the Rocky Mountains at your own pace.

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Niagara Falls

Highlights of Ontario

Ontario offers forested landscapes, cosmopolitan cities and First Nations culture in a relatively compact area. Canada specialist Kayleigh outlines the region’s highlights, from touring Toronto’s markets to canoeing in Algonquin Provincial Park.

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Algonquin Provincial Park

Canada self-drive holidays: Ontario and Québec

By self-driving in Canada’s Ontario and Québec provinces, you can explore peaceful parks filled with wildlife, secluded towns and villages, and multicultural cities at your own pace. Canada specialist Rebecca shares her ideas for self-drive routes that take in the best of each province.

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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.

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A pod of orca off Vancouver Island

Highlights of Vancouver Island

Canada specialist Jamie shares the best things to see and do on Vancouver Island. You could observe black and grizzly bears in temperate rainforests. Look for orcas on boat trips from Victoria. Or hike to secluded beaches in the remote north.

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Icefields Parkway, Jasper National Park

Self-driving in western Canada

Canada specialists Kerry and Annie share their tried-and-tested self-drive routes in western Canada. You might want to follow a lesser-known loop through the Canadian Rockies, detouring to the Okanagan wine region. Or, take in British Columbia’s coastline and Vancouver Island.

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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.

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Lake Louise

Honeymoons in Canada

Country specialist, Caroline, picks some of her top places to stay and things to do on honeymoon in Canada. Her highlights include where to spot Canada’s wildlife, taking a food tour in Vancouver, finding seclusion in the Rockies and staying on an authentic ranch.

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Polar bear, Churchill

Polar bear watching in Canada

Churchill in northern Canada is known as the polar bear capital of the world. Every year, hundreds of bears congregate around nearby Hudson Bay waiting for the water to ice over so they can hunt seals. Canada specialist Emily shares the best ways to see them.

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Grizzly, British Columbia

In the path of the grizzly: bear watching in Canada

Canada is well-known for its wildlife, but the stars of the show are arguably its resident bears. These often solitary creatures can be difficult to find, but our Canada specialists can recommend intimate bear-watching experiences that allow you to see them in their natural habitat.

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