98Reservations: Dublin 01 6733800 or Belfast 028 9051 1800Canadian Trails"Absorb the breathtakingscenery that Canadaoffers in winter! Theamazing, awesome sightof snow on the Rockies isnot the preserve of skiersand their ilk. On thiswinter wonderland youjourney trans-continentalon board 'The Canadian'train, through mountainsmagnificent in theirpristine white cloaks, fromToronto to Jasper andthen Vancouver."Jeff Hall, Tour DirectorTour operated by JonviewHighlights.Journey behind the Fallsat Niagara.CN Tower, Toronto.Butchart Gardens,Vancouver.Capilano SuspensionBridgeNEW FOR 2012!Escorted Road Journey13 nights/14 daysDay 1: Ireland/TorontoArrive at Pearson International Airport, Toronto and transferindependently (transfer included) to your centrally-locatedhotel. After checking in with your tour director, theremainder of the day is free. Hotel: Delta Chelsea, BDay 2: TorontoWe start the day with a sightseeing tour of Toronto.Highlights include the provincial legislative buildings(Queen's Park), City Hall, the financial district, Chinatown,the waterfront and a ride up the CN Tower. The remainderof the day is free for exploration, shopping or relaxation. Hotel: Delta Chelsea, BDay 3: Niagara Fals Excursion/Via RailEnjoy a full-day excursion of Niagara Falls. Our route takesus through the lush fruit-growing district of the NiagaraPeninsula and we see the historic village of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Included is a thrilling boat ride on the Maid ofthe Mist, taking us right to the foot of the Horseshoe Falls.After a group dinner in Toronto, we transfer to UnionStation to board VIA Rail's The Canadian en route towestern Canada. Overnight on board VIA Rail's TheCanadian. Continental breakfast and dinner included.Days 4-5: VIA RailTravelling north of the Great Lakes, view the rugged terrainof the Canadian Shield. Today the train crosses the borderinto the province of Manitoba and stops briefly in thecapital, Winnipeg. 2 nights on board VIA Rail's TheCanadian. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.Day 6: Via Rail/Edmonton/Banf National ParkBy early morning, we have traversed the expanses ofprairie flatland in Saskatchewan and Alberta. Upon arrivalin Edmonton, we board our tour coach and travelsouthwest on the Trans-Canada Highway into the rollingfoothills of the Rocky Mountains. The majestic peaks of theCanadian Rockies soon fill the horizon as we approachBanff National Park. Hotel: Mount Royal Hotel, BDay 7: Banf National ParkToday we will enjoy a tour of the region around Banff. Thearea became Canada's first national park in 1885 toprotect its natural hot springs. Today is at leisure to exploreBanff National park or take an optional excursion. relaxand enjoy the scenery. Hotel: Mount Royal Hotel, BDay 8: Banf National Park To Jasper National ParkToday's journey through Banff & Jasper National Parkspromises to be a highlight of our Canadian Trail. We visitthe famous scenery of Lake Louise, travel north on thefamed Icefields Parkway through a rugged wildernessflanked by dramatic mountain ranges. At the ColumbiaIcefield we board a specially constructed Ice Explorer toride on the surface of the ancient Athabasca Glacier.Hotel: Sawridge Inn & Conference Center, BDay 9: Jasper National Park To Sun PeaksWe travel west along the Yellowhead Highway and into theheartland of British Columbia. Breathtaking, unspoiledvistas await visitors in every season of the year. The routetakes us along the Thompson River through the picturesqueShuswap Highlands. Hotel: Delta Sun Peaks Resort, BDay 10: Sun Peaks To WhistlerWe can expect a day of dramatic scenery changes as wedrive through the ranch lands and head for the coastalmountains. A journey along the Duffey Lake Road exposesnew vistas at every turn. Enjoy the rest of the day atButchart GardensCanadian Trails
Book online at www.americanholidays.com99Canadian TrailsOvernight StayPlaces VisitedPricingInclusions.Trans-Atlantic flights on scheduled airlines.13 nights hotel / rail accommodation .Service of a professional Tour Director Days 1-14.Baggage porterage.Meals onboard the "Canadian" .Meals as detailed on Itinerary: (B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner. .Airline taxesPrices from: £3413 / ?3835Dates: 10 Jun / 15 Jul / 12 Aug / 9 SepHoliday prices are per person based on twin occupancySingle Supplements and 3rd Adult sharing discountsavailable on requestPlease note: Alternative but similar hotels may beused at certain times of the year. Prices can increase or decrease, you will be quotedthe up to date price at time of booking.Los Angelesleisure. Hotel: Hilton Whister Resort & Spa, B.Day 11: Whistler To VictoriaThe Sea-to-Sky Highway leads us south throughspectacular coastal scenery today. From Horseshoe Bay,we cruise by ferry across the Strait of Georgia toVancouver Island and continue by coach to Victoria whereupon arrival we embark on a city tour of this former Britishenclave. Hotel: Coast Harbourside Hotel & Marina, BDay 12: VictoriaProud of her maritime heritage, Victoria has retained aquaint, colonial demeanour evident in the many 19thcentury landmarks throughout the city. We take a tour ofthe beautiful floral displays of the world famous ButchartGardens. The remainder of the day is at leisure toexplore the city's delights. Hotel: Coast HarboursideHotel & Marina, BDay 13: Victoria To VancouverToday, we continue on our way via a pleasant cruisethrough the resort region of the Gulf Islands to theoceanside city of Vancouver. Upon arrival in Vancouver,we enjoy an interesting tour of the city, including StanleyPark, English Bay, Gastown, Chinatown, and much more.The remainder of the day is free for exploration orrelaxation. This evening features our "Farewell dinner" atthe Capilano Suspension Bridge with a welcome from FirstNations carvers. Hotel: Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, BDay 14: Vancouver / IrelandA time for last-minute shopping and sad farewells.Individual transfer to Vancouver International Airportin time to check in for your return flight.