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Canada is the dream destination for any traveller looking for spectacular scenery, amazing wildlife and world class cities. Holidays to Canada offer a huge range of experiences across its beautiful and varied landscape and our tailor-made trips can combine relaxation, sightseeing, culture, wildlife and adventure.

When planning a trip it hards to know where to start and the temptation is to try to do everything! That's where our experts can help - they will discuss your preferences and budget and then create an itinerary that is right for you. Our most popular area is Western Canada and here is a 7 night self drive itinerary that can form the basis of a fantastic trip taking you through Banff & Jasper National Parks before joining the spectacular 2 day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey to Vancouver. If you don't fancy driving then we can arrange a similar itinerary as a tour.


Rocky Mountaineer

Day 1: Calgary - Banff (75 miles)
From Calgary drive to Banff for a 2 night stay.

Day 2: Banff
In Banff town you’ll find lots of excitement - shopping, cafés, nightlife, museums. Check out the Cave and Basin National Historic Site, Banff Gondola where you will see a panoramic view of the Bow Valley, then take a dip in the hot mineral pools at the Upper Hot Springs.

Day 3: Banff - Lake Louise (38 miles)
Travel along the lovely Bow Valley Parkway on a leisurely drive to Lake Louise, visiting Johnston Canyon Waterfall and enjoying the many scenic lookouts along the way.  Continue to Lake Louise, the “Jewel of the Rockies”; the most famous glacial lake in the Canadian Rockies.

Day 4: Lake Louise - Jasper (129 miles)
On today's journey you travel through the spine of the Canadian Rockies along the amazing Icefield Parkway with its entralling scenery, wildlife and waterfalls. At the Columbia Icefield you can ride onto the Athabasca Glacier on board an Ice Explorer before continuing your journey to Jasper.

Day 5: Jasper
Explore this charming mountain village; take a tram ride up Whistlers mountain, or visit Maligne Lake, one of the most photographed lakes in the world.

Day 6: Jasper - Rocky Mountaineer - Kamloops
Today you join the famous Rocky Mountaineer for one of the World's great rail journeys passing through the amazing scenery that was once the route of the early fur traders on your journey to Kamloops where you stay overnight.

Day 7: Kamloops - Rocky Mountaineer - Vancouver
Leaving Kamloops you will follow the Thompson River to the Fraser Canyon, where at Hells Gate watch water torrent past the canyon walls at its narrowest point. The last leg of the journey takes you through the fertile farming region of the Fraser Valley to arrive in the Pacific port of Vancouver late afternoon.

Day 8: Vancouver
You can now extend your trip with a few days in Vancouver, join an Alaskan cruise, or go in search of the famous Canadian Grizzly Bears..

Please note: Mountain lakes in this region will be frozen through to mid June.

For more information call the Adeona Travel team today on: 0161 486 9247


Stay a couple of nights in Vancouver to discover this unique city which offers the urban adventure of a modern metropolis with the great outdoors right on its doorstep. Restaurants, shopping, nightlife, a mild climate and a cosmopolitan atmosphere make Vancouver a favourite tourist destination.

Prebook a tour to see the sights including Robson Street, Stanley Park, Prospect Point and English Bay Beaches, Granville Island, and historic Gastown. Vancouver is Canada’s third-largest city and has a thriving multi-cultural ambiance. The city is located in a spectacular setting with the Coast Mountains across Burrard Inlet to the north, and the waters of the Strait of Georgia to the west.

If you are travelling from May to September you can join a selection of Alaska cruises from Vancouver. The Inside Passage is the scenic waterway that reaches 1000 miles from beautiful British Columbia to historic Skagway, Alaska. Through a maze of bays, straits, arms and fjords you’ll cruise past an ever-changing panorama of unspoiled beauty with cascading waterfalls, virgin forests and majestic glacier-carved fjords. Glacier National Park is home to wolves, moose, grizzly and brown bears, blacktail deer and lynx.

Grizzly Bear

Canada can offer adventures and wildlife like nowhere else on earth. You can see whales, grizzly bears and polar bears in their natural environment; go horseback riding; experience the exhilaration of a helicopter trip over the glaciers or simply walk in alpine meadows. Adeona Travel can arrange all this and more for you on a tailor-made Canadian wildlife holiday...

Western Canada is one of the best places for bear viewing in the world and we can arrange trips to Great Bear Lodge, Knight Inlet Lodge and Spirit Bear Lodge amongst others. Canada is also home to Churchill, the Polar Bear Capital of the World, and we can arrange trips to view these amazing arctic creatures.

There are also a number of locations in Canada which are perfect for whale watching, both in the East and West of the country. You can choose to travel onboard a comfortable covered vessel or take an exhilarating Zodiac boat ride, making this the ideal excursion to add onto a Canada holiday.

Make sure you get the best from your Canadian adventure - let our experts tailor-make your perfect trip.

What our customers say:
"Being away from home when you are in a wheelchair can be daunting, but Adeona Travel always go the extra mile to ensure that everything is in place for a problem free holiday, double checking that the rooms and facilities are what we need and transport arrangements are right. Take care."Ian and Jean Porter, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire
"Your meticulous organisation of our antarctic trip made it an absolutely wonderful experience - thrilled with the deep blue of the icebergs and the friendly antics of the local penguins! Your suggestion of an initial stay on the horse riding estancia provided a perfect introduction to South America - the gauchos were amazing. Thank you all so much for making this one of our best holidays ever."Gail and Richard Nakielny, Sheffield