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May 31, 2014 Travel Deals No Comments Email Email

Insight Vacations is pleased to release a new special itinerary for 2015 – Great Canada & Summertime in the Rockies.

Great CanadaThe escorted journey spans the country from east to west taking in Canadian highlights ranging from Orca Whale Watching and a Grizzly Bear Experience, the Calgary Stampede, Lake Louise and other Rocky Mountains attractions and charming east coast cities. Travelling from Toronto to Vancouver with one exclusive departure on 25 June, 2015, the trip is either 17-days or 24-days with an optional Alaska Cruise.

Joost Timmer, Insight Vacations Australia Managing Director said, “Australians cannot get enough of the breath-taking scenery and uniquely Canadian experiences in this special country. We’ve seen an increase in guests taking back-to-back tours with Insight Vacations so they can experience both the east and west regions. This itinerary has been created as an ideal all-rounder for guests wanting to explore Canada in-depth and take in the spectacle and characters of the Calgary Stampede. It also provides an option to witness the Alaskan scenery with an optional 7-day Inside Passage Cruise at the tail-end of the trip.”

Highlights include:

  • Visits to Canada’s top five gardens: Butchart in Victoria, VanDusen in Vancouver, Reford in Quebec and the Botanical Gardens in Niagara Falls and Montreal.
  • Wildlife watching include an Orca watching cruise in the waters off Victoria and Grizzly Bear River Safari in Jasper National Park.
  • City tours of Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec, Montreal, Banff and Vancouver.
  • Rocky Mountains highlights – Banff Gondola, Columbia Icefield, Maligne Lake and Athabasca Glacier.
  • The ‘Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth’, the Calgary Stampede

The itinerary features a host of Insight’s distinctive Signature hotels; the lakeside Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge and stately Fairmont Queen Elizabeth in Montreal, the Hotel Manoir Victoria in the heart of historic Old Quebec and Hotel Grand Pacific overlooking Victoria’s Inner Harbour. Those who travel to delight their tastebuds won’t be disappointed with Signature Dining experiences such as sampling maple products at the Sugar Shack in Quebec, winery visits and tasting local specialities at Granville Markets in Vancouver.

The 17-day Great Canada & Summertime in the Rockies itinerary is priced at $8,870 per person, twin-share (single supplement $2,588). Optional 7-day Holland America Inside passage cruise is priced from $2,400 per person, twin-share (single supplement $1,560) for an Inside Stateroom. The itinerary offers one exclusive departure on 25 June 2015.

The itinerary includes Insight Vacations’ inclusions such as signature and premium centrally located hotels, an experienced Tour Director, many meals, luxury coach transport with business class legroom, smaller groups, signature experiences, priority admissions, free Wi-Fi and airport transfers.

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