Highlights of Canada: Exploring Eastern & Western Canada


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Experience the best of Eastern Canada on this unforgettable tour covering Toronto, Niagara Falls. Explore iconic landmarks, vibrant cities, and stunning natural landscapes, immersing yourself in the rich history, diverse culture, and breathtaking beauty of the region. From the thundering cascades of Niagara Falls to the bustling streets of Toronto, this tour offers an unforgettable journey through the heart of Eastern Canada. Continue to the Canadian West Coast Adventure Expedition and delve into the lively cityscape of Vancouver and the awe-inspiring landscapes of Canada's western coast. Journey through Banff and Jasper National Parks, traversing the renowned Icefields Parkway, renowned as one of the planet's most breathtaking routes. Prepare to be mesmerized by the sight of glacial lakes, snow-capped peaks, untamed rivers, and majestic waterfalls along the way. Stay vigilant for wildlife sightings, as encounters with bears, elk, moose, and bighorn sheep are not uncommon. Concluding in Vancouver, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the city's bustling streets

Price starting from $ 3890  Land Only

Grand Canadian Explorer: Exploring Eastern & Western Canada

Embark on a captivating journey through Eastern Canada, beginning with the awe-inspiring wonder of Niagara Falls. Witness the majestic power of the falls before venturing to the vibrant metropolis of Toronto, where iconic landmarks and cultural experiences await. Your western Canada expedition commences in Calgary, serving as the gateway to Banff National Park, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site celebrated for its awe-inspiring mountain vistas, crystalline turquoise lakes, and thriving wildlife. Discover the enchanting town of Banff, nestled amid the majestic Rockies, and revel in the sheer beauty of the surrounding landscape. Next, journey onward to the renowned Lake Louise, renowned for its pristine waters and majestic mountain backdrop. Embark on a scenic drive along the famed Icefields Parkway, renowned as one of the world's most captivating routes, as you make your way towards Jasper National Park. Along this picturesque route, marvel at glaciers, waterfalls, and rugged peaks that adorn the landscape. Upon reaching Jasper National Park, immerse yourself in the untouched wilderness and encounter abundant wildlife. Whether cruising the tranquil waters of Maligne Lake or exploring the iconic Athabasca Falls, you'll be immersed in the park's natural wonders. Concluding your adventure in Vancouver, the vibrant metropolis on the Pacific coast, you'll discover a perfect blend of urban charm and coastal beauty. This lively city serves as an ideal conclusion to your Canadian Rockies experience. Throughout the journey, you'll encounter spectacular scenery, diverse wildlife, and unforgettable moments, ensuring an enriching and remarkable exploration through the heart of Western Canada.


Commence your adventure of the eastern Canada. Upon reaching Toronto, you will be met and transferred to  your hotel in Downtown. Once you’ve checked into your hotel, the rest of the day is yours!

Overnight in Toronto

Embark on your Niagara Falls excursion with convenient pickup from downtown Toronto before heading to the majestic falls.

Your first destination is Skylon Tower, where you'll ascend 520 feet in a glass elevator to the observation area. From here, you'll marvel at panoramic views of all three Niagara Falls–Bridal Veil Falls, Horseshoe Falls, and the American Falls–as well as the Niagara River and even catch a glimpse of the Toronto skyline.

Next, delve into the immersive experience of Journey Behind the Falls, descending 125 feet to explore cave-like tunnels behind the roaring cascades. Feel the power of the falls as you hear and sense their thunderous presence, and capture stunning photos from two observation decks.

Following this, board the Niagara City Cruises Voyage To The Falls Boat Tour (seasonal, operating April - November only, replaced with admission to Niagara's Fury and Butterfly Conservatory in the winter months) for an up-close encounter with the falls. Sail around the Niagara gorge, feeling the refreshing mist while clad in a provided recyclable rain poncho.

After the boat tour, enjoy a narrated driving tour of Niagara, learning about its rich history and unique geography. Your guide will highlight points of interest such as Dufferin Islands, the International Control Dam, the Old Scow, Whirlpool Rapids, and the Floral Clock.

Finally, enjoy an hour of free time to explore the city independently, whether it's grabbing a snack, snapping extra photos, or picking up souvenirs.

At the conclusion of your tour, your guide will escort you back to downtown Toronto.

Overnight in Niagara Falls

Embark on a personalized small-group tour of Toronto with a convenient downtown hotel pickup, where your guide will warmly welcome you in the main lobby.

Your tour kicks off with a visit to Toronto's iconic CN Tower, where you'll glide up the glass elevator to the tower's observation deck, the LookOut Level. Here, you'll soak in a panoramic vista of the cityscape while feeling the breeze at 342 meters in the air on the outdoor terrace. Don't miss the chance to walk on the glass floor, a pioneering feature when it debuted in 1994!

Next, enjoy an informative driving tour through the city, narrated by your guide. Pass by notable landmarks such as Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto's Old City Hall, the Toronto Waterfront, the University of Toronto, Queens Park, and Dundas Square. At Nathan Philips Square, snap a photo with the iconic "Toronto" sign and learn about the intricate PATH network beneath the city.

Then, delve into another beloved Toronto institution, the St. Lawrence Market, acclaimed as the world's top food market by National Geographic. Here, you'll have some free time to shop or grab a quick bite to eat.

Lastly, savor breathtaking views of the city from Toronto Harbour during a tranquil Toronto Harbour Cruise. 

Rest of the day is free at leisure. Whether you prefer to explore the bustling streets, sample delicious cuisine at one of the city's renowned restaurants, immerse yourself in its rich cultural scene with a visit to a museum or art gallery, or simply unwind and relax in the comfort of your accommodation, the choice is entirely yours. Take advantage of this opportunity to discover the city's hidden gems, embark on a leisurely stroll along the waterfront, or perhaps catch a captivating performance at one of Toronto's acclaimed theaters. 

(Please note that the cruise is seasonal and may be substituted with a visit to Casa Loma during the off-season).

Overnight in Toronto

Today signifies the culmination of your Eastern highlight. You will be transferred to Toronto airport for your return flight to Calgary. After arriving in Calgary, make your way to the designated shuttle counter for your pre-arranged transfer to Banff. Located within the majestic Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada, Banff is a charming and captivating town highly revered by travelers across the country.
Upon reaching Banff, proceed with the check-in process. If you happen to arrive earlier than expected, take the opportunity to explore Banff Avenue, the town's main street, boasting a lively array of shops, restaurants, galleries, and accommodations, making it a vibrant hub for tourists.
Enjoy your overnight stay in the enchanting town of Banff.

Overnight in Banff

Today's tour offers a fantastic introduction to Banff, showcasing some of its most picturesque and historically significant attractions. These highlights include visits to the iconic Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Bow Falls, Surprise Corner Lookout, and the breathtaking Lake Minnewanka, the largest lake in Banff.

The journey continues as you are transported to the base of Sulphur Mountain, where you'll embark on a scenic ride aboard the Banff Gondola, ascending to the summit at an impressive elevation of 7,486 feet. From this vantage point, you'll be treated to unparalleled views of Banff, the Bow Valley, and a sweeping 360-degree panorama of six stunning mountain ranges. Standing on the spacious main-level observation deck, you'll feel like you're on top of the world.

After an unforgettable experience at the summit, you'll descend on the Banff Gondola and be conveniently transported back to your Banff hotel. Throughout the tour, keep your camera ready to capture wildlife encounters, as this journey provides excellent opportunities to spot local fauna. Our knowledgeable guides, who are experts on Banff, will gladly answer any questions you have and share their wealth of knowledge about the area.

Overnight in Banff

After enjoying breakfast at your Banff hotel, you'll be picked up for a remarkable journey through some of the most breathtaking mountain landscapes in North America. As you traverse the spine of the Canadian Rockies, you'll be treated to an unending procession of colossal mountains, jagged snowy peaks, and numerous glaciers, creating an awe-inspiring amphitheater of nature.
On this tour, you won't have to worry about navigation or watching the road. Simply sit back, relax, and immerse yourself in the grandeur of the towering mountains while keeping an eye out for wildlife on the edges of the forest.
The first stop is the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre, where you'll board an Ice Explorer vehicle. Embark on a thrilling drive onto the Athabasca Glacier, while learning about its history and having some free time to savor the magnificent views. You'll have the unique opportunity to touch this ancient sheet of ice and even taste pure, cold water directly from the glacier.
Next, head to the nearby Glacier Skywalk, where a 1-kilometer walkway leads to a platform with a glass floor, offering an extraordinary perspective of a 918-foot drop. Marvel at the gigantic glaciers perched above you and admire the breathtaking views of the Sunwapta Valley below.
During this unforgettable journey, you'll also enjoy a delicious picnic lunch at a scenic viewpoint, adding to the overall experience of the day. After lunch, the tour continues to Jasper. Upon arrival in Jasper, check in and relax.

Overnight in Jasper

Embark on an awe-inspiring tour through one of the most magnificent areas within Jasper National Park. The journey begins with a visit to Maligne Canyon, an extraordinary natural wonder shaped by over 10,000 years of erosion, resulting in a striking 49-meter-deep gorge. Take a leisurely stroll to witness the magnificent Maligne River as it rushes through the canyon, creating a mesmerizing series of waterfalls.
Continuing on, you'll encounter the intriguing Medicine Lake, known for its unique "disappearing" phenomenon. From there, the tour proceeds to Maligne Lake, where a captivating 90-minute interpretative boat cruise awaits, guiding you to the renowned Spirit Island. Don't forget your camera, as this location offers a truly picturesque setting worthy of a postcard.
Following the boat cruise, take some time to unwind and absorb the scenic beauty, or savor a delightful treat at the Lake Chalet. Alternatively, for those seeking a different experience, a 75-minute guided walk along the shoreline trail of Maligne Lake is available as a charming alternative to the boat cruise.
Whether you choose to cruise the waters or explore the shoreline on foot, this tour promises a remarkable encounter with the natural splendors of Jasper National Park, leaving you with cherished memories of this remarkable journey.

Overnight in Jasper

Early morning you will be transferred to Edmonton airport for your flight to Vancouver. As you say goodbye to the awe-inspiring Canadian Rockies, a mix of contentment and wistfulness fills your heart, cherishing the unforgettable memories woven into this exceptional journey.

Once you arrive in Vancouver, the lively city nestled on the Pacific coast, a warm welcome awaits, and you'll be swiftly taken to your comfortable hotel. Settling into the new environment, you'll sense the captivating fusion of urban charm and the natural beauty that surrounds this coastal metropolis.

With a wide-open afternoon ahead, you can fully immerse yourself in Vancouver's enchanting allure at your own pace. The city presents an array of captivating activities and experiences to indulge in, from leisurely strolls along the scenic seawall, exploring lively neighborhoods, to relishing diverse culinary delights at local restaurants.

Overnight in Vancouver

Explore the captivating history and vibrant presence of Vancouver on this captivating tour that takes you through urban landscapes, picturesque seaside parks, and ancient rainforests. The journey begins in downtown, where you'll discover iconic landmarks like Canada Place, the site of the 2010 Olympic Cauldron.

Wander through a blend of modern and historic architecture, passing by the Arts and Financial Districts, and the trendy shopping hub of Robson Street. Then, venture into the enchanting Stanley Park, a 1,000-acre urban rainforest, providing a serene escape amidst the bustling city.

Cross the Lions Gate Bridge to Vancouver's scenic North Shore, where the majestic Capilano Suspension Bridge Park awaits. Immerse yourself in the rich culture of First Nations as you explore their impressive artwork and learn the history at the Story Centre.

From the Cliffwalk, marvel at the towering cedars and the Capilano River flowing far below in the valley. Feel the thrill of walking across the suspended bridge, leading to the other side, where the TreeTops Adventure promises unique and educational experiences.

Returning through Stanley Park and English Bay, prepare your senses for an immersion in the lively Granville Island Market. Indulge in local and handmade artisan products, relish delicious food, coffee, and tea, and be captivated by eclectic artwork and West Coast music.

Continue the journey through bustling Chinatown, a homage to the Far East, and then make your way to historic Gastown, the heart of Vancouver and the place where it all began. Throughout this tour, you'll witness the vibrant past and the dynamic present of Vancouver, a city that beautifully harmonizes nature with urban life.

Overnight in Vancouver

Take full advantage of a day of leisure and relaxation in Vancouver, embracing the chance to immerse yourself in the city's captivating ambiance and discover its various attractions at your own rhythm.

Begin your day with a leisurely walk along the picturesque seawall, where the waterfront and mountains unveil breathtaking vistas. Inhale the crisp ocean breeze, savoring the tranquility of Vancouver's natural landscapes. Alternatively, consider enhancing your experience by pre-booking one of our recommended add-ons to make your day even more special.

Add-on: Day trip to Victoria and Butchart Gardens - USD 180 Per person on Seat-In-Coach basis
Embark on a full-day guided tour from Vancouver City to Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. Experience the excitement of spotting marine life as you sail on a BC Ferry to Vancouver Island. Once there, immerse yourself in the beauty of the renowned Butchart Gardens, boasting over 900 varieties of flowers across 50 acres.

Your journey commences in downtown Vancouver aboard a comfortable, climate-controlled bus. A 90-minute BC Ferry ride awaits, taking you through the scenic Southern Gulf Islands across the Georgia Strait. Keep a keen eye out for orcas during this captivating voyage.

Upon arriving on Vancouver Island, the tour proceeds to the captivating Butchart Gardens, a designated National Historic Site of Canada. Witness millions of bedding plants in an array of colors and explore the expansive 50-acre garden at a leisurely pace for two hours.

Heading to downtown Victoria, you'll pass through Canada's oldest China Town and the picturesque Victoria Harbor, including the Inner Harbor. In the heart of downtown, you'll have free time to discover the local area.

Indulge in a leisurely stroll around the Inner Harbor, immerse yourself in the thriving arts and cultural scene, or visit iconic landmarks like the historic Empress Hotel or the Royal BC Museum.

As the day concludes, take the ferry and bus back to your meeting point in Vancouver, reflecting on the memorable experiences and unforgettable sights of Victoria that have enriched your adventure.

Add-on: Day trip to Whistler - USD 145 Per person on a Seat-In-Coach basis
Depart from Vancouver, embarking on an enchanting journey to Whistler. Marvel at the breathtaking panoramas of the ocean, towering mountains, and majestic glaciers, while keeping an eye out for the chance to spot fascinating local wildlife.

The first captivating stop on this adventure is Shannon Falls, renowned as the third-highest waterfall in British Columbia. Witness water gracefully cascading over a series of cliffs, tumbling from an impressive height of 335 meters (1,099 feet). You'll find two viewing platforms just a short walk from the parking lot, providing the perfect vantage point to admire the falls' grandeur.

Next on the itinerary is the Sea to Sky Gondola, located just south of Squamish. A short ride will carry you up to the summit, situated an astounding 885 meters above sea level. Take this moment to relish the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain ranges and the turquoise waters of Howe Sound. Enjoy the leisure to savor a delectable meal, embark on invigorating hikes along the trails, and simply bask in the natural beauty that envelopes you.

Continuing along the picturesque Sea to Sky Highway, you'll soon arrive at the world-famous Whistler Village. The charming pedestrian-only village boasts a myriad of delights to suit every taste. Take four hours to explore the village's world-class restaurants and indulge in shopping for unique souvenirs. Alternatively, let yourself wander through the enchanting streets, taking in the ambiance of this renowned destination.

As the day draws to a close, watch the sunset illuminate the journey back to Vancouver, cherishing the memories of an extraordinary day filled with natural wonders and unforgettable experiences in Whistler.

Overnight in Vancouver

Today marks the conclusion of your Grand Canadian tour. You will be transported to Vancouver Airport for your return flight home or to your next connecting destination.

Tour Price Inclusions

  • 10 Nights accommodation in TWN/DBL sharing basis at listed hotels or similar
  • Daily breakfast at restaurant in the hotel
  • Arrival and departure transfers on private basis
  • Sightseeing tours on seat-in-coach basis with local English speaking driver/guide
  • Regional flight Toronto to Calgary, Edmonton to Vancouver
  • Entrance fees to visit attractions as per itinerary
  • All hotel taxes

Tour Price exclusions

  • All other meals & other sightseeing or services
  • Any type of mandatory fee like a resort fee / city tax etc. has to be paid at the hotel directly
  • Any other services or Items not mentioned above as included
  • Gratuities for meals, tourist guides , drivers


Entry Requirement: For entry into Canada (or the U.S. on the tour extension), both U.S. and Canadian citizens must possess a valid passport with an expiration date that extends at least six months beyond the date of reentry.
If you are not a U.S. or Canadian citizen, you should contact your destination country's consulate to determine the specific entry requirements.
U.S. citizens must have valid government-issued identification for air travel within the United States. Starting May 7, 2025, state-issued IDs or driver's licenses used for air travel must meet Real ID requirements. Real ID-compliant versions of these IDs will display either a yellow or black star, a white star inside a yellow or black circle, or a white star inside a bear in the top right-hand corner. For more information, visit dhs.gov.
Similarly, Canadian citizens need valid government-issued identification for air travel within Canada.

Baggage: It's important to be aware that each traveler is restricted to one checked bag and one carry-on bag due to limited storage space on motor coaches and other transportation, such as train connections or flights, that are part of the tour.
For specific details on baggage size and weight restrictions, including on-tour flights and your round-trip flights to and from the tour, please contact your airline(s) directly. Keep in mind that the baggage limits for the included on-tour flights may be more restrictive.
Keep in mind that some airlines may apply additional charges if you decide to check any baggage or exceed the size and weight limitations. Please be advised that you are responsible for covering any baggage fees incurred on all flights.
To ensure smooth travel, it's recommended to label your baggage and keep valuable items, medication, and important documents in your carry-on bag.

Packing Tips: Packing tip: It is advisable to pack lightweight and loose-fitting clothing that can be easily layered to adapt to changing temperatures. Don't forget to include a light jacket or rainwear for unpredictable weather conditions.
For spring and fall departures, ensure your comfort during outdoor sightseeing by packing a warm coat, hat, and gloves. Avoid wearing cotton whenever possible, as it is not the most effective insulator.
For sightseeing, it is recommended to have a sturdy pair of walking shoes or sneakers.
If you plan to visit high-end restaurants or attend special performances, consider packing dressier attire for those occasions.

Health: Before your departure, it is essential to consult with your doctor or healthcare provider at least 60 days in advance to stay informed about the latest updates and entry requirements. You can also visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website at cdc.gov for additional information.
During the summer months, be cautious about sun exposure and heat, taking necessary precautions to protect yourself.
If you require daily medication, ensure that you have an adequate supply for the entire tour duration, considering any potential delays that might occur.
For those with dietary restrictions or food allergies, please notify Voyages Hub at least 30 days before departure by updating your traveler information in your account. If you need to update this information closer to your departure date, please contact our Customer Experience Team.

Cuisine: Canadian cuisine shares many similarities with British cuisine, and Americans will also find several familiar elements. During your time in Canada, consider sampling local favorites such as butter tarts, poutine, and dishes featuring maple syrup.

Health and Insurance: Consider obtaining travel insurance to cover any unexpected medical expenses. Make sure you have any necessary vaccinations recommended by your healthcare provider.

Currency: The official currency in Canada is the Canadian Dollar (CAD). It is advisable to have some cash on hand, but credit cards are widely accepted.

Language: Canada has two official languages, English and French. English is spoken in most regions, but in Quebec and parts of other provinces, French is predominant.

Electrical Outlets: The standard voltage in Canada is 120V, and the plugs are of type A and B. If your devices use a different voltage or plug type, bring appropriate adapters.

Wifi: Most hotels offer Wi-Fi, but there might be some associated charges in certain cases. Wi-Fi is not available on any of the motor coaches. For information about roaming charges, please get in touch with your mobile service provider.

Time Zones: Canada spans multiple time zones due to its vast geographical expanse. The time zones in Canada are as follows:

  1. Pacific Standard Time (PST) - UTC-8:00 (observed in parts of British Columbia)
  2. Mountain Standard Time (MST) - UTC-7:00 (observed in Alberta)
  3. Central Standard Time (CST) - UTC-6:00 (observed in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, part of Ontario)
  4. Eastern Standard Time (EST) - UTC-5:00 (observed in most of Ontario, Quebec, and parts of Nunavut)
  5. Atlantic Standard Time (AST) - UTC-4:00 (observed in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and parts of Labrador)
  6. Newfoundland Standard Time (NST) - UTC-3:30 (observed in Newfoundland and Labrador)
    Note that some regions in Canada observe daylight saving time, which may result in the clocks being adjusted forward by one hour in the spring and set back by one hour in the fall. This can vary by province and territory.

Tipping and Gratuity: Upon completing your tour, it is customary to provide a gratuity to your Tour Director and driver in the local currency. Please consider the current exchange rates when offering tips.
We suggest tipping your Tour Director an amount equal to $ 8 USD to $ 10 USD per person per day, and your driver an amount equal to $ 3 USD per person per day.
If you had local guides during the tour, it is also recommended to offer them an amount equal to $ 2 USD per person.

Kindly note that gratuities can only be paid in cash.

Payment Policy

Deposit:           US$300 per person [Non-refundable / Non-transferable]
50% Deposit:  145 Days before departure
Full Balance:    90 Days before departure

Cancellation Policy

  • From the date of booking to 145 days before departure: $300 per person Non-Refundable / Non-transferrable Deposit + interruption insurance cost (if purchased) + Cost of Air ticket if issued
  • 144-90 days before departure: 50% of the cost per person
  • 89 days or fewer before departure: No refund is available.

A person becoming single because of the roommate’s cancellation must pay the single supplement
All payment cut-off dates are firm, and missing deadlines without approved extensions will result in cancellations without refunds being offered. 


Voyages Hub reserves the right to levy a surcharge commensurate to the fuel increase at the time of operation of this movement.


Absolutely fantastic tour! From the seamless organization to the knowledgeable guides, every aspect exceeded our expectations. The visit to Niagara Falls was breathtaking, and the guided tour of Toronto was informative and enjoyable. Highly recommend

Casey and Mike verified

What an incredible experience! The tour was well-paced and allowed us to see all the highlights of both Toronto and Niagara Falls. Our guide was friendly and provided fascinating insights throughout the journey. A must-do for anyone visiting the area

Irene verified

We had a fantastic time on this tour! The views of Niagara Falls were simply stunning, and the guided visit to Toronto was a perfect blend of history and sightseeing. The small-group setting made the experience feel personalized and memorable. Would definitely do it again

Jacqueline T verified

From start to finish, this tour was exceptional. The transportation was comfortable, the itinerary was well-planned, and the guides were top-notch. Niagara Falls was absolutely breathtaking, and exploring Toronto was a delight. I can't recommend this tour enough

Lisa & Elizabeth verified

An unforgettable day exploring two iconic destinations! The tour guides were friendly and knowledgeable, and the small-group setting allowed for a more intimate experience. The views of Niagara Falls were awe-inspiring, and the visit to Toronto was a great way to learn about the city's history and culture. A definite highlight of our trip

Trisha & Oscar verified

We had a wonderful tour. We saw the main attractions in Niagara, Canada as you would expect. Our wonderful tour guide, Joel, a wonderful conversationalist, expanded the visual with context and history. Loved it

Marge verified