Majestic Rockies & the Colours of Eastern Canada

30 Days
Calgary to New York City
From (CAD)
$ 19,290
Dates & Pricing

2023 Calgary > New York City

Lakes, mountains and cosmopolitan cities

Pass through the legendary Rocky Mountains on this journey that takes you to Alaska, Vancouver, Niagara Falls and Washington.
Starting in the Banff National Park, a World Heritage-listed site, a journey of natural wonder and beauty awaits on this 30-Day Journey and cruise. Travel on board the Rocky Mountaineer, see the great ice walls of Glacier Bay, discover the French province of Québec city, enjoy a guided tour of Washington’s historic sites and watch a Broadway show in New York city.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
RHMB
Duration:
30 days
Departure City:
Calgary
Return City:
New York City

30 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Arrive Calgary

    Welcome to Canada. Upon arrival into Calgary, transfer to your hotel where you’ll meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers. Check in for an overnight stay at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Calgary Downtown Hotel.

  2. Day 2 - Calgary > Banff

    Enrich

    Today savour the sights and flavours of the Rocky Mountain foothills as you journey from Calgary to Banff. The food story of the Foothills of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, west of Calgary, is a remarkable one. The climate is harsh, winters are long and cold. And yet, a few hardy souls persevere to grow some of the tastiest food you can find.

    Ramble the range roads off Alberta’s historic Cowboy Trail to meet some of Alberta’s premier food-producing families. You may get up close and personal with a giant prairie beast that came frighteningly close to extinction - the Great Plains Bison. Or meet a family that innovated a traditional honey operation into a thriving new enterprise. Enjoy a special Farm to Fork welcome lunch of exclusively local fare by an exceptional chef.

    Finally, there is time to mosey around a small cowboy town before arriving in Banff and checking into the Mount Royal Hotel for a three-night stay.  The Hotel is located in the heart of iconic Banff Avenue surrounded by top restaurants and shops, with spectacular mountain views in all directions. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  3. Day 3 - Banff

    You’re sure to be swept away by Banff National Park, the first national park established in Canada and a coveted World Heritage-listed Site.

    Freechoice

    Ride the Banff Gondola and take in the magnificent views or take a helicopter flight. Alternatively, enjoy a Bow River Float trip or a relaxing soak in the mineral pools.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Lake Louise

    Drive through the Rocky Mountains, past mesmerising lakes and towering mountains en route to Lake Louise, famous for its turquoise lakes, Victoria Glacier and soaring mountain tops.

    Spend some time taking in the stunning surroundings then experience the wonderful tradition of Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Château Lake Louise. Enjoy delicious pastries, tea, sandwiches and charming desserts as you gaze out the table-to-ceiling windows towards Lake Louise.

    Enrich

    Meet a retired member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for an insight into the importance of the Mounties in Canada, past and present.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  5. Day 5 - Banff > Jasper

    Drive along one of the most famous alpine roads in the world, the Icefields Parkway from Banff to Jasper. Take an ‘Ice Explorer’ onto the Athabasca Glacier.  Enjoy a two night stay at Forest Park Hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  6. Day 6 - Jasper

    Freechoice

    Don your leathers and hit the open road in a Harley Davidson™ sidecar, go rafting down the Athabasca River or boating on Maligne Lake. Alternatively, take a scenic drive around Jasper’s stunning lakes and explore Maligne Canyon or ride the Jasper SkyTram. 

    Enrich

    In the evening join Warrior Woman Matricia by the fire, make yourself comfortable and be prepared to engage in conversation about Indigenous culture, with stories, drumming, and songs. She will teach you songs and some beautiful phrases in Cree! You will go away fulfilled after this spiritual adventure!

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Rocky Mountaineer > Kamloops

    The Rocky Mountaineer is one of the most iconic rail journeys in the world. You’ll relish your two days of GoldLeaf Service as you travel through the Rocky Mountains in luxurious comfort.  Enjoy this ultimate treat for the senses, as you carve through the otherwise inaccessible terrain of the Rocky Mountains in luxurious comfort. Gaze in awe through the glass-dome windows as you soak up the magnificent scenery stretching as far as the eye can see. Stay overnight at your Kamloops hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  8. Day 8 - Rocky Mountaineer > Vancouver

    View the confluence of the Fraser and Thompson rivers from your glass-dome carriage. Rocky Mountaineer is renowned for the delicious cuisine prepared on board. Savour the delectable delights and sip on local wine or beer as you soak up the magnificent scenery stretching as far as the eye can see. Later today, arrive at the OPUS Vancouver for your overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  9. Day 9 - Vancouver > Alaskan Cruise

    Absorb the tranquillity of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park as it opens early, exclusively for Scenic guests. Explore the many and varied sights and sounds of Vancouver during a city sightseeing tour. Farewell your Tour Director as you board your luxurious seven-night Alaskan voyage on board Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam#. Keep an eye out for Orcas, Humpback whales or Bald eagles from your Verandah Stateroom.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Scenic Cruising

    It’s a great day to settle back and relax with a book or explore the ship’s facilities, restaurants and lounges.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Juneau

    Alaska’s charming state capital is only accessible by air or sea. This is one town you can explore knowing you’ll never get lost.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Skagway

    Take a stroll into the past. Historic shop façades, wooden boardwalks and echoes of the gold rush typify Skagway, the gateway of the Klondike Gold Rush.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Glacier Bay

    A steaming cup of soup or even hot chocolate will keep you toasty warm as you are mesmerised by the dramatic ice walls of Glacier Bay National Park. A National Park Service Ranger will interpret the natural wonders and wildlife around you.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Ketchikan

    Alaska’s last port of call is known as the ‘salmon capital of the world’. Take full advantage while you’re there.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Scenic Cruising

    Continue southwards on your cruise.  Celebrate your Canadian and Alaskan escapade with a toast, share and reminisce with your newfound friends over your favourite highlights - moments you will treasure forever.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Vancouver > Montréal

    Disembark this morning and join your flight to Montréal for a two night stay at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth. (Flight not included in land only journey price,book flight after 12.30pm)

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  17. Day 17 - Montréal

    Visit the exquisite Notre-Dame Basilica in Old Montréal, with its imposing Gothic Revival architecture. Later, take a guided tour through the city. Be sure to check out Montréal’s underground where many locals spend their time during the frosty winter. This evening you can look forward to dinner with your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Montréal > Québec City

    Enrich

    Learn how maple syrup is made and dine on traditional Québécois fare at a local Sugar Shack while listening to live, local music.

    Discover the fascinating history, architecture and culture of Québec City as you stroll through the cobblestone streets of North America’s only walled city on a tour of the old town.    Enjoy a two night Special Stay at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in the heart of Québec City. The iconic château is the world’s most photographed hotel, as it dominates the city skyline and is visible from almost anywhere in the city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  19. Day 19 - Québec City

    Freechoice

    Choose to tour Québec City on foot or take a culinary tour to taste the finest produce from local artisans who have created a gourmet buzz in Québec. Alternatively discover the beauty of Montmorency Falls and Isle D’Orléans.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Parc Oméga > Ottawa

    Enrich

    Parc Oméga is home to bears, wolves, wapitis, red deer, beavers and more. View the wildlife as you journey through the 1,500 acre park.

    Straddling the Rideau Canal, Canada’s capital city Ottawa is nothing if not elegant. And for the next two nights, you’ll enjoy a more elegant experience than most at the iconic Fairmont Château Laurier, located steps away from Parliament Hill.

    Freechoice Dining

    Tonight, select between local restaurants or your hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Ottawa

    Discover the charm of Canada’s capital on a guided tour.

    Freechoice

    Choose from a range of activities.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  22. Day 22 - Ottawa > Toronto

    Visit Madahòkì Farms, an authentic cultural experience from an Indigenous perspective.  Prepare and cook your own Bannock over an open fire and sip on traditional teas while your Cultural Ambassador shares their cultural teachings through songs and stories.Continue to Toronto, Canada’s largest city and the Fairmont Royal York.  It has welcomed royals, presidents and dignitaries alike, and today it will also welcome you for your two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  23. Day 23 - Toronto

    Be treated to stunning views of the city and Lake Ontario from Toronto’s CN Tower. Not afraid of heights? Then step out onto the glass floor and outdoor observation area. Enjoy a brief city tour of this cosmopolitan city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  24. Day 24 - Toronto > Niagara Falls

    Cruise to the base of Niagara Falls and enjoy the deafening roar of the cascading waters. Take a journey below the falls and behind the heart of Niagara on a Journey Behind the Falls Experience before enjoying a memorable dinner only steps from the brink of the Horseshoe Falls. Later experience the historic Niagara Parks Power Station through an epic sight and sound night show. Overnight Special Stay, Marriott Niagara Falls Hotel Fallsview & Spa, where you’ll marvel at the view from your Fallsview room.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  25. Day 25 - Niagara Falls > Lancaster

    Welcome to the USA. Savour a traditional home-style Amish feast, then settle into the Lancaster Arts Hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  26. Day 26 - Lancaster > Washington D.C.

    Visit an Amish farm for an insight into the Amish culture, faith and way of life. Later, travel to Washington D.C. for a completely contrasting experience. Two night stay at the luxurious Fairmont Washington D.C.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  27. Day 27 - Washington D.C.

    Enjoy a guided tour of Washington D.C. and gain a greater understanding of its enormous historical significance and influence.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  28. Day 28 - Philadelphia > New York City

    Explore the historic city of Philadelphia before travelling to cosmopolitan New York City for a two night stay in the Renaissance New York Times Square.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  29. Day 29 - New York City

    Explore incredible New York City on a hop-on hop-off double decker bus tour.

    Enrich

    Nothing epitomises the excitement of theatre more than a Broadway production. Tonight, you’ll be treated to an unforgettable show in this entertainment mecca.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  30. Day 30 - New York City

    Your wondrous journey comes to an end.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the journey will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Highlights
  • Meet a retired member of the iconic Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Delve into the French-inspired culture of Montréal and Québec City on city tours, designed specially for Scenic guests
  • Feast on traditional Québécois fare accompanied by live music at a Sugar Shack
  • Step into the world of the Amish for an insight into their culture, faith and lifestyle
  • Experience the thrill of the theatre with a Broadway Show in New York City

5-star luxury inclusions
  • Fully escorted smaller group land journeys with up to 36 guests
  • Verandah Stateroom on board your cruise
  • GoldLeaf Service on board Rocky Mountaineer
  • Fallsview room at the Marriott Niagara Falls Hotel & Spa
  • 6 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of 18 Scenic Freechoice activities and dining
  • 2 memorable Scenic Special Stays
  • 57 meals – 29 breakfasts (B), 11 lunches (L) and 17 dinners (D)
  • Days 1 to 9 and days 17 to 30 are escorted by an expert local Tour Director
  • Luxury group journeys with knowledgeable local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi at selected hotels
  • All tipping and gratuities

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