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Canadian Sea To Sky Explorer

16

days

starting from US $6,590per person

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Canada West Coast and Rockies By Train And Car

On this Canadian rail, cruise, and drive vacation, discover the magic of the West Coast and Canadian Rockies. Journey to the Great Bear Rainforest, to see breaching whales and foraging grizzly bears. Take the train to the stunning Canadian Rockies to see ancient geological formations, turquoise lakes, mountain goats, and black bears.

Trip at a glance

16 Days / 15 Nights

Arrive Vancouver 2 nights Vancouver 2 nights Victoria 3 nights Port Hardy 2 nights Prince Rupert 1 night Prince George 2 nights Jasper 1 night Lake Louise 2 nights Banff Depart Calgary

Canadian Sea To Sky Explorer - Map

Availability

JunJulAugSep

Places Visited

VancouverVictoriaPort HardyPrince RupertPrince GeorgeJasperIcefields ParkwayLake LouiseBanffCalgary

Accommodation Style

HotelLodge

Activity Level

Easy

What you'll love about this trip

    Getting off the beaten path without sacrificing any “creature comforts”

    Spending two days on VIA Rail

    Exploring Vancouver Island and the stunning Rocky Mountains

    Unforgettable opportunities to spot whales and grizzly bears in the wild

    Discovering the city of Vancouver and the quaint “Britishness” of Victoria

    Taking a day cruise along the spectacular Inside Passage

Common Questions

Where am I staying on this trip?

You'll be staying at various local three to five star hotels or lodges along your route, some of which are very iconic properties with great locations, views and history. All our accommodations are carefully selected by our Canadian Insiders. We'll make sure that wherever you stay, you get the best value and comfort based on the seasonal availability.

What is included in the price?

Typically we include and pre-book all your main trip components so you don't have to worry about your connections, places to stay, or activities on your trip. You'll receive your detailed digital travel documents, and our Canadian Insiders remain at your disposal throughout your trip to answer any questions.

Can I customize this trip?

Your trip can be as rich as you'd like, and completely arranged around your interests and needs. The greatest benefit of working with us is our local knowledge. You can request your personalized trip plan to decide what you'd like to see and do.

If your trip is a special occasion, we'll make sure it is unforgettable. Or if you're traveling with a group, we'll take care of the logistics so you can share time together stress-free.

What are the best ways to travel around Canada?

Canada has a network of spectacular roadways, train routes, ferry crossings, and float planes. We can arrange for you to travel by car or to sit back and relax.

Is it safe to drive in Canada?

New visitors will drive with ease because of the wide and well maintained roadways. We'll ensure your trip includes the most spectacular and safest routes throughout your trip.

When is the best time to see wildlife?

That depends on the destination and type. As a rule, the main feeding and migration seasons are best for wildlife experiences. Tell us which animals interest you and we'll make your trip coincide with the best viewing season.

Is this an escorted tour?

With the exception of our guided wildlife trips, our vacations are not typically 'escorted.' We combine the best of both worlds – the reassurance of seamless connections, customer service support, and scheduled activities, plus the freedom of 'independent' travel. You are not tied into a specific group, or a rigid daily itinerary. This allows us to personalize your trip to suit your occasion, interests, and timeframe.

Will it be cold when I visit Canada in summer?

The temperature varies from mild to hot, depending on location. Northern Canada will range between 50°F to 64°F (10°C – 18°C) in summer. The interior of BC, prairies, Ontario and Quebec can reach temperatures around 95°F (35°C). Canada's west coast, mountain regions, and Maritimes enjoy milder summer temperatures. They range on average from 59°F to 77°F (15°C – 25°C).

How much does my trip cost?

All our trips can be customized to fit your schedule and budget. The price depends on travel season, train service, hotel level, and the sightseeing tours you choose. Request your personalized trip plan which will provide you with a detailed cost estimate.

This trip in pictures

Travel from Canada's wild west coast to the Canadian Rockies on an exciting wildlife discovery.
Discover the breathtaking vistas of the Canadian Rockies on this spectacular train journey.
Your trip begins in the vibrant city of Vancouver, surrounded by ocean and mountains.
Stroll amongst the trees and learn about the First Nations history of Stanley Park.
Choose to combine your Vancouver to Victoria crossing with an exhilarating whale watching tour.
Enjoy sightseeing in the charming capital city of Victoria.
Join a grizzly bear expedition and see these majestic animals in their natural habitat.
Sail along the rugged Inside Passage for a day.
Travel through untouched wilderness from the Pacific Northwest to the Canadian Rockies.
Arrive in the charming mountain town of Jasper to begin your self-drive adventure.
Stretch your legs on a nature walk in Jasper National Park, suited to your level and interests.
Drive along the Icefields Parkway, one of the most scenic mountain roads in the world.
Choose to stop for a walk along the largest mass of ice in the Rocky Mountains - the Columbia Icefields.
Alternatively, soar over the Icefields on an unforgettable helicopter tour.
Add on a hiking tour around Lake Louise with an experienced Mountain Heritage Guide.
Drive to the bustling mountain town of Banff at your leisure.
Take the Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain.
Transfer through the Canadian Rocky Mountains to Calgary for your departure.

Accommodations

Below you'll find examples of this trip's accommodations. Please call us for the full list and to personalize your experience.

Magnolia Hotel And Spa

Magnolia Hotel And Spa

This stylish boutique hotel in Victoria’s inner harbor goes above and beyond to make your visit special, with unique touches such as fresh flowers and fruit in the lobby, gourmet coffee, tea, and spring water.

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

This top notch 5 star hotel has an amazing location – overlooking the mirror-like waters of Lake Louise. Its timeless elegance will make you feel pampered and there are plenty of activities to enjoy, from horseback riding to canoeing to skating, skiing and hiking.

Rimrock Resort

Rimrock Resort

The stunning 4.5 star Rimrock Resort is built into the side of a mountain, offering gorgeous panoramic views over the Bow Valley from the large windows in the main lobby. The hotel is a fantastic example of Rocky Mountain luxury, with an upscale atmosphere and warm, welcoming service.

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Get your personalized itinerary
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  • Know which places to go and which areas are best during certain times of the year.
  • Have someone local who knows the area to suggest trains, hotels, dining, sightseeing, etc.
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Sample Itinerary

Think of this itinerary as just a starting point. Our experienced Canadian Insiders will create a personalized experience for you that matches your schedule, travel style and budget.

Day 1 – Arrive in Vancouver
Vancouver is a vibrant and exciting city with a welcoming vibe. Today you arrive in Vancouver and a private transfer takes you directly from the airport to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure, so take a walk around Stanley Park, check out some of the quirky shops and art galleries or contact your Vacation Advisor to arrange a tour of your interest.

Feature Dinner in Vancouver
Did you know Vancouver is one of the top culinary destinations in the world? Enjoy a great meal in the best setting while making memories with your loved ones – in one of our favorite restaurants!

Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 2 – Explore Vancouver
Today it’s your choice – you have
3 options to choose from to help you enjoy Vancouver and get a great glimpse of the city with a friendly and knowledgeable guide.

• Option 1: Vancouver and North Shore Tour
Find out why Vancouver is consistently voted one of the world’s most livable cities. Uniquely gifted with the juxtaposition of mountains and ocean, this tour allows you to explore Vancouver’s highlights and venture into the local mountains and temperate rainforest. Take an exhilarating walk over the treetops at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and learn about the delicate temperate rainforest ecosystem.
Activity rating: Easy

• Option 2: Vancouver Bicycle Tour
A cycle tour is the best way to explore a new city and experience many neighborhoods in a short time. Highlights include Stanley Park, English Bay, Granville Island (Aquabus Ride on False Creek included), Chinatown, Gastown, and Coal Harbour. Lunch break at Granville Island on your own.
Activity rating: Moderate

• Option 3: Squamish Sea to Sky Sightseeing Tour
Explore the Sea to Sky corridor including Horseshoe Bay and Shannon Falls, BC’s third highest waterfall. Then ascend 840 m (2755 ft) to the top of the new Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish, cross the suspension bridge, and take a mine train ride through history at the Britannia Mine Museum. Admissions included.
Activity rating: Moderate

Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 3 – Vancouver to Victoria
The quaint seaside city of Victoria is located on wild and beautiful Vancouver Island, where it offers a fascinating blend of West Coast culture and British charm. Explore top-notch museums, art galleries and much more.

Today you have
3 transportation options to choose from – each delivering an exciting journey:

• Option 1: Whale Watching Adventure
Did you know that the waters between Vancouver, Victoria and the Juan de Fuca Straight are teeming with marine wildlife? Orcas, humpback whales, porpoises, and sea lions are just some of the species you might encounter. This tour will deliver you to Victoria’s Inner Harbor just before lunch time – and with experiences to reminisce about over your meal!
Activity Rating: Moderate

• Option 2: Bus and Ferry
You’ll board a bus in Vancouver which takes you through the farmlands of Vancouver’s rich agricultural surroundings before driving onto the ferry. The passage takes about 90 minutes, offering magnificent views of mountains and ocean. Keep your eyes peeled for whales, especially while navigating the waters of scenic Active Pass. Arriving on Vancouver Island, your coach journey will continue to downtown Victoria.
Activity Rating: Easy

• Option 3: Float Plane
Have you ever wanted to take off and land on water? This is your chance! An exciting floatplane flight from Vancouver’s Harbor to Victoria’s Inner Harbor will let you experience the thrill and a gorgeous bird’s eye view of the Gulf Islands on the way.
Activity Rating: Easy

After arriving into Victoria, check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring at your leisure.

Overnight in Victoria.

Day 4 – Discover Victoria
Victoria has much more to offer than initially meets the eye. The regular tourist attractions are easily explored on your own, but we want to ensure you get to discover the city’s hidden treasures.

You have
3 options to choose from today:

• Option 1: Victoria Harbour Urban Kayak Tour
See the city up close – seals, seaplanes, eagles, the Fairmont Empress and much more. From this unique perspective, your guide will describe Victoria’s historic waterways by pointing out the many interesting locations and buildings that make up the charming downtown of Victoria, BC.
Activity rating: Moderate

• Option 2: Butchart Gardens Visit
If you are a garden enthusiast, no visit to Victoria is complete without seeing these magnificent and historic gardens. Spend as much time as you like exploring the stunning displays and intimate pathways as a shuttle departs hourly to and from the gardens and downtown.
Activity rating: Easy

Option 3: Walking Food Tour
Join a unique small group walking tour of Victoria that combines a city tour with history and a food tour, with a local expert guide.
Activity rating: Easy


Overnight in Victoria.

Day 5 – Drive from Victoria to Port Hardy
Pick up your rental car early this morning and drive along the scenic roads of Vancouver Island from Victoria to Port Hardy, a small town tucked away on the northern coast of Vancouver Island. Getting here is well worth the extra steps. This quiet town now impresses with pristine and spectacular natural surroundings, abundant marine life, and a very rich history.

Overnight in Port Hardy.

Day 6 – Wildlife Viewing
We have the following tour included for you today to explore the magnificent wilderness that surrounds you:

• Included: Wildlife Viewing and Cultural Experience
Journey into the Great Bear Rainforest with your First Nation guides on a tour through the awe-inspiring waterways of their peoples traditional territories in search of the majestic grizzly bear and other beautiful wildlife that call this special area of the world home.
Activity rating: Easy

Overnight in Port Hardy.

Day 7 – Explore Northern Vancouver Island
Journey out today with an experience guide to explore the beautiful beaches and coves of San Josef Bay.

• Included: San Josef Bay Tour
Today’s hike brings you through some of the oldest and biggest trees on the North Island ending on a beach where you get to explore the tidal pools, sea caves and famous sea stacks which have survived hundreds of years. While at the sea stacks, relax and take in the views while eating a delicious lunch.
Activity rating: Easy

Overnight in Port Hardy.

Day 8 – Port Hardy to Prince Rupert – The Inside Passage by Boat
Inhale the fresh clean air on the deck of the ship as you admire the views along the Inside Passage. Lush green coastal mountains, thick old-growth forests, tranquil grey-blue water and perhaps even a soaring hawk or eagle – this unspoiled scenery will captivate your imagination. Arrive in the town of Prince Rupert in Northern BC in the evening.

Overnight in Prince Rupert.

Day 9 – Explore Prince Rupert
There is plenty to discover in this Northern BC town.

• Included: Wildlife Viewing Tour in Prince Rupert
On specific start dates, you also have the option of venturing into the Khutzeymateen Wilderness in the heart of the protected Great Bear Rainforest by boat for additional grizzly bear or whale watching. Please ask your Vacation Advisor for seasonal availability when you call.
Activity rating: Easy – Moderate

Overnight in Prince Rupert.

Day 10 – Board VIA Rail – Prince Rupert to Prince George
Board the VIA Rail and glide down the tracks alongside the raging Skeena River. You’ll pass by canyons, valleys and mountain ranges where fur traders and First Nations people once traveled. Reach the city of Prince George where you spend the night.

Overnight in Prince George.

Day 11 – VIA Rail – Prince George to Jasper
Continue your train journey toward the Canadian Rockies. The train as large windows perfect for viewing the rugged peaks and dense green forests all around you. Sit back with a cup of coffee and admire the views. Upon arrival, pick up your rental car and spend the night in the small mountain town of Jasper, a quiet retreat surrounded by pristine alpine wilderness.

Overnight in Jasper.

Day 12 – Discover Jasper
Spend the day exploring the jewel of the Rockies, Jasper. You have
3 options to choose from today to help you enjoy Jasper to its fullest.

• Option 1: Jasper Sidecar Motorcycle Tour
Head out for a thrilling tour in the sidecar of a Harley Davidson motorcycle. Visit your choice of Marmot Basin, along a winding mountain road for an elevated view of the Athabasca Valley, or tour the many lakes and lookouts of the park. Alternative destinations are available on longer tours. Good for 1 or 2 passengers.
Activity rating: Easy

• Option 2: Valley of Five Lakes Hike
The Valley of the Five Lakes is a nice gradual walk that passes five different coloured lakes, it is suitable for just about everyone as there are loop trails ranging from 3km–9km (2mi–5.6mi) and there is minimal elevation gain.
Activity rating: Moderate

• Option 3: Maligne Lake Cruise + Jasper SkyTram
Visit the beautiful natural wonder of Maligne Lake, where you will take a boat cruise to scenic Spirit Island. You also have admission to the Jasper SkyTram today – the longest and highest guided aerial tramway in Canada and the only guided aerial ropeway in the Canadian Rockies. Providing visitors with unprecedented views of six mountain ranges, glacial fed lakes, the Athabasca River and the scenic mountain town-site of Jasper.
Activity rating: Easy

Overnight in Jasper.

Day 13 – Icefields Parkway from Jasper to Lake Louise
Today journey along the Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise, one of the most legendary mountain roads in the world. You’ll see aqua green lakes and rivers, glaciers, as well as wildlife.

You have the choice of
3 options for exploring the Icefields Parkway:

• Option 1: Glacier Helicopter Tour
Step away from the crowds and take a helicopter tour abundant in natural beauty, glaciers and waterfalls. Leave from an exclusive Icefields base and soar over Cline Pass and over Cline, Lion and Lioness Glaciers. You’ll also view a spectacular 900ft waterfall flowing from two aqua green lakes!
Activity rating: Easy

• Option 2: Guided Icewalk on the Athabasca Glacier
This tour will have you venturing down the Icefields Parkway to the famous Columbia Icefields, one of the most scenic drives in the world. Step onto the Athabasca Glacier and explore safely along snow and ice while your experienced guide navigates. Equipment is included.
Activity rating: Moderate

• Option 3: Ice Explorer and Glacier Skywalk Admissions
Drive the Icefields Parkway at your own pace and stop for a guided ride on the Ice Explorer out onto the Athabasca Glacier, where you’ll be able to spend some time walking on the glacier and filling your bottle with ice cold glacial water. Further down the Parkway, your admission to the Glacier Skywalk is included, giving you the chance to experience one of the newest attractions in the Canadian Rockies.
Activity rating: Easy

Overnight in Lake Louise.

Day 14 – Drive from Lake Louise to Banff
Before driving the short distance to Banff, explore our Lake Louise Activity Menu for some exciting options to explore the area. At your leisure, journey to Banff, a friendly and vibrant town surrounded by mountains on all sides. Spend the afternoon enjoying the fun, relaxed vibe. Unwind in the park alongside the Bow River and visit the many quirky local boutiques and cafes along Banff Avenue.

Overnight in Banff.

Day 15 – Explore Banff
Wake up to the sound of mountain songbirds and the scent of pine trees. Take a full day to discover the wilderness surrounding the town of Banff. Fill your lungs with cool, fresh Rockies air and head out for a day of exploration.

You have the choice of
3 options today to help you explore Banff:

• Option 1: Gondola Ride and Evening Nature Tour
Enjoy a scenic gondola ride up Sulphur Mountain to reach the viewing area and boardwalks to take in the spectacular views of Banff. After a day taking in Banff from above, join an early evening nature tour to explore the areas outside the town and if you’re lucky, spot some wildlife.
Activity rating: Easy

• Option 2: Whitewater Rafting on the Kicking Horse
Enjoy an unforgettable rafting journey starting with calm waters before you’re onto the mighty rapids that the Kicking Horse is famous for. Get to know your fellow rafters and find out fun facts about the river as you absorb the views and tackle the water together.
Activity rating: Moderate

• Option 3: Scenic Ride to Sunshine Village and Hosted Trail Walk
Begin your day with a scenic ride up to a mountainside resort. Take in the spectacular views before a guided walk through Sunshine Meadows. Learn about the wildlife, vegetation and ecosystem of this fascinating world above the treeline.
Activity rating: Moderate

Overnight in Banff.

Day 16 – Depart to Calgary
Wave goodbye to the Rocky Mountains as you drive to the Calgary Airport to catch your flight home. The amazing sights you have seen on your Canadian adventure have become memories that you will never forget.

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What Clients Say

Our trip was well planned and coordinated

Our trip was well planned and coordinated

Star Rating 5

Our trip was well planned and coordinated. We had a delightful time. We did have a few issues along the way but the Fresh Tracks staff did a great job of taking care of them.

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Get your personalized itinerary
  • Get a trip that covers everything you want to see.
  • Know which places to go and which areas are best during certain times of the year.
  • Have someone local who knows the area to suggest trains, hotels, dining, sightseeing, etc.
Schedule a call or call us directly toll-free:
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What's Included In Our Prices

These are the places and experiences to look forward to on this trip.

Accommodations:
15 hotel nights

Train Experiences:
2 days onboard VIA Rail in Touring Class Train from Prince Rupert to Jasper

Ferry Experiences:
One-way Inside Passage ferry from Port Hardy to Prince Rupert including reserved Aurora Lounge Seating

Vancouver Activity Options:
Choose 1 of 3:
1. Vancouver and North Shore Tour
2. The Grand Vancouver Bicycle Tour
3. Squamish Sea to Sky Sightseeing Tour

Vancouver to Victoria Transfer/Tour Activity Options:
Choose 1 of 3:
1. Whale Watching Tour to Victoria
2. Ferry and Coach Transfer to Victoria
3. Floatplane Flight from Vancouver to Victoria

Victoria Activity Options:
Choose 1 of 3:
1.
Butchart Gardens Tour from Victoria
2. Victoria Harbour Urban Kayak Tour
3.
Walking Food Tour

Port Hardy Included Activities:
Day 1:
Wildlife Viewing and Cultural Experience

Day 2:
San Josef Bay Tour

Prince Rupert Activity Included:
Wildlife Viewing Tour (Grizzly Bear viewing from mid May to end of July 2020, whale watching from August to end of September 2020)

Jasper Activity Options:
Choose 1 of 3:
1. Jasper Motorcycle Sidecar Tour
2. Valley of Five Lakes Hike
3. Maligne Lake Cruise & Jasper SkyTram Admission

Icefields Parkway Activity Options:
Choose 1 of 3:
1. Glacier Helicopter Tour
2. Afternoon Athabasca Ice Walk Tour
3. Ice Explorer and Glacier Skywalk Admissions

Banff Activity Options:
Choose 1 of 3:
1. Gondola Ride and Evening Nature Tour
2. Scenic Ride to Sunshine Village & Hosted Trail Walk
3. Kicking Horse Whitewater Rafting

Meal Inclusions:
Feature Dinner in Vancouver
Meals onboard VIA Rail

Transfer Inclusions:
Personalized private airport pickup in Vancouver, as per your arrival time

Car Rental Inclusions:
3-day intermediate car rental between Victoria and Port Hardy
5-day intermediate car rental between Jasper and Calgary Airport
Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) on car rental, airport surcharges, Third Party Liability Insurance Coverage (up to $1 million) and vehicle licensing fee
Unlimited kms & GPS
Fee for 1 additional driver

Additional Inclusions:
Parks Canada Discovery Pass
Gratuities for private transfer and tours (unless otherwise noted)
Digital Travel Documents
Fresh Tracks Canada customer service support – from the time you book, you will be assigned your own personal Vacation Coordinator with whom you can reach out to with any questions or requests.

Important Schedule and Trip Notes:
Train schedules are subject to change and delays may occur.
Price of your trip may vary depending on activity choices.
Some activities may not be available on all trip start dates, due to seasonal weather conditions and wildlife activity. Your Vacation Advisor can provide further details.



Not Included

• Fuel and refueling fees
• Personal Accident Insurance (PAI)
• Personal Effects Coverage (PEC)
• One way drop fee for car from Victoria to Port Hardy (to be paid at counter $250)
• One way drop fee for car from Jasper to Calgary (to be paid at counter $40)
• LDW deductible of up to $500 depending on car type
• Fee for drivers under the age of 25
Transfers to and from cruise terminal, train stations and car rental offices
• Meals, other than those mentioned
• Airfare
• Gratuities for rail, hotel, scheduled tour and transfer staff
• Trip Cancellation & Travel Medical Insurance (highly recommended, please don’t hesitate to ask)
• Canadian Sales Taxes

Ideas to customize this trip

Think of this trip as just a starting point. These are some of the experiences you can add-on to personalize your trip.

• Upgrade your lodge and hotel accommodations
• Fully immerse yourself in a bear watching experience by including a stay at a unique fly-in floating lodge
• Include a half day guided fishing adventure in Banff
• Extend your stay in the Canadian Rockies to explore the nature trails with a naturalist guide, enjoy a gentle canoe paddle on Lake Louise, add a thrilling helicopter ride, or simply enjoy some quiet time and maybe indulge in afternoon tea at Lake Louise
• Add on a few days in the Olympic town of Whistler
• For a full loop of spectacular British Columbia and the Canadian Rockies, add a Rocky Mountaineer train journey back to Vancouver at the end of your trip

Get your personalized trip plan organized and arranged for you

Get your personalized itinerary
  • Get a trip that covers everything you want to see.
  • Know which places to go and which areas are best during certain times of the year.
  • Have someone local who knows the area to suggest trains, hotels, dining, sightseeing, etc.
Schedule a call or call us directly toll-free:
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Trip Start Dates

2020 Vancouver Start Dates*
Jun 8, 12, 22, 26
Jul 6, 10, 20, 24
Aug 3, 7, 17, 21, 31
Sep 4, 14, 18

Pricing For This Trip

Our prices vary by departure date, hotel class, train service and degree of personalization. Please speak with one of our Canadian Insiders to get your personalized quote, or hit the button below.

Comfort Level Hotels
from US $6,590 to US $7,117 per person

Our Comfort Level vacations include our favorite 3 star hotels, in great locations. Combined with our unique sightseeing tours and personalized service, you’ll receive exceptional value, a step above what you might expect anywhere else.

Superior Level Hotels
from US $6,990 to US $7,549 per person

Our Superior Level provides amazing value for clients wanting something more upscale but not at the price of a top-end 5 star resort. Superior level hotels are some of our favorites because of the character and unique charm that you won't find at the average chain hotel. Unique tours and seamless transfers complete your itinerary.

Get your personalized trip plan organized and arranged for you

Get your personalized itinerary
  • Get a trip that covers everything you want to see.
  • Know which places to go and which areas are best during certain times of the year.
  • Have someone local who knows the area to suggest trains, hotels, dining, sightseeing, etc.
Schedule a call or call us directly toll-free:
1 877 395 5771

Why book your trip with us?

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Get your personalized trip plan organized and arranged for you

Get your personalized itinerary
  • Get a trip that covers everything you want to see.
  • Know which places to go and which areas are best during certain times of the year.
  • Have someone local who knows the area to suggest trains, hotels, dining, sightseeing, etc.
Schedule a call or call us directly toll-free:
1 877 395 5771

Customer Reviews & Testimonials

Our trip was well planned and coordinated

Star Rating 5
July 9, 2018

Our trip was well planned and coordinated. We had a delightful time. We did have a few issues along the way but the Fresh Tracks staff did a great job of taking care of them.

My camera never stopped clicking

Star Rating 5
August 2, 2017

I liked the variety of scenery in British Columbia. The west coast had a particular charm with water, islands, the coastal mountains, and wildlife as the attractions. Traveling through the Coastal Mountains to the Caribou and Rocky... read more Mountains was dramatic and spectacular. The beauty of western Alberta was as dramatic, but I really liked the quaintness of Jasper. My travels from Banff back to Vancouver was also a revelation. The rivers and the landscapes west of Kamloops were so different than other scenic places on the trip. My camera never stopped clicking.

Fresh Tracks was truly amazing

Star Rating 5
October 5, 2016

I was taken care of like royalty. The views were beyond remarkable and awe inspiring. I truly did not have to think of anything because Fresh Tracks did so much preliminary planning. Fresh Tracks was truly amazing. They were knowledgeable,... read more helpful and thought of my specific needs in putting this trip together. Fresh Tracks - as well as Canada, exceeded all expectations.

You set everything up above my expectations and I thank you

Star Rating 5
September 19, 2014

It was amazing and had a great time. Everything went very well and the hotels were amazing. The people and everything else was fantastic. We took over 3000 pictures and did see many animals. You set everything up  above my expectations... read more and I thank you. Maybe considering another vacation to Canada in the future. Thank you for making it a memorable vacation.

A splendid trip around your great country

Star Rating 5
June 16, 2013

We have safely returned home after a splendid trip around your great country and British Columbia. Jan and I extend our thanks for all your efforts to arrange this trip and make it a very special one indeed. It turns out my initial... read more worries were quite unfounded and all went extremely well. We will recommend this trip to friends and neighbors and without hesitation refer them to Fresh Tracks Canada and you personally for travel assistance.

Perfectly organized

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May 16, 2007

Everything went exceptionally well - perfectly organized and great places and people - we really enjoyed it all.

We enjoyed every moment

Star Rating 5
November 11, 2006

We arrived home safe and sound yesterday afternoon – what a wonderful trip you planned for us – we thoroughly enjoyed every moment of our stay in Canada.

Get your personalized trip plan organized and arranged for you

Get your personalized itinerary
  • Get a trip that covers everything you want to see.
  • Know which places to go and which areas are best during certain times of the year.
  • Have someone local who knows the area to suggest trains, hotels, dining, sightseeing, etc.
Schedule a call or call us directly toll-free:
1 877 395 5771
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Make the most of your time in Canada with advice from our local Insiders.

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Feel in control with all the details of your trip organized and booked for you.

Don't miss out on an experience of a lifetime. Everyone is planning to travel in 2021 and availability across Canada's serene and breathtaking landscapes is already starting to book up. Reserve your qualifying 2021 vacation from as little as a $100 deposit.

Use this limited time offer to book by July 17, 2020 and receive 2020 pricing and free add-on experiences such as extra hotel nights or private tour upgrades – worth up to $1000 per couple in value.

Get in touch with our Canadian Insiders today to learn more about this special offer and start planning your perfect Canadian vacation.

Interested? Get this offer by contacting us: 1 877 395 5771

Terms and conditions apply, please speak wit our Canadian insiders for more details.

Support your local communities by exploring the beauty that’s right on your doorstep. Book a qualifying trip for travel this summer or winter 2020 by July 17, 2020 and receive up to $500 value in travel credits per couple.

Use your credits to help support local businesses on experiences like extra hotel nights, private tour upgrades, private professional photography sessions or private dining experiences.

Your health and safety are of utmost importance. We have carefully reviewed the hotels, restaurants, transportation, excursions, and venues offered as part of our trips to ensure that the health and well-being of our travelers meet expected guidelines and specifications. We only work with partners that we are confident will consistently adhere to our standards.

Get in touch with our Canadian Insiders today to learn more about this special offer and start planning your perfect staycation.

Interested? Get this offer by contacting us: 1 877 395 5771

Terms and conditions apply, please speak wit our Canadian insiders for more details.