Cabot Trail in Fall, Cape Breton Island photo credit: CWorthy, Getty Images

Kakabeka Falls, Ontairo

Picnic on Lake Superior Shore, Northern Ontario

Group Photo

Coach at Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac Hotel

Niagara Falls and Hornblower Cruise, Ontario

Lunenburg Historic District, Lunenburg NS. Credit: Eric Longbottom

CROSS CANADA by MOTOR COACH

AUTUMN SPLENDOUR TOUR

29 DAYS – MOTORCOACH tour
or join group enroute for a 20-Day Fly Option: Eastern Canada and Maritimes Fall Foliage

FEATURING A FREE DAY IN CHARLOTTETOWN

Experience the trip of a lifetime! 

Travelling across Canada by motorcoach offers you the best vantage point to view the beauty of this country!  Pass golden prairie fields, Great Lakes and historical cities to Canada’s ocean playground, during autumn’s spectacular show of colours.

DEPARTURE:
Day 1 Edmonton 7:00 am | Red Deer 9:00 am | Calgary 12:00 pm | Fort Macleod 2:00 pm | Lethbridge 2:30 pm
Day 2 Medicine Hat 7:30 am | Swift Current 10:00 am | Moose Jaw 12:00 pm | Regina 12:45 pm

Alberta: 29 days | September 4, 2024
Saskatchewan: 27 days | September 5, 2024
Fly option: 20 days
Canada East
Motorcoach
Passport Not Required

  • Alberta:
  • 1
  • Saskatchewan:
  • 1
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Edmonton to Calgary to Medicine Hat

An experience to be long remembered begins as you set off on your Adventure to Eastern Canada. Depart Edmonton, travel south via Red Deer to Calgary meeting your travel companions enroute. Arrive in Medicine Hat for overnight.

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Medicine Hat to Brandon

Saskatchewan passengers join the tour as you travel through the unique scenery of the Canadian Prairies.  Follow the Trans-Canada Hwy into Manitoba for an overnight in Brandon. Get acquainted at an informal WELCOME MEET and GREET upon arrival.

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Brandon to Kenora

A stop in Winnipeg allows time to experience the iconic intersection of Portage and Main. Not far away, delve 6,000 years into the past at Winnipeg’s “Meeting Place” – THE FORKS. This National Historic Site offers an array of culinary, entertainment and shopping options. Continue to Ontario and call Kenora home for the night.

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Kenora to Thunder Bay

Drive along a portion of the Canadian Shield and connect to Toronto’s YONGE STREET, considered to be the longest street in the world! Stop to view KAKABEKA FALLS before arriving in Thunder Bay, site of the Lakehead Terminal Grain Elevators.

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Thunder Bay to Sault Ste. Marie

Enjoy rugged scenery along the north shore of the great Lake Superior as you travel to the “City of Locks”.  Stops along the way include the TERRY FOX MONUMENT, near where Terry’s heroic run tragically ended, an included lakeside PICNIC along Lake Superior and WAWA, famed as a stopover for Canada geese during their migration.   

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Sault Ste. Marie to Toronto

(2 nights) Observe the tallest smokestack in the Commonwealth at the home of the BIG NICKEL in Sudbury.  This is Inco’s largest-producing nickel mine on the continent. Follow the shoreline of beautiful Georgian Bay before arriving in Toronto. FLY PASSENGERS join the Nagel Tours all-motorcoach group.

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Toronto/Niagara Area

Visit one of the world’s greatest wonders – Niagara Falls, on a day trip through the Golden Horseshoe to the Niagara Peninsula. Stop at WELLAND CANAL LOCK 3 for a view of the canal. Enjoy free time in NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE and a WINERY visit before getting up close on a “Voyage to the Falls” boat tour by NIAGARA CITY CRUISES. Enhance your view during an INCLUDED DINNER at Table Rock House Restaurant before returning to your Toronto hotel.

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Toronto to Kingston

Begin your day with a spectacular view of Canada’s largest city from the CN TOWER. Learn about the city and surrounding area while on tour with a local STEP-ON GUIDE before departing for the historic city of Kingston for overnight.

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Kingston to Quebec City

(2 nights) All Aboard! Enjoy your morning BOAT CRUISE through the heart of the 1000 ISLANDS.  Travel along the banks of the mighty St. Lawrence River before arriving in Canada’s oldest French settlement for a two-night stay.

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Quebec City

Accompanied by a local expert, explore over 400 years of history as portrayed on a GUIDED TOUR of the only walled city north of Mexico. Your afternoon includes free time to independently stroll the narrow winding streets. Enjoy a fun evening featuring an INCLUDED DINNER at an authentic SUGAR SHACK.

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Quebec City to Riviere Du Loup

Travel Canada’s oldest road with a stop at an old-fashioned BAKE OVEN renowned for its maple butter on fresh-baked bread. Visit the famous shrine of STE-ANNE-DE-BEAUPRE. Discover CANYON STE-ANNE with its soaring waterfalls and suspension bridges. A FERRY ride across the St. Lawrence River brings you to Riviere du Loup for overnight. 

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Riviere Du Loup to Miramichi

The scenic Matapedia Valley route brings you to our first Maritime province, New Brunswick. View fishing villages along the coast before arriving in Miramichi, situated on the banks of the Miramichi River for overnight.

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Miramichi to Charlottetown

(3 nights) Test your sense of perception at MAGNETIC HILL and how vehicles coast uphill!  Visit the fishing village of Shediac for a photo opportunity with the WORLD’S LARGEST LOBSTER.  Arrive in Prince Edward Island for a three-night stay via CONFEDERATION BRIDGE, longest bridge in the world crossing ice-covered water. Experience a true “Island Tradition” at an INCLUDED LOBSTER DINNER. (meal option available)

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Charlottetown

With a LOCAL GUIDE see the unique sights of the area including GREEN GABLES Heritage Place and CAVENDISH BEACH.  The evening is free for you to plan on your own. You might choose to relax or take advantage of your location and be entertained at Confederation Centre of the Arts by ‘Jersey Boys’ – the 1960’s rags-to-riches story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

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Charlottetown

A FREE DAY to enjoy historic Charlottetown.  Choose to follow the signs and storyboards of ‘tales of old’ while exploring historic Great George Street or watch for cruise ships while wandering the waterfront.  Tickle your taste buds with one of many local flavours along the way.

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Charlottetown to Baddeck

(2 nights) Travel to Wood Islands and board the FERRY to Caribou on the Nova Scotia mainland.  Drive across the Strait of Canso, the deepest causeway in the world, onto Cape Breton Island.  Continue to the resort town of Baddeck, nestled along the shores of the Bras d’Or Lake for a two-night stay.  Visit the ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL MUSEUM to see the many exhibits of this famous inventor.

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Baddeck

The spectacular scenery of Cape Breton Island unfolds during a circle tour of the CABOT TRAIL.  Enjoy picture stops and a PICNIC LUNCH as you travel through CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS National Park with its coastal mountain peaks, quaint seaports and rugged coastline. Share your favourite Cape Breton highlights with fellow friends at tonight’s INCLUDED DINNER.

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Baddeck to Halifax

(2 nights) Continue to Halifax, Nova Scotia’s capital and Atlantic Canada’s largest city.  Be impressed by the natural beauty of this harbourfront setting before an afternoon GUIDED TOUR. Enjoy two nights in this “city on the sea” at your centrally located hotel.

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Halifax

A FREE morning to relax or explore on your own. Options include touching a piece of military history with a visit to the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site as it comes to life with the sounds and colour of the mid-1800s, or maybe a visit to the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 to research the arrival of your ancestors.  For lunch, let the call of the ocean and beauty of the sea lure you to picturesque LUNENBURG. Enjoy a late afternoon visit to one of Canada’s most popular stops in Atlantic Canada, PEGGY’S COVE. With its lighthouse sitting on a massive granite ledge, this cove is a mecca for artists and photographers alike. Savour the local flavours here, with an INCLUDED DINNER in this very East Coast locale.

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Halifax to Saint John

“Spread your tiny wings and tour away” while at the ANNE MURRAY CENTRE in Springhill, hometown of Canada’s famous “Snowbird”.  Re-enter New Brunswick and stop in HOPEWELL CAPE, location of the highest tides in the world.  View the Flower Pot Rocks carved by the Fundy tides.  Travel through FUNDY NATIONAL PARK and arrive in Canada’s Loyalist City, Saint John.

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Saint John to Fredericton

Come witness the REVERSING RAPIDS where the Bay of Fundy’s highest tides pour, push and rise into the Saint John River to reverse its direction. Travel to ST. ANDREWS BY THE SEA, Canada’s first seaside resort. While at KING’S LANDING, see what life was like in New Brunswick 200 years ago.  No time like the present to discover the past! Overnight in the capital city of Fredericton.

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Fredericton to Levis

Before leaving the last Maritime province, venture across the HARTLAND COVERED BRIDGE, longest in the world.  Visit SAINT-JEAN-PORT-JOLI to see the works of the famous wood carvers.  Enjoy a view of Quebec City from across the river as you overnight in the picturesque city of Levis with its village-like feel.

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Levis to Ottawa

(2 nights) Pass through south shore farmlands before arriving in Montreal for lunch. Lots of options to choose from in the OLD PORT district before a driving tour to the iconic landmark of MONT ROYAL. Continue to Canada’s picturesque capital for the next two nights.

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Ottawa

Start your day on a GUIDED TOUR of this beautiful city. See the centre of Canada’s government during a GUIDED TOUR of PARLIAMENT. (The ROYAL CANADIAN MINT is offered if parliament is in session) Your hotel is conveniently located to allow time to explore on your own.  Join your travel companions tonight for an INCLUDED DINNER.

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Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie:  Fly Passengers

depart for Ottawa airport to allow for early afternoon flights.  The all-motorcoach group will follow the Ottawa River Valley. Experience some of the best fall color areas in Ontario as you pass through North Bay and Sudbury before returning to the very centre of the Great Lakes, Sault Ste. Marie.

 

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Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay

As Mother Nature continues to amaze, follow the Lake Superior coast northbound. Known to the Ojibwe people as gichigami, views of Lake Superior from here are spectacular. Revisit Thunder Bay for overnight.

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Thunder Bay to Winnipeg

Leave the rugged wilderness of the Canadian Shield and return to the Western Provinces. End your day in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Share tour memories at a HOSTED FAREWELL DINNER.

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Winnipeg to Swift Current

Travel through southern Manitoba and Saskatchewan on your way to Swift Current for overnight.  Bid farewell to your fellow travellers from Saskatchewan.

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Swift Current to Calgary to Edmonton

As you near home, reminisce with new-found friends.

Included in Your Holiday

  • First class transportation on an air‑conditioned, washroom‑equipped motorcoach
  • Quality accommodation and tax
  • Services of an experienced Tour Director and Driver
  • Baggage handling, one average piece per person
  • Travel Bag
  • Admission to attractions and sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary
  • Ferry crossings as indicated
  • Welcome Meet and Greet
  • The Forks
  • Yonge Street
  • Kakabeka Falls
  • Terry Fox Monument
  • Lakeside Picnic
  • Wawa
  • Big Nickel
  • Welland Canal Lock 3
  • Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Winery
  • Niagara City Cruises
  • CN Tower
  • 1000 Islands Boat Cruise
  • Sugar Shack
  • Old fashioned Bake Oven
  • Ste-Anne-de-Beaupre
  • Canyon Ste-Anne
  • Magnetic Hill
  • World’s largest lobster
  • Confederation Bridge

 

  • Lobster Dinner
  • Green Gables Heritage Place
  • Cavendish Beach
  • Free day in Charlottetown
  • Alexander Graham Bell Museum
  • Cabot Trail
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Cape Breton Highlands
  • Lunenburg
  • Peggy’s Cove
  • Anne Murray Centre
  • Hopewell Cape
  • Fundy National Park
  • Reversing Rapids
  • St. Andrews by the Sea
  • King’s Landing
  • Hartland Covered Bridge
  • Saint-Jean-Port-Joli
  • Montreal Old Port
  • Mont Royal
  • Guided tour of Parliament
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Locally Guided City Tours as outlined in the itinerary: Toronto, Quebec City, Charlottetown, Halifax, Ottawa
  • Meals Include: Alberta 19 Breakfasts, Saskatchewan 17 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 7 Dinners.

Alberta 2024 Pricing

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian Dollars

Triple

$6,519.00

GST: $325.95

Twin

$7,669.00

GST: $383.45

Single

$10,739.00

GST: $536.95

Early Booking Discount

twin sharing per person.

$153.00

Saskatchewan 2024 Pricing

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian Dollars

Triple

$6,419.00

GST: $320.95

Twin

$7,519.00

GST: $375.95

Single

$10,489.00

GST: $524.45

Early Booking Discount

twin sharing per person.

$150.00