CANADIAN ROCKIES DISCOVERY TOUR AND ROCKY MOUNTAINEER - AUGUST 2022
Highlights: Calgary - Banff - Kamloops - Vancouver - Victoria
INCLUDES: 10 days from £3,385 per person
Day 1 - Arrival in Calgary/Banff - Arrive at Calgary International airport and transfer to the idyllic Rocky Mountain town of Banff. Overnight in Banff at the Royal Canadian Lodge.
Day 2 - Banff - A full day at leisure to explore one of Canada's most famous mountain resorts. Overnight in Banff.
Day 3 - Banff - Why not take an optional excursion to Columbia Icefields Parkway (not included in price), an exciting full-day tour that will take you directly onto the Athabasca Glacier in a special Ice Explorer snow-coach. Overnight in Banff.
Day 4 - Banff to Kamloops - You will transfer to Banff train station where you will board the world-famous Rocky Mountaineer which will transport you through majestic mountain scenery from Banff to Kamloops. Highlights include the Continental Divide, the Spiral Tunnels, the Kicking Horse Canyon, Rogers Pass, Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, and the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. (Breakfast and lunch included).
On board service options are:
Silverleaf (included): Take in the scenery through the windows of a custom-designed, single-level glass dome coach.
Breakfast and lunch served at your seat (choice of entrees), complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and snacks.
Gold leaf (supplement applies): Relax and enjoy unparalleled panoramic views from a custom-designed bi-level Gold Leaf dome coach. (highly recommended). Begin your rail journey with a morning toast, indulge in delectable gourmet hot breakfasts and lunches from an -la-carte menu, served in the exclusive Gold Leaf dining room. Sip on complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and savour gourmet snacks while listening to storytelling from your Hosts. On arrival in Kamloops, you will transfer to your allocated accommodation. Overnight in Kamloops.
Day 5 - Kamloops to Vancouver - Your journey continues west towards the coastal city of Vancouver.
Highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hells Gate in the Fraser Canyon. (Breakfast and lunch included). On arrival in Vancouver, you will be transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 6 & 7 - Vancouver - Two full days at leisure to explore one of the most scenic cities in the world. Vancouver is located between the majestic snow-capped Coast Mountains and the Pacific Ocean and enjoys a mild climate year-round, surrounded by some of the most stunning natural beauty in the world. From city pursuits like cooking classes, museums, and galleries, to outdoor thrills like white water rafting, deep-sea fishing, zip- trekking, and more, there's never a shortage of activity in and around Vancouver. The options are many - the choice is yours. Overnights in Vancouver.
Day 8 - Vancouver to Victoria - Your day begins with a ferry cruise through the scenic Gulf Islands and a coach transfer to Victoria on Vancouver Island. The rest of the day is free to explore. Victoria is a cosmopolitan city in an intimate setting.
Victoria boasts heritage buildings, colourful gardens, outdoor recreation, and marine adventure at every turn. The harbour is the centre of the city and bustles with seaplanes, ferries, yachts, kayaks, and rowing sculls. At night, the Inner Harbour glows with light from the 3,333 lights that illuminate the Legislative Buildings. Overnight in Victoria.
Day 9 - Victoria -Explore Victoria at your own pace. Overnight in Victoria
Day 10 - End of tour
There will be some free time to further explore before you transfer to Vancouver International Airport in time to check-in for your return overnight flight home.
Includes: Return flights from London Heathrow 18 Aug 2022 (other dates on request) & airport taxes 3 nights accommodation at Royal Canadian Lodge in a double room on room only basis. Rocky Mountaineer| Banff to Vancouver for 2 days (Silver Leaf Service). 3 nights accommodation at Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel in a double room on room only basis Transfer to Victoria - with Orientation tour for 1 day. 2 nights accommodation at Coast Victoria Hotel & Marina by APA in a double room on room only basis. Shared transfers.
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The Calgary Stampede 2022 from £2,229 per person
The Calgary Stampede 2022 including Banff and Jasper National Parks.
Depart 10th July 2022 from just £2,229 per person.
Every July, Calgary's perennial rough-and-ready Cowtown image is thrust to the forefront when a fever known as Stampede hits town. For 10 days, Calgarian’s let their hair down--business leaders don Stetsons, bankers wear boots, half the town walks around in too-tight denim outfit.
Other Stampede Park Attractions: At the Indian Village the five nations who signed Treaty Seven 100 years ago--the Blackfoot, Blood, Piegan, Sarcee, and Stoney--set up camp for the duration of the Stampede. Each tepee has its own colourful design. Behind the village is a stage where native dance competitions are held. The cavernous
Roundup Centre holds various commercial exhibits and a showcase of western art and photography. Centennial Fair is an outdoor stage with events for children such as duck races and magicians. In the Agricultural Building, livestock is displayed, and next door in the John Deere Show Ring, the World Blacksmith's Competition and horse shows take place.
July 10th - Depart Manchester to Calgary via Toronto.
Be transferred & stay at the International Hotel, where you will stay for the 3 nights of the Stampede. See and enjoy all the sights and sounds.
July 13th -
Collect compact car and drive to Banff and 3 nights at the Banff Inn During your stay why not drive the Columbia Iceway & stop-off at the Athabasca Glacier.
Then take a day out to Lake Louise or visit Payto Lake.
July 16th -
Drive North to Jasper and explore the National Park, stay 3 nights at the Lobstick Lodge - includes tickets.
July 19th - Return the car to Calgary Airport and return to the UK via Toronto
The price includes:
Return flights to & from Manchester via Toronto
3 Nights at the International Hotel, room only
Stampede Package (see below)
3 nights in Banff at the Banff Inn based on twin share room only
2 nights in Jasper at the Sawridge Inn, twin share room only
1 night in Lake Louise at Deer Lodge twin share room only
7 days Car Hire all inclusive basis based on a compact car
Airport taxes and booking fees
Ask about flight upgrades and extra nights.... what about adding on the Rocky Mountaineer to Vancouver?
Or maybe an Alaska Cruise? Or a stopover in Toronto?
We can add this to any tailor-made itinerary
Stampede package includes:
3 nights accommodation
2 days admission to Stampede Park
Reserved seating for one evening at the Chuckwagon
Races & Grandstand Show
Reserved Seating for one afternoon’s Rodeo events
Evening Rodeo show
Stampede events programme
Skyride over Stampede Park
Stampede Cowboy Hat
America's Elvis, New Orleans and Nashville 2022 from £1,681 pp
Day 1 - Fly to Atlanta & meet your tour manager at the airport, and transfer to your first hotel, in the Alabama state capital, Montgomery.
Rest and relax after your journey, and enjoy your first evening in the South.
Day 2 - Travel to New Orleans - Today you’ll head south across Alabama, into Louisiana and along the Gulf Coast to the great city of New Orleans. You spend two nights in the Big Easy, perhaps join our optional Steamboat Dinner Jazz Cruise.
Day 3 - Optional excursion: optional Louisiana Swampland excursion for a glimpse of the surrounding countryside and a taste of Creole life. Tonight, head back to the French Quarter to immerse yourself in the incomparable atmosphere.
Day 4 - From New Orleans to Tupelo and Memphis, Bidding farewell to New Orleans, you’ll travel north into Mississippi, cradle of the Delta blues and home to the likes of Robert Johnson and Sonny Boy Williamson. You'll visit Tupelo, home of the tiny house in which Elvis Aaron Presley was born, in January 1935, (entry payable locally). You’ll then continue to Elvis's beloved hometown, Memphis, the bustling city on the bank of the Big Muddy.
Day 5 - Optional, full-day Memphis Sounds excursion, which will include legendary Sun Studio where rock and roll was born, From Sun Studio, you'll make your way to Elvis Presley Boulevard to pay a visit to Graceland, the King’s home, last recording studio and final resting place. After a fascinating day, enjoy another evening in Memphis.
Day 6 - Memphis to Nashville,There's a change of musical genres, today, as you journey east to Nashville – the country music capital of the world and your base for the next two nights.
Day 7 - optional excursion will take you to legendary Studio B – home to countless country hits and a galaxy of Elvis's RCA recordings – and to the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Day 8 - Nashville to Chattanooga, Take a scenic drive south to Chattanooga, a quintessential southern trading town beautifully set on the Tennessee River, before heading to Atlanta airport to check in for your flight back to the UK.
Day 9 - Overnight flight arrives back in the UK
Included in the Price
• Seven nights' room-only accommodation at a series of good- quality hotels in Montgomery (1 night), New Orleans (2), Memphis (2) and Nashville (2), plus one night on the aircraft
• Return flights to Atlanta from Manchester
• Comfortable, air-conditioned coach travel and transfers throughout
• Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager
• All airport taxes and security charges.
• Complimentary Visa’s
Departures 2022 with costs per person.
19 April: £1710
03 May: £1710
24 May: £1710
07 June: £1681
30 Aug: £1900
12 Sep: £1757
04 Oct: £1710
18 Apr 2023: £1710
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Jazz Blues Rock & Roll Rail Holiday, 10 dyas from £1,639: March, April, May, June 2022
Multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Chicago Sightseeing city tour of Memphis, including admission to Graceland Battlefield Cruise in New Orleans aboard a paddlewheel boat Sightseeing city tour of New Orleans.
DAY 1 ARRIVE CHICAGO
Welcome to Chicago! Your transfer will connect you from the airport to your hotel.
Upon arrival, explore the Windy City on a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour covering 13 miles of this amazing city, making it the best way to visit all the top attractions and destinations. Hop-off at any of the stops along the tour to enjoy the sights at your leisure. Later in the day, explore the city on your own. We suggest taking a walk down Magnificent Mile. (Overnight in Chicago)
DAY 2 CHICAGO
Continue your sightseeing tour on your multi-day tour. Be sure to stop by the iconic attractions Chicago has to offer, like the Skydeck Chicago, Navy Pier, Millennium Park, 360 Chicago, and much more. Dinner this evening at a popular restaurant in Chicago is included. (Overnight in Chicago).
DAY 3 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK®
Travel to the station and board Amtrak's City of New Orleans® for a relaxing overnight trip down South to Memphis. Your journey on this train route takes you through the heart of our nation's musical heritage - from Chicago with its world-class Chicago Symphony Orchestra and still vibrant electric blues scene, to Beale Street in Memphis and the home of Elvis, the King of Rock N Roll. (Overnight onboard Amtrak).
DAY 4 MEMPHIS
You'll arrive in Memphis early in the morning. Travel on your own to your hotel, which is located in the heart of downtown. Today you'll have some free time to explore the sights and sounds of this musical city. If you're looking for places to go, check out the music scene on Beale Street or head to the Peabody Hotel to see the famous ducks. (Overnight in Memphis).
DAY 5 MEMPHIS
Today, enjoy a tour of Memphis, including the iconic Graceland. This narrated tour will help you discover downtown, the Mighty Mississippi, Beale Street, Peabody Hotel, Sun Studio, and many more wonderful attractions!
On your Graceland tour, you'll get up close and personal to the things Elvis cherished most in the world and truly get a glimpse of his life at Graceland. Stop in the Meditation Garden to see the final resting place of Elvis and his parents. (Overnight in Memphis).
DAY 6 MEMPHIS TO NEW ORLEANS
Travel on your own to the station and board Amtrak to New Orleans. Take in the Southern scenery as you travel the history-laden musical roads of Mississippi to New Orleans - the birthplace of jazz. Upon your arrival, you will travel to your hotel, where you can settle in for the night or start exploring this lovely city. (Overnight in New Orleans).
DAY 7 NEW ORLEANS
Start the day with a jazz brunch at the famous Court of Two Sisters restaurant. After a leisurely morning, you'll set off for your included New Orleans city tour. Absorb the sights and sounds of the world famous French Quarter and historic Jackson Square. Explore the historic cemeteries, often referred to as "Cities of the Dead". Marvel at the fascinating stories of voodoo and piracy on Bayou St. John, the waterway used by Jean Lafitte and his band of pirates. View the longest bridge over water in the world, the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway and much more. (Overnight in New Orleans).
DAY 8 NEW ORLEANS
Enjoy a Battlefield Cruise and take in the picturesque sights of New Orleans and the French Quarter from a unique vantage point: the outside deck of an old-
fashioned paddlewheel boat! Take in the amazing views of the French Quarter and the Port of New Orleans from the river as the boat's captain entertains you with a detailed narration of New Orleans landmarks, history and river lore. Disembark at the site of the 1815 Battle of New Orleans. (Overnight in New Orleans).
DAY 9 DEPART NEW ORLEANS
Today a transfer will connect you from your hotel to the airport for your flight home.
DAY 10 ARRIVE IN THE UK
The moment you come on board Amtrak® the journey begins. With more ways to relax on your journey, including plenty of legroom, spectacular views, and a unique dining experience, your state of mind will transform just like the land you’re passing through.
March 2022 from £ 1639
April 2022 from £ 2076
May 2022 from £ 1749
June 2022 from £ 1889
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Route 66 - 16 Days with daily Manchester Departures, April to October 2022: Chicago to Los Angeles. Prices from only £1,949 per person.
We invite you to take a once in a lifetime road trip and drive a real piece of American history, while
staying in a collection of completely unique accommodations related to Route 66 lore. Savour and enjoy this truly authentic American experience.
Day1: Arrive Chicago, USA
Day 2: Chicago Enjoy a day exploring Chicago. The Sears Tower, at 108 stories, stands as Chicago’s tallest building since its completion in 1974 and is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Boat cruises are offered on the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. In the evening do not miss a visit to one of Chicago’s famous blues clubs.
Day 3 : Chicago – St. Louis (300 miles). This morning get ready for an unforgettable journey into
the then and now of America along Historic Route 66. This legendary old road passes through a
variety of pure Americana landscapes following the traditional east-to-west path of Route 66 from Chicago to St. Louis, Missouri, cruising through endless cornfields and flat prairies. En route, explore the legacy of Abraham Lincoln with a visit to the Lincoln Home National Historic Site. Arrive in St. Louis, the largest city along Route 66.
Day 4: St. Louis - Springfield, MO (222 miles). Travel through the scenic countryside of Missouri, the home of Mark Twain. Arrive in Springfield. Hotel: Best Western Rail Haven.
Day 5 : Springfield – Tulsa – Oklahoma City (310 miles) Cut through south-eastern corner of Kansas on your way to Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma section of Route 66 contains several miles of the original 9-foot road segment that served Oklahoman families headed west in search of better opportunities during the 1930’s. En route to Oklahoma City. be sure to check out the old Route 66 motels, gas stations and numerous vintage buildings.
Day 6: Oklahoma City - Amarillo (288 miles) Stop in El Reno to see Fort Reno, established in 1874 to protect the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians. Then proceed to Clinton, to visit the Route 66 Museum with its vintage cars and Route 66 memorabilia, before heading to Amarillo in the “Lone Star State” of Texas. Hotel: Holiday Inn Express
Day 7 : Amarillo – Albuquerque (270 miles) Continue to the Midpoint Café in Adrian famous for its “ugly crust” pies. From Adrian you’ll follow Route 66 to Albuquerque, New Mexico for a great taste of the Land of Enchantment.
Day 8 : Albuquerque, the state’s largest city, Albuquerque spreads north and south along the banks of the Rio Grande. Spend the day exploring Downtown Albuquerque’s Central Avenue, a treasure trove of Route 66 landmarks.
Day 9 : Albuquerque - Santa Fe – Albuquerque (116 miles) To get a true sense of the Old Route 66, today you will detour to New Mexico’s state capital, Santa Fe.
Day 10 : Albuquerque – Holbrook (260 miles) This morning, the state of Arizona welcomes Route 66 travellers with an overwhelming display of trading posts. View huge concrete tepees that stand at the foot of brilliant red-rock mesas en route to Petrified Forest National Park, the only park in the National Park System containing a section of Historic Route 66.
Day 11 : Holbrook – Grand Canyon/Williams (180 miles) Continue to Meteor City, a true vintage trading post whose distinctive dome can be seen for miles along this stretch of Route 66. Pass through Flagstaff and Williams en route to Grand Canyon National Park, a natural wonder that you simply have to see to believe.
Day 12 : Grand Canyon/Williams - Las Vegas (279 miles) Leave the town of Williams and the Grand Canyon behind and head to Seligman, the first stop heading west on the longest uninterrupted stretch of Route 66. Continue through Kingman whose old Route 66cafés and motels still flourish, to one of Arizona’s hidden treasures, Hoover Dam.
Day 13 : Las Vegas Enjoy a full day Las Vegas style. Walk the famous Strip lined with mega-resorts and flashing neon lights, place a bet at one of the many casinos, dine at world-class restaurants, catch the latest must-see show, shop designer boutiques - the list goes on!
Day 14 : Las Vegas – Los Angeles Area (290 miles) Re-join Route 66 in Barstow where a collection of historic photographs and artefacts related to Route 66 are on display at the Route 66 Mother Road Museum.
Day 15 : Los Angeles Area Spend the day strolling along the beaches of Santa Monica or browsing the adjacent indoor/outdoor shops at Third Street Promenade.
Day 16 : Los Angeles Departure Return your rental car at Los Angeles International Airport prior to your departure.
Daily 01 Apr - 31 Oct 22 - £1949.00 pp inc accommodation, I2 grade car, Document kit. See full details here!
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Nashville City Break
Join us in January 2022 for a five day city break to Nahville, flying from Manchester with six attractions included. Prices start from just £1,089* per person.
Flights: Delta/Virgin flight via New York from Manchester, 20th January 2022 with 4 nights.
Accommodation included room only, including sightseeing pass as per details below.
Nashville is the booming city of the upper south and is the self-styled 'Music City USA'. The city also has stylishly-desgined skyscrapers, smart shopping malls and elegant restaurants.
Country music fans still gravitate to the historic downtown area.
Attractions - New Nashville Music Pass
The Country Music Hall of Fame – When you step into the Country Music Hall of
Fame & Museum, you will be embarking on a trip through decades of country music history! This architecturally stunning building stretches over an entire block of Nashville and features exhibits sure to thrill any fan of the genre. A towering wall of honour features displays of every gold and platinum record to hit the country music charts, as well as exhibits dedicated to the music trailblazers and legends that have been inducted into the Hall of Fame. The 40,000-square-foot museum also features rare recordings, memorabilia, and special travelling exhibits. You can also catch a show at the state-of-the-art Ford Theatre, which is housed on the grounds of the museum.
Madame Tussauds Nashville -The world-famous wax attraction celebrating American music.
Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum - The Musicians Hall of Fame recognises music legends and the musicians who played on so many hit records as studio players.
RCA Studio B Tour OR Hatch Show Print - Once the recording home of popular music titans such as Elvis Presley, Chet Atkins, Eddy Arnold, and the Everly Brothers. OR tour Hatch Show Print and learn all about the history of this iconic letterpress poster shop.
One-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour - With trolley stops at 15 top Nashville locations. Ole Smoky Distillery & Yee-Haw Brewery Sample Tasting included.
The Hotel : Courtyard by Marriott Vanderbilt West End, a 1-minute drive from Vanderbilt University and 6 minutes from Belmont University. This hotel is 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from Music City Center and 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Enjoy American cuisine at The Bistro-Eat Drink Connect. Outdoor seasonal pool • Safe-deposit box at front desk.
• Free area shuttle • Breakfast available (surcharge) • Laundry facilities • 24-hour fitness facilities
* Price from £1089 per person, based on 2 people sharing a twin/double room.
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Route 66 Motorbike Holiday - 15 days May 2022, from only £3,285 per person, Chicago to Los Angeles.
Highlights: Chicago - Springfield - Rolla - Tulsa - Clinton - Amarillo - Santa Fe - Gallup - Flagstaff - Williams - Victorville - Los Angeles. See below for an example itinerary.
Mon - Chicago. Welcome to the Windy City! Nicknamed the 'Paris of the Prairie', Chicago is the biggest and most exciting of the Great Lake cities.
Tue - Chicago - Springfield. Pick up your bike and set off on the ultimate American road trip. From Chicago you head south along the Pontiac Trail.
Wed - Springfield to Rolla. Stay primarily on the 2-lane sections of the Mother Road, traversing cornfields and small towns that represent the heartland of America.Overnight in Rolla, Missouri.
Thu - Rolla to Tulsa. Head west through the hills and horse country through Oklahoma, crossing Miami, Claremore and Catoosa, home of the legendary Blue Whale to Tulsa, where you will overnight.
Fri - Tulsa to Clinton. Continue through the reservations of several Native American tribes including the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Seminole, Creek and Cherokee. Visit Oklahoma City before you overnight in Clinton, Oklahoma.
Sat Clinton to Amarillo. Today you cross the border into the Texas Panhandle, the southernmost portion of the Great Plains. Stop at the midway point of RT 66 in Adrian, Texas! Santa Fe is one of America's oldest and most beautiful cities and will be your base for the next two nights.
Mon - Santa Fe - Free Day - Today is at leisure to rest and enjoy the distinctive flavor of this nearly 400-year-old city.
Tue - Santa Fe to Gallup. This morning you head south, down to Albuquerque, New Mexico's largest city, with a third of the state's population. You cross the border into Arizona and ride to Petrified Forest National Park, a fossilized prehistoric forest of gigantic trees that has been unearthed by erosion. Travel further west, stay in Flagstaff, the northern Arizona community on historic Route 66.
Thu - Flagstaff to Williams. Today is your chance to visit the Grand Canyon. Enjoy the spectacular scenery and maybe take a helicopter trip for a dramatic view of this iconic natural wonder. Leaving the Grand Canyon, you will pick Route 66 back up in Williams, Arizona.
Fri - Williams to Laughlin. Cruise down 'Memory Lane' and head towards the town of Seligman, one of the longest surviving stretches of the 'Mother Road'. Continue on Route 66 into Kingman, and travel on the Oatman Highway winding through canyons and dessert to Laughlin.
Sat - Laughlin to Victorville. Cross the border into California! One thing is for sure - today is a day like no other as you traverse the Mojave Desert.
Sun - Victorville to Los Angeles. Ride the 66 miles of the Angeles Crest Highway through the mountainous terrain of the Angeles National Forest. This highway is considered one of the top motorcycles rides in southern California and rises to over 2300 meters. Next, you head towards the Pacific Ocean. Riders always have mixed emotions as they stand at the "End of the Trail" sign on the Santa Monica Pier.
Mon - Los Angeles, CA - Departure.