Follow in the footsteps of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on a tour of Canada and the USA with Titan HiTours
Tuesday 28, June 2011
Fresh from the wedding of the year, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are to take a tour of Canada and the USA in their first travel engagement as husband and wife.
Royal admirers can follow in their footsteps with the escorted tours specialist Titan HiTours (www.titanhitours.co.uk) who offer a selection of popular tours to Canada and the USA including locations on the Royal itinerary such as Montreal, Quebec, Calgary and Prince Edward Island as well as California.
The Royal tour starts on 30th June with a tour of the National Capital Region. Titan offers an escorted tour of this area on the east coast with its 11-day Maple Leaf Trail. This takes travellers to the heart of Canada with highlights to include the charms of Old Quebec City and a promenade overlooking the St Lawrence River; a breath-taking ride on Toronto’s ‘Maid of Mist’ boat to almost under the Niagara Falls and whale watching on the Charlevoix Coastline. The tour costs £1,645 per person departing on 5 June 2012 and include flights, transfers, accommodation, various excursions as detailed in the itinerary and Titan’s exclusive VIP Home Departure Service (which collects clients from - and returns them to - their own front door).
The next Royal destination on their tour will be to Prince Edward Island. This is included in Titan’s 13-day Maritime Canada itinerary. Renowned for its tranquil nature as well as producing some of the finest sea food, highlights of this tour include a breath-taking Whale Watching cruise in Cheticamp as well as a visit to the home of Canadian author, Lucy Maud Montgomery, writer of the ‘Anne of Green Gables’ stories, who set her stories on the Island. There will also be an opportunity to take advantage of the beautiful views along the Cabot and Ceilidh trails with a walk along the coast and causeways. The tour costs from £1,995 per person, if booked before 31 July 2011, and include flights, transfers, accommodation, various excursions as detailed in the itinerary and Titan’s exclusive VIP Home Departure Service.
From 6 - 8th July the Royal visit moves west to Calgary where the couple will be experiencing the famous Calgary Stampede. Titan HiTours is the only travel company offering a dedicated holiday to this annual spectacle with its 10-day Calgary Stampede and the Rockies itinerary. The star attraction of this tour is the chance to participate in the famous Calgary Stampede - the world's best and largest rodeo event that's reverently known as 'greatest outdoor show on Earth'. This major event takes place every July and Titan’s itinerary includes grandstand seating for the rodeo itself as well as the thrilling chuckwagon races. Leaving Calgary, Titan’s tour continues through the Rocky Mountains via Lake Louise, Victoria Glacier and the resort towns of Banff and Jasper before finally ending in Edmonton. A particular highlight along the way will be the chance to walk on the massive Athabasca Glacier - or even drive across it in an Ice Explorer all-terrain vehicle. Departures booked before 31 July costs from £2,495 per person including flights, transfers, some meals, admission to the Calgary Stampede, sightseeing tours as detailed in the itinerary and the VIP Home Departure Service.
The final leg of the Royal visit includes a two day visit to California from 8-10 July. For travellers wanting a taste of the west coast Titan offers the most comprehensive and established tour of the west, a 16 day California and the Golden West holiday. This has been offered for an impressive 25 years and remains one of the company's best-selling tours to this day; and the 2011 brochure contains an improved and updated version of the itinerary to celebrate its quarter-century. The overland adventure still starts and ends in Los Angeles, taking in lively San Diego, glitzy Las Vegas and laid-back San Francisco along the way - not to mention the incredible natural landscapes of the Grand Canyon, Mojave Desert and Yosemite National Park. However, the tour now benefits from additional enhancements including a two-night stay at the luxurious Planet Hollywood Resort in Las Vegas, plus admission to Universal Studios in Hollywood for a behind-the-scenes peek at the workings of the movie industry. Departures booked before 31 July costs from £1,395 per person, to include flights, transfers, accommodation, various excursions as detailed in the itinerary and Titan’s exclusive VIP Home Departure Service.
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