Best of the Best 2018 - 204
Winter sparkles on the western frontier, and the Rockies are best by rail.
Mush your own team of Siberian
huskies across the Yukon's vast
tundra, arriving at your cabin
on frozen Tagish Lake in the
most Canadian way possible.
Your five days in this remote
and enormous land is divided
between two wilderness lodges.
When the dogs need a break,
try snowshoeing, ice fishing or
seeking out the best views of the
Gourmands on the Go
Clockwise from top:
Sled dogs mushing;
waterfalls at Johnston
fresh, savory seafood.
Bite into crackling Peking duck
and sip fragrant green tea on a
guided foodie walk of Vancouver's
Chinatown, and enjoy a sixcourse tasting menu in Banff's
acclaimed Eden restaurant. These
experiences are part of a ten-day
gourmet tour that winds through
the Canadian Rockies aboard
a luxury train, with passengers
spending their days taking in
the views from the comfort of
glass-domed observation cars,
while lodging each night at hotels
along the route. Further sights
and flavors await in Calgary, Lake
Louise and Kamloops, with a
helicopter tour in Kananaskis.
Perfect your triple lutz on
Alberta's frozen Lake Louise.
Ice-skating on this beautiful lake
with wintergreen mountains rising
vertically from the shores will be a
highlight of exploring the province.
Hunt for fossils in a remote cave
(lit only by your headlamp), hike
to Johnston Canyon's frozen
waterfalls and cross-country ski at
Emerald Lake. This six-day tour is
heaven for snow lovers.
Your Virtuoso travel advisor
can arrange these exceptional
experiences and more.