21 DAY ICONIC ROCKIES & ALASKA CRUISE

*2 FOR 1 AIRFARE OFFER AVAILABLE
Destinations:

Canada, Alaska & USA

$9,995.00 per person, twin share (Member)

$10,295.00 per person, twin share (Non Member)

Includes

  • Guaranteed Ocean View Stateroom on your Holland America Line Cruise, with a full day at the World Heritage-listed Glacier Bay
  • Premium accommodation in central or unique locations
  • Travelmarvel's "Insider Experiences" offering unique sightseeing, specials stays and memorable meals through your holiday
  • Canadian Tour Director and Drive, key sightseeing with expert local guides, tipping, transfers, port charges, entrance fees and many meals
  • Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service
  • 42 meals - 20 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 13 dinners
  • Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a Farewell Dinner

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Itinerary Details

Day 1

ARRIVE VANCOUVER Be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel in the heart of the cosmopolitan metropolis. After settling in, you'll meet your Tour Director and fellow guests during a Welcome Reception this evening. Hotel Marriott Pinnacle, Vancouver (2 nights)

Day 2

VANCOUVER Discover Vancouver on a sightseeing tour. Take in the city's high rise framed Waterfront and enjoy time to visit its historic heart and oldest neighbourhood, Gastown. Later, you may wish to enjoy a select experience, such as a Grouse Mountain gondola ride (own expense) (B)

Day 3

ROCKY MOUNTIANEER, KAMLOOPS Board the Rocky Mountaineer and relax in your SilverLeaf carriage as you soak up the stunning scenery. Later arrive in the town of Kamloops where you'll stay overnight. Hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer. (B,L)

Day 4

ROCKY MOUNTAINEER, JASPER Reboard the Rocky Mountaineer and continue your spectacular journey to Jasper. Enjoy time at leisure this evening to explore. Hotel Mountain Park Lodges (2 nights) (B,L)

Day 5

JASPER Enjoy a day at leisure or perhaps embark on a select experience, such as a Harley Davidson sidecar tour, a thrilling rafting adventure on the Athabasca River, or an evening wildlife experience (own expense). Later, enjoy a delicious western style authentic BBQ dinner at the Jasper Stables. (B,D)

Day 6

JASPER, ICEFIELDS PARKWAY, ATHABASCA GLACIER, LAKE LOUISE Visit Maligne Canyon before travelling along the Icefields Parkway and stopping for an Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Afterwards continue to picturesque Lake Louise. Hotel The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (B,D) Stay: Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge Daily : Breakfast Dinner

Day 7

LAKE LOUISE, BANFF Travel to Moraine Lake (weather permitting) on your way to Banff National Park. This afternoon, explore the town on a sightseeing tour, then ride the Banff Gondola along Sulphur Mountain for views of the surrounding area. Hotel Banff Park Lodge (B)

Day 8

BANFF Enjoy today at leisure to explore at your own pace or choose a select experience (own expense). (B)

Day 9

BANFF, QUAAOUT LODGE Descend from the Rockies via the beautiful Yoho National Park, then continue to Little Shuswap Lake. Gain an insight into the history of Canada’s indigenous culture on an interpretive walk and enjoy a First Nations-inspired dinner. Stay: Quaaout Lodge & Spa. (B,D)

Day 10

QUAAOUT LODGE, WHISTLER Travel through the Cariboo region today before arriving in Whistler. Enjoy an indigenous-inspired feast at the Lil’wat Squamish Cultural Centre and learn about the local First Nations people. Two Nights: Whistler, The Summit Lodge. (B,D)

Day 11

WHISTLER The day is yours at leisure to explore Whistler however you wish. (B)

Day 12

WHISTLER, VICTORIA Take a ferry across Georgia Strait to Victoria. Alternatively, perhaps you would like to take a floatplane flight from Whistler to Victoria (own expense). Two Nights: Victoria, Marriott Inner Harbour. (B)

Day 13

VICTORIA Enjoy time at leisure or perhaps choose a select experience, such as a whale-watching cruise or a horse-drawn carriage tour (own expense). Later, visit The Butchart Gardens for a Farewell Dinner. (B,D)

Day 14

VICTORIA, VANCOUVER, Embark Cruise After breakfast at your hotel, travel to Vancouver and board your Holland America Line ship for your Alaskan Inside Passage cruise. Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s ms Nieuw Amsterdam. (B,D)

Day 15

INSIDE PASSAGE Enjoy the day at sea as your ship journeys through the beautiful Inside Passage. (B,L,D)

Day 16

JUNEAU Here in Alaska’s capital, perhaps enjoy a dog sled ride along a glacier, sample delicious salmon baked over a fire, or pan for gold (own expense). (B,L,D)

Day 17

SKAGWAY Today, enjoy free time in the port of Skagway. Perhaps dig for gold or see some of the local wildlife (own expense). (B,L,D)

Day 18

GLACIER BAY Wake to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park, as knowledgeable rangers join you on board to explain the geological features of the bay. (B,L,D)

Day 19

KETCHIKAN In Ketchikan, perhaps join a walking tour of the town or learn about Tlingit culture at Saxman Native Village (own expense). (B,L,D)

Day 20

INSIDE PASSAGE Enjoy the scenery and comforts of your ship during a day at sea. (B,L,D)

Day 21

DISEMBARK CRUISE, Depart Vancouver Your journey ends this morning, with a transfer to the airport. (B)

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