Passage Through the Rockies and Alaska Cruise


Journey through the breathtaking heart of the Canadian Rockies by land and rail, cruise. Save up to $200

Members from: $7,169 P.PNon-members from: $7,395 P.P

  • Type

    Escorted Touring

  • Destination

    Canada, Alaska & USA

  • Supplier

    Travelmarvel

  • Booking Code

    URJWCV19

  • Company

    Travelmarvel


Includes


  • Guaranteed Ocean-view Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise

  • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver

  • Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a special Farewell Dinner

  • 35 meals - 18 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 11 dinners

  • 11 nights in premium accommodation

  • Tipping for all cruise staff, port charges and airport transfers

  • Blue River Safari - Watch for bears on a river safari, as you glide through Grizzly Bear Valley in the Monashee Mountains.

  • See Glacier Bay National Park - Witness the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park, with its formidable rivers of ice and wild coastline.

  • Explore Incredible Calgary - The beauty and culture of Calgary will be a welcome surprise


Itinerary

Arrive Calgary

Today, be met and transferred to your hotel. Later join a Welcome Reception.

Stay: Calgary, Marriott Downtown Hotel

Calgary, Banff

INSIDER EXPERIENCE
Enjoy a visit to Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary.

After breakfast, journey to Banff National Park. Upon arrival, tour Banff’s many sights and its stunning natural surrounds.

Stay: Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge

Daily :
Breakfast Dinner

Banff

Perhaps enjoy a select experience today as a way to take in Banff’s incredible scenery. You might like to take a Banff Experience Tour, enjoy a Bow River float trip or embark on a heli-flightseeing tour (own expense).

Daily :
Breakfast

Banff, Lake Louise

Today, travel to view the azure waters of glacier-fed Moraine Lake (weather permitting). Later, you’ll continue on your way to the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’, iconic Lake Louise.

Stay: Lake Louise Inn

Daily :
Breakfast Dinner

Lake Louise, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper

Journey along the Icefields Parkway this morning and stop at Athabasca Glacier for a thrilling Ice Explorer ride. Afterwards, continue to Jasper.

Stay: Jasper, Mountain Park Lodges

Daily :
Breakfast

Jasper, Blue River

INSIDER EXPERIENCE
Cruise through alpine scenery on a River Safari to Grizzly Bear Valley, keeping an eye out for bears, eagles and moose.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE
Stay overnight at Blue River’s Mike Wiegele Heli Village.

Perhaps replace Days 6 and 7 touring with a Rocky Mountaineer Rail journey to Vancouver. Additional cost. Enquire for details.

Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village

Daily :
Breakfast Dinner

Blue River, Vancouver

Upon arrival in Vancouver, enjoy time at leisure to explore this beautiful cosmopolitan city.

Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Coast Coal Harbour Hotel or similar

Daily :
Breakfast

Vancouver

Enjoy a tour of Vancouver today. Perhaps take a Grouse Mountain gondola ride (own expense).

Daily :
Breakfast

Vancouver, Whistler

Travel to Whistler where you may opt to try a select experience (own expense). Perhaps take a floatplane flight, tour Blackcomb Mountain on a Jeep Safari or head up to the snowline of Whistler Mountain by 4x4 or snow cat.

Stay: Whistler, Summit Lodge and Spa

Daily :
Breakfast

Whistler, Victoria

Take a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Victoria, or take a floatplane flight from Whistler to Victoria (own expense).

Stay: Two Nights: Victoria, The Parkside Hotel and Spa

Daily :
Breakfast

Victoria

INSIDER EXPERIENCE
Enjoy a Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens.

Enjoy a day at leisure. Perhaps choose a select experience (own expense). Join a whale-watching cruise or a horse-drawn carriage tour.

Daily :
Breakfast Dinner

Victoria, Vancouver, Embark Cruise

Travel to Vancouver and board your Inside Passage cruise.

Stay: Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s ms Volendam

Daily :
Breakfast Dinner

Inside Passage

Enjoy a full day at sea at the beginning of your phenomenal journey. Relax and absorb the majestic scenery as your ship cruises past dramatic rocky headlands and glides over the frigid waters of the Inside Passage. You also have plenty of time to explore the facilities of your cruise ship and perhaps relax in one of the onboard public areas.

Daily :
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Juneau

Today your journey brings you to Alaska’s capital, Juneau. There is time to explore the region’s glacial terrain and gold rush history or perhaps choose to make your way to the town and explore the rustic shops located here. You may also like to experience an exhilarating dog sled ride over a glacier or try one of the other activities available to you. These include sampling delicious salmon baked over a fire or even trying your hand at panning for gold in this former gold rush town (own expense).

Daily :
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Skagway

This morning you’ll dock at the port of Skagway, which is located at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage. Skagway was once a frontier town and gateway to the Klondike and still celebrates its gold rush past to this day. You will find a variety of stores and saloons in town that capture the excitement and history of the gold rush days. Here you will also have the opportunity to learn more about gold prospecting or view some of the fascinating local wildlife (own expense).

Daily :
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Glacier Bay

Wake up to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park this morning, with its formidable rivers of ice, wild coastline and sheltered fjords. As you cruise through the national park, it is easy to see why the area has received World Heritage status. Today, you’ll gain a more detailed insight into the unique nature of this national park as local rangers will join you on board to impart their knowledge, explaining the geological wonders and diverse wildlife found in this remarkable region.

Daily :
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Ketchikan

Arrive today in the Alaskan town of Ketchikan, which is renowned for its idyllic scenery, rich Alaskan Native culture, and is regarded as the salmon capital of the world. Here, you will have free time to relax and explore the town at your leisure. Alternatively, perhaps choose to join a walking tour of the town or learn about the history of Tlingit culture at Saxman Native Village (own expense). Where you’ll be captivated by the collection of Native American totem poles on display.

Daily :
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Inside Passage

Today marks your final day aboard your premium Holland America Line cruise ship. You’ll spend the day cruising south through the Inside Passage and its magnificent landscapes and towering glaciers. There is time to relax on board and enjoy the premium facilities of your ship while you take in the incredible views. This evening, savour a final dinner on board.

Daily :
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Disembark Cruise, Depart Vancouver

After breakfast aboard your cruise ship this morning, disembark in Vancouver for your airport transfer and onward flight.

Daily :
Breakfast


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