Spectacular Canadian Rockies with Alaska Cruise Ocean View Cabin Goldleaf - 2016

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This is an exhilarating experience in the Canadian Rockies - this journey takes you from the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver to the heart of the Rockies through spectacular Mountain scenery. It's Insider moments like… exploring the Columbia Icefield aboard an Ice Explorer with an expert, who'll explain the effects of climate change and its impact as you ta...

Overview

Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Easy

Highlights

    • City tour of Vancouver, Victoria and quaint Banff
    • Visit scenic Victoria and Butchart Gardens
    • View Lake Louise, Stanley Park, Glacier, Mount Robson, Yoho and Banff National Parks
    • Scenic drive along Icefields Parkway

What's this trip about?

    This is an exhilarating experience in the Canadian Rockies - this journey takes you from the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver to the heart of the Rockies through spectacular Mountain scenery. It's Insider moments like… exploring the Columbia Icefield aboard an Ice Explorer with an expert, who'll explain the effects of climate change and its impact as you take your first steps onto the jaw-dropping Athabasca Glacier.

Details

Itinerary focusOperator does not provide
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityVancouver
End CityVancouver

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural
  • National Parks
  • Nature & Wildlife
  • Small Ship Cruise

Destinations

  • North America
  • Canada

Attractions

  • Alaska
  • Alberta
  • Banff National Park
  • Canadian Rockies
  • Glacier National Park
  • Jasper
  • Jasper National Park
  • Ketchikan
  • Vancouver
  • Victoria

Activities

  • Culture
  • History
  • Nature
  • Short Cruise
  • Trains & Rail

Trip includes

    • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
    • Hand-picked 4 and 5 star accommodation
    • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
    • Optional Experiences and free time
    • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
    • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
    • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
    • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
    • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
    • VIP entry to many sights
    • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
    • 7 nights First Class accommodation

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Day 1: Arrive Vancouver

Accommodation: Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourside

Welcome to Vancouver, the entire days is yours to enjoy.

Day 2: Vancouver – Inside Passage Cruise (7 Nights)

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Enjoy the day on your own until you are transferred to Canada Place where your cruise begins with the Inside Passage.

Day 3: Inside Passage Cruise

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

With most of southwest Alaska accessible only by boat or plane, cruise the Inside Passage for a unique view.

Day 4: Cruise To Skagway, Alaska

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Step into the town's colourful past at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.

Day 5: Cruise Glacier Bay, Alaska

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

From the comfort of your ship, enjoy pristine wilderness of Glacier Bay National Park.

Day 6: Ketchikan

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

While ashore, check out the world's largest collection of standing totem poles or an optional guided tour through town or a harbour cruise.

Day 7: Cruise The Inside Passage

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today is a day of relaxation as you cruise back to Vancouver.

Day 8: Arrive Vancouver

Meals: Breakfast

Sail into Vancouver Harbour this morning. After disembarking, take your transfer to the hotel and gather at 6 p.m. for your Welcome Reception.

Day 9: Vancouver - Strait Of Georgia - Victoria (2 Nights)

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Inn at Laurel Point

Set out for Stanley Park to view First Nations totem poles, then, explore Chinatown and Gastown. Travel by ferry to Vancouver Island and Victoria. En route, visit a family-owned winery and taste the per...

Day 10: Victoria Sightseeing And Free Time

Meals: Breakfast

Greet the day with breakfast at Butchart Gardens, a 55-acre showcase of gorgeous floral gardens. Meet with a representativewho can answer any questions before exploring on your own. Back in Victoria, enjoy the rest of your day.

Day 11: Victoria - Kamloops

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Accommodation: South Thompson Inn

Cruise back to the mainland, ending your journey in Kamloops. Visit the British Columbia Wildlife Park, where you get a chance to view black bear, bison and many other species. Then relax and enjoy the beautifully landscaped grounds of your riverside inn before enjoying dinner followed by s'mores roasted on an open fire.

Day 12: Kamloops - Mount Robson - Jasper (2 Nights)

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: The Sawridge Inn

Travel into the majestic Rocky Mountains. Stop for a knock-out view of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Upon arriving in Jasper, the rest of the day is on your own.

Day 13: Jasper Sightseeing And Free Time

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Start the day with an interpretive walk at Maligne Canyon. Then take a private cruise to Spirit Island on Maligne Lake.The rest of the day is yours to spend in Jasper. Tonight, enjoy dinner at the hotel and then, learn all about the native wildlife during an interactive presentation by a Local Specialist.

Day 14: Jasper - Athabasca Glacier - Lake Louise - Banff (2 Nights)

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Banff Park Lodge

Travel along the stunning Icefields Parkway and ride out on the Athabasca Glacier ice sheet aboard a specially designed Ice Explorer. Travel on to Banff National Park and picturesque Lake Louise before you settle into Banff.

Day 15: Banff Sightseeing and Free Time

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Learn about the history of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police from a Local Specialist during “Meet a Mountie.” Later, immerse yourself in the glories of Banff, including Surprise Corner and Bow Falls. This evening, travel to the Guinn...

Day 16: Banff - Kamloops

Meals: Breakfast

Journey through the Rocky Mountains and view spectacular scenery as the train crosses the Continental Divide back to British Columbia. On arrival in Kamloops, your bags are waiting at your hotel room. Hotel: Assigned by Rocky Mountaineer.

Day 17: Kamloops - Vancouver

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Relax and continue through the Rocky Mountains on the Rocky Mountaineer train. Upon arrival in Vancouver you will be transferred to Vancouver international Airport.

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Last Updated: 8/2/2018

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8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunches and 3 Dinners

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