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Canadian Rockies Explorer & Optional Alaskan Cruise

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Canadian Rockies Explorer & Optional Alaskan Cruise

Discover the stunning Rockies from three different perspectives on this luxury tour. Admire the scenery by coach then board the world famous Rocky Mountaineer train, before joining a Holland America Line ship to explore the awe-inspiring Alaskan coastline.    

  • Style: Luxury Guided Group Journey
  • Duration: 19 days/18 nights
  • Starts in: Vancouver
Guide Price £6695
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
  • Inside Passage cruising
  • GoldLeaf Service on board Rocky Mountaineer
  • Ride an Ice Explorer on the Athabasca Glacier
  • Sightseeing tour of Vancouver
  • Freedom of Choice Touring in Banff – choose from a spa visit, a Banff Experience tour or a Bow River Float trip

Day 1  Vancouver        
Tonight enjoy a welcome dinner at Fairmont Waterfront Hotel.        

Day 2  Vancouver      
Tour the evergreen oasis of Stanley Park, followed by Granville Island, the heart of Vancouver’s cultural scene.        

Days 3-4  Vancouver to Banff  
Board the Rocky Mountaineer train and relax in your luxurious GoldLeaf carriage. The train winds its way through stunning scenery en route to picturesque Banff with an overnight stop in Kamloops.        

Day 5  Banff        
Select your Freedom of Choice Touring activity. Later, enjoy your Freedom of Choice Dining with a barbecue at Stanley’s Smokehouse or Italian at Castello Ristorante.    

Day 6  Banff to Lake Louise        
Meet a Mountie and hear tales of the iconic Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Afterwards, travel via the stunning alpine scenery of Moraine Lake to Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, overlooking the impossibly blue waters of Lake Louise.        

Day 7  Lake Louise to Jasper        
Travel the Icefields Parkway, one of the world’s most scenic drives and ride an Ice Explorer onto the Athabasca Glacier.

Day 8  Jasper to Sun Peaks      
Follow the Yellowhead Highway via the imposing Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, to the popular alpine resort of Sun Peaks.  

Day 9  Sun Peaks to Whistler    
Travel through the rugged Cariboo region, home to dry grasslands, interior rainforests and diverse wildlife, before arriving in the famous ski resort of Whistler.        

Days 10-11  Whistler to Victoria        
Book an optional seaplane across the Georgia Strait to Victoria, or travel along the beautiful Sea to Sky Highway and take a scenic ferry ride to Vancouver Island. On day 11 enjoy breakfast at Butchart Gardens and admire the floral displays. The rest of your day is free to explore at leisure.        

Day 12  Victoria to Vancouver  – Holland America Line Cruise      
After breakfast, take the ferry back to Vancouver and transfer to the airport for your flight home. Or take an optional cruise extension aboard a Holland America Line ship for your Alaska cruise in comfort of an Ocean View Veranda Stateroom.  

Days 13-18  Alaska Cruising        
Cruise past rocky headlands and glide  over the icy waters of the Inside Passage. Enjoy stops in Juneau, Skagway, spectacular Glacier Bay and the colourful village of Ketchikan before sailing back to Vancouver.

Day 19  Vancouver        
Disembark in Vancouver and transfer  to the airport for your flight home.  

2020 Departures:                            
25 Apr                          
9, 16, 30 May                        
6, 20 Jun                          
11 Jul                          
1, 8, 29 Aug                        
2, 5 Sep    

2021 Departures:    
24 Apr    
1, 8, 15, 22 May    
5, 19 Jun    
10 Jul    
7, 21 Aug    
4 Sep    

Guide Price £6695
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
  • Return airport transfers in Canada
  • 11 nights 3star to 5star accommodation including a Lakeview Room at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise & Fairmont Banff Springs
  • 7 nights aboard a Holland America Line cruise ship in a spacious Ocean View Veranda Stateroom
  • 18 breakfasts, 9 lunches & 13 dinners
  • Freedom of Choice Dining in Banff, Lake Louise & Jasper
  • Port Fees
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/04/2020 to 04/09/2021. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
Canadian Rockies Explorer & Optional Alaskan Cruise

As we can offer you such a flexible choice of flights, we don't include international airfares with our tour prices. The price you pay will be determined by the time of year you travel, your departure airport, airline and availability.

However, to give you a general idea of prices, flights to Vancouver currently cost from £532 in Economy, £1,101 in Premium Economy and £1,499 in Business Class

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