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Rockies and Alaska Cruise

Day 1

British Airways flight to Calgary. Make your own way to your chosen hotel where you will receive your tour information pack.

Days 2 – 3

Depart Calgary and journey through the ranching country west of Calgary. Witness famous landmarks such as, Tunnel Mountain Drive, Surprise Corner and Bow Falls. Continue on to the charming resort town of Banff for a two night stay. The following day enjoy a full day visit to the Columbia Icefield, travelling along the spectacular Icefields Parkway.

Day 4

Early this morning climb aboard the Rocky Mountaineer train for your journey from Banff to Kamloops. This spectacular journey crosses over the Continental Divide and passes through the Spiral Tunnels in Yoho National Park. Arrive in Kamloops late afternoon for your overnight stay.

Days 5 – 6

Re-board the Rocky Mountaineer train and travel along the Thompson River to the Fraser Canyon. At Hells Gate you will pass through the walls of the canyon at its narrowest point. The final stretch takes you through the fertile Fraser Valley to the stunning port city of Vancouver where you will stay for the next two nights. The next day, set sail for your full day trip to Vancouver Island. A sightseeing tour of Victoria follows where you will see stately homes and historic landmarks.

Day 7

Morning at leisure in Vancouver before embarking on MS Zuiderdam which sails from Vancouver at 5pm.

Day 8

Spend today cruising the waters of the ‘Inside Passage’. Thousands of bays, coves and islands provide an ever-changing panorama that unfolds before you.

Day 9

Sail through the narrow strait of Tracy Arm, to Juneau to see the sights of Alaska’s isolated capital city, nestling in the shadow of mighty Mendenhall Glacier.

Day 10

Early arrival in Skagway, the pioneer city made famous by the Yukon Goldrush. Visit a genuine Klondike Gold Rush town.

Day 11

Early morning arrival at Glacier Bay National Park where you will witness, thousand year old glacier ice cliffs in countless shades of blue, grey and green rise straight from the sea.

Day 12

Arrive Ketchikan and stroll along historic Creek Street and see the largest collection of totem poles in the world.

Day 13

Sail through the ever fascinating ‘Inside Passage’ which is rich in marine fauna including seals, sea lions, porpoises, eagles and whales.

Day 14

Arrive back in Vancouver early morning and transfer to your hotel. Your time today will be spent visiting the many attractions on a hop on/off trolley tour which visits Chinatown, Stanley Park and the quirky and interesting markets in Granville Island.

Day 15

Own transfer to airport for your British Airways flight, arriving the next day.

 

Destination:
USA & Canada

Locations:
Icefields Parkway, Rocky Mountaineer train, Mendenhall Glacier, Inside Passage

Nights:
14

Type:
Train, guided and cruise

Accommodation:
4* and 5* hotels, simpler accommodation in remote areas.