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Iconic Rockies & Western Canada

Iconic Rockies & Western Canada.from $18,069.00pp

Various dates | Flight Credit | 11 Day Escorted Tour | 2 Day Rocky Mountaineer | 7  Day Alaska Cruise | Meals

Visit Canada, explore the traditions of the First Nations, behold the icy fingers of the Columbia Icefield and meet a retired Mountie.

Relax onboard the Rocky Mountaineer for two days of all-daylight rail travel through Canada’s West and the Canadian Rockies. With GoldLeaf Service, indulge your senses with gourmet meals prepared by Executive Chefs, and expansive views through the panoramic windows of a bi-level glass dome coach to the Canadian Rockies.

Continue to travel via cruise ship through the calm, protected waters of the Inside Passage, through glacier-carved fjords, snowcapped mountains and lush forests of Sitka spruce and the western hemlock. If complete bliss is the destination, Koningsdam cruise ship is the journey. Fluid lines, light-filled spaces, and a blend of 21st century elegance and nautical tradition dazzles at every turn. The ship abounds with innovative dining and entertainment options. Head to B.B. King’s Blues Club for Memphis R&B, take in visually stunning entertainment at World Stage, or revisit classic hits at Billboard Onboard. There’s much to see and do on Koningsdam, the first of the cruise ships in Holland America Line’s Pinnacle class.  Nobody does Alaska quite like Holland America!

Highlights
  • Explore Vancouver, Victoria, Columbia Icefield Adventure, Icefields Parkway
  • Visit Kamloops, Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Audain Art Museum or the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse, Sea-to-Sky Gondola, Maligne Canyon, Mount Robson Visitor Center, Golden Skybridge
  • View Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier, Athabasca Falls, Murals of Chemainus, Secton Lake, Bow Falls, Surprise Corner, Mount Robson, Stanley Park Totem Poles
  • Scenic Drive along the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Icefields Parkway
  • Scenic Cruise across Maligne Lake to iconic Spirit Island
  • See Glacier National Park of Canada, Yoho National Park

Book now for an adventure you’ll never forget!


Inclusions

  • Accomodation
  • Breakfast
  • Cruise
  • Flight Credit
  • Rail Journey
  • Sightseeing
  • Some Dinners
  • Some Lunches
  • Transportation

Itinerary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 1 | Voyage To Vancouver

Fly from your chosen airport to Vancouver (using your Flight credit).

Tackle the ‘Great Outdoors’ on this effortlessly delivered adventure through Western Canada. Discover why Vancouver consistently ranks as one ofthe world’s most livable cities. Then, join your TravelDirector and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.
Meals: Welcome Reception Hotel: Pinnacle Harbourfront

Day 2 | Sample Cider On Vancouver Island
This morning, delve into the historic neighbourhoods of Chinatown and Gastown before boarding a ferry to Vancouver Island. Dive into Culture and taste local cider at a familly-owned ciderhouse, before continuing to Victoria.
Meals: Breakfast Hotel: Hotel Grand Pacific

Day 3 | Explore Butchart Gardens In Victoria
Start your day at Butchart Gardens, a must-see oasis, which has been growing in Victoria, BC for over 100 years. Enjoy breakfast at Butchart Gardens and learn how the spectacular floral display was once a giant disused quarry. This evening, join an optional whale watching experience or spend the remainder of your stay in Victoria at leisure.
Meals: Breakfast Hotel: Hotel Grand Pacific

Day 4 | Take In The Sights Of Chemainus
Squamish and Whistler See the vivid murals of Chemainus. Board a ferry and then take the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway. Ascend to
Summit Lodge, admiring the views from the Sea-to-Sky Gondola.
Meals: Breakfast Hotel: Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa

Day 5 | Explore Whistler Your Way
Today includes a Your Choice Sightseeing experience. Enjoy an insightful MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience and learn about the First Nations at the Squamish Lil'wat
Cultural Centre or visit the Audain Art Museum, a comprehensive Permanent Collection of the province’s most celebrated artists. Exemplifying the richness of
cultural difference in Canada, the collection takes visitors on a transformative visual journey from the late 18th century to present. Later enjoy your time at leisure or
join an Optional Experience and travel across BC’s rooftop on the world record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Hotel: Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa

Day 6 | Travel To Sun Peaks
We continue towards Sun Peaks where we’ll enjoy an evening at leisure and explore this beautiful city.
Meals: Breakfast Hotel: Sun Peaks Lodge

Day 7 | Explore The Rocky Mountain National Parks
Drive through Glacier & Yoho National Park en route to Banff. Sample the best of the UNESCO-listed Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks. The excitement of Canada’s highest suspension bridges awaits at the Golden Skybridge! Explore canyon ridge walking trails with sweeping views of the Columbia Valley and the Rocky and Purcell mountain ranges. We then overnight in
beautiful Banff National Park.
Meals: Breakfast Hotel: Banff Park Lodge

Day 8 | Wander Beautiful Banff
Your morning is at leisure, perhaps do an optional gondola ride or explore on your own terms. Later in the morning, you will have your orientation tour of Banff National Park.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Hotel: Banff Park Lodge

Day 9 | Cross The Athabasca Glacier
Enjoy a lakeside talk at Lake Louise, then board an Ice Explorer and drive over the Athabasca Glacier.
Meals: Breakfast Hotel: Sawridge Inn & Conference Centre

Day 10 | Walk Through The Wilderness In Jasper
Embark on an invigorating guided walk to Maligne Canyon. Board a narrated cruise on Maligne Lake (seasonal) stopping at Spirit Island. Travel on to Jasper and this evening join Matricia Bauer for a one of a kind Be My Guest experience, on traditional First Nations land. Learn how to make curated drink bitters from foraged ingredients, enjoy a designer cocktail and listen to stories and drumming over dinner.
Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest Hotel: Sawridge Inn & Conference Centre

Day 11 | All Aboard The Rocky Mountaineer
Embark on a two-day journey on the luxury Rocky Mountaineer with a night in Kamloops.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Hotel: Assigned by Rocky Mountaineer

Day 12 | Take A Rustic Railway To Vancouver
Discover the elegance of yesteryear, continuing your journey through the clouds by rail until you reach Vancouver.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Hotel: Pinnacle Harbourfront

Day 13 | Embark On Your Alaskan Cruise
Make your way to Canada Place where your Alaska cruise begins on the ms Koningsdam.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Hotel: Holland America MS Koningsdam

Day 14 | Cruise Inside Passage
Only accessible by boat or plane, cruise the Inside Passage for a unique view.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Hotel: Holland America MS Koningsdam

Day 15 | Cruise Tracy arm and Juneau
Arrive in Juneau where you can shop downtown, raft or flightsee.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Hotel: Holland America MS Koningsdam

Day 16 | Glimpse At Gold Rush Life In Skagway
Step into the town's past at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Hotel: Holland America MS Koningsdam

Day 17 | Cruise Through Glaciers
From your ship, view pristine Glacier Bay, National Park.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Hotel: Holland America MS Koningsdam

Day 18 | Discover The Charm Of Ketchikan
Visit the world's largest collection of standing totem poles or enjoy a variety of optionals.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Hotel: Holland America MS Koningsdam

Day 19 | Sail The Remote Inside Passage
Today is a relaxing day as you cruise back to Vancouver.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Hotel: Holland America MS Koningsdam

Day 20 | Depart Vancouver
Sail into Vancouver Harbor this morning with port arrival at approximately 10:30. Depart at your leisure.
Meals: Breakfast

Fly from Vancouver to your chosen airport (using your Flight Credit)


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