Passage Through the Rockies and Alaska Cruise - 2017
DestinationNorth America: Canada
Duration 19 days
Was: $5995pp
Save $700* per couple
Exchange price $5645* pp
includes $199 exchange fee per couple/booking

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Features

Join Travelmarvel’s fantastic tour from Calgary through the stunning Canadian Rockies visiting Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper before embarking on a seven night Inside Passage cruise through Alaska.

Experience the beauty of Glacier Bay.

Trip Highlights

  •     Visit Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary
  •     Cruise through stunning scenery on a River Safari to Grizzly Bear Valley, keeping an eye out for bears, eagles and moose along the way
  •     Awake to stunning mountainscapes at Blue River’s Mike Wiegele Heli Village
  •     Enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens
  •     Journey along the Icefields Parkway
  •     Travel onto the Athabasca Glacier for an exhilarating ride on an Ice Explorer
  •     Explore the vibrant city of Vancouver on a sightseeing tour


Included Experiences

  •     Guaranteed Ocean-view Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise
  •     11 nights premium accommodation
  •     Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
  •     35 delicious meals – 18 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches and 11 Dinners
  •     Enjoy a Welcome Reception and scenic views from the Calgary Tower
  •     Tipping for land and cruise staff, port charges and airport transfers


Trip Notes

  •     Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  •     Departure transfer – after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1pm
  •     Enquire to upgrade to a Verandah Stateroom
  •     Please note: Apr 25,29 and May 6 departures have a slight variation to itinerary, please enquire for details
  •     April 25 departure will sail on ms Nieuw Amsterdam
  •     Prices include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries
  •     Prices are for land and cruise only. Flights not included
  •     A 12 day land only tour (URJWC12) is also available

Upgrade to Rocky Mountaineer Rail Journey

Day 6 Optional Rocky Mountaineer Goldleaf Rail in lieu of Standard Touring & Accom    
    Rocky Mountaineer Goldleaf Jasper to Vancouver  including Kamloops Accom - Upgrade -  $ 2,195 pp, twin share


Highlights

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrive Calgary
On arrival, be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Meet your Travelmarvel Tour Director and fellow travellers at a Welcome Reception at Calgary Tower this evening.
Stay: Calgary, Marriott Downtown Hotel

Day 2. Calgary, Banff
Depart Calgary for Banff National Park. Like a Local - enjoy a visit to Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary along the way. Upon arrival in Banff, you will enjoy a sightseeing tour.
Stay: Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner

Day 3. Banff
Spend today at your leisure in Banff.
Enhance Your Journey: perhaps take a Banff Experience Tour, enjoy a Bow River float trip or embark on a heli-flightseeing tour.

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast

Day 4. Banff, Lake Louise
After a leisurely morning in Banff, visit Moraine Lake (weather permitting) on your way to world-famous Lake Louise, the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’.
Stay: Lake Louise Inn

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner

Day 5. Lake Louise, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper
This morning, journey along the spectacular Icefields Parkway. Stop at Athabasca Glacier for an Ice Explorer ride, then continue to the fairytale setting of Jasper.
Stay: Jasper, Mountain Park Lodges

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast

Day 6. Jasper, Blue River
Visit Maligne Canyon this morning, then descend the Canadian Rockies and journey to Blue River. Like a Local - set off on an extraordinary River Safari to stunning Grizzly Bear Valley. Special Stay - enjoy an overnight escape at Mike Wiegele Heli Village. This evening, dine by the waterfront.
Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner

Day 7. Blue River, Kamloops, Vancouver
Travel through the Cariboo region to Vancouver.
Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast

Day 8. Vancouver
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Vancouver.
Enhance Your Journey: perhaps tour Granville Island Market.

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast

Day 9. Vancouver, Whistler
Head along the Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler.
Enhance Your Journey: in Whistler perhaps try a Select Experience.
Stay: Whistler, Summit Lodge and Spa or similar

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast

Day 10. Whistler, Victoria
Take a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Victoria.
Enhance Your Journey: alternatively, you may like to enjoy a floatplane flight from Whistler to Victoria.
Stay: Two Nights: Victoria, The Parkside Hotel and Spa

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast

Day 11. Victoria
Spend today at your leisure. Then, later today visit The Butchart Gardens. A Taste of Canada - enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens this evening, after time spent exploring their stunning floral displays.
Enhance Your Journey: you may like to take a whale-watching cruise or join a horse-drawn carriage tour.

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner

Day 12. Victoria, Vancouver, Embark Cruise
Travel to Vancouver and board your cruise ship.
Stay: Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s ms Volendam or ms Niew Amsterdam

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner

Day 13. Inside Passage
Spend today cruising through the majestic landscape of the Inside Passage.

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

Day 14. Juneau, Tracy Arm
In Juneau, perhaps enjoy an exhilarating dog sled ride over a glacier, sample salmon baked over a fire or pan for gold (own expense).

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

Day 15. Skagway
In Skagway, perhaps discover gold prospecting or view local wildlife (both at own expense).

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

Day 16. Glacier Bay
Wake to the sight of Glacier Bay National Park.

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

Day 17. Ketchikan
Perhaps join a walking tour or visit the Saxman Native Village (both at own expense).

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

Day 18. Inside Passage
Cruise south along the Inside Passage.

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

Day 19. Disembark Cruise, Depart Vancouver
Disembark your ship after breakfast. Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast

Passage Through the Rockies and Alaska Cruise - 2017
*Pricing is per person double occupancy/twin share and based on the deposit of a resort week or equivalent points/credits per booking. All savings depicted are based off of Full Brochure Fare. Government Fees, fuel surcharges and Taxes are additional and subject to change unless otherwise specified. Special rates may not be applicable with other offers. Other restrictions may apply. Pricing is subject to availability and may change at any time and without notice. These offers cannot be used for group bookings. Cancellation, amendment and credit cards fees apply. Rates require a qualified two-bed room resort week deposit or equivalent points/credits. Price includes $199 exchange fee per couple/booking