Rockies Highlights and Alaska Cruise - 2017
DestinationNorth America: Canada
Duration 17 days
Was: $11995pp
Save $1350* per couple
Exchange price $11320* pp
includes $199 exchange fee per couple/booking

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Features

Join APT on a luxury journey of a lifetime through Western Canada, taking in the highlights of the Canadian Rocky Mountains along with an exciting Alaskan Inside Passage Cruise.


Trip Highlights

  •     Visit the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary for a close encounter with wolfdogs
  •     Meet a Mountie in Banff and hear tales of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  •     Take an informative stroll by the shores of Lake Louise with an expert Mountain Heritage Guide
  •     Enjoy a Sail Away Dinner at the renowned Pinnacle Grill on board your Holland America Line ship


Included Experiences

  •     Everything as detailed, including gratuities and airport transfers
  •     GoldLeaf service on your Rocky Mountaineer rail journey
  •     Seven-night Holland America Line Inside Passage cruise
  •     APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in three locations
  •     A total of 36 meals, as well as beer and wine with dinner on your cruise


Trip Notes

  •     Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  •     Please ensure your onward flight from Vancouver departs no earlier than 1pm
  •     A 10-Day land only tour (UT10JWC) is also available, refer to Days 1-10. Enquire for further details and pricing Triple rooms available on request. Triple rooms may only contain two beds in one room
  •     Prices include port charges, gratuities and sundries
  •     Price is for land, cruise and rail only. Flights not included

 

Highlights

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrive Calgary
Be met and transferred to your hotel where you'll enjoy a Welcome Dinner.
Stay: Calgary, The Fairmont Palliser

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Dinner

Day 2. Calgary, Banff
As you make your way to Banff, visit the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary. Enjoy a close encounter with the resident wolfdogs and learn about the efforts to protect these animals. Continue to the ‘Castle in the Rockies’ - The Fairmont Banff Springs. For dinner, choose from one of many restaurants on offer within your hotel.
Stay: Two Nights: Banff National Park, The Fairmont Banff Springs

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner

Day 3. Banff
Today, choose from a range of activities in Banff. You may like to take part in the Banff Experience - which includes a visit to the Cave and Basin National Historic Site. Alternatively, absorb views of the park as you take to the skies on a wonderful heli-flightseeing trip; enjoy a float trip or a canoe adventure along the Bow River; relax at the Willow Stream Spa; or go for a cruise on Lake Minnewanka.

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast

Day 4. Banff, Lake Louise
Meet a Mountie this morning then ride the Banff Gondola. After touring the town, travel to Lake Louise and join an expert Mountain Heritage Guide for a stroll. Tonight, dine at one of the exceptional restaurants located within your hotel.
Stay: Banff National Park The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in a Lakeview Room

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner

Day 5. Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper
Travel along the Icefields Parkway through the Canadian Rockies. Stop to admire Peyto Lake then ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Onwards and you'll visit Athabasca Falls and Maligne Canyon before arriving in Jasper. Today's adventures are rewarded with dinner at one of your lodge's restaurants.
Stay: Two Nights: Jasper National Park, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner

Day 6. Jasper
Are you ready to experience the World Heritage-listed landscapes of Jasper National Park? With our Freedom of Choice activities, it's your decision as to how you'll spend your morning. Perhaps take a Harley-Davidson motorcycle sidecar tour; embark ona Maligne Valley experience; go rafting down the Athabasca River; or ride the Jasper Tramway. Alternatively, you may prefer to set out on an interpretive nature hike or perhaps take part in an evening wildlife discovery.

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast

Day 7. Jasper, Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops
Board the famous Rocky Mountaineer and relax in the comfort of your GoldLeaf carriage as you descend the Rockies.
Stay: Kamloops, hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer (Kamloops has limited accommodation, two or three-star hotels)

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch

Day 8. Kamloops, Rocky Mountaineer, Vancouver
Your rail journey continues this morning as you travel to Vancouver. Settle in and enjoy leisure time upon arrival at your hotel.
Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver, The Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch

Day 9. Vancouver
Among the many city sights, your Tour Director will take you to visit Stanley Park and Granville Island. Tonight, as the land portion of your tour ends, enjoy a special dinner.

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner

Day 10. Vancouver, Embark Ship
Greet your ship on the dazzling harbour in Vancouver and enjoy a Sail Away Dinner at the renowned Pinnacle Grill.
Stay: Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s ms Volendam in a Verandah Stateroom

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner

Day 11. Cruise the Inside Passage
The excitement builds today as you open your curtains to the legendary scenery of the Inside Passage. Enjoy a full day at sea as you cruise along coastal British Columbia.

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

Day 12. Tracy Arm, Juneau
Cruise to the entrance of Tracy Arm. Later, arrive in Alaska’s capital, Juneau and enjoy free time or join an excursion (own expense).

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

Day 13. Skagway
Arrive at the Inside Passage’s northernmost point, Skagway. Once a gateway city for the Klondike Gold Rush, the frontier atmosphere remains evident today. Here, a variety of excursions are on offer (own expense).

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

Day 14. Glacier Bay National Park
Wake up to the breathtaking sight of World Heritage-listed Glacier Bay National Park. As you cruise, you’ll benefit from the commentary of local rangers who have come aboard.

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

Day 15. Ketchikan
Dock in Ketchikan today, set on the shores of the Tongass Narrows near the landscapes of Misty Fjords National Monument. Enjoy time to browse the many shops and houses built right out over the water.

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

Day 16. The Inside Passage
Continue cruising south through the picturesque Inside Passage.

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

Day 17. Disembark Ship, Depart Vancouver
Transfer to the airport in Vancouver.

    Daily Meals Included:
    • Breakfast

Rockies Highlights 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