Classic Rail Circle with Post-Tour Cruise ms Nieuw Amsterdam - 2017
DestinationNorth America: Canada
Duration 16 days
Was: $11845pp
Save $1700* per couple
Exchange price $10995* pp
includes $199 exchange fee per couple/booking

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GoldLeaf Service Tour Exchange Available

Features

Experience two train routes that carry you off on a sightseeing sojourn from alpine-inspired Whistler to the wildlife-rich stomping grounds of Jasper. Finish your trip with a luxurious Alaskan cruise.

Vacation Highlights

  •     5 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
  •     7 night Glacier Bay Inside Passage Cruise, Verandah (GoldLeaf) or Ocean-View (SilverLeaf) Stateroom
  •     12 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 7 dinners
  •     8 nights hotel
  •     Vancouver Lookout
  •     Jasper Highlights Tour
  •     Rail station transfers in Whistler, Quesnel, Jasper, Kamloops and Vancouver
  •     Hotel-cruise terminal transfers in Vancouver
  •     Luggage handling and National Park Pass


Alaskan Cruise
Holland America - ms Nieuw Amsterdam

Rocky Mountaineer is pleased to partner with Holland America for this Rail & Cruise vacation. Travel onboard the ms Nieuw Amsterdam, a Vista-class ship offering 7 night cruises to Alaska.

Guests travelling in SilverLeaf Service packages will stay in Large Ocean-View Staterooms with two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed, a bathtub and a shower. Guests travelling in GoldLeaf Service packages will stay in Deluxe Verandah Ocean-View Staterooms featuring two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed, bathtub, shower, private verandah and floor-to-ceiling windows.

Train Experience

At every service level, Rocky Mountaineer Hosts will attend to your needs. They will welcome you with a morning toast, serve up delicious meals and entertain you with interpretive storytelling. Decide which service level – GoldLeaf Service or SilverLeaf Service – is right for you. Climb aboard GoldLeaf Service for unparalleled comfort in our bi-level glass-domed coach, or SilverLeaf Service for jaw-dropping panoramic views through oversized picture windows and delectable gourmet cuisine at your seat.

Highlights

Itinerary

Classic Rail Circle with Post-Tour Cruise ms Nieuw Amsterdam - 2017

Day 1
Vancouver
Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 2
Vancouver To Whistler
Following your motorcoach transfer from downtown Vancouver, Rocky Mountaineer takes you through the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky Corridor
to the resort town of Whistler. Highlights of the trip include spectacular views of Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains, Brandywine Falls, Mount
Garibaldi, and the impressive Cheakamus Canyon. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Whistler.
Breakfast

Day 3
Whistler To Quesnel
Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer to Quesnel. Highlights include the shorelines of Anderson Lake and glacial-fed Seton Lake, sweeping views of the
Fraser Canyon, and the crossing of Deep Creek Bridge, one of the highest railway bridges in the world. Overnight in Quesnel.
Breakfast/Lunch

Day 4
Quesnel To Jasper
Your journey continues to the majestic Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park. Highlights include the Fraser River, the Rocky Mountain Trench,
Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, and Yellowhead Pass. Overnight in Jasper.
Breakfast/Lunch

Day 5
Jasper
Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies' largest national park. Enjoy a scenic half-day tour of some of the park's
natural attractions and rugged peaks. The remainder of the day is free to explore Jasper on your own. Overnight in Jasper.

Day 6
Jasper
Today you will have an entire day to spend exploring Jasper National Park on your own. A wealth of optional activities (not included) abound: taking the
Jasper Skytram to the high alpine of Whistlers Mountain, enjoying a nature walk on nearby mountain trails, cruising on Maligne Lake to Spirit Island, or
playing a round of golf at The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Overnight in Jasper.

Day 7
Jasper To Kamloops
Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops. You will be surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the Continental Divide and by the river valleys of the
Monashee and Cariboo mountains. Highlights include Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls, Yellowhead Pass, and the journey along the North Thompson River.
Overnight in Kamloops.
Breakfast/Lunch

Day 8
Kamloops To Vancouver
Your journey continues towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. You will again see dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like
environment of the Interior, through winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains and the lush green fields of the
Fraser Valley. Highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon.
Your rail journey ends on arrival in Vancouver. Overnight in Vancouver.
Breakfast/Lunch

Day 9
Vancouver
Arrive at the Vancouver cruise terminal where you board your ship. Overnight on Holland America's ms Nieuw Amsterdam.
Dinner

Day 10
Cruise the Inside Passage
Enjoy sailing through the dramatic Inside Passage. Overnight on Holland America's ms Nieuw Amsterdam.
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 11
Port of Call Juneau, Alaska
The town of Juneau has the massive Mendenhall Glacier and the immense Juneau Icefields. Explore the lush Tongass National Forest, visit the rustic
shops in town, set out and whale watch, flightsee, hike, kayak, raft, or fish. Overnight on Holland America’s ms Nieuw Amsterdam.
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 12
Port of Call Skagway, Alaska
Explore the shops from the Trail Bench to Lynch & Kennedy’s Dry Goods, the Red Onion Saloon, and the nostalgic Trail of '98 Museum. The Klondike
Gold Rush National Historical Park boasts restored buildings and wooden boardwalks that invite you to take a stroll into the past. Overnight on Holland
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 13
Glacier Bay Scenic Cruise
As Biosphere Reserve and UNESCO World Heritage Site, Glacier Bay National Park protects a unique ecosystem of plants and animals living in concert
with an ever-changing glacial landscape. Glacier Bay has more actively calving tidewater glaciers than anyplace else in the world. Overnight on Holland
America’s ms Nieuw Amsterdam.
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 14
Port of Call Ketchikan, Alaska
Explore Creek Street, the Tongass Historical Museum, Totem Bight State Park and Saxman Village, Ketchikan’s main attractions. Deep water fjords
created by retreating glaciers have left behind stunning granite cliffs towering thousands of feet above the sea and waterfalls cascading into placid waters.
Overnight on Holland America's Nieuw Amsterdam.
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 15
Cruise the Inside Passage
Enjoy sailing through the dramatic Inside Passage. Overnight on Holland America's ms Nieuw Amsterdam.
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 16
Vancouver
After breakfast you will disembark the ms Nieuw Amsterdam in Vancouver.
Breakfast

Classic Rail Circle with Post-Tour Cruise ms Nieuw Amsterdam - 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