Once you've landed in Vancouver, we'll meet you at the airport and bring you to your hotel before tonight's welcome dinner. Stay Two Nights: Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel (D)
Today you'll experience the very best of Vancouver on a fantastic half-day sightseeing tour. Led by a knowledgeable local guide, you'll soak in the scenery at the vast Stanley Park, explore the trendy Granville Island and immerse yourself in the historic neighbourhood of Gastown. (B)
Your rail holiday starts this morning when you board the Rocky Mountaineer. Relax and soak up the views from your bi-level glass-dome carriage in GoldLeaf Service. Stay: Kamloops, hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer (three-star accommodation) (B/L)
Be awed by the Canadian Rockies today as your rail journey continues. Carve your way through the stunning scenery and Spiral Tunnels all the way to Banff National Park. Stay Two Nights: Banff National Park, Fairmont Banff Springs, in a Mountain View Room (B/L)
Take in Maligne Canyon before re-entering the province of British Columbia. Your journey follows the famous Yellowhead Highway. Pass Mount Robson which, at 3,954 metres, is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.
Later, arrive in the alpine village of Sun Peaks. Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel (B/D)
Follow the tracks of early gold rush pioneers through the Cariboo region, stopping at Seton and Duffey lakes.
Later, re-enter the Coast Mountains. Ringed by mountains, forests and valleys, you'll soon see why Whistler attracts so many outdoor enthusiasts. Stay: The Westin Whistler Resort & Spa (B)
Travel south to Horseshoe Bay and board your BC Ferries service to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. Continue to Chemainus before arriving in Victoria. Stay Two Nights: Victoria, Hotel Grand Pacific (B)
Return to Vancouver and board your ship for a cruise through Alaska's Inside Passage.
This afternoon, settle in and explore the ship. Stay Seven Nights: Holland America Line's Zaandam in a Vista Suite (B/D)
Spend today on board, gliding past rocky headlands and over the icy waters of the picturesque Inside Passage. (B/L/D)
Alaska's capital, Juneau, is set at the foot of the mountain peaks on the Gastineau Channel, and outdoor activities are plentiful.
Disembark and explore at leisure or with an optional excursion (own expense). (B/L/D)
Arrive in Skagway, the Inside Passage's northernmost point. See heritage buildings, now protected as part of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, and maybe set off on an excursion (own expense). (B/L/D)
Wake among the breathtaking scenery of Glacier Bay National Park. Take in the calving tidewater glaciers and learn from local rangers about the area's geological wonders. (B/L/D)
Dock in Ketchikan today, set on the tranquil shores of the Tongass Narrows, and spend some time exploring as you please. (B/L/D)
Cruise through the Inside Passage, taking in the scenery as you near your final port. (B/L/D)
Say goodbye and be transferred to the airport. (B)
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 292 sq. ft. including verandah.
2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath, shower and additional shower stall, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 506–590 sq. ft. including verandah.
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|Category SA||$ 950 - $ 2,000|