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Intimate Rockies, Northern Lights and Alaska Cruise

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Fully Guided Locally Guided Coach Group Cruise Rail Winter Scenic / Sightseeing Northern Lights Rocky Mountaineer
Our Price From 16,342 Per Person
Exclusive Savings 1,160 Per Person
 Trip Length
20 Days
 Trip Starts
Vancouver
 Trip Finishes
Vancouver
20 Day Intimate Rockies, Northern Lights and Alaska Cruise Itinerary (APT)
Countries Explored: Canada USA
Accommodation
4.5 - 5 Star
Max. Group Size
40
Trip Style
Tour & Cruise
Trip Code
UT20JEVV

Overview

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on APT's 20 Day Intimate Rockies, Northern Lights and Alaska Cruise. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Canada via land, rail and ocean cruise. Discover the incredible landscapes of Banff, Jasper & Yellowknife before cruising up to Glacier Bay in Alaska.

Itinerary

Welcome to Canada. On arrival, you'll be met and whisked to your hotel where you can meet everyone over tonight's welcome dinner. Stay: Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel (D)

Board the Rocky Mountaineer and soak up the views from GoldLeaf Service. Stay: Kamloops, hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer (three-star accommodation) (B/L)

Your rail journey continues as you slice through the Rockies and Jasper National Park. Stay Two Nights: Jasper National Park, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (B/L)

Experience the beauty of Jasper on your chosen activity today. (B/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • See the park on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle sidecar tour, go rafting down the Athabasca River, or ride the Jasper SkyTram.
  • Choose to have dinner at one of your lodge's restaurants this evening.

Cruise Maligne Lake to see Spirit Island. Enjoy lunch at a historic chalet then make a stop at Maligne Canyon and Athabasca Falls on your way to your lodge, nestled in the Columbia Icefield. This evening, savour dinner with entertainment on the side. Stay: Athabasca Glacier, Glacier View Lodge, in a Glacier View Room (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Enjoy an after-hours visit to the Glacier Skywalk.

Arrive later at Lake Louise after your Signature Experience. Stay: Banff National Park, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, in a Lakeview Room (B/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Choose to have dinner at one of your lodge's restaurants this evening.
Signature Experiences:
  • Board an Ice Explorer vehicle and journey onto Athabasca Glacier for a before-hours visit.

Stop to explore Moraine Lake on your way to Banff. On arrival, set off on a tour of the town. Stay Two Nights: Banff National Park, Fairmont Banff Springs, in a Mountain View Room (B/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • This evening enjoy Freedom of Choice Dining.
Signature Experiences:
  • Meet a Mountie and hear tales from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Explore Banff on your preferred activity today. (B)

Freedom of Choice:
  • You might take part in the Banff Experience, board the Banff Gondola, or set off on a heli-flightseeing excursion. Perhaps enjoy a float trip along Bow River or learn to be a Canadian ice hockey player. Otherwise, you might like to spend some time at the Willow Stream Spa.

Head to Calgary airport and fly to Yellowknife (flight not included). Stay Three Nights: Yellowknife, The Explorer Hotel, in a Deluxe Room (B)

Signature Experiences:
  • This evening, a gathering of teepees strung out along a private lake at the Aurora Village, is the magical setting from which you'll enjoy northern lights viewing.

Enjoy your chosen activity today. Tonight is spent gazing at the northern lights. (B/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Explore the wilderness with a local guide on the lookout for bison, foxes and birds. Or, take a guided walk along the back trails to learn about the flora and fauna.

Explore the city with a local before a drive through the downtown area to Yellowknife's original settlement. Jump aboard a boat and cruise over Great Slave Lake. Wave to local house boats, watch for birds, and see float planes land and take off. (B/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Back at Aurora Village, enjoy a dinner of local dishes like Great Slave Lake whitefish and slow-roasted smoked bison prime rib accompanied by First Nation's entertainment in a private 'ViTeepee'. It's then time to gather under the stars to watch the Northern Lights shimmer into the night.

Fly from Yellowknife to Vancouver (flight not included). Enjoy a free evening. Stay: Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel (B)

Board your ship for your cruise. Stay Seven Nights: Holland America Line's Koningsdam, in a Verandah Stateroom (B/D)

Spend today on board. (B/L/D)

Disembark to explore Alaska's capital, Juneau, surrounded by mountain peaks. (B/L/D)

Arrive in Skagway, the Inside Passage's northernmost point. (B/L/D)

Wake among the breathtaking scenery of Glacier Bay National Park. Local rangers will explain the geological wonders. (B/L/D)

Dock in Ketchikan today and spend some time exploring as you please. (B/L/D)

Cruise south through the Inside Passage. (B/L/D)

Disembark and be taken to the airport. (B)

Trip Inclusions

  • Board an Ice Explorer vehicle and journey onto Athabasca Glacier for a before-hours visit.
  • Enjoy an after-hours visit to the Glacier Skywalk.
  • Meet a Mountie and hear tales from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
  • This evening, a gathering of teepees strung out along a private lake at the Aurora Village, is the magical setting from which you'll enjoy northern lights viewing.
  • Back at Aurora Village, enjoy a dinner of local dishes like Great Slave Lake whitefish and slow-roasted smoked bison prime rib accompanied by First Nation's entertainment in a private 'ViTeepee'.

  • A maximum of 40 guests in your APT group
  • Expert APT tour director and cruise liaison
  • GoldLeaf service on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Transfers, porterage, port charges and gratuities
  • Enjoy dinner and entertainment in a private ‘ViTeepee' at Aurora Village

  • 42 included meals over the course of your trip.

  • Lakeview Room at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Mountain View Room at Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Guaranteed verandah on your cruise

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Flight from Calgary to Yellowknife and Yellowknife to Vancouver is not included in the tour price.
  • Please ensure your onward flight from Vancouver departs no earlier than 1pm
  • Prices are for land/cruise and rail only. Flights not included (unless specified)
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Deck Plans

Main Deck (Level 1)
Plaza Deck (Level 2)
Promenade Deck (Level 3)
 
Category A
Verandah Suite
Beethoven Deck (Level 4)
 
Category A
Verandah Suite
 
Category VC
Verandah Stateroom
 
Category VD
Verandah Stateroom
 
Category V
Verandah Stateroom
Gershwin Deck (Level 5)
 
Category A
Verandah Suite
 
Category VC
Verandah Stateroom
 
Category VD
Verandah Stateroom
 
Category V
Verandah Stateroom
Mozart Deck (Level 6)
 
Category A
Verandah Suite
 
Category SS
Verandah Suite
 
Category VD
Verandah Stateroom
 
Category VE
Verandah Stateroom
 
Category V
Verandah Stateroom
Schubert Deck (Level 7)
 
Category B
Verandah Suite
 
Category VE
Verandah Stateroom
 
Category V
Verandah Stateroom
Navigation Deck (Level 8)
Lido Deck (Level 9)
Panorama Deck (Level 10)
Sun Deck (Level 11)

Cabins

APT guarantee you'll stay in a Verandah Stateroom with a private balcony

  • Approximately 228–405 sq. ft. including verandah
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Signature Mariner's Dream™ bed featuring finely woven cotton linens
  • Luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage
  • 100% Egyptian cotton towels
  • Premium massage showerhead
  • Fragrant soap, lotion, shampoo
  • Flat-panel TV with video-on-demand
  • Mini fridge, room safe, corner bar unit

Upgrade to a luxurious Verandah Suite to enjoy significantly greater floor space plus a host of extra benefits.

  • Approximately 260–400 sq. ft. including verandah
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathroom with dual-sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, large sitting area, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 1 person, floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Premium duvet, and soft, cotton bathrobes and slippers
  • Binoculars for use during voyage
  • Expanded line of Elemis bath amenities
  • Complimentary 24-hour In-Room Dining
  • Daily housekeeping & nightly turndown service
  • Generous storage & safe for your valuables
  • Premium duvet & deluxe bathrobes

Availability

Monday 14 Aug 2023
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Monday 28 Aug 2023
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Monday 11 Sep 2023
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Monday 14 Aug 2023
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Monday 11 Sep 2023
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From: $23,985
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Key
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Your Global Journeys Travel Advisor will check the availability of your departure date when you enquire. Additional savings may apply. We guarantee the lowest price in Australia. T&C’s apply.

Cabin Upgrades Optional cabin upgrades. Upgrades priced per person

Base Cabin  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Category A $ 650
Category B $ 650
Category SS $ 1,300 - $ 1,850
Note
Upgrade prices shown are per person. Upgrade prices can vary depending on the departure date & the month of travel. Your Global Journeys Travel Advisor will confirm and include the upgrade price in your quote.
Note
Tour & cruises prices are per person. Prices shown have savings applied, are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Prices and trip information are correct at the time at this point in time, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking and are subject to change by APT.

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