Majesty of the Rockies with Alaska Cruise

21 Day Guided Tour & Cruise from Vancouver to Vancouver with Luxury Gold

Read 13 reviews and enjoy exclusive savings on Luxury Gold's 21 Day Majesty of the Rockies with Alaska Cruise. Take in the majesty of the Rocky Mountains as you travel in luxurious comfort by road, rail and sea to the most dazzling national parks, glaciers and historic more

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1 Vibrant Vancouver.
On arrival at Vancouver International Airport, you'll be met and transferred to your hotel. At 18:00, join your Travelling Concierge for a Welcome Dinner with wine at the Zagat-rated YEW Seafood + Bar. (DW) Stay: Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver
2 Victoria - Putting The British Into British Columbia.
This morning, experience the best of Vancouver during your exclusive sightseeing tour. Later, board your ferry and relax in the exclusive SeaWest Lounge all the way to Victoria. On arrival, an orientation tour will introduce you to the city's highlights. The rest of the day is yours to do as you please until your Highlight Dinner at a local restaurant, situated on Victoria's beautiful waterfront. (B/DW) Stay: Hotel Grand Pacific, Victoria
3 Exploring Victoria.
Begin the day with breakfast served at Butchart Gardens' Blue Poppy Restaurant and gain access to the stunning grounds before they are open to the general public. You'll have ample time to explore before enjoying the afternoon at leisure in Victoria. Why not head to Royal British Columbia Museum or explore downtown Victoria and take a stroll along the beautiful inner harbor. (B)
4 The Ultimate Resort Of Whistler.
Journey across the Strait of Georgia back to the mainland and continue along the scenic Sea-to-Sky highway. En route to Whistler, stop to view roaring Shannon Falls. Dine at the AAA rated four-diamond restaurant SIDECUT for a Highlight Dinner of featuring a modern take on traditional steakhouse fare. Rest up at the Four Seasons Resort, Whistler, a luxurious retreat set against a backdrop of alpine meadows. (B/DW) Stay: Four Seasons Resort Whistler
5 First Nations Culture And History.
In the morning, a First Nations Ambassador welcomes you at the award-winning Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, showcasing the native peoples' art, history and culture. Once here, you'll learn about traditional teas important to the region, before taking part in a one-of-a-kind holistic tea workshop, creating your own tea blend from the forest and local flora. The rest of the day is yours to do as you please. Why not take an easy nature walk around Lost Lake or head to Whistler Museum, where you can find out about Whistler's early settlers? (B)
6 The Napa Valley Of The North.
Travel into the lush Okanagan Valley region. Known for producing some of the best wines in the world, this fertile land holds the majority of vineyard acreage in the province and is home to both boutique vineyards and larger distinguished operations. Savour a delicious Dinner with wine at your luxury hotel, prepared using fresh, seasonal ingredients from the valley. (B/DW) Stay: Grand Okanagan Resort, Kelowna
7 Canada's Exquisite National Parks.
Journey through four of Canada's most breath-taking National Parks - Mount Revelstoke, Glacier, Yoho and Banff - with informative talks on the distinguishing highlights of each park. En route, stop at Emerald Lake, one of Canada's most outstanding wilderness settings. Famed for its vibrant colour, this iconic beauty spot offers an idyllic photo opportunity. In the afternoon, enjoy an engaging nature talk at Lake Louise before strolling along the lake, before continuing to the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise for your stay. For your evening meal, choose from one of the resort's four unique dining venues, including contemporary Canadian cuisine at the Fairview or Italian dishes at Lago Italian Kitchen. (B/DW) Stay: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
8 The Unspoiled Wilderness Of Banff National Park.
This morning, visit Moraine Lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks. Explore Banff Your Way and choose to ride the Banff Gondola or visit Whyte Museum. Later, join a private meet-and-greet with a retired Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman. Hear fascinating tales of what it's like to wear the famous red serge uniform, before having the opportunity to ask questions and have your picture taken with the Mountie. For dinner, choose from a selection of restaurants at your hotel, with each taking pride in sourcing fresh ingredients from local farmers, purveyors and artisans. Get some royal shut eye at The Fairmont Banff Springs, otherwise known as Canada's 'Castle in the Rockies'. (B/DW) Stay: The Fairmont Banff Springs
9 Banff Sights At Leisure.
Enjoy a full day at leisure to take in the wonders of Banff at your own pace. Your Traveling Concierge is on hand to assist with local recommendations. (B)
10 Along The Icefields Parkway.
Travel along the unforgettable Icefields Parkway and witness amazing scenery. At the Icefields Visitor Center, embark on a specially designed Ice Explorer for a remarkable excursion onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier. With your expert driver-guide, step out onto the frosty flow, formed centuries ago. In the evening, enjoy a Celebration Dinner with wine at the hotel before joining your friends for stargazing, complete with a roaring fire, liqueur and s'mores on the hotel's magnificent grounds. (B/DW) Stay: The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
11 Jasper National Park And Iconic Maligne Lake.
In the morning, embark on a private, narrated cruise on the serene waters of iconic Maligne Lake (seasonal). Stop at Spirit Island, one of the most photographed sites of the Canadian Rockies. Then, join your Travelling Concierge for an informative walk at Maligne Canyon. Gain a unique perspective of the beautiful park as you join a National Park Guide on an afternoon scenic float trip (waiver required) down the Athabasca River. (B)
12 Mount Robson And Sun Peaks.
If you choose, board the optional Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service to relive the golden age of rail travel on your way to Vancouver with an overnight stay in Kamloops. Alternatively, journey west by luxury coach and arrive at Mount Robson, the Canadian Rockies' tallest peak, before descending through the Columbia Mountains, arriving in Sun Peaks. (B) Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel
13 Vancouver, The Most Livable City.
History meets the great outdoors at the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, as you cross the bridge for spectacular views from the top of the canyon. The rest of the day yours to explore Vancouver. A haven for sports enthusiasts and keen history buffs alike, you'll have plenty to keep you busy. (B) Stay: Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver
14 Join Your Alaska Cruise
Take your transfer to Canada Place where your Alaska cruise begins on the MS Nieuw Amsterdam. (B/D) Stay: Holland America Line - MS Nieuw Amsterdam, in a Verandah Stateroom
15 Cruise The Inside Passage.
With the most Southeast Alaska accessible only by boat or plane, cruise the Inside Passage for a unique view. (B/L/D)
16 Cruise Tracy Arm And Juneau.
The dramatic Sawyer Glaciers at the end of Tracy Arm are framed by mountains and bathed in the blue hue of the ice. Arrive in Juneau, where you can shop downtown, kayak, dogsled, raft or flightsee. (B/L/D)
17 Skagway, Alaska.
Step into the town's colourful past at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park. (B/L/D)
18 Cruise Glacier Bay Alaska.
From the comfort of your ship, enjoy pristine wilderness of Glacier Bay National Park. (B/L/D)
19 Ketchikan
While ashore, check out the world's largest collection of standing totem poles or an optional guided through town or a harbour cruise. (B/L/D)
20 Scenic Cruise Of The Inside Passage.
Today is a day of relaxation as you cruise back to Vancouver. (B/L/D)
21 Depart Vancouver.
Sail into Vancouver Harbor in the morning. After disembarking, take your transfer to Vancouver International Airport or to the trip hotel if you wish to extend your stay. Airport arrival will be at approximately 09:30. (B)

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Sightseeing Highlights
  • Seven night Inside Passage Cruise aboard a Holland America Line Cruise Ship, in a Verandah Stateroom
  • Whistler: With your Squamish Lil'wat Ambassador take part in a tea workshop with a master-blender and create your own unique blend.
  • Banff: Enjoy a private meeting with a retired Royal Canadian Mountie to learn about the service and hear his personal stories.
  • Victoria: The oldest city in the Pacific Northwest and the gem of British Columbia, Victoria is a grand, elegant wonder. Explore this Garden City with her historic charm, baroque architecture, colourful squares and lively waterfront.
  • Athabasca Glacier: Travel in a specially designed Ice Explorer for a remarkable excursion onto the icy slopes.
  • Maligne Lake: Cruise along the crystal-clear, reflective waters of Canada's most famous lake. Prepare for a breathtaking display of nature's beauty as you learn how early French Traders navigated waters crowned by snow-laden peaks and nestled between glaciers.
  • Vancouver: Cross the spectacular Capilano Suspension Bridge, 230-foot-high (70 metres), for a squirrel's eye view.
Trip Inclusions
  • Be escorted by the crème de la crème of Insight Travelling Concierges - handpicked for every departure. This skilled guide will act as consummate organiser and be your 'friend in a foreign land'.
  • Enjoy the unique comfort of Insight's luxury air-conditioned 40 guest coach, with extended leg room and an on-board restroom. It's Business Class comfort, complete with complimentary bottled water for you to enjoy during your luxury coaching tour.
  • A personal radio headset gives you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating insights and commentaries.
  • At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling with prompt delivery right to your door.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. Plus, we include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi.
  • With Insight Flourishes, from time to time, your Travelling Concierge will enchant you with local tidbits, each representing authentic food or beverages unique to the destination.
  • Included airport transfers on first and last itinerary day.
Included Meals
  • Vancouver: Enjoy a Welcome Dinner with wine at the Zagat-rated YEW Seafood + Bar inside the Four Seasons Vancouver.
  • Whistler: Enjoy a delectable Highlight Dinner with fresh seafood or perfectly grilled steak at Hy's Steakhouse.
  • Kelowna: Your resort's reputation for fine food is hard to overlook - join us for a Dinner with wine.
  • Lake Louise: Enjoy a unique collection of Whistler restaurants during your Dine-Around Evening.
  • Banff: Experience traditional, regional and contemporary à la carte dining with your choice of fine restaurants at the Fairmont.
  • Jasper: Enjoy a glass of liqueur with friends before roasting s'mores around a bonfire and stargazing.
  • Dining Summary: 13 Breakfasts (B), 7 Dinners all with wine (DW); On-board Rocky Mountaineer: 2 Breakfasts (B), 2 Lunches (L), on-board snacks and all beverages, including alcohol; On-board Inside Passage Cruise: 7 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L) and 7 Dinners (D).
  • Vancouver: Rising above Pacific Centre, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver offers award-winning relaxed, urban luxury.
  • Victoria: The Hotel Grand Pacific is perched right on the Inner Harbou, close to Victoria's downtown.
  • Whistler: The Four Seasons Resort Whistler is a luxurious retreat in alpine meadows.
  • Kelowna: Gorgeous Okanagan Lake provides the backdrop for an unforgettable hotel at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort with views of the lake, the mountains, and the Kelowna city skyline.
  • Lake Louise: Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Banff: Canada's "Castle in the Rockies", the Fairmont Banff Springs, has been providing legendary hospitality to guests for more than 125 years.
  • Jasper: Situated in Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which wraps around the shores of pristine Lac Beauvert surrounded by nature and abundant wildlife.
  • Sun Peaks: An internationally renowned year-round destination resort offering luxury in the heart of Sun Peaks.
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Price is for land, cruise and internal flights as specified. Flights not specified are not included
  • Twin prices are per person.
  • Triple and Single Staterooms are on a request basis only.
  • Guaranteed Room Share is not available.
  • Supplements: Above prices include Cruise Fees, Taxes & Tips. These compulsory charges are levied by the cruise line and comprise of Non-Discountable Amount, Government Fees & Taxes, Tips/Gratuities.

Reviews (13)

21 Day Majesty of the Rockies with Alaska Cruise reviews from past clients of Global Journeys.

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“Canada and Alaska holiday”
- VIC, Australia Sep 2018 4 Helpful Votes View Photo

What a wonderful experience we had, we saw so much; killer whales, humpback whales, eagles, moose, antlers, sled dogs, glaciers, snow (even though it was the wrong time of year for it), and much more. The Canadian Pacific Train was amazing, the food was 5 star, and the Neiuw Amsterdam cruise ship was unbelievable. We loved meeting all different people from all around the would, we even met a couple that lives near one of our sons and is a friend of our daughter-in-law. Our travel guide Nancy more

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- QLD, Australia Aug 2018 3 Helpful Votes View Photo

Trip was excellent. No hiccups. Connections and transfers went well. Seamless. Fortunately weather turned for the better and we saw magnificent scenery. According to tour operators, "Best for the season". Accommodation was first class and most meals were very good. Food at Vermillion restaurant was ordinary and my only other criticism was with the cruise. On the ship Nieuw Amsterdam, the entertainment was pretty ordinary and the buffet meal poor quality and badly served. Dining Room food more

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“Canada & Alaska”
- VIC, Australia Aug 2018 2 Helpful Votes

The tour commenced on 25th August which was perfect. Any later the weather is colder & some things are not open. The coach was very comfortable & the tour director was great. Accommodation was amazing. The cruise on a large ship was our first time. We could see ourselves booking another cruise at some stage.

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“Canadian Rockies and Alaskan cruise.”
- NSW, Australia Aug 2018 4 Helpful Votes

Unfortunately for us there was so much smoke from forest fires that we didn’t get to see a lot, but what we did see was spectacular. Would advise people not to go in August, as apparently this is usually when forest fires occur. The bus tour was interesting and very well planned with an excellent guide Lori and driver Owen. Nothing was too much trouble for her and she really worked hard. There was plenty of room on the bus, as Insight takes seats out so there is a maximum of 40 seats. I more

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“Majesty of the Rockies & Alaska Cruise”
- SA, Australia May 2018 5 Helpful Votes View Photo

Perfect holiday, great Tour Director and driver. Good balance of relaxed starts and free time. Excellent hotels and included activities i.e. Capilano swing bridge, gondola and rafting, tour to glacier on large purpose built all-terrain vehicle. Not to mention Holland America cruise. Not a problem in the world.

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