Icons of Western Canada & Alaskan Cruise

22 Day Guided Tour & Cruise from Victoria to Vancouver with Scenic

Read 2 reviews and enjoy exclusive savings on Scenic's 22 Day Icons of Western Canada & Alaskan Cruise. Things don't get much greater than the Rocky Mountains, which tower over northwestern America. As you'll discover, everything in this part of the world is monumental in...read more

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Guided Tour & Cruise Starts In
Starts In
Victoria
Guided Tour & Cruise Ends In
Ends In
Vancouver
Accomodation
Accomodation
4.5 - 5 Star
40
Max Group Size
40
Guided Tour
Trip Style
Guided Tour
Cruise
Trip Style
Cruise
Rail Journey
Trip Style
Rail Journey
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Canada, USA
Trip Operated By:
Scenic
Scenic
38 Reviews
Trip Reviews:
5.0 out of 5
2 Reviews
Trip Code:
RPCL-1

Itinerary

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1 Victoria
Your journey into wonder begins with an exclusive two night Special Stay at Victoria’s iconic The Fairmont Empress. Enrich: Prepare to capture the majesty of the natural wonders and unique sights on a photowalk designed for Scenic guests. Learn all the tips and tricks to capture the perfect shot on your mobile device. Celebrate tonight at a welcome dinner. (D)
2 Victoria - Butchart Gardens
Explore the spectacular Butchart Gardens. Freechoice: Look out for orcas on a whale watching cruise by Zodiac or cruise boat. Alternatively, indulge in afternoon tea at The Fairmont Empress or explore Victoria on a walking tour. (B)
3 Victoria - Whistler
Cross Georgia Strait by ferry.  Visit Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre in Whistler. Enrich: Join renowned black bear expert researcher Michael Allen for an enlightening session about these extraordinary creatures. Freechoice Dining: Choose from a selection of restaurants in Whistler. Enjoy a two night Special Stay at the exclusive Fairmont Chateau Whistler. (B/D)
4 Whistler
Freechoice: Whistler is an outdoor adventure playground.  You might choose to soar above Whistler on a helicopter flight, enjoy the view by Zipline or Peak 2 Peak Gondola or take a mountain adventure tour. (B)
5 Whistler - Sun Peaks
Drive to the alpine village of Sun Peaks where you’ll stay at the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel. Scenic guests have exclusive access to the Summit Lounge, a quiet haven where you can relax and enjoy incredible views. There’s even a telescope and binoculars for wildlife spotting! Later, you will be treated to a special indigenous-inspired feast. (B/D)
6 Sun Peaks - Jasper
After breakfast in the private Summit Lounge, travel to Jasper via Mt Robson, the Rockies’ highest peak. Two night stay Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Enrich: Jasper National Park is one of the world’s largest dark sky preserves. Join astronomers from Jasper Planetarium for a breathtaking Dark Sky Experience and an exclusive twilight supper. (B/D)
7 Jasper
Freechoice: Don your leathers and hit the open road in a Harley Davidson™ sidecar, go rafting down the Athabasca River or boating on Maligne Lake. Alternatively, take a scenic drive around Jasper’s stunning lakes and explore Maligne Canyon or ride the Jasper SkyTram. (B)
8 Icefields Parkway - Lake Louise
Drive along one of the most famous roads in the world, the Icefields Parkway, then take an ‘Ice Explorer’ onto the Athabasca Glacier. Reach Lake Louise, a true natural wonder, and the opulent Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise where you’ll enjoy a two night Special Stay in a stunning lakeview room. Freechoice Dining: Enjoy a choice of restaurants at your hotel tonight, from fine to casual dining. (B/D)
9 Lake Louise
For the early-riser or the budding photographer, set a sunrise wake-up call to capture the stunning colours painted across the mountain, lake and glacier outside your window. Enrich: Meet a retired member of the Mounties for an insight into their role in Canadian history and the country today. (B)
10 Lake Louise - Banff
Small town charm nestled in stunning mountain scenery greets you in Banff. Settle into your two night Special Stay at the Fairmont Banff Springs, where you’ll enjoy a fabulous mountain or valley view room. Freechoice Dining: Choose from a range of restaurants. (B/D)
11 Banff
Freechoice: Choose to ascend Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola for awe-inspiring views of Bow Valley or take a helicopter flight over the Three Sisters Peaks. Alternatively, enjoy a Bow River float trip, take a guided nature hike, rejuvenate in relaxing mineral pools or head into the mountains by wagon for a cowboy cookout lunch. In July, you can also take a day trip to the famous Calgary Stampede. Whichever activity you choose, you’re sure to be swept away by Banff National Park, the first national park established in Canada and a World Heritage-listed Site. Enrich: Head out at dusk on a unique wildlife spotting experience in search of Banff’s magnificent beasts including deer, elk, caribou and the elusive grizzly bear.  (B)
12 Rocky Mountaineer - Kamloops
The Rocky Mountaineer is one of the most iconic rail journeys in the world, and you’ll relish your two days of GoldLeaf Service. Enjoy this ultimate treat for the senses, as you carve through the otherwise inaccessible terrain of the Rocky Mountains in luxurious comfort. Gaze in awe through the glass-dome windows as you soak up the magnificent scenery stretching as far as the eye can see. Savour delectable delights and sip on local beer and wine in the company of your newfound friends. You don’t have to be an engineer to delight in the ingenious construction of the spiral tunnels you’ll venture through. Tonight, stay at a Kamloops hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer. (B/L)
13 Rocky Mountaineer - Vancouver
View the confluence of the Fraser and Thompson rivers from your glass-dome carriage. Later, you’ll arrive at the exclusive Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, where you’ll be comfortably appointed for the next two nights. (B/L)
14 Vancouver
Visit Capilano Suspension Bridge Park as it opens early, exclusively for Scenic guests.  Be the first to wander among the glistening morning dew of the rainforest, before the crowds arrive. Later, a sightseeing tour will showcase Vancouver’s hidden treasures. Tonight, join your Tour Director and fellow adventurers for a celebratory dinner as you farewell Canada and prepare for the next part of your journey – cruising Alaska, the last frontier. (B/D)
15 Vancouver - Alaskan Cruise
Join your Cruise Director for a luxurious seven night Alaskan voyage on board Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam or ms Volendam in a Verandah Stateroom. (B/D)
16 Scenic Cruising
Celebrate your first day at sea with a festive lunch, then settle back and relax with a book or explore the ship’s facilities, restaurants and lounges. (B/L/D)
17 Juneau
Alaska’s charming state capital is only accessible by air or sea, so go ahead and explore knowing you’ll never get lost. (B/L/D)
18 Skagway
Take a stroll into the past. Historic shop facades, wooden boardwalks and echoes of the gold rush typify Skagway, the gateway of the Klondike Gold Rush. (B/L/D)
19 Glacier Bay
A National Park Service Ranger will interpret the natural wonders you see in this spectacular area. (B/L/D)
20 Ketchikan
Alaska’s last port of call is Ketchikan, known as the ‘salmon capital of the world’. Be sure to sample some fresh local fare while you’re in town. (B/L/D)
21 Scenic Cruising
Continue cruising south then celebrate your Canadian and Alaskan escapade with a farewell dinner. (B/L/D)
22 Vancouver
Arrive in Vancouver for your onward or homeward bound journey (please book flight to depart after 2pm). If your international flight departs after 5pm, take advantage of our hospitality lounge at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. We’ll be sorry to say goodbye after a wonderful journey. (B)
1 Victoria
Your journey into wonder begins with an exclusive two night Special Stay at Victoria’s iconic The Fairmont Empress. Enrich Prepare to capture the majesty of the natural wonders and unique sights on a photowalk designed for Scenic guests. Learn all the tips and tricks to capture the perfect shot on your mobile device. Celebrate tonight at a welcome dinner. (D)
2 Victoria - Butchart Gardens
Explore the spectacular Butchart Gardens. Freechoice: Look out for Orcas on a whale watching cruise by Zodiac or cruise boat. Alternatively, indulge in afternoon tea at The Fairmont Empress or explore Victoria on a walking tour. (B)
3 Victoria - Whistler
Cross Georgia Strait by ferry. Visit Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre in Whistler. Enrich Join renowned Black bear expert researcher Michael Allen for an enlightening session about these extraordinary creatures. Enjoy a two night Special Stay at the exclusive Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Freechoice Dining: Choose from a selection of restaurants in Whistler. Floatplane flight - Soar over Georgia Strait on an optional floatplane flight to Whistler (additional expense).
4 Whistler
Freechoice: Whistler is an outdoor adventure playground. You might choose to soar above Whistler on a helicopter flight, enjoy the view by Zipline or Peak 2 Peak Gondola or take a mountain adventure tour. (B)
5 Whistler - Sun Peaks
Drive to the alpine village of Sun Peaks where you’ll stay at the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel. Scenic guests have exclusive access to the Summit Lounge, a quiet haven where you can relax and enjoy incredible views. There’s even a telescope and binoculars for wildlife spotting. Later, you will be treated to a special indigenous-inspired feast. (B/D)
6 Sun Peaks - Jasper
After breakfast in the private Summit Lounge, travel to Jasper via Mt Robson, the Rockies’ highest peak. Enjoy a two night stay Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Enrich Jasper National Park is one of the world’s largest dark sky preserves. Join astronomers from Jasper Planetarium for a breathtaking Dark Sky Experience and an exclusive twilight supper. (B/D)
7 Jasper
Freechoice: Don your leathers and hit the open road in a Harley Davidson™ sidecar, go rafting down the Athabasca River or boating on Maligne Lake. Alternatively, take a scenic drive around Jasper’s stunning lakes and explore Maligne Canyon or ride the Jasper SkyTram. (B)
8 Icefields Parkway - Lake Louise
Drive along one of the most famous roads in the world, the Icefields Parkway, then take an ‘Ice Explorer’ onto the Athabasca Glacier. Reach Lake Louise, a true natural wonder, and the opulent Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise where you’ll enjoy an overnight Special Stay in a stunning lakeview room. Freechoice Dining: Enjoy a choice of restaurants at your hotel tonight, from fine to casual dining. (B/D)
9 Lake Louise - Banff
Small town charm nestled in stunning mountain scenery greets you in Banff. Enrich Meet a retired member of the Mounties for an insight into their role in Canadian history and the country today. Settle into your two night Special Stay at the Fairmont Banff Springs. Freechoice Dining: Choose from a range of restaurants. (B/D)
10 Banff
Freechoice: Choose to ascend Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola for awe-inspiring views of Bow Valley or take a helicopter flight over the Three Sisters Peaks. Alternatively, enjoy a Bow River float trip, take a guided nature hike, rejuvenate in relaxing mineral pools or head into the mountains by wagon for a cowboy cookout lunch. Whichever activity you choose, you’re sure to be swept away by Banff National Park, the first national park established in Canada and a World Heritage-listed Site. Enrich Head out at dusk on a unique wildlife spotting experience in search of Banff’s magnificent beasts including deer, elk, caribou and the elusive Grizzly bear. (B)
11 Rocky Mountaineer - Kamloops
The Rocky Mountaineer is one of the most iconic rail journeys in the world, and you’ll relish your two days of GoldLeaf Service. Enjoy this ultimate treat for the senses, as you carve through the otherwise inaccessible terrain of the Rocky Mountains in luxurious comfort. Gaze in awe through the glass-dome windows as you soak up the magnificent scenery stretching as far as the eye can see. Savour delectable delights and sip on local beer and wine in the company of your newfound friends. You don’t have to be an engineer to delight in the ingenious construction of the spiral tunnels you’ll venture through. Tonight, stay at a Kamloops hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer. (B/L)
12 Rocky Mountaineer - Vancouver
View the confluence of the Fraser and Thompson rivers from your glass-dome carriage. Later, you’ll arrive at the exclusive Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, where you’ll be comfortably appointed for the next two nights. (B/L)
13 Vancouver
Visit Capilano Suspension Bridge Park as it opens early, exclusively for Scenic guests. Be the first to wander among the glistening morning dew of the rainforest, before the crowds arrive. Later, a sightseeing tour will showcase Vancouver’s hidden treasures. Tonight, join your Tour Director and fellow adventurers for a celebratory dinner as you farewell Canada and prepare for the next part of your journey – cruising Alaska, the last frontier. (B/D)
14 Vancouver - Alaskan Cruise
Join your Cruise Director for a luxurious seven night Alaskan voyage on board Holland America Line’s MS Koningsdam, MS Volendam or MS Nieuw Amsterdam in a Verandah Stateroom. (B/D)
15 Scenic Cruising
Celebrate your first day at sea with a festive lunch, then settle back and relax with a book or explore the ship’s facilities, restaurants and lounges. (B/L/D)
16 Juneau
Alaska’s charming state capital is only accessible by air or sea, so go ahead and explore knowing you’ll never get lost. (B/L/D)
17 Skagway
Take a stroll into the past. Historic shop facades, wooden boardwalks and echoes of the gold rush typify Skagway, the gateway of the Klondike Gold Rush. (B/L/D)
18 Glacier Bay
A National Park Service Ranger will interpret the natural wonders you see in this spectacular area. (B/L/D)
19 Ketchikan
Alaska’s last port of call is Ketchikan, known as the ‘salmon capital of the world’. Be sure to sample some fresh local fare while you’re in town. (B/L/D)
20 Scenic Cruising
Continue cruising south then celebrate your Canadian and Alaskan adventure with a farewell dinner. (B/L/D)
21 Vancouver
Your wondrous journey comes to an end as you transfer to Vancouver airport. Please note: Pre-release itinerary subject to change. (B)

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When you travel with Scenic, everything is taken care of, including transfers and tipping. All transport, whether it's by coach or rail, is of the very highest standard. Read more
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Choose between a vast range of activities, sightseeing and dining experiences to ensure you only see what you want to see and do what you want to do, at a pace that suits you. Read more
Alaska Cruising
Alaska Cruising
While cruising, you can look forward to Verandah Staterooms and on board inclusions exclusive to Scenic guests plus a dedicated Scenic Cruise Director. Read more
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Reviews (2)

22 Day Icons of Western Canada & Alaskan Cruise reviews from past clients of Global Journeys.

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“Fantastic Holiday”
- VIC, Australia Aug 2019 1 Helpful Vote View Photo

Rocky Mountains are an exciting experience. The beauty of the mountains and lakes are everywhere around you. A sight to behold.

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“Fabulous Canadian Rockies and Alaskan tour”
- SA, Australia May 2019 2 Helpful Votes

Thank you to Jemma at Global Journeys and Scenic for organising this once in a lifetime trip for us. Everything was perfect and we thoroughly recommend this tour. The Canadian Rockies are just stunning from the coach trip and Gold Leaf Rocky Mountaineer train trip and the boat trip to Alaska were unforgettable.
We didn't have to worry about a thing and the scenery, accommodation, food, and service was just wonderful. Our Scenic Tour guide Karen was exceptional....read more

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Cabin Types

Verandah Staterooms
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2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 228-420 sq. ft. including verandah.

  • Signature Mariner's Dream™ bed featuring finely woven cotton linens
  • Luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage
  • 100% Egyptian cotton towels
  • Premium massage showerhead
  • 5X magnifying make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer
  • Fragrant soap, lotion, shampoo from Elemis Aromapure
  • Complimentary fresh fruit on request
  • Flat-panel TV with video-on-demand
  • Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service
  • Mini fridge, room safe, corner bar unit
  • Bedside USB ports

Cabin Types

Verandah Staterooms
Verandah Staterooms  Verandah Staterooms  Verandah Staterooms  Verandah Staterooms  Verandah Staterooms  

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 228-420 sq. ft. including verandah.

  • Signature Mariner's Dream™ bed featuring finely woven cotton linens
  • Luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage
  • 100% Egyptian cotton towels
  • Premium massage showerhead
  • 5X magnifying make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer
  • Fragrant soap, lotion, shampoo from Elemis Aromapure
  • Complimentary fresh fruit on request
  • Flat-panel TV with video-on-demand
  • Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service
  • Mini fridge, room safe, corner bar unit
  • Bedside USB ports

Prices & Dates

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Saturday 05 Sep 2020 Saturday 26 Sep 2020 441per person 16,054per person Enquire
Wednesday 09 Sep 2020 Wednesday 30 Sep 2020 462per person 16,733per person Enquire
Saturday 05 Sep 2020 Saturday 26 Sep 2020 628solo traveller 22,097solo traveller Enquire
Wednesday 09 Sep 2020 Wednesday 30 Sep 2020 660solo traveller 23,125solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 18 Apr 2021 Saturday 08 May 2021 1,308per person 11,787per person Enquire
Sunday 02 May 2021 Saturday 22 May 2021 356per person 13,339per person Enquire
Sunday 09 May 2021 Saturday 29 May 2021 1,350per person 13,145per person Enquire
Sunday 16 May 2021 Saturday 05 Jun 2021 401per person 14,794per person Enquire
Sunday 23 May 2021 Saturday 12 Jun 2021 426per person 15,599per person Enquire
Sunday 30 May 2021 Saturday 19 Jun 2021 1,413per person 15,162per person Enquire
Thursday 03 Jun 2021 Wednesday 23 Jun 2021 1,436per person 15,929per person Enquire
Sunday 13 Jun 2021 Saturday 03 Jul 2021 1,431per person 15,754per person Enquire
Sunday 20 Jun 2021 Saturday 10 Jul 2021 461per person 16,724per person Enquire
Sunday 27 Jun 2021 Saturday 17 Jul 2021 1,431per person 15,754per person Enquire
Sunday 11 Jul 2021 Saturday 31 Jul 2021 1,431per person 15,754per person Enquire
Sunday 18 Jul 2021 Saturday 07 Aug 2021 1,431per person 15,754per person Enquire
Sunday 25 Jul 2021 Saturday 14 Aug 2021 1,431per person 15,754per person Enquire
Sunday 08 Aug 2021 Saturday 28 Aug 2021 1,425per person 15,560per person Enquire
Sunday 15 Aug 2021 Saturday 04 Sep 2021 1,425per person 15,560per person Enquire
Sunday 22 Aug 2021 Saturday 11 Sep 2021 1,422per person 15,473per person Enquire
Monday 30 Aug 2021 Sunday 19 Sep 2021 1,422per person 15,473per person Enquire
Sunday 05 Sep 2021 Saturday 25 Sep 2021 1,413per person 15,162per person Enquire
Monday 06 Sep 2021 Sunday 26 Sep 2021 1,413per person 15,162per person Enquire
Sunday 18 Apr 2021 Saturday 08 May 2021 477solo traveller 17,238solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 02 May 2021 Saturday 22 May 2021 495solo traveller 17,840solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 09 May 2021 Saturday 29 May 2021 517solo traveller 18,553solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 16 May 2021 Saturday 05 Jun 2021 551solo traveller 19,639solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 23 May 2021 Saturday 12 Jun 2021 579solo traveller 20,551solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 30 May 2021 Saturday 19 Jun 2021 625solo traveller 22,020solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 03 Jun 2021 Wednesday 23 Jun 2021 663solo traveller 23,262solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 13 Jun 2021 Saturday 03 Jul 2021 651solo traveller 22,889solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 20 Jun 2021 Saturday 10 Jul 2021 651solo traveller 22,889solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 27 Jun 2021 Saturday 17 Jul 2021 651solo traveller 22,889solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 11 Jul 2021 Saturday 31 Jul 2021 651solo traveller 22,889solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 18 Jul 2021 Saturday 07 Aug 2021 651solo traveller 22,889solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 25 Jul 2021 Saturday 14 Aug 2021 651solo traveller 22,889solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 08 Aug 2021 Saturday 28 Aug 2021 630solo traveller 22,185solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 15 Aug 2021 Saturday 04 Sep 2021 630solo traveller 22,185solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 22 Aug 2021 Saturday 11 Sep 2021 623solo traveller 21,972solo traveller Enquire
Monday 30 Aug 2021 Sunday 19 Sep 2021 623solo traveller 21,972solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 05 Sep 2021 Saturday 25 Sep 2021 614solo traveller 21,676solo traveller Enquire
Monday 06 Sep 2021 Sunday 26 Sep 2021 614solo traveller 21,676solo traveller Enquire
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