Travelmarvel - Highlights of the Rockies with Alaska Cruise 2019

Vancouver to Seattle

Highlights:

  • Quaaout Lodge & Spa - Enjoy an overnight stay and First Nations-inspired dinner at Quaaout Lodge & Spa
  • Blue River Safari - Watch for bears on a river safari, as you glide through Grizzly Bear Valley in the Monashee Mountains
  • Charming Jasper - Discover the fairytale-like Jasper National Park, the largest park in the Canadian Rockies

 

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Itinerary

Upon your arrival in Vancouver, be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel in the heart of this cosmopolitan metropolis. After settling in, meet your Tour Director and fellow guests during a Welcome Reception this evening.

Stay: Vancouver, The Sutton Place

Today, discover Vancouver on a sightseeing tour. Explore the city’s high-rise-framed waterfront and historic Gastown. Then head for Whistler’s mountain scenery.

Stay: Whistler, Summit Lodge and Spa

Daily : Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Gain an insight into the history of Canada’s indigenous culture on an interpretive walk and enjoy a First Nations-inspired dinner.


Travel through the Cariboo region from Whistler to Quaaout Lodge.

Stay: Quaaout Lodge

Daily : Breakfast, Dinner

Travel through Yoho National Park before arriving in Banff National Park. Visit Lake Louise and, weather permitting, Moraine Lake.

Stay: Two Nights, Banff Ptarmigan Inn or Banff Caribou Lodge or Spa

Daily : Breakfast

Enjoy today at leisure to explore at your own pace or choose from a range of select experiences (own expense). These include a heli-flightseeing tour, a Bow River float trip and a Banff Experience tour.

Daily : Breakfast

Journey along the Icefields Parkway and take in the region’s rugged scenery. En route, stop at Athabasca Glacier for an exhilarating Ice Explorer ride.

Stay: Two Nights, Jasper, Marmot Lodge

Daily : Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a delicious western-style authentic BBQ dinner at Jasper Park Stables.


Enjoy a day at leisure or perhaps choose to join a select experience. These include a Harley Davidson sidecar tour, a rafting adventure on the Athabasca River, or an evening wildlife experience (own expense).

Daily : Breakfast, Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

An incredible overnight escape awaits at Mike Wiegele Heli Village, which offers adventure and serenity in a picturesque setting.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Set off on a River Safari to Grizzly Bear Valley and look for native wildlife on the riverbank.


Perhaps replace Days 8 and 9 touring with an enjoyable rail journey from Jasper to Vancouver. Additional cost. Enquire for details.

Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village

Daily : Breakfast, Dinner

Upon arrival in Vancouver, enjoy time to explore this city’s many attractions, before a Farewell Dinner with fellow travellers.

Stay: Vancouver, The Sutton Place

Daily : Breakfast, Dinner

This morning after breakfast, you will transfer to Seattle to board your premium cruise ship. Settle into your cabin and enjoy time at leisure before dinner this evening.

Stay: Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s ms Oosterdam

Daily : Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy the day at sea as your ship journeys through the beautiful Inside Passage.

Daily : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today you’ll arrive in the Alaskan capital of Juneau. Explore this historic gold rush town, join a dog sled ride, sample baked salmon or pan for gold (own expense).

Daily : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Reaching the Hubbard Glacier today, learn about the longest tidewater glacier in North America, forging its way into the icy seaboard of the Gulf Alaska. Hubbard Glacier is known for its dramatic ‘surges’ as it advances rather than retreats further into Yakutat Bay each year. Dramatic ice calving and the surreal blue of the glacier’s face are some of the natural wonders you may see.

Daily : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Spend free time today discovering the picturesque port of Sitka.

Daily : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

In Ketchikan, perhaps join a walking tour or learn about Tlingit culture (own expense).

Daily : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Cruise through the Inside Passage, before arriving in Victoria.

Daily : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Disembark in Seattle and transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Daily : Breakfast

 

Please note: Price shown based on low season travel. Seasonal surcharges apply. Contact your travel specialist for availability.

* Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
* Prices include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries
* Departure transfer - after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1pm
* The VIA Rail option is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director - additional cost. Enquire for details
* Blue River Safari is not available on select dates. Enquire for details
* Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included

Travel Dates:
Specific travel dates apply

*per person share twin

17 days from

$5,695*

Includes

  • Guaranteed Ocean-view Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise
  • 9 nights premium accommodation
  • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
  • 33 meals - 16 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 11 dinners
  • Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a Farewell Dinner
  • Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers

Bonus

Earlybird Offer - was $6,695 pp - now $5,695 pp. Save $1000 per person - Book by 30 November 2018

PLUS

Early Payment Discount - Save $300 per person when you book and pay 10 months prior to travel.

PLUS

Travel with Friends - Save $300 per person when six or more friends book and travel together

*Conditions apply

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