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Rocky Mountains and Alaskan Adventure

Canada and USA

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Cruise Alaska's coast, travel through the Canadian Rockies and journey aboard the Rocky Mountaineer

Discover the natural beauty of Canada and Alaska as you ride the Rocky Mountaineer train through the wilderness, explore the vibrant city of Vancouver, and enjoy a seven-night cruise along the Alaskan coastline with Holland America Line.

This tour includes one night aboard aircraft.

Including...

7 nights in hotels, 7 on board ship and 1 in flight

32 meals: 14 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 9 dinners

Excursions and visits

  • Banff National Park and Sulphur Mountain cable-car ride
  • Photostop at Lake Louise
  • Ice Explorer ride over the Athabasca Glacier
  • Two days on the Rocky Mountaineer train
  • Cruise the Inside Passage aboard MS Nieuw Amsterdam
  • Time in Alaska's capital, Juneau
  • Visit to gold rush-era Skagway
  • Cruise through Glacier Bay National Park


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Day 1 UK to Calgary

The Calgary skyline

After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to the airport, depart for your flight to Calgary where you are met and taken to the locally rated 3-star International Hotel Suites Calgary, which is located in the centre of this cosmopolitan city in the foothills of the spectacular Rocky Mountains.

The hotel’s facilities include an indoor swimming pool, fitness centre/health club, restaurant, cocktail lounge and a gift shop. Its 248 spacious suites comprise a living room, bedroom, bathroom and small dining area. Each suite is equipped with a balcony, television with pay-per-view movies, telephone, coffee maker, hairdryer, iron and ironing board and safety deposit box. Dinner is not included tonight so you're free to dine out wherever you like.


Day 2 Calgary to Banff

Cable car to Sulphur Mountain

Included gondola ride up Sulphur Mountain. Enjoy a two-night stay at the locally rated 4-star Delta Banff Royal Canadian Lodge. Right on Banff’s main street, the hotel is within walking distance of shops and restaurants, and has a restaurant, a mineral pool, a hot tub and a steam room. All rooms have a television, telephone, kettle, coffee maker, free Wi-Fi, hairdryer, bathrobe, safe, iron and ironing board.

You'll be able to enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure. A number of optional excursions may be available; your tour manager will be happy to provide details. B, D


Day 3 Banff

Banff National Park

Included excursion to Banff National Park. You may have the chance to take an optional helicopter flight over the Rockies. B


Day 4 Banff to Jasper

Lake Louise

Today you travel to Jasper National Park, stopping en route at beautiful Lake Louise. Often called the Jewel of the Rockies, its jade-coloured waters reflect the Victoria Glacier and the mountains around it. Continue your journey along the Icefields Parkway, perhaps the most exciting stretch of highway in Canada. The Icefields Parkway runs from Lake Louise to Jasper, right through the heart of the Rockies. It is a procession of huge snow-capped peaks, cobalt-blue lakes, and lush forests. You'll take an included Ice Explorer ride over part of the Athabasca Glacier. Snow and ice surround you, enhancing the natural beauty of the landscape.

You arrive at Jasper National Park late this afternoon, where you'll spend the next two nights at the locally rated 3-star Sawridge Inn, about one mile from the town centre and railway station. An outstanding feature of this hotel is its three-storey atrium, which has an open fireplace. The Sawridge Inn’s facilities include an indoor swimming pool and jacuzzi, outdoor hot tub, two restaurants, a lounge bar and a gift shop. For an additional charge, guests may use the Mountain Wellness Spa, where various health and beauty treatments are available. All guest rooms have a television, direct-dial telephone, coffee maker, fridge, hairdryer and ironing facilities. Each room offers wireless high-speed internet access free of charge. B, D


Day 5 Jasper

Maligne Lake in Jasper

At leisure. There will be a choice of optional excursions available on this day, including an exciting raft ride. Your tour manager will be able to provide more information about other excursions. B


Day 6 Jasper to Kamloops

GoldLeaf on the Rocky Mountaineer

Join the Rocky Mountaineer for a thrilling rail journey through spectacular scenery. Stay overnight at a 3Q hotel selected by Rocky Mountaineer. B, L

Rocky Mountains Canada North America Kamloops British Colombia

Day 7 Vancouver

Journey over Fraser Canyon

Enjoy breakfast on board Rocky Mountaineer, whilst continuing your rail adventure through breathtaking scenery as you journey to Vancouver. Stay overnight at the locally rated 4-star Georgian Court Hotel, which is set in the heart of downtown Vancouver’s ‘Theatre and Sports Entertainment District’ and is just steps away from Robson Street’s chic shops and Yaletown’s charming restaurants, as well as many other local attractions. The hotel has a fitness centre with a fully equipped exercise room, whirlpool and a steam room. Each of the 180 guest rooms has air-conditioning and heating, a television, direct-dial telephone, clock radio, kettle, coffee-making facilities, mini fridge, hairdryer, iron and ironing board. B, L


Day 8 Embark MS Amsterdam

Vancouver

Enjoy an included city tour of Vancouver before embarking Holland America's MS Nieuw Amsterdam for your seven-night full-board cruise along the Alaskan Coast. B, L, D

Vancouver Port Vancouver British Colombia Canada North America Canada

Day 9 At Sea - cruising the Inside Passage

Cruise the Inside Passage

Cruise past fjords, forested islands and snow-capped mountains. B, L, D

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Day 10 Juneau

Meddenhall Glacier

Spend this morning cruising Travy Arm fjord. Arrive this afternoon in the Alaskan capital of Juneau, which nestles between towering mountains and forested hills. Perhaps visit the Red Dog Saloon, pan for gold or visit the mighty Medenhall Glacier. B, L, D

Inside Passage Alaska USA North America

Day 11 Skagway

Skagway in Alaska

Visit Skagway where you can discover buildings that date from the gold rush era. B, L, D

Skagway Alaska USA North America

Day 12 Glacier Bay National Park

Seal at Glaceri Bay

An undoubted highlight of your cruise will be Glacier Bay National Park, where you’ll have a front-row view of the incredible spires and pinnacles of ice. B, L, D

Glacier Bay National Park port Alaska USA North America

Day 13 Ketchikan

Shops on Creek Street at Ketchikan

Step ashore on Revillagigedo Island. Ketchikan is situated in steep hills in the Tongass National Forest. B, L, D

Ketchikan Alaska USA North America

Day 14 Cruising the Inside Passage

Cruise the Inside Passage

Sail back through the Inside Passage. B, L, D

Inside Passage Alaska USA North America North America

Day 15 Vancouver

Vancouver

Disembark in Vancouver and enjoy some free time before travelling to the airport for your return flight. B

Vancouver Port Vancouver British Colombia Canada North America Canada

Day 16 UK

Arrive the following morning for your included UK door-to-door travel service home.



View Full Itinerary

Day 1 UK to Calgary

The Calgary skyline

After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to the airport, depart for your flight to Calgary where you are met and taken to the locally rated 3-star International Hotel Suites Calgary, which is located in the centre of this cosmopolitan city in the foothills of the spectacular Rocky Mountains.

The hotel’s facilities include an indoor swimming pool, fitness centre/health club, restaurant, cocktail lounge and a gift shop. Its 248 spacious suites comprise a living room, bedroom, bathroom and small dining area. Each suite is equipped with a balcony, television with pay-per-view movies, telephone, coffee maker, hairdryer, iron and ironing board and safety deposit box. Dinner is not included tonight so you're free to dine out wherever you like.


Day 2 Calgary to Banff

Cable car to Sulphur Mountain

Included gondola ride up Sulphur Mountain. Enjoy a two-night stay at the locally rated 4-star Delta Banff Royal Canadian Lodge. Right on Banff’s main street, the hotel is within walking distance of shops and restaurants, and has a restaurant, a mineral pool, a hot tub and a steam room. All rooms have a television, telephone, kettle, coffee maker, free Wi-Fi, hairdryer, bathrobe, safe, iron and ironing board.

You'll be able to enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure. A number of optional excursions may be available; your tour manager will be happy to provide details. B, D


Day 3 Banff

Banff National Park

Included excursion to Banff National Park. You may have the chance to take an optional helicopter flight over the Rockies. B


Day 4 Banff to Jasper

Lake Louise

Today you travel to Jasper National Park, stopping en route at beautiful Lake Louise. Often called the Jewel of the Rockies, its jade-coloured waters reflect the Victoria Glacier and the mountains around it. Continue your journey along the Icefields Parkway, perhaps the most exciting stretch of highway in Canada. The Icefields Parkway runs from Lake Louise to Jasper, right through the heart of the Rockies. It is a procession of huge snow-capped peaks, cobalt-blue lakes, and lush forests. You'll take an included Ice Explorer ride over part of the Athabasca Glacier. Snow and ice surround you, enhancing the natural beauty of the landscape.

You arrive at Jasper National Park late this afternoon, where you'll spend the next two nights at the locally rated 3-star Sawridge Inn, about one mile from the town centre and railway station. An outstanding feature of this hotel is its three-storey atrium, which has an open fireplace. The Sawridge Inn’s facilities include an indoor swimming pool and jacuzzi, outdoor hot tub, two restaurants, a lounge bar and a gift shop. For an additional charge, guests may use the Mountain Wellness Spa, where various health and beauty treatments are available. All guest rooms have a television, direct-dial telephone, coffee maker, fridge, hairdryer and ironing facilities. Each room offers wireless high-speed internet access free of charge. B, D


Day 5 Jasper

Maligne Lake in Jasper

At leisure. There will be a choice of optional excursions available on this day, including an exciting raft ride. Your tour manager will be able to provide more information about other excursions. B


Day 6 Jasper to Kamloops

GoldLeaf on the Rocky Mountaineer

Join the Rocky Mountaineer for a thrilling rail journey through spectacular scenery. Stay overnight at a locally rated-3 star hotel selected by Rocky Mountaineer. B, L

Rocky Mountains Canada North America Kamloops British Colombia

Day 7 Vancouver

Journey over Fraser Canyon

Enjoy breakfast on board Rocky Mountaineer, whilst continuing your rail adventure through breathtaking scenery as you journey to Vancouver. Stay overnight at the locally rated 4-star Georgian Court Hotel, which is set in the heart of downtown Vancouver’s ‘Theatre and Sports Entertainment District’ and is just steps away from Robson Street’s chic shops and Yaletown’s charming restaurants, as well as many other local attractions. The hotel has a fitness centre with a fully equipped exercise room, whirlpool and a steam room. Each of the 180 guest rooms has air-conditioning and heating, a television, direct-dial telephone, clock radio, kettle, coffee-making facilities, mini fridge, hairdryer, iron and ironing board. B, L


Day 8 Embark Koningsdam

Vancouver

Enjoy an included city tour of Vancouver before embarking Holland America's Koningsdam for your seven-night full-board cruise along the Alaskan Coast. B, L, D

Vancouver Port Vancouver British Colombia Canada North America Canada

Day 9 At Sea - cruising the Inside Passage

Cruise the Inside Passage

Cruise past fjords, forested islands and snow-capped mountains. B, L, D

Inside Passage Alaska USA North America North America

Day 10 Juneau

Meddenhall Glacier

Spend this morning cruising Travy Arm fjord. Arrive this afternoon in the Alaskan capital of Juneau, which nestles between towering mountains and forested hills. Perhaps visit the Red Dog Saloon, pan for gold or visit the mighty Medenhall Glacier. B, L, D

Inside Passage Alaska USA North America

Day 11 Skagway

Skagway in Alaska

Visit Skagway where you can discover buildings that date from the gold rush era. B, L, D

Skagway Alaska USA North America

Day 12 Glacier Bay National Park

Seal at Glaceri Bay

An undoubted highlight of your cruise will be Glacier Bay National Park, where you’ll have a front-row view of the incredible spires and pinnacles of ice. B, L, D

Glacier Bay National Park port Alaska USA North America

Day 13 Ketchikan

Shops on Creek Street at Ketchikan

Step ashore on Revillagigedo Island. Ketchikan is situated in steep hills in the Tongass National Forest. B, L, D

Ketchikan Alaska USA North America

Day 14 Cruising the Inside Passage

Cruise the Inside Passage

Sail back through the Inside Passage. B, L, D

Inside Passage Alaska USA North America North America

Day 15 Vancouver

Vancouver

Disembark in Vancouver and enjoy some free time before travelling to the airport for your return flight. B

Vancouver Port Vancouver British Colombia Canada North America Canada

Day 16 UK

Arrive the following morning for your included UK door-to-door travel service home.


The Rocky Mountaineer

The Rocky Mountaineer began service in 1990. You can experience a memorable journey aboard this train as it winds its way through the awe-inspiring scenery of the Rockies.

As you travel through Canada’s legendary landscapes, enjoy the passing views from the large picture windows. You can also enjoy attentive service from your car’s attendant who will point out highlights as you ride along Canada’s second transcontinental railway line which follows a historic trading route.

All seats face forward and travel is in daylight hours, so you don’t miss any of the scenery.

SilverLeaf service includes:

  • A seat in the single-level Dome Coach, with a large viewing area
  • Spacious reclining seats which can rotate to accommodate groups of four
  • Freshly prepared breakfasts and lunches served at your seat
  • Complimentary wine or beer with lunch, plus complimentary non-alcoholic drinks served throughout the day
  • Luggage delivered to your hotel in Kamloops

GoldLeaf service includes:

  • A seat in the Dome Car, with a reclining seat and a spectacular 360º view from the full-length dome windows
  • Access to the open-air vestibule
  • Complimentary snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks served at your seat throughout the day
  • Freshly prepared gourmet breakfasts and lunches served in the dining room on the lower level
  • Luggage delivered to your hotel room in Kamloops

For a supplement you can choose to upgrade from SilverLeaf to GoldLeaf service. Upgrade prices include any special offer discounts.


Rocky Mountains and Alaskan Adventure

Canada and USA

from £4,019 per person 15 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £110 if not required
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