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Rocky Mountains and Alaskan Adventure

Canada and USA

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  • A train Discover by rail
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  • A plate with a knife and fork All breakfasts and more

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

Discover the natural beauty of Canada and Alaska on our Rocky Mountaineer and Alaska Cruise adventure. You'll 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.

Including...

Hands shaking Included travel insurance

Bed7 nights in hotels, 7 on board ship and 1 in flight

Dinner plate31 meals: 14 breakfasts (B), 8 lunches (L) and 9 dinners (D)

PersonSaga tour manager

Plus...

  • Return flights and transfers
  • Welcome drink reception
  • Porterage at all hotels and aboard Koningsdam

MapIncluded 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 Koningsdam
  • Time in Alaska's capital, Juneau
  • Visit to gold rush-era Skagway
  • Cruise through Glacier Bay National Park

HeadphonesUse of audio headsets on guided tours

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Day 1 UK to Calgary

The Calgary skyline

After taking your included VIP door-to-door travel service to the airport, fly to Calgary. Transfer to the 4-star Residence Inn Downtown (3Q), which is located in the central Beltline district of this cosmopolitan city in the foothills of the spectacular Rocky Mountains.

Facilities at the hotel include a restaurant, lounge bar, and fitness centre. Each of the air-conditioned bedrooms has a telephone, television, and hairdryer. 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

Travel to Banff (80 miles, 90 minutes). Enjoy a brief tour and a cable-car ride that will take you to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for views over Banff and a panorama of mountains and valleys. Sulphur Mountain got its name because of the sulphurous hot springs at the Park’s Cave and Basin Spring.

Spend a two-night stay at the 4-star Royal Canadian Lodge (4Q). 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. B, D


Day 3 Banff

Banff National Park

This morning enjoy an included scenic drive around 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

En route to Jasper (190 miles, four hours), pause at jade-coloured Lake Louise, ‘Jewel of the Rockies’.

Continue your journey along the Icefields Parkway, perhaps the most exciting stretch of highway in Canada, running from Lake Louise to Jasper through the heart of the Rockies. You'll take an included Ice Explorer ride over part of the Athabasca Glacier.

Arrive at Jasper National Park late this afternoon, where you'll spend the next two nights at the 3-star Sawridge Inn (3Q). 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 a ‘river float’. Your tour manager will be able to provide more information. 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 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 4-star Georgian Court Hotel (4Q), 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, D

Vancouver Port Vancouver British Colombia Canada North America

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

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

Day 16 UK

Arrive this morning for your included VIP door-to-door travel service home.


Maligne

Perhaps join an optional excursion to Maligne Lake.

Maligne Lake
Maligne Lake Jasper Alberta Canada North America
  • Optional on 15 nights itinerary

Maligne and Medicine Lakes

Perhaps join an optional excursion to Maligne and Medicine Lakes.

Medicine Lake
Maligne Lake Jasper Alberta Canada North America Medicine Lake
  • Optional on 15 nights itinerary

Raft ride

Join Jasper Raft Tours for a trip down the Athabasca River, surrounded by the majestic peaks of the Rockies. You will be on a 7.5-metre raft seating up to 24 people, and plastic ponchos will be provided to help keep you dry. The rafts follow the route used by fur traders and gold seekers two centuries ago. Temperatures can be cool on the river, so take along warm clothing. (seasonal operation).

One and-a-half hours
Athabasca River
Jasper Alberta Canada North America
  • Optional on 15 nights itinerary

Yoho National Park

Yoho National Park, established in 1886, sits on the western slopes of the Canadian Rockies and spans 1,310 square kilometres. Drink in the beauty of the silent forests, great rivers, rockwalls, waterfalls, snow-capped mountains and diverting natural rock features.

Half day
Yoho National Park
British Colombia Canada North America Yoho National Park
  • Optional on 15 nights itinerary

Discover Jasper

Discover the breathtaking scenery of Jasper National Park on foot. During your guided walk, marvel at the stunning lakes and streams with plenty of opportunity to spot the local wildlife. 

Three-and-a-half hours
Jasper National Park
Jasper Alberta Canada North America
  • Optional on 15 nights itinerary

Wildlife Discovery

Discover the native wildlife of Jasper. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of this wild mountain National Park while in search of bear, elk, moose and more. 

Look out for moose
Jasper Alberta Canada North America
  • Optional on 15 nights itinerary

Float-plane

An optional excursion by float-plane may be available to the nearby Misty Fjords National Monument.

Misty Fjords National Monument
Misty Fjords National Monument Ketchikan Alaska USA North America
  • Optional on 15 nights itinerary

Helicopter flight over the Rockies

A spectacular 30-minute flight will take you to the Assiniboine Mountain, the ‘Matterhorn’ of the Canadian Rockies, which rises to 11,870 feet above sea level. Please note that flights do not take place during poor weather.

30 Minutes
The Rockies by helicopter
Alberta Canada North America
  • Optional on 15 nights itinerary

Fly Over Canada

Experience flying over Canada in this thrilling yet gentle simulation ride which brings you all the sights, sounds and smells of Canada.

30 Minutes
  • Optional on 15 nights itinerary

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