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Coastal Contrasts & Vancouver Alaska Cruise

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This popular itinerary lets you combine a city stay in the beautiful coastal city of Vancouver with a short but breathtakingly scenic trip by coach to the resort town of Whistler. The natural beauty of the Coast Mountain landscape and the welcoming atmosphere make Whistler a truly special, world class destination. Combined with the lively atmosphere of Vancouver these two destinations are perfect for your pre and post luxury Alaska Cruise on board Celebrity Infinity®

 

You may also benefit from FREE Drinks Package, FREE Gratuities, or FREE Wifi onboard your cruise. Ask for details

 

Weekly departures May – September 2017 & 2018. Call for details.

Itinerary
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Day 1
Vancouver

Upon your arrival into Vancouver, please make your own way to your downtown hotel. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Vancouver

Day 2
Vancouver

You are free today to explore the city at leisure. No trip to Vancouver would be complete without a visit to Stanley Park. Situated between English Bay and Burrard Inlet, the peninsula at the north-western edge of down-town Vancouver, Stanley Park covers 1,000 acres. Its seawall, beaches, walking trails, totem poles, aquarium, pool, miniature railway and more attract 8 million visitors each year. Why not hop on one of the horse drawn tours that make its way around the park? Overnight: Vancouver

Day 3
Whistler

Transfer by scheduled Motorcoach from Vancouver to Whistler. Sit back, relax and take in the breathtaking scenery as you travel along the Sea to Sky Climb arriving into the resort town of Whistler and your overnight hotel. Overnight in Whistler

Day 4
Whistler

Full day at leisure.

Day 5
Vancouver

Leave the mountain resort of Whistler behind and transfer by coach to Vancouver Cruise Terminal where you will embark on your 7 night Alaska cruise on board Celebrity Infinity®.

Day 6
Vancouver, B.C

24 ports and cities. Over 40 land excursions. Your combinations are nearly endless in this unspoiled land nestled between glacier and rain forest. Explore Alaska by land, sea and air, viewing North America's most noble creatures and natural wonders. It's all designed to get you refueled on inspiration. This is your opportunity to take the adventure you always dreamed of. Witness dramatic displays of ice-shelves breaking off into icebergs. Visit cultures that have lived and loved the land for thousands of years. Marvel at moose and bear on the land, bald eagles soaring above, and humpback whales peacefully rolling with the sea. And gaze upon the backdrop of a million stars showcasing the miracle of the Aurora Borealis.

Day 7
At Sea

Located between Vancouver and Ketchikan, Alaska's Inside Passage is hot to some of the most breathtaking scenery on the face of the earth, 3000 foot mountain peaks meet the oceans within a mile of the shore. Marvel at the spring wildflowers and the migration of the Humpback and Killer whales. Visit in the autumn when the passage is ablaze with autumn foliage, it's perfect place to view gathering of Bald Eagles.

Day 8
Icy Strait Point (Hoonah), Alaska

For thousands of years, the Tlingit Indians have called this place home. Located just 22 miles southeast of Glacier Bay National Park, Icy Strait Point offers travelers the chance to view wildlife like humpback whales, eagles, and brown bears, or to explore monuments to the region’s fishing heritage.

Day 9
Hubbard Glacier (Cruising)

Hubbard Glacier is the largest calving glacier on the North American continent. The glacier routinely calves off icebergs as high as 10-story buildings, sending massive blocks of ice into the sea every few minutes.

Day 10
Juneau, Alaska

Here's your chance to take a glacial dogsled adventure via helicopter in Alaska's capital. A city that gracefully balances frontier ruggedness with cosmopolitan flair. Mendenhall Glacier, a river of ice measuring 1.5 miles in width and over 6 miles in length, is part of Juneau's Icefield, 1500 square miles of ice that feeds 38 glaciers and ready for you to take a float trip on it.

Day 11
Ketchikan, Alaska

You've never tasted salmon so fresh. Known as the 'Salmon Capital of the World', Ketchikan is also the ancestral home of the Tlingit people, who have carved the world's largest collection of totem poles. If you're up for an adventure, take a canoe and nature trail excursion through the rain forest or a wilderness exploration followed by a sumptuous crab feast you can't resist.

Day 12
At Sea

Located between Vancouver and Ketchikan, Alaska's Inside Passage is hot to some of the most breathtaking scenery on the face of the earth, 3000 foot mountain peaks meet the oceans within a mile of the shore. Marvel at the spring wildflowers and the migration of the Humpback and Killer whales. Visit in the autumn when the passage is ablaze with autumn foliage, it's perfect place to view gathering of Bald Eagles.

Day 12
Vancouver

You can disembark your cruise in the morning anytime after breakfast Please make your own way to your downtown hotel, the remainder of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Vancouver

Day 13
Vancouver

Today is free for you to explore Vancouver at your own pace. Overnight in Vancouver

Day 13
Vancouver, B.C

24 ports and cities. Over 40 land excursions. Your combinations are nearly endless in this unspoiled land nestled between glacier and rain forest. Explore Alaska by land, sea and air, viewing North America's most noble creatures and natural wonders. It's all designed to get you refueled on inspiration. This is your opportunity to take the adventure you always dreamed of. Witness dramatic displays of ice-shelves breaking off into icebergs. Visit cultures that have lived and loved the land for thousands of years. Marvel at moose and bear on the land, bald eagles soaring above, and humpback whales peacefully rolling with the sea. And gaze upon the backdrop of a million stars showcasing the miracle of the Aurora Borealis.

Day 14
Return to United Kingdom

Check out of your Vancouver hotel and make your way (independently) to Vancouver Airport for your return flight back to the UK.

13 Nights from £2,199 pp
Price Includes

Please Note all of our trips can be tailor-made to suit your requirements

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Trip Includes
  • Return flights from the UK
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation: Vancouver 4 nts, Whistler 2 nts.
  • 7 night Alaska Cruise onboard Celebrity Infinity
  • FREE $200 onboard ship spend per cabin
  • FREE Admission Peak2Peak Gondola Ride
  • FREE Hop on Hop off Vancouver Sightseeing
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You can swap out any part of this itinerary, add activities, tours or extend your stay and even upgrade your accommodation to build your dream holiday.

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