Infinite Alaska with Canada's Peaks & Parks
Holiday Reference: 15014
Weekly departures now available May – September 2019 & 2020!
This is one of our most popular holidays and a “must do” on your bucket list. Summer 2018 Celebrity Eclipse will have her fourth season sailing round-trip from Vancouver to Alaska. Combine this with an award-winning rail journey through the Canadian Rockies, travelling the tracks of the great explorers. You will then visit the jewels of the Rockies, Banff, Jasper & Lake Louise.
Book an Oceanview or Balcony Stateroom by 31st January 2019 and receive a FREE Classic Drinks – Call for prices!
Transfer (independently) to your hotel.
You are free today to explore the Vancouver at your leisure. No trip to Vancouver would be complete without a visit to Stanley Park
Embark on Celebrity Eclipse® 7 night Alaska Cruise.
The dramatic scenery of the Inside Passage has been shaped by glaciers for millions of years. The terrain here is verdant and vivid – mysterious forests blanket the towering mountains
Go whale watching, learn Tinglit tribal customs, buy arts-and-crafts gifts, or fly high above Port Frederick on a 1.6km long zip-rider. Later, tuck into the best ever halibut and chips on the cookhouse deck of historic Hoonah Packing Company cannery.
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
Some sightseeing is best from above. View the majestic Mendenhall Glacier from the East Glacier Loop Trail, or sail 1,800ft aloft via gondola to Mount Roberts. The fresh air’s sure to whet your appetite so try out the local treat - crisp crab cakes.
Experience Eden firsthand. Kayak tranquil saltwater fjords fringed by ancient forests, keeping an eye out for black bear and playful porpoise. Tour the great outdoors by foot or bike, or whiz above ocean shores and never-ending forests by zipline
You'll sail beyond the Inside Passage into the more protected Alaska Inside Passage, a complex labyrinth of fjords and bays where whales and sea lions find refuge during the summer months.
Make your way (independently) to your overnight hotel. Remainder of the day is at leisure.
Travel on board Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Jasper. Travel through the fertile fields of the Fraser Valley to the towering peaks of the Coast Mountains before the rumble of raging waters at Hell’s Gate. Piney forests turn into the abstract beauty of dusty desert hills as you pull in to spend the night in Kamloops.
Continue your journey through a changing landscape. Rolling hills become snowy peaks as you make your way along the North Thompson River. Mount Robson marks the entry into the World Heritage Site of Jasper.
Leave Jasper and head south on the famous Icefield Parkway. Venture onto the Athabasca Glacier on an Ice Explorer, and experience the Glacier Skywalk.
Full day at leisure to explore this mountain resort of Banff. Why not take a ride on the Banff Gondola (not included) for a spectacular view from the top of Sulphur Mountain.