Vancouver Alaska Cruise & Canadian Rockies by Rail
Holiday Ref: 16481
Sail from the Coastal City of Vancouver cruising along the Northwest coast of Alaska and British Columbia onboard the Queen Elizabeth. Followed by an unforgettable 2 days onboard the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer train. Your journey will take you through a spectacular array of scenery as you travel between the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, over mountain passes and through remarkable tunnels and along rocky lake shores.
Departure date: 20th May 2019 – other dates available, call for details.
On arrival transfer to your hotel. Vancouver is a busy port city with a multi-cultural ambiance. The spectacular setting invites you outdoors: explore the restaurants, shopping, galleries and museums, nightlife, entertainment and more.
Transfer to the Port of Vancouver to embark on Queen Elizabeth for your 10 night Alaska Cruise
Arrive Vancouver, disembark the Queen Elizabeth and transfer to your overnight hotel, and the remainder of the day is at leisure to explore this vibrant city. Enjoy the sights and explore the neighbourhoods and see what makes this city so different.
You are free today to explore more of 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 peninsular at the north-western edge of downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park covers 1000 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 makes it way around the park?
Another full day at leisure to explore this amazing city. Why not take a trip up Grouse Mountain for spectacular views over the city. On a clear day you can see as far as Seattle.
Transfer from your Vancouver Hotel and board the Rocky Mountaineer train from to Kamloops in GoldLeaf Service. Fully domed windows give you unparalleled panoramic views from the upper-level of your bi-level domed coach.
This morning you will board the Rocky Mountaineer train from Kamloops to Banff in GoldLeaf Service and continue your journey through the Canadian Rockies to the beautiful mountain town of Banff. Upon arrival into Banff transfer to your overnight hotel.
Transfer from Banff to Calgary Airport for your overnight flight back to the UK.