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Best of the West & Vancouver Alaska Cruise

Holiday Ref 16127

If you like driving some of the time, but also like to sit back and take in the view, then this is the holiday for you! You will drive through some of the most breath-taking scenery in the Canadian Rockies before experiencing the wonders of the famous Inside Passage to Alaska on this 14 Night Tour.

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Day 1: Fly UK to Calgary

Upon arrival into Calgary Airport collect your hire car and drive north to the mountain resort of Banff and your overnight hotel.

Day 2: Banff Sightseeing - Banff Gondola

Ascend to the pinnacle of Sulphur Mountain for an awe-inspiring 360 degree panorama of sheer mountain majesty. Enjoy the interpretive hiking trails that lead along the ridge of the mountain.

Day 3: Banff to Kelowna

Today you will drive through some of the most spectacular stretches of highway in Canada. Follow the Kicking Horse Pass and on to the Thompson River into the dry interior grasslands and the city of Kamloops. Descend into orchard country and the ‘Okanagan Valley’ and your overnight hotel in Kelowna.

Day 4: Kelowna

Day to relax and explore the countryside with its Valleys and Vines. Overnight Kelowna

Day 5: Kelowna to Vancouver

An amazing trip awaits you today from Kelowna to Vancouver passing through some of the most beautiful landscapes in the province. Approaching the Pacific Coast, a canyon opens in the broad, fertile Fraser Valley. Your Self- drive tour ends in Vancouver. Overnight Vancouver

Day 6: Vancouver Sightseeing

You are free today to explore more 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 downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park cover 1000 acres. Its seawall, beaches, walking trails, totem poles, aquarium, pool, miniature railway and more attract 8 million visitors each year. Why not hope on one of the horse drawn tours that makes its way around the park?

Day 7: Vancouver

Morning at leisure before you embark on Norwegian Sun and your 7 night Alaska Cruise.

Day 8: Cruise the Inside Passage

Get ready for amazing views and wildlife like nowhere else as you sail through the islands of Alaska's Inside Passage. Kayaking, glacier walking, hiking and birding are just a few of the unforgettable activities you'll enjoy here.

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Day 9: Juneau, Alaska

Juneau has been called “Alaska's peak experience,” certainly due in part to its unparalleled glacier viewing from such places as Tracy Arm Fjord, the Juneau Icefields and Glacier Bay National Park. Kayak up one of the area's many protected waterways, go flightseeing, tour historic downtown or try your hand at panning for gold. The majestic Mendenhall Glacier lies nearly 12 miles outside Juneau, a trek worthwhile.

Day 10: Skagway, Alaska.

In a single year from 1896 to 1897, this remote town along the Inside Passage grew from a few tents to a city of 20,000 gold seekers. Today, travellers come in search of other riches - to experience yesteryear along Skagway's charming boardwalk lined with buildings that replicate those Gold Rush days.

Day 11: Cruise Sawyer Glacier

Sail to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, a United Nations World Heritage Site. Comprised of 3.3 million acres of natural wonders, it is home to magnificent glaciers, snow-capped mountains and abundant birds and wildlife. Take an Alaska cruise to experience the magnificent glaciers and wildlife at the Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Day 12: Ketchikan, Alaska

Its Tlingit Indian name, Kach Khanna, means "spread wings of the eagle." Chances are you'll see one of these magnificent birds perched atop a Sitka tree. Thanks to its abundant rainfall, Ketchikan is surrounded by some of the world's most lush wilderness

Day 13: Cruise Inside Passage

Get ready for amazing views and wildlife like nowhere else as you sail through the islands of Alaska's Inside Passage. Kayaking, glacier walking, hiking and birding are just a few of the unforgettable activities you'll enjoy here

Day 14 – Disembark Vancouver

After a leisurely breakfast, make your way (independently) to your overnight hotel. Remainder of the day is at leisure. Overnight Vancouver

Day 15 – Fly Vancouver to UK

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14 Nights from £2,799 pp
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Whats Included
  • Return flights from the UK

  • 6 day car hire including insurance & 1 additional driver

  • 7 night hotel accommodation : Banff (2), Kelowna (2), Vancouver (3)

  • 7 night Alaska Cruise on board Norwegian Sun

  • All meals and entertainment on board ship

  • FREE $200 onboard ship credit per cabin

  • FREE Admission to the Banff Gondola

  • FREE Hop on Hop off Sightseeing in Vancouver

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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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