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Jewels of the Canadian Rockies & Majestic Alaska Cruise

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Your pre and post cruise stay will be in the stunning pacific coastal city of Vancouver the culture and culinary capital of Canada. Relax and soak up the wonderful atmosphere before you set sail on a luxurious Vancouver Alaska Cruise onboard the Celebrity Infinity cruise ship. Visit historic ports and have your camera ready for glaciers, bears and whales.

Included in your itinerary is a beautiful rail journey through the Canadian Rockies from Vancouver to Jasper on the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer train. With time to spend in the Rockies visit the iconic Lake Louise, Banff whilst you travel along the Icefield Parkway. Ask about our "added value" offers which include Free beverage packages, Free stateroom upgrades and we will pre pay gratuities! Please call us for more details.

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Weekly departures May – September 2018. Call for details.

Itinerary
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Day 1 - Fly UK to Vancouver

Upon arrival in Vancouver, make your way independently to your hotel. The remainder of the day will be spent at your leisure. Overnight 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 - Embark on your 7 Night Alaska Cruise onboard Celebrity Infinity

The morning is at leisure. Around noon, transfer to the cruise ship terminal, and board Celebrity Infinity for your 7 night Alaska Cruise.

Day 4 - Cruise the Inside Passage

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.

Day 5 - Icy Straight, Alaska

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.

Day 6 - 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 7 - Juneau, Alaska

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.

Day 6 - Ketchikan, Alaska

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

Day 9 - Cruise the Inside Passage

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.

Day 10 - Disembark in Vancouver

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

Day 11 - Vancouver

Departing from downtown hotels & attractions, the hop-on/off tour bus us the easy way to enjoy Downtown, Stanley Park, Chinatown, Granville Island and more! All 31 stops are fully commentated so you'll discover what makes Vancouver so special! Overnight in Vancouver

Day 12 - Embark on Rocky Mountaineer Vancouver to Jasper

After boarding at the Rocky Mountaineer Vancouver Station, travel through the fertile fields of the Fraser Valley. Farmland gives way to the towering peaks of the Coast Mountains before the rumble of raging waters hail the arrivals of Hell's Gate. Piney forests turn into the abstract beauty of dusty desert hills as you pull in to spend the night in Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops

Day 13 - Jasper

Continue your journey through a changing landscape. Rolling hills morph into snowy peaks before Pyramid Falls tumbles out of its hanging valley and falls 92 metes into the North Thompson River. The glittering Albreda Icefields and glorious Mount Robson mark the entry into the World Heritage Site of Jasper. Overnight in Jasper

Day 14 - Jasper

Today is at leisure to explore Jasper. Jasper, fascinating in beauty and history, is set amid some of the most rugged peaks in the Rockies. You may wish to take a tram ride up Whistler's Mountain, soak in the pools at Miette Hot Springs (among the Rockies' warmest natural hot springs) or visit Maligne Lake, one of the most photographed lakes in the world and enjoy a 90-minute cruise heading toward the south end of this postcard setting (suggested activities are not included). Marvel at the magnificent shoreline with dense forest and glacial peaks rising abruptly from the water's edge. Overnight: Jasper

Day 15 - Banff

Today take the short drive from Jasper to Banff for your 2 night stay.Enjoy the wildlife, pristine lakes, and breathtaking mountain peaks along the world famous Icefields Parkway. Visit the natural wonder of the Columbia Icefield – one of the largest expanses of ice and snow south of the Arctic Circle. Step on-board an Ice Explorer for an interpretive adventure onto the Athabasca Glacier. At the Glacier Skywalk, enjoy the unobstructed view on a glass-floored observation platform extending 30 metres out over the Sunwapta Valley. Highlights include: Lake Louise, Icefields Parkway, Crowfoot Glacier Overnight in Banff

Day 16 - Banff

Free Day in Banff to enjoy at your leisure. Overnight Banff

Day 17 - Banff to UK

Today drive from Banff to Calgary International Airport where you will catch your flight back to the UK 

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16 Nights from £3,559 pp
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Please Note all of our trips can be tailor-made to suit your requirements

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Whats Included
  • Return scheduled flights from UK( Option to upgrade to Business or First Class)
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation in Vancouver
  • 7 night Vancouver Alaska Cruise onboard Celebrity Infinity
  • Cruise itinerary includes: Inside Passage Cruising, Icy Strait Point, Hubbard Glacier, Juneau,Ketchikan
  • 2 day rail journey onboard the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer travelling in SilverLeaf Service dome coach from Vancouver to Jasper. Including 2 breakfasts & 2 lunches and overnight hotel in Kamloops
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Jasper
  • Scenic coach transfer to Banff travelling on the famous Icefields Parkway
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Banff
Tailor-Make Your Holiday

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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