Journey Across Canada & Holland America Alaska Cruise
Holiday Ref: 16450
Book a balcony stateroom and we will upgrade your rail journey to GoldLeaf service for FREE!
• Fully domed windows give you unparalleled panoramic views in the upper-level of custom designed bi-level dome coach
• Delectable hot gourmet breakfasts and lunches from the à la carte menu served in the lower-level dining room of your dome coach
• Complimentary beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) including beer and wine with lunch
• An exclusive outdoor viewing platform in the lower-level of your dome coach
Discover the very best of Canada on this truly epic journey from Toronto in the east to Vancouver in the west. Begin your journey with a stay in the dynamic city of Toronto where we have included a day trip to one of the world natural wonders – Niagara Falls. Follow this with a rail journey onboard the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer train from Banff to Vancouver, the views outside your window is always changing, from the towering rockiest go the central plains and emerald lakes.
Price based on April 2019 departure. Available Weekly April – September 2019 – call for details.
On arrival transfer to your hotel.
A full day in Toronto to explore. We recommend you take a City-Tour and visit the Eaton Centre for some shopping, Chinatown, the CN Tower, the Old and New City Hall’s all have lots of photo opportunities.
Take a breathtaking day tour through the orchard-laden Niagara Peninsula to the famous Niagara Falls. Take a Hornblower Cruise and get up close to the falls, you will get wet! Then have a lovely lunch overlooking the falls. You will also have some free time in beautiful Niagara on the Lake and a winery tour including a wine tasting.
Fly from Toronto to Calgary. On arrival transfer to Banff and overnight.
Time to Explore Banff. If you’re looking for the best view, then the Banff Gondola is a must. Have your camera to see one of the most famous Canadian sites from the top of Sulphur Mountain. End your evening by dining out in downtown Banff.
Travel along the famous Icefield Parkway one of the most spectacular drives enroute to Jasper where you will overnight
A full day to explore Jasper. We suggest taking the Jasper Tramway to the top of Whistlers Mountain for spectacular view over the valley below and beyond. Or visit Maligne Lake, one of the most photographed lakes in the world.
Today you will board the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer and begin your journey to Vancouver. Cameras are a must today as you make your way through the rugged alpine terrain to Kamloops where you will overnight.
Continue your journey on the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer. Today you will meander your way along by dramatic canyons to the lush coastal mountains into Vancouver. Check one item off the ‘bucket list’. Overnight Vancouver.
Make your way to the Vancouver port to embark on your Alaska Cruise onboard ms Nieuw Amsterdam.
Spend the day sailing the Inside Passage, a region of pristine water, snow-capped mountains, deep fjords and forested islands.
Cruise the Tracy Arm Inlet, and then arrive at Alaska’s capital, Juneau. Spend the day out and about. Tour the Mendenhall Glacier and go whale watching and wildlife viewing.
Seeing the sights is easy in Skagway. Ride the antique White Pass & Yukon narrow-gauge railway, step in the Red Onion Saloon or just stroll along the wooden boardwalks of the Klondike Goldrush National Historic Site.
Cruise Glacier Bay National Park a UNESCO World Heritage site, which routinely calves off icebergs the size of a ten storey building and thunders into the sea sending water hundreds of feet in the air. You hold your breath as you catch the moment on film, and then wait for it to happen again.
Ketchikan clutches the shores of the Tongass Narrows, with many shops and houses built right out over the water. Visit Creek Street, Totem State Park and Saxman Village or why not try a flightseeing trip to Misty Fjords National Monument.
Another day cruising the Inside Passage – have your camera ready, you have a second chance to catch what you missed the first time.
Disembark and make your way to your downtown Vancouver hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring.
Today take a Tour of Vancouver. The highlights of which include stops at Stanley Park at the Totem Poles and Queen Elizabeth park. You will also travel by Chinatown, Gastown, Prospect Point and English Bay Beaches. Admission to the Lookout Tower is also included.
Your amazing holiday has come to an end. Say your farewells to beautiful Canada & Alaska, but you will visit again!