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Alaska Cruise and Rockies Tour

Combine a tour of Canada's dramatic Rocky Mountains with a 7-night cruise showcasing Alaska's stunning Inside Passage on this premium 19-night cruise and land tour, with return flights from the UK

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19 nights from £5695pp

Cruise and Land Tour Holiday
Banff National Park
Moraine Lake, Rockies
Glacier Bay
Creek Street - Ketchikan
Juneau

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This cruise and tour of Alaska combines the scenic beauty of the Canadian Rockies with the unforgettable experience of an Alaskan cruise through the Inside Passage to historic gold rush towns and majestic glaciers.

This superb northern adventure includes a tour through the Rockies from Calgary, visiting the UNESCO World Heritage town of Banff, gateway to the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountains scenery, spectacular Lake Louise, the iconic landscapes of Jasper National Park, historic Vancouver and the very British town of Victoria on Vancouver Island.

The 7-night Alaska cruise showcases the breathtaking Inside Passage, as well as Alaska's capital Juneau, historic Skagway, gateway to the Klondike, and World Heritage-listed Glacier Bay National Park with its huge tidewater glaciers.

Our chosen ship for your Inside Passage and Glacier cruise is from Holland America Line, one of the most experienced cruise lines visiting Alaska. Relax in your well appointed stateroom as you explore the majestic wonders that Alaska and British Columbia have to offer.

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Alaska and Rockies Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 - London - Calgary (Canada)

Fly from London Heathrow to Calgary, where you’ll be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a Welcome Reception this evening and meet with your fellow guests and Travelmarvel Tour Director.

Day 2 - Calgary - Banff

Journey to Banff National Park today and enjoy an Insider Experience along the way. On arrival in Banff, you will be taken on a tour of this picturesque town and its surrounds.

Day 3 - Banff

Enjoy today at leisure to explore this charming alpine town at your own pace. If you’re after adventure, then consider joining a heli-sightseeing trip for aerial views of this breath-taking region. Perhaps watch for local wildlife on an exhilarating Bow River float trip or set off on a Banff Experience tour (own expense).

Day 4 - Banff - Lake Louise

Your destination today is Lake Louise. Along the way, if the weather permits, you will stop and take in the incredible views of Moraine Lake. This striking blue, glacier-fed lake offers the perfect snapshot of Canada’s breathtaking beauty. Later, continue on to Lake Louise, one of Canada’s must-see sights, known as ‘the Jewel of the Canadian Rockies’.

Day 5 - Lake Louise - Icefields Parkway - Athabasca Glacier - Jasper

Travel along the Icefields Parkway, considered the world’s most scenic highway and stop at the Columbia Icefield for a thrilling Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Continue on to Jasper National Park.

Day 6 - Jasper - Blue River

Journey to Thompson Valley today while descending through the Canadian Rockies. Perhaps replace Days 6 and 7 touring with a Rocky Mountaineer rail journey to Vancouver. Board the Rocky Mountaineer and pass Mount Robson and Pyramid Falls before arriving in Kamloops. Stay in Kamloops at a hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer. Additional cost. Enquire for details.

Day 7 - Thompson Valley - Vancouver

Journey through the rugged Cariboo region on your way to Vancouver. On arrival, perhaps enjoy time at leisure to explore as you wish or take some time out to relax.

Day 8 - Vancouver

Discover Vancouver on a city sightseeing tour. Take in the city’s sleek waterfront and enjoy a visit to its oldest neighbourhood, Gastown. This afternoon is yours to enjoy at leisure. You may wish to choose a select experience, such as a picturesque Grouse Mountain gondola ride or a thrilling walk across the Capilano Suspension Bridge, which hangs 70 metres above the Capilano River (own expense).

Day 9 - Vancouver - Whistler

Head along the Sea-to-Sky Highway to Whistler. On arrival, perhaps try a select experience such as a tree trek, along a suspension bridge, through ancient forest, or a zip trek through the trees. You may also like to take a gondola ride between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains (own expense).

Day 10 - Whistler - Victoria

Today it’s time to bid farewell to the resort village of Whistler and head for the coast. Take a ferry from Horseshoe Bay across the Georgia Strait. Arrive on Vancouver Island and continue south to Victoria. Alternatively, you may prefer to take a floatplane flight to Victoria (own expense).

Day 11 - Victoria

Enjoy a day at leisure, or choose from one of the select experiences available. Perhaps take a whale-watching cruise aboard a Zodiac or luxury motor yacht. Alternatively, join a horse-drawn carriage tour through the city, visiting the James Bay district and the garden of Beacons Hill Park (own expense). This evening, enjoy an Insider Experience.

Day 12 - Victoria - Vancouver

Return by ferry to the mainland and board your Holland America Line ship for your seven-night Inside Passage cruise.

Day 13 - Inside Passage

Today you will enjoy a full day at sea to begin your fascinating exploration of Alaska. Relax and absorb the majestic scenery as your ship journeys past dramatic rocky headlands and glides over the icy waters of the Inside Passage. You will also have plenty of time to explore the excellent facilities of your premium cruise ship.

Day 14 - Juneau

Arrive at the capital of Alaska, Juneau, located at the foot of grand mountain peaks on the Gastineau Channel. Spend some time taking in the diverse terrain or perhaps make your way into town and browse the wide range of shops located in delightful rustic surrounds.

Day 15 - Skagway

Today you’ll dock at the port of Skagway, which was once a frontier town and gateway to the Klondike. You will find a variety of stores and saloons in town that capture the excitement and history of the gold rush days. Here, you’ll also have the opportunity to learn more about gold prospecting or view some of the local wildlife (own expense).

Day 16 - Glacier Bay National Park

Wake to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park and discover why the area has received World Heritage status. Gain a more detailed insight into the unique nature of this national park as local rangers join you on board to talk about this region.

Day 17 - Ketchikan

Arrive today in the colourful fishing port of Ketchikan, renowned for its idyllic scenery and rich Alaska Native culture. Here, you will have free time to relax and explore at your leisure. Alternatively, experience the full character of the town during a walking tour, or head to Saxman Native Village where you can learn about local Tlingit culture and history (own expense).

Day 18 - Inside Passage

Today marks the final day on board your ship. You’ll spend the day cruising south through the Inside Passage amid magnificent landscapes and towering glaciers.

Day 19 - Vancouver (Canada)

On arrival in Vancouver this morning, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

Day 20 - UK

Arrive back in London today.

Itinerary is subject to change.

Price Includes

  • A 19-night holiday including 11 nights essential land accommodation plus 7-night cruise
  • Scheduled flights from Heathrow to Calgary and from Vancouver to Heathrow with in-flight meals, drinks and entertainment
  • Transfers to and from Calgary and Vancouver Airports
  • Hotel stays in Calgary, Banff, Lake Louis, Jasper, Blue River, Vancouver, Whistler and Victoria
  • Guaranteed Inside Cabin on the seven-night Holland America cruise
  • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
  • Enjoy a Welcome Reception and scenic views from the Calgary Tower
  • All sightseeing, excursions and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • All airport taxes, security charges, port taxes and UK Air Passenger Duty
  • Tipping for land and cruise staff, port charges and airport transfers
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2024 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • August
    • Aug 31st - Calgary to Vancouver - Sailing on: Volendam From: £5795
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  • September
    • Sep 7th - Calgary to Vancouver - Sailing on: Volendam From: £5695
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      Blue Water Price from: £5695 Blue Water Price from: £5695 Blue Water Price from: £8295
    • Sep 17th - Calgary to Vancouver - Sailing on: Volendam From: £5695
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Price Information

  • Please note, the optional Rocky Mountaineer journey on Days 6-7 is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director.
  • Not all departure dates are 'guaranteed departures'. This means that they may not run if the number of passengers required is not met.
  • Please note prices are updated regularly from a third party price feed and may fluctuate from those shown. Please contact us for latest prices
  • Prices shown usually include all available discounts
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