Rocky Mountaineer & Alaska Cruise

See wilderness and wildlife on this cruise, rail & coach tour combination.

By coach, luxury rail and cruise ship travel through the Canadian Rockies to Vancouver then on to spectacular Alaska. Our tailor-made journey escorts you from Calgary and into the Rocky Mountains from where you board the fabulous Rocky Mountaineer. After arriving in Vancouver board Holland America Line's ms Volendam where you will encounter world-class amenities, award-winning service and elegance at every turn. Holland America Line is known for graceful mid-sized ships offering a generous amount of personal space.

Tour highlights

    • 7 night Inside Passage cruise to Alaska
    • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey
    • Visit sparkling Vancouver, Canada's Pacific city
    • Discover the Rocky Mountain towns of Banff and Jasper

Itinerary

Day 1

UK to Calgary

Depart the UK and arrive into Calgary. This buzzing and vibrant city has long been the crossroads for Canada, situated on 2 rivers where the prairies meet the Rocky Mountains.

Day 2

Calgary to Banff

Climb aboard your coach for the express service into the Rocky Mountains and the town of Banff. The scenic journey takes you from the edge of Canada's central plains, up through pine forests and past rushing rivers. Banff has a compact and walkable centre as well as lots of lovely restaurants to discover.

Day 3

Banff

Enjoy a free day in this picturesque mountain town. Explore the shops and cafés or take a tour out into the wilderness of Banff National Park. You can also pre-book tickets on the Banff Gondola which will whisk you to the mountain top for spectacular vistas.

Day 4

Banff to Jasper

Travel by coach along one of Canada’s most scenic highways – the incredible Icefields Parkway. Your tour stops at a variety of scenic points including Lake Louise and the incredible Crowfoot Glacier. The highlight is the opportunity to journey aboard an Ice Explorer coach onto the Atahbasca Glacier for a unique perspective on this natural wonder before visiting the Glacier Skywalk.

Day 5

Jasper to Kamloops

Your trip of a lifetime just gets better and better as you board the famous Rocky Mountaineer train. Journey into the heart of this stunning and remote mountain range, passing the highest peak in the Rockies: Mount Robson. The train follows the Yellowhead River into the town of Kamloops.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6

Kamloops to Vancouver

As you leave the Rocky Mountains the scenery begins to change in this drier region. Pass through the stunning Rainbow Canyon and see the torrents of water at Hell’s Gate before descending through farmlands toward the metropolis of Vancouver. Perched on the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver is a smart and friendly city with a great food and drink scene, taking pride in locally grown and sourced produce.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7

Vancouver

Today is free for you to explore the city at your own pace. Hire bikes and enjoy the trails of Stanley Park or take a cab down to Granville Island and explore the markets and workshops of this corner of the city.

Day 8

Vancouver

All aboard the ms Volendam! Head to the waterfront and board this mighty ship, find your stateroom and become acquainted with the array of restaurants and facilities on board.

INCLUDES : Lunch, Dinner

Day 9

Inside Passage

Set sail through the world-famous Inside Passage. Relax on deck as tiny islets drift past and the remote shores and forests of British Columbia open up before you.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10

Juneau

Alaska’s capital city is not accessible by road and is surrounded by ocean on one side and mountains and glaciers on the other. Explore this truly unique city in one of any number of ways: meander through town at your own pace, join a flightseeing trip, go whale watching or explore the nearby Tongass National Forest.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11

Skagway

Step back in time in the gold rush settlement of Skagway. Shops selling local curios are housed in the original wooden buildings and costumed barmaids staff the local saloon.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12

Glacier Bay

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Glacier Bay has more actively calving glaciers than anywhere else in the world. Sit back and marvel at the gently creaking glaciers which suddenly split and splinter, sending building-sized chunks of ice plunging into the ocean below.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13

Ketchican

The fishing port of Ketchikan is built out over the water creating an intriguing destination to explore.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Days 14-15

Inside Passage - Vancouver

Enjoy the return journey through the Inside Passage, keeping a look out for the spectacular wildlife that call this waterway home. Disembark your ship in Vancouver in the morning. Enjoy a final day in the city to reflect on this incredible journey ahead of your flight home.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Train Cabins

SilverLeaf

  • Gourmet meals served at your seat
  • Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages served along with snacks throughout the journey
  • Single level coach with oversized windows
  • Welcome aboard toast
  • Luggage delivered to your overnight accommodation

GoldLeaf

  • A la carte meals served in the lower level dining room
  • Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages served along with snacks throughout the journey
  • Custom designed two-level domed coach with dome windows
  • Outdoor vestibule, to soak up that fresh mountain air
  • Welcome aboard toast
  • Luggage delivered to your overnight accommodation

Ship Cabins

Interior Stateroom

  • 2 single beds that convert into 1 queen bed
  • Interior views, into the ship
  • Elemis bath products
  • Flat screen TV with DVD player
  • Daily ice delivery, shoeshine & turndown services

Ocean View Stateroom

  • 2 single beds that convert into 1 queen bed
  • Exterior views, to soak in the scenery
  • Elemis bath products
  • Flat screen TV with DVD player
  • Daily ice delivery, shoeshine & turndown services

Lanai Stateroom

  • 2 single beds that convert into 1 queen bed
  • Floor-to-ceiling window, to soak in the marvelous scenery
  • Sliding doors that open onto the communal Promenade Deck
  • Elemis bath products
  • Flat screen TV with DVD player
  • Daily ice delivery, shoeshine & turndown services

Verandah Suite

  • 2 single beds that convert into 1 queen bed
  • Sitting area (A Category Verandah Suites include a sofabed)
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows with exterior views
  • Private verandah
  • Binoculars for use during the voyage
  • Whirlpool bath
  • Fresh flowers
  • Pillow menu
  • DVD library
  • Elemis bath products
  • Flat screen TV with DVD player
  • Daily ice delivery, shoeshine & turndown services

Pricing

Starting at 4th May 2016 - 4th May 2016

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