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Experience the beauty of Glacier Bay.

Cruise Alaska's inside passage with Travelmarvel.

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Join Travelmarvel’s fantastic tour from Calgary through the stunning Canadian Rockies visiting Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper before embarking on a seven night Inside Passage cruise through Alaska. View complete itinerary

Trip code: URJWCV19
Duration: 19 days
Accommodation: Premium Cruise Ship and Hotels
Journey: Calgary to Vancouver
Meals included: 35

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrive Calgary

Your journey begins today as you are met and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Reception at Calgary Tower.
Stay: Calgary, Marriott Downtown Hotel

    Day 2. Calgary, Banff

    Journey to Banff National Park today. On the way, enjoy a visit to Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary. Tour Banff upon arrival and take in the many sights of this picturesque town and its stunning natural surrounds.
    Stay: Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge
    • Daily Meals Included:
    • • Breakfast
    • • Dinner

    Day 3. Banff

    Perhaps enjoy a select experience as a way to take in Banff’s incredible scenery. You might like to take a Banff Experience Tour, enjoy a Bow River float trip or embark on a heli-flightseeing tour.
    • Daily Meals Included:
    • • Breakfast

    Day 4. Banff, Lake Louise

    Visit Moraine Lake (weather permitting) on your way to world-famous Lake Louise.
    Stay: Lake Louise Inn
    • Daily Meals Included:
    • • Breakfast
    • • Dinner

    Day 5. Lake Louise, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper

    Journey along the Icefields Parkway and stop at Athabasca Glacier then continue to Jasper.
    Stay: Jasper, Mountain Park Lodges
    • Daily Meals Included:
    • • Breakfast

    Day 6. Jasper, Blue River

    Journey to Blue River and take a River Safari to Grizzly Bear Valley. Continue on your way and arrive at Mike Wiegele Heli Village.
    Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village
    • Daily Meals Included:
    • • Breakfast
    • • Dinner

    Day 7. Blue River, Kamloops, Vancouver

    Upon arrival in Vancouver, enjoy time at leisure to explore.
    Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Hotel
    • Daily Meals Included:
    • • Breakfast

    Day 8. Vancouver

    Enjoy a tour of Vancouver, taking in some of its most iconic sights. Perhaps take a Grouse Mountain gondola ride.
    • Daily Meals Included:
    • • Breakfast

    Day 9. Vancouver, Whistler

    Head along the Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler. In Whistler perhaps try a select experience.
    Stay: Whistler, Summit Lodge and Spa
    • Daily Meals Included:
    • • Breakfast

    Day 10. Whistler, Victoria

    Take a ferry across Georgia Strait to Victoria. Perhaps take a floatplane flight from Whistler to Victoria.
    Stay: Two Nights: Victoria, The Parkside Hotel and Spa
    • Daily Meals Included:
    • • Breakfast

    Day 11. Victoria

    Savour a Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens. Perhaps take a whale-watching cruise or horse-drawn carriage tour.
    • Daily Meals Included:
    • • Breakfast
    • • Dinner

    Day 12. Victoria, Vancouver, Embark Cruise

    Travel to Vancouver and board your cruise.
    Stay: Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s ms Volendam
    • Daily Meals Included:
    • • Breakfast
    • • Dinner

    Day 13. Inside Passage

    Relax and enjoy the stunning scenery as you cruise today.
    • Daily Meals Included:
    • • Breakfast
    • • Lunch
    • • Dinner

    Day 14. Juneau, Tracy Arm

    Enjoy a dog sled ride, sample salmon baked over a fire or pan for gold (all own expense).
    • Daily Meals Included:
    • • Breakfast
    • • Lunch
    • • Dinner

    Day 15. Skagway

    Perhaps take part in a gold prospecting experience or a wildlife excursion (both options are at own expense).
    • Daily Meals Included:
    • • Breakfast
    • • Lunch
    • • Dinner

    Day 16. Glacier Bay

    Wake to the majestic sight of Glacier Bay National Park as rangers join you on board.
    • Daily Meals Included:
    • • Breakfast
    • • Lunch
    • • Dinner

    Day 17. Ketchikan

    Perhaps join a walking tour or visit the Saxman Native Village (both at own expense).
    • Daily Meals Included:
    • • Breakfast
    • • Lunch
    • • Dinner

    Day 18. Inside Passage

    Cruise the Inside Passage.
    • Daily Meals Included:
    • • Breakfast
    • • Lunch
    • • Dinner

    Day 19. Disembark Cruise, Depart Vancouver

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
    • Daily Meals Included:
    • • Breakfast

    Trip Highlights

    • Enjoy a Welcome Reception at Calgary Tower
    • Visit Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary
    • Cruise through stunning scenery on a River Safari to Grizzly Bear Valley, keeping an eye out for bears, eagles and moose
    • Stay overnight at Blue River’s Mike Wiegele Heli Village
    • Enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens

    Map

    Photos

    Drift through the Inside Passage watching scenery slip by on your cruise in Alaska.

    Click for larger version

    Included Experiences

    • Guaranteed Ocean-view Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise
    • 11 nights premium accommodation
    • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
    • 35 meals – 18 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 11 dinners
    • Experience a Welcome Reception and Farewell Dinner
    • Tipping for all cruise staff, port charges and airport transfers

    Additional Information

    Enhance Your Journey

    In Banff, Vancouver, Whistler, Victoria, Travelmarvel provides further opportunity to pursue your special interests with a range of select experiences to be booked during your Canada and USA holiday. Learn more about enhancing your journey here.

    Select Experiences must be booked on tour and cannot be pre-booked ( Floatplane Whistler to Victoria, must be pre-booked) . Maximum and minimum numbers may apply. Prices available on application.

    Extend Your Journey

    Combine your tour with a Calgary Stampede experience. Enquire for details

    Perhaps replace Days 6 and 7 touring with a memorable rail journey to Vancouver aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. Enquire for details

    Trip Notes

    • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
    • Prices include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries
    • Departure transfer – after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1 pm
    • The Rocky Mountaineer is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director
    • Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included

    Experience the beauty of Glacier Bay.

    Cruise Alaska's inside passage with Travelmarvel.

    Request quote

    • Watch video

    Join Travelmarvel’s fantastic tour from Calgary through the stunning Canadian Rockies visiting Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper before embarking on a seven night Inside Passage cruise through Alaska. View complete itinerary

    Trip code: URJWCV19
    Duration: 19 days
    Accommodation: Premium Cruise Ship and Hotels
    Journey: Calgary to Vancouver
    Meals included: 35

    Itinerary

    Day 1. Arrive Calgary

    Your journey begins today as you are met and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Reception at Calgary Tower.
    Stay: Calgary, Marriott Downtown Hotel

      Day 2. Calgary, Banff

      After breakfast, journey to Banff National Park. On the way, enjoy a visit to Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary. Tour Banff upon arrival and take in the many sights of this picturesque town and its stunning natural surrounds.
      Stay: Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge
      • Daily Meals Included:
      • • Breakfast
      • • Dinner

      Day 3. Banff

      Perhaps enjoy a select experience today as a way to take in Banff’s incredible scenery. You might like to take a Banff Experience Tour, enjoy a Bow River float trip or embark on a heli-flightseeing tour (own expense).
      • Daily Meals Included:
      • • Breakfast

      Day 4. Banff, Lake Louise

      Travel to the glacier-fed Moraine Lake (weather permitting) on your way to the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’, Lake Louise.
      Stay: Lake Louise Inn
      • Daily Meals Included:
      • • Breakfast
      • • Dinner

      Day 5. Lake Louise, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper

      Journey along the Icefields Parkway this morning and stop at Athabasca Glacier for a thrilling Ice Explorer ride. Afterwards, continue to Jasper.
      Stay: Jasper, Mountain Park Lodges
      • Daily Meals Included:
      • • Breakfast

      Day 6. Jasper, Blue River

      Journey to Blue River and set off on an extraordinary River Safari to stunning Grizzly Bear Valley Continue on your way and arrive at Mike Wiegele Heli Village for an evening of serenity in a picturesque setting.
      Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village
      • Daily Meals Included:
      • • Breakfast
      • • Dinner

      Day 7. Blue River, Kamloops, Vancouver

      Upon arrival in Vancouver, enjoy time at leisure to explore this beautiful cosmopolitan city.
      Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Hotel or Coast Coral Harbour Hotel
      • Daily Meals Included:
      • • Breakfast

      Day 8. Vancouver

      Enjoy a tour of Vancouver today. Perhaps take a Grouse Mountain gondola ride (own expense).
      • Daily Meals Included:
      • • Breakfast

      Day 9. Vancouver, Whistler

      Travel to Whistler. Perhaps try a select experience (own expense).
      Stay: Delta Whistler Village Suites
      • Daily Meals Included:
      • • Breakfast

      Day 10. Whistler, Victoria

      Take a ferry across Georgia Strait to Victoria, or take a floatplane flight from Whistler to Victoria (own expense).
      Stay: Two Nights: Victoria, The Parkside Hotel and Spa
      • Daily Meals Included:
      • • Breakfast

      Day 11. Victoria

      Enjoy a select experience (own expense) before a Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens.
      • Daily Meals Included:
      • • Breakfast
      • • Dinner

      Day 12. Victoria, Vancouver, Embark Cruise

      Travel to Vancouver and board your Inside Passage cruise.
      Stay: Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s MS Volendam, MS Nieuw Amsterdam or MS Westerdam
      • Daily Meals Included:
      • • Breakfast
      • • Dinner

      Day 13. Inside Passage

      Cruise the breathtaking waters of the Inside Passage.
      • Daily Meals Included:
      • • Breakfast
      • • Lunch
      • • Dinner

      Day 14. Juneau

      Enjoy a select experience today (own expense).
      • Daily Meals Included:
      • • Breakfast
      • • Lunch
      • • Dinner

      Day 15. Skagway

      Enjoy gold prospecting or a wildlife excursion today (own expense).
      • Daily Meals Included:
      • • Breakfast
      • • Lunch
      • • Dinner

      Day 16. Glacier Bay

      Wake to Glacier Bay National Park as rangers join you on board.
      • Daily Meals Included:
      • • Breakfast
      • • Lunch
      • • Dinner

      Day 17. Ketchikan

      Join a walking tour or learn about Tlingit culture at Saxman Native Village (own expense).
      • Daily Meals Included:
      • • Breakfast
      • • Lunch
      • • Dinner

      Day 18. Inside Passage

      Cruise the Inside Passage.
      • Daily Meals Included:
      • • Breakfast
      • • Lunch
      • • Dinner

      Day 19. Disembark Cruise, Depart Vancouver

      After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
      • Daily Meals Included:
      • • Breakfast

      Trip Highlights

      • Enjoy a Welcome Reception at Calgary Tower
      • Visit Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary
      • Cruise through stunning scenery on a River Safari to Grizzly Bear Valley, keeping an eye out for bears, eagles and moose
      • Stay overnight at Blue River’s Mike Wiegele Heli Village
      • Enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens

      Map

      Photos

      Drift through the Inside Passage watching scenery slip by on your cruise in Alaska.

      Click for larger version

      Included Experiences

      • Guaranteed Ocean-view Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise
      • 11 nights premium accommodation
      • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
      • 35 meals - 18 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 11 dinners
      • Experience a Welcome Reception and Farewell Dinner
      • Tipping for all cruise staff, port charges and airport transfers

      Trip Notes

      • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
      • Prices include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries
      • Departure transfer - after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1pm
      • The optional Rocky Mountaineer is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director
      • Please note, variations to itineraries on some departure dates. See below:
      • 18 Apr departure - Blue River Safari is not available, tour will stay at the South Thompson Inn, Kamloops inlieu of Mike Wiegele Blue River. Rocky Mountaineer option is not available
      • 24 Apr departure - Blue River Safari is not available, tour will stay at the South Thompson Inn, Kamloops in lieu of Mike Wiegele Blue River
      • 28 Apr departure - Blue River Safari is not available, tour will stay at Sun Peaks in lieu of Mike Wiegele Blue River
      • 5 May departure - Blue River Safari is not available
      • Prices are for land/rail only. Flights not included

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