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Rockies and Alaskan Adventure

Victoria to Fairbanks

Trip Code: URABWI23
23 Days
43 Meals
2 Countries
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Trip Inclusions

  • Guaranteed Ocean-view Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise
  • Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service
  • 16 nights premium accommodation
  • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
  • 43 meals – 22 breakfasts, 9 lunches, and 12 dinners, including a Welcome Reception and a Farewell Dinner
  • Cruise through alpine scenery on a River Safari to Grizzly Bear Valley, keeping an eye out for bears, eagles and moose
  • Stay amid the breathtaking surrounds of Emerald Lake Lodge
  • Enjoy the chance to feed moose in Anchorage

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Prices include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries
  • Prices are for land/cruise/rail. Flights not included
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Victoria to Fairbanks

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Welcome to Victoria where you’ll be met at the airport and then transferred to your hotel. After time to check in and relax, meet your fellow guests and Tour Director at a Welcome Reception later today.

Stay: Two Nights, Victoria, Double Tree by Hilton Hotel & Suites or Marriott Inner Harbour

Enjoy a short orientation tour of Victoria before visiting The Butchart Gardens. Among the most famous gardens in the world, The Butchart Gardens are more than a hundred years old and have a distinctive style all of their own. Explore the beautiful plants and floral displays on show.

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Drive to Chemainus before boarding a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Horseshoe Bay. Travel along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway with a stop at Shannon Falls on your way to Whistler. Alternatively, perhaps take a floatplane flight across the Georgia Strait to Whistler (own expense).

Stay: Aava Whistler Hotel

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy an overnight escape at the beautiful Mike Wiegele Heli Village.


Travel to Blue River.

Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village

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  • Dinner
Bear, boat and people on the water's edge with vegetation in the background, Canada

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Set off on a River Safari to stunning Grizzly Bear Valley.


Follow Yellowhead Highway and pass Mt Robson on your way to Jasper National Park.

Stay: Jasper, Mountain Park Lodges

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Arrive at the picturesque Emerald Lake Lodge for an idyllic overnight stay.


Visit Maligne Canyon. Then travel along the Icefields Parkway, stopping at the Columbia Icefield for an Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier.

Stay: Emerald Lake Lodge

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Travel to iconic Lake Louise, known as the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’. Then continue to glacier-fed Moraine Lake (weather permitting). Later, arrive in Banff with time to explore this charming alpine town on a sightseeing tour.

Stay: Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge

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Today, explore more of Banff or choose from a range of select experiences (own expense).

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Clear waters of the lake showing the rocks beneath, edged with tall green trees under a cloudy sky

Board the Rocky Mountaineer train this morning and travel through the breathtaking Rockies to Kamloops.

Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer

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This morning, rejoin the Rocky Mountaineer and continue your incredible rail adventure. Relax on board and enjoy the scenery all the way to Vancouver.

Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel

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  • Lunch

This morning, discover Vancouver on a city sightseeing tour. Then enjoy a day at leisure before a special Farewell Dinner tonight.

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After breakfast this morning, transfer to your premium cruise ship. Enjoy time to settle into your cabin, familiarise yourself with life on board and enjoy dinner tonight.

Stay: Seven Nights, Holland America Line’s Noordam or Nieuw Amsterdam

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Enjoy a full day at sea today. Relax and take in the majestic scenery as your ship cruises through the Inside Passage.

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Arrive in Ketchikan today. Here, you’ll have free time to relax and explore. Alternatively, join a walking tour of the town or learn about fascinating Tlingit culture at Saxman Native Village (own expense).

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View of totem pole close up, Alaska

Today you’ll arrive in Juneau. Here, you may like to experience a dog sled ride on a glacier, sample delicious salmon baked over a fire or even try your hand at panning for gold (own expense).

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This morning, you’ll dock at the port of Skagway. Here you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about gold prospecting or view some of the fascinating local wildlife (own expense).

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Wake up to the incredible sight of Glacier Bay National Park today. Local rangers join you on board to explain the region’s geological wonders and wildlife.

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Today you’ll cruise north through the open waters of the Gulf of Alaska.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

During an up-close encounter at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre, enjoy the chance to feed the centre’s moose.


Disembark in Whittier before travelling to Anchorage .

Stay: Anchorage Hotel

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  • Breakfast

Travel by train today on the McKinley Explorer to Denali.

Stay: Two Nights: Denali, McKinley Chalet Resort

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Journey into the heart of Denali National Park on a day tour. Watch for wildlife such as moose, caribou, grizzly bears and wolves. Learn about the work of wildlife biologists and see why conservation is so paramount to this part of Alaska.

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  • Breakfast

Cruise the Chena River aboard a sternwheeler in Fairbanks today.

Stay: Westmark, Fairbanks Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight home.

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  • Breakfast

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