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Travelmarvel

Enchanting Rockies and Alaska Cruise

Vancouver Return

Trip Code: URBEVV19
19 Days
37 Meals
2 Countries
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  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Inclusions

  • 11 nights premium accommodation
  • Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers
  • Insider Experiences in five locations
  • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
  • 37 meals - 18 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 11 dinners
  • Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service
  • Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a Farewell Dinner
  • Guaranteed Ocean-view Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise

Travel & Accommodation

River surrounded by tall pines with a rocky mountain in the background and clouds overhead

Steak Fry BBQ in Banff

Enjoy a picturesque wagon ride along the Bow River and a delicious steak fry BBQ dinner.

White feather like clouds in the sky over the snow capped hills reaching the bay

See Glacier Bay National Park

Witness the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park, with its formidable rivers of ice and wild coastline.

Rocky Mountaineer travelling through mountains by the side of river

Ride the Rocky Mountaineer

Experience SilverLeaf Service aboard the Rocky Mountaineer rail journey through the Rockies.

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • A 12 day land tour is available; refer tour code URBEV12
  • Prices are for land/cruise and rail only. Flights not included
  • Departure transfer - after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1pm
  • Prices based on Ocean-View Stateroom include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries
Canada Alaska Map URBEVV19 2018
Vancouver Return

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Upon arrival, be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a Welcome Reception this evening.

Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel

Enjoy a tour of Vancouver, taking in some of its most iconic sights. Perhaps take a Grouse Mountain gondola ride (own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Board the world-famous Rocky Mountaineer, settle into your SilverLeaf carriage and soak up the scenery with amazing views of the Rocky Mountains. Later this afternoon, arrive in the city of Kamloops for your overnight stay.

Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.


Your rail journey continues today past the impressive Spiral Tunnels and Kicking Horse Canyon before arriving in Banff National Park.

Stay: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

This evening, take a wagon ride along the banks of the Bow River and enjoy a tasty steak-fry BBQ dinner.


Travel to Moraine Lake (weather permitting) en route to Banff. Later, enjoy a tour of the charming alpine resort town of Banff.

Stay: Two Nights, Banff, Caribou Lodge

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy today at your leisure to discover Banff. Perhaps join a heli-flightseeing tour, watch for wildlife on a scenic Bow River float trip or take a Bow River Voyageur canoe tour (own expense).

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  • Breakfast

Journey along the Icefields Parkway. On the way, stop at Athabasca Glacier for a ride on an Ice Explorer. Later, continue to the lovely alpine resort town of Jasper for an overnight stay.

Stay: Jasper, Mountain Park Lodges

Daily :
  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Stay overnight at Blue River’s Mike Wiegele Heli Village.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Set off on a River Safari to Grizzly Bear Valley and look for native wildlife on the riverbank.


Spend the morning in Jasper before departing for Blue River, passing Mt Robson on your way. Later this evening, enjoy a BBQ dinner at Mike Wiegele Heli Village.

Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

After breakfast, sit back and take in the scenery as you journey to Whistler. Upon arrival, enjoy leisure time in this popular alpine resort.

Stay: Delta Whistler Village Suites

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  • Breakfast

Take a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Victoria. Alternatively, perhaps see the region from the skies on a floatplane flight from Whistler to Victoria (own expense).

Stay: Two Nights, Victoria, Double Tree by Hilton

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  • Breakfast

Insider Experience

Enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens.


Enjoy time at leisure to explore the elegant capital of British Columbia today. Perhaps choose a select experience such as an enthralling whale-watching cruise or a horse-drawn carriage tour (own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel to Vancouver and board your Holland America Line ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, Holland America Line’s Volendam

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy a full day at sea on your cruise through the Inside Passage. You have plenty of time to absorb the spectacular scenery and explore the facilities of your cruise ship. Perhaps relax in one of the many onboard public areas.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today your adventure brings you to Alaska’s capital, Juneau. There is time to discover the region’s glacial terrain and gold rush history or make your way to the town and explore. You might also like to join a dog sled ride over a glacier or try one of the other activities on offer. These include sampling salmon baked over a fire or even trying your hand at panning for gold (own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

This morning, dock in Skagway, located at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage. Once a frontier town and gateway to the Klondike. You’ll soon discover that this is a place that still celebrates its gold rush past to this day. In town, you’ll find a variety of stores and saloons that capture the excitement and history of the gold rush days. Here, there are also opportunities to learn more about gold prospecting or view local wildlife (own expense).

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Wake to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park. Here, knowledgeable rangers join you on board to explain the geological wonders and diverse wildlife of this incredible region.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive today in Ketchikan, which is regarded as the salmon capital of the world. You will have free time explore the town. Then, perhaps choose to join a walking tour of the town or learn about the history of Tlingit culture at Saxman Native Village (own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Enjoy the scenery and comforts of your ship during a day at sea.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Your journey ends this morning, with a transfer to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

Would not hesitate to recommend Travelmarvel and we are already looking into our next adventure.