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Travelmarvel

Enchanting Rockies and Alaska Cruise

Vancouver Return

Trip Code: URBEVV19
19 Days
38 Meals
2 Countries
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  • Map & Itinerary
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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
  • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director, Driver and Cruise Liaison
  • 38 meals - 18 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 11 dinners
  • Stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Enjoy a wagon ride and BBQ on the banks of the Bow River
  • Watch for wildlife on a river safari to Grizzly Bear Valley
  • Enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Prices based on Ocean-View Stateroom include port charges, airport transfers and gratuities
  • Departure transfer - after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1pm
  • Please note: Blue River is not available on this departure date 20 April 2024
  • Please note: Cruise now visits Glacier Bay on departure date 20 April 2024
  • Please note: Glacier Bay is not available. Cruise to Endicott Arm and Dawes Glacier in lieu of Glacier Bay on departure date 7 September 2024
  • A 12 day land tour is available; refer tour code URBEV12
  • Prices are for land/cruise and rail only. Flights not included (unless specified)
Canada & Alaska Map 2024 URBEVV19
Vancouver Return

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Enhance Your Journey

Travelmarvel provides further opportunity to pursue your special interests and enhance your holiday with a range of optional experiences

Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Your journey begins today on arrival in Vancouver. You’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel in the heart of this cosmopolitan city. After settling in, meet with your Tour Director and fellow guests during a Welcome Reception this evening.

Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Discover more with our Enhance Your Journey optional select experience - Perhaps take a Grouse Mountain gondola ride (additional charges apply).


Fall in love with the beautiful city of Vancouver and discover some of its most vibrant districts and best-loved attractions on a sightseeing tour, including the Waterfront and historic Gastown.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service Upgrade

For the ultimate in rail travel, upgrade to the Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf  service - (additional charges apply - enquire for details).


Board the world-famous Rocky Mountaineer and relax in your SilverLeaf carriage as you take in the stunning scenery. Later, arrive in the city of Kamloops where you’ll stay overnight.

Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

This evening, settle into The 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
 Red canoes and wooden hut along the lakes edge, with surrounding snow capped mountains in the distance

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, Park Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Discover more with our Enhance Your Journey optional select experiences - Consider joining a heli-flightseeing tour for aerial views of this breathtaking region. Perhaps watch for local wildlife on an exhilarating Bow River float trip or why not set off on a Banff Experience tour (own expense).


After breakfast, enjoy today at leisure to explore more of this beautiful alpine resort at your own pace. If you’re after adventure, then why not choose from a range of select experiences available to you today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Journey along the Icefields Parkway on your way to Athabasca Glacier for a ride on an Ice Explorer. Later, continue to Jasper.

Stay: Jasper, Chateau Jasper or similar

Daily :
  • Breakfast

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 Sun Peaks, passing Mt Robson on your way. Stop for lunch at River Safari in Blue River.

Stay: Sun Peaks, Sundance Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After breakfast, enjoy the scenery as you journey to Whistler. On arrival, spend time at leisure in this popular alpine resort.

Stay: Delta Whistler Village Suites

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Today, you might like to board a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Victoria.

Stay: Two Nights, Victoria, DoubleTree by Hilton or Marriott Inner Harbour

Daily :
  • Breakfast

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Discover more with our Enhance Your Journey optional select experiences - Perhaps choose to join a whale-watching cruise or a horse-drawn carriage tour (additional charges apply).

Insider Experience

This evening, visit The Butchart Gardens for a Farewell Dinner.


Spend time exploring the elegant capital of British Columbia today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Flower beds and manicured lawns outside the grand parliament buildingin Victoria, Canada

Travel to Vancouver and board your Holland America Line ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, Holland America Line’s Zaandam

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy a day at sea on your cruise through the Inside Passage. You have plenty of time to take in the spectacular scenery and explore the facilities of your ship.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Holland America Line cruise ship cruising down the Inside Passage of Alaska.

Choose to explore the Alaskan capital of Juneau, enjoy a dog sled ride, sample baked salmon or pan for gold (own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

This morning, dock in Skagway, located at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage. Here you’ll have the opportunity to learn about gold prospecting or view some of the wildlife (own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Wake to the breath-taking sight of Glacier Bay National Park. Here, you’ll gain an insight into the unique nature of this national park as local rangers join you on board, to explain the geology and wildlife found in this region.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
View of mountains to top right with a large spanse of water, Alaska

Arrive today in the Alaskan city of Ketchikan, regarded as the salmon capital of the world. Enjoy free time here to relax and explore the town at your leisure. Alternatively, perhaps join a walking tour of the town or learn about the history of Tlingit culture during a visit to Saxman Native Village (own expense).

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Your adventure comes to an end with a transfer to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

Travelmarvel's program runs smoothly from go to whoa, with great guides, perfectly paced excursions.