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Travelmarvel

Rockies Marvel and Alaska Cruise

Calgary to Vancouver

Trip Code: URBWBV14
14 Days
30 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
  • Six nights in premium accommodation including the iconic Fairmont Lake Louise
  • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
  • 30 meals - 13 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 9 dinners
  • Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a Farewell Dinner
  • Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers

Travel & Accommodation

Gaze across Lake Louise at the accommodation of the luxurious Fairmont Chateau

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Stay on the shores of Lake Louise at this prestigious chateau in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.

Journey on the Rocky Mountaineer with Silverleaf Service

Ride the Rocky Mountaineer

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

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.

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Prices include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries
  • Flights to arrive into Calgary by 1 pm for a 1.30 pm transfer to Banff
  • Departure transfer - after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1pm
  • Prices are for land/cruise and rail only. Flights not included
North America Map URBWBV14 2019
Calgary to Vancouver

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Your journey begins as you are met at the airport and then transferred to Banff. Later this evening, you will have the opportunity to meet your Tour Director and get to know your fellow guests at a special Welcome Reception.

Stay: Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge or Ptarmigan Inn

Spend time exploring the charming town of Banff on a tour. Then, to discover the full extent of Banff’s natural beauty, you’ll ride the Banff Gondola along Sulphur Mountain for incredible views over the whole town and surrounding district. Perhaps embark on a thrilling helicopter adventure, enjoy great views as you take a Bow River float trip or set off on a Banff Experience tour, which includes a visit to Johnston Canyon (own expense).

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.


Today, journey along the Icefields Parkway. You will then board an Ice Explorer for a memorable ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Later, settle into The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. This evening, enjoy time to relax amid the iconic surrounds of Lake Louise, which is one of western Canada’s best-known natural attractions.

Stay: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

This morning, board the Rocky Mountaineer train and settle into your carriage for one of the world’s most famous rail journeys. En route to Kamloops today, enjoy the region’s incredible natural landmarks and alpine vistas. See the famous Spiral Tunnels, as well as monumental Kicking Horse Canyon, before arriving in the city of Kamloops late this afternoon. There is time to check into your hotel and dine this evening.

Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer

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  • Lunch

Rejoin the Rocky Mountaineer today and continue your rail adventure west towards the Pacific Ocean. Along the way, you’ll enjoy spectacular views of the region’s natural beauty, with famed natural landmarks including Fraser Canyon, the Coast Mountains and Fraser Valley.Late this afternoon, arrive in Vancouver where you will spend the next two nights. Settle into your hotel and enjoy free time this evening to explore and try one of the local restaurants for dinner.

Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Discover Vancouver’s best-loved attractions on a sightseeing tour today. Take in the city’s sleek high-rise-framed Waterfront, Granville Island and Stanley Park with time to visit its historic heart, Gastown. A hub for cuisine, fashion and stylish interior design boutiques, you will find an abundance of things to see in this dynamic city. Later this evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner with fellow guests ahead of your Alaskan cruise.

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  • Dinner

After breakfast and a leisurely morning in Vancouver, you will be transferred to board your premium cruise ship for the next part of your journey.

Stay: Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s ms Volendam, ms Westerdam or ms Nieuw Amsterdam

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  • Dinner

Enjoy a full day at sea at the beginning of your incredible journey. Relax and absorb the majestic scenery as your ship journeys past dramatic rocky headlands and glides over the frigid waters of the Inside Passage. You’ll also have plenty of time to explore the facilities of your cruise ship. Perhaps relax in one of the many onboard public areas.

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Visit Alaska’s capital Juneau today. Surrounded by rugged terrain, Juneau is located at the foot of grand mountain peaks on the Gastineau Channel with the Mendenhall Glacier and Juneau Icefields at the city’s back door. Perhaps explore Juneau’s array of rustic shops or opt for a select experience. Join a dog sled ride over a glacier, sample salmon baked over a fire or try panning for gold (own expense).

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today you’ll dock at the port of Skagway, which is located at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage. Skagway was once a frontier town and gateway to the Klondike and still celebrates its gold rush past to this day. You will find a variety of stores and saloons in town that capture the excitement and history of the gold rush days. Here, you’ll also have the opportunity to learn more about gold prospecting or view local wildlife (own expense).

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Wake up to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park, with its formidable rivers of ice, wild coastline and sheltered fjords. As you cruise through the national park, it’s easy to see why the area has earnt World Heritage status. Today, you’ll gain a more detailed insight into the unique nature of Glacier Bay National Park as local rangers join you on board to impart their knowledge, explaining the geological wonders and diverse wildlife found in this region.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive today in the Alaskan town of Ketchikan, regarded as the salmon capital of the world and renowned for its idyllic scenery and rich Alaskan Native culture. Here, you will have free time to explore the town at your leisure. Alternatively, perhaps choose to join a walking tour of the town or learn about the history of Tlingit culture at Saxman Native Village (own expense). You will be captivated by the incredible collection of Native American totem poles on display.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today marks your final day aboard your premium Holland America Line cruise ship. You’ll spend the day cruising south through the Inside Passage and its magnificent landscapes and towering glaciers. There is time to relax on board and enjoy the premium facilities of your ship while you take in the incredible views. This evening, savour a final dinner on board.

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After breakfast this morning, disembark in Vancouver and transfer to the airport.

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What a wonderful trip. Exceeded our expectations, every little thing was thought of. Would not hesitate to recommend Travelmarvel and we are already looking into our next adventure.