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Travelmarvel

Rockies Marvel and Alaska Cruise

Calgary to Vancouver

Trip Code: URBWBV14
14 Days
29 Meals
2 Countries
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Trip Inclusions

  • Guaranteed Ocean-view Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise
  • Six nights in premium accommodation
  • 29 meals – 13 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 10 dinners
  • Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a Farewell Dinner
  • Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
  • Stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Learn about Canada’s indigenous culture on a walk and a First Nations-inspired dinner at Quaaout Lodge & Spa

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Prices based on Ocean-View Stateroom 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
  • The Rocky Mountaineer is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director
  • A 7 day land tour is available; refer tour code URBWB07
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included
Canada Alaska Trip Map UBWBV14 2021
Calgary to Vancouver

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Insider Experience

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Touring Variation

Some days of your itinerary provide an opportunity to select a touring variation

Welcome to Calgary, where you’ll be met at the airport and transferred to Banff. Later this evening, meet your Tour Director and get to know your fellow guests at a special Welcome Reception.

Stay: Two Nights, Banff Caribou Lodge or Ptarmigan Inn

Spend time exploring the charming alpine resort of Banff on a tour. Then, perhaps discover the full extent of Banff’s natural beauty by choosing from a range of select experiences on offer today. Board a helicopter adventure for aerial views of the surrounding region. Take in the stunning scenery on 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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Clear waters of the lake showing the rocks beneath, edged with tall green trees under a cloudy sky

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Later, settle into The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. This evening, enjoy time to relax in the iconic setting of Lake Louise, which is one of western Canada’s best-known natural attractions.


Today, journey along the Icefields Parkway. Then board an Ice Explorer for a ride onto Athabasca Glacier.

Stay: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Gain an insight into the history of Canada’s Indigenous culture on an interpretive walk and enjoy a First Nations-inspired dinner.

Rocky Mountaineer Rail Option

Perhaps replace Days 4 and 5 touring with a Rocky Mountaineer Rail journey to Vancouver. Board the Rocky Mountaineer and pass the Spiral Tunnels and Kicking Horse Canyon before arriving in Kamloops. Stay in Kamloops at a hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer. Additional cost. Enquire for details.


Descend from the Rockies via beautiful Yoho National Park, then continue to Shuswap Lake.

Stay: Quaaout Lodge and Spa

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Rocky Mountaineer Rail Option

Rejoin the Rocky Mountaineer this morning and continue to Vancouver where you will rejoin your tour group.


Travel through the vast landscapes of the Cariboo region today, before arriving in Vancouver where you will spend two nights. Settle into your hotel and enjoy free time this evening to perhaps try one of the local restaurants for dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel

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Discover Vancouver’s best-loved attractions on a sightseeing tour today. These include the Waterfront, Granville Island and Stanley Park. There is also time to visit its historic heart, Gastown, a hub for cuisine, fashion and stylish interior design boutiques. Later this evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner with fellow guests ahead of your Alaskan cruise.

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Boats moored along the waterfront to the city park and city skyline behind

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. There’s time to settle in and familiarise yourself with life on board.

Stay: Seven Nights, Holland America Line’s Koningsdam, Noordam, Volendam or Westerdam

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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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Dock at the port of Skagway, located at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about gold prospecting or view local wildlife (own expense).

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Wake to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park, with its rivers of ice and wild coastline. As you cruise through the national park, it’s easy to see why this area has earned World Heritage status. Throughout today, gain a more detailed insight into the unique nature of Glacier Bay National Park. Local rangers join you on board to explain the geological wonders and diverse wildlife found in this region.

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This morning, arrive in the Alaskan town of Ketchikan, regarded as the salmon capital of the world. Perhaps choose to join a walking tour of the town or learn about the history of Tlingit culture on a visit to Saxman Native Village (own expense).

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Wooden hand carved totem poles set amongst the trees and timber clad house

Today marks your final day aboard your premium Holland America Line cruise ship. You’ll spend time 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 After breakfast this morning, disembark in Vancouver and transfer to the airport for your onward journey.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.