The Ultimate Canada and Alaska
Toronto to Fairbanks
Travel & Accommodation
Map & Itinerary
- 23 nights in premium accommodation
- Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service
- Guaranteed Ocean-view Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise
- Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
- 55 meals - 30 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 16 dinners
- Enjoy a Welcome Breakfast and a special Farewell Dinner
- Tipping for staff, port charges and airport transfers
Travel & Accommodation
Cruise Niagara Falls
Experience the raging waters from the deck of a boat during a thrilling cruise to the base of Horseshoe Falls
Relax at Emerald Lake Lodge
Absorb the picturesque setting of Emerald Lake Lodge during an idyllic overnight stay
Visit Denali National Park
Home to stunning glacial rivers, enormous peaks and unspoiled tundra, you’ll soon be enchanted by Denali National Park.
Map & Itinerary
- Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
- Prices include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries
- Day 9 is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director
- Flight from Montréal to Victoria not included
- Prices are for land/cruise and rail only. Flights not included
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Your journey begins today as you arrive in Toronto, where you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.
Stay: Two Nights, Toronto, Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre
After breakfast this morning, enjoy a tour of this vibrant metropolis, which is said to be the most multiculturally diverse city in the world. Spend time discovering some of its many attractions.Daily :
Stay in a Fallsview Room at the Marriott on the Falls.
This morning, stop at the village of Niagara-on-the-Lake before continuing to Niagara Falls for a thrilling boat cruise (raincoats provided). You might like to take an exciting helicopter ride over the falls.
Stay: Niagara Falls, Marriott on the Falls, in a Fallsview RoomDaily :
Kingston, 1000 Islands, Ottawa
Visit Kingston en route to Ottawa and cruise around the 1000 Islands of the St Lawrence Seaway.
Stay: Two Nights, Ottawa, Lord Elgin HotelDaily :
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Ottawa. Then either tour the Canadian Parliament or relax at your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to perhaps see Ottawa by bicycle or take a Canadian Museum of Civilization Tour (own expense).Daily :
Ottawa, Québec City
Visit Parc Oméga, an open-range native animal sanctuary, before heading to historic Québec City. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure.
Stay: Two Nights, Québec City, Hotel Manoir VictoriaDaily :
Tonight, savour dinner at a traditional Sugar Shack.
Explore Québec City during a tour. Then perhaps take a horse-drawn carriage tour, a river cruise along the St Lawrence River or explore Québec City on a walking tour (own expense).Daily :
Québec City, Montréal
Head to Montréal for a city tour with the rest of the day at leisure.
Stay: Montréal, Marriott Chateau ChamplainDaily :
Fly Montréal to Victoria (not included) and enjoy time at leisure on arrival.
Stay: Two Nights, Victoria, The Parkside Hotel and SpaDaily :
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.Daily :
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, you might like to take a floatplane flight across Georgia Strait to Whistler (own expense).
Stay: Aava Whistler HotelDaily :
Whistler, Blue River
Enjoy an overnight escape at the beautiful Mike Wiegele Heli Village.
Enjoy the scenery today as you travel to Blue River. Enjoy dinner with your fellow traveller tonight.
Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli VillageDaily :
Blue River, Jasper
Set off on a River Safari to Grizzly Bear Valley and look for native wildlife on the riverbank.
Later today, follow Yellowhead Highway and pass Mt Robson on your way to Jasper National Park.
Stay: Chateau JasperDaily :
Jasper, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Emerald Lake
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 LodgeDaily :
Emerald Lake, Lake Louise, Banff
Tonight, enjoy a wagon ride along Bow River and a BBQ dinner.
Travel to stunning Lake Louise, the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’, and (weather permitting) glacier-fed Moraine Lake. Later, continue to Banff to explore this charming alpine town on a sightseeing tour. Then ride the Banff Gondola along Sulphur Mountain.
Stay: Two Nights, Banff Park LodgeDaily :
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. 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).Daily :
Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops
This morning, board the Rocky Mountaineer train Then relax in your SilverLeaf carriage as you soak up the views. Later, arrive in the city of Kamloops for an overnight stay.
Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky MountaineerDaily :
Rocky Mountaineer, Vancouver
Rejoin the Rocky Mountaineer for front-row views of the region’s landmarks, such as Fraser Canyon, the Coast Mountains and Fraser Valley. Later, arrive in Vancouver, settle into your hotel and try one of the local restaurants for dinner.
Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown HotelDaily :
Discover the beautiful city of Vancouver on a guided sightseeing tour today, before a special Farewell Dinner tonight.Daily :
Vancouver, Embark Cruise
Enjoy breakfast this morning, then transfer to board your premium cruise ship. Settle into your cabin and enjoy dinner this evening.
Stay: Seven Nights, Holland America Line’s ms Noordam or ms WesterdamDaily :
Feel the wind in your hair as you enjoy a full day on the open waters at the start of your journey through the Inside Passage. Relax and absorb the majestic scenery, which lines this famous stretch of coastline, as your ship cruises past rocky headlands and glides over the frigid waters of the Inside Passage. You’ll also have time to enjoy the onboard facilities.Daily :
Arrive today in the Alaskan town of Ketchikan, which is renowned for its idyllic scenery, rich Alaskan Native culture and is regarded as the salmon capital of the world. Here, enjoy free time to explore at your leisure. Alternatively, you may like to join a walking tour of the town or learn about the history of Tlingit culture at Saxman Native Village (own expense).Daily :
Today your journey brings you to Alaska’s capital, Juneau. Explore the region’s glacial terrain and gold rush history or head into town and visit the rustic shops located here. You may also like to experience an exhilarating dog sled ride over a glacier or try one of the other activities available to you. Perhaps sample delicious salmon baked over a fire or try your hand at panning for gold in this former gold rush town (own expense).Daily :
This morning you’ll dock at the port of Skagway, at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage. Skagway was once a frontier town and gateway to the Klondike. 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 some of the fascinating local wildlife (own expense).Daily :
Wake up to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park this morning, with its formidable rivers of ice, pristine fjords and wild coastline. You’ll soon discover why this region has earnt World Heritage status. You’ll also gain a more detailed insight into the unique nature of this national park, as local rangers join you on board to explain the geological wonders and diverse wildlife of this region.Daily :
Day at Sea
Today marks your final day on board your premium Holland America Line cruise ship. You’ll spend the day cruising north through the open waters of the Gulf of Alaska, enjoying the fresh ocean air and endless horizon. Relax on board and make the most of the premium facilities of your ship, while you enjoy the serenity. This evening, savour a final delicious dinner with your fellow travellers and new friends.Daily :
Disembark Cruise, Seward, Anchorage
After breakfast, disembark in Seward. You will then travel to Anchorage via the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre. Here, learn all about Alaska’s remarkable wildlife from grizzly bears to bald eagles. Then continue to Anchorage for an overnight stay.
Stay: Anchorage HotelDaily :
Today, travel on the McKinley Explorer to Denali township. Enjoy incredible 360-degree views through large glass-domed windows and a host guide accompanies each train car. Full bar service is available upstairs for purchase and on the lower level you will find an outdoor viewing platform and a restaurant.
Enjoy a rail journey from Anchorage to Denali today.
Stay: Two Nights, Denali McKinley Chalet ResortDaily :
Denali National Park
Discover the majestic beauty of Denali National Park during a Tundra Wilderness tour led by a local ranger.
After breakfast this morning, travel deep into the heart of Denali National Park, Alaska’s most popular land attraction. Home to stunning scenery and pristine tundra, as you explore, keep an eye out for local wildlife including moose, caribou, Dall sheep and wolves. Here, you will also discover the work of wildlife biologists and why conservation is so paramount here.Daily :
Get a feel for authentic Fairbanks life today as you cruise the Chena River aboard a sternwheeler. You’ll be transported into the Alaskan wilderness and go ashore for a tour through a replica of an Athabascan Indian village.
Stay: Westmark, Fairbanks HotelDaily :
Your incredible journey of Canada and Alaska comes to an end today. Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.Daily :
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