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Travelmarvel

Highlights of Eastern & Western Canada with Alaska Cruise

Trip Code: UREJWC28
28 Days
48 Meals
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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
  • Nine nights in Eastern Canada and 11 nights in Western Canada staying in premium accommodation
  • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
  • 48 meals - 27 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 14 dinners
  • Enjoy a Welcome Breakfast and a special Farewell Dinner
  • Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers

Travel & Accommodation

Lokking across lake to Toronto city skyline on a sunny day

Stunning Toronto

Roam the cultural patchwork of Toronto and discover the unique energy of this city.

Park bench positoned for a view of the city cenrtre below

Explore Incredible Calgary

The beauty and culture of Calgary will be a welcome surprise.

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
  • Departure transfer - after your cruise, ensure your onward flight departs after 1pm
  • Flight from Montréal to Calgary not included
  • Day 10 is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director
  • The Rocky Mountaineer upgrade is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included
Canada & Alaska Map UREJWC28 2020

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Your journey throughout Eastern Canada and New England begins today as you arrive in Toronto. You will be met upon arrival at the airport and transferred to your hotel, located in the heart of the action in downtown Toronto.

Stay: Two Nights, Toronto, Marriott Eaton Centre

This morning, enjoy a Welcome Breakfast where you will have the chance to meet your fellow guests and Travelmarvel Tour Director. Then embark on a city tour that will take you to the picturesque waterfront areas of Toronto. Afterwards, visit the spectacular sight of famous Niagara Falls, which is collectively made up of three impressive waterfalls. Later, you will board a thrilling boat cruise for a journey to the base of Horseshoe Falls (raincoats provided). Perhaps you might also like to take an exciting helicopter ride over Niagara Falls (own expense).

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  • Breakfast

Continue on your journey to Ottawa today. Along the way, stop at Kingston and enjoy a cruise around the 1000 Islands of the St Lawrence Seaway. Cruise past tiny islands, castles reminiscent of fairytales and island mansions. You’ll be taken back to a time when pirates and bootleggers roamed the area, as well as the Gilded Age, when the rich and famous used the area as their personal playground.

Stay: Two Nights: Ottawa, Lord Elgin Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today, enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Ottawa, during which you will visit Parliament Hill and the historic Rideau Canal, which winds its way through the heart of the city. The rest of the day is yours to explore at leisure.

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

This evening, enjoy a memorable stay at Station Touristique Duchesnay.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Tonight you will watch for black bears from a viewing tower that borders a beaver habitat (activity available June – September).


After breakfast this morning, your journey continues to Lac-Saint-Joseph.

Stay: Lac-Saint-Joseph, Station Touristique Duchesnay

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

This afternoon, delight in a hearty Québécois lunch at a local Sugar Shack and learn all about the intricacies of maple syrup production.


Enjoy the picturesque landscape of the Charlevoix region as you follow the mountainous coastline of the St Lawrence River. Later, discover Québec City’s much-loved attractions on a guided sightseeing tour.

Stay: Two Nights: Québec City, Hotel Manoir Victoria

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Spend today as you wish. Perhaps unwind on a relaxing river cruise along the St Lawrence River or explore Québec City on an insightful and informative guided walking tour (own expense). Enjoy dinner at leisure this evening.

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  • Breakfast

Journey to Montréal today and enjoy a sightseeing tour.

Stay: Two Nights: Montréal, Marriott Chateau Champlain

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Enjoy the day to explore Montréal. Then spend time at leisure before dining at a local restaurant.

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Farewell Eastern Canada today as you fly from Montréal to Calgary (flight not included). Later, enjoy a Welcome Reception.

Stay: Calgary, Marriott Downtown Hotel

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary.


After breakfast, journey to Banff National Park. Upon arrival, tour Banff’s many sights and its stunning natural surrounds.

Stay: Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge

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  • Dinner

Perhaps enjoy a select experience today as a way to take in Banff’s incredible scenery. You might like to take a Banff Experience Tour, enjoy a Bow River float trip or embark on a heli-flightseeing tour (own expense).

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Today, travel to view the azure waters of glacier-fed Moraine Lake (weather permitting). Later, you’ll continue on your way to the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’, iconic Lake Louise.

Stay: Lake Louise Inn

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Journey on the Icefields Parkway and ride an Ice Explorer onto Athabasca Glacier.

Stay: Jasper, Mountain Park Lodges

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Cruise through alpine scenery on a River Safari to Grizzly Bear Valley, keeping an eye out for bears, eagles and moose.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Stay at beautiful Mike Wiegele Heli Village overnight.


Enjoy the landscapes today as you travel from Jasper to Blue River.

Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Take in the cinematic scenery as you travel through the rugged Cariboo region to Vancouver. Upon arrival, enjoy time at leisure to explore this beautiful cosmopolitan city.

Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver, Coast Coal Harbour Hotel or similar

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  • Breakfast

Embark on a sightseeing tour of cosmopolitan Vancouver today, taking in the many highlights before enjoying late afternoon and evening at your leisure. Perhaps take a Grouse Mountain gondola ride (own expense).

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  • Breakfast

Head along the Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler where you will stay overnight. You may opt to try a select experience (own expense). Perhaps take a floatplane flight, tour Blackcomb Mountain on a Jeep Safari or head up to the snowline of Whistler Mountain by 4x4 or snow cat.

Stay: Whistler, Summit Lodge and Spa

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  • Breakfast

Catch a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Victoria, or take a floatplane to Victoria (own expense).

Stay: Two Nights: Victoria, The Parkside Hotel and Spa

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a Farewell Dinner in the Butchart family home.


Enjoy a day at leisure. Perhaps choose a select experience (own expense). Join a whale-watching cruise or a horse-drawn carriage tour.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Board your Inside Passage Cruise in Vancouver. Settle into your cabin and enjoy dinner this evening.

Stay: Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s ms Volendam

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  • Breakfast
  • 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 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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  • Lunch
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Today your journey brings you to Juneau, which is Alaska’s capital. Located at the foot of grand mountain peaks on the Gastineau Channel, the massive Mendenhall Glacier and Juneau Icefields are situated at the city’s back door. Spend some time to take in the diverse terrain or perhaps make your way to the town and explore the rustic shops located here. Alternatively, you may also like to experience an exhilarating dog sled ride over a glacier. Other activities available to you include sampling delicious salmon baked over a fire or even trying your hand at panning for gold in this former gold rush town (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 some of the fascinating local wildlife (own expense).

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  • Dinner

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

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive today in the Alaskan town of Ketchikan, renowned for its idyllic scenery, rich Alaskan native culture, and as the salmon capital of the world. Here, you will have free time to relax and explore the town at your leisure. Alternatively, perhaps join a walking tour of the town or learn about fascinating Tlingit culture at Saxman Native Village (own expense).

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  • Dinner

Today marks your final day on board 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.

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After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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