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Travelmarvel

Eastern and Western Canada with Alaska Cruise

Trip Code: URJWCE29
29 Days
49 Meals
2 Countries
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Trip Inclusions

  • 49 meals - 28 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 14 dinners
  • Enjoy a Welcome Breakfast and a special Farewell Dinner
  • Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers
  • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
  • 11 nights in Western Canada and 10 nights in Eastern Canada staying in premium accommodation
  • Guaranteed Ocean-view Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise

Travel & Accommodation

River bank, suspension bridge with city skyline as a back drop on a clear day

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.

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.

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included
  • Blue River Safari is not available on select dates. Enquire for details
  • Prices include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries
  • Perhaps replace your land journey, from Jasper to Vancouver, with a two day Rocky Mountaineer Rail Journey
  • The optional Rocky Mountaineer option is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director
  • Departure transfer - after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1pm
Eastern and Western Canada with Alaska Cruise URJWCE29 Map 2020

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Touring Variation

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

Your journey begins today as you are met and transferred to your hotel.

Stay: Calgary, Marriott Downtown Hotel

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a visit to Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary.


After breakfast, journey to Banff National Park. Tour Banff upon arrival and take in the many sights of this picturesque town and its stunning natural surrounds.

Stay: Two Nights, Banff Park Lodge

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Perhaps enjoy a select experience to discover more about Banff. You might like to take a Banff Experience tour, enjoy a Bow River float trip or join a heli-flightseeing tour (own expense).

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Visit Moraine Lake (weather permitting) en route to iconic Lake Louise.

Stay: Lake Louise Inn

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Travel the Icefields Parkway and ride an Ice Explorer on Athabasca Glacier before heading to Jasper.

Stay: Jasper, Mountain Park Lodges

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Stay overnight at Blue River’s Mike Wiegele Heli Village.

Rocky Mountaineer Rail Option

Perhaps replace Days 6 and 7 touring with a Rocky Mountaineer Rail journey to Vancouver. Board the Rocky Mountaineer and pass Mt Robson and Pyramid Falls before arriving in Kamloops. Stay in Kamloops at a hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer. Additional cost. Enquire for details.


Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village

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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 rugged Cariboo region to Vancouver.

Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Hotel or Coast Coral Harbour Hotel

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Embark on a sightseeing tour of cosmopolitan Vancouver today, taking in the many highlights before enjoying late afternoon and evening at your leisure.

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Admire the Coastal Mountains as you travel along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway with a stop at Shannon Falls on your way to Whistler.

Stay: Delta Whistler Village Suites

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Catch a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Victoria.

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

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

This evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner here in the original Butchart family home.


Today spend your time at leisure and enjoy the sights of Victoria, perhaps take a select experience. Discover the colour and vibrancy of The Butchart Gardens today. The Butchart Gardens. Among the most famous gardens in the world, The Butchart Gardens is more than a hundred years old and has a distinctive style all of its own. Spend time wandering through the lovely Sunken Garden and relax in the beautiful setting of the Japanese Garden and Italian Garden. Explore the plants on show, as well as floral displays.

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Board your ship in Vancouver for your Inside Passage cruise.

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

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 you will disembark your ship for the final time and be transferred to the airport for your onward flight to Toronto (not included in tour price).

Stay: Three Nights, Toronto, Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre

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Enjoy a day at leisure in Toronto.

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This morning, enjoy a Welcome Breakfast where you will have the chance to meet your fellow guests and Travelmarvel Tour Director. Then join a city tour that will take you to the picturesque waterfront districts of Toronto. Afterwards, travel to see the spectacular sight of Niagara Falls, which is collectively made up of three impressive waterfalls. From here, you’ll board a thrilling boat cruise for a journey to the base of Horseshoe Falls (raincoats provided). This is the largest of the three falls. You might also like to take an exciting helicopter flight for aerial views over Niagara Falls (own expense).

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Continue on your journey to Ottawa today. Along the way, 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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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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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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


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

Stay: Lac-Saint-Joseph, Station Touristique Duchesnay

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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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Enjoy your day at leisure.

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Farewell Québec City after breakfast this morning and travel to Montréal. On arrival, check-in to your hotel, then get to know this European-influenced metropolis even better during an afternoon spent at your leisure.

Stay: Two Nights, Montréal, Marriott Chateau Champlain

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Embark on a sightseeing tour of Montréal, which will take you to the highlights in the city’s centre. Then, the rest of the day is yours to explore at leisure before enjoying a Farewell Dinner.

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Your journey ends this morning after breakfast.

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