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Travelmarvel

Passage Through the Rockies and Alaska Cruise

Calgary to Vancouver

Trip Code: URJWCV19
19 Days
36 Meals
2 Countries
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Trip Inclusions

  • Guaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise
  • 11 nights in premium accommodation
  • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director, Driver and Cruise Liaison
  • 36 meals - 18 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 11 dinners, including a Welcome Reception and special Farewell Dinner
  • Visit Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary
  • Cruise through alpine scenery on a River Safari to Grizzly Bear Valley
  • Enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Prices include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries
  • Departure transfer - after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs before 1pm
  • The optional Rocky Mountaineer option is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director
  • Please note: Blue River Safari and lunch is not available on departure date 27 April and 17 September 2024
  • Please note: Glacier Bay is not available. Cruise to Endicott Arm and Dawes Glacier in lieu of Glacier Bay on departure date 7 September 2024
  • Please note: Cruise now visits Glacier Bay on departure dates 27 April & 17 September 2024
  • Please Note: Variation to itinerary - Cruise is on MS Koningsdam ship for departure 17 September 2024
  • Please note: Change of itinerary on Day 5 – now staying at Lake Louise Inn for 2 nights in lieu of Marmot Lodge Jasper. Tour no longer visits Jasper on departure date 17 September 2024
  • Please note: Change of itinerary for Day 6 – Rocky Mountaineer upgrade available Lake Louise to Vancouver in Goldleaf only. (Silverleaf not available) on departure date 17 September 2024
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included (unless specified)
Canada & Alaska Map 2024 URJWCV19
Calgary to Vancouver

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Enhance Your Journey

Travelmarvel provides further opportunity to pursue your special interests and enhance your holiday with a range of optional experiences

Touring Variation

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

Fly into Calgary where you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. Later, enjoy a Welcome Reception.

Stay: Calgary, Marriott Downtown Hotel

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a visit to 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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Discover more with our Enhance Your Journey optional select experiences - You might like to take a Banff Experience Tour, join a Bow River float trip or embark on a heli-flightseeing tour (additional charges apply).


Perhaps enjoy a select experience today as a way to take in Banff’s incredible scenery.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
Bright summers day looking down stream to the mountain ranges in the background

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Journey along the Icefields Parkway this morning and stop at Athabasca Glacier for a thrilling Ice Explorer ride. Afterwards, continue to Jasper.

Stay: Jasper, Marmot Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Set off on an extraordinary River Safari to stunning Grizzly Bear Valley.

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.


Journey to Thompson Valley today while descending through the Canadian Rockies.

Stay: Thompson Valley, South Thompson Inn

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Two bear cubs resting on a log

Rocky Mountaineer Rail Option

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


Upon arrival in Vancouver, enjoy time at leisure to explore this beautiful cosmopolitan city.

Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Discover more with our Enhance Your Journey optional select experiences - Perhaps take a Grouse Mountain gondola ride (additional charges apply).


Enjoy a tour of Vancouver today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Discover more with our Enhance Your Journey optional select experiences - 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 (additional charges apply).


Travel to Whistler where you may opt to try a select experience (own expense).

Stay: Whistler, Aava Whistler Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Take a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Victoria.

Stay: Two Nights, Victoria, DoubleTree by Hilton

Daily :
  • Breakfast

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Discover more with our Enhance Your Journey optional select experiences - Perhaps join a whale-watching cruise or a horse-drawn carriage tour (additional charges apply).

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a memorable Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens.


Enjoy a day at leisure. Perhaps choose a select experience (own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Flower beds and manicured lawns outside the grand parliament buildingin Victoria, Canada

Travel to Vancouver and board your Inside Passage cruise.

Stay: Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Zaandam

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Cruise the breathtaking waters of the Inside Passage.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Choose to explore the Alaskan capital of Juneau, enjoy a dog sled ride, sample baked salmon or pan for gold (own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today, you will dock at the former frontier town of Skagway. Where you’ll also have the opportunity to learn more about gold prospecting or view some of the fascinating local wildlife (own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Wake up to World Heritage-listed Glacier Bay National Park, where local rangers join you on board to talk about the geology and wildlife of the park.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive in Ketchikan, which is known as the salmon capital of the world. Perhaps join a walking tour or learn about Tlingit culture at Saxman Native Village (own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Spend time cruising south through the majestic landscapes of the Inside Passage. This evening, enjoy a final dinner on board.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

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  • Breakfast

In all we had a fantastic holiday. We would recommend Travelmarvel to all who'll ask.