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Travelmarvel

Passage Through the Rockies and Alaska Cruise

Calgary to Vancouver

Trip Code: URJWCV20
20 Days
36 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
  • 12 nights in premium accommodation
  • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
  • Experience a Welcome Reception and Farewell Dinner
  • Tipping for all cruise staff, port charges and airport transfers

Travel & Accommodation

Single speed boat skiming over the water with the mountains as a backdrop

Blue River Safari

Watch for bears on a river safari, as you glide through Grizzly Bear Valley in the Monashee Mountains.

Snow capped mountains reflecting in the blue waters of the bay as we see passengers standing on the bow of the ship

Cruise the Inside Passage

Encounter some of the world’s most phenomenal coastline scenery during a seven-night cruise aboard Holland America Line

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.

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Departure transfer - after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1pm
  • The optional Rocky Mountaineer option is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director.
  • Prices include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included
North America Map URJWCV20 2019
Calgary to Vancouver

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a Welcome Reception at Calgary Tower.


Today, be 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. Upon arrival, tour Banff’s many sights and its stunning natural surrounds.

Stay: Two Nights, Banff Park Lodge

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  • Breakfast
  • 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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  • Breakfast

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, Mountain Park Lodges

Daily :
  • 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 overnight at Blue River’s Mike Wiegele Heli Village.


Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Upon arrival in Vancouver, 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

Enjoy a tour of Vancouver today. Perhaps take a Grouse Mountain gondola ride (own expense).

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  • Breakfast

Travel to Whistler where 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: Two nights: Whistler, Summit Lodge and Spa

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  • Breakfast

Enjoy today at leisure to explore more of Whistler, as you choose.

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  • Breakfast

Take a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Victoria, or take a floatplane flight from Whistler to Victoria (own expense).

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

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens.


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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel to Vancouver and board your Inside Passage cruise.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Cruise the breathtaking waters of the Inside Passage.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Explore Juneau, or enjoy a dog sled ride, sample baked salmon or pan for gold (own expense).

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  • 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).

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  • 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.

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  • 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).

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

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