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Travelmarvel

Calgary Stampede, Rockies and Alaska Cruise

Calgary to Vancouver

Trip Code: URJWCV21
21 Days
37 Meals
2 Countries
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Trip Inclusions

  • 13 nights in premium accommodation
  • Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers
  • 37 meals - 20 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 11 dinners
  • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
  • Enjoy your two-day ‘Stampede Thrill Package’ to experience rodeo in style
  • Guaranteed Ocean-view Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise

Travel & Accommodation

Racing horse drawn carriages in an arena

The Calgary Stampede

Experience cowboy fever during the Calgary Stampede in a city where the Old West definitely remains alive and kicking.

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.

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 subject to change
  • A 14 day land tour is available; refer tour code URJWC14
  • Blue River Safari is not available on select dates. Enquire for details
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included unless specified
  • 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 based on Ocean-View Stateroom 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
Canada Alaska Trip Map URJWCV21 2020
Calgary to Vancouver

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Insider Experience

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Touring Variation

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

Welcome to Calgary, where you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Reception and get to know your fellow guests and Travelmarvel Tour Director.

Stay: Three Nights, Calgary, Marriott Downtown Hotel

Your two-day ‘Stampede Thrill Package’ includes a ticket to the Afternoon Rodeo, gate admission; a souvenir program, an evening ticket to the Chuckwagon Races and the Grandstand Show, and two thrilling Skyrides over Stampede Park.

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Enjoy a full day to return to Stampede Park and experience all of the delights that the Calgary Stampede has to offer.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary.


This morning, depart for beautiful Banff National Park.

Stay: Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge

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Today is at your leisure to discover beautiful Banff. Perhaps join a Banff Experience tour, take a Bow River float trip or embark on a heli-flightseeing tour (own expense).

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After a leisurely morning, visit Moraine Lake (weather permitting) on your way to Lake Louise, the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’.

Stay: Lake Louise Inn

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Journey along the Icefields Parkway today and stop at Athabasca Glacier for a thrilling Ice Explorer ride. Then continue on to the alpine resort town of Jasper.

Stay: Jasper, Mountain Park Lodges

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a River Safari to Grizzly Bear Valley, keeping an eye out for bears, eagles and moose along the way.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Awake to striking mountainscapes at Blue River’s Mike Wiegele Heli Village.

Rocky Mountaineer Rail Option

Perhaps replace Days 8 and 9 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.


Walk through Maligne Canyon before descending through the Canadian Rockies and travelling to Blue River.

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 Cariboo region before arriving in Vancouver.

Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver, Coast Coal Harbour

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Enjoy a tour of Vancouver, taking in some of its most iconic sights. Consider taking a Grouse Mountain gondola ride (own expense).

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Take a scenic drive along the Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler.

Stay: Whistler, Summit Lodge and Spa

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On your return from Whistler, either board a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Victoria or perhaps consider taking a floatplane flight to Victoria (own expense).

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

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Experience a special Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens.


Enjoy time at leisure then visit The Butchart Gardens. Perhaps take a whale-watching cruise or a horse-drawn carriage tour (own expense).

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Travel by ferry from Victoria to Vancouver and board your premium cruise ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, Holland America Line’s Koningsdam or Volendam

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Enjoy the day at sea, cruising through the dramatic scenery of the Inside Passage.

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In Juneau, why not join a dog sled ride, try a salmon bake or pan for gold (own expense).

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Enjoy free time to perhaps dig for gold, learn about Skagway’s history or view wildlife (own expense).

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Wake to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park.

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In Ketchikan, consider joining a walking tour or learning about Tlingit culture at Saxman Native Village (own expense).

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Enjoy the scenery and comforts of your ship during a day at sea.

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Your journey comes to an end today. After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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Everything was wonderful. There were great sight seeing trips and the guides were very knowledgeable.