Highlights of the Rockies & Alaska Cruise
Travel & Accommodation
Map & Itinerary
- Guaranteed Ocean-view Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise
- 9 nights premium accommodation
- Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
- 33 meals - 16 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 11 dinners, including a Welcome Reception and a special Farewell Dinner
- Relax over a BBQ dinner at South Thompson Inn
- Experience close encounters with Canadian wildlife at the British Columbia Wildlife Park
Indulge during a Canadian feast at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen
- Learn about Canada’s indigenous culture on a walk and a First Nations-inspired dinner at Quaaout Lodge & Spa
Map & Itinerary
- Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
- Departure transfer - after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1pm
- The optional VIA Rail is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director and gratuities are not included
- Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included
Designed exclusively for our guests
Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event
Some days of your itinerary provide an opportunity to select a touring variation
Fly into Vancouver today, where you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. After settling in, meet with your Tour Director and fellow guests during a Welcome Reception this evening.
Stay: Vancouver, The Sutton Place Hotel
Vancouver, Thompson Valley
Tonight, enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner at your hotel.
VIA Rail Overnight Option
Perhaps replace Days 2 and 3 with a rail journey from Vancouver to Jasper. Spend the morning at leisure in Vancouver before you board the VIA Rail for your exciting overnight train journey. Stay: Via Rail Sleeper Plus. Additional cost. Enquire for details.
Explore Vancouver, including the waterfront and Gastown district. Later, enjoy the scenery on the way to the Thompson Valley.
Stay: Thompson Valley, South Thompson InnDaily :
Thompson Valley, Jasper
Meet Canadian wildlife up close at the British Columbia Wildlife Park.
VIA Rail Jasper
Arrive early into Jasper and be transferred to your lodge ahead of a day to relax and explore.
Continue your journey to Jasper via Mt Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. An evening at leisure gives you the chance to explore your beautiful surrounds.
Stay: Two Nights, Jasper, Mountain Park LodgesDaily :
Tonight, sit down to a Canadian feast at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen.
With a full day at leisure, you might like to join one of the select experiences on offer. Perhaps take in the sights on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle tour, embark on a rafting adventure along the Athabasca River or enjoy an evening wildlife experience (own expense).Daily :
Enjoy the morning at leisure to further explore. Then, travel along the Icefields Parkway, considered the world’s most scenic highway, and stop at the Columbia Icefield for an exhilarating Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Stop at Moraine Lake and Lake Louise before arriving at Banff.
Stay: Two Nights, Banff, Ptarmigan InnDaily :
Enjoy today at leisure to explore this beautiful alpine resort at your own pace. If you’re after adventure, then why not choose from a range of select experiences. Consider joining a heli-flightseeing tour for amazing views over the region. Watch for local wildlife on a Bow River float trip or why not set off on a Banff Experience tour (own expense).Daily :
Banff, Quaaout Lodge
Gain an insight into the history of Canada’s Indigenous culture on an interpretive walk and enjoy a First Nations-inspired dinner.
Leaving Banff, descend from the Rockies via beautiful Yoho National Park, then continue to Little Shuswap Lake.
Stay: Quaaout Lodge & SpaDaily :
Quaaout Lodge, Whistler
Travel through the vast landscapes of the Cariboo region before arriving in Whistler. This famous alpine resort town offers an array of cultural and outdoor discoveries.
Stay: Delta Whistler Village SuitesDaily :
Travel along the Sea to Sky Highway to Vancouver. Get together for dinner tonight.
Stay: Vancouver, The Sutton Place HotelDaily :
Vancouver, Embark Cruise
Board your Holland America Line ship for your Alaskan Inside Passage cruise.
Stay: Seven Nights, Holland America Line’s VolendamDaily :
Enjoy a full day on the open water at the start of your journey through the Inside Passage.Daily :
Dock at Alaska’s beautiful capital, Juneau. Here, perhaps join a dog sled ride over a glacier, sample salmon baked over a fire or even try your hand at panning for gold in this former gold rush town (own expense).Daily :
This morning you’ll dock at the historic port of Skagway, located at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage. Here, there are also opportunities to learn more about gold prospecting or view local wildlife (own expense).Daily :
Wake up within Glacier Bay National Park. Today, you’ll gain an insight into the unique nature of this national park as local rangers join you on board to explain the geology and wildlife found here.Daily :
Arrive in Ketchikan, regarded as the salmon capital of the world. Enjoy free time here to relax and explore the town at your leisure Alternatively, perhaps join a walking tour of the town or learn about the history of Tlingit culture during a visit to Saxman Native Village (own expense).Daily :
Spend the day cruising south through the Inside Passage. There is time to relax and enjoy the premium facilities of your ship while you cruise. This evening, join a final dinner on board.Daily :
Disembark Cruise, Depart Vancouver
Disembark in Vancouver for your airport transfer and onward flight.Daily :
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