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Travelmarvel

Highlights of the Rockies and Alaska Cruise

Vancouver to Seattle

Trip Code: URVWVS17
17 Days
33 Meals
2 Countries
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  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Inclusions

  • 9 nights premium accommodation
  • Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers
  • 33 meals - 16 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 11 dinners
  • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
  • Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a Farewell Dinner
  • Guaranteed Ocean-view Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise

Travel & Accommodation

Green hedge borders the lake with boat shed and a back drop of the large rocky mountains in the background

Charming Jasper

Discover the fairytale-like Jasper National Park, the largest park in the Canadian Rockies.

A bear watching the camera while in the tall grass

Blue River Safari

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

View of Quaaout Lodge from above surrounded by tall trees

Quaaout Lodge & Spa

Enjoy an overnight stay and First Nations-inspired dinner at Quaaout Lodge & Spa.

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included
  • Blue River Safari is not available on select dates. Enquire for details
  • Departure transfer - after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1pm
  • The VIA Rail option is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director - additional cost. Enquire for details
  • Prices based on Ocean-View Stateroom include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries
  • Perhaps replace your land journey, from Jasper to Vancouver, with an Overnight VIA Rail Journey. Additional cost. Enquire for details
Canada & Alaska Map URVWVS17 2020
Vancouver to Seattle

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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

Upon your arrival in Vancouver, be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel in the heart of this cosmopolitan metropolis. After settling in, meet your Tour Director and fellow guests during a Welcome Reception this evening.

Stay: Vancouver, The Sutton Place

Today, discover Vancouver on a sightseeing tour. Explore the city’s high-rise-framed waterfront and historic Gastown. Then head for Whistler’s mountain scenery.

Stay: Whistler, Delta Hotels Whistler Village Suites

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Gain an insight into the history of Canada’s indigenous culture on an interpretive walk and enjoy a First Nations-inspired dinner.


Travel through the Cariboo region from Whistler to Quaaout Lodge.

Stay: Quaaout Lodge

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel through Yoho National Park before arriving in Banff National Park. Visit Lake Louise and, weather permitting, Moraine Lake.

Stay: Two Nights, Banff Ptarmigan Inn

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  • Breakfast

Enjoy today at leisure to explore at your own pace or choose from a range of select experiences (own expense). These include a heli-flightseeing tour, a Bow River float trip and a Banff Experience tour.

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  • Breakfast

Journey along the Icefields Parkway and take in the region’s rugged scenery. En route, stop at Athabasca Glacier for an exhilarating Ice Explorer ride.

Stay: Two Nights, Jasper, Mountain Park Lodges

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Later tonight enjoy a delicious western-style BBQ dinner at Jasper Park Stables.


Enjoy a day at leisure or perhaps choose to join a select experience. These include a Harley Davidson sidecar tour, a rafting adventure on the Athabasca River, or an evening wildlife experience (own expense).

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

An incredible overnight escape awaits at Mike Wiegele Heli Village, which offers adventure and serenity in a picturesque setting.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Set off on a River Safari to Grizzly Bear Valley and look for native wildlife on the riverbank.

VIA Rail Option

Perhaps replace Days 8 and 9 touring with an enjoyable rail journey from Jasper to Vancouver. After breakfast this morning, spend time exploring Jasper, before you board the VIA Rail for your overnight train journey in a Sleeper Plus, through the breathtaking Canadian Rockies. Additional cost. Enquire for details.


Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

VIA Rail Option, Vancouver

Wake up this morning and arrive early into Vancouver. You will be transferred to the hotel ahead of a leisurely day in Vancouver before your group arrives.


Upon arrival in Vancouver, enjoy time to explore this city’s many attractions, before a Farewell Dinner with fellow travellers.

Stay: Vancouver, The Sutton Place Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

This morning after breakfast, you will transfer to Seattle to board your premium cruise ship. Settle into your cabin and enjoy time at leisure before dinner this evening.

Stay: Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Oosterdam

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy the day at sea as your ship journeys through the beautiful Inside Passage.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today you’ll arrive in the Alaskan capital of Juneau. Explore this historic gold rush town, join a dog sled ride, sample baked salmon or pan for gold (own expense).

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Reaching the Hubbard Glacier today, learn about the longest tidewater glacier in North America, forging its way into the icy seaboard of the Gulf Alaska. Hubbard Glacier is known for its dramatic ‘surges’ as it advances rather than retreats further into Yakutat Bay each year. Dramatic ice calving and the surreal blue of the glacier’s face are some of the natural wonders you may see.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Spend free time today discovering the picturesque port of Sitka.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

In Ketchikan, perhaps join a walking tour or learn about Tlingit culture (own expense).

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cruise through the Inside Passage, before arriving in Victoria.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark in Seattle and 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.