Journey Through the Clouds Explorer & Alaska Cruise Holiday

Rocky Mountaineer
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Rocky Mountaineer

An exciting tour of Canada’s West with so much to explore, including Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper and Vancouver and so many ways to enjoy with the Banff Gondola tour to the Rocky Mountaineer daylight train journey from Jasper to Vancouver. You really will be a Western Explorer!

What's included

• International Flights from the UK based on economy class
• 7 nights hotel accommodation
• 7 nights Alaska Cruise in Inside Cabin
• 2 day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service
• Breakfast and lunch each day on the Rocky Mountaineer Train
• Full Board and entertainment on the Alaska Cruise
• Banff Gondola
• Banff Exclusive interpretive Program (Apr/May/Oct) or Lake Minnewanka cruise (June-Sep)
• Yoho National Park Tour,
• Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer
• Jasper Highlights Tour
• Rail station transfers in Jasper, Kamloops and Vancouver
• Luggage handling and National Park Pass

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Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Calgary

Arrive in Calgary and spend the rest of the day sightseeing in “The Heart of the New West” independently. Overnight in Calgary.

Day 2 Calgary to Lake Louise

Depart Calgary this morning for a full-day tour concluding in Lake Louise. Experience a world of adventure and beauty at the summit of Banff’s Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola. Your tour ends on arrival in world famous Lake Louise

Day 3 Lake Louise to Banff

This morning you are free to explore beautiful Lake Louise on your own. After lunch, a half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park at the end of the tour you will be transferred to Banff.

Day 4 Banff to Jasper

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff and Jasper National Parks via Lake Louise and the Icefields Parkway. Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier. Arrive in Jasper late this afternoon

Day 5 Jasper Highlights Tour

Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies’ largest national park, today you will enjoy a scenic day tour of some of the park’s natural attractions. Lunch Included. The rest of the evening is at your leisure

Day 6 Rocky Mountaineer Jasper to Kamloops

Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Jasper Station. Today you will travel from Jasper in the Canadian Rockies to Kamloops.

Day 7 Rocky Mountaineer Kamloops to Vancouver

Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Kamloops Station. On today’s journey west, you will again see dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like environment of the Interior, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains. Your rail journey ends this evening upon arrival in Vancouver.

Day 8 Vancouver - Board the Alaska Cruise

Arrive at the cruise terminal in Vancouver's wonderful Canada Palace. Check in to your stateroom for the next 7 days at sea on a journey of discovery to Alaska.

Day 9 Cruising the Inside Passage

The Inside Passage is an enchanting scenic waterway stretching from Vancouver all the way up to Alaska, including some of Alaska's beautiful islands that you will see along the way.

Day 10 Tracy Arm en route to Juneau, Alaska

Today you will cruise along Tracy Arm where you will see the majestic Sawyer Glacier. You continue south east to onto Juneau, Alaska's capital city where you will enjoy your first stop.

Day 11 Skagway, Alaska

Known as the best preserved Gold Rush town, Skagway is a very historical town with so much history and local charm to discover. Spend the day discovering the enchanting Gold Rush story and visiting the wonderful historical buildings that the gold prospectors built.

Day 12 Glacier Bay

You will never forget the sound of the glaciers calving as it sends a hush through the whole ship and you take in the enormous cliff-flanked fjords and remarkable wilderness. Enjoy a day of cruising through Glacier Bay which is a wildlife lover’s dream with humpback and killer whales breaching the water below.

Day 13 Ketchikan, Alaska

Circled by lush green landscape and with evergreen mountains sprouting out of the waters, the surrounding area is breathtakingly beautiful due to the abundant rainfall of the rainforest environment. Explore the historical town.

Day 14 Cruising the Inside Passage

Returning back to the city you will cruise the scenic Inside Passage again and keep your eyes peeled for the enchanting wildlife that call this coastline home.

Day 15 Fly from Vancouver to London

Your cruise arrives back into port in the early morning, giving you time for a last whip around the shops in Vancouver, or a final afternoon in the sunshine by English Bay before you make your way to the airport for your return flight home.

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Dates

Selected departure dates between April - September.

Please note prices and availability are subject to change

Services

Train Tour Service Levels

 

GoldLeaf Service

SilverLeaf Service

Coach Style

Bi-level dome

Single-level dome

Window Style

Fully domed windows with panoramic views upstairs, private dining room on the lower level with large picture windows

Oversized domed windows

Included meals served onboard

Gourmet à la carte

Hot or cold breakfast options, Delicious hot entree lunch options

Gourmet Snacks 

Included

Included

Meal service style

Served in the dining room

Individual service at your seat

Number of Rocky Mountaineer Hosts

Three to Four, plus full culinary team

Three

Alcoholic beverages

Complimentary throughout journey

Complimentary throughout journey

Non-alcoholic beverages

Included

Included

Outdoor viewing area

Large open-air vestibule

Outdoor viewing between coaches

Luggage in Kamloops/ Quesnel

Delivered to your hotel

Delivered to your hotel

Full storytelling

Included

Included

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At a glance


14 nights, 15 days

  • International Flights from the UK
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 7 nights Alaska Cruise
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey
  • 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches
  • Banff Gondola Ride
  • Available from Regional & Irish airports, prices and durations may vary
  • Free drinks package for Oceanview cabins*
    *T&Cs apply
  • 2022 bookings - get up to 4 FREE perks*
    *T&Cs apply

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Winner of British Travel Awards 2020 - Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
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Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


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At a glance


14 nights, 15 days

  • International Flights from the UK
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 7 nights Alaska Cruise
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey
  • 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches
  • Banff Gondola Ride
  • Available from Regional & Irish airports, prices and durations may vary
  • Free drinks package for Oceanview cabins*
    *T&Cs apply
  • 2022 bookings - get up to 4 FREE perks*
    *T&Cs apply

Trusted travel partner


Winner of British Travel Awards 2020 - Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
Winner of British Travel Awards 2020

Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


Fully protected - We are members of ATOL, ABTA and IATA
Fully Protected

ATOL, ABTA and IATA logos

We are members of ATOL, ABTA and IATA.

Price Match Guarantee
Price Match Guarantee

If you find the same tour cheaper through another operator, we'll match the price.

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