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Alaska Cruise & The Majestic Rockies Holiday

The perfect combination of two of our most popular holidays combined into one! The Alaskan Cruise joins the Majestic Canadian Rockies. Enjoy a wonderful itinerary full of amazing scenery and potential wildlife viewing. With the option to add on those must-do excursions or enhance your trip with upgrades to the finer things in life!

What's included

• International flights with Air Transat departing from London Gatwick in economy class
• Includes seat selection
• 9 nights hotel accommodation
• 7 nights Alaska Cruise with Holland America Line
• 2 days Rocky Mountaineer daylight service in SilverLeaf Service
• Breakfast and lunch on board the train each day
• Transfer from Banff to Lake Louise
• Transfer from Lake Louise to Calgary Airport
• Full board on the Alaska cruise in a Inside Cabin

Upgrades
Celebrating anything?
Why not upgrade your flights to Club Class
Treat yourself and upgrade your hotel to a deluxe or luxury accommodation
Upgrade your train service to Goldleaf Service
Fancy cruising in style, upgrade your cabin to an Oceanview, Balcony or Suite

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Itinerary

Day 1-2 Fly from London to Vancouver

Depart London Gatwick on Air Transat flight to Vancouver. You will arrive independently at your downtown hotel. Rated as one of the most livable cities in the world, Vancouver is world-class. With ample of shopping options and plenty of attractions to visit, you will not get bored. Why not try out some of the best foodie tours in Canada whilst in Vancouver, or take a day trip up to Whistler via the stunning Sea to Sky Highway. Two nights in Vancouver.

Day 3 Vancouver to Holland America Line Cruise

Arrive independently at the cruise terminal in Vancouver’s wonderful Canada Place. Your cruise departs at 5pm.

Day 4 Scenic 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 5 Cruise Tracy Arm en route to Juneau, Alaska

Today you will cruise along Tracy Arm where you will see the majestic Sawyer Glacier, an awe-inspiring sight with an abundance of wildlife such as brown and black bears, moose, dear and wolves. You will continue South East onto Juneau, Alaska’s capital city where you will enjoy your first stop. We recommend a visit to Mendenhall Glacier whilst you are here. Depart at 10:30pm.

Day 6 Skagway, Alaska

Arrive in Skagway at 7am. 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. Depart at 9pm.

Day 7 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 8 Ketchikan, Alaska

Arrive in Ketchikan at 10am. 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. Depart at 6pm.

Day 9 Scenic 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.

Day 10-11 Vancouver

Arrive around 7am. After disembarking, transfer independently to your hotel in Vancouver downtown. Today you will have the opportunity to visit those attractions you did not manage to visit prior to your cruise. Use these days to souvenir shop before your magical journey onboard the Rocky Mountaineer. Two nights in Vancouver.

Day 12 Rocky Mountaineer Vancouver to Kamloops

Jump in a taxi and transfer to the Rocky Mountaineer Station to embark on a trip of a lifetime. You will board the Rocky Mountaineer Train and head towards some of the most beautiful landscapes and enchanting mountain ranges. You will spend the night in Kamloops in the Okanagan Valley.

Day 13 Rocky Mountaineer Kamloops to Banff

Setting off early again this morning you will continue your journey into the majestic and rugged Canadian Rocky Mountains. The passing scenery is mind blowing as you pass dramatic landscapes, lakes and forests. You will continue onto the popular and charming mountain town of Banff. Overnight in Banff.

Day 14-15 Banff

You are free to enjoy the wonders of Banff and its' hidden gems. Banff is known to be one of the Rockies most popular mountain towns, with its’ bursting charm and breath-taking scenery, you will be sure to take home a true Canadian experience. There is plenty to do, whether it is to take a canoe tour out onto Bow River or head up to Sunshine Mountain in a gondola and glimpse the Canadian Rockies from up top. Two nights in Banff

Day 16 Banff to Lake Louise

Time to leave Banff and head onto the famous Lake Louise. A verdant shimmering lake reflecting the majesty of the Victoria Glacier. Lake Louise is known as the Crown Jewel of the Rockies, be sure to get your camera ready! Overnight in Lake Louise

Day 17 Fly from Calgary to London

With the morning free to explore and take those last minute photos of the stunning Lake Louise. Take your schedule transfer and head back towards Calgary Airport for your return flight home.

ESTA online application for entry to the USA

Important: All cruise passengers must complete the online Visa Waiver form by visiting https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov which is needed for entry into the US at a cost of $14 per person.

You must complete an ESTA application at least 72 hours before flying. Any traveller who fails to complete an ESTA application at least 3 days before departure will almost certainly be refused entry into the country under new US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations. If you are even considering visiting the States, it's worth filling out an ESTA application now as they are valid for two years. Important: If you are refused entry because you do not hold the correct travel documents or have had your application for ESTA rejected - you will NOT be entitled to any form of refund or covered by your travel insurance policy.

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Services

 

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


16 nights, 17 days

  • 9 nights accommodation
  • International flights with Air Transat
  • Seat selection included
  • Full Board on the Holland America Line cruise
  • 2 Day Rocky Mountaineer Train
  • 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches on the Rocky Mountaineer Train
  • Also available from Manchester & Glasgow, prices & durations may vary

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Winner of British Travel Awards 2016 - Silver award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
Winner of British Travel Awards 2016

Silver award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


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

from only €2,886 per person

Tour Available in Reverse
Based on Gatwick Departure

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At a glance


16 nights, 17 days

  • 9 nights accommodation
  • International flights with Air Transat
  • Seat selection included
  • Full Board on the Holland America Line cruise
  • 2 Day Rocky Mountaineer Train
  • 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches on the Rocky Mountaineer Train
  • Also available from Manchester & Glasgow, prices & durations may vary

Trusted travel partner


Winner of British Travel Awards 2016 - Silver award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
Winner of British Travel Awards 2016

Silver 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.

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