Calgary * Banff * Jasper * Sun Peaks * Vancouver * Seattle * Glacier Bay Alaskan Cruise
A best selling classic fly drive through the Canadian Rockies featuring one of our most popular routes which visits the famous National Parks of Banff and Jasper before driving to the Pacific Coast. Spend time in Vancouver before embarking on an Norwegian Cruise Lines cruise to the remote reaches of Alaska. Discover a landscape where nature rules supreme. Cruise through the forest clad shores of the Inside Passage and explore the coastal settlements along this spectacular coast.
18 days from £2,741 sharing twin including scheduled flights
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Day 1 - Fri - U.K. – Calgary
Your Canada holiday start with flight by Air Canada from London Heathrow to Calgary (regional flights are available on request). On arrival transfer by airport shuttle to your airport hotel. The rest of your day is at leisure.
Overnight (1): Calgary - Clarion Hotel Calgary Airport
Day 2 - Sat - Calgary – Banff (77 miles)
The mountains beckon. Collect your hire car from the airport before heading west into the Canadian Rockies and the pretty town of Banff.
Overnights (2): Banff - Banff International
Day 3 - Sun - Banff
Sometimes regarded as one of the most attractive small towns in North America, Banff is compact enough to comfortably explore on foot. Situated on the doorstep of spectacular scenery, Banff nestles amidst the glory of the Canadian Rockies. With a wealth of attractions, ranging from the Hot Springs to the gondola ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain, Banff boasts an attractive main street with numerous cafes and craft shops.
Day 4 - Mon - Banff – Jasper (175 miles)
Enjoy a spectacular drive today through stunning scenery along the Icefields Parkway. En route visit delightful Lake Louise with it's sparkling turquoise lake overlooked by Mount Fairview. The road is a photographer's dream come true culminating with the Columbia Icefield, the largest accumulation of snow and ice in the Canadian Rockies and take the ‘Ice Explorer’ ride onto the Athabasca Glacier.
Overnights (2): Jasper - Marmot Lodge
Day 5 - Tues - Jasper
Enjoy a day at leisure to delight in the peaceful, magnificent surroundings of Jasper National Park. A showcase of glacial blue lakes, long ridge-top hikes, canyons and a world-class golf resort, the town of Jasper is a sleepy sanctuary, known as a refuge for bighorn sheep, elk, deer and moose - all of which have been spotted wandering its streets. A trip to the exquisite Maligne Lake, the second largest glacier-fed lake in the Rockies, is well recommended where a cruise will take you past glacier-studded mountain peaks to world-famous Spirit Island.
Day 6 - Wed - Jasper –Sun Peaks (276 miles)
Drive west and then south along the scenic Yellowhead Highway with views of Mt. Terry Fox, Tete Jaune Cache and, at 3954 m. Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. A visit to Wells Gray Park, accessed from Clearwater, en route is recommended. Here you’ll discover a multitude of rapids, cataracts and waterfalls – two of the most spectacular being Dawson Falls and Helmcken Falls. Continue south to Kamloops and to Sun Peaks to enjoy a day at leisure in idyllic surroundings.
Overnight (1): Sun Peaks - Coast Sundance Lodge
Day 7 - Thurs - Sun Peaks – Vancouver (232 miles)
Head south down the Coquihalla Highway via Merritt and Hope along the Fraser River Valley into sparkling Vancouver. Once in Vancouver, return your hire car downtown after checking in to your hotel.
Overnights (3): Vancouver - Sandman Suites on Davie
Days 8-9 - Fri-Sat - Vancouver
Renowned as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Vancouver is home to spectacular natural scenery with breathtaking views in each and every direction, has a bustling metropolitan core and boasts one of the mildest climates in Canada. Enjoy all the city has offer with your included flexible city tour. Highlights of downtown Vancouver, including major attractions, and scenic points of interest. Tickets are valid for two consecutive days, and the convertible clear top buses offer stunning views, rain or shine. Choose to Hop-Off at any of the 20 plus stops, and Hop-On again to continue the tour. Take an up close and personal look at Vancouver’s urban oasis, Stanley Park, have lunch at Granville Island, visit the historical Gastown or the trendy Yaletown, and don’t forget Robson Street to do a little shopping! Highlights of the route include English Bay, Stanley Park, Granville Island, Yaletown, Gastown, Chinatown, Robson Street, and the Entertainment District. Full commentary is offered in English, German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Korean and Mandarin. The tour loop duration is 120 minutes, without hopping off to visit attractions.
Day 10 - Sun - Vancouver - Seattle
Today you will be transferred by scheduled coach to the cruise ship terminal at Seattle for your cruise to Alaska.
Overnights (7): Onboard the Norwegian Pearl.
Day 11 - Mon - Cruise the Inside Passage
The calm, protected waters along this 1,000 mile Alaskan 'marine highway' are filled with sea lions,sea otters and migrating whales. on beaches and in coves on shore moose, deer and bears forage for food and in the sky eagles soar.
Day 12 - Tues - Juneau
This morning visit Juneau. Accessible only by water and air, wildlife thrives in this stunning frontier landscape. Take an optional helicopter flight to the Mendenhall Glacier or try whale watching by jetboat. Arrive Juneau at 7am depart 1.15pm.
Day 13 - Wed - Skagway
Skagway's development started in 1896, when gold was discovered in a tributary of the Klondike River and tiny Skagway quickly grew to 20,000 residents. By 1900, the White Pass and Yukon Route railway began carrying the more fortunate gold seekers over the mountain pass. Take an optional ride on the White Pass Scenic Railway or try gold-panning. The real gold, some say, never left Skagway. It's still there in the matchless golden sunrises and sunsets. Arrive Skagway 7am and depart 9pm.
Day 14 - Thurs - Glacier Bay
Today your ship cruises magnificent Glacier Bay. Marvel at the snow-white glaciers while cruising through breath-taking scenery.
Day 15 - Fri - Ketchikan
Ketchikan's 19th-century commercial fishing, canning and logging industries drew hearty workers who added a raucous side to the city's history. The infamous restored "red light" district with its bordello-turned-museum is a present-day testament to that era. Try an optional Alaska Bear Adventure by floatplane (seasonal). Arrive Ketchikan at 6am and depart 2pm.
Day 16 - Sat - Victoria
Late afternoon visit the stately capital of British Columbia - beautiful Victoria. Perhaps take an optional excursion to nearby stunning Butchart Gardens.
Day 17 - Sun - Arrive Seattle
Your cruise ends today when you return to Seattle. Arrival is at about 8 am and disembarkation is during the morning after a leisurely breakfast. Transfer independently to the airport for your overnight flight home or to continue your holiday.
Day 18 - Mon - Arrive UK
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1) Enjoy a Toronto and Niagara Falls add-on from £265 per person.
Price includes internal scheduled flights, airport taxes, return airport coach transfers from Toronto Airport to your centrally located hotel, 2 nights accommodation at a 4-star hotel and a full day sightseeing tour to Niagara Falls including a boat ride on the Hornblower Cruises to view the Horseshoe Falls and lunch.
2) Enjoy a Montreal and Quebec City add-on from £299 per person.
Price includes internal scheduled flights, airport taxes, return airport coach transfers from MontrealAirport to your centrally located hotel, 2 nights accommodation at a 4-star hotel and a full day sightseeing tour to Quebec City.
|3 Star||4 Star||5 Star|
|Calgary Airport||Clarion Hotel Calgary Airport|
|Banff||Banff International Hotel|
|Sun Peaks||Coast Sundance Lodge|
|Vancouver||Sandman Suites on Davie Vancouver|
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Location: Located 15 minutes from Calgary International Airport between the airport and downtown, this hotel offers easy access to the business and entertainment districts.
Number of Rooms: 184
Accommodation: Air conditioning, TV, telephone, WIFI internet access in-room (free), cable internet access in-room, computer with internet available, mini fridge, iron with board, hair dryer, adjoining rooms available on request, rollaway bed $10. 10 floors with elevator, Restaurant, bar, indoor pool, fitness centre, whirlpool, airport shuttle, parking free, pet friendly property. Wheelchair accessible room(s).