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Iconic Rockies & Alaska Cruise Escorted Tour

Victoria * Whistler * Quaaout Lodge * Lake Louise * Banff * Columbia Icefields * Jasper * Rocky Mountaineer Train * Vancouver * Inside Passage * Juneau * Skagway * Glacier Bay * Ketchikan * Inside Passage * Vancouver

Discover the Icons of the Rockies including a Rocky Mountaineer rail journey. Spend eight days waking up to the breath-taking sight of the Alaskan coastline with an Inside Passage Cruise.

2018 - 22 days from £6,297 per person twin share + flights

2018 - 15 days from £4,934 per person twin share + flights


Day 1 - UK to Victoria

Your Canada holiday starts with a departure from Heathrow o­n a scheduled Air Canada flight to Victoria via Vancouver. Upon arrival, be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Meet your fellow travellers and Tour Director during an indulgent afternoon tea at the lavish Fairmont Empress Hotel. Here, savour delectable pastries, sweets and hand-made signature Empress scones, prepared by an award-winning Pastry Chef, in a truly remarkable setting. (Depending on arrival flight time).

Overnights (2): The Parkside Hotel and Spa - Victoria

Day 2 - Victoria Sightseeing

Enjoy a short orientation tour then visit The Butchart Gardens. The rest of the day is at leisure. Perhaps take a whale-watching cruise or a horse-drawn carriage tour. Breakfast Included

Day 3 - Victoria – Whistler

Drive to Chemainus before boarding a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Horseshoe Bay. Travel along the Sea to Sky Highway and admire the Coastal Mountains on your way to Whistler. 
Breakfast Included.

Overnight (1): Aava Whistler Hotel - Whistler

Day 4 - Whistler - Quaaout Lodge

After breakfast, travel through the rugged Cariboo region to Shuswap Lake. Special Stay - learn about Canada’s indigenous culture on an interpretive walk and enjoy a First Nations-inspired dinner as you relax and unwind at Quaaout Lodge and Spa. Breakfast and Dinner Included.

Overnight (1): Quaaout Lodge & Spa

Day 5 - Quaaout Lodge - Lake Louise

After breakfast, head past the fir-cloaked region of Revelstoke on your way to the incredible setting of Lake Louise, known as the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’ Breakfast and Dinner Included.

Overnight (1): Lake Louise - The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

Day 6 - Lake Louise – Banff

Visit Moraine Lake (weather permitting). Then on arrival in Banff, enjoy a tour before boarding the Banff Gondola to ascend to the top of Sulphur Mountain where you’ll be awe-struck by the sweeping panoramic views out over six mountain ranges. Tonight, enjoy a memorable covered wagon trail ride along the base of Sulphur Mountain and the Bow River. Enjoy a tasty traditional western steak fry BBQ dinner, before returning along the trail. Breakfast and Dinner Included.

Overnights (2): Banff National Park - Banff Park Lodge                                                   

Day 7 - Banff at Leisure

Enjoy the day at leisure to explore Banff at your own pace. You may like to use this time to wander the town independently or simply relax in the comfort of your lodge. Alternatively, set off on one of our optional experiences. Perhaps enjoy a Banff Experience Tour, or take to the skies to gain incredible views of Banff National Park on a heli-flightseeing trip. Breakfast Included.

Day 8 - Banff, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier – Jasper

Journey along the spectacular Icefields Parkway and take in the stunning views along the way. Stop at the Columbia Icefield for an Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Later, continue to Jasper. Breakfast Included.

Overnight (1): Jasper - Mountain Park Lodges                                                                 

Day 9 - Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops

Board the Rocky Mountaineer train and settle into your SilverLeaf carriage, Pass by Mount Robson and follow the Thompson River before arriving in Kamloops late this afternoon. Breakfast & Lunch Included.

Overnight (1): Hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer - Kamloops

Day 10 - Kamloops, Rocky Mountaineer Train to Vancouver

Re-join the Rocky Mountaineer. See Fraser Canyon, the Coast Mountains and Fraser Valley, then arrive in Vancouver late this afternoon. Breakfast & Lunch Included.

Overnights (2): Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel - Vancouver

Day 11 - Vancouver Sightseeing

Visit Vancouver’s best-loved sights on a guided tour. Tonight, enjoy a special Farewell Dinner. Breakfast & Dinner Included.

Day 12 - Vancouver, Embark Cruise

This morning is at leisure before you will be transferred to the airport to head home or board your premium Holland America Line ship for your magical seven-night Inside Passage cruise. Breakfast & Dinner Included.

Overnights (7): Holland America Line Cruise Ship

Day 13 - Inside Passage

Enjoy the day at sea as your ship wends its way past rocky headlands, precipitous cliff faces and over the still blue waters of the beautiful Inside Passage. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.

Day 14 - Tracey Arm, Juneau

Juneau has been Alaska’s capital city since 1906. Here, you can experience a dog sled ride over a glacier, sample salmon baked over a fire or pan for gold (all at own expense). Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.

Day 15 – Skagway

Arrive in Skagway, once a gateway for the gold rush. Perhaps discover gold prospecting or view local wildlife (both at own expense). Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.

Day 16 - Glacier Bay

Wake to the breath-taking sight of Glacier Bay National Park. Today, rangers will join you on board to explain the geological wonders and diverse wildlife of this unique region. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.

Day 17 – Ketchikan

In Ketchikan, you may like to join a walking tour of the town or learn about Tlingit Indian culture at Saxman Native Village (both at own expense). Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.

Day 18 - Inside Passage

Spend today cruising south through the majestic landscape of the Inside Passage. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.

Day 19 - Vancouver to UK

Arrive back in Vancouver. Enjoy time at leisure before you disembark your Holland America Line cruise ship and transfer to the airport for your flight home. Breakfast Included.

Day 20 - Arrive UK

PLEASE NOTE that an additional DEPOSIT OF £400 per person is required to confirm a reservation.

Available in conjunction with your Trans-Atlantic Air Canada flights between London and to/from Aberdeen, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and Newcastle. Details on request.

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Departure Dates



Twin Share
Tour Only


Twin Share
Tour & Cruise

May 06 £4,934 £6,297
May 13 £4,983 £6,441
May 20 £5,224 £6,683
May 27 £5,273 £7,713
June 03 £5,273 £7,713
June 10 £5,320 £6,973
July 01 £5,616 £7,268
August 12 £5,616 £7,075
August 26 £5,320 £6,586
September 02, 09  £5,320 £6,586
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Tour Price Includes:

  • Scheduled Air Canada flights from Heathrow
  • Airport taxes, security charges and Air Passenger Duty
  • 11 nights hotel accommodation with private facilities
  • 7-night Glacier Bay cruise on Holland America's Ship Inside Stateroom.
  • Airport transfers on arrival and departure
  • Late afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress Hotel
  • Victoria Orientation Tour and Butchart Gardens
  • Ferry crossing through the Strait of Georgia
  • Interpretive Walk and First Nation Inspired Dinner at Quaaout Lodge & Spa
  • Visit Jasper National Park
  • Banff and Lake Louise region tour
  • Columbia Icefield Ice Explorer (snocoach) ride
  • 2-day daylight train ride on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • 18 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 11 dinners
  • Transportation by modern motor coach
  • Baggage handling (1 piece)
  • Services of a tour escort
  • 24-hour customer service support within Canada

Not Included:

  • Meals unless stated
  • Optional Excursions

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