Icons of Western Canada & Alaskan Cruise

Naturally thrilling, Canada and Alaska will welcome you with fresh local fare, mountain scenery and star-filled skies on this combined cruise and land tour.

22 Days
Vancouver to Vancouver
From (NZD)
$ 14,035
$ 13,285
Dates & Pricing

2020 Vancouver > Vancouver

Tour Map
Tour Code:
RPCL
Duration:
22 days
Departure City:
Vancouver
Return City:
Vancouver

22 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Vancouver

    Begin your journey with an exclusive two night stay at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.  Your luxury hotel is perfectly situated in the heart of the city, with culture, restaurants and world-class shopping at your doorstep.

    Enrich

    Meet your Tour Director and fellow group members in the lobby of the hotel at 2pm this afternoon for your first Scenic Enrich experience.
    Prepare to capture all the extraordinary memories of your journey on an exclusive photowalk designed for Scenic guests. Learn all the tips and tricks you’ll need to take the perfect shot on your mobile device.

    Meet your fellow travellers and Tour Director over a sumptuous welcome dinner this evening.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Vancouver

    Absorb the tranquillity  of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park as it opens early, exclusively for Scenic guests. A sightseeing tour will showcase Vancouver’s hidden treasures.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - Rocky Mountaineer > Kamloops

    Embark on one of the most iconic rail journeys in the world, the Rocky Mountaineer. Be pampered by the GoldLeaf Service in your glass dome carriage. Tonight, stay at a Kamloops hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  4. Day 4 - Rocky Mountaineer > Lake Louise

    Feel your awe and excitement peak as you carve through the otherwise inaccessible terrain into the Canadian Rockies. Arrive at Lake Louise for your two night Special Stay in a lakeview room at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  5. Day 5 - Lake Louise

    For the early-riser or the budding photographer, set a sunrise wake-up call to capture the stunning colours painted across the mountain, lake and glacier outside your window.

    Enrich

    Meet a retired member of the Mounties for an insight into their role in Canadian history and the country today.

    Freechoice Dining

    Take your pick from casual or fine dining options.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Lake Louise > Banff

    Small town charm nestled in stunning mountain scenery greets you in Banff.  Settle into your two night Special Stay at the Fairmont Banff Springs, where you’ll enjoy a fabulous mountain or valley view room.

    Freechoice Dining

    Choose from a range of restaurants.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Banff

    Freechoice

    Choose to ascend Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola for awe-inspiring views of Bow Valley or take a helicopter flight over the Three Sisters Peaks. Alternatively, enjoy a Bow River float trip, take a guided nature hike, rejuvenate in relaxing mineral pools or head into the mountains by wagon for a cowboy cookout lunch. Whichever activity you choose, you’re sure to be swept away by Banff National Park, the first national park established in Canada and a World Heritage-listed Site.

    Enrich

    Head out at dusk on a unique wildlife spotting experience, in search of Banff’s magnificent beasts including deer, elk and the elusive grizzly bear.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  8. Day 8 - Icefields Parkway > Jasper

    Drive along one of the most famous roads in the world, the Icefields Parkway, then take an ‘Ice Explorer’ onto the Athabasca Glacier, settle into Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge for a two night stay.

    Enrich

    Jasper National Park is one of the world’s largest Dark Sky Preserves. Join astronomers from Jasper Planetarium for a breath-taking dark sky experience and an exclusive supper under the stars.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Jasper

    Freechoice

    Don your leathers and hit the open road in a Harley Davidson™ sidecar, go rafting down the Athabasca River or boating on Maligne Lake. Alternatively, take a scenic drive around Jasper’s stunning lakes and explore Maligne Canyon or ride the Jasper SkyTram.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  10. Day 10 - Jasper > Sun Peaks

    Drive to the alpine village of Sun Peaks where you’ll stay at the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel. Scenic guests have exclusive access to the Summit Lounge, a quiet haven where you can relax and enjoy incredible views. There’s even a telescope and binoculars for wildlife spotting! Later, you will be treated to a special indigenous-inspired feast.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Sun Peaks > Whistler

    Visit Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre where a First Nations ambassador treats you to a unique cultural experience.

    Enrich

    Join renowned black bear expert researcher Michael Allen to gain insight into these extraordinary creatures.

    Settle in for a two night Special Stay at the exclusive Fairmont Chateau Whistler.

    Freechoice Dining

    Choose from a range of restaurants.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Whistler

    Freechoice

    Whistler is an outdoor adventure playground.  You might choose to soar above Whister on a helicopter flight, enjoy the view by Zipline or Peak 2 Peak Gondola or take a mountain adventure tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Whistler > Victoria

    Cross the Georgia Strait by ferry.  Others come to take photos of the Fairmont Empress, but you’ll get to stay there for an exclusive two night Special Stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  14. Day 14 - Victoria > Butchart Gardens

    Explore the spectacular Butchart Gardens. Discover its 100 year old history and 900 varieties of plants.

    Freechoice

    Look out for orcas on a whale watching cruise by Zodiac or cruise boat. Alternatively, indulge in afternoon tea at The Fairmont Empress or explore Victoria on a walking tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Victoria > Vancouver > Alaskan Cruise

    Join your Cruise Director for a luxurious seven night Alaskan voyage on board Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam in a Verandah Stateroom.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Scenic Cruising

    Celebrate your first day at sea with a festive lunch, then settle back and relax with a book or explore the ship’s facilities, restaurants and lounges.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Juneau

    Alaska’s charming state capital is only accessible by air or sea, so go ahead and explore knowing you’ll never get lost.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Skagway

    Take a stroll into the past. Historic shop facades, wooden boardwalks and echoes of the gold rush typify Skagway, the gateway of the Klondike Gold Rush.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Glacier Bay

    A National Park Service Ranger will interpret the natural wonders you see in this spectacular area.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Ketchikan

    Alaska’s last port of call is Ketchikan, known as the ‘salmon capital of the world’. Be sure to sample some fresh local fare while you’re in town.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Scenic Cruising

    Continue cruising south towards Vancouver then celebrate your Canadian and Alaskan escapade with a farewell dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  22. Day 22 - Vancouver

    Arrive in Vancouver for your onward or homeward bound journey (please book flight to depart after 2pm). If your international flight departs after 5pm, take advantage of our hospitality lounge at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. We’ll be sorry to say goodbye after a wonderful journey.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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