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16 Day Alaska Cruise with Canada Rocky Mountaineer Rail & Flights

Jasper - Banff - Lake Louise - Vancouver - Victoria - Tracy Arm Fjord - Juneau - Skagway - Glacier Bay - Ketchikan

Roundtrip international flights from Australia included

7-night Alaska Inside Passage Cruise aboard the Emerald Princess

Canada Rocky Mountaineer Railway Silver Leaf Service

2020 departure dates available

Book now with only 50% deposit!

From $7,299 Typically $8,999 Include flight pp twin share

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Description


Commence your extensive exploration of Canada & Alaska on arrival in Vancouver, depart on board the Rocky Mountaineer Rail. Enjoy the dramatic scenery changes as you weave through the forests, winding river canyons and coastal mountains to Kamloops. Your journey continues onto Jasper, highlights of this portion include Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park. Continue your travels onto Banff, experience the thundering waters of Athabasca Falls, the picturesque Petyo Lake, Banff National Park, Lake Louise and much more. On arrival back in Vancouver you will depart on your 7-night Alaska Inside Passage Cruise, enjoy stops in port at Ketchikan, Endicott Arm, Juneau, Skagway and Victoria to enjoy the local attractions and shore excursion options. Conclude your tour in Seattle for your flight home to Australia. Arrive home feeling inspired and rejuvinated with life long memories. 

Itinerary


Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 Day 12 Day 13 Day 14 Day 15 Day 16

Day 1

Australia Canada

Today, depart Australia and fly to Vancouver! Explore the energetic city streets at your own pace. 

Accommodation: Rosedale Hotel or similar, Vancouver

Meals included: inflight only

Day 2

Rocky Mountaineer Rail (Vancouver to Kamloops)

Departs: 7.30 pm, Arrives: 5.35 pm

Travel aboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to the interior’s largest city, Kamloops. On today’s journey, you will see dramatic changes in scenery from the lush green fields of the Fraser River Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coastal Mountains, to the desert- like environment of the interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and snow sheds along the Thompson River. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake and into your overnight destination, Kamloops.

Accommodation: Thompsons Hotel or similar, Kamloops

Meals included: breakfast and lunch

Day 3

Rocky Mountaineer Rail (Kamloops to Jasper)

Departs: 8:10 Am, Arrives: 6:10 Pm

Your journey continues north and east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will be surrounded by dramatic scenery as you follow the banks of the North Thompson River through the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains, climbing ever nearer to the high peaks of the Continental Divide. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet), Pyramid Falls, as well as the climb over Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park. Your rail journey ends upon arrival in the town of Jasper this evening.

Accommodation: Lobstick Lodge or similar, Jasper

Meals included: breakfast and lunch

Day 4

Jasper  Banff

Start the morning with a refreshing hike in Maligne Canyon, one of the world’s largest and deepest limestone gorges criss-crossed by 6 narrow bridges. Then head south on the Icefields Parkway to experience the thundering waters of Athabasca Falls, picturesque Peyto Lake, and majestic Castle Mountain. At the Columbia Icefield, optional activities include a ride on the “Ice Explorer” on Athabasca Glacier or visit the Glacier Skywalk!

Accommodation: Banff Aspen Lodge or similar, Banff

Meals included: breakfast

 

Day 5

Banff National Park

Enjoy scenic views, including the spectacular Lower Falls, as you walk through Johnston Canyon. At Lake Louise, stroll the shores of the glacier-fed lake and enjoy the atmosphere of the world-famous Chateau Lake Louise. Afternoon highlights include Moraine Lake, the Banff Springs Hotel, the Upper Hot Springs, and views from the top of Sulphur Mountain.

Accommodation: Lake Louise Inn or similar, Lake Louise

Meals included: breakfast

 

Day 6

Lake Louise  Vancouver

Today you will head west crossing the Continental Divide and Rogers Pass, the highest pass in the Rockies. Learn about the Spiral Tunnels, a railroad engineering marvel. Relax and enjoy the passing scenery of Glacier National Park on your way back to Vancouver.

Accommodation: Rosedale Hotel or similar, Vancouver

Meals included: breakfast

Day 7

Alaska Inside Passage Cruise (Seattle boarding)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Check out from the hotel and take a coach transfer to Seattle cruise dock to check-in for your Alaska Inside Passage cruise. The ship will depart at approximately 4pm.

Accommodation: Emerald Princess ship in an Inside Cabin^ on a twin share basis with private bathroom facilities

Meals included: breakfast and dinner

Day 8

 Alaska Inside Passage Cruise (at sea)

Enjoy the ship’s facilities as your cruise through the Inside Passage.

Accommodation: Emerald Princess ship in an Inside Cabin^ on a twin share basis with private bathroom facilities

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 9

 Alaska Inside Passage Cruise (Ketchikan)

Arrive in port at about 6.30 am and depart at approximately 3 pm.

Accommodation: Emerald Princess ship in an Inside Cabin^ on a twin share basis with private bathroom facilities

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 10

 Alaska Inside Passage Cruise (Endicott Arm & Juneau)

Arrive into Endicott Arm port at about 5 am and depart at approximately 9 am. Next stop is Juneau from 12.30 pm to 10 pm.

Accommodation: Emerald Princess ship in an Inside Cabin^ on a twin share basis with private bathroom facilities

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 11

 Alaska Inside Passage Cruise (Skagway)

Arrive in port at about 6 am and depart at approximately 5 pm.

Accommodation: Emerald Princess ship in an Inside Cabin^ on a twin share basis with private bathroom facilities

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 12

 Alaska Inside Passage Cruise (at sea)

Enjoy the ship’s facilities as your cruise through the Inside Passage.

Accommodation: Emerald Princess ship in an Inside Cabin^ on a twin share basis with private bathroom facilities

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 13

 Alaska Inside Passage Cruise (Victoria)

Arrive in port at about 7 pm and depart at approximately 11.59 pm.

Accommodation: Emerald Princess ship in an Inside Cabin^ on a twin share basis with private bathroom facilities

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 14

Seattle Australia

The ship will arrive into Seattle at about 7 am. Transfer to the airport for your departure flight to Australia.

Meals included: breakfast and inflight

Day 15

In transit due to Date Line

Meals included: inflight only

Day 16

Australia

Arrive home.

Meals included: inflight only

Inclusions & Exclusions


Inclusions

  • Return economy class airfare from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide*, Hobart*, Canberra*, Darwin* and Perth* (*surcharges apply)
  • International flights with Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Cathay Pacific Airways, United Airlines, Air Canada, Delta Airlines, American Airlines,  Fiji Airways, WestJet, Alaska Airlines or Hawaiian Airlines (subject to availability)
  • Airport and cruise port transfers
  • 7-night Alaska Inside Passage Cruise onboard the Emerald Princess ship in an Inside Cabin^ on a twin share basis with private bathroom facilities (^upgrades to Oceanview or Balcony cabins available at an additional charge).
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation on a twin share basis with private bathroom facilities
  • Meals as indicated: 13 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 7 dinners
  • 2 days of Canada Rocky Mountaineer Railway Silver Leaf Service# from Jasper to Vancouver (#Upgrade to Gold Leaf Class on the Rocky Rail at additional cost, subject to availability)
  • 3 day Coach Tour of the Canadian Rockies
  • National Parks Pass & Toll Fee
  • Rail station transfers in Kamloops
  • Guided lakeshore excursion at Chateau Lake Louise
  • Rocky Mountain information package
  • Services of an English Speaking tour director
  • Complimentary book of the Canadian Rockies
  • Coach transfer from Vancouver to Seattle
  • All prepayable airport taxes cruise taxes, & port charges are included in the cost.

 

Accommodation

Vancouver - Rosedale Hotel or similar

Kamloops - Thompsons Hotel or similar

Jasper - Lobstick Lodge or similar

Banff - Banff Aspen Lodge or similar

Lake Louise - Lake Louise Inn or similar

Alaska Inside Passage Cruise - Emerald Princess ship in an Inside Cabin^ on a twin share basis with private bathroom facilities (^upgrades to Oceanview or Balcony cabins available at an additional charge).

 

Group size

Maximum of 44 people

Exclusions

  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Any visas or ESTA as required
  • Meals not mentioned.
  • All Drinks.
  • Any additional requests.
  • Tips and Cruise Gratuities (Driver, Representative & Guide) at a recommended amount of approximately AU$18/person/day

 

Cabin Upgrade

  • Oceanview Cabin (twin-share): $1000 per person
  • Balcony Cabin (twin-share): $2000 per person

 

 

Optional activities

These are available at an additional cost. Please contact us to add optional activities to your booking.

  • Vancouver: Vancouver Trolley Tour for approx. AU$55 pp
  • Vancouver: Vancouver City Sights Tour for approx. AU$85 pp
  • Jasper: Columbia Ice Explorer for approx. AU$55 pp
  • Jasper: Glacier Skywalk for approx. AU$65 pp
  • Banff: Sulphur Mountain Gondola Ride for approx. AU$50 pp
  • Banff: Canoeing on Lake Louise for approx. AU$50 pp
  • Banff: Upper Hot Springs for approx. AU$65 pp

 

Child Policy

Children that are 2 to 11 years of age are eligible for a 10% discount. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors are allowed.

 

Single Supplement 

The additional supplement for a single traveller is $3000

Looking to save on the single supplement? Join our Facebook group - Solo Traveldreamers to connect with other solo travellers or call us on 1300 350 263.

 

Extra Service

Looking to arrive early or stay late post-tour? Call on 1300 350 263 or email us at info@traveldream.com.au to inquire.

More details also available under Extra Services during checkout.

Departure Dates


JUN 2020
01 st
Monday 01 Jun 2020  ‐  Tuesday 16 Jun 2020
JUN 2020
08 th
Monday 08 Jun 2020  ‐  Tuesday 23 Jun 2020
JUN 2020
15 th
Monday 15 Jun 2020  ‐  Tuesday 30 Jun 2020
Surcharge
+ $500 p.p
JUL 2020
20 th
Monday 20 Jul 2020  ‐  Tuesday 04 Aug 2020
Surcharge
+ $500 p.p
JUL 2020
27 th
Monday 27 Jul 2020  ‐  Tuesday 11 Aug 2020
Surcharge
+ $500 p.p

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