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20 Day Calgary Stampede Festival & Alaska Cruise with Flights

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

Roundtrip international flights from Australia included

3-day Calgary Stampede festival package included

7-night Alaska Inside Passage Cruise aboard Holland America’s Koningsdam

Discover the Canada Rockies including Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff!

Book now with only 30% deposit!

From $8,999 Typically $9,999 Include flight pp twin share

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Description


Commence your exciting 20 Day tour in Calgary. Enjoy a night at the Chuckwagon races and the world famous Grand Stand Show. Next you are off to Jasper, start your day with a hike through Maligne Canyon before heading south towards Banff.  Enjoy a full day of sightseeing in Banff National Park before continuing your travels to Lake Louise and onto Vancouver for your Alaska Inside Passage Cruise. Disembark along the way at stunning ports and experience visits to Tracy Arm, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay & Ketchikan before arriving back into Vancouver. Visit beautiful Victoria and the Butchart Gardens before flying home with wonderful new memories and stories to share. 

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 17 Day 18 Day 19 Day 20

Day 1

Australia Canada

Today, depart Australia and fly to Calgary! Explore the energetic city streets at your own pace. Visit the Calgary Tower and enjoy the vast view from the 360 lookout deck. 

Accommodation: Rosedale Hotel or similar, Vancouver

Meals included: inflight only

Day 2

Calgary Stampede Festival

Spend a full day at the grounds, enjoying the many activities that the Calgary Stampede has to offer. Today you have reserved seating included at the afternoon rodeo. The World's Richest Rodeo featuring the world's toughest competitors. There are six events that happen daily including ladies barrel racing, bareback, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, saddle bronc and bull riding. The action starts at 1:15 p.m. daily, from opening day through to the finals on Sunday. Your event tickets include your entrance to the Stampede Grounds for the day.

Accommodation: Sandman Inn Downtown or similar, Calgary Stampede

Meals included: breakfast

Day 3

Calgary Stampede Festival

This evening you have tickets to the Chuckwagon races and the Grand Stand Show. That pounding of hooves and trembling of the ground can mean only one thing; the world's premier chuckwagon event, the GMC Rangeland Derby, has begun! During nine nightly heats, featuring a new semi-final Saturday, you'll witness all the heart-stopping action as 36 drivers, 216 horses and their teams of outriders vie for over $1.15 million in prize money! During the Stampede, the races start nightly at 7:45 pm. The world-famous Grandstand Show follows. Your event ticket includes your entrance to Stampede Grounds for the day.

Accommodation: Sandman Inn Downtown or similar, Calgary Stampede

Meals included: breakfast

Day 4

Calgary Jasper

Transfer from Calgary to Jasper.

Accommodation: Lobstick Lodge or similar, Jasper

Meals included: breakfast

Day 5

Jasper Banff

Your day starts with a scenic hike through Maligne Canyon before heading South. Then, travel along the world-famous Icefields Parkway to take in some of nature’s most spectacular mountain scenery. Have your camera ready for possible wildlife sightings! Highlights include Athabasca Falls, Peyto Lake, and the Columbia Icefield. Ride the “Ice Explorer”* on Athabasca Glacier or visit the Glacier Skywalk*.

Accommodation: Banff Aspen Lodge or similar, Banff

Meals included: breakfast

Day 6

Banff National Park

Enjoy a full day of sightseeing in Banff National Park. Start your morning with a leisurely hike in Johnston Canyon and stroll along the shores of picturesque Lake Louise and Moraine Lake. In the afternoon, visit the world-famous Banff Springs Hotel and Bow Falls. With your free time in Banff, you may also choose from optional activities such as soaking in the natural spa at the Upper Hot Springs* or taking a gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain*.

Accommodation: Banff Aspen Lodge or similar, Banff

Meals included: breakfast

Day 7

Lake Louise Vancouver

This morning, enjoy a drive through Rogers Pass, the highest part of the route to the Rockies. On your scenic return journey through Yoho National Park, catch a glimpse of an engineering marvel: the Spiral Tunnels. Arrive in downtown Vancouver in the evening.

Accommodation: Rosedale Hotel or similar, Vancouver

Meals included: breakfast

Day 8

Vancouver Hop-on Hop-off Trolley

We spend today exploring Vancouver.  Overview. Discover the highlights of Vancouver by trolley on this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. With your 1- or 2-day pass, create the perfect itinerary with 34 possible stops including Stanley Park and Granville Island, and a cruise on the False Creek Ferry.

Accommodation: Rosedale Hotel or similar, Vancouver

Meals included: breakfast

Day 9

Alaska Inside Passage Cruise - Vancouver boarding

This morning catch a taxi to Vancouver cruise terminal to check-in for your Alaska Inside Passage Cruise on Holland America Line, Koningsdam ship. The ship will depart at approximately 4.30 pm.

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

Meals included: breakfast and dinner

Day 10

 Alaska Inside Passage Cruise - At sea

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

The Main Dining Room features a two-story wine tower sculpture as the centrepiece. As you dine take in the wake of the ship, with sea views on three sides of the restaurant.

Entertainment: The two-storey Show Theatre with a circular stage surrounded by the audience and a 270 degree LED screen, culinary Arts Center, and more!

Accommodation: Koningsdam 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 - Tracy Arm and Juneau

Arrive into Tracy Arm port at about 9 am and depart at approximately 9.30 am. Then visit Juneau from 1 pm to 10 pm.

Accommodation: Koningsdam 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 - Skagway

Arrive in port at about 7 am and depart at approximately 9 pm.

Accommodation: Koningsdam 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 - Glacier Bay

Arrive in port at about 7 am and depart at approximately 4 pm.

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

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 14

 Alaska Inside Passage Cruise - Ketchikan

Arrive in port at about 10 am and depart at approximately 6 pm.

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

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 15

 Alaska Inside Passage Cruise - At sea

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

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

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 16

Vancouver

The ship will arrive in Vancouver at about 7 am. Transfer to the hotel and the remainder of the day is free to explore Vancouver at leisure.

Accommodation: Rosedale Hotel or similar, Vancouver

Meals included: breakfast

Day 17

Victoria and Butchart Gardens Day Tour

The Victoria + Butchart Gardens tour in Victoria should be on the bucket-list of every gardening enthusiast. The garden spans over 22 breathtaking hectares (55 acres) of meticulously manicured beauty, and by joining our Victoria + Butchart Gardens Tour you will have the opportunity to see every bit of it. The tour begins aboard BC Ferries for a 90-minute cruise across the Georgia Strait. From the ferry, we will travel to the Butchart Gardens for exploration.  Then, off to the majestic Victoria Inner Harbour to take in the historic sights of our capital city, named after British monarch Queen Victoria. A royally spectacular day-trip you will never forget.

Accommodation: Rosedale Hotel or similar, Vancouver

Meals included: breakfast

Day 18

Vancouver Australia

Transfer to Vancouver Airport for your flights home to Australia.

Meals included: breakfast and inflight

Day 19

In transit due to Date Line

Meals included: inflight only

Day 20

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, Delta Airlines, American Airlines or Fiji Airways (subject to availability)
  • Airport and cruise port transfers
  • 7-night Alaska Inside Passage Cruise onboard Holland America’s Koningsdam 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).
  • 10 nights hotel accommodation on a twin share basis with private bathroom facilities
  • 3-day Calgary Stampede Cowboy package
    • 3 nights Calgary Stampede Hotel accommodation
    • Reserved ticket to the Afternoon Rodeo (North or South Centre Level 1)
    • Reserved ticket to the Evening Chuckwagon Races and Grandstand Show (North or South Centre Level 5)
    • LRT pass to and from Stampede Park for two days
    • Calgary Tower elevation pass
    • Calgary Zoo admission
    • Afternoon Rodeo souvenir program
    • Evening Chuckwagon Races and Grandstand Show souvenir program
    • NEW Calgary Stampede cowboy hat
    • Stampede tote bag
    • 2 Skyrides over Stampede Park
    • Event ticket admits you to Stampede Park on the day of your event
    • 20% discount voucher at Lammle’s (western apparel) locations in Alberta
  • Meals as indicated: 17 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 8 dinners
  • 3-day Coach Tour of the Canadian Rockies
  • National Parks Pass
  • Guided lakeshore excursion at Chateau Lake Louise
  • Victoria & Butchart Gardens Day tour
  • Vancouver Hop on Hop off Trolley Tour
  • All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  • Coach transfer from Vancouver to Seattle
  • English Speaking Tour guide.  
  • All prepayable airport taxes cruise taxes, & port charges are included in the cost.

 

Accommodation

Calgary Stampede - Sandman Inn Downtown or similar
Jasper - Lobstick Lodge or similar
Banff - Banff Aspen Lodge or similar
Vancouver - Rosedale Hotel or similar

Alaska Inside Passage Cruise - Holland America’s Koningsdam 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).

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$15/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.

  • Day 5: Columbia Ice Explorer for approx. AU$55 pp
  • Day 5: Glacier Skywalk for approx. AU$65 pp
  • Day 6: Sulphur Mountain Gondola Ride for approx. AU$50 pp
  • Day 6: Canoeing on Lake Louise for approx. AU$50 pp
  • Day 6: 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 $3200

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.

 

Group size

Maximum of 44 people.

 

 

Departure Dates


JUL 2020
03 rd
Friday 03 Jul 2020  ‐  Wednesday 22 Jul 2020
JUL 2020
10 th
Friday 10 Jul 2020  ‐  Wednesday 29 Jul 2020
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