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Las Vegas, Canadian Rockies & Alaskan Cruise

16 Night Hotels & Inside Stateroom from £3,299 per Person Including Flights

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Overview

Beginning with the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas, taking in the distinctly man-made entertainments of this fabulous city, you will then fly north to marvel at the natural beauty of Canada. Enjoy the stunning scenery of Banff National Park, before boarding the iconic Rocky Mountaineer train which will take you on a scenic journey through the Rockies. Spend time exploring the lovely city of Vancouver before boarding your Holland America cruise ship. You will then enjoy a seven night cruise north through the Inside Passage to Alaska, experiencing some amazing landscapes and seascapes en route.

Please note, this itinerary can be amended to your choice of hotels and different durations subject to train and cruise schedules, call us for your own personal quote.

Details

Day 1 - 3

Las Vegas

Fly to Las Vegas and make your way independently to your chosen hotel for 3 nights. Enjoy the shows, the casinos, the shops and all the fun that the Entertainment Capital of the world has to offer.

Standard Hotel: Excalibur Hotel & Casino

Deluxe Hotel: The Cosmopolitan

Optional Helicopter Trip to the Grand Canyon

Grand Celebration - This highly popular helicopter tour offers you breathtaking aerial views over the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the Colorado River and the iconic Grand Canyon. You’ll fly over the west rim and begin a 4,000 foot descent to the bottom of the canyon. This provides a truly unique and stunning way to see this unforgettable scenery. When you land you’ll have time to explore the canyon on foot as well as enjoying a champagne picnic serving a traditional Hualapai shelter. (see prices at the bottom of the price panel)

Day 4

Fly to Calgary and transfer to Banff

This morning offers transfer independently to Las Vegas airport for your flight to Calgary. On arrival, catch the included scheduled coach transfer from Calgary airport to your hotel in the charming mountain town of Banff located in one of the most spectacular settings in North America.

Standard Hotel: Mount Royal Hotel Banff

Deluxe Hotel: Fairmont Banff Springs

Day 5 & 6

Banff

Spend the next two days in Banff, exploring at your own pace and seeing what this bustling resort town has to offer. There are several excursions you can book with us, to make sure you maximise your time in this beautiful part of the world.

Optional Excursions from Banff:

The Icefields Parkway Tour from Banff (10 hours) – Leaving from your hotel, prepare for the unforgettable experience of the Columbia Icefield. This impressive area covers an expanse of 325sq km and reaches depths of up to 320m. It’s one of the largest ice masses south of the Arctic Circle. You will venture onto the Athabasca Glacier, a substantial part of the ice blanket, in a special ice explorer vehicle. (See prices at the bottom of the price panel)

Explore Banff, including gondola (4.5 hours) – Depart from your hotel and take a guided bus tour through the mountains of Rundle, Tunnel, Cascade and Norquay, learning along the way about the natural attractions of the wind-shaped hoodoos, and the Cave and Basin National Historic Site. You will take the gondola cable car to the summit of Sulphur Mountain which takes around 8 minutes from the town. Once at the summit, admire the spectacular views of Bow Valley from various viewing points and enjoy time in the newly opened visitor centre with exhibitions and shops. (See prices at the bottom of the price panel)

Standard Hotel: Mount Royal Hotel Banff

Deluxe Hotel: Fairmont Banff Springs

Day 7

Rocky Mountaineer: Banff to Kamloops

Check out of your hotel this morning and catch a taxi to the train station, where you’ll board the Rocky Mountaineer train to experience an unforgettable rail excursion from Banff to Kamloops. View some of the most amazing sights in Western Canada from the comfort of this renowned service as it travels through Kicking Horse Pass. You’ll arrive at the arid ranchland of British Columbia in the late afternoon, where you’ll disembark for the night in a hotel. The evening is at leisure once you’ve arrived in Kamloops.

Overnight in Kamloops (Breakfast and lunch included)
Standard: Thompson Hotel or similar
Deluxe: Thompson Hotel or similar

Day 8

Rocky Mountaineer: Kamloops to Vancouver

Set out today on the last stretch of your rail experience, as the Rocky Mountaineer takes you through ‘cowboy country’ ranchlands and past the Fraser and Thompson Rivers. Finding yourself in true pioneer territory, you can list en-route to the history and legends of the West as you enjoy the comforts of your luxury train. The final stretch of this journey takes you through farmlands and past historic towns as you make your way to Vancouver. Once you arrive in Vancouver, catch a taxi to your hotel for the next two nights.

(Breakfast and lunch included) 

Standard: Century Plaza Hotel & Spa

Deluxe: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver or Fairmont Waterfront

Day 9

Vancouver

You have the full day to enjoy this vibrant city. There are many different ways to explore the various neighbourhoods - perhaps take a walking tour or try out a foodie tour. There are also cycling and Segway tours on offer.

Standard: Century Plaza Hotel & Spa

Deluxe: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver or Fairmont Waterfront

Day 10

Embarkation

In the morning, you have time to explore some more of the city, then early in the afternoon catch a taxi to the Vancouver cruise terminal where you can board your ship for the cruise portion of your tour.

Overnight on Holland America’s ms Noordam or Nieuw Amsterdam (Dinner included)

Day 11

Inside Passage

Spend today sailing through the dramatic scenery of the renowned Inside Passage, spotting wildlife and admiring the landscape.

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 12

Port of Call Juneau, Alaska

The capital of Alaska, Juneau, has much to offer in the way of activities, attractions and breath-taking scenery found right at its backdoor, including the mighty Mendenhall Glacier and the Juneau Icefields. Go whale-watching, hiking or rafting, or explore the Tongass National Forest and visit the shops in town. Due to the long daylight hours, there’s plenty of time fto explore.

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 13

Port of Call Skagway, Alaska

Today will be spent in Skagway where there's a rich history dating back to the gold rush years. It's a  fun place to explore dfrom the stores of Trail Bench and Lynch & Kennedy’s Dry Goods, to the Red Onion Saloon with memorabilia such as pictures of Klondike Kate and Peahull Annie. Take a trip to the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park where you can take a stroll into the past with restored buildings and old wooden boardwalks.

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 14

Glacier Bay

Take a memorable trip through the Glacier Bay National Park today, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Be sure to listen out for the moment when a huge chunk of ice splits from the glacier and crashes into the sea, shooting water thousands of feet into the air. Glacier Bay has more actively calving tidewater glaciers than anywhere else in the world, and is a sight to behold.

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 15

Port of Call Ketchikan, Alaska

Ketchikan is a unique down built built over the water beside the towering cliffs. The retreating glaciers have left granite cliffs towering thousands of feet above the sea and deep fjords with numerous waterfalls cascading into the waters. While you’re here, visit Ketchikan’s top attractions such as the Tongass Historical Museum, Creek Street, Totem Bight State Park and Saxman Village.

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 16

Inside Passage

Enjoy your return cruise back through the Inside Passage today, viewing the dramatic landscapes of Vancouver Island and the mainland

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 17

Vancouver

After breakfast you will disembark the the ship in Vancouver where your holiday concludes; catch a taxi to the airport for your flight home.

(Breakfast included)

Day 18

Arrive back home

  • Flights to Las Vegas, Calgary and home from Vancouver
  • Hotel accommodations for 9 nights as shown or similar
  • Scheduled coach transfer from Calgary to Banff
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer journey in Silverleaf Service. Upgrades to Goldleaf available.
  • Transfers to/from Kamloops train station/hotel
  • 7 night Holland America Alaskan cruise in an inside cabin on the Nieuw Amsterdam.  Upgrades are available at supplement for Ocean View & Balcony Cabins

What’s Not Included

  • Transfers in Las Vegas, train station transfers in Banff & Vancouver, transfer to port in Vancouver and airport at the end of the cruise.
  • Train & Cruise gratuities
  • Optional excursions listed in the day to day itinerary, which can be pre-booked - see prices at the bottom of the price panel

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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