Panoramic Canadian Rockies with Alaska Cruise Inside Cabin

Tour Type: Regional
Brochure Type: Americas Costsaver 2023

Starting and ending in Vancouver, this trip will take you straight to the literal and metaphorical heart of the Canadian Rockies.

Choice Highlights
Essentials
  • Explore Gastown, Stanley Park and Prospect Point, Chinatown
  • Iconic Breakfast at the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre
  • Discover the largest skiable area in North America which helped co-host the 2010 Winter Olympics
  • Take a ride in a massive Ice Explorer and climb your way up to Athabasca Glacier
  • You'll enjoy a stunning drive down the Icefields Parkway with jaw-dropping vistas at every turn
  • Admire the soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and glistening lake
  • View stunning mountains, waterfalls and hoodoos on your introductory sightseeing tour
  • Explore Victoria's waterfront district & downtown
  • Visit Butchart Gardens - internationally acclaimed gardens & National Historic Site of Canada
  • Visit the seaside community of Chemainus and explore their outdoor murals and sculptures
  • Your journey includes a drive along the Sea to Sky Highway
  • Travel along the scenic Duffey Lake Road en-route to Sun Peaks
  • Follow along a portion of the once trecherous Cariboo Wagon Road and Gold Rush Trail
  • Visit an UNESCO World Heritage Site known as one of the most remarkable areas in the world
  • Visit one of the most beautiful, protected wilderness areas in the world
  • Enjoy a scenic drive through Yoho, Glacier & Mount Revelstoke National Parks
  • Enjoy a guided tour & tasting at Larch Hills Winery
  • Ferry across to Victoria from the coast of British Columbia and from Victoria to Vancouver
  • Explore Victoria's waterfront district & downtown
Whats Included
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Audio Headsets provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries
  • City orientation tours
  • Variety of Optional Experiences

Call (888) 429-2905 for more information or to book today! Mention code 16974101

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2022
Duration
16 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1VancouverVancouver - Inside Passage cruise (7 nights): Check in to your Holland America cruise liner by 1:00pm at Canada Place for a departure that will pass below Vancouver's spectacular Lion's Gate suspension bridge.
MS Koningsdam
Day 2Inside PassageCruise the Inside Passage: Deep fjords, forested islands and snowcapped peaks are your surroundings today as you cruise the Inside Passage.
MS Koningsdam
Day 3Cruise Tracy Arm and JuneauCruise Tracy Arm and Juneau: High granite walls will surround you as you venture into Tracy Arm Fjord, weaving through the Tongass National Forest to reach the Alaskan capital of Juneau.
MS Koningsdam
Day 4SkagwayCruise to Skagway, Alaska: Gold rush era buildings and spectacular vistas await you in Skagway, the largest city in Alaska that still retains a magical glory days feeling.
MS Koningsdam
Day 5Inside PassageCruise the Inside Passage (2 Nights): Returning through the Inside Passage, soak in the crisp air and phenomenal scenery on your final day at sea.
MS Koningsdam
Day 6VancouverDisembark in Vancouver: Sailing back into Vancouver Harbour, your cruise will end and you will make your way to the hotel for an included overnight.
Westin Wall Centre Vancouver Airport
Day 7Vancouver at leisure and join Day 1Vancouver at leisure and join Day 1: Enjoy some time to yourself in the city, before meeting your Travel Director as per Day 1 of the land only itinerary.
Westin Wall Centre Vancouver Airport
Day 8Vancouver - VictoriaVancouver - Victoria (2 Nights): This morning's sightseeing tour of lovely Vancouver will visit the city's oldest neighbourhood, Gastown, which was designated a National Historic Site in 2009. You'll also visit buzzy Chinatown, and admire the famous collection of totem poles at Stanley Park, before jumping on the ferry bound for Vancouver Island, and drive into the capital of British Columbia, Victoria. After docking at Swartz Bay and making the short drive into the city, you'll no doubt be struck by the distinctly English influence of Victoria. A sightseeing tour of the city will take you along the waterfront district and into the bustling downtown area, passing the Parliament Buildings, Government Street and through Beacon Hill Park so you can really get your bearings. This evening is yours to explore or dine out with new found friends.
Days Inn Uptown
Day 9Victoria SightseeingVictoria Sightseeing and Free Time: Spend the morning amid the blossoms at the world famous Butchart Gardens. This expansive, over a century old estate offers sunken, rose, Japanese, Italian, and Mediterranean gardens for you to amble and find plenty of photo ops and moments of beauty. The rest of the day is yours to explore Victoria as you like. Learn about the surrounding waters on a whale watching cruise on the lookout for orcas, bald eagles, porpoises, and seals, or taste all Victoria has to offer in a guided food and history tour of Chinatown.
Days Inn Uptown
Day 10Victoria - WhistlerVictoria - Whistler (2 Nights): First up on today's agenda is Chemainus, a seaside community and former industrial town that is best known for its series of giant outdoor murals depicting local history. Hopping on board a ferry across the Georgia Strait and arriving into Horseshoe Bay, you'll then travel along the iconic Sea-to-Sky Highway, one of the world's most scenic drives. We challenge you not to keep your eyes to the horizon as you pass cascading waterfalls, jagged mountain peaks and the dreamy ocean vistas of Howe Sound, before stopping off at Shannon Falls Provincial Park, which boasts the third highest waterfall in all of British Columbia. Still in awe of the scenery offered by today's drive, you'll finish today in the alpine village of Whistler, which sits nestled in the shadows of the Blackcomb Mountains.
The Crystal Lodge
Day 11Whistler Free TimeWhistler Free Time: Enjoy your day in Whistler as you explore this stunning adventure playground. Go hiking or biking on one of the many trails or the labyrinth of lanes that make up Whistler Village. Or make the day your own with action-packed Optional Experiences, each one more exhilarating than the next! You could find yourself soaring into the skies aboard the famous Peak 2 Peak Gondola, go bear viewing with a local wildlife photographer, whitewater rafting, zip lining at 100 km per hour amidst the stunning mountain wilderness, and many more options. When we said exhilarating, we weren't joking!
The Crystal Lodge
Day 12Whistler - Sun PeaksWhistler - Sun Peaks (1 Night): Fuel for another big day with a Make Travel Matter iconic breakfast at Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre where you'll get to know more about First Nations culture through food and music, treated to authentic tastes including blueberry and cheese and onion bannock (a kind of quick skillet bread) and a performance by cultural ambassadors dressed in traditional regalia singing, dancing, and sharing stories from Squamish and Lil'wat Nations. You will then leave Whistler behind as you venture along scenic Duffey Lake Road, spotting the freshwater fjord of Seton Lake, and the ominous sounding Mt. Rohr along the way. Following the once treacherous Cariboo Wagon Trail, which formed part of the Gold Rush Route, your final port of call for today is Sun Peaks, one of British Columbia's best loved ski resorts. Winter time here sees ski and snowboard enthusiasts from across the globe flocking to this pretty little town to enjoy just some of the 135 ski runs that pepper the horizon. In the warmer months, the ski lifts stay open to provide access to more than two dozen hiking and mountain bike trails, making Sun Peaks yet another outdoorsy gem.
Sun Peaks Lodge
Day 13Sun Peaks - JasperSun Peaks - Jasper (2 Nights): Fall in love with the gorgeous prairie provinces of Canada this morning as you drive through the white fenced ranch lands that surround the Yellowhead Highway. Keeping a firm eye on the snowcapped peaks of the Columbia Mountains in the distance, it will be cheers all round as you catch a first glimpse of Mount Robson, the most prominent mountain in the North American Rockies and the highest point in the Canadian range. You'll finish up today in unpretentious, heartwarming Jasper, which sits smack bang in the heart of Jasper National Park, another UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most beautiful protected wildernesses in the world. This evening is yours to relax or go all out on an optional three-course dinner at the award-winning Beckers Gourmet Restaurant on the beautiful Athabasca River followed by a twilight wildlife tour and interpretive 'Horns and Antlers' talk.
Lobstick Lodge
Day 14Jasper National Park Free TimeJasper National Park Free Time: Today promises to be action packed! Stepping outside and smelling the fresh mountain air, let the prospect of a day exploring stunning Jasper bring a smile to your face. As the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies your options are limitless, and as always we've also got a range of exciting Optionals on hand to help personalise your experience such as the Jasper food tour and the whitewater adventure on Athabasca River. Perhaps you'll choose a gentle float trip down the Athabasca River^ (seasonal), which provides ample wildlife spotting opportunities. Have your heart set on exploring beautiful Maligne Lake? Then a boat cruise (seasonal) around the largest glacially fed lake in the Canadian Rockies has your name all over it. Or choose to Make Travel Matter with an Indigenous Cultural Fireside Chat.
Lobstick Lodge
Day 15Jasper - Icefields Parkway - Lake Louise - BanffJasper - Icefields Parkway - Lake Louise - Banff (2 Nights): First, you will be heading on to explore the magnificent Columbia Icefield. The Icefields Parkway features an abundance of jaw-dropping vistas at every turn. Here, you'll ride the giant Ice Explorer across the Athabasca Glacier for a closer look at this ancient marvel of nature. Back on the Icefields Parkway, exit Jasper National Park and enter Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Prepare to be dazzled as we saved the best for last - Lake Louise, one of the most beautiful lakes and settings in North America. You can also choose the Optional Experience Banff gondola and dinner with a view.
High Country Inn
Day 16Banff SightseeingBanff Sightseeing and Free Time: Waking up today we hope you're full of energy, as the vast natural playground outside of your front door isn't going to explore itself. Venture into the stunning wilderness of Banff National Park, or better still you could take advantage of our enticing range of optionals to truly unlock this region in real Costsaver style. We've got a variety of helicopter flights (weather dependent) to see you soaring over sights including the Three Sisters Peak, the Sundance Ranges and the Gloria and Assiniboine Glaciers, or perhaps you'd prefer to catch the gondola to the very top of Sulphur Mountain for a bird's eye view of six mountain ranges within the Rockies, spotting glorious Lake Louise and Moraine Lake in the distance. You can also choose our Via Ferra Ridgewalker Experience, a bow river ride, 9 hole golfing, or a plant medicine walk with a First Nations local specialist. However you choose to explore today, one things for sure - Banff will be an experience you'll never forget.
High Country Inn
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05/06/2023$3,884.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
05/13/2023$3,889.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/20/2023$4,044.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/03/2023$4,303.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
06/10/2023$4,254.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/17/2023$4,485.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/01/2023$4,428.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/08/2023$4,428.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/15/2023$4,511.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/05/2023$4,428.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/12/2023$4,328.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/26/2023$4,235.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
09/02/2023$4,233.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/09/2023$4,233.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/16/2023$4,054.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/23/2023$3,768.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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