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Adventure awaits on board the iconic Rocky Mountaineer venturing into the captivating Canadian Rockies, paired with an invigorating luxury Alaskan cruise and a Vancouver stay.

Balancing the modern and the traditional with pioneer charm, your memorable holiday begins with an overnight stay in Calgary, where you’ll find an abundance of shopping, dining options and attractions for you to revel in. You’ll then transfer to breathtaking Banff to enjoy two nights soaking up the areas astounding natural beauty, complete with an unforgettable Lake Louise tour. This fully escorted tour will allow you to marvel at Lake Louise in all its glory - known as ‘the jewel of the Rockies’, it is one of Canada’s most beloved attractions, and perhaps the most picturesque body of water in the world. 

Following your bountiful Banff stay, you’ll embark the incredible Rocky Mountaineer. This deluxe rail journey through the Canadian Rockies is sure to open your eyes to a world of delight. Settle in whilst lush green forest, soaring mountains and glistening lakes whizz past your window as you enjoy first-class service, welcoming hosts and gourmet cuisine ahead of a hotel stay in Kamloops.

The elegant MS Koningsdam awaits for your magnificent seven-night Alaskan voyage through the Inside Passage where you’ll unlock a hidden world of unparalleled beauty and potential rare wildlife viewing. Your unique cruise calls in Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan and Glacier Bay - boasting stunning landscapes, magnificent tidewater glaciers, vast icebergs and an abundance of magnificent wildlife, before disembarking in Vancouver and flying home with a wealth of incredible memories of luxury adventure.

Your Route

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Board the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer for a journey like no other into the wilderness of the Canadian Rockies

Rocky Mountaineer is one of the world’s most extraordinary train journeys that delves deep into Canada’s Rocky Mountains on a journey from Banff to Vancouver. Celebrating locally-inspired cuisine and world-class hospitality in the lavish comfort of custom-designed coaches, including remarkable glass-domed roofs that offer optimum views of the stunning scenery outside.
 
Rocky Mountaineer allows you to see some of Canada’s most awe-inspiring sights by day — think towering, snow-covered mountains, glistening turquoise lakes and exquisite wildlife — and sleep in the comfort of beautiful hotels at each destination. Sample some of the region’s finest cuisine while being treated to stories about historic sites, scenery, and wildlife told by engaging hosts with two service levels options: SilverLeaf and GoldLeaf.
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SilverLeaf Service

Experience Rocky Mountaineer’s wonderful SilverLeaf level of service and you’ll step into a custom-designed single-level dome carriage, featuring oversized glass-dome windows and an outdoor viewing area for taking in the spectacular views. Regionally-inspired meals are served in the comfort of your reclining seat, which offers ample legroom. You’ll also enjoy a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and gourmet sweet and savoury snacks during your voyage.
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GoldLeaf Service

Upgrade to the GolfLeaf service and receive additional perks, including a bi-level dome with seating above and dining below, full glass-dome windows (pictured) with panoramic views, gourmet à la carte meals in the lower-level dining room, and a large exclusive outdoor viewing platform.
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The Canadian Rockies

Travel through the legendary Spiral Tunnels, traverse the Continental Divide, and be inspired as you wind through mountain passes and dramatic canyons. Experience the only passenger rail service on this historic rail route by Rocky Mountaineer, celebrated for connecting Canada, from the Pacific coast city of Vancouver to the beguiling destinations of Kamloops and Banff.
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Board the exquisite Koningsdam

Koningsdam is the first of Holland America Line’s Pinnacle-class ships that combines 21st century elegance and nautical tradition. Inspired by music, you’ll discover many delights for your entertainment, from the dazzling, two-story World Stage to Music Walk, with Lincoln Center Stage, B.B King’s Blue Club and Billboard Onboard. During your days and nights at sea, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to pursue new interests on board; from extraordinary enrichment activities and blending your own fine wine to enjoy at dinner, to unwinding in the Greenhouse Spa and indulging in fantastic cuisine from the many number of dining options.

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Rolling Stone Rock Room

Step into the pages of Rolling Stone magazine and relive rock history as live bands perform your favourite hits.

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Explorations Central

Learn more about the destinations you’re visiting with insightful cultural activities and encounters.

 
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Greenhouse Spa

Refresh your body and spirit with a relaxing massage or pampering treatment at this heavenly retreat.

Your 13 Night Holiday Includes

Day 1

7 May 2023

Begin your magical adventure with an overnight stay in Calgary

Calgary, a dynamic city famous for the Olympics, hockey, and its impressive mountain scenery, won’t disappoint. Take your time exploring the many and varied sites and attractions such as the Calgary Tower which stands some 1228 meters above sea level giving you an astonishing 360° view of the city, the Rocky Mountains and the meadows. And you won’t be disappointed with the array of gastronomical delights here; savour a generous cut of pure Alberta beef, Asian-inspired raw seafood, or an exciting vegetarian meal, this city truly has it all.

bell  Overnight: Fairmont Palliser

Day 2

8 May 2023

Transfer to beautiful Banff for a two-night stay

Cradled among the soaring, snowy-peaked mountains of Banff National Park, the lively resort town of Banff is a gateway to the Canadian Rockies. Allow the warm mineral waters at Banff Upper Hot Springs to melt all your cares away. Hike the parks pristine wilderness trails or soak up the regions culture by visiting the Banff Park Museum, Canada’s oldest natural history museum which houses over 5,000 botanical and zoological specimens.

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Day 3

9 May 2023

A tour of captivating Lake Louise might just steal your heart

Be spellbound by the awe-inspiring natural wonder of Lake Louise. Its turquoise lakes, the Victoria Glacier and soaring mountain backdrop makes this a rare place that needs to be seen to be believed. Relish every moment as you walk around the lake, and you’ll be treated to a wonderful view of Lake Louise Boathouse perched on the water’s edge. Make sure you walk far enough around the lake to witness the fairy-tale Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

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Day 4

10 May 2023

Travel to the stunning Canadian Rockies on board the iconic Rocky Mountaineer

You’ll now start your thrilling adventure on board Rocky Mountaineer, as you glide into the heart of the Canadian Rockies in understated luxury. Settling into your seat, stare out at the green pines blurring past your window and enjoy particular highlights such as the Spiral Tunnels and Kicking Horse Canyon. Spread out over two days, this journey pauses in Kamloops for an overnight stay before you continue your journey across Canada.

Upgrade to the GoldLeaf Service

With the option to upgrade to Rocky Mountaineer’s GoldLeaf service (SilverLeaf is the standard cabin grade), you could experience undulating panoramas (pictured) of the sublime Canadian Rockies through the train’s full glass-dome windows.

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Day 5

11 May 2023

Soak up luscious scenery on board Rocky Mountaineer

During your second day on board Rocky Mountaineer, you’ll be treated to enthralling views of unfurling emerald forests and icy blue rivers that snake through dramatic gorges as your train trundles over bridges, winds around mountains and races through tunnels on its way to Vancouver for a two-night stay.

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Day 6

12 May 2023

Enjoy some fresh air and vibrant Canadian culture in Vancouver

Vancouver provides stunning scenery to discover with endless outdoor activities all year-round. Uncover an urban escape with a stroll through beloved Stanley Park, home to forest wildlife and scenic beaches. Then walk to atmospheric Gastown, a district filled with Victorian-style buildings, delicious eateries and fabulous art galleries. In the evening, you could head to a local cabaret and enjoy its lively atmosphere while sampling some craft beer.

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Day 7

13 May 2023

Embark the Koningsdam before setting sail on your Alaskan voyage

Today you’ll embark Holland America's Koningsdam, a sleek and spacious ship with refined dining options, fabulous entertainment and cosy bars. Launched in 2016, Koningsdam is one of the largest Holland America ship of the new Pinnacle class. A destination in herself, this ship offers much to explore including delicious dining options, world-class entertainment and enriching activities.

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Day 8

14 May 2023

Experience one of the greatest cruising routes in the world, the Inside Passage

Today you’ll pass through Alaska’s wondrous Inside Passage, a network of winding waterways shaped by staggering glaciers, wildlife-filled fjords and verdant rainforests. A cruise through the Inside Passage provides an experience like no other, as you pass through breathtaking island scenery and quaint Native American towns, the Inside Passage showcases Alaska’s colourful culture and natural wonders.

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Day 9

15 May 2023

Wilderness and serenity greet you in Juneau

Remote Juneau is perfect for escaping modern life. Nestled in the heart of Alaskan forests, enjoy the chance to breathe in the fresh air and explore by heading up the Mount Roberts Tramway to look back on this wonderous view of green pines rising high. At this point you may already feel like you are venturing into the deep wilderness. It only gets better as you could also visit the Mendenhall Glacier snaking into the lake.

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Day 10

16 May 2023

Be captivated as your step into historic Skagway

Once known for the Gold-Rush era, Skagway has settled down into a busy city. Vintage railways run through this historic city and provide incredible views along its tracks. The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad still operate vintage locomotives along the famously steep Chilkoot trail, that offers majestic mountain views during its climb towards Canada.

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Day 11

17 May 2023

Explore Glacier Bay, a grand experience that promises you a lifetime of memories

Make sure you wrap up warm as you head into Glacier Bay for the next part of your cruise. Marvel at the jagged glaciers and snow dusted mountains and try to catch a glimpse of some Alaska’s abundant wildlife so see if there are any brown bears or sea otters on the shoreline too.

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Day 12

18 May 2023

Arrive in the port of Ketchikan to explore a city rich in culture, history and cuisine

Alaska’s First City is the place to learn about native Alaskan culture and admire its amazing collection of colourful totem poles. You can see more of these intricate carvings, each with their own design that tell stories of individuals and clans at the Totem Heritage Centre. Ketchikan is also known for its salmon fishing and busy waterfront, buzzing with fishing boats and pleasure crafts.

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Day 13

19 May 2023

Savour a second sailing through the Inside Passage and be spellbound by its captivating wildlife

Sailing the Inside Passage offers plenty of opportunities to spot Alaska’s most iconic wildlife, keep your eyes on the bountiful waters to see magnificent humpback whales and majestic Orca, or look out for brown bears lumbering on the shoreline. For bird-lovers cast your eyes on the skies to see bald eagles soaring overhead.

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Day 14

20 May 2023

Leave the wonders of Canada behind as you transfer to the airport for your flight home

It's time to say goodbye to the MS Koningsdam, as you disembark in Vancouver for your flight home.

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Your Hotel Stays

Fairmont Palliser, Calgary
★★★★

Set in the heart of Calgary, Fairmont Palliser is a historical landmark offering distinctive accommodation in stately surroundings. This atmospheric hotel enjoys many local attractions nearby such as Calgary Tower, Calaway Park and Heritage Park. Step back into a time of elegance whilst enjoying all the comforts of the modern age, with each of the 407 luxuriously decorated guest rooms will leave you feeling spoiled and revitalised. Discover an oasis of relaxation at the Calgary day spa and health club including an indulgent array of wellness treatments. The Hawthorn Dining Room and Bar offers a modern vintage experience showcasing plant-based, farm-fresh modern Canadian cuisine.

Royal Canadian Lodge, Banff
★★★★

Surrounded by the majestic mountains, lakes and forests of Banff National Park, the Royal Canadian Lodge is the perfect spot for a memorable alpine stay. Nestling in the heart of the town, this intimate boutique hotel offers 99 rooms and suites, which are spacious with high ceilings and fresh, mountain-themed décor. The Grotto Spa is a delightful place to relax, with a pool, jacuzzi, sauna and a range of treatments, or for the more energetic, head to the fitness centre. Inspired by local ingredients and features locally sourced menu items, the hotel’s Evergreen Restaurant and Lounge offer exceptional dining options to suit all tastes.

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
★★★★

Embrace the spirit of one of Canada's most exciting cities at Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. This downtown hotel is nestled in the city centre, with the hotel’s North Tower, the iconic One Wall Centre, a landmark of downtown Vancouver's cityscape. Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre is a short distance from attractions such as Stanley Park, English Bay, the seawall and Robson Street. Dine at Cafe One, grab coffees at the on-site Starbucks and enjoy evening drinks at Bar One. Relax at the hotel’s Health Club, with an indoor pool and fitness centre.
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Touring Experience

Banff National Park & Lake Louise

Banff National Park was established in 1885 and is home to Rocky Mountain peaks, turquoise glacial lakes, a picture-perfect mountain town and village, abundant wildlife and scenic drives. Part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site, explore the jaw-dropping beauty of Lake Louise, with its inviting canescent turquoise water making it one of the most iconic landmarks in Canada.

Your Holiday Summary

 

Cruise

  • 7 night full-board cruise on board Koningsdam
  • FREE Ocean View to Verandah upgrade

Hotel Stays

  • 1 night four-star hotel stay in Calgary at the Fairmont Palliser 
  • 2 night four-star hotel stay in Banff at the Royal Canadian Lodge 
  • 1 night hotel stay in Kamloops 
  • 2 night four-star hotel stay at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre 

 Rail Journey

  • 2 day luxury Rocky Mountaineer rail journey, from Banff to Vancouver
    • SilverLeaf service attended by two hosts, plus one culinary team member
    • Breakfast and lunch served in the comfort of your seat plus gourmet sweet and savoury snacks included
    • Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
    • Oversized windows for taking in the spectacular views
    • Complimentary baggage delivery to your overnight hotel accommodation in Kamloops

Fully Escorted Tour

  • Banff National Park tour including a visit to Lake Louise

 

All flights (London departure - regional flights available) 

Prices From

FREE OCEAN VIEW TO VERANDAH UPGRADE

Departing

7 May 2023

Inside

£3,599pp

Ocean View

£4,599pp

Verandah

£4,599pp

Suite

£4,999pp

Duration: 13 Nights
Itinerary Includes: Calgary, Banff, Kamloops, Vancouver, Inside Passage (Scenic Cruising), Tracy Arm Inlet, Skagway, Glacier Bay (Scenic Cruising), Ketchikan, Inside Passage (Scenic Cruising), Vancouver

To Book, Call our Holiday Specialists on

0800 840 5800