Trafalgar Tours | Iconic Rockies and Western Canada with Alaska Cruise Inside Stateroom Summer 2017

The glaciers, national parks and laid-back cities of western Canada are just some of the highlights on this adventure into places like Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler, Jasper and Banff.You'll enjoy Insider moments like… spotting buffalo and other wildlife and enjoying a meal of delicious Alberta beef with the trimmings on the Guinn Family's ranch, followed by hopping on an authentic wagon.

  • What's Included

    • 12 full breakfasts.
    • 5 dinners (including Be My Guest).
  • Pricing

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  • Itinerary

    Day 1 - Arrive Vancouver

    Welcome to Vancouver. At 6 p.m., gather at the hotel with your Travel Director and travelling companions for a Welcome Reception.Welcome Reception


    Day 2 - Vancouver – Victoria (2 Nights)

    Set out for Stanley Park and explore historic Chinatown and Gastown. Travel by ferry to Vancouver Island. Visit a family-owned winery and enjoy a taste of their delicious wines. Later, arrive in quaint Victoria. Full Breakfast


    Day 3 - Victoria Sightseeing and Free Time

    Greet the day with breakfast at Butchart Gardens, a 55-acre showcase of gorgeous floral gardens. Meet with a representative who can answer questions and then spend some time exploring. Back in Victoria, enjoy a guided city tour. This evening, dinner is up to you with a selection of restaurants for your choice dining.Full Breakfast, Your Choice


    Day 4 - Victoria – Chemainus – Squamish – Whistler (2 Nights)

    Set out for Chemainus, famous for its outdoor murals. Return to the mainland by ferry and drive along the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway. Board the Sea-to-Sky Gondola and ride all the way to Summit Lodge, enjoying sweeping views. This afternoon, arrive in Whistler.Full Breakfast


    Day 5 - Whistler Sightseeing and Free Time

    Start the morning with a guided walking tour led by a Local Specialist. Learn about the history of the resort during the 2010 Winter Olympics. Next, step into a fascinating world where ancient ways meet modern life at the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre. Your Local Specialist, an authentic First Nations ambassador, will greet you with a warm welcome in traditional song. This afternoon is free.Full Breakfast


    Day 6 - Whistler – Historic Ranching Country – Sun Peaks

    Leaving Whistler, continue toward the thriving ski resort of Sun Peaks and enjoy an interpretive walk before your Regional Meal dinner. After, a Local Specialist will regale you with tales of voyageurs and the fur trapping industry.Full Breakfast, Regional Meal


    Day 7 - Sun Peaks – Rocky Mountain National Park – Banff (2 Nights)

    Sample the best of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Travel through Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks, cross the Columbia River and Yoho National Park. Arrive at your mountain resort in Banff National Park for a relaxing stay. Enjoy drinks and a Local Specialist presentation where you will learn about the Royal Canadian Mounted Police from a real life "Mountie."Full Breakfast


    Day 8 - Banff Sightseeing and Free Time

    Immerse yourself in the glories of Banff, including Surprise Corner, Bow Falls and hoodoo rock formations. Enjoy a free afternoon before setting off for Boundary Ranch where your hosts, the Guinn family, welcome you for a scenic Be My Guest experience and dinner. Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining


    Day 9 - Banff – Lake Louise – Jasper (2 Nights)

    Arrive on the shores of Lake Louise with a short lakeside talk. Enjoy a unique adventure at the Columbia Icefield where you climb aboard an Ice Explorer and drive on the massive Athabasca Glacier. Later this afternoon, arrive at your hotel in the heart of Jasper National Park. Join your fellow travellers for a "Farewell to the Rockies" Dinner. After dinner, enjoy a presentation about the area's history and wildlife with a Local Specialist.Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner


    Day 10 - Jasper Sightseeing and Free Time

    Enjoy an interpretive walk at Maligne Canyon. Then, embark on a narrated cruise across Maligne Lake. Stop at Spirit Island before returning to Jasper where the rest of the day is free.Full Breakfast


    Day 11 - Jasper – Mount Robson – Chase

    Head west and arrive at Mount Robson, the Rockies' tallest peak. On arrival to your hotel, meet with a member of the Secwepemc Nation, stroll the grounds and view a traditional kekuli built by the First Nations people.Full Breakfast


    Day 12 - Chase – Vancouver

    Return back to Vancouver and visit Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, including the famous Suspension Bridge, Cliffwalk-a series of narrow cantilevered bridges, stairs and platforms following a granite precipice, and Treetops Adventure-comprised of 7 suspension bridges and a platform. This evening, enjoy dinner with your newfound friends.Full Breakfast, Dinner


    Day 13 - Vancouver – Inside Passage Cruise (7 Nights)

    Enjoy some free time until you are transferred to Canada Place where your cruise begins with the Inside Passage.Full Breakfast, Dinner


    Day 14 - Cruise the Inside Passage

    With most of Southeast Alaska accessible only by boat or plane, cruise the Inside Passage for a unique view.


    Day 15 - Cruise Tracy Arm and Juneau

    The dramatic Sawyer Glaciers at the end of Tracy Arm are framed by mountains and bathed in the blue hue of the ice. Arrive in Juneau where you can shop downtown, kayak, dogsled, raft, or flightsee.


    Day 16 - Skagway

    Step into the town's colourful past at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.


    Day 17 - Cruise Glacier Bay

    From the comfort of your ship, enjoy the pristine wilderness of Glacier Bay National Park.


    Day 18 - Ketchikan

    While ashore, check out the world's largest collection of standing totem poles or an optional guided tour through town or a harbour cruise.


    Day 19 - Cruise the Inside Passage

    Today is a day for relaxation as you cruise back to Vancouver.


    Day 20 - Depart Vancouver

    Sail into Vancouver Harbour this morning. After disembarking, take your transfer to Vancouver International Airport or to the hotel if you wish to extend your stay.Full Breakfast


    Iconic Rockies and Western Canada with Alaska Cruise Inside Stateroom Summer 2017
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