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Western Highlights with Alaska Cruise / Land Tour - ms Noordam

19 Days / 18 Nights
Calgary to Fairbanks or Fairbanks to Calgary
From USD$7,280 per person
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Alaska Cruise Tour combined with Canadian Rockies Train. This 19 day tour is packed with incredible sights and unique experiences. From glacier fed lakes of the Canadian Rockies to the busy port city of Vancouver located in a spectacular setting with the Coast Mountains. Cruise to Alaska, then ultimate backcountry experience, a tour into Denali National Park where Visitors can catch glimpses of North America's highest peak, Denali, at 20,320' tall. As well as chances to see the "Big Five:" Dall Sheep, Grizzly Bear, Caribou, Moose and Wolf.

  • Sightseeing tour of Banff with Gondola Ride
  • Ice Explorer ride on the Athabasca Glacier
  • Glacier Skywalk
  • Travel the Scenic Icefield Parkway with picnic lunch included
  • Evening wildlife tour of the Jasper
  • 7 day round-trip Alaska cruise from Vancouver to Seward
  • Aerial tram ride to the peak of Alyeska
  • Denali National Park

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The below itinerary is only a suggestion, we offer tailor-made personal service and solutions to help you plan your perfect vacation. This itinerary is also available in the reverse direction.

Day 1 Calgary to Banff (Coach) Leave the Stampede City of Calgary on the express service to Banff where you will have ample opportunity to take in the sights.

Day 2 Morning sightseeing tour of Banff with Gondola This morning, tour the town of Banff and its environs. Among the highlights are visits to the Hoodoos (shaped by centuries of wind) & Bow Valley Viewpoint, Surprise Corner, Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka and Bankhead: an abandoned mining town and the relic of Banff’s industrial past. At the end of the tour you will be taken to the Banff Gondola for a breathtaking ascent to the pinnacle of Sulphur Mountain for an aweinspiring 360-degree panorama of sheer mountain majesty. Return to downtown Banff at your leisure (transfer not included).

Day 3 Banff to Lake Louise (Coach) Depart Banff early afternoon for a short drive via the scenic Bow Valley to Lake Louise.

Day 4 Lake Louise to Jasper (Coach) - Ice Explorer Ride & Glacier Skywalk Travel by coach today via one of the most scenic highways in North America - the Icefields Parkway. Visit the Columbia Icefield that covers an area of nearly 125 sq mi (325 sq km) and reaches a depth of 1050 ft (320 m). Time allows for an Ice Explorer ride (included) on the Athabasca Glacier, then a stop at the award-winning Glacier Skywalk (included) experiencing a glass-floored observation platform 918 ft (280 m) over spectacular glacier-formed valleys and rushing waterfalls. Photo stops along the Parkway will be made at Bow & Peyto Lakes, the Crowfoot Glacier and the Athabasca Falls. This highway is renowned for sightings of bears, elk, moose & mountain sheep, so keep your camera handy.

Please note: mountain lakes in this region will be frozen through to mid-June. (picnic lunch included today)

Day 5 Wildlife Discovery Tour in Jasper Today is free to explore Jasper before departing this evening to experience the environs of Jasper, and for some amazing close-up photo opportunities of wildlife.

Day 6 Jasper to Kamloops (Rail) All aboard Rocky Mountaineer for a scenic rail journey to Kamloops in the interior of British Columbia. Leaving Jasper National Park, travel the ‘Yellowhead’ route past the sprawling grandeur of Mount Robson ‘the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies’ and follow the mighty Thompson River, the route of early fur traders, before arriving in Kamloops. (Breakfast & lunch is included today)

Day 7 Kamloops to Vancouver (Rail) Leaving Kamloops, follow the Thompson River through Ashcroft, one of Canada’s driest towns, with an average rainfall of just 18 centimetres. Pass through Rainbow Canyon, named for its cliffs striped with pinks, greens and greys creating a stunning rainbow effect. Continue on to the Fraser Canyon, where at Hell’s Gate watch water torrent past the canyon walls at its narrowest point. The last leg of the journey takes you through the fertile farming region of the Fraser Valley to arrive in the Pacific port of Vancouver late afternoon. Upon arrival into Vancouver you will be transferred to your hotel. (Breakfast & lunch is included today)

Day 8 Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge Tour Enjoy a six-hour sightseeing tour of Vancouver’s magnificent North Shore. Travel across the Lions Gate Bridge and into the mountains to visit the original Vancouver tourist attraction – Capilano Suspension Bridge. Spend time exploring our temperate rainforest and learn all about Salmon at the Fish Hatchery. Your tour coach continues its climb up Grouse Mountain where you’ll take the Skyride to the Peak of Vancouver with breathtaking views over the Lower Mainland and Coast Mountain Range. After time well spent in Vancouver’s back yard, your guide will drive you back to downtown and your hotel.

Day 9 Embarkation in Vancouver This morning is yours to enjoy the sights of Vancouver before being transferred to the Vancouver Cruise terminal to board your ship. (Dinner is included today)

Day 10 Scenic Cruising the Inside Passage The fabled Inside Passage is one of the most scenic sea-lanes in the world, and one of the few where deep-draft vessels can sail close to steep mountain walls. The scenery is unbelievable, with forests in a hundred shades of green, tumbling turquoise glaciers, and evocative towns loaded with history, culture and adventure. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner are included today)

Day 11 Port of Call Ketchikan Ketchikan clutches the shores of the Tongass Narrows, with many shops and houses built right out over the water. The stairways are weathered and the vibe is cheerful in the town that calls itself the Salmon Capital of the World. Besides the main attractions – Creek Street, the Tongass Historical Museum, Totem Bight State Park and Saxman Village – try a flightseeing trip to Misty Fjords National Monument. These deep-water fjords were gouged out by retreating glaciers, leaving granite cliffs towering thousands of feet above the sea and countless waterfalls plunging into placid waters. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner are included today)

Day 12 Port of Call Juneau No roads lead to Juneau, which gives the Alaskan capital a misty inscrutability. You need to come by air or water, but when you arrive, the place will delight you with its bounty of water, forests, and mountains. Squeezed between the Gastineau Channel and Coast Mountains, Juneau offers a lot of variety in close proximity. The massive Mendenhall Glacier and the immense Juneau Icefields are at its back door. The vast Tongass National Forest stretches away to the northeast. You can shop downtown or get out and kayak, dogsled, raft, hike, whale watch, flightsee or fish. The adventures are as bountiful as the daylight. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner are included today)

Day 13 Port of Call Skagway Some of the aspiring Klondike gold rushers who made it to Skagway took a look at the 500-mile journey that still lay ahead of them and decided a change of profession was in order. So many of them set up shop as provisioners that Skagway was the largest city in Alaska by the end of the 19th century. Booms fade and dreams move on, but the glory days still reverberate through the town. Ride the antique White Pass & Yukon narrow-gauge railway, step into the Red Onion Saloon or peruse the restored buildings and wooden boardwalks of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner are included today)

Day 14 Cruise Glacier Bay A cruise to Glacier Bay National Park with Holland America Line will show you a UNESCO World Heritage Site that protects a unique ecosystem of plants and animals living in concert with an ever-changing glacial landscape. When a monumental chunk of ice splits off a glacier and thunders into the sea the impact shoots water hundreds of feet into the air. You hold your breath as you catch the moment on film. Then you wait for it all to happen again. And it does: Glacier Bay has more actively calving tidewater glaciers than any place else in the world. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner are included today)

Day 15 Day at Sea Enjoy the facilities of the ship while sailing North to Alaska. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner are included today)

Day 16 Seward to Anchorage (Coach) After breakfast you will disembark the ship and begin your coach adventure to a spectacular vantage point at Exit Glacier. A short and easy walk provides an up-close and personal view of a magnificent glacier. Then tour north towards Anchorage; you will have the opportunity to enjoy spectacular scenery through Moose Pass and Turnagain Pass. This area is resplendent with alpine scenery and hanging glaciers. Next, visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre which provides care and rehabilitation for injured and orphaned wildlife. Here you can safely get close, observe, and photograph some of Alaska’s largest land animals including: moose, bison, elk, deer, caribou, bears, muskox, small mammals, and birds of prey. After lunch, get ready for the aerial tram ride up the longest double black diamond ski slope in North America. From the top, you can view several glaciers and the northern-most temperate rainforest; continue on to Anchorage to arrive late afternoon. (Breakfast & lunch is included today)

Day 17 Anchorage to Denali Backcountry Lodge (Coach) This morning, board a motorcoach to the Denali National Park Entrance. Your driver will give you some history of the area as you travel the George Parks Highway. Weather permitting, you can admire the marvelous views of Mt McKinley (Denali) - the tallest mountain in North America. You will arrive at the Denali Cabins in time for a lunch break before connecting to the private lodge bus. The 148km/92mi, 6-hour journey to Kantishna along the restricted Park Road is called one of the grandest drives on earth- with chances to see Grizzlies, moose, caribou and Golden eagles along the way. The end of the road is Kantishna and the Denali Backcountry Lodge, your home for the night. (Dinner is included today)

Day 18 Denali Backcountry Lodge – Kantishna Nestled in a snug valley, the Denali Backcountry Lodge is a true wilderness experience, with your own heated cabin. The lodge is located at the end of the restricted 148km/92mi Park Road with just a small bush airstrip and the vast interior of Alaska beyond. You can experience activities such as: day hikes (casual, moderate, or extreme), view and photograph Denali (Mount McKinley), gold panning, botany walks, shuttle to Wonder Lake and mountain biking. You can also visit Fannie Quigley’s Cabin, home of one of the original miners from early in the twentieth century. Meals are served in the main two-story lodge. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner is included today)

Day 19 Denali Backcountry Lodge - Kantishna to Fairbanks (Coach / Rail) An early departure this morning gives you another opportunity to view the magnificent scenery along the route back to the Denali National Park Entrance and connects you back at the Denali Cabins outside the park gates. After lunch (not included), take the shuttle to the Alaska Railroad Station and board the Denali Star Train in the Goldstar Railcar to Fairbanks. Enjoy the late afternoon scenery as you travel north to Fairbanks where your tour concludes. (Breakfast at lodge and dinner is included onboard the train today)

Package Includes:

  • Hotel accommodation including provincial taxes for 11 nights
  • 7 day Alaska Cruise on-board Holland America’s ms Noordam
  • Rocky Mountaineer Train between Jasper and Vancouver
  • Taxi transfer between rail depot and hotel in Jasper, Kamloops & Vancouver
  • Transfer between Vancouver hotel and cruise terminal
  • Evening wildlife tour in Jasper
  • Full day tour between Lake Louise and Jasper with picnic lunch included
  • Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier (weather permitting)
  • Glacier Skywalk
  • Coach transfer between Banff Hotel and Lake Louise Hotel
  • Sightseeing tour in Banff
  • Sulphur Mountain gondola ride
  • Scheduled coach transfer between Calgary and Banff Hotel
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge Tour
  • Day tour by coach between Seward Cruise Terminal and Anchorage Hotel with lunch
    • Admission to Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre
    • Photo stop at Exit Glacier
    • Aerial tram ride to the peak of Alyeska
  • Scheduled Coach Transfer with driver commentary between Anchorage and Denali
  • Denali Backcountry Adventure Tour from Denali Cabins to Denali Backcountry Lodge
  • Activities at Denali Backcountry Lodge
  • Coach transfer from Denali Backcountry Lodge to Train Station
  • Alaska Railroad between Denali and Fairbanks - GoldStar Service with dome car seating & private outdoor viewing deck (Dinner onboard train)
  • Travel Documentation
  • Total # of meals: 11 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 10 dinners

Not Included

  • Onboard ship gratuities
  • Port charges and taxes
  • Fuel surcharges

Hotel, Cruise Ship & Rail Information: (Moderate Grade)

  • Banff - Irwin’s Mountain Inn (Standard Room)
  • Lake Louise - Lake Louise Inn (Deluxe Queen Room)
  • Jasper - Lobstick Lodge (Standard Room)
  • Rocky Mountaineer Train (SilverLeaf Service)
  • Kamloops - Moderate Hotel (Provided by Rocky Mountaineer)
  • Vancouver - Rosedale on Robson (One Bedroom Deluxe)
  • Holland America - ms Noordam (Ocean View Stateroom)
  • Anchorage - Westmark Anchorage (Standard Room)
  • Kantishna - Denali Backcountry Lodge (Traditional Cabin)

Hotel, Cruise Ship & Rail Information: (Superior Grade)

  • Banff - Banff Caribou Lodge (Standard Room)
  • Lake Louise - Deer Lodge (Heritage Room)
  • Jasper - Sawridge Inn (Outside Room with Balcony)
  • Rocky Mountaineer Train (SilverLeaf Service)
  • Kamloops - Moderate Hotel (Provided by Rocky Mountaineer)
  • Vancouver - Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel (City View Room)
  • Holland America - ms Noordam (Ocean View Stateroom)
  • Anchorage - Hilton Anchorage Hotel (Standard Room)
  • Kantishna - Denali Backcountry Lodge (Traditional Cabin)

Hotel, Cruise Ship & Rail Information: (Deluxe Grade)

  • Banff - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel (Deluxe Room)
  • Lake Louise - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (Deluxe Lakeview Room)
  • Jasper - Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Deluxe Room)
  • Rocky Mountaineer Train (GoldLeaf Service)
  • Kamloops - Moderate Hotel (Provided by Rocky Mountaineer)
  • Vancouver - Fairmont Waterfront (Fairmont Room)
  • Holland America - ms Noordam (Verandah Stateroom)
  • Anchorage - Hotel Captain Cook (Deluxe Room)
  • Kantishna - Denali Backcountry Lodge (Traditional Cabin)

Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service

  • Enjoy panoramic views from oversized windows in our single-level dome
  • Relax in reclining dome-level seats
  • Delicious, hot entrée options served at your seat and plated to your preference
  • Complimentary beverages, including wine, beer, spirits and non-alcoholic drinks will be served throughout the journey, along with gourmet snacks

Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

  • Fully domed windows that give you unparalleled panoramic views from your seat in the upper-level of the bi-level dome coach
  • Hot gourmet meals prepared from regional cuisine by Executive Chefs
  • Complimentary beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) throughout the journey, along with gourmet snacks
  • An exclusive outdoor vestibule in the lower-level of your dome coach

Moderate Grade with Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service

Irwins Mountain Inn

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Banff

Lake Louise Inn

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Lake Louise

Lobstick Lodge

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Jasper

Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel

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Vancouver

Holland America ms Noordam - Ocean View Stateroom

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Westmark Anchorage Hotel

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Anchorage

Denali Back Country Lodge

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Denali

Superior Grade with Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service

Banff Caribou Lodge

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Banff

Deer Lodge

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Lake Louise

Sawridge Inn

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Jasper

Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel

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Vancouver

Holland America ms Noordam - Ocean View Stateroom

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Hilton Anchorage Hotel

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Anchorage

Denali Back Country Lodge

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Denali

Deluxe Grade with Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

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Banff

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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Lake Louise

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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Jasper

Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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Vancouver

Holland America ms Noordam - Verandah Stateroom

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Hotel Captain Cook

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Anchorage

Denali Back Country Lodge

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Denali

The below itinerary is only a suggestion, we offer tailor-made personal service and solutions to help you plan your perfect vacation. This itinerary is also available in the reverse direction.

Day 1 Calgary to Banff (Coach) Leave the Stampede City of Calgary on the express service to Banff where you will have ample opportunity to take in the sights.

Day 2 Morning sightseeing tour of Banff with Gondola This morning, tour the town of Banff and its environs. Among the highlights are visits to the Hoodoos (shaped by centuries of wind) & Bow Valley Viewpoint, Surprise Corner, Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka and Bankhead: an abandoned mining town and the relic of Banff’s industrial past. At the end of the tour you will be taken to the Banff Gondola for a breathtaking ascent to the pinnacle of Sulphur Mountain for an aweinspiring 360-degree panorama of sheer mountain majesty. Return to downtown Banff at your leisure (transfer not included).

Day 3 Banff to Lake Louise (Coach) Depart Banff early afternoon for a short drive via the scenic Bow Valley to Lake Louise.

Day 4 Lake Louise to Jasper (Coach) - Ice Explorer Ride & Glacier Skywalk Travel by coach today via one of the most scenic highways in North America - the Icefields Parkway. Visit the Columbia Icefield that covers an area of nearly 125 sq mi (325 sq km) and reaches a depth of 1050 ft (320 m). Time allows for an Ice Explorer ride (included) on the Athabasca Glacier, then a stop at the award-winning Glacier Skywalk (included) experiencing a glass-floored observation platform 918 ft (280 m) over spectacular glacier-formed valleys and rushing waterfalls. Photo stops along the Parkway will be made at Bow & Peyto Lakes, the Crowfoot Glacier and the Athabasca Falls. This highway is renowned for sightings of bears, elk, moose & mountain sheep, so keep your camera handy.

Please note: mountain lakes in this region will be frozen through to mid-June. (picnic lunch included today)

Day 5 Wildlife Discovery Tour in Jasper Today is free to explore Jasper before departing this evening to experience the environs of Jasper, and for some amazing close-up photo opportunities of wildlife.

Day 6 Jasper to Kamloops (Rail) All aboard Rocky Mountaineer for a scenic rail journey to Kamloops in the interior of British Columbia. Leaving Jasper National Park, travel the ‘Yellowhead’ route past the sprawling grandeur of Mount Robson ‘the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies’ and follow the mighty Thompson River, the route of early fur traders, before arriving in Kamloops. (Breakfast & lunch is included today)

Day 7 Kamloops to Vancouver (Rail) Leaving Kamloops, follow the Thompson River through Ashcroft, one of Canada’s driest towns, with an average rainfall of just 18 centimetres. Pass through Rainbow Canyon, named for its cliffs striped with pinks, greens and greys creating a stunning rainbow effect. Continue on to the Fraser Canyon, where at Hell’s Gate watch water torrent past the canyon walls at its narrowest point. The last leg of the journey takes you through the fertile farming region of the Fraser Valley to arrive in the Pacific port of Vancouver late afternoon. Upon arrival into Vancouver you will be transferred to your hotel. (Breakfast & lunch is included today)

Day 8 Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge Tour Enjoy a six-hour sightseeing tour of Vancouver’s magnificent North Shore. Travel across the Lions Gate Bridge and into the mountains to visit the original Vancouver tourist attraction – Capilano Suspension Bridge. Spend time exploring our temperate rainforest and learn all about Salmon at the Fish Hatchery. Your tour coach continues its climb up Grouse Mountain where you’ll take the Skyride to the Peak of Vancouver with breathtaking views over the Lower Mainland and Coast Mountain Range. After time well spent in Vancouver’s back yard, your guide will drive you back to downtown and your hotel.

Day 9 Embarkation in Vancouver This morning is yours to enjoy the sights of Vancouver before being transferred to the Vancouver Cruise terminal to board your ship. (Dinner is included today)

Day 10 Scenic Cruising the Inside Passage The fabled Inside Passage is one of the most scenic sea-lanes in the world, and one of the few where deep-draft vessels can sail close to steep mountain walls. The scenery is unbelievable, with forests in a hundred shades of green, tumbling turquoise glaciers, and evocative towns loaded with history, culture and adventure. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner are included today)

Day 11 Port of Call Ketchikan Ketchikan clutches the shores of the Tongass Narrows, with many shops and houses built right out over the water. The stairways are weathered and the vibe is cheerful in the town that calls itself the Salmon Capital of the World. Besides the main attractions – Creek Street, the Tongass Historical Museum, Totem Bight State Park and Saxman Village – try a flightseeing trip to Misty Fjords National Monument. These deep-water fjords were gouged out by retreating glaciers, leaving granite cliffs towering thousands of feet above the sea and countless waterfalls plunging into placid waters. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner are included today)

Day 12 Port of Call Juneau No roads lead to Juneau, which gives the Alaskan capital a misty inscrutability. You need to come by air or water, but when you arrive, the place will delight you with its bounty of water, forests, and mountains. Squeezed between the Gastineau Channel and Coast Mountains, Juneau offers a lot of variety in close proximity. The massive Mendenhall Glacier and the immense Juneau Icefields are at its back door. The vast Tongass National Forest stretches away to the northeast. You can shop downtown or get out and kayak, dogsled, raft, hike, whale watch, flightsee or fish. The adventures are as bountiful as the daylight. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner are included today)

Day 13 Port of Call Skagway Some of the aspiring Klondike gold rushers who made it to Skagway took a look at the 500-mile journey that still lay ahead of them and decided a change of profession was in order. So many of them set up shop as provisioners that Skagway was the largest city in Alaska by the end of the 19th century. Booms fade and dreams move on, but the glory days still reverberate through the town. Ride the antique White Pass & Yukon narrow-gauge railway, step into the Red Onion Saloon or peruse the restored buildings and wooden boardwalks of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner are included today)

Day 14 Cruise Glacier Bay A cruise to Glacier Bay National Park with Holland America Line will show you a UNESCO World Heritage Site that protects a unique ecosystem of plants and animals living in concert with an ever-changing glacial landscape. When a monumental chunk of ice splits off a glacier and thunders into the sea the impact shoots water hundreds of feet into the air. You hold your breath as you catch the moment on film. Then you wait for it all to happen again. And it does: Glacier Bay has more actively calving tidewater glaciers than any place else in the world. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner are included today)

Day 15 Day at Sea Enjoy the facilities of the ship while sailing North to Alaska. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner are included today)

Day 16 Seward to Anchorage (Coach) After breakfast you will disembark the ship and begin your coach adventure to a spectacular vantage point at Exit Glacier. A short and easy walk provides an up-close and personal view of a magnificent glacier. Then tour north towards Anchorage; you will have the opportunity to enjoy spectacular scenery through Moose Pass and Turnagain Pass. This area is resplendent with alpine scenery and hanging glaciers. Next, visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre which provides care and rehabilitation for injured and orphaned wildlife. Here you can safely get close, observe, and photograph some of Alaska’s largest land animals including: moose, bison, elk, deer, caribou, bears, muskox, small mammals, and birds of prey. After lunch, get ready for the aerial tram ride up the longest double black diamond ski slope in North America. From the top, you can view several glaciers and the northern-most temperate rainforest; continue on to Anchorage to arrive late afternoon. (Breakfast & lunch is included today)

Day 17 Anchorage to Denali Backcountry Lodge (Coach) This morning, board a motorcoach to the Denali National Park Entrance. Your driver will give you some history of the area as you travel the George Parks Highway. Weather permitting, you can admire the marvelous views of Mt McKinley (Denali) - the tallest mountain in North America. You will arrive at the Denali Cabins in time for a lunch break before connecting to the private lodge bus. The 148km/92mi, 6-hour journey to Kantishna along the restricted Park Road is called one of the grandest drives on earth- with chances to see Grizzlies, moose, caribou and Golden eagles along the way. The end of the road is Kantishna and the Denali Backcountry Lodge, your home for the night. (Dinner is included today)

Day 18 Denali Backcountry Lodge – Kantishna Nestled in a snug valley, the Denali Backcountry Lodge is a true wilderness experience, with your own heated cabin. The lodge is located at the end of the restricted 148km/92mi Park Road with just a small bush airstrip and the vast interior of Alaska beyond. You can experience activities such as: day hikes (casual, moderate, or extreme), view and photograph Denali (Mount McKinley), gold panning, botany walks, shuttle to Wonder Lake and mountain biking. You can also visit Fannie Quigley’s Cabin, home of one of the original miners from early in the twentieth century. Meals are served in the main two-story lodge. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner is included today)

Day 19 Denali Backcountry Lodge - Kantishna to Fairbanks (Coach / Rail) An early departure this morning gives you another opportunity to view the magnificent scenery along the route back to the Denali National Park Entrance and connects you back at the Denali Cabins outside the park gates. After lunch (not included), take the shuttle to the Alaska Railroad Station and board the Denali Star Train in the Goldstar Railcar to Fairbanks. Enjoy the late afternoon scenery as you travel north to Fairbanks where your tour concludes. (Breakfast at lodge and dinner is included onboard the train today)

Package Includes:

  • Hotel accommodation including provincial taxes for 11 nights
  • 7 day Alaska Cruise on-board Holland America’s ms Noordam
  • Rocky Mountaineer Train between Jasper and Vancouver
  • Taxi transfer between rail depot and hotel in Jasper, Kamloops & Vancouver
  • Transfer between Vancouver hotel and cruise terminal
  • Evening wildlife tour in Jasper
  • Full day tour between Lake Louise and Jasper with picnic lunch included
  • Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier (weather permitting)
  • Glacier Skywalk
  • Coach transfer between Banff Hotel and Lake Louise Hotel
  • Sightseeing tour in Banff
  • Sulphur Mountain gondola ride
  • Scheduled coach transfer between Calgary and Banff Hotel
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge Tour
  • Day tour by coach between Seward Cruise Terminal and Anchorage Hotel with lunch
    • Admission to Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre
    • Photo stop at Exit Glacier
    • Aerial tram ride to the peak of Alyeska
  • Scheduled Coach Transfer with driver commentary between Anchorage and Denali
  • Denali Backcountry Adventure Tour from Denali Cabins to Denali Backcountry Lodge
  • Activities at Denali Backcountry Lodge
  • Coach transfer from Denali Backcountry Lodge to Train Station
  • Alaska Railroad between Denali and Fairbanks - GoldStar Service with dome car seating & private outdoor viewing deck (Dinner onboard train)
  • Travel Documentation
  • Total # of meals: 11 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 10 dinners

Not Included

  • Onboard ship gratuities
  • Port charges and taxes
  • Fuel surcharges

Hotel, Cruise Ship & Rail Information: (Moderate Grade)

  • Banff - Irwin’s Mountain Inn (Standard Room)
  • Lake Louise - Lake Louise Inn (Deluxe Queen Room)
  • Jasper - Lobstick Lodge (Standard Room)
  • Rocky Mountaineer Train (SilverLeaf Service)
  • Kamloops - Moderate Hotel (Provided by Rocky Mountaineer)
  • Vancouver - Rosedale on Robson (One Bedroom Deluxe)
  • Holland America - ms Noordam (Ocean View Stateroom)
  • Anchorage - Westmark Anchorage (Standard Room)
  • Kantishna - Denali Backcountry Lodge (Traditional Cabin)

Hotel, Cruise Ship & Rail Information: (Superior Grade)

  • Banff - Banff Caribou Lodge (Standard Room)
  • Lake Louise - Deer Lodge (Heritage Room)
  • Jasper - Sawridge Inn (Outside Room with Balcony)
  • Rocky Mountaineer Train (SilverLeaf Service)
  • Kamloops - Moderate Hotel (Provided by Rocky Mountaineer)
  • Vancouver - Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel (City View Room)
  • Holland America - ms Noordam (Ocean View Stateroom)
  • Anchorage - Hilton Anchorage Hotel (Standard Room)
  • Kantishna - Denali Backcountry Lodge (Traditional Cabin)

Hotel, Cruise Ship & Rail Information: (Deluxe Grade)

  • Banff - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel (Deluxe Room)
  • Lake Louise - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (Deluxe Lakeview Room)
  • Jasper - Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Deluxe Room)
  • Rocky Mountaineer Train (GoldLeaf Service)
  • Kamloops - Moderate Hotel (Provided by Rocky Mountaineer)
  • Vancouver - Fairmont Waterfront (Fairmont Room)
  • Holland America - ms Noordam (Verandah Stateroom)
  • Anchorage - Hotel Captain Cook (Deluxe Room)
  • Kantishna - Denali Backcountry Lodge (Traditional Cabin)

Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service

  • Enjoy panoramic views from oversized windows in our single-level dome
  • Relax in reclining dome-level seats
  • Delicious, hot entrée options served at your seat and plated to your preference
  • Complimentary beverages, including wine, beer, spirits and non-alcoholic drinks will be served throughout the journey, along with gourmet snacks

Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

  • Fully domed windows that give you unparalleled panoramic views from your seat in the upper-level of the bi-level dome coach
  • Hot gourmet meals prepared from regional cuisine by Executive Chefs
  • Complimentary beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) throughout the journey, along with gourmet snacks
  • An exclusive outdoor vestibule in the lower-level of your dome coach

Moderate Grade with Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service

Irwins Mountain Inn

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Banff

Lake Louise Inn

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Lake Louise

Lobstick Lodge

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Jasper

Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel

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Vancouver

Holland America ms Noordam - Ocean View Stateroom

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Westmark Anchorage Hotel

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Anchorage

Denali Back Country Lodge

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Denali

Superior Grade with Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service

Banff Caribou Lodge

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Banff

Deer Lodge

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Lake Louise

Sawridge Inn

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Jasper

Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel

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Vancouver

Holland America ms Noordam - Ocean View Stateroom

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Hilton Anchorage Hotel

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Anchorage

Denali Back Country Lodge

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Denali

Deluxe Grade with Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

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Banff

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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Lake Louise

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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Jasper

Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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Vancouver

Holland America ms Noordam - Verandah Stateroom

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Hotel Captain Cook

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Anchorage

Denali Back Country Lodge

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Denali

Departure dates

(Tour Code: CR369) Starts Calgary (Northbound): Saturdays May 27 Jun 10, 24 Jul 8, 22 Aug 5, 19

(Tour Code: CR368) Starts Fairbanks (Southbound): Thursdays Jun 8, 22 Jul 6, 20 Aug 3, 17, 31

Pricing

All pricing is in United States of America USD$

TWIN SINGLE TRIPLE CHILD
Moderate Grade with Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service

Calgary departures 27 May, 2017 10 Jun, 2017 24 Jun - 19 Aug, 2017 Fairbanks departures 08 Jun, 2017 22 Jun - 31 Aug. 2017 Port Fees GoldLeaf Upgrade 27 May - 31 Aug, 2017

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$6,969
$7,338
$7,461
-
$7,325
$7,571
$265
-
$514

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$9,851
$10,590
$10,836
-
$10,577
$11,070
$265
-
$514

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$6,386
$6,633
$6,715
-
$6,620
$6,785
$265
-
$514

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$4,565
$4,565
$4,565
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$4,565
$4,565
$265
-
$514

Superior Grade with Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service

Calgary departures 27 May, 2017 10 Jun, 2017 24 Jun - 19 Aug, 2017 Fairbanks departures 08 Jun, 2017 22 Jun - 31 Aug. 2017 Port Fees GoldLeaf Upgrade 27 May - 31 Aug, 2017

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$7,280
$7,494
$7,674
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$7,538
$7,785
$265
-
$514

-
$10,474
$10,902
$11,263
-
$11,004
$11,497
$265
-
$514

-
$6,623
$6,765
$6,886
-
$6,791
$6,955
$265
-
$514

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$4,565
$4,565
$4,565
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$4,565
$4,565
$265
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$514

Deluxe Grade with Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

Calgary departures 27 May, 2017 10 Jun, 2017 24 Jun - 19 Aug, 2017 Fairbanks departures 08 Jun, 2017 22 Jun - 31 Aug. 2017 Port Fees

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$9,390
$9,990
$10,628
-
$9,854
$10,738
$265

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$13,989
$15,190
$16,464
-
$14,931
$16,698
$265

-
$8,306
$8,707
$9,131
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$8,612
$9,200
$265

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$5,261
$5,261
$5,261
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$5,261
$5,261
$265

Prices are per person and include all land taxes, cruise ship port taxes are not included.

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