Rockies Trail
& Cruise to the Glaciers

Calgary • Banff National Park • Jasper • Kamloops • Whistler • Victoria • Alaska Cruise

The majestic vistas, expansive protected parklands and western Canadian culture combines with an unforgettable Alaskan Cruise up the Inside Passage on a captivating 17-day coach and cruising tour. The relaxed lifestyle of the Alberta ranchlands give way to the national parks of the Rocky Mountains, teeming with wildlife amidst spectacular and unique geography. The high mountains of Whistler and the Coastal range are the gateway to the historic streets of Vancouver. Boarding a comfortable, full service Holland America Cruise, sail north through the dramatic scenery of the Pacific Northwest coastline. With ports of call at several Alaskan destinations such as Ketchikan and Juneau, this cruise provides a true sampling of the wonders of Alaska.

From €4595pp

Whats included

  • Return flights from Ireland to Canada
  • 7 NIGHTS first class hotel accommodation
  • 7 NIGHTS on board Alaska Cruise in an inside cabin
  • Columbia Icefield Ice Explorer ride
  • Ferry cruise through the Gulf Islands to Vancouver Island
  • Experienced tour driver and director days 1 to 9
  • Land transportation by modern tour coach
  • 2018 Departure Dates: 14 June, 19 July, 23 August
  • Quote Ref: 1527069

Staff Tips

Vancouver is one of the world’s most fortunately situated cities. You are surrounded by glimmering waterways and at the foot of the Coast Mountains. If you arrive into Vancouver Airport you will amazed by the views you get of the Pacific Ocean and the mountains.

Mary Oman

Travel Expert

Your Adventure...

Arrive in Calgary
Calgary to Banff National Park
Banff National Park
Banff to Jasper
Jasper to Kamloops
Kamloops to Whistler
Whistler to Victoria
Victoria
Victoria to Vancouver
Vancouver/Alaska Cruise
Inside Passage
Tracy Arm Inlet and Port of Juneau
Port of Skagway
Glacer Bay
Port of Ketchikan
Inside Passage
End of Tour
  • Day 1 Arrive in Calgary

    Arrive at Calgary Airport and transfer independently to your centrally-located hotel
    Overnight in Calgary at the Delta Calgary Hotel

  • Day 2 Calgary to Banff National Park

    Start with a city tour of Calgary before travel west into the rolling foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
    Overnight in Banff at the Mount Royal Hotel or similar.

  • Day 3 Banff National Park

    Today you will enjoy a tour of the region around Banff.
    Overnight in Banff at the Mount Royal Hotel or similar.

  • Day 4 Banff to Jasper

    Today’s journey through Banff and Jasper national parks promises to be a highlight of the Rockies Trail programme with stops in Lake Louise and the Columbia Icefields.
    Overnight in Jasper at the Crimson Hotel or similar.

  • Day 5 Jasper to Kamloops

    Today you travel west along the Yellowhead Highway and into the heartland of British Columbia.
    Overnight in Kamloops at the Thompson Hotel or similar.

  • Day 6 Kamloops to Whistler

    Expect a day of dramatic scenery changes as you head for the coastal mountains and Whistler.
    Overnight in Whistler at the Delta Whistler Suites.

  • Day 7 Whistler to Victoria

    The Sea-to-Sky Highway leads through spectacular coastal scenery today and a cruise to Victoria.
    Overnight in Victoria at the Coast Victoria.

  • Day 8 Victoria

    Today you will be treated to a tour of the world famous Butchart Gardens.
    Overnight in Victoria at the Coast Victoria.

  • Day 9 Victoria to Vancouver

    Ferry to the city of Vancouver where you can enjoy a city tour and a farewell dinner in the evening.
    Overnight in Vancouver at the Sutton Place Hotel

  • Day 10 Vancouver/Alaska Cruise

    Today you are transferred to the Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam for your Alaska Cruise.
    Overnight on board the Nieuw Amsterdam.

  • Day 11 Inside Passage

    Enjoy the fantastic scenery on the first full day of cruising, travelling through the Inside Passage.
    Overnight on board the Nieuw Amsterdam. Full board included.

  • Day 12 Tracy Arm Inlet and Port of Juneau

    Travel the Stephens Passage as it flows into the Boundary Ranges at Tracy Arm
    Overnight on board the Nieuw Amsterdam. Full board included.

  • Day 13 Port of Skagway

    Cruising to the Gold Rush town of Skagway where you travel in the footsteps of the prospectors.
    Overnight on board the Nieuw Amsterdam. Full board included

  • Day 14 Glacer Bay

    An exciting day exploring the famous waters of Glacier Bay - home to Glacier Bay National Park.
    Overnight on board the Nieuw Amsterdam. Full board included.

  • Day 15 Port of Ketchikan

    Cruise into the port of Ketchikan today, set along the shores of the Tongass Narrows.
    Overnight on board the Nieuw Amsterdam. Full board included.

  • Day 16 Inside Passage

    Today the ship slowly retraces its voyage along the Alaskan and British Columba coastlines.
    Overnight on board the Nieuw Amsterdam. Full board included.

  • Day 17 End of Tour

    Early this morning you arrive in Vancouver and you transfer independently to Vancouver’s International Airport in time to check in for your return flight.

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