Holidays to Vancouver and Alaska are a popular combination of twin centre holiday destination, for good reason and we’ve added in an extra stop in Seattle!
Begin your cruise and stay holiday to the USA and Canada in Seattle. This city, picturesquely situated between the coastal inlet of Puget Sound and scenic Lake Washington, and ringed by mountains, famous for being the home of Starbucks is vibrant and eclectic with something for everyone. Seattle, known as the Emerald City has plenty of green spaces and water spots for all kinds of outdoor activities. Back in the centre of the city a visit to the Space Needle is a must!
Soak up as much of the city as you can before you embark on your Alaska cruise on board Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Solstice, one of the more decorated ships at sea. One of the things that set the Celebrity Solstice cruise ship apart are its specialty restaurants. Celebrities passion for outstanding cuisine has taken the restaurants, the food and the overall dining experience to a whole new level in the cruising world. But staterooms and specialty restaurants are only part of this ship’s charm. Celebrity Solstice is rich in luxurious design and exciting new experiences. Sail to Alaska aboard a ship that is a destination in itself. Embrace your competitive side with a range of games in the sunshine. When your appetite is well and truly worked up, head to one of the specialty restaurants. At Silk Harvest, go on a culinary journey through the authentic flavours of Asia in a friendly and laidback atmosphere. Finish the perfect day with a delicious cocktail in one of the sophisticated bars.
Your holiday finishes with three nights in Vancouver. At the foot of the dazzling Coast Mountains and surrounded by the glimmering waterways, Vancouver is one of the world’s most fortunately situated cities. You will be stuck by the natural beauty visible even from the downtown core. Did you know that Vancouver’s sandy beaches earned the city a spot among National Geographic magazine’s ‘Top 10 Beach Cities’? Vancouver may be a sophisticated, metropolitan area, but the locals are friendly and laid-back and love the beaches and mountains as the city scene.
Port wear for women includes a casual dress, skirt and blouse, or pants outfit; for men, casual pants or walking shorts, and polo-type shirts. Comfortable walking shoes are a must.
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Vancouver is truly one of the most scenic and cosmopolitan cities in the world. Start exploring the city of Vancouver by taking the Big Bus which is a Hop On Hop Off fully narrated Sightseeing Bus. Why not take the Skyride up to Grouse Mountain where you can enjoy stunning views of Vancouver and don't forget on your way back down to stop off at Capilano Suspension Bridge and Park.
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Day 3 SeattleArrive at 2019-09-06 00:00Depart at 2019-09-06 18:00Surrounded on all sides by water, Seattle is a wonderful blend of nature and urban beauty. Take a tour through the heart of the city, where you will explore the high-rise and Art Deco buildings of downtown. Wind through a tree-lined drive on your way to see the gothic-style buildings on the University of Washington campus. Visit the Boeing Plant in Everett, which is the birthplace of some of the greatest aircrafts aloft and reveals the inner workings of these awesome planes.
Day 4 At seaArrive at 2019-09-07 00:00Depart at 2019-09-07 00:00
Day 5 KetchikanArrive at 2019-09-08 07:00Depart at 2019-09-08 16:00You've never tasted salmon so fresh. Known as the 'Salmon Capital of the World', Ketchikan is also the ancestral home of the Tlingit people, who have carved the world's largest collection of totem poles. If you're up for an adventure, take a canoe and nature trail excursion through the rain forest or a wilderness exploration followed by a sumptuous crab feast you can't resist.
Day 6 Endicott Arm & Dawes GlacierArrive at 2019-09-09 06:00Depart at 2019-09-09 10:00
Day 7 JuneauArrive at 2019-09-09 13:30Depart at 2019-09-09 22:00Here's your chance to take a glacial dogsled adventure via helicopter in Alaska's capital. A city that gracefully balances frontier ruggedness with cosmopolitan flair. Mendenhall Glacier, a river of ice measuring 1.5 miles in width and over 6 miles in length, is part of Juneau's Icefield, 1500 square miles of ice that feeds 38 glaciers and ready for you to take a float trip on it.
Day 8 SkagwayArrive at 2019-09-10 07:00Depart at 2019-09-10 18:00Uncovering authentic local finds and having experiences that make you feel like you’ve really connected with a place are important elements in ensuring an extraordinary vacation. We’re taking advantage of our partnership with Travel + Leisure to get their editors’ recommendations and insider tips on the places you will want to visit. Here are their picks for just one of the 150 destinations they covered.
Day 9 Inside Passage, AlaskaArrive at 2019-09-10 18:30Depart at 2019-09-10 22:30Located between Vancouver and Ketchikan, Alaska's Inside Passage is hot to some of the most breathtaking scenery on the face of the earth, 3000 foot mountain peaks meet the oceans within a mile of the shore. Marvel at the spring wildflowers and the migration of the Humpback and Killer whales. Visit in the autumn when the passage is ablaze with autumn foliage, it's perfect place to view gathering of Bald Eagles.
Day 10 At seaArrive at 2019-09-11 00:00Depart at 2019-09-11 00:00
Day 11 Victoria, British ColombiaArrive at 2019-09-12 17:30Depart at 2019-09-12 23:59The capital of British Columbia is also its largest island. This one-time British colony has retained much of its colonial splendor. Victoria is a seaside enclave that enjoys a temperate climate. Which is great, because you'll want to explore all the museums, parks and golf courses Victoria has to offer.
Day 12 VancouverArrive at 2019-09-13 06:00Depart at 2019-09-13 00:0024 ports and cities. Over 40 land excursions. Your combinations are nearly endless in this unspoiled land nestled between glacier and rain forest. Explore Alaska by land, sea and air, viewing North America's most noble creatures and natural wonders. It's all designed to get you refueled on inspiration. This is your opportunity to take the adventure you always dreamed of. Witness dramatic displays of ice-shelves breaking off into icebergs. Visit cultures that have lived and loved the land for thousands of years. Marvel at moose and bear on the land, bald eagles soaring above, and humpback whales peacefully rolling with the sea. And gaze upon the backdrop of a million stars showcasing the miracle of the Aurora Borealis.
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