21 Day Luxury Canadian Rockies and the Pacific Northwest Adventure with Cruise Inside Cabin
21 Day Trip Exploring the Canadian Rockies, Discover the majestic landscapes, amazing Rainforest, mineral hot springs, rugged glaciers, colourful meadows, sparkling turquoise lakes and gushing rivers teamed with the charming Pacific Northwest Adventure with Cruise.
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Day by day
First Day Arrive in Seattle
Enjoy your complimentary private V.I.P. door-to-door transfer to your UK departure airport. On arrival, your airport transfer takes you to your tour hotel. At 6 pm, join your Tour Director for a Welcome Reception and an opportunity to mingle over drinks and a light meal.
Second Day Over the Border to Vibrant Vancouver
Travel to Vancouver, one of the most eclectic cities in Canada. Upon arrival, join a local foodie tour featuring some of the city's favourite eats. Meet the food artisans, learn the cultural significance of the cuisines and taste the signature dishes. After your Highlight Lunch, embark on a guided tour of Vancouver and all its highlights. See the famous totem poles in Stanley Park and then enjoy the rest of the evening relaxing or taking in the city as you please.
Third Day Visit the Bridges in Vancouver
Head to the North Shore to experience the Capilano Suspension Bridges, 7 suspended footbridges 100 feet above the forest floor. View towering evergreens, gushing streams and breathe in the fresh cedar-scented rainforest air. Enjoy dinner with your travelling companions at a local restaurant.
Fourth Day Travel to Fraser Canyon, Hell's Gate and Sun Peaks
Bid farewell to Vancouver and travel to Fraser Canyon to experience the thrilling Hell's Gate Air Tram. One of the only descending gondolas in North America, the aerial tram gives you a birds' eye view of this historic landmark where 200 million gallons of water thunder through the 108 foot-wide passage each minute. With your feet back on solid ground, depart for the alpine ski resort of Sun Peaks.
Fifth Day see the Alpine Wonderland of Jasper National Park
Travel to Jasper National Park, an alpine wonderland of immense forests, jewelled lakes, soaring waterfalls, soothing mineral hot springs, rugged glaciers, colourful meadows, and majestic mountains. Arrive at your hotel, the beautiful Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.
Sixth Day Explore Jasper National Park
Join your Tour Director for an interpretive walk on the trails of Maligne Canyon, one of the most beautiful gorges in the Canadian Rockies. Embark on a cruise on the serene waters of Maligne Lake. Enjoy some time to explore Jasper on your own before returning to the hotel for dinner with a presentation about the history of the area.
Seventh Day its onto Icefields, Glaciers and Lakes to Banff National Park
Get ready for a scenic symphony of glistening glaciers, turquoise lakes and rushing waterfalls as you follow the majestic Icefields Parkway - simply one of the world's most stunning mountain drives. At the Icefield Visitor Centre, embark on a specially designed Ice Explorer for a remarkable excursion onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier. Led by an expert driver-guide, step out onto the frosty flow, formed centuries ago. After your icy adventure, warm up at sumptuous Chateau Lake Louise, where a delightful experience awaits - a Heritage tour of this historic hotel, followed by afternoon tea in one of the resort's charming venues. Continue to Banff, your home for the next two nights.
Eighth Day Enjoy the Unspoiled Wilderness of Banff National Park
Enjoy the full day exploring the wonders of Banff as you wish. Choose from several optional experiences including a helicopter flight in Canmore, or ride the Banff Gondola. For dinner tonight, choose from three local eateries.
Ninth Day Hunting Buffalo on the way to Waterton Lakes
After breakfast, depart for the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump to discover how the indigenous people used this 36-foot high cliff to hunt stampeding herds of bison. Join a local Blackfoot elder and hear fascinating stories about the Plains people long ago. Continue to Waterton Lakes National Park where windswept mountains rise abruptly from gentle prairie grassland. The evening is at leisure; relax at the hotel or join an optional Waterton Lake Cruise.
Tenth Day Going-to-the-Sun and the Glacier National Park
Get ready for a one-of-a-kind experience as you cross the US border into the rugged beauty of the mountainous, lake-filled, Glacier National Park. Board the historic Red Buses for a journey along the Going-to-the-Sun Road - an engineering marvel running through the park's wild interior. During your narrated trip, marvel at the stunning views from Logan Pass, before disembarking at Lake MacDonald where you meet a ranger for a more intimate look at the environment. A fine dinner is served at the hotel this evening.
Eleventh Day Learn Fly Fishing in Spokane
Outdoor enthusiasts are in for a treat today as you learn about the enigmatic art of fly fishing! As well as getting to know your tackle, knots and basic casts from an experienced trout chaser, this experience also includes an outdoor barbecue lunch. Stay in Spokane this evening.
Twelth Day Sample Wonderful Wines en route to Seattle
On through the wide endless horizons of Washington State this morning, before visiting the cellar doors of Cave B Estate. Meet the owners for a guided tour of this award-winning boutique winery and explore the nuances of their fine wine selection with some tastings. Learn also how these excellent wines combine with food over a delicious lunch Then it's on to Seattle for an evening at leisure.
Thirteenth Day the Soaring Sights of Seattle
After breakfast at the hotel, your day begins with a sightseeing tour of Seattle’s major sights including Pike Place Market. Then some free time this afternoon before you head to Chihuly Garden and Glass for a tour. Experience jaw-dropping rooms of color from Persian ceilings to glass filled boats and an outdoor garden bursting with blooms and baubles. Afterward, enjoy a Celebration Dinner at the Museum’s renowned restaurant. Your evening ends atop the iconic Seattle Space Needle with its panoramic views of the Seattle skyline and Puget Sound
Fourteenth Day enjoy an Alaska cruise extension
This morning is at leisure before an afternoon transfer to the dock where you board Holland America's ms Westerdam.
Fifteenth Day to Twenty-First Day On Board for your Alaska Cruise
From the moment you are greeted aboard Holland America Line's ms Westerdam, you'll notice its generous proportions, light and spacious interiors, museum quality art collection and fresh floral arrangements. Striking the perfect balance, your mid-size ship is large enough to offer a full range of amenities, yet small enough to preserve a sophisticated personal ambience, with fewer guests, and more personal space.
Set off from Seattle for the primeval forests, ice-blue glaciers, majestic fjords and must-see towns of the Inside Passage. After a delightful day to take advantage of your ship's many outstanding facilities, call in at the Alaskan capital of Juneau – only accessible by sea or air. Wake up to the watery wilderness of Glacier Bay National Park, a UNESCO protected site, where the sounds of modern life are replaced by the deep, thunderous explosions of building-sized icebergs calving into the sea from a vast river of ice. You'll also visit Sitka – the former Russian capital that calls itself the Paris of the Pacific.
You can catch a performance by the New Archangel Dancers or stand on the spot where the United States took possession of Alaska in 1867. Next port of call is Ketchikan, self-proclaimed salmon capital of the world! Part of the town is built along a steep hillside, another on pilings over the water where bald eagles search from waterside perches. An outstanding collection of totem poles makes the town an essential stop for anyone interested in native art.
Victoria is a city that started as Salish Village, a main port for gold prospectors and opium traders, before transforming itself into an icon of British respectability. For many, a visit to Victoria is incomplete without a trip to the beautiful Butchart Gardens or perhaps High Tea at the landmark Empress Hotel. Your cruise draws to a close back in Seattle the following morning. A complimentary transfer is provided to Seattle International Airport. On arrival at your UK airport, your driver will greet you and escort you to your waiting car for your return private V.I.P. door-to-door transfer home.
Vancouver: Don't look down as you experience the Capilano Suspension Bridge. Guided tour, see the totem poles in Stanley Park.
Fraser Canyon: Ride the thrilling Hell's Gate Air Tram.
Jasper: Join your Tour Director for an interpretive walk on the trails of Maligne Canyon and cruise the lake.
Icefields Parkway: Experience Athabasca Glacier on board a specially designed Ice Explorer.
Chateau Lake Louise: Join a Heritage tour of the historic hotel followed by afternoon tea.
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump: Join a Blackfoot elder and hear fascinating stories about the Plains People.
Glacier National Park: Board a 'Red Jammer' for a narrated trip with stunning views. Stop and meet a ranger for a guided exploration.
Spokane: Learn about fly fishing with an experienced trout chaser followed by a delicious barbecue lunch.
Quincy: At the Cave B Estate Winery, sample the wine with a guided tour followed by lunch with the owners.
Seattle: Enjoy an Art Breakfast at Chihuly Gardens and Glass. Sightseeing tour of the city.
Vancouver: For lunch, join a local foodie tour featuring some of the city's favourite eats.
Banff: Choose from a selection of restaurants for your Dine-Around evening.
Seattle: Head to the top of the iconic Space Needle for a Celebration Dinner to toast a wonderful vacation.
Welcome Reception, 13 Full breakfasts, 1 Highlight Lunch and 2 lunches, 1 Dine Around, 4 table d'hote three-course dinners, and 1 Celebration Dinner On the ms Westerdam 7 Full Breakasts, 6 Lunches and 7 Dinners.
Highlight Hotels and Locations
Hotel Overview: A fabulous range of contrasting hotels awaits your delight. Cosmopolitan. Urban Stylish. Three words that sum up the Four Diamond Hyatt Regency Vancouver. You'll enjoy stunning views at the cozy and historic Lake MacDonald Lodge located on the western side of the beautiful Glacier National Park.
Jasper: Experience a superb lakeside location at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.
Most tours already include a host of bonus highlights and comprehensive sightseeing. There may also be an exciting array of Optional Experiences which will turn an already amazing experience into the trip of a lifetime! These are entirely optional and can be booked through your Tour Director/Local Representative at the commencement of your tour. Please note, many Optional Experiences are operated by independent third party suppliers. The Optionals and pricing listed here are a guideline only and subject to change.
Where you stay
All hotels included in your tour package are hand-picked, of an outstanding standard and far better value than if booked individually. Our valued travel partners who organise these tours also own the Red Carnation Hotel Group and where possible Red Carnation Hotels are used and please see our link for further details.
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- This tour is run by our outstanding travel partners who are multi-award winning Globe Best Tour operator in the world 2013, 2014 and 2015.
- Tours are fully bonded, protected and guaranteed and you pay the operator directly when booking.
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