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Alaska, Yukon & Rockies Panorama

Witness immense beauty and explore historic regions on a 26 day tour from Victoria to Vancouver. Visit National Parks, Lake Louise & cruise through Alaska.

26 Day
From (AUD)
$ 17,595
  • 2018 Victoria > Vancouver

    Where beauty and history collide

    Explore the historic Yukon, and relive the days of gold-rush fever while also taking in the incredible beauty of America’s wildest frontier – enigmatic Alaska.

    On this tour, we’ve managed to include many of the region’s biggest wonders, even the Icefields Parkway. Opt for an itinerary where the ‘wild west’ meets the even wilder north. From iconic western-style towns like Dawson City and Skagway to the scintillating wonder of an Alaskan cruise, there is stunning scenery and riveting history in equal measure.

    Tour Code:

    RARI

    Duration:

    26 Days

    Departure City:

    Victoria

    Return City:

    Vancouver

  • 26 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Victoria
      Highlights:
      Welcome dinner

      Your journey to wonder begins with an exclusive two night Special Stay at the Fairmont Empress. Tonight, celebrate with a welcome dinner. Please book flight to arrive prior 5pm.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - Victoria > Butchart Gardens
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice

      Wander through the beautiful Butchart Gardens, once just a limestone quarry.

      Freechoice

      Be as active or relaxed as you please.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 3 - Victoria > Vancouver
      Highlights:
      City sightseeing, Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

      Delight in a squirrel’s eye view of the luscious rainforest as you cross Capilano Suspension Bridge, then explore the many and varied sights, tastes and sounds of Vancouver during a city sightseeing tour. Continue your Canadian journey with an exclusive overnight stay at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 4 - Rocky Mountaineer > Kamloops
      Highlights:
      Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

      Relax in the luxury of Rocky Mountaineer’s GoldLeaf Service. Tonight, stay at a Kamloops hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    • Day 5 - Rocky Mountaineer > Jasper
      Highlights:
      Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

      Take advantage of the full dome window views as the majestic Mount Robson towers above you, and charming moose lake glistens alongside you. Fairmont’s Jasper Park Lodge, your home for the next two nights, sits on the banks of Lac Beauvert.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    • Day 6 - Jasper
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice, Freechoice Dining
      Freechoice

      Make the most of this extraordinary place with your choice of activity in this outdoor playground.

      FreechoiceDining

      Italian or Canadian fare? Buon appetito.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Icefields Parkway > Banff
      Highlights:
      Ice Explorer, Scenic Freechoice Dining

      An ‘Ice Explorer’ will transport you to Athabasca Glacier.

      FreechoiceDining

      This evening, choose from a range of fine restaurants.

      You’ll feel like royalty during your two night Special Stay in your mountain or valley view room at the Fairmont Banff Springs, affectionately known as the ‘castle in the Rockies’.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Banff
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice, Enrich - Rocky Mountain Round Up
      Freechoice

       Today, be as relaxed or as active as you wish – the choice is yours.

      Enrich

      Enjoy an exclusive ‘Rocky Mountain Round Up’ evening of great entertainment, fabulous food and western hospitality.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Banff > Lake Louise
      Highlights:
      Enrich - Meet a Canadian Mountie, Freechoice Dining

      Take the Banff Gondola for stunning views. Later, check into your luxurious lakeview room for an overnight Special Stay at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

      Enrich

      Meet a Canadian Mountie, wearer of the famous red serge, and make sure you get your photograph.

      FreechoiceDining

      Fine or more casual dining – tonight it’s whatever your heart desires.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Lake Louise > Sun Peaks
      Highlights:
      Enrich - Voyageur presentation
      Enrich

      Learn about how the voyageurs, pioneers, fur traders and early settlers lived in an exclusive presentation at your hotel.

      Tonight, you’ll sleep easy at the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel in this quaint alpine village.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Sun Peaks > Whistler
      Highlights:
      Enrich - Black bear presentation, Freechoice Dining

      Enjoy a two night Special Stay at the exclusive Fairmont Chateau Whistler.

      Enrich

      Cute or scary? Learn about black bears during an exclusive presentation by expert researcher Michael Allen.

      FreechoiceDining

      Tonight, enjoy your choice of restaurants in Whistler.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Whistler
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice
      Freechoice

      There are so many great activities in Whistler. Which one will you choose?

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 13 - Whistler > Vancouver
      Highlights:
      Shannon Falls

      Continue to cosmopolitan Vancouver, and check in for your overnight stay at the exclusive Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, also the home of our Canadian office. Enjoy a celebratory dinner tonight with your Tour Director and fellow adventurers.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Vancouver > Anchorage
      Highlights:
      Fly to Anchorage

      Board your flight to Anchorage (flight is not included in the tour price). Overnight, you’ll stay in an Anchorage hotel, assigned by Holland America Line.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 15 - Anchorage > Denali National Park
      Highlights:
      McKinley Explorer rail journey

      Board the McKinley Explorer and delight in Alaska’s magnificent landscapes from your glass dome carriage. For the next two nights, stay at the McKinley Chalet Resort, or similar.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    • Day 16 - Denali National Park
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice, Enrich - Music of Denali dinner show
      Freechoice

       Today, explore the rugged Alaskan wilderness, with any of a variety of activities.

      Enrich

      Kick back and laugh as you are treated to the Music of Denali dinner theatre show.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 17 - Denali National Park > Fairbanks
      Highlights:
      Enrich - Sternwheeler ‘Discovery III’ cruise
      Enrich

      Enjoy a sternwheeler cruise and learn about facets of Alaskan life. See a bush floatplane take off, meet champion sled dogs, and discover Athabascan village life.

      Venture out to North Pole, Alaska where the spirit of Christmas lives on all year round, before checking into your overnight stay at the Westmark Hotel, Fairbanks or similar.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 18 - Fairbanks > Dawson City
      Highlights:
      Included flight

      Board an included flight to Dawson City and relive the Klondike Gold Rush era. You’ll find yourself feeling the fever too. Sleep tonight at the Westmark Inn.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 19 - Dawson City
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice
      Freechoice

      Spend your day in Dawson City as you wish.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 20 - Dawson City > Whitehorse
      Highlights:
      The capital of the Yukon

      You can look forward to staying two nights in the Westmark Whitehorse Hotel.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 21 - Whitehorse
      Highlights:
      Yukon Wildlife Preserve

      Visit the Yukon Wildlife Preserve, where you can see wildlife in their natural habitat, including moose, caribou, lynx and bison to name a few. Moose actually outnumber humans in the Yukon almost two to one, and here’s your chance to see the notoriously shy mammal up close. Enjoy the remainder of your day at leisure to make the most of your time amongst nature’s artwork of gorgeous mountains and pristine lakes, or discover the vibrant city lifestyle of the largest city in northern Canada, and Yukon’s only city.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 22 - Skagway > Alaskan Cruise
      Highlights:
      Yukon White Pass Rail journey, Holland America Line’s ms Nieuw Amsterdam

      Continue to Carcross, then travel in the parlour carriages of the White Pass and Yukon Railway to Skagway where you will board ms Nieuw Amsterdam for a luxurious four night Alaskan voyage, ensconced in a verandah stateroom. Each evening on board, toast to the day’s adventures over included drinks with dinner.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 23 - Glacier Bay
      Highlights:
      Glacier and wildlife viewing

      Stay warm with a steaming cup of soup as the dramatic ice walls of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve float by you.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 24 - Ketchikan
      Highlights:
      Salmon capital of the world

      Alaska’s first city is now known as the ‘salmon capital of the world’. Be sure to sample some of the fresh local fare.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 25 - Scenic Cruising
      Highlights:
      Cruise the Inside Passage

      Enjoy your elegant cruise southwards. Toast to your adventures through this beautiful, rugged land at your farewell reception.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 26 - Vancouver
      Highlights:
      Hospitality lounge and farewell

      It’s time to say ‘adieu’. Arrive in Vancouver for your onward journey. If your international flight departs after 5pm, take advantage of our hospitality lounge at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    Scenic highlights
    • 6 exclusive Enrich experiences
    • Your choice of 51 Freechoice activities and dining
    • 4 memorable Special Stays
    • 50 meals - 25 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 17 dinners