Call Scenic 138 128

Rockies, Rail & Alaskan Cruise

This journey from Banff to Vancouver allows comprehensive exploration of magnificent North America. From Banff to Vancouver, you'll be amazed by its beauty.

13 Day
From (AUD)
$ 9,120
  • 2017 Banff > Vancouver

    Time excellently spent

    Isn’t it time you discovered North America’s most remarkable wonders for yourself?

    If you’re time poor, but still wish to experience the wealth of wonder available through a Scenic journey of Canada, consider an itinerary that showcases the magnificent Rocky Mountains, as well as a seven night Alaskan cruise that takes you through the icy wonderland of America’s extreme North. Those are just the main features of an itinerary that also takes you through wonderful Vancouver, among the world’s most liveable cities, as well as Banff National Park, one of Canada’s most iconic destinations.

    Tour Code:

    RMVC

    Duration:

    13 Days

    Departure City:

    Banff

    Return City:

    Vancouver

  • 13 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Calgary > Banff
      Highlights:
      Welcome

      Welcome to the Canadian Rockies. Your journey of wonder begins. Upon arrival into Calgary Airport, transfer by scheduled transportation to Banff where you’ll meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers. Please book your flight to arrive no later than 3pm. Feel like royalty as you check into your Mountain or Valley View room for a two night Special Stay at the Fairmont Banff Springs, the ‘Castle in the Rockies’.

      FreechoiceDining

      German, Swiss, Italian, Indian, Japanese cuisine, or a restaurant with a Bow Valley view – your dining options this evening are truly spectacular.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - Banff
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice, Enrich - Rocky Mountain Round Up
      Freechoice

      Take a helicopter flight over the Three Sisters Peaks, a Bow River float trip, rejuvenate in relaxing mineral pools or play nine holes of golf. Nature lovers may be enticed to take a guided nature walk or head into the mountains by wagon for a cowboy cookout lunch. In July, there is also the option for a day trip to the famous Calgary Stampede.

      Enrich

      Your exclusive ‘Rocky Mountain Round Up’ evening of entertainment, fabulous food and western hospitality. Stetson hat and cowboy boots are optional

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 3 - ‘Rocky Mountaineer’ > Kamloops
      Highlights:
      Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

      One of the most iconic rail journeys in the world, two days of GoldLeaf Service is sure to be a highlight of your trip. Stay overnight at your Kamloops hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    • Day 4 - ‘Rocky Mountaineer’ > Vancouver
      Highlights:
      Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

      Arrive into cosmopolitan Vancouver for your two night stay at the centrally located and exclusive Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    • Day 5 - Vancouver
      Highlights:
      Enrich - Capilano Suspension Bridge City sightseeing tour
      Enrich

      Capilano Suspension Bridge Park opens early exclusively for Scenic so you can enjoy a tranquil stroll before the crowds.

      Explore the many and varied sights, tastes and sounds of Vancouver during a city sightseeing tour. Enjoy dinner with your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Vancouver > Alaskan Cruise
      Highlights:
      Cruise Holland America Line’s ms Nieuw Amsterdam

      Start your luxurious seven night Alaskan voyage on board ms Nieuw Amsterdam, and each evening enjoy included drinks with dinner. Keep an eye out for orcas, humpback whales or bald eagles from your Verandah Stateroom. A Cruise Director will escort your sailing.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Scenic Cruising
      Highlights:
      Enrich - Exclusive lunch and wine pairing

      Settle back and relax with a book or explore the ship’s facilities, restaurants and lounges.

      Enrich

      Prepare your tastebuds for a delight as wines are paired perfectly to suit the tastes savoured throughout your exclusive lunch.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Tracy Arm > Juneau
      Highlights:
      Tracy Arm

      Alaska’s state capital is only accessible by air or sea. Know you’ll never get lost as you explore the town.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Skagway
      Highlights:
      Klondike Gold Rush history

      Historic shop facades, wooden boardwalks and echoes of the gold rush typify Skagway, the gateway of
      the Klondike.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Glacier Bay
      Highlights:
      Glacier and wildlife viewing

      A steaming cup of soup or even hot chocolate will keep you warm as you are mesmerised by the dramatic ice walls of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. A National Park Service Ranger will interpret the natural wonders and wildlife you may see.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Ketchikan
      Highlights:
      Salmon capital

      Alaska’s last port of call is Ketchikan, known as the ‘salmon capital of the world’.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Scenic Cruising
      Highlights:
      Cruising South

      Continue southwards on your elegant cruise.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 13 - Vancouver
      Highlights:
      Hospitality lounge and farewell

      Arrive in Vancouver for your onward or homeward bound journey. Please book your flight to depart after 2pm.  If your international flight departs after 5pm, take advantage of our hospitality lounge at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. We’ll be sorry to say goodbye after a wonderful journey.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    Scenic highlights
    • 3 exclusive Enrich experiences
    • Your choice of 12 Freechoice activities and dining
    • 1 memorable Special Stay
    • 30 meals - 12 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 10 dinners