Alaska, Yukon & Rockies Panorama

Explore historic Yukon and relive the gold rush days while taking in the beauty of America’s wildest frontier – Alaska on a 28 day luxury journey.

28 Days
Banff to Whitehorse
From (AUD)
$ 18,675
Dates & Pricing

2020 Banff > Whitehorse

The marriage of beauty and history

Explore historic Yukon and relive the gold rush days while taking in the beauty of America’s wildest frontier – Alaska.
Experience the best the region has to offer as you explore spectacular wonders like the Icefields Parkway and the world’s largest dark sky preserve. 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 as you continue your exploration from the Wild West to the even wilder north.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
RARI
Duration:
28 days
Departure City:
Banff
Return City:
Whitehorse

Selected Itinerary

28 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Calgary > Banff

    Your journey begins with a two night Special Stay in a view room at the Fairmont Banff Springs, popularly known as the ‘Castle in the Rockies’. Tonight, celebrate with a welcome dinner.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Banff

    Freechoice

    Today, be as relaxed or as active as you wish.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - Banff > Lake Louise

    Head to stunning Lake Louise where you’ll check into your luxurious lakeview room for a two night Special Stay at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

    Freechoice Dining

    Fine or casual dining – the choice is yours.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Lake Louise

    Enjoy a leisurely start to the day around the shores of breathtaking Lake Louise.

    Enrich

    Meet a retired member of the Mounties for an insight into their role in Canada’s past, as well as present.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  5. Day 5 - Icefields Parkway > Jasper

    Today, an ‘Ice Explorer’ will transport you to Athabasca Glacier. Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, your home for the next two nights, sits on the banks of Lac Beauvert.

    Enrich

    Jasper National Park is one of the world’s largest dark sky preserves. Join astronomers from Jasper Planetarium for a breathtaking Dark Sky Experience and an exclusive twilight supper.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Jasper

    Freechoice

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  7. Day 7 - Rocky Mountaineer > Kamloops

    Board the famous Rocky Mountaineer and enjoy full dome window views as the majestic Mount Robson towers above you. Tonight, stay at a Kamloops hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  8. Day 8 - Rocky Mountaineer > Vancouver

    Relax in the luxury of Rocky Mountaineer’s GoldLeaf Service as you continue your journey to Vancouver. Enjoy a two night stay at the exclusive Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  9. Day 9 - Vancouver

    Absorb the tranquillity of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park as it opens early, exclusively for Scenic guests. Explore the many and varied sights and sounds of cosmopolitan Vancouver during a city sightseeing  tour that will showcase Vancouver’s hidden treasures.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Vancouver > Alaskan Cruise

    Today, board your luxurious cruise ship. Check into your Verandah Stateroom on the Holland America ms Westerdam or ms Noordam.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Cruising the Inside Passage

    Spend the day cruising the Inside Passage, one of the world’s most spectacular waterways.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Ketchikan

    Today, see Alaska’s first city, known as the ‘salmon capital of the world’.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Juneau

    Explore Alaska’s tiny state capital, only accessible by air or sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Skagway

    Wander through historic Skagway where echoes of the Gold Rush era can still be seen.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Glacier Bay

    Enter the iceberg-strewn waters of Glacier Bay National Park. A National Park Ranger will help you spot wildlife, while explaining glacial activity.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Scenic Cruising

    Enjoy the luxurious amenities and wide array of activities on the final day of your Alaskan cruise.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Seward > Anchorage

    Disembark in Seward and take a scenic rail journey past magnificent glaciers, canyons and waterfalls. Check into Hotel Captain Cook after a short orientation tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Anchorage

    Discover Alaska’s largest city on a city tour of Anchorage.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  19. Day 19 - Anchorage > Talkeetna

    Travel north to Denali State Park, stopping in at the quirky town of Talkeetna en route. Enjoy a Special Stay at the lovely Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - McKinley Explorer Train > Denali

    Relax on board the full-dome McKinley Explorer as you travel through spectacular landscapes to Denali National Park. Enjoy a two night Special Stay at the McKinley Chalet Resort and enjoy the Music of Denali Dinner Show.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Denali

    Freechoice

    Today, explore the rugged Alaskan wilderness through a range of handcrafted activities.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  22. Day 22 - Denali > Fairbanks

    Visit Husky Homestead, home of four-time Iditarod champion Jeff King. Enjoy a warm welcome and gain insight into rural Alaskan lifestyle while getting to know a champion Iditarod team. Check into the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel for a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  23. Day 23 - Fairbanks

    Learn of Alaska’s gold mining history. View the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, then board a replica of the Tanana Valley Railroad to Gold Dredge 8. This afternoon, board an authentic sternwheeler for a cruise along one of Alaska’s great rivers.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  24. Day 24 - Fairbanks > Dawson City, Yukon

    Fly to Dawson City, once the heart of the Klondike Gold Rush. Two night stay at the Westmark Inn Dawson.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  25. Day 25 - Dawson City

    Freechoice

    Choose how you wish to spend your day in Dawson City.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  26. Day 26 - Dawson City > Whitehorse

    Fly to Whitehorse for a two night stay at the Raven Inn or similar.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  27. Day 27 - Whitehorse

    Visit the Yukon Wildlife Preserve to see wildlife in their natural habitat, including moose, caribou, lynx and bison. Afternoon is at leisure. Enjoy a farewell dinner as your journey draws to a close.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  28. Day 28 - Whitehorse

    Transfer to Whitehorse airport for your homeward flight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Highlights
  • Relive the days of gold-rush fever with an exploration of the Yukon’s quirky Dawson City
  • Explore Yukon Wildlife Preserve, teeming with magnificent beasts including moose, caribou, lynx and bison. Most four-legged creatures outnumber humans in this remote region
  • Discover one of Alaska’s great rivers on board an authentic sternwheeler
  • Relax in the breathtaking Alaskan wilderness with special stays at boutique Princess lodges in Mt McKinley and Denali National Park

5-star luxury inclusions
  • Stays at the exclusive Fairmont Hotels and Resorts
  • Verandah Staterooms on board your cruise
  • GoldLeaf Service on board Rocky Mountaineer
  • View rooms in Lake Louise and Banff
  • 2 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of 23 Scenic Freechoice activities and dining
  • 4 memorable Scenic Special Stays
  • 53 meals – 27 breakfasts (B), 9 lunches (L) and 17 dinners (D)
  • Fully escorted by expert local Tour and Cruise Directors
  • Luxury group touring with knowledgeable local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi at selected hotels
  • All internal flights
  • All tipping and gratuities

Pricing & Availability