Day 1: UK – CALGARY
Depart from UK airport to Calgary. Arrival at the Calgary airport. Pickup and transfer to hotel. Check in at hotel. Overnight Stay.
Day 2: CALGARY – BANFF / CANMORE
After breakfast, check out from hotel. We will have an orientation tour of Calgary for 1 hour. Here you can see Banff Spring hotel pass by, Calgary Tower (from outside), St Stephens Avenue Mall, Olympic Park, City Hall and Fort Calgary. Later proceed to Banff. We will start with a tour of Banff Gondola Cable car experience where the vast expanse of the Rocky Mountains is around you. Visit Bow Falls and do an orientation tour of Banff including cave and Basin historic site. Then check-in at hotel. Overnight in Banff/Canmore.
Day 3: BANFF / CANMORE – JASPER / VALEMOUNT
After breakfast, we will pay a brief visit to Lake Louise, one of the most photographed scenes in Canada then continue to Lake Emerald. We then travel along the Icefields Parkway to Jasper National Park and reconnect with nature. Your adventure begins with a ride onto the Athabasca Glacier on the ice explorer- a massive vehicle designed for glacier travel. The grand finale to this experience is the Glacier Sky Walk where you will walk on a glass platform which is 980 feet above the Sunwapta Valley with giant glaciers perched above you. Later visit the Natural bridge, Mt. Robson and Athabasca waterfalls. Dinner & Stay Overnight in Jasper/ Valemount.
Day 4: JASPER / VALEMOUNT – KAMLOOPS
This morning, enjoy an orientation tour of Jasper National Park before we head westward to Kamloops. The group drives along the Yellowhead Highway past that enormous heap of rock, Mt. Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies. From here we drive deep into the interior of British Columbia. The route takes us along the Thompson River, through the Shuswap Highlands to Kamloops and the rolling, dusty ranch land of the interior plateau.
Day 5: KAMLOOPS – VANCOUVER
An early start as we leave the dusty, rolling ranch land of “cowboy country” and follow the dramatic course of the Thompson and Fraser Rivers, the road clinging to sheer canyon walls within the turbulent waters rushing below. Approaching the Pacific Coast, the canyon opens into a broad fertile valley with mountain backdrops. Today’s journey continues west to Whistler a place which brings together outdoor adventure as well as relaxation. Take an optional (time permitted) peak to peak Gondola ride for Stunning 360-degree views of Whistler Village, mountain peaks, lakes, glaciers and forest. Proceed to Vancouver, a modern city unlike any other with majestic mountains, blue ocean, rainforests and bustling with diverse cultures.
Dinner & Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 6: VANCOUVER SIGHTSEEING – SEATTLE
After breakfast, depart to enjoy a most interesting tour of Canada’s western gateway. Highlights include Stanley Park, English Bay, Gastown, Chinatown, admission to Capilano Suspension Bridge and much more. Later proceed to hotel in Seattle. Overnight Stay.
Day 7: On-board Cruise
After breakfast, check-out from hotel and proceed to Boeing Factory. Then drive to Cruise Port to board seven nights Alaska Cruise. After immigration and other formalities, on-board cruise.
|Day 8||At Sea||–||–|
|Day 9||Ketchikan, Alaska||7:00 am||3:00 pm|
Its Tlingit Indian name, Kach Khanna, means “spread wings of the eagle.” Chances are you’ll see one of these magnificent birds perched atop a Sitka tree. Thanks to its abundant rainfall, Ketchikan is surrounded by some of the world’s most lush wilderness.
|Day 10||Juneau, Alaska||7:00 am||1:30 pm|
Juneau has been called “Alaska’s peak experience,” certainly due in part to its unparalleled glacier viewing from such places as Tracy Arm Fjord, the Juneau Icefields and Glacier Bay National Park. Kayak up one of the area’s many protected waterways, go flightseeing, tour historic downtown or try your hand at panning for gold. The majestic Mendenhall Glacier lies nearly 12 miles outside Juneau, a treck worthwhile.
|Scenic Glacier Cruising||–||Overnight|
|Day 11||Skagway, Alaska||7:00 am||5:00 pm|
In a single year from 1896 to 1897, this remote town along the Inside Passage grew from a few tents to a city of 20,000 gold seekers. Today, travellers come in search of other riches – to experience yesteryear along Skagway’s charming boardwalk lined with buildings that replicate those Gold Rush days.
|Day 12||At Sea||–||–|
|Day 13||Victoria, British Columbia||4:00 pm||11:59 pm|
|Victoria, British Columbia
Roam the spacious lawns of stunning Butchart Gardens with its exotic flora, unusual topiary and exquisite fountains. Explore historic Bastion Square, the treasures of Chinatown and the many sights and sounds to be found along the boardwalk of the Inner Harbour.
Day 14: Seattle / Vancouver – London
Arrival at Seattle port. After customs and other formalities, disembark from cruise and drive to Seattle / Vancouver airport for flight to London.
Day 15: Arrival London
Arrival at London Airport.
- International Economy class flight (London Heathrow to Calgary & Seattle OR Vancouver to London Heathrow)
- Accommodation in 3* hotel in standard room on Twin / Double / Triple Sharing basis
- Daily Continental Breakfast at hotel during Rocky Part
- Indian Dinner at Restaurant in Rocky Part
- Sightseeing as per Itinerary of Rocky Mountains by Coach
- 7 Night Alaska Cruise on Inside / Balcony cabin type on Twin / Double / Triple sharing basis- NCL JOY
- Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on-board
- Services of Skylink Tour Manager
- Travel Insurance
- Lunches during Rocky Mountains Part
- Expenses of personal nature like laundry, telephone bills, drinks etc.
- Any transfers not mentioned
- Any items not mentioned
- Guide Services
- Tips and Porterage
- On board service charges / Gratuities
- Optional Shore Excursions during Cruise
- Single Supplement