Wildlife in Rocky Mountains, Scenic Cruises

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours | Canadian Castles & Alaskan Cruise
Banff to Vancouver - 14 days

Whether you’re on land or sea, this is a life-changing experience. Be swept away by Banff National Park’s beauty and stand before the glacial Lake Louise. Discover the astonishing majesty of the Rocky Mountains as you undertake one of the world’s great rail journeys on the Rocky Mountaineer before visiting Vancouver with Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours.

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Scenic Cruises: Canadian Castles & Alaskan Cruise

Cruise Day Cruise Port Description
Day 1: Calgary > Banff You’re sure to be swept away by Banff National Park, the first national park established in Canada and a coveted World Heritage-listed Site.
Day 2: Banff You’re sure to be swept away by Banff National Park, the first national park established in Canada and a coveted World Heritage-listed Site..
Day 3: Banff > Lake Louise Drive through the Rocky Mountains, past mesmerising lakes and towering mountains en route to Lake Louise. Check in for your two night Special Stay in a stunning lakeview room at the opulent Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.
Day 4: Lake Louise For the early-riser or the budding photographer, set a sunrise wake-up call to capture the stunning colours painted across the mountain, lake and glacier outside your window.
Day 5: Rocky Mountaineer > Kamloops The Rocky Mountaineer is one of the most iconic rail journeys in the world. You’ll relish your two days of GoldLeaf Service as you travel through the Rocky Mountains in luxurious comfort. Gaze in awe as you carve through otherwise inaccessible terrain in the remarkable Canadian Rockies. You don’t have to be an engineer to delight in the ingenious construction of the spiral tunnels you’ll venture through. Stay overnight at a Kamloops hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer.
Day 6: Rocky Mountaineer > Vancouver View the confluence of the Fraser and Thompson rivers from your glass-dome carriage. Rocky Mountaineer is renowned for the delicious cuisine prepared on board. Savour the delectable delights and sip on local wine or beer as you soak up the magnificent scenery stretching as far as the eye can see. Later today, arrive at the exclusive Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.
Day 7: Vancouver > Alaskan Cruise 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. Later, join your Cruise Director for your luxurious seven night Alaskan voyage on board Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam. Keep an eye out for orcas, humpback whales or bald eagles from your Verandah Stateroom.
Day 8: Scenic Cruising It’s a great day to settle back and relax with a book or explore the ship’s facilities, restaurants and lounges.
Day 9: Juneau Alaska’s charming state capital is only accessible by air or sea. This is one town you can explore knowing you’ll never get lost.
Day 10: Skagway Take a stroll into the past. Historic shop facades, wooden boardwalks and echoes of the gold rush typify Skagway, the gateway of the Klondike.
Day 11: Glacier Bay A steaming cup of soup or even hot chocolate will keep you toasty warm as you are mesmerised by the dramatic ice walls of Glacier Bay National Park. A National Park Service Ranger will interpret the natural wonders and wildlife around you.
Day 12: Ketchikan Alaska’s last port of call is known as the ‘salmon capital of the world’. Take full advantage while you’re there.
Day 13: Scenic Cruising Today, relax and enjoy your cruise southwards.
Day 14: Vancouver Arrive in Vancouver for your onward or homeward bound journey (please book 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.

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
  • 1 exclusive Scenic Enrich experience
  • Your choice of 11 Scenic Freechoice activities and dining
  • 2 memorable Scenic Special Stays
  • 30 meals – 13 breakfasts (B), 8 lunches (L) and 9 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 tipping and gratuities
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