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2018 Itinerary

24 Day Itinerary (Victoria > Fairbanks)

  • Tour Code

    EPRA

  • Departure City

    Victoria

  • Duration

    24 Day

  • Return City

    Fairbanks

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Tour Inclusions

included in your price

  • The services of an Evergreen Tour Director
  • 12 Day Canadian Rockies Experience
  • 7 Nights on a luxury cruise ship – Golden or Star Princess#
  • 6 Day Alaskan Coach & Rail Tour
  • 2 Day Rocky Mountaineer Rail Experience
  • Premium First Class hotels including all hotel service charges and porterage
  • Return airport transfers
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Stay at a luxurious Rocky Mountains Lodge, Emerald Lake Lodge
  • Ascend Sulphur Mountain in a gondola
  • Visit the ‘Diamond in the Wilderness’, beautiful Lake Louise
  • Take the Midnight Sun Express train
  • Climb the Athabasca Glacier in the Ice Explorer
  • Explore Jasper National Park with a guided walk through Maligne Canyon
  • Wander the world famous Butchart Gardens
  • Tour the highlights of Vancouver including Capilano Suspension Bridge
  • Take a Tundra Wilderness Tour in Alaska
  • Travel along the scenic Icefields Parkway
  • Explore Banff National Park
  • Visit the ski resort town of Whistler
  • Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Victoria
  • Cruise the spectacular waterways of the Inside Passage
  • Experience Glacier Bay National Park
  • Explore Juneau, the colourful Alaskan capital
  • View College Fjord, home to 16 Glaciers
  • Explore Denali National Park and Mt. McKinley

dining highlights

  • 48 superb meals including: 22 Full Breakfasts (B), 1 Highlight Breakfast, 8 Lunches (L), 15 Dinners (D) & 2 Highlight Dinners
  • Breakfast with the bears in Vancouver
  • Music of Denali Dinner Show

you’re invited

  • Join a local Sun Peaks character for an authentic Fur Traders Feast and canoe ride
  • Learn about grizzly bears on a fun and unique breakfast on Grouse Mountain
  • Live the Alaskan Iditarod with a visit to four time champion Martin Buser’s home and kennel
  • Day 1 Arrive Victoria

    Welcome to Canada! You will be met at Victoria International Airport and transferred to your hotel. This evening meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a welcome dinner.
    Two Night Stay: Inn at Laurel Point

    Meals included: Dinner

  • Day 2 Victoria – Butchart Gardens

    This morning visit the world-famous Butchart Gardens. Learn about the history and flora while exploring this 22 hectare showplace of colourful gardens. Afterwards enjoy an orientation tour of Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Bastion Square, Beacon Hill and residential areas.

    Discover More: Discover Victoria tour, go whale watching, or culinary dinner tour (additional cost)

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 3 Georgia Strait – Whistler

    Opportunity to take a one hour floatplane flight over the Georgia Strait to Whistler (seasonal, must be pre-booked, additional cost).

    Drive north to Nanaimo. Board the BC Ferry and travel through the Georgia Strait to Horseshoe Bay. Journey along the Sea to Sky Highway as the road follows the rugged coastline. Stop at the awesome Shannon Falls before arriving at the charming alpine resort of Whistler Village.
    Overnight Stay: Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa

    Discover More: Bear viewing tour with a local expert (seasonal option, additional cost)

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 4 Whistler – Sun Peaks

    Travel along the scenic Duffy Lake Road lined with thick forest into the town of Lillooet. In the afternoon we head to the picturesque ski resort of Sun Peaks. You’re Invited: This evening enjoy a fur traders feast and presentation accompanied by a tranquil canoe journey.
    Overnight Stay: Hearthstone Lodge

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 5 Sun Peaks – Jasper

    Today you will be rewarded with astounding views as you reach the grandeur of the Canadian Rockies. Weave through thick forests, past meandering rivers, enjoy vistas of the soaring mountains, ice age glaciers and tumbling waterfalls as you make your way through the spectacular Jasper National Park.
    Overnight Stay: Chateau Jasper

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 6 Icefields Parkway – Glacier ‘Ice Explorer’ – Emerald Lake

    This morning enjoy a guided walk through the stunning Maligne Canyon. Depart Jasper and travel along the breath-taking Icefields Parkway, acclaimed as one of the most incredible journeys in the world. Make a stop at the Columbia Icefield, North America’s largest sub-polar ice pack where you’ll climb aboard the mighty ‘Ice Explorer’ for a once-in-a-lifetime journey onto the 300 metre thick Athabasca Glacier. Make our way into Yoho National Park to view the spectacular Natural Bridge. Finish the day at the glacier fed Emerald Lake, so named because of the vibrant colour of its waters. Your serene lodge sits right on the shores of the lake surrounded by towering peaks and forest.
    Overnight Stay: Emerald Lake Lodge

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 7 Emerald Lake – Banff

    Visit the famous ‘Diamond in the Wilderness’, beautiful Lake Louise. Spend the morning taking in the stunning surroundings before heading to Banff. Enjoy a sightseeing tour including Bow River, the Hoodoos, Bow Falls and a ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain for incredible views across the Rockies.
    Two Night Stay: Caribou Lodge or Ptarmigan Inn

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 8 Banff at Leisure

    Today is free for you to enjoy Banff.

    Discover More: Take a helicopter flight, enjoy an outback dinner and wagon ride, or relax on a float trip along the river (additional cost)

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 9 Rocky Mountaineer – Kamloops

    Set off on a two day rail experience on ‘The Most Spectacular Train Journey in the World’. Settle back in your SilverLeaf carriage (upgrade to GoldLeaf at additional expense). Cross Kicking Horse Pass and view glaciers and snow-capped mountains before arriving into Kamloops.
    Overnight Stay: Kamloops Hotel (as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Day 10 Rocky Mountaineer – Vancouver

    This morning we re-board the Rocky Mountaineer and continue our journey west. Follow the Thompson River, pass through the magnificent Fraser Valley and arrive into Vancouver.
    Two Night Stay: Pinnacle Hotel or Sutton Place Hotel

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Day 11 Vancouver Sightseeing

    You’re Invited: This morning travel to Grouse Mountain and take the skyride to the top. Head to the habitat of resident grizzlies Grinder and Coola and learn about their lives before partaking in a bear inspired breakfast. Afterwards, set-off on a sightseeing tour of Vancouver including Stanley Park, famous for its totem poles, the waterfront and Gastown. Visit Capilano Suspension Bridge suspended 70 metres above the river. Make your way across, then walk amongst the canopy on the award winning Treetops Adventure.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 12 Vancouver – 7 Night Alaskan Cruise

    This morning board your luxurious cruise ship for a 7 night Alaskan Voyage in your Outside Stateroom on the Golden Princess or Star Princess. Discover the many services, facilities and activities on offer.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 13 Scenic Cruising

    Sit back and enjoy the scenery. Canada and Alaska’s coastline reveals North America’s last great wilderness. Keep a look out for wildlife such as orcas, humpback whales and bald eagles.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 14 Ketchikan

    Ketchikan is known as Alaska’s first city because it’s the first major community travellers come to as they journeyed north. Today it’s known as the salmon capital of the world and visitors will be intrigued by its rich Native heritage.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 15 Juneau

    Surrounded by the Gastineau Channel, the Mendenhall Glacier and the Juneau Icefields, Alaska’s capital is famed for its scenery and isolation.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 16 Skagway

    Cruise into Skagway, the gateway to the Klondike. Enjoy free time to go ashore and stroll along the weathered boardwalks admiring the shop front facades, reminiscent of the gold rush era.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 17 Glacier Bay

    Enter the iceberg strewn waters of Glacier Bay National Park. Marvel at the glacial ice wall carved by nature. This breath-taking scenery will be brought to life by a National Park Service Ranger.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 18 College Fjord

    Within Prince William Sound lies College Fjord and it’s collection of glaciers, some reaching forty stories above sea level, dwarfing even the largest of cruise ships.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 19 Whittier – Anchorage

    Disembark in Whittier and travel via the Alaska Wildlife Refuge to Anchorage. After a brief orientation tour of Anchorage, the rest of the day is free.
    Overnight Stay: The Hotel Captain Cook

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 20 Anchorage – Denali

    You’re Invited: Visit the home of Iditarod (sled dog racing) champion Martin Buser. Meet the friendly dogs and take a virtual trip along the Iditarod trail including a sled dog demonstration. Continue our journey deep into the Alaskan wilderness arriving in Denali State Park. Nestled in a prime location, this gorgeous lodge is the perfect starting point for your wilderness adventure.
    Overnight Stay: Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge

    Discover More: Scenic flight up close to Mt. Denali (additional cost)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 21 Midnight Sun Express Train – Denali National Park

    Board our full dome railcar on the ‘Midnight Sun Express’ train. Open-air viewing platforms allow you to step outdoors for the perfect snapshot. The highlight this evening is a Music of Denali Dinner Show.
    Two Night Stay: Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 22 Denali National Park

    Denali is deep in the Alaskan wilderness and this unique location gives you the opportunity to witness the fascinating landscape and wildlife. Embark on a Tundra Wilderness Tour which takes you into the park for a once in a lifetime experience.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 23 Fairbanks

    Continue your journey into the heart of the last frontier to Fairbanks. Board an authentic sternwheeler ‘Discovery III’ for a morning cruise. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner.
    Overnight Stay: Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 24 Depart Fairbanks

    Transfer to Fairbanks Airport for your homeward flight.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Pricing & Availability

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