Rockies Revealed and Alaska Inside Passage Cruise

From Vancouver to Seattle, experience a Rocky Mountaineer rail journey, visit the stunning Icefields Parkway & Lake Louise plus enjoy an Alaskan Cruise.

21 Days
Vancouver to Seattle
From (AUD)
$ 10,995
Dates & Pricing

2019 Vancouver > Seattle

Tour Map
Tour Code:
EPCW
Duration:
21 days
Departure City:
Vancouver
Return City:
Seattle

21 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Arrive Vancouver

    Welcome to Canada! You will be met at Vancouver International Airport and transferred to your hotel. This evening meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a welcome dinner.
    Two Night Stay: Georgian Court Hotel

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Vancouver Sightseeing

    Enjoy a sightseeing tour including Stanley Park with its intricately carved totem poles, the waterfront area, Gastown and Granville Island known for its fresh food markets. Visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park where you can make your way across this spectacular suspension bridge, and join the award winning Treetops Adventure along a series of elevated walkways.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - 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) and enjoy incredible views of the surroundings. Enter the Fraser Valley then follow the Thompson River towards Kamloops.
    Overnight Stay: Kamloops Hotel (as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  4. Day 4 - Rocky Mountaineer – Jasper

    Continue your journey on board the Rocky Mountaineer into the soaring, rugged snow-capped mountains. Marvel at the beauty of the glaciers, lakes and forest sitting at the foot of these grand mountains and see Canada’s highest peak, the awesome 3954 metre Mount Robson. The day’s end finds us in Jasper National Park, an alpine wonderland of pristine wilderness and abundant wildlife.
    Two Night Stay: Mountain Park Lodges or similar

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  5. Day 5 - Jasper

    Jasper is a relaxed town surrounded by wilderness and wildlife. Today you have the opportunity to explore.

    Discover More: Discover Jasper tour, take a relaxing float trip, an exhilarating motorcycle sidecar tour or a canoe adventure (additional cost)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Icefields Parkway – Glacier ‘Ice Explorer’ – Lake Louise

    This morning enjoy a guided walk through the stunning Maligne Canyon. Depart Jasper and travel along the 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. Finish the day at the famous ‘Diamond in the Wilderness’, the beautiful Lake Louise where we will stay in one of the Rockies most stunning and historic properties. Spend time soaking up the views, relaxing and exploring this iconic lake.
    Overnight Stay: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Lake Louise – Banff

    Bid farewell to Lake Louise and make our way to Yoho National Park that houses the spectacular Natural Bridge, which has been carved by the Kicking Horse River, and the glacier fed Emerald Lake so called due to the vibrant colour of its water. Head into the impressive Banff National Park, and on arrival into Banff enjoy a sightseeing tour including Bow River, the Hoodoos, and Bow Falls. You’re Invited: Ride the gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain for incredible views across the Rockies. Meet a retired Canadian Mountie who will recount exciting and colourful stories of their rich history and traditions. Enjoy the sweeping views while dining on a hearty meal.
    Two Night Stay: Caribou Lodge or Ptarmigan Inn

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Banff at Leisure

    Today is for you to enjoy Banff and its many sights.

    Discover More: A unique opportunity to get up close to wolfdogs, take an incredible helicopter flight, enjoy an outback dinner and wagon ride, or relax on a float trip along the river (additional cost)

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  9. Day 9 - Banff – South Thompson River

    Depart Banff National Park and pass from Alberta to British Columbia through three spectacular national parks of Yoho, Glacier and Mount Revelstoke. Travel past primeval forests, ice age glaciers, waterfalls and mountain peaks as you depart the Rockies. Late this afternoon we arrive at our unique ranch style inn located on the shores of the South Thompson River.
    Overnight Stay: South Thompson Inn

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - South Thompson River – Whistler

    The road meanders through scenic landscapes beside the Thompson and Fraser Rivers. Pass through the sleepy town of Lillooet to the charming alpine resort of Whistler Village. You’re Invited: Head to the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre for an authentic insight into First Nations culture. Be met by an ambassador and learn about the history and culture of the native Canadians. Hear a welcome song, tour the museum and be taught the technique used to make a cedar rope or bracelet.
    Two Night Stay: Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  11. Day 11 - Whistler at Leisure

    Today is at leisure for you to explore the village of Whistler.

    Discover More: Special opportunity to undertake a bear viewing tour, have dinner with a twist on a tasting tour, or take a fun Callaghan Jeep tour (additional cost)

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - Georgia Strait – Victoria

    View this spectacular landscape from the air with a one hour floatplane flight over the Georgia Strait to Victoria (seasonal, must be pre-booked, additional cost).

    Travel along the Sea to Sky Highway following the rugged coastline stopping at the awesome Shannon Falls. Board the BC ferry and cruise through the Georgia Strait to Vancouver Island before arriving into Victoria, British Columbia’s capital city.
    Two Night Stay: DoubleTree by Hilton

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Victoria – Butchart Gardens

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

    Discover More: Horse and carriage tour, or go whale watching (additional cost)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Seattle – 7 Night Alaskan Cruise

    Transfer on the Victoria Clipper to Seattle. Board your cruise ship and check into your comfortable ocean view stateroom (upgrade to verandah stateroom additional expense) on the luxurious Holland America Cruise Ship ms Eurodam and settle-in for an unforgettable 7 night voyage through the famed Alaskan waterways.

    Please be advised that shore excursions are an additional expense and can be purchased online prior to departure or onboard your cruise ship. It is recommended to book as early as possible through the cruise company’s’ Cruise Personaliser to ensure availability.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Scenic Cruising

    Relax as you cruise one of the world’s most spectacular waterways. Take advantage of the ship’s many outstanding facilities, or simply relax on deck and watch unmatched scenery glide by.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Stephens Passage – Juneau

    Sail picturesque Stephens Passage known for it’s wildlife and dramatic beauty before arriving into Juneau. Founded due to the discovery of gold Juneau became the capital of Alaska. Today, not only is it famous for gold and government but also for breathtaking glaciers and stunning views. It is arguably one of USA’s most beautiful capitals.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Glacier Bay National Park

    Glacier Bay is the highlight of our voyage. It is a breathtaking national park that boasts some of the world’s most spectacular tidewater glaciers, such as Margerie Glacier, which often drops colossal chunks of ice into the sea. During your scenic cruise, friendly Park Rangers will join the ship to share their knowledge of this amazing place. Take in the awe-inspiring scenery as you enjoy an unforgettable day of sailing through this dazzling park, where you’ll glide along emerald waters and past calving icebergs.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Sitka

    Sitka is easily one of the most beautiful seaside towns in Alaska, and has a unique blend of Russian history and Tlingit culture.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Ketchikan

    Located on an island, Ketchikan began life as an Indian fishing camp. In the early 1900s, when gold was Alaska’s claim to fame, fishing and timber industries were established in Ketchikan and soon became the staple. Visitors to Ketchikan will be intrigued by its rich Native heritage, which includes the world’s oldest collection of totem poles. Its abundance of salmon also has it known as the salmon capital of the world.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Scenic Cruising – Victoria

    Today is a day of relaxation as you cruise south to the stunning capital of British Columbia, Victoria.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Depart Seattle

    Disembark early this morning and transfer to Seattle International Airport to board your homeward flight (book flight after 2pm).

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Included in your price
  • The services of an Evergreen Tour Director
  • 14 Day Canadian Rockies Experience
  • 7 Nights on a luxury cruise ship – Holland America Line ms Eurodam#
  • 2 Day Rocky Mountaineer Rail Experience, one of the world’s great rail journeys
  • Premium First Class hotels including all hotel service charges and porterage
  • Return airport transfers
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Climb aboard the Ice Explorer and ascend onto the Athabasca Glacier
  • Discover Canada’s “Diamond in the Wilderness” Lake Louise while staying at the famous Chateau Lake Louise
  • Travel on board the Rocky Mountaineer train, one of the world’s great rail journeys
  • Visit the spectacular Emerald Lake
  • Ascend Sulphur Mountain in a gondola for spectacular views over Banff
  • Explore Banff and Jasper National Parks
  • Cruise by ferry across the Georgia Strait
  • Take a guided tour around the highlights of Vancouver including Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
  • Wander through world famous Butchart Gardens
  • Travel along the scenic Icefields Parkway, acclaimed as one of the most breathtaking highways in the world
  • Visit the ski resort town of Whistler
  • Tour Victoria and see Parliament Buildings, Bastion Square, Thunderbird Park and downtown harbour
  • Cruise the Inside Passage one of the world’s most spectacular waterways
  • Experience the splendour of Alaska’s number one glacier viewing attraction in the famous Glacier Bay
  • Explore Juneau, the picturesque Alaskan capital
  • Visit Ketchikan, known as the salmon capital of the world

Dining highlights
  • 41 superb meals including: 20 Full Breakfasts (B), 8 Lunches (L), 12 Dinners (D) & 1 Highlight Dinner
  • Mountaintop dinner experience in Banff
  • Welcome and farewell dinners

You’re Invited
  • Experience Canada’s native cultures and learn the technique used to make a cedar rope or bracelet
  • Meet with and hear exciting stories about the iconic Canadian Mounties

Pricing & Availability