Embark on a journey of luxury and romance to Canada’s most-talked-about destinations, Banff and Lake Louise. Starting your holiday with a seven night luxury cruise aboard Holland America's Nieuw Amsterdam you will enjoy the beauty of the landscapes and wildlife an Alaskan cruise has to offer. You will then start your Rocky Mountaineer adventure starting in Vancouver and finishing in Banff. Ask about upgrading to Goldleaf Service for that extra special experience making your trip truly one of a lifetime.
First Passage to the West Highlights & Luxury Alaskan Cruise
09 September 2019
Cruise and Rail
Included in this Package
International flights from London
Private airport and port transfers
One night's Rocky Mountaineer assigned hotel in Calgary
One night's Rocky Mountaineer assigned hotel in Banff
One night's Rocky Mountaineer assigned hotel in Lake Louise
One night's Rocky Mountaineer assigned hotel in Kamloops
Two night's Rocky Mountaineer assigned hotel in Vancouver
Calgary to Banff Tour, including Banff Gondola
Panoramic Helicopter Flightseeing
Yoho Park Tour
Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer
London / London
Fly from London to Calgary . Transfer on arrival to your hotel in Calgary, Overnight in Calgary
Depart Calgary this morning for a full-day tour concluding in Banff. Journey to Kananaskis where you will enjoy the highlight of today, a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Continue on to Banff for a sightseeing tour including Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Your tour ends on arrival in Banff late this afternoon. Overnight in Banff.
Lake Louise, Canada
A half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders. Among the attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural rock bridge spanning the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure to enjoy this magnificent location. Overnight in Lake Louise.
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain hamlet of Lake Louise to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. Your journey takes you through a spectacular array of scenery as you travel between the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, over mountain passes and through remarkable tunnels, along rocky lakeshores and across the ranchlands of the interior. Today’s highlights include the Continental Divide, the Spiral Tunnels, the Kicking Horse Canyon, Rogers Pass and Craigellachie – where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven. Overnight in Kamloops.
Your journey continues west towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. On today’s journey you will again see dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like environment of the Interior, through winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains and the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley. Highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Your rail journey ends on arrival in Vancouver this evening. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day at Leisure . Overnight in Vancouver
Transfer to Vancouver port , Embark Celebrity Eclipse
Cruising the Inside Passage
Icy Strait Point
Hubbard Glacier (Cruising)
Transfer to Vancouver Airport for your return overnight flight to London