After arriving into Seattle and spending a night, Transfer to your Luxury 7 night Alaska cruise aboard Celebrity Solstice. Highlights of this trip include Ketchikan, known for its many Native American totem poles, on display throughout town. Nearby Misty Fiords National Monument is a glacier-carved wilderness featuring snowcapped mountains, waterfalls and salmon spawning streams. Juneau, Alaska’s remote capital, sits in the state’s panhandle, at the base of 3,819-ft. Mount Roberts. Skagway, home to gold-rush-era buildings, now preserved as part of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. After arriving back in Seattle set off on the cross-border route which connects the cosmopolitan cities of Seattle, USA and Vancouver, BC, Canada with the breathtaking Canadian Rockies. Hang on, this route serves up la crème de la crème of Western Canada with a little bit of Americana on top. You will experience an all-daylight journey onboard Rocky Mountaineer travelling along the Pacific Ocean's sparkling coastline through to the Canadian Rockies
Luxury Alaska & Rocky Coastal Passage Westbound
05 September 2019
Cruise and Rail
Included in this Package
International flights from London
Private airport and port transfers
One nights' four-star accommodation in Seattle
Seven nights' full-board cruise accommodation on board Celebrity Solstice
One night's Rocky Mountaineer assigned hotel in Seattle
Two night's Rocky Mountaineer assigned hotel in Vancouver
One night's Rocky Mountaineer assigned hotel in Kamloops
One night's Rocky Mountaineer assigned hotel in Banff
London / London
Fly from London to Seattle. Transfer on arrival to you hotel in Seattle, Overnight in Seattle
Private Transfer to Seattle port , Embark Celebrity Solstice
Scenic cruising Tracy Arm Fjord AM, Juneau PM Alaska
Private transfer on Arrival to your four-star accommodation in Seattle. Overnight Seattle
Take in the sights of Seattle you didn’t see yesterday before checking out from your hotel. A motorcoach will transfer you (and your luggage) to King Street Station to check in for the first leg of your Rocky Mountaineer journey to Vancouver. After boarding, toast the rail voyage ahead and enjoy dinner onboard as you travel past the Chittenden Locks linking Puget Sound to Lakes Union and Washington as you wave goodbye to Seattle. Highlights include the fishing fleet (and Boeing jets) of Everett, the fields at the foot of the Cascade Mountains near Mount Vernon, sunset views of Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands beyond, and, after crossing the Canadian border, the community of White Rock as the train hugs the Pacific Coast and travels into Vancouver. On arrival in Vancouver, a motorcoach will transfer you from Pacific Central Station to your nearby downtown hotel. Overnight in Vancouver. Dinner will be served onboard the train.
Take full advantage of a free day at leisure in Vancouver, and check out Vancouver’s must-see attractions like the Vancouver Aquarium (admission not included), Stanley Park, or Granville Island, explore the city’s museums, art galleries, gardens, and varied neighbourhoods, or take a day trip to discover the nearby resort town of Whistler or British Columbia’s charming capital on Vancouver Island, Victoria. Overnight in Vancouver.
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. On today’s journey you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC Interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops. Breakfast & lunch included onboard. Please note that all accommodation in Kamloops is of moderate standard.
Your journey continues eastwards to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will see a spectacular array of scenery as you travel across ranchlands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. Today’s highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and, of course, the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends this evening in the resort town of Banff. Breakfast & lunch included onboard.
Transfer to Calgary Airport for your return overnight flight to London