After arriving into Calgary you will be transferred to the mountain town of Banff in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, for an overnight stay. The following day your journey onboard the Rocky Mountaineer begins, make sure you have a full battery for your camera as your journey takes you through a spectacular array of scenery, over mountain passes, remarkable tunnels, Lakeshores and Ranchlands. After an overnight pitstop in Kamloops your journey continues towards the coastal city of Vancouver, you will notice dramatic changes in the 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. You will then have 2 days to explore the metropolis of Vancouver before embarking on a seven night 5 star cruise on the Nieuw Amsterdam where you will explore some of the best ports Alaska has to offer.
Fly from London to Calgary, Transfer on arrival to your Banff hotel. Overnight Banff
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain town of Banff to Kamloops, in the heart of the British Columbia 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, Kicking Horse Canyon, Rogers Pass and Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven. Overnight in Kamloops. Includes Breakfast & Lunch
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. Breakfast and Lunch included