Escorted Ultimate Alaska and Canada Combination – Southbound (Pre- & Post-Cruise) (20 Days)

Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
Fairbanks, AK, United States to Calgary, AB, Canada
Tour Segment  Cruise Segment
Fairbanks, AK, United States

From the airport, transfer (provided) to your riverfront hotel to meet your adventure specialist. The "Golden Heart City", with its lively summer ambience under the midnight sun, is then yours to explore.; Note: All Alaska Cruisetour arrival times are tentative and subject to change. Tours and included experiences as described, other than optional excursions and meals, are included in your Cruisetour vacation.

Fairbanks, AK, United States

Spend the day exploring local history, heritage, and culture, beginning with a city highlights tour and a visit of the Museum of the North. Enjoy free time downtown for lunch and shopping, then embark on a cruise on the Chena River aboard an old-fashioned sternwheeler. From 6 pm, your time in Fairbanks is your own. Enjoy a hearty frontier meal at a local restaurant or at a dinner theater that tells the story of the gold rush through musical comedy.

Fairbanks, AK, United States
Denali National Park, AK, United States

Take in the spectacular scenery from the glass-domed railcars of the Wilderness Express on the train trip to Denali. From 3:30 pm, the wonders of Denali are yours. Your adventure specialist can recommend optional activities, from guided hikes to adventures like flightseeing trips or rafting down the Nenana River.

Denali National Park, AK, United States

The Tundra Wildernerss Tour takes you deep into the park along its lone road for the best chances at seeing wildlife. Afterward the tour, spend time at the museum-like visitor center or take advantage of the biking and hiking trails that begin near the park entrance.

Denali National Park, AK, United States
Talkeetna, AK, United States

There's time to walk the trails around the lodge before boarding the Wilderness Express heading to Talkeetna. From 5 pm, enjoy a free evening in this funky small town. Locals and visitors mix and mingle in the restaurants, brew pubs, cafés, and shops along the historic main street.

Talkeetna, AK, United States
Anchorage, AK, United States

The day is free for your style of adventure in this hub for outdoor fun. Your adventure specialist can recommend optional activities like flightseeing, river rafting, and more. Then relax and take in the views from the Wilderness Express on the scenic rail journey into Anchorage. From 8 pm, experience big-city nightlife under the evening sun, with restaurants, craft breweries, and urban trails all part of the eclectic scene.

Anchorage, AK, United States
Seward, AK, United States
8:00 PM

Discover the state's diverse indigenous traditions on a guided tour of the the Alaska Native Heritage Center. Then enjoy free time downtown for lunch, shopping or just strolling around before the drive along the Turnagain Arm and through the Chugach Mountains to the coast. Your adventure specialist will wish you bon voyage as you say goodbye at the ship terminal.

Hubbard Glacier, AK, United States
3:00 PM 5:00 PM
Juneau, AK, United States
9:00 AM 9:00 PM
DAY 10
Skagway, AK, United States
7:00 AM 8:30 PM
DAY 11
Hoonah, AK, United States
6:30 AM 3:00 PM
DAY 12
Ketchikan, AK, United States
9:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 13
Inside Passage (Cruising), AK, United States
DAY 14
Vancouver, BC, Canada
7:00 AM

Begin your Cruisetour with a scenic city tour of Vancouver. The remainder of the evening is yours to spend at leisure. In Vancouver, guests will also be enjoying 360-degree views of the harbour, mountains, and downtown area from the Lookout Tower and Harbour Centre. Overnight in Vancouver.; Note: All Canada Cruisetour itineraries are independent travel itineraries and do not include an escort. Upgrades for travel on VIA Rail are available for an additional fee. All properties are subject to change for properties of similar quality.

DAY 15
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Tsawwassen, BC, Canada
Swartz Bay, BC, Canada
Brentwood Bay, BC, Canada
Victoria, BC, Canada
Swartz Bay, BC, Canada
Tsawwassen, BC, Canada
Vancouver, BC, Canada

In the morning, you'll embark on a journey through the Fraser River delta which includes a scenic sail through the Gulf Islands to Vancouver Island. Then travel to the world-renowned Butchart Gardens and explore this botanical showcase famous for its colorful series of gardens. Enjoy a guided tour of the University of Victoria, Royal Victoria Yacht Club, and Beacon Hill Park. Overnight in Vancouver.

DAY 16
Vancouver, BC, Canada
DAY 17
Jasper, AB, Canada

Take in majestic views of Mt. Robson and the Cariboo mountain ranges on your journey to Jasper. Enjoy leisure time in the late afternoon and evening for sightseeing and dining. Spend the night in the Fairmont hotel. Breakfast and lunch are included in the 'Canadian' dining room.

DAY 18
Jasper, AB, Canada
Athabasca Glacier, AB, Canada
Banff, AB, Canada

Travel the famous Icefields Parkway, stopping at the Columbia Icefield for a "Glacier Experience". This unique excursion will place you on the 1,200-feet-thick icy slopes of the Athabasca Glacier. Enjoy free time at the Columbia Icefield Centre to relax over a buffet lunch. Upon arrival in Banff, enjoy a scenic stroll through this charming Bavarian-like town. Overnight in the Fairmont Banff Springs. Lunch is included.

DAY 19
Banff, AB, Canada
Calgary, AB, Canada

Start your day with a guided motorcoach tour through the mountains of Rundle, Tunnel, Cascade, and Norquay while discovering the natural attractions of Hoodoos and Surprise Corner. Afterward enjoy sweeping views of the landscape aboard the Banff Gondola. Later set off to Calgary, the largest city in the province of Alberta, and enjoy a visit to the Calgary Tower, the tallest 360-degree observation deck in the world. Soak in panoramic views of the city and marvel at the sights below from the observatory's remarkable glass floor. Overnight in Calgary.

DAY 20
Calgary, AB, Canada

Transfer to the Calgary International Airport for your flight home.

Escorted Ultimate Alaska and Canada Combination – Southbound (Pre- & Post-Cruise) map

What's Included


  • Shipboard accommodations Ocean transportation Most meals Some beverages Most entertainment aboard the vessel

Not Included

  • Airfare Transfers Items of a personal nature government taxes and fees additional Anything not listed as included

About Us

Even before you reach your destination, you're going to be amazed at what you see - your cruise ship. Royal Caribbean's cruise ships are the most innovative and exciting in the travel industry. From rock-climbing walls on every ship, to elegant dining rooms and relaxing spas, your experience onboard is nothing short of incredible. And the service you get will be just as amazing, with our signature Gold Anchor Service on every ship. We visit over a hundred ports of call, in some of the world's most breathtaking locations. From the rugged beauty of Alaska and Canada/New England to the charm of Europe and the lush landscapes of Mexico, Hawaii, the Caribbean, the Panama Canal, Bermuda, and the Bahamas. And for the best of both worlds, there are our amazing cruisetours.

Insider Tip

Guests staying in select suites may enjoy priority check-in, complimentary Concierge Club, reserved prime theater seating, VIP pool deck seating, priority departure and more!

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