Ultimate Alaska and Canada Combination – Northbound (20 Days)

Cruise Line: Celebrity Cruises
Calgary, AB, Canada to Fairbanks, AK, United States
Tour Segment  Cruise Segment
Calgary, AB, Canada

Upon arrival in Calgary, a taxi transfer will be provided to your Calgary hotel where a local representative will greet you. Enjoy a visit to the Calgary Tower, one of the tallest 360-degree observation decks 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. All Canadian Rockies Cruisetours are independent travel itineraries and do not included an escort. Independent travel offers all the features of a structured group vacation plus the advantages only true independence can offer. All tours and activities described, other than meals unless noted, are included in your Cruisetour vacation. Upgrades for travel on VIA Rail are available for an additional fee. All lodgings are subject to change to a property of similar quality.

Calgary, AB, Canada
Banff, AB, Canada

Enjoy a motorcoach tour through the towering mountains of Norquay, Cascade, Tunnel, and Rundle, while discovering breathtaking valley views from Tunnel Mountain Drive and the natural attractions of the hoodoos and Surprise Corner. In the picturesque resort town of Banff, nestled in Alberta's Rockies, you'll enjoy sweeping views of the landscape aboard the Banff Gondola as you make your way to the top of Sulphur Mountain. Overnight in Banff.

Banff, AB, Canada
Athabasca Glacier, AB, Canada
Jasper, AB, Canada

Your day begins with an exciting journey north along the famous Icefields Parkway. Drive through Banff and Jasper National Parks, 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 aboard a specially designed Ice Explorer. After this unique ice adventure, you'll enjoy free time at the Columbia Icefield Centre to relax over a complimentary buffet lunch. Continue to Jasper for an overnight stay.

Jasper, AB, Canada
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Begin your morning with a delightful included breakfast in the dining car before arriving at the Vancouver Pacific Central Station where you will be greeted by a local representative. Embark on a city tour of Vancouver and a visit to the Vancouver Lookout at Harbour Centre. Afterwards, a taxi transfer to your downtown hotel will be provided for your overnight stay in Vancouver.

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 to Tsawwassen, where you'll board a B.C. Ferry for a scenic sail through the Gulf islands to Vancouver Island. You'll travel to the world-renowned Butchart Gardens and explore this botanical showcase, famous for its colorful and authentic series of formal gardens. Your guided tour of Victoria continues as you explore the University of Victoria, Royal Victoria Yacht Club, Beacon Hill Park, and the attractions of the Inner Harbour. Enjoy free time to explore Victoria independently before returning to Vancouver, where you'll spend a second night.

Vancouver, BC, Canada
4:30 PM

The morning is yours to spend at leisure, with a taxi transfer to the Vancouver Pier provided. Join your ship for your seven-night Alaska cruise.

Inside Passage (Cruising), AK, United States
Ketchikan, AK, United States
7:00 AM 3:00 PM
DAY 10
Hoonah, AK, United States
10:00 AM 8:00 PM
DAY 11
Juneau, AK, United States
7:00 AM 9:30 PM
DAY 12
Skagway, AK, United States
7:00 AM 4:00 PM
DAY 13
Hubbard Glacier, AK, United States
7:00 AM 11:00 AM
DAY 14
Seward, AK, United States
5:00 AM
Anchorage, AK, United States
Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage, Alaska, AK, United States

Board your deluxe motorcoach for a scenic drive to Anchorage, where you'll enjoy lunch on your own before visiting the Alaska Native Heritage Center to learn about Alaska's indigenous cultures. From 3:30 p.m., Anchorage is yours to explore. Visit the Anchorage Museum and see its extensive collections of native art and artifacts, before exploring the "big apple" of the north, under the late-evening sun. Tours and activities as described, other than optional activities and meals, are included in your Cruisetour vacation. Tour arrival times are tentative and are subject to change.

DAY 15
Anchorage, AK, United States
Talkeetna, AK, United States

In the morning, set off on an exciting ride aboard the Wilderness Express, a glass-domed traincar, to Talkeetna. From 11 am, Talkeetna is yours to discover. Located literally at the end of the road, Main Street provides a place where you can mill with the hippies, aviators, and adventurers who call the town home.

DAY 16
Talkeetna, AK, United States
Denali National Park, AK, United States

Explore the nature trails that surround the lodge in the morning, before boarding the luxurious Wilderness Express to Denali. From 3:30 p.m., Denali is yours to explore. Experience Denali's overpowering magnificence on a range of optional activities, from bush pilots taking you up into the skies, to leisurely hikes on quiet trails.

DAY 17
Denali National Park, AK, United States

In the morning, you'll venture deep into the impressive Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour. Explore the area's lush landscape while searching for Alaska's wildlife. After your tour, Denali is yours to discover, with the hinterland open to bike, off-road, or hike.

DAY 18
Denali National Park, AK, United States
Fairbanks, AK, United States

Spend the morning exploring Denali on your own, or consult with your tour director to book an optional land excursion. In the afternoon, board the Wilderness Express for a scenic journey to "Alaska's golden heart", the historic city of Fairbanks. From 8 pm, Fairbanks is yours to explore. Discover the city's gold-rush roots and hardy locals on a midnight sun stroll, or consult with your tour director to book an optional land excursion.

DAY 19
Fairbanks, AK, United States

After breakfast, explore natural sites and historic landmarks of Fairbanks. Take in the beautiful landscapes cruising down the Chena River on the Riverboat Discovery sternwheeler and visit the Museum of the North. From 5:30 p.m., Fairbanks is yours to explore. Enjoy an optional, all-you-can-eat Alaskan-style meal before a musical comedy about the gold rush and founding of Fairbanks.

DAY 20
Fairbanks, AK, United States

Your Tour Directors will see that you are transferred to the Fairbanks airport for your flight home.

Ultimate Alaska and Canada Combination – Northbound 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| Anything not listed as included.

About Us

An unforgettable journey is yours to create with Celebrity. Travel to exciting destinations aboard ships resplendent with elegant finishes and spacious accommodations. Encounter new perspectives with guided shore excursions or further enhance your journey with a Cruisetour - a cruise combined with a truly refined land tour venturing inland. Our exceptional level of personal service, award-winning cuisine, world-famous amenities and accommodations that are the most spacious at sea, not only ensure an unforgettable cruise experience, but forge a lasting relationship between ourselves and our guests.

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