Ultimate Alaska and Canada Combination – Southbound (20 Days)

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

Upon arrival in Fairbanks, a transfer will be provided to your Fairbanks hotel where your tour director will greet you. Here in "Golden Heart City", discover the city's gold rush roots and hardy locals on a stroll 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.

Fairbanks, AK, United States

Explore Fairbanks' natural sites and historic landmarks before taking in the beautiful landscapes when cruising down the Chena River on the Riverboat Discovery sternwheeler. Also visit the Museum of the North which houses a large collection of Alaskan artwork and historical exhibits. 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.

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

Start your day with an exciting journey to Denali aboard a luxurious Wilderness Express® glass-domed traincar. 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.

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.

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

Spend the morning exploring Denali on your own or consult with your tour director to book an optional land excursion, before boarding the Wilderness Express to Talkeetna. From 5 pm, Talkeetna is yours to discover. Explore the nature trails that surround the lodge or ask your tour director about optional activities.

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

For most of the day, Talkeetna is yours to explore. Main Street provides a place where you can mill with the bohemians, aviators, and adventurers who call the town home. In the late afternoon, you'll board the Wilderness Express to Anchorage, Alaska's largest city. From 8:00 p.m., Anchorage is yours to discover. Explore the attractions of the "big apple" of the north while dining or strolling under the late-evening sun.

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

Start the day with a visit to the Alaska Native Heritage Center to learn about Alaska's indigenous cultures before boarding your deluxe motorcoach for the drive to Seward. In Seward, join Celebrity Millennium for your seven-night cruise to Vancouver.

Hubbard Glacier, AK, United States
2:00 PM 6:00 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. In the afternoon, enjoy 360-degree views of the harbour, mountains, and downtown area from the Vancouver Lookout at Harbour Centre. The reminder of the afternoon and evening are yours to spend at leisure. Overnight stay in Vancouver. 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.

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 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 in Vancouver.

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

Begin your morning with a delightful breakfast in the dining car as you pass between the stunning Monashee and Cariboo mountain ranges. Lunch will be served in the dining car prior to arrival in Jasper, where you'll enjoy leisure time in the late afternoon and evening. Overnight stay at the Jasper Park Lodge. Breakfast and lunch are included.

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

Travel through 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 onboard a specially designed Ice Explorer. After this unique adventure, you'll enjoy free time at the Columbia Icefield Centre to relax over a complimentary buffet lunch. Upon arrival in Banff, you'll transfer to the Fairmont Banff Springs, where you can relax in your accommodations or enjoy the rest of your afternoon and evening. Overnight stay at the Fairmont Banff Springs.

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

Enjoy a guided motorcoach tour through the towering mountains of Rundle, Tunnel, Cascade, and Norquay while discovering the natural attractions of the Hoodoos and Surprise Corner and breathtaking valley views from Tunnel Mountain Drive. Afterward, you'll enjoy sweeping views of the landscape aboard the Banff Gondola as you make your way to the top of Sulphur Mountain. Later, set off to Calgary, the largest city in the province of Alberta. Your afternoon's adventures include 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 stay in Calgary.

DAY 20
Calgary, AB, Canada

Transfer to the Calgary International Airport for your flight home.

Ultimate Alaska and Canada Combination – Southbound 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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