Escorted Ultimate Alaska and Canada Combination – Northbound (20 Days)

Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
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 stay in Calgary at The Fairmont Palliser.; Note: All Canadian Rockies Cruisetours are independent travel itineraries and do not include 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 mountain ranges 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 at the Fairmont Banff Springs.

Banff, AB, Canada
Athabasca Glacier, AB, Canada
Jasper, 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 aboard 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 Jasper, you'll transfer to your Jasper lodge, where you can relax in your accommodations or enjoy the rest of your afternoon and evening. Overnight stay at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

Jasper, AB, Canada
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Begin your morning with a delightful included breakfast in the dining car, prior to arrival at Vancouver Rail Station. A taxi transfer will be provided to your downtown hotel. In the afternoon, enjoy a scenic city tour of Vancouver with 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 at the Fairmont Hotel 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 through the Fraser River delta 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. Overnight stay at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

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 7-night Alaska cruise.

Inside Passage (Cruising), AK, United States
Ketchikan, AK, United States
6:00 AM 4:00 PM
DAY 10
Hoonah, AK, United States
9:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 11
Juneau, AK, United States
7:00 AM 9:30 PM
DAY 12
Skagway, AK, United States
7:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 13
Hubbard Glacier, AK, United States
9:00 AM 11:00 AM
DAY 14
Seward, AK, United States
5:00 AM
Anchorage, AK, United States

Travel by luxury motorcoach on the scenic Seward Highway to Anchorage. Discover indigenous traditions from around the state on your guided visit to the Alaska Native Heritage Center. From 4 pm, your time in Anchorage is your own. Visit the Anchorage Museum, which brings together history, art, and science, or take a glacier flightseeing tour before exploring the big city by the light of the evening sun. Overnight at the Anchorage Marriott.

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

Relax and take in the views from the Wilderness Express on the morning rail journey to Talkeetna. From 11 am, the funky village Talkeetna is yours to discover. Your adventure specialist can recommend an optional outdoor excursion that still leaves plenty of time to hang out with the locals in the historic downtown. Overnight at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge.

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

Today features another journey by train, which offers the best views of the rivers, gulches, and other landscapes on the way to Denali. From 4 pm, Denali is yours to explore. Take to the skies on a flightseeing tour for unrivaled views of the mountain and wilderness. Or enjoy the thrills of the rapids on a rafting excursion. Overnight at the Denali Park Village.

DAY 17
Denali National Park, AK, United States

You'll go deep into the park on the lone road on the Tundra Wilderness Tour for the best chances of seeing wildlife. After your tour, your time in Denali is your own. There are biking and hiking trails that begin right near the park entrance. Overnight at the Denali Park Village.

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

Enjoy a free morning in Denali before boarding the Wilderness Express for the rail journey north to Alaska's "Golden Heart City". From 8:30 pm, Fairbanks is yours to explore. Enjoy a stroll along the riverfront in the light of the midnight sun. Overnight at the Sophie Station Suites.

DAY 19
Fairbanks, AK, United States

Explore local history and heritage on a full day featuring a city highlights tour, a visit to the acclaimed Museum of the North, and a cruise down the Chena River in a vintage sternwheeler. From 5:30 pm, your time is your own. Enjoy an optional visit to a traditional salmon bake and watch a theater performance that tells the story of the gold rush through musical comedy. Overnight at the Sophie Station Suites.

DAY 20
Fairbanks, AK, United States

Your adventure specialist will make sure you get to the airport on time.; 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. All properties are subject to change for properties of a similar quality.

Escorted 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 government taxes and fees additional Anything not listed as included

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