Multi-Day Tour

Canadian Rockies and Pacific Coast and Cruise Ocean View Stateroom (Summer 2018) (22 days)

Insight Vacations, Inc.

Vancouver, Canada To Vancouver, Canada

Valid for Departures: 04 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018

Canadian Rockies and Pacific Coast and Cruise Ocean View Stateroom (Summer 2018) (22 days)

Day 2

Cruise The Gulf Islands To Victoria.

Day 3

Butchart Gardens.

Day 4

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Day 5

The Alpine Wonderland Of Jasper National Park.

Day 6

Exploring Jasper National Park.

Day 7

Icefields, Glaciers And Lakes To Banff National

Day 8

The Unspoiled Wilderness Of Banff National Park.

Day 9

Quest For Buffalo On The Way To Glacier National

Day 10

Going-To-The-Sun And The Glacier National Park.

Day 11

Lake Coeur D'alene And Spokane.

Day 12

Wonderful Wines En Route To Seattle.

Day 13

The Soaring Sights Of Seattle.

Day 14

Alaska Cruise Extension.

Day 15

Your Alaska Cruise.

Day 16

Cruise The Inside Passage.

Day 17

Cruise Tracy Arm And Juneau.

Day 19

Cruise Glacier Bay Alaska.

Day 21

Scenic Cruise Of The Inside Passage.

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
04 Aug 2018
Vancouver, BC Canada
Four Seasons Vancouver. None
Welcome to beautiful Vancouver. On arrival, your airport transfer takes you to your hotel. At 18:00, join your Tour Director for a Welcome Dinner and an opportunity to mingle over wine.(Dinner with Wine)
Day 2
05 Aug 2018
Cruise The Gulf Islands To Victoria.
Doubletree By Hilton Hotel And Suites Victoria. None
Embark on a tour of Vancouver, exploring Gastown, Chinatown and the diverse community of English Bay along with the famous totem poles in Stanley Park. Board a ferry and sail through the beautiful Gulf Islands to Vancouver Island, followed by a scenic drive to Victoria, British Columbia's stunning capital city.(Full Breakfast)
Day 3
06 Aug 2018
Butchart Gardens.
Doubletree By Hilton Hotel And Suites Victoria. None
Start your day wandering through worldrenowned Butchart Gardens, a National Historic Site of Canada. Enjoy a sightseeing tour, including the luxurious properties of the Uplands, the quaint Oak Bay residential area, Canada's oldest Chinatown, the bustling Inner Harbour and stately Legislative Buildings. At night, partake in a Highlight Dinner at Canoe Brewpub Marina and Restaurant, offering homemade seasonal brews on the waterfront.(Full Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 4
07 Aug 2018

Via Rail Canada’s The Canadian, (Sleeper Plus Class). None
Cruise back to the mainland and head to Vancouver's North Shore, to experience the Capilano Suspension Bridge and its 7 suspended walkways above the forest floor. View towering evergreens, gushing streams and breathe in the fresh, cedar-scented rainforest air. Enjoy a Highlight Dinner sipping a local craft beer or a glass of chilled BC wine, overlooking Stanley Park's stunning gardens. Later, step on-board VIA Rail Canada's The Canadian, for your overnight journey to the world-renowned Canadian Rockies. Settle in your Sleeper Plus rail car and celebrate with a champagne send-off.(Full Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 5
08 Aug 2018
The Alpine Wonderland Of Jasper National Park.
Sawridge Inn (Balcony Rooms), Jasper. None
Wake up to stunning views with access to the skyline and panorama dome car, topped with a full domed window roof. Enjoy breakfast and lunch on-board, as you travel past towering peaks and glaciers, across the Continental Divide into the province of Alberta. In the afternoon, arrive in the wonderland of Jasper National Park with its soothing mineral hot springs, rugged glaciers, colourful meadows, and majestic mountains.(Full Breakfast / Lunch)
Day 6
09 Aug 2018
Exploring Jasper National Park.
Sawridge Inn (Balcony Rooms), Jasper. None
Start the day with an informative walk on the trails of Maligne Canyon, one of the most beautiful gorges in the Canadian Rockies. Then, embark on a narrated cruise across the serene waters of iconic Maligne Lake; one of the jewels of the Canadian Rockies (please note that this activity is seasonal and subject to closure as the lake may be frozen). Stop at Spirit Island, one of the most photographed sites in the Canadian Rockies, before returning to Jasper where the rest of the day is yours to spend how you please, with dinner at the hotel.(Full Breakfast / Dinner)
Day 7
10 Aug 2018
Icefields, Glaciers And Lakes To Banff National
The Rimrock Resort, Banff None
Follow the majestic Icefields Parkway; one of the world's most stunning mountain drives. At the Icefields Visitor Center, embark on a specially designed Ice Explorer for a remarkable excursion onto the surface of Athabasca Glacier. Led by an expert driver-guide, step out onto the frosty flow, formed centuries ago. After your icy adventure, warm up at sumptuous Chateau Lake Louise. Continue to Banff, your home for the next two nights.(Full Breakfast)
Day 8
11 Aug 2018
The Unspoiled Wilderness Of Banff National Park.
The Rimrock Resort, Banff None
(Relaxed Start) Spend the entire day exploring as you wish. Choose from several optional experiences, including a helicopter flight over the Canadian Rockies, or a ride on-board the Banff Gondola. Later, choose from a selection of local eateries in the village of Banff during your Dine-Around Evening.(Full Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 9
12 Aug 2018
Quest For Buffalo On The Way To Glacier National
Many Glacier Hotel, Glacier National Park None
Depart for the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, to discover how the indigenous people used this 36-foot-high (11 metres) cliff to hunt stampeding herds of bison. Join a local Blackfoot elder and hear fascinating stories about the Plains people of long ago. Later, cross the US border into Montana, admiring the rugged beauty of mountainous Glacier National Park.(Full Breakfast)
Day 10
13 Aug 2018
Going-To-The-Sun And The Glacier National Park.
Lake Mcdonald Lodge, Glacier National Park None
Board a private, historic's Red Jammer bus for a journey along the Going-to-the-Sun Road; an engineering marvel running through the park's wild interior. During your narrated trip, take in the stunning views from Logan Pass, before disembarking at Lake McDonald.(Full Breakfast)
Day 11
14 Aug 2018
Lake Coeur D'alene And Spokane.
The Historic Davenport - Autograph Collection, Spokane None
Continue on to the beautiful shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene, one of America's most beautiful lakes, and arrive in Spokane to stay at The Historic Davenport, Autograph Collection hotel. This is Washington State's grandest hotel, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In the evening, enjoy a Highlight Dinner at Steam Plant, an award-winning brewery, situated in a nationally recognised historic building.(Full Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 12
15 Aug 2018
Wonderful Wines En Route To Seattle.
Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle None
Continue on through the wide, endless horizons of the wine-producing area of Washington State. Enjoy a visit to Cave B Estate, an award-winning boutique winery. Explore the nuances of their fine wine selection with some tastings over a Highlight Lunch. Then it's on to Seattle for an evening at leisure at your stunning hotel.(Full Breakfast / Lunch with Wine)
Day 13
16 Aug 2018
The Soaring Sights Of Seattle.
Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle None
Start your day with a sightseeing tour of Seattle's major sights, including the renowned Space Needle with its jaw-dropping panoramic views of the skyline as well as Puget Sound, Pioneer Square and Pike Place Market (watch out for flying fish!). The afternoon is yours to do as you please; perhaps visit the Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibits? In the evening, join your Tour Director and fellow guests for a Celebration Dinner with wine at Ivar's Acres of Clams, for the best of Northwest's dining and cuisine, on Seattle's waterfront.(Full Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 14
17 Aug 2018
Alaska Cruise Extension.
Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle None
Guests taking the Optional Alaska Cruise will be transferred back to the Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown for overnight before boarding their cruise on Day 15.(Full Breakfast)
Day 15
18 Aug 2018
Your Alaska Cruise.
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
Enjoy the morning on your own until you are transferred to Canada Place where your cruise begins with the Inside Package.(Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 16
19 Aug 2018
Cruise The Inside Passage.
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
With the most Southeast Alaska accessible only by boat or plane, cruise the Inside Passage for a unique view.(Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 17
20 Aug 2018
Cruise Tracy Arm And Juneau.
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
The dramatic Sawyer Glaciers at the end of Tracy Arm are framed by mountains and bathed in the blue hue of the ice. Arrive in Juneau, where you can shop downtown, kayak, dogsled, raft or flightsee.(Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 18
21 Aug 2018
Skagway, AK United States
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
Step into the town's colourful past at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park.(Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 19
22 Aug 2018
Cruise Glacier Bay Alaska.
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
From the comfort of your ship, enjoy pristine wilderness of Glacier Bay National Park.(Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 20
23 Aug 2018
Ketchikan, AK United States
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
While ashore, check out the world's largest collection of standing totem poles or an optional guided through town or a harbour cruise.(Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 21
24 Aug 2018
Scenic Cruise Of The Inside Passage.
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
Today is a day of relaxation as you cruise back to Vancouver.(Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 22
25 Aug 2018
Vancouver, BC Canada
None None
Sail into Vancouver Harbour this morning. After disembarking, take your transfer to Vancouver International Airport or to the hotel, if you wish to extend your stay.(Full Breakfast)

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Discover the majestic landscapes, towering peaks and sparkling turquoise lakes of the Canadian Rockies, teamed with the charming and sometimes quirky Pacific Northwest.

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