Multi-Day Tour

Captivating Pacific Northwest - Vista Suite, Summer 2020 (16 days)

Luxury Gold

Portland, OR, United States To Vancouver, Canada

Captivating Pacific Northwest - Vista Suite, Summer 2020 (16 days)

Day 2

Sightseeing in Portland.

Day 4

A Seattle Education.

Day 6

Victoria in Bloom.

Day 8

History Meets the Great Outdoors.

Day 10

Cruising The Inside Passage.

Day 11

Cruise Tracy Arm And Juneau.

Day 13

Cruise Glacier Bay.

Day 14

Exploring Ketchikan.

Day 15

Scenic Cruise Of The Inside Passage.

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Portland, OR United States
The Nines, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Portland. Dinner
Your complimentary, private transfer takes you to your local departure airport. Welcome to Portland. Also known as the City of Roses, this charming Oregon city is a glowing mixture of sweeping skylines and natural bliss. On arrival, you'll be whisked to your luxury hotel, The Nines. A contemporary building which offers striking rooftop views and delectable dining, you'll be situated in Downtown Portland, just steps away from Pioneer Square and the Central Business District. Join your Travelling Concierge and fellow travellers at 18.00 for a Welcome Dinner at your hotel.(Dinner with Wine)
Day 2
Sightseeing in Portland.
None Breakfast
Prepare for a day of sightseeing as you explore this vibrant city, with all its cultural delights, trendy districts and boutiques. You'll start by heading along the historic Columbia River Gorge drive, where you'll stop off at Crown Point, a breathtaking scenic lookout and visit Vista House, a museum and memorial celebrating Oregon's pioneers. Take a refreshing trip to Multnomah Falls, where you'll capture Oregon's heart-stopping natural wilderness. In the early afternoon, you'll replenish with some cold craft beers at a private beer tasting. Meet a local master brewer for a lesson and tasting of their craft pours. The rest of the day is yours at leisure. Why not discover more about the world we live in and beyond, by checking out the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry?(Breakfast)
Day 3
Portland, OR United States
The Fairmont Olympic Seattle. Breakfast
Journey north from Portland to Seattle. Otherwise known as the Emerald City, this dynamic part of the world comes with inspiring views and plenty of character. Experience Seattle Your Way, with a choice of experiences, including a visit to the striking Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit or the iconic Seattle Space Needle. You have the rest of the day to explore Seattle on your own. Refresh for tomorrow's events at your luxury accommodation, the Fairmont Olympic Hotel. A mix of classic elegance and timeless décor, this newly renovated hotel offers a peaceful ambiance after a day of sightseeing.(Breakfast)
Day 4
A Seattle Education.
None Breakfast, Dinner
Enjoy a relaxed start before a VIP coffee education class with local Seattle roasters at Caffe Vita, where you'll learn to make the perfect cup of coffee. You then have some free time to explore Pike Place Market. Situated on the Elliott Bay waterfront, this farmers market is home to some delicious seafood treats and handcrafted gift options. In keeping with your nautical day, head to Aqua by El Gaucho in the evening, where a waterfront fine-dining experience awaits you. Indulge in a delicious menu of fresh, locally sourced seafood.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 5
Seattle, WA United States
Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort (Harborview Rooms). Breakfast, Dinner
Board the Victoria Clipper and relax as you travel in comfort from Seattle to Victoria. Famous for its European allure, this quaint capital of British Columbia is elegance in its truest form. On arrival, you'll have some leisure time. Relax at your hotel or ask your Travelling Concierge for some tips on where to explore. Tonight's dinner is at 10 Acres Kitchen, where you'll sip and savour dishes prepared with quality ingredients that are locally foraged by land and freshly caught from the sea.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 6
Victoria in Bloom.
None Breakfast, Lunch
Delight in the local culinary specialities during a Highlight Lunch, farm tour and a wine tasting at The Roost. Praised by locals, this rustic favourite is situated in the heart of North Saanich's beautiful pastoral landscape and focuses its attention on delivering divine food in a sustainable manner. The rest of the day is yours at leisure. Perhaps head to Lower Johnson Street, known locally as LoJo. This pastel-coloured neighborhood is home to a number of independent boutiques and restaurants.(Breakfast / Lunch with Wine)
Day 7
Vancouver, BC Canada
Rosewood Hotel Georgia, Vancouver. Breakfast
Kick off the day by joining a docent for a private discussion about the First Nations at the Royal British Colombia Museum before it opens to the public, where you'll find out more about the native people's art, history and culture. Take in the beauty of Canada from the air, as you travel from Victoria to Vancouver via classic seaplane. Experience the best of Vancouver during your comprehensive sightseeing tour, which takes you to Stanley Park and English Bay. Stop at Granville Island Public Market, where you’ll have time to browse the stalls for scrumptious treats and handcrafted gifts.(Breakfast)
Day 8
History Meets the Great Outdoors.
None Breakfast, Dinner
Linger longer over breakfast with a relaxed start, before heading out with your Travelling Concierge. History meets the great outdoors at the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. Once here you’ll cross the bridge over the Capilano River and appreciate views from the top of the canyon. The rest of the day is yours to explore Vancouver. A haven for sports buffs and history enthusiasts alike, you’ll have plenty to discover. Share stories with your fellow travellers as you raise a final toast to your holiday during your Celebration Dinner at Hy's Steakhouse, one of the city’s most highly rated restaurants.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 9
Vancouver, WA United States
Holland America Line: Ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Breakfast, Dinner
It's time to say goodbye to your fellow travellers. Enjoy the morning at leisure before a transfer takes you to Canada Place where your Alaska cruise begins on the MS Nieuw Amsterdam.(Breakfast / Dinner)
Day 10
Cruising The Inside Passage.
Holland America Line: Ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
With the most Southeast Alaska accessible only by boat or plane, cruise the Inside Passage for a unique view.(Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 11
Cruise Tracy Arm And Juneau.
Holland America Line: Ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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.(Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 12
Skagway, AK United States
Holland America Line: Ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Step into the town's colourful past at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park.(Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 13
Cruise Glacier Bay.
Holland America Line: Ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
From the comfort of your ship, enjoy pristine wilderness of Glacier Bay National Park.(Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 14
Exploring Ketchikan.
Holland America Line: Ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
While ashore, check out the world's largest collection of standing totem poles or take an optional guided through town or a harbour cruise.(Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 15
Scenic Cruise Of The Inside Passage.
Holland America Line: Ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Today is a day for relaxation as you cruise back to Vancouver.(Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 16
Vancouver, BC Canada
None Breakfast
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. Airport arrival will be at approximately 09:30. On arrival at your home airport, your driver will greet and escort you to your waiting car for your private transfer home.(Breakfast)

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The misty Pacific Northwest extends a warm welcome, with lush landscapes, sweeping coastlines and extraordinary characters awaiting you. Sustainability is at the heart of this unique corner of America, where residents tap into their pioneering roots and actively support high-quality specialties produced in their local communities. Delight in delicious artisanal treats – from donuts to craft beer and wine – relax at grand, luxury hotels and marvel at the easygoing, coastal way of life.

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