Grand Western Canada Vacation with Alaska Cruise
Spend time in some of Canada’s most scenic areas on this grand vacation to Canada’s national parks and mountain towns. Plus, enjoy a 7-night Alaska cruise. See stunning scenery and spend time in Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Whistler, Sun Peaks, Victoria, Vancouver, and Kelowna. Take an Ice Explorer ride on the 1,000-foot-thick Columbia Icefield, and marvel at the spectacular scenery, including alpine meadows, waterfalls, and massive glaciers. Witness panoramic views of Banff from the Banff gondola, and enjoy dinner at a winery in Kelowna.Admire the beauty of Lake Louise, with green-blue waters forming a perfect mirror reflection of Mount Victoria. Take a cruise on Maligne Lake, the largest lake and one of the most picturesque spots in the Canadian Rockies. Be sure to have your camera ready, so you can capture photos of the beautiful lake and towering peaks.Extend the fun by boarding a Holland America 7-night cruise ship bound for majestic Alaska. Explore the remote and rugged beauty of Alaska, and watch for spouting whales, soaring eagles, barking seals, and other wildlife. Marvel at glaciers and witness the amazing spectacle of thunder and spray as tremendous slabs of ice break off and “calve” into the sea. Soak in the local flavor of Juneau, Alaska’s capital, and see the world’s largest totem collection in Ketchikan.This is just a sampling of the highlights offered on this tour. Let Globus handle the details while you sit back, relax, and enjoy the tranquil beauty and fun experiences on this marvelous vacation.
VANCOUVER City sightseeing; farewell dinnerVANCOUVER–VICTORIA Ferry ride through the Gulf IslandsVICTORIA Orientation tour; [LF] visit and dinner at Butchart GardensWHISTLER Visit Shannon Falls; [LF] Breakfast at Squamish Lil’ Wat Cultural CenterJASPER NATIONAL PARK Sightseeing; cruise Maligne Lake COLUMBIA ICEFIELD Ice Explorer ride on the Columbia Icefield BANFF NATIONAL PARK Gondola ride up Banff’s Sulphur MountainBRITISH COLUMBIA WINE COUNTRY[LF] Wine pairing dinner at Summerhill Pyramid Winery
VANCOUVER Georgian Court (SF)VICTORIA Marriott Victoria Inner Harbour (SF)WHISTLER Fairmont Chateau Whistler (D)SUN PEAKS Sun Peaks Grand (F)JASPER Sawridge Hotel (F)BANFF Banff Park Lodge (F)KELOWNA Delta Grand Okanagan (SF)ALASKA CRUISE Holland America’s MS Zaandam
Breakfast (B) daily, 6 lunches (L), 12 three-course dinners (D) including a special farewell dinner in Vancouver
NOTES:The Canadian Rockies are blessed with stunning scenery and extraordinary outdoor attractions. Visiting and participating in activities in these locations is subject to favorable weather conditions.Cruise itineraries are provided by Holland America Line and are up to date at time of publishing. Your travel documents will contain the most current information.