Explore remote and dramatic locations
FOR luxury, location and an opportunity to explore some of the world's most remote and diverse locations, this 16-day holiday into the heart of Alaska and the Canadian Rockies is a must. Beginning with a direct flight to Calgary, home to the famous 'Stampede', the journey continues on into the majestic Rockies, to Banff, for a two-night stay.
Join the optional guided tour to explore Banff, the undisputed 'capital' of the Rockies.
Take in Surprise Corner for exquisite views of the iconic Banff Springs Hotel and venture to the summit of Sulphur Mountain by cable-car.
Visit Lake Louise, where turquoise waters – frozen for much of the year – are set against the awesome backdrop of the Victoria Glacier.
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Then on to renowned Icefields Parkway – a spectacular journey through the heart of the Rockies – before continuing to Jasper, in scenic Jasper National Park. The journey continues west past majestic Mount Robson – the highest point in the Rockies – to the mountain resort of Sun Peaks and another overnight stay.
Descending through the glorious Coastal Ranges towards the Pacific and the beautiful city of Vancouver, jump aboard ship for a late afternoon sailing into the Inside Passage and the wilderness State of Alaska, and settle into a stateroom – the holiday base for next seven nights. Cruising north, through the Inside Passage, relax and enjoy the ship's range of facilities and dining opportunities.
There's an afternoon and evening call at the Alaskan capital Juneau, in its awe-inspiring setting at the foot of the mountains from which the immense Mendenhall Glacier flows. Optional excursions include tours and exhilarating activities such as kayaking or dogsledding.
Enjoy a full day at Skagway, last stop before the Yukon and part of the setting for Jack London's iconic book 'The Call of the Wild'. Then cruise into Glacier Bay. The colourful town of Ketchikan, its wooden houses built over the water, is the last port of call. Take the opportunity to join the optional shore excursion to the remote Misty Fjords National Monument, a vast wilderness reserve. where some of Alaska's most spectacular scenery can be found. Enjoy a last day at sea arriving early in Vancouver and transfer to your downtown hotel.Spend your final morning exploring or shopping.