2019: The Canadian Rockies with Alaska Cruise (8904)

20 days from Vancouver to Vancouver

 
Canada's national parks and scenic drives highlight this wonderful Canadian Rockies tour that overnights in Vancouver, Kelowna, Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Sun Peaks, Whistler, and Victoria. Plus, enjoy a 7-night Alaska cruise and marvel at the amazing spectacle of thunder and spray as tremendous slabs of ice break off and 'calve' into the sea.

You'll spend time in Banff National Park, with its valleys, mountains, glaciers, forests, rivers, and meadows, and Jasper National Park, with its majestic mountains and abundant wildlife. Other Canadian national parks on this tour include Glacier National Park, with its rugged mountains, glaciers, and waterfalls, and Yoho National Park, with its vertical rockwalls, waterfalls, and beautiful peaks. In addition to national parks, you'll also visit some of Canada's most popular resort towns on this Canadian Rockies tour. In the resort city of Kelowna, attractively set on the shores of Lake Okanagan and surrounded by orchards and vineyards, enjoy a winery tour. In the mountain resort of Sun Peaks, you'll overnight after a beautiful drive that includes passing Mount Robson, the Canadian Rockies' highest mountain at 12,972 feet. You'll also overnight and have a full day in Whistler, host of the 2010 Winter Olympics.

A tour highlight is a stop at the Columbia Icefield, the largest expanse of ice in the Canadian Rockies. Here, you'll ride the Ice Explorer that travels on ice that is 1,200 feet thick. You'll also travel to the Pacific Coast, where you'll sail across the Strait of Georgia to Victoria for a sightseeing tour, two overnights, free time to discover some of Victoria's most popular attractions, and a visit to Butchart Gardens, rated as one of the most beautiful gardens in the world.

For the value-minded traveler, this Canadian Rockies tour with an Alaska cruise is a dream vacation!

Call 1 (800) 658-0869 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14249750

Tour Operator
Cosmos
 
Offer
Offer valid through 3/31/2019
Duration
20 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1VancouverWelcome to Vancouver! Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.
Day 2VancouverThis morning, an included city tour highlights STANLEY PARK, Chinatown, the harbor, beaches, and more. The rest of the day is at leisure; your Tour Director can suggest ways to further explore the city. Maybe take a water taxi to Granville Island with outdoor markets, street musicians, and waterfront cafes. Or, visit historic Gastown with its steam-powered clock.
Day 3KelownaOur journey begins in British Columbia's fertile valleys and continues through rich mountain forests to Lake Okanagan. Travel along the lake to the resort city of Kelowna, attractively set on the lake shore and surrounded by orchards and vineyards. Sample local wines on the included WINERY TOUR.
Day 4Banff National ParkMotor north through the Okanagan Valley, famous for its peaches and vineyards. Climb up 4,379-foot-high Rogers Pass in GLACIER NATIONAL PARK. Take a break at the pass, perfect for photos of the rugged mountains, glaciers, and waterfalls. Enter YOHO NATIONAL PARK and scale Kicking Horse Pass at 5,421 feet. Reach BANFF NATIONAL PARK, gateway to the majestic Canadian Rockies. An orientation tour includes Banff's unspoiled beauty.
Day 5Banff National ParkBanff is one of Canada's favorite year-round resorts, and home to 53 species of mammals. The most commonly seen are deer and big horn sheep. If the timing is right, you may spot black bears, grizzly, or wolves. Your Tour Director will also have suggestions for an optional helicopter ride over the Canadian Rockies.
Day 6Jasper National ParkFirst, to Lake Louise, its turquoise waters a perfect natural mirror that reflects the mountains and glaciers. Precipitous gorges, snowcapped summits, and lakes of exquisite blues and greens come into view as the motorcoach continues northward into JASPER NATIONAL PARK. A highlight today is a stop at the COLUMBIA ICEFIELD to ride the Ice Explorer that travels on ice that's 750 feet thick. This afternoon, join our optional float trip down the Athabasca River. Enjoy an orientation tour of Jasper townsite upon arrival.
Day 7Jasper National ParkToday, join our optional excursion to Maligne Lake and Spirit Island, and embark on a narrated cruise. The balance of the day is free to enjoy everything Jasper has to offer-from quaint shops to meandering wildlife.
Day 8Sun PeaksLeave Jasper and follow the Fraser River to the base of Mount Robson, the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies, peaking at 12,972 feet. Continue following the Yellowhead Highway south along the North Thompson River-a route pioneered by fur trappers. Overnight at the Sun Peaks mountain resort.
Day 9WhistlerHead south, following the once treacherous Cariboo Wagon Trail. Via Lillooet, 'Mile 0 of the Gold Rush Route,' your motorcoach will follow the shores of Seton and Duffey Lakes with a late-afternoon arrival in Whistler.
Day 10WhistlerSpend the day in the alpine resort of Whistler, nestled at the base of breathtaking Blackcomb Mountain. Enjoy free time to explore many sites of the 2010 Winter Olympics held here. You may decide to join one of many optional excursions, including a flightseeing excursion by floatplane over the glaciated peaks, or a gondola ride between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains-the perfect bear-spotting vantage point.
Day 11VictoriaSet sail across the Strait of Georgia, known for its Mediterranean-type climate. Afternoon sightseeing in Victoria includes world-famous BUTCHART GARDENS, Bastion Square, and Thunderbird Park with its unusual collection of totem poles.
Day 12VictoriaA day at leisure gives you the chance to discover this splendid city; including the Royal British Columbia Museum, shopping on Government Street, or a leisurely stroll around the harbor. Perhaps join the optional wildlife and whale-watching trip cruising the beautiful waters of the San Juan and Gulf Islands, looking for whales, porpoises, seals, and eagles.
Day 13VancouverA scenic ferry crossing to the mainland. Upon arrival, transfer to Canada Place to board Holland America's MS Nieuw Amsterdam or MS Volendam for an unforgettable Inside Passage cruise. (D)
Day 14SCENIC CRUISING: INSIDE PASSAGEOne of the most picturesque sea lanes in the world, the natural beauty here is unbelievable, featuring thick emerald-green forests and expansive turquoise glaciers. (B,L,D)
Day 15JuneauAccessible only by air and water, history, Native culture, wildlife, and nature come to life here. Shop for gold nuggets, saunter through the swinging doors at the Red Dog Saloon, or visit mighty Mendenhall Glacier (B,L,D)
Day 16SkagwayStep back in time as you stroll along wooden boardwalks, visit the Red Onion Saloon, explore Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park, or ride the antique White Pass & Yukon Route narrow-gauge railway. (B,L,D)
Day 17SCENIC CRUISING: GLACIER BAYThis incredible Biosphere Reserve protects a unique ecosystem, hosting an amazing spectacle as tremendous slabs of ice break off and 'calve' into the sea. (B,L,D)
Day 18KetchikanThis self-proclaimed 'Salmon Capital of the World' boasts the largest totem collection on the planet and a former red-light district-turned art district on historic Creek Street. (B,L,D)
Day 19SCENIC CRUISING: INSIDE PASSAGECruise through the awe-inspiring scenery of the Inside Passage. Keep your cameras ready for spouting whales, soaring eagles, and other wildlife. Tonight, enjoy a sumptuous dinner and onboard entertainment. (B,L,D)
Day 20VancouverYour cruise ends this morning. Please schedule flights after Noon. (B)
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
05/03/2019$2,704.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS VolendamQuote
05/31/2019$2,999.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS VolendamQuote
06/07/2019$2,999.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS VolendamQuote
06/10/2019$3,225.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS Nieuw AmsterdamQuote
06/14/2019$3,097.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS VolendamQuote
06/17/2019$3,225.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS Nieuw AmsterdamQuote
06/21/2019$3,097.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS VolendamQuote
06/24/2019$3,196.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS Nieuw AmsterdamQuote
06/28/2019$3,097.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS VolendamQuote
07/01/2019$3,225.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS Nieuw AmsterdamQuote
07/05/2019$3,097.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS VolendamQuote
07/08/2019$3,225.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS Nieuw AmsterdamQuote
07/12/2019$3,097.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS VolendamQuote
07/15/2019$3,225.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS Nieuw AmsterdamQuote
07/19/2019$3,097.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS VolendamQuote
07/22/2019$3,225.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS Nieuw AmsterdamQuote
07/26/2019$3,097.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS VolendamQuote
07/29/2019$3,225.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS Nieuw AmsterdamQuote
08/02/2019$3,097.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS VolendamQuote
08/05/2019$3,127.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS Nieuw AmsterdamQuote
08/09/2019$3,097.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS VolendamQuote
08/12/2019$3,088.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS Nieuw AmsterdamQuote
08/16/2019$3,097.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS VolendamQuote
08/23/2019$2,999.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS VolendamQuote
08/30/2019$2,901.00* (USD) / Land Only Price MS VolendamQuote
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Single Room Supplement:
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Triple Room Reduction per person:
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    • 2019: The Canadian Rockies with Alaska Cruise (8904)

      From $2,704.00 (USD)

      Canada's national parks and scenic drives highlight this wonderful Canadian Rockies tour that overnights in Vancouver, Kelowna, Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Sun Peaks, Whistler, and Victoria.