Skip to main content
Call Us Today!call:
Menu

Trip Overview

This epic land and sea holiday begins with a seven-night Alaskan cruise, followed by six additional nights touring the picturesque towns of the Canadian Rockies by train. Embark near Anchorage, Alaska and cruise south, with exciting daytime excursions in Icy Strait Point, Juneau and Skagway and Ketchican. Disembark in Vancouver to begin your journey by land. Experience all the sights of vibrant Vancouver before hopping on the train to discover the most scenic towns in the Canadian Rockies - Jasper and Banff – and their national parks.

Highlights

  • Norwegian Cruise Line’s 7 Day Alaska with Inside Passage from Seward (Southbound) on the Norwegian Jewel®
  • Admission to the Vancouver Lookout Tower
  • Multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Vancouver
  • Maligne Lake Cruise
  • Sightseeing tour of the Icefields Parkway from Jasper to Banff
  • Sightseeing tour of Banff including admission to the Banff Gondola

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Transfer from Anchorage airport to the cruise port in Seward, Alaska
  • VIA Rail® in Economy accommodations from Vancouver to Jasper onboard on The Canadian®
  • Transfer from Banff hotel to Calgary Airport
  • 6 nights’ accommodations; 1 night onboard VIA Rail; 6 nights’ onboard the Jewel
Trip Map

Questions?

Call our Rail Experts today to see how you can tailor make this holiday!

Disclaimer:

Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Railbookers UK Trading Ltd is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

TRIP ITINERARY

 

DAY 1 ANCHORAGE TO SEWARD (EMBARK AT 9:00 PM)
Transfer from the Anchorage Airport to the cruise port in Seward, Alaska to embark on the Norwegian Jewel. (Overnight onboard Norwegian)

DAY 2 CRUISE HUBBARD GLACIER (AT SEA)
Get up close and personal with the gigantic Hubbard Glacier, North America's largest tidewater glacier. It's 1,350 square miles of blue ice and one of the most active in Alaska! (Overnight onboard Norwegian)

DAY 3 ICY STRAIT POINT (DOCKED 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.)
Your experience at Icy Strait Point today includes the best of the surrounding natural resources and the fascinating regional culture. Watch humpback whales and brown bears in their natural habitat and enjoy expressive Tingit dancing and art. Sample fresh Dungeness crab straight from the local waters. (Overnight onboard Norwegian)

DAY 4 JUNEAU (DOCKED 7:00 A.M. – 1:15 P.M.)
Today you will dock in Juneau, Alaska. Juneau has been called “Alaska’s peak experience,” certainly due in part to its unparalleled glacier viewing from such places as Tracy Arm Fjord, the Juneau Icefields and Glacier Bay National Park. Kayak up one of the area's many protected waterways, go flightseeing, tour historic downtown or try your hand at panning for gold.  (Overnight onboard Norwegian)

DAY 5 SKAGWAY (DOCKED 7:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.)
Today, you'll sail into beautiful Skagway. In a single year from 1896 to 1897, this remote town along the Inside Passage grew from a few tents to a city of 20,000 gold seekers. Today, travellers come in search of other riches – to experience yesteryear along Skagway's charming boardwalk lined with buildings that replicate those Gold Rush days. (Overnight onboard Norwegian)

DAY 6 KETCHIKAN (DOCKED 1:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.)
Spend the day in Ketchikan. Its Tingit Indian name, Kach Khanna, means “spread wings of the eagle.” Chances are you'll see one of these magnificent birds perched atop a Sitka tree. Thanks to its abundant rainfall, Ketchikan is surrounded by some of the world's most lush wilderness. (Overnight onboard Norwegian)      

DAY 7 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD NORWEGIAN JEWEL®
Today, sail through the islands of the Inside Passage and get ready for amazing views and wildlife like nowhere else! (Overnight onboard Norwegian)

DAY 8 VANCOUVER
Welcome to Vancouver! Today, enjoy a full day of sightseeing with your hop-on, hop-off city tour. Visit popular attractions including Stanley Park, Chinatown, Gastown and more! Head up to the top of the Vancouver Lookout for unbeatable views of the city, Coal Harbour, and surrounding mountains. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 9 VANCOUVER TO JASPER
Travel to the VIA Rail station and enjoy a relaxing day on the train. The scenery will be breath-taking as you travel through the Canadian Rockies. (Overnight onboard VIA Rail).

DAY 10 JASPER
Enjoy a relaxing day on the train witnessing more amazing scenery as you continue through the Canadian Rockies. When you arrive in Jasper, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. (Overnight in Jasper)

DAY 11  JASPER
Explore Jasper National Park, the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies today. On this tour, stand above the massive walls of Maligne Canyon for stunning views of rushing waterfalls, discover the mystery of the disappearing water at Medicine Lake and stroll the shores of Maligne Lake. (Overnight in Jasper)

DAY 12 JASPER TO BANFF
Today, enjoy a sightseeing adventure along the Icefields Parkways through the Canadian Rockies as you head south to Banff. Stop at the Columbia Icefield and board an Ice Explorer to go onto Athabasca Glacier. You’ll also visit the Glacier Skywalk, with a glass-floored observation platform jetting out over the Sunwapta Valley, you’ll have some amazing views of the valley, glaciers, lakes and mountains! (Overnight in Banff) L

DAY 13 BANFF
Enjoy some of the best sights of the Canadian Rockies on your guided tour. Learn about culture, geology and wildlife while exploring the spectacular sights of the renowned mountain town of Banff. Then soar up the Banff Gondola to the peak of Sulphur Mountain for a 360-degree view of six mountain ranges and the Bow Valley. (Overnight in Banff)

DAY 14 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN CALGARY
Today, a private transfer will take you from your hotel in Banff to the Calgary Airport for your return trip home.

Legend for meals: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D – Dinner

DISCLAIMER:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

Georgian Court Hotel Vancouver

The Georgian Court Hotel is a 4 star boutique hotel and a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Situated downtown Vancouver, steps from BC Place Stadium – home of the Vancouver Canucks – Rogers Arena, fashionable Robson Street and many downtown Vancouver’s main tourist attractions.

Fairmont Banff Springs

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the picturesque alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies",

Fairmont Banff Springs

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the picturesque alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies",

Fairmont Banff Springs

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the picturesque alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies",

Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa

Just a fifteen-minute walk from downtown, the Banff Caribou Lodge invites you into a world away from the hustle and bustle of the everyday, with all the amenities of a first class resort hotel.

Buffalo Mountain Lodge

Distinct from the majority of Banff hotels, Buffalo Mountain Lodge is situated on Tunnel Mountain – formerly called “Sleeping Buffalo” by the First Nations living in the region.

Banff Ptarmigan Inn

For those who love to play in the great outdoors, there's no better place than Banff, and no better place to call home after a day of adventure than the Banff Ptarmigan Inn.

Elk & Avenue

The Elk + Avenue Hotel is located in downtown Banff with 162 rooms featuring queen and king beds, including lofts and junior suites—fully equipped with all the modern-day amenities.

Fox Hotel & Suites

The Fox Hotel & Suites is located in the scenic Banff National Park. This mountain accommodation offers hotel rooms perfect for the traveler staying for a few days or even a week.

Inns of Banff

The Inns of Banff is located in Banff National Park with mountain views, wildlife and plenty of activities. This mountain hotel is a great escape to the Canadian Rockies.

Rimrock Resort Hotel

The Rimrock Resort Hotel is located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies on Sulphur Mountain and Banff National Park. The Rimrock Resort Hotel offers exceptional views of the Canadian Rockies, fine dining, and a luxury spa. With unmatched style, decor and superb hospitality, the Rimrock Resort Hotel is a very special place to visit for a truly remarkable experience.

Chateau Jasper

The newly renovated Chateau Jasper is a cozy hotel with a variety of accommodations and facilities.

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Surrounded by captivating mountains and sparkling lakes, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Resort Hotel welcomes you to The True Rocky Mountain Experience. Situated in the magnificent Canadian Rockies in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge resort invites you to experience the unique accommodations and luxury Signature Cabins, sure to invoke memories that will last a lifetime.

Lobstick Lodge

Lobstick Lodge welcomes you to the Canadian Rockies. Recently renovated and conveniently located in the town of Jasper, you will experience a serene atmosphere in a majestic mountain setting.

Marmot Lodge

Marmot Lodge offers 107 guestrooms and suites with exterior entry. Large families and groups will love the convenience of our kitchen suites along with a separate bedroom. All guests have access to our heated indoor pool, sauna, and an indoor and outdoor Jacuzzi.

The Crimson Jasper

The Crimson was inspired by true Canadian colours: Jasper's sunsets and fall foliage, our Canadian flag and the uniform of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Hampton Inn & Suites Vancouver

For unbeatable Vancouver accommodations in the heart of downtown, drop your bags at the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Downtown Vancouver for a hassle-free metropolitan stay-experience. Featuring contemporary accommodations with a stylish downtown vibe, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, Downtown Vancouver delivers comfortable rooms and suites with generous amenities, including complimentary Wi-Fi, mini-kitchen stations and heavenly Cloud Nine beds by Serta®.

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel

Those who stay at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel enjoy an innovative fitness center with treadmills and elliptical trainers, as well as a whirlpool and heated indoor swimming pool. All rooms have 32-inch flat screen televisions, free high-speed Internet, fog-free mirrors, plush bathrobes, and the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed. Rooms are also smoke-free so that those guests that have allergies or sensitivities never have to worry

Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Cruise Line

Have the freedom to enjoy your vacation on your terms on board Norwegian Cruise Lines. Freestyle Cruising offers a wide array of complimentary dining options, all included in the cruise price, and dine on your schedule. With an assortment of entertainment options there is never a second to be bored, from Broadways shows to adults-only clubs.

Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Cruise Line

Have the freedom to enjoy your vacation on your terms on board Norwegian Cruise Lines. Freestyle Cruising offers a wide array of complimentary dining options, all included in the cruise price, and dine on your schedule. With an assortment of entertainment options there is never a second to be bored, from Broadways shows to adults-only clubs.

Select Your Departure Date

For more information or to make a reservation, call our rail holiday experts at:
1 (800) 268-7252
Disclaimer:

Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Railbookers UK Trading Ltd is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

Loading...