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Cruises onboard ms Noordam combined with

Rocky Mountaineer's First Passage to the West

Begin your holiday in Vancouver, a vibrant sophisticated city overlooking

the Pacific Ocean. Then embark on a seven night cruise to Alaska and

experience tidewater Glaciers, rugged Mountains and abundant wildlife

in the most luxurious surroundings aboard the ms Noordam. After your

cruise enjoy a further two nights in Vancouver before boarding the

award wining Rocky Mountaineer train. Retrace the steps of 19th century

explorers, travel through the legendary Spiral Tunnels and pass by the

spot where the last spike on the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven as

you make your way from Vancouver to Banff.

Included in the price:

• Direct return flights from London


• Transfers as shown

• 7-night full-board cruise onboard

the 5-star ms Nieuw Amsterdam

• Hotel Accommodation based

on double occupancy (3 nights'

Vancouver/1 night Kamloops/2

nights' Banff)

• Admission to the Lookout, for

a bird's eye view of the city of

Vancouver & National Parks Pass,


• 2-day all-daylight rail journey in

SilverLeaf Service onboard the

Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver

to Banff

• Upgrades to GoldLeaf Service

available from £320pp




Canada by

land and sea

The SilverLeaf Experience

• Enjoy panoramic views from

oversized windows in our singlelevel dome coach

• Relax in reclining dome-level seats

• Delicious, hot entrée options

served at your seat and plated to

your preference

• Complimentary beverages,

including wine, beer, spirits and

non-alcoholic drinks will be served

throughout the journey, along

with gourmet snacks

• Luggage delivered to your hotel

in Kamloops


Day 1 - Vancouver: Fly direct from

London to Vancouver. Transfer provided

from the airport to the 4 star Georgian

Court Hotel, Vancouver.

Day 2 - Vancouver: Morning at

leisure to explore Vancouver. Transfer

independently to Vancouver Cruise

Terminal to join the ms Noordam for your

7 night Alaskan Cruise. FB

Day 3 - Cruise the Inside Passage: The

fabled Inside Passage is one of the most

scenic sea lanes in the world, and one

of the few where deep draft vessels can

sail close to steep mountain walls. The

scenery is unbelievable, with forests in

a hundred shades of green, tumbling

turquoise glaciers, and evocative

towns loaded with history, culture and

adventure. FB

Day 4 - Tracy Arm Fjord & Juneau,

Alaska: Nestled between 3,000 foot high

granite walls, the narrow, twisting slice

of ocean called Tracy Arm Fjord weaves

through the Tongass National Forest for

roughly 35 miles. The shoreline is spotted

with waterfalls created by melting snow

caps and trees sprouting at odd angles

from rocky outcroppings. In the afternoon

visit Juneau, Alaska's capital. Take a

helicopter ride to see its stunning scenery

by air or enjoy a more sedate but equally

thrilling tramcar ride to the top of Mount

Roberts. FB

Day 5 - Skagway, Alaska: Take a trip

on the White Pass & Yukon Railway

or explore the restored buildings and

wooden boardwalks of the Klondike Gold

Rush National Historical Park. FB

Day 6 - Cruise Glacier Bay: Glacier

Bay has more actively calving tidewater

glaciers than anywhere else in the world.

Enjoy scenic cruising and see a UNESCO

World Heritage Site that protects a

unique ecosystem of plants and animals

living in concert with an ever changing

glacial landscape. FB

Day 7 - Ketchikan, Alaska: Known as the

Salmon capital of the world and Alaska's

"First City," Ketchikan offers a wide

variety of things to do. Visit the Potlatch

Date Nights Interior Oceanview Balcony

May 2016 14 £2379 £2549 £2799

Jun 2016 14 £2599 £2769 £3149

Jul 2016 14 £2799 £2949 £3369

Aug 2016 14 £2779 £2899 £3269

Sep 2016 14 £2369 £2579 £2829

Weekly departures on a Friday. Prices are from and are based on flights from London Gatwick.

Totem Park, home to one of the most

elaborate collections of wood carvings in

the World. FB

Day 8 - Cruise the Inside passage: Have

your binoculars and camera ready as you

enjoy further scenic cruising en route back

to Vancouver. FB

Day 9 - Vancouver: Disembark the ship

and transfer independently to the 4 star

Georgian Court Hotel. Enjoy a day and

evening at leisure. B

Day 10 - Vancouver: Enjoy a further

day and evening at leisure to explore

Vancouver. Perhaps take advantage

of your included admission to the

Vancouver Lookout and take a 40 second

glass elevator ride to the panoramic

observation deck and enjoy a 360º aerial

view of Vancouver.

Day 11 - Vancouver to Kamloops:

Transfer provided from your hotel to

join the Rocky Mountaineer train from

Vancouver to Kamloops. Highlights

include the rushing waters of Hell's Gate

in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes

and rock sheds along the Thompson

River. Transfer provided to Kamloops

Hotel. B, L

Day 12 - Kamloops to Banff: Transfer

provided from Kamloops Hotel where

your journey continues eastwards to

the mighty Canadian Rockies and the

province of Alberta. Highlights include

Craigellachie, where the last spike of

the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven,

Rogers Pass, the Kicking Horse Canyon,

the Spiral Tunnels and the glaciers and

snow capped peaks of the Canadian

Rockies. Transfer provided to the Banff

Caribou Lodge hotel. B, L

Day 13 - Banff: Enjoy a day at leisure

and take advantage of your National Park

Pass to explore the spectacular lakes and

mountains of Banff National Park

Day 14: Transfer provided from your

hotel to Calgary airport for your direct

overnight flight home.



B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

SilverLeaf Service



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