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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

Date Nights Interior Oceanview Balcony

May 2015 14 £2279 £2399 £2659

Jun 2015 14 £2499 £2599 £2999

Jul 2015 14 £2649 £2749 £3179

Aug 2015 14 £2649 £2749 £3099

Sep 2015 14 £2549 £2599 £2899

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



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 7-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.

Potlatch 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


Day 14: Transfer provided from your

hotel to Calgary airport for your direct

overnight flight home.


B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; FB = Full Board

Included in the price:

• Direct return flights from London


• transfers as shown

• 7-night full-board cruise onboard the

5-star ms Noordam

• 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, Banff



"See glaciers,



and abundant



The Rocky Mountaineer. Below: Banff

RedLeaf service

• 2-day all-daylight rail journey

in RedLeaf service onboard

the Rocky Mountaineer train

from Vancouver to Banff which

includes 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches,

complimentary non-alcoholic

beverages and snacks

• Upgrades to silverLeaf &

GoldLeaf services available at

a supplement.


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