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Cruises onboard ms Nieuw Amsterdam 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

Nieuw Amsterdam. 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.




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 Nieuw Amsterdam

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 snowcaps 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

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

The SilverLeaf Experience

• Enjoy panoramic views from oversized

windows in our single-level 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

Included in the price:

• Return flights from London

Gatwick or London Heathrow

• Transfers as shown in itinerary

• 7-night full-board cruise

onboard the 5-star ms Nieuw


• Hotel Accommodation based

on double occupancy (3 nights'

Vancouver/1 night Kamloops/2

nights' Banff)




Canada by

land and sea

• Admission to the Lookout, for

a bird's eye view of the city of

Vancouver & National Parks

Pass, Banff

• 2-day all-daylight rail journey

in SilverLeaf Service onboard

the Rocky Mountaineer from

Vancouver to Banff

• Upgrades to GoldLeaf Service

available from £320pp

Date Nights Interior Oceanview Balcony

May 2016 14 £2,379 £2,549 £2,799

Jun 2016 14 £2,599 £2,769 £3,099

Jul 2016 14 £3,199 £3,349 £3,699

Aug 2016 14 £3,199 £3,299 £3,599

Sep 2016 14 £2,399 £2,599 £2,829

Prices are from and are based on flights from London Gatwick or

London Heathrow.


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