Rocky Mountains and Alaskan Adventure

Resort: Rocky Mountains and Alaskan Adventure
Operator: Saga
Destination: Alaska
Price From: £3999.00

Cruise Alaska’s coast, travel through the Canadian Rockies and journey aboard the Rocky Mountaineer

Discover the natural beauty of Canada and Alaska as you ride the Rocky Mountaineer train through the wilderness, explore the vibrant city of Vancouver, and enjoy a seven-night cruise along the Alaskan coastline with Holland America Line.

Including…

7 nights in hotels, 7 on board ship and 1 in flight

33 meals: 14 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 10 dinners

  • VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required
  • Return flights and transfers
  • Saga tour manager
  • Welcome drink reception
  • Porterage at all hotels and aboard MS Nieuw Amsterdam

Excursions and visits

  • Banff National Park and Sulphur Mountain cable-car ride
  • Photostop at Lake Louise
  • Ice Explorer ride over the Athabasca Glacier
  • Two days on the Rocky Mountaineer train
  • Cruise the Inside Passage aboard MS Nieuw Amsterdam
  • Time in Alaska’s capital, Juneau
  • Visit to gold rush-era Skagway
  • Cruise through Glacier Bay National Park
  • Use of audio headsets on all guided tours

Itinerary

Day 1
UK to Calgary

After taking Saga’s included UK VIP door-to-door£ travel service to the airport, depart the UK in the afternoon for your flight to Calgary where you are met and taken to the International Hotel Suites Calgary (3Q).

Day 2
Calgary to Banff

Included gondola ride up Sulphur Mountain. Enjoy a two-night stay at the Delta Banff Royal Canadian Lodge (4Q). B, D

Day 3
Banff

Included excursion to Banff National Park. You may have the chance to take an optional helicopter flight over the Rockies. B

Optional excursions

Helicopter flight over the Rockies |30 Minutes

A spectacular 30-minute flight will take you to the Assiniboine Mountain, the ‘Matterhorn’ of the Canadian Rockies, which rises to 11,870 feet above sea level. Please note that flights do not take place during poor weather.

Day 4
Banff to Jasper

Pause at Lake Louise and travel along the beautiful Icefields Parkway en route to the Sawridge Inn (3Q) for a two-night stay. B, D

Day 5
Jasper

At leisure. There will be a choice of optional excursions available on this day, and your tour manager will be able to provide more information. B

Day 6
Jasper to Kamloops

Join the Rocky Mountaineer for a thrilling rail journey through spectacular scenery. Stay overnight at a 3Q hotel selected by Rocky Mountaineer. B, L

Day 7
Vancouver

Enjoy breakfast on board Rocky Mountaineer, whilst continuing your rail adventure through breathtaking scenery as you journey to Vancouver. Stay overnight at the Georgian Court Hotel (4Q) with dinner included. B, L, D

Day 8
Embark MS Amsterdam

Enjoy an included city tour of Vancouver before embarking Holland America’s MS Nieuw Amsterdam for your seven-night full-board cruise along the Alaskan Coast. B, L, D

Day 9
At Sea – cruising the Inside Passage

Cruise past fjords, forested islands and snow-capped mountains. B, L, D

Day 10
Juneau

Spend this morning cruising Travy Arm fjord. Arrive this afternoon in the Alaskan capital of Juneau, which nestles between towering mountains and forested hills. Perhaps visit the Red Dog Saloon, pan for gold or visit the mighty Medenhall Glacier. B, L, D

Day 11
Skagway

Visit Skagway where you can discover buildings that date from the gold rush era. B, L, D

Day 12
Glacier Bay National Park

An undoubted highlight of your cruise will be Glacier Bay National Park, where you’ll have a front-row view of the incredible spires and pinnacles of ice. B, L, D

Day 13
Ketchikan

Step ashore on Revillagigedo Island. Ketchikan is situated in steep hills in the Tongass National Forest. B, L, D

Optional excursions

Float-plane |

An optional excursion by float-plane may be available to the nearby Misty Fjords National Monument.

Day 14
Cruising the Inside Passage

Sail back through the Inside Passage. B, L, D

Day 15
Vancouver

Disembark in Vancouver and enjoy some free time before travelling to the airport for your return flight. B

Day 16
UK

Arrive the following morning for your included UK door-to-door travel service home.

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