Majesty of the Rockies and Alaska Cruise Verandah Stateroom GoldLeaf (Summer 2018)

Tour Type: Luxury Gold Trip & Cruise
Brochure Type: Luxury Gold USA, Canada & South America 2018

Travel in luxurious comfort by road, rail and sea to the most dazzling national parks, glaciers and historic villages of Western Canada and Alaska. Savour delicious local cuisine in trendy Vancouver and meet passionate Local Experts, as you discover Mother Nature's bounties from the Rockies to the waters of Alaska. See how you travel like a VIP with Luxury Gold

Exceptional Dining
  • Vancouver: Enjoy a Welcome Dinner with wine at the Zagat-rated YEW Seafood + Bar inside the Four Seasons Vancouver.
  • Jasper: Enjoy a glass of liqueur with friends before roasting s'mores around a bonfire and stargazing.
  • Jasper: Join your Travelling Concierge for a lively Farewell Celebration Dinner with wine.
  • Whistler: Enjoy a delectable Highlight Dinner with fresh seafood or perfectly grilled steak at Hy's Steakhouse.
  • Kelowna: Your resort's reputation for fine food is hard to overlook - join us for a dinner with wine.
  • Lake Louise: Enjoy a unique collection of Whistler restaurants during your Dine-Around Evening.
  • Banff: Experience traditional, regional and contemporary a la carte dining with your choice of fine restaurants at the Fairmont.
  • Included Quality Dining: 13 Full Breakfasts (FB), 7 Dinners all with wine (DW); On-board Rocky Mountaineer: 2 Full Breakfasts (FB), 2 Lunches (L), on-board snacks and all beverages, including alcohol; On-board Inside Passage Cruise: 7 Full Breakfasts (FB), 6 Lunches (L) and 7 Dinners (D).
Journey Highlights
  • Athabasca Glacier: Travel in a specially designed Ice Explorer for a remarkable excursion onto the icy slopes.
  • Maligne Lake: Cruise along the crystal-clear, reflective waters of Canada's most famous lake. Prepare for a breathtaking display of nature's beauty as you learn how early French Traders navigated waters crowned by snow-laden peaks and nestled between glaciers.
  • Vancouver: Cross the spectacular Capilano Suspension Bridge, 230-foot-high (70 metres), for a squirrel's eye view.
  • Victoria: The oldest city in the Pacific Northwest and the gem of British Columbia, Victoria is a grand, elegant wonder. Explore this Garden City with her historic charm, baroque architecture, colourful squares and lively waterfront.
VIP Experiences
  • Whistler: With your Squamish Lil'wat Ambassador take part in a tea workshop with a master-blender and create your own unique blend.
  • Banff: Enjoy a private meeting with a Royal Canadian Mountie to learn about the service and hear his personal stories.
Inclusive Luxury Gold Services
  • You will be escorted by one of our fine Travelling Concierges, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
  • Relax in comfort on Luxury Gold's air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom, onboard restroom and and complimentary bottled water for you to enjoy while travelling.
  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
  • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
  • From time to time, your Travelling Concierge will enchant you with a Luxury Gold Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
  • Included complimentary, private transfers are available on start and end dates, and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold.

Call (407) 461-8805 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14016913

Tour Operator
Luxury Gold by Insight
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2018
Duration
22 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1VancouverVibrant Vancouver.: On arrival at Vancouver International Airport, you'll be met and transferred to your hotel. At 18:00, join your Travelling Concierge for a Welcome Dinner with wine at the Zagat-rated YEW Seafood + Bar. (Dinner with Wine)
Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver.
Day 2VancouverVancouver, the Most Livable City.: Experience the best of Vancouver during your exclusive sightseeing tour. Stop at Granville Island Public Market, and take time to browse through this bustling market. History meets the great outdoors at the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, as you cross the bridge for spectacular views from the top of the canyon. The rest of the day is at your leisure. (Buffet Breakfast)
Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver.
Day 3VictoriaVictoria - Putting the British into British Columbia.: Board your ferry and relax in the exclusive Seawest Lounge all the way to Victoria. On arrival, an orientation tour introduces you to the city. The rest of the day is yours to do as you please until your Highlight Dinner at a local restaurant, situated on Victoria's beautiful waterfront. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Hotel Grand Pacific, Victoria.
Day 4VictoriaExploring Victoria.: Begin the day with breakfast served at Butchart Gardens' Blue Poppy Restaurant. Gain access to the grounds before they are open to the general public. You'll have ample time to explore. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in Victoria. (Buffet Breakfast)
Hotel Grand Pacific, Victoria.
Day 5WhistlerThe Ultimate Resort of Whistler.: Journey across the Strait of Georgia back to the mainland and continue along the scenic Sea-to-Sky highway. En route to Whistler, stop to view roaring Shannon Falls. In Whistler, your Local Expert will explain its ascendancy onto the world stage as host of the 2010 Winter Olympics. In the evening, dine at Hy's Steakhouse for a Highlight Dinner with wine and perfectly grilled steak or local seafood. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Four Seasons Resort Whistler.
Day 6WhistlerFirst Nations Culture and History.: In the morning, you will be welcomed by a First Nations Ambassador at the award-winning Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, showcasing First Nations' art history and culture. Next, take part in a one-of-a-kind holistic tea workshop, creating your own tea blend from the forest and local flora. The rest of the day is yours to do as you please. (Buffet Breakfast)
Four Seasons Resort Whistler.
Day 7KelownaThe Napa Valley of the North.: Travel into the lush Okanagan Valley region, known for producing some of the best wines in the world. Savour a delicious dinner prepared using fresh, seasonal ingredients from the valley and paired with wine. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Grand Okanagan Resort, Kelowna.
Day 8Lake LouiseCanada's Exquisite National Parks.: Journey through four of Canada's most breathtaking National Parks: Mount Revelstoke, Glacier, Yoho and Banff. En route, stop at Emerald Lake, one of Canada's most outstanding wilderness settings. In the afternoon, visit another great icon of the Canadian Rockies, Moraine Lake, before continuing to Lake Louise and the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise for your stay. For your evening meal, choose from one of the resort's four unique dining venues. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.
Day 9Banff National ParkThe Unspoiled Wilderness of Banff National Park.: Enjoy an engaging talk at Lake Louise before strolling along the lake. Upon arrival, enjoy an orientation of Banff and a ride on-board the Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain. Later, join in a private meet-and-greet with a Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman, wearing the world-famous red serge uniform. For dinner, choose from a selection of restaurants for your dining pleasure. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
The Fairmont Banff Springs.
Day 10Banff National ParkBanff Sights at Leisure.: Enjoy the day at your leisure. (Buffet Breakfast)
The Fairmont Banff Springs.
Day 11Jasper National ParkAlong the Icefields Parkway.: Travel along the unforgettable Icefields Parkway and witness amazing scenery. Climb on-board a specially designed Ice Explorer for a guided tour over steep grades, snow and ice as you ascend part way up the glacier of the Athabasca Glacier. In the evening, enjoy a Farewell Celebration Dinner with wine at the hotel before joining your friends for stargazing, complete with a roaring fire, liqueur and s'mores. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.
Day 12Jasper National ParkJasper National Park and Iconic Maligne Lake.: In the morning, embark on a private, narrated cruise on the waters of Maligne Lake (seasonal). Stop at Spirit Island. Then, join your Travelling Concierge for an informative walk at Maligne Canyon. Gain a unique perspective of the park as you join a National Park Guide on a scenic float trip down the Athabasca River. (Buffet Breakfast)
The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.
Day 13ROCKY MOUNTAINEERRocky Mountaineer.: Enjoy GoldLeaf Service as you journey through the Rocky Mountains to Vancouver. Your carriage has two levels: take in dazzling vistas upstairs from the glass-topped dome coach and enjoy gourmet meals downstairs. View spectacular scenery as the train crosses the Continental Divide back to British Columbia. On arrival at Kamloops, your bags will be waiting in your hotel room. (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch)
Assigned by Rocky Mountaineer.
Day 14VancouverReturn to Vancouver: Your magical GoldLeaf ride on-board the Rocky Mountaineer continues. Relax while rail staff ensure your every need is attended to. On arrival at Vancouver, you will be transferred to the Vancouver International Airport, or to the hotel for those extending their stay. Airport arrival will be between 18:30 and 20:00 depending on rail traffic. (Buffet Breakfast)
Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver.
Day 15Join Your Holland America Line CruiseJoin Your Holland America Line Cruise.: Board your cruise to experience the ever-changing panorama and vast wilderness that stretches from British Columbia to Skagway, Alaska. Step into a world of comfort and elegance with impeccable service and gourmet dining. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Day 16Cruising the Inside PassageCruising the Inside Passage.: With the most Southeast Alaska accessible only by boat or plane, cruise the Inside Passage for a unique view. (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 17JuneauCruise Tracy Arm and Juneau.: The dramatic Sawyer Glaciers at the end of Tracy Arm are framed by mountains and bathed in the blue hue of the ice. Arrive in Juneau, where you can shop downtown, kayak, dogsled, raft or flightsee. (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 18SkagwaySkagway, Alaska.: Step into the town's colourful past at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park. (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 19Cruise Glacier BayCruise Glacier Bay.: From the comfort of your ship, enjoy pristine wilderness of Glacier Bay National Park. (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 20KetchikanExploring Ketchikan.: While ashore, check out the world's largest collection of standing totem poles or an optional guided through town or a harbor cruise. (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 21Scenic Cruise of the Inside PassageScenic Cruise of the Inside Passage.: Today is a day for relaxation as you cruise back to Vancouver. (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 22Depart VancouverDepart Vancouver.: Sail into Vancouver Harbor this morning. After disembarking, take your transfer to Vancouver International Airport or to the hotel, if you wish to extend your stay. Airport arrival will be at approximately 09:30. (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
07/21/2018$10,582.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On Request 
07/28/2018$10,582.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On Request 
08/04/2018$10,582.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On Request 
08/11/2018$10,382.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - Full 
08/18/2018$10,382.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On Request 
08/25/2018$10,227.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On Request 
09/01/2018$10,127.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On Request 
09/08/2018$10,127.00* (USD) / Land Price - Full 
Disclaimer
Notes: Twin prices are per person. The prices shown above include port taxes of $885, tips & fuel surcharge and are accurate as of 08 Sept 2017, for up to date pricing please visit our website. (23 May, 18 Jul, 22 Aug, 05 Sep) These departures cruise on the ms Volendam. All others cruise on the MS Nieuw Amsterdam. For activities marked with an asterisk (*) in the day-by-day itinerary, participation is at your own risk and a signed liability waiver will be required.

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