18-Day Rockies & Alaska Cruise Extravaganza

Rail & Cruise Holiday


Why We Love This Trip



This is a truly epic trip that has you immersed in Canada and Alaska’s wilderness and amongst the very best scenic wonders for 18 days.

The tour starts at £3,606 per person (based on two people sharing). Just take a look at these featured highlights that we think you’ll love as much as we do…

* Experience the breathtaking scenic waterway of the Inside Passage
* See the majestic Sawyer Glacier and cruise the astounding Glacier Bay
* Take a ride on the Banff Gondola
* Explore photogenic Lake Louise
* Witness spectacular sights from aboard Rocky Mountaineer
* Spend time enjoying the urban vibrancy of Calgary

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Holiday Overview

Aerial view of fjords between Anchorage and Juneau, Alaska


Experience the majestic scenery of the Rocky Mountains and the otherworldly landscapes of Alaska in style on this incredible adventure, combining two once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

On this trip, you’ll embark on a two-day journey aboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Banff to Vancouver, enjoying the world-class on-board service and the stunning panoramic views. Continuing the adventure, you’ll step aboard a magical cruise from Vancouver to Alaska with Holland America Line and explore this far-flung destination.

Featured Experience

Alaska up close - Holland America


Words can barely describe the moments when a glacier calves, a bald eagle soars, or the sun shines on a mountain peak that fills up half the sky. Live these life-changing moments for yourself on an Alaska cruise with Holland America – an experience guaranteed to leave you completely spellbound by the wild beauty and untamed terrains of this far-flung land.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Calgary

Welcome to Calgary “The Heart of the New West.” On arrival transfer independently to your downtown hotel.  Settle in and enjoy the beautiful landscapes, picturesque skylines and urban vibrancy of this dynamic city.  Overnight in Calgary.

Day 2-4: Calgary to Banff

Your scheduled transfer will take you to the charming mountain town of Banff. Relax in the Hot Springs or head up Sunshine Mountain on a scenic gondola ride to enjoy incredible views.

Day 5-7: Banff to Lake Louise

Your scheduled transfer will take you to Lake Louise, known as the Crown Jewel of the Rockies, be sure to have your camera ready!

Day 8: Lake Louise to Kamloops

Today, board the Rocky Mountaineer to travel west. Enjoy some of the most spectacular sights in western Canada. Overnight in Kamloops.

Day 9-10: Kamloops to Vancouver

The journey leads through the “cowboy country” ranch land of British Columbia passing lush forests.   Enjoy two nights in Vancouver, one of Canada’s most diverse cities.

Day 11: Vancouver to Alaska with Holland America Cruise Line

Arrive independently at the cruise terminal in Vancouver’s wonderful Canada Place. Your cruise departs at 5pm.

Day 12: Scenic Cruising the Inside Passage

The Inside Passage is an enchanting scenic waterway stretching from Vancouver all the way up to Alaska, including some of Alaska’s beautiful islands that you will see along the way.

Day 13: Cruise Tracy Arm en route to Juneau, Alaska

Enjoy the sight of the majestic Sawyer Glacier enroute to Juneau, Alaska’s capital city where you will enjoy your first stop. Night at sea.

Day 14: Skagway, Alaska

Arrive in Skagway, a historical town where you can spend the day discovering the fascinating Gold Rush stories. Night at sea.

Day 15: Glacier Bay

Enjoy a day of cruising through the astounding Glacier Bay. Keep your camera handy – it’s a wildlife lover’s dream with Humpback and Killer whales frequently spotted.

Day 16: Ketchikan, Alaska

Arrive in Ketchikan. Circled by lush green landscape and mountains sprouting out of the waters, the area is breathtakingly beautiful. Explore the historical town.

Day 17: Scenic Cruising the Inside Passage

Returning to Vancouver you will cruise back down the scenic Inside Passage. Keep your eyes peeled for the enchanting wildlife en route.

Day 18: Vancouver

Arrive at 7am with time to explore and complete a little souvenir shopping, it’s then time to depart for your flight home.

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