Travel to Alaska and the Canadian Rockies on this majestic journey that combines luxury with rugged and beautiful frontier landscapes. Start in Seattle, famous for its “salmon throwers” at Pike Place Market, then transfer to Vancouver for an unforgettable Alaska Cruise aboard Holland America’s ms Volendam. Cruise the Inside Passage and enjoy breathtaking scenery in Tracy Arm Fjord and Glacier Bay National Park and witness calving glaciers right in front of your eyes. Stop in Juneau, Ketchikan and Skagway and take in some history of the famous gold rush days. Then it's off to the Canadian Rockies on land via Kamloops, Jasper and Banff. See Lake Louise and enjoy an included trip onto the Athabasca Glacier with special ice explorer vehicles. End this magical experience in Calgary after being immersed in natural beauty for 13 days.
5-Night Hotel Accommodations: Based on twin/double accommodations in moderate hotels
7-Night Alaska Cruise: Aboard Holland America’s ms Volendam. All meals onboard are included
Sightseeing: Special events as listed on land portion
Baggage Handling: To and from your hotel room and cruise ship cabin throughout your land tour for one piece of checked baggage per person
Service: During the land motorcoach tour, you will have the services of a driver guide. They are knowledgeable on the local area and will provide you with a wealth of information. This friendly service will make your trip a memorable experience.
Please note: although all these sites are featured on all departures for this vacation, some departure dates operate in the reverse order.
- Gaze in awe at the picture-postcard scenery of Banff and Lake Louise
- Explore Jasper National Park and see its abundant wildlife
- Take a remarkable excursion on a massive ice explorer to the Athabasca Glacier
- Cruise the scenic Inside Passage and experience abundant wildlife, calving glaciers and verdant forests
- Witness the majestic calving glaciers of Glacier Bay
- Visit Alaska’s most interesting towns of Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan
- Discover how the Gold Rush changed history