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Rocky Mountaineer & Norwegian Bliss Alaska Cruise

15 Night from £5,199 per Person Including Flights

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Overview

Discover the spectacular natural beauty of the Canadian Rockies and Alaska on this amazing 15-night tour. Starting in Calgary, you will begin with a motorcoach tour of Banff National Park and Lake Louise, before boarding the ultra-luxurious Rocky Mountaineer for a scenic railway tour of the Rockies, journeying to the likes of Kamloops and Vancouver.

Once in Seattle, you will hop on board the wonderful Norwegian Bliss, a glitzy cruise ship boasting sensational gourmet cuisine, a great spa and casino, and even its own Go-Kart Track. The next seven nights will be spent exploring the stunning Alaskan coast, sailing past natural beauties including Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan.

Details

Day 1

Calgary

Today you will fly into Calgary, where you will be spending the night.

Overnight: SilverLeaf – Delta Calgary Downtown, Guest Room, GoldLeaf – Fairmont Palliser Hotel, Fairmont Room, GoldLeaf Deluxe – Fairmont Palliser Hotel, Junior Suite.

Day 2

Calgary – Lake Louise

Depart Calgrary today for a full-day tour ending in Lake Louise. Your trip will take you to Kananaskis for a wonderful 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour for an unforgettable view of the Rockies, before continuing on to Banff for a sightseeing tour including Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner, Bow Falls and the Hoodoos.

Overnight: SilverLeaf – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Fairmont Room, GoldLeaf – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Fairmont Lake View Room, GoldLeaf Deluxe – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Fairmont Deluxe Lake View Room.

Day 3

Lake Louise - Banff

This morning you are free to explore beautiful Lake Louise on your own. After Lunch Today a half day tour into Yoho National Park, visiting incredible natural wonders such as the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake, and the Kicking Horse River. Overnight in Banff

Overnight: SilverLeaf – Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa, hotel room,  GoldLeaf – Fairmont Banff Springs, Fairmont Room, GoldLeaf Deluxe – Fairmont Banff Springs, Fairmont Deluxe Room

Day 4

Banff – Jasper

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff and Jasper National Parks via Lake Louise and the Icefields Parkway. Among the highlights are Bow Lake, the Columbia Icefield, Glacier Skywalk and Athabasca Falls. The Columbia Icefield is one of the largest accumulations of ice south of the Arctic Circle and one of the most accessible icefields in North America. Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn more about its geological features. Lunch is included at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre. Arrive in Jasper late this afternoon. Overnight in Jasper.

Overnight: SilverLeaf – The Crimson Jasper Hotel, Standard Room,  GoldLeaf – Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Fairmont Room, GoldLeaf Deluxe – Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Fairmont Deluxe Room

Day 5

Jasper

Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies’ largest national park. Today you will enjoy a scenic half-day tour of some of the park’s natural attractions and rugged peaks, and perhaps catch a glimpse of the wildlife that calls this region home. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore more of Jasper independently. Overnight in Jasper.

Overnight: SilverLeaf – The Crimson Jasper Hotel, Standard Room,  GoldLeaf – Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Fairmont Room, GoldLeaf Deluxe – Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Fairmont Deluxe Room

Day 6

Jasper to Kamloops

Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Jasper in the Canadian Rockies to Kamloops, in the heart of the British Columbia Interior. As you journey west and south you will be surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the Continental Divide and by the river valleys of the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls, the climb over Yellowhead Pass, and the journey along the North Thompson River as you approach Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops. Please note all accommodations in Kamloops are of moderate standard. Breakfast & lunch will be served onboard.

Day 7

Kamloops to Vancouver

Day seven will be spent venturing to the coastal city of Vancouver, travelling past a diverse range of landscapes, from the luscious emerald fields of the Fraser Valley and the barren desert-like Interior, to the towering Cascade Mountains and picturesque river canyons.

Along the way, highlights include the Thompson River, and the cascading waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Your train journey will end upon arrival in Vancouver.

Overnight: SilverLeaf – Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront, City View Room, GoldLeaf – Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Fairmont Room, GoldLeaf Deluxe – Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver, Deluxe Harbour Room.

Day 8

Vancouver – Seattle

You have this morning at leisure before making your own way to the train station ready to catch the afternoon train to Seattle. There is also an early morning departure if you wanted to take that option instead. Once you arrive into Seattle you will be transfer independently to your hotel for your 1 night pre cruise stay

Hotel: Kimpton Alexis

Day 9

Check out of your hotel and transfer independently to the cruise terminal where you will board your ship, NCL Bliss, which will depart late afternoon.

Overnight: Norwegian Bliss

Day 10

At sea

Your first full day will be spent at sea so the start your engines for a race around the go-kart track or if you are saving some thrill and excitement for when you arrive in Alaska then an afternoon in the on-board spa may be more your thing.

Overnight: Norwegian Bliss

Day 11

Ketchikan, Alaska

This morning your will arrive at 07:00am into your first port of call, Ketchikan. Its Tlingit Indian name, Kach Khanna, means "spread wings of the eagle." Chances are you'll see one of these magnificent birds perched atop a Sitka tree. Thanks to its abundant rainfall, Ketchikan is surrounded by some of the world's most lush wilderness but don’t worry, if it is raining then make your way to the observation lounge where you experience sheer awe from the 180 degree indoor observation lounge, offering Norwegian’s most expansive views at sea. You will be departing at 3pm ready to sail to your next destination

Overnight: Norwegian Bliss.

Day 12

Juneau, Alaska

Juneau, Alaska’s peak experience. Unparalleled glacier viewing is second to none from such places as Tracy Arm Fjord, the Juneau Icefields and Glacier Bay National Park. Spend the morning kayaking in one of the areas many protected waterways or tour historic downtown. You will depart here at 1.30pm and spend the afternoon Cruising the Sawyer Glacier so grab a drink and find the perfect picture spot

Overnight: Norwegian Bliss

Day 13

Skagway, Alaska

Today’s stop will be Skagway, and you have a full day to enjoy the many experiences on offer. Why not take a ride on the White Pass Scenic Railway, try your luck at some Gold Panning or embark on a Glacier point Wilderness Safari.

Overnight: Norwegian Bliss

Day 14

At Sea

After the busyness of the last few days you have a full day to enjoy the wonders of this magnificent vessel. Take a splash in the waterpark, enjoy a taste sensation of Texas at the smokehouse or enjoy a drink or two in one of many stunning bars on board. If you have a sweet tooth you must try Norwegian Cruise Lines first ever Chocolate Café, Coco’s, a desert lover’s dream.

Overnight: Norwegian Bliss

Day 15

Victoria

Victoria, British Columbia

You will arrive in at 4pm so you will have time to roam the spacious lawns of stunning Butchart Gardens with its exotic flora, unusual topiary and exquisite fountains. Explore historic Bastion Square, the treasures of Chinatown and the many sights and sounds to be found along the boardwalk of the Inner Harbour.  You will depart here at 10pm

Overnight: Norwegian Bliss

Day 16

Seattle

Arrive back into Seattle where you will disembark and transfer yourself independently to the airport ready for your overnight flight home

What’s Included

  • Ocean View Stateroom on board the Norwegian Bliss
  • Premium All Inclusive onboard your Norwegian Cruise which includes Premium Beverages, Unrivalled Dining Experiences & Pre-paid service Charge
  • SilverLeaf, GoldLeaf or GoldLeaf Deluxe journey on board the Rocky Mountaineer, plus accompanying hotels.
  • National Park access
  • Activities: Panoramic Helicopter Tour in Banff, Banff Gondola, Vancouver Lookout, North Shore Tour with Capilano Suspension Bridge, Yoho Park Tour – Banff to Lake Louise, Calgary Tower, Calgary to Lake Louise tour.
  • Two breakfasts, two lunches and one dinner with the Rocky Mountaineer

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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NCL Bliss at sea - Rocky Mountaineer & Norwegian Bliss Alaska Cruise

Sailing to Alaska, Caribbean & the Mexican Riviera, the Norwegian Bliss is the most exclusive way to explore the world with Norwegian Cruise lines. Unrivalled dining experiences, first class entertainment and some of the best activities at sea, the Norwegian Bliss is the cruise for you

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