2018 Alaska Cruisetour #2CA
Royal Caribbean Voyage of the Glaciers Cruise and Land Tour (View route map)
Starting Friday, August 17, 2018 aboard the Radiance
Day 1: Seward, Alaska
Day 2: Hubbard Glacier (Cruising)
Day 3: Juneau, Alaska
Day 4: Skagway, Alaska
Day 5: Icy Strait Point, Alaska
Day 6: Ketchikan, Alaska
Day 7: Inside Passage (Cruising)
Day 8: Vancouver, British Columbia
Day 8: Vancouver, British Columbia
In the morning you will disembark the ship and begin your Canadian Rockies adventure with a city tour of Vancouver including views of Lionís Gate Bridge, historic Gastown, Stanley Park, Granville Island and much more. Upon conclusion of the tour youíll be taken to the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver in the heart of the city center. The remainder of the afternoon and evening is at your leisure to enjoy independent sightseeing, shopping and dining. In addition admission to the Lookout! Tower and Harbour Centre is included. Overnight at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.
Day 9: Vancouver, British Columbia / Victoria, British Columbia
Today's adventure will take you to Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. The morning begins with a transfer through the Fraser River delta, to Tsawwassen, to board a B.C. Ferry for your journey through the Gulf islands to Vancouver Island. Upon arrival at the ferry terminal you will then travel to the world-renowned Butchart Gardens. Meander through this botanical showcase famous for its colorful and authentic series of formal gardens. Your sightseeing tour of Victoria continues and includes the University of Victoria, Royal Victorian Yacht Club, Beacon Hill Park and the attractions of the Inner Harbour. The remainder of the evening can be spent relaxing in your hotel or taking in the sites and dining on your own. Overnight in Victoria at the Fairmont Empress.
Day 10: Victoria, British Columbia / Vancouver, British Columbia / Jasper, Alberta
Explore Victoria on your own and enjoy a relaxing morning taking in the local sites. In the afternoon you'll return by B.C. Ferry to Vancouver. The excitement continues in the evening as you transfer to Vancouver's Pacific Central Station and board VIA Rail's "Canadian" for your journey through the Rockies eastward to Jasper. Experience luxury on rails as you relax for the evening in your private cabin, taking in the scenery along the way. Overnight onboard VIA Rail's "Canadian" in Sleeper Plus Class.
Day 11: Jasper, Alberta
Begin your morning with a delightful breakfast in the dining car as you pass between the Monashee and Cariboo mountain ranges. Meander to the domed car where views of Mt. Robson and Cariboo Falls are majestic. Lunch will be served in the dining car prior to arrival in Jasper where you will have the remainder of the afternoon and evening free for sightseeing and dining. Overnight at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Breakfast and lunch are included.
Day 12: Jasper, Alberta / Banff, Alberta
Today's journey travels along the Icefields Parkway through Jasper and Banff National Parks. A stop will be made at the Columbia Icefield where you will travel onto the icy slopes of the Athabasca Glacier in a specially designed Ice Explorer. Before arriving into Banff time will be spent at the Columbia Icefield Center where you will enjoy a buffet lunch and a visit to the new Parks Canada Interpretive Center. Relax at the Fairmont Banff Springs or enjoy a stroll through the quaint Bavarian like town for the remainder of your afternoon and evening. Overnight at the Fairmont Banff Springs. Lunch included.
Day 13: Banff, Alberta / Calgary, Alberta
Following a leisurely morning you will board a motorcoach for a tour of Banff National Park. Highlights in Banff include a trip to the top of Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola. Views of Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos will entertain your senses as you travel to Calgary. Upon arrival in Calgary you will have the rest of the day is free for sightseeing in the "Stampede City". Admission to the Calgary Tower with views of the city and the majestic Rocky Mountains is included. Overnight in Calgary at the Fairmont Palliser.
Day 14: Calgary, Alberta
According to your flight schedule a transfer to the Calgary International Airport for your return flight home is included.
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