Alaska Fly, Cruise, Stay and Tour Package
Magnificent Alaska and Canadian Rockies
Nights
21
Journey
Fly, Cruise, Stay & Tour
Departing
15 May 2017
Package From
$13,114
per person twin share
Based on Balcony Cabin ex BNE

Return economy class airfares departing 5 capital cities, 15 May 2017*

5 night Denali Explorer tour with Princess Cruises departing Fairbanks, 15 May 2017

7 night cruise with Princess Cruises departing Anchorage, 20 May 2017

  2 nights post-cruise accommodation in Vancouver, 27 May 2017

7 night Western Explorer (Eastbound) Rocky Journey, 29 May - 5 Jun 2017 

 

There is something magical about Alaska that must be experienced by both land and sea. Begin your exploration of this magnificent region via motor coach to two of its top attractions, the picturesque Denali and Glacier Bay National Parks. Then encounter the breathtaking beauty of the glaciers up close and personal, on board the Voyage of the Glaciers Cruise. After cruising and touring Alaska, the Rocky Mountaineer Tour will delight you with some of Canada's most picturesque scenery. Visit Columbia Icefields, Lake Louise and Yoho National Park. 

Highlights

Embark on a 21 night fly, cruise & tour itinerary through the magnificent Alaska & Canadian Rockies. Your journey will show-off some of the world’s most incredible coastal scenery & mountainous landscapes. Get up close and personal with some of the world's most spectacular tidewater glaciers in Glacier Bay, visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre & drive along the Icefields Parkway through the Banff National Park & Jasper National Park.

Itinerary

15 May 2017 - Arrive in Fairbanks 

Alaska's "Golden Heart City" of Fairbanks is a great introduction to the heart of this unique state. Check in to your hotel and get ready for the beginning of your adventure.
Includes: Fairbanks Airport-Hotel transfer, 2nts accommodation in Fairbanks

16 May 2017 - Fairbanks

A full day in Fairbanks gives you time to get a feel for the unique culture and history of the region. You'll take a cruise on an authentic Sternwheeler Riverboat down the Chena River then enjoy a Gold Dredge #8 tour with the chance to pan for your own gold. A hearty miner's lunch is included. The evening is at leisure.
Includes: Morning Riverboat tour, Afternoon Gold Dredge tour

17 May 2017 - Fairbanks to Denali 

Travel by scenic motorcoach to Denali National Park and check into the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge. This afternoon, travel into the park for an educational Natural History Tour.
Includes: Coach transfer from Fairbanks to Denali, Afternoon Natural History Tour, 1nt accommodation in Denali

18 May 2017 - Denali to Mt McKinley

The morning is free to choose an optional excursion or just relax. Then travel by motorcoach to the south side of the park for an overnight stay at the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge. Take in the sensational views with a glass of wine in the Great Room or on the expansive deck. The 20,320 Alaskan Bar & Grill is the perfect place for a relaxed dinner to end your day.
Includes: Coach transfer from Denali to McKinley, 1nt accommodation in McKinley

19 May 2017 - Mt McKinley to Anchorage

Take in the final views of the mountain, perhaps over a leisurely cup of coffee, before your transfer to Talkeetna and your Princess Rail journey to Anchorage. The evening is yours to get to know this unique city.
Includes: Transfer to rail station, Rail journey from Talkeetna to Anchorage, Transfer to hotel, 1nt accommodation in at Hotel Captain Cook

20 May 2017 - Anchorage to Whittier, transfer to cruise terminal and board Coral Princess

Travel to Whittier with a stop at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre en-route. Set sail on your Voyages of the Glaciers cruise this evening onboard the Coral Princess.
Includes: Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre Tour, Coach transfer from Anchorage to Whittier port

21 May 2017 - Hubbard Glacier, Alaska

The largest tidewater glacier in North America, Hubbard Glacier measures 76 miles long and plunges 1,200 feet into the depths of the bay. Its immense beauty and phenomenal blue hues are enchanting, even from afar. But it's when your cruise ship draws closer that its towering surface really impresses, dwarfing even the uppermost deck on your ship at a whopping 40 stories high. There, with the snow-capped mountains serving as a glorious backdrop, you'll have a prime viewing spot from which to witness the glacier calving, as it often expels icebergs the size of 10-story buildings-imagine the splash! The area around Hubbard Glacier is also renowned for its wildlife, where whales, harbor seals and otters swim, brown bears, moose and black-tailed deer roam ashore, and a wide variety of seabirds soar gracefully across the sky.

22 May 2017 - Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska

Princess Cruises is one of a select few cruise lines permitted to cruise the pristine waters of Glacier Bay. Just west of Juneau, this breathtaking national park and preserve boasts some of the world's most spectacular tidewater glaciers, such as Margerie Glacier, which often drops colossal chunks of ice into the sea. Not surprisingly, Glacier Bay National Park and its epic ice giants are part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site comprising Alaska's magnificent park system.

23 May 2017 - Skagway, Alaska

A place exists in Alaska where the past lives on, where the cries of “gold in the Yukon” still echo from steep canyon walls, where the sounds of barroom pianos and boomtown crowds ring out in the night. A place where the romance and excitement of yesteryear linger around every street corner, every bend in the trail. That place is Skagway!

24 May 2017 - Juneau, Alaska

In 1880, it was slow going for Joe Juneau and Richard Harris as they searched for gold with the help of Native guides. After climbing mountains, forging streams and facing countless difficulties, they found nuggets "as large as beans." From their discovery came three of the largest gold mines in the world. By the end of World War II, more than $150 million in gold had been mined. Eventually the mines closed, but the town Joe Juneau founded became the capital of Alaska and the business of gold was replaced by the business of government. Some 30,000 people live in Juneau. Its total area makes it one of the biggest towns, in size, in the world. Only Kiruna, Sweden, and Sitka, Alaska, exceed Juneau's 3,248 square miles. Today Juneau is famous not only for gold and government but also for its breathtakingly beautiful glaciers and stunning views of both water and mountains.

25 May 2017 - Ketchikan, Alaska

Ketchikan is known as Alaska's "First City" because it's the first major community travellers come to as they journey north. Located on an island, Ketchikan began life as an Indian fishing camp. The name Ketchikan comes from a Tlingit phrase that means "eagle with spread-out wings," a reference to a waterfall near town.

26 May 2017 - At Sea

27 May 2017 - Vancouver, BC, Canada - Disembark from your Cruise

Make your way from the Cruise Terminal to the Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver only a 3 minutes walk from the terminal. In the centre of it all and with outdoor adventure just minutes away, the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver encompasses the very best of this active, forward-looking city. The rest of the day is yours to explore at your leisure. 

Includes: 2 nights accommodation at the Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver

28 May 2017 - Vancouver, BC, Canada

Canada's third-largest city, Vancouver is a cosmopolitan place with a European feel and personality. It's a community with a rich ethnic mix, including the second largest Chinatown in North America. Spend today exploring this scenic city on your own and make sure to visit the many stunningly beautiful parks.  
Includes: accommodation at the Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver

29 May 2017 - Tour Starts in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Your 7 night Western Explorer Rockies Tour (Gold Leaf Service) starts today with another day spent exploring the beautiful city of Vancouver.
Includes: 1 night accommodation in Vancouver 

30 May 2017 - Board the Rocky Mountaineer, Vancouver to Kamloops 

Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops. You will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC Interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Overnight in Kamloops.
Includes: 1 night accommodation in Kamloops

31 May 2017 - Kamloops to Jasper

Your rail adventure continues north and east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Highlights include Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Pyramid Falls, and the climb over the Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park.
Includes: 1 night accommodation in Jasper 

01 Jun 2017 - Experience Jasper Highlights Tour

Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies’ largest national park. Enjoy a scenic half-day tour of some of the park’s natural attractions and rugged peaks. The remainder of the day is free to explore Jasper on your own.
Includes: 1 night accommodation in Jasper 

02 Jun 2017 - Experience Jasper to Lake Louise Tour

Travel along the Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise. A stop will be made at Athabasca Falls before arriving at the Columbia Icefield, where you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier. Afterwards, a stop will be made at Bow Lake. Overnight in Lake Louise.
Includes: 1 night accommodation in Lake Louise 

03 Jun 2017 - Experience Yoho Park Tour, Lake Louise to Banff

This morning explore beautiful Lake Louise on your own. After lunch, a half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders including the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake, and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. Afterwards, you will be transferred to Banff. 
Includes: 1 night accommodation in Banff

04 Jun 2017 - Experience Banff to Calgary Tour

Enjoy a full-day tour concluding in Calgary. Begin with a sightseeing tour of Banff, including Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. A trip on the Banff Gondola is included. Continue on to Kananaskis for a Summit Helicopter Tour. 
Includes: 1 night accommodation in Calgary

05 Jun 2017 - Tour ends in Calgary

Your journey sadly comes to an end today. A private vehicle will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport.
Includes: Private transfer from hotel to airport

Inclusions

Tour Inclusions
  • 5 night land tour with Princess Cruises from Fairbanks to Whittier (Anchorage)
  • Transfer from Fairbanks Airport to your hotel
  • 2 Nights twin share accommodation in Fairbanks
  • Riverboat cruise and Gold Dredge tour in Fairbanks
  • Coach transfer to Denali
  • Natural History Tour in Denali
  • 1 Night twin share accommodation at the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge
  • Coach transfer to Mt McKinley
  • 1 Night twin share accommodation at the Mt McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge
  • Transfer to Talkeetna
  • Princess Rail journey from Talkeetna to Anchorage
  • 1 Night twin share accommodation in Anchorage at Hotel Captain Cook
  • Visit to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre
  • Coach transfer from Anchorage to the Cruise Terminal in Whittier
Cruise Inclusions
  • 7 Night cruise onboard Coral Princess based on twin share, departing Whittier (Anchorage)
  • All main meals & entertainment onboard
  • Port charges & government fees
Airfare Inclusions
  • Return economy class airfares with Delta Airlines
  • Flights depart Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth on 15 May 2017 
  • Flights arrive in Fairbanks and depart from Vancouver 
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