Koningsdam Canadian Rockies and Denali

14 days from Calgary

Departs Sunday
$4,999 per person + $579 Tax

Features

  • 3 Night Cruise Ms Koningsdam
  • Banff
  • Rocky Mountaineer rail to Vancouver
  • Icefield Parkway Tour
  • Vancouver
  • Anchorage
  • Two night Denali Park
  • Denali Park Tour
  • Luxury Dome rail
  • 12 Meals

Day 1 Arrive Calgary transfer to Banff

Today meet your coach and driver at the Calgary Airport. Today you head to the Rockies and spectacular Banff As you head west the Rockies appear to just rise in front of you.

Day 2 Free day to explore Banff

Today is free to take advantage of this alpine city. There are lots activities in the area from hiking to exploring to just wandering the charming town.

Day 3 Tour to Columbia Icefields

Depart today on adventure you will never forget. Today you will travel the Icefields Parkway and ride on actual glacier. At the Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre, time is provided for lunch (included), after you have had a chance to experience one of the most unique attractions in the world— a ride on a glacier.

Day 4 Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf service to Kamloops

Today you depart Banff for a complete two day daylight trip through the magnificent mountains of British Columbia and Alberta. From Banff the train crosses over the Continental Divide, passes through the Spiral Tunnels in Yoho National Park, a remarkable engineering achievement. Complimentary hot breakfast and lunch are served at seat during the trip. (B, L).
(Upgrade to GoldLeaf Service $550 per person)

Day 5 Rocky Mountaineer Kamloops to Vancouver

Continue your journey westwards traveling along the Thompson River to the Fraser Canyon. At Hell’s Gate watch water torrent past the canyon walls at its narrowest point, a true highlight of the canyon. (B, L)

On arrival transfer to your hotel for two nights.

Day 6 Vancouver Sightseeing

The tour today will feature Canada Place, Robson Street and Stanley Park, a 1,000-acre natural oasis, surrounded by the Pacific Ocean. View the First Nations Totem Poles, and gaze upon ever-changing rainforest and shoreline scenery on the way through the park. Get the camera ready for a photo stop at Prospect Point, with a great view of Lions Gate Bridge.

Day 7 Depart Vancouver

Depart Vancouver for Alaska aboard the MS Koningsdam. As you depart Vancouver you pass by Stanley Park and sail underneath the Lion’s Gate Bridge. Your ship gracefully turns to the north and you begin your Inside Passage cruise. (D)
(Upgrade to View Balcony $299 per person)

Day 8 Cruising the Inside Passage

Spend a full day of cruising the protected waters of the Inside Passage, past countless islands, evergreen forests and a continual procession of birds and sea animals. Take time out from the scenery to enjoy some shipboard fun and the lectures on Alaska. (B, L, D)

Day 9 Call at Juneau

This morning enjoy more vistas along the Inside Passage. This afternoon you cruise the Gastineau Channel into Juneau, Alaska’s capital city. One of the most popular optional shore excursions is to Mendenhall Glacier or you might consider sportfishing, flightseeing, tram ride up Mt Roberts or a musical comedy review. (B, L, D)

Day 10 Arrive Skagway and fly to Anchorage

You arrive in Skagway today. Known as the gateway to the Gold Rush, Skagway is part of the Klondike Gold Rush Historic Park. You are greeted upon arrival and arrangements are made for your flight to Anchorage. (B)

You will have most of the day free to explore the famous Gold Rush City.

Later today you will fly the Lynn Canal and view this part of the Inside Passage by air. In Juneau connect with your flight to Anchorage. Upon arrival, please collect your luggage and call the hotel for a courtesy transfer.

Day 11 Luxury Dome rail to Denali

Sit back and relax as you travel by luxury dome rail travel through some of Alaska’s most spectacular scenery. On board your Rail Guide will keep you posted on points of interest along the way. A no-host, full-service restaurant is available on the lower level and coffee, tea and a no-host bar are available in the dome area for your enjoyment.

On arrival you transferred to your hotel for two nights. The evening is free in the Denali Park area.

Day 12 Denali Backcountry Tour

The Denali Backcountry Adventure is a full day narrated exploration along the Denali Park Road to Denali Backcountry Lodge in Kantishna, returning to the Denali Park entrance in the evening. This trip into Denali National Park travels the entire length of the restricted 92-mile Denali Park Road to Kantishna. Snacks, drinks and lunch are provided.

Return by optional flightseeing over Denali National Park ($319 per person)

Day 13 Free morning then rail to Fairbanks

The morning and early afternoon are free to explore the park area.

In the late afternoon you board the Alaska Railroad for you short Adventure Class ride to Fairbanks. Along the way travel through Nenana where the “golden spike” was driven by President Harding. On arrival in you are transferred to your hotel of the evening.

Day 14 Arrangements End

Today your arrangements with Knightly Tours end.

 

May 24-August 23 Sunday (2020) Double 3rd and 4th Single
Koningsdam Rockies and Denali $4,999 $3,299 $6,899
Tax $579 $449 $999
* Prices are per person based on the occupancy shown.
* 3rd and 4th person rates are based on sharing with two full fare guests.
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