12 days from Vancouver Saturdays
$3,999 + $499 tax per person
This vacation features a Holland America 4night cruise of the Inside Passage, departing Skagway, visiting Glacier Bay, and Ketchikan before arriving in Vancouver. The vacation begins by visiting Vancouver, Banff, and the Canadian Rockies. The vacation features SilverLeaf rail Vancouver to Banff.
- 4 Night Inside Passage Cruise
- Glacier Bay
- Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf rail service
- Lake Louise Tour
- 2 Nights Vancouver
- 3 Nights Banff
- White Pass and Yukon Railway
- Vancouver Sightseeing
- 15 Meals
Day 1 – Arrive Vancouver
Arrive in Vancouver and transfer to your hotel on your own. The balance of your day is free to explore this great city.
Day 2 – Vancouver Sightseeing
This tour showcases the sights of Vancouver’s vibrant downtown. You will visit Stanley Park, Granville Island, and historic Chinatown and Gastown and end with a visit to The Lookout. This is one of Vancouver’s most unique attractions, with stunning views of the City, Harbour, and Mountains.
Day 3 – Vancouver to Kamloops
Transfer to the rail station and board the Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf service for the next two days. The train will travel the historic route built to unite Canada through the Northern route. (B, L)
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Day 4 – Kamloops to Banff
Continue the Rocky Mountaineer through the Spiral Tunnels, past Craigallache where the Golden Spike was driven. This route will bring you to the Banff National Park. Arrive late tonight at approximately 7:00pm and transfer to your hotel. (B, L)
Day 5 – Banff
Morning free to explore Banff
Afternoon Lake Louise Tour
On this four-hour sightseeing tour, you will visit the “Jewel of the Canadian Rockies,” Lake Louise, and the world-renowned Moraine Lake; both are part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will have time to take photos and explore their shorelines. Learn about mountaineering history and how a tragic accident at Lake Louise shaped Canadian mountain culture. Finally, take a short walk to a viewpoint in the Valley of Ten Peaks overlooking Moraine Lake.
Day 6 – Free Time in Banff
The day is free to explore Banff on your own. Maybe you will ride the Gondola or visit the original Banff Hot Springs. There is time to visit the “Castle in the Rockies”, for dinner or tea.
Day 7- Banff to Calgary. Fly to Whitehorse
Depart this morning by coach to the Calgary Airport, only 70 miles away. Fly from Calgary to Whitehorse and overnight.
Day 8 – Travel the White Pass to Skagway and Cruise
Today is another day of high adventure. You depart Whitehorse by coach to Fraser where you board the narrow-gauge White Pass and Yukon Route train for your trip down through the White Pass.
On arrival you are met and taken to check in for your cruise. Here you will get boarding instructions. This evening begins your 4-night cruise to Vancouver. You will sail along the beautiful Lynn Canal. (D)
UPGRADE TO VIEW CABIN +$150 UPDGRADE TO VISTA SUITE $450 +
Day 9 – Cruise Glacier Bay National Park.
Today you’ll cruise through the pristine waters of Glacier Bay National Park. Bring your camera for the magnificent photo opportunities. Watch for whales, sea lions, bears, mountain goats and other wildlife. Perhaps see a calving glacier. (B, L, D)
Day 10 – Today your ship calls in Ketchikan.
Today your port of call is Ketchikan, the salmon capital of Alaska. You’ll have time to stroll along infamous Creek Street and visit Dolly’s House, tour one of Ketchikan’s totem parks and learn the stories behind the city’s many totems or take an optional flight to Misty Fjords National Monument. (B, L, D)
Day 11 – Cruise today in the beautiful 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 12 Arrive Vancouver and depart for home.
Today you arrive in Vancouver. After clearing Canada Customs continue with your onward travel. Your arrangements with Knightly Tours end. (B)
|Departure Dates (2023)||Double||3rd and 4th||Single|
|May 20, 27||$3,999||$2,999||$5,299|
|June 3, 17 July 1, 8, 22||$3,999||$2,999||$5,299|
|August 19, 26||$3,999||$2,999||$5,299|
* 3rd and 4th person rates are based on sharing with two full fare guests.
* All prices are in U.S. dollars.* Unless otherwise indicated, all rates shown are per person in U.S. Dollars, sharing double occupancy. All rates are subject to change.Unless otherwise indicated all tours are available for daily departure during the effective date range.We offer and strongly recommend travel insurance to protect your vacation. Click Here for details and to purchase.