Trafalgar - 19 Night Deluxe Tour Package19-Nights Great Trans-Canadian Journey with Alaska

Tours offered from May 29th, 2020 - September 11th, 2020

Starting from only $8,795.00 (USD)

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Great Trans-Canadian Journey With Alaska Verandah Stateroom Travel through the calm waters of the Inside Passage, through glacier-carved fjords, snowcapped mountains and lush forests. Sightseeing Highlights CITY TOUR in Vancouver and Banff ORIENTATION Toronto, Niagara-on-the-Lake VISIT Niagara Falls, Jasper National Park, Banff National Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge VIEW Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier, Athabasca Falls CRUISE across Maligne Lake to iconic Spirit Island SCENIC DRIVE along Icefields Parkway, Okanagan Valley ICONIC BOAT RIDE to the base of Horseshoe Falls at Niagara Falls ICONIC TRAIN Journey aboard VIA Rail's The Canadian train Dining Highlights Welcome Reception 12 breakfasts 6 lunches 6 dinners (including Be My Guest) First class travel Highlights Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys) Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted Handcrafted Highlights Optional Experiences and free time All porterage and local charges included Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras An expert Travel Director and separate Driver All hotel tips, charges and local taxes Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday VIP entry to many sights

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Trafalgar Tours: Great Trans-Canadian Journey with Alaska Verandah Stateroom

Day 1 - Arrive Toronto (2 Nights)
Canada's favourite big-time city bids you a warm welcome and you'll have the day to ease into its laidback, friendly vibe before joining your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception this evening.
Accommodations: Sheraton Toronto
Meals: Welcome Reception

Day 2 - Toronto Sightseeing and Niagara Falls
Discover the city's most inspiring sights on an orientation tour this morning. A true reflection of the multi-cultural Canada, Toronto is wonderfully diverse, filled to the brim with lively restaurants, stylish bars, and quirky museums. Switch the sidewalks for the spray of Niagara Falls, stepping aboard a cruise to the base of Horseshoe Falls, the largest of the three waterfalls.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 - VIA Rail (3 Nights)
Embark on an iconic journey aboard VIA Rail's cross-country train, also known as "The Canadian". It won't take long to feel truly connected with life along the tracks, as you begin your journey across Canada's most spectacular terrain in sheer comfort and style. With Sleeper Plus Class, your accommodation is offered in single or double cabins, along with all your meals and the heartfelt service you've come to expect from the Canadians.
Accommodations: Via Rail
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 - Aboard the Canadian
"The Canadian" continues her journey along the country's ever-changing landscapes. Discover endless alpine forests pocketed with lakes within the peaceful cottage country of northern Ontario. Watch the sunset over the central prairies as you pass the spectacular snow-capped mountains and national parks of the Canadian Rockies.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 - Aboard The Canadian
You'll be forgiven for wanting to stay on board, but tomorrow holds the promise of a new adventure filled with "pinch me" moments. With all the essentials taken care of on this last leg of your great Canadian journey, simply sit back and let the gentle motion of your VIA Rail train rock you to sleep as VIA Rail navigates Canada's untamed wilderness on your behalf.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 - VIA Rail – Jasper (2 Nights)
We arrive in Jasper this evening and have some free time to explore the town, the gateway to an extraordinary array of natural landscapes. This pretty little alpine hub lies within picture-perfect surrounds, with the Canadian Rockies, glacier-fed lakes, forests and rivers just a stone's throw away.
Accommodations: Jasper Mountain Park Lodges
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7 - Jasper Sightseeing
Go from the iconic to the unexpected when you embark on a guided walk of Maligne Canyon. This narrow slot-like gorge is sculpted by an icy river flowing along its base, and is a true sight to behold. Enjoy a quiet moment to feel truly free in nature before returning to Maligne Lake for a lunch on its shores. This afternoon, you'll have an opportunity to cruise the waters of the lake to Spirit Island, the heart and soul of jasper National Park (in season).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8 - Jasper – Athabasca Glacier – Banff (2 Nights)
We crunch across the glistening icefield of the iconic Athabasca Glacier this morning, stepping aboard an Ice Explorer to see its icy carpet first-hand. Leaving this majestic glacier behind, we'll continue our scenic drive along Icefield Parkway, slicing through the heart of Banff and Jasper National Parks. Our final stop before continuing to Banff is the natural treasure you'll never forget-beautiful Lake Louise.
Accommodations: Banff Caribou Lodge Spa
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9 - Banff Sightseeing
We have a full day of sightseeing ahead in Banff National Park, Canada's oldest National Park. Keep a keen eye out for brown bears as you explore this rugged wilderness before meeting a Royal Canadian Mountie Local Specialist who will share his story about life in the 'force'.
Meals: Breakfast, Regional Dinner

Day 10 - Banff – Vernon
A day of exquisite scenery awaits as we journey over Kicking Horse Pass, which straddles the Continental Divide of the Americas. You'll stop at Spiral Tunnels, which made the descent of this pass much safer after they were built at the turn of the 20th century. Then pass Mount Revelstoke National Park and journey through the vineyard and orchard country of Okanagan Valley, where you'll Connect With Locals at a family-owned winery for a memorable Be My Guest dinner and wine tasting.
Accommodations: Prestige Hotel Vernon
Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest

Day 11 - Vernon – Vancouver (2 Nights)
We wind our way through the beautiful wine country of British Columbia en route to Vancouver, one of the world's most livable cities. Delve into the heritage of the First Nations when you visit Stanley Park and see the totem poles that stand tall at Brockten Point. You'll have an evening at leisure to explore the city on your terms. Consider visiting the historic neighbourhoods of Chinatown and Gastown, the very heart around which modern-day Vancouver evolved.
Accommodations: Pinnacle Harbourfront
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12 - Vancouver Sightseeing
Your morning begins with a city tour of all The Icons and Hidden Gems revealed through the eyes of your Travel Director. You'll have an afternoon and leisure to continue your exploration or simply relax after your epic trip. This evening, we'll visit Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and enjoy a memorable Farewell Dinner with new friends against the spectacular backdrop of the West Coast rainforest and Capilano Canyon.
Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 13 - Vancouver – Alaska Cruise (7 Nights)
Enjoy some free time until you are transferred to Canada Place where your cruise begins with the Inside Passage on the ms Volendam.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 14 - Cruise the Inside Passage
With most of Southeast Alaska accessible only by boat or plane, cruise the Inside Passage for a unique view.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15 - Cruise Tracy Arm and Juneau
Arrive in Juneau where you can shop downtown, raft or flightsee.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 16 - Skagway
Step into the town's past at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 17 - Cruise Glacier Bay
From your ship, view pristine Glacier Bay National Park.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 18 - Ketchikan
Visit the world's largest collection of standing totem poles or enjoy a variety of optionals.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 19 - Cruise the Inside Passage
Today is a relaxing day as you cruise back to Vancouver.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 20 - Depart Vancouver
Sail into Vancouver Harbour this morning. After disembarking, take your transfer to Vancouver International Airport or to the hotel if you wish to extend your stay.
Meals: Breakfast

Tour Dates & Pricing

  • Friday May 29th, 2020 - Wednesday June 17th, 2020
    from $9,215.00
  • Friday June 26th, 2020 - Wednesday July 15th, 2020
    from $9,345.00
  • Friday August 14th, 2020 - Wednesday September 2nd, 2020
    from $8,945.00
  • Friday September 11th, 2020 - Wednesday September 30th, 2020
    from $8,795.00