Sail on the iconic Queen Elizabeth and take an incredible train journey on this fantastic 20-night trip

Remote fjords, beautiful lakes and some of the best whale-watching in the world, the British Columbia coast is definitely a destination to tick off your bucket list. On this trip, you'll get to explore the vibrant coastal city of Vancouver, where you can see natural and man-made sights, such as Grouse Mountain and the Capilano Suspension Bridge. There, you'll board the Queen Elizabeth for what is one of the most scenic maritime journeys in the world.

Your luxury round-trip cruise from Vancouver will take you through the Inside Passage, passing spectacular mountain ranges, ice-carved fjords and lush islands. You'll get a taste of the Alaskan lifestyle as you stop at historic ports, and visit the jaw-dropping Hubbard Glacier and Glacier Bay. Returning to Vancouver, you'll embark on a breathtaking train journey on the Rocky Mountaineer. Created over a century ago, the route weaves its way through the dramatic Canadian wilderness, including beautiful mountain passes, serene lake shores, winding river canyons and pristine forests. Throughout your cruise and your rail journey, you'll be treated like royalty with luxurious accommodation and attentive service.

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Price includes

  • Two nights at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver on a room-only basis.
  • 10-night luxury Alaska cruise on the iconic Queen Elizabeth, including all meals.
  • One night at the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront, Vancouver.
  • Choice of four activities in Vancouver: north shore sightseeing adventure, exhilarating cycling tour, walking culinary tour or coastline boat trip.
  • Helicopter flight over the Rockies**.
  • Banff National Park evening safari spotting native wildlife
  • Rocky Mountaineer train journey through the dramatic Canadian wilderness in Silver Class.
  • Historic Alaskan port visits to Ketchikan, Sitka and Juneau.
  • Inside Passage sailing and Glacier Bay and Hubbard Glacier visits.

Availability

From
Thu, Thu, Aug 27, 2020
To
Tue, Tue, Sep 15, 2020
Duration
20 Days
Price per person
£5,799*
* *From price based on a twin/double share of an inside cabin. This trip is exclusive to Hearst UK and may be promoted by other Hearst brands. **Available at a supplement. £6,099 per person (Outside – Obstructed View), £6,499 per person (Balcony) Upgrade to Gold Leaf on Rocky Mountaineer from £1059 per person. This offer is subject to availability and to the booking conditions on The Cruise Line.
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Itinerary

  1. Day
    1
    London to Vancouver
    Vancouver, Canada

    Fly from London Heathrow to Vancouver.

  2. Day
    2
    Vancouver
    Vancouver, Canada

    Arrive in the fabulous city of Vancouver today and tranfer to the Hyatt Regency, your hotel for the next two nights, located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. This water-city has so much to explore, from Granville Island's kitsch market shops and tasy seafood, to downtown's cool bars and woodchip breweries. Renting a bike to cycle around the waterfront allows you to see all the city's sights, including Stanley Park and its famous Vancouver Aquarium.

    Accommodation - Hyatt Regency Vancouver
  3. Day
    3
    Vancouver
    Vancouver, Canada

    Spend today at leisure exploring Vancouver on foot, by bike or even by seaplane. This city boasts a number of delicious seaofood restuaruants and old-style bars for you to enjoy, and there are four activities you can choose from today. Take a six-hour sightseeing tour of the North Shore, or a five-hour cycling tour of Vancouver, a culinary walking tour or a boat ride around the coast.

  4. Day
    4
    Embark Queen Elizabeth
    Vancouver, Canada

    Transfer to the port in Vancouver, ready to embark the Queen Elizabeth for your Alaskan cruise of the Inside Passage, Glacier Bay and Hubbard Glacier, where you'll see some of the most spectacular scenery on earth.

    Meals - Lunch, Dinner
  5. Day
    5
    Inside Passage
    Juneau, United States

    Made up of over 1,000 islands, bays and fjords, the scenery of the Inside Passage is ever-changing, giving a beautiful , ethereal feel.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  6. Day
    6
    Juneau
    Juneau, United States

    Juneau is the unusual and disarmingly beautiful capital of Alaksa. The Mendenhall Glacier is the attraction here not to be missed!

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  7. Day
    7
    Sitka
    Sitka, United States

    A hidden beauty on the east coast of Baranof Island, snowy mountains tower over the town of Sitka in Southeast Alaska. Sitka's National Historical Park is the oldest national park in Alaska, and along with the town's warm welcome, its many natural wonders combine for a remarkable experience.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  8. Day
    8
    Hubbard Glacier
    Hubbard Glacier, United States

    Witness the grace and brilliance of glacial formations and towering icebergs in action as you sail by a highlight of Alaska's many coastal wonders. Learn the history of its creation and take in the view. Hubbard Glacier has dictated local geography and human endeavour over millennia. This is your chance to get close to one of Earth's majestic giants of slow-moving ice.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  9. Day
    9
    Icy Strait Point
    Icy Strait Point, United States

    Icy Strait Point is a grand idea brought to life in a brilliant hub of Alaskan action and adventure. Look out for whales in the picturesque wilderness or enjoy warm hospitality and hearty food ashore.

    Built around a restored 1912 salmon cannery, its shops are wholly Alaskan-owned, and it features restaurants, nature trails, a museum and even a beach. Bears outnumber humans on Chichagof Island.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  10. Day
    10
    Glacier Bay
    Glacier Bay, United States

    Home to more than 1,000 glaciers, Glacier Bay is the crowning jewel of Alaska's Inside Passage. Part of a 25-million-acre World Heritage Site, it's home to an array of wildlife and some of the world's most amazing tidewater glaciers.

    With snow-capped peaks piercing temperate rainforests, shimmering glaciers gliding through dynamic fjords, and an exceptional abundance of wildlife, it's no wonder Glacier Bay is the crowning jewel of Alaska's Inside Passage. Covering 3.3 million acres, Glacier Bay is part of a 25-million-acre World Heritage Site, and one of the world's largest internationally protected areas.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  11. Day
    11
    Ketchikan
    Ketchikan, United States

    Tiny Ketchikan is just three miles long and three blocks wide, but here you can be sure to find Alaska's busiest waterfront buzzing with boat planes, fishing boats, pleasure craft, and busy fishermen.

    Local trawlers bring delicacies like king crab, octopus, shark, prawn and rockfish to Ketchikan, known as Alaska's First City for its location and its figurehead status for outstanding natural beauty.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  12. Day
    12
    At sea
    Ketchikan, United States
    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  13. Day
    13
    Victoria
    Victoria, Canada

    The capital of British Columbia, Victoria, possesses a unique blend of historic charm and contemporary charisma. It offers a wide variety of exquisite sights that draw visitors from around the world.

    Notable landmarks include Craigdarroch Castle and the elegant Empress Hotel, which contrast with the shops and restaurants. There's ample opportunity for whale watching and wildlife viewing, too.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  14. Day
    14
    Vancouver
    Vancouver, Canada

    Disembark Queen Elizabeth after your fantastic Alaskan cruise and transfer to the Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront hotel for one night.

  15. Day
    15
    Embark the Rocky Mountaineer in Vancouver
    Vancouver, Canada

    Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at Vancouver and ride towards Kamloops, seeing dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like environment of the Interior, through winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains and the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley. Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard. Highlights include steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon.

    Meals - Lunch, Dinner
  16. Day
    16
    Kamloops and Lake Louise
    Kamloops, Canada

    Travel across the Rockies from Kamloops to Lake Louise over high mountain passes and through tunnels that were part of the original Rockies Railway. Highlights include Rogers Pass, Kicking Horse Canyon and the snow peaked mountains of the Rockies

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch
  17. Day
    17
    Lake Louise tour
    Lake Louise, Canada

    Spend the morning exploring Lake Louise at leisure before an afternoon tour of the surrounding area. You will be transferred to Banff late afternoon.

  18. Day
    18
    Banff
    Banff, Canada

    After a morning tour of Banff you can chose to take a scenic helicopter tour over the Rockies before arriving into Calgary.

  19. Day
    19
    Fly home from Calgary
    Calgary Apt, Canada

    After check-out from the hotel you will be transferred to Calgary airport for your flight home to the UK.

  20. Day
    20
    Arrive back in the UK
    Calgary, Canada

Accommodation

Hyatt Regency Vancouver

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Vancouver, Canada

Perfect placement for exploring downtown Vancouver

Located in the heart of downtown, Hyatt Regency Vancouver is the perfect location to stay for both business and leisure travellers. Guests can enjoy easy access to exciting attractions, like the unique shops of Robson Street and Stanley Park. All guestrooms rooms and suites include premium amenities such as signature Hyatt Grand Beds®, large wall mounted HDTVs, complimentary Wi-Fi, and an iHome stereo with iPod® docking station. Upgrade to a Junior Suite and enjoy an open living room design, pull out sofa, and connecting bedroom. The Mosaic Grille serves locally-sourced, sustainable seafood and mdoern comfort food, overlooking downtown Vancouver.

Queen Elizabeth

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Cruise ship

Iconic ocean cruise liner with opulent interiors

Built in 2010, Cunard's Queen Elizabeth is a 2081-guest capacity cruise ship that combines beautiful art deco elegance furnishings with a full range of modern entertaiment and leisure facilities. Whether you're enjoying afternoon tea in the beautiful surroundings of The Courtyard, seeing a show in the onboard theatre, or relaxing by the pool, your days at sea are sure to be packed with activities.

Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront

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Vancouver Harbour Water Apt/Vancouver, Canada

A downtown Vancouver Hotel

Located just steps from the best of downtown Vancouver with stunning views and first-class cuisine, Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront has it all. Personalized service and thoughtful extras complement high quality servives such as high speed WiFi and onsite fitness training. The spacious, modern rooms and suites offer comfort and convenience, as well as views of either the city or the harbour.

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Availability

From
Thu, Thu, Aug 27, 2020
To
Tue, Tue, Sep 15, 2020
Duration
20 Days
Price per person
£5,799*
* *From price based on a twin/double share of an inside cabin. This trip is exclusive to Hearst UK and may be promoted by other Hearst brands. **Available at a supplement. £6,099 per person (Outside – Obstructed View), £6,499 per person (Balcony) Upgrade to Gold Leaf on Rocky Mountaineer from £1059 per person. This offer is subject to availability and to the booking conditions on The Cruise Line.
Call now to book 08082396087
Quote ref: HEARST ROCKY