Canadian Rockies and Alaska's Inside Passage

Get ready for an adventure that highlights the soaring majesty of the Canadian Rockies, the emerald-green forests of British Columbia, and the grandeur of Alaska's Inside Passage. Discover the cowboy spirit of Western Canada with a stop at a local ranch for a line dancing lesson and a wagon ride in search of buffalo. Marvel at the impressive waterfalls, rushing rivers, glacial peaks, imposing cliffs, and snowcapped mountain ranges of Icefields Parkway. Relive Alaska's Gold Rush days in historic Skagway. Cruise through Glacier Bay, a spectacular national park and preserve that's a treasure trove of tidewater glaciers and scenic coastal islands. Spot humpback whales, orcas, bald eagles, and brown bears as you cruise along the magnificent Inside Passage.

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2024
Duration
15 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1CalgaryGet ready for an adventure that brings together the soaring majesty of the Canadian Rockies, the emerald-green forests of British Columbia, and the grandeur of Alaska's Inside Passage. Arrive today in the province of Alberta.
Day 2CalgaryDiscover the cowboy spirit of Western Canada with a stop at a local ranch for a line dancing lesson and a wagon ride in search of buffalo. With soaring peaks serving as your backdrop, sit down for a traditional Albertan barbecue lunch. Arrive this afternoon in the picturesque village of Lake Louise and settle into the famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, a stunning property nestled on the banks of the lake. This evening, dine at one of the great restaurants at Fairmont Chateau.
Day 3Lake LouiseEnjoy a leisurely morning and admire the tranquil turquoise waters of the lake. Set off for a scenic drive through Banff featuring powerful Bow Falls and Surprise Corner, known for its picture-perfect panoramic views. Next, meet a local ammolite specialist to learn about this rare gemstone, found only in Alberta. During an afternoon at leisure, perhaps you'll take a stroll through Banff's charming downtown.
Day 4BanffA wonderful day of sightseeing awaits as you set out along the unforgettable Icefields Parkway. Marvel at impressive waterfalls, rushing rivers, glacial peaks, imposing cliffs, and snowcapped mountain ranges. Stop at the Athabasca Glacier, where it's your choice! Take a fun ride* across this 1,000-foot-thick mass of glacial ice, the largest accumulation of ice south of the Arctic Circle -OR- take a walk on the Columbia Icefield Skywalk to experience breathtaking views of the Sunwapta Valley and take in the dramatic landscape from the glass-floored platform. We'll also make a stop at Peyto Lake on our return to Banff.
Day 5BanffOnboard Rocky Mountaineer, embark on an awe-inspiring rail journey through some of the world's most majestic scenery. Beyond your sparkling glass window, history comes alive as you travel the legendary rail route that united Canada as a nation, through the century-old Spiral Tunnels, and along the powerful Kicking Horse River. Traverse the Continental Divide and keep an eye out for moose, elk, and bighorn sheep - not to mention osprey, soaring eagles, and even the occasional bear. Arrive this evening in the city of Kamloops for your overnight stay.**
Day 6KamloopsContinue west this morning through river canyons and snowcapped mountains. Inside your single-level dome coach, gaze out at the stunning panorama of the mighty Fraser River and the raging white waters of Hell's Gate. Watch the landscape transform again as you enjoy views of the coastal deep-green forests and the towering peaks of the Coast Mountains. After another beautiful day onboard Rocky Mountaineer, arrive in the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver.
Day 7VancouverThis morning, ascend Grouse Mountain on an enclosed gondola and enjoy views in every direction while you enjoy breakfast on the peak of Vancouver. Then, join a ranger to meet two grizzly bears that were rescued in 2001. Later, begin your Vancouver sightseeing tour at Stanley Park, Canada's renowned urban rainforest. Follow the park's famous seawall and discover views of the mountains along trails, beaches, historical landmarks, and colorful gardens. Make your way to picturesque Granville Island Public Market and stroll past stalls of handmade crafts and artisan food producers. Tonight, toast the end of the Canadian part of your journey at a local restaurant.
Day 8VancouverEnjoy a free morning in Vancouver before heading to the port to embark on your Holland America cruise of Alaska's Inside Passage.
Day 9Inside PassageA wonderful day of sightseeing awaits as your ship sails along the amazing Inside Passage, an extensive coastal route known for its natural beauty and abundant wildlife.
Day 10JuneauThis morning, discover the Tracy Arm Inlet, a fjord flanked by steep cliffs and glacier-covered mountains. This afternoon, arrive in beautiful Juneau, the most remote U.S. state capital, surrounded by water, forests, and mountains.
Day 11SkagwayRelive Alaska's Gold Rush days in the "Gateway to the Klondike" and home of the famed Chilkoot Trail. In historic Skagway, Alaska's past lives on in a spectacular natural setting and cries of "gold in the Yukon!" can still be heard.
Day 12Glacier BayCruise through Glacier Bay, a spectacular national park and preserve that's a treasure trove of tidewater glaciers and scenic coastal islands. Its rich world of marine life and glaciers is Alaska at its best.
Day 13KetchikanYour port of call today is Ketchikan, known as the "salmon capital of the world" and the "city of totems." Located on tranquil Revillagigedo Island, Ketchikan is home to the world's largest collection of totem poles.
Day 14Inside PassageArguably one of the greatest cruising routes in the world, the Inside Passage offers opportunities to spot some of Alaska's most iconic wildlife, with humpback whales and orcas plying the water alongside the ship, bald eagles soaring overhead, and brown bears lumbering on the shoreline.
Day 15VancouverYour cruise ends this morning back in the vibrant city of Vancouver, leaving you with many wonderful memories of your tour through one of the last great frontiers.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
05/10/2025$7,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/17/2025$7,994.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/24/2025$7,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
06/18/2025$8,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/05/2025$8,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/12/2025$8,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/26/2025$8,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/06/2025$8,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/20/2025$8,504.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/27/2025$8,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/30/2025$8,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/03/2025$8,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/06/2025$8,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel - Calgary, AB, Canada
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Lake Louise, AB, Canada
The Rimrock Resort Hotel - Banff, AB, Canada
Kamloops* hotel - Kamloops, BC, Canada
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre - Vancouver, BC, Canada
Holland America Cruises' Zaandam or Konigsdam - Vancouver, BC, United States
Disclaimer
* NOTE: Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.

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    Get ready for an adventure that highlights the soaring majesty of the Canadian Rockies, the emerald-green forests of British Columbia, and the grandeur of Alaska's Inside Passage.

 
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