Rockies Rail Tour, Alaska Cruise & More

Price
$8999 per person
Duration
17 days
Destination
More than 1

ICONIC CRUISE & RAIL Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska Cruise, Las Vegas, Grand Canyon & Flights

Board the Rocky Mountaineer for one of the world's great train journeys and enjoy a coach tour through the spectacular part of Canada. Cruise the Inside Passage and Tracy Arm Fjord with Royal Caribbean and before heading home, experience the thrill of Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. It's all covered, including flights, on this exciting travel package!
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This incredible Rocky Mountaineer train journey, Royal Caribbean Alaska Cruise and stop in Vegas with a Grand Canyon tour is guaranteed to wow you all the way and leave you speechless, more than once. The panoramic mountain views keep coming on a Canadian Rockies trip and you'll be creating the memories of a lifetime as you cruise Alaska's Inside Passage. Plus, all flights are included. The best deals are available when you get in early, so don't leave it too late to book!

What's included

Destination
Canada , United States Discover Destinations
Departure Location
Fly to Vancouver, Canada from Australia
Return Location
Fly from Las Vegas, USA to Australia
Additional Information
Departs Mondays in 2023: From May to September, prices vary depending on travel dates Booking Code: CRCAK17M
Price includes
  • Accommodation based on twin share room
  • Cruise as per itinerary
  • Cruise meals and non-chargeable entertainment
  • Escorted tour
  • International flights
  • Professionally guided local tours
  • Rail travel as per itinerary
Price does not include
  • Airport transfers
  • Any items or services not specified
  • Cruise gratuities
  • Cruise transfers
  • Gratuities for guides and drivers
  • Medical and emergency insurance
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa arrangements
  • Visa handling fees
Additional Prices
Solo Travellers: Single supplement from $3200 for private rooms & cabin Extend Your Stay: We can book a range of hotels & tours Upgrade the Experience: GoldLeaf Service & first class hotels are available, ask us for a quote Travel Insurance: Insurance is essential - please ask us for a quote

Trip overview

Join us as we explore the very best of the last frontier, Alaska, its stunning neighbour, Canada, and make an unforgettable stop at the Grand Canyon!

Fly from Australia and begin your adventure in Vancouver, on Canada’s west coast. From here, board the magnificent Rocky Mountaineer for a 2-day rail experience unlike any other. The train journey offers a spectacular range of scenery as you travel between the high peaks of the Canadian Rockies, over mountain passes and through remarkable tunnels and along rocky lake shores. Overnight in Kamloops and continue the legendary journey to Jasper.

Join the coach tour in Jasper and en route to Banff discover Maligne Canyon, Icefield Parkway, majestic Castle Mountain and Columbia Icefield, where you could get to visit the Athabasca Glacier. Spend a night in stunning Lake Louise and stroll the shores of the glacier-fed lake. Then head west, crossing the highest pass in the Rockies and enjoying the breathtaking Glacier National Park scenery on the return to Vancouver.

After another memorable night in Vancouver, it’s time to board your 7-night Alaska glacier cruise aboard ‘Enchantment of the Seas’. Witness amazing views and wildlife as you sail through the magical Inside Passage. Cruise through breathtaking Tracy Arm Fjord and dock in Alaska’s remote capital of Juneau, Haines and the culturally-rich town of Ketchikan.

Next, fly from Vancouver to Las Vegas. During the 3-night stay there’s time to explore “Sin City” and take in a show. Then leave the glittering lights of Vegas for an amazing full day coach tour of the famous Grand Canyon.

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Package Prices

Hurry, space is already filling quickly for departures in 2023.

Lowest price departures on Mondays between 01 May to 12 June and 24 July to 11 September, 2023:

  • From $8,999 per person – Inside Cabin on cruise
  • From $9,499 per person – Oceanview Cabin on cruise
  • From $10,499 per person – Balcony Cabin on cruise

Add $1000 per person to travel during 13 June to 23 July, 2023.

Solo travellers pay a single supplement from $3200 for private rooms and cabin.

Flights included from Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane. Extra $300 per person from Adelaide, Canberra or Hobart. Extra $550 per person from Perth.

Want to extend your holiday?
Vancouver hotel extra nights from $240 per person per night.

Hollywood stopover – 3 nights at Best Western Plus Sunset Plaza Hotel & return airport transfers from extra $1299 per person twin share.

Add Hawaii Beach stopover – 5 nights at Hilton Hotel or Outrigger Waikiki Beach Hotel from extra $2000 per person.

Treat yourself to an upgrade!
GoldLeaf Service on the Rocky Mountaineer from an extra $1300 per person (see the brochure for inclusions)

Stay in first class hotels from extra $1700 per person:
Vancouver – Georgian Court Hotel or Exchange Hotel
Jasper – Sawridge Inn
Banff – Rimrock Resort
Las Vegas – New York New York Hotel & Casino

Note: Prices are per person, based on twin share, and subject to confirmation at time of booking. Prices can change without notice due to availability and currency fluctuations. Call us for cabin availability and prices on your preferred travel date.

Inclusions at a glance

  • Flights – Return economy airfares from Australia to Vancouver & from Las Vegas
    • One-way economy class airfare from Vancouver to Las Vegas
    • Including all prepayable airport departure taxes
  • Hotels – 8 nights in selected hotels or similar, standard rooms
    • 2 nights Vancouver – Moda Hotel, Atrium Hotel or Rosedale on Robson
    • 1 night Kamloops (included with Rocky Mountaineer Rail)
    • 1 night Jasper (to be advised)
    • 1 night Banff (to be advised)
    • 1 night Lake Louise (to be advised)
    • 3 nights Las Vegas – Luxor Hotel
  • Canada Rocky Mountaineer – 2 days/1-night Rocky Mountaineer train trip
    • Silver Leaf Service from Vancouver to Jasper
    • Meals served to seat
    • Overnight hotel stay in Kamloops
  • Canadian Rockies Tour – 3-day escorted coach tour from Jasper to Vancouver
    • Services of an English-speaking tour director
    • Overnight in Banff & Lake Louise
    • Guided lakeshore excursion of Chateau Lake Louise
    • Complimentary book of the Canadian Rockies
  • Cruise – 7 nights Ultimate Alaska Glacier Cruise, roundtrip from Vancouver
    • Choice of cabin aboard Royal Caribbean’s Enchantment of the Seas
    • All non-chargeable meals & entertainment on board
    • All pre-payable cruise taxes and port fees
    • Dock in Sitka, Juneau, Haines & Ketchikan
  • Sightseeing – Grand Canyon, escorted coach day tour from Las Vegas

 

Alaska, United States
Glacier margaritas on an Alaska cruise – don’t mind if we do!

Photo credit: Rocky Mountaineer for train and SilverLeaf Service photos.

  • DAY 1
  • DAY 2
  • DAY 3
  • DAY 4
  • DAY 5
  • DAY 6
  • DAY 7
  • DAYS 8-13
  • DAY 14
  • DAY 15
  • DAY 16
  • DAY 17
DAY 1

Arrive Vancouver

Fly into Vancouver, Canada and make your own way to your downtown hotel.  Vancouver, a bustling west coast seaport in British Columbia, is among Canada’s most ethnically diverse cities. A popular filming location, it’s surrounded by mountains, and also has thriving art, theatre and music scenes. Vancouver Art Gallery is known for its works by regional artists, while the Museum of Anthropology houses preeminent First Nations collections.

DAY 2

Vancouver To Kamloops – By Rocky Mountaineer Rail

(Departs: 7:30 Am, Arrives: 5:35 Pm)

Travel aboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to the interior’s largest city, Kamloops. On today’s journey, you will see dramatic changes in scenery from the lush green fields of the Fraser River Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coastal Mountains, to the desert- like environment of the interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and snow sheds along the Thompson River. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake and into your overnight destination, Kamloops. [B] [L]

DAY 3

Kamloops To Jasper – By Rocky Mountaineer Rail

(Departs: 8:10 Am, Arrives: 6:10 Pm)

Your journey continues north and east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will be surrounded by dramatic scenery as you follow the banks of the North Thompson River through the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains, climbing ever nearer to the high peaks of the Continental Divide. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet), Pyramid Falls, as well as the climb over Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park. Your rail journey ends upon arrival in the town of Jasper this evening. Overnight in Jasper. [B] [L]

DAY 4

Jasper To Banff – By Coach

(Departs: 8:30 Am, Arrives: 7:30 Pm)

Start the morning with a refreshing hike in Maligne Canyon, one of the world’s largest and deepest limestone gorges criss-crossed by 6 narrow bridges. Then head south on the Icefields Parkway to experience the thundering waters of Athabasca Falls, picturesque Peyto Lake, and majestic Castle Mountain. At the Columbia Icefield, ride the “Ice Explorer”* on Athabasca Glacier or visit the Glacier Skywalk*! Overnight in Banff. [B]

*subject to weather conditions & additional fees may apply.

DAY 5

Banff National Park – By Coach

(Departs: 8:00 Am, Arrives: 6:00 Pm)

Enjoy scenic views, including the spectacular Lower Falls, as you walk through Johnston Canyon. At Lake Louise, stroll the shores of the glacier-fed lake and enjoy the atmosphere of the world-famous Chateau Lake Louise. Afternoon highlights include Moraine Lake, the Banff Springs Hotel, the Upper Hot Springs*, and views from the top of Sulphur Mountain*. Overnight in Lake Louise. [B]

*subject to weather conditions & additional fees may apply.

DAY 6

Lake Louise To Vancouver – By Coach

(Departs: 8:00 Am, Arrives: 7:30 Pm)

Today you will head west crossing the Continental Divide and Rogers Pass, the highest pass in the Rockies. Learn about the Spiral Tunnels, a railroad engineering marvel. Relax and enjoy the passing scenery of Glacier National Park on your way back to Vancouver. [B] Overnight Vancouver.

DAY 7

Depart on Alaska Inside Passage Cruise

Today, make your way to Vancouver cruise port to check in at your designated time for the Alaska Inside Passage Cruise on Enchantment of Seas. Departure is scheduled for 5:00pm.

DAYS 8-13

Alaska Cruise

Date

Ports of Call

Activity

Arv

Dep

Day 7

Vancouver, British Columbia

Boarding

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5:00 PM

Day 8

Inside Passage

Cruising

--

--

Day 9

Sitka, Alaska

Docked

8:00 AM

5:00 PM

Day 10

Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska

Cruising

5:00 AM

9:00 AM

Day 10

Juneau, Alaska

Docked

1:00 PM

10:00 PM

Day 11

Haines, Alaska

Docked

7:00 AM

4:00 PM

Day 12

Ketchikan, Alaska

Docked

11:00 AM

10:00 PM

Day 13

Cruising

Cruising

--

--

Day 14

Vancouver, British Columbia

Departure

7:00 AM

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DAY 14

Cruise arrives back in Vancouver - Fly to Las Vegas

Your Alaska cruise arrives back in Vancouver this morning. Make your way to the airport by taxi for the flight to Las Vegas. On arrival, make your own way to the Luxor Hotel (or similar), where you’ll be staying for 3 nights.

DAY 15

Free day in Las Vegas

Lined with upscale casino hotels, the neon-soaked Strip is quintessential Las Vegas. As well as gambling floors, the vast hotel complexes house a variety of shops, restaurants (ranging from mainstream to high-end), and performance venues for music, comedy and circus-style acts. Attractions like the soaring, choreographed Fountains of Bellagio and the High Roller observation wheel draw crowds.

DAY 16

Grand Canyon full day coach tour

The full-day tour begins when a professional driver picks up participants at their hotel. The air-conditioned bus takes passengers across the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead, stopping first in Kingman and Williams, Arizona, visiting the Grand Canyon Railway. Lunch is included before travelling to Grand Canyon National Park. Tours stop at the visitors' centre, then continue on to Mather Point, Yavapai Point and the destination with the most panoramic views, Bright Angel Point.

DAY 17

Depart Las Vegas for Australia

Please catch a taxi to Las Vegas airport for your flights home to Australia. We hope you have had a wonderful holiday.

More about Canada

Extending from the Atlantic to the Pacific, the Arctic Ocean to the north and United States to the south, Canada is as diverse as it is spectacular. Would it surprise you to know that with a landmass of 9.1 million square kilometres, Canada is the second-largest country in the world behind Russia? It's true, and equally genuine is how much fun travellers can have exploring its many highlights. From the charming cities of Quebec and Ottawa in the east, as well as iconic Niagara Falls, to the east where you'll find cosmopolitan Vancouver and the world-famous Rocky Mountains with beautiful Banff National Park.

More about United States

The world is fascinated by America's famous culture and curious celebrities, but any traveller will tell you that there's so much more to the amazing United States. Head east for renowned attractions like historic Philadelphia, the Florida Everglades, Washington DC and New York City. Through central USA you'll find famous Mount Rushmore Memorial and Badlands National Park, as well as the carnival town of New Orleans in the south. The west coast boasts other great highlights in Seattle, multicultural San Francisco, the movie mecca of Hollywood and San Diego, for a south-of-the-border vibe. This is the tiniest taste of what you can expect to discover and enjoy in the good old U.S of A!
This incredible Rocky Mountaineer train journey, Royal Caribbean Alaska Cruise and stop in Vegas with a Grand Canyon tour is guaranteed to wow you all the way and leave you speechless, more than once. The panoramic mountain views keep coming on a Canadian Rockies trip and you'll be creating the memories of a lifetime as you cruise Alaska's Inside Passage. Plus, all flights are included. The best deals are available when you get in early, so don't leave it too late to book!

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Tour departures

Departs on Mondays from Australia between the following dates:
2023 - 01 May to 11 September

A surcharge applies for departures from 13 June to 23 July.
Contact us for the cabin price on your preferred date.

Departure is subject to availability and prices may vary at time of booking. Please contact us to find out about departures at other times of the year.

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      Rockies Rail Tour, Alaska Cruise & More

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      $8999 per person
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      17 days
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      More than 1

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