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16 Night - Glaciers and the Great Outdoors Package

Package Details

Overview

Accommodation Activities Cruise Fly Package Rail Tour Transfers

From $8,759* per person

Package Provider: Princess Cruises
Package Type: Cruise Tour
Region: North America
Duration: 16 Nights


Description

Bonus: Free upgrade to Gold Leaf on the Rocky Mountaineer 

 

 Your Fly, Tour  & Cruise package includes: 

·      Economy class flights from Sydney to Calgary, returning from Anchorage

·      5 day First Passage to the West Excursion with Rocky Mountaineer in Goldleaf

-      Includes 4 nights accommodation, 2 day rail, some activities and much more

·      1 night accommodation in Vancouver

·      7 night Voyage of the Glaciers cruise onboard the Golden Princess

-      Includes all entertainment and meals onboard (specialty restaurants excluded)

·      5 day Denali Explorer cruise tour with Princess

·      Port charges, fees and airline taxes

 

 

First Passage to the West Itinerary

 

Day 1: Tour Start - Calgary

Arrive in Calgary and spend the rest of the day sightseeing in “The Heart of the New West” independently. Overnight in Calgary.

 

Day 2: Calgary to Banff with Panoramic Helicopter Tour

Depart Calgary this morning for a full-day tour concluding in Banff. Journey to Kananaskis where you will enjoy the highlight of today, a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Continue on to Banff for a sightseeing tour including Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Your tour ends on arrival in Banff late this afternoon. Overnight in Banff.

ACTIVITIES

Panoramic Helicopter Tour - Banff to Calgary

12 MINUTES

Put on your best James Bond accent and take to the skies with a Panoramic Helicopter Tour. This 12-minute spine-tingling adventure will have you soaring 2,300 metres above sea level, giving you a totally incredible view of glaciers, mountain vistas, lakes, and waterfalls. This is the Rockies as you've never seen them.

 

 

Day 3: Banff to Kamloops

Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at Banff Station at 7:40am MT. Enjoy the spectacular array of scenery as you travel between the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, over mountain passes and through remarkable tunnels, along rocky lakeshores and across the ranchlands of the Interior. Today’s highlights include the Continental Divide, the Spiral Tunnels, Kicking Horse Canyon, Rogers Pass, and Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven. Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard. Arrival in Kamloops between 6:30pm and 8:00pm PT. Spend the evening exploring the city of Kamloops or relaxing in your hotel room. All hotels in Kamloops are of moderate standard: your hotel will be assigned post-booking.

 

Day 4: Kamloops to Vancouver

Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Kamloops Station at 7:35am PT. On today’s journey west, you will again see 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 the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. You will arrive in Vancouver between 6:00pm and 7:30pm PT.

 

Day 5: Tour End - Vancouver

Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Vancouver hotel.

 

Cruise Itinerary

 

Date

Itinerary

Arrive

Depart

29 Jun 19

Vancouver, Canada

 

4.30 pm

30 Jun 19

At Sea

   

01 Jul 19

Ketchikan, Alaska

6.30 am

2.00 pm

02 Jul 19

Juneau, Alaska

8.00 am

9.00 pm

03 Jul 19

Skagway, Alaska

7.00 am

8.30 pm

04 Jul 19

Glacier Bay, Alaska

6.00 am

3.00 pm

05 Jul 19

College Fjord, Alaska

6.00 pm

8.30 pm

06 Jul 19

Whittier, Alaska

12.30 pm

 

 

Denali Explorer Itinerary

 

6 Jul 2019 – Mt. Mckinley Princess Wilderness Lodge - Talkeetna

Step off your ship into a waiting railcar for our exclusive Direct-to-the-Wilderness same-day rail service to Talkeetna, then on to the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge. Get settled, and perhaps enjoy an optional afternoon excursion, hear stories about climbing Denali in the Hudson Theater or roast a marshmallow at the fireside patio. The North Fork Restaurant is the perfect place for a relaxed dinner to end your first day in the Denali area.

 

7 Jul 2019 – Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge

Sit and gaze at the majesty of "The Great One" from the lodge's treehouse designed and built by Pete Nelson of Animal Planet's Treehouse Masters. This afternoon, enjoy a scenic motorcoach drive to the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge, located just outside the national park entrance. Why not get to know the park with one of a variety of excursions including a husky homestead tour, fly fishing or a glacier landing via helicopter.

 

8 Jul 2019 Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge

You have a full day to get out into one of America's best national parks. This morning, a Natural History Tour serves as a wonderful introduction to the animals, plants and geological features found there. Later today, you may want to stop by the tour desk to plan an activity such as rafting or hiking. 

 

9 Jul 2019 Anchorage

Arrive in Anchorage by motorcoach and get settled in your hotel for an overnight stay. You might enjoy getting out to see the shops, restaurants and cultural attractions of this surprisingly metropolitan city. 

 

10 Jul 2019 Anchorage

Your memorable vacation ends this morning in Anchorage.

Terms & Conditions

Conditions apply. Subject to availability and change without notice. Full supplier conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only. Prices valid at the time of publication. Prices are per person based on twin share occupancy unless otherwise stated and displayed in $AUD. Member savings are calculated using the original advertised price.

Terms and conditions apply. Prices are per person twin share in Australian dollars. Subject to availablity at the time of booking. Prices are correct as of 12 February 2019, but subject to change. Prices include economy class flights ex Sydney, including all taxes. Other departure cities available, please speak to your travel consultant for details. Advertised prices are for payment in cash, credit card payments will incur a surcharge. Further terms and conditions may apply, please speak to your travel consultant for full details 

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1300 765 305 (AUST) 0800 956 363 (NZ)

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