16 Day Canadian Rockies with 7 Day Alaska Cruise

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Tour Length: 16 Days
Countries Visited: Canada, United States
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Tour Type:
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Tour Category: Partially Escorted
Tour Operator: Gate 1
Tour Code: NOCL-CA-16DCARCKGB-PKG-18
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  • Flights Los Angeles-Calgary, Seattle-Los Angeles
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Intra-flight Calgary-Seattle
  • 15 nights accommodations
  • 2 nights Calgary
  • 2 nights Waterton Lake
  • 2 nights Banff
  • 2 nights Jasper
  • 7 nights Norwegian Pearl, Norwegian Cruise Line®
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel & cruise porterage
  • All transfers
  • 31 meals: 15 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 10 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach (Days 2-8)
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager (Days 2-8)
  • Entrance fees per itinerary (Days 2-8)
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring (Days 2-8)
  • Waterton: Glacier International Peace Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore Banff National Park and ascend by gondola to Sulphur Mountain
  • View Lake Louise, nestled at the foot of the impressive Victoria Glacier
  • Visit Jasper, the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies
  • Walk along the majestic Maligne Canyon’s trails with breathtaking views of waterfalls
  • Columbia Icefield Ice Explorer Ride to the center of the massive Athabasca Glacier
  • Norwegian Cruise Line® Complimentary & Specialty Restaurants
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*Not Included:
Norwegian Cruise Line Government Taxes, Port Expenses & Fees, optional tours, shore excursions and gratuities.

Norwegian Cruise Line® reserves the right to charge a fuel supplement without prior notice should the closing price of West Texas Intermediate Fuel increase above US $65 per barrel on the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange Index). In the event a fuel supplement is charged, such supplementary charges are not included in the cruise fare. The fuel supplement charge will not exceed US $10.00 per passenger per day.


Additional Information:
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers, but does include flight Calgary-Seattle

Checked bag fees, excess luggage or weight charges levied by an airline on intra-flights are passengers' responsibility.

It is recommended that passengers select flights that arrive in Calgary no later than 5 pm on Day 1. Passengers disembarking to the airport should select flights that depart no earlier than 12:30 pm on Day 16.

All sightseeing and itinerary inclusions (Days 2-8) are subject to favorable weather conditions and seasonality. In those instances, and until the roads are available for travel, often unpredictable until the last moment, roads, routes, and sites will be amended.

Reservations may only be completed for one cabin. Customers requiring multiple cabins will require one reservation per cabin.

Shore excursions may be booked in advance online or by phone with Norwegian Cruise Line®. Alternatively, tours can be purchased onboard and are subject to advance booking restrictions and availability.

While sailing with Norwegian Cruise Line®, passengers are subject to the cruise line’s Terms & Conditions which can be viewed at: Norwegian Cruise Line’s Guest Ticket Contract

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Accommodation Details:
Triple rooms consist of two double/queen beds for three persons; where available, a fee may be charged by the hotel for the addition of a cot/rollaway.

 
 

DAY 1, Saturday - Depart for Canada
Depart on your flight to Calgary, Alberta's major city and gateway to the Canadian Rockies. Transfer to your hotel in this rising city that grew out of the Canadian West, balancing modern and traditional with a pioneer charm. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Drink and meet your Tour Manager, who will introduce you to the exciting tour of Canada that awaits you. Your tour will begin with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 7PM on the day of arrival. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in your destination no later than 5PM on Day 1 of the itinerary or earlier, if possible
Overnight: Calgary

DAY 2, Sunday - Waterton Lakes National Park
Journey south this morning to Waterton Lakes National Park, where the "prairies meet the mountains". Travel through the famous ranching and farming area of southern Alberta. Later, you're surrounded by lakes as the Canadian Rockies fill the horizon in this area. Historians believe that the park has great historical significance based on archaeological finds proving that First Nations first populated the area over 11,000 years ago. Stop to enjoy the upper lake with its gorgeous mountain ranges towering over both sides. After lunch on your own, join the optional boat cruise on the lake with its amazing views of towering cliffs, unique geological formations, waterfalls, snow clad peaks and rich wildlife. Tonight, a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers celebrates your arrival in Western Canada and quaint Waterton
Optional: Shoreline Cruise on Waterton Lakes (PM)
Overnight: Waterton
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 3, Monday - Glacier National Park, Waterton Lakes
Today, an extraordinary excursion to Glacier National Park in northwestern Montana, where the American and Canadian Rockies meet. In 1932, the U.S. and Canada joined these two national parks as a symbol of their longtime peace and friendship. In recognition of this historic agreement, the parks were officially designated as the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. When possible, travel on the "Going-to-the-Sun" Road (road and weather permitting) into dramatic Glacier National Park along the sparkling lake's shore, continuing to the historic Many Glacier Hotel on crystal-clear Swiftcurrent Lake before returning to Waterton. An evening at leisure offers a choice of cafes and local restaurants featuring traditional English fare
Overnight: Waterton
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Tuesday - Kananaskis Valley, Two Jack Lake, Lake Minnewanka, Banff National Park
Travel northwest through the lush Kananaskis Valley (road permitting), a recreational playground and gateway to the national parks. After lunch on your own, continue on a scenic drive to Lake Minnewanka ("Water of the Spirits"), a gorgeous glacial lake in the eastern area of Banff. Then, view freshwater Two Jack Lake, a mecca for anglers from around the world, en route to cascading Bow Falls in a valley eroded by glacier activity. Keep your camera ready as you look for wandering wildlife. Return to Banff for leisure time to discover the delights of this charming village with its trendy shops and local delicacies
Overnight: Banff National Park
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Wednesday - Banff National Park, Gondola to Sulphur Mountain*
Enjoy the unparalleled mountain scenery as you explore wondrous Banff National Park, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Nestled in the very heart of the magnificent Canadian Rockies, the snow-capped mountains, glistening glaciers and sweeping panoramas are just one part of the allure of Banff. Here, ascend by gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain, experiencing stunning views at every turn of six mountain ranges and the village below. Truly an exhilarating experience! Then, at your leisure, walk along the boardwalk to the Observation Deck (weather permitting). Afterwards, return to Banff for an afternoon at leisure, or participate in the optional Float Tour on the Bow River. The gentle raft float offers great views of a variety of wildlife and a chance to learn more about the area's natural history from expert guides. Tonight, perhaps explore the dining scene in Banff with a wide choice of western saloons, English pubs and international restaurants
Optional: Float Tour on Bow River (PM)
Overnight: Banff
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Thursday - Lake Louise, Icefield Parkway, Jasper National Park
A day filled with unmatched beauty! Begin at crystal clear Moraine Lake with its indigo blue waters, surrounded by the Valley of the Ten Peaks beneath the third highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies, known to rival Lake Louise with its scenic grandeur. This glacially-fed lake reflects the remarkable beauty of one of the most photographed spots in all of Canada. Then, continue to extraordinary Lake Louise, symbolic of the quintessentially Canadian mountain scene. Known for its sparkling blue waters, and nestled at the base of impressive glacier-clad peaks, this area is one of the most astonishingly picturesque areas of Banff National Park. Listen to the history and fascinating geology of this area before driving along the iconic Icefield Parkway north to Jasper. Drive amidst stunning vistas of deep green forests, snow covered mountains and towering peaks to glorious Jasper National Park. The beauty of this area will leave you breathless! Tonight, after dinner with the group, stroll the quaint streets of the town of Jasper
Overnight: Jasper
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7, Friday - Jasper National Park, Spirit Island
Explore Jasper today, the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies. Begin at a section of the park known for its abundant flora and fauna. Drive up the valley to see "disappearing" Medicine Lake, which exists only during the summer months when melting glaciers bring water into the valley. Enjoy a cruise around world-famous Spirit Island on Maligne Lake, the heart of Jasper National Park. See the tranquil-blue color of this glacially formed and fed lake during this calming wilderness experience. Then, on to majestic Maligne Canyon to learn about the unique features of this underground system. Time to walk along the canyon's trails with breathtaking views of waterfalls and unusual rock formations. Return to Jasper, the turn-of-the-century railroad town, for the remainder of the day at leisure
Overnight: Jasper
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Saturday - Columbia Ice Explorer
Travel south on the Icefield Parkway - a highlight of the day. Pass more than 100 visible glaciers, ice fields and a cornucopia of mountains with astonishing views of rocky peaks, waterfalls and snowfields at every turn. Arrive at the remarkable Columbia Icefield where you travel on the specially designed Ice Explorer to the center of the massive Athabasca Glacier. On the journey, hear about the formation of glaciers and the interesting geological features of the area. You'll be able to step-out onto the surface of the powerful ancient ice, formed from snow falling as long as 200 years ago - an extraordinary experience for all. Stop at glacier-fed Peyto Lake (road and weather permitting) for your last and unforgettable photo opportunity before arriving in Calgary for the last night in Canada. Tonight at the festive Farewell Dinner share memories together of the astonishing tour through magnificent Western Canada
Overnight: Calgary
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Sunday - Fly to Seattle, Embark Cruise
This morning say good bye to your Tour Manager and transfer to the Calgary Airport for your flight to Seattle. Upon arrival, transfer to the port. The ship sails at 4:00 pm
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Monday - At Sea
Enjoy a day at sea aboard the ship as you cruise Alaska's Inside Passage. Keep an eye out for wildlife such as Orca whales and bald eagles. Humpback whales are often seen breaching by the ship, sometimes even lifting their whole bodies out of the water in a spectacular acrobatic displays
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11, Tuesday - Afternoon in Juneau
Arrive at 2:00 pm in Juneau, the capital of Alaska and also called "Alaska's peak experience", due in part to its unparalleled glacier viewing from such places as Tracy Arm Fjord, the Juneau Icefield and Glacier Bay National Park. With some of the most beautiful vistas in the state, Juneau offers a wide variety of activities from dog sledding to whale watching. Try your luck sport fishing for king salmon, or simply stop by a local restaurant for an authentic salmon bake. Later in the evening set sail at 10:00 pm toward Skagway
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 12, Wednesday - Full Day Skagway
Arrive in Skagway at 7:00 am. This city was originally founded by hopeful adventurers looking for gold, but today the city is the perfect jumping off point for a hike or horseback ride. The Yukon railroad offers scenic rides through the countryside, and the Chilkat Glacier system offers the opportunity for an up close and personal view of icebergs. Set sail at 8:15 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 13, Thursday - Glacier Bay
Today cruise through Glacier Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and national park protecting a unique ecosystem of plants and animals living within an ever-changing glacial landscape. Watch as huge chunks of ice split off glaciers and crash into the sea, splashing water high into the air and thundering for miles around
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 14, Friday - Ketchikan
This morning arrive in Ketchikan at 6:00 am. Built out over the water and climbing weathered stairways, Ketchikan clings to the shores of Tongass. Besides the main attractions which include Creek Street, the Tongass Historical Museum, Totem Bight State Park and Saxman Village, try a flight seeing trip to breathtaking Misty Fjords National Monument, an adventure not to be missed. These deep water fjords left by retreating glaciers left granite cliffs towering thousands of feet above the sea and countless waterfalls cascading into placid waters. Set sail at 1:30 pm for Victoria, British Columbia
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 15, Saturday - Evening in Victoria
Arrive this evening in Victoria at 6:00 pm, British Columbia. A touch of England awaits. Perhaps, walk through Beacon Hill Park or near the Inner Harbour
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 16, Sunday - Return Home
Arrive in Seattle at 8:00 am. Disembark the ship and transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

 
         
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TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Necessary Travel Documents such as Passports and Visas is the responsibility of the traveler. Passports must be valid six months from your return travel date.

 

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Delta Calgary Downtown
This superior tourist class hotel is centrally located in downtown Calgary.

Waterton Lakes Lodge Resort
This tourist class hotel is located in the Waterton Lakes National Park townsite.

Elk + Avenue Hotel
This tourist class hotel has magnificent views of Mount Rundle.

Sawridge Inn & Conference Centre
This superior tourist class hotel is a short drive from the town center of Jasper.

Delta Calgary Airport Hotel
This superior tourist class hotel is a 25 minute drive away from downtown Calgary.

 

 
 

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