Best of the Rockies and Alaska



per person
Duration: 21 Nights
Destination: Vancouver, Canada
Region: North America
Deal Code: PAN0WC5




Experience the best of the Canadian Rockies with this Circle Journey that combines our Rainforest to Gold Rush and First Passage to the West routes. Journey to Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper before staying overnight in Whistler—giving you plenty of time to shop, explore and relax while soaking in the magnificent sights. This is our longest package with three nights to explore Banff.

Board this convenient Vancouver roundtrip cruise and experience nature's awesome sculpting power at Tracy Arm and Glacier Bay.

Your Fly, Rail & Cruise Package Includes: 

  • $3000 flight credit per person
  • 14 nights Best of the Rockies circle journey aboard Rocky Mountaineer, Vancouver return
  • Includes 5 days onboard Rocky Mountaineer in Gold Leaf service, 14 nights hotels, 9 meals, select activities plus more
  • 7 nights Alaska and inside passage cruise onboard Konningsdam, Vancouver return
  • All onboard meals in complimentary dining venues & selected non-alcoholic beverages
  • A wide range of onboard activities & entertainment
  • Private transfers throughout
  • Port charges, fees & taxes onboard your cruise

Pricing is per person twin share and based on travel 10-31 August 2024

Solo traveller pricing available. Please speak to one of our travel consultants for more details

Rail Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Vancouver

Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic coastal city on your own. That could be discovering Stanley Park, taking a small ferry to Granville Island, or much more. Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 2: Vancouver

Enjoy the day with free time to relax or book your own activities at your leisure. Vancouver has activities for all interests, including visiting historic Gastown, dining in lively Yaletown, or enjoying a walk on the Stanely Park Seawall. No matter what you choose to do, the Coast Mountains and the Pacific Ocean surround you. Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 3: Vancouver to Kamloops

Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, located in the heart of British Columbia's interior. On today's journey, you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like landscapes of the BC interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Your day ends as the train travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into the town of Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops. B, L.

Day 4: Kamloops to Banff

Your journey continues eastward to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again, you will experience ever-changing scenery as you travel across ranchlands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. Today's highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and, of course, the iconic glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends this evening in the resort town of Banff. Overnight in Banff. B, L.

Day 5: Banff

Enjoy the day with free time to relax or book your own activities at your leisure. Banff has activities for all, from taking the gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain, relaxing in the Banff hot springs, and exploring the bustling town, to outdoor wildlife adventures. Overnight in Banff.

Day 6: Banff

Enjoy a second day in this quaint mountain town with more free time to explore, relax, or book activities at your leisure. Overnight in Banff.

Day 7: Banff to Lake Louise

A morning half-day transfer takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders. Among the attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural rock bridge spanning the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise, where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure to enjoy this awe-inspiring location. Overnight in Lake Louise.

Day 8: Lake Louise

Enjoy the day with free time to relax or book your own activities at your leisure. With its unique history and picturesque scenery, Lake Louise will not disappoint. Learn about the local wildlife, paddle the lake by canoe, or simply relax amongst the beauty. Overnight in Lake Louise.

Day 9: Lake Louise to Jasper

Continue your journey from Lake Louise to Jasper on a sightseeing tour of Banff and Jasper National Parks via the Icefields Parkway. Bow Lake, the Columbia Icefield, Glacier Skywalk, and Athabasca Falls are among some of the day's highlights. The Columbia Icefield is one of the largest accumulations of ice south of the Arctic Circle and one of the most accessible icefields in North America. Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn about its geological features. Lunch is provided at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre. You will arrive in Jasper late afternoon. Overnight in Jasper. L.

Day 10: Jasper

Enjoy the day with free time to relax or book your own activities at your leisure. The resort town of Jasper and the surrounding national park offer various activities from relaxation to adventure. Overnight in Jasper.

Day 11: Jasper to Quesnel

Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain resort town of Jasper in the Canadian Rockies to the charming rural town of Quesnel, gateway to the North Cariboo. Pass through the Rocky Mountain Trench, with the steep Rocky and Cariboo Mountains on either side and on to the rolling hills and vast forests of British Columbia's Northern Interior. Highlights include Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet), the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Yellowhead Pass and Moose Lake, home to plentiful wildlife, including a large population of moose, caribou and bears. Your day concludes as the train passes through the town of Prince George and follows the Fraser River into Quesnel. Overnight in Quesnel. B, L.

Day 12: Quesnel to Whistler

Today your journey continues Southwest to the all-season resort town of Whistler, host of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games and renowned for world-class outdoor activities, both leisure and adventure. Along the route, enjoy breathtaking and varied scenery, from the desert-like conditions of the Fraser Canyon, through the rolling hills and vast ranchlands of the Cariboo Plateau, to the river canyons and lush farmland of the Pemberton Valley. Highlights include sweeping views of the Fraser Canyon, the crossing of Deep Creek Bridge, one of the highest railway bridges in the world, and the shorelines of glacial-fed Seton Lake and Anderson Lake. Your rail journey today ends on arrival at Pemberton Station, where you will board a motorcoach transfer to your Whistler accommodation (approximately a 35-minute drive). Overnight in Whistler. B, L.

Day 13: Whistler to Vancouver

The morning is free to explore Whistler Village at your leisure. In the afternoon, return to Vancouver onboard Rocky Mountaineer through the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky Corridor. Highlights of the trip include Cheakamus Canyon, the dome peak of Mount Garibaldi, Brandywine Falls, and breathtaking views of Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains. An afternoon meal is served canapé style. Your rail journey ends today on arrival in North Vancouver, where you will be provided with a transfer to your accommodation in downtown Vancouver. Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 14: Vancouver

Enjoy another day in Vancouver with free time to relax or booking your own activities at your leisure. Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 15: Vancouver

Your journey ends upon check out from your Vancouver hotel.

Cruise Itinerary:





24 Aug 24

Vancouver, Canada


4.00 pm

25 Aug 24

Scenic Cruising the Inside Passage



26 Aug 24

Tracy Arm Inlet

9.00 am

9.30 am

26 Aug 24

Juneau, USA

1.00 pm

10.00 pm

27 Aug 24

Skagway, USA

7.00 am

8.00 pm

28 Aug 24

Glacier Bay

7.00 am

4.00 pm

29 Aug 24

Ketchikan, USA

11.00 am

7.00 pm

30 Aug 24

Scenic Cruising the Inside Passage



31 Aug 24

Vancouver, Canada

7.00 am



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Prices listed are per person in Australian/New Zealand Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking and shown *on the lowest inside category available at the time.  Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 9 October 2023 and can be withdrawn without notice.   Cabin categories include prepaid government fees and port taxes unless otherwise stated. Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Visas are not included. *-Visitors to the United States/Canada must complete an online ESTA/CAN ESTA application prior to arrival which is not included and is the guest’s responsibility.  Air credit is applicable on airline of choice, subject to availability and subject to the carriers’ flight schedules and conditions. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge.