25 Day Canada Discovery with Alaska Cruise
Soak up the French-Canadian culture in Québec City and Montréal, and look out for the black bears of Lac-Saint-Joseph. Then it’s over to the West Coast where breathtaking panoramas of the Rockies await before an Inside Passage Cruise.
• 8 nights in Eastern Canada and 9 nights in Western Canada staying in premium accommodation
• 44 meals
• Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
• Guaranteed Ocean-view Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise
• Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers
• Take a River Safari to Grizzly Bear Valley
02 May 2019
Other departures available between May - Aug 2019, seasonal surcharges may apply.
Melbourne from $11,495* per person twin share
Brisbane from $11,495* per person twin share
Adelaide from $11,495* per person twin share
Perth from $11,495* per person twin share
$300 per person Early Payment Discount* (valid only when full payment is received 10 months prior to travel)
Exclusive Discount $100* per person
Room Type: Twin share
Room Configuration: Twin/Double
Unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.
Day 1. Arrive Toronto
Your journey throughout Eastern Canada and New England begins today as you arrive in Toronto. You will be met upon arrival at the airport and transferred to your hotel, located in the heart of the action in downtown Toronto.
Two Nights, Toronto, Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre
Day 2. Niagara Falls
This morning, enjoy a Welcome Breakfast where you will have the chance to meet your fellow guests and Travelmarvel Tour Director. Then embark on a city tour that will take you to the picturesque waterfront areas of Toronto. Afterwards, visit the village of Niagara-on-the-Lake on the way to the spectacular sight of famous Niagara Falls, which is collectively made up of three impressive waterfalls. Later, you will board a thrilling boat cruise for a journey to the base of Horseshoe Falls (raincoats provided). Perhaps you might also like to take an exciting helicopter ride over Niagara Falls (own expense). (BD)
Day 3. 1000 Islands, Ottawa
Continue on your journey to Ottawa today. Along the way, enjoy a cruise around the 1000 Islands of the St Lawrence Seaway. Cruise past tiny islands, castles reminiscent of fairytales and island mansions. You’ll be taken back to a time when pirates and bootleggers roamed the area, as well as the Gilded Age, when the rich and famous used the area as their personal playground.
Two Nights, Ottawa, Lord Elgin Hotel (B)
Day 4. Ottawa
Today, enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Ottawa, during which you will visit Parliament Hill and the historic Rideau Canal, which winds its way through the heart of the city. The rest of the day is yours to explore at leisure. (B)
Day 5. Ottawa, Lac-Saint-Joseph
After breakfast this morning, your journey continues to Lac-Saint-Joseph.
Lac-Saint-Joseph, Station Touristique Duchesnay (BD)
Day 6. Lac-Saint-Joseph, Québec City
Enjoy the picturesque landscape of the Charlevoix region as you follow the mountainous coastline of the St Lawrence River. Later, discover Québec City’s much-loved attractions on a guided sightseeing tour.
Two Nights, Québec City, Hotel Manoir Victoria (BL)
Day 7. Québec City
Spend today as you wish. Perhaps enjoy a horse-drawn carriage tour through the city’s historic streets, unwind on a relaxing river cruise along the St Lawrence River or explore Québec City on an insightful and informative guided walking tour (own expense). Enjoy dinner at leisure this evening. (B)
Day 8. Québec City, Montréal
Farewell Québec City after breakfast this morning and travel to Montréal. On a guided tour, you’ll discover a quintessentially French city, which excels at blending old and new, from the elegant cobblestone streets of Old Montréal to the city’s contemporary waterfront. Enjoy the rest of the day to relax at your hotel or explore as you choose. Montréal offers an array of culinary and cultural attractions, thanks to its French influence, eclectic food scene and famous festival line up.
Montréal, Marriott Chateau Champlain (B)
Day 9. Montréal, Vancouver
This morning, fly to Vancouver (not included).
Vancouver, the Sutton Place (B)
Day 10. Vancouver to Whistler
Today, discover Vancouver on a sightseeing tour. Explore the city’s high-rise-framed waterfront and historic Gastown. Then head for Whistler’s mountain scenery.
Summit Lodge and Spa (B)
Day 11. Whistler, Quaaout Lodge
Travel through the Cariboo region from Whistler to Quaaout Lodge. Quaaout Lodge (BD)
Day 12. Quaaout Lodge, Banff
Travel through Yoho National Park before arriving in Banff National Park. Visit Lake Louise and (weather permitting) Moraine Lake.
Banff Caribou or Ptarmigan Lodge (B)
Day 13. Banff
Enjoy today at leisure to explore at your own pace or choose from a range of select experiences (own expense). These include a heli-flightseeing tour, a Bow River float trip and a Banff Experience tour. (B)
Day 14. Banff, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper
Journey along the Icefields Parkway and take in the region’s rugged scenery. En route, stop at Athabasca Glacier for an exhilarating Ice Explorer ride.
Two Nights, Jasper, Marmot Lodge (B)
Day 15. Jasper
Enjoy a day at leisure or perhaps choose to join a select experience. These include a Harley Davidson sidecar tour, a rafting adventure on the Athabasca River, or an evening wildlife experience (own expense). (BD)
Day 16. Jasper, Blue River
Enjoy the spectacular scenery as you travel from Jasper to Blue River today.
Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village (BD)
Day 17. Blue River, Vancouver
Upon arrival in Vancouver, enjoy time to explore this city’s many attractions, before a Farewell Dinner with fellow travellers.
Vancouver, the Sutton Place (BD)
Day 18. Vancouver, Seattle
This morning after breakfast, you will transfer to Seattle to board your premium cruise ship. Settle into your cabin and enjoy time at leisure before dinner this evening.
Seven Nights, Holland America Line’s ms Oosterdam (BD)
Day 19. At Sea
Enjoy the day at sea as your ship journeys north past beautiful rugged coastline. (BLD)
Day 20. Juneau
Arrive in the Alaskan capital of Juneau and explore this historic gold rush town. Join a dog sled ride, sample baked salmon or pan for gold (own expense). (BLD)
Day 21. Hubbard Glacier
Reaching the Hubbard Glacier today, learn about the longest tidewater glacier in North America, forging its way into the Gulf of Alaska. Dramatic ice calving and the surreal blue of the glacier’s face are some of the natural wonders you may see. (BLD)
Day 22. Sitka
With free time, discover this sea port, which was originally home
to the Tlingit Indians. (BLD)
Day 23. Ketchikan
In Ketchikan, perhaps join a walking tour today or learn about Tlingit culture (own expense). (BLD)
Day 24. Victoria, British Columbia
Cruise through the Inside Passage before arriving in Victoria. (BLD)
Day 25. Disembark Cruise, Depart Seattle
After breakfast, disembark in Seattle and transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)
*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 10 May 2018 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. All savings and Early Payment Discounts are included in the advertised price. Exclusive $100 pp discount is valid on all 2019 departures, is non-transferable and not redeemable for cash. ~Fly Free offer based on economy class with Air Canada or another airline of Travelmarvel’s choosing (dependent on routing) including air taxes up to $180 per person. Surcharges apply if air taxes exceed this amount. Airfare offers subject to availability of airline and booking class. Once class is sold out surcharges apply. Flights must be booked by Travelmarvel. Airfare offers are valid from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. Flight restrictions apply. Final payment is due 10 months prior to travel for Early Payment Discount to apply. Otherwise a first non-refundable deposit of $1,000 pp is due within 7 days of booking. A second non-refundable deposit of $2,000 pp is due by 30 Nov 2018. Final payment is due 100 days prior to departure date. Limited suites/cabins/staterooms on set departures are available and are subject to availability. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Air Canada Conditions of Carriage, Travelmarvel and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.