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Luxury Gold Majesty of the Rockies
from £4280 pp
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  • Location
    British Columbia, Canada
  • Board Basis
    Selected Meals Included
  • Duration
    13 Days
  • Holiday Type
    Escorted Tours
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Call free on 0800 707 6229 for huge extra savings on Luxury Gold Majesty of the Rockies tour

Discover the Majesty of the Rockies GoldLeaf – Travel land, rail and sea exploring the supreme majesty of Western Canada and Alaska with stays in sophisticated accommodations. Climb aboard Rocky Mountaineer's GoldLeaf train service for one of the most romantic journeys in the world. Finish your fantastic, once in a lifetime tour with a classic cruise through the islands of the Inside Passage to the glacial waters of Alaska.

Tour Highlights
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  • Whistler: With your Squamish Lil'wat Ambassador take part in a tea workshop with a master-blender and create your own unique blend.
  • Banff: Enjoy a private meeting with a retired Royal Canadian Mountie to learn about the service and hear his personal stories.
What's Included
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  • VIP door-to-door transfer service – taken directly from your door to departing airport.
  • Airport transfers at the destination.
  • Quality accommodation as per itinerary.
  • Experiences & quality dining as per itinerary.
  • A coach with more legroom, air-conditioning, sound system, video & Wi-Fi.
Tour Itinerary
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Day 1: Vancouver 

Your complimentary, private transfer takes you to your local departure airport. On arrival at Vancouver International Airport, you'll be met and transferred to your hotel. At 18:00, join your Travelling Concierge for a Welcome Dinner with wine at Victor Restaurant.

Day 2: Vancouver Sightseeing

This morning experience the best of Vancouver during your exclusive sightseeing tour. History meets the great outdoors at the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, as you cross the bridge for spectacular views from the top of the canyon. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Day 3: Mount Robson And Sun Peaks

If you choose, board the optional Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service to relive the golden age of rail travel. You will journey from Vancouver with an overnight in Kamloops and rejoin your fellow travellers in Jasper on Day 4. Alternatively, journey by luxury coach through the majestic landscapes of British Colombia and arrive at Sun Peaks.

Day 4: Sun Peaks And On To Jasper

After breakfast, continue your journey through the stunning Columbia Mountains and stop for a view of Mt. Robson’s snow-capped peak before arriving in Jasper National Park.

Day 5: Jasper National Park

Embark on a narrated cruise on the serene waters of iconic Maligne Lake in the morning (seasonal). Stop at Spirit Island before enjoying a walk at Maligne Canyon. Gain a unique perspective of the beautiful park as you join a Local Expert on an afternoon scenic float trip(8) down the Athabasca River. In the evening, enjoy dinner with wine at your lodge.

Day 6: Along The Icefields Parkway

Travel along the unforgettable Icefields Parkway and witness amazing scenery. At the Icefields Visitor Center, embark on a specially designed Ice Explorer for a remarkable excursion onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier. With your expert driver guide, step out onto the frosty flow, formed centuries ago. 

Day 7: The Unspoiled Wilderness Of Banff National Park

This morning visit Moraine Lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks. Its glacial waters are known for the distinctive bright blue colour, which reflect the steep peaks that surround the valley. Take in the wonders of Banff National Park at leisure.

Day 8: Banff At Leisure

Explore Banff Your Way and choose to ride the Banff Gondola or visit Whyte Museum. Later, join a private meet-and-greet with a retired Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman. Hear fascinating tales of what it's like to wear the famous red serge uniform and have your picture taken with the Mountie.

Day 9: Canada's Exquisite National Parks

As you leave Banff this morning, stop at exquisite Emerald Lake. Journey through some of Canada's most breath-taking National Parks – Yoho, Glacier and Mount Revelstoke, as you make your way to Kelowna. Tonight, savour a delicious dinner with wine at your hotel, accompanied by a wine ambassador that will suggest pairings for the fresh, seasonal ingredients from the valley.

Day 10: The Napa Valley Of The North To Whistler 

Depart Kelowna this morning and travel through the lush Okanagan Valley region, known for producing some of the best wines in the world. Explore Whistler and learn about its ascendancy onto the world stage as host of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Dine at the AAA rated four-diamond restaurant SIDECUT, featuring a modern take on traditional steakhouse fare.

Day 11: First Nations Culture And History

In the morning, a First Nations Ambassador welcomes you at the award-winning Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, showcasing the native peoples' art, history and culture. Learn about the traditional teas important to the region, before taking part in a one-of-a-kind holistic tea workshop. The rest of the day is yours to do as you please.

Day 12: From Whistler To Victoria 

Leave the mountains of Whistler behind and stop at Shannon Falls, the third highest falls in British Columbia. Travel along a spectacular drive on the Sea-to-Sky highway, before ferrying across the Strait of Georgia to Victoria.

Day 13: Exploring Victoria

Begin the day with breakfast served at Butchart Gardens’ Blue Poppy Restaurant. Gain access to the grounds before they are open to the general public with ample time to explore. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in Victoria. Tonight, join your Travelling Concierge and toast to new friends at a lively, farm-to-table Celebration Dinner at 10 Acres Kitchen.

Day 14: Depart Vancouver 

It's time to say goodbye to your fellow travellers. This morning you will board your ferry and relax in the exclusive SeaWest Lounge all the way to Vancouver. An included transfer will take you to Vancouver International Airport, the Douglas Hotel, Vancouver for additional nights, or to the port for your Alaska cruise. On arrival at your home airport, your driver will greet and escort you to your waiting car for your private transfer home.

Optional Alaska Cruise Extension
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Day 14 
Guests taking the Optional Alaska Cruise will be transferred back to the Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown for overnight before boarding their cruise on Day 15.
Hotel: Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown. Meals Included: Breakfast. 

Day 15 
(Relaxed Start) With the most Southeast Alaska accessible only by boat or plane, cruise the Inside Passage for a unique view. Hotel: Holland America's ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. 

Day 16 
(Relaxed Start) The dramatic Sawyer Glaciers at the end of Tracy Arm are framed by mountains and bathed in the blue hue of the ice. Arrive in Juneau, where you can shop downtown, kayak, dogsled, raft or flights. Hotel: Holland America's ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. 

Day 17 
(Relaxed Start) Step into the town's colourful past at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park. Hotel: Holland America's ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. 

Day 18 
(Relaxed Start) From the comfort of your ship, enjoy the pristine wilderness of Glacier Bay National Park. Hotel: Holland America's ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. 

Day 19 
(Relaxed Start) While ashore, check out the world's largest collection of standing totem poles or an optional guided through town or a harbour cruise. Hotel: Holland America's ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. 

Day 20 
(Relaxed Start) Today is a day of relaxation as you cruise back to Vancouver. Hotel: Holland America's ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. 

Day 21 
Sail into Vancouver Harbour this morning. After disembarking, take your transfer to Vancouver International Airport or to the hotel, if you wish to extend your stay. Airport arrival time will be 9:30 a.m., please be aware when booking your flights. Meals Included: Breakfast. 

Price Information
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Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote. 

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