See the Celebrity Millennium – 7 Night Alaska Southern Glacier Cruise.
Begin your Cruisetour with a scenic city tour of Vancouver when debarking from the Celebrity Millennium or scenic motor coach transfer from Seattle to Vancouver when debarking from the Celebrity Solstice. The remainder of the evening are yours to spend at leisure. In Vancouver, guests debarking from Celebrity Millennium will also be
treated to 360-degree views of the harbour, mountains, and downtown area from the Lookout! Tower and Harbour Centre. Overnight at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.
In the morning, you’ll embark on a journey through the Fraser River delta to Tsawwassen, where you’ll board a B.C. Ferry for a scenic sail through the Gulf islands to Victoria Island. You’ll travel to the world-renowned Butchart Gardens and explore this botanical showcase, famous for its colorful and authentic series of formal gardens. Your guied tour ofVictoria continues as you explore the University of Victoria, Royal Victorian Yacht Club, Beacon Hill Park, and the attractions of the Inner Harbour. Enjoy free time to explore Victoria independently before returning to Vancouver, where you’ll spend a second night at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.
Enjoy a relaxing morning taking in the local sights. The excitement continues in the evening as you transfer to Vancouver’s Pacific Central Station and board the legendary VIA Rail Canada for a spectacular journey through theRockies eastward to Jasper. Experience old world charm on rails as you relax for the evening in your private cabin while enjoying marvelous views of the stunning natural scenery along the way. In the evening, you’ll retire to your Sleeper Plus Class private cabin.
Begin your morning with a delightful breakfast in the dining car as
you pass between the stunning Monashee and Cariboo mountain ranges.Meander to the domed car for majestic views of Mt. Robson and Cariboo Falls. Lunch will be served in the dining car prior to arrival in Jasper, where you’ll enjoy leisure time in the late afternoon and evening. Overnight at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Breakfast and lunch are included.
Travel through the famous Icefields Parkway, stopping at the Columbia Icefield for a “Glacier Experience”. This unique excursion will place you on the 1,200-feet-thick icy slopes of the Athabasca Glacier aboard a specially-designed adventure, you’ll enjoy free time at the Columbia Icefield Centre to relax over a buffet lunch. Lunch included. Upon arrival in Banff, you’ll transfer to the Fairmont Banff Springs, where you can relax in your accommodations or enjoy the rest of your afternoon and evening. Overnight at the Fairmont Banff Springs.
Enjoy a guided motorcoach tour through the towering mountains of Rundle, Tunnel, Cascade, and Norquay while discovering the natural attractions of Hoodoos Surprise Corner and breathtaking valley views from Tunnel Mountain Drive. After, you’ll enjoy sweeping views of the landscape aboard the Banff Gondola as you make your way to the top of Sulphur Mountain. Later, set off to Calgary, the largest city in the province of Alberta. your afternoon’s adventures, a visit to the Calgary Tower, the tallest 360-degree observation deck in the world (admission included). Soak in panoramic views of the city and marvel at the sights below from the observatory’s remarkable glass floor. Enjoy an overnight stay in Calgary.
Transfer to the Calgary International Airport for your flight home.
Note: All Canadian Rockies itineraries are independent travel itineraries and do not include an escort. Independent travel offers all the features of a structured group vacation plus the advantages only true independence can offer. All tours and activities described are included in your Cruisetour vacation. Upgrades for travel on VIA Rail are available for an additional fee. Contact your travel agent for details.