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The Splendour of Canada & Alaska Solo Traveller

  • Toronto
  • Niagara Falls
  • Banff
  • Rocky Mountaineer
  • Vancouver
  • Alaska Cruise
  • 17 nights from
  • £8,789 per person
  • Trip Code: CR-1377

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Holiday Overview

An amazing Canada holiday featuring the Rocky Mountaineer and an Alaska Cruise!!!

 

This fantastic itinerary offers you the opportunity to observe the power of nature as well as the chance of great wildlife viewing, including bears and whales. Beginning with 3-nights in Toronto we have included a visit to the magnificent Niagara Falls. Your journey continues across to the Rockies staying in the town of Banff we have included a visit to the Columbia Icefields located on one of Canada most scenic drives the Icefield Parkway.

Then travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer in GoldLeaf Service to Vancouver, where you will relax in luxury as you take in the spectacular sights. Enjoy 3-nights in Vancouver before boarding your 7-night Alaska cruise with Celebrity Cruises, where you will see dramatic glaciers and spot humpback whales.

This once in a lifetime holiday has been tailored for the solo traveller call our Canada Experts today to start planning this fantastic itinerary.

The Splendour of Canada & Alaska Solo Traveller includes:

  • Return UK flights
  • Accommodation throughout
  • Transfers throughout
  • Niagara Falls Tour with lunch
  • Internal flight Toronto to Calgary
  • Icefield Parkway Tour with Ice Explorer ride & Glacier Skywalk
  • 2-day Rocky Mountaineer Journey, Banff to Vancouver in GoldLeaf Service
  • 7 nights Celebrity Alaska Cruise onboard the Solstice with meals and classic drinks package
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Day 1 - UK to Toronto

On arrival in Toronto, transfer to your choosen Toronto hotel for a 3-night stay.

Featured accommodation

Chelsea Hotel

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Novotel Toronto

Fairmont Royal York

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Day 2 - Niagara Falls Day Trip

Today you have a full day tour to Niagara Falls. 

Duration: 10.5 hours

Travel on the air-conditioned motor coach for a breathtaking, full-day tour through the orchard-laden Niagara Peninsula to Niagara Falls, one of the great wonders of the world.

Tour includes: - Free time in Niagara Falls - Lunch overlooking Niagara Falls - Niagara City Cruise or Journey Behind the Falls*

*Niagara City Cruise operates May through October, weather permitting. Journey Behind the Falls will be substituted from October to May.

Note: The itinerary may vary in the winter months depending on opening hours of wineries and attractions, and the lunch will either be buffet style or a plated 3-course menu. Note: Children will be provided with non-alcoholic beverages as a substitute.

Exploring Niagara Falls independently we recommend adding the Niagara Falls Explorer Pass. Providing you will access to Niagara Falls top attractions including Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara Parks Power Station, White Water Walk, Whirlpool Aero Car, Niagara’s Fury.

*Please note that the Niagara Falls Explorer Pass does not include transport between Toronto and Niagara Falls.

Featured accommodation

Chelsea Hotel

Enhance your experience

Novotel Toronto

Fairmont Royal York

Unmissable Experiences

Niagara Falls

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Day 3 - Toronto

Day at leisure to explore Toronto. We highly recommend taking a trip up the CN Tower, and/or taking a short ferry ride over to Toronto Island to explore. If you are a foodie why not pre-book a food tour which will see you indulge in some of the most delicious food.

Featured accommodation

Chelsea Hotel

Enhance your experience

Novotel Toronto

Fairmont Royal York

Unmissable Experiences

Toronto Experiences

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Day 4 - Fly Toronto to Calgary transfer to Banff

Transfer from your hotel to Toronto Airport for your flight to Calgary.

On arrival at Calgary Airport, transfer to Banff hotel for a 3-night stay.

Featured accommodation

Elk+ Avenue Hotel

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Hotel Canoe & Suites

The Fairmont Banff Springs

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Day 5 - Icefield Parkway Discovery

This morning you will have your full day Icefield Parkway Tour. Enjoy the wildlife, pristine lakes, and breath-taking mountain peaks along the world famous Icefields Parkway. Visit the natural wonder of the Columbia Icefield - one of the largest expanses of ice and snow south of the Arctic Circle. Step onboard an Ice Explorer for an interpretive adventure onto the Athabasca Glacier. At the Glacier Skywalk, enjoy the unobstructed view on a glass-floored observation platform extending 30 metres out over the Sunwapta Valley.

Highlights:

Lake Louise, Icefields Parkway, Crowfoot Glacier, Bow Lake, Peyto Lake, Columbia Icefield, Athabasca Falls, Ice Explorer Glacier Tour and Skywalk admission and hot buffet lunch at Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre.

Glacier Skywalk admission weather dependent.

Featured accommodation

Elk+ Avenue Hotel

Enhance your experience

Hotel Canoe & Suites

The Fairmont Banff Springs

Unmissable Experiences

Glacier Skywalk

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Day 6 - Explore Banff

Day at leisure to explore Banff and it's National Park.

Featured accommodation

Elk+ Avenue Hotel

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Hotel Canoe & Suites

The Fairmont Banff Springs

Unmissable Experiences

Banff Experiences

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Day 7 - Banff to Kamloops - Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf

This morning you will transfer to Banff rail station (included). Your journey towards Vancouver commences today with Rocky Mountaineer in GoldLeaf, heading for Kamloops for an overnight stay. If departing from Banff you will visit Lake Louise, one of Canada’s most recognized features. Walk to the lakeshore, see the turquoise water, and take in the sights that drew early mountaineers here. We follow the Coquihalla Highway, winding our way into the Cascade Mountains prior to arriving in Kamloops, where you will have time to explore the quaint downtown scene and choose your dinner (not included) from the variety of restaurants nearby.

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Day 8 - Kamloops to Vancouver - Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf

Board the Rocky Mountaineer early this morning for your second day in GoldLeaf. Today’s route offers a dramatic change in landscape as we pass through Canadian desert, to sub-alpine and lush coastal forest before arriving in downtown Vancouver. Following the Coquihalla Highway we arrive in the town of Hope, setting of the “First Blood” movie, for a short rest stop. Continuing onwards, we enter Fraser River Canyon and follow the river through to the Coastal Mountains and the lush Fraser Delta region and our destination – Vancouver.

Featured accommodation

Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel

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Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver

Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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Day 9 - Vancouver Sightseeing

To help you explore the best of Vancouver we have included a Hop on Hop off Sightseeing Pass to help you take in English Bay, Stanley Park, Gastown, Granville Island and so much more.

Featured accommodation

Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel

Enhance your experience

Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver

Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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Day 10 - Explore Vancouver

Day at leisure continuing to explore Vancouver or why not speak to one of our Canada Experts about the popular day trip to Whistler or Victoria.

Featured accommodation

Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel

Enhance your experience

Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver

Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

Unmissable Experiences

Vancouver Experiences

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Day 11 - Board your Alaska Cruise

Transfer from your hotel to Canada Place to join the Celebrity Solstice ship for your 7 night Alaska Cruise. 

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Day 12 - Cruise Inside Passage

Today cruise one of the most scenic sea-lanes in the world - the Inside Passage - where ships can sail close to steep mountain walls, offering magnificent views of the unbelievable scenery from forests to evocative towns.

Unmissable Experiences

Inside Passage

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Day 13 - - Icy Strait

** PLEASE NOTE - On some of the Celebrity Solstice sailings this port is replaced with Sitka, please check with your Canada Expert at the time of quote/booking **

For thousands of years, the Tlingit Indians have called Icy Strait home. Located just 22 miles southeast of Glacier Bay National Park, Icy Strait Point offers travellers the chance to view an enormous variety of wildlife including humpback whales, eagles, and brown bears, or explore monuments to the region’s fishing heritage.

Unmissable Experiences

Icy Strait Point

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Day 14 - Hubbard Glacier

Hubbard Glacier is the largest calving glacier on the North American continent. The glacier routinely calves off icebergs as high as 10-storey buildings, sending massive blocks of ice into the sea every few minutes.

Unmissable Experiences

Hubbard Glacier

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Day 15 - Juneau

Juneau, the capital of Alaska, has an air of mystique – a town you cannot reach by road, you need to fly or come by sea! Juneau delights with an abundance of water, forests and mountains.Situated between the Coast Mountains and the Gastineau Channel, Juneau offers a lot of variety, with the immense Mendenhall Glacier and the Juneau Icefields at its back door and the Tongass National Forest stretching out to the northeast. Juneau offers a variety of activities from shopping downtown to dogsledging, hiking, whale-watching and so much more.

Unmissable Experiences

Juneau

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Day 16 - Ketchikan

With shops and houses built out over the water, Ketchikan clings to the shoreline of the Tongass Narrows.. The stairways are weathered and the vibe is cheerful in the town that calls itself the Salmon Capital of the World. Besides the main attractions – Creek Street, the Tongass Historical Museum, Totem Bight State Park and Saxman Village – try a flightseeing trip to Misty Fjords National Monument. These deepwater fjords were gouged out by retreating glaciers, leaving granite cliffs towering thousands of feet above the sea and countless waterfalls plunging into placid waters.

Unmissable Experiences

Ketchikan

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Day 17 - Cruise Inside Passage

Cruise back along the Inside Passage and take in the breath-taking wilderness coastline, with snow capped mountain peaks, glaciers, and rain forests. You may see whales, eagles, sea lions, sea otters, and mountain sheep.

Unmissable Experiences

Inside Passage

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Day 18 - Fly Vancouver to UK

After disembarking from your cruise transfer to Vancouver Airport for your onward flights home. 

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