Alaska & Rocky Mountaineer – Regent Seven Seas Cruises
When it comes to bucket-list trips it doesn’t get much more spectacular than pairing an ultra-luxury cruise to Alaska with a Rocky Mountaineer train journey and land tour. Regent Seven Seas Cruises offer exactly this, and ensure that your experience at sea is matched to your accommodation and tours on land in Canada’s fabulous Rockies!
We have amazing Alaska & Rocky Mountaineer packages just waiting for you to start reaching for the hiking boots and sense of adventure. Take a look through the sensational 6-night pre-cruise programme below. And remember… All of this before you’ve even set foot aboard your ship. Choose from over 50 exceptional memory-making shore excursions already included for you in your cruise fare!
Pre-Cruise Tour Itinerary
Day 1 – Welcome to Canada!
Upon arrival at Calgary Airport, you will be met by a Regent Representative to board your coach transfer to board your transfer to Calgary for your overnight stay at the Fairmont Palliser, or similar.
Day 2 – Calgary to Banff
After breakfast, today you will board your private sightseeing tour & transfer from Calgary into the Canadian Rockies. Experience the breath-taking Banff Gondola, Bow Falls, Surprise Corner, and the Hoodoos.
Your stay for 2 nights is at the Rimrock Hotel in Banff, or similar. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy as your please, maybe take advantage of the facilities at the hotel and its surroundings or venture into the wonderful town of Banff.
Day 3 – Banff Sightseeing
Today you will board your private motor coach for a sightseeing tour of Banff & Yoho National Parks, including Spiral Tunnels, Natural Bridge and Takakkaw Falls. Emerald Lake is also a favourite, one of the most magnificent lakes in the Canadian Rockies with awe-inspiring views. Lunch will be included on this tour. The rest of the evening is at leisure.
Day 4 – Rocky Mountaineer: Banff to Kamloops
Depart your hotel early morning for a short transfer to join the GoldLeaf Service® aboard Rocky Mountaineer® for your full two-day rail journey to Vancouver. This route will take you through the remarkable engineering achievement of the Spiral Tunnels and continue through Rogers Pass in the Glacier National Park. Onboard you will experience endless views of snow-capped mountains and stunning glaciers through the domed panoramic roof allowing you incredible photo opportunities. In Kamloops, depart from the train (transfers included) for an overnight stay in a Kamloops GoldLeaf class hotel (allocated on arrival). Meals included (all on train) – Breakfast, Lunch and snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
Day 5 – Rocky Mountaineer: Kamloops to Vancouver
Re-board Rocky Mountaineer® ready for day two of show stopping scenery and superior service. Following the Thompson River, you will pass through Ashcroft, the Rainbow Canyon with its beautiful colourful cliffs and on to the Fraser Canyon and Hells Gate. The last leg of this incredible journey takes you through the lush farming regions of Fraser Valley and on to the Pacific City of Vancouver. Upon arrival in Vancouver, transfers are included to the Pan Pacific Hotel, or similar, for your 2-night stay.
Meals included (all on train) – Breakfast, Lunch and snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
Day 6 – Vancouver Sightseeing
Today enjoy a sightseeing tour of Vancouver and the spectacular North Shore with breath taking views of the city, ocean and surrounding mountains. Highlights include Grouse Mountain and the Capilano Suspension Bridge. Return to your hotel late afternoon to enjoy an evening at leisure, perhaps sampling Vancouver’s fine dining.
Day 7 – Board the ship!
After breakfast at the hotel, and early morning at your leisure to take in any additional sites, you will be escorted to the Canada Place Cruise Terminal where you will board Seven Seas Explorer® to begin your ultra-luxury Alaskan cruise.
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THIS PRE-CRUISE PACKAGE?
- 1 night in Calgary at the Fairmont Pallier, or similar, B&B basis
- Sightseeing Tour to Banff including Banff Gondola Tickets
- 2 nights at the Rimrock Hotel in Banff, or similar, B&B basis
- Sightseeing Tour of Yoho National Park, including lunch
- 2 days GoldLeaf Service® aboard Rocky Mountaineer® with breakfast, lunch and drinks included
- 1 night in Kamloops Hotel by Rocky Mountaineer®, assigned on arrival
- 2 nights at the Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver, or similar, B&B Basis
- Tour of Vancouver & North Shore including Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge
- All transfers where applicable (apart from Calgary airport transfer if booking independent air)
- Luggage handling where available
- Meals as per itinerary