Western Explorer Excursion with Cruise ms Nieuw Amsterdam

What's Included

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Experience all that Canada's West has to offer with this rail and cruise journey. Visit the scenic towns of Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper and Canada's largest National Park. Start or finish your trip with a luxurious Alaska Cruise.

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DESTINATIONS
Alaska Tour (pre or post tour, from Vancouver): Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan
Land Tour: Vancouver, Kamloops, Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff, Calgary
ROUTES
TRIP LENGTH
13–15 Days / 12–14 Nights total
2 Days onboard Rocky Mountaineer
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Calgary to Vancouver, with Post-Tour Cruise [Tour Code: ZJLW]
Vancouver to Calgary, with Pre-Tour Cruise [Tour Code: ZJNE]
MODES OF TRAVEL
Rocky Mountaineer Train
Motorcoach
Cruise ship
ROUTE TYPE
One-way
PRICE
$4,479 to $7,919 USD
Base package price range
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What's Included

Activities & Tours
Activities & Tours
  • Yoho Park Tour, Banff to Lake Louise (or reverse)
  • Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Lake Louise to Jasper (or reverse)
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • North Shore Tour with Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain (Eastbound only)
Dining
Dining
  • 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 7 dinners
Travel & Transport
Travel & Transport
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
  • 7 night Glacier Bay Inside Passage Cruise
  • Rail station transfers in Jasper, Kamloops and Vancouver
  • Calgary Airport to Banff transfer (or reverse)
  • Hotel-cruise terminal transfers in Vancouver
  • Luggage handling and National Park Pass
Accommodations
Accommodations
  • 7 night Glacier Bay Inside Passage Cruise, Verandah (GoldLeaf Service) or Ocean-View (SilverLeaf Service) Stateroom
  • 7 nights hotel (Eastbound)
  • 5 nights hotel (Westbound)
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Enjoy a day at leisure and check out Vancouver’s must-see attractions. Explore the city’s museums, art galleries, gardens, and varied neighbourhoods. Overnight in Vancouver.
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Enjoy a day at leisure and check out Vancouver’s must-see attractions. Explore the city’s museums, art galleries, gardens, and varied neighbourhoods. Overnight in Vancouver.
VANCOUVER HOTEL OPTIONS

Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront- City View Room

With a location just steps from the best of downtown Vancouver, along with stunning views and first-class cuisine, Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront has it all. But, the real Pinnacle difference is not what we have, but what we do, making every guest experience special with personalized service,...

With a location just steps from the best of downtown Vancouver, along with stunning views and first-class cuisine, Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront has it all. But, the real Pinnacle difference is not what we have, but what we do, making every guest experience special with personalized service, thoughtful extras and unwavering attention to detail.

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Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver- Deluxe City View Room

In the centre of it all and with outdoor adventure just minutes away, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver encompasses the very best of this active, forward-looking city. With creativity, a sense of humour and a touch of rebelliousness, Four Season transforms even the smallest moments into special...

In the centre of it all and with outdoor adventure just minutes away, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver encompasses the very best of this active, forward-looking city. With creativity, a sense of humour and a touch of rebelliousness, Four Season transforms even the smallest moments into special experiences.

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Fairmont Waterfront Hotel- Signature Harbour View Room

Located on the city’s dynamic harbourfront, the Fairmont Waterfront is a world class luxury hotel in Vancouver offering upscale comfort, personalized service, and unparalleled West Coast views, with easy access to everything that makes Vancouver spectacular. When it comes to convenient...

Located on the city’s dynamic harbourfront, the Fairmont Waterfront is a world class luxury hotel in Vancouver offering upscale comfort, personalized service, and unparalleled West Coast views, with easy access to everything that makes Vancouver spectacular. When it comes to convenient location, it’s hard to beat the Fairmont Waterfront. 

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Enjoy a six-hour sightseeing tour of Vancouver’s majestic North Shore including the Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain (gondola admission included). Overnight in Vancouver.
VANCOUVER HOTEL OPTIONS

Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront- City View Room

With a location just steps from the best of downtown Vancouver, along with stunning views and first-class cuisine, Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront has it all. But, the real Pinnacle difference is not what we have, but what we do, making every guest experience special with personalized service,...

With a location just steps from the best of downtown Vancouver, along with stunning views and first-class cuisine, Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront has it all. But, the real Pinnacle difference is not what we have, but what we do, making every guest experience special with personalized service, thoughtful extras and unwavering attention to detail.

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Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver- Deluxe City View Room

In the centre of it all and with outdoor adventure just minutes away, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver encompasses the very best of this active, forward-looking city. With creativity, a sense of humour and a touch of rebelliousness, Four Season transforms even the smallest moments into special...

In the centre of it all and with outdoor adventure just minutes away, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver encompasses the very best of this active, forward-looking city. With creativity, a sense of humour and a touch of rebelliousness, Four Season transforms even the smallest moments into special experiences.

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Fairmont Waterfront Hotel- Signature Harbour View Room

Located on the city’s dynamic harbourfront, the Fairmont Waterfront is a world class luxury hotel in Vancouver offering upscale comfort, personalized service, and unparalleled West Coast views, with easy access to everything that makes Vancouver spectacular. When it comes to convenient...

Located on the city’s dynamic harbourfront, the Fairmont Waterfront is a world class luxury hotel in Vancouver offering upscale comfort, personalized service, and unparalleled West Coast views, with easy access to everything that makes Vancouver spectacular. When it comes to convenient location, it’s hard to beat the Fairmont Waterfront. 

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Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops. You will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC Interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Overnight in Kamloops.
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Your rail adventure continues north and east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Highlights include Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Pyramid Falls, and the climb over the Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park.
JASPER HOTEL OPTIONS

Marmot Lodge- Standard Room

Located on the main street of Jasper and nestled among lush evergreens, Marmot Lodge in Jasper welcomes you to the Canadian Rockies. The hotel is surrounded by the natural beauty of Jasper National Park, and visitors often catch a glimpse of wildlife wandering throughout the grounds.

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge- Fairmont Room

Situated in Alberta's magnificent Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the iconic Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is a 700 acre year-round luxury mountain resort which wraps around the shores of pristine Lac Beauvert and Canada's #1 Golf Resort Course. The resort's charming village of cedar chalets and cabins, all connected by picturesque paths, offer guests unique access to explore the natural environment surrounding the resort.

Situated in Alberta's magnificent Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the iconic Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is a 700 acre year-round luxury mountain resort which wraps around the shores of pristine Lac Beauvert and Canada's #1 Golf Resort Course. The resort's charming village of cedar chalets and cabins, all connected by picturesque paths, offer guests unique access to explore the natural environment surrounding the resort.

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Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge- Deluxe Room

Situated in Alberta's magnificent Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the iconic Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is a 700 acre year-round luxury mountain resort which wraps around the shores of pristine Lac Beauvert and Canada's #1 Golf Resort Course. The resort's charming village of cedar chalets and cabins, all connected by picturesque paths, offer guests unique access to explore the natural environment surrounding the resort.

Situated in Alberta's magnificent Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the iconic Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is a 700 acre year-round luxury mountain resort which wraps around the shores of pristine Lac Beauvert and Canada's #1 Golf Resort Course. The resort's charming village of cedar chalets and cabins, all connected by picturesque paths, offer guests unique access to explore the natural environment surrounding the resort.

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Travel along the Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise. A stop will be made at Athabasca Falls before arriving at the Columbia Icefield, where you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier. Afterwards, a stop will be made at Bow Lake. Overnight in Lake Louise.
ACTIVITIES
LAKE LOUISE HOTEL OPTIONS

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise- Fairmont Room

Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park. Discover endless outdoor recreational activities including hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, fishing,...

Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park. Discover endless outdoor recreational activities including hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, fishing, mountain biking and river rafting.

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise- Fairmont Lakeview Room

Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park. Discover endless outdoor recreational activities including hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, fishing,...

Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park. Discover endless outdoor recreational activities including hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, fishing, mountain biking and river rafting.

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise- Deluxe Lakeview Room

Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park. Discover endless outdoor recreational activities including hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, fishing,...

Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park. Discover endless outdoor recreational activities including hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, fishing, mountain biking and river rafting.

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This morning explore beautiful Lake Louise on your own. After lunch, a half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders including the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake, and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. Afterwards, you will be transferred to Banff. Overnight in Banff.
BANFF HOTEL OPTIONS

Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa- Hotel Room

Located in Banff National Park, the Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa offers a mountain lodge hotel, a great steakhouse restaurant and a full service spa, all in one outstanding location. This ideal vacation spot is located on Banff Avenue, the main street in the town of Banff. Surrounded by mountains,...

Located in Banff National Park, the Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa offers a mountain lodge hotel, a great steakhouse restaurant and a full service spa, all in one outstanding location. This ideal vacation spot is located on Banff Avenue, the main street in the town of Banff. Surrounded by mountains, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy.

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Fairmont Banff Springs- Fairmont Room

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies", has been providing legendary hospitality to our guests for more than 125 years. The Fairmont Banff Springs is a...

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies", has been providing legendary hospitality to our guests for more than 125 years. The Fairmont Banff Springs is a year-round luxury mountain resort that offers a championship golf course during the summer, the award winning European-style Willow Stream Spa, and authentically local dining experiences.

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Fairmont Banff Springs- Deluxe Room

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies", has been providing legendary hospitality to our guests for more than 125 years. The Fairmont Banff Springs is a...

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies", has been providing legendary hospitality to our guests for more than 125 years. The Fairmont Banff Springs is a year-round luxury mountain resort that offers a championship golf course during the summer, the award winning European-style Willow Stream Spa, and authentically local dining experiences.

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After checking out from your hotel, transfer by motorcoach to downtown Calgary (or Calgary International Airport), where your vacation ends.

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Prices by Service Level

Take in the scenery through the windows of our custom-designed, single level glass...

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Take in the scenery through the windows of our custom-designed, single level glass dome coaches.

  • Single level glass domed coach with oversized windows
  • Delicious, hot entrée options served at your seat and plated to your preference
  • Complimentary beverages, including wine, beer, spirits and non-alcoholic drinks will be served throughout your journey, along with gourmet snacks
  • Overnight accommodation in popular hotels
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Starting from
$4,479 USD
Apr 29, 2017
$4,479 USD
May 06, 2017
$4,599 USD
May 13, 2017
$4,759 USD
May 20, 2017
$4,959 USD
May 27, 2017 - Jun 03, 2017
$5,119 USD
Jun 10, 2017 - Aug 05, 2017
$5,239 USD
Aug 12, 2017
$5,119 USD
Aug 19, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017
$5,039 USD
Sep 02, 2017 - Sep 16, 2017
$4,959 USD
Sep 23, 2017
$4,479 USD
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The luxury and comfort is simply beyond compare. No wonder this is our most popular...

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The luxury and comfort is simply beyond compare. No wonder this is our most popular service.

  • Two level, glass domed coach with full-length windows
  • Exclusive dining room
  • Gourmet hot meals
  • Complimentary beverages and snacks
  • Deluxe accommodation
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Starting from
$5,879 USD
Apr 29, 2017
$6,079 USD
May 06, 2017
$6,199 USD
May 13, 2017
$6,319 USD
May 20, 2017
$6,639 USD
May 27, 2017 - Aug 05, 2017
$7,039 USD
Aug 12, 2017
$6,879 USD
Aug 19, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017
$6,759 USD
Sep 02, 2017 - Sep 16, 2017
$6,599 USD
Sep 23, 2017
$5,879 USD
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Absolutely spoil yourself. Our GoldLeaf Deluxe Service offers the finest accommodation...

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Absolutely spoil yourself. Our GoldLeaf Deluxe Service offers the finest accommodation experience. Guests booking GoldLeaf Deluxe Service will travel in GoldLeaf Service onboard the Rocky Mountaineer, plus enjoy upgraded hotel accommodation throughout their tour.

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Starting from
$6,679 USD
Apr 29, 2017
$6,879 USD
May 06, 2017
$7,039 USD
May 13, 2017
$7,159 USD
May 20, 2017
$7,519 USD
May 27, 2017 - Aug 05, 2017
$7,919 USD
Aug 12, 2017
$7,759 USD
Aug 19, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017
$7,639 USD
Sep 02, 2017 - Sep 16, 2017
$7,479 USD
Sep 23, 2017
$6,679 USD
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Guests booking GoldLeaf Deluxe Service will travel in GoldLeaf Service onboard Rocky Mountaineer, plus enjoy upgraded hotel accommodation throughout their tour (note: all accommodation in Kamloops and Quesnel is moderate).

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