Enjoy a magnificent trip that combines the wonderful Rocky Mountaineer Train on the 'First Passage to the West' tour - taking in the fabulous Rocky Mountain scenery with an all time favourite Alaskan cruise itinerary aboard the 5 star Holland America ms Zaandam
You will fly to Calgary where on arrival you will have 2 nights to spend in this interesting city before boarding the Rocky Mountaineer train. Day 1 onboard will take you from Calgary to Kamloops. Highlights include the Continental Divide, the Spiral Tunnels, the Kicking Horse Canyon, Rogers Pass, Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, and the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Breakfast & lunch are included. At the end of day 1 you will spend an overnight stay in Kamloops.
Day 2's journey will commence as you continue west towards the coastal city of Vancouver. Highlights will include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Again breakfast and lunch are included and on arriving into Vancouver you will spend 1 night in this cosmopolitan city before embarking the 5* ms Zaandam for your awesome 7 night full board Alaskan cruise to the inside passage and visiting ports of call such as Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan - Holland America Line truly offer a fantastic service aboard with food, entertainment and company to complement the sheer beauty of your surroundings in Alaska.
The One & Only Rocky Mountaineer Experience
Sit back and relax whilst making the most of the following:
RedLeaf service, Enjoy the commentary and service by your Host, with meals served at your seat.
- Large picture windows
- Roomy, reclining seats
- Chilled meals served at your seat
- Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and snacks
- Overnight accommodation in popular hotels
Take this opportunity to think about upgrading your experience... Ask us about GoldLeaf service for unparalleled comfort in the bi-level glass-domed coach or choose the SilverLeaf option and watch the scenery through the windows of the custom-designed, single level glass dome coach. The choice is yours but we certainly recommend these upgrades to enjoy the full experience and best views