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A blend of dramatic Canadian mountain scenery and rugged Alaskan shoreline, this 18-day trip will expose you to a wonderland of scenic delights in two of North America’s most glorious regions. Journey to the mountain town of Banff (gateway to the awe-inspiring Rockies and glittering Lake Louise); admire the iconic landscapes of Jasper National Park; and sightsee in vibrant Vancouver. Then, board the elegant Volendam - your window to Alaska’s immense coastal splendour.

5 included excursions and visits

  • Tours of Banff (including Lake Louise), Jasper National Park and Vancouver
  • Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure
  • Interpretative talk during dinner in Jasper

Including...

  • 9 nights in hotels, 7 nights cruise on Volendam and 1 in flight (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • 22 meals: 7 breakfasts (days 9-15) 7 lunches (days 8-14) 8 dinners (days 5, 8-14)
  • Exclusive Titan cocktail party on board

Plus all these benefits

  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Services of a Titan tour manager
  • International flights (prices are based on return flights with Air Canada from London Heathrow. Supplements may apply from other airports)
  • Best available coaches with experienced drivers
  • Porterage
  • All airport/port taxes and duties
  • Alaska State Tax on cruise passengers

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VIP Outbound5

UK - Calgary - Banff

Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your flight to Calgary. On arrival, we transfer to the beautiful city of Banff, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.

Caribou Lodge (3T+) or Moose Hotel (4T), Banff


Louise day 2

Banff - Lake Louise - Banff

Today we discover the unspoiled, rugged landscapes surrounding Banff, as we visit one of the Canadian Rockies’ most beloved destinations - Lake Louise - with turquoise waters sparkling underneath the towering Victoria Glacier. This evening take a stroll down Banff Avenue and soak up the atmosphere of this lovely mountain resort.


Banff day 3

Banff

A full day to explore Banff at your leisure. Maybe take the gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain for spectacular views and great photo opportunities, or take a helicopter ride for a bird’s-eye view of the mountain ranges.


Columbia Icefield day 4

Banff - Columbia Icefield - Jasper

Today we travel the Icefields Parkway, considered one of the most scenic highways in the world offering ever-changing scenery of waterfalls, emerald lakes, alpine meadows and snow-capped peaks. We make a stop at the Columbia Icefield, on the boundary of the Banff and Jasper National Parks, and board an Ice Explorer that has been specially designed for glacier travel (subject to favourable weather conditions). We continue our journey to our hotel in Jasper.

Chateau Jasper (3T) or Sawridge Inn (4T)


Jasper day 5

Jasper

This morning we discover Jasper National Park with its many iconic landmarks such as Maligne Canyon, the shores of Medicine Lake, and one of the most photographed lakes in the world - Maligne Lake. This evening we enjoy an included dinner with an interpretative talk.


Sun Peaks day 6

Jasper - Sun Peaks

Today we drive through the Rockies, past Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, to Sun Peaks. This popular alpine ski resort is a summer playground too, and a peaceful overnight stop to enjoy the mountains.

Sun Peaks Grand Hotel (4T)


Vancouver day 7

Sun Peaks - Vancouver

It’s an early start today for our journey to Vancouver.

Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront (4T), EXchange Hotel Vancouver (4T) or Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel (3T+)


Vanco day 8

Day 8 - Vancouver

A leisurely morning before we transfer to the harbour to begin our unforgettable cruise.

Volendam (4T)

Inside Passage day 9

Day 9 - Inside Passage

The fabled Inside Passage is one of the most scenic sea-lanes in the world, and one of the few where deep-draft vessels can sail close to steep mountain walls. Calm and sheltered, this scenic ‘marine highway’ is cut deeply by fjords and passes dense forests and snow-capped peaks. Keep a watchful eye out for wildlife including seals, whales and bald eagles.

Volendam (4T)

Juneau day 10

Day 10 - Juneau

Today we sail along narrow fjords to reach Juneau, the state capital of Alaska and the gateway to the Tongass National Forest. You can explore the compact city centre, or perhaps choose to join a whale-watching trip in the nearby waters.

Volendam (4T)

Skagway day 11

Day 11 - Skagway

We arrive in Skagway early this morning, our starting point for the Chilkoot Trail. This compact town still remains rich in gold-rush history and character with its boardwalks, pebble streets and original buildings.

Volendam (4T)

Glacier Bay day 12

Day 12 - Glacier Bay National Park

We awake to the unforgettable scenery of Glacier Bay National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Glacier Bay has more actively calving tidewater glaciers than anywhere else in the world, and is home to huge icebergs and an abundance of birds and wildlife. We depart late afternoon for Ketchikan.

Volendam (4T)

Ketchikan day 13

Day 13 - Ketchikan

A morning arrival into Ketchikan. Built out over the water and climbing weathered stairways, Ketchikan stretches along a narrow shelf of shoreline beneath the slope of Deer Mountain. The main attractions of this unique town are Creek Street, Totem Bight State Park and Saxman Village.

Volendam (4T)

Inside Passage day 14

Day 14 - Inside Passage

We travel southwards, back through the Inside Passage, with more opportunities of wildlife sightings.

Volendam (4T)

Vancouver day 11

Vancouver

We arrive back into Vancouver this morning and disembark. Our coach awaits to take us on an orientation tour so you can familiarise yourself with this cosmopolitan city. You may choose an optional tour this afternoon to Capilano Suspension Bridge. It’s home to the Cliffhanger, a cliffside journey taking you through rainforest vegetation on a series of unobtrusive walkways, jutting out from the granite cliff face above Capilano River.

Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront (4T), EXchange Hotel Vancouver (4T) or Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel (3T+)


Van day 16

Vancouver

Today you are free to explore this coastal city on your own.


Day 17 Vancouver - In flight

Time this morning for some last-minute souvenir shopping or sightseeing before our transfer to the airport, for your return flight to the UK.

In flight


VIP Inbound

Day 18 UK

Upon arrival your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.

Arrive Home


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Important information about your destination

Visa is not included, please call for details Please note: Ship sailing schedules are subject to change and for 13 May 2020 departure, you will visit Tracy Arm Fjord instead of Glacier Bay National Park. Included Drinks Package: Book an Ocean View stateroom or higher for 2020 and receive the Signature Beverage Package* - book by 31 December 2019 *Signature Beverage Package (Drinks Package) has a daily limit of 15 beverages, which includes all beverages priced at US$9.00 or lower. Guests must order beverages one at a time and must be 21 years or older for alcoholic beverages. Sharing is not permitted. Package excludes purchases made in Signature Shops, Mini Bar and In-Room Dining. Offer ends 31 December 2019. The deposit due on this holiday is £500pp

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