2019 CANADA, ALASKA AND THE USA PRE-RELEASE

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Explore the magnificent wonders of Canada and Alaska in 5-star luxury with our 2019 offers. Book your tour today and fly for $995pp*.

Discover the vibrant landscapes and pristine wilderness of this captivating region.

From GoldLeaf service on the iconic Rocky Mountaineer to a captivating cruise through Alaska’s Inside Passage and access to the full range of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts for a memorable Canadian experience.

Our signature brand of 5-star luxury allows you to travel in style with no more than 40 guests, giving you a more personalised experience. On our Canada tours we use local guides who will take you to see all of the highlights and hidden gems, and our experienced Tour Directors are a fountain of knowledge.

Enjoy 5-star inclusions

Experience the cultural highlights on a Canada tour with our included Scenic Freechoice and Enrich activities. Choose from active, moderate or relaxed paced activities that suit your mood and you could take a Harley Davidson sidecar tour in Jasper, watch the whales in Victoria or enjoy a guided hike through Denali National Park.

Absolutely everything is taken care of on your Canada tour including tipping and gratuities, airport transfers to and from your hotel and the highest standard of transport.

Look forward to comfort on your Canada tour, as our accommodation is situated in the most iconic locations. Experience the incredible Fairmont Empress in Victoria and enjoy a sophisticated afternoon tea. Stay in the heart of natural beauty at the Fairmont Banff Springs with a two night Special Stay and enjoy the view from a range of Freechoice Dining restaurants.

Cruising & Rail Journeys

Witness the majestic scenery of North America on an awe-inspiring luxury cruise or rail journey.

You can look forward to memorable experiences such as a trip on the iconic Rocky Mountaineer or a majestic cruise through the Inside Passage on our Canada and Alaska tours in 2018.

No matter where you are, your Scenic Tour Director will be there to assist you on your journey. It’s just one of the many added touches when travelling with Scenic.

Cruising
Cruising the Alaskan Inside Passage will allow you to see awe-inspiring glacial scenery, and reach far-flung towns only accessible by sea or air.

We partner with Holland America Line and Princess Cruises in Canada and Alaska, who offer outstanding 5-star on board luxury and gastronomic dining experiences. While cruising Alaska, enjoy complimentary beer and wine with dinner.

In the Caribbean, enjoy cruising with Royal Caribbean International, with more facilities on board than you could imagine.

Rocky Mountaineer
The majestic scenery of North America will become a moving postcard as you travel through the Rockies and Alaska on some of the world’s most luxurious trains.

Offering the very best in comfort and service, these rail journeys will provide you with the chance to relax, take in the amazing vistas and watch the world go by.

The unparalleled views offers by the glass-dome carriages of the iconic Rocky Mountaineer will no doubt be among the highlights of your journey.

Magnificent Canadian Rockies & Alaskan Cruise

Ride the iconic Rocky Mountaineer and discover the Canadian Rockies on this 22 day round trip from Victoria to Vancouver. Visit Lake Louise & the Butchart Gardens.

2019 Vancouver > Vancouver

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DATES AND PRICING

Apr – Sep 2019

Seasonal Surcharges may apply

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TOUR DETAILS

  • Day 1 – Vancouver

    Highlights:
    Welcome dinner

    Welcome to cosmopolitan Vancouver, where your journey of wonder begins. Get to know your fellow explorers and your Scenic Tour Director over a sumptuous welcome dinner, and toast to the exhilarating adventure awaiting you. For the next two nights, you will be exclusively accommodated at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Your luxury hotel is perfectly situated in the heart of downtown Vancouver, with culture, restaurants and world-class shopping right at your doorstep, plus you can take advantage of the added bonus of the Scenic office downstairs with our staff ready to welcome you and assist you with anything you may require. Please book flight to arrive prior to 5pm.

    Meals included: Dinner

  • Day 2 – Vancouver

    Highlights:
    Enrich – Capilano Suspension Bridge City sightseeing tour

    Enrich

    The best time to be at one with nature is before the crowds arrive. Absorb the tranquility as you are the first to wander amongst the glistening morning dew of the rainforest, with exclusive early entrance to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

    Explore the many and varied sights, tastes and sounds of Vancouver during a city sightseeing tour.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 3 – Rocky Mountaineer > Kamloops

    Highlights:
    Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

    One of the most iconic rail journeys in the world, two days of GoldLeaf Service is sure to be a highlight of your trip. Rocky Mountaineer is renowned for the delicious cuisine made for you on board, so you can enjoy the ultimate treat for the senses as you travel in luxurious comfort, gazing in awe at your surrounds through the dome glass windows and savouring delectable delights in the company of your newfound friends. Stay overnight at your Kamloops hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Day 4 – Rocky Mountaineer > Lake Louise

    Highlights:
    Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

    Feel your awe and excitement peak as you carve through otherwise inaccessible terrain into the Canadian Rockies. Sip on local BC wines and beers as you soak up the magnificent scenery stretching as far as the eye can see. Reach the stunning natural wonder of Lake Louise and the opulent Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, where your Special Stay for the next two nights is in a stunning lakeview room.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Day 5 – Lake Louise

    Highlights:
    Enrich – Meet a Canadian Mountie
     

    For the eager and early riser or the budding photographer, set a sunrise wake-up call so you don’t miss the stunning colour changes painted across the mountain, lake and glacier outside your window.

    Enrich

    Meet a wearer of the famous red serge, a Canadian Mountie.

    Freechoice Dining

    Fine or more casual dining are among your options this evening.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 6 – Lake Louise > Banff:

    Highlights:
    Banff Gondola, Scenic Freechoice Dining

    Small town charm nestled in stunning mountain scenery greets you in Banff. Ride the Banff Gondola to experience jaw dropping views and settle into your iconic Special Stay for two nights at the Fairmont Banff Springs in a mountain or valley view room.

    Freechoice Dining

    Italian, Japanese, German, Swiss Alpine flavoured or a restaurant with a Bow Valley view are among your selections of restaurants this evening.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 7 – Banff

    Highlights:
    Scenic Freechoice; Enrich – Rocky Mountain Round Up
     

    Freechoice

    Take a helicopter flight over the Three Sisters Peaks, a Bow River float trip, rejuvenate in relaxing mineral pools or play nine holes of golf (selected dates). Nature lovers may be enticed to take a guided nature walk or head into the mountains by wagon for a cowboy cookout lunch. In July, there is also the option for a day trip to the famous Calgary Stampede.

    Enrich

    Your exclusive ‘Rocky Mountain Round Up’ evening of entertainment, fabulous food and western hospitality. Stetson hat and cowboy boots are optional.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 8 – Icefields Parkway > Jasper

    Highlights:
    Ice Explorer Scenic Freechoice Dining

    Travel along the acclaimed Icefields Parkway. Take an ‘Ice Explorer’ on the 6 kilometre long Athabasca Glacier. Be sure to keep an eye out for wildlife such as bears, elk or caribou. For the next two nights enjoy your stay at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

    Freechoice Dining

    Choose from a selection of restaurants.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 9 – Jasper

    Highlights:
    Scenic Freechoice

    Freechoice

    Don your leathers and hit the open road on a Harley Davidson™ sidecar, or get amongst nature on a guided hike. You may prefer an aquatic adventure on an interpretive cruise, in a voyageur canoe or rafting down the Athabasca River. Alternatively, take a scenic drive around Jaspers’ stunning lakes and explore Maligne Canyon, or rise above it all to take in magnificent views on the Jasper SkyTram.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 10 – Jasper > Sun Peaks

    Highlights:
    Enrich – Voyageur presentation

    Enrich

    Discover how life was lived by the voyageurs, pioneers, fur traders and early settlers centuries ago as they battled to establish settlements along Canada’s trading route during an exclusive presentation at your hotel.

    Sleep this evening at the quaint village of Sun Peaks, at the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 11 – Sun Peaks > Whistler

    Highlights:
    Enrich – Black bear presentation; Scenic Freechoice Dining
     

    Enrich

    Lovable and cuddly or a ruthless hunter? Michael Allen, a leading researcher on black bears, gives an exclusive and fascinating lecture on this native Canadian.

    Freechoice Dining

    Your choice of restaurants for dinner in Whistler.

    Relish in the luxury of a two night Special Stay at the exclusive Fairmont Chateau Whistler.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 12 – Whistler

    Highlights:
    Scenic Freechoice

    Freechoice

    Soar above Whistler on a helicopter flight, zipline or Peak 2 Peak Gondola. Alternatively take a mountain adventure tour, a jet boat ride or a cycle tour.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 13 – Whistler > Victoria

    Highlights:
    Shannon Falls

    A ferry takes you across Georgia Strait to Vancouver Island. Enjoy an exclusive two night Special Stay at The Fairmont Empress, regally inspired and situated on Victoria’s Inner Harbour.

    Optional Floatplane flight – Soar over Georgia Strait on an optional one hour floatplane flight (additional expense).

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 14 – Victoria > Butchart Gardens

    Highlights:
    Scenic Freechoice

    Meander through the beautiful and diverse Butchart Gardens. Jennie Butchart set out to create beauty out of an abandoned quarry over a century ago and the gardens have been lovingly developed into the floral masterpiece you see today. If you rub Tacca, the Florentine bronze boar’s nose, it is said to bring you lots of luck.

    Freechoice

    Look out for orcas on a whale watching cruise by Zodiac or cruise boat. Alternatively choose to take a scenic floatplane flight, horse and carriage ride, indulge in afternoon tea at The Fairmont Empress, fish for salmon, or take a guided walking food tour.

    Enjoy dinner with your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 15 – Vancouver > Alaskan Cruise

    Highlights:
    Cruise Holland America Line

    Join your Cruise Director for a luxurious seven night Alaskan voyage on board ms Nieuw Amsterdam or ms Volendam. Each evening, unwind after the days adventures over included drinks with dinner. Keep an eye out for orcas, humpback whales or bald eagles from your verandah stateroom.

    Please be advised that shore excursions are an additional expense and can be purchased online prior to departure or onboard your cruise ship. It is recommended to book as early as possible through the cruise company’s’ Cruise Personaliser to ensure availability.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 16 – Scenic Cruising

    Highlights:
    ‘Welcome to the Seas’ lunch

    Join your fellow voyagers at a ‘Welcome to the Seas’ lunch, then settle back and relax with a book or explore the ship’s facilities, restaurants and lounges.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 17 – Juneau

    Highlights:
    Alaska’s remote capital

    Alaska’s state capital is only accessible by air or sea. Know you’ll never get lost as you explore the town.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 18 – Skagway

    Highlights:
    Klondike gold rush history

    Historic shop facades, wooden boardwalks and echoes of the gold rush typify Skagway, the gateway of the Klondike.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 19 – Glacier Bay

    Highlights:
    Glacier and wildlife viewing

    A steaming cup of soup or even hot chocolate will keep you warm as you are mesmerised by the dramatic ice walls of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Glacier Bay has more actively calving glaciers than anywhere in the world. Hold your breath as a monumental chunk of ice splits off a glacier and thunders into the sea, and capture the impact shooting water hundreds of feet in the air. Then, wait for it to happen all over again. A National Park Service Ranger will interpret the natural wonders and wildlife you may see.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 20 – Ketchikan

    Highlights:
    Salmon capital

    Alaska’s last port of call is Ketchikan, known as the ‘salmon capital of the world’. Be sure to sample some fresh local fare while you’re in town.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 21 – Scenic Cruising

    Highlights:
    Cruise southwards

    Continue southwards on your elegant cruise. Celebrate the end of a magnificent journey at a joyous farewell reception.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 22 – Vancouver

    Highlights:
    Hospitality lounge and farewell

    Arrive in Vancouver for your onward or homeward bound journey (please book flight to depart after 2pm). If your international flight departs after 5pm, take advantage of our hospitality lounge at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. We’ll be sorry to say goodbye after a wonderful journey.

    Please note: Pre-release itinerary subject to change.

    Meals included: Breakfast