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Rocky Mountaineer & Alaska on Seven Seas Explorer 2025

15-day luxury rail & cruise holiday from £8,345 pp incl. flights

Summary

Short description

Witness Canada & Alaska's most dramatic scenery in pure luxury with Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Highlights

  • Discover the world-famous Rocky Mountains on Canada's most luxurious rail journey
  • See some of Canada's & Alaska's most awe-inspiring landscapes, from deep fjords to colossal glaciers
  • Discover Alaska with included excursions from whale watching to dogsledding on glaciers
  • Explore the cultural delights & gastronomy of Vancouver
  • Indulge in all-inclusive fine-dining and fine-wines aboard Seven Seas Explorer

In Brief

  • 1 Night Calgary
  • 2 Nights Banff
  • 1 Night Kamloops
  • 3 Nights Vancouver
  • 1 Night At sea
  • 1 Night Ketchikan
  • 1 Night Juneau
  • 1 Night Skagway
  • 1 Night Hoonah
  • 1 Night At sea

About

Recommended for:
Bucket-list holidays | Natural world | Ocean cruise | Rail journey | Wildlife

Pair a luxury journey on board Canada's famous Rocky Mountaineer with an all-inclusive Regent Seven Seas cruise. After exploring Banff you'll board Rocky Mountaineer to witness some of western Canada's most famous sights, from Yoho National Park to Fraser Canyon, indulging in gourmet, wine-paired dining along the way. After exploring the cultural delights of Vancouver, you'll then board your ultra-luxury ship, sailing north to enjoy a full programme of included excursions. Expect everything from whale watching with expert naturalists and native canoe rides to dogsledding along glacial trails and exploring Gold Rush-era towns, spotting the likes of humpbacks, orcas, bald eagles and bears. Back on board, expect all the luxuries of Seven Seas Explorer, where included gourmet dining and ultra-stylish accommodation await.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
UK to Calgary

After included VIP airport lounge access sees you begin your trip in style, board your flight to Calgary where, on arrival, you’ll be met by your Regent Seven Seas representative and transferred to your Calgary hotel for an overnight stay. 

Stay: Fairmont Palliser or similar

Day 2
Banff

After breakfast at the hotel, 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. 

Stay: Rimrock Hotel or similar 


Meals: B

Day 3
Banff & Yoho National Parks

Today you will board your 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.

 

Meals: B L

Day 4
Board Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops

After breakfast, you'll board the Rocky Mountaineer to begin your 2-day 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. 

Stay: Kamloops accommodation

Meals: B L

Day 5
Kamloops to Vancouver

Today will see you board the Rocky Mountaineer once more for a spectacular journey to Vancouver. 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.

Stay: Pan Pacific Hotel or similar

Meals: B L

Day 6
Vancouver

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.

Stay: Pan Pacific Hotel or similar

Meals: B

Day 7
Board Regent Seven Seas cruise

After breakfast today, walk to the port in central Vancouver to board your luxurious Regent Seven Seas cruise ship. Settle in to your stylish suite before indulging with a pre-dinner cocktail on the pool deck – one of the world's largest on a cruise ship – before the first of your included, three-course gourmet dinners in one of the many dining venues, from fine-dining French brasserie Chartreuse to the ambient Prime 7 steakhouse.

Stay: Seven Seas Explorer 

Meals: B D

Day 8
At sea

Today you've got a full day to explore the ship. Perhaps enjoy an alfresco lunch at the open-air pizzeria before an indulgent massage at the Canyon Ranch Spa, then head to one of the many opulent lounges for a sundowner – many of which are accompanied by live bands or DJs – before another wine-matched dinner. 

Stay: Seven Seas Explorer

Meals: B L D

Day 9
Ketchikan

Once known as the 'Salmon Capital of the World', you'll anchor in to the world-famous totem poles and forested shores of Ketchikan today. Learn more about the histoic totem poles with a city tour accompanied by a native Tlingit guide – or, for something more adventurous, there's the chance to head out fishing, whale watching or on a fjord cruise. Remember, all excursions are included and can easily be organised directly from the ship. Tonight, perhaps head to the Constellation Theatre for a musical revue or for a thrilling night at the casino.

Stay: Seven Seas Explorer

Meals: B L D

Day 10
Juneau

Today sees you sail to Juneau, home to some of Alaska's most beautiful landscapes, including the Mendenhall Glacier. Explore with boat rides and canoe trips, learn about the area's famed gold mining history with an expert guide or even walk across the glacier itself, keeping an eye out for humpback whales, orca, moose and bears. 

Stay: Seven Seas Explorer

Meals: B L D

Day 11
Skagway

Anchor in to the gold rush-era town of Skagway today. Explore with bicycle trips through the rainforest or embark on a cruise to Glacier Point through America’s longest fjord, spotting wildlife like bald eagles, moose and bears. We'd also recommend hopping on the narrow-gauge train that travel along the exact route used during the Klondike Gold Rush, on which you'll climb high into the mountains for panoramic views.

Stay: Seven Seas Explorer

Meals: B L D

Day 12
Hoonah, Icy Strait Point

After breakfast you'll have the chance to explore Icy Strait Point. This area is home to some of Alaska's most beautiful and unspoilt landscapes, such as vast lakes that are dotted with humpback whales, eagles, grizzly and black bears, all of which can be spotted today on included kayak trips with an expert naturalist. Other highlights include tours with the area's indigenous Tlingit people, fishing for halibut or even captaining a Zodiac through the area's wildlife-dotted fjords.

Stay: Seven Seas Explorer

Meals: B L D

Day 13
At sea

Your last day at sea will see you cruise past and marvel at the colossal Hubbard Glacier alongside a final chance to explore the ship. Perhaps browse the luxury boutiques or enjoy a relaxing yoga class before sundowners on the pool deck, your final gourmet dinner and a digestif at the Stars Lounge with new-found friends.

Stay: Seven Seas Explorer

Meals: B L D

Days 14-15
Seward to UK

After breakfast, you'll arrive in to Seward where, on arrival, you'll disembark and transfer to Anchorage airport ready for your flight home, arriving the following day.

Meals: B

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Pricing

Any element of this cruise can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Prices

Accommodation rating: Deluxe

15-day luxury rail & cruise holiday
from £8,345 pp incl. flights

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Book by: 31 August 2024

Includes: 

  • Return scheduled flights from the UK in economy class (upgrades available)
  • 6-night pre-cruise package including Rocky Mountaineer luxury rail journey with hotels, transfers and activities as detailed in the itinerary
  • 2 days GoldLeaf® Service aboard Rocky Mountaineer®
  • Sightseeing tour of Banff including Banff Gondola tickets.
  • Full-day tour of Yoho National Park.
  • Full-day tour of Vancouver and North Shore
  • 7-night cruise full-inclusive cruise aboard Regent Seven Seas Explorer
  • Unlimited shore excursions during the cruise - up to 53 to choose from

Price varies by departure date and suite availability, please call for details. 

Terms & Conditions: Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.


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