Holiday Itinerary - Vancouver and Alaska Cruise

Day 1 - Vancouver.

Welcome to Vancouver! Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to help you make the most of your stay in Vancouver. On arrival, transfer to your hotel for three nights. 

Days 2 - 3: Vancouver.

This morning, an included city tour highlights Canada’s ‘Gem of the Pacific,’ spectacularly set on the Burrard Inlet. It’s one of the country’s most beautiful cities with plenty of sightseeing opportunities including Gastown, Chinatown and STANLEY PARK. Amongst an impressively creative culture, friendly neighborhoods and a satisfying array of drink-and-dine delights, the sunset beaches, unfurling ocean and mountain diorama sets the scene in this iconic city.

Day 4: Vancouver (embarkation)

Spend the morning at leisure before you transfer to the port to embark the Volendam for your once-in-a-lifetime Alaska cruise. (D)

Day 5 - Scenic cruising Inside Passage. 

Spend the day cruising one of the world’s most spectacular waterways. Located along the coast of British Columbia, the Inside Passage is the longest sheltered inland waterway in the world. Watch the water for orcas and humpback whales. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Juneau.

Located at the foot of grand mountain peaks on Gastineau Channel, Alaska’s capital city of Juneau has massive Mendenhall Glacier and the Juneau Icefield at its back door. Visit the rustic shops in town—or get out and kayak, raft, hike, whale watch, flightsee, or fish. There’s no end to the adventure because of the long daylight hours. (B,L,D) 

Day 7 - Skagway.

 In winter, the sidewalks are all but rolled up in Skagway, so you can imagine the frightful conditions endured by gold prospectors who passed through en route to the Yukon. Take your time and poke your head into every little shop, from the Trail Bench to Lynch & Kennedy’s Dry Goods. The Red Onion Saloon, with its honky-tonk piano and costumed barmaids, is a treasure trove of memorabilia featuring pictures of Klondike Kate, Peahull Annie, and other historic characters. To complete the picture of those rip-roaring days, visit the nostalgic Trail of ‘98 Museum. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Scenic cruising Glacier Bay.

Glacier Bay has more actively calving tidewater glaciers than anyplace else in the world. How does it feel when a colossal chunk of ice splits off a glacier and crashes into the sea? The sound is like thunder. The impact shoots water hundreds of meters into the air. You hold your breath as you capture the moment on camera, then you wait for it all to happen again. (B,L,D) 

Day 9 - Ketchikan.

Built over the water and up weathered stairways, Ketchikan clings to the shores of Tongass Narrows and drapes the mountains with a hospitable air. (B,L,D)

Day 10 - Scenic cruising Inside Passage.

Cruise through the awe-inspiring Inside Passage, keeping watch for spouting whales, soaring eagles, and other wildlife. Tonight, enjoy a sumptuous dinner and onboard entertainment. (B,L,D)

Day 11 - Vancouver (disembarkation)

Your vacation ends this morning. Please schedule homebound flights after Noon. You can extend your vacation with extra nights and explore the “Jewel of the Pacific” further. (B) NOTE: Cruise itineraries are provided by Holland America Line and are up to date at time of printing. Your travel documents will contain the most current information.

Note: Inside visits as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Departure dates 2020 : Vancouver and Alaska Cruise (11 days) : 7% discount on all dates

Cosmos brochure price in black from £1259

Travel 55 discount price in red from £1171

Telephone Cosmos on 0330 8088 351 and quote Travel 55 code TR55C

Vancouver to Vancouver - tour 8980

Dates

Prices from

Dates

Prices from 

May 6, 13

£1259
£1171

August 12

£1449
£1348

May 20 

£1339
£1246

August 26

£1379
£1283

June 3, 10,

£1449
£1348
September 2, 9 £1379
£1283

June 17, 24

£1519
£1413
September 16 £1339
£1246

July 1, 15, 29

£1519
£1413

Prices are per person (double occupancy) based on tour only, excluding flights and transfers. To add flights and overseas transfers to your holiday, please call Cosmos. 

Price is based on inside cabins. Cabin categories offered vary by ship and departure date. For more details, please call our travel specialists. Single supplement from £1055, depending on date and cabin category.Extra nights per person in Vancouver. May & Sep 16-30: £275 in single room or £145 in twin room. Please see Cosmos Terms & Conditions  for further details. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

Cosmos Tours
Vancouver and Alaska Cruise

7% discount - 11 day cruise

Our prices start from only £11713

Your holiday begins with a three night stay in Vancouver giving you time to explore Canada's 'Gem of the Pacific'.

Then it's on to your cruise which takes you past miles of dramatic scenery, towering glaciated mountains, roaring waterfalls, endless islands and virgin forests. There is also plenty of animal and marine life to look out for including sea lions, eagles and porpoises.

Cruise into Glacier Bay and marvel at the dramatic mountains, glaciers and massive icebergs. You may spot whales, eagles, seals, mountain goats, moose and bears. 

This stunning Vancouver and Alaska cruise comes with a 7% discount saving when you book direct with Cosmos on 0330 8088 351 and quote the Travel 55 code TR55C.

Travel 55 in association with Cosmos. To book call direct on 0330 8088 351 and quote Travel 55 code TR55C you will then receive a 7% discount from the Cosmos brochure price. 

At a glance

Vancouver Sightseeing; Stanley Park

Holland America Cruise 7 night Inside Passage cruise on the MS Koningsdam  

Inside Passage Cruising Sail past virgin forests and glacial mountains.

Professional tour director

Transportation: 7-night Holland America cruise on the MS Koningsdam; private, deluxe airconditioned motorcoach while touring with free Wi-Fi

Hotels: Twin-bedded rooms with private bath or shower, hotel taxes, service charges, and tips for baggage handling. Listed hotels or equivalent

Vancouver - Georgian Court

Alaska Cruise - Holland America’s MS Koningsdam

Meals: 7 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L), 7 dinners (D) 

Everything you need

Transportation

When it comes to showing you the best of North America, Cosmos goes the extra mile. In addition to our private, first-class coaches, we use a variety of transportation for an out-of-this-world experience. 

Sweet dreams

After a day of travelling, you want to relax at a comfortable, clean, and attractive hotel, while getting great value for your money. With this in mind, we have hand-picked your hotels throughout North America. Depending on the location, some hotels offer complimentary morning coffee or breakfast.

Friends in local places

At the heart of every great Cosmos tour are the friendly, knowledgeable folks who show you around and help you maximise your free time. We partner with the most professional Tour Directors and Local Guides to give you the richest experience possible.

Sights and sounds

Our packages include guided sightseeing and scenic highlights that reveal the best of North America. Cruise through the spectacular Gulf Islands, gaze across the Grand Canyon, or walk through history in New England. Enjoy inside visits of the must-see sights with knowledgeable Local Guides who bring each destination to life.

Time to relax

No one enjoys a holiday where every second is spent on a schedule. We build free time into every Cosmos holiday, so you can eat, shop, and explore the way you want. Your Tour Director can offer suggestions for things to see and do—or you can join one of our many outstanding optional excursions.

CosmosGo

Our free CosmosGO mobile app puts the world at your fingertips. Log in to review your itinerary up to 45 days before departure, and get entertainment, sightseeing, dining and shopping suggestions for each destination to look at while travelling. Download your city guides in advance, and make the most of the built-in GPS to help you navigate each place without needing to use up any of your data.

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