Grand Tour of Canada & Alaska
Escorted by Jacquey Turner
8th June – 2nd July 2023
About this trip
Canada and Alaska are a must do on everyone’s travel list and this tour has been a firm favourite over the years. With Jacquey escorting you all the way, you will travel through the heart of the Canadian Rockies on the famous Rocky Mountaineer with expansive views of spectacular mountains, emerald lakes, charming mountain towns and unique wildlife from the gold class panoramic windows.
Bordered by mountains and sea, Vancouver combines the best of cosmopolitan city where the ocean, forest and mountains meet. Wander the downtown with its British colonial architecture to shop, sightsee, admire heritage buildings and visit stunning gardens.
Victoria on beautiful Vancouver Island is one of the Canada’s most picturesque cities, with the surrounding area home to dramatic mountain and ocean vistas boasting colourful gardens, a stunning harbour.
We top off this spectacular tour of Canada’s West Coast with an Alaskan cruise through the awe-inspiring Inside Passage! Total relaxation as your cruise offers an abundance of magnificent scenery, towns with fascinating historic and cultural insights and wildlife sightings from whales to brown bears.
Day 1: Melbourne – Sydney
Day 2: Sydney – Vancouver
Day 3: Vancouver sightseeing
Day 4: Vancouver sightseeing
Day 5: Vancouver – Kamloops
Day 6: Kamloops – Banff
Day 7: Banff & Lake Louise sightseeing
Day 8: Banff & Lake Louise sightseeing
Day 9: Banff – Jasper
Day 1: Jasper sightseeing and at leisure
Day 11: Jasper – Sun Peaks
Day 12: Sun Peaks to Whistler
Day 13: Whistler sightseeing
Day 14: Whistler to Vancouver – Board Holland America Cruise Line
Day 15: Alaska Cruise – at sea
Day 16: Alaska Cruise –Juneau
Day 17: Alaska Cruise –Skagway
Day 18: Alaska Cruise – Glacier Bay
Day 19: Alaska Cruise – Ketchikan
Day 20: Alaska Cruise – Inside Passage
Day 21: Disembark Cruise in Victoria
Day 22: Victoria sightseeing
Day 23: Victoria – Vancouver – Melbourne
Day 24: Cross International Date Line
Day 25: Arrive in Australia
This itinerary and booking form is a sample only and maybe subject to change.
Your Tour Guide
Jacquey Turner has more than 36 years’ experience as a highly successful travel agent and tour leader. With this itinerary, Jacquey will guide you through this intriguing destination.
Along with the local guides she will ensure you have a most memorable journey.
“I thoroughly enjoy escorting tour members to so many wonderful places in the world. The sights, sounds and history all contribute to a fabulous experience but most importantly it is the people that you meet and have the privilege of travelling with that has the most lasting impression.
We always have lots of fun and continue to enjoy the memories for many years.”