Experience ‘The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth’ - The Calgary Stampede. Witness an exhilarating explosion of Chuckwagon Races, Rodeos and lavishly produced, musical variety grandstand shows combined with a Rocky Mountaineer rail journey and an Alaska cruise on board Celebrity Eclipse®. From bears to bald eagles, you’ll see it all on this exciting excursion through Alaska’s spellbinding landscapes. In sophisticated Vancouver, you can also make the most of the plentiful museums and galleries before boarding the incredible glass-domed coach on board Rocky Mountaineer, travelling through glaciers, lakes and mesmerising mountainscapes. This is a true once-in-a-lifetime experience.
UUpon arrival in Vancouver, transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay. The rest of the day is at leisure. On Day 2, transfer from your hotel to the cruise port in Vancouver and embark Celebrity Eclipse® for your seven night cruise of Alaska. (LD DAY 2 ONLY)
Experience all that Celebrity Eclipse® has to offer on your Alaska cruise. Whether sailing the Inside Passage, exploring the wilderness skirting Ketchikan, or whalewatching in Juneau, you’re certain to have an unforgettable experience in this beautiful part of the world. (BLD)
Disembark the ship in Vancouver and transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B)
Transfer from your hotel to the railway station and travel on board the Rocky Mountaineer train from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. On today’s journey, you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser River valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hells Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Your day concludes as Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake and into Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops. (BL)
Your journey continues eastwards to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again, you will see a spectacular array of scenery as you travel across ranchlands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. Today’s highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, the Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and, of course, the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends in the resort town of Banff from where you will transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay. (BL)
Transfer from Banff to your chosen hotel in Calgary for a three night stay. Over the next three days, we welcome you to the event most appropriately named The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth. Included is one afternoon ticket to a rodeo with gate admission, and one evening ticket to the Chuckwagon Races and Grandstand show with gate admission, as well as two Skyrides over Stampede Park. Rodeo - On the afternoon of Day 12, the best of the best saddle-up for a three hour ground shaking showcase of world-class rodeo action. There are Saddle Bronco and Bareback riding events followed by the most dangerous event of all - Bull Riding. Rangeland Derby - On the evening of Day 13, nine heart-stopping chuckwagon races explode in an all-out dash for the finish line. Chuckwagon racing is an amazing contest of nerves and horsepower - a challenge that ignites thousands of fans. Grandstand Show - Following the Rangeland Derby is the outdoor stage spectacular. For two hours, you will be dazzled by the lavishly produced and choreographed nonstop musical variety grandstand show.
Transfer from your hotel in Calgary to the airport for your return flight to the UK.
Prices are per person based on twin share
Departs: Jun 20.
Price based on 28 Jun 20 cruise departure