Day 1 - 01st Oct 2017 - Arrive in Calgary
Upon arrival please take the hotel shuttle to the hotel
Day 2 - 02nd Oct 2017 - Calgary/Lake Louise/Moraine Lake (If open)/Banff
Enjoy a day of scenic grandeur. Drive west through the foothills and into Banff National Park, gateway to the majestic Canadian Rockies. Today’s first stop is Lake Louise, whose turquoise waters create a natural mirror that reflects the surroundings. Enjoy a stroll along the shores of picturesque Lake Louise and visit the famous Chateau at Lake Louise. Then proceed to Moraine Lake (if opened) and take a short walk to a viewpoint in the Valley of Ten Peaks overlooking Moraine Lake for fantastic views of its emerald waters and massive snow-capped peaks. Hotel stay is based on the Inns of Banff or Banff Centre Hotel.
Day 3 - 03rd Oct 2017 - Banff/Columbia Icefield/Golden
Journey north into Jasper National Park along the Icefield Parkway, where precipitous gorges, snowcapped summits, and lakes of exquisite blues and greens come into view as the motorcoach scales two mountain passes. Marvel at glaciers remaining from the last ice age while you hear stories of early explorers who opened the valley. Stop at the Columbia Icefield to experience the Ice Explorer (optional activity), an all-terrain vehicle that travels on ice that is 1,200 feet thick. After lunch drive to Golden. Hotel stay is based on Travelodge or Ramada Hotel, Golden.
Day 4 - 04th Oct 2017 - Golden/Abbotsford (Breakfast)
Today’s journey has you experiencing the fertile land and endless mountain ranges unique to scenic southern British Columbia. Visit the “Last Spike” of the transcontinental railway where it connects the east and the west. Finish your day in the charming city of Abbotsford in the lush Fraser Valley. Hotel stay is based on the Quality Inn Abbotsford.
Day 5 - 05th Oct 2017 - Abbotsford - Seattle(Breakfast)
This morning cross the border into the U.S. and drive to Seattle, the city that never sleeps! Seattle is surrounded by majestic mountains, beautiful lakes and the Puget Sound. Enjoy an introductory tour of Seattle with a stop at Pike Place Market. Hotel stay is based on the Ramada Kent or Ramada Tukwila.
Day 6 - 06th Oct 2017 - Transfer to Seattle Pier (Breakfast)
After breakfast transfer to Seattle pier for your cruise.
Embark aboard the Explorer of the Seas for 23 nights on the 06th Oct 2017, in a Interior Stateroom sailing from Seattle visiting the Honolulu (Oahu), Hawaii • Maui (Lahaina), Hawaii • Cross the International Dateline • Lautoka, Fiji • Suva, Fiji • Mystery Island, Vanuatu • Lifou, Loyalty Island • Mare, New Caledonia and disembarking in Sydney
Explorer of the Seas - Features
For quiet well being there’s the Day Spa and Fitness Centre with a state-of-the-art gym and a beauty salon. For adults you can enjoy an adults-only solarium with an indoor pool, for the Kids, there’s the Adventure Ocean kids club providing a range of activities including a disco and video arcade and for the whole family there’s an Adventure Beach family area located pool side with its own water slide. The Royal Promenade hosts shops, bars and cafes where you will find Cafe Promenade for a light bite or coffee, while there is onboard entertainment to enjoy throughout the day and night including ice skating shows, West End shows in the theatre, Parades on the Royal Promenade and live acts; or even try your luck at the casino and try a cocktail in the numerous bars and lounges.