Seattle, Victoria and Vancouver with Alaska cruise


  • Western Canada

  • Steady pace

Tour : CM91

Overview

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Experience vibrant cities, beautiful scenery, and fun experiences on this tour featuring Seattle, Victoria, Vancouver, and an Alaska cruise. Enjoy two nights each in Seattle, Victoria, and Vancouver —along with sightseeing and free time in each city—and seven nights on your Holland America cruise ship.

Highlights of this Seattle, Victoria, and Vancouver tour include a mini-cruise from downtown Seattle to Victoria aboard the Victoria Clipper, where you'll have a chance to witness amazing views and spot wildlife. Between Victoria and Vancouver, travel via BC Ferry through the Gulf Islands, enjoying the scenery along the way. In Victoria, visit the world-famous Butchart Gardens, where 55 acres of beautiful flowers and gardens await you. But that’s not all…on your Alaska cruise, witness breathtaking scenery and marvel at the slabs of ice breaking off into the sea while you enjoy visits to Juneau, Sitka, and Ketchikan.

On this Seattle, Victoria, and Vancouver tour, Globus has included out-of-the-ordinary experiences, including a tasting and dinner at a local winery in Victoria, and a guided tasting tour of Seattle's Pike Place Market, Seattle's famous year-round farmers market with bakeries, butcher shops, produce stands, fish markets, and more. You'll see the first Starbucks store, hear about the market’s rich history, experience its flying fish, and hear entertaining stories from market vendors.

With a perfect balance of fun, scheduled activities and free time to explore on your own, you're sure to arrive home with many memories and photos of this thrilling Seattle, Victoria, and Vancouver vacation with an Alaska cruise.

Highlights

Seattle Sightseeing; guided tasting tour of Pike Place Market

Victoria Clipper Scenic ferry from Seattle to Victoria

Victoria Sightseeing; dinner & tasting at a local vineyard; visit Butchart Gardens

Vancouver Sightseeing; farewell dinner

Cruise 7- night cruise aboard Holland America's MS Eurodam

Tour itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Total meals included:

  • 13 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 9 dinners

Seattle

Day
1

Welcome to Seattle, the coffee capital of the world! At 6 pm, meet your travelling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.

Seattle

Day
2

This morning, sightseeing includes Pioneer Square and the city’s diverse neighborhoods. Next, a guided TASTING TOUR of Pike Place Market explains the Market’s rich history and culture. See the first Starbucks store, experience the Market’s flying fish, and hear entertaining stories from market vendors. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. You may wish to visit Seattle’s famous Space Needle for spectacular views of the city below, spend time at beautiful Chihuly Garden and Glass, or enjoy a waterfront dinner with fresh local seafood. Your Tour Director will have more suggestions for sightseeing, shopping and dining.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Seattle - Victoria Clipper - Victoria

Day
3

Enjoy a mini-cruise as you travel from downtown Seattle to Victoria aboard the VICTORIA CLIPPER. Have your camera ready for fantastic views and the chance to spot wildlife. Arrive in Victoria, British Columbia, where a sightseeing tour includes Chinatown, the Fairmont Empress Hotel, Bastion Square, and Thunderbird Park. This evening, enjoy a tasting and dinner at a local WINERY.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Victoria

Day
4

This day is free to explore on your own; your Tour Director suggests an optional wildlife and whale-watching trip. For shoppers, Government Street’s elegant shops and Market Square’s collection of speciality stores are good places to start. History buffs should be sure to visit the Royal British Columbia Museum.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Victoria - Vancouver

Day
5

We start today with a visit to world-famous BUTCHART GARDENS. This estate offers more than 700 varieties of flowers on 55 acres and includes Italian, Japanese, and English-style gardens. Next, travel via BC FERRY through the Gulf Islands to Vancouver—British Columbia’s largest city. Your sightseeing tour includes Stanley Park, the waterfront, and Chinatown. This evening is at leisure to explore more of this vibrant city on your own.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Vancouver

Day
6

There’s always something to do in Vancouver and with a full day to explore, the possibilities are endless. Your Tour Director suggests a walk across the thrilling Capilano Suspension Bridge, a climb up Grouse Mountain for spectacular views of the city, or time to explore the many shops of Robson Street. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Vancouver - Seattle (Embarkation)

Day
7

Return to Seattle and embark Holland America’s MS Eurodam to begin your cruise.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Cruising

Day
8

Your cruise continues north toward Alaska today. Spend the day aboard the ship preparing for the endless scenic surprises that await you as you get closer to the Gulf of Alaska, abundant wildlife, and the many ports of call you’ll enjoy. 

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Juneau

Day
9

Visit one of the most remote capital cities—Juneau. Accessible only by air and water, Juneau is located at the base of two towering mountains in the heart of Alaska’s Inside Passage, and is home to a rich Gold Rush history, Native culture, wildlife, and a wealth of natural wonders. Shop for gold nuggets, visit the stately Governor’s Mansion, saunter through the swinging doors of the historic Red Dog Saloon, or visit mighty Mendenhall Glacier, an impressive river of ice that is 12 miles long and 1.5 miles wide. 

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Scenic Cruising: Glacier Bay National Park

Day
10

This Biosphere Reserve and UNESCO World Heritage Site protects a unique ecosystem in an ever-changing glacial landscape. Witness the spectacle of thunder and flying spray as huge slabs of ice break off and “calve” into the sea—making for lasting memories. National Park rangers accompany the ship, adding expert commentary to the day’s events.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Sitka

Day
11

Step back in time in the charming port of Sitka, which reigned as the capital of Russian America for 100 years. Experience “life under the czars” with majestic onion-domed St. Michael’s Cathedral, the Sheldon Jackson Museum (housing prized Russian and Indian artifacts), and a lively performance by the New Archangel Dancers. 

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Ketchikan

Day
12

Experience Native Alaska firsthand. Meet the spirits of the raven, whale, and eagle as you view the largest collection of totems in the world at Saxman Totem Park or Totem Bight State Historic Park. Or, explore Creek Street, now home to contemporary art galleries and quaint boutiques.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Victoria

Day
13

Experience a bit of Britain in this Canadian city with its unique blend of Old World charm and New World experiences. Boasting the mildest climate in Canada, the city is green and beautiful year-round. You’ll find history, architecture, colorful gardens, and traditions like Afternoon Tea mixed with an abundance of outdoor adventure, world-class culinary experiences, and a vibrant art and culture scene. Visit world-famous Butchart Gardens, stroll along the Inner Harbour, or maybe sample some of Canada’s finest brews. 

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Seattle (Disembarkation)

Day
14

The vacation ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules. Please schedule flights after Noon.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Extend your tour and see even more

On selected tours you can extend your time at the beginning or end of your holiday. To book your holiday with an extension, call us on 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

Post tour

+8 days Alaska Cruise

Total meals included:

  • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners

Seattle (Embarkation)

Day
1

Embark Holland America’s MS Eurodam to begin your cruise.

Meals included:

  • Dinner

Cruising

Day
2

Your cruise continues north toward Alaska today. Spend the day aboard the ship preparing for the endless scenic surprises that await you as you get closer to the Gulf of Alaska, abundant wildlife, and the many ports of call you’ll enjoy.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Juneau

Day
3

Visit one of the most remote capital cities—Juneau. Accessible only by air and water, Juneau is located at the base of two towering mountains in the heart of Alaska’s Inside Passage and is home to a rich Gold Rush history, Native culture, wildlife, and a wealth of natural wonders. Shop for gold nuggets, visit the stately Governor’s Mansion, saunter through the swinging doors of the historic Red Dog Saloon, or visit mighty Mendenhall Glacier, an impressive river of ice that is 12 miles long and 1.5 miles wide.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Scenic Cruising: Glacier Bay National Park

Day
4

This Biosphere Reserve and UNESCO World Heritage Site protects a unique ecosystem in an ever-changing glacial landscape. Witness the spectacle of thunder and flying spray as huge slabs of ice break off and “calve” into the sea—making for lasting memories. National Park rangers accompany the ship, adding expert commentary to the day’s events.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Sitka

Day
5

Step back in time in the charming port of Sitka, which reigned as the capital of Russian America for 100 years. Experience “life under the czars” with majestic onion-domed St. Michael’s Cathedral, the Sheldon Jackson Museum (housing prized Russian and Indian artefacts), and a lively performance by the New Archangel Dancers.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Ketchikan

Day
6

Experience Native Alaska firsthand. Meet the spirits of the raven, whale, and eagle as you view the largest collection of totems in the world at Saxman Totem Park or Totem Bight State Historic Park. Or, explore Creek Street, now home to contemporary art galleries and quaint boutiques.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Victoria

Day
7

Experience a bit of Britain in this Canadian city with its unique blend of Old World charm and New World experiences. Boasting the mildest climate in Canada, the city is green and beautiful year-round. You’ll find history, architecture, colourful gardens, and traditions like Afternoon Tea mixed with an abundance of outdoor adventure, world-class culinary experiences, and a vibrant art and culture scene. Visit world-famous Butchart Gardens, stroll along the Inner Harbour, or maybe sample some of Canada’s finest brews.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Seattle (Disembarkation)

Day
8

Your cruise ends after breakfast this morning with guests departing on individual schedules.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

What's included

Tour only

Prefer to book your own flights and transfers? You have the freedom to do that with our Tour Only holiday option.

  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Porterage

Tour with flights

Let us take care of everything. Our package option includes return flights from your chosen airport, plus overseas transfers to your hotel.

  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes

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