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EXPERIENCE THE BEST OF ALASKA AND CANADA BY LAND AND SEA. MODERN LUXURY LIVES HERE.

2017 ALASKA & CANADA DESTINATION GUIDE UK EDITION


TABLE OF CONTENTS The Celebrity Alaska Difference..............5–8 The Onboard Experience.........................9–11 The Alaska Cruise....................................12–14 Excursions................................................15–18 Alaska Land Destinations........................19–26 Included Experiences...............................27–30

NEEDS A HEADLINE IN THIS AREA.

Alaska Lodgings.......................................31–32 Alaska Cruisetour Daily Details...............35–36 The Celebrity Canada Difference............37–38 Canada Cruisetour Daily Details..............39–40

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To fully experience Alaska, discover its interior, where communities remain intimately connected to the land, where wild animals roam as they have for millennia and where native nations thrive. On an Alaska cruise, you’ll journey along the southeast coastline of Alaska, experiencing its glaciers, nature’s ever-changing and fragile masterpieces. But with a Celebrity Cruisetour, you’ll uncover so much more. On the Kenai Peninsula, glacier-covered mountains descend into bays abundant with sea life. Journey north, and

GO BEYOND HORIZONS.

you’ll travel among the vast tundra and taiga forests of Denali National Park. A single road crosses this untouched wilderness, home to North America’s tallest peak and a stunning array of wildlife. Connect with Alaska’s Native Peoples and meet city dwellers who are as diverse as the landscapes they inhabit: from cosmopolitan espresso drinkers to anglers and mountaineers, all are part of the fascinating culture that is Alaska. With a Celebrity Cruisetour, you’ll enjoy the best of Alaska, by combining a seven-night sailing along its southeastern coastline with a small-group tour into its magnificent inland destinations. Stay in the finest available lodges and embark on remote roads and railways in deluxe transportation. All with our local Alaskan Tour Directors, who are passionate about sharing their Alaska with you. Every aspect of your journey has been carefully curated for you to discover the Last Frontier — on your terms.

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THE CELEBRITY

| THE CELEBRITY DIFFERENCE

DIFFERENCE

AUTHENTIC ALASKAN EXPERIENCES START WITH THE PEOPLE.

Alyeska, Girdwood

Alaska is so much more than its living myths. Boasting lively farmer’s markets,

you covered. Few people know and love Alaska like those who live there, and Celebrity

modern art galleries and fine dining, the old Alaska intermingles with the new, its cities

Tour Directors are chosen for their deep roots and connection to local communities.

perched on the edge of wilderness. Our Tour Directors will get to know you and offer

Part raconteur of everyday Alaskan life. Part wildlife hobbyist. Part concierge, taking

tailored suggestions to ensure you make the most of every destination. Whether you

care of the small details like hotel check-in. Our Tour Directors are passionate about

want to discover the neighbourhood trail where locals (and moose) ramble, or get the

sharing their home, bringing you seamless service, local knowledge, and the best

insider tips on which restaurant serves the freshest seafood, our Tour Directors have

of the interior.

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| THE CELEBRITY DIFFERENCE

WILDERNESS IS THE GREATEST LUXURY OF ALL.

JOURNEYS AS MOVING AS YOUR DESTINATION.

Wilderness Express Rail Cars

Lodging On your Alaska Cruisetour, you’ll stay in the finest lodgings available in the Alaskan interior.

beauty, while also keeping you close to Alaska’s unique communities. Sit by a soaring

With miles of pristine wilderness, the Alaskan cross-country journey is just as moving as

Motorcoaches Alaska’s rugged and remote roads reflect the region’s rich pioneer spirit. Celebrity uses

From the luxurious Alyeska Resort with its heated pool offering mountain views, to the

fireplace built from the rocks of the Matanuska River, while surrounded by the unrivaled

the destinations you’ll explore. A highlight of every Celebrity Cruisetour is a scenic ride on

the newest fleet of luxury motorcoaches on the interior roads of Alaska, and your dedicated

comfortable fireplace in the cozy Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, or the rustic buildings of Denali

views of the summit of Denali and the Alaska Range. Indulge in a four diamond star dining

the Wilderness Express rail cars. Venture from Anchorage to Fairbanks in superior luxury

motorcoach will offer supreme comfort while travelling the miles of sublimely beautiful

Park Village tucked into a forested 20-acre site along the banks of the Nenana River, you’ll

experience at 2,300 feet. Unwind over a glass of wine as the Nenana River rushes by. Our

and comfort. Relaxing railcars offer 360-degree dome viewing windows, reclining leather

highway. Your dedicated driver is your usher of the great outdoors and ensures point to point

stay in a range of boutique and local properties. The lodge selection reflects our

accommodations offer a seamless blend of wilderness and comfort.

seats, and spacious interiors. Enjoy fine dining prepared by the onboard chef, and full bar

luggage conveyance, so you need only unwind into the wilderness.

commitment to providing matchless accommodations in areas of outstanding natural

service at your seat, while you learn about the wilderness and its rich history from your onboard host who provides commentary. With custom features to optimize sightseeing, like an outdoor viewing platform, the rail cars of the Wilderness Express were designed to

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highlight Alaska’s spectacular scenery

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| THE ONBOARD EXPERIENCE

THE BEST SEA VIEWS IN ALASKA. A Celebrity Cruise is crafted to be an inspiring space at sea. Immerse yourself in luxury as you experience the breathtaking coastal scenery and glaciers of Alaska. Dining onboard Celebrity Cruises is an experience for all the senses. Our stunning main restaurant, included in the price of the cruise, is the centerpiece of the ship and a masterpiece in design, cuisine, and service. And with specialty restaurants and an array of lounges, there is something to indulge every craving, like traditional Italian cuisine at our Tuscan Grille, where fresh in-house pasta and dry-aged steaks are paired with a discerning wine list that highlights Italian vintages and growing regions. Exhilarating days of exploring Alaska deserve an equally wonderful place where you can recharge. Indulge in luxurious accommodations where you can unwind after a thrilling day in the Last Frontier. Lounge on exquisite bedding. Revel in stylish design. Bask in breathtaking views. Modern luxury means intuitive service about what will make you happy before you request it — from the chocolate on your pillow to attentive pool butlers ready with a towel after your morning swim. And with our Destination Concierges on hand with in-depth knowledge of the ports of call, you’ll have a rich experience when you leave the ship to explore Alaska’s unique communities.

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| THE ONBOARD EXPERIENCE

Alaska’s natural and cultural history is rich and diverse, and our dedicated onboard

thrills. Try your hand at the casino, before grabbing a seat for Boogie Wonderland, The West

marvels, climate, and clear night skies. Milos is a marine biologist and former researcher at

End hit 70’s musical adapted by the original producers especially for the Celebrity Millennium.

the Moss Landing Marine Laboratories S.R.I. Biosonar Lab. Learn about Alaska’s captivating

On your Celebrity Cruise, pop-up performances surprise and delight throughout the

wildlife and geology from a marine biologist who has been featured on NPR and worked

ship — turning every night into the ultimate night out.

Listen to a fascinating lecture about Alaska’s wonders, or enjoy incredible entertainment

THE WONDERS OF THE COAST.

onboard the ship. At all hours, your ship is a fantastic world of drama, music, games, and

naturalist, Milos Radakovich, will introduce you to the region’s incredible biodiversity, glacial

with the Lindblad-National Geographic Expeditions in Southeast Alaska.

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A Cruise on Alaska’s southeastern coastline offers emerald forests, snowcapped peaks and dramatic glaciers. And that’s just what you’ll see from the ship.

Experience an exceptional Alaskan adventure with indulgent dining, luxury accommodations, intuitive service — and the pristine untouched wilderness.

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA– Known as the gateway to Alaska, this cosmopolitan port city is blessed with stunning vistas and an exciting urban scene that is dynamic and colourful.

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| THE ALASKA CRUISE

NATURE’S DRAMA EXPERIENCED DAILY. Among the many scenic gems on Alaska’s southeast coastline, Hubbard Glacier is the most dramatic.

feet below the sea. Movement of up to 36 feet every day results in daily

from just about anywhere on the ship as our dedicated onboard Naturalist

76 miles to Russell Fjord, the glacier itself originates at Mount Logan, North America’s

calving—breathtaking moments where ice cleaves off the wall, and can be the

narrates the experience and keeps an eye out for the whales, harbor seals, and

second-tallest mountain. And, while 95% of the world’s glaciers are retreating, Hubbard

size of five-story buildings.

otters that hunt in the bay’s waters. With its massive 7-mile-wide face, and

Comprised of the longest river of ice in North America, beginning in Canada and flowing

Glacier is still advancing. As the largest advancing tidewater glacier in North America, Hubbard Glacier’s terminal

With calving occurring on a daily basis, Hubbard Glacier offers the best opportunity to observe glacial processes as they unfold — a truly once-in-a-life-

face is the dramatic end of a process that began 450 years ago as snowfall on the slopes

time experience. Your captain will slowly turn your ship into Yakutat Bay,

of Mount Logan. The blue wall of ice rises 350 feet above the waterline and extends 250

navigating the awe-inspiring wall of ice. Enjoy incredible picture-perfect views

ever-changing wall of ice, Hubbard Glacier lives long in the memory of any visit to Alaska.

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| EXCURSIONS

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WAKE UP EVERY DAY TO NEW ADVENTURES. Arriving at your destination is just the beginning of the journey. On your Celebrity Cruisetour, you’ll enjoy a balance of included experiences and free time to explore on your own. Alaska’s ports, protected parks, and wilderness areas offer diverse ways to discover Alaska’s culture, cuisine, and sense of adventure. Explore further with Celebrity’s Shore Excursions by Cruise and Optional Land Excursions during your Land Tour. From savoring local flavors at your next port of call to once-in-a-lifetime flightseeing journeys over the Alaskan wilderness. These adventures are just a highlight of what is available on your Celebrity Cruisetour.

Helicopter Dog Sled Tour (Alyeska) Fly to an alpine camp and meet your experienced

Denali Flyer (Talkeetna) Explore Denali, the tallest mountain in North America, and soar

Talkeetna River Float (Talkeetna) Experience a calm and scenic river journey down the

Husky Homestead (Denali) Leave the crowds behind and join an intimate group to meet

guide who will teach you how to drive a dog sled. Mush along a snow-covered glacier,

within six miles of the magnificent Kahiltna Glacier. Take in views only mountaineers and a

Talkeetna River. The Talkeetna River features glacially fed, flat water (Class 1). The water

champion sled dogs at the Husky Homestead. Enjoy a personal tour of the homestead

enjoying spectacular views of this fragile and beautiful river of ice. Drive the sled yourself

select few get to see. Marvel at once-in-a-lifetime views of Alaska’s pristine wilderness on a

is swift and cold, yet calm and serene to navigate. Your guide will take you down a portion

kennel of four-time Iditarod champion, Jeff King. Meet the champion sled dogs, cuddle

or, sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride as your expert guides you past the dramatic scenery.

flightseeing journey above Denali National Park’s mountains and glaciers. Fly to the remote

of the river perfect for all ages to enjoy. Admire spectacular views of Denali, keep on the

the puppies, and see the summer husky training in action. Gain insight into the training

Back at camp, bundle up in Iditarod racing gear, including an original bib-number, for a

western end of Denali National Park and see Denali, Mt. Foraker, and Mt. Hunter, above the

lookout for spawning salmon, and admire freshwater streams along riverbanks draped

process. Tour the kennel and learn about how puppies become sled dogs. Listen to tales

once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunity with the sled dogs. Learn about Alaskan huskies and

longest glacier in Denali National Park. Continue to the climber’s base camp at 7,200 feet.

with magnificent flora and fauna.

of the Iditarod race and embrace a rich Alaskan tradition.

the legendary Alaska dog mushing Seavey family. The featured excursions may not be available on your Alaska Cruisetour departure. Your excursions during your land tour must be booked directly with your Tour Director. For details of Shore Excursions available during your cruise call our UK based call centre on 0800 953 5826 or contact your local Travel Agent.

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| EXCURSIONS

| EXCURSIONS

A Celebrity Exclusive: Misty Fjords Flightseeing and Crab Feast (Ketchikan) Take a

Scenic Mountain Ascent and World’s Largest ZipRider (Icy Strait Point) Soar 300

Taku Lodge Feast and 5 Glacier Seaplane (Juneau) Discover Juneau’s dynamic natural

Alaska Brewing, Mendenhall Glacier, and Cooking Demonstration (Juneau) Embark on

once-in-a-lifetime private flight to Misty Fjords National Monument, experience a

feet above the treetops on a thrilling ZipRider Cable Car Adventure. Begin your journey

scenery and flavors as you embark on a picturesque seaplane ride before savoring an

a thrilling journey to the Alaska Brewery, walk across the breathtaking Mendenhall Glacier,

thrilling water landing, and savor a crab feast at the rustic George Inlet Lodge. Enjoy a lively

with a relaxing scenic ride though the village of Hoonah, home to the indigenous Tlingit

all-you-can-eat Alaskan feast in a cozy lodge. Fly over the lush Tongass National Forest and

and learn how to prepare authentic Alaskan cuisine at the Chez Alaska Cooking School.

narrative about the natural history of the area as you fly over the breathtaking Alaskan

people. Experience an adrenaline-filled ride on the world’s largest zipline. Receive all safety

the massive Juneau Icefield, as your guide spots five enormous glaciers from your window

Journey to the Alaska Brewery and enter the tasting room, where you’ll view the brewing

wilderness. Misty Fjords National Monument is a fully protected wilderness area that

instruction at the launch site. The zipline extends over 5,000 feet across the Alaskan

seat. Enjoy guided commentary as you soar over Juneau’s spectacular scenery. Land near

process and sample some of the beers brewed in Juneau, celebrated as some of the best

encompasses more than 2 million acres. Marvel at granite cliffs, 1,000-foot cascading

frontier, offering impressive views of the countryside and rainforest landscape below.

Taku Glacier, the world’s deepest and thickest, where you’ll visit Taku Glacier Lodge for a

beers in the world. Next, head off to Mendenhall Glacier, where you can walk along its trails

waterfalls, crystal-clear lakes, and the incredible beauty and grandeur of Alaska.

Feel the heart-pounding rush as you fly over lush forests and hills, with incredible views

scrumptious meal of grilled wild Alaskan King salmon and plenty of side dishes.

or learn about glacial processes at the visitor center. Finally, you’ll conclude this fun-filled

Experience the thrill of a dramatic water landing at the remote George Inlet Lodge, a

of Port Frederick and Icy Strait. Reach speeds up to 60 miles per hour before landing at Icy

day by learning how to prepare authentic Alaska dishes with the head chef of Chez Alaska

cannery bunkhouse dating back to the early 1900s. Savor an all-you-can-eat Dungeness

Strait Point.

Cooking School. Learn culinary secrets and sample the chef’s creations.

crab feast, before taking a coastal drive back to the port.

The featured excursions may not be available on your Alaska Cruisetour departure. Your excursions during your land tour must be booked directly with your Tour Director. For details of Shore Excursions available during your cruise call our UK based call centre on 0800 953 5826 or contact your local Travel Agent.

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OPEN YOURSELF UP TO THE ALASKAN INTERIOR. Whether you’re taking in the snow-covered peaks, rolling tundra and mighty rivers. Or discovering the cities and remote settlements with their strong sense of community. The Alaskan Interior is yours to discover.

Alyeska, Girdwood

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| ALASKA LAND DESTINATIONS

| ALASKA LAND DESTINATIONS

Denali National Park boasts six million acres of pristine wild land. The varied subarctic landscape is home to grizzly bears, moose, caribou, Dall sheep and wolves, as well as

DENALI With few established trails and only one road, Denali National Park remains one of the world’s last true wilderness areas.

Mountain Range that surrounds her. An untrammeled view on a clear day is a profound sight. The highly protected backcountry that makes up the majority of the park is cleaved only

endangered birds. Wild animals roam as they have for millennia through unspoiled

by a solitary road that runs 92-miles into the wilderness and stretches thorough bottomland

backcountry of taiga forest, alpine tundra, and snow-capped peaks. The sheer expanse of

taiga-subarctic evergreen forests, into the higher elevations that offer open views of the

wilderness, the solitude of Denali National Park’s single road, and its status as one of the last

tundra-covered slopes and river valleys, all framed by the indomitable Alaska Range. And,

true intact subarctic ecosystems, makes Denali one of the best places in the country to view

while the backcountry’s pristine wilderness is protected to endure, Denali’s front-country

wildlife in their natural habitat. The Visitor Center offers fascinating natural history exhibits,

is an amphitheater of the outdoors. Flight sightseeing planes soar over the mountains for

films, and the opportunity to meet and speak to rangers about Denali National Park,

breathtaking views, while rafting on the Nenana River can be a gentle float or a white-water

including its centerpiece Denali, known as The Great One. Towering at 20,320 feet, Denali is

ride. With the hinterland open to bike ride, off-road, or hike, Denali National park offers both

North America’s highest mountain, and still growing. Risen from an elevation of just 2000

active adventure and the protected and pristine wilderness.

feet., the four miles she towers into the sky overpowers the already impressive Alaska

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| ALASKA LAND DESTINATIONS

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TALKEETNA

ANCHORAGE

Talkeetna’s frontier spirit, rustic small-town charm, and breathtaking views of the snow-capped peaks of the Alaska Range are the embodiment of Alaskan hospitality and remote wilderness.

Perched on the edge of the wilderness, nestled between Cook Inlet famous for its king salmon run and the Turnagain Arm, is the city of Anchorage.

Among climbers, Talkeetna is recognized as the staging ground for preparations to sum-

breathtaking views of the tallest peak in North America and provides every imaginable way

mit Denali. Mountaineers from around the world start here, filling the town’s hotels and bars

to experience the overpowering magnificence of “The Great One” — from seasoned bush

with expedition excitement. With a population of under 1,000, Talkeetna’s locals keep the

pilots taking you up into the skies and over the breathtaking north face, to leisurely hikes on

backcountry spirit of Alaska alive. Located literally at the end of the road, the log cabin cafés,

quiet trails, to river rafting down the glacially fed Talkeetna river.

gold-rush-era historic district, and Main Street provide a place where you can mill with the

With Main Street running the scope of backcountry cuisine — from brew pubs to fine

bohemians, aviators, and adventurers who call the town home, including Stubbs, the feline

dining to converted air streams serving namesake signature dishes — and teeming with

honorary mayor.

eclectic personalities, you’ll see Talkeetna lives by her unofficial motto, ‘Talkeetna; Where the

Situated near the base of Denali for over one hundred years, the unique location offers

road ends and life begins.’

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Blending cosmopolitan excitement and the great outdoors, the city’s youthful exuberance contributes to its lively nightlife, eclectic dining, and sense of adventure. Beyond the city limits of ‘Alaska’s Big Apple,’ nature commands the terrain. As many as

Trail, Anchorage’s long summer days mean more time to explore its natural beauty by day and sample the all-embracing culinary fare long into the evening. Anchorage has long been known as a melting pot for the Native Peoples of Alaska and

60 glaciers are located within an hour’s drive. Urbanites can often be found hiking beside

this makes it the destination to discover the native history, art, and crafts that are at the

their crystal-clear blue walls by day, and by night under the late evening sun, socializing at a

heart of the Alaskan identity. The Anchorage Museum preserves an extensive collection of

downtown brewery and enjoying local craft beer. And even on weekdays it’s not uncommon

native art, filling the ‘Alaska gallery’, spanning prehistoric times to present day. And the

to find a suited city worker angling for a catch on a lunch break.

Alaskan artifacts at the Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center were curated and interpreted with

With 250 miles of trails within the city alone, and moose known to pass through city neighbourhoods, or even whales surfacing in the waters along the Tony Knowles Coastal

help from the Alaska Native Heritage Center, a renowned cultural center and an exciting place to connect with indigenous residents who still call Alaska home.

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| ALASKA LAND DESTINATIONS

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SEWARD

FAIRBANKS

Edging the Kenai Peninsula and framed by the glacier-covered Kenai Mountains that run along its southeastern spine, Seward is a rustic port town whose grand terrain will leave you breathless.

Fairbanks is the embodiment of the pure Alaskan spirit, with its gold rush roots, hardy locals, and famed midnight sun.

The pristine wilderness of the Kenai Peninsula is home to nesting seabirds, countless

in elevation over very steep terrain. Runners race over gullies, ice, and snow, using their

islands, wetlands, and breathtaking coastal views. And, as the gateway to the Kenai Fjords

hands to haul themselves to the finish line. And, when not racing up mountains, you can find

National Park, the Harding Icefield — an expanse of ice and snow created over 23,000 years

stalwart locals at city watering holes and dining spots, where you can savor fresh Alaskan

ago — is easily within reach and culminates in 40 glaciers that dramatically calve into the

seafood, filleted and flayed straight from the ocean to your plate.

sea. The throngs of wildlife that course below, and glide above the glacial waters, are legion.

Situated at a grand natural intersection where bays and fjords stretching south to

Pods of humpback whales are known to breach when hunting, seals and sea lions lounge on

the Pacific meet the crested wilderness — and connected to communities extending

rocky outcroppings and bald eagles hover overhead.

northwards via the famously scenic Seward Highway — Seward is emblematic of the wildly

The rugged landscape suits Seward’s hardy locals well. Every July 4th, Seward’s runners

beautiful state that is Alaska.

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Born of a turn-of-the-century trader who found himself stranded in what is present-day

contributed to Fairbanks referring to itself as ‘extremely Alaska’. Immerse yourself in the

downtown, Fairbanks was founded when gold was discovered nearby and the trading post

same Hot Springs where turn of the century gold miners found reprieve from the

blossomed into a thriving city that outlasted its gold rush boom. Today, locals pride

near-freezing creeks where they panned for gold. Or pan for gold yourself in one of the many

themselves on their independence and endurance, many being descended from Native

creeks that still turn up flakes of gold. Admire the enduring native art treasures on display at

Peoples and the gold rush prospectors whose self-sufficiency was the driving force of the

the Museum of the North, whose shimmering contours reflect the mountain ranges that

town’s conception.

encircle it. With the locals playing late into the night, like the midnight sun baseball game

Hugging the northern bank of the Chena River that converges with the unyielding Tanana,

held every solstice, your options to explore are as lengthy as the long summer nights.

the Chena sternwheelers that navigate Fairbanks’s waters afford breathtaking views of the

And as the gateway to the Arctic, Fairbanks is rich with the history of Alaska’s pioneers,

city and countryside, while also offering a glimpse into Alaska’s rich interior traditions.

and offers a window into their authentic Alaskan way of life that still exists today.

Exploring Fairbanks means participating in the day-to-day experiences that have

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| INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

| INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

WHERE TRAVEL ENDS ADVENTURES BEGIN. A Celebrity Cruisetour offers the ideal balance of included experiences and free time to explore on your own. On every Cruisetour you’ll take a narrated wilderness journey into the heart of Denali National Park. And, on selected Cruisetours, you’ll have included experiences that showcase the special qualities of every destination. These adventures are just a highlight of what is available.

Riverboat Discovery (Fairbanks) Cruise down the Chena River on the Riverboat

Gold Dredge 8 (Fairbanks) Travel on the narrow gauge Tanana Valley Railroad, where

Denali Natural History Tour and Tundra Wilderness Tour (Denali) Journey into the

Museum of the North (Fairbanks) Admire the enduring native art treasures on display at

Discovery sternwheeler. The family-owned boats have sailed down Fairbanks’s Chena

you’ll hear tales about prospectors who flocked to this region in the 1800’s, hoping to

highly-protected backcountry of Denali National Park, carved by a solitary road that stretches

the Museum of the North, whose shimmering contours reflect the mountain ranges that

River for generations. See a bush floatplane take off beside the boat and learn about

strike it rich. Between 1928 and 1959, Gold Dredge 8 played a key role in the economy of

92-miles into the wilderness. You’ll drive thorough bottomland taiga-subarctic evergreen

encircle it. With more than 1.4 million artifacts and specimens showcasing 2,000 years

the role of these pilots in opening up the Alaskan interior. Visit an authentic Athabascan

the Tanana Valley. See Gold Dredge 8, a National Engineering Landmark. Learn about the

forests, into the higher elevations that offer open views of the tundra-covered slopes and

of Alaska history, traditions and art, this cultural beacon is a must-visit for anyone who

Indian village and discover native culture. Cruise past the family home of an Iditarod

Trans-Alaska Pipeline’s importance to domestic oil production. From the oil pipeline to

river valleys, and enjoy expansive, breathtaking views of the Alaska Range, including Denali,

wants to immerse themselves in the history and culture of this incredible region.

champion to see how the sled dogs are trained. Get out on the water, meet some real

the gold rush — get an up-close look at Alaska’s industries. Gold rush history comes alive

North America’s tallest mountain. On the Denali Natural History Tour, venture 17 miles into

Alaskans, and learn what life is like along the banks of the Chena River.

during a tour of the working mining camp, where you can pan for your own gold nuggets.

the park, enjoying interpretive programs and award-winning presentations that showcase how the wild landscape influenced Alaska Natives and inspired early pioneers. Or, explore

The featured Included Experiences are not available on every Alaska Cruisetour. For details of Included Experiences on your Alaska Cruisetour call 0800 953 5826, or contact your Travel Agent

further with the Tundra Wilderness Tour. Travel to the Toklat River, 53 miles into the park, with more opportunities to see Denali and its incredible wildlife.

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| INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

| INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

Alaska Native Heritage Center (Anchorage) Discover the fascinating mosaic of Alaska

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (Alyeska) The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

Resurrection Bay Wildlife Cruise (Seward) Soak in the stunning views on a coastal

Alaska SeaLife Center (Seward) Get up-close and personal with puffins, octopi, and

Native cultures, traditions, and values through celebration and education at Alaska’s

is a nonprofit wildlife refuge that is dedicated to preserving Alaska’s wildlife through

cruise on the Kenai Peninsula. Enjoy the rich history of Resurrection Bay while viewing

sea lions, while learning about Alaska’s diverse marine life and ecosystem at Alaska’s

largest cultural center. Listen to stories of Alaska’s native people and learn about Alaska’s

conservation, education and quality animal care. The injured and orphaned animals under

the jagged cliffs, seabirds, marine wildlife, and alpine glaciers, including the magnificent

only public aquarium and ocean wildlife rescue center. Meet marine mammals and learn

11 major cultural groups. Hear authentic native song and watch dance performances. The

care are treated and rehabilitated, and released back into the wild. See black bears, wolves,

Bear Glacier. The narrated 4 ½ hour journey travels past glaciers and lush forests, the

about their habitats from knowledgeable animal care staff. The Alaska SeaLife Center

entertaining and enlightening workshops, demonstrations, and guided tours of the indoor

caribou, elk, wood bison, moose and many other species native to Alaska. Learn about

natural habitat of orcas, sea otters, and bald eagles. You’ll travel to Fox Island, a remote

contributes to the scientific understanding of marine mammals, birds, and fish in the

exhibits and outdoor village sites make this one of Anchorage’s most-visited attractions.

Alaska’s wildlife and meet Alaska’s “locals” before they are reintroduced to the wild.

and mountainous island nestled in Resurrection Bay to savor a delicious buffet-style

arctic and subarctic through its research facilities, animal collection, and specialized staff.

lunch of wild Alaska salmon and prime rib.

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The featured Included Experiences are not available on every Alaska Cruisetour. For details of Included Experiences on your Alaska Cruisetour call 0800 953 5826, or contact your Travel Agent

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| ALASKA LODGING

| ALASKA LODGING

SETTLE INTO THE INTERIOR. Cozy fireplaces, rushing rivers, wilderness trails at your doorstep, and spectacular views — our lodge selection reflects the Celebrity Cruisetours commitment to providing the finest accommodations available in areas of breathtaking natural beauty, while keeping you close to Alaska’s unique communities. The lodges, many locally-owned, embody the character of the natural landscape and the people who inhabit it, with access to Alaska’s rich cultural and culinary scenes. At these Alaska properties, you can enjoy an afternoon wilderness hike, bask in a saltwater pool, sit by a soaring fireplace, enjoy fresh Alaskan seafood or unwind over a glass of wine beside Alaska’s mighty rivers.

SEWARD WINDSONG LODGE

DE NALI PARK VILL AG E

TA L K E E T N A A L A S K A N L O D G E

P I K E ’S WAT E R F R O N T L O D G E

Just outside the city of Seward, travel down the winding road to Exit Glacier and you’ll find

Set on the banks of the Nenana River and nestled in a lush forest of spruce trees, Denali

Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge is the sole Talkeetna property that boasts breathtaking views of

Nestled on the historic banks of the Chena River, Pike’s Waterfront Lodge offers scenic

your retreat in the heart of the Kenai Peninsula, Seward Windsong Lodge. The towering

Park Village is just minutes from Denali National Park Visitor Center, and the untamed

Denali and the Alaska Range. Sit by a soaring fireplace built from the rocks of the

views, with access to downtown attractions, like the Museum of the North. Built from the

mountains, fragrant spruce trees and the rush of the Resurrection River will awaken your

wilderness beyond. Unwind over a glass of wine as the Nenana River rushes by, admiring

Matanuska River, as clouds dance around Denali’s towering summit, or enjoy a leisurely

ground up by Alaskan native Lloyd Pike, Pike’s Landing was developed from the original log

senses on arrival. The Roadhouse Restaurant offers spectacular views of the Resurrection

the breathtaking natural beauty of the area on an outdoor deck. Take a leisurely stroll on

hike on the surrounding trails. The lodge offers ease of access to Talkeetna’s log cabin

structure that existed in 1959. Fairbanks locals pride themselves on their independence

River Valley and cuisine that’s certain to impress.

trails surrounding your lodge. Or, embark on an adventurous hike on the property’s more

cafés, gold-rush-era historic district, and Main Street, where you can meet the aviators and

and endurance, and the family-run lodge reflects this industrious Alaskan spirit with works

rugged trails. With incredible views of the Alaska Range, and its location in the heart of

adventurers who call the town home.

by Alaskan artists and a greenhouse that supplies Pike’s kitchen with fresh vegetables

the Alaskan interior, Denali Park Village offers spectacular access to the natural beauty of

all summer long. Meander the Chena riverfront and enjoy drinks and dinner on the lively

Denali National Park.

outdoor patio during the long evenings under the midnight sun.

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ALASKA CRUISETOURS OVERVIEW

| CRUISETOUR DETAILS

Cruisetour Name

T H E G R E AT N AT I O N A L PA R K S E X P E D I T I O N 6A /B

T H E G R E AT FRONTIEREXPEDITION 8A /B

Total Cruisetour Nights

12 Nights

13 Nights

Cruise Nights & Name*

7-Night Alaska Northern/Southern Glacier Cruise

7-Night Alaska Northern/Southern Glacier Cruise

Included Activities

Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise, Alaska Native Heritage Center, Tundra Wilderness Tour, Fairbanks City Tour, Riverboat Discovery Cruise

Alaska Native Heritage Center, Tundra Wilderness Tour, Fairbanks City Tour, Riverboat Discovery Cruise & Museum of the North

Fairbanks

2 Nights

2 Nights

Denali

1 Night

2 Nights

Rail Leg Included

Talkeetna Anchorage

1 Night 1 Night

1 Night

Alyeska Seward

1 Night

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| CRUISE TOUR DETAILS

12-Night The Great National Parks Expedition Cruisetour (6A Northbound) Celebrity Millennium 7 Night Cruise | Alaska Northern Glacier Cruise 5 Night Land Tour | Seward, Anchorage, Denali and Fairbanks (2 Nights) 2017 Start Dates: May 26, Jun 9, Jun 23, Jul 7, Jul 21, Aug 4, Aug 18 ®

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise Alaska Native Heritage Center Tundra Wilderness Tour

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13-Night The Great Frontier Expedition Cruisetour (8A Northbound)

Fairbanks City Tour Riverboat Discovery Cruise Rail Denali to Fairbanks

Celebrity Millennium® 7 Night Cruise | Alaska Northern Glacier Cruise 6 Night Land Tour | Anchorage, Talkeetna, Denali (2 Nights) and Fairbanks (2 Nights) 2017 Start Dates: May 26, Jun 9, Jun 23, Jul 7, Jul 21, Aug 4, Aug 18

Denali

Anchorage Seward Cruise Gulf of Alaska

PACIFIC OCEAN

Port/City of call Departure port Train Motorcoach Cruise

Day 1-8—Cruise 7-night sailing from Vancouver to Seward. Day 8—Friday | Seward • Meet your Tour Director in Seward and explore the city before embarking on the Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise. Marvel at the park’s abundant wildlife and glaciers on a 100-mile round-trip fully-narrated adventure. • From 5:30 p.m., Seward is yours to discover. You can find stalwart locals at Seward’s watering holes, where you can savor fresh Alaskan seafood, filleted and flayed, straight from the ocean to your plate, or book an optional land excursion, such as a dog sled ride on a glacier.

Day 9—Saturday | Seward | Anchorage:

• The morning is yours to experience Seward

before departing for Anchorage aboard your deluxe motorcoach. In Anchorage, visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center and learn about the native cultures that call Alaska home. • From 5:00 p.m., Anchorage is yours to discover. With moose known to pass through city neighborhoods, and even whales surfacing in the waters along the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, Anchorage’s long summer days mean more time to explore by day and sample the all-embracing culinary fare long into the evening. Day 10—Sunday | Anchorage | Denali: • Set off on a scenic drive to Denali, beginning in the morning. • From 4:30 p.m., Denali is yours to explore. Book an optional activity, like fly-fishing for arctic grayling or rainbow trout, or explore the trails that surround your Alaskan Lodge. Day 11—Monday | Denali | Fairbanks: • Spend your morning immersed in the beauty of Alaska’s natural landscape as you head deep into Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour, after which you’ll embark on a

luxurious journey aboard the Wilderness Express, a glass-domed traincar, to Fairbanks. • From 8:00 p.m., Fairbanks is yours to discover. Book an optional land excursion like a flight to the remote wilderness community of Wiseman across the Arctic Circle, or relax at your Alaskan Lodge set on the banks of the Chena River. Day 12—Tuesday | Fairbanks:

• After breakfast, you’ll spend a fun-filled day

in Fairbanks. Explore the city’s natural beauty and landmarks on the Fairbanks City Tour, after which you’ll cruise down the Chena River on the Riverboat Discovery sternwheeler. • From 4:00 p.m., Fairbanks is yours to explore. Discover the city’s gold rush roots and hardy locals on a midnight sun stroll, or consult with your Tour Director to book an optional land excursion. Day 13—Wednesday | Fairbanks:

• Your Tour Director will see that you are

transferred to the Fairbanks airport for your flight home.

12-Night The Great National Parks Expedition Cruisetour (6B Southbound)

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Fairbanks Denali Talkeetna

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• From 11:00 a.m., Talkeetna is yours to discover. Located literally at the end of the road, Main Street provides a place where you can mill with the hippies, aviators, and adventurers who call the town home.

Anchorage Seward Cruise

This itinerary is conducted in reverse order of Tour 6A and offered as a pre-cruise option. 2017 Start Dates: May 28, Jun 11, Jun 25, Jul 9, Jul 23, Aug 6, Aug 20 ** Tours and activities as described, other than optional activities and meals, are included in your Cruisetour holiday. Tour arrival times are tentative and are subject to change.

Alaska Native Heritage Center Rail Anchorage to Talkeetna Rail Talkeetna to Denali Tundra Wilderness Tour

Rail Denali to Fairbanks Fairbanks City Tour Riverboat Discovery Cruise Museum of the North

With three rail journeys on the luxurious Wilderness Express — a glass-domed traincar — you’ll immerse yourself in spectacular views, showcasing the majesty and wonder of the Alaskan wilderness.

Experience Alaska’s National Parks by land and sea with a breathtaking cruise in Kenai Fjords National Park and a tour deep into Denali National Park. Fairbanks

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

Gulf of Alaska

PACIFIC OCEAN

Port/City of call Departure port Train Motorcoach Cruise

Day 1-8—Cruise: 7-night sailing from Vancouver to Seward. Day 8—Friday | Seward | Anchorage • Board your deluxe motorcoach for a scenic drive to Anchorage, where you’ll enjoy lunch on your own before visiting the Alaska Native Heritage Center to learn about Alaska’s indigenous cultures. • From 3:30 p.m., Anchorage is yours to explore. Visit the Anchorage Museum and see its extensive collections of native art and artifacts, before exploring the “big apple” of the north, under the late-evening sun. Day 9—Saturday | Anchorage | Talkeetna: • In the morning, set off on an exciting ride aboard the Wilderness Express, a glass-domed traincar, to Talkeetna. ** Tours and activities as described, other than optional activities and meals, are included in your Cruisetour holiday. Tour arrival times are tentative and are subject to change.

Day 10—Sunday | Talkeetna | Denali: • Explore the nature trails that surround the lodge in the morning, before boarding the luxurious Wilderness Express to Denali. • From 3:30 p.m., Denali is yours to explore. Experience Denali’s overpowering magnificence on a range of optional activities, from bush pilots taking you up into the skies, to leisurely hikes on quiet trails. Day 11—Monday | Denali: • In the morning, you’ll venture deep into the impressive Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour. Explore the area’s lush landscape while searching for Alaska’s wildlife. • After your tour, Denali is yours to discover, with the hinterland open to bike, off-road, or hike. Day 12—Tuesday | Denali | Fairbanks:

• Spend the morning exploring Denali on your

an optional land excursion. In the afternoon, board the Wilderness Express for a scenic journey to “Alaska’s golden heart,” the historic city of Fairbanks. • From 8:00 p.m., Fairbanks is yours to explore. Discover the city’s gold rush roots and hardy locals on a midnight sun stroll, or consult with your Tour Director to book an optional land excursion. Day 13—Wednesday | Fairbanks: • After breakfast, explore Fairbanks’ natural sites and historic landmarks. Take in the beautiful landscapes cruising down the Chena River on the Riverboat Discovery sternwheeler and visit the Museum of the North. • From 5:30 p.m., Fairbanks is yours to explore. Enjoy an optional, all-you-can-eat Alaskan-style meal before a musical comedy about the gold rush and founding of Fairbanks. Day 14—Thursday | Fairbanks: • Your Tour Director will see that you are transferred to the Fairbanks airport for your flight home.

own, or consult with your Tour Director to book

13-Night The Great Frontier Expedition Cruisetour (8B Southbound)

This itinerary is conducted in reverse order of Tour 8A and offered as a pre-cruise option. 2017 Start Dates: May 27, Jun 10, Jun 24, Jul 8, Jul 22, Aug 5, Aug 19 To learn more or to book visit celebritycruises.co.uk, call our UK based call centre on 0800 953 5826 or contact your local Travel Agent

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CANADA CRUISETOURS

CANADA CRUISETOURS

FROM SNOW-CAPPED PEAKS TO COLONIAL CHARM.

Journey into the heart of Canada on a Canadian Rockies Cruisetour. From the colonial

National Parks. In the heart of Banff National Park, the shimmering jade-green Lake Louise

Fairmont Hotel Properties

VIA Rail

charms of British Columbia to the dramatic wilderness, alpine lakes, and snow-capped

is the centerpiece of a dramatic alpine setting, complete with glacier-capped peaks. And in

peaks of the Canadian Rockies, you’ll enjoy some of Canada’s most extraordinary

Vancouver and Victoria the breathtaking scenery surrounds garden sanctuaries and

Hotel & Resorts. From Loire Valley chateau, to a Scottish baronial, or a gentlemen’s

journey aboard VIA Rail’s legendary train, ‘The Canadian’. The route between

destinations. Combine it with a 7-night Alaska sailing onboard the Celebrity Millennium,

cultural attractions.

hunting lodge, each property is a reflection of its setting. The hotelier has

Jasper and Vancouver offers daylight views of the mountains which you can take

thoughtfully restored these landmarks to their original glory and carefully upgraded

in from the domed cars, parlor cars and your own private cabin. Enjoy a comfortable

them, so you enjoy the finest accommodations, with all the modern amenities.

slumber in the newly renovated cabins of the Sleeper Touring Class, and every trip

Celebrity Solstice or Celebrity Infinity for an unforgettable experience. In Calgary, immerse yourself in big-city energy in the Rocky Mountain foothills. Deeper in the Rockies, Banff and Jasper sit within the boundaries of Canada’s oldest and wildest

All Canadian Rockies Cruisetours are independent travel itineraries. They offer all the features of an organised group holiday with the freedom and flexibility to pursue your own interests and find your own style of adventure

On a Canadian Rockies Cruisetour you’ll stay almost exclusively at Fairmont

Embrace nostalgic period style and mid-century flair, with an overnight rail

includes both dinner and breakfast in the dining car where fine cuisine is prepared to order onboard.

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| CRUISE TOUR DETAILS

12-Night Rockies Glacier Adventure Cruisetour (1CA) 12-Night Grand Rockies Expedition Cruisetour (5CA)

7 Night Alaska Cruise 5 Night Land Tour | Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff & Calgary 2017 Start Dates, Infinity (1CA): May 28, Jun 4, 11, 18, 25, Jul 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Aug 6, 13, 20, 27, Sep 3,10 2017 Start Dates, Millennium (1CA): Jun 2, 16, 30, Jul 14, 28, Aug 11, 25, Sep 1 2017 Start Dates, Solstice (5CA): Jun 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Jul 7, 14, 21, 28, Aug 4, 11, 18, 25, Sep 1, 8

DAY 1–8—CRUISE | See Celebrity Millennium 7-Night Alaska Southern Glacier Cruise, Celebrity Infinity 7-Night Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise or Celebrity Solstice 7-Night Alaska Tracy Arm Fjord Cruise Day 8 | Vancouver/enroute to Jasper: Embark on a city tour of Vancouver and a visit to the Lookout! Tower and Harbour Centre when debarking from Celebrity Millennium or Celebrity Infinity, or scenic motorcoach transfer from Seattle to Vancouver when debarking from Celebrity Solstice. The afternoon and early evening are yours to enjoy at leisure. Embark VIA Rail’s ‘Canadian’ train for a breathtaking journey through the Rockies. Experience old world charm as you soak up the magnificent views. In the evening, you’ll retire to your Sleeper Plus Class private cabin. Day 9 | Jasper: Begin your morning with a delightful breakfast in the dining car as you pass between the stunning Monashee and Cariboo mountain ranges. Meander to the domed car for majestic views of Mt. Robson and Cariboo Falls.

Breakfast & Lunch are Included In the ’Canadian’ dining room. Overnight at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

• Vancouver City Tour and Lookout! Tower® (1CA) • Scenic motorcoach transfer from Seattle to Vancouver (5CA) • Overnight Rail Vancouver to Jasper

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13-Night Majestic Alpine Adventure Cruisetour (6CA) 13-Night Canada Cities & Nature Highlights Cruisetour (2CA)

• Columbia Icefields Parkway Tour • Mountain Lakes & Waterfalls Tour • Explore Banff Sightseeing • Banff Gondola • Calgary Tower

7 Night Alaska Cruise 6 Night Land Tour | Vancouver, Jasper, Banff & Calgary 2017 Start Dates, Infinity (2CA): May 28, Jun 4, 11, 18, 25, Jul 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Aug 6, 13, 20, 27, Sep 3,10 2017 Start Dates, Millennium (2CA): Jun 2, 16, 30, Jul 14, 28, Aug 11, 25, Sep 1 2017 Start Dates, Solstice (6CA): Jun 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Jul 7, 14, 21, 28 Aug 4, 11, 18, 25, Sep 1, 8

Day 10 | Jasper | Lake Louise: Your day

Norquay while discovering the natural attractions of Hoodoos Surprise Corner and breathtaking begins with an exciting journey south along the famous Icefields Parkway. Drive through valley views from Tunnel Mountain Drive. After, you’ll enjoy sweeping views of the landscape Jasper and Banff National Parks, stopping aboard the Banff Gondola as you make your at the Columbia Icefield for a “Glacier Experience”. This unique excursion will place way to the top of Sulphur Mountain. Later, you’ll depart Banff and set off to Calgary, the largest you on the 1,200-feet-thick icy slopes of city in the province of Alberta. Your afternoon the Athabasca Glacier aboard a specially adventures include a visit to the Calgary Tower, designed Ice Explorer. After this unique ice one of the tallest the tallest 360-degree adventure, you’ll enjoy free time at the observation decks in the world. Soak in Columbia Icefield Centre to relax over a complimentary buffet lunch. Continue to Lake panoramic views of the city and marvel at the sights below from the observatory’s Louise, the “Jewel of the Rockies”. Overnight remarkable glass floor. Overnight stay in at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Calgary at the Fairmont Palliser. Day 11 | Lake Louise | Banff: Day 13 | Calgary: Transfer to the Calgary Kick off your day by taking in the astonishing International Airport for your flight home. views of Moraine Lake and the Valley of the Ten Peaks. Travel the Great Divide into Yoho National Park where you’ll experience Takakkaw Falls in the magnificent Yoho Valley and Natural Rock Bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. After, you’ll continue to the picturesque resort town of Banff, nestled in Alberta’s Rockies, for an overnight stay amidst the mountains at the Fairmont Banff Springs. Day 12 | Banff | Calgary: Begin your day with a guided motorcoach tour through the towering mountains of Rundle, Tunnel, Cascade, and * All Canadian Rockies Cruisetours are independent travel itineraries and do not included an escort. Independent travel offers all the features of a structured group holiday plus the advantages only true independence can offer. All tours and activities described, other than meals unless noted, are included in your Cruisetour vacation. Upgrades for travel on VIA Rail are available for an additional fee. All lodgings are subject to change to a property of similar quality.

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DAY 1–8—CRUISE | See Celebrity Millennium 7-Night Alaska Southern Glacier Cruise, Celebrity Infinity 7-Night Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise or Celebrity Solstice 7-Night Alaska Tracy Arm Fjord Cruise Day 8 | Vancouver: • Begin your Cruisetour with a scenic city tour of Vancouver when debarking from the Celebrity Millennium or Celebrity Infinity. Or scenic motorcoach transfer from Seattle to Vancouver when debarking from the Celebrity Solstice. The remainder of the evening is yours to spend at leisure. In Vancouver, guests debarking from Celebrity Millennium or Celebrity Infinity will also be treated to 360-degree views of the harbour, mountains, and downtown area from the Lookout! Tower and Harbour Centre. Overnight at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Day 9 | Vancouver | Victoria: In the morning, you’ll embark on a journey through the Fraser River delta to Tsawwassen, where you’ll board a B.C. Ferry for a scenic sail through the Gulf islands to Victoria Island. You’ll travel to the world-renowned Butchart Gardens and explore this botanical showcase, famous for its colorful and authentic series of formal gardens. Your guided tour of Victoria continues as you explore the University of Victoria, Royal Victorian Yacht Club, Beacon Hill Park, and the attractions of the Inner Harbour. Enjoy free time to explore Victoria independently before returning to Vancouver, where you’ll spend a second night at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

• Vancouver City Tour and Lookout! Tower® (2CA) • Overnight Rail Vancouver to Jasper • Scenic motorcoach transfer from Seattle to Vancouver (6CA) • Butchart Gardens

Day 10 | Vancouver enroute to Jasper: Enjoy a relaxing morning taking in the local sights. The excitement continues in the evening as you transfer to Vancouver’s Pacific Central Station and board the legendary VIA Rail Canada for a spectacular journey through the Rockies eastward to Jasper. Experience old world charm on rails as you relax for the evening in your private cabin while enjoying marvelous views of the stunning natural scenery along the way. In the evening, you’ll retire to your Sleeper Plus Class private cabin. Day 11 | Jasper: Begin your morning with a delightful breakfast in the dining car as you pass between the stunning Monashee and Cariboo mountain ranges. Meander to the domed car for majestic views of Mt. Robson and Cariboo Falls. Lunch will be served in the dining car prior to arrival in Jasper, where you’ll enjoy leisure time in the late afternoon and evening. Breakfast and lunch are included. Overnight at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Day 12 | Jasper | Banff: Travel through the famous Icefields Parkway, stopping at the Columbia Icefield for a “Glacier Experience”. This unique excursion will place you on the 1,200-feet-thick icy slopes of the Athabasca Glacier aboard a specially designed Ice Explorer. After this unique adventure, you’ll

• Columbia Icefields Parkway Tour • Rockies Discovery Sightseeing Tour • Explore Banff Sightseeing • Banff Gondola • Calgary Tower

enjoy free time at the Columbia Icefield Centre to relax over a complimentary buffet lunch. Upon arrival in Banff, you’ll transfer to the Fairmont Banff Springs, where you can relax in your accommodations or enjoy the rest of your afternoon and evening. Overnight at the Fairmont Banff Springs. Day 13 | Banff | Calgary: Enjoy a guided motor coach tour through the towering mountains of Rundle, Tunnel, Cascade, and Norquay while discovering the natural attractions of Hoodoos Surprise Corner and breathtaking valley views from Tunnel Mountain Drive. After, you’ll enjoy sweeping views of the landscape aboard the Banff Gondola as you make your way to the top of Sulphur Mountain. Later, set off to Calgary, the largest city in the province of Alberta. Your afternoon’s adventures include a visit to the Calgary Tower, one of the tallest 360-degree observation decks in the world. Soak in panoramic views of the city and marvel at the sights below from the observatory’s remarkable glass floor. Overnight stay in Calgary at the Fairmont Palliser. Day 14 | Calgary: Transfer to the Calgary International Airport for your flight home.

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