Travel Story See it all in Canada and Alaska with Scenic

See stunning scenery on the Rocky Mountaineer.
Photo of Stephen Scourfield

There are two epic travel experiences in the west of Canada - an Inside Passage cruise and seeing the Rocky Mountains by rail. Scenic wraps it up in one great package.

It’s the big “wish list” item for West Australian travellers, but we can visit Canada and Alaska in 2019, including seeing the Rocky Mountains by rail and joining an Alaskan cruise in a 13-day package with Scenic.

The package is currently available from $9985. For early bookers, there are flights from $595 per person, when booked with the tour.

The trip includes the GoldLeaf service on the Rocky Mountaineer train and, a cruise through Alaska’s Inside Passage, and stays at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts.

The group will be of no more than 40 guests.

On Scenic tours in Canada, local guides take guests to see highlights and hidden gems, but there is always an experienced and knowledgeable tour director alongside.

After visiting Calgary and Banff, the Rocky Mountaineer heads from Kamloops to Vancouver, where there’s time to explore. Then travellers join a Holland America Cruise from Vancouver to Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay and Ketchikan before returning to Vancouver.

Travellers booking and paying for the tour in full by September 28, 2018, get an additional discount of $600 per couple for all tours of 19 days or longer and $300 per couple for tours of nine to 18 days.

Book any journey to western Canada of 19 days or longer for travel from April to September and fly premium economy to Canada from $2595 per person including taxes.

Picture at top: The Rocky Mountaineer offers stunning views of western Canada's high country. Picture: Supplied

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For more, go to Scenic Tours Canada & Alaska 2019, phone 138 128, or see travel agents.

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