Departure Date: 21/05/2020
Explore Canada and Alaska by land, sea and air, viewing North America's most noble creatures and natural wonders. This is your opportunity to take the adventure you have always dreamed of. Flying with Air Canada start your journey in Vancouver before setting sail on an Alaskan Cruise
Start your expedition in Vancouver, flying with Air Canada and arrive refreshed ready to explore. Vancouver effortlessly combines the excitement and energy of a modern city with the invigorating appeal of the great outdoors. With 3 days here you’ll have a chance to see the city in spring and it’s abundance of cherry blossoms. Explore diverse neighbourhoods, decadent dining, outdoor pursuits and multicultural attractions - in Vancouver, you won’t have to choose between city and nature.
Vancouver will also be the starting point of your Alaskan Cruise. Board the Celebrity Eclipse and set sail on a seven-night cruise. While at sea marvel over the dramatic scenery of the Inside Passage which has been shaped by glaciers for millions of years. The terrain here is verdant and vivid – mysterious forests blanket the towering mountains. Dock at Icy Strait Point, where you can enjoy whale watching, learn Tinglit tribal customs or explore monuments to the region’s fishing heritage.
Then it’s back on the ship where you will be able to relax whilst taking in the largest calving glacier on the North American continent, Hubbard Glacier. This glacier routinely calves off icebergs as high as 10-story buildings. View the majestic Mendenhall Glacier from a helicopter in Alaska's capital, Juneau. This city gracefully balances frontier ruggedness with cosmopolitan flair.
Sail on to Ketchikan for the fresh salmon in the world. Known as the 'Salmon Capital of the World', Ketchikan is also the ancestral home of the Tlingit people, who have carved the world's largest collection of totem poles. If you're up for an adventure, take a canoe and nature trail excursion through the rain forest or a wilderness exploration followed by a sumptuous crab feast you can't resist.
After this expedition it’s time to relax onboard as you make your way back to Vancouver to finish your cruise, making the most of the amazing onboard facilities that the Celebrity Eclipse has to offer.
Price is based on 2 adults sharing an Ocean View stateroom on board celebrity Eclipse for 7 night with full cruise board and gratuities and sharing for 3 nights in a twin room in the Sutton Place Hotel on room only basis. Price includes return flight with Air Canada including one checked bag of 23KG each, Transfer from Vancouver airport to Sutton Place Hotel and Vancouver Delight post cruise city tour. Depart from Dublin on 21 May 2020 .
From €2,650 per person
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