GLOBUS 2018: Seattle, Victoria & Vancouver with Alaska Cruise (CMI)
14 days from Seattle to Seattle
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.
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|Offer valid through 12/31/2017|
|Day 1||Seattle||Welcome to Seattle, the coffee capital of the world! At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.|
|Day 2||Seattle||This morning, sightseeing includes Pioneer Square and the city's diverse neighborhoods. Next, a guided [LF] 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. (B)|
|Day 3||Victoria||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 [LF] local WINERY. (B,D)|
|Day 4||Victoria||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 specialty stores are good places to start. History buffs should be sure to visit the Royal British Columbia Museum. (B)|
|Day 5||Vancouver||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 orientation tour includes Stanley Park, the waterfront, and Chinatown. This evening is at leisure to explore more of this vibrant city on your own. (B)|
|Day 6||Vancouver||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. (B, D)|
|Day 7||Seattle||Return to Seattle and embark Holland America's MS Eurodam to being your cruise. (B,D)|
|Day 8||Cruising||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. (B,L,D)|
|Day 9||Juneau||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. (B,L,D)|
|Day 10||Scenic Cruising: Glacier Bay National Park||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. (B,L,D)|
|Day 11||Sitka||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. (B,L,D)|
|Day 12||Ketchikan||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. (B,L,D)|
|Day 13||Victoria||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. (B,L,D)|
|Day 14||Seattle||The vacation ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers are provided to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Please schedule flights after Noon. (B)|
|US$ Price Details|
Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase. Any Applicable Goods and Service Tax (GST) and/or Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) for Canada are additional. Taxes will be calculated and listed at the time of booking, prior to payment being collected. Pricing is based on inside cabin, category J; upgrade to an outside cabin category D for $400 to $450 or a verandah cabin category VB from $563 to $979. Cruise line non-commissionable fare, government taxes, and fees of $460 to $465, depending on date, are included in cruise price. Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy. Single Room Supplement: from $1,735 depending on date and cabin category. Triple Room Reduction per person: from $190 depending on date and cabin category. Extra nights per person in Seattle: May: in single room $309; in twin room $174; in triple room $135June-August: in single room $360; in twin room $200; in triple room $152September: in single room $335; in twin room $187; in triple room $143
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