Alaskan Cruise & Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer (RP)

Overview

Launched in 2016, Koningsdam carries forward all of the tradition, nautical heritage, and signature service and style for which Holland America Line is known—while raising the bar for 21st-century elegance. The 2,650-guest Koningsdam is the first of her class, ushering in a new era of Pinnacle-class cruising.

 

Her name’s roots, like the ship itself, are a mix of something contemporary and something classic: “Koning,” means king in Dutch—and is a salute to King Willem-Alexander, the Netherland’s first king in more than 100 years.

 

Unique Elegant Design

 

To bring this new ship to life, Holland America Line commissioned two legendary partners, change-maker Adam D. Tihany, regarded as one of the world’s pre-eminent hospitality designers and designer, and architect Bjørn Storbraaten, the force behind ms Nieuw Amsterdam and ms Eurodam.

 

Their design cues for Koningsdam? Light-filled spaces. Fluid curves. A sophisticated interplay of high technology and elegance. With beautiful architectural elements inspired by music. All woven together in a forward-thinking design approach.

 

At the heart of the ship, Koningsdam’s central atrium is pure visual drama. Soaring three decks high, space is graced by an airy stainless steel sculpture that evokes the feeling of a classical quartet, with strings, arches, and bows. The atrium is capped by a ceiling that serves as a backdrop for subtly changing high-definition projections. Lookup by day to see wispy cirrus clouds floating overhead. By evening, the atrium takes on dramatic lighting hues or reflects the clear constellations of the night sky.

 

Suites & Staterooms

 

Step into a private haven characterized by light, space, and elegance. Our interior designer, guided by guest feedback, was given the freedom to completely reimagine staterooms aboard. The result: welcome modern touches such as bedside USB ports and frameless shower glass doors, as well as luxe appointments like customized wooden cabinetry.

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PACKAGE HIGHLIGHTS

Includes SilverLeaf service Rocky Mountaineer Journey from Vancouver to Banff

Includes moderate level hotel stays in Vancouver (three nights'), Kamloops (one night's) & Banff (two nights')

Includes airport transfers, Vancouver Lookout Admission & Banff National Parks Pass

Itinerary

Day 1

Fly from London to Vancouver. Transfer to Hotel for overnight stay

Day 2

Embark ship - Vancouver

Day 3

Cruise the Inside Passage

Day 4

Juneau, Alaska

Day 5

Skagway, Alaska

Day 6

Glacier Bay (scenic cruising)

Day 7

Ketchikan, Alaska

Day 8

Cruise the Inside Passage

Day 9

Vancouver - Disembark ship. Overnight hotel stay

Day 10

Overnight hotel stay

Day 11

Rocky Mountaineer - Vancouver to Kamloops. Overnight hotel stay

Day 12

Rocky Mountaineer - Kamloops to Banff. Overnight hotel stay

Day 13

Overnight hotel stay, Vancouver

Day 14

Transfer to Airport & fly overnight to London