You really do get to see it all with Kiwi Travel Club. Organised by motorhome tour specialists, Athol & Diane Greentree, this 76-day exclusive club tour combines three motorhome and cruise tour options into one back-to-back grand tour. It takes you through some of the best scenery North America has to offer. Travel is by motorhome and cruise ship. The tour starts at Calgary, Canada with a 33-day motorhome tour to Fairbanks & Anchorage travelling on the Alaskan highway returning to Calgary via the Icefield’s Parkway and the spectacular Banff and Jasper national parks. The group then travels to Vancouver for a 7-night Inside Passage Alaska Cruise and then on to Seattle for a 25-day motorhome tour through to San Francisco. At the conclusion of the motorhome tour the group will transfer to the central city San Francisco Hilton Hotel for three days of local sightseeing including a tour of Alcatraz.
Your tour fee includes:
- Motorhome rental with generous included mileage.
- Inside Passage 7-night Alaska Cruise (Vancouver – Vancouver)
- Hotel accommodation at Calgary, Seattle & San Francisco.
- RV park and campground fees on full-service sites (Where available)
- Entry fees, day tours and some group meals (See itineraries for more information)
- Extensive trip notes with detailed driving instructions.
MUNCHO LAKE: Located on the Alaskan Highway this remote area is a great place for a stopover. Our campground is right on the lakeshore and has full facilities. A group evening meal is planned at the adjacent lodge. This area has abundant wildlife including several bison herds.
FAIRBANKS: Included is a three-hour trip on Riverboat Discovery, visit an Indian Village and Sled Dog Centre and watch a float plane take off followed by a miner’s lunch.
DENALI NATIONAL PARK: The park is located 250 miles south of the Arctic Circle and extends to 6 million acres. Travel in the park is restricted, requiring use of the park transportation system. Several shuttle bus and tour options are available.
TOP OF THE WORLD HIGHWAY: Travel this remote highway before boarding the ferry across the river to Dawson City (No bridges in this part of the world)
JASPER – ICEFIELDS PARKWAY – LAKE LOUISE: Travel the spectacular Icefields Parkway for awe-inspiring scenery. On the way through to Banff we overnight at Lake Louise, without question Lake Louise is one of the most beautiful places in North America.
INSIDE PASSAGE CRUISE: After returning the motorhomes at Calgary the group takes a flight to Vancouver to join the included 7-night cruise.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK MONTANA: During your three-night stay at Yellowstone, you will likely see plenty of wildlife including bears, buffalo, deer, and groundhogs. You can view the world famous “Old Faithful Geyser” in this famous National Park
BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK UTAH: The stunning Bryce Canyon National Park is famous for its Hoodoos and extraordinary sunrises. We have an included group meal here and a half day coach tour with commentary to Rainbow Point.
GRAND CANYON, ARIZONA: You have an unforgettable three nights at the Grand Canyon South Rim. Our campground is located within the park boundary.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CALIFORNIA: Yosemite National Park covers nearly 1,200 square miles of mountainous scenery with high cliffs, deep valleys, large wilderness areas and course the ancient giant sequoia tress. The group has a three-night stay at Yosemite.
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GRAND TOUR PRICING
NZD $20,900 person twin share
Tour and cruise only, fights are additional
ESTIMATED RETURN FLIGHT COST: NZD $2,000 person
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Self-Guided Grand Tour Dates
STARTS: Calgary, Canada 11 May 2024
ENDS: San Francisco, California 15 July 2024 )
RENTAL MOTORHOMES: Tour pricing for the Alaska tour is based on run of the fleet and the National Parks tour 0n Class C Medium Size (25ft – 27 ft) motorhome.
GROUP SIZE: On this tour we anticipate 8 -12 motorhomes.
MEALS: This tour is self-catering in your own full equipped motorhome. Some group meals are included – See itinerary for details.
ENTRY FEES: See detalied itinerart for included boat trips and entry to the attractions.
HOTELS: The group will stay pre and post the motorhome tours at Calgary, Seattle and San Francisco Hotel costs are included in the tour price.
TRANSFERS: Transfers to/from the motorhome depot are included. For transfers to/from the cruise terminal and airport use the Canada Line Train.
INSIDE PASSAGE CRUISE: Tour pricing includes a 7-day Holland America Alaskan Inside Passage Cruise ocean view stateroom port charges and taxes. Upgrade to verandah stateroom for NZD $1,500 peron. See cruise page for more details.
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