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Luxury

Rockies Explorer and Alaska Cruise

Vancouver Return
19 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UT19BEVV
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation
  • Pricing & Availability

Trip Highlights

Get to know the locals

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are true icons of the nation, and you'll love hearing their stories when you Meet a Mountie

An Ice Age Adventure

Discover the world of glacier ice with a journey onto the Athabasca Glacier in a specially designed vehicle

Stunning Shannon Falls

Take in spectacular views of one of British Columbia's highest waterfalls, which is composed of a series of cliffs

Your Vacation Includes

  • All gratuities and airport transfers
  • Seven-night Holland America Line Inside Passage cruise
  • GoldLeaf service on your Rocky Mountaineer rail journey
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in four locations
  • A total of 41 meals as well as beer and wine included with dinner on your cruise

Map & Itinerary

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Canada, Alaska and USA Map 2017 UT19BEVV

Vancouver Return

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

Welcome to the beautiful city of Vancouver. On arrival, you'll be met and transferred to your hotel. Take some time to relax in your room before meeting your fellow travellers and APT Tour Director at a Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Two Nights: Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver (or similar)

Daily :
  • Dinner

On your first day in Vancouver, you'll spend the morning exploring the city sights with your Tour Director. Armed with plenty of insights, you'll enjoy your free afternoon.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Board the Rocky Mountaineer and relax in a GoldLeaf carriage as you travel to Kamloops.

Stay: Kamloops, hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer (Kamloops has limited accommodation - two or three-star hotels)

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Your rail journey continues into the Canadian Rockies on the way to Banff National Park.

Stay: Two Nights: Banff National Park, The Fairmont Banff Springs

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

It's up to you to decide how you'd like to explore World Heritage-listed Banff National Park today.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose to dine at one of the many fine restaurants located within your hotel.


Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Meet a Mountie in Banff.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Take a stroll by Lake Louise with an expert Mountain Heritage Guide.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Tonight, dine at one of the restaurants in your hotel.


Stay: Banff National Park, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in a Lakeview Room

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Relax with dinner at your choice of your lodge's restaurants.


As you travel along the Icefields Parkway, stop at the Columbia Icefield. Here, you’ll board a specially designed Ice Explorer vehicle and journey right onto the surface of Athabasca Glacier. Arrive later in Jasper National Park.

Stay: Jasper National Park, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Signature Experience

Skim over the waterways of Blue River, watching for the grizzly and black bears that are frequently sighted here.


Stop to admire Mt Robson as you drive along Yellowhead Highway. Continue to Sun Peaks.

Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Journey through the historic Cariboo region to the alpine resort village of Whistler.

Stay: The Westin Whistler Resort and Spa

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel via Shannon Falls to Horseshoe Bay, then ride the ferry across Georgia Strait to Vancouver Island. Make a brief stop in Chemainus then continue to Victoria.

Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver Island, Hotel Grand Pacific, Victoria (or similar)

Daily :
  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Explore The Butchart Gardens before the crowds arrive and enjoy breakfast in the original Butchart family residence

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Choose how to explore with your selected activity.


Tonight, as the land portion of your trip draws to an end, enjoy a special dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a Sail Away Dinner at Sabatini’s restaurant on board your ship.


Stay: Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s ms Volendam in a Verandah Stateroom

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Open your curtains to the scenery of the Inside Passage. Enjoy a full day at sea as you cruise along coastal British Columbia.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cruise to the entrance of Tracy Arm, a narrow and twisting fjord. Later, arrive in Alaska’s capital, Juneau, and explore at leisure or set off on an excursion (own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive at the Inside Passage’s northernmost point, Skagway. Once a gateway city for the Klondike Gold Rush, the frontier atmosphere remains evident today. Here, a variety of excursions are on offer (own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Absorb the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park and take in the insightful commentary of local rangers.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Dock in Ketchikan today, set on the shores of the Tongass Narrows near the landscapes of Misty Fjords National Monument.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Heading south through the Inside Passage, this is your last chance to enjoy the glorious landscapes as you advance closer to your final port of call.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport this morning.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Relax In Luxury

Our carefully selected range of hotels, lodges and resorts enhance your surrounds and boast sumptuous cuisine

Premier Inside Passage Cruise

Stay in elegant suites and staterooms on your seven-day Alaskan cruise, and dine at the Pinnacle Grill

Guaranteed GoldLeaf Service

Enjoy the comfort of a GoldLeaf carriage aboard the iconic Rocky Mountaineer, and glide past the steep rocky slopes

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