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Luxury

Gems of the Rockies and Alaska Cruise

Vancouver Return
21 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UT21JEVV
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation
  • Pricing & Availability

Trip Highlights

An Ice Age Adventure

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

Canada's Cultural Hub

The diverse city of Vancouver is the perfect place to explore before embarking on your Inside Passage cruise

The Colours of Ketchikan

Explore this vibrant Alaskan city renowned for its totem poles and close proximity to stunning Misty Fjords National Monument

Your Vacation Includes

  • The services of a dedicated APT Tour Director and Cruise Escort
  • GoldLeaf service on your Rocky Mountaineer rail journey
  • Seven-night Holland America Line Alaska Inside Passage cruise in a guaranteed Verandah Stateroom
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in five locations
  • A total of 42 meals, as well as beer and wine with dinner on your cruise

Map & Itinerary

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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

Be met and transferred to your hotel before this evening’s Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Two Nights: Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver

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  • Dinner

Embark on a leisurely morning tour of Vancouver, including Stanley Park, Granville Island and English Bay. The rest of the day unfolds on your own terms.

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  • Breakfast

Board the famous Rocky Mountaineer and relax in the comfort of GoldLeaf Service as you roll through the Rockies.

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

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Your rail adventure continues north-east today towards the Canadian Rockies. Arrive in Jasper and transfer to your lodge.

Stay: Two Nights: Jasper National Park, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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  • Lunch
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, a stylish alfresco dining experience awaits by the shores of Trefoil Lake. Absorb the rhythms of a group of First Nations performers while chefs prepare a gourmet barbecue dinner.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

See the park on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle sidecar tour; embark on a Maligne Valley experience; go rafting down the Athabasca River; ride the Jasper Tramway; join an interpretive nature hike; or enjoy an evening wildlife discovery.


Today, our Freedom of Choice options offer a thrilling perspective on this rugged wilderness.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Stop at Maligne Canyon and Athabasca Falls. Continue to the Columbia Icefield and journey onto the surface of Athabasca Glacier. After, on your way to Banff, admire Peyto Lake.

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

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  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

This evening, you’ll enjoy the chance to relax with dinner at one of the superb restaurants located within your hotel.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

You may like to take part in the Banff Experience - which includes a visit to the Cave and Basin National Historic Site. Alternatively, absorb bird’s-eye views of the park on a heli-flightseeing excursion. Perhaps enjoy a float trip along Bow River or learn to be a Canadian ice hockey player with an elite team. You might like to spend your morning relaxing at the Willow Stream Spa or set out on a cruise on Lake Minnewanka.


Spend the day on your chosen activity.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Join a Mountain Heritage Guide on the shores of Lake Louise and learn about the natural history of the region.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This morning, meet a Mountie and hear tales of the iconic Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

This evening, you may choose where to have dinner. Select one of the many exceptional restaurants located within your hotel.


Ride the Banff Gondola and tour the town of Banff. Then, visit Moraine Lake on your way to Lake Louise.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Head back into British Columbia today as you journey to Kelowna in the wine producing Okanagan Valley. Tonight’s dinner showcases the region’s renowned produce.

Stay: Kelowna, Delta Hotels Grand Okanagan Resort

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Follow the historic tracks of gold rush pioneers through the Cariboo region to Whistler.

Stay: Two Nights: The Westin Whistler Resort and Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

The heritage of Canada’s indigenous people comes to light at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre. Enjoy breakfast and tour the museum, then discover your First Nations ‘animal spirit’ with the help of your guide.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

This afternoon, select the Freedom of Choice activity that appeals to you. Take an eco-trek to Lost Lake or enjoy a floatplane flight for a new perspective on the region. Alternatively, explore Whistler Mountain on a snowcat adventure, enjoy a mountain Jeep safari or ride the Peak 2 Peak Gondola. Others may prefer a tree trek or a zip trek.


We have a number of activities planned for you in Whistler today.

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  • Breakfast

Ride a ferry across Georgia Strait to Vancouver Island, arriving later in Victoria. Perhaps take a one-hour floatplane flight from Whistler to Victoria (own expense).

Stay: Two Nights: Victoria, Hotel Grand Pacific

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  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit The Butchart Gardens before the crowds this morning and enjoy breakfast in the original Butchart residence. You’ll enjoy plenty of time to explore the colourful gardens in true serenity before the gates open to the general public.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

This afternoon presents you with the chance to select from a range of activities. Perhaps join a whale watching cruise; take a seaplane flight; learn about the city’s heritage district on a guided tour; fish for salmon; ride in a horse-drawn carriage; or delight in afternoon tea at the elegant Fairmont Empress.


On the final evening of your land journey, enjoy a special dinner with your fellow travellers.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Step aboard and enjoy a Sail Away Dinner at the renowned Pinnacle Grill.


Travel back to Vancouver where your ship awaits.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy a full day at sea as your ship cruises through the idyllic Inside Passage.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cruise past soaring cliffs and glaciers on your way to Juneau, Alaska’s capital.

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Journey to Skagway, a gateway for the gold rush. Spend time exploring the town on your own terms, where you’ll discover frontier history still lives on.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Wake to the sight of Glacier Bay National Park and enjoy insightful commentary from local rangers who have come aboard.

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Dock in Ketchikan today, set on the tranquil shores of the Tongass Narrows.

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Continue cruising south through the picturesque Inside Passage.

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Transfer to the airport in Vancouver where your tour ends.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Premier Inside Passage Cruise

Stay in a Verandah Stateroom on your seven-night Alaskan cruise, and dine at the Pinnacle Grill

Guaranteed GoldLeaf Service

Enjoy the comfort of GoldLeaf Service aboard the iconic Rocky Mountaineer as you glide past towering peaks

Relax In Luxury

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

Our Coach Driver gave us the smoothest ride possible with a coach that always seemed to sparkle... no matter the weather it always looked the best polished coach on the road.