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Luxury

Eastern Canada, Rockies Odyssey and Alaska Cruise

Toronto to Vancouver
32 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTE32
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Trip Highlights

A Sweet Excursion

Learn all about the production of Canadian maple syrup at a Sugar Shack before a hearty Quebecois meal

Beautiful Trefoil Lake

Enjoy an enriching cultural experience as you enjoy a First Nations performance and a gourmet barbecue dinner

A View to Remember

Step aboard the Banff Gondola and be whisked to the summit of Sulphur Mountain

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 Inside Passage cruise in a guaranteed Verandah Stateroom
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in eight locations
  • A total of 61 meals, as well as beer and wine with dinner on your cruise

Map & Itinerary

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Toronto to Vancouver

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.

Stay: Two Nights: Toronto, Fairmont Royal York

Following a Welcome Breakfast with your fellow travellers, embark on a guided tour that includes a trip up to the LookOut Level of the CN Tower - an icon of the Toronto skyline and the tallest free-standing structure in the western hemisphere. Enjoy free time before dinner this evening.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, dine overlooking Niagara Falls before an exclusive visit to the Illumination Tower in Queen Victoria Park, where you will be able to create your very own light display on the falls.


Stop in Niagara-on-the-Lake then head for mighty Niagara Falls. Choose to embark on an optional helicopter flight (own expense), then feel the mist on your face as you cruise to the base of the falls.

Stay: Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview in a Fallsview Room

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Take a cruise amid the beautiful 1,000 Islands before travelling to Ottawa.

Stay: Two Nights: Ottawa, Fairmont Château Laurier

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps explore the Canadian Museum of History; embark on a gourmet culinary tour; or head out on a guided bicycle tour. Alternatively, take to the skies in a vintage open-cockpit biplane then visit the Canada Aviation and Space Museum.


A city tour today includes a visit to Parliament Hill, a National Historic Site that dominates the skyline. After your tour, enjoy one of the Freedom of Choice sightseeing activities available to you.

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  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Feast upon whatever you desire as you select one of your resort’s exceptional restaurants for dinner.


Explore Parc Omega, hoping to see deer, black bears, gray wolves and bald eagles. Afterwards, continue to Mont Tremblant for a gondola ride which will reveal amazing views.

Stay: Mont Tremblant, Le Westin Resort and Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Head for a traditional Sugar Shack and learn how authentic maple syrup is produced. Enjoy a tour followed by a hearty Quebecois meal with live entertainment.


Quebec City’s French flair comes to the fore on a guided city tour. Visit the Petit Champlain, Place-Royal and the Old Port as you soak up the city’s French style and heritage architecture throughout the day. Enjoy dinner as a group this evening.

Stay: Two Nights: Quebec City, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps trot through the city on a horse-drawn carriage or take in the city sights on foot with a local guide. You might like to cruise on the St Lawrence River or follow your nose on a culinary tour.


Today it’s your choice as to how your day evolves as you select from our included activities.

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  • Breakfast

Get to know the French-Canadian city of Montreal on a tour and discover such places as Notre Dame Basilica, Old Montreal and Mount Royal. After some free time, dine on French fare at a Farewell Dinner in the heart of reminiscent Old Montreal.

Stay: Two Nights: Montreal, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy an entire day at leisure to explore.

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  • Breakfast

Fly to Vancouver today (flight not included).

Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel (or similar)

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Join a local guide for a tour of Vancouver, discovering the city’s must-see attractions.

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  • Breakfast

Board the Rocky Mountaineer and relax in the comfort of GoldLeaf Service as you set out into the mountains aboard one of the only passenger trains that covers this historic route. Gaze up at the towering peaks of the Coast Mountains and pass the waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Glide past the steep rocky slopes as your train follows the Thompson River on the way to Kamloops where you will stay for the night.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Your rail journey continues east towards the Canadian Rockies today. Journey through vast ranchlands, past Shuswap Lake and along the South Thompson River. See the engineering marvel of the Spiral Tunnels and traverse Kicking Horse Pass, which takes you across the Continental Divide of the Americas and into the province of Alberta. On arrival in Banff National Park, disembark the train and head for the ‘Castle in the Rockies’ - the stunning Fairmont Banff Springs.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
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.

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.


The World Heritage-listed landscapes of Banff National Park are at your doorstep and you’ve the chance to explore them on your chosen activity.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
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.


Board the Banff Gondola and ascend Sulphur Mountain, where you’ll be awestruck by the sweeping panoramic views out over six mountain ranges. Returning to the foot of the mountain and enjoy a guided tour of the town, then set out along the Trans-Canada Highway. Travel through the lush forest of Banff National Park on your way to the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Overlooking the turquoise shores of Lake Louise, you’ll treasure your stay at one of the most alluring locations on the planet.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

On the sparkling shores of Lake Louise, join an expert Mountain Heritage Guide and learn about the rich natural history of the area.


Travel to Moraine Lake, located in the Valley of the Ten Peaks, and spend time marvelling at its glacially fed waters tinted a brilliant shade of blue. It’s the striking colour of the water and location - surrounded by snow-capped mountains - that makes it one of the most photographed sites in the Rockies. You’ll look forward to a free evening at Lake Louise, during which you can enjoy the location as you wish.

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  • Breakfast

Journey onto Athabasca Glacier and visit the Glacier Skywalk. Continue to Jasper.

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

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  • Breakfast
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
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

On a Blue River Safari, a custom-designed boat will take you over glacier-fed waterways up close to the bears seen on the banks. Piloted by an expert guide, not only will you spot wildlife, you’ll see glaciers and pass right by waterfalls toppling from the snow-capped mountains nearby.


Join the Yellowhead Highway and re-enter British Columbia, stopping to take in views of Mt Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Located in British Columbia’s picturesque Monashee Mountains, Grizzly Bear Valley - as Blue River locals call it - is an incredible natural wildlife habitat. Here, both grizzly and black bears are sighted daily, as are caribou, moose, deer, osprey, eagles and many other woodland creatures that call the region home. Enjoy lunch then continue your journey to the village of Sun Peaks.

Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Follow the historic tracks of the early gold rush pioneers through the Cariboo region. Travel via the rural town of Lillooet, and stop at both Seton and Duffey lakes. Then re-enter the Coast Mountains on your way to Whistler. Ringed by mountains, forests and valleys, you’ll see why this destination attracts outdoor enthusiasts.

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.


After a fun-filled day, you’ll appreciate an evening at leisure.

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  • Breakfast

Travel south from Whistler today, via Shannon Falls to Horseshoe Bay. Here, take a ferry to Vancouver Island and the small city of Nanaimo. Continue by coach via Chemainus, arriving later in Victoria. Forgo the journey by land and ferry, and take a one-hour floatplane flight from Whistler to Victoria (own expense). Enjoy incredible views of the Georgia Strait and arrive in Victoria in the early afternoon.

Stay: Two Nights: Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort

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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

To celebrate the beginning of your cruise, you’ll be treated to a delightful Sail Away Dinner at the renowned Pinnacle Grill.


Board your ship in Vancouver today.

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 you cruise past coastal British Columbia and over the icy waters of the Inside Passage.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark in Juneau, Alaska’s capital.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive in Skagway which was once a gateway city for the Klondike Gold Rush.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Take in Glacier Bay with local rangers.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Dock in Ketchikan and explore at leisure.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Enjoy the scenery on your final day at sea.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport this morning.

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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, and glide past the steep rocky slopes

Iconic Hotels

Stay in iconic hotels which exude a regional charm, and are perfectly positioned in central or unique locations

Our people are passionate about dreaming up once-in-a-lifetime experiences for our guests and making them possible