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Eastern Canada, USA, Rockies & Alaska Cruise

Montreal to Vancouver
36 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTE36
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Inclusions

  • Everything as detailed, including gratuities and airport transfers
  • GoldLeaf service on your Rocky Mountaineer rail journey
  • Seven-night Holland America Line Inside Passage cruise
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in nine locations
  • A total of 69 meals, as well as beer and wine with dinner on your cruise

Map & Itinerary

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Montreal to Vancouver

Be met and transferred to your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights: InterContinental Montréal

Enjoy a Welcome Breakfast as you get to know your group of travellers, before heading out to explore this charming French-Canadian city on a guided tour. This afternoon, perhaps take a walking tour of Old Montréal; meet a Montréaler; or take a food tour. Or, you may like to explore one of the world’s largest underground complexes. Experience the distinctly French ambience of Old Montréal tonight during dinner.

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At a traditional Sugar Shack, learn how authentic maple syrup is produced. Enjoy a tour followed by a hearty Québécois meal with live entertainment. Later, Québec City’s French flair comes to the fore on a guided city tour. Stroll through the Petit Champlain, visit Place-Royal and admire the Old Port as you soak up the city’s European style and heritage architecture throughout the day. Enjoy dinner as a group this evening.

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

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Discover the city as you enjoy your selected activity. Perhaps take in the sights on a horse-drawn carriage ride; enjoy a walking tour; go for a cruise on the St Lawrence River; or take off on a culinary tour. Tonight is then yours to spend at leisure .

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Farewell Québec City after breakfast at your hotel and continue your journey tothe nation's spectacular capital, Ottawa.

Stay: Two Nights: Ottawa, The Fairmont Château Laurier

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

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Set out alongside the shores of Lake Ontario. From here, you will embark on a cruise amid the beautiful 1,000 Islands. Dotting the waterways of Lake Ontario and the St Lawrence River on the Canada-USA border, the 1,000 Islands boast stunning scenery. On your return to land, continue to Toronto.

Stay: Two Nights: Toronto, The Fairmont Royal York

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Get to grips with Toronto's sights on a city tour that includes a trip up to the LookOut level of the CN Tower - the tallest free-standing structure in the western hemisphere. With the afternoon and evening at leisure, you'll have ample time to step out and explore. If you're feeling peckish, perhaps head to the bustling Kensington Market, located in one of the city's most eclectic and interesting neighbourhoods.

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Journey to the township of Niagara-on-the-Lake then head for Niagara Falls. Choose to embark on an optional helicopter flight (own expense) and after, cruise to the base of the falls. Dine overlooking Niagara Falls tonight before an exclusive visit to the Illumination Tower where you will be able to create your very own light display on the falls.

Stay: Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview in a Fallsview Room

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Enjoy views of the falls during breakfast on the top floor of your hotel. Afterwards, head across the border into the USA. Continue through rolling countryside to Lancaster.

Stay: Lancaster Arts Hotel

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The rural life of the Amish people is revealed on today's discovery of Pennsylvania Amish Country. A local Amish guide will take you through the area, where horse-drawn buggies bustle past painted farm houses and green paddocks. The afternoon takes you to Washington DC, the mighty capital of the USA. With a relaxing evening at your hotel, you'll be well rested for a day of sightseeing tomorrow.

Stay: Two Nights: The Fairmont Washington DC Georgetown

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On a guided city tour, pause at the Arlington National Cemetery, pass by the White House and visit the National Mall, home to such attractions as the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial and more.

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Stop in Philadelphia for a city tour on your way to New York. After settling in to your hotel in Midtown Manhattan, enjoy dinner.

Stay: Three Nights: InterContinental New York Barclay

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Be enamoured by the famous sights of New York as you hit the streets of Manhattan with a guide. Take in Fifth Avenue, Times Square and the Lincoln Center. Experience some of the city's dynamic neighbourhoods, such as Greenwich Village, artistic Soho and the Financial District including Wall Street.

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Select from four memorable activities today. Perhaps cruise to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Visit the National September 11 Memorial and Museum. Join a behind-the-scenes tour of Yankee Stadium or head to the Top of the Rock Observation Deck.

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Travel along the coast to Rhode Island and the city of Newport. Here, visit The Breakers, one of the famous Newport Mansions. Inspired by 16th-century Italian palaces, it was once a vacation ‘cottage’ of Cornelius Vanderbilt II and is today worth in excess of $100 million. Continue on to Boston.

Stay: Two Nights: Boston, The Fairmont Copley Plaza

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  • Breakfast

Set out on a city tour, taking you to the famed Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston Common, the Bull and Finch Pub from the TV show Cheers and much more. You’ll also enjoy the opportunity to visit Harvard University. Afterwards, choose to explore the Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum, enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at Fenway Park or join the Freedom Trail walking tour.

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Fly to Vancouver on Canada’s stunning West Coast today (flight not included).

Stay: Two Nights: Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver

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Are you all set to immerse yourself in the city of Vancouver? With your APT Tour Director at the helm, you'll visit Stanley Park, then head to Granville Island. You’ll also see picturesque English Bay and Vancouver Harbour.

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

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

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Journey by rail into Banff National Park.

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

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This morning, choose from a range of activities that showcase the natural beauty of World Heritage-listed Banff National Park. Tonight, enjoy dinner at one of the restaurants within your hotel.

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Today, you’ll Meet a Mountie then ride the Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain. Back on the ground, tour Banff then travel to Lake Louise and join a Mountain Heritage Guide for a stroll. Tonight, dine at one of the restaurants in your hotel.

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

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Sit back and enjoy the scenery as you travel along the Icefields Parkway. Journey onto Athabasca Glacier and arrive later at your lodge in Jasper National Park. Select from a number of restaurants for dinner.

Stay: Jasper National Park, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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Leaving Jasper, stop to take Mt Robson. On arrival in Blue River, skim over the waterways watching for grizzly and black bears. Continue on to Sun Peaks.

Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

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

Stay: The Westin Whistler Resort and Spa

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Travel via Shannon Falls to Horseshoe Bay, then ride the ferry across Georgia Strait to Vancouver Island. Visit Chemainus then continue to Victoria.

Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver Island, Hotel Grand Pacific

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Visit The Butchart Gardens for breakfast and explore the gardens before the crowds arrive. Then, it's your chance to shape the rest of your day as you set out on your chosen activity.

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Travel back to Vancouver where your ship awaits on the glittering harbour. Step aboard and celebrate the beginning of your Inside Passage voyage with a delightful Sail Away Dinner at the renowned Pinnacle Grill.

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

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The excitement builds today as you open your curtains to the legendary scenery of the Inside Passage. Enjoy a full day at sea as your ship cruises past the islands and fjords along coastal British Columbia and the Alaska Panhandle.

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Cruise to the entrance of Tracy Arm, a twisting and narrow fjord. Continue your journey to Alaska’s capital, Juneau, set at the foot of the majestic Coast Mountains.

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Reach the Inside Passage’s northernmost point, Skagway. Once a gateway city for the Klondike Gold Rush, Skagway’s frontier-style atmosphere remains evident today, with many of its colourful heritage buildings now protected as part of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.

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Draw back your curtains to World Heritage-listed Glacier Bay National Park. As you cruise, you’ll benefit from the insightful commentary of local rangers who have come aboard your ship to explain the geological wonders and point out some of the diverse wildlife.

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

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Continue cruising south through the picturesque Inside Passage.

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Transfer to the airport in Vancouver.

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It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.