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Travel Update: COVID-19
Luxury

Intimate Rockies & Northern Lights

Vancouver to Yellowknife
12 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UT12JEV
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Guaranteed maximum 20 guests
  • Luxury dining - a total of 22 meals
  • GoldLeaf service on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Lakeview Room at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Mountain View Room at Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Expert APT tour director
  • Savour a progressive dining experience at the ‘Castle in the Rockies’
  • Enjoy dinner and entertainment in a private ‘ViTeepee’ at Aurora Village

Map & Itinerary

Canada and Alaska UTJEV 2021 map
Vancouver to Yellowknife

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™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

Welcome to Canada. On arrival, you’ll be met and whisked to your hotel where you can meet everyone over tonight’s welcome dinner.

Stay: Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, in a Signature Harbour View Room

Daily :
  • Dinner

Board the Rocky Mountaineer and soak up the views from GoldLeaf Service.

Stay: Kamloops, hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer (three-star accommodation)

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Your rail journey continues as you slice through the Rockies and Jasper National Park.

Stay: Two Nights, Jasper National Park, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, in a Lakeview Room

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Indulge in beautiful scenery aboard the Rocky Mountaineer with APT.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Today, see the landscapes on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle sidecar tour, go rafting down the Athabasca River, or ride the Jasper SkyTram.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Choose to have dinner at one of your lodge’s restaurants this evening.


Experience the beauty of Jasper on your chosen activity today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Board an Ice Explorer vehicle and journey onto Athabasca Glacier after it is closed to the public, pausing to savour a hot chocolate or apple cider.


Cruise Maligne Lake to see Spirit Island. Enjoy lunch at a historic chalet then make a stop at Maligne Canyon and Athabasca Falls on your way to your lodge, nestled in the Columbia Icefield. Enjoy a welcome reception, which includes a round of canapes. This evening, savour dinner with entertainment on the side.

Stay: Athabasca Glacier, Glacier View Lodge, in a Glacier View Room

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
A couple standing before a large set of mountains in Banff National Park

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Morning is the best time to experience the Glacier Skywalk, which is why we’ve organised a special before-hours visit.


Arrive later at Lake Louise and prepare for a fine dining experience at the hotel’s signature restaurant, Fairview Dining Room.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Meet a Mountie and hear tales from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, tables at three of your hotel’s restaurants are set for a progressive dinner. Start at 1888 Chop House, before heading to the intimate cellar room of Grapes, and on to the Vermillion Room.


Stop to explore Moraine Lake on your way to Banff. On arrival, set off on a tour of the village.

Stay: Two Nights, Banff National Park, Fairmont Banff Springs, in a Mountain View Room

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

You might take part in the Banff Experience, board the Banff Gondola, or set off on a heli-flightseeing excursion. Perhaps enjoy a float trip along Bow River or learn to be a Canadian ice hockey player. Otherwise, you might like to spend some time at the Willow Stream Spa.


Explore Banff on your preferred activity today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, a gathering of teepees strung out along a private lake at the Aurora Village, is the magical setting from which you’ll enjoy Northern Lights viewing.


Head to Calgary airport and fly to Yellowknife (flight not included) to start your Remote Journey.

Stay: Three Nights, Yellowknife, The Explorer Hotel, in a Deluxe Room

Daily :
  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Explore the wilderness with a local guide on the lookout for bison, foxes and birds. Or, take a guided walk along the back trails to learn about the flora and fauna.


Enjoy your chosen activity today. Tonight is spent gazing at the Northern Lights.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Luminous green lights in the sky, Canada

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Back at Aurora Village, enjoy a dinner of local dishes like Great Slave Lake whitefish and slow-roasted smoked bison prime rib accompanied by entertainment in a private ‘ViTeepee’. It’s then time to gather under the stars to watch the Northern Lights shimmer into the night.


Explore the city with a local before a drive through the downtown area to Yellowknife’s original settlement. Jump aboard a boat and cruise over Great Slave Lake. Wave to local house boats, watch for birds, and see float planes land and take off.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Your journey comes to an end today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

As a family-owned company, we take great pride in treating each and every guest as part of the family