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Luxury

Rockies Odyssey

Victoria to Vancouver
15 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UT15BWI
  • Classic Journey
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Stop to Smell The Roses

Explore The Butchart Gardens before the crowds arrive and enjoy breakfast

Beautiful Trefoil Lake

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

Glacier Skywalk

Wander along a cliff-edge walkway to an all-glass viewing platform where breathtaking views of glaciers await

Your Vacation Includes

  • The services of a dedicated Canadian APT Tour Director
  • Two nights at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in a Lakeview Room
  • GoldLeaf service on your Rocky Mountaineer rail journey
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in five locations
  • Finest dining - a total of 24 meals

Map & Itinerary

North America Map UT15BWI 2019

Victoria 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

Welcome to British Columbia’s picturesque capital, located at the tip of Vancouver Island. Be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel before a sumptuous Welcome Dinner tonight in your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights: Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort

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  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit The Butchart Gardens before the crowds have arrived and enjoy breakfast in the original Butchart residence.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps join a whale watching cruise; take in views on a seaplane flight; learn about the city’s heritage district on a guided tour; fish for salmon; ride through Victoria in a horse-drawn carriage; or delight in afternoon tea at the elegant Fairmont Empress.


After time to wander and take in one of the world’s most celebrated floral gardens in serenity, explore Victoria as you wish on your preferred Freedom of Choice activity.

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  • Breakfast

Take the ferry across Georgia Strait, then continue by road along the Sea to Sky Highway. As you follow the curves of the British Columbian coast, you’ll travel past soaring mountains and tumbling Shannon Falls to the alpine resort village of Whistler. Perhaps take a one-hour floatplane flight from Victoria to Whistler (own expense).

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

Take an eco-trek to Lost Lake; enjoy a floatplane flight; explore Whistler Mountain on a snowcat adventure; enjoy a mountain Jeep safari; ride the Peak 2 Peak Gondola; or perhaps set out on a tree trek or zip trek.


Delve into Whistler’s wilderness on your chosen sightseeing activity.

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  • Breakfast

Follow a picturesque path through the rugged Cariboo region to Sun Peaks. Dinner is served at your hotel this evening.

Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

On arrival in Blue River, board a custom-designed boat and set off on a river safari, watching for grizzly and black bears that are frequently sighted here.


Stop to marvel at Mt Robson en route to Jasper.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

A stylish alfresco dining experience awaits by the shores of Trefoil Lake.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps take in the park on an exhilarating Harley-Davidson motorcycle sidecar tour; embark on a Maligne Valley experience; go rafting down the Athabasca River; or ride the Jasper Tramway. You may prefer to set out on an interpretive nature hike or perhaps take part in an evening wildlife discovery.


You’re in the heart of Jasper National Park - it’s time to explore the famous landscapes.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

As you drive along the Icefields Parkway, stop at the Columbia Icefield and travel onto the surface of Athabasca Glacier. Later, stroll along the Glacier Skywalk before heading to the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’, Lake Louise.

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

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  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Enjoy locally inspired fare tonight as you select one of your hotel’s restaurants in which to enjoy dinner.


Marvel at the brilliant blue waters of Moraine Lake.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Tonight’s dinner is to be enjoyed at one of the restaurants at your hotel - the choice is yours.


Tour the lovely alpine town of Banff, and ride the Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain for panoramic views.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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


From the mild to the thrilling, there are so many activities on offer to you today that put you in touch with Banff’s World Heritage-listed landscapes. Explore your way with your included sightseeing option.

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  • Breakfast

Your highly anticipated Rocky Mountaineer rail journey begins today. Recline in your glass-domed GoldLeaf Service carriage as you glide through the Canadian Rockies.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Today, the Rocky Mountaineer transports you all the way to Vancouver. Disembark this afternoon and enjoy a free evening in the city.

Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

From gleaming skyscrapers to its sprawling green areas, Vancouver is a delight to explore today as you set out on a guided tour. In the evening, celebrate your journey with a special Farewell Dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Wake to Breathtaking Views

We've reserved coveted Lakeview Rooms for you at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

Iconic Hotels

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

Guaranteed GoldLeaf Service

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

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