Designed Exclusively for APT guests
These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options
Once you’ve landed in Vancouver, we’ll meet you at the airport and bring you to your hotel before tonight’s welcome dinner.
Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront HotelDaily :
After an exclusive breakfast at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park’s Cliff House Restaurant, join an insightful exploration through the grounds and across the suspension bridges.
Be guided through Vancouver’s must-see sites today.Daily :
Your rail holiday starts this morning when you board the Rocky Mountaineer. Relax and soak up the views from your bi-level glass-dome carriage in GoldLeaf Service.
Stay: Kamloops, hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer (three-star accommodation)Daily :
The Canadian Rockies are on your mind today as your rail journey continues. Carve your way through the stunning scenery and Spiral Tunnels all the way to Banff National Park.
Stay: Two Nights, Banff National Park, Fairmont Banff Springs, in a Mountain View RoomDaily :
You may like to take part in the Banff Experience which includes a visit to the Cave and Basin National Historic Site. Alternatively, 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, spend some time at the Willow Stream Spa.
This evening, dine at one of your hotel’s restaurants.
Choose your activity today. Tonight, your hotel offers an impressive dining range.Daily :
Meet a Mountie and listen to tales of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Tonight, choose where to dine.
Tour Banff then travel via Moraine Lake to Lake Louise.
Stay: Banff National Park, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, in a Lakeview RoomDaily :
At your lodge, choose where to dine this evening.
Travel along the Icefields Parkway, and stop at the Columbia Icefield. Board an Ice Explorer vehicle and journey onto Athabasca Glacier. Arrive later in Jasper National Park.
Stay: Jasper National Park, Fairmont Jasper Park LodgeDaily :
Take in Maligne Canyon before re-entering the province of British Columbia. Your journey follows the famous Yellowhead Highway. Pass Mt Robson which, at 3,954 metres, is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Later, arrive in the alpine village of Sun Peaks.
Stay: Sun Peaks Grand HotelDaily :
Follow the tracks of early gold rush pioneers through the Cariboo region, stopping at Seton and Duffey lakes. Later, re-enter the Coast Mountains. Ringed by mountains, forests and valleys, you’ll soon see why Whistler attracts outdoor enthusiasts.
Stay: The Westin Whistler Resort and SpaDaily :
Travel south to Horseshoe Bay and board your BC Ferries service to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. Continue to Chemainus before arriving in Victoria. If you’d rather forgo the journey by land and ferry, take a floatplane flight instead (own expense).
Stay: Two Nights, Victoria, Hotel Grand PacificDaily :
Visit The Butchart Gardens before the general public is granted access, and enjoy an exclusive breakfast in the original Butchart residence.
Tonight, a special dinner is served for you and your fellow travellers.Daily :
Return to Vancouver and board your ship for a cruise through Alaska’s Inside Passage. This afternoon, settle in and explore the ship.
Stay: Seven Nights, Holland America Line’s Zuiderdam in a Verandah StateroomDaily :
Spend today on board, gliding past rocky headlands and over the icy waters of the picturesque Inside Passage.Daily :
Alaska’s capital, Juneau, is set at the foot of the mountain peaks on the Gastineau Channel, and outdoor activities are plenty. Disembark and explore at leisure or with an optional excursion (own expense).Daily :
Arrive in Skagway, the Inside Passage’s northernmost point. See heritage buildings, now protected as part of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, and maybe set off on an excursion (own expense).Daily :
Wake among the breathtaking scenery of Glacier Bay National Park. Take in the calving tidewater glaciers and learn from local rangers who explain the geological wonders.Daily :
Dock in Ketchikan today, set on the tranquil shores of the Tongass Narrows, and spend some time exploring as you please.Daily :
Head through the Inside Passage, taking in the scenery as you near your final port.Daily :
Say goodbye as you are taken to the airport.Daily :
I have done a lot of travelling in my time, but no trip I have ever been on could live up to it and I can’t envisage that any trip I may do in the future could surpass this one.