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Travel Update: COVID-19
Luxury

Rockies Explorer & Alaska Cruise

Vancouver Return
19 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UT19BEVV
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Guaranteed maximum 40 guests
  • Luxury dining - a total of 39 meals
  • Expert APT tour director and cruise liaison
  • Guaranteed mountain-view room at The Fairmont Banff Springs and a Lakeview Room at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.
  • GoldLeaf service on your Rocky Mountaineer rail journey
  • Guaranteed verandah on your cruise
  • Meet a Mountie in Banff and listen to tales of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Visit The Butchart Gardens before hours and dine in the original Butchart residence.

Map & Itinerary

APT Canada and Alaska UT19BEVV map 2021
Vancouver Return

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

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 Hotel

Daily :
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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.


Enjoy a guided discovery through Vancouver’s must-see sites.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

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 Room

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

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.


Choose your activity today. Tonight, your hotel offers an impressive dining range.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
View of Banff Springs Exterior Mountains, Canada

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Meet a Mountie and listen to tales of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Enjoy dinner in your choice of your hotel’s restaurants this evening.


Tour Banff then travel via Moraine Lake to Lake Louise.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Choose where to dine this evening at your lodge.


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 Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

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 Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

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 Spa

Daily :
  • Breakfast

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 Pacific

Daily :
  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit The Butchart Gardens before the general public is granted access, and enjoy an exclusive breakfast in the original Butchart residence.


This evening, a special dinner is served for you and your fellow travellers.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

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 Volendam

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Spend today on board, gliding past rocky headlands and over the icy waters of the picturesque Inside Passage

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
HAL ship cruising Inside Passage

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Glacier Bay view from the water towards white glacier, Alaska

Dock in Ketchikan today, set on the tranquil shores of the Tongass Narrows, and spend some time exploring as you please.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Head through the Inside Passage, taking in the scenery as you near your final port.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Say goodbye as you are taken to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

We were fortunate to have good weather and a group of travellers that gelled...But we were even more fortunate to have a Tour Guide and Bus Driver that professionally and expertly managed the team and the tour.