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Luxury

Rockies Odyssey and Alaska Cruise

Vancouver Return
22 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UT22BEVV
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

The Bridge and Beyond

Head to the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park to enjoy a breakfast with sensational views before a nature tour.

Mountain Heritage Guided Walk

The beauty of Lake Louise is spellbinding, and you’ll stroll to its edge in the company of an expert guide.

Stunning River Safari

Skim along Blue River in special boats, keeping a close eye out for the grizzly and black bears often spotted here.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Guaranteed maximum 40 guests
  • Expert APT tour director and cruise liaison
  • Luxury dining - a total of 44 meals
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions in four locations
  • Guaranteed verandah on your cruise
  • Transfers, port charges, porterage and gratuities
  • GoldLeaf service on your Rocky Mountaineer rail journey
  • Guaranteed Lakeview Room at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Map & Itinerary

North America Map UT22BEVV 2020
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™ - Dining

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Once you’ve landed, we’ll take 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, you’ll join an insightful nature exploration through the grounds and across the suspension bridges.


After your Signature Experience, you’ll be taken to Vancouver’s must-see sites, with your guide by your side to run through any questions you might have.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Board the Rocky Mountaineer and soak up your bi-level glass-dome carriage in GoldLeaf Service. Gaze up at the Coast Mountains and pass the waters of Hell’s Gate. Follow the Thompson River on the way to Kamloops.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Your rail journey powers east towards the Canadian Rockies. See the engineering marvel of the Spiral Tunnels and traverse Kicking Horse Pass. Once in Banff National Park, head for the ‘Castle in the Rockies’, Fairmont Banff Springs.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

This evening, dine at one of your hotel’s restaurants.

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, 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.


Enjoy a Freedom of Choice Sightseeing activity this morning. This evening, dine at one of your hotel’s restaurants.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This morning, meet a Mountie and listen to tales of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

For dinner, choose one of your hotel’s many restaurants.


After your Signature Experience, set off on a tour through the town, and join the Trans-Canada Highway through Banff National Park to Lake Louise.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Later in the day, on the shores of Lake Louise, join an expert Mountain Heritage Guide and learn about the area’s rich natural history.


First up this morning, you’ll travel to Moraine Lake, and spend time marvelling at the glacially fed waters. Look forward to a free evening.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose where to dine at your lodge.


Join the Icefields Parkway, one of the world’s most scenic stretches of road. Pause at Peyto Lake, stop at Columbia Icefield and journey onto the surface of Athabasca Glacier. Continuing via Athabasca Falls, your day ends in Jasper.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

See the park on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle sidecar tour, embark on a Maligne Valley experience by hike or cruise, go rafting down the Athabasca River, or ride the Jasper Tramway.


Spend the day on a Freedom of Choice inclusion.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Head for the Monashee Mountains, locally known as Grizzly Bear Valley, and set off on a Blue River Safari. A custom-designed boat, led by an expert guide, will take you over glacier-fed waterways for the chance to glimpse local bears.


Take in views of Mt Robson as you travel along the Yellowhead Highway. Relax after your Signature Experience with dinner at your hotel.

Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • 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 and learn why Whistler attracts so many outdoor enthusiasts.

Stay: Two Nights, The Westin Whistler Resort and Spa

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

The heritage of Canada’s indigenous people comes to light at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre. Enjoy breakfast and explore the museum, discovering your First Nations ‘animal spirit’ with the help of your guide.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

This afternoon, maybe enjoy a floatplane flight, explore Whistler Mountain on a snowcat adventure, enjoy a mountain Jeep safari or ride the Peak 2 Peak Gondola. Adventurous ones may prefer a tree trek or a zip trek.


Your day in Whistler is spent first with a Signature Experience, and then on a Freedom of Choice Sightseeing venture.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel south along the Sea-to-Sky Highway to Horseshoe Bay. Take a ferry to Vancouver Island and the small city of Nanaimo. Continue to Chemainus, a town famous for its vibrant outdoor murals, 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, Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort

Daily :
  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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


On the final evening of your land journey, enjoy a special dinner with your fellow travellers.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Return to Vancouver and board your ship for a cruise through Alaska’s Inside Passage. Settle in and explore the ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, Holland America Line’s Koningsdam or Volendam

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Spend a full day at sea as your ship passes fjords off the coast of British Columbia.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Alaska’s picturesque 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

You might need to pinch yourself this morning – wake to the World Heritage-listed Glacier Bay National Park. Take in the calving tidewater glaciers and learn from local rangers who explain the geological wonders. If you’re lucky, you might spot whales in the wild. Humpbacks and orcas are plentiful in these waters.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Snow capped Glacier Bay, Alaska

Disembark in the cheery town, Ketchikan, and spend the day exploring as you please.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Head south through the Inside Passage.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

As is with all good things, your trip must come to an end. Disembark and transfer to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Wake to Breathtaking Views

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

Experience GoldLeaf Service

Admire panoramic vistas through full-length dome windows and savour gourmet dining aboard the iconic Rocky Mountaineer.

Verandah Stateroom Views

As your cruise the Inside Passage, marvel at the stunning coastal scenery from your Verandah Stateroom.

When friends ask what the highlights of the trip were, I tell them one of the highlights was Brad. APT are very fortunate to have an asset like Brad in the company.