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Travel Update: COVID-19
Luxury

Rockies Odyssey and Alaska Cruise

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

Your Vacation Includes

  • Guaranteed maximum 40 guests
  • Luxury dining - a total of 43 meals
  • Expert APT tour director and cruise liaison
  • Mountain View Room at 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 UT22BEVV 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

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.


Experience Vancouver’s must-see sights on a guided discovery.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

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

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

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

Your rail journey heads towards the 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, in a Mountain View Room

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

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.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

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


Spend today on your chosen activity.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

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


After a tour through the town, set out along the Trans-Canada Highway and through Banff National Park to Lake Louise.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
View of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in foreground, Canada

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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™

Choose where you’d like to dine at your lodge this evening.


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 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™

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 SkyTram.


Freedom of Choice experiences offer a new perspective today.

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  • Breakfast
Maligne Lake at Sunset, Jasper, Canada

Today, take in views of Mt Robson as you travel along the Yellowhead Highway.

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 and learn why Whistler attracts so many outdoor enthusiasts.

Stay: Two Nights, The Westin Whistler Resort & 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™

Perhaps 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.


This afternoon, enjoy the chance to choose from a range of experiences.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel south along the Sea-to-Sky Highway. Board your BC Ferries journey to Vancouver Island. 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, in a Deluxe Water View Room

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. More than 100 years in the making with a former quarry as the initial canvas, Jennie Butchart transformed this space into a haven overflowing with lush greens and colourful blooms. The result of her vision is the gardens you will see today, which are still family-run to this day.


Tonight, 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.

Stay: Seven Nights, Holland America Line’s Koningsdam in a Verandah Stateroom

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Spend a full day on board as your ship cruises the coast of British Columbia.

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  • 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).

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Awake to 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.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
View of glacier bay from the water, Alaska

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Head south through the Inside Passage.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark and transfer to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

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.