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Luxury

Rockies Odyssey and Alaska Cruise

Victoria to Vancouver
22 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UT22BWIV
  • 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.

Stop to Smell The Roses

Explore The Butchart Gardens and enjoy breakfast.

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

Map & Itinerary

Canada & Alaska UT22BWIV Map 2020
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 Canada! We’ll meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel where a welcome dinner awaits this evening.

Stay: Two Nights, Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort, in a Deluxe Water View Room

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  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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


Enjoy your Signature Experience this morning. With some free time this afternoon, spend the rest of the day however you please.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
Bright coloured and shapely botanical gardens, Canada

Ride the ferry across Georgia Strait, then travel via Shannon Falls to Whistler. If you’d rather forgo the journey by land and ferry, take a floatplane flight instead (own expense).

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.


Today is spent with a Signature Experience at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre before a Freedom of Choice activity.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel through the Coast Mountains and stop at Duffey and Seton lakes.

Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

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.


Skim over the waterways of Blue River, watching along the shore for the grizzly and black bears. After lunch, you’ll be brought to a pause at Mt Robson on your way to Jasper.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Jet boat cruising down a lake with mountains as the backdrop, Canada

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

See Jasper National Park on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle sidecar tour, set off on a Maligne Valley experience by hike or cruise, go rafting down the Athabasca River, or maybe ride the Jasper SkyTram - it’s up to you.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose one of your lodge’s restaurants to dine at this evening.


Enjoy the freedom to choose how you spend your day and evening.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Keep going to Lake Louise and choose which restaurant to dine at.


Take in Maligne Canyon and travel along the Icefields Parkway to Athabasca Falls. Then stop at Columbia Icefield and journey onto Athabasca Glacier.

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 region’s rich natural history.


Pay a visit to the iconic Moraine Lake.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Tonight you get to choose which of your hotel’s restaurants to dine at.


Be guided through Banff, then meet a local Mountie. Tonight you get to choose which of your hotel’s restaurants to dine at.

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

Daily :
  • 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, 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.


Set out on your chosen activity this morning. The remainder of the day is left free for you to explore however you please.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Board the Rocky Mountaineer and soak up the views from your bi-level glass-dome carriage, complete with GoldLeaf Service.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

The Rocky Mountaineer continues west today, bringing you to Vancouver.

Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

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, explore the streets and sites of Vancouver on a guided discovery. Celebrate tonight with a special dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Vancouver skyline and harbour at dusk

Board your ship and set off for your journey along Alaska’s iconic coastline.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Ah, the sea! Spend a full day on board as your ship cruises 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. Cruise past soaring cliffs and glaciers on your way there.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Journey to Skagway, a gateway for the gold rush. Spend time exploring the town where frontier history still lives on.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

You might need to pinch yourself this morning when you wake to the sight of Glacier Bay National Park. Later on, learn from local rangers who explain the geological wonders.

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

Cruise south through the Inside Passage.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Sadly, your time in Canada and Alaska ends this morning as you say goodbye at the airport.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Ocean liner cruising the still waters of the Alaskan coastline

Deluxe Inside Passage Cruise

Marvel at Alaska's stunning scenery from your Verandah Stateroom on your luxurious 7 night Holland America Line cruise.

Ocean Cruising

Experience GoldLeaf Service

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

Wake to Breathtaking Views

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

How wonderful, efficient and delightful it was to be guided by Frank. He has so much knowledge, dedication and concern for his travellers, that by the end of the tour we all called him 'Friend.'