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Luxury

Rockies and Alaska by Air, Land and Sea

Victoria to Seattle
18 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTA18
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • A maximum of 40 guests in your APT group
  • Luxury dining - a total of 30 meals
  • Expert APT Tour Director
  • Lakeview Room at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • GoldLeaf service on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Ocean View Room at Cape Fox Lodge
  • Transfers and gratuities
  • Cruise through the incredible Tracy Arm Wilderness Area, home to deep fjords and sheer granite cliffs

Map & Itinerary

Canada & Alaska Map 2023 UTA18
Victoria to Seattle

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

Be taken to your hotel for a welcome dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Victoria, Hotel Grand Pacific

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  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit The Butchart Gardens before hours, and enjoy breakfast in the original residence.


Enjoy time at leisure after this morning’s activity.

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  • Breakfast

Take your BC Ferries service across Georgia Strait, and travel the Sea to Sky Highway, pausing at Shannon Falls. Or if you’d rather, take a floatplane flight (own expense).

Stay: The Westin Whistler Resort & Spa

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  • Breakfast

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

Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

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


Spend today travelling. Be brought to a pause at Mt Robson and take in Maligne Canyon on your way to Jasper National Park.

Stay: Jasper National Park, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
View through a valley across rocks and a blue lake, Canada

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Tonight, choose where to enjoy dinner at your hotel.


Travel through the iconic Canadian Rockies along the Icefields Parkway. See Athabasca Falls before stopping at the Columbia Icefield to board an Ice Explorer vehicle and journey onto the surface of Athabasca Glacier. Continue to Lake Louise.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Meet a Mountie and hear tales from the iconic Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

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


Travel along the Trans-Canada Highway to Banff National Park, taking pause at Moraine Lake. Once you’ve arrived, tour the town.

Stay: Two Nights, Banff National Park, Fairmont Banff Springs, in a Mountain View Room

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

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.


Explore Banff on your preferred activity today.

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  • 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)

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Your Rocky Mountaineer rail journey continues. Following along the Thompson River, pass the waters of Hell’s Gate, and gaze up at the Coast Mountains on your way to Vancouver.

Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

On a guided discovery explore Vancouver’s most famous sites including Stanley Park and Granville Island, the bustling heart of Vancouver’s cultural scene. Also see English Bay and Vancouver Harbour. The rest of the day is yours.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a special Welcome to Alaska dinner at your lodge and learn about the native Tlingit community during a cultural presentation.


Board your included flight from Victoria to Ketchikan in Alaska. Transfer to your lodge and settle in before a Signature Experience.

Stay: Two Nights, Ketchikan, Cape Fox Lodge in a guaranteed Ocean View Room

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

A private boat ride takes you to Rudyerd Bay, an ice-carved masterpiece deep within Misty Fjords National Monument. Here, you'll learn about the natural history of the fjords and listen to the call of nesting sea birds as you glide past towering glacier-sculpted cliffs and shimmering waterfalls.


Today will be spent exploring Misty Fjords National Monument, one of nature's most spectacular creations. The afternoon has been left free for you to relax back at your lodge.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

With a morning at leisure to discover Ketchikan at your own pace, you might like to visit historic Creek Street, the Tongass Historical Museum or the Southeast Alaska Discovery Centre. Alternatively, see the Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show, visit Saxman Native Village or explore Totem Bight State Historical Park (own expense). Later, fly from Ketchikan to Sitka (flight included) and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

Stay: Sitka, Totem Square Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Colored houses along the wooden jetty in Ketchikan, Alaska

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps discover the best of Sitka on a guided tour, including a wildlife tour through the Alaska Raptor Centre, a visit to the Sitka National Historical Park and a stop at the Fortress of the Bear. Alternatively, keep an eye out for Alaskan wildlife as you head out on a leisurely kayaking excursion to explore Sitka's sheltered waterways, harbours and picturesque coves. Another option is a wildlife-viewing cruise that gives you the opportunity to see whales, sea otters, porpoises, sea lions, harbour seals, brown bears and more.


This morning, choose from the sightseeing activities on offer. A free afternoon gives you the chance to explore Sitka at your leisure. Perhaps discover the town’s historic Russian buildings which have been maintained as miniature museums, learn more about Sitka’s history at the Sheldon Jackson Museum, or visit the Southeast Indian Cultural Centre (own expense). Later, board your included flight to Juneau and transfer to your hotel.

Stay: Three Nights, Juneau, Four Points by Sheraton in a guaranteed Sea View Room

Daily :
  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Cruise through the incredible Tracy Arm Wilderness Area, home to deep fjords and sheer granite cliffs. Have your camera handy as you glide past cobalt-blue icebergs, thundering waterfalls and an abundance of Alaskan wildlife. Your boat will get as close as possible to the ever-changing Twin Sawyer Glaciers, which cannot be accessed by larger ships.


Enjoy an exciting Signature Experience today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

You might choose to head out on a seaplane excursion to the Juneau Icefield, including an Alaskan salmon feast at the remote Taku Glacier Lodge. Alternatively, get up-close to the impressive Mendenhall Glacier on a guided canoe trip, with the option to step onto the glacier itself and see its incredible ice caves. Another option is a helicopter ride over the Juneau Icefield and Herbert Glacier, home to spectacular rock formations and icefalls. Or for a true Alaskan experience, perhaps upgrade to a helicopter dog sled tour on the Herbert Glacier (additional expense).


It’s up to you how you spend today as you choose from the sightseeing activities on offer, before a farewell dinner tonight.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Your incredible discovery of Canada & Alaska comes to an end today. Board an included flight from Juneau to Seattle for your onward flight home.

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  • Breakfast

From the Australian Outback and Europe’s waterways to the icescapes of Antarctica and far beyond, we won’t just take you there, we’ll immerse you in the wonders of each and every place you visit