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Luxury

The Maritimes, Rockies Explorer & Alaska Cruise

Halifax to Vancouver
26 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTE26
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Interactive Lobster Cruise

While cruising Shediac Bay a retired lobster fisherman will show you how to crack and eat a freshly cooked lobster.

Anne of Green Gables

On your way to Charlottetown, take the chance to explore the Anne of Green Gables setting.

Get to know the locals

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are true icons of the nation, enjoy hearing their stories when you Meet a Mountie.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions in five locations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 54 meals
  • Expert APT tour director and cruise liaison
  • 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 UTE26 Map 2020
Halifax 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™ - 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

Be met at the airport and taken to your hotel for the beginning of your Small Group Journey.

Stay: Two Nights, Halifax, Prince George Hotel

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Indulge in a moment of quiet at Peggy’s Cove. Arriving before the crowds, you’ll be able to enjoy the beauty of the area and its iconic lighthouse over breakfast.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Enjoy the freedom to choose where to have dinner.


After your Signature Experience at Peggy’s Cove, set off on an exploration of Halifax.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Your day ends with a lobster-themed cruise on Shediac Bay where you’ll enjoy freshly cooked crustacean for dinner.


Located just between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, travel to the Bay of Fundy today. See the world’s highest tides and the World Heritage-listed Joggins Fossil Cliffs.

Stay: Hôtel Shediac

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Maybe visit Hopewell Rocks at the Bay of Fundy, or see some local Acadian theatre.


Choose your sightseeing before exploring the setting of Anne of Green Gables. Then cross Prince Edward Island National Park on your way to Charlottetown.

Stay: Charlottetown, The Great George

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Brightly painted buildings dotted along the pier built over water

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

At the village of Baddeck experience a Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh, a celebration of the region’s Scottish culture through music, song and dance.


Explore Charlottetown on a guided discovery. Cross Northumberland Strait by ferry and drive to Cape Breton.

Stay: Two Nights, Baddeck, Inverary Resort

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today you join the Cabot Trail through Cape Breton Highlands National Park. An astounding array of wilderness, you’re absolutely spoiled with discovery. Also take a moment to visit the Gaelic College where the practice of maintaining culture and heritage is strong.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site this morning. Then, travel back to Nova Scotia and Halifax for a free evening.

Stay: Halifax, Prince George Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Fly to Vancouver today (flight not included) to start your Classic Journey.

Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
The surrounding suburbs of Vancouver across the water, Canada

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy an exclusive breakfast at the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park’s Cliff House Restaurant.


After your Signature Experience, explore the city.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Your rail holiday starts this morning in GoldLeaf Service aboard the Rocky Mountaineer.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Carve your way through the Canadian Rockies all the way to Banff National Park.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

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.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

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


Your day is spent with Freedom of Choice sightseeing and dining activities.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose where to dine 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 for dinner.

Stay: Jasper National Park, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Head for the Monashee Mountains and set off on a Blue River Safari in search of local bears.


Take in views of Mt Robson before joining a Signature Experience.

Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Travel through the Coast Mountains, stopping at Seton and Duffey lakes.

Stay: The Westin Whistler Resort and Spa

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel south to Horseshoe Bay and take a ferry to Vancouver Island. 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.


Enjoy your Signature Experience this morning. Later, 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

Ah the sea! Spend today on board, gliding past rocky headlands and over the icy waters of the Inside Passage, one of the most picturesque sea lanes in the world.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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).

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  • 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

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.

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  • 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.

Glacier Bay National Park

See the natural wonder of Glacier Bay National Park as a part of your Inside Passage cruise.

It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.