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Land, Rail and Ocean Cruise

Eastern Canada, Rockies Odyssey and Alaska Cruise

Toronto → Vancouver
31 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTE31
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Inclusions

  • A maximum of 40 guests in your APT group
  • Luxury dining - a total of 58 meals
  • Expert APT Tour Director and cruise liaison
  • Lakeview Room or Deluxe Mount Temple Room at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • GoldLeaf service on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Guaranteed verandah on your Holland America Line cruise
  • Transfers, port charges, porterage and gratuities
  • Enjoy breakfast at Whistler’s Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

Map & Itinerary

Canada & Alaska Map 2024 UTE31
Toronto → 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™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

Welcome to Toronto. Be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Toronto, Fairmont Royal York

Meet your fellow travellers this morning at a welcome breakfast. Afterwards, set off on an exploration and visit the CN Tower.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Toronto skyline

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

At dinner, overlook the falls before visiting the Illumination Tower.


Stop in at Niagara-on-the-Lake before heading to Niagara Falls. Maybe set off on a helicopter flight (own expense) before a cruise to the base of the falls.

Stay: Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview, in a Fallsview Room

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel via the Thousand Islands Parkway on your way to Ottawa. Enjoy a cruise through the Thousand Islands.

Stay: Two Nights, Ottawa, Fairmont Chateau Laurier

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Maybe a flight in a vintage open-cockpit biplane is your style? Or would you prefer to visit the Canadian War Museum? Maybe you’ll spend time at the Canadian Museum of History, or set off on a guided bicycle exploration.


Start off your day with a guided tour, pausing at Parliament Hill among other sites. Afterwards, select your Freedom of Choice activity.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit a sugar shack and learn how maple syrup is made, followed by lunch.


Today you’re on high alert for exciting sightings of deer, wolves and black bears at Parc Omega, a vast safari park home to a broad variety of unique Canadian wildlife. Enjoy a delectable Signature Experience for lunch. Later, continue to the enthralling French-Canadian hub of Quebec City.

Stay: Two Nights, Quebec City, in a Deluxe ‘Old Quebec’ View Room, Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Maybe you’d like to see the sights by foot. Otherwise, a cruise on the St Lawrence River or a food tour are on offer.


Set off on a guided tour of Quebec City this morning and enjoy a choice of sightseeing options. Tonight enjoy dinner at your hotel.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Set off from Quebec City for the charming and historic city of Montreal, where a fascinating guided tour takes you to Old Montreal and Mount Royal.

Stay: Two Nights, Montreal, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

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  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Savour the beauty of the AURA Experience, a remarkable multi-media show at Montréal’s magnificent Notre Dame Basilica. Immerse yourself in the spectacle as unique projections illuminate the picturesque interior of the gothic cathedral, all accompanied by orchestral music. 

FREEDOMOF CHOICE™

Take a walking tour of Old Montreal or meet a local Montrealer. Otherwise a food tour is on the table, as is an exploration of one of the world’s largest underground complexes.


After breakfast, explore Montreal your way. This evening, head out for a Signature Experience before enjoying dinner with a Quebecois flavour.  

 

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Fly to Vancouver today (flight not included). Once you’ve landed, we’ll transfer you to your hotel before tonight’s dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today you’ll experience the very best of Vancouver on a fantastic half-day sightseeing tour. Led by a knowledgeable local guide, you’ll soak in the scenery at the vast Stanley Park, explore the trendy Granville Island and immerse yourself in the historic neighbourhood of Gastown.

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  • Breakfast

Board the Rocky Mountaineer and soak up the views from the bi-level glass-dome carriage, complete with GoldLeaf Service, on the picturesque journey to Kamloops.

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

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  • 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, in a Mountain View Room

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
View of Rocky Mountaineer train running alongside a lake and trees in Canada.

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 how 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.


Today, decide how you’d like to explore Banff.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Meet a Mountie and listen to tales of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Tonight, dine at one of the restaurants in your hotel.


Tour Banff then travel to Lake Louise.

Stay: Two Nights, Banff National Park, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

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.

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  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

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 Athabasca Glacier. Continuing via Athabasca Falls, your day ends in Jasper.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

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


Freedom of Choice experiences offer a new perspective today.

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  • Breakfast

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

Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel through the Coast Mountains, stopping at Seton and Duffey lakes en route to the beautiful Whistler.

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™

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.


Set out on your preferred Freedom of Choice activity.

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  • Breakfast

Travel along the Sea-to-Sky Highway and take the BC Ferries service to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island.

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

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  • 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, this space was transformed by Jennie Butchart 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.


Later, a special dinner is served for you and your fellow travellers.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel to Vancouver and board your ship.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
HAL ship cruising Inside Passage

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).

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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).

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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 about the area's 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
Glacier Bay Alaska

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cruise south through the Inside Passage.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark and transfer to the airport.

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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