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Travel Update: COVID-19
Luxury

Eastern Canada, USA, Rockies & Alaska Cruise

Montreal to Vancouver
36 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTE36
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Guaranteed maximum 40 guests
  • Luxury dining - a total of 66 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 the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Guaranteed verandah on your cruise
  • Learn the process of making maple syrup at a local sugar shack
  • Pay a visit to The Breakers – one of Rhode Island’s famous Newport Mansions

Map & Itinerary

APT Canada and Alaska 2021 map UTE32
Montreal 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™

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

Welcome to Montréal. We’ll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your luxurious hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Montréal, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

Mingle over a welcome breakfast before discovering Montréal with a local guide. This beautiful city has a distinctive French flair and is home to 18th-century facades and a number of heritage churches, including the iconic Notre-Dame Basilica. Tonight, enjoy dinner with a Québecois flavour.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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


This morning, visit Île d’Orléans. Nicknamed the ‘Garden of Quebec’, this sleepy island is a food lover’s paradise. Later, continue to Québec City and set out on a guided tour.

Stay: Two Nights, Québec City, Fairmont Le Château 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 food tour are up for grabs.


The choice is yours when it comes to today’s sightseeing options. The rest of the afternoon has been left free for you to keep exploring.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
View across a city with water surrounding, Canada

Your journey continues today as you travel into the province of Ontario on the way to Ottawa, the Canadian capital. Arrive at your magnificent hotel and relax over dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Ottawa, Fairmont Château Laurier

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Afterwards, perhaps enjoy a flight in a vintage open-cockpit biplane or 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 your day with a guided discovery, pausing at Parliament Hill among other sites. Afterwards, set off on your chosen activity.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Choose where to dine at your hotel.


Set off on a cruise through the Thousand Islands. A constellation of islands topped with pine trees, castles and estates, a leisurely cruise is the perfect way to take it all in. Continue onwards to Toronto.

Stay: Two Nights, Toronto, Fairmont Royal York

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Set off on a discovery of Toronto, including a visit to the CN Tower.

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  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

At dinner, overlook the spectacle before an exclusive visit to the Illumination Tower where you can project your very own light display on the falls.


Stop in at Niagara-on-the-Lake, and then head for Niagara Falls. Maybe set off on a helicopter flight (own expense) before cruising to the base of the falls.

Stay: Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview, in a Fallsview Room

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Your journey continues today as you head for the USA and on to Lancaster.

Stay: Lancaster, Cork Factory Hotel or similar

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Explore Pennsylvania Amish Country this morning, where a local Amish guide will take you through the area. See farmland scenery and traditional horse-drawn Amish buggies. This afternoon, continue on to the USA’s capital, Washington DC.

Stay: Two Nights, InterContinental The Willard Washington DC

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

We’ve all heard stories and seen pictures of the USA’s icons, and today presents the chance to pay a visit to a few of the former fables. Pass by the White House before stopping at the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial to name a few. After the tour, you’ll have the rest of the day to explore.

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  • Breakfast
View of the front of the White House, USA

On your way to New York City, take in some of the sites on a tour of Philadelphia. See the Liberty Bell, African American Museum and Chinatown among other famous sights. Keep on going to New York City where your hotel is set in Midtown Manhattan.

Stay: Three Nights, New York City, JW Marriott Essex House in a Central Park View Room

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

With a local guide, discover the sites of well-known film and television shows, seeing trendy hot-spots and classic landmarks like Broadway, Wall Street and Times Square. The rest of the day is put aside for you to enjoy at leisure.

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  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

You might like to visit New York City’s Statue of Liberty and cruise to Ellis Island. Alternatively, pay a visit to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. For those seeking iconic city views, ascend 102 stories to the One World Observatory.


This morning, set out on your preferred sightseeing activity.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit The Breakers, one of the famous Newport Mansions which was inspired by 16th-century Italian palaces.


Snake along the coast to Newport on Rhode Island.

Stay: Two Nights, Boston, Fairmont Copley Plaza

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  • Breakfast
View of a manor with large lawns, USA

Enjoy a tour of Boston before an afternoon at leisure. This evening, gather for a special dinner with your fellow travellers.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Fly to Vancouver today (flight not included).

Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

After an exclusive breakfast at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park’s Cliff House Restaurant, join an insightful exploration through the grounds and across the suspension bridges.


Enjoy a guided discovery through Vancouver’s must-see sites.

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  • Breakfast

Your rail holiday starts this morning when you board the Rocky Mountaineer. Relax and soak up the views from your bi-level glass-dome carriage in GoldLeaf Service.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

The Canadian Rockies are on your mind today as your rail journey continues. Carve your way through the stunning scenery and Spiral Tunnels 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 Banff Springs Exterior Mountains, 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 to be a Canadian ice hockey player. Otherwise, spend some time at the Willow Stream Spa.


Choose your activity today. Tonight, your hotel offers an impressive dining range.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Enjoy dinner in your choice of your hotel’s restaurants this evening.


Tour Banff then travel via Moraine Lake to Lake Louise.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Choose where to dine this evening 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.

Stay: Jasper National Park, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Re-entering the province of British Columbia, your journey follows the famous Yellowhead Highway. Pass Mt Robson which, at 3,954 metres, is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Later, arrive in the alpine village of Sun Peaks.

Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

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  • 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. Ringed by mountains, forests and valleys, you’ll soon see why Whistler attracts outdoor enthusiasts.

Stay: The Westin Whistler Resort and Spa

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  • Breakfast

Travel south to Horseshoe Bay and board your BC Ferries service to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. Continue to Chemainus 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, Victoria, Hotel Grand Pacific

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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.


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

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  • 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

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
HAL ship cruising Inside Passage

Spend today on board, gliding past rocky headlands and over the icy waters of the Inside Passage.

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  • 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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  • 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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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.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Dock in Ketchikan today, set on the tranquil shores of the Tongass Narrows, and spend some time exploring as you please.

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Head through the Inside Passage, taking in the scenery as you near your final port.

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  • Dinner

Say goodbye as you are taken to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

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.