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Luxury

Eastern Canada, USA, Rockies & Alaska Cruise

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

Trip Highlights

Rhode Island's Elite

Wander through the grand dame of Newport's summer estates, the Breakers, owned by the Vanderbilt family.

Stunning River Safari

Skim along Blue River in special boats, keeping a close eye out for the grizzly and black bears often spotted here.

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

  • Guaranteed maximum 40 guests
  • Freedom of Choice inclusions in eight locations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 68 meals
  • Transfers, port charges, porterage and gratuities
  • Guaranteed verandah on your cruise
  • Lakeview Room at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Expert APT tour director and cruise liaison
  • GoldLeaf service on your Rocky Mountaineer rail journey

Map & Itinerary

Canada and Alaska Map UTE36 2020
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™ - 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

Be greeted on arrival and whisked to your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Montréal, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Take a walking tour of Old Montréal or meet a local Montréaler. A food tour is also on the table, as is an exploration of one of the world’s largest underground complexes.


Mingle over a welcome breakfast before discovering the city. Later, enjoy a Freedom of Choice inclusion. Get a taste for Montréal’s French history at dinner in Old Montréal.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Head for a sugar shack and learn how maple syrup is made.


Enjoy your Signature Experience at a sugar shack before enjoying a Québecois feast. Arrive in Québec City with time for a tour.

Stay: Two Nights, Québec City, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

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  • Lunch

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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.


Dive into Québec City with whichever sightseeing strikes your fancy. The rest of the afternoon has been left free for you to keep exploring.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

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, located next to the Parliament Buildings, and relax over dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Ottawa, Fairmont Château Laurier

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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 the time at the Canadian Museum of History, or set off on a guided bicycle exploration.


The capital of Canada has loads to see. Start off with a guided tour, pausing at Parliament Hill among other sites. Afterwards, choose what you want to do.

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  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Once you’ve arrived in Toronto, choose which of your hotel’s restaurants to have dinner at.


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

Unearth the famous streets of Toronto, visiting the CN Tower among other sites. We’ve left the rest of the day free for you.

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  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

At dinner, overlook Niagara Falls 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 (additional expense) before joining a cruise to the base of the falls. Enjoy a Signature Experience over dinner.

Stay: Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview in a Fallsview Room

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Look out at Niagara Falls over breakfast – the top floor of your hotel is the ideal vantage point. Later in the day, head for the USA and onto Lancaster.

Stay: Lancaster Arts Hotel

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  • Dinner

Head to Pennsylvania Amish Country this morning where a local Amish guide will take you through the area. 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. See the White House before stopping at the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial to name a few. After the tour, you’ll be left to your own devices.

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  • Breakfast

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 sites. Keep on going to New York City where your hotel is set in Midtown Manhattan.

Stay: Three Nights, Lotte New York Palace

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

With a local guide, discover the sites of well-known film and television, seeing trendy hot-spots and classic landmarks like Broadway, Wall Street and Times Square.

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  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

This morning, 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.


Spend your day on a Freedom of Choice sightseeing inclusion.

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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. Here, you’ll enjoy your Signature Experience.

Stay: Two Nights, Boston, Fairmont Copley Plaza

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  • Breakfast

A tour of Boston kicks off your morning. Spend the afternoon how you like, and this evening, gather around for a special dinner.

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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

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


You have time after your Signature Experience to explore the city with your tour director.

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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

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

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  • 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.


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™ - Dining

Tonight, choose where to have dinner.


After your Signature Experience, tour Banff then travel via Moraine Lake to Lake Louise.

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

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  • 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 the Athabasca Glacier. Arrive later in Jasper National Park.

Stay: Jasper National Park, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Take in views of Mt Robson as you travel along the Yellowhead Highway. Head for the Monashee Mountains, locally known as Grizzly Bear Valley, and set off on a Blue River Safari to hopefully glimpse a few of the local bears.

Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

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  • Lunch
  • 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 take a ferry 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 (additional expense).

Stay: Two Nights, Victoria, Hotel Grand Pacific

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  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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


Later today, 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

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.

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  • 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 (additional 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 (additional expense).

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  • 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.

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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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Say goodbye as you are taken to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Premier Inside Passage Cruise

Stay in a Verandah Stateroom on your seven-night Alaskan cruise.

Guaranteed GoldLeaf Service

Enjoy the comfort of GoldLeaf Service aboard the iconic Rocky Mountaineer as you glide past towering peaks.

Discover New York City

Take a bite out of the Big Apple with a visit to Central Park and iconic Manhattan.

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