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Luxury

Eastern Canada, Sparkling Rockies & Alaska Expedition Cruise

Toronto to Anchorage
37 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTE37
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Trip Highlights

Light Up Niagara Falls

You're exclusively invited to the Illumination Tower where you can design your own light display on Niagara Falls.

Drink in the Okanagan Valley

Travel to Gray Monk Estate Winery for a tour of the vineyard before a sublime dinner with perfectly paired wines

Fjordland Wonders

Encounter the unique wildlife and pristine natural landscapes of this remote marine park

Your Vacation Includes

  • The services of a dedicated APT Tour Director and Expedition Team
  • GoldLeaf service on your Rocky Mountaineer rail journey
  • Twelve-night Small Ship Expedition Cruise
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in nine locations
  • A total of 76 meals and a free-flowing drinks on your cruise

Map & Itinerary

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Toronto to Anchorage

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 met and transferred to your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Toronto, Fairmont Royal York

After a Welcome Breakfast, tour Toronto.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy an exclusive visit to the Illumination Tower, where you will be able to create your own light display on the falls.


Board a boat and travel to the base of Niagara Falls.

Stay: Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview in a Fallsview Room

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Take a cruise amid the beautiful 1,000 Islands before travelling to Ottawa.

Stay: Two Nights, Ottawa, Fairmont Château Laurier

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps explore the Canadian Museum of History; join a culinary tour; or head out on a guided bicycle tour. Alternatively, take to the skies in a vintage open-cockpit biplane then visit the Canada Aviation and Space Museum.


Today, enjoy a tour of Ottawa.

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  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose where to dine tonight.


Visit Parc Omega, home to a wide variety of animal species including deer and black bears. Ride the gondola in Mont Tremblant.

Stay: Mont Tremblant, Le Westin Resort and Spa

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Stop at a Sugar Shack for a tour and a Québecois lunch with live entertainment.


On arrival in Québec City, enjoy a guided tour.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps take a horse-drawn carriage ride; enjoy a walking tour; cruise on the St Lawrence River; or join a culinary tour.


A selection of Freedom of Choice Sightseeing activities give the perfect opportunity to discover more of the city.

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  • Breakfast

Soak up the sights on a city tour. Stroll through the leafy Place d’Armes, step inside the Notre Dame Basilica and wander to the Kondiaronk lookout at Parc du Mont-Royal.

Stay: Two Nights, Montréal, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

Daily :
  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps take a walking tour of Old Montréal; meet a Montréaler; explore the underground complexes; or take a food tour.


Choose your sightseeing activity today. Dinner tonight is in beautiful Old Montréal.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Fly to Vancouver today (flight not included). On arrival at Vancouver Airport, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. Settle in to your room before a Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Rosewood Hotel Georgia

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Your Tour Director reveals to you the city’s most beautiful attractions on a leisurely morning tour, including Stanley Park, Granville Island and English Bay. During a free afternoon and evening, you may like to wander through the old cobblestone streets of Gastown, the birthplace of Vancouver. Others may prefer to visit the shopping mecca of Robson Street.

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  • Breakfast

Relax in GoldLeaf Service aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, one of the only passenger trains that covers the historic route of the rugged wilderness of the Canadian Rockies. Traverse the lush fields of the Fraser River Valley and gaze out at the peaks of the Coast Mountains. Pass Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and glide past rocky slopes as your train follows the Thompson River to Kamloops where you will stay for the night.

Stay: Kamloops, hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer (Kamloops has limited accommodation - two or three-star hotels)

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Kamloops, Rocky Mountaineer, Banff Settle in as your Rocky Mountaineer journey continues east towards the Canadian Rockies. Pass Shuswap Lake and follow along the South Thompson River. Travel through the Spiral Tunnels, weaving through winding roads and horseshoe curves before traversing Kicking Horse Pass. Arrive at Banff National Park, Canada’s oldest national park established in 1885, where you’ll disembark and head for your hotel.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Take part in the Banff Experience - which includes a visit to the Cave and Basin National Historic Site - or enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the park on a heli-flightseeing trip. Perhaps enjoy a float trip along Bow River or learn to be a Canadian ice hockey player with an elite team. Relax at the Willow Stream Spa or set out on a cruise on Lake Minnewanka.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

This evening, enjoy Freedom of Choice Dining at one of your hotel’s restaurants.


Head out on your chosen activity today.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

On the sparkling shores of Lake Louise, join an expert Mountain Heritage Guide and learn about the region’s natural history.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Dining

Tonight, dine at one of your hotel’s restaurants.


Before touring the town of Banff, board the Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain. Onwards, stop at Moraine Lake before arriving at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Join Highway 93, the Icefields Parkway, and travel along one of the world’s most scenic stretches. After pausing to admire Peyto Lake, board an Ice Explorer and ride onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier. Later, stroll along the Glacier Skywalk for panoramic views. You’ll then travel via Athabasca Falls on your way to Jasper.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Enjoy dining at your choice of restaurants located within your lodge.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Choose a Harley-Davidson motorcycle sidecar tour; embark on a Maligne Valley Experience; go rafting down the Athabasca River; or ride the Jasper Tramway. Other options include an interpretive nature hike or an evening wildlife discovery.


The landscapes of Jasper National Park are more beautiful than you can imagine. So too is your vantage point - a timber lodge on shores of pine-ringed Lac Beauvert. Today, you’ll discover for yourself the splendour of one of Canada’s most famous national parks on your preferred activity. Following your activity, take advantage of some free time.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Dinner tonight takes place in the resort’s Gernot suite, accompanied by perfectly-paired wines.


Depart Jasper and arrive today at Sparkling Hill Resort. Owned by the former head of the Swarovski crystal company and bejeweled with 3.5 million crystals, this European-style retreat is one of British Columbia’s finest.

Stay: Two Nights, Vernon, Sparkling Hill Resort in a Lakeview Room

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Head to Gray Monk Estate Winery for a first-hand look at the wine-making process with a tour and tasting. Complete the day with a delightful dinner and paired wines at the estate’s Grapevine Restaurant.


With the day to spend at your leisure, perhaps you may wish to explore your surrounds or make the most of your complimentary access to the resort’s facilities. This includes: steam rooms and saunas; an indoor pool; an outdoor infinity pool; and a fitness centre.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel through the Cariboo region today, via Kamloops and Lillooet. Stop at Seton and Duffey lakes, then enter the Coast Mountains on the way to Whistler. Enjoy dinner this evening at your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, The Westin Whistler Resort & Spa

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

At the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, enjoy breakfast and tour the museum, then discover your First Nation’s ‘spirit animal’ with the help of your guide.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Take an eco-trek to Lost Lake or enjoy a floatplane flight for a new perspective on the region. Alternatively, explore Whistler Mountain on a snowcat adventure, enjoy a mountain Jeep safari or ride the Peak 2 Peak Gondola. Others may prefer a tree trek or a zip trek.


Choose your sightseeing activity this afternoon. After a fun-filled day, enjoy an evening at leisure.

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  • Breakfast

Travel via Shannon Falls to Horseshoe Bay. Here, ride a ferry to Vancouver Island and the small city of Nanaimo. Then travel via Chemainus to Victoria. Perhaps take a one-hour floatplane flight from Whistler to Victoria (own expense).

Stay: Two Nights, Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort

Daily :
  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps join a whale watching cruise; take a seaplane flight; learn about the city’s heritage district on a guided tour; fish for salmon; ride in a horse-drawn carriage; or delight in afternoon tea at the elegant Fairmont Empress.


Your day is dedicated to exploring Victoria.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Return to Vancouver by ferry. Enjoy time at leisure, then board Le Soléal and settle in to your spacious stateroom before dinner.

Stay: 12 Nights, Le Soléal, stay in a spacious Deluxe Stateroom

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today your ship will cruise through Seymour Narrows and Johnstone Strait. These waters are renowned as some of the best orca whale watching sites in the world.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Take in the wildlife and wonders of Fjordland - a marine park set far to the east of the usual ship route.


Enjoy a day in Fiordland.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cruise into Walker Cove, one of the great bays of Misty Fjords National Monument. Part of the Tongass National Forest, take in granite domes, forested hills and cascading waterfalls. Glimpse at the great Alaskan brown bear that frequents this area.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps take a nature walk as you try to spot wildlife. Or, tour the harbour and learn about the lives of local fishermen.


Today cruise the Wrangell Narrows and arrive at Petersburg, a fishing harbour. Here you will choose your sightseeing activity. Later, cruise to Le Conte Glacier. Weather and ice conditions permitting, set off by Zodiac to view the tidewater glacier up close.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today, discover the beauty of Tracy Arm Fjord as you cruise to the foot of the twin Sawyer Glaciers. Set out in Zodiacs and look out for calving glaciers, huge masses of ice breaking away into the water.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive at The Brothers, an archipelago off the coast of Admiralty Island. Keep on the lookout for whales, Steller sea lions and eagles. After lunch, sail to the brown bear haven of Admiralty Island.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

At Kuiu Island, take off on Zodiacs to explore the fjords of Tebenkof Bay, home to a variety of marine mammals. During lunch, cruise the Chatham Straits to Baranof Island.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Anchor near the tiny hamlet of Elfin Cove on Chichagof Island, accessible only by boat or floatplane. Here, a local resident will join you on board.


On arrival at Point Adolphus, keep on the lookout for the mighty and majestic humpback whales that spend the summer feeding here. After a unique Signature Experience, travel to shore by Zodiac and enjoy time at leisure.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today cruise alongside the St Elias Range. The tallest coastal mountain range in the world, the peaks are capped with snow all year round. Enter Yakutat Bay to view Hubbard Glacier, North America’s longest tidewater glacier. This evening, if weather permits, we will enter Icy Bay to see the Malaspina and Guyot Glaciers.

This morning, arrive at Kayak Island. Here, visit the cave and plaque that commemorates Captain Vitus Bering, who landed on the island’s shores in 1741. Back on board, enjoy the remainder of the afternoon at leisure as your ship journeys north.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Glide past the breathtaking icebergs and coves of Prince William Sound, with the intention of exploring Barry Arm and College Fjord. Later, enjoy your final night aboard with your fellow passengers.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Your journey comes to an end today. After breakfast, you will disembark your ship in Seward and transfer to Anchorage for your onward flight.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Relax In Luxury

Our carefully selected range of hotels, lodges and resorts enhance your surrounds and boast sumptuous cuisine

Guaranteed GoldLeaf Service

Enjoy the comfort of GoldLeaf Service aboard the iconic Rocky Mountaineer, and glide past the steep rocky slopes

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Sail Aboard Le Soleal

Voyage along the Inside Passage aboard the expedition ship, Le Soleal

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We know that great service is more than just taking care of you on holiday… it’s the unprecedented warmth, care and consideration you’ll be afforded from your first call until after your return home