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Luxury

Winter in the Rockies & Northern Lights

Edmonton to Yellowknife
10 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTW10
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Experience an Ice Hockey Match

Experience the excitement of a Canadian ice hockey match and attend a pre-game briefing with the coach.

Ice Bubbles of Abraham Lake

Take a helicopter to the shores of Abraham Lake and marvel at the frozen ice bubbles beneath the lake's surface.

A ViTeepee Experience

In a specially designed ViTeepee, built for private groups, enjoy a unique dinner and entertainment experience.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions in four locations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 17 meals
  • Expert APT Tour Director
  • Lakeview Room at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Winter clothing package in Yellowknife
  • Transfers, porterage and gratuities

Map & Itinerary

Canada & Alaska 2020-21 UTW10
Edmonton to Yellowknife

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

Once you’ve landed in Edmonton, you’ll be met and taken to your hotel in Jasper.

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

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Dinner this evening is a special experience - a private soiree of live music and traditional food.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Watch for local wildlife, or don some snowshoes for a trek through the alpine scenery. Maybe take the chance to view the icefalls that can only be seen at this time of year during a Maligne Canyon Ice Walk, or visit the planetarium to explore the world’s largest dark sky preserve.


To keep things exciting, you’re invited to choose how you want to explore Jasper. This evening, head out to one of the lodge’s Signature Luxury Cabins for a Signature Experience.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

After a hearty lunch, visit Abraham Lake where, if you’re lucky, you’ll see ice bubbles trapped beneath the lake’s frozen surface.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Arrive at Lake Louise and choose where to have dinner.


Travel along the Icefields Parkway today (weather permitting). Then a helicopter takes you to backcountry where a snowshoe exploration awaits. Continue to Abraham Lake for a Signature Experience, and onwards to Lake Louise later.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Cherish a horse-drawn sleigh ride along the frozen lakeside trail. Bundle up in blankets, and dash through the serene landscapes.


After a Signature Experience, we’ve left the rest of the day free. You might like to use the time to curl up by the fireplace and watch the snowy landscapes outside.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, experience the excitement of an action-packed ice hockey match, including a pre-game briefing with the coach.


Enjoy breakfast before travelling to Banff for a tour and ride the Banff Gondola. A Signature Experience is on the cards this evening.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This afternoon, meet a Mountie and listen to tales of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Maybe take an ice walk in Johnston Canyon, enjoy a dog sled ride, or embark on a wilderness experience. Perhaps learn what it takes to be an ice hockey player, or enjoy a soak in the mineral pool at the Willow Stream Spa. The indulgent afternoon tea at Fairmont Banff Springs is also an equally tempting option.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

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


Choose how you would like to spend your morning. This evening, after your Signature Experience, dine at one of your hotel’s restaurants.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Fly from Calgary to Yellowknife today (flight not included) to start your Remote Journey. You’ll be taken to your hotel before a viewing of the northern lights at Aurora Village. Stay warm in a teepee, where hot drinks bubble away on a woodfire stove.

Stay: Three Nights, Yellowknife, The Explorer Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Meet the village’s team of sled dogs and ride over the frozen lake in a traditional sled, strap on a pair of snowshoes and head off on a guided walk through the back trails of the village, or join a snowmobile to a trapper’s tent - we have enough time to do any two of these options. Or maybe you’d rather spend the afternoon trying your hand at ice fishing.


At this time of the year, Yellowknife is an absolute wonderland of wintry delights. Spend the morning at leisure before setting off on your chosen activity. Afterwards, head back to your hotel in time for dinner before another aurora viewing experience. In the specially designed heated outdoor seats, you can take in the views from all angles in warmth and comfort.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening is set aside for a special farewell - in a private ‘ViTeepee’, designed for dining experiences on a magical level, enjoy dinner and entertainment.


Discover Yellowknife, taking in sites including the Legislative Assembly and Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre before a scenic drive through the Old Town and on to the Ice Road (weather permitting).

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Be taken to the airport after breakfast for your onward flight.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Winter Wonderland at Banff

Enjoy your castle in the mountains for a two night stay with breathtaking winter scenes.

A Wintry Choice

A range of Freedom of Choice inclusions, from dog sledding to snowshoeing and ice walks, and even more are on the table.

Three Nights in Yellowknife

Spend three nights at The Explorer Hotel, the perfect place to immerse yourself in all the wintry glory.

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