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Luxury

Rockies, Alaska Cruise and Western Wilderness

Vancouver to Las Vegas
31 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTW31VL
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  • Qantas Frequent Flyer
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

See Vegas Your Way

Choose from four incredible stage shows in Las Vegas, including resident Cirque du Soleil shows

Glacier Skywalk

Wander along a cliff-edge walkway to an all-glass viewing platform where breathtaking views of glaciers await

Dine in the Pinnacle Grill

Set sail for the Inside Passage and celebrate with a special dinner at Holland America Line's renowned Pinnacle Grill

Your Vacation Includes

  • The services of a dedicated APT Tour Director and Cruise Escort
  • GoldLeaf service on your Rocky Mountaineer rail journey
  • Four-night Holland America Line Alaska Inside Passage cruise in a guaranteed Verandah Stateroom
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in seven locations
  • A total of 60 meals, as well as beer and wine with dinner on your cruise

Map & Itinerary

Canada Alaska USA Map UTW31VL 2018

Vancouver to Las Vegas

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

Enjoy a Welcome Dinner on arrival tonight.

Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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  • Dinner

Following a guided tour of the city, enjoy time at leisure to explore as you wish.

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  • Breakfast

Board the Rocky Mountaineer and enjoy GoldLeaf Service as you travel to Kamloops.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Your rail journey continues into the Canadian Rockies on 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

You may like to take part in the Banff Experience - which includes a visit to the Cave and Basin National Historic Site. Alternatively, absorb bird’s-eye views of the park on a heli-flightseeing excursion. Perhaps enjoy a float trip along Bow River or learn to be a Canadian ice hockey player with an elite team. You might like to spend your morning relaxing at the Willow Stream Spa or set out on a cruise on Lake Minnewanka.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Tonight, enjoy dinner at one of a number of restaurants within your hotel.


Select from a range of activities in Banff National Park.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This morning, meet a Mountie and hear tales of the iconic Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

This evening, you may choose where to have dinner. Select one of the many exceptional restaurants located within your hotel.


Board the Banff Gondola and ascend Sulphur Mountain, where you’ll be awestruck by the sweeping panoramic views out over six mountain ranges. Returning to the foot of the mountain and enjoy a guided tour of the town, then set out along the Trans-Canada Highway. Travel through the lush forest of Banff National Park on your way to the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Overlooking the turquoise shores of Lake Louise, you’ll treasure your stay at one of the most alluring locations on the planet.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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


Travel to Moraine Lake, located in the Valley of the Ten Peaks, and spend time marvelling at its glacially fed waters tinted a brilliant shade of blue. You’ll then look forward to a free evening at Lake Louise, during which you can enjoy the location as you wish.

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  • Breakfast

Ride onto the Athabasca Glacier and visit the Glacier Skywalk. Continue to Jasper.

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

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  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, a stylish alfresco dining experience awaits by the shores of Trefoil Lake. Absorb the rhythms of a group of First Nations performers while chefs prepare a gourmet barbecue dinner.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

See the park on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle sidecar tour; embark on a Maligne Valley experience; go rafting down the Athabasca River; ride the Jasper Tramway; join an interpretive nature hike; or enjoy an evening wildlife discovery.


Today, our Freedom of Choice options offer a thrilling perspective on this rugged wilderness.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

On a Blue River Safari, a custom-designed boat will take you over glacier-fed waterways up close to the bears seen on the banks. Piloted by an expert guide, not only will you spot wildlife, you’ll see glaciers and pass right by waterfalls toppling from the snow-capped mountains nearby.


Join the Yellowhead Highway and re-enter British Columbia, stopping to take in views of Mt Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Continue your journey to Sun Peaks.

Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Follow the historic tracks of the early gold rush pioneers through the Cariboo region.

Stay: Two Nights: The Westin Whistler Resort and Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

The heritage of Canada’s indigenous people comes to light at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre. Enjoy breakfast and tour the museum, then discover your First Nations ‘animal spirit’ with the help of your guide.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

This afternoon, select the Freedom of Choice activity that appeals to you. 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.


After a fun-filled day, you’ll appreciate an evening at leisure.

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  • Breakfast

Ride a ferry across Georgia Strait to Vancouver Island. Continue to Victoria. Perhaps take a one-hour floatplane flight from Whistler to Victoria (own expense).

Stay: Two Nights: Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort

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  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit The Butchart Gardens before the crowds this morning and enjoy breakfast in the original Butchart residence. You’ll enjoy plenty of time to explore the colourful gardens in true serenity before the gates open to the general public.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

This afternoon presents you with the chance to select from a range of activities. 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.


On the final evening of your land journey, enjoy a special dinner with your fellow travellers.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, celebrate the beginning of your cruise with a Sail Away Dinner at the Pinnacle Grill.


Board your ship in Vancouver and get ready for your Inside Passage cruise.

Stay: Seven Nights: Holland America Line in a Verandah Stateroom

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy a full day at sea as you cruise past the islands and fjords of the Inside Passage.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Discover Juneau, Alaska’s capital.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive in Skagway at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today, admire the glaciers and abundant wildlife of Glacier Bay National Park.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Step ashore in Ketchikan, set on the sparkling shores of the Tongass Narrows.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cruise south through the Inside Passage.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark your ship in Vancouver and fly to Los Angeles (flight not included).

Stay: Two Nights: Los Angeles, Loews Hollywood Hotel

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  • Breakfast

Discover the many faces of Los Angeles on today’s city tour. See the downtown area, City Hall and Disney Concert Hall. Marvel at the famous sights along Sunset Strip and scope out Beverly Hills, then head to Santa Monica. You’ll also explore eclectic Venice Beach and the quaint canal district.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel through the vast Colorado Desert, via Palm Springs, on your way to Scottsdale today.

Stay: Scottsdale, JW Marriott Camelback Inn

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

After dinner, set out on an evening wilderness walk with a local ranger.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Take in the majestic red landscapes and rock formations of Sedona from above during a scenic helicopter flight; experience Sedona’s eclectic art scene as you tour the city’s galleries aboard a jeep; or embark on a rugged Pink Jeep adventure.


After your chosen Freedom of Choice activity in Sedona, make your way to Grand Canyon National Park.

Stay: Two Nights: Grand Canyon National Park, Yavapai Lodge East (or similar)

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Explore the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and visit the Grand Canyon Experience at the park’s IMAX Theatre. Later, perhaps take to the skies in a helicopter (own expense).

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  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Amongst the valley’s famous red landscapes, get up-close to the native cultures during a traditional Navajo experience.


Trade mountains for sea breezes as you head for Monterey. Journey along 17-Mile Drive, marvelling at Bird Rock and Cypress Point Lookout. Spend time in Carmel-by-the-Sea.

Stay: InterContinental The Clement Monterey

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  • Breakfast

Explore the Lake Powell side of Antelope Canyon on a boat cruise, then head to Bryce Canyon National Park. Here, enjoy a lively Cowboy Show Dinner.

Stay: Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Enjoy one of four spectacular stage shows this evening: ‘Le Rêve − The Dream’; or Cirque du Soleil’s ‘O’, ‘Love’ or ‘KA’.


At the border of the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, board a private tram with a ranger and take in the beauty of this famed route. Continue on to Las Vegas.

Stay: Two Nights: Wynn Las Vegas

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  • Breakfast

After a day at leisure, experience the city on a night-time tour before a Farewell Dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

After breakfast, transfer to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

The Wynn Las Vegas

From award-winning restaurants to an 18-hole golf course and ultra luxurious suites, you may never want to leave.

The Best Seat in the House

A delicious dinner is paired with breathtaking views as you dine on the rim of the Grand Canyon

The Choice Is All Yours

Design your day to your own interests thanks to our wide range of Freedom of Choice sightseeing and dining inclusions

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