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Luxury

Rockies Highlights and Alaska Cruise with Western Wonders

Calgary to Las Vegas
35 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTW35
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Meet Friendly Wolfdogs

Get up-close to the striking wolves and wolfdogs of Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary.

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.

See Vegas Your Way

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

Your Vacation Includes

  • The services of a dedicated APT Tour Director and Cruise Escort
  • GoldLeaf service on your Rocky Mountaineer rail journey
  • Seven-night Holland America Line Inside Passage cruise in a guaranteed Verandah Stateroom
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in eight locations
  • A total of 64 meals, as well as complimentary beverages throughout your cruise

Map & Itinerary

North America Map UTW35 2019
Calgary 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™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Be met and transferred to your hotel where you’ll enjoy a Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Calgary, Fairmont Palliser

Daily :
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

At the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary, enjoy a close encounter with the resident wolfdogs and learn about the efforts to protect these animals.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Tonight, choose from one of the many restaurants on offer at your hotel.


On arrival in Banff, embark on a tour of the town and ride the Banff Gondola, ascending Sulphur Mountain, for panoramic views.

Stay: Two Nights, Banff National Park, Fairmont Banff Springs

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Enjoy the Banff Experience - which includes a visit to the Cave and Basin National Historic Site; take to the skies on a heli-flightseeing trip; join a float trip along the Bow River; learn to be a Canadian ice hockey player; relax at the Willow Stream Spa; or go for a cruise on Lake Minnewanka.


Select from a range of Freedom of Choice activities today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

On arrival in Jasper, your adventures are rewarded with dinner at one of your lodge’s restaurants.


Travel along the Icefields Parkway through the Canadian Rockies. Admire Peyto Lake then ride onto Athabasca Glacier.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps take a Harley-Davidson motorcycle sidecar tour; embark on a Maligne Valley experience; go rafting down the Athabasca River; or ride the Jasper Tramway. Alternatively, set out on a nature hike or an evening wildlife discovery.


Select from our Freedom of Choice activities.

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  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

At Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, enjoy a Freedom of Choice Dining evening.


Visit Maligne Canyon and Athabasca Falls, then stroll along the Glacier Skywalk before pausing to enjoy lunch. Arrive at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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


Today’s excursion takes you to Moraine Lake. The striking blue water surrounded by snow-capped mountains makes it one of the most photographed sites in the Rockies.

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  • Breakfast

Board the Rocky Mountaineer and enjoy GoldLeaf Service as you descend the Rockies.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Your Rocky Mountaineer journey continues this morning as you travel to Vancouver.

Stay: Two Nights, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Enjoy a tour of the city’s sights. As the land portion of your journey comes to an end, enjoy dinner with your group.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a delightful Sail Away Dinner at the renowned Pinnacle Grill.


Travel to Seattle and board your ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam in a Verandah Stateroom

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Glide 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

After a morning of scenic cruising, your ship docks in Juneau. Here, you can take part in an excursion (own expense).

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Wake up to the World Heritage-listed Glacier Bay National Park. As you cruise, benefit from the commentary of local rangers who have come aboard.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive in Sitka, flanked by snow-capped mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Once the capital of Russian Alaska, Sitka still retains its strong Russian and Tlingit heritage.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Besides the main attractions of the town itself, Ketchikan also acts as a gateway to Misty Fjords National Monument.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Enjoy one last day along the Inside Passage, before your ship docks in Victoria.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark and transfer to Seattle before heading to the airport for your flight to San Francisco (flight not included). Upon arrival, explore and unearth the gems of this exciting and vibrant city at your leisure.

Stay: Three Nights, The Westin St Francis, San Francisco on Union Square

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  • Breakfast

Enjoy the day at leisure before joining your Tour Director and fellow travellers this evening for a special dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Take in the sights of San Francisco. Absorb the mist-shrouded waterfront along with vistas of Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge. In the afternoon, take a ferry to the prison-island of Alcatraz for a guided tour.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Dine at one of the restaurants within your lodge.


Travel to Napa Valley for a wine tasting and tour at an iconic vineyard, then head to Yosemite National Park.

Stay: Two Nights, Yosemite National Park, Tenaya Lodge

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, set out on an evening wilderness walk with a local ranger. Under a starry sky, you’ll learn about the nocturnal habits of the region’s wildlife.


Board an open-air tram tour with a local ranger and see the granite monolith of Half Dome, the vertical face of El Capitan and thundering Yosemite Falls.

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  • Breakfast

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. Founded in 1880 as a popular seaside resort, with quaint Comstock cottages and a plethora of art galleries, it’s easy to see why.

Stay: InterContinental The Clement Monterey

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  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Experience a unique wine tasting while the winemaker regales you with their family history.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit Mission Santa Barbara for an after-hours tour led by a resident Franciscan friar.


Visit the small village of Los Olivos in the heart of the central coast wine region. In Santa Barbara, you’ll visit the Spanish-Revival-style Santa Barbara County Courthouse.

Stay: Hyatt Santa Barbara

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps take a tour of the Getty Center for a docent-led tour. Alternatively, visit the historic stages and go behind-the-scenes on a Warner Bros. Studio tour.


Continue along the coast to the city of stars, Los Angeles. On arrival, set out on your Freedom of Choice sightseeing activity.

Stay: Two Nights, Los Angeles, Loews Hollywood Hotel

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  • Breakfast

Discover Los Angeles on a city tour. See the downtown area, City Hall and Disney Concert Hall. Marvel at Sunset Strip and scope out Beverly Hills, then head to Santa Monica and explore Venice Beach and the canal district.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel through Joshua Tree National Park before enjoying some time to explore the urban oasis of Palm Springs.

Stay: Hyatt Palm Springs

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  • Breakfast

Traverse the Mojave and Sonoran deserts en route to Scottsdale. Wander the Old Town before setting off towards Sedona.

Stay: Two Nights, Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps take in Sedona’s natural beauty and vibrant art community aboard a local trolley, or embark on a Pink Jeep adventure.


Discover Sedona your way with a selection of activities today.

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  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, enjoy dinner overlooking the Grand Canyon.


Travel through Oak Creek Canyon en route to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Perhaps take to the skies for panoramic views on a helicopter (own expense).

Stay: National Park Lodges

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Get up-close to native cultures during a traditional Navajo experience.


Perhaps enjoy a scenic flight from Monument Valley to Page (own expense). Continue to your resort in Lake Powell.

Stay: Two Nights, Lake Powell Resort in a Lake View Room

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps explore the Lake Powell side of Antelope Canyon, or hike to Horseshoe Bend.


Start the day with a float trip down the Colorado River from the foot of the Glen Canyon Dam. This afternoon, choose your sightseeing activity.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Board a private tram along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.


Stop at Bryce Canyon National Park on the way to Zion National Park.

Stay: Springdale, Desert Pearl Inn at the entrance to Zion National Park

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  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Tonight, enjoy one of four spectacular stage shows.


Arrive in Las Vegas and take in a tour of the famous Las Vegas strip. The afternoon is at leisure before a Farewell Dinner.

Stay: Wynn Las Vegas

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

After breakfast, transfer to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Guaranteed GoldLeaf Service

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

Premier Inside Passage Cruise

Stay in a Verandah Stateroom on your seven-night Alaskan cruise, and dine at the Pinnacle Grill.

When in Vegas

Stay for one night in the Wynn Las Vegas, lit up by the dazzling lights of the boulvard.

As a family-owned company with origins that date back to 1927, we know how to make a great holiday extraordinary