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Travel Update: COVID-19
Luxury

Enchanting Christmas

Vancouver to Calgary
15 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTWCB15
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • A maximum of 40 guests in your APT group
  • Luxury dining - a total of 23 meals
  • Expert APT tour director
  • Mountain View Room at Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Lakeview Room at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Overnight VIA Rail journey into the Rockies
  • Enjoy The Butchart Gardens’ light display before dinner in the original residence
  • Dash through snowy landscapes on a horse-drawn sleigh ride at Lake Louise

Map & Itinerary

Canada and Alaska map UTWCB15 v2 2021
Vancouver to Calgary

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™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

Once you’ve arrived, you’ll be met and taken to your hotel. Enjoy a welcome dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort, in a Deluxe Water View Room

Daily :
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit The Butchart Gardens and see the Magic of Christmas lights display. Gather together this evening for dinner in the original Butchart family residence.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

You might like to take a tour of the city in a horse-drawn carriage, or sample afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress. Alternatively, delve into British Columbia’s history at the Royal BC Museum, or visit Craigdarroch Castle.


Choose how to spend your day in Victoria before a special experience this evening.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today, take the BC Ferries service across Georgia Strait, then travel via Shannon Falls to Whistler. Enjoy dinner here this evening.

Stay: Two Nights, The Westin Whistler Resort & Spa

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Take a helicopter ride, or a tree trek or zip trek tour. The adventurous among us might prefer to jump on a snowmobile, or even enjoy a dog sled ride. Otherwise, you might ride the Peak 2 Peak Gondola or relax with a Scandinave Spa experience.


Your day unfolds with a choice of sightseeing.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park where, as darkness falls, you’ll see the magical Canyon Lights display.


Travel back to Vancouver today.

Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Spend this morning exploring the city on a guided tour. The remainder of the day has been set aside for independent exploration.

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  • Breakfast
Scapilano suspension bridge covered in snow, Vancouver

Take a moment to relax this morning. By the afternoon, you’ll head to the station for your overnight VIA Rail journey to Jasper National Park. Dinner is served on board your train.

Stay: VIA Rail, in Sleeper Plus Class

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Your morning carries on along the rail tracks. Sights set on Jasper, watch as the snowy Canadian Rockies pass by your window. Once at your lodge, become familiar with the beauty of the national park. Relax over dinner at your lodge this evening.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

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.


Choose how you want to explore the national park. This evening, perhaps head out for a bonfire on the shores of Lac Beauvert and make your own s’mores – a delicious treat after your fun-filled day.

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  • Breakfast

Leaving Jasper, you’ll journey through the Rocky Mountains and along the Icefields Parkway (weather permitting).

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

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  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

You might like to take an ice walk in Johnston Canyon, take a dog sled ride, embark on a wilderness experience or enjoy a soak in the mineral pool at the Willow Stream Spa. The afternoon tea at Fairmont Banff Springs is also a tempting option.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

This evening, select from a range of dining venues at your hotel.


Today you may choose how to explore Banff.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Wake to a snow-white Christmas Day in Banff. Whether you choose to relax in your hotel or enjoy the great outdoors, today promises to be a very special Christmas. Round it off with a festive drink and Christmas dinner this evening.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
The snow-dusted mountains f Banff National Park and Bow Lake in winter.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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


Take a ride on the Banff Gondola for mountain views across Banff National Park before heading to Lake Louise.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

The highlight of today is sure to be the horse-drawn sleigh ride along a frozen lakeside trail.


This evening, it’s time to gather around for a Farewell Dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Be taken to Calgary and say your goodbyes before joining your onward flight.

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  • Breakfast

As a family-owned company, we take great pride in treating each and every guest as part of the family