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Luxury

Eastern Canada, Rockies and Alaska by Sea and Land

Toronto to Fairbanks
35 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTAP35
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation
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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

Stunning River Safari

Skim along Blue River in special boats, keeping a close eye out for the grizzly and black bears often spotted here

Sail Through History

Step aboard a sternwheeler and cruise through Fairbanks. Discover Alaska's history with every turn of the paddlewheel

Your Vacation Includes

  • The services of a dedicated APT Tour Director and Cruise Escort
  • GoldLeaf service on your Rocky Mountaineer rail journey
  • Seven-night Princess Cruises Alaska Inside Passage cruise in a guaranteed Verandah Stateroom
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in nine locations
  • A total of 67 meals, as well as complimentary beverages included with dinner on your cruise

Map & Itinerary

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Toronto to Fairbanks

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

On arrival in Toronto, be met and transferred to your hotel, located in the heart of the city.

Stay: Two Nights, Toronto, Fairmont Royal York

After a Welcome Breakfast, get to know Toronto on a tour that includes a trip up to the LookOut Level of the CN Tower - an icon of the Toronto skyline and the tallest free-standing structure in the western hemisphere. Perhaps dedicate your free afternoon to further discoveries around busy Yonge-Dundas square, often referred to as Toronto’s ‘Times Square’ or the lovely harbourfront. Come together for dinner tonight.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Dine overlooking Niagara Falls before an exclusive visit to the Illumination Tower, where you can create your very own light display on the thundering falls.


Leaving Toronto, the day takes you to Niagara-on-the-Lake where you’ll have some free time to explore the tree-lined streets and restored homes in the charming town centre. Mighty Niagara Falls is your next stop, and on arrival you have the chance to take an optional helicopter flight over the area (own expense). Later, cruise out to the foot of Horseshoe Falls and feel the mist on your face as the great cascades tumble down right in front of you.

Stay: Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview in a Fallsview Room

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Admire incredible views over Niagara Falls during breakfast on the top floor of your hotel. Then, set out alongside the shores of Lake Ontario. Stop for a cruise amid the 1,000 Islands which dot the waterways of Lake Ontario and the St Lawrence River on the Canada-USA border. During the cruise, you’ll glide past some remarkable riverside architecture including holiday cottages, castles and estates, all constructed on the densely vegetated islands. On return to land, continue by coach to Ottawa.

Stay: Two Nights, Ottawa, Fairmont Château Laurier

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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


A city tour includes a visit to Parliament Hill, a National Historic Site that dominates the skyline. After, explore Ottawa your way with a selection of included sightseeing activities.

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  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

For dinner tonight, choose from a number of restaurants.


Explore Parc Omega, home to a wide variety of animal species including deer and black bears. Continue on to Mont Tremblant for a gondola ride which will allow you to take in the amazing views.

Stay: Mont Tremblant, Le Westin Resort and Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Stop at a sugar shack for a tour and a Québecois lunch with live entertainment. Journey onwards to Québec City and discover its charm during a tour.


Follow cobblestone lanes to the Petit Champlain district, a charming neighbourhood echoing that of a French riverside village. Wander along its oldest street, Rue du Petit-Champlain, and admire Place-Royale. After some free time in the afternoon, make your way back to your hotel for dinner.

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

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

You might like to take in the sights on a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride or learn more about the city on a walking tour. Perhaps cruise on the St Lawrence River or take off on a culinary tour.


This morning’s Freedom of Choice options will introduce you to a different side of the city. Enjoy a free evening to further explore.

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  • Breakfast

Get to know the French-Canadian city of Montréal and soak up the sights on a city tour. On this tour, enjoy the chance to stroll through the leafy Place d’Armes, step inside the Notre Dame Basilica and wander to the Kondiaronk lookout at Parc du Mont-Royal for panoramic city views.

Stay: Two Nights, Montréal, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

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  • 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. On your last night in Eastern Canada, dine on French fare at a Farewell Dinner in the heart of reminiscent Old Montréal.


Today you have the fantastic opportunity to discover more of Montréal with a selection of included sightseeing experiences.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Your journey to Western Canada begins today as you transfer to the airport for your flight to Victoria (flight not included).

Stay: Two Nights, Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort (or similar)

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit The Butchart Gardens before the crowds have arrived and enjoy breakfast in the original Butchart family residence.

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.


Spend the afternoon on your chosen activity then enjoy a free evening in the city.

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  • Breakfast

Lap up the scenery as you take the ferry across Georgia Strait. Then travel along the stunning Sea to Sky Highway via Shannon Falls to the alpine village of Whistler. Perhaps take a one-hour floatplane flight from Victoria to Whistler (own expense).

Stay: The Westin Whistler Resort and Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Traverse the Coast Mountains, stopping at both Duffey and Seton lakes en route to Sun Peaks.

Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

At Blue River, enjoy a river safari, watching for grizzly and black bears. On your way to Jasper, stop at Mt Robson.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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


Enjoy Freedom of Choice Dining tonight.

Stay: Jasper National Park, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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

Tonight, dine at one of the restaurants within your hotel.


Relish the scenery along the Icefields Parkway and ride onto the Athabasca Glacier.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Join a Mountain Heritage Guide and learn about the region’s natural history on the shores of Lake Louise.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Enjoy dinner at one of your hotel’s restaurants.


Visit Moraine Lake, then tour Banff and ride the Banff Gondola.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today, participate in the Banff Experience; enjoy a heli-flightseeing trip; take to the waters of Bow River on a float trip; learn to be a Canadian ice hockey player with an elite team; relax at the Willow Stream Spa; or cruise along Lake Minnewanka.

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  • Breakfast

Board the Rocky Mountaineer today. Along the way, enjoy views of the Rockies from the glass-domed GoldLeaf Service carriage.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Back aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, take in the stunning landscapes as you journey through the lush Coast Mountains and Fraser Canyon on the way to Vancouver.

Stay: Two Nights, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

The attractions of Vancouver unravel before your eyes on an in-depth city tour led by your Tour Director. Discover Stanley Park and Granville Island, among many other sights. This evening, enjoy dinner with your fellow travellers.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, you’ll enjoy a Sail Away Dinner at the elegant Sabatini’s.


This morning, transfer to your ship for you Inside Passage.

Stay: Seven Nights, Princess Cruises’ Island Princess in a Verandah Stateroom

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

During a full day at sea enjoy the view as your ship glides past rocky headlands and over the still blue waters of the Inside Passage, one of the most picturesque sea lanes in the world. You will also have the opportunity to take advantage of the range of stylish public areas on your ship.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Sail through Icy Strait Point today and visit Alaska’s largest Tlingit village, Hoonah, meaning ‘village by the cliff’. You’ll be mesmerised by the palpable native heritage that is evident throughout the village, while keeping an eye trained to the seas for the excellent whale sighting opportunities that present themselves. Disembark and explore as you please.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cruise past steep cliffs and towering glaciers on your way to Alaska’s capital, Juneau, set at the foot of mountain peaks on the Gastineau Channel. Disembark and explore at leisure or set off on one of the available excursions (own expense).

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive at Skagway, once a gateway city for the Klondike Gold Rush. Here, a variety of excursions are on offer (own expense).

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Wake to the sight of World Heritage-listed Glacier Bay National Park with its rivers of ice and towering peaks.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Relax and take in the scenery as you cruise through College Fjord, with its five stunning tidewater glaciers, five large valley glaciers and many smaller glaciers.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark in Whittier and board Princess Cruises’ exclusive Direct-to-the-Wilderness rail service. From Talkeetna, you’ll journey all the way to your lodge which is located just south of pristine Denali National Park.

Stay: Two Nights, Mount McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge

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

You might select a jetboat tour for a thrilling ride along the Talkeetna River. Perhaps choose a more leisurely option - a relaxing float trip down the Talkeetna River. Alternatively, join a guide for an easy stroll around Byers Lake, or take a ride in a horse-drawn wagon.


Today, you’ll venture outdoors and explore on your chosen activity.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy an evening of fun, at the Music of Denali Musical Theatre. This musical show gives you a light-hearted overview of the first expedition to the summit of Denali.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Join an experienced mountaineer for a first-hand account of what it’s like to scale Denali.


Travel to your lodge at Denali National Park.

Stay: Two Nights, Denali National Park, McKinley Chalet Resort in a Junior Suite

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Explore the beauty of Denali National Park on a tundra wilderness tour as you spot moose, wolves and grizzly bears.


Spend the day immersed in the beautiful wilderness of Denali National Park.

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  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Board a sternwheeler and cruise the Chena River, travelling back to a time when riverboats filled Alaska’s waterways.


Continue to Fairbanks, the ‘Golden Heart City’.

Stay: Two Nights, Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge

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  • Breakfast

Take a trip back through Alaska’s gold rush history as you travel along the Tanana Valley Railroad to Gold Dredge 8. After a tour, pan for gold and visit the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Later this evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your fellow passengers.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport in Fairbanks.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Your Castle Awaits

Experience some of Fairmont's most iconic properties, including the fairytale Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

Guaranteed GoldLeaf Service

Enjoy the comfort of GoldLeaf Service aboard the iconic Rocky Mountaineer as you glide past towering peaks

Alaska with Princess Cruises

Stay in a Verandah Stateroom on your seven-night Alaskan voyage with Princess Cruises

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