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Eastern Canada, Rockies Odyssey and Alaska Cruise

Toronto to Vancouver
32 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTE32
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Trip Highlights

A Sweet Excursion

Learn all about the production of Canadian maple syrup at a Sugar Shack before a hearty Quebecois meal

Beautiful Trefoil Lake

Enjoy an enriching cultural experience as you enjoy a First Nations performance and a gourmet barbecue dinner

A View to Remember

Step aboard the Banff Gondola and be whisked to the summit of Sulphur Mountain

Inclusions

  • 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 nine locations
  • A total of 61 meals, as well as complimentary beverages throughout your cruise

Map & Itinerary

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Toronto to Vancouver

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

Be met and transferred to your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Toronto, Fairmont Royal York

After a Welcome Breakfast, uncover Toronto on a tour that includes a trip up to the LookOut Level of the CN Tower - 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 harbourfront. Come together for dinner tonight.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy an exclusive visit to the Illumination Tower, where you will be able to create your own light display on the falls.


Board a boat and cruise to the base of Niagara Falls.

Stay: Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsviewin a Fallsview Room

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Take a cruise amid the beautiful 1,000 Islands before travelling 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. Or, 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, select your included sightseeing activity.

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  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose where to dine tonight.


Visit Parc Omega, home to a wide variety of animal species including deer and black bears. Ride the gondola in Mont Tremblant.

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.


On arrival in Québec City, enjoy a guided tour.

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

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

A selection of Freedom of Choice Sightseeing activities gives the perfect opportunity to discover more of the city.


Perhaps take a horse-drawn carriage ride; enjoy a walking tour; cruise on the St Lawrence River; or join a culinary tour.

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  • Breakfast

Head to Montréal and enjoy a city tour. Stroll through the leafy Place d’Armes, step inside the Notre Dame Basilica and wander to the Kondiaronk lookout at Parc du Mont-Royal.

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.


Choose your sightseeing activity today. This evening, dine on French fare in the heart of reminiscent Old Montréal.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Fly to Vancouver today (flight not included).

Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Join your Tour Director for a tour of Vancouver and discover the city’s must-see attractions.

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  • Breakfast

Board the Rocky Mountaineer and relax in the comfort of GoldLeaf Service.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Your rail journey continues to Banff.

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

This evening, choose to dine at one of the many fine restaurants located within your hotel.


It’s up to you to decide how you’d like to explore World Heritage-listed Banff National Park today.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Dining

Dine at one of the restaurants in your hotel.


Ride the Banff Gondola, ascending Sulphur Mountain. Back on the ground, tour the town then travel to Lake Louise.

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. It’s the striking colour of the water and location - surrounded by snow-capped mountains - that makes it one of the most photographed sites in the Rockies. You’ll look forward to a free evening at Lake Louise, during which you can enjoy the location as you wish.

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  • Breakfast

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

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

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  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a lakeside barbecue and a First Nations performance.

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.


Your day is spent exploring Jasper with a selection of outstanding included sightseeing activities.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

In Blue River, watch for grizzly and black bears on a river safari.


Stop to admire Mt Robson as you drive along Yellowhead Highway. Continue to Sun Peaks.

Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Traverse the Cariboo region to Whistler.

Stay: Two Nights, The Westin Whistler Resort - 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

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

Board a ferry to Vancouver Island. 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

Explore The Butchart Gardens before the crowds arrive 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.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

To celebrate the beginning of your cruise, you’ll be treated to a delightful Sail Away Dinner at the renowned Pinnacle Grill.


Return to Vancouver and board your ship for your Alaska Inside Passage cruise. Enjoy plenty of time to settle in and explore the ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, Holland America Line’s ms Nieuw Amsterdam or ms Volendam in a Verandah Stateroom

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

The excitement builds today as you open your curtains to the legendary scenery of the Inside Passage. Enjoy a full day at sea as your ship cruises past fjords and tiny islands off the coast of British Columbia.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cruise to Alaska’s capital, Juneau, set at the foot of the mountain peaks on the Gastineau Channel. Outdoor activities abound here, while the town centre is home to a wealth of cultural attractions. Disembark and choose to explore at leisure or set off on one of the available excursions (own expense).

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive in Skagway, at the Inside Passage’s northernmost point. Once a gateway city for the Klondike Gold Rush, Skagway’s frontier-style atmosphere remains evident today. See many of its colourful heritage buildings now protected as part of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. Here, a variety of excursions are on offer (own expense).

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Wake to the breathtaking sight of World Heritage-listed Glacier Bay National Park, which boasts more actively calving tidewater glaciers than anywhere else. As you cruise through the national park and take in the rivers of ice and sky-high peaks, you’ll benefit from the insightful commentary of local rangers who will come aboard your ship to explain the geological wonders and point out some of the diverse wildlife. You may be among the lucky few to sight whales in the wild. Humpbacks and orcas are plentiful in these waters.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

A cheerful town set on the shores of the Tongass Narrows, Ketchikan and its surrounds present a range of attractions, including Misty Fjords National Monument - one of America’s largest wilderness areas. Disembark and spend the day exploring as you please.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Heading south through the Inside Passage, watch the glorious landscape slip by on your final day at sea. Or relax and make use of the wonderful amenities on board your ship.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport in Vancouver.

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Travel & Accommodation

Premier Inside Passage Cruise

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

Guaranteed GoldLeaf Service

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

Iconic Hotels

Stay in iconic hotels which exude a regional charm, and are perfectly positioned in central or unique locations

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