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Luxury

Eastern Canada, Rockies by Rail and Alaska Cruise

Toronto to Vancouver
32 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTER32
  • 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

Get to know the locals

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are true icons of the nation, and you'll love hearing their stories when you Meet a Mountie

Natural Wonder and Wildlife

Cruise Glacier Bay National Park with its rivers of ice, and keep close watch for marine life like whales and orcas

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

Map & Itinerary

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North America Map UTER32 2019

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 Fallsview in a Fallsview Room

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  • 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, Rosewood Hotel Georgia

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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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  • Dinner

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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  • Lunch

Your rail journey continues to Lake Louise. Along the way, enjoy spectacular views of the Rockies from the glass-domed GoldLeaf Service carriage.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
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.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose where to dine tonight.


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
  • Dinner

Take a tour of Banff and discover the sights. Afterwards, ride the Banff Gondola up to Sulphur Mountain before you meet a Mountie. Enjoy dinner back at your hotel.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
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.


The World Heritage-listed landscapes of Banff National Park are at your doorstep and you’ve the chance to explore with your choice of activity today.

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  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Tonight, dine at one of your hotel’s superb restaurants.


Rise to a full day at leisure in one of the most incredible locations of Canada’s Rocky Mountains. There are endless opportunities for relaxation and adventure.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

This evening in Jasper, choose where you would like to dine.


Today, board an Ice Explorer vehicle and journey right onto the surface of 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.


Choose how you’d like to explore Jasper today with your selected activity.

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  • Breakfast

Aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, traverse the historic gold rush region of British Columbia.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Continue along the historic route of early gold rush pioneers, taking in views of the Fraser Canyon before crossing Deep Creek Bridge, on your way to Whistler.

Stay: Whistler, hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer

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  • Lunch

See Cheakamus Canyon, Mt Garibaldi, Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains.

Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Rosewood Hotel Georgia

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  • Breakfast

Your day begins with a guided tour. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure. This evening, savour a special group dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a Sail Away Dinner at the renowned Pinnacle Grill.


Greet your ship at Vancouver Harbour and settle in for your unforgettable Inside Passage Cruise.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy a full day at sea as your ship cruises along coastal British Columbia and the Alaska Panhandle. As you pass Vancouver Island, defined by mountains and verdant forests, look for pods of orcas and humpback whales. Glide past rocky headlands and over the icy waters of the Inside Passage, one of the most picturesque sea lanes in the world, and one of the few where deep-draft vessels can sail close to steep mountain walls. Throughout the day, keep your eyes on the shoreline for local wildlife. You may spy brown bears amongst the forested banks.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Spend a relaxing morning on board your ship as you continue your journey north. Perhaps join a lecture or presentation. The afternoon takes you to Alaska’s capital, Juneau, set at the foot of the majestic Coast Mountains on the Gastineau Channel. Here, you may explore at leisure, or set off on one of the exciting excursions available to you (own expense).

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive at 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. Many of its colourful heritage buildings are now protected as part of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. Here, a variety of excursions are on offer (own expense). Or, wander past the false-front buildings in the downtown district as you explore at your own pace.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Draw back your curtains to the wonderful World Heritage-listed Glacier Bay National Park, which boasts more actively calving tidewater glaciers than anywhere else in the world. As you cruise you’ll benefit from commentary from local rangers who have come aboard your ship. Keep watch for whales, which have been known to grace these waters frequently, as well as harbor seals and sea otters bobbing above the water. Look up as you may even spot bald eagles circling overhead.

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  • 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, with glacial valleys and frosted peaks where wildlife roam in abundance. Thanks to its waterways which are teeming with salmon, the town is known as the ‘Salmon Capital of the World’. Disembark and spend the day exploring as you please.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Heading south through the Inside Passage, this is your last chance to enjoy the glorious landscapes as you advance closer to Vancouver. Perhaps you’ll spend some time above deck, hoping to capture one last glimpse of the local wildlife. Or, choose to relax and make use of the amenities on board your ship.

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  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport this morning.

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Travel & Accommodation

Quebec's Best Luxury Hotel

You'll stay in the most prestigious, and iconic, residence in Quebec City, the fairytale Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

Grand Rail Circle

Spend five unforgettable days traversing the stunning landscapes of the Rockies on a Rocky Mountaineer Rail journey

Premier Inside Passage Cruise

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

It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.