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Luxury

Rockies Odyssey & Alaska Cruise with Western Wilderness

Vancouver to Las Vegas
32 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTW32VL
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  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Highlights

Stop to Smell The Roses

Explore The Butchart Gardens before the crowds arrive and enjoy breakfast

Sail Away Dinner

Aboard your Holland America Line ship, celebrate with a Sail Away Dinner at the renowned Pinnacle Grill.

Private Tram Ride

At the border of the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, board a private tram with a ranger and experience its famed beauty

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 60 meals, as well as complimentary beverages throughout your cruise

Map & Itinerary

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Vancouver 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™ - 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

Enjoy a Welcome Dinner on arrival tonight.

Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

Daily :
  • Dinner

Following a guided tour of the city, enjoy time at leisure to explore as you wish.

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  • Breakfast

Board the famous Rocky Mountaineer and enjoy GoldLeaf Service as you travel to Kamloops.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Your rail journey continues into the Canadian Rockies on the way to Banff National Park.

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

Daily :
  • 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

Tonight, enjoy dinner at one of a number of restaurants within your hotel.


Select from a range of activities in Banff National Park.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This morning, meet a Mountie and hear tales of the iconic Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

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


Board the Banff Gondola and ascend Sulphur Mountain, where you’ll be awestruck by the sweeping panoramic views out over six mountain ranges. Returning to the foot of the mountain and enjoy a guided tour of the town, then set out along the Trans-Canada Highway. Travel through the lush forest of Banff National Park on your way to the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Overlooking the turquoise shores of Lake Louise, you’ll treasure your stay at one of the most alluring locations on the planet.

Stay: Two Nights, Banff National Park, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Daily :
  • 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. You’ll then look forward to a free evening at Lake Louise, during which you can enjoy the location as you wish.

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  • Breakfast

Ride onto the 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

Tonight, a stylish alfresco dining experience awaits by the shores of Trefoil Lake. Absorb the rhythms of a group of First Nations performers while chefs prepare a gourmet barbecue dinner.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

See the park on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle sidecar tour; embark on a Maligne Valley experience; go rafting down the Athabasca River; ride the Jasper Tramway; join an interpretive nature hike; or enjoy an evening wildlife discovery.


Today, our Freedom of Choice options offer a thrilling perspective on this rugged wilderness.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

On a Blue River Safari, a custom-designed boat will take you over glacier-fed waterways up close to the bears seen on the banks. Piloted by an expert guide, not only will you spot wildlife, you’ll see glaciers and pass right by waterfalls toppling from the snow-capped mountains nearby.


Join the Yellowhead Highway and re-enter British Columbia, stopping to take in views of Mt Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Continue your journey to Sun Peaks.

Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Travel to the alpine resort town of Whistler.

Stay: Two Nights, The Westin Whistler Resort and Spa

Daily :
  • 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

This afternoon, select the Freedom of Choice activity that appeals to you. 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.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Ride a ferry across Georgia Strait to Victoria. Perhaps take a one-hour floatplane flight from Whistler to Victoria (own expense).

Stay: Two Nights, Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort

Daily :
  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit The Butchart Gardens before the crowds this morning and enjoy breakfast in the original Butchart residence. You’ll enjoy plenty of time to explore the colourful gardens in true serenity before the gates open to the general public.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

This afternoon presents you with the chance to select from a range of activities. 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.


Enjoy a special dinner with your fellow travellers.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, enjoy a Sail Away Dinner at the Pinnacle Grill.


Board your ship in Vancouver and get ready for your Inside Passage cruise.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy a full day at sea as you cruise over the icy waters of the Inside Passage.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Enjoy a morning of scenic cruising before your ship docks in Juneau, Alaska’s capital.

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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).

Daily :
  • 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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  • Breakfast
  • 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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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark your ship in Vancouver and fly to Los Angeles (flight not included).

Stay: Two Nights, Los Angeles, Loews Hollywood Hotel

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  • Breakfast

Discover Los Angeles on a city tour before you head to Santa Monica and Venice Beach.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel through Joshua Tree National Park before exploring Palm Springs.

Stay: Hyatt Palm Springs

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  • Breakfast

Travel to Scottsdale and wander the Old Town before setting off towards Sedona.

Stay: Two Nights, Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock

Daily :
  • 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.


Select your sightseeing activity today.

Daily :
  • 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

Daily :
  • 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.

Daily :
  • 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

Daily :
  • 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

Experience GoldLeaf Service

Admire panoramic vistas through full-length dome windows and savour gourmet dining aboard the iconic Rocky Mountaineer

Views of Two Famous Lakes

In both Lake Louise and Lake Powell you'll enjoy impressive vistas from your hotel room.

When in Vegas

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

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