Majestic Rockies and Alaska Cruise - 2017
DestinationNorth America: Canada
Duration 18 days
Was: $9995pp
Save $1050* per couple
Exchange price $9470* pp
includes $199 exchange fee per couple/booking

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Features

Trip Highlights

Stop to Smell The Roses
Enjoy an after-hours visit to The Butchart Gardens and savour breakfast before exploring the exquisite grounds

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

Inclusions

  •     Take in the scenery during a seven-night Holland America Line Inside Passage Cruise
  •     Relax aboard an overnight VIA Rail journey from Vancouver to Jasper
  •     Enjoy the services of a dedicated Canadian APT Tour Director
  •     All gratuities and airport transfers
  •     Stay in a guaranteed Lakeview Room at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  •     A total of 39 meals as well as beer and wine included with dinner on your cruise
  •     APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in four locations
  •     Travel with a maximum of 40 guests on your luxury land journey

Highlights

Day 1. Arrive Victoria

Be met on arrival and transfer to your hotel before a Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver Island, Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour Hotel

Daily Meals Included:
• Dinner


Day 2. Victoria, The Butchart Gardens

Visit The Butchart Gardens for breakfast and explore the gardens before the crowds arrive. Spend the afternoon on your Freedom of Choice activity.

Daily Meals Included:
• Breakfast


Day 3. Victoria, Georgia Strait, Vancouver

Today you'll take the ferry across Georgia Strait on the way to Vancouver. This afternoon's itinerary includes a wander through the trees along the bridges and walkways of the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. Next, enjoy a guided tour of Vancouver, during which you'll discover many of the city's best-loved attractions. After dinner, you'll be transferred to the station to board your VIA Rail train for an overnight journey into the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Stay: VIA Rail in Sleeper Plus Class

Daily Meals Included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner


Day 4. VIA Rail, Jasper

This morning you'll look forward to opening the curtains to the lofty peaks and endless pine forests of Canada's Rocky Mountains. As an APT guest you'll enjoy exclusive access to the Park Car - its glass-dome observation deck is by far the best seat from which to take in the scenery. Along the way you'll also be treated to included gourmet dining experiences served in the comfort of the Dining Car. Arrive at Jasper National Park this afternoon and transfer to your lodge. This evening, choose where you'd like to dine from a number of restaurants we've selected for you.


Stay: Jasper National Park, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Daily Meals Included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner


Day 5. Jasper, Athabasca Glacier, Banff

Enjoy the scenery as you drive along the Icefields Parkway this morning. Stop to ride an Ice Explorer onto Athabasca Glacier, then admire the turquoise waters of Peyto Lake before arriving at the ‘Castle in the Rockies’ - The Fairmont Banff Springs.

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

Daily Meals Included:
• Breakfast


Day 6. Banff

Explore Banff just the way you wish on your chosen activity, before dinner at your choice of the hotel’s fine restaurants.

Daily Meals Included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner


Day 7. Banff, Lake Louise

Meet a Mountie and ride the Banff Gondola before touring the town. Travel to Lake Louise and join an expert Mountain Heritage Guide for a stroll along the lake shore. Choose where to dine tonight.

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

Daily Meals Included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner


Day 8. Lake Louise, Sun Peaks

Enjoy one last chance to take in one of the world's most breathtaking panoramas before you descend the Rockies to Sun Peaks.

Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

Daily Meals Included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner


Day 9. Sun Peaks, Whistler

Travel via the town of Lillooet, and stop at Seton and Duffey lakes en route to Whistler.

Stay: The Westin Whistler Resort and Spa

Daily Meals Included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner


Day 10. Whistler, Vancouver

Enjoy a free morning in Whistler before returning to Vancouver for a special dinner.

Stay: Vancouver, The Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

Daily Meals Included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner


Day 11. Vancouver, Seattle, Embark Ship

Travel to Seattle and board your ship. This evening, enjoy a delightful Sail Away Dinner at the renowned Pinnacle Grill.

Stay: Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam in a Verandah Stateroom

Daily Meals Included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner


Day 12. Cruise the Inside Passage

Glide past rocky headlands and over the icy waters of the Inside Passage, one of the most picturesque sea lanes in the world.

Daily Meals Included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner


Day 13. Tracy Arm, Juneau

Cruise past the entrance to Tracy Arm, before docking in Juneau. Here, you can take part in an excursion (own expense).

Daily Meals Included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner


Day 14. Glacier Bay National Park

Wake up to the breathtaking sight of World Heritage-listed Glacier Bay National Park. As you cruise, you’ll benefit from the commentary of local rangers who have come aboard.

Daily Meals Included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner


Day 15. Sitka

Arrive in Sitka, flanked by snow-capped mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Once the capital of Russian Alaska, Sitka still retains its strong Russian and Tlingit heritage.

Daily Meals Included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner


Day 16. Ketchikan

Besides the main attractions of the town itself, Ketchikan also acts as a gateway to Misty Fjords National Monument.

Daily Meals Included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner


Day 17. The Inside Passage, Victoria

Enjoy one last day at sea amid the glacial landscapes of the Inside Passage. Your ship will remain docked in Victoria overnight.

Daily Meals Included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner


Day 18. Disembark Ship, Depart Seattle

Disembark and transfer to the airport.

Daily Meals Included:
• Breakfast

Majestic Rockies and Alaska Cruise - 2017
*Pricing is per person double occupancy/twin share and based on the deposit of a resort week or equivalent points/credits per booking. All savings depicted are based off of Full Brochure Fare. Government Fees, fuel surcharges and Taxes are additional and subject to change unless otherwise specified. Special rates may not be applicable with other offers. Other restrictions may apply. Pricing is subject to availability and may change at any time and without notice. These offers cannot be used for group bookings. Cancellation, amendment and credit cards fees apply. Rates require a qualified two-bed room resort week deposit or equivalent points/credits. Price includes $199 exchange fee per couple/booking