Rockies Explorer & Alaska Cruise with APT




19 days

Deal Type

Expedition Cruise, Tour

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Experience the breathtaking landscapes of Canada and Alaska through a journey encompassing land, rail, and ocean cruise adventures. Embark on the renowned Rocky Mountaineer Train to traverse the iconic Rocky Mountains, followed by visits to Banff, Jasper, and Whistler, each offering their own unique charm and natural wonders.

This awe-inspring itinerary will then see you embark on Holland America Line’s ms Zaandam cruising through Alaska’s Inside Passage. This region features massive tidewater glaciers, forest-covered islands, ice-carved fjords, and charming coastal towns like Juneau, Ketchikan, Haines, and Skagway. Small ship cruises offer the chance to visit even more intimate ports of call. Highlights include Glacier Bay National Park and Hubbard Glacier. Glacier Bay National Park, ever-changing and stunning, remains one of Alaska’s most popular coastal attractions and one of its most visited national parks.

APT Lake Louise

Lake Louise

Included Items

  • Smaller group journeys with a maximum of 40 guests
  • 3 once-in-a-lifetime Signature Experiences
  • Luxury Dining - total of 39 meals
  • Freedom of Choice Experiences
  • Enjoy GoldLeaf Service on board the Rocky Mountaineer in Canada
  • Expert APT Tour Director and Cruise Liaison
  • Lakeview Room at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Transfers, porterage, port charges and gratuities
  • Guaranteed Verandah Stateroom on board your Alaska cruise
  • Return airport transfers
  • Tipping and gratuities
  • Port charges

Tour Company


Tour Location

North America

Deal Type

Expedition Cruise, Tour


APT Rockies Explorer and Alaska Cruise

APT Rockies Explorer and Alaska Cruise

More Information

Itinerary Days 1 - 10 +


Once you’ve landed in Vancouver, we’ll meet you at the airport and bring you to your hotel before tonight’s welcome dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver

Meals Included: Dinner

Vancouver Skyline

Vancouver Skyline


After breakfast at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park’s Cliff House Restaurant, join an insightful exploration through the grounds and across the suspension bridges.

Today, begin your morning with a special experience. Afterwards, discover the very best of Vancouver on a fantastic half-day sightseeing tour. Led by a knowledgeable local guide, you’ll soak in the scenery at the vast Stanley Park, explore the trendy Granville Island and immerse yourself in the historic neighbourhood of Gastown.

Meals Included: Breakfast


Your rail holiday starts this morning when you board the Rocky Mountaineer. Relax and soak up the views from your bi-level glass-dome carriage in GoldLeaf Service.

Stay: Kamloops, hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer (three-star accommodation)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


The Canadian Rockies are on your mind today as your rail journey continues. Carve your way through the stunning scenery and Spiral Tunnels all the way to Banff National Park.

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

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Rocky Mountaineer Goldleaf

Rocky Mountaineer Goldleaf


You may like to take part in the Banff Experience, which includes a visit to the Cave and Basin National Historic Site. Alternatively, board the Banff Gondola, or set off on a heli-sightseeing excursion. Perhaps enjoy a float trip along Bow River or learn how to be a Canadian ice hockey player. Otherwise, spend some time at the Fairmont Spa.

This evening, dine at one of your hotel’s restaurants.

Choose your activity today. Tonight, your hotel offers an impressive dining range.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner


Meet a Mountie and listen to tales of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Tonight, choose where to dine.

Tour Banff then travel via Moraine Lake to Lake Louise.

Stay: Banff National Park, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Lake Louise

Lake Louise


At your lodge, choose where to dine this evening.

Travel along the Icefields Parkway and stop at the Columbia Icefield. Board an Ice Explorer vehicle and journey onto Athabasca Glacier. Arrive later in Jasper National Park.

Stay: Jasper National Park, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner


Itinerary Days 11-19 +

Visit The Butchart Gardens before the public is granted access and enjoy an exclusive breakfast in the original Butchart residence.

Tonight, a special dinner is served for you and your fellow travellers.

ms Zaandam and Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf +

ms Zaandam

Designed to carry fewer guests while offering greater space, Zaandam is elegant and comfortable. Her décor is inspired by music and features musical instruments including signed guitars from Queen, Iggy Pop, Eric Clapton and the Rolling Stones and a Baroque-style pipe organ. While on board, rejuvenate with a spa treatment in the serene Greenhouse Spa & Salon®, indulge in a tantalizing meal at a fine dining restaurant or play a friendly game of pickleball at sea.

1432 guests

Glacier Bay National Park

Glacier Bay National Park

Verandah Stateroom:

With a verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows and comfortable sitting area, these comfortable suites are filled with light. They include two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed—our signature Mariner’s Dreamâ„¢ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, plus a whirlpool bath and shower, mini-bar and refrigerator.

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Complimentary 24-hour room service
  • Elemis Aromapure soap, lotion, shampoo
  • Luxurious bathrobes
  • Hair dryers, makeup mirrors
  • Fresh fruit upon request
  • Safe
  • Ice service
  • Shoeshine
  • TV with On Demand movies, programming
  • Binoculars
  • Whirlpool bath

Verandah Stateroom

Dining Options:

The Dining Room: Flagship dining experience is a welcoming and sophisticated setting for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Lido Market: A casual, modern marketplace, Lido Market offers the widest range of food options on board.

Dive In: This casual poolside grill serves up the best burgers at sea.

Pinnacle Grill: The ultimate steakhouse at sea, with an exceptional menu of prime steaks, seafood and wine.

Canaletto: Canaletto is a relaxed setting with authentic Italian cuisine.

Fitness centre

Fitness centre

Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf

With our GoldLeaf Service, indulge your senses with gourmet meals prepared by Executive Chefs, and expansive views through the panoramic windows of a bi-level glass dome coach to the Canadian Rockies.

Room With a View: Stretch your legs and your viewing angles in our bi-level glass-dome coaches. Sink into your spacious seat on the upper level and enjoy meals in the lower-level dining area.

Outdoor Viewing Platform: Step out onto your exclusive outdoor viewing platform to get closer to the action.

You’ll Taste the Difference: Savour every second as you enjoy elegantly plated meals prepared with local ingredients from the comfort of a dedicated dining room – all the while, sprawling views of the Rocky Mountains will be unfolding right outside your window.

Award-Winning Service: Sit back and enjoy the scenery as our Hosts attend to your every need. From entertaining you with stories about passing landmarks to topping up your glass of wine and calling out wildlife sightings, you can rest assured that everything will be taken care of.

Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Dining

Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Dining

Booking Terms & Conditions

Advertised price based on 26 April 2025 departure in GoldLeaf and Verandah Stateroom. Pricing per person is correct as of 31 May 2024 and includes the offer discount*, subject to availability at the time of booking. Offers may be withdrawn or prices updated by the supplier at any time, so please enquire with our expert consultants for the latest pricing, terms and conditions. Single supplement may also apply. *Save up to $2,600 per couple. Valid until 30 November 2024 or until sold out. Offer valid when booking selected tours that feature Western Canada & Alaska Cruise departing April to September 2025. Save up to $2,600 per couple or $1,300 per person. Saving amount of $1,000 per person combined with Early Payment discount of $300 per person. Early Payment Discount valid when bookings are paid in full 10 months prior to departure. A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 per person is due within seven days of booking.

Tour Code: UT19BEVV

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