Think of Canada and Alaska and immediately images of snow-capped mountains buttressed by thick pine forest come to mind. The splendour of the Rocky Mountains, the raw majesty of fjords and glaciers of the Inside Passage, countless jaw-dropping landscapes waiting to be discovered, are conjured by the imagination.
A plethora of extraordinary experiences are being offered in 2017 by APT for those wanting to visit North America. From spending a white Christmas in the Rockies or witnessing the colour and charm of Vermont and New England in the Fall, to having an exclusive encounter with a brown bear or witnessing the Northern Lights, the range of handcrafted itineraries are sure to satisfy even the most seasoned modern-day explorer.
In Western Canada, relax aboard the Rocky Mountaineer as you travel into a land where nature takes centre stage. Enjoy unparalleled panoramic views from your seat thanks to the fully domed windows in the prestigious GoldLeaf carriage, and superb chef-prepared meals as you glide past peaks and pines.
In the Rockies, indulge in luxurious stays at Fairmont’s iconic properties, including The Fairmont Banff Springs and The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise where you’ll stay in a Lakeview Room. Explore alpine resort villages such as Whistler, mountain towns like Jasper and the vibrant cities of Vancouver and Victoria, with everything looked after and a range of exceptional included sightseeing experiences.
Join a cruise along Alaska’s Inside Passage with APT aboard any Holland America Line or Princess Cruises voyage, and you’ll enjoy a delightful Sail Away dinner to kick off the celebrations. Also, beer and wine are included with dinner each evening.
New for 2017, APT’s elite Platinum Collection journeys include a six-star Alaska Inside Passage cruise with Regent Seven Seas Cruises. Capture the essence of Alaska’s scenery from your exquisite private balcony suite, dine whenever and wherever you wish and enjoy unlimited included shore excursions.
Also new are Wilderness Extensions, where guests can add a unique adventure to their already unforgettable holiday. These experiences offer a deeper look into Canada and Alaska’s most rugged and remote realms. From the chance to spy polar bears in a land almost off the map to watching the Northern Lights ripple over a night time tundra landscape, these are sights that are rarely seen.
From humble origins in 1927, this little Aussie business has grown into one of the leaders on the global travel landscape. Ninety years on and APT is still owned and operated by the McGeary family.
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