BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA.
5 days/4 nights, 4 breakfasts
Tourist and Superior tourist class hotels.
From / to Vancouver, BC.
$788.00 per person + airfare, double occupancy
Day 1: Arrive in Vancouver, BC
Late morning or early afternoon arrival in Vancouver, BC. Vancouver city tour: Canada Place,
Downtown, Chinatown, Stanley Park, and Queen Elizabeth Park. Evening at leisure.
2 nights in Vancouver, BC.
Day 2: Vancouver.
Continue Vancouver city tour, including historic Gastown, fascinating Suspension Bridge overlooking the beautiful canyons, and the bustling Robson Street. Free time after lunch.
Day 3:Vancouver – Chemainus – Victoria, BC.
At 9:00 AM we leave Vancouver for Horseshoe Bay, then take a ferry to Nanaimo. From the ferry, we see the panoramic view of Vancouver's waterfront, then relax and enjoy a one-and-a-half hour sail to Vancouver Island, across the beautiful Strait of Georgia. We then drive to Victoria with a stop along the way in Chemainus, the largest outdoor museum in the world that is also known as the Town of Murals. From there we continue our ride through the scenic evergreen forests of Vancouver Island to its southern tip. Our day ends in the beautiful and "more British that Britain itself" Victoria.
2 nights in Victoria, BC.
Day 4: Victoria.
A city tour, which includes visits to the upscale community of Upland, the Governor's Mansion, the Parliament Buildings, London Royal Wax Museum, and the beautiful coastline. 2:00pm - an exquisite ceremony of English High Tea* (dress code: smart-casual) at the world-famous Empress Hotel in Victoria. Balance of the day at leisure.
Night in Victoria.
Day 5: Victoria-USA.
Our day starts with a visit to the world-famous Butchart Gardens.
In the early afternoon we board a ferry in Shwartz Bay, taking a 95 minute sail to Tsawwassen Bay. Enjoy the views and expect encounters with sea life, i.e. dolphins and possibly killer whales! We then drive to Vancouver Airport for your flight back home.
Have a safe flight and thank you for joining!