July 24-28, 2019
Tour Status - Available
Victoria is a mixture of heritage charm, scenic backdrop and modern city-scape that makes her one of the most uniquely special places in Canada. Millions visit the city every year and enjoy the natural beauty, temperate climate and heritage charm Victoria offers its citizens every day.
Named after Captain George Vancouver, the city has a population of just over a half a million people. It has been voted twice (in 2005 and 2006) as the best city for quality of life, and why not? It's beautiful, has a mild climate and there is plenty to see and do.
- Private, air conditioned motor coach transportation
- Meals & Attractions as Outlined
- Victoria City Tour
- Butchart Gardens
- Goldstream Provincial Park
- Chemainus, Nanaimo visit
- Visit Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
- City Tour of Vancouver
- Stanley Park
- Granville Island
- "Farewell Dinner"
DAY 01 - Wed 24 July VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA (D)
Arrive Victoria, British Columbia situated on Vancouver Island and the capital of the Province. Check into hotel for a 2-night stay before enjoying dinner this evening. Overnight: Victoria
DAY 02 - Thu 25 July - VICTORIA (B)
Breakfast at hotel before taking a city tour and having a visit to Butchart Gardens with free time to enjoy the gardens. A visit to a local Micro-brewery that also produce ice-wine and other products. Return to hotel in Victoria with remainder of the day to explore on you own. Overnight: Victoria
DAY 03 - Fri 26 July - VICTORIA - NORTH VANCOUVER (B)
Departing Victoria, travel up the island for a visit at Goldstream Provincial Park. Time to walk down the Visitor Centre trail to the interpretation centre. View old growth trees and visit the interpretation centre. Continue into Chemainus, a community famous for its 39 outdoor murals. This outdoor gallery rejuvenate the town after its large sawmill closed in the early 1980s. From there, continue north to the city of Nanaimo for the night. Nanaimo is a vibrant urban centre on the east side of Vancouver Island where an abundance of recreation and cultural opportunities exist giving residents a lifestyle second to none for living, working and playing. The Nanaimo bar, which is a no-bake cookie bar with custard filling, is a Canadian dessert named after Nanaimo. Travel by BC Ferry across the strait into Horseshoe Bay and north Vancouver for the night. Sometimes you can see Orca (Killer) Whales while sailing. Have your cameras ready. Overnight: North Vancouver
DAY 04 - Sat 27July - NORTH VANCOUVER - VANCOUVER (B/D)
Visit Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge and conservation area. Enjoy a city tour of Vancouver including Stanley Park. Check in to hotel with time to explore on your own. This evening visit Granville Island for a “Farewell Dinner” at Edible Canada. Edible Canada is Canada’s largest culinary tourism retail company dedicated to sourcing the highest quality culinary products from coast to coast. Granville Island is brimming with art studios, shops and bars. The island draws visitors who can wander the pedestrian-friendly alleyways while enjoying the sights along the waterfront. Overnight: Vancouver
DAY 05 - Sun 28 July - VANCOUVER - END OF TOUR (B)
Following breakfast transfer to either cruise ship terminal or airport as this Canadian Adventure comes to an end.
You may wish to join a Cruise to Alaska along the Inside Passage.
Call our office for details or to book.