Discover Seattle, Victoria and Vancouver

  • 8 Days

  • Western USA

  • Steady pace

An eight-day tour of legendary food markets, historic harbours and vibrant capitals with the chance for whale watching, wine tasting and spectacular views across British Columbia.

Your journey starts here

New for 2018

Highlights

VIP private home pick-up service
Flights
Transfers
Services of a tour director
Accommodation
Selected meals
Porterage
All airport taxes
  • Overview

  • Day 1

  • Day 2

  • Day 3

  • Day 4

  • Day 5

  • Day 6

  • Day 7

  • Day 8

of 8 days

Your detailed itinerary

Tour departing on 10th June 2018

Meals included: 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners

Overview

An eight-day tour of legendary food markets, historic harbours and vibrant capitals with the chance for whale watching, wine tasting and spectacular views across British Columbia.

At a glance

  • Seattle Get a feel for the city on an included sightseeing trip, then explore the rich history of Pike Place Market on a tasting tour. Take a mini-cruise aboard the Victoria Clipper.

  • Victoria Browse the boutiques of Market Square and Government Street, visit Butchart Gardens. Optional whale-watching and wildlife trip.

  • Vancouver Orientation tour of the waterfront, Stanley Park and Chinatown, then time at leisure; farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 1

UK - Seattle

Fly to Seattle where on arrival transfer to your hotel. Meet your travelling companions and tour director for a welcome drink this evening.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 2

Seattle

This morning, sightseeing includes Pioneer Square and the city’s diverse neighborhoods. Next, a guided Tasting Tour of Pike Place Market explains the Market’s rich history and culture. See the first Starbucks store, experience the Market’s flying fish and hear entertaining stories from market vendors. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 3

Seattle - Victoria

Enjoy a mini-cruise sailing from downtown Seattle to Victoria aboard the Victoria Clipper. The scenery is fantastic so have a camera ready. Arrive in Victoria, British Columbia for a sightseeing tour that includes Chinatown, the Fairmont Empress Hotel, Bastions Square and Thunderbird Park. This evening enjoy a tasting and dinner at a local winery.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 4

Victoria

Today is at leisure for independent discovery. Suggestions include an optional wildlife and whale-watching trip. For shoppers, Government Street’s elegant shops and Market Square’s collection of specialty stores are good places to start. History buffs should be sure to visit the Royal British Columbia Museum.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 5

Victoria - Vancouver

Today, visit the world-famous Butchart Gardens. This estate offers more than 700 varieties of flowers on 55 acres and includes Italian, Japanese and English-style gardens. Next, travel via BC Ferry through the Gulf Islands to Vancouver, British Columbia's largest city. An orientation tour includes Stanley Park, the waterfront and Chinatown. The rest of the evening is at leisure.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 6

Vancouver

There’s always something to do in Vancouver and with a full day to explore, the possibilities are endless. Suggestions include a walk across the thrilling Capilano Suspension Bridge, a climb up Grouse Mountain for spectacular views of the city, or time to explore the many shops of Robson Street. This evening, the Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 7

Vancouver - UK

Transfer to the airport for your flight to UK. There is the option to return to Seattle by coach to fly from Seattle.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 8

Home landing in the UK

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Hotels

  • Seattle: Crowne Plaza Seattle Downtown 
  • Victoria: Fairmont Empress
  • Vancouver: Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel

Notes

Accommodation as stated or similar

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

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