Get picked up at home and whisked off to your departure point (within 50 miles).
Meals included: 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners
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.
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.
Fly to Seattle where on arrival transfer to your hotel. Meet your travelling companions and tour director for a welcome drink this evening.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to UK. There is the option to return to Seattle by coach to fly from Seattle.
Accommodation as stated or similar
This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.
There's no need to shop around. Find a cheaper like-for-like tour from another company, and we’ll not only match their price but also give you a £50 discount when you book with us.
They have in-depth knowledge of the places you’ll visit and will be on hand every step of the way with commentary entirely in English. 96% of customers rate them 'excellent' or 'good'.
We understand things change, often beyond your control. If you need to change your holiday plans, we offer a flexible deposit up until your balance is due.