On this Seattle, Victoria, and Vancouver tour, Globus has included out-of-the-ordinary experiences, including a tasting and dinner at a local winery in Victoria, and a guided tasting tour of Seattle's Pike Place Market, Seattle's famous year-round farmers market with bakeries, butcher shops, produce stands, fish markets, and more. You'll see the first Starbucks store, hear about the market’s rich history, experience its flying fish, and hear entertaining stories from market vendors. In each city, you’ll also have time to explore on your own. Perhaps browse the elegant shops on Victoria’s Government Street or Vancouver’s Robson Street, and visit Seattle’s Space Needle for excellent views. With a perfect balance of fun, scheduled activities and free time to explore on your own, you're sure to arrive home with many memories and photos of this thrilling Seattle, Victoria, and Vancouver vacation.
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Experience vibrant cities, beautiful scenery, and fun experiences on this Pacific Northwest tour featuring Seattle, Victoria, and Vancouver. You'll enjoy two nights each in Seattle, Victoria, and Vancouver, along with sightseeing and free time in each city.
Highlights of this Seattle, Victoria, and Vancouver tour include a mini-cruise from downtown Seattle to Victoria aboard the Victoria Clipper, where you'll have a chance to witness amazing views and spot wildlife. Between Victoria and Vancouver, travel via BC Ferry through the Gulf Islands, enjoying the scenery along the way. In Victoria, visit the world-famous Butchart Gardens, where 55 acres of beautiful flowers and gardens await you.
Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
DAY 1 ARRIVE IN SEATTLE
Welcome to Seattle, the coffee capital of the world! At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.
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 your leisure. You may wish to visit Seattle’s famous Space Needle for spectacular views of the city below, spend time at beautiful Chihuly Garden and Glass, or enjoy a waterfront dinner with fresh local seafood. Your Tour Director will have more suggestions for sightseeing, shopping, and dining. Breakfast included.
DAY 3 SEATTLE–VICTORIA CLIPPER–VICTORIA
Enjoy a mini-cruise as you travel from downtown Seattle to Victoria aboard the VICTORIA CLIPPER. Have your camera ready for fantastic views and the chance to spot wildlife. Arrive in Victoria, British Columbia, where a sightseeing tour includes Chinatown, the Fairmont Empress Hotel, Bastion Square, and Thunderbird Park. This evening, enjoy a tasting and dinner at a local WINERY. Includes Breakfast/Dinner
DAY 4 VICTORIA
This day is free to explore on your own; your Tour Director suggests 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. Includes Breakfast
DAY 5 VICTORIA–VANCOUVER
We start today with a visit to 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. Your orientation tour includes Stanley Park, the waterfront, and Chinatown. This evening is at leisure to explore more of this vibrant city on your own. Includes Breakfast
DAY 6 VANCOUVER
There’s always something to do in Vancouver and with a full day to explore, the possibilities are endless. Your Tour Director suggests 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, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner at a local restaurant. Includes Breakfast/Dinner
DAY 7 VANCOUVER–SEATTLE
This morning, return to Seattle. After a stop at the airport for guests with homebound flights, the motorcoach continues to the port for cruise extension passengers, then stops at the Crowne Plaza Seattle Downtown for any passengers with extra nights in Seattle. Please schedule flights from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport after 3 pm. Includes Breakfast