Escape to Vancouver this Winter. With a landscape of snow-capped peaks, lush forests and the sparkling Pacific Ocean, it’s no surprise that Vancouver is consistently voted one of the world’s most livable cities. This winter, don’t miss the many cultural festivals staged across the city; food and wine events like the signature Dine Out Vancouver Festival and the Vancouver International Wine Festival; and include a visit to the Capilano Suspension Bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, where the rainforest and canyon are transformed into a world of festive lights and visual enchantment.
Day 1 Arrive Vancouver
Upon arrival at Vancouver International Airport you will be transferred to your downtown hotel (included). Canada’s third-largest metropolitan centre, Vancouver has a thriving multicultural ambiance. The city is located in a spectacular setting with the Coast Mountains to the north, and the waters of the Strait of Georgia to the west. Restaurants, shopping, nightlife, a mild climate and a cosmopolitan atmosphere make Vancouver a favourite tourist destination.
Day 2 Vancouver Foodie Tour and FlyOver Canada
Prepare for the flight of your life! FlyOver Canada incorporates state-of-the-art technology to bring you some of Canada’s most thrilling sights. Hang suspended, feet dangling, immersed in a huge 20m spherical screen while the film takes you on a thrilling 8-minute journey across Canada. Then embark on a gastronomic adventure, the Vancouver Foodie Tour showcases over 5 of downtown Vancouver's award-winning restaurants and food shops on a 3-hour food tasting and educational walking tour. Guests sample gourmet food paired with wines and beer, meet award-winning chefs and food artisans and learn about Vancouver's food trends, gourmet events, culture and architecture. This tour includes the best dim sum in Vancouver at Kirin Chinese Restaurant; salmon sashimi on crispy rice, mini burgers, and North America's best gelato from world-famous Bella Gelateria. Guests will also taste award-winning cheese, chocolate and wine at Vancouver's gourmet specialty grocer and stroll along the city's gourmet restaurant street and trendy shopping neighbourhood.
Day 3 Vancouver & Capilano Suspension Bridge Tour
Today, See the best of Vancouver. Historic Gastown and Chinatown, Canada Place and the place to shop, Robson Street. Visit Stanley Park with the Native Totem Poles and Granville Island Public Market. Visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park with the Suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure and the Cliffwalk. Celebrate Canyon Lights. Re-capture the feeling of wonder and excitement of the holiday season and be amazed by the hundreds of thousands of lights throughout the park. The entire park is transformed into a world of festive lights and visual enchantment. See the world's tallest living Christmas tree, go on a Snowy Owl Prowl, decorate gingerbread cookies and make your own Christmas card (by donation) in the Winter Pavilion, and sing-along with the holiday band. Return to downtown Vancouver and get ready to engage all your senses as you step out into Granville Island Market. This market is an artisan haven for all things local and hand-made, including delicious food, coffee, tea, eclectic artwork, and west coast music. In the evening, enjoy a delicious tasting menu at Black and Blue restaurant, one of Vancouver’s finest restaurants.
Day 4 Depart Vancouver
Upon check-out of your hotel we have included a private transfer to the Vancouver International Airport, where your package ends.