Experience three of the most popular cities in the Northwest: Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle!
Vancouver has it all! A combination of totem poles, ocean views and unique shopping. All this and more make this city a wonderful combination of natural wonder and a cosmopolitan wonderland! Victoria’s Fairmont Empress Hotel is old world elegance in a setting that could not be more perfect. Gardens, tea shops filled with freshly baked cakes, harbor lights and warm friendly folks make Victoria a great place to visit. Your final destination, Seattle, surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of Puget Sound, the Olympic Peninsula and Cascade Mountain Range, is as beautiful as it is active and lively.
Day 1 - Arrive Vancouver
Welcome to Vancouver! Your package includes a transfer from the airport to your hotel. Whether you chose the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver or the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, you will be in the heart of the city, close to shops, museums and restaurants.
Overnight – Vancouver.
Day 2 - Vancouver
Your “Hop-On Hop-Off” sightseeing tour includes numerous stops around Vancouver to explore this lovely city. This trolley loop tour conveniently allows you to spend as much time as you like at all of Vancouver’s most popular attractions: Robson Street, Stanley Park, Canada Place, Granville Island, Yaletown, Chinatown and Gastown.
Day 3 - Vancouver to Victoria
This morning, depart for delightful Victoria. Your motorcoach will be driven aboard a modern BC ferry for a refreshing cruise through the Strait of Georgia to Victoria, where you will visit the world famous Butchart Gardens and Victoria’s historic waterfront. The Fairmont Empress puts you in the center of everything and Victoria’s Parliament buildings etched in lights make nightfall truly enchanting. The charming Chateau Victoria is located right behind the Empress, steps from the inner harbor. This warm welcoming elegant property promises to make your stay in Victoria memorable.
Overnight – Victoria
Day 4 - Victoria
Victoria has numerous endearing qualities, but the one you will remember longest is the warmth and kindness extended by everyone you come in contact with. Victoria is so beautiful that just being outside is a pleasure. Take a ride on the water taxi, stroll the shops, visit the museums and don’t forget that afternoon tea is a special treat in any of Victoria’s many teashops.
Overnight – Victoria
Day 5 - Victoria to Seattle
A late morning ferry crossing has been pre-reserved on the high speed Victoria Clipper. The crossing takes about 3 hours & departs from Victoria’s Inner Harbour. While onboard, sit back and relax, shop at the onboard gift shop, enjoy one of the many meal baskets that can be purchased or step out on deck and enjoy the beauty of the passing scenery. Upon arrival into Seattle, either hotel choice is just a short cab ride from the terminal. The Fairmont Olympic Plaza is ideally located in the heart of Seattle, footsteps from the city’s most exciting attractions. This luxury property offers countless amenities including a full service health club, spa and indoor pool. The Sheraton Seattle is also in a great location and steps away from all major attractions. Enjoy the breathtaking views of Elliott Bay, the Cascade Mountain Range and vibrant, eclectic downtown skyline. There’s so much to do in Seattle! Take a walk on the waterfront and stop at Pike Place Market where you can shop, visit the flower and fruit stands, and watch vendors toss the daily catch into bins for sale at the fish market! Then head to the top of the Space Needle for a breathtaking view of the city! Enjoy a tasty dinner at one of Seattle’s trendy restaurants!
Overnight – Seattle
Day 6 - Seattle
A city tour of Seattle has been included today. You can sightsee Seattle at your own pace with the Hop-on Hop-Off double decker bus, allowing you to hop on & off at each stop, as you please.
Overnight – Seattle
Day 7 - Seattle / Home
Transfers from your hotel to the airport have been arranged. We hope you have enjoyed your visit to Canada and Seattle and look forward to seeing you on another Cartan Tour very soon!
Arrival transfer – Vancouver Airport to hotel
2 nights – Vancouver
2 nights – Victoria
2 nights – Seattle
Vancouver hop on/off city sightseeing
Full Day sightseeing excursion to Victoria and Butchart Gardens (tour to Gardens ends Sept. 30)
Victoria Clipper ferry transfer from Victoria to Seattle
Seattle hop on/off city sightseeing
Departure transfer – hotel to Seattle Airport
Maps and destination information
Hotel taxes & GST as applicable
Package 1 - from $2099 US - Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Fairmont Empress Hotel, Fairmont Olympic Plaza:
Package 2 - $1,599 US - Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, Chateau Victoria, Sheraton Seattle:
Daily departures from May - September
from $1,599 US depending on Accommodation Package Chosen