April 25 – May 7, 2020 - PRESENTATION - Sep 19
Join us for an unforgettable “Taste of Spring” tour to a place like no other Victoria, BC. Nestled in beautiful rugged west coast terrain, you’ll discover a destination filled with diverse and unexpected delights. Home to manicured gardens, abundant parklands, historic landmarks, eclectic neighbourhoods, friendly locals and nature at every turn. Whether it is watching wildlife at play, wandering through alleyways and gardens, or dining at stylish cafes, bars and restaurants there is no shortage of ways to make your Victoria visit extraordinary!
PRESENTATION: August 22 at 6:30 pm. Henderson Library 1-1050 Henderson Hwy.
Please register with us by calling 757-9383 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Re-scheduled to Thursday, September 19
COST: $2449 Double, $3349 Single (plus g.s.t.)
Save $50 per person, book & deposit by September 30
INCLUDED TOUR FEATURES
- Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
- 2 Nights Quality Accommodations — Including 6 Nights in Victoria
- Luggage Handling
- Meals: 8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
- Ferry Crossings as Indicated
- Local Guided Tour of Victoria
- Duncan - City of Totems
- Chemainus - Outdoor Murals
- Nanaimo - Harbour City
- Scenic Drive Cathedral Grove
- The Gardens at HCP
- Sidney Waterfront
- Saanich Peninsula
- Butchart Gardens
- Afternoon High Tea
DAY 1 WINNIPEG TO MOOSE JAW, SK
Your Victoria Spring getaway begins as you are welcomed aboard your deluxe coach and begin your journey westward.
DAY 2 MOOSE JAW TO CALGARY, AB
Today we travel the Prairies and to the rolling hills of the Rockies, giving you a glimpse of the majestic mountains.
DAY 3 CALGARY TO KELOWNA, BC
A gorgeous drive today takes us from the peaks of the Rockies into the gentle hills and valleys of the Okanagan Valley and into the charming city of Kelowna.
DAY 4 KELOWNA TO VICTORIA, BC
Enjoy the scenery as you travel to Tsawwassen and board a B.C. ferry for a scenic sailing cruise to an ocean-carved land, Vancouver Island. We continue with a short drive from the ferry terminal into Victoria known as the city of Gardens for a six-night stay at your inner harbour hotel at the Embassy Inn Hotel. Relish in the gift of being present as you relax into this Pacific coast setting.
DAY 5-9 VICTORIA AREA
During your stay, you will enjoy just the right mix of free time and sightseeing. There are so many interesting sights within a short walk from your hotel. Activities included while in Victoria.
ORIENTATION TOUR with a local guide to familiarize you with the area followed by a visit to THE GARDENS AT HCP,
set in a conservation park, with nature trails, wetlands and bird watching areas. Day trip to DUNCAN (city of totems),
NANAIMO which has one of the longest shorelines in Canada, CHEMAINUS home to the World’s Largest Outdoor Art Gallery.
With scenic drive through CATHEDRAL GROVE. Another exciting outing is planned for the famous BUTCHART GARDENS
with 55 amazing acres of vivid floral displays a symbol of Victoria’s beauty where your visit includes an enjoyable English tradition afternoon HIGH TEA.
En route a scenic drive of SAANICH PENINSULA
with a stop in SIDNEY at the beautiful waterfront promenade.
In your FREE TIME you may want to visit the Parliament buildings, world-class Royal B.C. Museum, take a Harbour Boat Cruise, Whale Watching Tour, Ferry day tours to Washington state, discover Chinatown – truly a hidden gem, explore the Harbour and Fisherman’s Wharf offering food kiosks, unique shops, and eco-tour adventures in a working harbour setting. Stroll through Beacon Hill Park and Mile 0 of the TransCanada Hwy. Visit the beautiful historic Empress Hotel. All these plus, within walking distance of your hotel.
DAY 10 VICTORIA TO KAMLOOPS, BC
Bid farewell to Victoria this morning as we travel to the cruise terminal to sail across the Strait of Georgia to the mainland of B.C. we continue through the Fraser Valley and into Kamloops.
DAY 11 KAMLOOPS TO CALGARY, AB
Enjoy the spectacular scenery as you wind your way over the majestic Rogers Pass. We visit beautiful Lake Louise, where we stop for a photo and see the Victoria Glacier reflected in its emerald waters before continuing on to Calgary.
DAY 12 CALGARY TO MOOSE JAW, SK
We continue eastward with the Majestic Rockies behind us, with the rolling hills of Alberta around and the Prairies stretching out ahead.
DAY 13 MOOSE JAW TO WINNIPEG
Today it’s homeward bound, with fond memories of your vacation to the “City of Gardens” and new found friends.
(Please Note: Departures along route available, please call for info)
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