– 6 nights’ accommodation
– Whale watching by Zodiac boat
– Bear watching tour
– Scenic flight from Tofino to Vancouver
– International air ticket
– Canada Visa
– Travel insurance, Tipping
* Child fare is valid with 2 full paying adults (sharing existing bed)
Vancouver Island, off Canada’s Pacific Coast, is known for its mild climate and thriving arts community. On its southern tip is Victoria, British Columbia’s capital, and its boat-lined Inner Harbour, neo-baroque Parliament Buildings, grand Fairmont Empress Hotel and English-style gardens. Harbour city Nanaimo, home of chocolate-and-custard Nanaimo bars, has an Old City Quarter with shops, galleries and restaurants. Vancouver Island is a great destination for wildlife enthusiasts because of its black bear population and whale-watching opportunities. It is one of the best places in the world to see orcas.
Arrive Vancouver International Airport, transfer independently to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to discover the oceanside city of Vancouver. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 2: Vancouver
Today is yours at leisure in Vancouver. This bustling metropolis may be western Canada’s largest city. Spend the day walking the sea wall of the mainland, or perhaps rent a bike and explore the vast network of trails throughout the city, one of the most memorable being the expansive Stanley Park. Trails crisscross the park through forests and open grass fields that interconnect to a city-wide trail system. The park’s aquarium features beluga whales and other large marine mammals as well as daily shows. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 3: Vancouver – Victoria
Today you will be transferred by ferry across the Strait of Georgia to Vancouver Island, passing the rugged coastline and tranquil beaches of the Gulf Islands. Make your way to the hotel. Overnight in Victoria.
Day 4: Victoria
Today you will embark on an exciting whale watching tour. This coastal excursion is an exhilarating round trip of 50 to 80. Kilometers in search of whales. You will ride aboard a custom – built Zodiac boat that offers high speed with extraordinary stability giving you an exhilarating, safe and intimate whale watching experience. Overnight in Victoria.
Day 5: Victoria – Tofino
Transfer by coach to Tofino. Your road leads across Vancouver Island to the Pacific Coast winding through ancient rainforests and provincial parks. You’re venturing into true wildlife territory here: Pacific Rim National Park is a marvel of ecological and geographical diversity. Overnight in Tofino.
Day 6: Tofino
Today you are taking part in a thrilling bear watching expedition. Board the panoramic cruiser, and speed along the lush coastline to the bears’ feeding grounds. Back on dry land, you’re free to explore the rugged coastline along the network of hiking trails or to walk the shoreline of long Beach in search of shells and driftwood. Overnight in Tofino.
Day 7: Tofino – Vancouver
Depart Tofino by air this morning, enjoying a scenic flight to Vancouver International Airport’s South Terminal (Luggage limit -18kg) . Take the free shuttle to the International departure terminal for your flight home.