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Vancouver Travel Guide. Best Vancouver Tours & Vacation packages

Choosing the right kind of travel destination can sometimes be a lot of work. There are so many great locations that one might want to visit but gathering information regarding them takes away the fun. If you too are planning a vacation, then here is a city that you must visit.

A bustling city in the west coast of British Columbia, Vancouver is amongst Canada’s most populated destinations. It is known for its ethnically diverse culture and beautiful natural landscape. The city of Vancouver has also been a popular filming location for many national and international movies.

The things that make Vancouver a city to visit are its thriving art centres and breath taking surroundings. There are a lot of things that you must know before planning a trip to Vancouver.

Here is all the important information that you might need to make the trip worthwhile.

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When to travel to Vancouver

The best time to visit Vancouver is from April to October. Although the city sees tourists throughout the year, these months are warmer and drier compared to others, which makes them perfect for long hours of sightseeing.

Transportation in Vancouver

Commuting in Vancouver is pretty convenient, there are numerous methods that tourists can choose from to travel from one part of the city to the other. Options like cabs, busses, railways and boats are always available for passengers.

Weather in Vancouver

The weather in Vancouver is hottest during the month of August and coldest during the month of January, which is not a convenient time to visit the city. The city also faces heavy rainfall in the month of November, that can ruin your plans for sightseeing.

Currency

Currency accepted is Canadian Dollar (C$). If you carry US dollars, you can exchange at any bank.

Best Tourist Attractions and places to visit in Vancouver:


Stanley Park

Stanley Park Vancouver

Located in Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Stanley Park is a 405 hectares’ public park. It is completely surrounded by the waters of English Bay and Vancouver Harbor. The park was established in 1888 and has been one of the most visited attractions in Vancouver.

Capilano Suspension Bridge

Capilano-Suspension-Bridge-Vancouver

This is a normal suspension bridge that crosses the Capilano River. The bridge is 140 meters long and 70 meters above the river. The bridge is located in the North District of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Science World

Science World Vancouver

Science World is owned by Telus and is a non-profit organization located in Vancouver. It is known for its interactive science exhibits that gives out hands-on kind of an experience to the visitors.

Vancouver Aquarium

Vancouver Aquarium Photo

One of the largest in the entire country, it is a popular aquatic exhibit that has more than 70,000 individual animals on display. The Vancouver Aquarium is located in Stanley Park.

Museum of Anthropology UBS

The Museum of Anthropology at UBS is known for displaying world culture and art. The modern architecture of the building is also very popular amongst visitors. The museum has gathered artifacts from around the world, which mainly include sculpture representing different cultures.

English Bay

Located in the west of the Downtown Peninsula and False Creek in British Columbia, English Bay is one of the major attractions and seaports of the city. Not only is this location popular due to of its beautiful scenery, but also because there are numerous water sports that you can enjoy here.

Canada Place

Flyover-Canada

Canada Place is home to the Vancouver Convention Centre and is located on the Burrard Inlet Waterfront in British Columbia. The convention center was opened in 1986 and is known for its unique architecture. The white sail shaped dome of the building is the main attraction of the Centre.

VanDusen Botanical Garden

VanDusen Botanical Garden Vancouver

Opened on August 30 1975, this is one of the biggest botanical garden in Vancouver. It is named after a lumberman Whitford Julian VanDusen. The park is spread across 22 hectares of land and has many different plants on display.

H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

Established in 1968, this is an astronomy museum that is located in British Columbia. It is famous for interactive exhibitions and space related games. It is a fun place for kids and those who love to learn about astronomy.

BC Place

This is a multi-purpose stadium that is located on the north side of False Creek. The stadium is owned and operated by the BC Pavilion Corporation and has the capacity to accommodate 54,000 individuals.

Kitsilano Beach

Kitsilano Beach Vancouver

One of the most popular beaches in Vancouver is the Kitsilano Beach. It is the best place to try water sports like canoeing, and jet skiing.

Bloedel Floral Conservatory

Bloedel Floral Conservatory

Located at the top of Queen Elizabeth Park, this is a popular aviary and conservatory. It has the largest collection of floral plants and birds in the city.

Spanish banks

Spanish banks Vancouver

Another popular beach in Vancouver are the Spanish Banks. It is a series of beaches located on the west of the popular Seawall of Vancouver. It is known as a popular picnic spot amongst locals.

Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge

Capilano-Suspension-Bridge-Vancouver

This is a pedestrian bridge that was constructed in 1912. It is a hiking trail that takes you across the forests of Vancouver. The bridge is around 50 meters long and is situated 48 meters above the Canyon.


The Best Hotels for a stay in Vancouver:

  • Loden Hotel
  • Fairmont Pacific Rim
  • Rosewood Hotel georgia
  • Wedgewood Hotel & Spa
  • Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver
  • Opus Hotel
  • Times Square Suites Hotel
  • St. Regis Hotel
  • Fairmont Waterfront
  • Pan Pacific Vancouver
  • Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver
  • Sunset Inn & Suites
  • Residence Inn Vancouver Downtown

Restaurants full of Mouthwatering Dishes:

  • Blue Water Cafe
  • Anna Lena
  • Five Sails restaurant
  • Salmon n Bannock
  • Trafalgar Bistro
  • Absinthe Bistro
  • Fable
  • La Crocodile
  • Cafe Medina
  • Meat n Bread
  • Miku
  • The Oakwood Canadian Bistro
  • Forage
  • Trattoria

Vancouver Day Tour

Vancouver can be an amazing tourist destination if you have the right kind of sightseeing partners with you. There are many tours available in the city but one of the best out of them is the Vancouver Day Tour, which takes you across all the major attractions of the city. The trip begins with a hotel pick-up in the late afternoon.

Every coach or vehicle that is allocated to the guests is fully equipped with facilities like AC and radio. There is even a guide allocated per-group so that you can get detailed information regarding all the attractions that the tour covers.

The tour starts from the Vantage Point where tourists can see hundreds of Flying white sails of Canada Palace and the 1000 acer Stanley Park located right next to it. Next comes taking in amazing views of the North Shore Mountains and Burrard Inlet, and admiring historic First Nation totem poles in Brockton Point.

The tours also have a lot of great destinations to offer for the Shopping-enthusiasts who can enjoy cruising down the trendy Robson Street, where bustling eateries combine with upscale retailers and designer boutiques.

The next attraction that the tour covers is the Lions Gate Bridge, which heads into sprawling old- growth forest. Here you can hear all about the flourishing local plants and wildlife, and catch some breathtaking views of the canyon.

For travelers with a brave heart the next location provides amazing adventures, which include Cliff Walking on a suspended glass bottomed walkway that is jutting out from the granite cliff over the Capilano River.

After the adventures sightseeing travelers get some time off for themselves, where they can grab some refreshments or perhaps take the Treetops Adventure, a thrilling series of walkways sustainably attached to centuries-old Douglas firs.

The day ends with a visit to Granville Island's which is a colorful Public Market followed Gastown and Chinatown.

Top Highlights

    ● Vancouver city tour is conducted by comfortable coach
    ● Visit Vancouver highlights including Stanley Park, Gastown and Chinatown
    ● Spend time exploring Granville Island's public market and galleries by foot
    ● Visit the famous Capilano Suspension Bridge and enjoy a thrilling Cliff Walk adventure
    ● Your guide offers informative and entertaining commentary
    ● Hotel pickup and drop-off included

Additional information

The confirmation of the trip is received during the booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. Subjected to a bad weather, the trip might be canceled, in which case you would be given a choice for trying out an alternative date or a full refund.

Departure Point

The tour arranges for a pick-up for all its guests from any Downtown Vancouver Hotel they might be staying in.
Departure Timings
The departure time of the Vancouver Day tour is at 11:30 am.
Duration
The total duration of the tour is 5.5 hours, which includes sightseeing and leisure time for the travelers.
Return Details
The drop-off is completed by leaving the guests at the exact spot as departure.

Schedule and Pricing
We make sure that the price for Vancouver Tours & Vacation packages is kept very low so that everyone can afford it. The packages prices are subjected to change depending on the season or month tourists are visiting Vancouver. you can get free quote by email or by calling our toll free number 1 (855) 722-9977. We also offer cheap flights to Vancouver. You can book flights to Vancouver either online or by calling our toll free number 1 (855) 722-9977