Vancouver – 4 Days

With its majestic mountains, sparkling ocean and beautiful foliage during all four seasons, Vancouver is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.


Program Summary

Students embark on a four-day educational tour of Vancouver! Enjoy stunning views from North America’s largest aerial tramway system, explore Gastown and Chinatown, see beautiful artwork of the Northwest Coast First Nations at UBC Museum of Anthropology, and so much more.

Program Highlights & Inclusions

  • Professional ETA Tour Manager throughout your trip
  • Transportation throughout your trip
  • Visit to the Olympic Cauldron
  • Free time in Gastown
  • Visit to Chinatown in Vancouver
  • Admission to the Vancouver Lookout Tower
  • Visit to Lions Gate Bridge
  • Free time at Lonsdale Quay Market
  • Admission to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
  • Sky Ride to The Peak of Vancouver
  • Visit to Stanley Park
  • Admission to the Vancouver Aquarium
  • Admission to the Museum of Vancouver
  • Admission to the Museum of Anthropology at UBC
  • Guided tour of the Vancouver Art Gallery

Daily Itinerary


Upon arrival in Vancouver, you’ll meet your ETA Tour Manager and begin your trip! You’ll visit the Olympic Cauldron, where thousands came to see the torch lighting ceremony during the 2010 Winter Games. The Cauldron remains as a permanent landmark on the Jack Poole Plaza.

After lunch, you’ll enjoy free time in Gastown, Vancouver’s historic heart and the epicenter of independent design, culture, food and fashion.

This afternoon you’ll discover the sights and sounds of one of the world’s largest Chinatowns and experience the rich past and prosperous future.

Before dinner, you’ll ascend the Vancouver Lookout, where you’ll enjoy a 360º view of the city. A glass elevator whisks visitors 553 ft skyward to the panoramic observation deck where they can view cosmopolitan Vancouver, historic Gastown and bustling Coal Harbour. Look beyond for enchanting views of the stunning natural landscape, including the Pacific Ocean, the North Shore Mountains and the Olympic Peninsula Mountains.

After dinner, you will head to your hotel for the evening to rest up for the exciting days ahead.


After breakfast this morning, you’ll drive over the Lions Gate Bridge, a suspension bridge crossing the narrows of the Burrard Inlet, where you see spectacular views of Vancouver.

Next is free time at Lonsdale Quay Market where you’ll have a chance to relax and enjoy Vancouver’s best view from the North Shore’s waterfront market & shops!

After lunch, you’ll visit Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, where you’ll walk in the footsteps of visitors dating back to 1889 when you cross the amazing Capilano Suspension Bridge. You’ll also have an opportunity to experience the Cliffwalk and Treetops Adventure, which offer astounding  views of a thriving rainforest.

Before dinner, you’ll take the Skyride, North America’s largest aerial tramway system, for another breathtaking view. High above towering Douglas firs, breathtaking views of the city of Vancouver, sparkling Pacific Ocean, Gulf Islands, and snowy peaks unfold as you journey up the mountainside!

After diner, you’ll return to your hotel for the evening.


Today you’ll explore the West Coast rainforest and enjoy scenic views of water, mountains, sky, and majestic trees along Stanley Park’s famous Seawall. Discover miles of trails, beautiful beaches, local wildlife, and cultural & historical landmarks.

You’ll visit the Vancouver Aquarium, home to more than 70,000 creatures including dolphins, sea otters, anacondas, three-toed sloths, eels and more. The Vancouver Aquarium is devoted to marine research and conservation.

After lunch at the aquarium, you’ll visit the Museum of Vancouver. Here you’ll see many collections that include artifacts, specimens and treasures of the Lower Mainland, First Nations, China, Japan, and Oceania.

After dinner, you’ll return to the hotel for the evening.


This morning you’ll visit the UBC Museum of Anthropology, which houses one of the world’s finest displays of Northwest Coast First Nations artwork. Housed in a spectacular building designed by Arthur Erickson, this museum is situated overlooking the mountains and ocean.

After lunch, you’ll take a guided tour of the Vancouver Art Gallery’s rotating exhibitions of historical and contemporary art.

Your trip in Vancouver comes to a close as you depart on your return trip home.

Our Price Guarantee

We know how hidden costs can ruin a program. Our tours are fully inclusive; there are no hidden costs or surcharges. Once your group enrolls in a trip, the price will never change. Here is what you will get on every trip:


Every program is unique & tailored for your group.

Flexible Payments

A variety of online, scheduled & recurring payment options.

Affordability & Quality

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Chaperones Travel Free

Just tell us how many free places you need.

Insurance Plans

Medical, trip delay cancellation & optional “any reason” option.

Transportation Covered

We include all transportation to, from and during your trip.

Paid Entrance Fees

Fees and/or tickets are covered if included in your itinerary.

Paid Meals

You choose which meals are included in your program.