Vancouver - 4 Days

A City of History & Art

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

    Day 1

    Upon arrival in Vancouver, you'll meet your ETA Tour Manager and begin your trip! You'll visit the Olympic Cauldron where thousands upon thousands came to see the majestic Cauldron lit during the 2010 Winter Games. With the Games complete, 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 aerial view of Vancouver, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Your adventure starts with a 40 second glass elevator ride whisking you 553.16 ft skyward to the panoramic observation deck. Experience intimate views of cosmopolitan Vancouver, historic Gastown and bustling Coal Harbour. Look beyond for enchanting views of our stunning natural landscape including world famous Stanley Park, the Pacific Ocean, the majestic North Shore Mountains and the Olympic Peninsula Mountains.

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

    Day 2

    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 and 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 will astound you with beautiful views of a thriving rain forest.

    Before dinner, you'll take the sky ride for another breathtaking views of the city of Vancouver. You'll see sparkling Pacific Ocean, Gulf Islands, and snowy peaks unfold as you journey up the mountainside. North America's largest aerial tramway system is your gateway to the majestic nature of The Peak of Vancouver.

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

    Day 3

    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, natural, cultural and historical landmarks, along with many other adventures.

    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 Aquarium is devoted to marine research and conservation.

    After lunch at the aquarium, you'll visit the Museum of Vancouver where you'll explore collections including 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.

    Day 4

    This morning you'll visit the UBC Museum of Anthropology which houses one of the world’s finest displays of Northwest Coast First Nations art in a spectacular Arthur Erickson designed building overlooking the mountains and ocean.

    After lunch, you'll take a guided tour of the Gallery's rotating exhibitions of historical and contemporary art providing you with unique opportunities to enhance your study of fashion, visual art, art history, graphic design, history, visual culture, and architecture, among many others.

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





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    Full-time Tour Manager

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    Air, Land & Water Transportation

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    Accommodations

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    Sightseeing & Entrance Fees

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