SEATTLE – vancouver – whistler/victoria – the rockies & fairmont hot springs - 2010

7 days from Seattle to Seattle (LA-WUSIB07SEA)

Prices & Dates:

$699.00* (From 1/1/10 to 4/10/10: Thursday & Friday)

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Vacation Overview

Seattle is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Enjoy tours of the city, sightseeing cruises, and endless activities in Seattle, Washington.

Vancouver is the largest city in the province of British Columbia. The city is located on Canada's West Coast, is one of the most beautiful cities in North America. Surrounded by water, parks and the coastal mountains, the city provides a stunning natural environment perfect for the pursuit of almost any recreational activity.

Victoria BC is a great holiday destination for those looking for a slower pace. The capitol of British Columbia is known as the “Garden City.” Not only is it home to the famous Butchart Gardens but the streets themselves are filled with flowers and greenery. The Old World charm of its downtown makes it a wonderful area to tour on foot. Victoria is also a great place to access activities like whale watching, diving and fishing.

Fairmont Hot Springs is a great resort experience in the magnificent setting of the stunning Canadian Rocky Mountains. The largest and most popular hot spring pool complex in Canada, with nearly 1,000 square metres of pools, the internationally renowned Fairmont springs soothe visitors year-round with the curative powers of the 35 to 45 deg C waters.

Itinerary

Day 1  HOMETOWN – SEATTLE – VANCOUVER

Airport pickup and Seattle city tour provided free (apprx. 3 hrs) for arrivals before 12:00pm.
Tour includes Lake Washington Ship Canal and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, Fish Ladder & Space Needle(admission not included) etc. Transfer to Hotel.

Day 2  VANCOUVER – KELOWNA – VERNON

Morning departure for Kelowna. A visit to the Jammery and The Planet Bee are among our itinerary of the day. Following with tour to the beautiful Lake Okanagan in search of the lake monster Ogopogo. We also include a wine tasting trip to the Famous Summer Hill Winery. Coach transfer to Vernon in the late afternoon.
Hotel: Prestige Inn Vernon
Day 3  VERNON – LAST SPIKE – FAIRMONT HOT SPRINGS

Departing Vernon in the morning, we shall take a break at Craigellachie where the last spike was driven for the Trans-continental Canadian Pacific Railroad. Tour then proceed to Fairmont Hot Spring where you can enjoy the private out-door Hot Spring Pools, along with the beautiful scenery.

Hotel: Fairmont Hot Springs Resort.
(Prestige Inn Fairmont Hot Springs will be utilized during Christmas and New Year period).

Day 4  LAKE LOUISE – BANFF – GOLDEN
In the morning, visit to Bow Falls and the Banff City center area. Proceed to the world famous Lake Louise where a gondola ride (optional) to the top of the Mountain will treat you to an excellent view of scenery ( Lake Louise or Sulphur Mountain Gondola) Tour will also visit the beautiful Lake Louise where you can enjoy the tranquility of the beautiful Glacial lake by Chateau Lake Louise.
Hotel: Best Western Mountain View Inn, Golden

Day 5  GOLDEN – KAMLOOPS – VANCOUVER

Leaving the beautiful Rockies Scenery behind, our tour will take a brief stop at the old mining town of Three Valley gap, then we’ll proceed to the industrial city of Kamloops where we’ll visit a Ginseng farm & their processing plant before returning to Vancouver.

Day 6  WHISTLE SIGHTSEEING ONE DAY TOUR – VICTORIA ONE DAY TOUR

Victoria one day tour (tour include ferry charges, one lunch & admission to Butchart Gardens)
Morning departure for Vancouver Island by B.C. Ferry, tour famous Butchart Gardens upon arrival, and visit Victoria's China town, Inner Harbor, through Beacon Hill Park & stop by Mile"0". Return to Vancouver in the evening by ferry.

OR

Whistler One Day Tour- Whistler Gondola not included (Reduction of $35.00 per adult and $16.00 per child)
Morning Transfer from Vancouver to the world famous ski resort of Whistler. You can enjoy the marvelous scenery of Whistler Mountain and the BlackCombs Mountain, or do your winter shopping in the newly renovated Whistler village area. Coach transfer back to hotel in the evening. (Operating dates depend on the weather & local condition)
• Additional charge for ski lessons when available
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Day 7  VANCOUVER – SEATTLE – HOMETOWN

Vancouver city tour (approx. 3 hrs.) provided free for all departures after 7:00pm
City tour includes China Town area, famous Gastown, Trade & Convention Centre & the 1,000-acre Stanley Park.
Coach transfer to Seattle Airport in the late afternoon.
*National Holiday & Long Weekend Tour Fare, hotel surcharge may be applied.

Optional Meal Plan:  (from day 2 to day 5, total 8 meals)

Adult $116 Child $100
Day 2: Lunch and dinner
Day 3: Breakfast and lunch
Day 4: Lunch and dinner
Day 5: Breakfast and lunch.

Rules & Restrictions:

 

 

* Please bring your valid passport (at least 6 months validity) and green card.
* If you are not American Citizen or permanent resident, please apply your own visa for visit Canada and multiple entries into United States.
* We will not be responsible for anyone's acceptable / unacceptable visa.

Tour price includes:

1. Bi-Lingual tour guide (Cantonese / Mandarin)
2. Air conditioned highway coach.
3. One lunch, ferry charges, admission to Butchart Gardens, and the Hot Springs Pool at Fairmont Hot Springs.
4. Hotel accommodation, based on double occupancy, triples or Quads are to be shared with two queen beds.
5. One piece of standard size luggage.

Tour price not includes:

1. Gratuities of 7.00 CAD per day for tour guide and Driver
2. All personal expenses.
3. Any type of insurance.
4. Any meal that is not included in the itinerary.
5. Ski lessons when available.
6. Round trip air tickets.

7. Sulphur Mountain Gondola (2008) ADT$26.00, CHD$13.00 /(2009) ADT $27.00, CHD $13.50

Tour Cancellation charges:

The following cancellation charges shall apply for tour cancelled between:
22-29 days prior departure – 60% of total fare paid
11-21 days prior departure – 85% of total fare paid
within 10 days prior departure – 100% of total fare paid

* Price is subject to change without prior notice