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Tours in Vancouver

Tours in Vancouver allow you to explore a chic cosmopolitan city, combined with spectacular natural surroundings. Perfect for a romantic weekend break or as a base for an adventure holiday, Vancouver tours allow you to explore Canada at its best. Travel on a private solo tour, or in a small group, and discover the many hidden corners of the area. Speak to our Destination Specialists today and we’ll help you create your ideal Vancouver tour.

Combine Canada’s majestic natural landscapes with its cosmopolitan cities on our Canadian Contrasts Tour. Visit Niagara Falls and Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Vancouver and more over 15 days. Arrive in Vancouver along the Sea-to-Sky Highway which is surrounded by fjords and mountains. From Vancouver you can visit Grouse Mountain or walk among the treetops on the Suspension Bridge. Alternatively, enjoy some retail therapy on Robson Street and enjoy the cosmopolitan mix of restaurants and bars along every street.

Discover the west coast of Canada on our Western Journey Tour. See fjords and glaciers, the jagged coastline, Rocky Mountains and emerald forests before finishing in Vancouver. Set between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains, the city is home to pretty parks, designer shopping and a selection of restaurants for those wanting to simply relax.

Adventurers will love our Unlimited Adventures tour. Travel from Calgary, through the Canadian Rocky Mountains and all the way to Vancouver on the Pacific Coast. Enjoy bear watching, whale watching, glacier tours, hiking and more before finishing in the city, which blends the sea, mountains and cosmopolitan culture of Canada.

11 days Seven Seas Mariner in Alaska

Seven Seas Mariner Alaska Cruise

 

Set sail for the wilderness and beauty of Canada and Alaska in luxury with Regent Seven Seas Cruises®. From the moment you embark upon the 700 guest all suites, all balcony Seven Seas Mariner® you can expect exceptional service and...

Cruise holidays

Seven Seas Mariner Alaska Cruise
10 days a flock of birds standing on top of a mountain

Rockies Trail Tour

Guide Price  £2,599  pp  

Take this ten day tour of beautiful Western Canada to combine rural and urban delights into one unforgettable adventure. Journey through snow-tipped mountains and glaciers, rolling ranch land and vibrant cities in this varied and exciting trip. it Our Canadian...

Escorted tours

Rockies Trail Tour
14 days Patricia Lake, Jasper

Great Parks of the West

Guide Price  £2,999  pp  

Calling all nature lovers with incurable ‘itchy feet’. Now you can explore the best of the national parks in West Canada on our Great Parks of the West self drive. The adventure kicks off in the bustling city of Vancouver,...

Self drive holidays

Great Parks of the West
12 days a train crossing a bridge over a river in a forest

Rocky Mountaineer: First Passage to the West Classic with Post-Tour Alaska Cruise (Westbound)

 

An unforgettable journey combining the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer train with an incredible Alaska Cruise, this is a true "bucket list" holiday. Begin your journey in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, before taking the two day journey across lush...

Iconic journeys

Rocky Mountaineer: First Passage to the West Classic with Post-Tour Alaska Cruise (Westbound)
9 days Bear Watching Excursion

Whales, Bears and Vancouver Island

Guide Price  £3,799  pp  

Our incredible Whales, Bears and Vancouver Island self drive provides a sample of Canada’s most spectacular treasures. Discover picturesque Vancouver Island scenery, the impressive grizzly bears of Tofino, in addition to the provincial charm of Victoria and its mesmerising whales...

Self drive holidays

Whales, Bears and Vancouver Island
15 days Stanley Park Totem Pole, Vancouver

Totem Peaks

Guide Price  £2,899  pp  

Offering the perfect balance between nature’s delights and Canada’s rich culture, our Totem Peaks Canada self drive itinerary is one of our favourites. Explore the alpine resort towns of Banff and Jasper, uncover the beauty of the Canadian coastline, and...

Self drive holidays

Totem Peaks
7 days a bridge over a body of water with a city in the background

Olympic National Park and Vancouver Island Tour

Guide Price  £3,699  pp  

The Pacific Northwest and South Eastern Canada are combined in this fabulous 7 day escorted small group tour. Visit Olympic National Park and Vancouver Island to experience the rugged coastline both share, which is home to black bears and orca...

Escorted tours

Olympic National Park and Vancouver Island Tour
13 days Rainforest to Goldrush

Rocky Mountaineer Grand Rail Circle

Guide Price  £6,099  pp  

Explore Canada on the exhilarating Rocky Mountaineer Grand Rail Circle tour and take the journey of a lifetime. Enjoy unforgettable and spectacular dramatic scenery from the comfort of the train and explore Banff, Jasper and Yoho National Parks, and the...

Adventure holidays

Rocky Mountaineer Grand Rail Circle
2 days a train crossing a bridge over a river in a forest

Rocky Mountaineer - Journey Through the Clouds Eastbound

 

Board Rocky Mountaineer train and begin an unforgettable journey through British Columbia and into the spectacular Canadian Rockies in Alberta . Gaze out of your window as you pass by the wildlife that prowls the Canadian wilderness and a never-ending...

Couples Holidays

Rocky Mountaineer - Journey Through the Clouds Eastbound
9 days a bridge over a body of water with a city in the background

Vancouver and Vancouver Island Multi Centre Holiday

 

A multi-centre holiday in Vancouver allows you to combine one of Canada’s most cosmopolitan cities with breath taking natural beauty. Immerse yourself in the history of Vancouver Island’s charming towns and cities before seeing some of the country’s majestic bears...

Cultural holidays

Vancouver and Vancouver Island Multi Centre Holiday
21 days a lake with a mountain in the background

The Canadiana

 

From the wild Canadian Rockies to vibrant metropolitan cities, Canada is a country of varied and beautiful landscapes. Spend 21 days exploring three thousand miles of this North American wonderland and experience some of the most awe-inspiring scenery in the...

Iconic journeys

The Canadiana
2 days First Passage to the West

Rocky Mountaineer - First Passage to the West (Eastbound)

 

Climb aboard Rocky Mountaineer and step into a world of top class service, where you can enjoy truly breath-taking scenery up close from the window of your luxurious train coach. This two day adventure will take you through Canada’s West...

Couples Holidays

Rocky Mountaineer - First Passage to the West (Eastbound)

Expert Tips

Nick

Senior Destination Manager

“For the best sunset view in the city and a slice of home away from home, head to English Bay to watch the sun go down with a fresh portion of fish and chips.”

Martyn

Destination Manager

“You may be on holiday, but if you’re the outdoorsy type, don’t forget your exercise gear. The incredible scenery of Stanley Park and the brisk fresh air make for an amazing morning run.”

Christie

Destination Executive

“Granville Island Public Market is an absolute mecca for foodie types, open from 9.00am until 7.00pm daily.”

Frequently Asked Questions

Vancouver is Canada’s third rainiest city, with over 161 rainy days per year on average. That said, Vancouver also benefits from one of the warmest climates in Canada, with mild winters and warm summers.

The public transport system in Vancouver is great. The SkyTrain is clean and efficient and anywhere it doesn’t extend to can be reached by public buses and SeaBuses. Greater Vancouver is divided into three different fare zones for SkyTrain and SeaBus, while buses are charged at only one rate.

Whistler is about a two hour drive from Vancouver along the BC-99 Highway. There’s also a shuttle bus that runs to and from Vancouver airport, as well as Downtown Vancouver.

Whether you love exploring the great outdoors, discovering wildlife, indulging your foodie side, or shopping for unique wares at local shops, Vancouver has something for everyone. All this is nestled on a charming little island that also serves as the perfect gateway to some of the most awe-inspiring national parks in the world.

Why you'll love Vancouver… 

• Losing yourself in scenic Stanley Park, North America’s largest urban park
• Exploring the trendy streets of Gastown
• Tackling the intense 850m hike up the Grouse Mountain Grind path
• Indulging in Vancouver’s delicious foodie scene
• Relaxing with a beer at one of Vancouver’s many microbreweries
• Browsing the independent boutiques in fashionable SoMa
• Culturing yourself at one of Canada’s best commercial galleries, the Catriona Jeffries Gallery
• Stopping to smell the flowers in the VanDusen Botanical Gardens
• Swimming and sunning yourself at Kitsilano Beach
• Checking out the effortlessly cool neighbourhood of Granville Island
• Breathing in the fresh evergreen and cedar-scented air as you cross Capilano Suspension Bridge
• Learning more about Vancouver’s history at the Museum of Anthropology

Did you know?

• Greenpeace was established in Vancouver in 1971.
• Often referred to as the ‘Hollywood of the north”, Vancouver is the third largest centre for film production in North America, after Los Angeles and New York.
• The 9 O’clock Gun used to fire at 6pm to remind salmon fishermen to cease work on Sundays.