10 night sample itinerary

Vancouver, Victoria, Tofino and Seattle Multi Centre

Pacific Northwest Highlights

Combine the very best of the northwest Pacific Coast cities in one incredible luxury itinerary. 

The perfect balance of vibrant cities and unspoilt nature, experience the stunning Pacific coastline on both sides of the USA/Canada border. Begin in one of the world’s most liveable and cosmopolitan cities Vancouver, nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Coast Mountain range before sailing across the Strait of Georgia to British Columbia’s capital, Victoria. Soak up the charming colonial culture and picturesque architecture before swapping the city for the sweeping, isolated beaches and breath-taking rainforests of Tofino. Spot whales and bears from the water or lean about Vancouver Island’s fascinating First Nations history before taking the Clipper ferry from Victoria across the Puget Sound to super cool Seattle. Explore the acres of parkland and the mountain backdrop of Mount Rainier before ending your trip spending some time at the city’s stunning waterfront. 

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Experiencing all the Pacific Northwest has to offer
  • Three incredible cities, all combining urban cool with outdoor pursuits
  • Spotting black bears, whales and sea otters on Vancouver Island
  • Sailing on the stunning Strait of Georgia and Puget Sound

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
11 days
Guide Price
£2,139 per person
Price based on
16 February 19 departure from London Heathrow flying with Air Canada, for 3 nights room only in a Fairmont Room (Vancouver), 2 nights room only in a Fairmont Room (Victoria), 2 nights room only in a Beach Level Room (Tofino) and 3 nights room only in a Deluxe Room (Seattle) including ferry transfer.
Our guide price gives you an idea of pricing which will vary depending on exchange rates, accommodation, duration, dates, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Options
Private basis, Self-Guided

Itinerary Breakdown

  • Vancouver

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Sample the fresh produce at Granville Island Public Market
    • Take a leisurely stroll along the Stanley Park Seawall
    • Head to Grouse Mountain for spectacular views across the city
    • Shop among the designer names on Robson Street
    • Enjoy a sunset dinner cruise in Coal Harbor
  • Victoria

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Take a tour of the historic Parliament Buildings
    • Enjoy paddleboarding or kayaking in Victoria's Inner Harbor
    • Visit the fascinating exhibits at the Royal BC Museum
    • Indulge in Afternoon Tea at the historic Fairmont Empress Hotel
    • Explore the incredible displays of flora at nearby Butchart Gardens
  • Tofino

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Soak up the fresh sea air and stroll on endless sandy beaches
    • Walk the Big Tree Trail to gaze up at the towering cedars
    • Take a Whale Watching excursion to spot humpback, orca and sea otters
    • Discover the fascinating history of First Nations on the island
    • Spot black bears in Pacific Rim National Park
  • Seattle

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Taste your way around Pike Place Market
    • View the colourful glass displays at the Chihuly Garden and Glass
    • Tour the interesting Future of Flight and Aviation Center
    • Journey up to the top of the Space Needle for amazing city views
    • Take a short ferry ride to the Kitsap Peninsula
Vancouver

Consistently voted the most livable city in the world, it is easy to see what makes Vancouver so attractive. Explore the city’s great outdoors areas from viewing the display of First Nations totem poles in Stanley Park, taking a sunset stroll along the harbour Seawall walk to taking a cable to the top of Grouse Mountain for incredible city views. Don’t forget to also enjoy a gourmet food tour of famous Granville Island Market or to treat yourself to a craft cocktail or two in a bar in historic Gastown.

Highlights

  • Granville Island
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
  • Stanley Park & Seawall
Victoria

Cross the magnificent Strait of Georgia over to British Columbia’s quaint capital, Victoria. It will be easy to spot the British influences from the numerous tea rooms, European architecture and even red phone boxes. Sample Victoria Gin on a distillery tour, see the beautiful displays of flora at Butchart Gardens, be awed by the exhibits at the Natural History museum and marvel at the grandeur of The Parliament Buildings. No visit to Victoria would be complete without sampling the famous Afternoon Tea at the historic Fairmont Empress hotel located right on the harbour front.

Highlights

  • Parliament Buildings
  • Butchart Gardens
  • Gourmet Food Tour
Tofino

Get back in touch with nature and discover Tofino’s natural beauty, fresh ocean air, abundant wildlife and spectacular beaches. Spend days strolling along the long, rugged stretches of white sand dotted with driftwood and rocks, head out on the water to spot orca, humpback whales and sea otters and even black bears and eagles along the coast. Tofino is also within easy reach of the Pacific Rim National Park, unofficially known as the "Tree loving capital of the world" due to its dedication to the environmental preservation. We love walking the Big Tree Trail to gaze up at the towering cedars, stop at spruces where eagles nest and embrace our inner tree-hugger with arms outstretched around 2,000 year-old trunks.

Highlights

  • Pacific Rim National Park
  • Clayoquot Sound
  • Whale Watching
Seattle

Located across the Puget Sound from Victoria and Vancouver - Seattle is a funky and laid-back, city with a beautiful, natural backdrop. Home to the original Starbucks, Seattle is still a coffee lover’s dream with countless coffeehouses and cafés filling the air with their fresh-roasted aroma of the city's favourite drink. For fabulous views across the city, head up the Space Needle, a 605 feet high observation tower, now an icon of the city or take a short ferry ride to the Kitsap Peninsula to visit award winning breweries. With the great outdoors right on your doorstep, you can explore three beautiful national parks within a few hours’ drive of the city - Mount Rainier, Olympic and North Cascades - cycle many trails, be awed by the spectacular scenery or kayak around the San Juan Islands.

Highlights

  • Space Needle
  • Pike Place Market
  • Cascade Mountains