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9 day escorted tour itinerary

Pacific Coast Explorer Tour

From the North West to the South West

Starting in Canada and crossing the border into the United States, visit two fascinating countries on this eight night fascinating escorted tour. Taking you from the iconic Vancouver to the colourful and vibrant San Francisco exploring the coastal regions in between. Along the way you will get to capture towering west coast cities, stunning scenery and dramatic coastlines visiting Seattle, Portland, Coos Bay, Eureka and Sonoma for a spot of wine tasting from California's world-famous wine region. Why not extend your trip by a few days and add on a few extra nights in San Francisco and explore the city further?

 

 

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Seattle city tour
  • Explore the Oregon coast line
  • Redwood National Park
  • California Wine Country tour and tasting

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
9 days
Destination Breakdown
Options
Group basis, Escorted
Included
  • International Flights
  • 8 nights accommodation
  • Services of a Tour Director days 2-8
  • Seattle city tour
  • Redwood National Park guided walk
  • California Wine Country tour and tasting
Not included
  • Meals unless specified
  • Optional excursions
  • Gratuities

Itinerary Breakdown

Welcome to Vancouver. Enjoy your arrival day at leisure after making your way to your hotel where you will meet your Tour Director.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Century Plaza Vancouver

Full day at leisure. We recommend taking a ferry trip (optional) to Victoria Island to take in the sights and sounds of the capital city of British Columbia, Victoria.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Century Plaza Vancouver

After crossing the Canada/U.S. border the tour heads to Seattle; the jewel of the Northwest. Head downtown to the Seattle Waterfront and take in the fantastic views of Elliott Bay and the Olympic Mountains. For those that can stomach it, a trip up the 520 foot high Space Needle is a must.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Coast Bellevue Hotel

Depart for Portland, Oregon's largest city, visiting Mount Rainier National Park and Mount St. Helen's, both active volcanoes, on route. Mount Rainier is the most glaciated peak in the contiguous U.S. and stands proudly in the Washington landscape.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Jupiter Hotel

Enjoy spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean as you head south along Oregon's coastline before reaching Newport and Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Oregon Dunes features wind sculpted sand dunes that tower high above sea level.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Red Lion Coos Bay

The rugged Oregon coastline offers further stunning views and endless beaches as you continue your journey south. Head to California's spectacular Redwood National Park and a forest that dates back as far as the dinosaurs; gaze up at giant Redwoods higher than the Statue of Liberty dominating the skyline.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Red Lion Eureka

Depart Eureka and continue towards Sonoma, travelling across California Wine Country and home to perfect grape growing conditions. This region possesses some of the most famous wineries in the world.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Dry Creek Inn

This morning we head to San Francisco across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and arrive in the City by the Bay. A trip on a cable car, a visit to famous Alcatraz, a stroll on the piers eating some of the local dishes - San Francisco is a fabulous city to explore.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Hotel Carlton

Enjoy your final day in San Francisco before transferring to the airport independently for your onward travel.

Points of Interest

  • Vancouver

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Head up to Grouse Mountain for incredible city views
    • Walk among the treetops at Capilano Suspension Bridge park
    • Take a whale watching excursion out into the Strait of Georgia
    • View the First Nation's totem poles in Stanley Park
    • Enjoy dinner overlooking Coal Harbor
  • Seattle

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Stroll along Seattle Waterfront
    • Head up the Seattle Needle for spectacular views
    • Appreciate snow-capped mountains as a backdrop over the city
    • Walk through the grounds of the Seattle Center
    • Visit the Chihuly Garden and Glass
  • Sonoma

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Hike through towering redwood forests
    • Over 425 wineries to choose from
    • Enjoy delicious farm-to-table dining
    • Taste the premium wines on offer across this region
    • Over 50 regional and state parks to explore
  • San Francisco

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Hop on a cable car and get around the city like a local
    • Hit Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39 and try a clam chowder
    • Cycle over the Golden Gate Bridge
    • Visit the infamous Alcatraz prison
    • Wander through the eccentric and lively Chinatown