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Package Itinerary

2-Day Victoria, Butchart Gardens, Duncan, Chemainus, Nanaimo Tour from Vancouver

Tour Code: 322-2212

 

Available: Tue, Thu, Sat (May - Sep)

Depart from: Vancouver, Canada; Richmond, CA

Duration: 2 Days 1 Night

 

Highlights: Visit Butchart Gardens, Duncan, Chemainus and Nanaimo. Inclusions: 1 night hotel accommodation. Admission to Butchart Gardens and BC Ferry.

·         Enjoy the Butchart Gardens Summer Fireworks Show every Saturday Night between Jul 2 - Sep 3.

 

Pricing Policy

Hotel Option (/room)Surcharge         

Hotel Grand Pacific/Harbour Tower - Surcharge     

The Fairmont Empress – Surcharge

 

 

Itinerary

Day 1

Vancouver - Victoria (60 miles)

Board the BC Ferry from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay. Visit the famous Butchart Gardens, the 55-acre garden has been drawing you since it was started in a limetone quarry in 1904. Pass by the Gate of Harmonious at Chinatown. Explore the Inner Harbour by foot or carriage (optional) and visit Fairmont Empress, the BC Legislative BuildingsThunderbird ParkBeacon Hill Park and Mile "0".

Victoria, BC 

Butchart Gardens These world-famous floral gardens are located on a 55-acre estate on Vancouver Island's southeastern point in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. People from around the world have been coming to see the gardens for more than 100 years. 

Opening Hours: Mon Jun 15 - Sep 3 9:00am - 10:00pm, Summer-Seasonal time apply, Sep 4 - Sep 15 9:00am - 9:00pm, Summer-Seasonal time apply, Sep 16 - Sep 30 9:00am - 5:00pm, Summer-Seasonal time apply, Oct 1 - Oct 31 9:00am - 4:00pm, Autumn-Seasonal time apply, Nov 1 - Nov 30 9:00am - 3:30pm, Autume-Seasonal time apply, Dec 1 - Jan 6 9:00am - 9:00pm, Christmas-Seasonal time apply, Dec 25 1:00pm - 9:00pm, Christmas-Seasonal time apply, Jan 7 - Feb 29 9:00am - 3:30pm, Winter-Seasonal time apply

Chinatown Victoria The oldest Chinatown in Canada is located on the Pacific coast of British Columbia in the city of Victoria. This artistic and cultural center has features such as its famous Chinese Gate, which is guarded by lion statues. 

Victoria Harbour This seaport in the city of Victoria is the local cruise ship and tourist entry and exit point for the city, covering 620 acres of water. It separates downtown from the Victoria West neighborhood. 

BC Parliament Buildings The British Columbia Parliament Buildings are where the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia meet. They are located in Victoria, British Columbia, at the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Visitors can marvel at the Baroque architecture and sprawling lawns. 

Thunderbird Park This historic and cultural park in the heart of Victoria is decorated with an assortment of authentic totem poles carved by several different First Nations peoples. The park is also home to historic buildings from the mid-1800s. 

Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 8:00am - 11:00pm, Seasonal time apply

Beacon Hill Park Beacon Hill Park, located in Victoria, British Columbia, contains hiking trails, a waterpark, two playgrounds, a petting zoo, and botanical gardens, among many other attractions. Loved by locals and tourists alike, the 200-acre park has something for everyone.

Mile Zero An area of southwestern Beacon Hill Park at Douglas Street in Victoria, British Columbia is the beginning of Canada's Number 1 Highway, which stretches the entire length of the country. A monument marks "mile zero" to visitors. 

Standard Hotel: Red Lion Victoria or similar

Breakfast: Meal Plan (All inclusive meal plan only)

 

Day 2

Victoria - Duncan - Chemainus - Vancouver (110 miles)

Visit the Hatley Castle and the Goldstream Provincial Park to discover heritage and nature wonders. Head to Chemainus after visit the Totem city - Duncan. The murals on the streets illustrate the development of Chemainus. Arrive at Nanaimo by late afternoon and take the BC Ferry to Horseshoe bay. At the end of the day we will return to the departure points in Vancouver for dropoff.

 

 

Departure & Return

 Location        Address          Departure      Return

Coquitlam, BC    map link 3027 Anson Ave, Coquitlam, BC (Coquitlam Anson Plaza - Coquitlam, BC)              6:20am  7:15pm

Burnaby, BC       map link Willingdon & Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5H (Burnaby - Burnaby, BC)              6:30am  no stop

Surrey, BC          map link 15269 104 Ave, Surrey, BC V3R 1N5 (east side street of Sheraton Vancouver Guildford - Surrey, BC)    6:40am  7:15pm

Vancouver, BC    map link 50 East Pender St, Vancouver, BC (Chinese Culture Centre - Vancouver, BC)              6:45am  no stop

Vancouver, BC    map link 650 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 2M9 (Vancouver Oakridge Centre - Vancouver, BC)   7:00am  no stop

Richmond, BC     map link 8811 River Road, Richmond, BC V6X 3P8 (River Rock Hotel and Casino - Richmond, BC)        7:20am  no stop

  • During the Butchart Gardens Summer Fireworks days during the summer, dropoff time will be delayed 2 hours. The affected dates are Saturdays from Jul 2 - Sep 3 (Jul 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Aug 6, 13, 20, 27; Sep 3).

Price Includes

  • 1 night hotel accomodation
  • Admission to attractions
  • All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Tri-lingual tour guide (Cantonese / Mandarin / Limited English) for the entire tour
  • All taxes and fees

Price Excludes

  • 5% GST Tax (will be added when checking out).
  • Air fares
  • All meals and drinks during the trip, although eating arrangements will be made by your tour guide
  • Service fees for your tour guide and bus driver (suggested CAD$9/person/day).
  • Personal room fees such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
  • Any private expenses

Additional Note

  • Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour and/or driver guides (Chinese/Cantonese/ English). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.

Policies

  Confirmation

  • All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking, please do not book the airline tickets until your received the confirmation.

  Redemption

  • You will receive a confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order is received. Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

  Terms & Condition

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

The purchase of any travel services represents your acceptance Terms & Conditions set out herein. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand these Terms & Conditions prior to booking.

Booking changes
A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply.

Cancellations and Cancellation Fees 
Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to Taketours by email or through web mail at Contact Us.

Cancellation penalties per person as follows:

(Notification day and departure day are not counted)

  • 14 - 20 days or more before departure - 50% of total purchase amount
  • 0 - 14 days before of departure - 100% of total purchase amount
  • Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
  • There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.

Itinerary Variations
We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.

Tour Cancellation
We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, Taketours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour.. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.

We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

              

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