Vancouver City Break (3 Nights)

From the mountains to the ocean

Your ski holiday in British Columbia, be it Whistler or one of the interior resorts such as Sun Peaks, usually involves flying to or through Vancouver.

Either before or after your ski holiday to Canada why not take some time to have a city break in Vancouver.

This beautiful modern thriving city by the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by mountains has lots to explore and plenty of activities for you to enjoy. Located by the Pacific Ocean surrounded by mountains We have put together a sample itinerary below to give you some ideas but as with everything we do this is just a guide and can be tailor made to suit your requirements.

 

Itinerary (3 Nights)

Here’s a day-by-day guide to your itinerary. Feel free to ask us to add other days or ideas and excursions by contacting us directly, so we can give you the best price.

Day 1

Whistler to Vancouver

If staying in Whistler we can arrange a transfer from your Whistler hotel to downtown Vancouver in the morning or later in the afternoon if you want to get those last few ski runs in.

Check in to your Vancouver hotel which we can arrange and advise on which hotels suit your requirements. From modern chic accommodation overlooking the harbour to luxury full service hotels Vancouver offers a fantastic choice of accommodation options.

Head out for dinner at one of the many restaurants in Vancouver with plenty to choose from ranging from high end sushi and steak houses to street food spots Vancouver has something for everyone.

Day 2

Vancouver

For your first day in Vancouver why not take the hop-on hop-off city bus tour which will show all that this vibrant city has to offer. Travel through downtown Vancouver out to Stanley Park.

In Stanley Park you can explore the stunning 400-hectares of natural West Coast Rainforest with views out over the Pacific Ocean. See the famous First Nation Totem Poles before heading over to Capilano Suspension Park to see the Canyon lights.

After viewing the Cayon Lights head over to Gastown for an evening of cocktails and dining. Gastown is a natural historic site as is was the first neighbourhood of Vancouver formed in 1867.

Day 3

Vancouver

After yesterday exploring you could spend today taking in the cultural sites Vancouver has to offer such as the Vancouver Art Gallery, discover the wonders of Science at the interactive Science World or see creatures of the deep at the Vancouver Aquarium.

You could take the glass elevator at Vancouver Lookout up 553 feet for a 360° view of this wonderful city.

Another option would be to head over to fantastic indoor market at Granville Island for some tasty artisan treats.

For the evening’s entertainment why not experience Canada’s favourite sport and watch the Vancouver Canucks battle it out in the NHL at The Rogers Arena.

Day 4

Vancouver to Vancouver Airport

With most flights departing early evening there is time to head to the largest mall in British Columbia Metropolis to pick up any last minute souvineers and have a bite to eat before heading to the airport for your flight home.

The above is just a taste of what the beautiful city of Vancouver has available for a Vancouver city break at the end of your ski holiday to Canada.