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Tailor Made Canada: West Coast


10 days from $19,995

Private Journey

Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way; you can even customize the itinerary to your interests.

Explore Whistler to see the awe-inspiring Whistler and Blackcomb mountains, enjoying a number of active adventures on offer; fly by private charter to Nimmo Bay where you enjoy two days relaxing or exploring at your leisure; and finish your journey in Vancouver with a day trip to Victoria and splendid Butchart Gardens.

A&K Advantages

Design Your Day® in Whistler choosing from a ziptrek adventure, whitewater rafting, RZR tour or Via Ferrata climbing

Enjoy a peak-to-peak gondola ride between Whistler Mountain and Black Peak Mountain, reveling in the spectacular views

Explore the contrasts of the metropolis of Vancouver from the business district to trendy Yaletown and a walk through the nearby coastal rainforest

Fly by seaplane to Victoria including a visit to Butchart Gardens and High Tea at the Fairmont Empress Hotel, a Victoria landmark

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1
Arrive Vancouver, British Columbia
DAY 2
Whistler | Ziplining Between Mountains
DAY 3
Whistler | Leisure Activities & a Gondola Ride
DAY 4
Nimmo Bay | Exploring the Great Bear Rainforest
DAYS 5-6
Nimmo Bay | Days of Rest & Recreation
DAY 7
Vancouver | Returning to the Capital
DAY 8
Vancouver | The City’s Natural Splendors
DAY 9
Vancouver | Butchart Gardens & High Tea
DAY 10
Depart Vancouver

Luxury Tailor Made Journeys depart on the dates that work for you and feature expert local guides throughout your journey. The itinerary below can be customized to your interests.

DAY 1
Arrive Vancouver, British Columbia

Arrive in Vancouver, sparkling capital of British Columbia, where you are met and chauffeured to your luxurious resort in Whistler.

Four Seasons Resort & Residences Whistler
DAY 2
Whistler | Ziplining Between Mountains

Today, explore the region on any of several A&K Design Your Day optional activities. Seek the exhilaration of ziplining through the forest between Whistler Mountain and Black Mountain or the adrenaline rush of whitewater rafting down the Lower Cheakamus River. Go mountain climbing high in Whistler’s backcountry or take on the guided challenge of ascending to Whistlers Peak via a man-made vertical pathway called the Via Ferrata (Iron Way).

Four Seasons Resort & Residences Whistler
Meals: Breakfast
DAY 3
Whistler | Leisure Activities & a Gondola Ride

Enjoy a full day at leisure, free to relax at your resort or indulge in any of the many optional activities available, such as bear viewing, ecology tours, canoeing, fishing, heli-hiking, horseback riding, kayaking, river rafting and ziplining. You may also wish to board the peak-to-peak gondola between Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain, taking in spectacular views of rugged peaks, glaciers, wildflowers and wildlife, and perhaps disembarking for a vigorous mountain hike.

Four Seasons Resort & Residences Whistler
Meals: Breakfast
DAY 4
Nimmo Bay | Exploring the Great Bear Rainforest

Fly by privately chartered Beaver seaplane from Green Lake to Nimmo Bay, where you are greeted with warm hospitality at your resort.

Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAYS 5-6
Nimmo Bay | Days of Rest & Recreation

Enjoy two full days at leisure, free to relax at your wonderful resort or indulge in any of the many optional activities available, such as beach combing, boat tours, bear viewing, whale watching, hiking, kayaking, paintball and yoga classes.

Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7
Vancouver | Returning to the Capital

Fly by seaplane to Port Hardy, and onward via conventional aircraft to Vancouver, where you are met and transferred to your hotel.

Fairmont Pacific Rim
Meals: Breakfast
DAY 8
Vancouver | The City’s Natural Splendors

Privately explore the city of Vancouver and its natural beauty, led by your driver-guide and enjoying plenty of photo opportunities. Begin in the business district, moving on to trendy Yaletown. Catch a glimpse of the city’s mixed Native, European and Asian cultures in the T&T Asian Market, legendary Chinatown and historic Gastown. Discover the thriving residential area known as the West End as you head into Stanley Park to view the authentic West Coast Totem Poles. Next, cross Lions Gate Bridge to the North Shore for a visit of tranquil Capilano Canyon and observe the life cycle of the Pacific salmon. The grand finale is a walk through the coastal rainforest — enjoy the captivating views of Burrard Inlet and discover lichen, moss, ferns, and flowering plants growing under the mantle of Douglas fir, cedar and hemlock trees. After working up a healthy appetite, enjoy a picnic lunch, complete with fine china and linens.

Fairmont Pacific Rim
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 9
Vancouver | Butchart Gardens & High Tea

Fly by seaplane from Coal Harbour to Victoria Harbour for a private tour of Victoria and Butchart Gardens. This 50-acre horticultural showplace is truly one of the finest in the world. If time permits, also visit the nearby Victoria Butterfly Gardens or the Church & State Winery. Next, head downtown to visit the shops on Government Street and Antique Row, and explore Victoria’s Old Town, including the oldest Chinatown in Canada. You may choose to visit Craigdarroch Castle or visit the quaint streets of Oak Bay. Then proceed to the landmark Fairmont Empress Hotel, where you enjoy the famous tradition of High Tea in the Lobby Lounge. Alternatively, drop by the Royal British Columbia Museum, considered one of the top 10 museums in North America.

Fairmont Pacific Rim
Meals: Breakfast
DAY 10
Depart Vancouver

Today, transfer to the Vancouver International Airport to board your departing flight.

Meals: Breakfast

Enhance Your Journey

Elevate your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.

Go Whale Watching by Zodiac

Enjoy the exhilaration of zipping across the seas in an open-air, eco-friendly Zodiac boat on a shared experience to the Juan de Fuca and Haro Straits, home to nearly 80 orcas (killer whales). Humpback, minke, and gray whales also roam the area, along with Dall’s porpoise, otters, and elephant seals.


Priced from $19,995

Prices are per person, double occupancy for the itinerary as published for 2019 travel. Supplements may apply over holidays, festivals and special events. Subject to availability. International air not included.

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