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Holiday Season in Victoria, BC
British Columbia’s capital, Victoria, boasts Canada’s mildest winter and thus has the country’s fastest growing retirement community.
Available Booking Dates
- Flights with Air Canada
- Superior accommodation
- 11 full breakfasts, 1 light Christmas breakfast and a Christmas Day Brunch
- 5 dinners and 2 lunches (including Christmas and New Year’s dinners and celebrations)
- High Tea at Butchart Gardens
- High Tea at Pendray Inn & Tea House
- Many guided excursions
- Per person, double occupancy, from Toronto, Ottawa or Montreal (Standard Room) - $3,797.00 | Studio Suite - $3,997.00 | One Bedroom Suite - $4197.00
- SINGLE SUPPLEMENTS (Standard Room) - $690.00 | Studio Suite - $850.00 | One Bedroom Suite - $990.00
- Halifax - add $190.00
- Winnipeg - deduct - $100.00
- Vancouver - deduct - $300.00
- Vancouver - deduct - $400.00
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Sightseeing & Excursions With Expert Local Guides
Cultural Experiences, Most Meals & Authentic Dining
Comprehensive Travel & Health Insurance Plan
A Dedicated, Professional, & Experienced Tour Manager
Roundtrip Transportation To/From Airport (From Most Canadian Cities)
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Victoria lies in a beautiful natural setting on Vancouver Island, surrounded by hills and overlooking the snow-clad Olympic mountains. It is a charming city with the atmosphere of a seaside resort. With its turn-of-thecentury buildings and tweed and wool shops, you might be inclined to think Victoria is a transplanted corner of Britain! It is a wonderful city for those who love to walk, and active seniors with an appetite for adventure will find a vast array of delightful side trips at their disposal (in addition to the many included in our program). Christmas in Downtown Victoria is a festive time of year with roaming carolers, trolley rides, parades and special events. We will enjoy the season in style, with a special High Tea at the Pendray Inn & Tea House, a Christmas Brunch, a Christmas Dinner and a special New Year’s Eve Dinner and celebrations. So this Christmas don’t bother with your passport, exchange rates or bottled water and come with us to the jewel of the North Pacific – Victoria! Our hotel in Victoria will be the Royal Scot Hotel & Suites. This superior Canada Select 4-star, AAA 3-diamond hotel is perfectly located one block from the Inner Harbour and within easy walking distance to the BC Parliament Buildings, downtown and Empress Hotel. The hotel has an indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, exercise room, billiards and games room, an onsite restaurant and lounge, gift shop, guest laundry facilities, free wireless internet and a free shuttle service that runs from the hotel to the downtown core for the exclusive convenience of hotel guests.
Three types of rooms are offered:
* The Standard Room (1 or 2 Queen Beds) has a microwave, small fridge, coffee maker, kettle, dishes and utensils.
* The Studio Suite, ideal for couples or singles, has a comfortable seating area, fully equipped kitchen, dining table and chairs. The bedroom with a Queen Bed is set apart with a partition wall.
* The One Bedroom Suite has a separate bedroom
(2 Twins or 1 King Bed), living room and a full kitchen / dining room.
* This tour is suitable only for the active traveller who enjoys walking.
A sightseeing tour of Victoria including a visit to Craigdarroch Castle.
A walking tour of Victoria’s fabled Inner Harbour area with an entertaining local guide
Enjoy the magic of Christmas at the famous Butchart Gardens. Take in the spectacle of tens of thousands of coloured lights combined with the natural beauty of this world renowned garden, which features the everpopular Twelve Days of Christmas displays. Afternoon Tea is included at the Gardens. Today we also visit the Victoria Butterfly Gardens, an indoor tropical paradise which also features tropical fish and birds, ornate plants and an exquisite orchid display.
A guided tour of The Robert Bateman Centre - an exhibit of original works by the world’s greatest wildlife artist. This collection is the largest ever assembled for public view.
We visit the world-renowned Royal BC Museum, the highlight being the IMAX Theatre presentation.
Chinatown by Night – After a presentation on Chinatown’s history, we’ll walk through Fan Tan Alley and enjoy the tales of a local guide. Dinner is included at a traditional Chinese restaurant in the heart of Chinatown.
Miniature World is one of Victoria’s most popular attractions. We view over 85 exciting miniature dioramas and displays, including the World’s Largest Dollhouses circa 1880, the Great Canadian Railway, one of theworld’s largest model railways, the World of Dickens, Olde London Towne of 1670, and much more.
Afternoon Tea at the Pendray Inn and Tea House - a magnificent Victorian manor house with old world charm.
A Special Christmas Day Brunch with all the trimmings at a nearby hotel.
Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve Dinners and celebrations!