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Canada | Pre- or Post-Cruise Stay in Vancouver

Sample Itinerary


Canada, Vancouver

Trip Duration

1 night / 2 days

Before or after your enchanting sea voyage, enhance your vacation further with an enriching pre- or post cruise stay in Vancouver, Canada. With a distinguished mountain backdrop and miles of verdant landscapes, this sophisticated Canadian coastal seaport boasts world-class restaurants, cheerful pubs, a thriving art and theatre scene and a distinctive, welcoming cultural potpourri to compliment your exciting northern getaway.

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Day 1: Vancouver |

Upon arrival in Vancouver, meet your private transfer bound for the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, Vancouver, where you will stay overnight in a Fairmont Gold city view room. With a dynamic harbor front location, bask in spacious luxury, floor-to-ceiling windows, exquisite views, and exclusive Fairmont Gold floor privileges featuring premium amenities, private lounge and gardened terrace access, complimentary European buffet breakfast, afternoon tea with freshly baked scones and cookies, evening appetizers and honor bar. In addition, revel in a heated outdoor pool, state-of-the-art health club, unique artisanal cuisine at ARC, rooftop garden and apiary.

After you are settled in, venture out and discover the city on your own with all its laid back charm. With a short stroll to the cobblestone streets of historic Gastown, discover the trendy shops and designer boutiques on famed Robson Street, along with art galleries, lively pubs, restaurants and nightclubs. Take a horse-drawn ride through scenic Stanley Park, with its majestic views of the bay and downtown skyline. Stop at Vancouver Aquarium, Canada's largest, and meet friendly sea otters, penguins, beluga and dolphins, or take in a show at Bard on the Beach, an outdoor Shakespeare Festival held every summer at Kits' Vanier Park. Discovery awaits!

Day 2: Vancouver |

Following your delicious buffet breakfast, spend your day immersed in this exciting city. Check out Grandville Island's public market, vibrant art scene with an eclectic mix of festival, theatre, street performers, musical shows and art exhibits. Tour the city by bicycle, utilizing the extensive bike route network or wander in a Ming-Dynasty-style garden in Chinatown, while enjoying a savory herb tea and authentic dim sum. Later, say goodbye to this remarkable city as you meet your private transfer and head to your cruise port or airport for your homebound flight.

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