the "Real Van" city tour
The non-tourist version of experiencing Vancouver. . . You will experience some neighborhoods that are not part of the usual visitor route . Join me to experience local culture and lifestyle with an eclectric tour of our city experiencing local scenery, art, culture and food and beverage unique spots.
The canadian hippie movement started in Vancouver and the current hipster culture is alive and well. Come explore with me some of my favourite areas of the city . If you want to include some of the usual key neighbourhoods too just let me know. I love to design customized tours to appeal to your interests and preferences.
Beginning in downtown we will travel on foot for a unique tour in Gastown/Chinatown.
After a short ride on our famous Skytrain we will explore Commercial Drive stopping for coffee and/or food of your preference followed by a walk along Main Street with a chance to explore the vintage stores.
We can finish in downtown or at a location of your preference as you may wish to continue exploring or hang out in a funky location for lunch.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Downtown Vancouver, exact location to be determined based on your preferences
End location: To be determined based on your preferences
Duration: 4 hours
Tours go rain or shine.
Walking and public transportation
Fully guided tour of non touristy stuff with a knowlegeable and fun local!
Public transportation fares.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 CAD - Depends on the person but there are lots of great spots to try the local fare in food and beverage!
Budgeting a min of $20 is recommended for snacks, souvenirs and lunch if applicable.
Personal spending for food, beverage and souvenirs.
I offer tours travelling on foot and public transportation and/or with bicycles to enhance your opportunity for more unique and local experiences and up close scenic views. It is also environmentally responsible :)
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I loved this tour! Although I grew up in Vancouver, I now live in California. I come back every few years, but I tend to go to the same places I am familiar with. This tour was wonderful since Jenn showed me places that I had not even realized were there (places I knew 40 years ago, which have evolved in to new, vibrant and different communities). Jenn's knowledge and insight really gave me a new appreciation for Vancouver. Great city, great tour guide, and lots of great takeaways for me to remember