Explore the best of historical Fort Langley and Vineyards with a Local Guide
This sightseeing tour is great during the summer months. It is excellent excursion for history buffs, and for those wine lovers, eager to visit a vineyard to learn about grape cultivation, brewing, of course, tasting!
For corporates, it is the perfect way to reward and entertain employees attending conventions, conferences, and meetings in Vancouver or Whistler privately.
The tour will take you into the countryside in the Fraser Valley, the farmlands and vineyards where you will visit and tour the largest and the oldest vineyard in the Fraser Valley.
At Fort Langley, a National Historical Site, immerse in memories of the Hudson's Bay Company's old days, fur traders, gold prospectors, First Nations interpreters telling century-old tales. In the fort, feel the blast of the musket fire, and pan for gold dust dreams. Then, experience the atmosphere of quaint little shops, and learn about its history.
We will pick you up at your hotel, or at any location arranged in Downtown Vancouver, or at the cruise ship terminal, Canada Place.
Tour will start at 10. 00 am. From Downtown, we will proceed towards Highway 1, cross the scenic Port Mann Bridge and head into the countryside, the Fraser Valley. First stop, the Chaberton Estate Winery. We'll tour the vineyard and then taste the wines!
Next we'll head to Fort Langley, a quaint beautiful township in the heart of the Fraser Valley, by the Fraser River, the birthplace of British Columbia. We'll first do a drive around the village, experience the local quaint setting, do photo ops. Next, visit the historic Fort Langley. Enjoy the on site events and relics. Then its free and easy for the rest of the afternoon, lunch, peeking into antiques, and souvenir shops, and more photo ops.
We'll leave for Vancouver city late in the evening, about 5. 00 pm.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will greet and meet you at your hotel, or at any place requested in Downtown Vancouver, or at the cruise terminal, Canada Place.
End location: At the end of the tour, I will drop you off at your hotel, any place in Downtown Vancouver, at the cruise terminal, Canada Place, or at the airport, YVR.
NOTE: If you chose to be dropped off at the airport, we are not responsible for missed flights. You must ensure there is ample time for you to reach the airport.
Duration: 7 hours
The duration of the tour is approximately 7 hours. It may be impacted by adverse weather, road, and traffic conditions.
Tour starts at 10.00 am.
Mercedes Benz Sprinter 11 seater passenger van. New, clean, climate control air conditioning, tinted glass, individual safety seat belts, super hi-fi audio system, and ample head room (high roof). There is also extra large luggage space to carry your bags and equipment.
The tour price include my services as a Driver tour Guide, costs to operate the passenger van, and a complimentary bottled water.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 Canadian dollars - Out of pocket expenses for food, drinks, and admission into Fort Langley Historic Site: Adult $7
1) All other admission fees e.g museums; and wine purchases.
2) If you are traveling in a larger group, and have special requests, and want it customized, please message me. I will try to accommodate, subject to availability of the services requested. Maximum 11 travelers.