The Best of Vancouver in Five or Six Hours with a private guide
Just have a short period of time and want to see Vancouver?
This tour picks you up from the airport and returns you back.
Depending on the number of hours you have, we can expand or contract this tour.
Pick up from the airport.
Drive into Vancouver and stop at beautiful Queen Elizabeth Park, with panoramic views of the city, and sunken quarry gardens.
Drive through posh Shaughnessy neighborhoods, and head downtown to the Vancouver waterfront, and visit the second largest Chinatown in North America. Visit Gastown and this steam clock. Time permitting areas, we will circle around spectacular Stanley Park, stopping at the iconic Totem Poles.
We will also visit world-famous Granville Island, where we can stroll the markets, or catch a bite to eat.
See what makes Vancouver one of the world's most vibrant cities.
Be back at the airport in time for your ongoing flight.
Pick up from Vancouver International Airport
Drive to Vancouver
Visit Queen Elizabeth Park
Drive through exclusive neighbourhoods
Drive through Gastown
Drive around Stanley Park and see the Totem Poles (time permitting
Visit Granville Island
Opportunity to shop at artisan stores, sample gourmet food, enjoy the outdoor maritime atmosphere.
This itinerary can be customized, depending upon time and interest
Return to the Airport
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Please advise me of your airline and flight number, and if it is an international or domestic flight. I will have a sign with your name on it.
Attached is a standard Tours By Locals waiver, that I would ask you to read beforehand. You will be able to sign it at the start of the tour.
End location: I will leave you at the departure terminal at the airport
Duration: 5 hours
We will travel in a black clean and spacious Honda Odyssey (2012). Seats six.
One piece regular luggage and one backpack per person.
If you are a larger group of up to 10 people, large transportation is available, for a total cost of $1,100. This would be 2016 Ford Transit vehicle, a professional driver.
An even larger vehicle is available, holding between 25 and 30 people, This six-hour tour costs $1,500. and also includes a professional driver.
My services as a tour guide and professional driver
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 Canadian - Lunch at a moderately-priced restaurant at Granville Island.
There are high-end restaurants available as well, at market prices
Any items of a personal nature, souvenirs, drinks, etc.
There are no entrance fees.
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Very friendly and informative. A very enjoyable tour!