City, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage
Kid Friendly: Yes. Children must be over 145 cm or 4 ft, 9 inches. Otherwise a booster seat is required, which you would need to provide.
You must be able to get in and out of a car. As well, please consider your total luggage in conjunction with your wheelchair. If you have have a handicapped sticker, it would be great to bring it along.
Maximum travelers: 6
Experience Vancouver's Unique Cultural History and Diversity with a private guide
Enjoy Vancouver's Sun Yat Sen Chinese Classical Gardens, located in the heart of old Chinatown. Experience walking the streets of Chinatown, exploring some shops with relics from the past and learn about the history of the Tongs and the history of North America's second largest Chinatown.
Enjoy a typical Chinese meal In Chinatown, or in Richmond. We can go for Dim Sum, a meal at a large downtown restaurant, a more high-end experience in bustling Richmond or a meal at the Buddhist Temple.
Experience the peace of an authentic Buddhist Temple, with amazing classical gardens and golden statues.
Pick up from your hotel
Drive to Chinatown
Dr. Sun Yat Sen Gardens
Tour of Chinatown shops
Lunch to be determined downtown or Richmond
Drive to Richmond Buddhist Temple
Temple and Gardens Viewing
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will pick you up cruise ship terminal or downtown hotel. I will need the exact location details.
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: You will be dropped off at the your hotel, the cruise terminal or at the departure area at the Vancouver International Airport
Duration: 6 hours
We will travel in a modern, sleek and spacious Honda Odyssey (2012). Black, separate air conditioning controls for the second row.
Seats five comfortably with middle seats empty. Regular amount of luggage. Two middle seats are available for families with small children (7 seats total).
Deep luggage capacity available if one or two couples; the more people, the less luggage capacity.
Van is rated by Consumer Reports as one of the ten best for both tall and short people. Ample leg room.
My services as a guide and professional driver.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 Canadian - Mid Range Meal in a specialty Chinese Restaurant
Donation to Buddhist Temple (nominal)
Any items of a personal nature
Lunch, snacks, beverages, donation to the Buddhist Temple (nominal)
Entrance fee to Dr. Sun Yat Sen Gardens. $11.00
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Mahara was very accommodating and adapted the tour to my interests. I thoroughly enjoyed the day.