A Dickens Holiday
Day 1 – Fly or train it into Seattle! Reach your hotel early afternoon and have time to explore, shop or sightsee. Tonight, experience this location from the top of the world-famous Space Needle. Dinner and a view of this ‘Emerald City’ will be a highlight.
Dinner - Warwick Hotel
Day 2 – You’re up early to board the wonderful Victoria Clipper. Sail across Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca on a high-speed catamaran to the English atmosphere in the city of Victoria, British Columbia. Your home for the next two nights is the picturesque and stately Empress Hotel. This afternoon, enjoy a ‘high tea’ amidst the special Victorian Christmas décor. The Festival of the Trees is also going on at this time.
Continental Breakfast & High Tea - Empress Hotel
Day 3 – Your morning is free as you have time to explore. See the Parliament Buildings; enjoy the wonderful British Museum or shop on Government Street before you board your coach for a city tour and a stop at Craigdarroch Castle and an excursion to Butchart Gardens. This fabulous garden boasts a special gardener for each acre of ground, 44 in all – and not a weed to be found! Dinner is at the garden restaurant and you have time to wander the grounds in the evening, when the gardens are especially beautiful under the millions of tiny lights!
Dinner - Empress Hotel
Day 4 – Rest and relax this morning at the stately Empress with your included breakfast. There is time to climb aboard the Candy Cane Express for a last look at Victoria and before you re-board the Clipper to return to Seattle early afternoon. Arrive in Seattle this evening and transfer to your hotel in the heart of the city.
Breakfast - West Coast Grand Hotel
Day 5 – Your motorcoach arrives to have a city tour this morning, ending at the airport for your journey home!
Price per person twin share: $1139
Single price: $1499
This tour is based on a total of 10 participants to operate. Inclusions are airport transfers, Victoria Clipper ferry, motorcoach in Victoria for city tour and Butchart Gardens, 4 night accommodation, 2 dinners, 1 high tea, two breakfasts, and one continental breakfast, Seattle City Tour, Space Needle and attractions as stated, porterage for one suitcase and services of a professional tour manager.
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The tour does not include transportation to Seattle, meals and attractions not stated, items of a personal nature such as laundry or telephone and gratuities for drivers and guide.