Courtesy of Vancouver Tourism

Every year, Vancouver ranks near the top among the world’s “most livable cities.” Thanks to interesting topography (the seaside port has both mountains and forested islands) and a diverse population and film studios, Canada’s largest westernmost city offers adventure, international cuisine and star power all its own.

  • Perfect for
    Families | Foodies | Adventurers
  • When to go
    March-May | June-August | September-November
  • Ideal length of stay
    1-2 Nights

Designing Your Journey

Work with Indagare to design the perfect itinerary for an immersive journey. Our travel experts know the destination inside and out, and they can make recommendations based on your travel needs and preferences.

  • 3 Days: Essential Vancouver-LP

    3 Days: Essential Vancouver

    Vancouver is a walkable city with a busy downtown area and a giant park  to explore. With its diverse ethnic populations, it is also a top foodie city. This is just one example of the kind of itinerary Indagare’s expert team can design for you.

    • Day 1: Overview

      Start your trip by observing Vancouver from above. One of the most exciting ways to see the diverse landscapes of city, mountain and sea is by floatplane: a single-prop, six-seater plane that takes off and lands on water. Then, take a water taxi to the huge Granville Island Public Market: a crafts fair, mall and farmer’s market rolled into one. Stroll through the lively stalls before heading back to the city for dinner at a local foodie favorite.

    • Day 2: Outdoor Excursions

      Art and culture lovers should start their day at either the Vancouver Art Gallery or the Museum of Anthropology at UBC, which boasts an incredible collection of First Nations art. Then, head to Vancouver’s green jewel—Stanley Park—a 1,000-acre temperate rainforest jutting out into the ocean from the edge of the busy West End. A quieter option is to pack a picnic and spend the afternoon relaxing in VanDusen Botanical Gardens.

    • Day 3: Victoria Day Trip

      Make your way to Victoria, the picturesque capital of Vancouver Island, via a 90-minute ferry ride from Vancouver. Explore the quaint city with a stroll through the Butchart Gardens, a tour of the impressive Royal British Columbia Museum and high tea at the venerable Fairmont Empress Hotel.

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Indagare's Emma Pierce
"With one of the most beautiful natural landscapes of any city in the world, Vancouver offers both a buzzing metropolitan scene and ample opportunity for outdoor adventures."
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