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Program #20576RJ
8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Jun 19 — Jun 26, 2014

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Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: With our convenient location in the heart of downtown Victoria, the largest city on Vancouver Island, BC, you can take a leisurely stroll along Victoria’s famous Inner Harbour, shop for treasures on Antiques Row or make business connections in Victoria’s nearby downtown core. Take a horse and carriage tour of Victoria with family and friends, create memories at Beacon Hill Park, and the Royal BC Museum is just around the block. Take in views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains. There’s so much to see and do right at our doorstep! Enjoy yourself in the Royal Scot Hotel & Suite’s beautiful indoor pool, whirl pool, sauna and exercise room. Have some fun in our billiards room or gather with friends for a hand of bridge or a movie in the games room. We offer free wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. For your convenience our courtesy shuttle is available to take you anywhere within Victoria's downtown core. After a full day, rest easy in the cozy comfort of the Royal Scot Hotel & Suites and feel at home in downtown Victoria.

Contact info:
425 Quebec Street
Victoria, BC V8V1W7 Canada
phone: 800-663-7515
web: www.royalscot.com/index.html

Room amenities: Our guest rooms include daily newspaper delivery, comfortable lounge chairs, mini fridges, coffee maker with complimentary coffee, tea and cookies, complimentary high speed wireless Internet, iron and ironing board and bathrobes.

Facility amenities: Our Guest Service Amenities include: Business Services Available Coin-Operated Guest Laundry Courtesy Shuttle between the Hotel and downtown Victoria daily Indoor Swimming Pool Hydrotherapy Pool Exercise Room with a variety of Fitness Equipment Billiards and Games Room Hotel Parking (for a fee) High speed Wireless Internet in all Guest Rooms and Hotel Common Areas Hotel Gift Shop Jonathon's Restaurant

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for availability & rates
Please contact the hotel directly on your own OR if you require personal assistance contact Maritime Travel toll free at 1-888-905-5959. A service fee MAY apply.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Thursday, June 19 - Independent Arrivals/Welcome & Orientation
Afternoon: ARRIVALS & CHECK-IN: Independent arrivals and transfers to the program hotel in Victoria, BC after 3:00 pm. Please note that rooms are not generally available until mid to late afternoon.

Dinner: Welcome dinner at the hotel.

Evening: INTRODUCTIONS: Following dinner, you will meet for introductions, a review of the program and site orientation.

Lodging: Royal Scot Hotel and Suites

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: With our convenient location in the heart of downtown Victoria, the largest city on Vancouver Island, BC, you can take a leisurely stroll along Victoria’s famous Inner Harbour, shop for treasures on Antiques Row or make business connections in Victoria’s nearby downtown core. Take a horse and carriage tour of Victoria with family and friends, create memories at Beacon Hill Park, and the Royal BC Museum is just around the block. Take in views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains. There’s so much to see and do right at our doorstep! Enjoy yourself in the Royal Scot Hotel & Suite’s beautiful indoor pool, whirl pool, sauna and exercise room. Have some fun in our billiards room or gather with friends for a hand of bridge or a movie in the games room. We offer free wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. For your convenience our courtesy shuttle is available to take you anywhere within Victoria's downtown core. After a full day, rest easy in the cozy comfort of the Royal Scot Hotel & Suites and feel at home in downtown Victoria.

Contact info:
425 Quebec Street
Victoria, BC V8V1W7 Canada
phone: 800-663-7515
web: www.royalscot.com/index.html

Room amenities: Our guest rooms include daily newspaper delivery, comfortable lounge chairs, mini fridges, coffee maker with complimentary coffee, tea and cookies, complimentary high speed wireless Internet, iron and ironing board and bathrobes.

Facility amenities: Our Guest Service Amenities include: Business Services Available Coin-Operated Guest Laundry Courtesy Shuttle between the Hotel and downtown Victoria daily Indoor Swimming Pool Hydrotherapy Pool Exercise Room with a variety of Fitness Equipment Billiards and Games Room Hotel Parking (for a fee) High speed Wireless Internet in all Guest Rooms and Hotel Common Areas Hotel Gift Shop Jonathon's Restaurant

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for availability & rates
Please contact the hotel directly on your own OR if you require personal assistance contact Maritime Travel toll free at 1-888-905-5959. A service fee MAY apply.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Friday, June 20 - Victoria Guided Walk/Royal BC Museum
Note: Please note: During your guided walk of Old Town and the Inner Harbour, participants should expect to walk just over 2 miles and stand for short periods of time (10 minutes) for interpretation en route. During your time at the Royal BC Museum, there will be benches available for participants who wish to rest during your visit.

Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: PRESENTATION: This morning we will become familiar with the landscape, environment, culture, and history of Victoria. Our speaker will discuss the forces that shaped Victoria, the current personality of the city, and what the future holds. Victoria has an old-British charm where the residents are warm and welcoming and delight in showing visitors the beauty of this Seaside gem.

Morning: FIELD TRIP: Guided Walk of Old Town and Inner Harbour. Discover the unique past and intriguing present of Victoria with a cultural historian as we set out on foot to explore the city's rich architectural, cultural and social history. Witness the cultural diversity on a guided walk that will highlight significant landmarks - the BC Legislature, Old Town, the historic Empress Hotel and Victoria's Inner Harbour. Stroll through the oldest Chinatown in all of Canada, juxtaposed with the James Bay area, where Victorian-styled houses and manors line the streets.

Lunch: Lunch on your own to explore the local fare.

Afternoon: EXCURSION: The Royal BC Museum is one of the foremost cultural institutions in the world. Through an array of unique galleries, the Museum showcases the human and natural history of British Columbia. Each exhibit tells important stories about the region and provides an intriguing window on the province's past, present and future. On a self-guided exploration, examine the history of the peoples of the Pacific Northwest as you engage in an exploration of the First Peoples Gallery. Gain insight into the First Nations cultures before and after the arrival of Europeans.

Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant.

Lodging: Royal Scot Hotel and Suites

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: With our convenient location in the heart of downtown Victoria, the largest city on Vancouver Island, BC, you can take a leisurely stroll along Victoria’s famous Inner Harbour, shop for treasures on Antiques Row or make business connections in Victoria’s nearby downtown core. Take a horse and carriage tour of Victoria with family and friends, create memories at Beacon Hill Park, and the Royal BC Museum is just around the block. Take in views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains. There’s so much to see and do right at our doorstep! Enjoy yourself in the Royal Scot Hotel & Suite’s beautiful indoor pool, whirl pool, sauna and exercise room. Have some fun in our billiards room or gather with friends for a hand of bridge or a movie in the games room. We offer free wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. For your convenience our courtesy shuttle is available to take you anywhere within Victoria's downtown core. After a full day, rest easy in the cozy comfort of the Royal Scot Hotel & Suites and feel at home in downtown Victoria.

Contact info:
425 Quebec Street
Victoria, BC V8V1W7 Canada
phone: 800-663-7515
web: www.royalscot.com/index.html

Room amenities: Our guest rooms include daily newspaper delivery, comfortable lounge chairs, mini fridges, coffee maker with complimentary coffee, tea and cookies, complimentary high speed wireless Internet, iron and ironing board and bathrobes.

Facility amenities: Our Guest Service Amenities include: Business Services Available Coin-Operated Guest Laundry Courtesy Shuttle between the Hotel and downtown Victoria daily Indoor Swimming Pool Hydrotherapy Pool Exercise Room with a variety of Fitness Equipment Billiards and Games Room Hotel Parking (for a fee) High speed Wireless Internet in all Guest Rooms and Hotel Common Areas Hotel Gift Shop Jonathon's Restaurant

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for availability & rates
Please contact the hotel directly on your own OR if you require personal assistance contact Maritime Travel toll free at 1-888-905-5959. A service fee MAY apply.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Saturday, June 21 - Butchart Gardens/Coach Exploration of Victoria
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: EXCURSION: Depart to the renowned Butchart Gardens, a National Historic Site of Canada, with interpretive commentary en route to these spectacular gardens. Explore the fifty-five acres of stunning floral show gardens independently. Learn about Jennie Butchart who crafted this gem from a limestone quarry. Discover the beauty of her Rose, Japanese and Italian gardens.

Lunch: Lunch at Butchart Gardens.

Afternoon: FIELD TRIP: Victoria's neighborhoods and historic landmarks en route back to Victoria. The most "British" of all cities in Canada, Victoria boasts prominent reminders of its colonial past: elegant Victorian and Edwardian-era mansions, stately hotels and impressive architecture around every corner. Learn about the fascinating history of British Columbia's capital city while exploring its beautiful and diverse architectural heritage. Visit the charming Rockland historic district, and hear about past Governors, Merchant Barons, Bankers and famous Architects who built their luxurious homes to show off their new gold rush wealth.

Dinner: Dinner on your own to explore the local fare.

Lodging: Royal Scot Hotel and Suites

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Resort

Description: Located in the village of Ucluelet, near Tofino and Long Beach on Vancouver Island, The Canadian Princess Resort offers warm hospitality, comfortable accommodation and great food. The sunrises and sunsets over the harbor are simply unbeatable. The Canadian Princess, formerly a hydrographic survey ship, operates as a floating hotel and restaurant and is permanently moored in the Ucluelet Harbor. Stay in well-appointed on-shore accommodations.

Contact info:
1943 Peninsula Rd
Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0 Canada
phone: 250-726-7771
web: www.canadianprincess.com

Room amenities: Traditional hotel-style rooms with two double beds, cable, color television, tea/coffee maker, hairdryer, iron and ironing board and private bathrooms.

Facility amenities: From a relaxing walk along the waterfront, to a cocktail in the lounge, there are plenty of activities to enjoy during your time at the Canadian Princess Resort. The resort features a full service dining room and wireless internet in the lounge. Take advantage of the resorts proximity to the town of Ucluelet and wander the streets of this picturesque village.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Four: Sunday, June 22 - Chemainus/Coombs Country Market/Cathedral Grove
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: EXCURSION: Travel along the coast to the town of Chemainus, famous for its murals depicting the history of Chemainus Valley and Vancouver Island. Chemainus was one of the largest lumber shipping points in North America. Today, "Muraltown," is famous as a trailblazer of the open-air mural art form that has subsequently been embraced by dozens of towns worldwide.

Lunch: Lunch on your own to explore Coombs Country Market where artisanal food and crafts abound. Peruse the many art stands and enjoy locally made dishes, baked goods and cheese.

Afternoon: FIELD TRIP: Cathedral Grove Coastal Forest MacMillan Provincial Park is famous for Cathedral Grove, one of the most accessible stands of giant Douglas-fir trees in British Columbia. Explore the network of trails meandering through towering ancient Douglas-firs, some of which are more than 800 years old. Learn about the rich biodiversity of the West Coast rainforest and hear about the efforts to protect the old growth forests.

Afternoon: PRESENTATION: An introductory lecture will examine the human and natural history of the Pacific Rim National Park. The Pacific Rim region has been shaped by the power of the open Pacific, creating an internationally acclaimed area of pristine natural beauty. Later this afternoon, arrive in the pretty village of Ucluelet, located on the tip of a peninsula that stretches out into the Pacific Ocean at the south end of Pacific Rim National Park.

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: The Canadian Princess

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Resort

Description: Located in the village of Ucluelet, near Tofino and Long Beach on Vancouver Island, The Canadian Princess Resort offers warm hospitality, comfortable accommodation and great food. The sunrises and sunsets over the harbor are simply unbeatable. The Canadian Princess, formerly a hydrographic survey ship, operates as a floating hotel and restaurant and is permanently moored in the Ucluelet Harbor. Stay in well-appointed on-shore accommodations.

Contact info:
1943 Peninsula Rd
Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0 Canada
phone: 250-726-7771
web: www.canadianprincess.com

Room amenities: Traditional hotel-style rooms with two double beds, cable, color television, tea/coffee maker, hairdryer, iron and ironing board and private bathrooms.

Facility amenities: From a relaxing walk along the waterfront, to a cocktail in the lounge, there are plenty of activities to enjoy during your time at the Canadian Princess Resort. The resort features a full service dining room and wireless internet in the lounge. Take advantage of the resorts proximity to the town of Ucluelet and wander the streets of this picturesque village.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Five: Monday, June 23 - Pacific Rim National Park/Kwisits Interpretive Ce...
Pacific Rim National Park/Kwisits Interpretive Centre/Long Beach - Beach Walk

Note: Please note: During your time in Pacific Rim National Park, participants should expect to walk up to 2 miles over uneven, forest terrain. While on your Long Beach field trip, participants should expect standard beach terrain including soft sand, and rocky areas.

Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: FIELD TRIP: Backed by the Vancouver Island Range and facing the open Pacific Ocean, Pacific Rim National Park presents the rich natural and cultural heritage of Canada's west coast. Its cool and wet maritime climate produces an abundance of life in the water and on land. Lush coastal temperate rainforest gives way to bountiful and diverse intertidal and subtidal areas. These natural wonders are interwoven with the long and dynamic history of the Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations and European explorers and settlers. With an expert local guide, explore this fascinating coastal region and learn about the First Nation’s Peoples and the local wildlife that inhabits the area.

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon: EXCURSION: Visit the Kwisits Interpretive Centre (formerly the Wickaninnish Interpretive Centre), overlooking the shores of the Pacific. Operated by Parks Canada, the center is dedicated to the natural and cultural heritage of Pacific Rim National Park. Examine the First Nations canoes, tools and various works of art.

Afternoon: FIELD TRIP: Long Beach - Beach Walk. Discover the dramatic influence of the ocean on the human history of the west coast; Native people, lighthouse keepers, shipwreck survivors, homesteaders, prospectors and missionaries all have traveled along these trails and beaches. Stroll along the hard-packed sand of Long Beach, where you may catch sight of sea lions, seals, schools of porpoise and pods of Orca whales.

Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant.

Lodging: The Canadian Princess

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Resort

Description: Located in the village of Ucluelet, near Tofino and Long Beach on Vancouver Island, The Canadian Princess Resort offers warm hospitality, comfortable accommodation and great food. The sunrises and sunsets over the harbor are simply unbeatable. The Canadian Princess, formerly a hydrographic survey ship, operates as a floating hotel and restaurant and is permanently moored in the Ucluelet Harbor. Stay in well-appointed on-shore accommodations.

Contact info:
1943 Peninsula Rd
Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0 Canada
phone: 250-726-7771
web: www.canadianprincess.com

Room amenities: Traditional hotel-style rooms with two double beds, cable, color television, tea/coffee maker, hairdryer, iron and ironing board and private bathrooms.

Facility amenities: From a relaxing walk along the waterfront, to a cocktail in the lounge, there are plenty of activities to enjoy during your time at the Canadian Princess Resort. The resort features a full service dining room and wireless internet in the lounge. Take advantage of the resorts proximity to the town of Ucluelet and wander the streets of this picturesque village.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Six: Tuesday, June 24 - Whale Watching/Tofino
Note: Please note: For your whale watching field trip, participants must be able to board the water vessel independently. Depending on the type of vessel provided, participants should be able to climb up and down a few steps into the water craft with ease. Ship crew/staff will be available to assist, if needed.

Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: FIELD TRIP: Whale Watching. During a morning exploration of the coastal waters of Tofino, set out in search of some of the ocean’s most opulent creatures. Grey and humpback whales, transient orcas, sea otters at play, seals, porpoise and sea lions all wait to be discovered as you cruise the open waters with your expert marine guide. Each year the Gray Whales make the longest annual migration of any mammal, travelling about 5,000 miles/8,000 kilometres in each direction from their breeding and calving lagoons in Baja, Mexico to their summer feeding grounds in the Bering and Chukchi Seas off Siberia. About 22,000 of these great whales parade past the shores of Tofino and Ucluelet from early February through late April with resident Gray whales feeding in Clayoquot Sound and Barkley Sound through November.

Lunch: Lunch on your own to explore local fare.

Afternoon: FREE TIME: Enjoy a relaxing afternoon exploring the seaside oasis of Tofino. Visit a local garden, explore one of the many local hiking trails or simply take a relaxing stroll through some of the downtown shops.

Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant.

Lodging: The Canadian Princess

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: With our convenient location in the heart of downtown Victoria, the largest city on Vancouver Island, BC, you can take a leisurely stroll along Victoria’s famous Inner Harbour, shop for treasures on Antiques Row or make business connections in Victoria’s nearby downtown core. Take a horse and carriage tour of Victoria with family and friends, create memories at Beacon Hill Park, and the Royal BC Museum is just around the block. Take in views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains. There’s so much to see and do right at our doorstep! Enjoy yourself in the Royal Scot Hotel & Suite’s beautiful indoor pool, whirl pool, sauna and exercise room. Have some fun in our billiards room or gather with friends for a hand of bridge or a movie in the games room. We offer free wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. For your convenience our courtesy shuttle is available to take you anywhere within Victoria's downtown core. After a full day, rest easy in the cozy comfort of the Royal Scot Hotel & Suites and feel at home in downtown Victoria.

Contact info:
425 Quebec Street
Victoria, BC V8V1W7 Canada
phone: 800-663-7515
web: www.royalscot.com/index.html

Room amenities: Our guest rooms include daily newspaper delivery, comfortable lounge chairs, mini fridges, coffee maker with complimentary coffee, tea and cookies, complimentary high speed wireless Internet, iron and ironing board and bathrobes.

Facility amenities: Our Guest Service Amenities include: Business Services Available Coin-Operated Guest Laundry Courtesy Shuttle between the Hotel and downtown Victoria daily Indoor Swimming Pool Hydrotherapy Pool Exercise Room with a variety of Fitness Equipment Billiards and Games Room Hotel Parking (for a fee) High speed Wireless Internet in all Guest Rooms and Hotel Common Areas Hotel Gift Shop Jonathon's Restaurant

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for availability & rates
Please contact the hotel directly on your own OR if you require personal assistance contact Maritime Travel toll free at 1-888-905-5959. A service fee MAY apply.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Seven: Wednesday, June 25 - Coach to Victoria/Farewell Dinner
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Relax and enjoy the scenic journey back to Victoria stopping at points of interest along the way.

Lunch: Lunch en route to Victoria.

Afternoon: FREE TIME: Enjoy some free time to explore independently Victoria's harbor and the many downtown shops and galleries at your leisure.

Dinner: Farewell dinner in Victoria.

Lodging: Royal Scot Hotel and Suites

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Eight: Thursday, June 26 - Independent Departures
Breakfast: Breakfast is at 7:30 am at the hotel.

Morning: Independent departures from the hotel after breakfast. Check-out is 12:00 pm.

Meals Included: Breakfast


Free Time Opportunities


Ucluelet, BC
AquariumCome explore local marine life with all your senses! Knowledgeable staff, interactive demonstrations and fascinating diversity all within our new facility! Features a giant tide pool, kids play area, many touch tanks and video microscopes. Best part is that all the animals are released back into the wild at the end of the season after a short time on display.
For additional information, visit: www.uclueletaquarium.org/
Wild Pacific TrailThe Wild Pacific Trail is located in Ucluelet and is a seven phase trail system skirting the rugged cliffs and shoreline of the west coast of Vancouver Island. Overlooking Barkley Sound and the Broken Group Islands to the east and the open Pacific Ocean to the south and west, it offers spectacular shoreline panoramas and seaward vistas through ancient cedar and spruce-framed viewing platforms constructed on the best headlands along the route.
For additional information, visit: www.wildpacifictrail.com/
Victoria, BC
BC LegislatureThe Legislative Tour strives to provide an enjoyable and informative experience for all visitors focusing primarily on the role of the Legislative Assembly and MLAs and the history of both the province of British Columbia and the Legislative Buildings.
For additional information, visit: www.leg.bc.ca/info/2-2-4.htm
Craigdorrach CastleCraigdarroch was built between 1887-1890 for Robert Dunsmuir, a Scottish immigrant who made his fortune from Vancouver Island coal. This legendary Victorian mansion, built on a hill overlooking the City of Victoria announced to the world that Robert Dunsmuir was the richest and most important man in Western Canada. He died in 1889 leaving his entire estate to his wife Joan who lived in the Castle until her death in 1908. The immense fortune of the Dunsmuir family is reflected in the four floors of exquisite stained glass windows, intricate woodwork and fabulous Victorian era Furnishings. Once you’ve entered the circular room at the main entrance and paid your admission fee, your self guided tour begins. You will be treated to 39 rooms, most of which are furnished lavishly in the 1890s-1900s period, so enjoy the ambiance as you climb the 87 stairs to the tower. There you’ll see fabulous views of Victoria, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and the Olympic Mountains.
For additional information, visit: www.thecastle.ca/
Empress TeaIndulge in one of Victoria's grandest traditions - Afternoon Tea at The Fairmont Empress. For almost a century, the majestic lobby of this landmark hotel has played host to England's most beloved ritual - the taking of Afternoon Tea. Award-winning Pastry Chef D'Oyen Christie works his magic, ensuring an authentic and memorable experience - from your very first sip of our secret Tea at The Empress blend tea, right through to his freshly baked raisin scones served with clotted cream and strawberry preserves. Served in the relaxing atmosphere of the elegantly restored Tea Lobby, overlooking Victoria's sparkling Inner Harbor in the stately Harborside Room or under the hand-painted ceiling of the Library, Afternoon Tea is an absolute 'must do' for all who visit Victoria.
For additional information, visit: www.fairmont.com/empress-victoria/dining/afternoontea/
Silk Road TeaSince 1992 Silk Road Tea has been creating the world’s finest, freshest, organic teas, skin and body products. It all started in Victoria’s Historic Chinatown, with a passion for premium quality ingredients, exceptional customer service, an eco-friendly approach, and a commitment to community – values which continue to be just as important to us today as they were when we started. Our award-winning teas are made with premium quality, fresh, organic botanicals. Exceptional freshness, combined with organic growing practices, results in higher antioxidant levels and superior flavour in your teacup. What’s just as important as the premium quality ingredients we select for our teas, are the ingredients we never use – no artificial flavours, colours or hidden sweeteners- just pure, healthy, deliciousness in every sip!
For additional information, visit: www.silkroadteastore.com/

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