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BEGINS IN: VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA

Hiking Coastal British Columbia: From Vancouver to Ancient Coastal Rainforest

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Program #15876RJ
10 Days | 9 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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.
Start of Program
Jun 4, 2013
Independent arrivals and transfers to the program hotel. Check-in after 4:00 pm. Dinner is at 6:00 pm.
You will be staying at the Best Western Sands by the Sea that night.
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Nearest city or town: Vancouver, British Columbia
Nearest airport: Vancouver International Airport
Transportation to site: By Air • Taxi service is available from the airport to Best Western Sands. The cost is approximately CAD$30 - $45. • Skytrain from the airport (25 minutes to downtown); $3.75 per person for a two-zone one-way trip. •Shuttle service is no longer available from Vancouver International Airport to downtown Vancouver. For current arrival and departure information to/from the airport, please visit http://www.yvr.ca/en/getting-to-from-yvr.aspx. By Train • Taxi service is available from the Pacific Central Station. By Car • From the south: Take Highway 99 north to Vancouver. Take exit 41B on to Marine Drive West, and merge onto SW Marine Drive. Continue on to Granville St. Make a slight left at Granville St/Granville Bridge. Turn left at Davie Stt. • From the north: Take Highway 99 south to Vancouver. Take exit 13 for BC 99 S/BC 1A-E towards Vancouver/Taylor Way. Keep right at the fork and follow signs for BC 99 S/Taylor Way, S/Vancouver, and merge onto Taylor Way/BC 1A S/BC 99 S. Turn left at Marine Dr/BC 1A S/ BC 99 S. Take the ramp to Bridge Vancouver and merge onto Lion’s Gate Bridge Rd/ BC 1A S/ BC 99 S. Turn right at Denman St and left at Davie Stt. • From the east: Take the Trans Canada Highway west to Vancouver. Merge onto BC 1W. Take Exit 25 for McGill St and merge onto McGill St. Turn left at Renfrew St N, then right at Dundas St and continue onto Powell St and Water St. and then turn right at W Cordova St. Turn left at Howe St going south to Davie St., turn right.

End of Program
Jun 13, 2013
Independent departures from the hotel after breakfast. Breakfast is at 7:00 am. Check-out is 12:00 noon.
You will be staying at the Best Western Sands by the Sea the night before.
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Transportation to site: •Shuttle service is no longer available from Vancouver International Airport to downtown Vancouver. For current arrival and departure information to/from the airport, please visit http://www.yvr.ca/en/getting-to-from-yvr.aspx. Aero Car service - This is a Sedan and Limousine Transportation Service that will pick you up at your hotel and drop you off at the airport. Approximate cost is CAD$43 to $55 (subject to change) and travel time is 20-30 minutes. 24 hour reservations. For more information and to arrange, please contact Aero Car directly at 604-298-1000 | Toll-Free: 1-888-821-0021 or visit www.aerocar.ca. Skytrain (Public Transportation) – From the hotel to the airport, walk on Davie Street towards Bidwell Street and take the city bus route C21 towards Yaletown. Depart bus at the Yaletown/Roundhouse Station, there will be signage directing you to the Canada Line. Take the Canada line to the airport. For information on schedules and routes contact Canada Line (TransLink) 604-953-3333 or visit TransLink.ca. Approximate cost per person on way is $7 - $10 and approximate travel time is 35-45 minutes. Taxi – From the hotel to the airport, the cost is approximately CAD$35. From hotel to the train station - Taxi is available from the hotel to the train station. The cost is approximately CAD$10-$15 and travel time is approximately 10 -15 minutes. For more information please call Checker Cabs at 604-683-4567. Taxis available at train station or use call box. Amtrak, Via Rail & Greyhound all provide service to Vancouver. Taxis available from the bus or train depot.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Best Western Sands by the Sea is conveniently located one half block from the beach at beautiful English Bay and three blocks from Stanley Park's 1,000 acres of trails and gardens. Three bus routes stop at the front door for easy access to other parts of town.

Contact info:
1755 Davie Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5 Canada
phone: 604-682-1831
web: www.bestwesternsandshotelvancouver.com/

Room amenities: In-room coffee makers, iron and iron board, hair dryers

Facility amenities: Hotel amenities include a sauna and exercise room. Same-day dry-cleaning and laundry service is available, and there is a Laundromat six blocks from the hotel. Restaurant and bar on site.

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: 4:00 PM

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Best Western Sands by the Sea is conveniently located one half block from the beach at beautiful English Bay and three blocks from Stanley Park's 1,000 acres of trails and gardens. Three bus routes stop at the front door for easy access to other parts of town.

Contact info:
1755 Davie Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5 Canada
phone: 604-682-1831
web: www.bestwesternsandshotelvancouver.com/

Room amenities: In-room coffee makers, iron and iron board, hair dryers

Facility amenities: Hotel amenities include a sauna and exercise room. Same-day dry-cleaning and laundry service is available, and there is a Laundromat six blocks from the hotel. Restaurant and bar on site.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: 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 out time: 12:00 PM

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9 nights of accommodations
24 meals: 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 7 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips

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