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Secret Garden Tea Tours: 11 Day Tea Tour of British Columbia

A very famous french shop (4)Join us as we explore many sides of this beautiful Canadian province.  Our adventures will take us to the metropolitan city of Vancouver, the rugged and majestic mountains,  fertile agricultural valleys and of course the elegant and lovely Victoria, the closest thing to England this side of the Atlantic.

Tour museums, gardens, markets and outdoor wonders, while enjoying afternoon tea each day.  Our trip wraps up with an overnight stay at a resort with therapeutic and relaxing hot spring pools. (see itinerary below)

This tour will be a uniquely casual, family-style experience as we travel together as a small group enjoying various modes of local transportation. A luxury passenger van, ferry, gondola, ice explorer and even a horse-drawn carriage.  

There will be free time in the schedule for independent excursions or relaxation too, as most evenings are free to enjoy any way you wish.

What is included in tour price

  • Lodging
  • All group travel in Canada
  • All group tour entries
  • All group transportation
  • Breakfast
  • Afternoon Tea

What Is NOT included 

  • Most dinners 
  • Lunches and Snacks
  • Optional tours and events

Tour Dates and Cost
Monday, September 8 to 
Saturday, September 21 2019

Price   $4295
Based on double occupancy
Plus airfare or transportation to Sumner, WA

Payment Schedule
To hold place  | $1000
May 1 | $1000
July 1 |  balance due

We will meet very early on Monday, September 8th.  The tour ends on Saturday, September 21st upon our return in the early evening.

There are luggage limitations on this tour:  one medium-sized suitcase and one day bag or large handbag for your wallet, iPad.


Day 1
Travel to Anacortes, WA
Ferry through San Juan Islands
Cream Tea on the ferry
Tea at The Empress Hotel
Arrive in Victoria (2 nights)

Day 2
Double Decker Bus Tour
Craigdarroch Castle
Royal BC Museum
Afternoon Tea

Day 3
The Sunken Garden at Butchart Gardens — at Kelowna. (3)Butchart Gardens
Tea at Butchart Gardens
Ferry to Vancouver (2 nights)

Day 4
Granville Island
Carriage ride thru Stanley Park
Afternoon Tea

Day 5
Fort Langley
Afternoon Tea
Travel to Kamloops (1 night)

Day 6
Picnic Tea
Travel to Jasper (2 nights)

Day 7
Maligne Canyon
Free time in Jasper

Day 8
at Moraine Lake-Banff National Park. (3)Columbia Icefields Glacier Tour
Glacier Skywalk
(No time for tea today!)
Travel to Lake Louise (2 nights)

Day 9
Moraine Lake
Tea at Chateau Lake Louise
Lake Louise

Day 10
Free time in Banff
Banff Gondola and Dinner
Overnight Banff

Day 11
Spiral Tunnels
Emerald Lake/Natural Bridge
Ghost Town/Museum
Afternoon Tea
(1 night near Revelstoke)

Day 12
Winery tour and lunch (in lieu of afternoon tea)
Travel to Harrison Hot Springs
Dinner at The Copper Room
Overnight Harrison Hot Springs

Day 13
Leisurely morning at HHS
Return to Seattle

Additional details about our tour can be found here and meals and lodging here.

Take a moment and browse through our last British Columbia Tea Tour photographs.

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