Inner Harbour, Victoria, BC

Butchart Gardens - Sunken Gardens

Pendray House at Huntington Manor

Christmas at Pendray House

Skating Rink at Butchart Gardens

BC Legislature, Victoria BC

Centennial Square Christmas - photo courtesy Victoria Tourism

Festival of Trees, Bay Centre - photo courtesy Victoria Tourism

Group photo


Christmas in Victoria

Calgary 7:00 am | Red Deer 9:30 am | Edmonton 12:30 pm | Edson 3:15 pm | Hinton 4:15 pm

All aboard Santa’s Sleigh for a Gala Christmas Celebration in Victoria!  Enjoy a narrated tour of this charming and gracious city aglow with twinkling lights of the holiday season.  The Butchart Gardens welcomes you with carollers, sparkling lights and festive décor.  Enjoy the season in style with a Christmas Eve dinner, visit from Santa, special Christmas breakfast and Christmas dinner with all the trimmings. Come celebrate the holiday with us in a beautiful Vancouver Island setting surrounded by hills and overlooking the snow-clad Olympic Mountains.

  • 9 days | December 21, 2023
  • Prices To Be Announced
    Passport Not Required

Calgary to Edmonton to Valemount

Wednesday, December 21.  Your Christmas Celebration Tour begins as you are welcomed aboard your deluxe coach in Calgary.  Travel north via Red Deer to Edmonton meeting additional travel companions enroute.  Majestic Mount Robson greets you as you travel west through JASPER NATIONAL PARK on your way to the village of Valemount, BC. This evening features a GET ACQUAINTED WELCOME DINNER. Overnight: Best Western Plus.


Valemount to New Westminster

Thursday, December 22.  Today travel through the North Thompson Valley area as you continue to Blue River, Clearwater and Kamloops on the way to your unique Vancouver hotel, the Inn at the Quay, in New Westminster. Built on pillars elevated over the Fraser River and ideally located next to the Riverfront Boardwalk, it is within walking distance of the Skytrain Station to downtown Vancouver. Choose to relax from your over-the-water room with balcony and watch the boats go by or go exploring.  Overnight:  Inn at the Quay.


New Westminster to Victoria

(4 nights) Friday, December 23.  Board a BC FERRY at Tsawwassen for a scenic sailing to Vancouver Island.  Continue to Victoria for a four-night stay at the Huntingdon Manor.  This historic property is conveniently located near the picturesque Inner Harbour just a short walk to downtown.  Includes daily breakfast. 



Saturday, December 24.  Feel the Christmas spirit as you depart for a GUIDED TOUR to see the city dressed in its holiday finery. The rest of your afternoon is free to take in Christmas festivities in this beautiful harbour city.  Perhaps you might like to take a carriage ride or a water taxi tour of the harbour, discover Chinatown, wander by the water, explore the beautiful historic Empress Hotel decorated for the season or spend time with friends in the area. You’ll be humming a Christmas carol as you return to your hotel for a delicious CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER prepared by the hotel chefs just for you!



Sunday, December 25.  Wake up to the magic of Christmas with a special CHRISTMAS BREAKFAST. Then join us in our hospitality room to visit with your new-found friends while enjoying Christmas festivities complete with a VISIT FROM SANTA.  The afternoon is free to explore more of the old-world charm of this delightful British city.  Return to the Huntingdon Manor, your home-away-from-home, for a traditional CHRISTMAS DINNER.



Monday, December 26.  Your exciting afternoon begins with a visit to the beautiful BUTTERFLY GARDENS followed by the magical sight of Christmas illuminations as BUTCHART GARDENS is transformed with a remarkable display of twinkling lights and festive decorations. Enjoy an AFTERNOON HIGH TEA followed with the sounds of carollers and a brass band playing traditional holiday music as you stroll the pathways decorated with wreaths, holly and winterberries.  Wander through the amazing Twelve Days of Christmas display, find the reindeer for a fun ride on the beautiful carousel, see the skaters under strings of twinkling lights and then warm yourself with a cup of hot chocolate by the fire! Return to your hotel.


Victoria to Kamloops

Tuesday, December 27.  The Christmas spirit lingers as you begin your journey home.  Bid farewell to Victoria as you sail across the Strait of Georgia from Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen.  Travel to Kamloops, located in the southern interior of British Columbia at the confluence of the North and South Thompson rivers.  Enjoy an included PIZZA PARTY with your new-found friends at the hotel. Overnight:  DoubleTree Hotel.


Kamloops to Hinton

Wednesday, December 28.  Continue to Hinton for your last evening together.  Enjoy the company of your fellow travellers at a HOSTED FAREWELL DINNER.  Overnight:  Holiday Inn.


Hinton to Edmonton to Calgary

Thursday, December 29.  Return home from a most memorable Christmas Holiday.  Make a stop in Edmonton and then continue on to Calgary.  



tour route map for Christmas in Victoria

Included in Your Holiday

      • First class transportation on an air conditioned, washroom equipped motorcoach
      • Quality accommodations and tax
      • Services of an experienced Tour Director and Driver
      • Baggage handling, one average piece per person
      • Travel Bag
      • Admission to attractions and sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary
      • Welcome Dinner
      • Ferry crossings as indicated
      • Guided tour of Victoria
      • Christmas Eve Dinner
      • Special Christmas Breakfast
      • Visit from Santa
      • Christmas Gift
      • Christmas Dinner
      • Butterfly Gardens
      • Butchart Gardens displayed for Christmas
      • Afternoon High Tea
      • Pizza Party
      • Farewell Dinner
      • Meals include: 6 Breakfasts, 1 Afternoon High Tea, 5 Dinners

2023 Pricing To Be Announced

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian Dollars | Prices subject to change