About Vancouver


Let's have a look around into background of Vancouver
  • Country: Canada
  • Latitude: 49.246292
  • Longitude: -123.116226
  • Time zone: Pacific Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -8 hours

Weather in Vancouver

  • Climate: Temperate Oceanic Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to October

Location

Vancouver is a coastal seaport and the most populous city of Canada. The total population of the city is 631,486 (2016 Census)

Distance from Vancouver center to Airport

Vancouver International Airport is the second busiest airport in Canada. It is also served by two BC Ferry terminals for domestic and small duration flights.

Driving Distance: 6 miles / 10 km

Driving Time: 15 Minutes

Languages: English, Chinese followed by Punjabi

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Vancouver International Airport
  • Rail: Translink
  • Road: Buses: B-Line

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 to 15%
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 1-2 $
    • Housekeeper: 1-2 $
    • Concierge: 2-5 $
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: 2-3 $

Nearby Tourist Cities




Victoria

Location

Victoria  is the capital city of the Canadian province of British Columbia, and is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island off Canada's Pacific coast. The city has a population of 85,792, while the metropolitan area of Greater Victoria has a population of 383,360, making it the 15th most populous Canadian metropolitan area. The city of Victoria is the 7th most densely populated city in Canada with 4,405.8 people per square kilometre, which is a greater population density than Toronto.

Weather
  • Climate: warm summer Mediterranean climate
  • Best Time to Visit:March to May and September to November
Tourist Attractions
  • Butchart Gardens
  • Craigdarroch Castle
  • Victoria Bug Zoo

Emergency Contact Numbers in Vancouver city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: +1 604 953 3333 (Translink)
  • Airport: +1604 207 7077 (Vancouver International Airport)
  • Hospital: +54 11 4959 0200 (Vancouver General Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Vancouver.

  • International Jazz Festival
  • Push Festival
  • Vancouver Pride Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Stanley Park
  • Science World
  • Vancouver Aquarium

Theatre & Concerts

  • Queen Elizabeth Theatre
  • The Center in Vancouver for Performing Arts
  • Orpheum

Visit Top Restaurants in Vancouver

  • Jam Cafe YVR
  • Annalena
  • Blue Water Cafe

Top Shopping Centers in Vancouver

  • CF Pacific Centre
  • Metropolis at Metrotown
  • Park Royal

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Museum of Vancouver
  • Vancouver Art Gallery
  • VanDusen Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Lavender Latte – Cafe Medina
  • Onion Tart – Le Crocodile
  • Porchetta – Meat & Bread

Sports Club

  • Vancouver Canucks – Ice Hockey
  • BC Lions - Football
  • Vancouver Canadians - Baseball

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 3.30 C$
  • Taxi: 3.50 C$ (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 2399.21 C$
  • Cheap meal: 15 C$
  • Gasoline: 1.27 C$ / litre
  • 3 course meal: 65 C$
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