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Vancouver - The origins of Vancouver

The origins of Vancouver

Downtown, Vancouver, Canada
45 mins

About the tour

Vancouver is a unique city in Canada. During this you will discover the origins of the city of Vancouver and the emblematic neighborhood of Gastown, named as the fourth most stylish neighborhood in the world. We will explore the alleys where murky business was happening during the dry law, in addition to the historic buildings of the early twentieth century. Immerse yourself with our tour in the history of this young city and take advantage with your local guide in Vancouver.

Meet your local guide


A cosmopolitan traveller with the ability to build strong relationships, Moises has lived in various countries for years. He likes to enjoy opera, cinema, extreme sports, and is a self-confessed history buff. Moises' passion is traveling the world and he has been working as a tour guide since 2013, guiding in many of the most beautiful cities in the world; Valletta (Malta), New York City (USA), Vancouver (Canada), Valencia (Spain), Granada (Spain), Córdoba (Spain), Austin (USA), etc.

Moises has been guiding since Jul 2013

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Vancouver with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Vancouver. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

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