|E X P E R I E N C E...
Step through The Gate of Harmonious
Interest for an unforgettable walking tour of Canada's Oldest Chinatown.
Victoria's Chinatown was the stopover, playground, and
temporary home for prospectors and adventurers during the heydey of the 1858 West Coast Gold Rush. At its
height, Victoria's Chinatown had about 3,500 permanent Chinese residents!
|T H E S I G H T S...
Your knowledgeable host will guide you
to a variety of interesting sights and shops. From a fascinating tour of an authentic
Chinese herbalist to the colourful history of Fan Tan Alley, your walking tour of
Chinatown is certain to delight visitors of all ages!|
|AND T H E F L A V O U R!
Any visit to Chinatown would be incomplete
without sampling its incomparable food! Daytime tours include lunch, evening tours
offer a six course Chinese Banquet.
| MEET YOUR HOST
Chinatown residents share their home with Victoria's annual three million
visitors from around the world. It's all grist for the mill for Les Chan, raconteur,
cooking instructor, artisan and guide.|
Chan is a popular tour guide on the convention circuit. And as Chinatown's unofficial
ambassador, he regales visitors with its wild and wicked history.