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Canadian Wildlife and Vancouver Island

alberta & the rockies Tours Canadian Wildlife and Vancouver Island

Canadian Wildlife and Vancouver Island

From dramatic mountain ranges through to the icy Inside Passage, Canada’s west coast is a mecca for wildlife enthusiasts.  

  • Style: Guided Small Group Adventure Tour
  • Duration: 15 days/14 nights
  • Starts in: Calgary
Guide Price £4129
per person
Highlights:
  • Explore the incredible emerald green Moraine Lake and take in stunning Lake Louise
  • Keep your eyes peeled for black bears in Tofino
  • Relax in the Miette Hot Springs
  • Drive along the outstanding Icefields Parkway
  • Spot orcas from Vancouver Island
  • Visits to remote Tweedsmuir Provincial
  • Park & Bella Coola Valley
Itinerary:

Day 1  Calgary  
Known for its Wild West heritage, Calgary is a wonderful mix of traditional Canadian culture mixed with modern skyscrapers. Meet your fellow travellers and tour leader during the welcome meeting.  

Days 2-3  Calgary to Banff  
Travel to breathtaking Banff National Park. With a day at your leisure why not make the most of the beautiful landscape by taking a leisurely walk on the Tunnel Mountain trail. Start day three with a short drive to Moraine Lake before continuing to nearby Lake Louise to wander around the stunning lake.  

Day 4  Banff to Jasper
Journey along the beautiful Icefields Parkway that cuts through forests and mountains. Try to spot some of the wildlife that inhabit this region including elk, caribou and bears.    

Day 5  Jasper  
Perhaps explore Jasper’s wondrous hiking routes or get a bird’s eye view of the area on the Jasper SkyTram. Afterwards, relax at the Miette Hot Springs.  

Day 6  Jasper to Wells Gray  Provincial Park  
Take in the majestic views of Mount Robson as you to travel to Wells Gray Provincial Park to view its arresting waterfalls.  

Days 7-8  Wells Gray Provincial Park to Tweedsmuir Provincial Park  
With rugged mountain ranges and deep river valleys, Tweedsmuir Provincial Park is a haven for Canadian wildlife. Rest during your stay in an authentic cabin on the shores of the remote Anahim Lake.

Day 9  Tweedsmuir National Park to Bella Coola  
Continue exploring and try your luck at spotting some of the many grizzly and black bears that live in the forests.  

Day 10  Bella Coola  
Bella Coola is known as being one of the best places to spot some of the largest grizzly bears in the country. Perhaps join an intimate bear spotting tour or take a fishing excursion.  

Day 11  Bella Coola to Port Hardy  
Travel to Port Hardy on Vancouver Island and try to spot some of the region’s famous wildlife including bald eagles, bears and orcas.  

Day 12  Port Hardy to Ucluelet  
Travel to the western coast of Vancouver Island and cut through outstanding scenery as you go. Pass by acres of untouched forests, stopping for a hike at the magnificent Cathedral Grove.  

Day 13  Ucluelet  
Embark on a boat trip and have a chance to get up close with black bears, your  on-board specialists will aid you in explaining their habitat.  

Day 14  Ucluelet to Victoria  
Victoria is a charming mixture of English and First Nation cultures. Enjoy a trip out on a Zodiac boat for an orca spotting trip.  

Day 15  Victoria to Vancouver  
Cross over to Vancouver and enjoy a whistle-stop tour of this impressive city. Explore huge Stanley Park complete with authentic totem poles and admire the stunning views from Prospect Point.  

Departs:
Selected departures, Jul - Sep 2020.  

Prices
Guide Price £4129
per person
Inclusions
  • 14 nights hotel accommodation.
Not Included
  • International flights
  • All meals paid locally
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 12/07/2020 to 30/09/2020. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
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