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Haida Gwaii Archipelago & First Nations Encounters

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Haida Gwaii Archipelago & First Nations Encounters

Explore British Columbia’s distinctive blend of First Nations culture and stunning scenery on this journey to Vancouver, Whistler and the remote Haida Gwaii archipelago.              

  • Style: Multi Centre Holiday
  • Duration: 11 days/10 nights
  • Starts in: Vancouver
Guide Price £3507
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
  • Vancouver
  • First Nations culture
  • Whistler

Day 1 Vancouver    
Fly into Vancouver and transfer downtown to your hotel, home for the next three nights. Perhaps stay at the Listel Hotel Vancouver, known for its local First Nations artwork.            

Days 2-3 Vancouver  
Vancouver is a vibrant metropolis, but its roots are in First Nations culture. Perhaps seek out their customs and history at the UBC Museum of Anthropology, which houses over 700 ethnographic and archaeological objects from British Columbia’s First Nation communities. For a different perspective, why not take a tour of the city by bike and pass by Stanley Park’s colourful totem poles and bustling Granville Island Market or enjoy spectacular canyon views at Capilano Suspension Bridge.            

Day 4 Vancouver to Haida Gwaii    
Transfer back to Vancouver Airport for your flight to Masset on Haida Gwaii, a rugged and enchanting archipelago of 450 islands and home for thousands of years to the Haida people. On arrival, transfer to Haida House, your base from which to explore this beautiful, culture rich region.        

Days 5-7 Haida House, Haida Gwaii
Haida House is owned by the Haida people, who have developed an intimate and selfsustaining relationship with their surrounding environment. Over the next three days, guided trips will educate you in the ecology, flora, fauna and traditions of this unique land. Led by local guides, walk through ancient rainforests, explore the rugged shoreline teeming with marine life and learn about the Haida culture and customs.            
Day 8 Haida Gwaii to Whistler        
Enjoy a final breakfast at the lodge before transferring back to Masset to pick up your return flight to Vancouver and onwards transfer to Whistler. Just two hours north of the city, Whistler is a lively year round resort set against a stunning mountain backdrop.

Days 9-10 Whistler      
Whistler is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts and you can choose to hike or bike in the spectacular terrain, soar through the mountain valleys on an enthralling zipline tour or spend a relaxing afternoon by one of the pretty alpine lakes. Perhaps visit The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, an award-winning museum featuring interactive exhibits showcasing the living customs of the local Squamish and Lil’wat First Nations.      

Day 11 Whistler      
Transfer back to Vancouver airport to catch your flight home.

Optional Excursions:
Pre-book These Unmissable Experiences:
Vancouver by Bike
Vancouver City Tour & Capilano Suspension Bridge
Whistler Peak 2 Peak Alpine Experience

Whistler Zipline Eco Tour

Sundays, early Jun - mid Sep 2020.          

Guide Price £3507
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
  • 10 nights 3star to 4star accommodation including 4 nights at Haida House, Haida Gwaii
  • 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches & 4 dinners
  • Soft drinks at Haida House
  • Welcome Orientation with a Haida Gwaii Cultural Ambassador
  • Cultural day tour
  • Skedans village site tour by Zodiac
  • Tlell Artisans' Tour
  • Golden Spruce Trail Tour
  • Discover North Island - Tow Hill & Totem tour
  • Use of the Guest Den including library, videos & games
  • Return private transfers between Vancouver airport and downtown Vancouver
  • Return flights between Vancouver Airport South
  • Terminal and Masset airport
  • Return road transfers between Masset airport and Haida House
  • Return seat in coach transfers between
  • Vancouver airport and Whistler
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/10/2019 to 31/12/2020. 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.
Haida Gwaii Archipelago & First Nations Encounters

As we can offer you such a flexible choice of flights, we don't include international airfares with our tour prices. The price you pay will be determined by the time of year you travel, your departure airport, airline and availability.

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