Multi-Day Tour | Independent

Supernatural Spirit Bear (6 days)

Entrée Canada

Vancouver, Canada To Klemtu, Canada

Valid for Departures Now Through: 01 Oct 2018

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Vancouver, BC Canada
Fairmont Waterfront None

Upon your arrival in Vancouver, you’ll be whisked away in a private Sedan for your transfer to the luxurious Fairmont Waterfront Hotel. The afternoon and evening are yours to explore at leisure, you may wish to stroll the nearby seawall and take in the views of world-famous Stanley Park. Accommodations are at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in a Fairmont Gold room.

Day 2
Vancouver, BC Canada
Fairmont Waterfront None

Today you’ll cover a lot of ground, as you explore some of Vancouver’s most famous landmarks along with some little-known gems. Visit lush 1,000 acre Stanley Park, marvel at the spices and herbs in bustling Chinatown and head over to the North Shore as you take a refreshing stroll through a coastal virgin rainforest. Enjoy a picnic lunch complete with fine china and linens, the luxurious way to take in your surroundings. Accommodations are at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in a Fairmont Gold room.

Day 3
Vancouver, BC Canada
Klemtu, BC Canada
Spirit Bear Lodge Dinner

Today a private transfer will deliver you to YVR Airport’s South Terminal, where you’ll board your two-hour flight to Bella Bella. Upon your arrival, a short transfer will take you to the Bella Bella dock, where you’ll board your water taxi to Klemtu, and the Spirit Bear Lodge. After an informative welcome orientation, enjoy a buffet dinner followed by an evening presentation on coastal ecology. Accommodations are at the Spirit Bear Lodge in an ocean-view room.

Day 4
Klemtu, BC Canada
Spirit Bear Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Over the next two days you’ll experience full days of bear viewing. Visiting estuaries, bear viewing sites, waterfalls and rivers you’ll be on the lookout for black bears, grizzly bears and of course majestic spirit bears. Depending on the time of year you visit, you may also spot coastal wolves, black-tail deer, bald eagles or humpback whales. In the evenings, retire back to the lodge for a hearty supper and educational evening presentations. Accommodations are at the Spirit Bear Lodge in an Ocean View room.

Day 5
Klemtu, BC Canada
Spirit Bear Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Over the next two days you’ll experience full days of bear viewing. Visiting estuaries, bear viewing sites, waterfalls and rivers you’ll be on the lookout for black bears, grizzly bears and of course majestic spirit bears. Depending on the time of year you visit, you may also spot coastal wolves, black-tail deer, bald eagles or humpback whales. In the evenings, retire back to the lodge for a hearty supper and educational evening presentations. Accommodations are at the Spirit Bear Lodge in an Ocean View room.

Day 6
Klemtu, BC Canada
Vancouver, BC Canada
None None

Today enjoy one final morning exploring the Great Bear Rainforest. You may choose to kayak along the shores south of Klemtu, or enjoy a cultural tour or rainforest walk in the Great Bear Rainforest. Mid-morning you’ll board your water taxi returning to Bella Bella, where you’ll catch your returning flight to Vancouver. Safe travels!

Tour Features

Experience(s)

Experiences have not been selected at this time

Description

The only permanent residents of the Klemtu area, the Kitasoo/Xaixais people have lived in small villages along the rivers and bays long before European settlers. Many Kitasoo/Xaixais believe the Spirit Bear holds supernatural powers, with folklore stating that ‘Raven made one in every ten black bears white to remind the people of a time when glaciers covered this land.’ Witness this majestic bear up close on a journey that will take you from bustling Vancouver to peaceful Klemtu, British Columbia on a wildlife viewing experience of a lifetime!

About Us

At Entrée Canada, we focus exclusively on creating personalized luxury travel programs to Canada. We work with only the finest accommodations and outfitters in the country, and our dedication to meticulously planned journeys has made us a leader in the field. We explore awe-inspiring vistas, out-of-the-way wilderness lodges, and unique cultural experiences. From British Columbia’s wild west coast to the shores of Newfoundland, we visit and experience each unique region in which we operate. Best of all, every trip we craft showcases the best of Canadian luxury travel.

Insider Tip

Contact your Virtuoso Travel Advisor for insider knowledge to help enhance your experience.

Terms & Conditions

Click here to view our terms and conditions.



The trademarks VIRTUOSO, the Globe Swirl Logo and SPECIALISTS IN THE ART OF TRAVEL are registered trademarks of Virtuoso, Ltd. Virtuoso, Ltd. has a U.S. copyright registration for the Globe Swirl Logo, ©2000. All rights reserved. Virtuoso CST#2069091-50. California CST# 2069091; TA# 808 - Registered Iowa Travel Agency; Washington UBI # 601 554 183. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.
  Loading Add-ons. Please wait...

Reviews and Recommendations for Entrée Canada

100%

of 19
guests
recommend


Virtuoso Verified Traveler

All reviews are from confirmed guests sharing exclusive insights

Sort reviews by

f would recommend

By: SJS25


Reviewed on: 09 Nov 2013

Very pleased with all of our arrangements in Canada
Travel Advisor:  Joan Gerson

Perfect Alaska Itinerary

By: Jeff52


Reviewed on: 02 Sep 2014

Entrée Alaska put together the perfect week long Alaska trip for my brother and me. Everything was taken care of and it was a stress free experience. Each activity was exactly what we wanted to do and perfectly planned out. I still can’t believe we got to see Denali national park, fish for silver salmon, hike on a tundra, race Iditarod dogs, and have a helicopter tour of Prince William Sound all in six days. When our kayaking tour had to be cancelled last minute by a supplier, because of dangerous glacier conditions, we were contacted immediately. Entrée Alaska booked the helicopter tour for us in replacement, and it ended up being our favorite activity of the trip. Look no further when trying to decide how to put together a great Alaska vacation.
Travel Advisor:  Karen Lee-Ishmael

Great Trip Coordination

By: RandyU


Reviewed on: 23 Jul 2015

Entree Alaska handled the middle part of a 3 week adventure we just returned from. They handled transferring us from our cruise ship to Winterlake Lodge, then on to Redoubt Bay Lodge, and finally back to Anchorage for our flight out of Alaska. Everything came together very smoothly, we very much appreciated how they made it all so easy!
Travel Advisor:  Ken Neibaur

Outstanding

By: Randy


Reviewed on: 03 Aug 2015

We had some changed due to mechanical issues and Entree did an excellent making all of the changes necessary.
Travel Advisor:  Joan Gerson

Exciting Excursions

By: SheWilt


Reviewed on: 17 Jul 2016

This team knows Alaska. All their recommendations were exactly what we wanted. Highly recommend
Travel Advisor:  Martha Rhodes

Friendly service

By: Joanna787


Reviewed on: 18 Sep 2016

We had a great trip, and would do it again!
Travel Advisor:  Karen Lee-Ishmael

Highly professional

By: fun traveler


Reviewed on: 12 Jul 2017

Everything was taken care of for us. By the time we were ready to leave we didn't have to think or worry about anything. Everything, down to the smallest detail was thought of and worked beautifully. Our experience was wonderful!
Travel Advisor:  Kathy Wilton
  Loading comments. Please wait...

Entree Delivers

By: Tripp


Reviewed on: 19 Aug 2017

Entree is top class. It was great to have a friendly face meet us at each destination. We really enjoyed their support ! I would recommend them to everyone !!!!
Travel Advisor:  Frances Boyce
  Loading comments. Please wait...

Entree Destinations

By: Bet


Reviewed on: 11 Oct 2017

We booked 6 excursions for a family of 9 at considerable expense. We were told we would have to supply our own car seat for one operator which was very inconvenient No one at Entree or Coastline we’re able to do anything to remediate this. Our excursions were wonderful except for Gastineau Guiding and I would not recommend . The guide was not interesting and they told us a car seat was not required in Alaska.
Travel Advisor:  Jay Johnson

Entree Alaska

By: Marcia


Reviewed on: 27 Aug 2017

We had a great experience with Entree. They were very approachable as we designed the trip, answering all questions quickly and completely. They prepared very complete travel documents which ensured that we were prepared. And, they were in touch with the various service providers along the way to make sure our trip went smoothly and answered my questions quickly when they arose during the trip.
Travel Advisor:  Michelle Andersen
  Loading comments. Please wait...

Lovely

By: Tired


Reviewed on: 29 Aug 2017

Absolutely fabulous, great guides....grand time!! Weather even cooperated.
Travel Advisor:  Jen Mitchell
  Loading comments. Please wait...

Trip to Canada

By: Jim


Reviewed on: 30 Aug 2017

Our experience with Entree Canada was excellent. All of the drivers and cars were very good and the recommended guides were knowledgeable and helpful. They scheduled us on Via Rail Canada from Montreal to Quebec City and the attendants were extremely nice and helpful as were the lady porters. One of our traveling companions lost a hearing aid while on the train and didn't discover it until we reached the hotel, Auberge St. Antoine, who called immediately. The train had departed. Miraculously, the next day Via Rail brought the hearing aid to the hotel. That is really good service. Use Entree Canada if you travel to Canada.
Travel Advisor:  Jen Mitchell
  Loading comments. Please wait...

Perfect Day

By: Dana


Reviewed on: 28 Jun 2018

Such a great day! Our two guides (whose names sadly escape me at this moment ) were so kind, knowledgeable , and engaging that they really made our tour a highlight of the trip.
Travel Advisor:  Loni Truitt

vacation

By: Grammy


Reviewed on: 06 Jul 2018

very helpful and immediately available
Travel Advisor:  Sigrid Braeckeveldt
  Loading comments. Please wait...

highly recommend!

By: Canada


Reviewed on: 06 Aug 2018

Our Canadian honeymoon was fantastic. The coordination between our advisor and Entrée was seamless and the excursions planned based on their recommendations were unforgettable! We will be returning to Canada and would utilize Entrée's services again!
Travel Advisor:  Michelle Cowell

Entree Alaska Sheehan Family

By: Sheehan Alaska


Reviewed on: 16 Jul 2018

Our experience with Entree Alaska was fantastic - everyone we met was warm, friendly, professional and every detail was attended to.
Travel Advisor:  Ellen Goldman

Alaska

By: Grams


Reviewed on: 07 Aug 2018

BAC driver did not speak much English and had no information on the places we passed on the way to Anchorage. Wildlife Conservation Center a disappointment. 2 bears, 2 mangy dogs, and not much else. Aerial Tram view was excellent. Recommendation on above reserved.
Travel Advisor:  Peter Herff

Canadian Rockies

By: PF


Reviewed on: 30 Jul 2018

Entree Canada was great. There was a contact at the airport waiting for us to help get the trip started on the right foot. We loved all the guides they recommended for us - they fun and knowledgable, and took us to places both on and off the beaten path. Entree checked in with us during the trip as well to make sure that everything was running smoothly which was a nice touch.
Travel Advisor:  Meredith Broder