Multi-Day Tour | Independent

Haida Gwaii; Islands of the People (7 days)

Entrée Canada

Vancouver, Canada To Vancouver, Canada

Valid for Departures Now Through: 10 Sep 2018

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Vancouver, BC Canada
Wedgewood Hotel & Spa None

Upon your arrival in Vancouver, you will be met by your driver and transported to your hotel downtown. Once settled, take some time to explore the city center or go for dinner. We’re happy to assist with reservations, or make recommendations to a number of fantastic nearby restaurants. Vancouver is a culinary epi-center, and offers every cuisine imaginable! Accommodations are at the Wedgewood Hotel in a Penthouse Suite.

Day 2
Vancouver, BC Canada
Wedgewood Hotel & Spa Lunch

Spend the day visiting Vancouver’s most iconic destinations. Cruise for culture in Chinatown, marvel at the tall totems in Stanley Park and revisit history in Gastown. The Coast Salish, one of the largest First Nations in the province, inhabits the entire region and their influence can be felt everywhere from art galleries to festivals. Accommodations are at the Wedgewood Hotel in a Penthouse Suite.

Day 3
Vancouver, BC Canada
Tlell, BC Canada
Haida House Dinner

This morning your driver will collect you for a short transfer to Vancouver International Airport’s South Terminal. After a two-hour flight you will arrive in Sandspit on Moresby Island, where a shuttle and ferry will transport you to Haida House. After a short orientation with your Director of Cultural Services, settle in and explore your surroundings. Haida House sits on the east coast of Graham Island near the village of Tlell, and offers 7 acres of woods with easy beach access. Accommodations are at Haida House.

Day 4
Tlell, BC Canada
Haida House Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Discover the North Island and Old Masset. Tour the totem poles of Old Massett, walk Agate Beach, check out the Blow Hole and hike Tow Hill. On a clear day you can even see the Alaskan Mountain range.

Day 5
Tlell, BC Canada
Haida House Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Experience a marine excursion to visit an ancient village site, where you may spot a variety of wildlife such as bald eagles, killer whales or seals.

Day 6
Tlell, BC Canada
Haida House Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Enjoy an interpretive walk along the famed Golden Sprice Trail, and take in the jaw-dropping vistas.

Day 7
Tlell, BC Canada
Vancouver, BC Canada
None Breakfast

After some morning explorations, you’ll be picked up by shuttle and take the ferry back to Moresby Island and Sandspit Airport. From there, a two-hour flight will transport you back to Vancouver where you’ll catch your connecting flight home. Safe travels!

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Description

The richly woven tapestry of British Columbia can be directly attributed to the original First Nations inhabitants who settled the lands here. The history of Canada’s Indigenous communities is deep, complicated and often times painful. In spite of this, it’s impossible to fully appreciate British Columbia without recognizing the original inhabitants who settled here. There are over 200 unique First Nations and Métis bands in British Columbia, and each one contributes to our culture, history and the building of our future. Experience the culture firsthand, as you visit both Vancouver and Haida Gwaii. Urban pursuits provide excitement in Vancouver while serene Haida Gwaii will bring you solace among magnificent beaches and old-growth forests.

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.

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By: SJS25


Reviewed on: 09 Nov 2013

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

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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

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By: Tired


Reviewed on: 29 Aug 2017

Absolutely fabulous, great guides....grand time!! Weather even cooperated.
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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.
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