Wild Canada In Winter

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Run by: Wildlife Worldwide

Reference number: 16149

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Join our exciting small group tour, visiting the Cariboo Mountains in the height of the Canadian winter in pursuit of Canadian lynx, timber wolf and moose, with the chance of seeing the spectacular northern lights.

Our Wild Canada in Winter tour begins with a flight to Vancouver, where we overnight, before flying to Williams Lake. From here we travel deep into the Cariboo Mountains Provincial Park for a six night stay at the delightful Pyna-tee-ah Lodge. Over the next five days, under the expert guidance of Gary Zorn, we venture out on foot, snowmobile and 4WD in pursuit of three of the regions most iconic mammals: the Canadian lynx, timber wolf and moose.

Whilst the mammals will be our main focus, we can also hope to see some fantastic birds, with bald eagle, pine and evening grosbeak, and great horned and great grey owl all possible.

The evenings will be spent in the warmth and comfort of the lodge, from where we may be fortunate enough to hear the spine-tingling sound of wolfs howling and, if conditions are favourable, the chance to the see magnificent spectacle of the northern lights.

Typical itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Fly to Vancouver
  2. Day 2: Fly to Williams Lake & transfer to Cariboo Mountains Provincial Park
  3. Days 3-7: Explore Cariboo Mountains Provincial Park
  4. Day 8: Transfer to Williams Lake, fly to Vancouver & depart
  5. Day 9: Arrive UK

You should note: In winter the weather in the mountains of British Columbia can be severe and may change rapidly. You must be prepared for wintery conditions and temperatures as low as -20⁰ Celsius and - for your own safety and comfort – it will be necessary to dress accordingly. This includes warm insulated waterproof outerwear i.e. a jacket, trousers, gloves and hat, waterproof winter footwear (snow boots) rated for use in temperatures down to -25⁰ Celsius, and clothing that you can layer, such as a wicking thermal base-layer and socks, and a fleece mid-layer.

  • Available*: Feb to Mar: Depths of winter
  • Group size: 6
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £3,995 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £3,495 pp
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Return flights between Vancouver & Williams Lake
    • 6 nights Pyna-tee-ah Lodge
    • 1 night hotel in Vancouver
    • Most meals (all meals at Pyna-tee-ah Lodge, bed & breakfast in Vancouver)
    • Transfers
    • Naturalist guide
    • Park fees
  • Activities available:
    • Photography
    • Snowmobiling
    • Snowshoeing

Departures

This is a group trip with fixed departure dates. Please refer to our website for further information.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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