10 days in British Columbia Itinerary

10 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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10 days in British Columbia Itinerary

Reykjavik
Fly:  14​h
West Kelowna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Osoyoos
— 1 night
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
Reykjavik

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West Kelowna

West Kelowna ©
Calling itself the "Four Seasons Playground," West Kelowna boasts golf courses, gardens, pet-friendly parks, and several outdoor play areas.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Mission Hill Family Estate Winery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read West Kelowna road trip planning app .

Reykjavik, Iceland to West Kelowna is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Reykjavik to West Kelowna is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Reykjavik in May, expect nights in West Kelowna to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are warmer, around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Osoyoos.

Things to do in West Kelowna

#Wineries, #Parks, #Nature

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Osoyoos

Osoyoos ©
Thanks to favorable year-round weather and plenty of fresh water, the area surrounding Osoyoos remains a top producer of fruit and wine.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): do a tasting at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, then do a tasting at Desert Hills Estate Winery, then do a tasting at Silver Sage Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Rustico Farm & Cellars.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Osoyoos trip planner.

Getting from West Kelowna to Osoyoos by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from West Kelowna in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Osoyoos, with lows of 10°C. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Osoyoos

#Wineries, #Museums

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Silver Sage Winery ©
Silver Sage Winery
Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad ©
Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery ©
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

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days
Tofino, Vancouver Island

Tofino ©
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Eagle Aerie Gallery, stroll through Long Beach, and then kick back and relax at Chesterman Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Mark Penney Gallery, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then enjoy the sea views from Amphitrite Point Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tofino trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Osoyoos to Tofino takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Osoyoos in May, you will find days in Tofino are a bit cooler (17°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Tofino

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

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Amphitrite Point Lighthouse ©
Amphitrite Point Lighthouse
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Mark Penney Gallery ©
Mark Penney Gallery

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Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria ©
Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ogden Point Terminal & Breakwater and Christ Church Cathedral. Visit Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites and Victoria Pier for their historical value. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Government House, have fun and explore at Miniature World, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and admire the natural beauty at Abkhazi Garden.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Victoria journey maker .

Fly from Tofino to Victoria in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods

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Ogden Point Terminal & Breakwater ©
Ogden Point Terminal & Breakwater
Government House ©
Government House

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