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Overview

Nestled on the shores of Tyaughton Lake in the Chilcotin Mountain Range, the Tyax Wilderness Resort & Spa is a typically Canadian lodge, located just 342 kilometres north of Vancouver.  Magnificent views and lakeside tranquility set the stage for your adventure at this all-season wilderness playground, and provides a wonderful contrast to the hustle and bustle of Vancouver.

7 Night Self-Drive Tour. 1 Night Vancouver, 4 Nights Tyax Wilderness Lodge, 2 Nights Vancouver

Details

Day 1 - Fly to Vancouver

On arrival in Vancouver transfer independently to your downtown hotel. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to explore this coastal city.

Hotel: Georgian Court

Day 2 - Vancouver - Gold Bridge (342 km, 6.5 hours)

This morning pick up your car rental from downtown Vancouver and make your way north to the town of Gold Bridge in the South Chilcotin Mountains where you will stay for the next 4 nights.

Hotel: Tyax Wilderness Resort & Spa

Tyax Wilderness Resort is set on the shore of beautiful Tyaughton Lake, boasting stunning scenery and a multitude of activities at one of Canada’s largest log lodges. Near the small town of Gold Bridge 6 hours north of Vancouver, the resort offers spacious rooms decorated with furnishings crafted from natural materials to promote a quiet tranquility. The resort offers an outdoor hot tub with beautiful views of the lake, a sauna, a spa and a fi tness centre. Sunbathe, boat or swim at the sandy beach and spend evenings relaxing at the lakeside patio. A variety of outdoor adventures from fl ightseeing fl oatplane tours over the magnifi cent Bridge River glacier to guided and non guided mountain bike tours showcase the very best of West Coast ecotourism.

Day 3, 4 & 5 - Tyax Resort

The newly renovated guest rooms are structured to ensure every aspect of your stay is truly unforgettable. The modern, comfortable accommodations were designed to offer a contemporary oasis, where you’re able to rest well each night to awake refreshed and rejuvenated each morning!

Each room features:

  •     2 queen beds or 1 king
  •     Sealy Pillow Top Mattresses
  •     Feather pillows
  •     En-suite bathroom with soaker tub
  •     32-inch flat-screen TV
  •     iPod docking station
  •     Complimentary WIFI
  •     Coffee machine
  •     Bathrobes
  •     In-room thermostats
  •     Hair dryer
  •     Local artwork

Optional Activities that can be pre-booked at Tyax Wilderness Resort Include:

Chilcotin Floatplane Tour

Enjoy captivating aerial views of Spruce Lake Provincial Park and the magnificent South Chilcotin Mountains at their finest on a 30-minute tour by floatplane. These multi-coloured mountains are a combination of volcanic formations and precious metals.

Glacier Landing Floatplane Tour

After an aerial tour of Spruce Lake Provincial Park and the Lillooet Ice Field, the plane lands on the Bridge Glacier Lake. Participants get to explore this remote and scenic landscape before returning to the resort. This 30-minute flight tour is a truly unique West Coast experience.

Wildlife Safari

On this 3-hour tour, participants fly over the spectacular scenery of South Chilcotin Mountains Park and Big Creek Park en route to a remote backcountry lodge.

Biking Tour (half-day)

Resort guides conduct a half-day biking tour on some of the best local single track trails located near Tyax Resort. Based on the group’s ability, the route includes a few short climbs and spectacular views over the Bridge River Valley to view some of the best wildflower fields in the province.

Guided Horseback Riding Tours (1 hour or 3 hours)

The extensive trail network and varied terrain surrounding the resort provides an ideal setting for either 1 or 3-hour horseback riding excursions. The gradual, sloping trails rise along the mountainside, offering stunning views of both the mountain ranges and crystal blue waters of Tyaughton Lake.

See the pricing panel for the cost of the above optional activities.

Day 6 -  Gold Bridge - Vancouver

This morning check out of the Tyax Wilderness Resort and make your way back to downtown Vancouver where you will drop off your rental car, if you wish. The rest of the day is yours to explore or relax.

Hotel: Georgian Court

Day 7 - Vancouver - At Leisure

A full day in Vancouver and the surrounding area. Perhaps climb aboard a San Francisco style trolley (not included) for a fully commentated Vancouver city tour.  Sightsee at your own pace as you hop-on and hop-off for any length of time at many premier attractions, parks, gardens, galleries and restaurants.

Day 8 - Vancouver - End of Tour

The tour ends this morning when you check out of your hotel. Make your own way back to Vancouver Airport for your return flight. If you chose to keep your car for longer you can return it to the airport location today.

Day 9 - Arrive Home

What's Included

  • Transatlantic Flights
  • Car Rental
  • Hotel accommodation on a room only basis for 7 nights

Not Included

  • Airport Transfers
  • Meals and optional activities listed above that can be pre-booked
  • Car parking fees

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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