Coast Salish Experiences
Coast Salish Experiences
Vancouver offers more than gorgeous mountains, miles of beaches, ancient trees and vast areas of nature parks.
A vacation here also offers the opportunity to learn about the First Nations people and lands in the Sea-to-Sky corridor and on Vancouver Island. The "Coast Salish" are only one of the many Indigenous peoples that have called the Pacific Northwest Coast in British Columbia, home for thousands of years. This tour explores the rich history of their land, culture and artwork.
Get to know the First Nations traditions in a small group, enjoy rewarding hikes, gorgeous views and beautiful accommodations
on this 14-day journey.
14 days, 13 nights
Total Driving: ca. 1100 km
Trip Size 6-10 Participants
Tour available upon request, from June through September
Howe Sound and the history of Squamish and Whistler
Coast Salish artwork, carving and weaving
10 guided hikes: 7 that are easy (30 min. - 2 hrs.) 3 that are moderate to difficult (5-7 hrs.) max. climb 810 m
Admission to Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, Sea-to-Sky Gondola and Peak 2 Peak Gondola
Hiking in Garibaldi Provincial Park and Strathcona Provincial Park
Ferry ride across the Strait of Georgia
Our hikes are carefully chosen and our travel itineraries come from meticulous creations
Please contact Slow Down Tours by email and receive a short description of the itinerary.
This Tour includes:
You receive a detailed Coast Salish Experiences itinerary and information package when you register for a tour
Accommodation from 3 to 4 star Hotels and Lodges
Certified local Guide and Driver
Meals: Breakfast included with hotel
Permits, BC Ferry Fees, Cultural Centre Admission
This Tour does not include:
Travel and health insurance
Lunch and Dinner
Beverages of any kind
Trips starting at: CAD$5,201 + 5% GST per person
Booking, Cancellation and Refund info:
All our prices are quoted in Canadian Dollars (CAD) and subject to change. Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 5% must be charged on trips in Canada.
We will send you our bank details on request and instructions on how to send us a deposit.
A deposit of 30% of the total tour price is required at the time of booking to confirm your reservation. The trip/service contract is in effect after receiving the deposit payment. The balance of the total tour price must be paid a minimum of 8 weeks prior to the start of the tour.
Full payment must accompany multi-day tour bookings made less than 8 weeks before tour start.
Slow Down Tours has the right to cancel a tour. Possible reasons may include bad weather conditions or insufficient bookings.
In the event that Slow Down Tours decides to cancel a tour, no later than 4 weeks before tour start, your full payment will immediately be refunded.
Should you need to cancel a tour, the cancellation notice must be received per email or via phone.
The cancellation fees are as follows:
1. If cancelling your booking up to 8 weeks before the tour starts, 50% of your deposit will be withheld.
2. Cancellation between 8 and 6 weeks before the tour starts results in loss of your entire deposit.
3. Cancellation less than 6 weeks before tour start and during the trip will result in loss of entire amount of the tour (deposit + remaining balance).