Go in search of the elusive spirit bear, a rare species of bear with white or creamy fur, in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest. This package includes daily guided trips as well as all food and transport to/from Vancouver.
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Make your own way to Vancouver airport this morning to board a short flight to Bella Bella, followed by a 90-minute watertaxi ride to the fishing village of Klemtu for a 4-night stay at Spirit Bear Lodge. Go on your first excursion in search of bears. (L, D)
Over the next few days a variety of included excursions are on offer. Each evening there will be a presentation following dinner on an aspect of the Great Bear Rainforest, bears or First Nations culture. (B, L, D)
Return to Bella Bella by watertaxi and then fly back to Vancouver. Fly home from here or continue your holiday. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This package runs from June through to October with each month
offering different bear-viewing experiences, as follows:
A favourite time for photographers with an abundance of grass
and wildflowers. Female grizzly bears with their cubs will often head to
the fringe of the coastal estuaries while larger males will be meandering
from the upper alpine meadows.
Warm days and sunshine. Bears alternate between the estuaries for
grass and the forest for berries. Late in the month black bears appear in
large numbers as the salmon spawning season starts.
Bears congregate near the mouths of the river to feed on
salmon. Typically this is the month with the best sightings of spirit bears.
Grizzly bear, spirit bear and black bear sightings increase as
they feed on the spawning salmon.
Bear numbers reach their peak as they add to their food stores
for winter. Seasonal rains.
International flights are not included with this itinerary. For
flight options and prices, please speak to your tour consultant. Different
durations for this package are available.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3930 5094 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
YSI2018: 4 Nights