British Columbia 6-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 8 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to British Columbia.
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Hiking through Pacific Rim National Park
Map of Pacific Rim Adventure: Vancouver to Tofino Road Trip - 6 Days
Pacific Rim Adventure: Vancouver to Tofino Road Trip - 6 Days

Starting and ending in Vancouver, this road trip takes you to the rugged coastline of Pacific Rim National Park. Base yourself in a wilderness lodge or cozy B&B along the coast and spend three days exploring the beaches and rainforest around Tofino and Ucluelet, as well as the remote islands of Clayoquot Sound. This trip is ideal for those looking to combine beautiful coastline with outdoor adventure. 

Osoyoos rests at the south end of the Okanagan Valley
Map of Okanagan Valley Road Trip: Wine & Outdoors - 6 Days
Okanagan Valley Road Trip: Wine & Outdoors - 6 Days

This 6-day itinerary through the Okanagan Valley is perfect for wine and outdoor enthusiasts. It begins in Vancouver, where you can walk or bike Stanley Park's Seawall before driving the winding Crowsnest Highway through forested parkland to reach Kelowna. Tour a wide variety of vineyards and sample local wines after a morning spent biking, hiking, and swimming around the Okanagan.

The Icefields Parkway in fall
Map of Canadian Rockies Road Trip: Banff, Lake Louise, & Jasper - 6 Days
Canadian Rockies Road Trip: Banff, Lake Louise, & Jasper - 6 Days

With just 6 days, base yourself out of Banff and Jasper for convenient access to some of the best hiking trails and viewpoints in the Canadian Rockies. Besides a couple of longer days of driving, this itinerary is designed to get you outside and into what these parks are all about—alpine trails, turquoise lakes, giant glaciers, and great opportunities to see wildlife. 

Suspension bridge on the Juan de Fuca Trail near Mystic Beach
Map of Pacific Marine Circle Route - 6 Days
Pacific Marine Circle Route - 6 Days

Starting and ending in Victoria, this loop follows the southern coastline of Vancouver Island before veering north through old-growth rainforest accessed by former logging roads. The reward? Countless remote beaches, some of the largest trees on the island, and numerous great hiking trails. This is the perfect itinerary for getting off the beaten path in a short amount of time.

The Sea to Sky Highway in winter with Howe Sound in the background
Map of Sea-to-Sky Highway: Vancouver to Whistler - 6 Days
Sea-to-Sky Highway: Vancouver to Whistler - 6 Days

Experience the best of the city and coast mountains on this short road trip between Vancouver and Whistler. You'll have a day to explore cosmopolitan Vancouver before driving north along the iconic Sea-to-Sky Highway to the mountain resort town of Whistler. You'll then have two solid days devoted to exploring Whistler's bounty of alpine trails, glacial lakes, and great restaurants and breweries.

Driftwood-strewn beaches of the Sunshine Coast
Sunshine Coast Getaway - 6 Days

With just under a week, this itinerary is designed to keep you moving each day so that you can experience all of the highlights of both Upper and Lower Sunshine Coast. You'll have short drives and ferry transfers each day, passing through Gibsons, Sechelt, all the way up to Powell River and Lund. En route, stop at historic seaside villages, local breweries, driftwood-strewn beaches and sheltered coves for easy kayaking.

The turquoise waters of Garibaldi Lake near Whistler
Whistler & Pacific Rim Road Trip - 6 Days

This quick adventure features two of coastal British Columbia's most popular destinations—Whistler and the Pacific Rim. Skipping Vancouver, you'll head straight to Whistler for two days of exploring the mountains, lakes, and stunning outdoor scenery. From there, it's a long day of driving and sailing over to Tofino and the Pacific Rim on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Here, follow trails through coastal rainforest and along storm-swept coastlines or simply relax in your beach-side cottage while enjoying the views. It's also the perfect place to spot whales while sea kayaking to remote islands.

Broken Group Islands in the Pacific Rim
Map of Pacific Rim Adventure: Vancouver to Tofino by Flight - 6 Days
Pacific Rim Adventure: Vancouver to Tofino by Flight - 6 Days

After a day in Vancouver, catch a scenic floatplane flight to the west coast of Vancouver Island where ancient rainforests, remote islands, and abundant wildlife await. You'll have three days to enjoy the Pacific Rim National Park, sea kayaking and hiking by day and delighting in the local great restaurants by night. Head back to Vancouver by floatplane, as well, before returning back home from Vancouver.

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