British Columbia 7-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 8 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to British Columbia.
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Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park
Map of Canadian Rockies Road Trip: Banff, Lake Louise, & Jasper - 7 Days
Canadian Rockies Road Trip: Banff, Lake Louise, & Jasper - 7 Days

One week is just enough time to explore the Canadian Rockies without feeling too rushed. Designed for those looking to get up into the mountains, this route starts and ends in Calgary and focuses on providing the best access to amazing trails as well as lesser-known regions that evade the crowds. The ideal season for this route is May through September. 

Tod Lake near Sun Peaks Resort
Map of British Columbia Circuit: Whistler, Shuswap & Okanagan Valley - 7 Days
British Columbia Circuit: Whistler, Shuswap & Okanagan Valley - 7 Days

A week-long road trip featuring British Columbia's Coast Mountains and the wine region of the Okanagan. Starting and ending in Vancouver, you'll drive through Whistler, Sun Peaks, and then south through the Okanagan Valley to Kelowna and back to Vancouver. This route is relatively fast-paced and best suited for those who are short on time but want to cover the main highlights of the Coast Mountains and Okanagan. 

Garibaldi Provincial Park near Whistler
Whistler & Pacific Rim Road Trip - 7 Days

Follow the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway to the resort town of Whistler, your base for two days of outdoor adventure. Explore nearby alpine lakes and mountains by day and enjoy great local restaurants and spas by night. After you've had your taste of the mountains, sail to Vancouver Island for two more nights along the windswept coastline around Tofino, surrounded by coastal rainforest. Finally, head to Victoria for your last night in the city.

Long Beach, Pacific Rim National Park
Pacific Rim Adventure: Vancouver to Tofino - 7 Days

Spend a week combining the urban highlights of Vancouver and Victoria with the rugged wilderness of the Pacific Rim National Park. This itinerary takes you by car and ferry to the west coast of Vancouver Island, famous for its coastal rainforest, whale watching, and access to some of the most rugged and magical coastline in Canada. Relax in a lodge by the beach and choose from a wide range of adventures each day. 

North of Whistler, Joffre Lakes Trail leads to 3 brilliant blue lakes
Map of Sea-to-Sky Highway: Vancouver to Whistler - 7 Days
Sea-to-Sky Highway: Vancouver to Whistler - 7 Days

With seven days, you'll have plenty of time to explore Vancouver and the Coast Mountains around Whistler. This trip is best suited for those looking to spend most of their time outdoors—there are countless day hikes, alpine lakes, and scenic vantage points to check out. In between adventures, you'll also get a taste of some of the best restaurants in Canada and have time to explore the downtown and cultural highlights of the city.

Floe Lake, Kootenay National Park
Map of Canadian Rockies to Vancouver: Banff, Radium, Nelson & Osoyoos - 7 Days
Canadian Rockies to Vancouver: Banff, Radium, Nelson & Osoyoos - 7 Days

On this seven-day road trip, explore the ice-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, the backcountry wilds and mountain towns of the Kootenays, and the fruit and wine belt of the Okanagan. The adventure begins in Calgary before leading you into Banff National Park and then south into Kootenay National Park before arriving in down-to-earth Nelson. After Nelson, drive through the arid desert of Osoyoos before ending your trip in Vancouver.

A historic trestle bridge over the Myra Canyon, in the heart of the Okanagan near Kelowna
Map of Okanagan Valley Road Trip: Wine & Outdoors - 7 Days
Okanagan Valley Road Trip: Wine & Outdoors - 7 Days

This scenic week-long trip splits time in two of British Columbia's popular destinations: Vancouver, with its multi-cultural restaurants, art galleries, museums, and Pacific Coast backdrop, and the smaller, more relaxed city of Kelowna, the unofficial capital of the vine-striped and orchard laden Okanagan Valley. You'll visit a variety of wineries, from large established estates to smaller family-run businesses, as well as overnight in the charming village of Harrison Hot Springs—the perfect introduction to southern British Columbia.

Calm over the Gulf Islands near the Sunshine Coast
Sunshine Coast Getaway - 7 Days

One week is the perfect amount of time to truly relax and get a feel for the Sunshine Coast, an underrated stretch of coastline and islands just north of Vancouver. Here, you'll find quaint seaside villages with amazing restaurants and breweries, endless stretches of driftwood-strewn coastline, and numerous islands and protected coves to explore by kayak.

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