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2 Day Guided Hiking trip to Carmanah Walbran Provincial park

Prices are $1300 per tour (not per person) and we can accommodate up to 4 participants Prepare to embark on a captivating journey into the heart of nature's sanctuary with our 2-day, 1-night guided tour into Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park. Nestled within the pristine wilderness of British Columbia, this immersive adventure promises an unforgettable experience, where you'll connect deeply with the ancient rainforest, camp under the stars, and savor gourmet wilderness cuisine prepared by our expert guides. Day 1: The Adventure Begins 1.1.1. MORNING: Your adventure commences as you meet our seasoned wilderness guide at the designated rendezvous point. Our guide, well-versed in the park's ecology and history, will provide an orientation and safety briefing, ensuring you're fully prepared for the journey ahead. As you enter the park, prepare to be mesmerized by the towering giants of the forest, including Sitka spruces and colossal Western Red Cedars, some of which are over a thousand years old. Your guide will share fascinating insights about the flora and fauna that call this ancient rainforest home. The drive from Victoria takes roughly 4 hours and along the way you have the option to stop off in lake Cowichan to stretch your legs and re-fuel on caffeine before hitting the road again. 1.1.2. AFTERNOON: We aim to arrive at Carmanah trail head just before lunch. Upon reaching the Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park trailhead, you'll be greeted by a trail that winds through an ancient rainforest. The hike introduces you to a breath-taking world of towering Sitka spruces, Western red cedars, and colossal Douglas firs, some of which are over 800 years old and reach heights of over 300 feet. As you make your way along the well-maintained trail, listen to the soothing symphony of chirping birds and rustling leaves. 1.1.3. PICNIC LUNCH: Find a picturesque spot along the trail to pause and enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the lush surroundings. The scent of the forest and the gentle sounds of a nearby creek create an atmosphere of tranquillity, making for an unforgettable dining experience. Unpack your pre-packed lunch, which might include hearty sandwiches, fresh fruits, and energising snacks, and relish the taste of nature. After a picturesque hike along the trails, you'll arrive at one your camping spot for the evening. Your tent and camping gear will be set up for you, ensuring a comfortable stay amidst nature's wonders. 1.1.4. EVENING: As the day winds down, you'll have the opportunity to explore the nearby attractions, including the renowned Carmanah Giant, one of the world's largest Sitka spruces. Stand in awe beneath its colossal branches, capturing photographs that will forever remind you of this unique journey. As the sun dips below the forest canopy, return to camp where we will prepare a hearty evening meal. Day 2: The long way back 1.1.5. MORNING: Wake up to the soothing sounds of nature as your day begins with a hearty, wilderness-inspired breakfast. Today's adventure is at your fingertips, you have the choice to either go back to Carmanah and complete another hike or hot the road early and take the longer route home passing through Port Renfrew with opportunities for further hiking and exploring. 1.1.6. FINISH WITH A REFRESHING PINT After 2 days of exploring, as we pass through Sooke on our way home, stop off and enjoy a locally crafted beer and reminisce about your adventures. This 2-day, 1-night guided expedition into Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park is a transformative adventure for nature enthusiasts, providing an immersive experience where the wilderness becomes both your home and your teacher. It's a journey that reconnects you with the Earth's oldest living beings and leaves you with a profound appreciation for the beauty and fragility of our natural world. 1. ScheduleDay 1: 07:00 Departure from Victoria 09:30 Lake Cowichan Stop 11:00 Coffee break and view point 12:00 Begin Hike 16:00 Return to vehicle 17:00 Set up camp 17:00-19:00 Free time 19:00 Dinner Day 2: 08:00 Breakfast Served 09:30 Depart Camp 12:30 Port Renfrew 12:45 Hiking 14:00 Late lunch 16:00 Sooke Brewery 20:00 Victoria Drop off

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Prices are $1300​/​2 days per tour (not per person) and we can accommodate up to 4 participants


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