10 days in British Columbia Itinerary

10 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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10 days in British Columbia Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + bus:  13​h
End: Reykjavik


2
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): wander the streets of Vancouver Downtown and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Shannon Falls Provincial Park. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stanley Park and then kick back and relax at Kitsilano Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vancouver travel route planner .

Reykjavik, Iceland to Vancouver is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Reykjavik to Vancouver, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Reykjavik in May, things will get a bit warmer in Vancouver: highs are around 21°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Shannon Falls Provincial Park
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach
Shannon Falls Provincial Park ©
Shannon Falls Provincial Park

4
nights
Tofino, Vancouver Island

A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Rainforest Trail and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Take a break from the city and head to Long Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. When in Tofino, make a side trip to see Mark Penney Gallery in Ucluelet, approximately 38 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Pacific Rim National Park. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Chesterman Beach and view the masterpieces at Eagle Aerie Gallery.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tofino driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Tofino takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Vancouver in May, expect nights in Tofino to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Ucluelet
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Rainforest Trail ©
Rainforest Trail
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park

2
nights
Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria ©
Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Scenic Marine Route. Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites and Craigdarroch Castle will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Sooke (Sooke Potholes & Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery). There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Inner Harbour, get a sense of history and politics at Government House, and explore the historical opulence of Hatley Castle.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Victoria online trip planner .

You can fly from Tofino to Victoria in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Victoria can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Sooke, Colwood
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Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour
Sooke Potholes Provincial Park ©
Sooke Potholes Provincial Park

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