The Hidden Treasures of Haida Gwaii with Fiona Anderson | from $3,150.00 CAD per person

· in Skeena-Queen Charlotte, British Columbia · about Adventure

The Hidden Treasures of Haida Gwaii with Fiona Anderson | from $3,150.00 CAD per person

in Skeena-Queen Charlotte, British Columbia · about Adventure

Tour Host: Fiona Anderson

July 14 to 19, 2018


Haida Gwaii, formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, is a remote archipelago steeped in culture and history. The traditional territory of the Haida First Nation, the Islands isolated location and unique climate make it a special destination for visitors interested in exploring nature and engagement with the Haida people. Meet a local 'Haida Watchman' and learn about his ancient village, shop for local arts and crafts and meet the artisans who make them, explore the old growth forests and beaches and experience a traditional Haida Feast! Join Fiona for this fascinating exploration of Haida Gwaii’s history, arts, and culture.


Your package includes:

  • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
  • Group Arrival and Departure Transfers*
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees to museums and sites mentioned in itinerary
  • Expert services of a Local Tour Guide


Price per person land only $3,150.00 plus GST based on two sharing and a minimum of 10 passengers (Limited to a maximum of 12). Not included: personal expenses, airfare and taxes, meals not specified, gratuities. Single supplement $399.00 plus GST. *Private transfers are available at an additional cost for those not arriving at the same time as the group. Hold your space with a $500 non-refundable deposit.


Itinerary:

Day 1 Arrive Haida Gwaii D

Welcome to Haida Gwaii! On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your local accommodation. The

remainder of the evening is at your leisure.

Overnight: Sea Raven or Similar

Day 2 Skedans day trip B/L/D

Your first full day in Haida Gwaii will be a truly memorable one as you travel by zodiac boat to Skedans. Greeted

by a local ‘Haida Watchman’ you will learn about the ancient Village of K’uuna Llnagaay through a mix of

cultural and natural history.

Overnight: Sea Raven or Similar

Day 3 Old Massett and Tlell Artist Studios B /L/D

You travel North today and visit Old Massett (Haida Indian Reserve) with time for shopping at the local stores

featuring silver, gold and argillite carvings, prints and paintings. After lunch, we travel to Tlell’s artisan row to

meet the artists and learn about their craft. This evening we return to Queen Charlotte City.

Overnight: Sea Raven or Similar

Day 4 Port Clements and Naikoon Provincial Park B/L/D

Travelling back to the North end of the island we visit Port Clements en route to Naikoon Provincial Park.

Explore the history of the town at the Port Clements museum, a historic church, and enjoy a short walk along

Golden Sapling Trail to the famous Golden Sapling. Enjoy a picnic lunch at North Beach before embarking on a

leisurely hike to Tow Hill blowhole and later Agate beach before travelling back to Queen Charlotte City early

this evening.

Overnight: Sea Raven or similar

Day 5 Haida Heritage B/L/D

Today immerse yourself in local traditions as we are met by a local guide and embark on an excursion to learn

about traditional Haida Cedar Bark Stripping. Later today you arrive at the Haida Heritage Centre, featuring a

series of long houses fronted by six traditional totem poles representing each of the 14 clans and is a celebration

of the living culture of the Haida people. After a guided tour of the Haida Heritage centre we join a local for a

traditional Haida Feast.

Overnight: Sea Raven or similar

Day 6 Depart Haida Gwaii B

Following Breakfast this morning, bid farewell to Haida Gwaii as you transfer to Sandspit for your flight home!


Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

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