Backroads of BC tour

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Backroads of BC tour

3,995.00

Full Brochure click here

The Price includes Motorcycle, Insurance, Airport Transfers, Food, Fuel, Accommodation, expedition/camping equipment, And Riding gear if required. But Not Travel Insurance (it is the riders responsibility to ensure they have the right amount of coverage) 

 

This is one of our easier and more relaxed tours and is all graded highway, we can throw a bit of off road stuff in there and most people do choose to do the Reco Mountain Ride made famous by the guys on Top Gear, we can also usually manage the central loop around Revelstoke, Sicamous, Vernon, Nakusp, And the Galena Bay Ferry.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to ride some of the best roads in BC and Alberta and includes the entire length of the Icefields Parkway.

 

There will be plenty of room for siteseeing, and some of the best twisties Canada has to offer!

 

Back roads of BC itinerary, All accommodation is subject to change based on local availability.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Its seven days in duration and again we will endeavour to match the accomodation to your liking, All Camping this route can be done for only $3295 all inclusive as always, With Food And Fuel. it can be done on a Hotel Basis at $3995 All inclusive, Or a mixture of the two at $3495, 

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Arrival will be YYC Calgary international Airport where you will pick you up and Transfer you to Banff and the first nights accommodation at Hidden ridge resort,

 

http://banffhiddenridge.com/

 

Day 1 ride

 

Banff to Fernie BC, taking the back country route on the Spray Lakes road and then picking up the Forrestry Trunk Road we will travel south to Fernie. This route is about 100km highway and about 200km Graded Gravel

https://www.google.ca/maps/dir/Banff/Fernie/@50.3509979,-116.0977644,8z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m29!4m28!1m20!1m1!1s0x5370ca45910c4afd:0xcaafaebedaac9463!2m2!1d-115.5707694!2d51.1783629!3m4!1m2!1d-115.3157141!2d50.9636863!3s0x5370c1bf2ac9e2c1:0xa738e2c8475b310d!3m4!1m2!1d-115.188679!2d50.703789!3s0x53708b51a33fb2d3:0xe72320cbedca686f!3m4!1m2!1d-114.4323309!2d50.1246496!3s0x5370271dceec48c1:0xc35c831b694bc690!1m5!1m1!1s0x53656b8ebb3cfa2f:0xedc869944d79a167!2m2!1d-115.0630649!2d49.5040452!3e0

 

Staying at Lizzard creek Lodge, https://lizardcreek.com/

 

Day 2 Fernie to Nakusp BC

 

This day starts with a short highway ride to Kimberley:

https://www.google.ca/maps/dir/Fernie/49.6402798,-115.9656943/@49.6184387,-116.0340969,12.83z/data=!4m8!4m7!1m5!1m1!1s0x53656b8ebb3cfa2f:0xedc869944d79a167!2m2!1d-115.0630649!2d49.5040452!1m0

 

Then the 85km Gravel road over the Grey Creek Pass :

http://www.trailsbc.ca/tct/east-kootenay/gray-creek-pass

 

into Kootenay Bay where we will take the inland Ferry to Balfour up the west side of Kootenay Lake to Nakusp BC,

 

https://www.google.ca/maps/dir/Kootenay+Bay/Nakusp/@49.8315059,-117.1331362,10.58z/data=!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x537b59fd069adbb5:0xf0b4a7115fb2c4ff!2m2!1d-116.870564!2d49.678417!1m5!1m1!1s0x537c76d0708c13af:0x56e261a1461d3ad0!2m2!1d-117.8011055!2d50.2398537

 

Choice of Accomodation either the Excellent Riders Retreat Motorcycle Campground (I mentioned) or The Leland Hotel

 

http://www.ridersretreat.ca/

http://lelandhotelnakusp.com/index.html

 

Day 3 Local to Nakusp ride, we are going to take advantage of our surroundings here and attempt the Idaho peaks trail:

http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Idaho-Peak-near-New-Denver-BC-10276

 

Then ride back into Kaslo before we take the scenic loop around Trout lake,

 

https://www.google.ca/maps/dir/Nakusp/Kaslo/Gerrard/Galena+Bay/50.2557121,-117.8197817/@50.2855558,-117.4929384,10z/data=!4m27!4m26!1m5!1m1!1s0x537c76d0708c13af:0x56e261a1461d3ad0!2m2!1d-117.8011055!2d50.2398537!1m5!1m1!1s0x537b68e187f88001:0xd2531f16ec77353a!2m2!1d-116.9154503!2d49.9142499!1m5!1m1!1s0x537bc04abc4d4071:0xf5c929aea0f7496a!2m2!1d-117.276036!2d50.509091!1m5!1m1!1s0x537bfd6f87004695:0x2f11ff7c478e6e60!2m2!1d-117.8451919!2d50.6638257!1m0!3e0

 

the east side of this route is about 120km of gravel.

 

And return to Nakusp

Choice of Accomodation either the Excellent Riders Retreat Motorcycle Campground (I mentioned) or The Leland Hotel

 

http://www.ridersretreat.ca/

http://lelandhotelnakusp.com/index.html

 

 

Day 4 starts with a run on the infamous Monashee route, via the lower arrow lakes ferry,  and then a short detour through Echo Lake provincial Park Staying for the night in Kelowna BC 40km gravel

 

https://www.google.ca/maps/dir/Nakusp/Fauquier/50.2064676,-118.7051449/Lumby/Kelowna/@49.9041204,-119.2224759,10.5z/data=!4m27!4m26!1m5!1m1!1s0x537c76d0708c13af:0x56e261a1461d3ad0!2m2!1d-117.8011055!2d50.2398537!1m5!1m1!1s0x537cf7a342d7b479:0xa515d1c474dc7ad3!2m2!1d-118.074253!2d49.871992!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x537dd3cd2f93148d:0xcd224383fce0f360!2m2!1d-118.967831!2d50.250699!1m5!1m1!1s0x537d8cb6e3c730b3:0x4ef8e53ddab4c4f7!2m2!1d-119.4960106!2d49.8879519!3e0

 

Staying at the Super 8 Kelowna

 

https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/super-8/kelowna-british-columbia/super-8-kelowna-bc/overview?CID=LC:SE::GGL:RIO:National:08487&iata=00065402

Ok Day 5, we will explore the Kettle Valley Rail Trail:

 

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Kettle+Valley+Rail+Trail,+British+Columbia/Myra+Forest+Service+Rd,+British+Columbia/@49.6578255,-119.6253068,11z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m14!4m13!1m5!1m1!1s0x5362ac5594eeba19:0x2ce29bf5eeadc886!2m2!1d-119.6669504!2d49.5657645!1m5!1m1!1s0x537d8e7d33e9f103:0x6fe8af5155b59f62!2m2!1d-119.3246866!2d49.8231915!3e1?hl=en-US

 

And then the section to Princeton:

 

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Kettle+Valley+Rail+Trail,+British+Columbia/Kettle+Valley+Trail,+1W0,+Kettle+Valley+Rail+Trail,+Princeton,+BC+V0X/@49.644254,-120.046106,9z/data=!4m14!4m13!1m5!1m1!1s0x5362ac5594eeba19:0x2ce29bf5eeadc886!2m2!1d-119.6669504!2d49.5657645!1m5!1m1!1s0x54824afe1306f643:0xe46c5e5ca3a85e21!2m2!1d-120.4252625!2d49.5673516!3e1?hl=en-US

 

These two sections are graded Gravel, and in the afternoon we have a liason stage to Kamloops:

 

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/49.5463383,-120.5212647/Kamloops/@50.1088049,-121.1045039,9z/data=!4m14!4m13!1m5!3m4!1m2!1d-120.3705018!2d50.3705629!3s0x5481ddecf9bc438f:0xbf8b8472e866467a!1m5!1m1!1s0x537e2cd33d0d3b31:0xd23e96aa9a6945e7!2m2!1d-120.3272675!2d50.674522!3e0?hl=en-US

 

Staying at the Prestige Kamloops:

 

https://www.coasthotels.com/hotels/bc/kamloops/coast-kamloops-hotel-and-conference-centre/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIq-rO_d2y1wIVS5J-Ch2TeQbxEAAYAiAAEgJdtfD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

 

Day 6 Is an All highway day to link us up with Jasper National Park, this highway is a fantastic scenic route to Tete Jaune Cache

 

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Kamloops/T%C3%AAte+Jaune+Cache/@52.7887792,-119.7147612,9.79z/data=!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x537e2cd33d0d3b31:0xd23e96aa9a6945e7!2m2!1d-120.3272675!2d50.674522!1m5!1m1!1s0x53839d898ea1525f:0x2a3324ab2d74aa88!2m2!1d-119.43007!2d52.965885?hl=en-US

 

Staying at Tete Jaune Lodge for their amazing restaurant on the banks of the Fraser river:

 

http://www.tetejaunelodge.com/

 

 

Day 7 Leaving Tete Jaune Lodge we will then ride to Japser and complete the entire length of the Icefields parkway, often described as one of the most scenic routes on the planet:

 

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/T%C3%AAte+Jaune+Cache/Banff/@51.7447171,-119.0835129,7.54z/data=!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x53839d898ea1525f:0x2a3324ab2d74aa88!2m2!1d-119.43007!2d52.965885!1m5!1m1!1s0x5370ca45910c4afd:0xcaafaebedaac9463!2m2!1d-115.5707694!2d51.1783629?hl=en-US

 

and finishing on the bow valley parkway in Banff where we will stay again at Hidden Ridge as per the first night:

 

http://banffhiddenridge.com/

 

 

All our tours are FULLY INCLUSIVE, we do however require a damage deposit at the start of the trip equivalent to $1000CAD in the event of any damage to equipment etc, this will be taken by Cash or credit card, and refunded immediately at the end of the trip