15 days in British Columbia Itinerary

15 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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15 days in British Columbia Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Vancouver
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  22​h
End: Sao Paulo

4
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.
Stanley Park has been added to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Granville Island and Shannon Falls Provincial Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre and Gastown. Explore Vancouver's surroundings by going to Brandywine Falls Provincial Park (in Whistler), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Chilliwack) and Harrison Lake & Hot Springs (in Harrison Hot Springs). There's more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall and admire the striking features of Bloedel Conservatory.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vancouver online holiday builder .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Vancouver is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in November, with highs in Vancouver at 11°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Whistler, Shannon Falls Provincial Park, Fishing Charters & Tours, Harrison Lake & Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Granville Island ©
Granville Island

4
nights
Tofino, Vancouver Island

Tofino ©
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Long Beach and Schooner Cove. Take a break from the city and head to Pacific Rim National Park and Cox Bay Beach. Explore Tofino's surroundings by going to Ucluelet (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Amphitrite Point Lighthouse). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rainforest Trail, get interesting insight from Tours, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the exciting artwork at Eagle Aerie Gallery.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tofino road trip site .

Getting from Vancouver to Tofino by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Vancouver in December, expect slightly colder with lows of -2°C in Tofino. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Victoria.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Ucluelet
Highlights from your plan
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park

5
nights
Victoria, Vancouver Island

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.
Do your shopping at Marshall-Inman Gallery and The Papery. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Raptors and Fishing Charters & Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Victoria: French Beach Provincial Park (in Sooke) and Averill Creek Vineyard (in Duncan). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature, have fun and explore at Miniature World, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Vancouver Island Brewing, and pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria trip maker app .

Getting from Tofino to Victoria by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Tofino in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Victoria, with lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Sooke, Duncan, Central Saanich
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral
Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature ©

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