16 days in Vancouver, Coast & Mountains, Vancouver Island & Kamloops Itinerary

16 days in Vancouver, Coast & Mountains, Vancouver Island & Kamloops Itinerary

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Vancouver
— 3 nights
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Victoria
— 3 nights
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Tofino
— 2 nights
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Whistler
— 2 nights
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Kamloops
— 1 night
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Vancouver
— 2 nights

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Vancouver

Vancouver ©

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Get in touch with nature at Granville Island and Kitsilano Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Museum of Anthropology and Stewart Stephenson Fine Art. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Gastown, visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Park, explore the activities along English Bay, and stop by Yaletown.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Vancouver travel route site.

Mumbai, India to Vancouver is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 13.5 hours. In April, Vancouver is cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Museum of Anthropology ©
Museum of Anthropology
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach

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Victoria

Victoria ©

Garden City

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.
Get some cultural insight at Royal BC Museum and Eagle Feather Gallery. Attractions like Craigdarroch Castle and The Butchart Gardens make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Miniature World, enjoy the sand and surf at Willows Beach, explore the galleries of The Avenue Gallery, and stroll around Centennial Square.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Victoria trip itinerary maker website.

You can ride a ferry from Vancouver to Victoria in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Victoria can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sat) before leaving for Tofino.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Craigdarroch Castle ©
Craigdarroch Castle

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Tofino

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): make a trip to Solart Glass Studio and then take in the exciting artwork at Roy Henry Vickers Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, kick back and relax at Chesterman Beach, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To plan Tofino vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Victoria to Tofino by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Tofino are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Whistler.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Chesterman Beach ©
Chesterman Beach
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Whistler

Whistler ©
Home to one of the largest ski areas in North America, former logging town of Whistler provides activities and entertainment for avid nature lovers and adrenaline seekers.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): ski along the peaceful trails at Whistler Blackcomb and then admire the masterpieces at Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): view the masterpieces at Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then admire the sheer force of Brandywine Falls Provincial Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Whistler online trip maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Tofino to Whistler in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder evenings in Whistler when traveling from Tofino in April, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kamloops.

Things to do in Whistler

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb
Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre ©
Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre
Brandywine Falls Provincial Park ©
Brandywine Falls Provincial Park

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Kamloops

Kamloops ©

Tournament Capital of Canada

Frequent host of major sporting events, Kamloops calls itself the "Tournament Capital of Canada." Visitors come to watch curling and skating competitions, as well as fly fishing championships, bike races, and hockey tournaments.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park, do a tasting at Monte Creek Ranch Winery, and then get to know the resident critters at Kamloops Wildlife Park.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Kamloops route maker website.

Traveling by car from Whistler to Kamloops takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Kamloops

Wineries · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Monte Creek Ranch Winery ©
Monte Creek Ranch Winery
Kamloops Wildlife Park ©
Kamloops Wildlife Park
Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park ©
Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park

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Vancouver

Vancouver ©

Hollywood North

On the 3rd (Fri), stroll around Stanley Park and then stop by Vancouver Downtown. On your second day here, explore the engaging exhibits at Science World, admire the striking features of Bloedel Conservatory, then take in the exciting artwork at Granville Island Gallery, then hunt for treasures at Granville Island Public Market, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spanish Banks.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, go to the Vancouver tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by bus from Kamloops to Vancouver takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Vancouver Downtown ©
Vancouver Downtown
Spanish Banks
Spanish Banks

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