Okanagan Wine Adventure

6

days

starting from US $1,860per person

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Learn which places to go and which areas are best during certain times of the year.

Wine Tasting In British Columbia’s Wine Region

A thousand miles north of Napa lies Canada’s Okanagan – an arid region of soft sandy beaches, clear blue lakes, and distant mountain valleys. On this fun-filled 6 day adventure, you’ll sample your way through the region’s best boutique wineries and farm-to-table eateries, plus enjoy the perfect amount of adventure.

Trip at a glance

6 Days / 5 Nights

Arrive Kelowna 3 nights Kelowna 2 nights Osoyoos Depart Kelowna

Okanagan Wine Adventure  – Map

Availability

MayJunJulAugSep

Places Visited

KelownaOsoyoosOkanagan

Accommodation Style

Resort

Activity Level

Easy

What you'll love about this trip

Unique Okanagan wine tours

Farm to table foodie experience

Plenty of outdoor activity options such as biking and sailing

Option to drift over beautiful vineyards and lakes by air balloon

Stunning desert scenery flanked by mountains

Common Questions

Where am I staying on this trip?

You'll be staying at various local three to five star hotels or lodges along your route, some of which are very iconic properties with great locations, views and history. All our accommodations are carefully selected by our Canadian Insiders. We'll make sure that wherever you stay, you get the best value and comfort based on the seasonal availability.

What is included in the price?

Typically we include and pre-book all your main trip components so you don't have to worry about your connections, places to stay, or activities on your trip. You'll receive a complete travel package with detailed documentation and our Canadian Insiders remain at your disposal before and during your trip to answer your questions.

Can I customize this trip?

Your trip can be as rich as you'd like, and completely arranged around your interests and needs. The greatest benefit of working with us is our local knowledge. You can request your personalized trip plan to decide what you'd like to see and do.

If your trip is a special occasion, we'll make sure it is unforgettable. Or if you're traveling with a group, we'll take care of the logistics so you can share time together stress-free.

What are the best ways to travel around Canada?

Canada has a network of spectacular roadways, train routes, ferry crossings, and float planes. We can arrange for you to travel by car or to sit back and relax.

Is it safe to drive in Canada?

New visitors will drive with ease because of the wide and well maintained roadways. We'll ensure your trip includes the most spectacular and safest routes throughout your trip.

When is the best time to see wildlife?

That depends on the destination and type. As a rule, the main feeding and migration seasons are best for wildlife experiences. Tell us which animals interest you and we'll make your trip coincide with the best viewing season.

Is this an escorted tour?

With the exception of our guided wildlife trips, our vacations are not typically 'escorted.' We combine the best of both worlds – the reassurance of seamless connections, customer service support, and scheduled activities, plus the freedom of 'independent' travel. You are not tied into a specific group, or a rigid daily itinerary. This allows us to personalize your trip to suit your occasion, interests, and timeframe.

Will it be cold when I visit Canada in summer?

The temperature varies from mild to hot, depending on location. Northern Canada will range between 50°F to 64°F (10°C – 18°C) in summer. The interior of BC, prairies, Ontario and Quebec can reach temperatures around 95°F (35°C). Canada's west coast, mountain regions, and Maritimes enjoy milder summer temperatures. They range on average from 59°F to 77°F (15°C – 25°C).

How much does my trip cost?

All our trips can be customized to fit your schedule and budget. The price depends on travel season, train service, hotel level, and the sightseeing tours you choose. Request your personalized trip plan which will provide you with a detailed cost estimate.

This trip in pictures

Western Canada's wine region
Kettle Valley bicycle tour
Kelowna winery and lakes
Sailing on Lake Okanagan
Hot air balloon ride over the Okanagan wine country
Drive to Osoyoos
Okanagan farm tour
Southern Okanagan winery

Accommodations

Below you'll find examples of this trip's accommodations. Please call us for the full list and to personalize your experience.

Manteo Resort Hotel & Villas - Lakefront Location
Manteo Resort Hotel & Villas - Deluxe Lakeside Room with Two Queen Beds
Manteo Resort Hotel & Villas - Indoor Pool
Manteo Resort Hotel & Villas - Restaurant Patio
Manteo Resort Hotel & Villas - Beach Access

Manteo Resort Hotel & Villas

An example of our Superior accommodations

This waterfront resort situated on Lake Okanagan in Kelowna offers great views of the mountains and lake. Offering spacious accommodations and full-service amenities, including a private theatre and on site restaurant. Dine on the waterfront and take advantage of the lakefront location.

Walnut Beach Resort - Lakefront Location
Walnut Beach Resort - Suite Bedroom
Walnut Beach Resort - Lakeside Outdoor Pool
Walnut Beach Resort - Wine Bar
Walnut Beach Resort - Bathroom

Walnut Beach Resort

An example of our Superior accommodations

Located near dessert wine country in the Okanagan Valley, the Walnut Beach Resort is surrounded by breath taking mountain views. This idyllic lake side accommodation is one of the finest hotels from which to explore the Southern Okanagan. Enjoy private lakeside beach on Canada's warmest lake, an on site grill & wine bar, and designer suites.

Get your personalized trip plan organized and arranged for you

Get your personalized itinerary
  • Get a trip that covers everything you want to see.
  • Know which places to go and which areas are best during certain times of the year.
  • Have someone local who knows the area to suggest trains, hotels, dining, sightseeing, etc.
or call us directly toll-free
1 877 395 5771

Sample Itinerary

Think of this itinerary as just a starting point. Our experienced Canadian Insiders will create a personalized experience for you that matches your schedule, travel style and budget.

Day 1 – Arrive Kelowna
Welcome to Kelowna! Ideally located deep in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, this small town is the perfect launch pad from which to explore. Located on the eastern shore of Lake Okanagan, it is surrounded by provincial parks, pine forest, vineyards, orchards, and mountains. After picking up your rental car at the airport, kick back and relax this evening at your hotel, in anticipation of the excitement tomorrow will bring.

Overnight in Kelowna.

Day 2 – Taste of Kelowna
Set out and explore the amazing scenery that makes the Okanagan one of the top places to visit in British Columbia. With beautiful sandy beaches, gorgeous vineyards, towering pine trees and desert landscape, it is like no other place in Canada you can enjoy the best of everything in one place.

Today you have the choice of one of the following
2 options to get you exploring:

• Option 1: Kelowna Wine Tour
Experience scenic rolling hills, vineyards, orchards, and panoramic lake views of Kelowna. And of course, tour vineyards and sample unique wines along the way. Joining this tour will get you the VIP treatment at all the wineries you visit! The tour includes a picnic lunch consisting of fresh local produce, bread and spreads, charcuterie, and artisan cheese. Delicious!
Activity rating: Easy (19+)

• Option 2: Myra Canyon Trestles Guided Tour
Discover the Myra Canyon trestles by bicycle on this exciting 4-hour guided tour. This historical wonder of the Kettle Valley Railway is a 24 km tour that will take you across 18 trestles and 2 tunnels.
Activity rating: Moderate

Overnight in Kelowna.

Day 3 – Explore the Okanagan
Head out to explore the Okanagan and all the beauty it beholds. Visit the small streets in downtown stopping in at the local cafes, markets and restaurants or take a leisurely stroll along the lake on the cities beautiful boardwalk.

Choose from one of the following
2 options to enjoy today:

Option 1: Cruise on Lake Okanagan in a Sailboat
Enjoy an experience of a lifetime on beautiful Lake Okanagan in a 26’ sailboat. History and wildlife abounds! A perfect way to sightsee, relax, and soak in scenery.
Activity rating: Easy

• Option 2:
Hot Air Balloon Flight (additional cost)
You’re in for a real treat today as you soar through the air in a hot air balloon! Conquer the skies as you fly above the Okanagan Valley floor, taking in the scenery in this unique and exciting way! Flights last one hour and include a champagne celebration and flight certificate.
Activity rating: Easy

Overnight in Kelowna.

Day 4 – Kelowna to Osoyoos
A short two hour drive south brings you to the town of Osoyoos. Pass through White Lake Grasslands protected area, Peachland, Summerland, Penticton and Oliver. All these areas are abundant with vineyards and small farm shops, so be sure to pick up some fresh produce along the way to enjoy!

Overnight in Osoyoos.

Day 5 – Osoyoos
With its desert landscape, rolling hills, multitude of vineyards to choose from and the sandy beaches that surround the city, you can’t ask for a better location to relax and unwind. The temperatures in the summer months are unbeatable, along with the local ice cream shops placed perfectly along the beachside while you are out taking a leisurely stroll.

Today you have the choice of one of the following
2 options to enjoy Osoyoos to its fullest:

• Option 1: Osoyoos Organic Farm & Tasting Tour
Tour this fourth generation 650-acre organic farm, vineyard and winery in a vintage 1952 Mercury 1 Ton truck! Feed the cows, try grapes and strawberries directly from the vine and end with a wine tasting where you taste all the varietals that you learned about on the tour. This location has an organically grown wine portfolio that includes Roussanne/Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon, Rosé and a variety of red blends. This truly is a fully immersive experience that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime!
Activity rating: Easy (19+)

• Option 2: Osoyoos and Southern Okanagan Wine Tour
Tour the South Okanagan Valley through Osoyoos, Oliver, The Golden Mile, The Black Sage Bench, Okanagan Falls, The Naramata Bench and the Similkameen Valley. At Fresh Tracks Canada, we understand it’s important to sip, savour, dine, learn, make new friends, and most of all, have great fun!
Activity rating: Easy (19+)

Day 6 – Depart the Okanagan
Much too soon, your British Columbia adventure comes to an end. Make your way back to the airport to drop off your car rental.

Get your personalized trip plan organized and arranged for you

Get your personalized itinerary
  • Get a trip that covers everything you want to see.
  • Know which places to go and which areas are best during certain times of the year.
  • Have someone local who knows the area to suggest trains, hotels, dining, sightseeing, etc.
or call us directly toll-free
1 877 395 5771

What's Included In Our Prices

These are the places and experiences to look forward to on this trip.

Intermediate Car Rental for freedom of exploration - Intermediate Car Rental for freedom of exploration
Intermediate Car Rental for freedom of exploration
Choice of tours to explore the area as you like - Choice of tours to explore the area as you like
Choice of tours to explore the area as you like
Delicious picnic lunches and samples on many tour options - Delicious picnic lunches and samples on many tour options
Delicious picnic lunches and samples on many tour options
Time to explore some of Canada's best wineries - Time to explore some of Canada's best wineries
Time to explore some of Canada's best wineries
Accommodation Inclusions:
• 5 nights’ 3.5 star hotel accommodations

Kelowna Experiences:
Day 1
Choose 1 of 2:
• Kelowna Wine Tour
• Myra Canyon Trestles Guided Tour

Day 2
– Choose 1 of 2:
• Kelowna Sailing Cruise on Lake Okanagan
• Hot Air Balloon Flight (additional cost)

Osoyoos Experiences:
Choose 1 of 2:
• Osoyoos Organic Farm & Tasting Tour
Osoyoos and Southern Okanagan Wine Tour

Transportation Inclusions:
• 6-day Intermediate car rental, including Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) on car rental, airport surcharges, Unlimited Kilometers, Third Party Liability Insurance, GPS

Other Inclusions:
• Digital Travel Documents
• Friendly and dedicated Fresh Tracks Canada customer service


Not Included
• Fuel and refueling fees
• Personal Accident Insurance (PAI)
• Personal Effects Coverage (PEC)
• LDW deductible of up to $500 depending on car type
• Fee for drivers under the age of 25
• Meals, other than those mentioned
• Airfare
• Gratuities for hotel, scheduled tours and transfer staff
• Trip Cancellation Insurance and Travel Medical Insurance (highly recommended)
please ask your Vacation Advisor for a quote
• Canadian Sales Taxes

Ideas to customize this trip

Think of this trip as just a starting point. These are some of the experiences you can add-on to personalize your trip.

Add-on a visit to Vancouver
Add-on a visit to Vancouver
Visit the Olympic city of Whistler
Visit the Olympic city of Whistler
Stay at a remote fly-in lodge
Stay at a remote fly-in lodge
Add a luxurious stay at Sonora Resort
Add a luxurious stay at Sonora Resort
• Add on time in Vancouver for an ultimate British Columbia experience
• Combine this trip with a scenic train trip into the Rockies
• Visit the Olympic Village of Whistler and spend a few extra nights
• Add on a once in a lifetime stay at a floating bear viewing lodge
• Extend your time in BC with a luxurious stay at Sonora Resort on the west coast

Get your personalized trip plan organized and arranged for you

Get your personalized itinerary
  • Get a trip that covers everything you want to see.
  • Know which places to go and which areas are best during certain times of the year.
  • Have someone local who knows the area to suggest trains, hotels, dining, sightseeing, etc.
or call us directly toll-free
1 877 395 5771

Trip Start Dates

2019 Start Dates*
Daily departures April 30 to September 26

*Additional departures may be available with customization.

Pricing For This Trip

Our prices vary by departure date, hotel class, train service and degree of personalization. Please speak with one of our Canadian Insiders to get your personalized quote, or hit the button below.

Superior Resorts
from US $1,860 to US $2,257 per person

Our Superior Level provides amazing value for clients wanting something more upscale but not at the price of a top-end 5 star resort. Superior level hotels are some of our favorites because of the character and unique charm that you won't find at the average chain hotel. Unique tours and seamless transfers complete your itinerary.

Get your personalized trip plan organized and arranged for you

Get your personalized itinerary
  • Get a trip that covers everything you want to see.
  • Know which places to go and which areas are best during certain times of the year.
  • Have someone local who knows the area to suggest trains, hotels, dining, sightseeing, etc.
or call us directly toll-free
1 877 395 5771

Why book your trip with us?

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Get your personalized trip plan organized and arranged for you

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  • Know which places to go and which areas are best during certain times of the year.
  • Have someone local who knows the area to suggest trains, hotels, dining, sightseeing, etc.
or call us directly toll-free
1 877 395 5771
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