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Beautiful BC on Icelandics


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Sample Itinerary - subject to changes

Day 1 (Sunday): Arrival
Late afternoon arrival and meet your hosts. You can settle in to your cabin, stroll around the farm and visit the horses, relax and meet any other guests during happy hour with a nice glass of wine and coffee.
Meals included: Dinner
Overnight in cabin


Day 2 (Monday): First Ride
After a good nights sleep and a lovely breakfast, we will start with an introduction to the Icelandic horses. A brief evaluation and assignment of horses is followed by some riding instructions in the arena, coffee and cake, and more bonding with your horse on the oval track. Next is a lunch break and then all riders are off for the afternoon ride through the establishment's attractive forest.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight in cabin


Day 3 (Tuesday): Backcountry Ride
Tuesday is a serious day of riding into the exciting backcountry with a good chance to see some of the local wildlife. It is not uncommon to see coyotes, deer, bears, baldheaded eagles, and grouse. Lunch will be a trail picnic. Ride back to the facilities and relax .... the hot tub awaits!
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight in cabin


Day 4 (Wednesday): Wine Tour (no riding)
Today we take a break from riding and go visit some of the famous Okanagan wineries. You will get to sample award winning wines and have a delicious lunch in an orchard. We come home in the afternoon where you can relax in the hot tub, hike, or do one of the many fascinating activities possible in this area. At 7:30 pm we meet you again for a real Canadian barbecue.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight in cabin


Day 5 (Thursday): Scenic Ride
After a nice, hardy breakfast we again mount up and ride through the Canadian forest to the top of the mountain where a stunning view overlooking the open country valley awaits you. We will have a tasty and fun picnic lunch at this viewpoint and after a few hours of descending the hill, we finish our ride with a nice tolt. This ride offers nice views of the Okanagan Valley.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight in cabin


Day 6 (Friday): Departure
On this day you will ride your favorite Icelandic horse on a beautiful, wilderness trail. Experience more of the Canadian wilderness. We will return to the facilities for our last lunch together, around 2 - 3 pm. Then we say, "Till we meet again"...
Meals included: Breakfast & Lunch

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Other activities for non-riders
-Wine tours: Thanks to a blessed climate and excellent growing conditions, the Okanagan wine industry is booming. We can arrange canoe & winery tours for a winery visit with a taste of the robust and flavourful local wines.
-Kayaking, tubing, and fishing on the Shuswap river.
-Okanagan and Kalamalke Lake for water sports.
-A first class downhill ski area is found on SilverStar Mountain.
-Mountain Biking.
-Paragliding.
-Golf and much more.....
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Beautiful BC on Icelandics
Tour Code: GRBC08
6 days / 5 nights ~$2,250.00
Dates : April to Nov

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
ABeginner
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
BNovice
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
CIntermediate
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
EAdvanced
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
   
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
   
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
   
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
   
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
   
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
   
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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B 2020 08/30 - 09/04 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP - Indian Sum... 2 /4 Expired
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B 2020 09/27 - 10/02 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP - Indian Sum... 2 /4 Sold Out
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The Icelandic Horse
Tack: Icelandic
Horses: Icelandic
Pace: Moderate. Walking with interspersed to...
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Kelowna
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