Great Explorations

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National Geographic


Event Dates:


August 7-13


August 6-12


The Tour can be combined with our Stage 1 which precedes or our Stage 3 which follows.

Custom trips also available and can start any date. Call or email for details.

Trip Size:

12-16 participants.

Total Days:

7 days/ 6 nights

(5 riding days)





Activity Level:

20-37+ miles daily
van supported


The railgrade has a maximum grade of 2%


Land Cost (current year):

Includes all meals

Bike Rental :

Vancouver or Hope to Beaverdell: CAD$85

Princeton to Beaverdell: CAD$65

Princeton to Hope or Vancouver: CAD$55

Kettle Valley Trail, Biking

Stage 2: Beaverdell to Coalmont


This tour incorporates the classic Kettle Valley line with overnights at McCulloch Lake, Chute Lake, West Summerland, Osprey Lake and Princeton. We’ll average 55 km (34 miles) per day with highlights to include Myra Canyon and wine sampling in the Okanagan region of British Columbia's interior.

*The July tour will support to help raise awareness and funding for Canada's wild places. **The August tour will coincide with the 3rd Annual Princeton Traditional Music Festival, and promises to be a festive trip! (please note that the August tour will finish in Princeton instead of Coalmont)




Camp sites include a mix of provincial, private and wilderness parks; on 3 of the 6 nights, hot showers are available (on 3 evenings we are at wilderness sites with solar showers and propane heated basins of water to wash).


  • What's Included
  • Weather
  • Ride Info
  • Map

Map of the Area

Ride Info

Penticton Weather

What's Included in the Cost of Your Trip?

  • services of one or more experienced Great Explorations guides and support vehicle
  • 6 nights camping
  • all breakfasts, lunches & dinners (appetizers daily, gourmet meals, lots of variety, vegetarians gladly accommodated)
  • entrance fees for selected historical sites and museums
  • detailed map, route instructions and Great Explorations Travel Guide
  • all baggage transportation
  • all transportation from initial meeting point to final drop-off (see arrive/depart cities)

Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 5% must be charged on trips in Canada.

Please note: Final itinerary is subject to revision; any changes made are done so in an attempt to provide the best possible trip given route conditions and available services. Due to the nature of our business and exchange rates, prices are subject to change. All prices quoted are U.S. dollars but we gladly accept payment in Canadian dollars also. Due to cancellations and waiting lists, trip availability fluctuates daily. If you have any questions or would like to confirm space on this trip before making your reservation, please contact us at or by telephone at 604.730.1247



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