Okanagan Cultural Getaway

A journey of rich history that encompasses a variety of languages, foods, celebrations, ceremonies, stories, and legends.

3 Days | British Columbia

Embark on a shared journey of discovery where you and your guide will be learning and reliving together. Walk on ancestral paths our people walked, travel down the rivers canoed hundreds of years ago, or learn about the diversity and history of the region's Indigenous nations.

Start Price

$545 per person*

Duration

3 Days

Region

British Columbia

Activity Level

Easy

Availability

November 15 - 17

Okanagan Cultural Getaway Itinerary

Indigenous World Winery

Moccasin Trails

Quaaout Lodge & Spa

Westbank First Nation: Sncewips Heritage Museum

Secwepemc Museum and Heritage Park

Region: British Columbia

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Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Secwepemc Museum and Heritage Park

The Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park provides a fascinating insight into the lifestyle and culture of the Secwepemc First Nations people. Cultural displays extend onto a Heritage Park, featuring archaeological remains of a 2000-year-old Secwepemc winter village site and gardens featuring traditional plants; lunch will be provided.

Website: SecwepemcMuseum.ca
Moccasin Trails

Tour the traditional waters of the Secwepemcuu’l’ecw (Shuswap Nation) in the Okanagan. Learn the history from a local Knowledge Keeper from Moccasin Trails who will tell you stories as you paddle gently down the South Thompson River. Take in the eagles and hawks soaring, see mountains and historical sites from the view of the path our ancestors have traveled for generations.

Website: MoccasinTrails.com
Quaaout Lodge & Spa at Little Shuswap

Nestled in a serene setting overlooking Little Shuswap Lake and surrounded by majestic mountains, Quaaout Lodge is the ideal balance of quiet relaxation and outdoor inspiration. Celebrating and honouring the traditions and thriving culture of Secwepemc Nation, you will be welcomed to the lodge as a guest and will leave as a friend. Breakfast included.

Website: QuaaoutLodge.com

Day 2

Indigenous World Winery

Indigenous World Winery in West Kelowna merges modern culture with Indigenous history.  The Okanagan winery proprietors are descendants of the Syilx people and have a strong passion for nature, the land and the rich history of the Okanagan Nation; lunch will be provided.

Website: IndigenousWorldWinery.com
Westbank First Nation: Sncewips Heritage Museum

Explore the culture and heritage of the Syilx peoples of the Okanagan valley at the Sncewips Heritage Museum. Take a guided Indigenous tour of our museum, land or community; learn a few words of nsyilxcən, the traditional language of the Westbank First Nation; discover the intricate arts and crafts of our peoples.

Website: Sncewips.com
Kekuli Café Coffee West Kelowna

Don’t panic..they’ve got Bannock! Kekuli Café is an original, locally-owned Bannock restaurant in West Kelowna offering traditional First Nations Indigenous cuisine with a modern and contemporary twist. A second location is also located in Merritt.

Website: KekuliCafe.com
The Cove Lakeside Resort

Your Okanagan accommodation will be at the Cove Lakeside Resort which is a full service, all-suite luxury resort on the shores of Okanagan Lake in West Kelowna. Featuring a private lakefront beach and marina, and surrounded by dramatic mountain views and extraordinary dining at the Bonfire Restaurant, it’s a resort you won’t want to leave. Breakfast included.

Website: CoveLakeside.com

What's Included

This package includes experiences with the following authentic Indigenous tourism businesses:

  • Museum tours
  • Canoe excursion with Moccasin Trails
  • Lunch at Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park
  • Breakfast at Quaaout Lodge
  • Lunch at Indigenous World Winery
  • Cultural interpretive experience at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort

Package includes:

  • 2 nights deluxe accommodation

* Package price is the suggested starting price per person based on a double occupancy and does not include taxes.

** Flight option not included in package price. Transportation may vary to customer request and availability.

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