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BEGINS IN: VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA

Hiking the Pacific Northwest: Olympic National Park and Juan de Fuca Trail

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Program #21435RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Join local expert naturalists on this hiking adventure exploring Vancouver Island’s west coast and Olympic National Park. Explore rainforests, wind-swept beaches and uninhabited rock islands on the western edge of British Columbia’s Vancouver Island. In Olympic National Park, study life born of eons of isolation by glacial ice, the waters of Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca to see plants and animals found nowhere else in the world.


Highlights

• Join a coastal ecologist and venture onto the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail to Botanical Beach.
• Hike to Olympic Park's Hurricane Ridge for a taste of the high country and mountain vistas.
• Hike the Hoh Rainforest, where 12 feet of rain per year creates a world of huge trees and profuse greenery.

Activity Notes

Hiking up to five miles daily at a moderate pace on coastal trails, beaches, mud, some slippery rocks, roots.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Victoria, B.C., 1 night; coach to Sooke, 2 nights; ferry to Port Angeles/Olympic National Park, Wash., 5 nights; coach to Seattle; departure.

Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Aug 14 — Aug 22, 2014 waitlist only  
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Special Offer: For most programs in Canada, when you purchase your airfare from us you’ll receive free round-trip airport transfers to get you to and from your program! This offer is only available if you travel on the scheduled start and end date of your program. To take advantage of this new service, mention you need airfare when you call to enroll. If you enroll online, select the “Travel—Custom Arrangements” option, and Road Scholar Travel Services will contact you to make the arrangements.

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8 nights of accommodations
22 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips

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4.8
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