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British Columbia Summer Birding


2024 Trip Pricing: $3,680 CAD, (estimated at $2,790 USD* or £2,230 GBP*) for 9 Days and 8 Nights



  • The tour package includes all lodging, breakfast, and access fees to reserves, parks, and other birding sites.

  • Premier Bird Guide: All of our tours use the services of an excellent bird guide, often a well-recognized expert on birding in this area. 

  • Top-Rated Preparation Services: We support your preparation for the trip. We provide information on the birds you will see and all the travel details, including all logistic details (arrival plans, trip itinerary, lodging details, and more), information on entry into the United States (if applicable), and information on travel health issues, packing information and more. Most of our clients comment that our Trip Participation Guide is the best they have ever seen.

  • Transport and Airport Transfers

  o   Local ground transport is included. This includes a van throughout the trip.    

  o   In most cases, arrival transfers are not needed as the group will meet at the Vancouver airport at mid-day. If you arrive a day early, we will book you at a Vancouver area hotel with free airport transfers. At the end of the tour, we will drop all participants at the Vancouver airport.                                                                 

  • Acre for Bird Conservation: As part of our efforts to support bird conservation, we purchase in the name of customers (for each booking) at least one acre (but averaging between three and four acres) of wilderness to support bird conservation. As our trip prices are often 20% (and often even a better deal) less than our competition, this does not cost you more and it is a great way to support bird conservation around the world.

  • Small-Group PricingAll the prices mentioned above are for tour groups of seven or eight participants.  We will offer reasonable small-group supplements for group sizes of 4 to 6.

  • Private and Custom Group Pricing: We are glad to provide pricing for smaller groups (including couples) or custom groups.

*Pricing Notes and More Details:


  • Canadian Dollar Pricing: The price is fixed in CAD (Canadian Dollars). The estimates presented for pricing in other currencies were calculated on June 15, 2023. One CAD at that time equaled .76 USD (US Dollars) and .59 GBP (Pounds Sterling). We will convert your payments in your local currency to CAD and charge the actual rates we are charged when we do the final invoicing.

  • Bank Fees: We do not charge bank fees for wire transfers for clients paying into our accounts in the United States, the United Kingdom, and/or Canada.

  • Note on Meal Inclusion: The only meals included are breakfasts for each morning of the tour. Lunches and suppers are not included.

  • Note on Beverage Inclusion: Each day, we provide water to refill your bottles during the birding day. 

  • Group Size: The price is based on seven or eight participants.


Optional Costs for Booking the Trip:


Single Room Supplement: The single supplement for this trip is $990 CAD (estimated at $780 USD or £620 GBP). This is the price we charge for the additional cost of anyone not sharing a room with another birder (and/or a spouse). If you want a single room, please let us know. We are often able to find a roommate for those wanting to share a room with a person of the same sex.


Tipping for Meals/Lodging: Gratuities for drivers, hotel staff, and restaurant staff are not included in the pricing for this tour.


Notes on Other Tour Costs: Exclusions: 

  • You will need to pay for any flight costs involved in this trip. 

  • The tour fee does not include taxes/fees for entering or exiting the country, telephone calls, laundry, and other items of a personal nature.

  • Tips for birding guides, trip drivers, restaurant servers, or hotel staff are not included in the tour price.


Want More Tour Information or Have Questions about Pricing?


Please call Charles (in the USA at 720-320-1974 in Colorado or toll-free at 888-203-7464, ext. 912) or Jennifer (in the UK at +44 7500 185 058, in Suffolk), and/or email


We are happy to answer any question you may have and/or provide you with trip reports (reports of birds and other wildlife seen on our trips) or more details on trip logistics (from vehicles used to lodging details).

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Booking by Phone in the USA: Call Charles at the Partnership for International Birding toll-free at 888-203-7464, ext. 912. Charles can also be reached on his cell phone at 720-320-1974.


Booking by Phone in the UK: You often reach Leio or Jennifer De Souza in the UK (at Bluetail Birding and the PIB UK Office). Leio can usually be reached at +44 7881 685 779. Call Jennifer at +44 7500 185 058.   


Tour Pricing Update Note: These tour prices were updated on June 15, 2023, for all 2024 tour dates. 

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