Canada Riding Vacations
Chilko Lake, British Columbia
British Columbia Guest Ranch: Featured in Equitrekking’s Vacation Guide
Canadian Adventure Vacation Destination and Wilderness Adventure Lodge for Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing, Horseback Riding Vacations & Wildlife Photography in Beautiful BC, Canada.
Chilko Lake, BC
Vancouver South International Airport to Chilko Lake Charter flight
Riding Style & Ability
Western intermediate to advanced, although novice riders can join on the Horse Pack Trips providing they are physically fit and keen.
June to mid-October
14 guests at the lodge , 10 persons on the pack trips
Corporate Groups, Retreats, Meetings Welcome
Rates/ Payment Methods
7 Night packages from Vancouver, BC including round trip charter flight. Easy to connect to but far from the crowds! From US $2795 to US $5395 per person based on double occupancy depending on the package chosen.
Visa, MasterCard, Wire Payment, Check accepted
Why an Equitrekking Top 20 Ranch?
Family owned since the 1950’s, this luxury guest lodge is located in a stunning and remote natural setting and offers top horseback riding, fly fishing, wilderness pack trips, Grizzly Bear photography and more. The McLean’s have been in this area for over 50 years and are the only lodge at Chilko Lake that is still in the family. Tsylos offers you something truly unique in today’s word– a real chance to disconnect.
From the Horse’s Mouth
Tsylos Lodge is located on the banks of the Chilko River and the dividing point between the Coast Mountains the rolling grasslands of the Chilcotin Plateau, offering excellent riding, outstanding Orvis endorsed fly fishing, and a photographers paradise. Chilko Lake, BC, Canada is located 180 air miles north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Chilko Lake is 50 miles long, pristine wilderness and surrounded by snow capped peaks and rugged glaciers. At the north end of Chilko lake is the dividing point between the Chilcotin Plateau and the Coast Mountains, where the Chilko River flows north easterly.
Meals are prepared by Tsylos’ chef in an open kitchen, and served family-style in the dining room. Each day, everyone sits down together to share a tasty breakfast and dinner. Great conversation and lots of laughter are always on the menu! Lunch is spent streamside, on top of a mountain, or wherever your wanderings have taken you! Another highlight is a fully stocked bar located within the lodge. Guests enjoy a glass of wine or cocktail while feasting on tasty appetizers.
This adventure lodge is a good pick for riders and their non-riding partners. In addition to horseback riding, canoeing, kayaking, and hiking, an excellent variety of packages are available for fun on the trails and beyond.
This British Columbia lodge offers an intimate atmosphere with only fourteen people in log cabins or suites. Each unit is set up for two and offers private bathrooms, comfy beds with Egyptian cotton sheets and duvets, gas fireplaces or a wood burning stove, their own decks and seating areas. Daily maid services keep you supplied with fresh towels.
Riders have lots of room to roam in plenty of photogenic places, like the backcountry of Chilko Lake and the surrounding mountains. Ride fast or slow on these horseback riding vacations. This is truly a top destination for horse lovers and equestrians.