Multi Day Tours – Horseback

All tour prices are based on minimum of 4 guests.  We will endeavour to match you with another group if you don’t have the minimum tour numbers.
Prices below are in Canadian funds and are subject to all applicable taxes (currently 5% GST).

We can customize any of our tours to your group’s riding abilities and your time frame, just ask us!

Check out our 5 different unique tour options below by scrolling down to the bottom of the page.


Overnight Backcountry Horseback Trip

Looking for a great overnight adventure?  This tour is perfect for a quick taste of the real wilderness the South Chilcotin has to offer.  From Tyax Wilderness Resort & Spa you’ll meet your wrangler and trusty steed before getting packed up and heading off into the surrounding mountains.  Climb high into the South Chilcotin Mountain Park, up old mining and packhorse trails.  See perfect sub-alpine basins filled with wildflowers, get great views up on the high passes and take in all the stunning wilderness.  Overnight at our cozy cabin in the mountains.  The cabin is complete with a wood fired sauna so you can really soak up the experience.  Star gaze after a hearty meal and then rest up for the next day’s journey back through this gorgeous country to Tyax Resort.

Duration: 2 days / 1 night
Required fitness: Novice – Advanced (some previous horseback experience recommended)
Tour includes: 1 night in our Backcountry Camp, meals, expert wrangler/guide, horse companion
Price: $650 per person (based on a minimum group of 4),  $875 per person (based on a private group of 2)
Dates:  Departing daily, Inquire regarding dates.

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3 Day Backcountry Horseback Trip

This tour is a great introduction to backcountry wilderness adventure and can be specifically designed to accommodate novice riders. Itineraries vary based on the time of year however you can expect to see some impressive scenery no matter where you go. Also be on the watch for some of the local wildlife; bears, moose, marmots, deer, wolves, mountain goats and many more creatures call this terrain home. Be sure to bring your camera to capture it all, a spectacular way for anyone to get high up into the mountains and experience true wilderness paradise!

Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Required fitness: Novice – Advanced (some previous horseback experience recommended)
Tour includes: 1 night Accommodation at Tyax Wilderness Resort & Spa + 1 night in our Backcountry Camp, all meals, expert wrangler/guide, horse companion, camp host
Price: $999 per person
Dates:  July 17-19, August 14-16, 2015 or  Inquire regarding dates.

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4 Day Backcountry Horseback Excursion

Discover for yourself some of the most impressive high-country scenery anywhere in the world. Wind your way past the glacier dotted peaks that vault defiantly into the crystal blue sky, descending into meadows of wild alpine flowers bursting with vibrant colours. While in the backcountry enjoy comfortable accommodations in our camps located throughout the South Chilcotin Mountains Park. Each day you’ll explore new terrain by horseback, allowing you to venture further afar. You’ll also have time to explore each area by foot, take a boat out for a row on Spruce Lake, fish in lakes brimming with trout and hang out by the campfire under a star-filled sky unlike anything you’ve ever seen.

Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Required fitness: Intermediate to Advanced (past horseback riding experience recommended)
Tour includes: 1 night Accommodation at Tyax Wilderness Resort & Spa + 2 nights in our Backcountry Camps, all meals, expert guide, camp host, horse companion
Price: $1335 per person
Dates:  August 18-21, 2015 or Inquire regarding other dates.

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7 Day Backcountry Packhorse Adventure

Explore the vast untamed wilderness of the South Chilcotin Mountains and the Big Creek Provincial Parks. These tours are designed for those with some previous riding experience and who are looking for a real wilderness adventure.  From Tyax Resort your wrangler and horse companion will take you out into the heart of this spectacular wilderness area.  You’ll travel throughout the parks over the hundreds of kilometres of remote trails, over high mountain passes, along valley bottoms and through wildflower filled meadows.  Without a road in sight you’ll be surrounded by pristine, wild, rugged, backcountry terrain.  Just you, your horse and the mountains!

Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
Required fitness: Intermediate to Advanced (past horseback experience required)
Tour includes: 1 night Accommodation at Tyax Wilderness Resort & Spa + 5 nights in our Backcountry Camps, all meals, expert wrangler/guide, camp host
Price: $2355 per person
Dates:  June 27 – July 3, 2015 or Inquire regarding other dates.

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12 Day Backcountry Packhorse Safari

On this adventure we will take you beyond the South Chilcotin Mountains Park and into the Big Creek Park. This tour is designed for riders with some previous horseback experience and will be the ultimate backcountry adventure. You will venture into the heart of the Canadian wilderness and explore the farthest reaches of this special area.  Watch for the abundant wildlife including, mountain goats, mule deer, moose, black bears, grizzly bears and bighorn sheep, marmots, and a huge variety of birds.  Your wrangler will lead you throughout the parks to our backcountry camps as well as setting up spike camps along the way. Surround yourself in BC’s most spectacular country, unseen by most.

Duration: 12 days / 11 nights
Required fitness: Intermediate to Advanced (past horseback experience required)
Tour includes: 1 night Accommodation at Tyax Wilderness Resort & Spa + 10 nights in our Backcountry Camps & temporary/spike camps, including 2 nights at our luxury eco-camp Sky Camp, all meals, expert wrangler/guide, camp host
Price: $4950 per person
Dates:  July 23 – August 3, 2015 or Inquire regarding other dates.

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