The Great Western Rafting Adventure
Day 1 Lytton
Arrival and installation in your luxurious white canvas tent cabin which is fully furnished with antiques and 2 double beds (covered in cosy duvets), and built with wooden floors, decks and framed walls. A propane light illuminates the interior with a warm romantic glow after dark.
- Accommodation : Cabin Tent
Day 2 Lytton
Get ready for a full day adventure on the legendary Thompson River. Night in your luxurious cabin tent. (B, L, D)
- Accommodation : Cabin Tent
Day 3 Lytton
After all the exhilarating action experienced the previous day, you’ll be in position to simply relax by the pool or in the outdoor hot tub while enjoying a breathtaking view over the spectacular White Canyon setting. Amenities include basketball and volleyball courts, walking trails, board games, a lounge area, etc. (B, L)
Period & budget
When to travel?
The best period for travelling is during the following months:
The budget is an indication of the price per person, subject to availability. Your local agent will send you a customized quote with the exact price. The price can vary according to availability, level of services, period of travel, number of participants, booking time frame and other items.
- Services of a rafting guide
- Raft, life-saving jacket, wetsuit, helmet and paddles
- Linens and towels
- 2 nights accommodation in a cabin tent
- 5 meals
- Applicable taxes
- Air travel
- Shuttle to the meeting point (OPTIONAL)
- Personal expenses
- Drinks (excluding coffee and tea with meals included)
- Car rental
- Tips for guide
- If you are coming from points west, be sure to stay on Highway #1. This means you take exit #170 off the freeway at Hope, B.C. and stay on Highway #1 east. At Lytton, stay on the highway and continue east 5 km until you see the Kumsheen Rafting Resort signs and our resort (on the left).
- If you are coming from points east (Kelowna, Kamloops), take Highway #1 west. Look for the Kumsheen Rafting Resort signs on the highway as you near Lytton. We are on the right side of the highway and have large signs at the entrance to our resort.
Budget & exchange
- Rain jacket & pants (we have long rain coats available for those who do not have their own rain gear)
- Rain hat, toque (try a DM Toque), or cap of some kind (something to keep your head warm when you get splashed, especially on cool or cold days)
- Warm sweater, fleece, or polypropylene pullover
- Wool or polypropylene undershirt (wear next to the skin)
- Long, fast-drying pants or sweatpants or tights (anything with a high polyester or nylon content – avoid 100% cotton like jeans)
- Shorts (depending upon the weather the morning of your trip)
- Wool or polypropylene socks
- Running shoes, aqua socks, or sport sandals (footwear you don’t mind getting wet)
- In addition to the above, bring a complete change of dry, warm clothes to leave at the resort to wear once you are off the river (including dry shoes and socks).
- Clothing: Warm sweater or jacket, warm shirt, pants/sweatpants/tights, underwear, T-shirt, shorts, bathing suit, towel, 1 pair wool socks, extra shoes
- Personal: Shampoo, sunscreen, lip screen, sunglasses, flashlight, toiletries, medication, alarm clock
- Equipment: If you are tenting: foam pad or air mattress, tent, sleeping bag, pillow.
- Optional: Camera
- A fair economical repartition
- The improvement of local teams’ working conditions and their awareness of the protection of the environment
- The information of travelers about respecting the local population and environment and the collection of their feelings at their return.
- Avoid letting waste out, throw it in the trash can or bring it with you
- Use potable water sparingly (take a shower instead of a bath and report any leaks) and avoid wasting it (use biodegradable soap to wash yourself)
- Avoid damaging cultural sites: don’t touch the statues, don’t move the stones and objects
- Exchange instead of giving (too Important gifts can destabilize the local economic stability of the country depending on their living standards)
- When taking a walk, especially in some fragile ecosystems, observe the fauna from afar, do not go beyond beaten roads, limit stamping and do not bring any souvenirs: give up picking rare flowers picking fossils...
- In some hotels, you can have individual air conditioning. It is advised to systematically switching it off when you’re out of the room to avoid energetical overconsumption and greenhouse gas emission.