Self guided cycling tours in British Columbia

Self-guided cycling tour 

Are you the adventurous type who likes to march to the beat of your own drum? Join the team at Into The Wild and together, we will create a self-guided cycling adventure to suit your wildest desires. Be your own boss and decide where you want to go, eat and relax.

Our self-guided cycling tours combine the freedom to explore on your own terms, at your own pace with a professionally created itinerary and GPS map to guide you. Prefer to spend a lazy afternoon relaxing by the beach or a late morning checkout at the hotel? With a self-guided cycling holiday, you can! We will provide all guests with a comprehensive information package with the marked route, a detailed route description and tips on sights, cultural highlights, scenic stops and recommended restaurants. Eat where the locals eat, we know the best spots in town and will pass along this invaluable information with you. Over the years we have gathered together some of the best hotels, restaurants and attractions throughout British Columbia.

 One of the main advantages for self-guided cycling tours is that we can custom create a special tour for you around the dates of your choosing. We will arrange all the logistics, hotel booking, activity and restaurant recommendations to ensure a stress-free experience leaving you free to pedal and stop wherever or whenever your heart desires to fully soak up the delights of the region. Just sit back, relax and enjoy your cycling adventure.

We will take you off the beaten path and into some truly spectacular locations. We have ridden and explored cycling trails extensively throughout British Columbia, take advantage of our local knowledge and discover some hiden gems. All of our routes are thoroughly researched and ridden annually by our staff to ensure you will have the best possible experience.

 Many guests take the opportunity to extend their trip by adding extra nights in the start or end city to explore an area for longer than the included tour dates. We would be happy to be of assistance and help you plan your travels as we have in-depth knowledge on some of best places to visit in British Columbia.

A self-guided cycling tour with Into The Wild does not mean that you’re totally on your own, we are always just a phone call away. It is advisable that guests have basic bike knowledge and can change a flat tire – some travelers don’t enjoy doing these things for themselves, but others find them the best part of an adventure.

Our self-guided cycling tours and holidays include:

  • We have a fleet of brand new 2019 Specialized bicycles for you to choose from. Our bikes are meticulously maintained to minimize the chance of mechanical failures while you are out on the trail.

  • Panniers and helmet

  • Tools – We will provide you with basic tools to fix any mechanical issues you may have while you are out on the road. Tools included are bicycle pump, spare tubes, puncture repair kit, allen keys.

  • GPS - handlebar-mounted GPS coordinated to upload on your smart phone (Smart phones are also available to rent along with a Canadian plan to include data, calls & texts)

  • Basic 1st Aid Kit

  • A comprehensive information package with the marked route, a detailed route description and tips on sights, cultural highlights, scenic stops and recommended restaurants

  • Hotel reservations (We usually have a list of possible locations to choose from depending upon your budget, preference & availability)

  • Restaurant Recommendations (Eat where the locals do, we know the best spots in town to eat and will share you this invaluable info)

  • Attraction recommendations

  • Emergency Contact Number in case anything goes wrong, medical or mechanical. Please note if you have a life-threatening emergency please contact the Emergency services first and call 9-1-1

Pedalling along the Cowichan Valley Trail, a segment of the Trans Canada Trail on Vancouver Island

Pedalling along the Cowichan Valley Trail, a segment of the Trans Canada Trail on Vancouver Island

Riding the spectacular Gallopping Goose Trail near Sooke, Vancouver Island

Riding the spectacular Gallopping Goose Trail near Sooke, Vancouver Island

Stepping off the beaten track near Pitt lake in the Fraser Valley

Stepping off the beaten track near Pitt lake in the Fraser Valley

One of our favourite rides along the Slocan Valley Trail in the stunning Kooteneys

One of our favourite rides along the Slocan Valley Trail in the stunning Kooteneys

Discover the Kettle Valley Rail Trail in the Okanagan and ride over one of the 16 wooden trestles

Discover the Kettle Valley Rail Trail in the Okanagan and ride over one of the 16 wooden trestles