Activity: Talking Trees & Salmon Program with Talaysay Tours – 1.5 hrs - North Vancouver
Local Talaysay guide and a trained Indigenous ambassador-educator will introduce the students to the forests, the cultural stories and shared practices of the indigenous ecological and spiritual perspectives that have sustained Coast Salish Indigenous people for generations. We will walk and hike along the guided trails and explore the various species of trees and plants while your guide points out the diversity of local plants that were harvested by our people for food, shelter, art and medicine.
Talaysay School Calendar: September to June. We are closed in November, December and January
Start Time: 10 am End Time: 11:30 am. Custom Times can be arranged in advance.
Duration: 1.5 hrs.
Our 2020-21 Rate with the 12 guests to 1 guide Ratio is: $280 plus gst per group of 10 students.
At present we are hiring more contract guides and though your school is being charged more per student, we are making less as a company and are doing all we can to meet you half way. Sincerely,Candace T. Campo and Larry Campo - Aboriginal Eco Tours & Talaysay Tours
Meeting Location: Capilano River Hatchery, 4500 Capilano Park Road, North Vancouver, BC, v7r 4l3
What to bring: Please ensure to wear comfortable walking shoes or runners, with layers of clothing. Dress for the weather. A lunch in a pack sack and a water bottle is recommended. Students are to bring their own epi pens and inform the guide.
Physical Level: The walk-hike is 1.8 km and includes some hills and stairs with uneven ground.
Talaysay School Calendar 2020: We operate September to June. We are off in November, December and January. July and August is our prime time and the rates increase.
How to book our land based programs: We ask you to select a firm date, time and inform us on the number of participants? Once this is completed your program will be confirmed as a scheduled tour. Talaysay Tours will email you a full itinerary and invoice in advance. Your advanced booking and confirmation allows us to schedule our most experienced guides – educators for your class. We invite you to book directly on-line. The on-line booking system requires credit card payment.
Talaysay Rates: 2020-21 (Please read carefully)
Sincerely,Candace T. Campo and Larry Campo - Aboriginal Eco Tours & Talaysay Tours
Talaysay Customer Service and policies:
Our tours and school programs proceed on rainy days. If weather is extreme with respect to severe rain or wind, we will contact you to re-schedule or cancel without cancellation penalty.
Safety Protocols: To manage Covid and protect students and s
Medical: We ask the teachers to inform us in advance if there is any student or participants who requires an epi pen or if there are any participants with injuries or health matters that could affect their ability to experience our tour program in its full capacity.
Group Cancellation: 14 days or more are required for a refund; we will reimburse less a 20% administration fee.