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Discover the Tranquility of Silent Travel with Indigenous Tourism

Recently, there has been an increase in travelers looking to engage in “silent travel” experiences – off-grid adventures where they can explore surroundings without speaking or using electronic devices, fostering mindfulness and connection with nature. This movement reflects a growing desire among individuals to disconnect from noise and distractions, seeking solace and inner peace through silent experiences in nature.

From secluded forest lodges to pristine coastal hideaways, the Indigenous destinations below provide the perfect backdrop for introspection and mindfulness.

Spirit Bear Lodge – Klemtu, BC 

Located on BC’s coast in the heart of The Great Bear Rainforest, Spirit Bear Lodge is a conservation-based eco-tourism property that provides guests with a remote and transformative experience. Fostering connections between people, nature, and wildlife, allows those looking to disconnect from the digital world to fully immerse themselves in the surrounding ocean and forest and truly recharge.

Liberty Wilderness Lodge – Lake Babine, BC

Located on BC’s longest natural lake, the recently opened Liberty Wilderness Lodge provides off-grid accommodation and offers a unique and rustic remote wilderness experience. Guests are surrounded by nature and have the opportunity to reconnect, restore, and explore the great outdoors—free from city noise and distractions. With activities like paddle boarding, kayaking, boat tours, and wellness workshops, Liberty Wilderness Lodge is the perfect place for a rustic reconnection to oneself and the land.

Nemiah Valley Lodge – Nemiah Valley, BC

Indigenous-owned Nemiah Valley Lodge is located in the Chilcotin region, one of the most dramatic expanses of wilderness in North America. Nemiah is a place where guests can explore the outdoors at a slower pace and take time to recharge. With majestic landscape views and immersive cultural experiences, guests can expect to engage in culture-focused activities while also taking time to relax and refresh.

Klahoose Wilderness Resort – Homfray Channel, BC

Perched on the water’s edge between BC’s Salish Sea and Coast Mountains, Klahoose is located on a remote channel only accessible by water or air. With many eco-adventure offerings like grizzly bear viewing, glacier helicopter tours, and fishing, the exploration opportunities are endless and provide a thrilling option to those looking for less screen time and a deeper connection to nature. The location also offers guests a quiet place to reconnect and reflect whilst taking in the lush and serene surroundings.