Ymir Tourism

Ymir /ˈwaɪmər/ is a small town in the Regional District of Central Kootenay of British Columbia, Canada. It is located between Nelson and Salmo on Highway 6. Ymir was originally known as Quartz Creek. The townsite was laid out in 1897 by railway magnate D.C. Corbin. Today Ymir consists of a store and two hotels, plus an assortment of residential properties. It is located near Whitewater Ski Hill. The Salmo River runs through the center of the town. Ymir is about 10 km from the town of Salmo, where the annual music festival Shambhala takes place.

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Home to pretty treasures, Ymir is Canada's best kept secret. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Ymir.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Ymir.

  • Know the pollution level of Ymir before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 5.77 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 10 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 5 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 10 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Ymir for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ymir.

    • Burglary and Theft 30.56 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 22.22 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 27.78 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 30.56 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 30.56 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.11 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 69.44 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 38.89 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Ymir is 204.79 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 66.99 (High)
    • Climate Index 71.69 (High)
    • Pollution Index 6.58 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 17 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 70.76 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 84.72 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.67 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 95.35 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ymir

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.31 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.79 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.86 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45.87 USD

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