Ymir Tourism, Canada

Visit Ymir - Best of Ymir

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.

Wikipedia

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.

Are you looking for a Ymir travel itinerary? Create an itinerary within minutes, on your own!

Facts and Stats for Ymir*

  • Pollution Statistics in Ymir

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

    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 6.25 (Very Low)
  • Ymir: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Ymir for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ymir.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20.83 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 29.17 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.67 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 33.33 (Low)
  • Living in Ymir - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 69.01 (High)
    • Pollution Index 3.88 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 17 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 68.89 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 84.72 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.51 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 83.22 (Moderate)
    • 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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Ymir

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.39 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.55 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.76 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.69 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 48.26 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

* Some of the data on this page is powered by Numbeo