11 days in Banff National Park & Vancouver Itinerary

11 days in Banff National Park & Vancouver Itinerary

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1
Banff National Park
— 3 nights
2
Vancouver
— 4 nights

3
nights
Banff National Park

Banff National Park ©
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
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To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park trip maker.

Amritsar, India to Banff National Park is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 12.5 hours traveling from Amritsar to Banff National Park. In December, Banff National Park is much colder than Amritsar - with highs of -10°C and lows of -19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort
 Sunshine Village ©
Sunshine Village

4
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, visit Gastown, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Vancouver Aquarium, and take in the awesome beauty at Grouse Mountain.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Vancouver trip builder site.

Getting from Banff National Park to Vancouver by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December, Vancouver is much warmer than Banff National Park - with highs of 7°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

North Vancouver
Highlights from your plan
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
VanDusen Botanical Garden ©
VanDusen Botanical Garden
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium

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