11 days in Canada Itinerary

11 days in Canada Itinerary

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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— Few hours
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Vancouver
— 2 nights
3
Banff National Park
— 1 night
4
Quebec City
— 1 night
5
Montreal
— 1 night
6
Toronto
— 2 nights

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Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria ©
Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens and then explore the historical opulence of Craigdarroch Castle.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria online visit planner.

Chandigarh, India to Victoria is an approximately 26-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -13.5 hour difference. Traveling from Chandigarh in December, expect Victoria to be colder, temps between 7°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Victoria Butterfly Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Butterfly Gardens ©
Victoria Butterfly Gardens
Craigdarroch Castle ©
Craigdarroch Castle

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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.
On the 24th (Mon), take a stroll through Granville Island, kick back and relax at Kitsilano Beach, and then kick back and relax at Jericho Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): stroll through Spanish Banks, kick back and relax at Wreck Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Anthropology, and finally wander the streets of Gastown.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vancouver trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Victoria to Vancouver in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Spanish Banks
Spanish Banks
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Museum of Anthropology ©
Museum of Anthropology

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the activities along Moraine Lake, get a new perspective on nature at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Banff Park Museum, and finally examine the collection at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Sunshine Village.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Banff National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Vancouver to Banff National Park in 7 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vancouver to Banff National Park. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Vancouver in December, with highs in Banff National Park at -10°C and lows at -19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
 Sunshine Village ©
Sunshine Village
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum ©
Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum

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night
Quebec City

Quebec City ©
With a World Heritage-listed old town, Quebec City remains a walkable and safe hub of culture, commerce, and education offering a blend of fascinating history and a range of tourist-oriented activities.
On the 28th (Fri), learn about all things military at La Citadelle de Quebec, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin, and then stop by Old Quebec. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, examine the collection at Musee de la civilisation, and then explore the galleries of Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ).

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Quebec City trip builder app.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Banff National Park to Quebec City in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
La Citadelle de Quebec ©
La Citadelle de Quebec

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night
Montreal

Montreal ©
Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, then explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and finally don't miss a visit to Crescent Street.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Montreal trip tool.

Traveling by car from Quebec City to Montreal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Montreal can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
Biodome de Montreal ©
Biodome de Montreal

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Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
On the 31st (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma, then examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, and then examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, then admire the landmark architecture of CN Tower, and then wander the streets of The Distillery District.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Toronto travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Montreal to Toronto takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, Toronto is somewhat warmer than Montreal - with highs of 2°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District

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