20 days in Canada Itinerary

20 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Vancouver
— 3 nights
Drive:  10 h
2
Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
3
Banff National Park
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  10 h 30 min
4
Toronto
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Dubai

3
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.
Attractions like Stanley Park and Kitsilano Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Granville Island, snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Vancouver Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Vancouver online road trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Vancouver is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 12 hours traveling from Dubai to Vancouver. Traveling from Dubai in July, things will get much colder in Vancouver: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium

3
nights
Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park ©
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Attractions like Mount Edith Cavell Trail and Maligne Canyon make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Edith Cavell, admire the sheer force of Athabasca Falls, tee off at Jasper Park Golf Course, and stroll through Bald Hills.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Jasper National Park trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Jasper National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vancouver to Jasper National Park. Traveling from Vancouver in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Jasper National Park, with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mount Edith Cavell Trail ©
Mount Edith Cavell Trail
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field

4
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.
Step out of Banff National Park to go to Yoho National Park and see Takakkaw Falls, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Peyto Lake, explore and take pictures at Icefields Parkway, explore the striking landscape at Crowfoot Glacier, and stroll through Lake Agnes.

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You can take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Jasper National Park in July, expect nights in Banff National Park to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Takakkaw Falls
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Plain of Six Glaciers ©
Plain of Six Glaciers

3
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like CN Tower and Royal Ontario Museum. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Toronto Zoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St James Anglican Cathedral, and walk around Toronto Music Garden.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Toronto tour itinerary tool.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Banff National Park to Toronto in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. While traveling from Banff National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Toronto, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
Toronto Zoo ©
Toronto Zoo
Ontario Science Centre ©
Ontario Science Centre

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
Indisputably one of the world's most impressive natural sights, Niagara Falls straddle the United States/Canada border, marking the spot at which a thundering river plunges over a major escarpment.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Niagara Falls Canada and Journey Behind the Falls. Spend the 1st (Thu) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls, get to know the fascinating history of White Water Walk, enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower, and identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory.

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Traveling by car from Toronto to Niagara Falls takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Horseshoe Falls
Horseshoe Falls

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