22 days in Canada Itinerary

22 days in Canada Itinerary

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Fly
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Montreal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Quebec City
— 3 nights
Fly
3
Ottawa
— 1 night
Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Ferry to Toronto
4
Toronto
— 3 nights
Fly to Calgary, Shuttle to Banff National Park
5
Banff National Park
— 3 nights
Bus
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Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Edmonton, Fly to Victoria
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Central Saanich, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
Fly
8
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Drive
9
Whistler
— 2 nights
Bus to Vancouver City Center, Fly to Chandigarh

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Montreal

Quebec's Metropolis

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.
On the 11th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, take an in-depth tour of Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, then appreciate the history behind Place d'Armes, then get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Co-Cathedral of Saint-Antoine-De-Padoue.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Montreal visit planner.

Chandigarh, India to Montreal is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Chandigarh to Montreal, you'll gain 10.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chandigarh in December, expect Montreal to be cooler, temps between -1°C and -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

3
nights
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.
Quebec City is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec, steep yourself in history at Morrin Centre, take a stroll through Quartier Petit Champlain, and take in the dramatic scenery at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Quebec City online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Quebec City

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

1
night
Ottawa

Silicon Valley North

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then stop by Cats R Us Cat Boutique.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ottawa trip planner.

You can fly from Quebec City to Ottawa in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -2°C in December, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

3
nights
Toronto

New York City of Canada

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Toronto is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of The Distillery District, examine the collection at Casa Loma, browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Toronto online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Ottawa to Toronto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Ottawa in December, with highs in Toronto at 2°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

3
nights
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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Kingmik Dog Sled Tours, browse the exhibits of Samson Native Gallery, get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Louise.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Banff National Park trip itinerary website.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Toronto to Banff National Park in 10 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Banff National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in December, things will get colder in Banff National Park: highs are around -10°C and lows about -19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

3
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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.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at Summit Massage Therapy and Wellness, view the masterpieces at Jasper Art Gallery, admire the sheer force of Athabasca Falls, and get interesting insight from On-Line Sport & Tackle.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Jasper National Park trip planner.

Getting from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park by bus takes about 4.5 hours. When traveling from Banff National Park in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jasper National Park: temperatures range from -5°C by day to -18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Central Saanich.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Tours

1
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Central Saanich, Vancouver Island

Central Saanich is a district municipality in Greater Victoria and a member municipality of the Capital Regional District. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, take in the pleasant sights at The Butchart Gardens, and then walk around Mount Douglas Park.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Central Saanich trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Jasper National Park to Central Saanich by combination of bus and flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Jasper National Park in December, Central Saanich is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Central Saanich

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

2
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Vancouver

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): stroll around Stanley Park and then take a stroll through Vancouver Downtown. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at VanDusen Botanical Garden, then admire the landmark architecture of Bloedel Conservatory, then take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, and finally admire all the interesting features of Lighthouse Park.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Vancouver road trip app.

You can fly from Central Saanich to Vancouver in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Central Saanich in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Vancouver: temperatures range from 7°C by day to 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Neighborhoods · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

2
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Whistler

Home to one of the largest ski areas in North America, former logging town of Whistler provides activities and entertainment for avid nature lovers and adrenaline seekers.
On the 29th (Tue), fly down the slopes at Whistler Blackcomb and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Whistler trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Vancouver to Whistler by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Vancouver in December, with highs in Whistler at 0°C and lows at -6°C. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Whistler

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Canada travel guide

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Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.