28 days in Canada, Greenland & Reykjavik Itinerary

28 days in Canada, Greenland & Reykjavik Itinerary

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Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Calgary, Canada
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 15 min
2
Banff National Park, Canada
— 6 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
3
Jasper National Park, Canada
— 6 nights
Fly:  10 h 15 min
4
Victoria, Canada
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Vancouver, Canada
— 4 nights
Fly:  20 h 15 min
6
Ilulissat, Greenland
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Toronto, Canada

2
nights
Calgary, Canada

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Calgary is known for fun & games, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Glenbow Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Calgary Tower, stroll around Fort Calgary, and wander the streets of Stephen Avenue Walk.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Calgary day trip planning app.

Toronto to Calgary is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Toronto in May, with highs in Calgary at 19°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Glenbow Museum ©
Glenbow Museum
Calgary Tower ©
Calgary Tower

6
nights
Banff National Park, Canada

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Yoho National Park (Iceline Trail & Paget Peak). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Icefields Parkway, take in the awesome beauty at Big Beehive, stroll through Bow Valley Parkway, and trek along Mount St. Piran.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Banff National Park road trip tool.

Getting from Calgary to Banff National Park by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. In May, Banff National Park is slightly colder than Calgary - with highs of 15°C and lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Yoho National Park
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Icefields Parkway ©
Icefields Parkway
Mount St. Piran ©
Mount St. Piran

6
nights
Jasper National Park, Canada

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: take a memorable drive along Columbia Ice Field, take in the dramatic scenery at Athabasca Falls, explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, and hike along Maligne Canyon.

Plan trip to Jasper National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can take a bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Banff National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jasper National Park: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls

3
nights
Victoria, Canada

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.
Victoria is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens, take a leisurely stroll along Inner Harbour, take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, and hike along West Coast Trail.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Victoria route maker.

Getting from Jasper National Park to Victoria by flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jasper National Park to Victoria. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Jasper National Park in May since evenings lows in Victoria dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Central Saanich, Hatley Park National Historic Site, West Coast Trail
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum

4
nights
Vancouver, Canada

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: stroll around Stanley Park, observe the fascinating underwater world at Vancouver Aquarium, enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach, and take a stroll through Granville Island.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Victoria to Vancouver takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. May in Vancouver sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ilulissat.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

1
night
Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat ©
Ilulissat, formerly Jakobshavn or Jacobshaven, is a town in the Qaasuitsup municipality in western Greenland, located approximately 350km north of the Arctic Circle. On the 27th (Wed), examine the collection at Ilulissat Museum, go for a walk through Sermermiut, and then explore the striking landscape at Jakobshavn Glacier.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ilulissat planner.

Explore your travel options from Vancouver to Ilulissat with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Ilulissat is 5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Vancouver in May, with highs in Ilulissat at 2°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Ilulissat

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Jakobshavn Glacier ©
Jakobshavn Glacier
Sermermiut ©
Sermermiut
Ilulissat Museum ©
Ilulissat Museum

4
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Bruarfoss Waterfall (in Brekkuskogur), Strokkur (in Geysir) and Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, trot along with a tour on horseback, explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Reykjavik online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Ilulissat to Reykjavik by flight takes about 6 hours. Traveling from Ilulissat to Reykjavik, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Ilulissat in May, with highs in Reykjavik at 11°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Thingvellir National Park, Strokkur, Gullfoss Falls
Highlights from your plan
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

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