8 days in Canada Itinerary

8 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Chandigarh
Fly + Bus:  28 h
1
Quebec City, Quebec
— 1 night
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  13 h 45 min
2
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  11 h 30 min
3
Jasper National Park
— 1 day
Bus:  2 h 45 min
4
Banff National Park
— 1 night
+3
Shuttle + Fly + Subway + Train:  27 h
End: Chandigarh

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Quebec City, Quebec

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), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Place Royale and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lower Town (Basse-Ville).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Quebec City online day trip planner.

Chandigarh, India to Quebec City is an approximately 27- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -10.5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Place Royale ©
Place Royale
Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec ©
Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec

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Tofino, Vancouver Island

Tofino ©
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach and then kick back and relax at Chesterman Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tofino trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Quebec City to Tofino takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in December, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Tofino

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Chesterman Beach ©
Chesterman Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Sunwapta Falls, then contemplate the waterfront views at Maligne Lake, then explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon, and finally explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Jasper National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Tofino to Jasper National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tofino to Jasper National Park is 1 hour. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Tofino in December, with highs in Jasper National Park at -5°C and lows at -18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Sunwapta Falls ©
Sunwapta Falls
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Maligne Lake ©
Maligne Lake

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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.
On the 1st (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Johnston Canyon, take a memorable drive along Bow Valley Parkway, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park trip tool.

Getting from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Jasper National Park in December, plan for little chillier days in Banff National Park, with highs around -10°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Bow Valley Parkway ©
Bow Valley Parkway
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Johnston Canyon ©
Johnston Canyon

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