16 days in Canada Itinerary

16 days in Canada Itinerary

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Fly
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Toronto
— 1 night
Drive
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Train to Toronto, Fly to Montreal
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Montreal
— 1 night
Drive
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Ottawa
— 2 nights
Fly
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
Fly
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Banff National Park
— 1 night
Drive
7
Jasper National Park
— 1 night
Bus to Edmonton, Fly to Vancouver
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Vancouver
— 2 nights
Drive
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Whistler
— 2 nights
Fly

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Toronto

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): make a trip to Nathan Phillips Square, examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, and then see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Toronto online road trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Toronto is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 10.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Toronto due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in March, with highs in Toronto at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 17:

Niagara Falls

— 1 night
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.
To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Toronto to Niagara Falls takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to -5°C. You'll set off for Montreal on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 18:

Montreal

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, then learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, and then look for gifts at La Cour des Arts du Vieux-Montreal.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Montreal trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Niagara Falls to Montreal in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Niagara Falls in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Montreal: temperatures range from 0°C by day to -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

Find places to stay Mar 18 — 20:

Ottawa

— 2 nights

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 21st (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Rideau Canal National Historic Site, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and then take a stroll through ByWard Market. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Parliament Hill and Buildings, enjoy breathtaking views from Peace Tower, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ottawa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Ottawa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Ottawa can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can fly to Quebec City.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 22:

Quebec City

— 2 nights
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 23rd (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, then immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Royale. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Old Quebec.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Quebec City trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Ottawa to Quebec City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Quebec City when traveling from Ottawa in March, with lows around -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 22 — 24:

Banff National Park

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Sunshine Village.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Banff National Park day trip planning website.

Fly from Quebec City to Banff National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Quebec City in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Banff National Park, with lows around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 25:
Highlights from your trip

Jasper National Park

— 1 night
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.
To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Jasper National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in March, and nighttime lows around -9°C. You will leave for Vancouver on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 26:

Vancouver

— 2 nights

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.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Stanley Park, stop by Gastown, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, and take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Vancouver trip itinerary site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jasper National Park to Vancouver in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Jasper National Park in March, you will find days in Vancouver are a bit warmer (12°C), and nights are much hotter (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:

Whistler

— 2 nights
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), hit the slopes at Whistler Blackcomb and then see Off-Road Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Whistler road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Whistler takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver in March, expect Whistler to be slightly colder, temps between 7°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 30:

Canada travel guide

4.6
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.

Quebec travel guide

4.3
Canada's only predominately French-speaking province, Quebec boasts a French heritage that not only sets it apart from other parts of this sprawling country, but also from the rest of the continent. A trip to Quebec allows tourists to discover a land with a European look and feel, which you can best appreciate by immersing yourself in the region's bistro culture. Like the rest of Canada, this province features impressive natural attractions, which many choose to discover on a network of nearly 3,500 km (2,100 mi) of bicycle paths. For an urban experience, add Montreal to your Quebec sightseeing itinerary and discover a busy metropolis with a perfect blend of history-steeped neighborhoods and trendy districts offering modern distractions for every traveler's taste.