17 days in Canada Itinerary

17 days in Canada Itinerary

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17 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Kathmandu
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  7​h 15​min
2
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
3
Montreal, Quebec
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Quebec City, Quebec
— 2 nights
Fly + Ferry:  4​h 30​min
5
Toronto
— 3 nights
Ferry + Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Kathmandu

2
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.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Stanley Park, examine the collection at Museum of Anthropology, categoryPhrases.phrase.get_up_close_and_personal_with_brilliant_marine_life_at Vancouver Aquarium, and take in the awesome beauty at Grouse Mountain.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Vancouver online tour builder .

Kathmandu, Nepal to Vancouver is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Nepal Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Kathmandu in January: highs in Vancouver hover around 8°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

North Vancouver
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium

2
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.
Banff National Park is known for nature, historic sites, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Lake Louise Ski Resort, contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Sunshine Village, and explore the galleries of Samson Native Gallery.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Banff National Park day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Vancouver to Banff National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vancouver to Banff National Park. In January, Banff National Park is colder than Vancouver - with highs of -7°C and lows of -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Montreal.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Burgess Shale
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The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort
 Sunshine Village ©
Sunshine Village
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake

2
nights
Montreal, Quebec

Montreal ©
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.
Montreal is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, appreciate the history behind Place d'Armes, and get engrossed in the history at Musee d'histoire et du patrimoine de Dorval.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Montreal online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Banff National Park to Montreal in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Musee d'histoire et du patrimoine de Dorval
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Old Montreal ©
Old Montreal
Biodome de Montreal ©
Biodome de Montreal

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Centre de Ski de Fond de Charlesbourg, then immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then make a trip to Place Royale.

For reviews, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Quebec City online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Montreal in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of -17°C in Quebec City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

3
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Go for a jaunt from Toronto to Niagara Falls to see Niagara Falls Canada about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael's Cathedral Basilica, see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, and visit The Distillery District.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Toronto tour itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Quebec City to Toronto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Quebec City in January, with highs in Toronto at -1°C and lows at -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Niagara Falls Canada
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 3:
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Royal Ontario Museum ©
Royal Ontario Museum

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