18 days in Canada Itinerary

18 days in Canada Itinerary

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Fly
1
Vancouver
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Whistler
— 1 night
Drive
3
Sun Peaks
— 1 night
Drive
4
Jasper National Park
— 2 nights
Bus
5
Banff National Park
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Calgary, Fly to Ottawa
6
Ottawa
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Montreal
— 1 night
Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Ferry to Toronto
8
Toronto
— 2 nights
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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.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Stanley Park, snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grouse Mountain, and take in panoramic vistas at Vancouver Lookout.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vancouver travel route planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Vancouver is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 13.5 hours. Traveling from Ahmedabad in January, you will find days in Vancouver are much colder (8°C), and nights are slightly colder (3°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 14 — 17:

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): hit the slopes at Whistler Blackcomb and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Whistler trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Whistler takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Vancouver in January, with highs in Whistler at 1°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sun Peaks.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 18:
Highlights from your trip

1
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Sun Peaks

Sun Peaks is a mountain resort municipality in British Columbia, Canada. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on Mountain Man Dog Sled Adventures.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sun Peaks online journey planner.

Drive from Whistler to Sun Peaks in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In January in Sun Peaks, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Sun Peaks

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 19:
Highlights from your trip

2
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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.
On the 20th (Wed), stop by Experience Gourmet Living, gear up at On-Line Sport & Tackle, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Summit Massage Therapy and Wellness, then head outdoors with Lac Beauvert, and finally indulge your taste buds at Jasper Food Tours. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon, explore the galleries of Jasper Art Gallery, then hit the slopes at Marmot Basin Ski Area, and finally get outside with Old Fort Point.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Jasper National Park holiday planner.

You can drive from Sun Peaks to Jasper National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sun Peaks to Jasper National Park is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sun Peaks in January since evenings lows in Jasper National Park dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wineries
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 21:

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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: surround yourself with nature on Kingmik Dog Sled Tours, explore the activities along Lake Louise, get reinvigorated at Cedar & Sage Co. Banff's Holistic Lounge, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park trip planner.

Take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Jasper National Park in January, plan for little chillier days in Banff National Park, with highs around -7°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 25:

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the activities along Rideau Canal National Historic Site, see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): stroll through Gatineau Park, then wander the streets of ByWard Market, and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Ottawa trip maker website.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Banff National Park to Ottawa takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Banff National Park to Ottawa due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Ottawa are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 25 — 27:

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): 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 get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Montreal trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Ottawa to Montreal takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Montreal sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Montreal

Find places to stay Jan 27 — 28:

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame, sample the tasty concoctions at Steam Whistle Brewery, take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and finally make a trip to Canadian Broadcasting Centre. On your second day here, hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market and then see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Toronto trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Montreal to Toronto by combination of flight and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In January, Toronto is a bit warmer than Montreal - with highs of -1°C and lows of -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 30:

Canada travel guide

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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.