20 days in Canada Itinerary

20 days in Canada Itinerary

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20 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  18​h
1
Toronto
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
train + Fly:  9​h 30​min
3
Vancouver
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Central Saanich, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  9​h 15​min
5
Jasper National Park
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 45​min
6
Banff National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
7
Montreal
— 2 nights
8
Quebec City
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Toronto

Toronto
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 2nd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St James Anglican Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium Of Canada. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael's Cathedral Basilica.

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Mumbai, India to Toronto is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in July, expect Toronto to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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CN Tower
CN Tower
Royal Ontario Museum ©
Royal Ontario Museum
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, then don't miss a visit to Journey Behind the Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Conservatory, and finally pause for some photo ops at Clifton Hill War Memorial.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower
Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stroll around Stanley Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Granville Island and then take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

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You can do a combination of train and flight from Niagara Falls to Vancouver in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Niagara Falls to Vancouver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Niagara Falls in July, you will find days in Vancouver are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Central Saanich.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

1
night
Central Saanich, Vancouver Island

Central Saanich ©
Central Saanich is a district municipality in Greater Victoria and a member municipality of the Capital Regional District. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): sample the tasty concoctions at Category 12 Brewing Inc, then take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, then admire the natural beauty at The Butchart Gardens, and finally explore and take pictures at Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Central Saanich road trip planning website .

You can drive from Vancouver to Central Saanich in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Central Saanich

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Victoria Butterfly Gardens ©
Victoria Butterfly Gardens
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon, and then take a memorable drive along Columbia Ice Field. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Jasper Artists Guild Brush Fire Gallery, then trek along Mount Edith Cavell Trail, then explore the activities along Moab Lake, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Athabasca Falls.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jasper National Park online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Central Saanich to Jasper National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Central Saanich in July since evenings lows in Jasper National Park dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Columbia Icefield Skywalk ©
Columbia Icefield Skywalk
Mount Edith Cavell Trail ©
Mount Edith Cavell Trail
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon

4
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, scenic drive, spas, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, shop like a local with Samson Native Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, and take in breathtaking views at Johnston Canyon.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park road trip planner .

You can take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Jasper National Park in July: highs in Banff National Park hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sat) before leaving for Montreal.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Lake Louise ©
Lake Louise
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake

2
nights
Montreal

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden, then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): hunt for treasures at Jean-Talon Market, learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal.

For reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Montreal trip planner .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Banff National Park to Montreal. While traveling from Banff National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Montreal, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal

3
nights
Quebec City

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.
Go for a jaunt from Quebec City to Sainte Anne de Beaupre to see Sanctuaire Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec, take a stroll through Place Royale, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires, and brush up on your military savvy at La Citadelle de Quebec.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Quebec City road trip tool .

You can drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Montreal, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Quebec City, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Quebec City

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Sanctuaire Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
La Citadelle de Quebec ©
La Citadelle de Quebec

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