35 days in Canada Itinerary

35 days in Canada Itinerary

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35 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Lahore
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Toronto
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Gros Morne National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Montreal
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Quebec City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Ottawa
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Vancouver
— 4 nights
Drive:  10​h
7
Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
shuttle:  2​h 45​min
8
Banff National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
9
Waterton Lakes National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + train:  11​h
10
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Lahore

3
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Step out of the city life by going to Toronto Zoo and Toronto Island Park. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Toronto trip planner .

Lahore, Pakistan to Toronto is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pakistan Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 10 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Lahore in September: high temperatures in Toronto hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gros Morne National Park.

Things to do in Toronto

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:
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CN Tower
CN Tower
Toronto Island Park ©
Toronto Island Park
Toronto Zoo ©
Toronto Zoo

3
nights
Gros Morne National Park

Gros Morne National Park ©
A World Heritage Site and a major vacation destination, Gros Morne National Park offers a chance to discover a dramatic mountain landscape created by the process of continental drift.
Visiting Gros Morne National Park and Gros Morne will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at The Tablelands, visit a coastal fixture at Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse, hike along Eastern Point Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Bakers Brook Falls.

Plan trip to Gros Morne National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Toronto to Gros Morne National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Toronto to Gros Morne National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Gros Morne National Park is slightly colder than Toronto - with highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Montreal.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 4:
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Gros Morne National Park ©
Gros Morne National Park
Gros Morne ©
Gros Morne
The Tablelands ©
The Tablelands

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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.
Montreal is known for historic sites, parks, museums, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, make a trip to Crescent Street, get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal, and admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Montreal sightseeing planner .

Getting from Gros Morne National Park to Montreal by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference moving from Newfoundland Standard Time (NST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Gros Morne National Park in October, things will get a bit warmer in Montreal: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Old Montreal ©
Old Montreal

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires, appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Royale, and then learn about all things military at La Citadelle de Quebec.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Quebec City road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Quebec City are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Quebec City

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Nature
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

2
nights
Ottawa

Ottawa ©
A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
On the 10th (Wed), take in panoramic vistas at Peace Tower, then steep yourself in history at Parliament Hill and Buildings, and then trek along Rideau Canal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at Canadian War Museum, then see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ottawa day trip planner .

You can fly from Quebec City to Ottawa in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daily temperatures in Ottawa can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Ottawa

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Trails
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Rideau Canal ©
Rideau Canal
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Granville Island and Grouse Mountain. Venture out of the city with trips to Central Saanich (Victoria Butterfly Gardens & The Butchart Gardens). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Stanley Park, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, kick back and relax at Kitsilano Beach, and look for gifts at Circle Craft Co-op on Granville Island.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Vancouver day trip app .

You can fly from Ottawa to Vancouver in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Ottawa in October, Vancouver is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping

Side Trips

North Vancouver, Central Saanich
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 15:
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Grouse Mountain ©
Grouse Mountain

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nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Maligne Canyon and Mount Edith Cavell Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Mount Edith Cavell, cruise along Columbia Ice Field, contemplate the waterfront views at Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, and get outside with Lac Beauvert.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Jasper National Park online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Jasper National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in October; daily highs in Jasper National Park reach 12°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can catch the shuttle to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 19:
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Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Mount Edith Cavell Trail ©
Mount Edith Cavell Trail
Mount Edith Cavell ©
Mount Edith Cavell

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Moraine Lake and Lake Louise. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Louise, head outdoors with Via Ferrata, hike along Mount Fairview, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Beehive Trail.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park journey planner.

Getting from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park by shuttle takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Jasper National Park in October: highs in Banff National Park hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Waterton Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Lake Louise ©
Lake Louise
Icefields Parkway ©
Icefields Parkway

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nights
Waterton Lakes National Park

Waterton Lakes National Park ©
Established in the 1890s and named after a celebrated Victorian naturalist, Waterton Lakes National Park encompasses a variety of landscapes that include mountains, freshwater wetlands, prairie grasslands, aspen forests, and lakes.
Get in touch with nature at International Peace Park Hike and Carthew - Alderson Trail. Spend the 26th (Fri) exploring nature at Waterton Lake National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon, tour the water at your own pace with Waterton Lakes National Park Visitor Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Bertha Lake, and trek along Crypt Lake Trail.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Waterton Lakes National Park fast, fun, and easy.

Drive from Banff National Park to Waterton Lakes National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Banff National Park in October; daily highs in Waterton Lakes National Park reach 14°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Waterton Lakes National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Waterton Lake National Park ©
Waterton Lake National Park
Red Rock Canyon ©
Red Rock Canyon
Bertha Lake ©
Bertha Lake

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory, then enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls, admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls, and then admire all the interesting features of White Water Walk.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls sightseeing planning tool .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and train from Waterton Lakes National Park to Niagara Falls in 11 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In October, Niagara Falls is somewhat warmer than Waterton Lakes National Park - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory ©

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