8 days in Canada Itinerary

8 days in Canada Itinerary

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8 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  20​h
1
Halifax
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Montreal
— 2 nights
3
Ottawa
— 1 night
4
Toronto
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Mumbai

1
day
Halifax

Halifax ©
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
On the 21st (Tue), explore the galleries of Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Church, and then brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Halifax trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Halifax is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Halifax, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in May, with highs in Halifax at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Montreal.

Things to do in Halifax

Museums Historic Sites
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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
St. Paul's Church ©
St. Paul's Church

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.
On the 22nd (Wed), make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and then explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Pointe-a-Calliere Museum, learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, and then see the interesting displays at Barbie Expo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Montreal day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Halifax to Montreal takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Halifax to Montreal is minus 1 hour. In May, Montreal is a bit warmer than Halifax - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can take a train to Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Historic Sites
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Ottawa trip planner .

Getting from Montreal to Ottawa by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May in Ottawa, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites Museums
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Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Notre Dame Basilica ©
Notre Dame Basilica

2
nights
Toronto

Toronto ©
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 25th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St James Anglican Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, then see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Toronto route planner.

Getting from Ottawa to Toronto by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
Royal Ontario Museum ©
Royal Ontario Museum
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District

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