15 days in Canada Itinerary

15 days in Canada Itinerary

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Vancouver
— 2 nights
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Central Saanich, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
Bus to Douglas at Humboldt, Fly to Whistler
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Whistler
— 1 night
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Banff National Park
— 4 nights
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Montreal
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Quebec City
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Toronto
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Vancouver — 2 nights

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 Aquarium has been added to your itinerary. The adventure continues: take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, stroll around Stanley Park, admire the natural beauty at VanDusen Botanical Garden, and take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Vancouver day trip planning tool.

Lahore, Pakistan to Vancouver is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Lahore to Vancouver. Traveling from Lahore in December, expect nights in Vancouver to be a bit cooler, around 2°C, while days are cooler, around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to fly to Central Saanich.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Neighborhoods
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Central Saanich, Vancouver Island — 1 night

Central Saanich is a district municipality in Greater Victoria and a member municipality of the Capital Regional District. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): examine the collection at BC Aviation Museum, see the interesting displays at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, and then go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Central Saanich holiday planning site.

You can fly from Vancouver to Central Saanich in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Vancouver in December, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Central Saanich: temperatures range from -1°C by day to -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Whistler.
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Whistler — 1 night

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 26th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whistler Blackcomb.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Whistler trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Central Saanich to Whistler in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Central Saanich in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Whistler, with lows of -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Banff National Park.
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Banff National Park — 4 nights

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. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on Kingmik Dog Sled Tours, learn more about the world around you at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum, explore the activities along Lake Louise, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Whistler to Banff National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Whistler in December, expect Banff National Park to be little chillier, temps between -10°C and -19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Montreal.
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Montreal — 1 night

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.
On the 31st (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, then pause for some photo ops at Place d'Armes, then learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Montreal itinerary builder.

You can fly from Banff National Park to Montreal in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Banff National Park to Montreal, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Banff National Park in December, with highs in Montreal at -1°C and lows at -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can fly to Quebec City.
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Quebec City — 2 nights

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 1st (Sun): explore the world behind art at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), then take in the dramatic scenery at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then admire the striking features of Gare du Palais. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Quartier Petit Champlain and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Quebec City road trip tool.

You can fly from Montreal to Quebec City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Toronto.
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Toronto — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Distillery Historic District, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Steam Whistle Brewery, then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Nathan Phillips Square, explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma, and then examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Toronto trip maker tool.

You can fly from Quebec City to Toronto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Quebec City in January, expect Toronto to be a bit warmer, temps between -1°C and -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
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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.
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