13 days in Canada Itinerary

13 days in Canada Itinerary

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13 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Sofia
Fly:  14​h
1
Toronto
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Ottawa
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
3
Montreal
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Halifax
— 1 day
+3
Fly + shuttle + foot + shuttle:  11​h
5
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
+4
shuttle + foot + shuttle + Fly + bus:  8​h
6
Victoria
— 1 day
Fly:  45​min
7
Vancouver
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Sofia

1
night
Toronto

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
On the 16th (Sun), enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower.

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

Sofia, Bulgaria to Toronto is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Sofia to Toronto. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:
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Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
Royal Ontario Museum ©
Royal Ontario Museum
St Michael's Cathedral Basilica ©
St Michael's Cathedral Basilica

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Canadian War Museum, then examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Canadian Museum of Nature, then take in panoramic vistas at Peace Tower, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ottawa tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Toronto to Ottawa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Toronto in September since evenings lows in Ottawa dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
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National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
Canadian Museum of Nature ©
Canadian Museum of Nature

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 20th (Thu), get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal, then explore the world behind art at Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Musee des Beaux-Arts), and then make a trip to Crescent Street. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica, then don't miss a visit to Place d'Armes, and then get engrossed in the history at Pointe-a-Calliere Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Montreal trip tool .

Traveling by train from Ottawa to Montreal takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Montreal sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Montreal

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Biodome de Montreal ©
Biodome de Montreal

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 22nd (Sat), look for gifts at Pearl & Daisy Natural Soap Company, take some stellar pictures from Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, then learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Halifax holiday maker app .

You can fly from Montreal to Halifax in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Halifax

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 22:
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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
St. Paul's Church ©
St. Paul's Church

2
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.
Get some historical perspective at Cave and Basin National Historic Site and Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Get a sense of the local culture at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum. And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Banff Park Museum, view the masterpieces at Samson Native Gallery, stop by Wilsons Mountain Sports, and explore the activities along Lake Louise.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Banff National Park day trip planning website .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Halifax to Banff National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Halifax to Banff National Park due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Halifax in September: high temperatures in Banff National Park hover around 15°C and lows are around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Banff National Park

#Museums, #Nature, #Parks
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies ©
Cave and Basin National Historic Site ©
Banff Park Museum ©
Banff Park Museum

1
day
Victoria

Victoria ©
Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): delve into the mystery of Craigdarroch Castle, then see the interesting displays at Royal BC Museum, and then admire the striking features of Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Victoria travel planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Banff National Park to Victoria in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Banff National Park to Victoria. Traveling from Banff National Park in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Victoria: highs are around 20°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can fly to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum
Craigdarroch Castle ©
Craigdarroch Castle

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.
On the 27th (Thu), wander the streets of Granville Island and then view the masterpieces at Museum of Anthropology.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Vancouver trip site .

Getting from Victoria to Vancouver by flight takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of ; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Vancouver are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

#Nature, #Parks, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Museum of Anthropology ©
Museum of Anthropology

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