18 days in Canada Itinerary

18 days in Canada Itinerary

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18 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Arusha
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Montreal
— 2 nights
2
Quebec City
— 2 nights
Fly + ferry:  4​h 30​min
3
Toronto
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h
4
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  144​h
End: Arusha

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): hunt for treasures at Jean-Talon Market and then make a trip to Old Montreal.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Montreal tour itinerary planner .

Arusha, Tanzania to Montreal is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Arusha to Montreal, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Old Montreal ©
Old Montreal
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden

2
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.
On the 13th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin and then wander the streets of Old Quebec. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Royale, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires, and then admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Quebec City visit planner.

Drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

3
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Change things up with these side-trips from Toronto: Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls & Journey Behind the Falls). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to CN Tower, step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, take a stroll through The Distillery District, and see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Toronto trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Quebec City to Toronto in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Toronto can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
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CN Tower
CN Tower
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma

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.
Banff National Park is known for nature, historic sites, scenic drive, spas, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, cruise along Icefields Parkway, view the masterpieces at About Canada, and get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

Plan my day in Banff National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Toronto to Banff National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Banff National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Toronto in September, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Banff National Park: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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