11 days in Canada Itinerary

11 days in Canada Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Yellowknife
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Yellowknife
— Few hours
Fly:  8 h
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Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
3
Banff National Park
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Tram + Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Drumheller
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
5
Montreal
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Yellowknife

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Yellowknife

Yellowknife
Every year scores of tourists take a trip to Yellowknife for a chance to observe the Northern Lights over a remote yet scenic landscape deep in Canada's Norwest Territories.
For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowknife trip itinerary planning app.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Yellowknife. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You'll set off for Jasper National Park on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Yellowknife

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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.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia Ice Field, hike along Bald Hills, explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, and admire the sheer force of Sunwapta Falls.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Jasper National Park trip maker app.

Fly from Yellowknife to Jasper National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Yellowknife, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Jasper National Park, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field

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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.
Step out of Banff National Park with an excursion to Takakkaw Falls in Yoho National Park--about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Peyto Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Beehive Trail, hike along Lake Agnes, and hit the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort.

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

Traveling by bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Jasper National Park in July, expect nights in Banff National Park to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are slightly colder, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Drumheller.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Takakkaw Falls
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Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort

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Drumheller

Drumheller ©
Keep an eye out for prehistoric beasts lurking in dark corners during your trip to Drumheller.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): examine the collection at Royal Tyrrell Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Horsethief Canyon, and then stop by Dry Canyon Collectables.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Drumheller trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Banff National Park to Drumheller by combination of bus and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Banff National Park in July, with highs in Drumheller at 30°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Montreal.

Things to do in Drumheller

Parks Museums Nature
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Hoodoos ©
Hoodoos
Royal Tyrrell Museum ©
Royal Tyrrell Museum
Horsethief Canyon ©
Horsethief Canyon

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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 24th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, thenstroll around Mount Royal Park, and then don't miss a visit to Papeterie Nota Bene.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Montreal trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Drumheller to Montreal takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Drumheller to Montreal, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Drumheller in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Montreal, with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal

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