12 days in Canada Itinerary

12 days in Canada Itinerary

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1
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
2
Jasper National Park
— 2 nights
3
Banff National Park
— 3 nights

3
nights
Tofino, Vancouver Island

Tofino ©
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fishing Charters & Tours and Chesterman Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Pacific Rim National Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Change things up with a short trip to Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet (about 38 minutes away). There's more to do: trek along Rainforest Trail and kick back and relax at Long Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tofino trip itinerary planning website.

Singapore, Singapore to Tofino is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Tofino is minus 16 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in October, with highs in Tofino at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Ucluelet
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Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Rainforest Trail ©
Rainforest Trail

2
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Athabasca Glacier and Mount Edith Cavell. Escape the urban bustle at Sunwapta Falls and Columbia Ice Field. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Mount Edith Cavell Trail, take in breathtaking views at Maligne Canyon, contemplate the waterfront views at Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, and view the masterpieces at Mountain Galleries.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Jasper National Park using our trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Tofino to Jasper National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tofino to Jasper National Park. In October, Jasper National Park is little chillier than Tofino - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Athabasca Glacier ©
Athabasca Glacier
Mount Edith Cavell Trail ©
Mount Edith Cavell Trail
Mount Edith Cavell ©
Mount Edith Cavell

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Moraine Lake and Bow Valley Parkway. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Takakkaw Falls and About Canada. Go for a jaunt from Banff National Park to Yoho National Park to see Emerald Lake about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, browse the exhibits of Samson Native Gallery, and hike along Johnston Canyon.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Banff National Park sightseeing planning tool.

Getting from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Jasper National Park in October: highs in Banff National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yoho National Park
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Takakkaw Falls ©
Takakkaw Falls
Johnston Canyon ©
Johnston Canyon

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