Western canada travel guide

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Welcome to Canada’s east coast! Upon arrival at Pearson International Airport, pick up your rental car and head for Toronto, where you plan to stay for the next two nights. Then we encourage you to go for a stroll through the lively streets of downtown Toronto. Toronto is home to more than 80 different ethnic groups and more than 100 languages are spoken. It is probably the most cosmopolitan city on the east coast of Canada. Overnight in Toronto.

You will have the whole day to visit at your leisure the Niagara Peninsula, whose main attractions include the iconic Niagara Falls. Here you will have a fun boat excursion that will take you to the base of the Falls, ready to have a good time! If you wish, we can also offer you a beautiful helicopter tour, which will allow you to see the beauty of Niagara Falls from the air. Overnight in Toronto.

The next city you will visit during your trip along the east coast of Canada is Ottawa, the capital of Canada. Here you will have the opportunity to visit one of the most interesting museums in the country, the Museum of Civilizations. En route you will also have the opportunity to visit the Thousand Islands region, National Park and Marine Reserve where we recommend you to book a nice boat trip. Overnight in Ottawa.

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One of the must-visits in the city of Vancouver, in eastern Canada, is to enter Stanley Park. This urban park has 405 hectares that end at the Pacific Ocean and the city’s marina. It is interesting to spend some time getting to know this emblematic place since it is also the largest urban park in North America and has a forest, views of the skyline, roads and trails ideal for walking or jogging, and the Last Lagoon. One of the most charismatic points of Stanley Park is the area of totem poles that symbolize those once placed by Canada’s first indigenous people.

The growing wave of foreign residents in Canada has made the gastronomic offer increase with flavors from other parts of the world, from the East to the United States, so it is very easy to find all kinds of international cuisine, especially in the big cities.

During 15 days in May, Canada remembers the historic moment when Holland donated 100,000 tulip bulbs to the country’s capital, Ottawa. Since 1945 this act is remembered with the planting of one million tulips in the green areas of the cities. Traveling to the main cities of Canada at this time of the year means enjoying colorful and cheerful gardens.

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After buffet breakfast, we will embark on a 3-hour tour of Vancouver, visiting places such as the Central Business District, the old Gastown district, bustling Chinatown, English Bay and Stanley Park. After returning to the hotel, you will have the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Vancouver.

After continental breakfast, we will continue our journey through the scenic route of Vernon, Three Valley Gap, Rogers Pass and Golden. We will enter Banff National Park and drive to the hotel in the town of Banff. Overnight in Banff.

After breakfast, we will depart the high plains of Kamloops and head west towards the Coast Range following the fertile farmland of central British Columbia. We will end the day in the town of Whistler, known for its spectacular scenery and outdoor adventure activities. After a tour of the village we will check into our hotel. You may choose to take an optional flight (additional cost) over a glacier. Overnight in Whistler.

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Before leaving for Canada it will be very useful to read the chapter ‘Generalities’ of the Trotamundos guide, where you will find a variety of practical information: documentation and formalities necessary for the trip, addresses of embassies and consulates, currency, electricity, how much tip is given, how is the climate and what is the best time to travel to the Canadian territory. Also, some indications on the Canadian nature or history will help you to better understand the character of its inhabitants. To live the illusion of the trip before leaving is to begin to enjoy it.

This impressive country will amaze you with its magnificent natural parks and for being one of the most advanced societies in the world. There are countless places to visit in its parks and cities, and others to listen to in its rivers and waterfalls, or to smell in its forests? A sensory experience for which the Trotamundos guide paves the way so that you do not detract one iota from the enjoyment of this unforgettable adventure.

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