8 days in Vancouver & Banff National Park Itinerary

8 days in Vancouver & Banff National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Vancouver & Banff National Park Itinerary

Start: Brussels
train + Fly:  14​h
Vancouver
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  7​h
Banff National Park
— 3 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + train:  17​h 45​min
End: Brussels

3
nights
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.
Vancouver is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, museums, trails, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Stanley Park, wander the streets of Vancouver Downtown, hike along Vancouver Seawall, and take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip maker site .

Brussels, Belgium to Vancouver is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in February: high temperatures in Vancouver hover around 9°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Nature

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Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

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.
On the 4th (Sun), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort. On the 5th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Sunshine Village. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Louise, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, and look for gifts at Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe Ltd.

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Vancouver to Banff National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vancouver to Banff National Park. When traveling from Vancouver in March, plan for slightly colder days in Banff National Park, with highs around 1°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

#Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors
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 Sunshine Village ©
Sunshine Village
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The Lake Louise Ski Resort
Lake Louise ©
Lake Louise

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