CANADA DESTINATION GUIDE

As the world leader in travel experiences since 1947, we connect you to the real Canada in a way like no other. From its size to its soul, Canada is simply enormous. It’s the second largest country on earth, home to an abundance of wonders, with the mighty Niagara Falls, the glacial peaks of The Rockies, and more lakes than the rest of the world combined. It’s also home to the giant moose and the world’s largest population of wild bears, while massive whales swim off the east coast. From the impossibly blue waters of Moraine Lake to the red-sand beaches on Prince Edward Island, Canada is a scenic masterpiece. Our Canada holidays take you beyond the phenomenal landscapes and delve deeper into the culture of the country. We’ll take you to the ancestral grounds of the First Nation Secwepemc people where you’ll see a traditional kekuli winter homestead, then introduce you to a family-run vineyard in Vancouver Island, where you’ll enjoy a home cooked meal and toast to The Good Life with local wine. Travel with us and unlock the infinite possibilities thanks to our exclusive Trafalgar Highlights.
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"Canada is easily one of the most beautiful countries in the world and it's always a pleasure to watch our guests light up when they see our stunning lakes and mountains, and meet our friendly people"

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Canada at a glance
From the Niagara Falls to The Rockies, and more lakes than the rest of the world combined, Canada is home to an abundance of wonders. Join your expert Trafalgar Travel Director and discover the country's culture, from the ancestral grounds of the First Nations people, to a family-run vineyard in Vancouver.
Currency
Canadian dollar
Winter avg temp
-10°C
Summer avg temp
21°C
Time Zone
GMT-2:30 - GMT-7
Capital City
Ottawa
Language
English and French
Good Morning
Bonjour
Good Evening
Bonsoir

What to pack for Canada

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Hiking shoes

Canada is filled with majestic mountains and hiking trails. Pack a sturdy pair of walking shoes to see all the incredible sights from Moraine Lake to Spirit Island.

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Layers

With temperatures ranging from -15°C in winter to 30°C or more in summer, and a range of climates across the country, it’s best to pack versatile clothing for your Canada trip.

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Canadian dollars

Canada uses Canadian dollars, so be sure to stock up on some cash and switch to the Canadian currency after crossing the border with the United States.

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Adaptor plug

In Canada, the standard voltage is 120 V and the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. The standard frequency is 60 Hz.

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Camera

With some of the most phenomenal landscapes and natural wonders in the world, be sure to bring a camera to capture the country’s beauty.

Other things to know before you go

Depending on your nationality, you'll need a valid passport and may also need visas to enter. Please check this well in advance of your trip departure date here. Some countries also require passports to have 3-6 months left on them before the given expiry date, so be sure to double check this before booking your travels.

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