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Canada travel guide

Travel north to Canada and explore the unspoilt wilderness of its forests, lakes and mountains. With big cities and a unique culture to boot. Imagine the ultimate adventure in the second largest country on Earth, from spending the summer by Canada's iconic lakes, to soaking up the culture in Québec or checking out the urban cafe scene in Vancouver.

Canada Fast Facts

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Languages Spoken

The official languages spoken in Canada are French and English.

costs

Currency

Name: Canadian Dollar
Code: CAD
Symbol: $

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Time Zones

Newfoundland time (GMT - 2:30)
Atlantic time (GMT - 3)
Eastern time (GMT - 5)
Central time (GMT - 6)
Mountain time (GMT - 7)
Pacific time (GMT - 8)

Top Cities in Canada

It may be famous for being outdoorsy, but Canada's big cities offer world-class cultural experiences as well. Head to one of Toronto's music festivals, soak up the atmosphere at Calgary stampede, or sample the craft beer culture in Vancouver.
 

 

 

 

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Montreal

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Calgary & the Rockies

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Canada Highlights

What to do with two weeks in Canada

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Campervan Rental

Canada boasts picture-perfect scenery that will blow your socks off. With a month to play with you can rent a campervan and hit the open road, stopping off in remote campsites and really get into the wild!
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Canada Bus Adventures

Discover a range of fixed itinerary trips on set departure dates or if you fancy exploring the West Coast then you can either choose to do your selected route with or without included accommodation.
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Canada Adventure Tours

Two weeks is ample opportunity to explore Canada with a small group tour. Make new friends while you journey to Canada's best sights and popular cities! All tours include transport and accommodation.

Canada Adventure Tours

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Canada & the Rockies

Chill out & challenge yourself in Canada's dynamic duo of provinces: Alberta & British Columbia. We'll put you on a gondola, horseback, helicopter, or whatever improves your views point for the endless, to-die-for photo opportunities.
11 days
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The Powder Rush

Love the mountain life, but love exploring too? This small group adventure is a holiday plus the chance to ski or board and show off your skills. It's the perfect winter experience at some of the Canada’s best winter destinations.
9 days 
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Canadian Encounter

This is a great way to explore Canada on a 7-day action packed adventure. Head north to check out Niagara Falls from a boat, discover all the sites of Toronto before taking in the French influences of Montreal and finishing stateside in Boston.
7 days 
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Do I need a visa for Canada?

For tourist visits, US citizens are eligible to enter Canada with a valid passport for less than 180 days.

How can I work in Canada?

You'll need a work permit to work in Canada, which means students and youths can certainly apply for a working holiday visa. Speak to one of out friendly travel experts who will help get your Canada trip off to the best start.

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