A treasure trove made up of breath-taking sights and amazing experiences, Canada is a sight to behold. With magnificent landscapes, charming yet modern cities and friendly locals, one can be sure of an excellent time when in this country. A visit to Canada, for all travellers looking for a holiday that is a mix of main-stream and off-beat, will definitely be a glorious mix of nature, culture and adventure.
Start your journey from the magnificent city of Toronto. Explore the culturally diverse neighbourhoods or spend an evening taking a wonderful cruise on the harbour. One of the highlights of the city, though, is the famous CN Tower, which is the tallest free standing structure in the world! Other cities like Montreal, Quebec and Halifax are also well worth the visit! You should also make some time to go and trek across parts of the Canadian Rockies, comb through Stanley Park and visit the Rideau Canal.
Canada doesn’t just comprise of landmarks to visit, though. You should definitely make some time to go for a safari tour in Jasper National Park through Grizzly Bear Valley. Look closely for Moose, Eagles and walk along the Maligne Canyon! Another national park worth visiting is Banff, which comes with an aerial tram that goes all the way up to the summit of Sulpher Mountain. You must also go and visit the majestic Niagara Falls and take the famed “Maid of the Mist” Tour. Other activities like sighting Polar Bears, rafting down Kicking Horse River and whale watching can also be enjoyed in Canada.
An important experience that can’t be missed is a chance to sample the traditional dishes of Canada. Start off with a helping of Quebec Poutine; move on to a side of Ginger Beef and wrap up with a helping of Pate Chinois, better known as Sheppard’s Pie! You should also try out a helping of Halifax Donair, a plate of Montreal Smoked Meat Sandwich some Canadian bacon Strata. The adventurous can even try out a portion of Flipper Pie!
Exotic food dishes are not the only adventures that Canada offers. With a list of adventure sports to choose from, one can choose to go scuba diving or trail riding on mountain bikes. There are also a host of trekking and trailing options to be found across Canada, thanks to its dense forests and beautiful landscapes.
No amount of adventure should compromise your safety, though. With a range of one time travel insurance, multi trip travel insurance and gap year travel insurance offers in place, Flexicover can help make a fool-proof travel itinerary. Whether you injure yourself diving off the coastline, lose your luggage or miss that important flight out, a bit of foresight can be the difference between a heavenly getaway and a hellish experience!
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