When you think of Canada you probably automatically think about snow, cold
weather, and vast mountains peaks. Sure, these are some of the things that set the
country apart, but at the end of the day the country is huge and completely diverse
in its own right. In fact, most foreigners don’t really realize that Canada spans over
nine million square kilometers. And, there are six different time zones within the
country. Of course, it is safe to assume that you will probably never get to see all
nine million square kilometers, but here are some reasons why you should at least
consider one or two trips to the country before you kick the bucket.
Sure, it is true that you can visit a zoo in about any parts of the country and see a
grizzly bear, but have you ever seen one in its natural habitat? Nothing really can
describe of prepare you for this type of experience and this is something that you
can do in the Western part of the country. During the months of August to
September, you can catch a glimpse of these magnificent creatures fishing for
salmon at the Knight Inlet Lodge. Just be sure to stay a safe distance away.
Just remember to apply for your electronic visa ahead of time, so that you are legally
allowed to enter the country. This is a travel permit that is extremely similar to a
visa and it will be required to enter the country of Canada. You will have to go
through an application process and get approved before you are issued to the
document, but this is something that can be done quickly and easily online at eta-
canada.com. The document will allow you six months of travel time in the country
for a period of five years.
There is a good chance that you have heard about the Northern Lights. In fact, you
have probably seen this magnificent sight on TV or in the movies many times.
However, nothing can really prepare you for experiencing it live in person. The
Yukon province provides one of the best destinations for catching a sight of this
wonder and there are also a variety of tours that you can partake in.
Have you ever been on a train before? Have you traveled on a train from city to city?
This is a completely different experience than a subway or airline and The Rocky
Mountaineer could provide just the experience that you are looking for. This is one
of the country’s most iconic railways and it provides four main routes. First, it goes
from Banff to Vancouver. It also travels through the wild mountains of the Rockies,
as it makes it way form Vancouver to Jasper. The third leg of the journey will give
you the opportunity to see bald eagles, ospreys, and bears, as you make the journey
from Jasper to Quesnel to Whistler. The last leg of the trip will take you from
Whistler to Northern Vancouver.