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Bienvenue a marvelous Quebec! The adventure planned out in this travel itinerary is one that mixes city-scapes with National Parks, boutique accommodations with treehouse overnights and plenty of nature to satisfy even the most outdoorsy of travelers. Quebec is a truly unique province in Canada, it sings to its own tune, and is sure not to disappoint. This program is suitable for families of all a...

Bienvenue a marvelous Quebec! The adventure planned out in this travel itinerary is one that mixes city-scapes with National Parks, boutique accommodations with treehouse overnights and plenty of nature to satisfy even the most outdoorsy of travelers. Quebec is a truly unique province in Canada, it sings to its own tune, and is sure not to disappoint. 

This program is suitable for families of all ages, groups of friends, couples and even then intrepid solo adventurer. Customize the trip to your own interests, see you in Quebec soon!

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  • Countryside
    Countryside
  • Sailing activities
    Sailing activities
  • Nature escape
    Nature escape
  • City
    City
  • Cycling
    Cycling

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Day 1: Bienvenue a Quebec

Welcome to Quebec and Canada's cultural province! Let us get started with the adventure.

Pick up your rental car from the airport and hit the road.

Drive to Montebello for two nights at the Fairmont Chateau Montebello situated right near the Outaouais river.


Day 2: Montebello & Omega Park

We suggest two activities for the day . . .

Starting the day off by hopping into your car and taking a tour of the Omega Park to visit the wildlife on site. You may observe deer, elk, bison, wild boar, moose, wolves and other animals that walk freely throughout the park.

The second part of the day can be devoted to a rafting adventure on the Red River. A thrilling experience guaranteed!

Visited:
Montebello

Day 3: La Mauricie & St. Lawrence River

Departure to the Mauricie region!

The Mauricie stretches from the banks of the St. Lawrence River to the heart of the boreal forest.

It has been for several years a country of lumberjacks and log drivers. Thanks to its rich past and the beauty of its natural land, it now offers a never-ending range of attractions!

Head to your next destination, Lac a l’eau Claire. The Auberge du Lac-à-l'Eau-Claire Inn, where you will be staying, is located on the edge of one of the most beautiful natural lakes in Quebec, from which the name of the Inn is inspired. The Auberge has become a resort offering a variety of accommodations and activities for all.

Water-sports are offered free of charge.

Visited:
Mauricie

Day 4: Saint Alexis des Monts

Day to enjoy your nature escape!

An activity for the day (optional) is to take a 20-minute seaplane flight over the Mauritian forest.


Day 5: La Mauricie discovery day

Another day of total wilderness freedom

Free day to experience as you wish. Why not take some time at the end of the day to go and observe bears and beavers.


Day 6: Saguenay Region & Fjord

Head to the Saguenay region, with a stop at “La Pulperie de Chicoutimi”, where you will discover the captivating story of the Pulp Company and the one of an entire people that came to be.

With its interactive exhibitions, the Arthur-Villeneuve house, its various activities and its antique remains and collection make it a site you must see.

Arrival at your evening Outfitter: Cap-au-Leste. On the banks of the Saguenay Fjord, this magnificent inn holds many chalets on site and offers the most incredible view of the Saguenay Fjord.

Authenticity and excitement awaits!

Visited:
SaguenaySaguenay-Lac-St-Jean et sa région

Day 7: Sainte Rose du Nord

Take the day to enjoy the Saguenay Fjord. Take a long walk in the many accessible paths and/or go take a swim at Lac des Sables.

You may also want to rent a 4x4 on site and enjoy nature’s fresh air.

In the heart of Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean, the Mount Valin will certainly surprise you. Peaks over 900 meters high you can observe in one of the many spectacular viewpoints, as well as rivers and numerous water bodies.

By hiking, fishing or canoeing, you will certainly have one spectacular view. The great variety of fauna and flora of the vast boreal forest, will surely know how to please birdwatchers, botanists, and mycologists.

Visited:
Saguenay/Lac-Saint-Jean

Day 8: Fjord by way of water

For a day filled with adventure, head down to the “Aventures of Cap Jaseux” park, where various thrilling activities await you.

Discover the Fjord by sea kayaking or sailing, practice via ferrata and/or explore the forest in an aerial obstacle course!Up next, an unforgettable experience will awake the child inside you!

Tonight you will sleep in a treehouse 8 meters high in the majestic pines overlooking the Jaseux Park!

Visited:
Saguenay

Day 9: Whale Watching in Tadoussac

Enter into the majestic fjord with a whale-watching cruise in the Tadoussac region.

A 3-hour cruise of the St. Lawrence River near the mouth of the Saguenay River is where various types of whales come to dine.

Continue your journey to the touristic region of Charlevoix. A grandiose scenery awaits you in Charlevoix, combining both sea and mountain.

On the coast, the headlands extend for as far as you can see and you may also observe the many sentinels of the great river. Charming villages nestle on the mountainside as well as on the peaceful hollow coves.

Get cozy in your room at the Fairmont Manoir Richelieu, with view of the St. Lawrence river.


Day 10: La Malbaie

Strange beings from the north forged by wildfires now inhabit the Grands-Jardins National Park. Their presence makes the ascent of Mount Swan Lake a mystical experience. 

Lonely tree trunks rise all around the park and hikers will hear the sound of the black-backed woodpecker. During autumn, the subalpine plants turn purple, red and orange. Woodland caribou, lynx and foxes find refuge in the taiga, away from prying eyes.

Possibility of an excursion to the Hautes Gorges National Park.

For all outdoor idolizers, the Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie National Park has always fascinated the public. Its great walls, the highest in eastern North America, and its river flowing from it gives it a deeply wild attribute. 


Day 11: Welcome to Quebec City

Charming and welcoming Quebec City!

We recommend a few stops along the way, such as at Montmorency Falls Park and the Sainte Anne Canyon.

Tonight, get cozy at the Manoir Victoria Hotel.

Visited:
Québec

Day 12: Day of Discovery in Quebec

Watch out, as you may end up falling in love with Quebec.

The only fortified city north of Mexico! By browsing its winding alleys, you will surely soak in the city’s romance either by wandering by foot or on a horse-drawn carriage.

Stroll through its oldest districts, such as the Petit Champlain, Place-Royale and the Old Port. In this setting steeped in history, the capital offers a calendar filled with activities such as, major festivals, plays and exhibitions . . .

Not to mention possessing a grand range of first class views and gastronomy to please all.

Visited:
Québec

Day 13: The Road to Montreal!

Today you will be headed to the City of Montreal. Montreal, the metropolis, offers the thousand attractions of the big cities of the world.

Being multicultural, it mixes its French accent with that of many cultural communities and will certainly charm you with its American-European vibe.

At the foot of the mountain, the downtown vibrates with life while the city’s history is rooted in its oldest neighborhoods situated near the river.

Visited:
Montreal

Day 14: Au Revoir Quebec!

We thank you for visiting, and safe journey home

Take advantage of your last moments in Montreal and enjoy some last minute shopping and then head to the airport according to your flight schedule.

Visited:
Montreal

MontrealMontebelloMauricieSaint-Alexis-des-MontsSaguenaySaguenay-Lac-St-Jean et sa régionSaguenay/Lac-Saint-JeanTadoussacCharlevoixGrands Jardins MalbaieQuébec

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This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

For 2 Adults
SeasonPrice Per Adult
Average trip price
From May to October $1,760

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