Treasures of Québec - 11 Days
Explore the best of Québec on this 11 day self-drive tour. Discover Montréal, Tadoussac Village, Québec City and enjoy a 2 night stay at the stunning Sacacomie Lodge.
Visit: Montréal | Saint-Alexis-des-Monts | Lac Saint Jean | Saint Félicien | Tadoussac | Québec City
Discover the great treasures of Québec province on this 11 day self-drive tour. A round trip from Montréal, head to spectacular Saint-Alexis-des-Monts located in the heart of Québec province and home to the beautiful Sacaomie Lodge where you will stay for 2 nights. Next travel to Tadoussac located on the shores of the St Lawerence River and go on a whale watching tour, before driving to Québec City. Explore this historic city in your own time and then return to Montréal for your final two nights.
- 3 nights in Montréal & 2 nights in Québec City
- 2 night stay at Sacacomie Lodge
- Amazing whale watching cruise from Tadoussac
- Visit the Wildlife Zoo in St-Felicien
Departs Daily: 01 May 14 - 21 Oct 14
Day 1: Arrival in Montréal
Today arrive independently in Montréal. Pick up your rental car at Montréal Trudeau Airport or in Downtown Montreal (VIA Rail Station) as pre-arranged. Drive to your Montréal accommodation and check-in. Your exclusive documentation package will be waiting at the Front Desk. The remainder of the day is free to explore Montréal on your own. Hotel: Standard – Delta Montréal; Superior – Le Westin Montréal
Day 2: Montréal to Saint-Alexis-des-Monts (140 km/87 mi)
Spend more time exploring Montréal before heading to Saint-Alexis-des-Monts, located in the heart of Quebec, and bordering Mastigouche Wildlife Reserve. Rest of the day at leisure to relax at beautiful Sacacomie Lodge or take part in one of the many outdoor activities that the Lodge offers, such as Hiking, Mountain biking, Swimming, Canoeing, Kayaking, Fishing, Rabaska Rafting, Motor Boat Rentals, Pedal Boat Rentals, ATV tours. Please note that many activities require reservations and will be at charge, please enquire at the hotel's front desk. Hotel for 2 nights: Standard & Superior – Hotel Sacacomie (D)
Day 3: Sacacomie Lodge
The day is free to enjoy the many outdoor activities that the Lodge offers or to simply relax. (B,D)
Day 4: Saint-Alexis-des-Monts to Lac Saint Jean (330 km/ 206 mi)
This will be your longest day of travelling, but your destination makes it worthwhile. Around Lac St-Jean, a huge freshwater lake left from the Ice Age, lies an area offering many cultural, outdoor and sports activities. Don’t forget to visit the Historic Village of Val-Jalbert! Overnight in Saint Félicien. Hotel: Standard & Superior –Hótel du Jardin
Day 5: Saint Félicien to Tadoussac (280 km/174 mi)
This morning you will have the opportunity to visit the famous Zoo of Saint Félicien (admission included). In the afternoon depart for Tadoussac, located along the shores of the St-Lawrence River. Tadoussac is very popular for its whale watching opportunities. Take time to explore one of the province’s most scenic areas, Charelvoix, the beauty of which has inspired generations of artists. Hotel for 2 nights: Standard & Superior – Hotel Tadoussac
Day 6: Whale watching in Tadoussac
This morning you are booked on a whale watching tour. In Tadoussac, at the mouth of the Saguenay Fjord, you will board the vessel where an experienced naturalist will explain the habits of the Finback, Minke and Beluga whales that frequent this region during the summer. The rest of the day is free to explore the region on your own.
Day 7: Tadoussac to Quebec City (220 km /137 mi)
Today continue your journey towards Quebec City - the historical and political capital of the Belle Province. After settling into your hotel, relax in one of the many cafés and stroll through the cobblestone streets of Quebec City. Hotel for 2 nights: Standard – Delta Québec; Superior – Manoir Victoria
Day 8: Explore Quebec City
Quebec City is the heart of French Canada. Nowhere else in North America is the appearance and atmosphere of an old-world city so complete. Quebec City looks and feels very European; perhaps that is why the entire old section of the town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Today is free to discover the charm of the City on your own.
Day 9: Quebec City to Montréal (250 km/156 mi)
Head back to Montréal, passing many historical sites, such as Fort Chambly (where you may make a stop). Upon arrival in Montreal, drop off your rental vehicle. Hotel for 2 nights: Standard – Delta Montréal; Superior – Le Westin Montréal
Day 10: Explore Montreal
Discover hundreds of places of interest in Montreal including the Notre Dame Basilica - one of the masterpieces of religious architecture in North America located in Old Montreal, residential and financial districts, French Quarter, outside view of Olympic Site, McGill University and a panoramic view from an observation point on top of Mt. Royal. Montreal offers a fascinating mix of both the French and English cultures. Some of the finest shopping and dining in North America awaits you. You may wish to join a walking or biking tour of the city or a sightseeing cruise (not included) or explore the city at your own pace.
Day 11: Montreal Departure
Your tour concludes today upon check-out from your hotel.
B- Breakfast, D-Dinner
Price Per Person
Standard Hotels Double Single Triple 31 May 14 - 15 Jul 14* £1112 £2038 £877 16 Jul 14 - 27 Aug 14* £1174 £2163 £919 28 Aug 14 - 13 Oct 14* £1052 £1918 £836 14 Oct 14 - 21 Oct 14 £995 £1804 £799 Superior Hotels Double Single Triple 31 May 14 - 15 Jul 14* £1193 £2200 £946 16 Jul 14 - 27 Aug 14 £1255 £2325 £988 28 Aug 14 - 13 Oct 14* £1130 £2074 £904 14 Oct 14 - 21 Oct 14 £1055 £1923 £855
Children pay £149 when sharing a room with 2 adults.
*Please note: A supplement of £95 per room per night will be charged if the overnight stay at the Le Westin Montréal falls on one of the following dates: 17 Jun - 18 Jun; 15 Jul - 16 Jul & 28 Sep - 30 Sep.
- 10 nights hotel accommodation
- 9 days Intermediate car hire, including: Unlimited kilometres, GPS, Third Party Liability Insurance Coverage, 1 Additional Driver
- Half board at Sacacomie Lodge (including 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners)
- Admission to Wildlife Zoo in St-Felicien
- Whale Watching in Tadoussac onboard a covered boat
- Exclusive travel documentation package including personalized maps, itinerary and driving directions
- Flights to/from the UK; Package including flights starts from £1927 per person^, please contact us for details.
- Airport transfers
- Activities other than specified
- Meals other than specified
- Road Tolls
- Parking Fees
- National Park entrance fees
^Price is based on return economy flight with Air Canada from London Heathrow to Montréal, for weekend travel between 14 - 21 Oct 14. Price is subject to flight class availability and may change without prior notice.