Quebec & Its Wildlife - 8 Days

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  • Montreal
  • Hotel Sacacomie
  • Hotel Sacacomie View
  • Polar Bear - Zoo of Saint Félicien
  • Old Quebec City
  • Whale watching in Quebec
  • View of Quebec City


This self drive tour combines stays in cosmopolitan Montreal and historic Quebec City with a memorable whale watching excursion on the Saguenay Fjord and a back to nature experience in Sacacomie Lodge.

  • Visit: Montréal | Saint-Alexis-des-Monts | Sacacomie | Lac Saint Jean | Tadoussac | Québec CIty

    Experience Quebec’s metropolitan cities and stunning natural environment on this 8 day self-drive tour. Included are stays in Montreal and historic Quebec City, a whale watching trip on the Saguenay Fjord and a back-to-nature experience at the Sacacomie Lodge.

    Tour Highlights

    • Stay in the French Canadian cities of Montreal and Quebec City
    • 2 nights at the back-to-nature Sacacomie Lodge
    • Whale watching from Tadoussac
    • Admission to St Felicien Wildlife Zoo
  • Day 1 Arrival in Montreal
    Collect your car on arrival and drive to your hotel. The rest of the day is free. Hotel: Le Westin Montréal.

    Day 2 Montreal to Saint-Alexis-des-Monts (90 miles)
    Spend time exploring Montréal before heading to Saint-Alexis-des- Monts, located in the heart of Québec and bordering Mastigouche Wildlife Reserve. On arrival, the remainder of the day is at leisure to relax. Hotel for 2 nights: Hotel Sacacomie. (D)

    Day 3 Sacacomie Lodge
    Today 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 (210 miles)
    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. Hotel: Hotel du Jardin (B)

    Day 5 Lac Saint Jean to Tadoussac (175 miles)
    This morning you will visit the famous Zoo of Saint Félicien then continue to Tadoussac, located on the shores of the St-Lawrence River. Hotel: Hotel Tadoussac.

    Day 6 Whale watching & Quebec City (140 miles)
    This morning you join a whale watching cruise on the Saguenay Fjord. Onboard, a naturalist will explain the habits of the whales found in the region. This afternoon drive along the St-Lawrence River towards Québec City. Hotel for 2 nights: Manoir Victoria.

    Day 7 Quebec City 
    Today is free to discover the charm of Québec City.

    Day 8 Quebec City to Montreal (160 miles)
    Head back to Montréal where your tour ends.

  • Cost Per Person

    Departs Daily Double Single Triple
    31 May 14 - 15 Jul 14* £906 £1632 £720
    16 Jul 14 - 27 Aug 14 £960 £1739 £756
    28 Aug 14 - 13 Oct 14 £864 £1548 £692
    14 Oct 14 - 21 Oct 14 £800 £1420 £650

    *£97 per person supplement applies 17 & 18 Jun 2014
    Child aged 2-10 yrs: £108 sharing with 2 adults
    Prices are not valid for Montréal Grand Prix, La Nouvelle France or Labour Day.

    Price includes:

    • 7 nights’ accommodation as shown
    • 8 days intermediate size car hire with GPS and additional driver fee
    • Meals as specified (B-Breakfast, D-Dinner)
    • Admission to Wildlife Zoo
    • Whale watch cruise
    • Comprehensive document pack

    Not included:

    • Flights to/from Canada: Package including flights starts from £1683 per person,^ please contact us for more details. 
    • Meals, sightseeing & attractions not shown as included
    • National Park entrance fees

    ^Price is based on return economy flight with Air Canada from London Heathrow to Montréal for midweek travel between 14 - 21 Oct 14. Price is subject to flight class availability and may change without prior notice.