Quebec & Its Wildlife - 8 Days
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.
- 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 01 May 14 - 30 May 14 £963 £1721 £773 31 May 14 - 15 Jul 14* £1026 £1849 £815 16 Jul 14 - 27 Aug 14 £1087 £1970 £856 28 Aug 14 - 13 Oct 14 £979 £1754 £784 14 Oct 14 - 21 Oct 14 £906 £1609 £736
*£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.
- 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
- 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.