Welcome to Canada
|3||Montreal → Thousand Islands||286 km|
|4||Thousand Islands → Niagara Falls||385 km|
|6||Niagara Falls → Toronto||129 km|
|7||Toronto → Ottawa||450 km|
|9||Ottawa → Mauricie||334 km|
|10||Mauricie → Haute-Mauricie||204 km|
|13||Haute-Mauricie → Lac St-Jean||168 km|
|14||Lac St-Jean → Saguenay Fjord||208 km|
|16||Saguenay Fjord → Tadoussac||135 km|
|17||Tadoussac → Charlevoix||146 km|
|18||Charlevoix → Quebec City||93 km|
|21||Quebec City → Montreal|
- 20 nights' accommodation as described in the program (or similar)
- Breakfasts where applicable
- Full board at Seigneurie du Triton outfitter
- Bedding and kitchen equipment if cottage stays
- Assistance from your Canadian travel specialist (before, during and after the trip)
- All applicable taxes
- Protection for foreign travellers through the Compensation fund for customers of travel agents
Add a GPS to your Travel Kit for $12 / day
* Max. $120 / rental
Book before March 30th, 2018 and choose 1 of these 3 special offers:
1. FREE whale-watching safari
2. FREE lunch at the sugar shack
3. $50 discount per adult
* Certain conditions apply (see general terms and conditions)
DAY 1 - Montreal
Welcome to the second-largest French-speaking city in the world, after Paris.
We wish you a great family vacation in the land of lakes and rivers!
DAY 2 - Montreal
A leisurely breakfast and a day off to explore Montreal.
Like any great city, Montreal has 1001 attractions to offer visitors. Take the opportunity to experience the rhythm of its 5 main neighbourhoods: the Plateau Mont Royal, Old Montreal, Downtown, the Latin Quarter and Mont Royal Park.
Et voilà! You set out on your great Canadian adventure.
Your first destination is the beautiful Thousand Islands.
This famous region, known to the First Nations people as "The Garden of the Great Spirit", offers scenery of a singular beauty.
The best way to explore these 1000 treasures is with a boat tour on the St. Lawrence River.
Today you head to the magnificent Niagara Falls, considered by many to be the eighth wonder of the world.
Your visit to the falls is sure to be one of the highlights of your trip; you will never forget their awe-inspiring power and beauty.
Don't miss the famous Hornblower boat tour, which will take you right to the base of the falls.
DAY 5 - Niagara Falls
Today's itinerary includes a visit to Marineland: this fun-filled family attraction is a must-see for the young at heart.
You could also explore the region of Niagara-on-the-Lake and its charming 19th-century village. Take the scenic ''Niagara Parkway" to get there.
And in the evening, take in the sights and sounds of Clifton Hill with its flurry of activities and entertainment for visitors of all ages!
Destination Toronto, the Canadian metropolis known as the "Queen City".
Don't miss the city's main attractions, such as Bay Street, Yonge Street, the Ontario parliament, Chinatown and shopping at Eaton Centre.
Defining the Toronto skyline, the CN Tower is one of the Wonders of the modern world and one of Toronto's main attractions. Its observation deck is one of the highest in the world, at a dizzying 447 metres. Will you dare to walk across its glass floor?
The adventure continues in our National Capital, Ottawa.
Nestled at the junction of three scenic rivers, Ottawa is considered to be one of the most beautiful capital cities in the world. It is a North American city with a bit of a European feel.
The whole family will enjoy a gourmet tour of the charming ByWard Market.
DAY 8 - Ottawa
During your day in the Canadian Capital, be sure to visit its most popular attractions, such as Parliament Hill and the Rideau Canal.
Canadian history and First Nations culture buffs will want to visit the Canadian Museum of History, Canada's largest and most popular cultural institution.
This morning, you set a course for the La Mauricie National Park.
Covering an area of 536 km², this national park gives off an air of serenity in keeping with its gently undulating terrain and its variegated forests. On this wide plateau with its hills and valleys and network of lakes and rivers, life follows nature's rhythms.
Only the changing seasons mark the passage of time.
Your destination is Seigneurie du Triton. This outfitter can only be reached by water, which protects its access and allows it to preserve its unspoiled nature.
You can feel the stress of daily life melting away, to be replaced by the peace and serenity of the great outdoors.
DAY 11 - Haute-Mauricie
By day: Hiking and nature interpretation, ride in a canoe or rabaska canoe, visit trout spawning grounds, visit the Triton train station, swimming, pedal boat, sea kayak, mountain biking…
By night: Observe beavers in their natural habitat, campfire with stories and legends, ride on the water by torchlight, slideshow of Quebec wildlife, the occasional musician, take a walk by torchlight...
DAY 12 - Haute-Mauricie
The chef will be happy to prepare your catch so that you can eat it on site.
Or why not simply relax and enjoy the magnificent and unspoiled nature around you? After all, you are on holiday!
This morning you set out for Lac St-Jean, a veritable inland sea.
You will be following a magnificent route along the historic St-Maurice River, used in the olden days by raftsmen for transporting logs.
Lac St-Jean is known for its warm hospitality: this is the ideal place to get to know the Quebec people with their customs and traditions.
Today you pay a visit to an unusual zoo, where the animals roam free and the humans are in cages.
The St-Felicien Wild Zoo offers the chance to discover the local wildlife in a magnificent natural setting.
Then you set a course for the spectacular Saguenay Fjord.
This majestic but little-known natural wonder will take your breath away and leave you with unforgettable memories. You will discover the vastness of time and space in this place where the colossal forces of nature conspired to create a fjord.
DAY 15 - Saguenay Fjord
Make the most of this day surrounded by the dramatic beauty of the Saguenay Fjord, unique in the world.
Hiking enthusiasts won't want to miss the chance to walk the Sentier de la Statue trail in the Baie-Éternité sector of Saguenay Fjord National Park. The view of the fjord from the statue is spectacular.
The region is also home to two of Quebec's most picturesque villages, l'Anse-St-Jean and Ste-Rose-du-Nord.
This morning you head for Tadoussac, the oldest village in Canada. Tadoussac is listed as one of the 50 most beautiful bays in the world.
But above all, Tadoussac is one of the best internationally renowned whale-watching sites in the world. You can hardly leave the area without going on a whale-watching safari!
Today you head for Charlevoix, one of the most picturesque regions in Quebec.
In the very the heart of the Canadian Shield, the oldest rock formation on earth, Charlevoix abounds in one-of-a-kind attractions.
Mountain waters cascade down the majestic Laurentians into the salty depths of the St. Lawrence River.
Today you head for the beautiful and historic Quebec City, cradle of French culture in the Americas.
Perched on the cliffs of Cap Diamant and overlooking the St. Lawrence River, Quebec is proud to be a living museum and the only fortified city in North America.
Once you reach Quebec City, take the time to explore the city and its many historic sites. The entire old town is a UNESCO world heritage site.
DAY 19 - Quebec City
Take the time to explore the old capital and its many historic sites. From Place Royale and Petit Champlain to Dufferin Terrace and Château Frontenac, follow the winding alleys that will lead you to hidden places where you will have the impression that you are the first to discover them.
Pay a visit to Valcartier Vacation Village, a magic universe for the whole family, with its multitude of water slides, interactive water games and an exotic course running over wooden walkways through giant trees.
DAY 20 - Quebec City
Spend the day in the great outdoors in Jacques-Cartier National Park, with its magnificent landscapes characterized by stunning contrasts: mountainous plateaus fractured by steep-sided valleys.
The spectacular scenery of the Vallée de la Jacques-Cartier river valley includes a channel more than 550 metres deep through which the sparkling Jacques Cartier River winds its way.
At only 25 minutes from Quebec City, it's the perfect chance for the family to enjoy the Canadian wilderness, one last time before you have to leave!