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Quebec and its Wildlife (7 nights)

Day 1 Arrival in Montréal

Pick up your rental car at Montréal Trudeau Airport or in Downtown Montreal (VIA Rail Station) as pre-arranged. The remainder of the day is free to explore Montréal.

Day 2 Montréal to Saint-Alexis-des-Monts (140 km/87 miles)

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, i.e. hiking, mountain biking, swimming, canoeing, ATV tours. Please note that many activities require reservations and are payable at the Lodge. Breakfast & dinner is included here.

Day 3 Sacacomie Lodge

The day is free to enjoy the many outdoor activities that the Lodge offers or to simply relax.

Day 4 Saint-Alexis-des-Monts to Lac Saint Jean (330 km/206 miles)

This will be your longest day of travelling, but your destination makes it worthwhile. Around Lac St-Jean lies an area offering many cultural, outdoor and sports activities. Don’t forget to visit the Historic Village of Val-Jalbert!

Day 5 Visit of the Wild Zoo of Saint-Félicien and travel to Tadoussac (280 km/174 miles)

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.

Day 6 Whalewatching in Tadoussac and Quebec City (220 km/ 137 miles)

This morning enjoy a whale watching tour (included). 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. In the afternoon continue along the St-Lawrence River towards Quebec City - the historical and political capital of the Belle Province. After settling into your hotel or B&B, relax in one of the many cafés and stroll through the cobblestone streets of Quebec City.

Day 7 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 8 Quebec City to Montréal (250 km/156 miles)

Head back to Montréal, passing many historical sites, such as Fort Chambly. Your tour ends in Montréal.