St Lawrence Discovery featuring Quebec’s Maritime Regions

September 11-20, 2021   Limited seats available!

Discover Quebec By The Sea  ~ Named “one of the top five coastal road trips in the world” (Lonely Planet) and “One of the 20 Best Trips” of the year (National Geographic) ~

This Signature Tour is an off-the-beaten-path journey that explores Québec’s Maritime Regions including Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, and Côte-Nord, plus the Charlevoix Region. Discover both shores of the immense St. Lawrence Seaway and fall under the spell of this breathtakingly wild and vast territory - where nature is paramount, and life moves at a slower pace.

Highlights of this Signature Tour include: 

  • Charlevoix Region: Travel along the Route du Fleuve (River Route) - connecting Baie-Saint-Paul and La Malbaie, this route offers magnificent views and travels through picturesque villages
    • Spend 1 night in Baie-Saint-Paul, one of the most vibrant villages in the region
    • Travel aboard the Train de Charlevoix along the St. Lawrence’s shore to La Malbaie – a unique and beautiful coastal journey that reveals areas inaccessible by road
  • Côte-Nord (the North Coast): Travel along the Route des Baleines (Whale Route) - a vast, wild, and spectacular area known as one of the top whale watching sites in the world
    • Spend 2 nights at the Hotel Tadoussac – known for its history, charm, and views over Tadoussac Bay
    • Cruise in the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park - the best place to observe marine mammals along the St. Lawrence Estuary, where over a dozen species of whales come to feed each season
    • Enjoy time on your own to relax, stroll through the village and waterfront, or explore nearby walking paths
  • Gaspésie (the Gaspe Peninsula) and Bas-Saint-Laurent: Enjoy spectacular sea and mountain scenery as far as the eye can see! The Gaspé Peninsula is a rugged and breathtaking area with a rich tapestry of maritime, lakeside, farming and forest landscapes
    • Spend 3 nights in Percé – be awed by the sight of Percé Rock and Gulf of St. Lawrence from your room
    • Travel to the “Land’s End” in Forillon National Park – an area of staggering beauty
    • Cruise around Bonaventure Island – a natural bird sanctuary, home to over 300,000 seabirds, and Percé Rock - one of the world’s largest arches over water, regarded as both a historical and geological icon
    • Free time to explore this stunning seaside village on your own - take a kayak tour, stroll along the waterfront, or relax and take in the views
    • Spend 1 night along the Bay of Chaleur - a member of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World Club, and 1 night in the Kamouraska area – officially recognized as one of the most beautiful villages in Québec
  • Additional sightseeing/historic attractions TBA (Additional attractions will be determined once 2021 ferry schedules are confirmed)

Tour departs from Concord, NH  ~  Maximum of 36 Passengers

SPECIAL NOTES REGARDING THIS TOUR: Some hotels on this tour offer limited services, and rooms may be on the 2nd floor without elevator access; outdoor activities require walking on unpaved surfaces, and will take place rain or shine.

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

All passengers MUST carry a valid U.S. Passport or U.S. Passport Card to travel between the United States and Canada.  Passengers without proper documentation will be denied boarding and refunds will not be given. Travelers convicted of a felony or misdemeanor will not be allowed to cross the border. If you are not a U.S. Citizen, it is your responsibility to obtain the required travel documents to enter Canada. Please contact your embassy or consulate to ensure you obtain the proper documentation.

Duration

10 Days/9 Nights

Included Meals

9 B, 4 L, 5 D

Activity Level

This tour includes walking on uneven surfaces, climbing stairs and periods of standing.

TOUR COST

$2995 pp Double
$3695 pp Single
$2695 pp Triple/Quad

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Payment Terms:
$150.00 per person deposit due within 5 days of booking, plus the cost of the optional travel protection, if purchased.
Final Payment due 90 days prior to tour.