The Adventure Roads


Even though Eastern Canada is often associated to its animated cosmopolitan urban centers or to its charming historical cities, this portion of Canada is also a fantastic land of adventure! This is what you’ll be in position to appreciate with this very complete package which will delight the nature and adventure enthusiasts while leaving plenty of time to discover such cities as Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 Toronto

    Toronto Pick up your vehicle. You’ll be charmed by Canada’s financial metropolis.

    Accommodation : Hotel

  • Day 2 Toronto

    Toronto You could take advantage of this day to visit Niagara Falls.

    Accommodation : Hotel

  • Day 3 Algonquin Park

    Algonquin Park In the legendary Algonquin Park, you are invited for a colorful experience. You’ll stay in the picturesque log cabins of the Algonquin Ecolodge. Three days to discover the boreal forest, to do a canoeing guided excursion and to do some wild animal watching. The Ecolodge is completely isolated from the rest of the world, but still features, thanks to the clever use of alternative energy sources, hot showers and even a sauna! (B, L, 2D in STD) (B, 2L, 2D in SUP)

    Accommodation : Ecolodge

  • Day 4 Algonquin Park

    One more day to enjoy the park.

    Accommodation : Ecolodge

  • Day 5 Ottawa

    Ottawa You leave this wild area for the very beautiful city of Ottawa. (B in STD) (B in SUP)

    Accommodation : Hotel

  • Day 6 Montreal

    Montreal Rendez-vous in the thrilling and appealing city of Montreal.

    Accommodation : Hotel

  • Day 7 Trois-Rives - Rafting

    Trois-Rives - Rafting Are you ready to live the exciting experience of white water rafting? If so, you’ll certainly be amazed by this fantastic expedition which spreads over two full days of adventure in the wild nature of the Mauricie region. At the end of the first day, you’ll reach the campsite on the shore of the mighty Mattawin River. You’ll then take advantage of a delicious feast of salmon cooked over a huge campfire. After the second day of white water rafting, you’ll return to the Adventure Centre and to the comfort of modern life. You’ll indeed spend the night in a cozy but modern room at the Auberge de la Rivière Mattawin. (2B, L, D in STD) (2B, 2L, D in SUP)

    Accommodation : Tent

  • Day 8 Trois-Rives - Rafting

    Trois-Rives - Rafting Continuation of the activities.

    Accommodation : Lodge

  • Day 9 Saint-Fulgence

    Saint-Fulgence On your way to the Lac-St-Jean area, you’ll drive along the scenic road of the St-Maurice River Valley. Located on the north shore of the spectacular Saguenay Fjord and in the heart of a 453 acres forest, the Cap Jaseux Adventure Park welcomes you for an exhilarating experience! The richness of the surrounding ecosystems as well as the wide variety of outdoor activities available on the premises will surely delight the adventure and ecotourism enthusiasts. (B in STD) (B in SUP)

    Accommodation : Cabin

  • Day 10 Saint-Fulgence

    Continuation of the activities.

    Accommodation : Cabin

  • Day 11 Tadoussac

    Tadoussac Continue on towards Tadoussac where you’ll do some whale watching. You will be amazed by this picturesque village which lies between a thick boreal forest, the majestic Saguenay Fjord and the sea.

    Accommodation : Hotel

  • Day 12 Jacques-Cartier National Park

    Jacques-Cartier National Park The drive leads you along Charlevoix's rocky coastline where mountains spectacularly plunged into the salted waters of the St-Lawrence River. Your destination: the Jacques-Cartier National Park which features a remarkable landscape characterized by contrasts: mountainous uplands fractured by steep-sided valleys. In the forest where yellow birch rubs shoulders with sugar maples and black spruce, nature inspires peace and respect. Close to 100 km of trails will enable you to discover its countless treasures (spectacular belvederes, thick forests, refreshing waterfalls, etc.). You’ll have the privilege of spending two nights in a cozy cottage located in the heart of the park. (B day 12 in STD)

    Accommodation : Cabin

  • Day 13 Jacques-Cartier National Park

    On more day to discover the park.

    Accommodation : Cabin

  • Day 14 Quebec

    Quebec Rich in culture, history and beauty, Quebec City has the appearance and the atmosphere of an old-world town. Indeed, its old section has kept its historic character and a “Vieille France” charm.

    Accommodation : Hotel

  • Day 15 Return flight

    Return flight More time to discover Quebec City. Return in Montreal to drop your car.

Period & budget

When to travel?

The best period for travelling is during the following months:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Notes

The cost includes:


· Service of a guide, canoe, life jackets and paddles, 3 days activities: hiking or canoeing, wildlife watching (beaver, deer, moose, call of the wolf…) and flora interpretation, sauna (day 3 and 4)
· Service of a raft guide and kayak safety guide, life jackets, raft, helmet, paddles, personal effects transfer, camping gear (tent, sleeping bag…) (day 7 and 8)
· Guided sea kayaking excursion (3h), treetop adventure, bed linen (cloth, covers, pillows and towels), accommodation in rustic log cabin at Cap Jaseux Adventure Park (day 9 and 10)
· 14 nights accommodation
· 12 meals in STD or 10 in SUP (see abbreviations)
· Applicable taxes

The cost does not includes:


· The personalized roadbook (OPTION: 89$ cdn)
· Air travel
· Car rental (see www.iglobe-trotter.com)
· Personal expenses
· Drinks (excluding coffee and tea with meals included)
· Tips for guide

Practical info