Quebec’s Wilderness Cabin Tour


Here’s your opportunity to discover some of Québec’s natural wonders while staying in the heart of its prestigious national parks and wildlife reserves. From Montréal to the Gaspé Péninsula, your self contained chalets, log lodges and fully equipped yurts will always be the ideal home bases to truly discover what these wild areas have best to offer. Also on the program: Bear and whale watching, canoe-camping adventure and so much more!

Itinerary

  • Day 1 Montreal

    Montreal Pick-up your vehicle and rendez-vous in the thrilling and appealing city of Montreal.

    Accomodation: Hotel
    Breakfast

  • Day 2 Tremblant

    Tremblant Mont-Tremblant National Park:
    400 lakes, 6 rivers and countless waterfalls… (B day 2)

    Accommodation: Cabin

  • Day 3 Tremblant

    One more day to discover the park.

    Accommodation: Cabin

  • Day 4 St-Mathieu-du-Parc

    St-Mathieu-du-Parc Free day to discover the wild beauty of the Mauricie region. Take advantage of this opportunity to do some hiking in the Mauricie National Park or to visit some of the nearby cultural attractions. At the end of the day, you will meet your naturalist guide. After a short walk, you will access a hideout from which you will be able to safely observe black bears in their natural habitat. Don’t forget your camera! The success rate of bear watching is over 95%.

    Accommodation: Lodge

  • Day 5 Trois-Rives

    Trois-Rives This morning, meet your guide at the Adventure Centre for a 2 day
    canoe-camping excursion that takes place throughout the incomparable sceneries of the Saint-Maurice Valley. You’ll live a wonderful experience even though it’s your first paddling
    experience! We then continue on to our campsite for the night. There, we’ll set up our tents, and start a fire to cook our dinner. (B, L, D)

    Accommodation: Camping
    Breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • Day 6 Trois-Rives

    Trois-Rives After breakfast and maybe a refreshing plundge into the river, we
    continue our journey. If weather permits, we could do some hiking in order to explore the wild beauty of this beautiful region. With sweeping strokes of our paddles, we continue the discovery of this marvelous
    environment. At the very end of the afternoon, filled with exciting
    memories but drained of energy, we’ll return at the Adventure Centre. (B, L)

    Accommodation: Cabin
    Breakfast and dinner

  • Day 7 Les Escoumins

    Les Escoumins You’ll drive along Charlevoix's rocky coastline where mountains
    spectacularly plunged into the salt waters of the St-Lawrence River.

    Accommodation: Hotel

  • Day 8 Les Escoumins

    A visit in the region wouldn’t be complete without a whale watching activity! The area where the waters of the Fjord and those of the St-Lawrence River meet is indeed one of the best in the world to observe the whales. More than 13 species, including the blue whales and the belugas gathered on this specific site from May to October. To watch this amazing phenomenon, you will board a zodiac.

    Accommodation: Hotel

  • Day 9 Matane

    Matane The ferry will take you to the Gaspé Peninsula.

    Accommodation: Hotel - Motel

  • Day 10 Ste-Anne-des-Monts

    Ste-Anne-des-Monts The next 2 days are yours to explore the spectacular Gaspésie National Park. Wherever you’ll go, you’ll breathe the fresh and pure air of the mountains and you’ll observe
    unbelievable landscapes.

    Accommodation: Cabin

  • Day 11 Ste-Anne-des-Monts

    One more to to discover the area.

    Accommodation: Cabin

  • Day 12 Percé

    Percé A wonderful scenic drive along the Gaspesie rocky coast will lead you to Percé, a charming town located near the legendary rock. You will also make a boat trip to the birdwatchers paradise that is the Bonaventure Island which is famous for its
    spectacular Northern Gannet colony.

    Accommodation: Cabin

  • Day 13 Percé

    Continuation of the Percé region discovery.

    Accommodation: Cabin

  • Day 14 Bonaventure

    Bonaventure Continue on towards the Baie des Chaleurs in the afternoon.

    Accommodation: Hotel

  • Day 15 Le Bic

    Le Bic After leaving the Baie-des-Chaleurs area, you’ll then drive across the spectacular Matapedia Valley on your way to the Bic National Park. You will spend the next 2 nights in a Yurt, a traditional Mongolian tent which has been adapted here with such
    amenities as a stove, a refrigerator, propane lighting, etc.

    Accommodation: Yurt

  • Day 16 Le Bic

    One more day to discover and enjoy the site.

    Accommodation: Yurt

  • Day 17 Québec

    Québec Rich in culture, history and beauty, Quebec City has the appearance and the atmosphere of an old-world town.

    Accommodation: Hotel

  • Day 18 Québec

    Québec Take advantage of this day to discover the city by your own.

    Accommodation: Hotel

  • Day 19 Return flight

    Return flight Drop-off your vehicle.

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:


· Sleeping bag and cooler rental (pick-up and drop off in Montréal only)
· Access fees for the National Parks
· Guided bear watching excursion (day 4)
· Service of a guide (day 5 and 6)
· Canoe, life-saving jacket and paddles, Waterproof bag, camping gear (day 5 and 6)
· Whale watching cruise in zodiac (3h) (day 8)
· Ferry between Côte-Nord and Gaspésie (day 9)
· Cruise to Bonaventure Island  (day 13) (1h30)
· 18 nights accommodation
· 6 meals
· Applicable taxes!

The cost does not include:


· The personalized roadbook (OPTION: 70$ cdn)
· Air travel
· Personal expenses
· Car rental (see www.iglobe-trotter.com)
· Drinks (excluding coffee and tea with meals included)

Practical info

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Morgane

  • - Passionnée des grands espaces
  • - Sportive dans l'âme
  • - Aime découvrir de nouvelles cultures
  • - Toujours à la recherche de nouveaux défis
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Destination
Quebec
Activity
Nature - Adventure Self-drive Summer
Duration
19 days
Code
AUT-02
Price
From C$1,350
Level
3/5
Comfort
2/5

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