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8 Days
Availability : August 9 to 16, 2022
Gaspé, Quebec
Tour Details

Join us on an adventure to La Gaspésie – one of Canadas most scenic regions. The Gaspé Peninsula will unveil some of the most rugged, yet beautiful sights you will ever see as we travel east along the St Lawrence River towards the Atlantic Ocean. You will have the opportunity to see whales, visit the famous Bonaventure Island & view the famous Percé Rock up close on two different included boat excursions. Along the way we will also learn more about the history and culture of the area! Enjoy a Sugar Shack lunch experience and guided tour of Montreal, along with visits to the Kamouraska Heritage Centre, the Gaspesie Museum and the Exploramer Aquarium to enhance your knowledge of this unique region of Quebec. This tour will also include a Cardinal/Lakeshore tour director, all accommodations, private motorcoach transportation, breakfast daily, 2 lunches and 5 dinners. We hope you can join us!

*Please note that we are travelling to an area that is only seasonal and large chain restaurants and hotels are not always available. We have included meals with set menus in select areas where restaurants may not be able to accommodate large groups with multiple choices. If you have any dietary restrictions please notify us in advance*

Departure & Return Locations

Peterborough, Omemee & Lindsay

Departure Time

TBD closer to departure

Price Includes

  • 7 Nights Accommodations
  • Private motorcoach transportation
  • Cardinal/Lakeshore Tour Escort
  • Breakfast daily, 2 lunches & 5 dinners
  • Admission to the Kamouraska History & Heritage Centre
  • Gaspesie Museum Admission
  • Exploramer Aquarium and Museum Admission
  • Whale Watching Tour in Percé
  • Bonaventure Island Cruise

Price Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Any meals not listed in itinerary
Itinerary

Day 1Home to Drummondville (D)

Today we will depart from our pre-selected pick up locations and head east into Quebec. We will make several comfort stops including a lunch break (on own). Upon arrival at our hotel in Drummondville, we will have time to freshen up before an included group dinner this evening.

Day 2Drummondville to Rimouski (B, D)

This morning we will enjoy a buffet breakfast at the hotel prior to continuing our journey on to Rimouski. En route, we will stop in Kamouraska – often considered one of the most beautiful seaside villages in Quebec. Here we will have lunch (on own) and then enjoy a guided tour of the Musee Regional de Kamouraska (Heritage Museum). After an afternoon of touring, we will continue to Rimouski where we will stay this evening. A group dinner is included tonight!

Day 3Rimouski - Gaspé (B, L)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before we depart for the day. Our first stop will be the Exploramer Aquarium which features all the creatures and fish of the St. Lawrence River. We plan to spend a couple hours here to explore and have lunch onsite. Afterwards, we will continue onto Hotel Plante in Gaspé where we will spend the night. Dinner this evening is on your own. There is no restaurant in the hotel, but there are many choices close by within a short walking distance!

Day 4Gaspé to Percé (B, D)

We will check out of the hotel this morning with to-go breakfast baskets and head for the Museum of Gaspé to learn about the history of this maritime area. Following the museum we will depart for the downtown area of Rue de la Reine where you will have free time for lunch and shopping on your own. This afternoon we will then depart for the Hotel Le Mirage in Percé where we will have an included  group dinner and unpack for the next two nights.

Day 5Percé (B, D)

After breakfast this morning, we will depart for a morning whale watching boat tour. You’ll have time afterwards to grab a quick lunch on your own near the docks as we will be heading back out in the early afternoon for a boat tour of  Bonaventure Island & Percé Rock. After an exciting day out on the water, we’ll return to the hotel for an included group dinner!

Day 6Percé to Riviere-du-Loup (B)

Today we enjoy breakfast at the hotel and start making our way back west towards home. This morning we will drive along the coast in a different direction than which we came, taking in breathtaking views. We will stop in New Richmond for a comfort stop before heading inland and north to Causapscal where we will have lunch on our own. Following lunch we will continue to our hotel, the Universel Riviere-du-Loup. This evening will be at leisure to relax or head into town for dinner!

Day 7Riviere-du-Loup to Montreal (B)

Today we enjoy breakfast at the hotel prior to our check out. We will make our way to Montreal, with comfort stops and a lunch break (on own). In Montreal our hotel for the evening will be downtown at the Novotel Montreal Centre. Upon arrival we will depart for a city tour to get acquainted with the area. Afterwards, the remainder of the day is yours to explore the city. We will be right downtown and close to all the restaurants and shopping on Saint Catherine Street.

Day 8Montreal to Home (B, L)

Today we enjoy breakfast at the hotel prior to our check out. We travel west towards home today with a stop a Sucrerie de la Montagne for a tour and lunch before returning to our original pickup locations in the late afternoon/early evening.

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