A late summer trip along the majestic St. Lawrence River is an experience that leaves a lasting impression on visitors.Sweeping hills give way to historic trading post towns, lively Francophone cities and ultimately the cool blues of the river itself.
Join us as we depart for the picturesque village of Riviere-du-Loup. From here you will depart on a breathtaking whale watching cruise on which you are bound to see an abundance of marine life. Then it will be off to Quebec City. Here you will overnight at the landmark Hotel Clarendon inside the old city. While in Quebec City you will have enough time to explore many of the wonders of this magnificent city including its quaint shops and cafes.
Your four-day excursion up the St. Lawrence is fully-escorted from Ottawa by an experienced Travac Tours director and includes two breakfasts, two lunches, two dinners, two nights at the Auberge de la Point, one night at the Clarendon Hotel in Quebec City, as well as a memorable three hour whale watching cruise from Riviere-du-Loup. For booking information, contact Travac Tours at (613) 728-1934 or visit us at the Westgate Shopping Centre.
This morning you will depart Westgate Shopping Centre on your journey to the Quebec heartland. A lunch stop (included) will be made enroute. Expect to arrive at the Auberge de la Pointe in Riviere-du-Loup in the late afternoon. Dinner is included this evening at the hotel. Your evening will be free to enjoy the facilities at the hotel. (L, D)
This morning you will be free to explore Rivere-du-Loup. After lunch, you will make your way to the pier for your 3-hour whale watching experience. A qualified guide will give you information about points of interest as well as information about the whales or belugas that you might encounter. After the cruise, you will return to your hotel for your included dinner. (B, L, D)
You will have an early departure for Quebec City. Upon arrival, you will have a guided tour of this magnificent city that is truly “a touch of Europe in your own back yard”. You will have ample time to explore the city on your own. (B)
Your morning will be free in Old Quebec. Your tour guide will advise you of your departure time from the hotel. Expect to arrive back in Ottawa in the early evening.
Itinerary Subject to Change
Itinerary subject to change.
Please note that you are required to have valid photo-identification with you.