Quebec Winter Carnival


  • 7 days

  • Canada

  • Steady pace

Tour : CI

From

£1,455 pp

Tour only

Based on 6th Feb 2020

From

£2,152 pp

Tour with flights & transfers

Based on London Heathrow

Overview

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On this exciting Canada winter holiday, join the fun and festive atmosphere at the world's largest winter carnival in Quebec City. Your Quebec Winter Carnival tour begins and ends in Montreal and includes overnights in Quebec City and Ottawa, Canada's capital.

In addition to sightseeing in Montreal, Quebec City, and Ottawa, Globus has included many fun and unique experiences on this Quebec Winter Carnival tour. Learn about Quebec's history over dinner at a traditional Sugar Shack, where you'll enjoy musical entertainment and a horse-drawn sleigh ride. Visit North America's only Ice Hotel, where you'll learn how it was built and enjoy a cocktail served in one of the hotel's famous homemade ice glasses. During your free time at your included admission to Quebec's winter carnival, admire the snow sculptures at the international competition; enjoy the night parades; participate in numerous winter activities, such as ice skating or snow slides; and soak up the enchanting and joyous atmosphere that can only be enjoyed at Quebec's winter carnival.

All of this and more, including a train ride from Montreal to Quebec City, are included on this fabulous tour to Quebec's winter carnival. It’s a holiday of a lifetime!

Highlights

Montréal Orientation tour with a Local Guide; farewell dinner

Via Rail Train from Montréal to Québec

Québec City Dinner and entertainment at a traditional Sugar Shack; horse-drawn sleigh ride; sightseeing with a Local Guide; tour and drink at the Ice Hotel; admission to Québec Winter Carnival

Ottawa Sightseeing

Tour itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Total meals included:

  • 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners

Montréal

Day
1

Welcome to Montréal! At 6 pm, meet your travelling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming winter adventure!

Montréal - Via Rail - Québec

Day
2

Enjoy a morning orientation tour of Montréal with a Local Guide. Next, board VIA RAIL and travel through the countryside to Québec City, home to the world’s largest winter carnival. Founded in 1894, the carnival attracts thousands of visitors each year. This evening, learn more about Québec and its rich history over dinner at a traditional SUGAR SHACK, complete with musical entertainment and a horse-drawn SLEIGH RIDE.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Québec City

Day
3

This morning, enjoy an included guided tour of Canada’s only walled city with a Local Guide. Afterward, visit North America’s only ICE HOTEL, Hotel de Glace. Take a tour to learn how the hotel was built and is maintained. There’s also time to admire the beautiful ice sculptures and sip on a COCKTAIL served in one of the hotel’s famous homemade ice glasses. The remainder of the day is at leisure. You may wish to participate in winter activities such as ice skating, snowshoeing, dogsledding, and more. Your Tour Director will have suggestions for additional sightseeing, shopping, and dining.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Québec City

Day
4

Spend a full day on your own to explore more of QUÉBEC’S WINTER CARNIVAL. Your entrance fee gives you access to all events, which includes the International Snow Sculpture Competition, night parades, snow slides, shows, snow baths, the ice palace, and numerous winter activities. You may even have the chance to meet the Carnival’s famous mascot, Bonhomme.

NOTE: Québec’s Winter Carnival activities vary from year to year. Your Tour Director SNOWSHOEING will be able to confirm all activities that are available while you are in Québec.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Québec City - Ottawa

Day
5

Travel to Canada’s capital city of Ottawa. Upon arrival, sightseeing includes the Canadian Mint, the residences of the Governor General and Prime Minister, Parliament Hill, and the Rideau Canal. You’ll also stop at the city’s bustling Byward Market, where you may wish to try a Canadian specialty like Poutine, french fries with fresh cheese curds and gravy; or a Beaver Tail, a pastry stretched out to the shape of a beaver tail with toppings added. This evening is at leisure to explore more of this vibrant city.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Ottawa - Montréal

Day
6

There’s time this morning to explore more of Ottawa. You may wish to spend time at the National Gallery of Canada, shop for a favourite souvenir, or lace up a pair of skates and ice skate on the famous Rideau Canal (weather permitting). Return to Montréal this afternoon. Tonight, celebrate your winter adventure with a festive farewell dinner.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Montréal

Day
7

The tour ends this morning after breakfast with guests departing on individual schedules.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Extend your tour and see even more

On selected tours you can extend your time at the beginning or end of your holiday. To book your holiday with an extension, call us on 0330 8088 353 or speak to your travel agent.

Post tour

+3 days Toronto stay

Total meals included:

  • 3 breakfasts

Montréal–Via Rail–Toronto

Day
1

This morning, board VIA RAIL and travel to Canada’s largest city, Toronto. The evening is free to explore.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Toronto

Day
2

Enjoy a city tour, taking in some of Toronto’s famous sites. During your free time, why not visit Eaton Centre, with more than 300 stores for world-class shopping; spend time at the Hockey Hall of Fame; or admire spectacular views from atop CN Tower.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Toronto

Day
3

The tour ends this morning after breakfast with guests departing on individual schedules. Airport transfers are provided to Toronto Pearson International Airport.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 8088 353 or speak to your travel agent.

What's included

Tour only

From

£1,455 pp

Prefer to book your own flights and transfers? You have the freedom to do that with our Tour Only holiday option.

  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Porterage

Tour with flights

From

£2,152 pp

Let us take care of everything. Our package option includes return flights from your chosen airport, plus overseas transfers to your hotel.

  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes

Why book with us?

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