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Quebec Winter Carnival

Price per person
from £1,928

Price based on
London Heathrow
6th Feb 2020 departure

Key inclusions

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 8 days

  • Canada

  • Steady pace

  • Globus escorted tours

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!

At a glance

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

Extend your tour and see even more

  • 3 days: Toronto stay

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 058 8241 or speak to your travel agent.

What's included

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

Private home pick-up service

Our private home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Read more about our private home pick-up service.

Overview

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!

Total meals included:

  • 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners

UK - Montréal

Day
1

Fly to Montreal where on arrival you will transfer to your hotel.

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.

Airport transfers are provided. Alternatively, you can extend your holiday with extra nights and explore Toronto.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Home landing in the UK

Day
8

Extend your tour and see even more

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 058 8241 or speak to your travel agent.

Montréal–Via Rail–Toronto

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

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Toronto

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

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 058 8241 or speak to your travel agent.

Things to note

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

Hotels

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.

Montreal - Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel

Located in the heart of downtown Montreal, the hotel reflects the city's elegance and charm and has welcomed dignitaries and celebrities alike in its 60 year history. The hotel has an indoor pool, hot tub, spa, fitness centre, gift shops, hair salon, several award winning restaurants, lounge, room service, business centre, concierge service, and Internet access.

  • Location

    900 René-Lévesque Blvd W, Montreal, QC H3B 4A5, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Bar/lounge
    • Lifts
    • In-room safe
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron/ironing board

Quebec City - Delta Quebec

The hotel features The Bistro Bar, a health club, outdoor heated pool, and an outdoor terrace. Guestrooms are equipped with air-conditioning, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, hairdryer, and cable TV.

  • Location

    690 Boulevard René-Lévesque E, Québec, QC G1R 5A8, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar/lounge
    • Lifts
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Hairdryer
    • Pool

Ottawa - Lord Elgin Hotel

One of Ottawa's finest hotels and ideally located in the heart of downtown Ottawa. The hotel features 355 well-appointed guestrooms, and is perfectly located in the heart of Ottawa within walking distance of the Rideau Canal, Parliament Hill, Confederation Park, and many museums.

  • Location

    100 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5K8, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Wifi
    • Restaurant on site
    • Lifts
    • In-room safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Pool