Quebec Winter Carnival

Offer

Price per person
from £2,186

Price based on
London Heathrow
1st Feb 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers

Book any 2018 worldwide tour or cruise and pay just £99 deposit per person when you book before 28 February. 

More details
  • 8 days

  • Eastern Canada

  • Steady pace

  • Platinum escorted tour

A unique opportunity to experience the biggest Winter Carnival in the world - set in one of Canada's most beautiful and historic cities.

At a glance


  • Montreal Orientation Tour, Traditional Sugar Shack visit
  • Quebec City VIA Rail Montreal to Quebec, Winter Festival
  • Ottawa City sightseeing including the Royal Canadian Mint, Parliament Hill, Rideau Canal

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • 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.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP 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.

Overview

Total meals included:

  • 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners

UK - Montréal

Day
1

Fly to Montreal where on arrival transfer to your hotel. This evening join the Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome drink.

No meals included

Montréal - Quebec City

Day
2

Enjoy a morning orientation tour of Montreal. Next board VIA Rail and travel through the countryside to Quebec 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 Quebec and its rich history over dinner at a traditional Sugar Shack complete with musical entertainment and a horse-drawn Sleigh Ride.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Québec City

Day
3

This morning, enjoy an included guided tour of Canada's only walled city. Afterwards, visit North America's only Ice Hotel, Hotel de Glace. Take a tour to learn how the hotel is built and maintained. There will be 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 day is at leisure. Suggestions include winter activities such as ice skating, snow shoeing, dog sledding and more.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Québec City

Day
4

A full day at leisure to explore more of Quebec's Winter Carnival. The included entrance fee gives access to all events which include the International Snow Sculpture Competition, night parades, snow slides, shows, snow baths, the ice palace and numerous winter activities. NOTE:Quebec's Winter Carnival activities vary from year to year.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Quebec 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. A stop is also made at the city’s bustling Byward Market, perhaps 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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Ottawa - Montréal

Day
6

There’s time this morning to explore more of Ottawa. Perhaps spend time at the National Gallery of Canada, shop, lace up a pair of skates and ice skate on the famous Rideau Canal, weather permitting. Return to Montreal this afternoon. Tonight, celebrate your winter adventure with a festive farewell dinner with the Tour Director.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Montréal - UK

Day
7

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Home landing in the UK

Day
8

No meals included

Things to note

Accommodation as stated or similar

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • Montreal: Fairmont Queen Elizabeth
  • Quebec City: Delta Quebec
  • Ottawa: Lord Elgin Hotel

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