Length: 7 Days. Group educational tour to Quebec & Montreal, Canada for 12 or more students or adults. Self-designed custom tours typically led by teachers of high school juniors and seniors.
Highlights: Montréal City Tour, Abraska, Maple Syrup Sugar Shack, Biodome de Montréal, Botanical Garden, Insectarium, Montréal Tower, Québec City Tour, Funicular Ride, Le Chateau Frontenac, Artillery Park, Tea Ceremony, Plains of Abraham, Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré, Montgomery Falls, Cable Car Ride, Honey Bee Museum, Copper Art Museum, Cap-de-la-Madeleine
Itinerary: Montreal (2), Québec (3), Montreal (2)
Day 1 – Montreal
Board your international flight to Montreal, Canada.
Day 2 – Montreal
Welcome to Montreal! Upon arrival, your group will be met by an English-speaking courier, who will remain with you throughout the program. After local airport assistance, you will transfer into the city aboard a deluxe motor-coach for your guided Montreal City Tour. Drive through the City Center and marvel at its main shopping areas, the Underground City, Old Montreal and Place Jacques Cartier including a stop to see Notre Dame Church, trendy St. Denis Street and Mt. Royal with its exclusive residential areas. Other sights often included on the way are Place des Arts, McGill University, Museum of Arts, Mary Queen Cathedral of the World, the Montreal Stock-exchange, City Hall, Ile Ste. Helene and Notre Dame Islands, Waterfront along the St. Lawrence River and the Olympic Stadium and Botanical Gardens.
Day 3 – Quebec
Transfer to Rigaud, arriving at ABRASKA, the Forest of Adventures. Swing among the trees with the help of rope bridges, ladders, zip lines, and foot bridges. Take a short drive to a Maple Syrup Sugar Shack for a typical Québecois meal. Ride in a horse-drawn buggy, enjoy a guided tour of the sugar shack and bakery, all-you-can-eat lunch, singing and dancing to traditional music, maple-taffy-on-snow tasting, and a visit to the General Store.
Day 4 – Quebec
Depart for a half-day excursion with admissions to Montreal’s Biodome, Botanical Garden, Insectarium and Montreal Tower. Transfer to Québec City. Take a guided Québec City Tour and see many highlights including Placee d’Armes, Dufferin Terrace, Grande Allee, Plains of Abraham, the Citadel, Parliament Hill, and Place Royale, which includes Cote de la Montagne, rue du Petit-Champlain, Our Lady of the Victory’s Church & Paris Place. Take a ride on the Funicular gliding up on a 45 degree angle over Québec City. Following the city tour, enjoy a guided tour of Le Chateau Frontenac, the World’s Most Photographed Hotel.
Day 5 – Quebec
Begin the day with a short drive to the Villagedes-Hurons (Wendake) to experience the tribe’s ancient way of living. Afterwards, travel to Artillery Park for an official Tea Ceremony at the British Officers’ Mess. Continue on to participate in the Battle of The Plains of Abraham.
Day 6 – Montreal
Following breakfast at La Vielle Maison du Spaghetti, travel to Ste-Anne-de- Beaupré and also stop for a visit of Montmorency Falls. Upon arrival in Ste-Annede-Beaupré, you will see the Basilica Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré and visit inside Canyon Ste-Anne. On the way back to Québec, stop at the Honey Bee Museum and as well as the Copper Art Museum.
Day 7 – Montreal
Depart Québec City for Montreal. Stop in Cap-de-la-Madeleine & Trois Rivieres. Trois- Rivières is the site of Laviolette Bridge, the only bridge to span the St. Lawrence River between the cities of Québec and Montréal and is home to the Université du Québec.
Day 8 – Montreal
Enjoy a leisure morning and breakfast at the hotel before heading out to Montreal’s Old Port for a Cruise. The Bateau-Mouche is an amazing ride in Montreal’s history as you glide down the majestic Saint-Lawrence River.
Day 9 – Depart
Jet home withfabulous memories of your maple leaf adventure in la belle Canada!