In the morning, we will depart for Quebec City, which should take about 3.5 hours. When we arrive around noon, we will enjoy a delicious buffet lunch, then go to the train station. On the train ride, we will explore the famous Maple Leaf Avenue, a unique way to experience the beautiful maple leaves in autumn. The journey lasts about 85 kilometers, passing by the Mont-Morency Falls, Quebec's highest waterfall. Along the way, we will also see the Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, the Canyon Saint-Anne. Finally, we will arrive in Baie-St.-Paul, the birthplace of Cirque de Soleil and a source of inspiration for poets and writers. We will be able to explore the town's old houses, galleries, museums, and more before we drive back along the St. Lawrence River. When we arrive in Montreal, our trip will come to an end. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
Quebec City is one of the oldest cities in North America. It was founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608, and some of the architecture in Old Quebec dates back centuries. The Chateau Frontenac is the most famous landmark.
The Montmorency Falls are 275-foot-high waterfall on the Montmorency River in Quebec, Canada, and mark the point at which that river drops off into the larger St. Lawrence. The area is very tourist-friendly and easily accessible.
This Catholic church sits along the St. Lawrence River to the northeast of Quebec City. Built in 1946, the basilica is believed to have curative powers for the sick. There is an underground chapel in the crypt.
Canyon Sainte-Anne Park is located 25 to 30 minutes east of Quebec City, at the edge of the Beaupre Coast and Charlevoix regions. It lies on the border between the municipalities of Saint-Ferreol-les-Neiges and Saint-Joachim.
This Quebecois city on the northern shore of the St. Lawrence River. It is highly regarded for its art galleries, shops and restaurants. It is the birthplace of Cirque de Soleil, which started in the 1980s.
*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.
Inclusions & Exclusions
Professional tour guide
Transportation via Coach, Minibus or Van
Maple leaf train (Mandatory)
C$29 (2-12 yrs)
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
Meals and beverages
Service fees for driver and guide :CAD$7/adult/day, CAD$5/child ( 0-11 yrs)/day
Personal room fees such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items, unless otherwise specified
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