Winter Programs

Quebec City Winter Carnival

Enjoy Canada's Winter !
Winters are long in Canada so it is important to take advanage of activities and festivals with one of our custom built itineraries to Ottawa or Quebec City . Visiting Quebec City during the Winter Carnival is an excellent way to experience francophone culture while participating in the many activities available, such as skiing, skating, tobogganing/tubing, snowshoeing or even dog sledding. The Winter Carnival in Quebec usually runs during the first two weeks of February.

Ottawa's Winterlude festival is also an excellent destination to enjoy the winter with your students. Marvel at the ice sculptures and snow carvings, skate along the Rideau canal and enjoy the world's biggest snow playground - the Snowflake Kingdom. Ottawa's Winderlude Festival also runs in the first couple of weeks February every year.

Did you know

The Quebec Winter Carnival is the largest winter carnival in the world today, and is third on the List of Top Carnivals after the famous carnivals in Rio and New Orleans

The Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the World's largest skating rink.

Quebec City Winter Tour Sample Itinerary

Day 1

A.M.
Depart for Quebec on your Deluxe Highway Coaches. En route rest/food stops

EVE.
Dinner at local restaurant
Check-in at the Hotel Plaza Quebec or similar in Ste. Foy
Board your local Transfer buses and depart to Old Quebec City
Guided Walking tour of the Old Upper and Lower Town of Quebec City including a ride on the funicular
View the Ice Castle and the Ice Sculptures
Return to the hotel & overnight
Night Time Security exclusive to your group

Day 2

A.M.
Buffet Breakfast at a local restaurant
Guided Beaupré Coast Tour to include: Montmorency Falls, Albert Gilles Copper Museum, Chez Marie, and the Chutes de Ste. Anne (Grand Canyon of Quebec)

AFT.
Lunch (cost extra) Visit the Basilica of Ste. Anne de Beaupré and drive the Chemin Royal Return to Quebec City
Guided tour of the Citadel Transfer to the hotel to freshen up and change for the evening

EVE.
Pizza Dinner at Village des Vacances in Val Cartier followed by an evening of Tubing, Sliding & Ice Skating (bring your own skates)
Return to the hotel & overnight
Night Time Security exclusive to your group

Day 3

A.M.
Hot Breakfast at a local restaurant
Enjoy the interactive Electric Map Presentation at Musee du Fort & Visit the Museum of Civilization

AFT.
Lunch (cost extra) & enjoy the Quebec City Winter Carnival (Carnival pass included)
Choice of: Dog Sledding & Snowshoeing or Guided Tour of the Ice Hotel

EVE.
Sugar Shack Dinner and entertainment at Chemin du Roy
Return to the hotel & overnight
Night Time Security exclusive to your group

Day 4

A.M.
Hot Breakfast at the hotel or at a local restaurant
Hotel check-out, load the coach & depart for your school

AFT.
Lunch (cost extra) and independent exploration in Erie
Later afternoon departure for Canada and home

EVE.
Early evening arrival at your school

Mont Tremblant Ski Trip
Mont Tremblant

4 Days / 3 Nights

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Exploring Montreal - Educational Student Trips
Quebec City Ski Trip

6 Days / 5 Nights

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Winterlude in Ottawa - Student Trip - Skating on the Rideau Canal
Ottawa Winterlude School Trip

3 Days / 2 Nights

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