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A loop around the iconic peninsula!

Start off in Quebec City and discover the wonderful Gaspé Peninsula, filled with maritime culture and history, breathtaking views and charming fishing villages. Travel at your own pace and loop through Matane, Gaspé, Percé, Carleton-sur-mer and Rimouski with suggested stops at viewpoints, great natural sites and incredible national parks.

Package Includes
  • Round-trip flights to Quebec City
  • 7 nights accommodation:
    -Quebec City: Hotel Universal Quebec 3* or similar
    -Matane: Riotel Matane 3* or similar
    -Gaspé: Hotel Baker 4* or similar
    -Percé: Riotel Percé 3* or similar
    -Caleton-sur-Mer: Hostellerie Baie Bleue 3* or similar
    -Rimouski: Hotel Rimouski 4* or similar
  • 7-day car rental
  • 1-hour cruise at Percé Rock

 

July 8-October 13, 2020
Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton $1399-$1599 + $269 tax
Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg $1299-$1499 + $273 tax
Toronto, Montreal $1099-$1299 + $255 tax
Halifax $1199-$1399 + $277 tax

Not Included: Parking Fees, extra insurance with car rental, tire management fee, payable at destination

Minimum age restriction: 6 years old

Suggested Itinerary

The day-to-day locations are already set and hotel accommodations will already be booked, but what you do during the day in each town or city is completely up to you. Below is a suggested itinerary of things to do and see so you can get the most out of your adventure. The beauty of this trip is that you can explore the country the way you want to. Just make sure to get to the hotel on time!

Day 1       Fly to Quebec City
Fly to Quebec City and pick up your rental car. Take the rest of the day to explore La Capitale Nationale.
Hotel: Hotel Universal Quebec or similar

Day 2       Quebec City – Matane (410 km)
Journey along the Saint Lawrence to Matane. Be sure to stop at the wonderful Reford Gardens, and don’t
miss out on fresh Matane shrimp and seafood.
Hotel: Riotel Matane or similar

Day 3       Matane – Gaspé (330 km)
Follow one of the most scenic drives in Quebec, through picturesque villages, on your way to the vast Gulf of Saint Lawrence. Stop as often as you like to try local products, or to visit a traditional smoke house. Stop in Forillon National Park to see the dramatic cliffs over the gulf and to stretch your legs on any number of hiking trails.
Hotel: Hotel Baker or similar

Day 4       Gaspé – Percé (55 km)
Enjoy the morning to discover the city of Gaspé, the largest city on the Gaspé Peninsula. Continue to Percé for a cruise to the famous Percé Rock, the greatest symbol of the Gaspé, as well as Bonaventure Island and its colony of Northern gannets. With over 120,000 birds, it’s the largest colony in the world. In the evening, discover the handicrafts, restaurants and lively town centre of Percé.
Hotel: Riotel Percé or similar

Day 5       Percé – Carleton-sur-mer (210 km)
Head to Chaleur Bay on the southern side of the peninsula. On your way, you’ll cross several salmon rivers; Bonaventure River is well worth a stop. As much as the north side of the peninsula offers a wild panorama, Chaleur Bay is peaceful and relaxing. The charming small villages continue up to Carleton-sur-mer, your destination for the night.
Hotel: Hostellerie Baie Bleue  or similar

Day 6       Carleton-sur-mer – Rimouski (300 km)
Today, cross the peninsula from south to north through the beautiful valley of the Matapedia River. Rimouski is a thriving city, very much alive and connected to nature. Not far from the city centre, Bic National Park is ideal for a hike at sunset to discover capes, islands and mountains on the edge of
the Saint Lawrence.
Hotel: Hotel Rimouski or similar

Day 7       Rimouski – Quebec City (320 km)
Head back to Quebec City on the south side of the Saint Lawrence. You’ll pass through several charming towns along the way.
Hotel: Hotel Royal William or similar

Day 8       Fly home
Drop your car off at the airport and board your flight home.

Inclusions: 7-day intermediate car rental (Hyundai Elantra or simila) with AVIS including: Time (24 hrs basis), Unlimited KM, GPS, Loss Damage Waiver (LDW), CAD $1 Million Third Party Liability Insurance Couverage, One (1) Additional Driver, Provincial & Other taxes, Airport Contract Fees and air conditioning on all vehicles equipped with air conditioning

Exclusions: Tire management fee of $24.50CAD taxes included, payable on site at the rental counter.

Fuel; Personal accident insurance plus (PAI Plus) & Personal effects protection (PEP); Other optional services such as refueling charges, applicable one-way service fees, extra additional driver’s fee, baby seats, ski racks, etc.; Additional driver fee is CA$10.00 per day per additional driver up to a max of CA$50.00 per rental, per driver, where applicable; All rates are subject to change without notice and are payable at rental counter. Anything not specifically noted above. Driver credit card required to collect rental car.

Minimum age for car rental is 21 with a prepaid voucher. A valid driver’s license from country of origin must be presented at time of rental. All drivers under the age of 25 will be subject to a surcharge of CA$25.00 per day; subject to change. Certain car classes may not be available to drivers under age 25.

Minimum age for car rental is 21 with a prepaid voucher. A valid driver’s license from country of origin must be presented at time of rental. All drivers under the age of 25 will be subject to a surcharge of CA$25.00 per day; subject to change. Certain car classes may not be available to drivers under age 25.

Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes $30 per adult Booking Management Fee.  Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method.Please note there maybe a tax increase when FREE connectors are added with Air Canada Vacations. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287