Carnival in Quebec City
WORLD's largest Winter Carnival
Explore Quebec City in the most magical way possible! This beautiful must-see destination is the heart of French Canada. For a long time a fortified town, the walls that surrounded it still stand the passing of time, encircling the old city's charming streets. Walk through the beautiful wall gates and enter this magical town.
With its distinctive European flair and feel, the cobblestone streets, boutiques, restaurants and old stone buildings make it one of the most picturesque cities in all of Canada.
Winter Carnival is a time of pure fun. The party atmosphere is everywhere and you will get access to it with the Effigy Pass provided by Round Tours.
We will have plenty of time to explore the town and enjoy its active nightlife.
3 days & 2 nights
Transportation in Coach Bus from Ottawa to Quebec City and back.
Mixed room hostel accommodation
Walking tour of Old Quebec City
Effigy pass to enjoy carnival
Fun night out
Opportunity to meet other students and make countless memories together
Meals not stated above
Entry tickets to attractions no stated above
Driver Tip (not mandatory) however appreciated if your driver provided you with excellent service
Tour Leader Tip (not mandatory) however appreciated if your Tour Leader provided you with excellent service
departure dates and prices
No scheduled departures are available at the moment
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Our itinerary, day by day
Leave Ottawa around noon on Friday and enjoy the ride to Quebec City while our guide provides some animation, information about the destination and activities we will be able to enjoy during Carnival.
Arrive to Quebec City and check in. Later that day we will suggest going on a discovery and orientation tour of the old town (approx 2 h). This is an optional activity. You can decide to join or do something else. We will be checking out: Chateau Frontenac, Petit Champlain, Place Royal, City Hall, Parliament buildings and the bustling and quaint streets in between.
Have some free time to explore on your own and grab some dinner.
Looking for a fun night out? Clubs or bars to explore? There are plenty of options. Ask your Tour Leaders for some recommendations.
Today we will be enjoying all sorts of Carnival activities. From Ice and snow sculptures, ax throwing, horse races to snow bathing competitions, nordik spa experiences, zip lining, snow palace and more, all in a wonderful and friendly atmosphere. For a full list of things we can do, check out the carnival's website:
Let's go dancing and clubbing at night!
Today is our last day. We will check out at 10 am. You have 5 hours to enjoy carnival activities or walk around the city, visit museums, go shopping or do whatever your heart desires.
We will get together at 2.45 pm and depart for Ottawa at 3 pm.
What our customers say about us:
I am so happy that I have met Carlos and Charlotte here in Canada. My friend and I have traveled with Round Tours for several times to Toronto, Niagara Falls, Quebec City and Montreal. The lovely and friendly couple CC have impressed us each time with picturesque views, highly-organized and interesting activities, famous landmarks, beautiful architecture and amazing walking routes. Providing the best of a place, RT will be my first choice when I am planning my next trip. The price is reasonable since most of us who join RT are still students. After so many trips, I have to say that it is total worth. Can’t wait to travel with them again. PS: I love the smiles of the CC Couple.