5 days snowmobile tour
Ride the backcountry

snowmobile tour all inclusive- 8 days /7 nights

Seized by ice for much of the winter, the Saguenay fjord meanders at the foot of steep cliffs covered in thick boreal forest. It spills out into the St. Lawrence River, where the dance of vessels navigating around massive ice floes is a truly unforgettable sight. Neighbouring Charlevoix is home to magnificent trails that lead through dense forests and over rolling hills, all the while offering breathtaking views of mountains thick with snow-covered evergreens.

Nestled at the heart of these enchanting landscapes lie cozy log cabins and traditional inns waiting to welcome riders weary from long days on the trails. Experience Quebec’s winter at its best as you traverse great open spaces at the handlebars of your very own snow machine. Immerse yourself in a culture that’s utterly unique in North America; colourful encounters with warm and welcoming people are sure to punctuate your winter adventure through the backcountry of the Belle Province

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Departures and prices
  • Place of departure
    Arrival point
  • Montreal
    Saturday, 13 January 2018
  • Montreal
    Saturday, 27 January 2018
  • Montreal
    Saturday, 10 February 2018
  • Montreal
    Saturday, 24 February 2018
  • Montreal
    Saturday, 10 March 2018
  • 5 days
  • 780 km km
  • Expedition LE 900 ACE
  • For all
  • Solo or duo
  • Day 1

    Day 1
    Arrival in Montreal

  • After flying over the white expanses that stretch continuously west from the Atlantic, your plane will touch down in the vibrant city of Montreal. Transfer by your own to your hotel. Enjoy free time in the evening and discover the economic and cultural capital of Quebec.

  • Day 2

    Day 2

  • Follow the path of the St. Lawrence River to Quebec City, Quebec’s political capital and the only fortified city in North America. Travel a short distance to the Huron reserve of Wendake to be immersed in the history and culture of Canada’s First Nations communities. Enjoy a traditional First Nations lunch and visit the site. In the afternoon, delve into Quebec winter for the first time when you head out on a snowshoeing excursion (unguided). Dinner and night in a unique hotel located in the heart of a museum devoted to First Nations history and culture.

  • Day 3

    Day 3
    Wendake-st Aimé des Lacs
    180 km

  • This morning marks your first encounter with your snowmobile, which will transport you over powdery paths for days to come. At the snowmobiling base camp, you’ll be outfitted with cold weather gear and your very own “snow machine.” After a security briefing and driving guidelines, you’ll depart for your adventure, led by a professional snowmobile guide. Enjoy lunch at a snowmobile stop situated just off the trail, then head out again onto powdery paths to arrive at your accommodations in St Aimé des Lacs at the end of the day.

  • Day 4

    Day 4 St Aimé des Lacs-L'anse St Jean 160km

  • our second day of snowmobiling will carry you through a rural setting characterized by colourful villages and houses blanketed in snow. As you travel north toward the Saguenay Fjord, your guide will bring you to lookouts upon the most extraordinary views of the St. Lawrence River and the fjord. At night, you’ll sleep beside cliffs overlooking the fjord, in cottages just outside the village of l’Anse St-Jean.

  • Day 5

    Day 5 L'Anse St Jean-Hébertville 160 km

  • After a restful night, hop back onto your snow machine for a northwesterly ride alongside the fjord toward Lac Saint-Jean. Renowned in summer for its blueberries, which flourish in the region, this immense body of water is in winter a kingdom of ice and snow. Magnificent panoramas are revealed with every turn of your snowmobile. Float atop pristine trails in a region blessed with exceptional annual snowfall, the delight of winter sports enthusiasts of all stripes. Once again, your day will be punctuated by passages through charming villages. You’ll spend the night in Hébertville, in traditional cottages warmed by fireplaces that inspire relaxation and long conversations.

  • Day 6

    Day 6 Hébertville-Wilderness reserve 160 km

  • Today’s journey brings you to the heart of one of the most beautiful corners of the region where winter is king: the Laurentians Wilderness Reserve. As you’ll be driving from Lac Saint-Jean, you’ll approach the reserve from the north. You’ll take a particularly untamed and absolutely pristine path along trails that weave through evergreens in the heart of the Laurentian mountains. You’re sure to be ready for a rest at the end of the day, so settling in to the comfort of a superb cottage on the shore of Lac Cartier will be most welcome.

  • Day 7

    Day 7 Wilderness reserve-Wendake 130 km

  • After a good breakfast, you’ll head out for your final day of snowmobiling. This last leg brings you once again over brilliant white expanses situated between the St. Lawrence River, dense with massive ice floes, and the snow-laden contours of the Laurentian mountain range. You’ll cruise along the path of the Montmorency River, which feeds the famous Montmorency Falls near Quebec City. This splendid river meanders through the Laurentian mountains and is the centerpiece of the loveliest winter landscapes. At the end of the day, you’ll return to snowmobiling base camp, return your equipment and machines, and transfer for the First Nations Museum Hotel in Wendake, where you’ll spend the next night.

  • Day 8

    Day 8 Wendake-Montreal Departure

  • The end of your journey is marked by your return along the contours of the St. Lawrence River to the city of Montreal. Depending on your flight schedule, transfer by your own directly to the airport or you may spend a few hours taking in the sites of this great metropolis, for example is historical heart, the Old Port, or the charming neighborhoods that surround it.

  • 5-day guided snowmobiling adventure
  • Three iconic Quebec regions
  • Carefully-selected accommodations
  • Unique complementary activities

    • Transfers to/from Montreal/Quebec: D2-D8
    • All meals from breakfast of day 2 to breakfast of day 8
    • 7 nights of accommodations: 1 night in Montreal (4 star accommodations), 2 nights in the Québec area (4 star accommodations) and 4 nights in cottages or traditional inns during the snowmobile excursion (double occupancy)
    • 5-day guided duo snowmobiling adventure – BRP Ski-Doo 900 cc ACE 4 stroke, including gas
    • $0 damage deposit on snowmobiles
    • Professional snowmobiling guide for the duration of your adventure (maximum 7 snowmobiles per guide)
    • Guide’s equipment includes: satellite telephone, GPS SPOT tracker, first aid kit and survival equipment.
    • Snowmobile equipment: helmet, two-piece extreme cold-weather gear (jacket and bib pants), mittens, and boots.
    • Waterproof bag for your personal effects
    • Assistance from operations team at snowmobile base camp
    • Civil liability insurance
    • Right of access to FCMQ-federated trails
    • Emergency assistance/replacement of snowmobile in the even of mechanical problems
    • Visit to a First Nations (Huron-Wendat) site and free snowshoeing excursion
    • Accompaniment for group transfers
    • Canadian taxes (including accommodations taxes and service fees)
    • Canadian taxes (including accommodations taxes and service fees)
    • Consumer Protection Office fees

      • International flights
      • Personal expenses
      • Certain meals (1 lunch and 1 dinner)
      • Airport transfers (Montreal)
      • Supplement single rider on a snowmobile, including if solo sign-up & there are an odd-number of passengers
      • Drinks (other than beverages included with meals such as coffee and tea)
      • Baggage handling
      • Tips for guides and drivers (it is customary to reserve a sum of approximately $5-10/pers/day for the snowmobile guide and $3/pers/day for the driver)
      • Personal insurance (medical and repatriation coverage)