Because we knew you just couldn’t get enough of all our pre- and post-WITS tours…

Our amazing host sponsor Québec City Tourism has teamed with the Québec Province Tourism Alliance to bring you two multi-day adventures before WITS ’18 in Québec City! Both tours will run from Tuesday, May 1 through Friday, May 4, 2018 and you can find the applications to join them below.

Please note that applying to join either of these tours does not guarantee you a spot. Space is limited, and our friends at Québec City Tourism and Québec Province Tourism Alliance will select up to six participants for each tour from all applicants. Both applications close on January 31, 2018 at 5pm ET, and participants will be contacted early February to confirm their registration.

Applications are sure to pour in, so grab your ticket to WITS and apply today!

Just one last note that these tours are open only to ticket holders of the 2018 Women in Travel Summit and registrants will be cross-checked. Want to join us? Register for WITS ’18 now!

WITS ’18 Multi-Day FAM Tours

APPLICATION: Whales and Wolves Encounter in Québec Maritime Tour

Do you dream of seeing the whales and admiring Québec’s famous coastal landscapes? Join us for a road trip to Tadoussac area in Côte-Nord region to fully appreciate Québec by the sea. Observe whales, encounter wolves, and let us introduce you to the mysteries of the St. Lawrence. Included on the tour: wildlife observation, breathtaking scenery, meeting with locals and lots of salt water!

Tuesday, May 1: 12:00 noon Depart by mini-bus from the Quebec City Airport: 3-hour drive to Sacré-Coeur. Enjoy a seaside scenic road trip in Côte-Nord region with stops along the St. Lawrence River for picture opportunities. Dinner and overnight stay in Sacré-Coeur.

Wednesday, May 2: Activities with Ferme 5 étoiles: ride an ATV excursion to explore trails through forest and mountains with spectacular views of the Saguenay Fjord and establish a very special and confident link with Jacob the grey wolf. Dinner and overnight stay in Sacré-Coeur.

Thursday, May 3: Discover Tadoussac village and its bay with an easy walk on Pointe de l’Islet trail. Zodiac excursion in the Saguenay – St. Lawrence Marine Park for whale watching and meet a biologist at Marine Mammal Interpretation Center. The Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park is celebrating its 20 th anniversary in 2018. Dinner and overnight stay in Tadoussac.

Friday May 4: Return drive to Québec City to arrive at 12:00 noon at Fairmont Le Château Frontenac.

Final itinerary may be different, but the activities remain the same.

Apply now

APPLICATION: Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean?? Never Heard of It! Tour

The Fjord, the Lake, fantastic food, fascinating history, and fitness: the Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean region hits all the marks for story and photo possibilities just a short 2 ½ hour drive up the road from Quebec City! Did you know the Saguenay Fjord is the southernmost fjord in North America? That Lake Saint-Jean is a vast freshwater inland sea? Did you know wild blueberries, craft beer and artisanal cheeses are our regional specialties? Come dip your toes in our fjord, let your hair down on the shores of our vast lake, lounge in our Nordic spas, experience the essence of Quebecois history and culture, savour our creative boreal cuisine – sign up now for the Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean pre-tour!

Tuesday, May 1: 12:00 noon Depart by mini-bus from the Quebec City Airport: 2 ½-hour drive to Saguenay. Enjoy a scenic sunset flight in a classic Beaver floatplane over the majestic Saguenay Fjord. (Think Instagram gold!!) Dinner and overnight at Auberge des 21, renowned for their fine terroir cuisine, spa and views of the Baie des Ha! Ha! (Yes, that is actually the real name of the bay!)

Wednesday, May 2: Get your hands (and feet) dirty as you search for cool creatures in the tidal flats of the fjord. This is a great family activity offered by Musée du Fjord (rubber boots and shovel supplied) Lunch at Café du Presbytère. The chef here picks many of her ingredients from the adjacent boreal forest! Explore the vestiges of a historic 1900s pulp mill. The picturesque site is home to both local art and fascinating artefacts. Cocktail hour will be enjoyed at Domaine le Cageot, a local wine and spirits producer. Blueberry champagne anyone?? Top the day off with dinner and overnight at Auberge des Iles, a full-service inn nestled on the shores of Lake Saint-Jean, an inland sea.

Thursday, May 3: Caribou, moose, black bears, musk ox and more… these are the boreal animals you’ll see in their vast natural habitat at the Zoo sauvage in Saint-Félicien. (Tourists are put in cages here!) Lunch in the original family kitchen of the Perron cheese-making family. The home and factory is a museum (and a great place to eat all the local cheeses!) A visit to the authentic 1920s village of Val Jalbert will take you back in time. Visit the convent school, general store, workers’ houses and breathtaking waterfall. Your last evening will be spent at Chalets et Spa Lac St-Jean. Time to enjoy their Nordic spa and modern lakeside condo facilities.

Friday, May 4: Return drive to Québec City to arrive at 12:00 noon at Fairmont Le Château Frontenac.

Final itinerary may be different, but the activities remain the same.

Apply now