Post-iGeo Excursion

The Post-iGeo Excursion will be a fun and relaxing opportunity to discover little-known parts of the province of Quebec, covering many human and physical geographic themes unique to Canada and North America. The excursion will take place over five days and will permit to discover:

  • Day 1 - 
    • Mashteuiatsh, an Amerindian village bordering Lake St-John.
    • Val-Jalbert, a preserved industrial town abandoned in the 1930s.
  • Day 2
    • The Saguenay River and Fjord, the latter being one of the longest and southernmost fjords in the world.
    • Tadoussac, a pivotal colonial fur trading post that has become a major tourist destination for whale watching.
    • The dunes of Tadoussac, a heritage of the last glacial era (geomorphological excursion provided by Explos-Nature).
  • Day 3
    • The whole day will be dedicated to discovering the St-Lawrence River in all its forms (excursion provided by Explos-Nature).
  • Day 4
    • Fort Ingall, a preserved fort bearing witness to a border war between Great Britain and the United States in the beginning of the 19th century.
    • The Canada-USA border.
    • Seigneurie des Aulnaies, to experience the seigneurial regime of New France.
  • Day 5

The departure will take place on Tuesday August 7th at 8:30 and the return will be on Saturday, August 11th between 17:30 and 18:00. Please note that the return time is approximate and may vary. 

The total price is $750 per person, in Canadian dollars, including taxes. Transportation over the five days will be done in comfortable deluxe coaches.

Approved iGeo Participants will be contacted shortly by email with more information about this excursion and how to register. 

Places are limited, so do not pass up on this geo-opportunity!

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Last Updated: 2018-05-20