Lockview High School Quebec City Tour (PROPOSED) Tuesday

Lockview High School Quebec City Tour (PROPOSED)
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Tuesday, May 26 – Saturday, May 30 , 2015
Tuesday May 26th
13:30
Depart on a locally chartered luxury coach.
18:00
Stop for some grub in Oromocto (Tim’s or McDonalds) (own expense)
22:30
Arrive in Edmundston – check into hotel and hit the hay after a long day. Best Western Plus
Wednesday 27th
7:30
11:30
13:00
16:30
18:00
19:00
21:00
22:00
Thursday 28th
7:00-8:00
8:30
9:00
12:00
12:30
14:45
15:15
16:30
18:00
19:30
20:00
20:30
22:30
Friday 29th
7:30-8:30
9:15
9:30
Have a great breakfast and hit the road by 9:00 NB time at the latest
Arrive in Quebec City and meet your experienced tour leader over lunch (Tomas Tam)
Visit the amazing Quebec City aquarium – learn about how the animals are fed and trained.
Check into the hotel and unwind before the evening activities. (Hotel TBD)
Enjoy a nice meal in Lower Town - Old Quebec (Voutes du Cavour)
Learn about this UNESCO World Heritage Site on a very complete guided walking tour of lower and upper
town.
Visit the grounds of the Legislature Building and the famous Tourney Fountain. When it is all lit up it is
truly amazing!
Return to the hotel – get some rest, as we have only just begun!
Breakfast at hotel and orientation with guide. Grab a big breakfast because you’ll need the energy!
Early morning departure to run away to the circus!
Have an amazing morning at the Quebec Circus School learning many circus arts. This 3-hour activity is
so much fun! Enjoy!
Wow! Now that you’re warmed up, jump back on the bus and head to Old Quebec.
Now it’s your turn to explore Old Quebec’s winding streets in small groups. While you walk around,
participate in a Rally which will help you discover even more secrets of this beautiful city. Don’t forget to
stop into quaint shops and cafes and have lunch with your friends (own expense). Maybe try the famous
poutine!
Awesome city! Head to the Plaines of Abraham to learn about the city’s military history.
Visit the Plaines d’Abraham Discovery Pavillion and learn about the battles that took place here that shaped
the future of North America. This presentation is called Les Batailles.
Stroll along the Plaines of Abraham and see the spot where General Montcalm fell in battle. Circle back and
walk down the Grande Allée - the Champs Élysées of Quebec City - to enjoy a nice meal. (St Hubert)
Return to the hotel to get ready for evening activity.
Got your dancing shoes on? Go back to Lower town and get ready to board the cruise ship for the evening’s
final activity.
Board the Louis Joliet cruise ship for an incredible evening ahead.
Dance the evening away while cruising the Saint Lawrence River – Imagine…a school dance on the
water – and with an awesome view!
I’m tuckered out after such a busy day! Return to Hotel for a good night’s rest.
21:30
Get your day’s energy at breakfast at the hotel – orientation with your guide.
This morning, we head to the beautiful Beaupré Coast.
Visit the amazing Ste Anne’s Basilica – this incredible structure will leave you in awe! Check out the doors
– does the art on them look familiar? Admire the mosaics, the stained glass windows and a replica of
Michaelangelo’s Pieta. Learn about the role played by the Catholic religion in the history of Quebec.
Visit the majestic Montmorency Falls up close…cross the suspension bridge and enjoy the view of Ile
d’Orléans and Quebec City from afar.
That was awesome. Hungry? Let’s go!
Have a great time eating, dancing and singing at a traditional Cabane-a-Sucre Érablière Lac Beauport
(sugar shack)
That was very good! Jump on the bus and go explore the pre-European period.
Visit the Village Huron Wendat and learn what life was like before the arrival of the Europeans. Have fun
learning Amerindian games.
Practise your French at the Les Galleries de la Capitale shopping mall. Have fun at the indoor amusement
park and stroll around for last-minute souvenirs. Don’t forget to grab supper at the food court. (own
expense)
Head back to Lower Town for a spooky finale.
Explore Quebec City’s darker past…Ghost Tour!! Learn about true events
that you will not find in the official history books.
After a frightful finale, return to hotel and try to get a good night’s rest for the ride home tomorrow.
Saturday 30th
7:00-8:00
9:00
Breakfast at hotel. Check out of hotel.
Board the bus for departure. Lunch and supper on the road (own expense)
11:00
12:15
12:45
14:30
15:15
17:30
19:15
20:00, 20:10
222 Bradshaw Drive, New Maryland, New Brunswick, E3C 1H3
1-855-575-0916
22:00
Approximate time of arrival home.
Thank you! Here is your Educational Tour Quote
For:
Lockview High School
148 Lockview Road
Fall River, NS B2T 1J1
Proposed tour dates:
May 26-30, 2015
Tour Destination:
Quebec City only
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4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 2 suppers
A high quality 3-4 star hotel, including a daily breakfast buffet and evening security from 10:30 pm – 4:00 am.
56-seat luxury coaches
1 free chaperone per 10 paying participants
1 tour director per bus – he/she will join the group at the destination city and participate in all activities, including
overnight stays at the hotel. The tour director(s) will be available for emergencies only from 11:00 pm – 8:00 am.
All activities on the tour itinerary excluding those mentioned “own expense”.
4 students/hotel room & 2 chaperones/hotel room
In-class presentation in the Fall.
If time, a DVD overview of the trip (pictures and video set to music)
Cost range for proposed itinerary*
# Students*
Chaperones**
Cost/student
50
5
$700 - $725***
*In order to maintain the lowest cost possible, it is important to maximize the number of students per bus.
With 56-seat coaches, the usual numbers are: 50 paying students, 5 free chaperones and 1 tour director
**It is up to the school to determine the student-chaperone ratio, but Bon Vivant Educational Tours suggests 10:1 and will offer a
free adult chaperone spot using this ratio.
*** Final cost depends on the hotel and activities. Please confirm the dates for the tour as soon as possible in order to secure
the best available hotel and activities.
Tips: The final cost does not include gratuities for tour directors and drivers: $200 per tour director and $150 per driver
is a good base.
An invoice with the exact cost will be sent to the school once final numbers and final cost is confirmed.
Representative for Rocky Lane Junior High
Representative for Bon Vivant Educational Tours
Anthony Bucci, Teacher
Patrick Hurley, Director
222 Bradshaw Drive, New Maryland, New Brunswick, E3C 1H3
1-855-575-0916
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