North Shore and Mingan Archipelago

This summer, be sure to visit the must-see attraction of the North Shore. Discover the different Amerindian communities, industrial or maritime, that are confronted with northern realities very different from those of the major centers. A warm welcome awaits you! From Baie-Comeau to Havre-St-Pierre, you will be fascinated by the coastal roads, the charming villages and magnificent landscapes. Discover Minganie and the Mingan Archipelago National Park, with over 1,000 islands and numerous coastal islets of surprising rock formations. Enjoy a change of scenery while visiting the Province of Quebec. Don’t wait any longer. Come and discover this magnificent region!

7 days | 6 nights | 16 meals




  • Transportation by luxury coach
  • Accommodation for 6 nights
  • 16 meals
  • Services of an accompanying guide
  • Local guide services
  • Activities on the program
  • Photo stop at Manic-2
  • City tour of Baie-Comeau
  • Visit of the Sainte-Amélie church
  • Guided tour of the Pointe-aux-Outardes Nature Park
  • Visit of the Forest Village of Yesteryear of Franquelin
  • City tour of Sept-Îles
  • Discovery of the Innu community of Uashat mak Mani-Utenam
  • Visit to the Côte-Nord Regional Museum
  • Stop at the church of Rivière-au-Tonnerre
  • Stop at La Marinière du Nord
  • Cruise in the Archipel-de-Mingan National Park
  • Guided island tour
  • Stop at Baie-Johan-Beetz
  • Orientation tour of Natashquan
  • Visit of the Pointe-des-Monts Lighthouse Lighthouse
  • Visit to the Archéo Topo Center
  • Taxes and service charges


  • Personal insurance
  • Meals or drinks not mentioned
  • Tips
  • Baggage handling
  • Compensation fund for customers of travel agents (FICAV)







PRICES (price per person)

From $2329*

From $1769*

From $1599*

From $1509*

*Price per person in single, double, triple or quadruple occupancy. Please note that prices may vary depending on the departure date selected.

Your trip in detail


NB: For technical reasons, the itinerary, as well as the schedule of each day may be modified. The mileage and duration mentioned are given as an indication only.

D1: Departure to Baie-Comeau

In the morning, drive to the North Shore through the Charlevoix region. The road along the St. Lawrence River coastline allows you to admire charming villages and breathtaking landscapes. D/S

D2: Baie-Comeau

In the morning, just a few minutes from downtown Baie-Comeau, make a photo stop at Manic-2. Enjoy a city tour of Baie-Comeau and a visit to the Sainte-Amélie Church. The town of Sainte-Amélie was founded in 1937, under the incentive of Colonel Robert McCormick of the Chicago Tribune, in order to set up a pulp and paper mill to supply his newspapers. In the afternoon, take a guided hike in the Pointe-aux-Outardes Nature Park. You will be able to observe the flora and fauna and learn more about the medicinal virtues of edible berries. PD/D

D3: Baie-Comeau – Sept-Îles

In the morning, visit of the Village Forestier d’Antan de Franquelin which testifies to the forestry heritage of the North Shore and allows us to discover this industry and the living conditions of the lumberjacks between 1916 and 1960. Drive to Sept-Îles, an industrial city, also known for its magnificent beaches. In the afternoon, a city tour of Sept-Îles to discover the Old Wharf Park and the Innu community of Uashat-mak-Mani-Utenam. Visit the Musée Régional de la Côte-Nord and discover the rich Innu and Quebecois heritage of the North Shore through several exhibits in the fields of archaeology, ethnology, natural sciences, photography and fine arts. PD/D

D4: Sept-Îles – Havre-Saint-Pierre (2 nights)

In the morning, drive to Havre-Saint-Pierre, a road along the coast dotted with small fishing villages. On the way, stop at the village of Rivière-au-Tonnerre to discover its unique church and taste some of the products of the Marinière du Nord. In the afternoon, enjoy a cruise in the Mingan Archipelago National Park with a guided visit of an island and admire the impressive monoliths. Check-in at the Havre-Saint-Pierre hotel for two nights. PD/D/S

D5: Havre-Saint-Pierre – Natashquan – Havre-Saint-Pierre

In the morning, drive to Natashquan, a town known for the warm welcome of its inhabitants and the birthplace of the well-known Gilles Vigneault. On the way, stop at Baie-Johan-Beetz, a village located in the heart of the taiga, known for its magnificent red-roofed house that was once inhabited by the Belgian naturalist Johan Beetz. In the afternoon, take an orientation tour of Natashquan on the wooden boardwalk and discover the Magasin des Galets, which was once a site devoted to cod fishing activities. It is now a heritage site that highlights the history of Natashquan. Return to Havre-Saint-Pierre. PD/S

D6: Havre-Saint-Pierre – Baie-Comeau

In the morning, drive to Baie-Comeau. In the afternoon, visit the Pointe-des-Monts lighthouse. This lighthouse guided the sailors who sailed on the stormy waters of the St. Lawrence. In total, seven keepers succeeded one another from 1830 on. You will be able to climb the seven floors of the exhibition and contemplate the panoramic view at a height of 21 meters from the ground. Check-in at the hotel in Baie-Comeau at the end of the evening. PD/D/S

D7: Baie-Comeau – Tadoussac – Return

In the morning, visit the Centre Archéo Topo. Discover 9000 years of history of the North Shore, from its first Amerindian inhabitants to the development of its cities, villages and industries. Drive to Tadoussac. Return



For terms and conditions, please visit the following link: https://conditions.gvq.ca/   

Boarding points and routes

Departure times are subject to change without notice. In case of disparity between the departure times indicated in the brochure or on the website and in your travel documents, the latter take precedence**

Route: Highway 20 east bound


Comfort Inn & Suites 2055 Autoroute des Laurentides
6 h 00 am

Montréal (Centre-ville)

Dorchester Square , 1170 Peel Street
6 h 45 am


Metro Parking P2, 1200 Saint-Charles  Street West
7 h 15 am


Tim Hortons, 3520 Boulevard Laframboise, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC J2R 1J9
8 h 15 am


Walmart, 1205 René-Levesque Blvd
9 h 00 am


Stop 10, 1260 Quatre-Saisons Rd, Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Conseil, Québec, Canada, J0C 1A0
9 h 15 am


Bus station, 3001 Quatre-Bourgeois Road, Québec City,  G1V 5A6
10 h 30 am

Route: Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean Shuttle


Galeries Lac St-Jean, 1055 Avenue du Pont Sud
6 h 00 am

Saguenay (Jonquière)

Tim Hortons du Faubourg Sagamie 2667 Boulevard du Royaume
6 h 30 am

Saguenay (Chicoutimi)

7 h 00 am


Baie-Comeau : Comfort Inn
Sept-Îles : Quality Inn
Havre-Saint-Pierre: Hôtel Motel du Havre

* These hotels are for information purposes only and may change at any time for a similar hotel.

Additional information


**HYDROELECTRIC PLANT – The electric and magnetic fields present in the power plants can interfere with the normal functioning of pacemakers. As a precaution, we do not allow pacemaker wearers to take part in the power plant tour. In addition, you must have a recognized photo ID for the visits of Hydro-Quebec facilities.