QUEBEC

    FROM 2144 $ CAD

    Guaranteed departure from 4 participants

    Valid until 1/08/2015

    Small group 4 nights

    (Escorted  tour)   A trip exclusively designed for floatplanesand helicopters pilots.

    This safari by air incorporates the best of Torngat Mountains National Park into a 5-day tour covering more than 500 nautical miles, mixing exploration of natural wonders with discovery of arctic wildlife, from mountain flights to short exploratory hikes and fishing excursions to a variety of rivers. Just follow your guide and take full advantage of your stay. The ultimate experience of the arctic region!

    Added Features of Rapid Lake Lodge

    – A trip exclusively designed for floatplane and helicopter pilots.

    – Guaranteed departure from four (6) participants.

    – REAL LIFE experiences on the 60th parallel

    – Landing permits for Torngat Mountains National Park

    – Labrador tea tasting

    Price per person, (group of 6 participants), one (1) guided tour, double occupancy from 2492 $ CAD (plus tax).
    Price per person, (group of 7-8 participants), one (1) guided tour, double occupancy from 2268 $ CAD (plus tax).
    Price per person, (group of 9-10 participants), one (1) guided tour, double occupancy from 2144 $ CAD (plus tax).
    Our Price Includes
    • >Partly escorted excursions by floatplane with a pilot-guide
    • >Full 5-day/4-night accommodations in cosy private cabins with showers and hot water
    • >Landing permits for Torngat Mountains National Park
    • >Our outstanding Ungavastyle hors d’œuvres
    • >Snacks and beverages between meals
    • >Naturalist guide and interpreter
    • >Daily weather report
    • >Preparation, freezing and packaging of your catch
    • >Ice service
    • >Documentation containing useful information about your trip
    • >Access to high speed internet (wireless) and international telephony

    Not included: personal gear, alcoholic drinks, provincial and aboriginal fishing licenses*, taxes, tipping at your discretion (international standard 5-10$USD/day/person). *may be purchased at the camp

    Further detailed tax info is available in the “Rates” section. http://www.rapidlake.com/en/francais-tarifs/

    Trip Profile

    DATES: July 20-24, 26-30 and August 1-5, 2015

    DEPARTURES: from your area (check with us)

    FLIGHT TIME: about 7 hours from Montreal (floatplane/helicopter)

    PACE: moderate
    NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 10 maximum
    TOUR GUIDE: partly escorted tour with a guide who speaks French and English

    HIKES: easily accessible, not particularly demanding

    Trip Highlights

    TRIP TO AN EXTRAORINARY PLACE

    – Torngat Mountains National Park: an immense territory intersected by fjords, canyons, mountain peaks and waterfalls

    – At the Land’s End, you will travel through unexpected surroundings dominated by islands in the sea, icebergs, polar bears and countless colonies of birds.

    – A variety of rivers in the wilderness

    – Migration of the caribou

    A TRIP BACK IN TIME

    – Thule tombs in Nachvak

    – Thousand-year-old archaeological sites of Komaktorvik

    – A mystifying German ghost town at the Hebron Fjord

    TRIP MEMORIES

    – Fresh and pristine glacial waters

    – Exotic perfumes of the Arctic plants at sunset

    Your Itinerary

    Day 1: Arrival in Rapid Lake † Upon arrival at Rapid Lake, the manager-owner and pilot-guide will welcome you with a cocktail, followed by registration, access permit submission to the Torngat Mountains National Park, and a presentation of your upcoming itinerary. In the afternoon, you are free to fish for brook trout, lake trout, landlocked salmon and Arctic char. Enjoy your catch of the day, smoked, BBQ or sushi style. Dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge.

    Day 2: Air Safari to the Land’s End (450 n. miles): Rapid Lake – Barnoin Camp – Bell Lake – Odell Lake – Miriam Lake – Kangalaksiorvik Lake – Barnoin Camp – Rapid Lake † This air safari to the north-eastern tip of North America immerses you in the great open wilderness of Arctic Quebec and Labrador. Fly over gigantic icebergs and numerous fjords. Walk along the seaside to catch sight of polar bears, caribou, Arctic wolves, even whales and the legendary herds of Greenland seals. Your day includes lunch at seaside. Optional: bring your tent and live the authentic experience to spend a night in the heart of the Arctic tundra to observe the midnight sun. / Overnight stay at the Lodge.

    Day 3: Air Safari into Torngat Mountains National Park (355 n. miles North)/Kaumajet Mountains Tour (370 n. miles) † Choose one of two tours. Fly off to Torngat Mountains National Park and explore the most imposing fjords in North America. Fly over famed Mount D’Iberville (altitude 1,652 meters), land on select fjords and make sensational discoveries. Walk on thousand-year-old glaciers, encounter vertiginous waterfalls, explore archaeological sites and open-pit tombs. Or opt for the Kaumajet Mountains tour, where you will encounter the most striking geological formations on the entire coast of Labrador. Overnight stay at the Lodge.

    Day 4: Free Day. Take advantage of your last day to fish on a variety of rivers (from 10 to 250 n. miles), visit the ghost town of Hebron (270 n. miles), or migrate with thousands of caribou (50 to 200 n. miles) † Choose from among the following options. Option One: fly-out to fish on the best rivers in the region. Fly fish for brook trout, lake trout, landlocked salmon and Arctic char. At lunch, take advantage of the opportunity to braise and savour your day’s catch around a wood-burning campfire. Option Two: visit the mystifying ghost town of Hebron. Option Three: migrate with thousands of caribou over the high barren plateaus of Labrador. Your first sight of the long processions of caribou stretching out over countless kilometres will leave you speechless and a walking safari in this exceptional locale will be unforgettable. Overnight stay at the Lodge.

    Day 5: Return Trip. Breakfast at the Lodge.

    Keep in Mind

    The flight from your area to Rapid Lake can be done by connecting with other aircraft. Aviation fuel service is available upon request. The long flight on Day 2 (450 km) involves an early wakeup call at Rapid Lake Camp and a late arrival at day’s end. The Torngat Mountains are an “extreme” destination that is an intensely incredible experience for visitors. Nevertheless, the truly arctic climate of this region is still a determining factor for the smooth running of all tourist trips. Bushland flights are often subject to last-minute changes, depending on weather conditions, in which case the itinerary will be adapted to the best possible alternative. 2% discount for payment by cheque.

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    Rapid Lake Lodge is situated in Arctic Quebec in the heart of the sub-arctic tundra, 1,400 km from Montreal and 150 km southeast of Kuujjuaq. Rapid Lake Lodge is charming and cosy, constructed completely by hand with round timber. All lodgings are equipped with modern conveniences and provide daily maid service. Our unique air tours into Torngat Mountains National Park offer you the ideal itinerary for fully exploring the magnificent natural wonders and extraordinary wildlife of the Quebec Peninsula and Labrador.

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