FROM 2 945 $ CAD
Depart from Rapid Lake guaranteed from 4 participants
Valid until 1/08/2017
Small group (partly escorted tour by floatplane) 4 nights – (custom package available)
Trip exclusively conceived for the aviators.
An ideal trip for a first discovery of Arctic Quebec and Labrador. Endless mountains, sheer fjords, vertiginous waterfalls, gigantic icebergs… spectacular landscapes and varied for a unique and fascinating region. This escorted tour by floatplane gathers the most iconic sights and incredible places so you can enjoy a real Canadian Far North experience.
– A trip exclusively conceived for the aviators
– An itinerary “à la carte” flexible route as one pleases both in contents and in number of days
– Guaranteed departure from four (4) participants.
– AUTHENTIC experiences in the middle of the Arctic Cordillera south ecozone
Optional activities – can be added on request, personal gear, alcoholic drinks, provincial fishing licenses*, taxes, tipping at your discretion (international standard 10-15 $ CAD/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/
Legend: ■ Complete ■ Guaranteed departure ■ In progress
The states of booking fluctuate according to the options, the cancellations and the inscriptions.
These legends are not contractual but communicated for information purposes.
DATES 2017: (5 days / 4 nights) July 22-26, 27-31 and August 1-5
DEPARTURES: from your area (check with us)
FLIGHT TIME: about 7 hours from Montreal (floatplane/helicopter)
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 IN A ARCTIC AND SUBARCTIC REGION
-Torngat Mountains and Labrador coast: immense territory of fjords, canyons and waterfalls
-The north eastern tip of North America renowned for its icebergs and landscapes of exception
– A variety of rivers in the wilderness
– Migration of the caribou
– A mysterious German ghost town
– Fresh and pristine glacial waters
– Exotic perfumes of the Arctic plants at sunset
Day 1: Arrival in Rapid Lake Upon arrival at Rapid Lake, the manager-owner will welcome you with a cocktail, followed by registration and a presentation of your upcoming itinerary. In the afternoon, you are free to fish. Dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge.
Day 2: Air Safari (escorted by floatplane): North eastern tip of North America – “Land’s End”.This escorted air safari plunges you at the heart of the south ecozone of the Arctic Cordillera. You will fly over one of the most beautiful coastal regions in the world to discover: mountains, falls, glaciers, fjords and icebergs which get lost in the horizon. You will walk at the sea border and will try to spot polar bears, caribous, arctic wolves and whales. Overnight stay in the lodge.
Day 3: Air Safari (escorted by floatplane): Hebron Fjord, Kaumajet Mountains and Labrador coast. Early in the morning, we fly out to the Labrador and discover the impressive fjords. We stop at Hebron Fjord to discover vertiginous falls, fresh water seals and a rare species of tundra dwelling black bear. We’ll take the lunch on a lake in the overhang of the fjord of Hebron, walk on the lunar summits and enjoy the fantastic view over the Labrador Sea. In the Kaumajets Mountains, discover Finger Island, The Table Lands and several other incredible geological formations dating back to the quaternary era. Overnight stay at the Lodge.
Day 4: Day of free fishing. Fly out fishing to unknown rivers where fishes die of old age without ever having seen a fly or a lure.. Fish for the speckled trout, lake trout, landlocked salmon and for the Arctic arctic char. For the lunch, braise some of your catch over a wood-burning fire.Overnight stay at the Lodge.
Day 5: Return Trip. Breakfast at the Lodge.
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.
The flight from your area to Rapid Lake can be done by connecting with other aircraft. Aviation fuel service is available upon request. 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.
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. Our exclusive air safaris on the Quebec and Labrador Peninsula offer you exceptional routes to discover the magnificent natural marvels and the unique fauna of this Arctic region.