3-DAY BUS TRIP
Trip: Cross Country Ski or Snowshoe the Gatineau Park during Family Day/Winterlude Weekend.
Trip Dates: Friday February 12 to Monday February 15, 2016.
- 3 days of cross country skiing or snowshoeing in the Gatineau Park
- No-charge, ski lessons from HPSC’s respected CSIA accredited instructors
- 3 nights’ accommodation, double occupancy, with kitchenette
- Round trip transportation to Ottawa via luxury coach
- Ongoing Winterlude Festival activities
C$ Cost (incl. Taxes):
Cheque (October 29th only)
Credit Card Payment
Per person/double occ.
Add: Single Supplement*
* single supplement can only be paid later by credit card after rooms have been confirmed
Sign-Up Date: October 29, 2015 – (first come, first-served)
This trip is suitable for all levels of XC skiing and snowshoeing. Gatineau Park is a conservation area which features over 200km of groomed trails for both classical and skating, through stunning forests, valleys and lakes. Showshoers have 45 km of trails which wind throughout the park. Shelters are located along the trails, where we stop for lunch or to explore the beauty of the park. Nordic ski instruction will be provided on Saturday and Sunday. Guided snowshoeing also available.
Hotel Accommodation: Novotel Ottawa is located within minutes of the Byward Market and all the attractions of our capital city. The Rideau Canal and the Parliament buildings are all just a short walk away. Rates include a full buffet breakfast, Wi-Fi, use of the pool and sauna and fitness centre. There is an abundance of restaurants of all price ranges and cuisines within walking distance.
Attractions: Ottawa has spectacular museums such as the Aviation Museum, the Museum of Nature, the Museum of Civilization and the Canadian War Museum plus the National Gallery for art lovers. Indulge in fun shopping at the Sparks Street Mall and the Rideau Centre. The Byward Market is worth a visit for boutiques, galleries and a wide variety of restaurants and bistros. Don’t leave without skating on the canal and trying a Beaver Tail!
Departure: On Friday February 12, 2016 from Yonge & York Mills, Toronto at 2:00pm and 2:30pm from Scarborough.
From Ottawa at 3:00pm on Monday February 15, 2016.
Transportation to the ski areas and return will be by HPSC luxury coach.
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Find out more:
Ottawa Tourist Office
Novotel Ottawa: 33 Nicholas Street
Skiing at the Gatineau Park
Check the HPSC cancellation policy here
All applicable fuel surcharges and taxes in effect as of August 2015 have been included in the package price. However in these volatile times HPSC reserves the right to charge for unanticipated increases in the cost of fuel and taxes imposed by the resort or coach company.