The wild trails of Kuururjuaq Park are suitable for intermediary and experienced hikers because of the uneven terrain, the willows and the unstable or slippery rocks you may come accross. Don't hesitate to contact us with your questions.
Meals are provided locally, based on traditional cuisine as much as possible, therefore depending on seasonal catches and other available provisions. The meals listed in the itinerary are those normally provided during this expedition. In accordance with northern realities, meals may be adjusted depending on availabilities.
Weather in Nunavik is changing constantly. Expeditions may be adjusted to take into account current conditions. Openness to new situations (such as plane delays or cancelations, changes in the itinerary), flexibility and the ability to adapt to modified activities and agenda are important prerequisites for travelers in Nunavik Parks and an authentic part of your northern experience.
Departure from Montreal to Kuujjuaq (2h20) where Nunavik Parks staff will help you connect to your flight to Kangiqsualujjuaq (45–50 minutes flight via a Twin Otter-type small aircraft). Kuururjuaq staff will be waiting for you on your arrival at Kangiqsualujjuaq and will take you for a visit the grocery store and to shop with us for the next days. Then, forms and equipment will be checked. Next, you will be going for checkin to your hotel and have some free time in the village. A supper will be organized with community residents.
(c) Heiko Wittenborn / (c) Maxime Brousseau
• Meal: Lunch box (smoked fish and cream cheese bagel, crackers, cookies and fruits) / Supper with community residents.
• Accommodations: Kangiqsualujjuaq Coop Hotel.
You will have the opportunity to discover Kangiqsualujjuaq, one of the most beautiful villages in Nunavik, nestled on the George River Bay, within 15 km of Ungava Bay. During the day, you may go for a hike to the expansive Ungava Bay, go boating to visit a local cabin, checking some nets or even seal hunting. The sceneray is unique and will leave you with an extraordinary sense of freedom. In the evening, an information session will be organized with your guide team and to review expedition details. Supper will be served at the cooperative hotel.
(c) Olivier Paradis
• Meals: Continental-type breakfast at the cooperative hotel (coffee, tea, toasts, cereals, granola, fruits) / lunch on site (soup, crackers, wraps or sandwiches, bannock) / supper at the cooperative hotel (sausages, cheese, casserole, prepared fish or meat, meat pies, pastas).
• Accommodation: Kangiqsualujjuaq Coop Hotel.
Departure from the cooperative hotel to gather all the expedition gear. At noon, you will take a twin otter plane for a 40 min panoramic flight over the Koroc valley and the Torngat Mountains to the head of the Koroc where the trekk can start. You will be able to set camp and start hinking the mountains nearby, enjoying the unique view of the Koroc River
(c) Patrick Graillon / (c) Catherine Marchand / (c) Camille Le Gall-Payne
• Meals: Continental-type breakfast at the cooperative hotel (coffee, tea, cheese, cereal, toast, granola, fruit) / lunch on site (soup, crackers, wraps or sandwiches, bannock) / supper at the base camp (sausages, cheese, chicken, steak, fish, rice and vegetables).
• Accommodations: base camp.
Four days spent in the magnificent Iberville sector. Activities will include exploration of the sector, its glaciers, fjord, lakes and falls. You will see many typical Arctic geomorphological formations and some archeological sites witnessing the use of the land as an ancient path for Inuit to travel. Note that some legs of the climb are more exposed and span terrain is very rocky with unstable blocks. But the experience is aerial, spectacular and even breathtaking: you will reach an altitude of 1,554 m! The plateau, nicknamed the football field, provides an impressive view of Rama Bay and the Labrador Sea.
(c) Dominique Morrier / (c) Patrick Graillon / (c) Annie-Claude Roberge / (c) Charlie Munick / (c) Eric Landry
• Meals: Continental-type breakfast at the base camp (coffee, tea, cheese, cereal, toast, granola, fruit) / lunch on site (soup, crack-ers, wraps or sandwiches, bannock) (expedition foodstuffs carried in your backpacks) / supper at the base camp (sausages, cheese, chicken, steak, fish, rice and vegetables).
• Accommodations: base camp.
Return trip through the valleys with your new perspective of the mountains. You will meet the plane at the head of Koroc camp for a last panoramic flight through parc national Kuururjuaq. You will land at Kangiqsualujjuaq, then take off to Kuujjuaq where a Nunavik Parks staff member will take you to your hotel for a good, cozy rest.
(c) Patrick Graillon
• Meals: Continental-type breakfast at the base camp (coffee, tea, cheese, cereal, toast, granola, fruit) / lunch on site (soup, crack-ers, wraps or sandwiches, bannock) / supper at the Coop Hotel in Kuujjuaq.
• Accommodations: Coop Hotel in Kuujjuaq.
After breakfast, Nunavik Parks staff will pick you up for some activities in Kuujjuaq: a quick town tour, a tour following the Koksoak River up North in the direction of Ungava Bay to try to spot muskox or some throat singing and story telling activity. It will then be time to board your flight back South to Montreal with your heart full of precious memories.
• Meals: Continental type breakfast at the Coop Hotel and lunch in the plane.
Price per person, before taxes. All-included (meals, accommodations, transportation, climbing and camping equipment - please confirm prior departure with our staff your size is available). Preferential prices for
JBNQA beneficiaries. Two (2) participants needed to guarantee departure, contact us to join a group. Although hunting and trapping are strictly prohibited into Québec national parks, Inuit have the right to practise their subsistence activities throughout Nunavik, including the parc national Kuururjuaq. Thus, witness a group of Inuit hunting caribou, ringed seal or trapping foxes may be part of the Nunavik Parks experience.
It's part of visitors responsibilities to plan their own safety: training to prepare your trip and having the proper insurance is part of it. Therefore, we strongly advise visitors to take an insurance policy covering air evacuation costs. Contact us if you need consultation for your planning.
Discover the unforgettable landscapes of Nunavik in Parc national Kuururjuaq during this extraordinary trekk. You will instantly be filled with a sense of freedom. The whistle of the wind will inspire you the deep history of this magical place used by Inuit as an ancient path from Labrador to Nunavik. Our local guides will introduce you to the unique features of the land and will lead you to its fjords, lakes, valleys, glaciers and mountain tops. We take care of everything: your flights from Montreal, your meals, your activities, your camping gear, and more!
On behalf of our guides and our community, we are pleased to welcome you to our region: Tunngasugit!
Available dates 2020 July 25- Aug 2
(2 hours flight)
Everything is included: flights, gear, food
Maximum of 6 to 8 visitors per group
What's included ? • Return flights from Montreal
• Connections to the Park
• Access fees in the park and camping fees
• 3 nights at the Hotel
• 5 nights in dome shelters• 8 breakfasts, 8 diners and 8 suppers
• Cultural activities • Camping equipment (if needed)
Please ask for our documents and information equipment