Guided Excursion: Trails of the 49th Parallel Bridges (3 days)

With Guide
3 days
2 nights

Excursion: 3 days at the 49th Parallel Bridges

Équinox Aventure offers you a guided snowmobile formula on a circuit allowing you to experience the boreal escape in snowmobile paradise: Saguenay Lac-Saint-Jean.

In a region with more than 3800 kilometers of trails, discover the natural wonders by hiking the footbridges of the 49th parallel trails totaling 236 kilometers. This sector with lush decors will win you over for sure. Be prepared to be dazzled!

s Itinerary
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Come visit Lac-Saint-Jean by snowmobile! (3 days - 2 nights)

Day 1: Saint-Gédéon to Lamarche (75 km)

After mastering your mechanical steed in Saint-Gédéon with the help of your guide, you will begin your journey along the majestic shores of Lac Saint-Jean. You will take the northern trails towards Lac Tchitogama, one of the beautiful junctions of the Péribonka River. From the trails located in the northern part of the region, you will reach accommodation offering a warm and authentic welcome, where a delicious meal awaits you in a friendly atmosphere.

Day 2: Lamarche to Girardville (150 km) or Notre-Dame de Lorette (200 km)

On a route offering diverse panoramas, you will be amazed by the breathtaking views connecting the MRC Lac-Saint-Jean-Est to that of Maria-Chapdelaine. During your journey, you will experience a unique boreal adventure exploring the vastness of pristine and lush landscapes, while discovering the natural wonders of the Passerelles du 49e parallèle trails. Enjoy a hearty meal and end your day in absolute comfort with accommodations offered in the region.

Day 3: Girardville to Saint-Gédéon (140 km) or Notre-Dame de Lorette (160 km)

Several detours allowing you to discover the region will be suggested. You will then return to Saint-Gédéon along the northern shore of Lac Saint-Jean. You will have the opportunity to contemplate numerous interesting views of this immense body of water, surrounded by fertile agricultural lands and vibrant boreal forests. Keep your eyes open!

Possibility to adapt the itinerary in reverse according to demand and experience.

s Rates
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Starting from $1265 per person based on double occupancy for two people per snowmobile.

(Solo option available)

s Booking Process
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Minimum of 4 people and up to 8 people.
In operation from January to March.

  • Step 1 - Please first send us your interest by email (, providing the following information: number of people, dates, types of rooms, special requests, any questions you may have, etc.
  • Step 2 - A travel advisor will respond to you as soon as possible. You will receive a quote.
  • Step 3 - Confirmation of your reservation and date. We will proceed with the booking of your stay (Please note that a credit card will be required).
  • Step 4 - Once everything is reserved, payment.
  • Step 5 - You will receive by email all the information documents regarding your package: the itinerary including reserved accommodations and any other additional information.

For more information, feel free to contact us by phone at: 1 888 668-7381.

    s Inclusions
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    • Recent 4-stroke snowmobiles
    • Certified snowmobile guide
    • Complete snowmobile gear
    • Access rights to snowmobile trails
    • Accommodation for 2 nights in inns, cabins, or rooms
    • 2 dinners and 2 breakfasts
    • $2 million liability insurance, including a $2000 deductible.

    The package does not include:

    • Taxes
    • Dinners
    • Fuel
    • Additional nights (optional)
    • Transportation of persons (optional: see rates below)

      Number de passengers





      119 $/pers






      27,50$ /pers

      s Prerequisites for Participating in this Package
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      • Be 21 years of age or older.
      • Hold a valid driver's license.
      • Complete the acknowledgment and acceptance of risks form.
      s Transport and Additional Nights
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      If you are not driving, Équinox Aventure can arrange transportation for you to your destination from various airports in Quebec as part of this package, for an additional fee.

      We also offer the option to add extra nights. Enjoy a peaceful and restful night to start your journey refreshed the next day. (available before and after your stay)

      Accommodations for extra nights are located in Alma and Saint-Gédéon.

      s Why choose this Formula ?
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      • The only provider of ecotourism adventures holding a general travel agent license in Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean.

      • A relaxed formula, away from crowded tourist areas and cities, including authentic and friendly accommodations.

      • You will discover a tourist circuit consisting of 8 footbridges crossing our most beautiful rivers, including the Mistassibi and the Péribonka: The footbridges of the 49th parallel. Project carried out by the Regional Park of the Great Rivers of Lac Saint-Jean.

      • You will be accompanied by a certified guide in all-terrain vehicles and trained in first aid in remote areas. They will safely lead you through the many backcountry trails, in compliance with the safety standards of adventure ecotourism (AEQ).

      s Choice of accommodation
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      Équinox Aventure reserves the right, if necessary, to change accommodations (hotels, inns, lodges, cottages, campgrounds, etc.) to accommodations of the same quality (similar in terms of the rate). In the event that no similar accommodation is available, Équinox Aventure will suggest to the client an accommodation of higher quality (for an additional fee) or lower quality (for a discount).

      To protect its expertise, Équinox Aventure provides the names and addresses of accommodations once the payment is made.