4 Day Grand Tour (B&B)

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4 Day Grand Tour (B&B)

This package is a classic at Equinox Adventure. It offers you the chance to do a recreational as well as a more sportive bike tour by going around the entire Lac St-Jean at a slightly faster pace. By covering a distance of around 65 km per day, this package is for more experienced cyclists who also wish to enjoy the region’s attractions during their stay. 

Itinerary

Duration: 4 days, 3 nights
Distance: 261km
Difficulty: Intermediate
Accommodation: Tourist residence, B&Bs and inns
Starting at $ 447.00 plus taxes in double occuptaion

Day 1: Alma / Péribonka 73km 

Start off your trip by heading towards Péribonka where you will stay in a charming 3-star B&B. On your way there, you’ll find Alma’s history museum L’Odyssée des Bâtisseurs and the must-see Pointe-Taillon National Park where you can enjoy beautiful beaches and go for a swim in the vast Lac St-Jean. 

Day 2: Péribonka / Normandin 64km 

On your second day, you’re on your way to blueberry country! While biking from Péribonka to Normandin, you’ll pass many blueberry fields, as well as the Louis-Hémon Museum and the historical site of the Vieux Moulin (Old Mill). Be sure to stop in Dolbeau-Mistassini to treat your taste buds to the Pères Trappistes delicious chocolates made at Mistassini’s monastery and savour a tasty local beer at the microbrewery Le Coureur des Bois. Upon reaching your destination, you will stay in a 3-star B&B.  

Day 3: Normandin / Roberval 62 km 

Pedal your way to Saint-Félicien during your third day, where you can spend a good part of it at the renowned Zoo Sauvage de Saint-Félicien (Saint-Félicien Wildlife Zoo). Be sure to also stop by Saint-Prime’s cheese dairy, Fromagerie Perron, and the Musée amérindien de Mashteuiatsh (Mashteuiatsh’s indigenous museum) before reaching your 3-star B&B. 

Day 4: Roberval / Alma 68km 

For your last day, experience life in the 1920s at Val-Jalbert’s historical village. The last stretch begins with a ride along Métabetchouan’s beaches, leading to thirst-quenching and tasty pit stops in Saint-Gédéon at the microbrewery Microbrasserie du Lac Saint-Jean and the cheese dairy Fromagerie Médard. Finally, it’s back to Alma as you attack the last stretch and complete your tour of the lake.  

Accommodations

All our packages are customizable. Please communicate your needs with one of our employees when making your reservation.

Inclusions

This package includes 

  • Pre-departure information session; 
  • Equinox’s support in case any problems arise; 
  • Personalised luggage transport; 
  • Bike touring bags to carry your daily necessities;
  • Overnight accommodations and breakfasts. 

Not included 

  • Bicycles (rentals available); 
  • Tourist visits, lunches and suppers (we give you all the information to find the best places);
  • Transport between your point of departure and Alma (possibility to travel by train or bus).

Tarifications

Starting at 430$ plus taxes per person in double occupancy. 

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