5 Day Grand Tour

Bike
Cyclotourism
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5 journées
4 nuitées
Détails

5 Day Grand Tour

This package will take you on a complete, yet easy-going tour of the Lac Saint-Jean. Covering an average of 50 km per day will leave you with plenty of time to enjoy the area’s many attractions. Ideal for beginner cyclists and those who wish to take their time and make the most of everything the region has to offer.  

Itinerary

Duration: 5 days, 4 nights
Distance:
261 Km
Difficulty:
Beginner
Accommodation:
Tourist residence, hotel and inn
Starting at $ 579.00 plus taxes in double occupancy

Day 1: Alma / Sainte-Monique 55 km 

On your first day, you start off towards Sainte-Monique where you will stay in a charming 3-star inn. 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 Saint-Jean. 

Day 2: Sainte-Monique / Dolbeau-Mistassini 47 km 

For your second day, you’re on your way to blueberry country! While biking from Sainte-Monique to Dolbeau-Mistassini, you’ll ride along many blueberry fields, as well as the Louis-Hémon Museum and the historical site of the Vieux Moulin (Old Mill). Upon reaching your destination, you will stay in a 3-star motel. But before calling it a night, make sure you treat your taste buds to the Pères Trappistes delicious chocolates made at Mistassini’s monastery and enjoy a local beer at the microbrewery Le Coureur des Bois.  

Day 3: Dolbeau-Mistassini / Saint-Félicien 57 km 

Pedal your way towards Saint-Félicien during your third day and spend the whole day at the renowned Zoo Sauvage de Saint-Félicien (Saint-Félicien Wildlife Zoo). Don’t forget to check what’s on tap at the microbrewery La Chouape before calling it a day at your 4-star hotel. 

Day 4:Saint-Félicien / Chambord 50 km 

Start your fourth day with cheese! Enjoy a tasting and learn how to make it at the cheese dairy Fromagerie Perron located in the heart of Saint-Prime. Then, travel in time for an afternoon and experience life in the 1920s at Val-Jalbert’s authentic historical village. At the end of the day, you’ll spend the night in a 3-star accommodation in the village of Chambord.    

Day 5: Chambord / Alma 50 km 

Begin your day biking along the beaches of Métabetchouan. Then, make thirst-quenching and tasty pit stops in Saint-Gédéon at the microbrewery Microbrasserie du Lac Saint-Jean and at 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;  
  • Overnight accommodations and breakfasts; 
  • Bike touring bags to carry your daily necessities.  

 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 561$ plus taxes per person in double occupancy.

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