The Half-tour

3 days
2 nights

The Half-Tour [Recreational]

This package is designed for couples, families, as well as small and large groups of cyclists looking to explore the southern section of the Véloroute des Bleuets. It is the most accessible section of the bike path, offering enchanting landscapes with a view of Lake Saint-Jean.

This package allows you to cover 35 km per day on the Véloroute des Bleuets, providing you with the opportunity to recharge at your own pace. You will have plenty of time to visit the region's major tourist attractions, such as the historic Village of Val-Jalbert and the Saint-Félicien Wild Zoo.

At the end of the package, we will pick you up by vehicle in Saint-Félicien for the return to Alma.

  • Duration: 3 days, 2 nights
  • Distance: 105 km
  • Difficulty level: Beginner
  • Accommodation: All types, customizable according to needs
  • Rate: $399 per person in double occupancy (plus taxes)



    Day 1: Alma to Metabetchouan (35 km)

    Begin your journey towards Métabetchouan with a stop in the charming little village of Saint-Gédéon, where you can enjoy activities such as sea kayaking and paddleboarding. Don't forget to visit the local cheese dairy and microbrewery to discover unique delights! Then, cycle towards Métabetchouan, where you can admire the sunset on the beach before reaching your accommodation.

    Day 2: Métabetchouan to Roberval (35 km)

    On the way to Roberval for your second day! Along the route, you can fill up on adrenaline and enjoy breathtaking landscapes in Desbiens, whether by visiting H2O or the Parc le Trou de la Fée, or by completely changing eras and spending time at the historical Village of Val-Jalbert. Also, take advantage of Roberval's marina, offering a spectacular viewpoint.

    Day 3: Roberval to Saint-Félicien (35 km)

    For your last day, learn more about the culture of the Ilnu Nation of Lac-Saint-Jean by visiting the Ilnu Museum of Mashteuiatsh, or go and encounter wildlife at the Saint-Félicien wild Zoo. A shuttle will bring you back at the end of the day.

    About this package

    This package includes:

    • 2 nights of accommodation (We take care of booking the accommodation)
    • Breakfasts included
    • Équinox Aventure's professional supervision
    • All bike equipment, including helmets, locks, panniers, handlebar pouches, and repair kits (containing tools such as allen keys, spoons, hand pump, and tubes)
    • Our luggage transportation service (Please note that you must drop off your luggage at the agency on the day of your departure.)
    • Shuttle from Saint-Félicien to Alma
    • A pre-departure meeting (including all necessary documents)
    • Free short-term and long-term parking

    This package does not include:

    • Transportation between your country or city and Alma. (Services not operated by Équinox Aventure are available, as well as a transportation service operated by Équinox Aventure, available with additional fees.)
    • Bicycles (available for rent in our store with a special rate for package customers)
    • Tourist visits, lunches, and dinners (We provide a list of recommended restaurants and information to help you find what you need)
    • The 0.10% contribution to the Compensation Fund for Customers of Travel Agents (CFCTA), which is symbolic but not collected, as the total amount has reached the ceiling of 125 million dollars. The CFCTA ensures financial protection for clients in the event of a travel agency's failure.
    • Provincial and federal taxes
    • Travel insurance

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