The Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean

6 days
5 nights

The Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean [Cyclosportive]

This package is ideal for those who want to discover the Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean region in its entirety without covering long distances daily, but who are looking for a bit of excitement. Flexible formula for couples, small and large groups of cyclists.

Pedal all around this inland sea that is Lake Saint-Jean while discovering its picturesque villages and numerous attractions. Then, intensify the cycling experience by continuing your journey towards Saguenay, a more mountainous landscape with significant elevation and a view of its majestic fjord to conclude your stay.

At the end of the package, we will pick you up by vehicle in La Baie for the return to Alma.

Minimum of 2 participants

  • Duration: 6 days, 5 nights
  • Distance: 320 km
  • Difficulty level: Intermediate to Advanced
  • Accommodation: All types, adjustable according to needs.
  • Rate: $975 per person in double occupancy (plus taxes)

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Day 1: Alma to Sainte-Monique (54 km)

You will start your bike trip by leaving Alma. Heading towards Dolbeau, you will pass through the Pointe-Taillon National Park. Once you arrive at your destination, you can taste local flavors such as chocolate-covered blueberries or enjoy a good regional beer at the microbrewery Le Coureur des Bois before heading to your accommodation.

Day 2: Sainte-Monique to Dolbeau-Mistassini (46 km)

Head towards Dolbeau-Mistassini! You will have the opportunity to admire numerous blueberry fields, visit the Louis-Hémon Museum, and explore the historic site of the Old Mill if you wish. Once you reach your destination, you will be accommodated in a motel. Don't miss the chance to taste the delicious blueberries coated in chocolate, a local tradition, and savor a good regional beer at the Le Coureur des Bois microbrewery.

Day 3: Dolbeau-Mistassini to Saint-Félicien (59 km)

Pedal towards Saint-Félicien, where the Véloroute des Bleuets will follow along the majestic Lake Saint-Jean. You will have the opportunity to visit the renowned Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien if you wish. Don't miss the local flavors at the Bouchard Artisan Bio artisanal cheese factory and at the La Chouape microbrewery before heading to your hotel.

Day 4: Saint-Félicien to Métabetchouan (62 km)

Paddle towards Métabetchouan for your second day. Stop for a little break at a local cheese factory. Then, visit the Ilnu Museum of Mashteuiatsh before ending the day by admiring the view of the lake on the beach before returning to your accommodation.

Day 5: Métabetchouan to Jonquière (62 km)

You will leave the plains of Lac Saint-Jean to head towards Saguenay. You will cross the Kénogami horst, a natural barrier with irregular relief, so expect some elevation changes. Once there, enjoy the Rivière-aux-Sables public market, the Sir William Price History Center, as well as the microbreweries L’HopEra or La Voie Maltée before reaching your accommodation.

Day 6: Jonquière to La Baie (37 km)

On your way to La Baie, you'll have the opportunity to visit the famous Petite Maison Blanche in Chicoutimi. Take advantage of the Cruise Pavilion to observe the vastness of Ha! Ha! Bay. A shuttle will be waiting for you in La Baie for your return to the starting point in Alma.

About this Package

This package includes:

  • 5 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 La Baie 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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