Join us for a week-long cycling tour from Ottawa to Québec City.
Voyageur Route is a bicycle tour from Ottawa to Québec City via Montréal. Our route follows the courses of the Ottawa, Richelieu and St. Lawrence Rivers.
Five days of cycling with six nights of accommodation
Voyageur Route is a one week supported bicycle tour where cyclists ride from Ottawa to Québec City via Montréal.
The gentle pace of this ride allows ample time to enjoy local attractions, or take side trips. Evenings will be a time to socialize. Breakfasts are provided by local hosts or in local restaurants. There is a group dinner included in the package and we'll make suggestions for dinner at locations near where you stay.Availability Register
Meet in Ottawa the night before the first day's ride
Riders for Cycle Canada's Voyageur Route meet in downtown Ottawa, Canada's capital city. We encourage riders to arrive early so they can explore this city. There will be an orientation session in the evening before the ride.
Cyclists leave from the national capital and follow the Ottawa River towards Montréal. Our route leaving Ottawa on the first day takes us past Embassies, the Governor-General's residence and the Prime Minister's residence.
We follow the Ottawa River to our first night's stay in Hawkesbury. From here we head towards Montréal.
Sideroads, paths and country lanes
From Montréal we travel to Québec City along side the Richelieu and St. Lawrence Rivers.
Leaving Montréal our tour heads south to the Richelieu River and then follows the Richelieu until it joins the St. Lawrence at Sorel. We will track the edge of a geologically ancient escarpment through small villages most of the way to Trois-Rivières and then follow the St. Lawrence into Québec City.
Tour Summary Dates and Fees
- Ottawa, Ontario to Québec City
- Dates: July 4 to July 9, 2016
- Fees: $1125.00 Canadian
- Single Supplement: $425.00
- Option for transportation of bicycle from Québec City to Ottawa on day after final riding day $50.00. We'll provide information on car-pooling or other forms of passenger transportation methods.
- Deposit: $300.00
Fees are per person in Canadian funds
Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) is in addition to above fees.
*Single room option may be limited. We are not able guarantee ensuite bathrooms.
Accommodation & Meals
- Nights indoor — 6 nights
- 1 dinners and 5 breakfasts
Distances and Rating
- Total Distance — 545 km (335 mi)
- Daily Average — 109 mi (68 mi)
- Longest Day — 118 km (73 mi)
- Riding Days — 5