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Each year we schedule a selection of cycling tours in Canada. Some we run every year, some every other year and some on a custom basis. The list below shows all the tours we run. You will find the current year schedule here: Current year tours and availability.

If a trip below is not on that availabililty list please get in touch with us at Email CycleCanada and we'll let you know when we expect to stage it again. We can also arrange custom tours with advance notice. Custom Tour Request Form.

Supported Tours from 2 Days to 10 Weeks

Leisurely Tours .

Niagara Vineyards — Hamiliton to Niagara Falls, Ontario
Niagara Vineyards

A bicycle tour that "wine"ds its way around Niagara. The terrain is gentle and the daily distances modest. Much of our route is on dedicated paths. 5 days riding, total distance 225 km (140 mi), daily average 45 km (28 mi).

Learn more about Niagara Vineyards.

MonteVelo — Ottawa to Montreal
Ottawa to Montreal

A relaxed ride along the gentle southern section of the Ottawa River starting with a day to explore the bike paths of Ottawa and ending on bike paths that lead to Montreal's Place Jacques Cartier. We go past Chateau Montebello, the biggest log cabin in the world. 4 days riding including a sightseeing day in Ottawa, distance for three days along the Ottawa River 245 km (150 mi), daily average 81 km (50 mi)..

Learn more about MonteVelo.

Prince Edward County — Kingston Loop
Kingston Loop

A casual ride along Lake Ontario and Prince Edward County. Starting and ending in Kingston we'll have 5 days of riding with a total distance 280 km (175 mi), daily average 56 km (34 mi)..

Learn more about Prince Edward County.

Simcoe Circle — Loop around Lake Simcoe, Ontario
Simcoe Circle

Simcoe Circle is a circumnavigation of Lake Simcoe, a three day trip that starts and ends in Bradford, Ontario just north of Toronto. Cyclists ride clockwise around Lake Simcoe, staying close to the shoreline wherever possible. Total distance by bike 290 km (180 mi.), daily average 58 km (36 mi.).

Learn more about Simcoe Circle.

Vacation Tours

The Great Spirit Ride — Manitoulin Island, Ontario
Manitoulin Island

Join us on our six day tour around Manitoulin Island. It's a counter-clockwise tour around the largest freshwater lake island in the world. Total distance by bike 333km (207mi).

Learn more about The Great Spirit Ride.

The By-Cycle Ride — Toronto to Ottawa for Canada's Birthday, Ontario
The By-Cycle Ride

Our ride to celebrate Canada's birthday. It's a rolling birthday party! We roll into Canada's capital city on July 1st. 5 riding days, total distance 500 km (310 mi.), daily average 100 km (62 mi.). Learn more about The By-Cycle Ride.

Learn more about The By-Cycle Ride.

The BiQue Ride — Toronto to Montréal, Ontario & Québec
The BiQue Ride

The BiQue Ride is an annual bike tour from Toronto to Montréal. First held in 1995, in 2016 we celebrate our 22nd annual ride. 6 riding days, 1 rest day, total distance by bike 660 km (410 mi.), daily average 110 km (68 mi.)

Learn more about The BiQue Ride.

P'tit Train du Nord — Ottawa Loop via Mont Tremblant, Ontario & Québec
P'tit Train du Nord

The trip takes us from Canada's capital city to the heart of the Laurentian Mountains of Québec. It's a year-round recreational district with many amenities for visitors. 7 riding days, 1 rest day, total distance 605 km (375 mi), daily Average 86 km (53 mi)

Learn more about P'tit Train du Nord.

Tour Vert — Montréal to Québec City, Québec
Tour Vert

On our tour we'll have a chance to explore two of Canada's most popular cities Montréal and Québec City and explore the Eastern Township region of the province of Québec. 5 riding days, total distance by bike 465 km (290 mi.), daily average 93 km (57 mi.).

Learn more about Tour Vert.

Haida Gwaii — Vancouver to Queen Charlotte City, B.C.
Haida Gwaii

Haida Gwaii is a series of islands at the western outer edge of northern British Columbia. Our ride departs from Vancouver and we travel north on Vancouver Island, taking a ferry to Prince Rupert. Total distance by bike 675 km (415 mi.), daily average Vancouver to Port Hardy 86 km (53 mi.), daily average, Prince Rupert to Queen Charlotte City 81 km (50 mi.)..

Learn more about Haida Gwaii.

Expedition Tours x 2.

Tour Pacific — Vancouver to Calgary via the Icefields Parkway, B.C. & Alberta
Tour Pacific

Experience western Canada with its breathtaking views of mountains and glaciers. 13 riding days, 2 rest days. 1,350 km (835 mi.), daily average 104 km (64 mi.). Icefields Parkway is a segment option.

Learn more about Tour Pacific.

Tour Arctic — Vancouver to Tuktoyaktuk, B.C., Yukon & N.W.T.
Tour Arctic

Tour Arctic starts in Vancouver in 2018 and travels to Tuktoyaktuk. Total days 34, riding days 29, rest days 5, 4 ferry trips, total distance by bike 3265 km (2020 mi.), daily average 112 km (69 mi.).

Learn more about Tour Arctic.

Tour Gaspe — Quebec City to Campbellton (and then train to Quebec City)
Tour Gaspe

Experience Quebec's spectacular Gaspe Penisula. Starting and ending Quebec City, we'll ride to Perce and along both shorelines of the Penninsula. 10 riding days rest days 3, total distance by bike 1000 km (620 mi.), daily average 100 km (62 mi.).

Learn more about Tour Gaspe.

Cabot Trail — Sydney Nova Scotia loop around the Cabot Trail
Cabot Trail

From Sydney Nova Scotia, we'll travel clockwise around Cape Breton's famous Cabot Trail . 6 riding days, 1 rest day, total Distance 425 km (265 mi), daily Average 71 km (44 mi).

Learn more about Cabot Trail.

Cross Canada Tours x 2.

Tour Arctic — Across Canada south to north
Tour Arctic

Tour Arctic starts in Whitehorse in 2017 and travels to Inuvik. Total days 14, 13 riding days, 1 rest day, ferry trips 2, total distance by bike 915 km (5655 mi.), daily average 97 km (60 mi.)

Learn more about Tour Arctic.

Tour du Canada — Across Canada west to east, All Provinces
Tour du Canada

Tour du Canada is a cross-Canada club event. Participants are members of the club and participate in the club and event on a shared cost basis. It is an annual event first held in 1988. 59 riding days, total distance by bike 7,640 km (4,645 miles), daily average 129 km ( 80 mi.).

Learn more about Tour du Canada.

Rally and Race

Cycle Canada Century Ride
Cycle Canada Century Ride

On CycleCanada's Century Ride cyclists choose from 100 km or 100 mile rides on each of the two day event. It's century rides from Toronto to Barrie and back to Toronto.

Learn more about Cycle Canada Century Ride.

Tour du Canada Time Trial
Tour du Canada Time Trial

Race against the clock on the Tour du Canada Time Trial. The Tour du Canada Time Trial is held annually in Canada. It is organized by Cycle Canada, The Veloforce Corporation.

Learn more about Tour du Canada Time Trial .

Challenge Level for Cycle Canada Tours

Distances and Terrain

  • Leisurely Tours with average daily distance of 48-56km (30-35mi). Terrain is not hilly.
  • Vacation Tours 84-110km (52-62mi). Mostly gentle to rolling terrain, some trips have 1 or 2 days of climbing.
  • Expedition Tours with average daily distances of 106-113km (66-70mi). Terrain can be hilly and very challenging, sometimes in remote areas.
  • Cross Canada Tours with average daily distances of 112-127km (69-79mi). Terrain can be hilly and very challenging, sometimes in remote areas.

Accommodation Details

  • Indoor Accommodation. Motels, hotels, historic Inns and Bed and Breakfasts
  • Camping Accommodation. Serviced campgrounds with hot water showers, flush toilets and electricity
  • Camping Accommodation. A few unserviced campgrounds without hot water showers, in some cases no flush toilets and no electricity
  • Some indoor Accommodation. University summer hotels, hostel dorms, motels and hotels

Meal Details

  • Breakfast on riding days, snacks, one group dinner
  • x 2. Breakfast and some lunches on riding days, snacks

Vehicle Support

  • On all tours there is a motor vehicle that carries rider gear and group equipment.