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Canada Coast to Coast Section 4

Summary

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This is the fourth section of the Canada Coast to Coast. This historic section follows in the footsteps of Canada’s Voyageurs, early fur traders who used canoe routes to travel from Montreal to Sault Ste Marie Highlights: The Big Nickel, Parliament Buildings, Ottawa River and Montreal’s food culture.

Recreational, Road bike
12 days
1015 km / 631 mi
$ 3,675.-

    Note the price of this tour is in Canadian dollars except for the US$150.- extra registration fee.

    Deposit US$170.-
  • 6 Nights in hotels, 6 Nights of camping (bring your own camping gear)
  • Most dinners, Most breakfasts, All roadside lunches.
  • Vehicle to carry your bags, GPS tracks & route notes, Experienced tour leader, Sweep rider, Bike mechanic, Medic.
  • Commemorative tour medal, Pre-tour information bulletins.
  • Not included: Flights and transfer to and from the tour. Gratuity guides

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Details

Type
Recreational, Road bike
Duration
12 days
Level
Easy = untrained, normal physical condition
Moderate = regular cyclist, good condition
Challenging = experienced, well trained
Moderate
Support
Guided = with cycling guide(s) - support van
Self Guided = individual - directions+maps
Guided
Daily distance
80-100 km / 50-62 mi
Total distance
1015 km / 631 mi
Lodging
Deluxe = 4-5 star hotel or excellent B&B
Basic = 1-2 star hotel/motel or B&B
Camping = tent, sports hall or campus
Camping, full board
Luggage transport
Daily luggage transfers
Bicycle
Not included
Dates
08 Aug 2021 - 18 Aug 2021
Start
Sault ste.Marie
Finish
Montreal
Airport at start
Sault ste.Marie airport
Airport at finish
Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

Prices

Price per person
The tour price per person
$ 3,675.-

Itinerary

Route des Voyageurs

This historic section follows in the footsteps of Canada’s Voyageurs, early fur traders who used canoe routes to travel from Montreal to Sault Ste Marie and then on to points further west. The riders will head east, skirting the shores of Lake Huron before arriving for rest day in Sudbury, home to the Big Nickel. The city is famous for its minerals – nickel, copper and others – remnants of a nearly two billion-year-old impact crater, likely the result of a meteorite collision. It is also known for its Inco Superstack, the second tallest freestanding chimney in the world at 380 m.

The cyclists will continue east through North Bay before following the Ottawa River, one of the Voyageurs’ most favoured routes, to Ottawa and another rest day. The country’s capital and home to Canada’s Parliament buildings, Ottawa will give the riders an excellent opportunity to understand the nation’s history, given the large number of museums and art galleries. Another couple of days cycling along the river will bring the riders into the province of Quebec and Montreal, one of the world’s largest French-speaking cities outside of France.

Map & Routes

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