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Bike trip - Cross-Canada Trip (Vancouver-Montréal)

Available in customized package only. +
Trip length : 52 days / 51 nights  >  Level of difficulty : 4+ s

Itinerary and map

Explore at your own pace

Canada is big, very big! Anyone who has travelled across the country can attest to that. And for any cyclist, the idea of making this mythic trip by bicycle is an alluring dream! It’s the ultimate challenge, an opportunity to excel, an extraordinary achievement, a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Imagine hearing yourself say, “I did it!” And just think of the generous diversity of the landscapes: the staggering peaks of the Rockies, the majestic flat expanses of the Prairies, the countless waterways of Ontario—so much variety, so many unforgettable sights to see from the seat of your bike. From Vancouver to Montréal. A 5,300-kilometre, seven-week journey! A definite highlight of our next season.

You may be interested in the second leg of the Cross-Canada Trip 2013 »»


The package includes:

- air transportation for passenger and bicycle with Air Canada between Montréal and Vancouver as well as transfer between airport and hotel;
- 51 nights in two- to four-star motels, hotels, inns and lodges (double occupancy);
- 51 breakfasts and 7 evening meals;
- baggage transportation (one bag per person, 20-kg maximum);
- mechanical assistance and access to a relief vehicle;
- daily route plans;
- taxes and the $1 contribution per $1,000 of services purchased to the Compensation Fund for Customers of Travel Agents.
Equipment (e.g., bicycle) is not included.

Start: Montréal-Trudeau/Vancouver
Finish: Montréal

From 12 to 20 cyclists, accompanied by our guide.

Price of land portion of trip (taxes included): $8645
Package excluding air transportation for passenger and bicycle.

From day to day

Route: 5388 km

Day 1 - Arrival in Vancouver.
Day 2 – Looped route around Vancouver (63 km).
Day 3 - Vancouver, Maple Ridge, Mission, Harrison Mills, Hope (135 km).
Day 4 - Hope, Manning Park (66 km).
Day 5 - Manning Park, Princeton, Heddley, Keremeos (133 km).
Day 6 - Keremeos, Penticton, Summerland, Westbank, Kelowna (108 km).
Day 7 - Free day.
Day 8 - Kelowna, Westside, Okanagan Landing, Salmon Arm (120 km).
Day 9 - Salmon Arm, Sicamous, Three Gap Valley (103 km).
Day 10 - Revelstoke, Roger's Pass, Golden (93 km).
Day 11 - Golden, Field, Lake Louise, Moraine Lake (138 or 170 km).
Day 12 - Lake Louise, Minniwanka Lake, Banff (58 or 86 km).
Day 13 - Free day.
Day 14 - Banff, Canmore, Cochrane, Calgary (147 km).
Day 15 - Calgary, Gleinchen, Bassano (179 km).
Day 16 - Bassano, Red Cliff, Medicine Hat (106 km).
Day 17 - Medicine Hat, Irvine, Walsh, Maple Creek (147 km).
Day 18 - Maple Creek, Tompkins, Gull Lake, Swift Current (173 km).
Day 19 - Swift Current, Maple Creek, Herbert, Caronport, Moose Jaw (172 km).
Day 20 - Free day.
Day 21 - Moose Jaw, Regina, Balgonie, Fort Qu'Appelle (151 km).
Day 22 - Fort Qu'Appelle, Melville, Churchbridge, Langenburg, Russell (187 km).
Day 23 - Russell, Rossburn, Sandy Lake, Ericson, Neepawa (172 km).
Day 24 - Neepawa, Carberry, Austin, Portage la Prairie (97 km).
Day 25 - Portage la Prairie, Oakville, Headingley, Winnipeg (105 km).
Day 26 - Free day.
Day 27 - Winnipeg, Dugald, Elma, Hadashville, Falcon Lake (161 km).
Day 28 - Falcon Lake, Rennie, West Hawk Lake, Keewatin, Kenora (70 km).
Day 29 - Kenora, Vermillion Bay, Oxdrift, Dryden (136 km).
Day 30 - Dryden, Borups Corners, Ignace (108 km).
Day 31 - Ignace, English River, Upsala (112 km).
Day 32 - Upsala, Shabaqua, Sistonens Corners, Thunder Bay (127 km).
Day 33 - Free day.
Day 34 - Thunder Bay, Pearl, Dorion, Nipigon (115 km).
Day 35 - Nipigon, Rossport, Schreiber, Terrace Bay (107 km).
Day 36 - Terrace Bay, Marathon (75 km).
Day 37 - Marathon, White River (93 km).
Day 38 - White River, Wawa (93 km).
Day 39 - Wawa, Lake Superior Park, Batchawana Bay (152 or 163 km).
Day 40 - Batchawana Bay, Heyden, Sault Ste. Marie (67 km).
Day 41 - Free day.
Day 42 - Sault Ste. Marie, Leeburn, Bruce Mines, Thessalon (98 km).
Day 43 - Thessalon, Blind River, Spanish, Massey, Espanola (152 km).
Day 44 - Espanola, Whitefish Falls, Sheguiandah, Tehkummah, South Baymouth (113 km).
Day 45 - South Baymouth. Ferry to Tobermory. Tobermory, Wiarton, Owen Sound (115 km).
Day 46 - Owen Sound, Thornbury, Collingwood, Craighust, Orillia (138 km).
Day 47 - Free day.
Day 48 - Orillia, Cambray, Lindsay, Peterborough (129 km).
Day 49 - Peterborough, Hastings, Trenton, Wellington, Bloomfield, Picton (142 km).
Day 50 - Picton, Kingston, Gananoque, Brockville (150 km).
Day 51 - Brockville, Johnstown, Morrisburg, Cornwall (104 km).
Day 52 - Cornwall, Coteau-du-Lac, Dorion, Vaudreuil, Montréal (136 km).

Itinerary subject to change.

VQV Formula

Choosing Vélo Québec Voyages guarantees you an unforgettable cycling vacation! Riding with peace of mind and savouring every moment, in total vacation mode: that’s the VQV formula, as outlined below.

You’re free as the air!
When you travel with us, you start your day when and how you want, cycle at your own pace and eat at your leisure. We handle everything else - reservations, baggage transportation, certain meal planning, mechanical assistance, route mapping, etc. —with special attention to details. In this way, you can focus on your vacation with complete peace of mind – free as the air.

You can rely on professional supervision
Our knowledge of cycling clienteles, our attractive route proposals and our organizational expertise have earned us an excellent reputation. This stems from the passion of about forty people — guides, travel advisors and logisticians — determined to make your cycling vacation as enjoyable as possible.

You ride your own bike
We understand the special relationship you have with your bike. Perfectly adjusted to your height and preferences, it gives you the comfort you need to fully appreciate the pleasures of travelling. We know that your bike is like an old friend, which is why all of our packages involving airline flights and coach service include the transportation of your bicycle… your favourite travel companion!

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