Explore the best of the Ottawa Valley through quaint villages, past rural farms, across the river to Quebec and then back to Ontario's Irish Settlements. Along the way stop at a microbrewery, visit an old ghost town, peek into local shops and unwind in the evenings at your lovely accommodations. We take the stress out of your journey, so that you can enjoy the scenery and beautiful stops along the way!
Cost: $999/person (+HST) (based on dbl occupancy)
Location: Ottawa Valley, Ontario Duration: 5 Days
Total Distance: 275-315km
Terrain: Paved, Gravel & Dirt Roads
(Hybrid Bike Recommended)
Tour Dates: Flexible. We recommend starting the tour on a Tuesday.
All Prices are listed in Canadian Dollars
A $100 per person deposit is required for all trips at the time of booking.
Deposits are fully refundable up to 14 days prior to departure, minus a $20/person admin fee.
There are no refunds 0-7 days prior to the tour departure.
Please book your tour at least 14 days prior to trip departure to secure accommodation.
Balances are due 14 days prior to tour departure (unless otherwise specified).
A minimum of 2 participants are required for the tour to operate.
Cancellation insurance can be purchased at time of booking.
Please ask us for details.
All tours are transferable.
In the event that you can not attend a trip and someone will be taking your place, please advise us of the name change in advance.
Beachburg, Ontario. (Your choice of routes: 10-40km)
Welcome to Beachburg! Right in the heart of Whitewater Region, Beachburg is home to quiet roads, beautiful farms and pristine lakes. Visit quaint shops, a microbrewery and get spectacular views from a scenic look out.
Today you will meet at Jamieson Travel & Tours office for luggage drop off, and to pick up final routes/maps. You will park your car at our office for the duration of your trip. Today’s ride can be a choice of 10 – 40km. We recommend the local Whitewater Brewery for dinner this evening. (2 locations – one 7min drive away and the other 15min). Overnight tonight at The Whitewater Inn located in Beachburg.
Fort Coulonge, Quebec.(~62km)
Breakfast is included this morning. Depart at your leisure for Fort Coulonge using roads and the PPJ rail bed trail (60km). The PPJ (Pontiac Pacific Junction) is a section of old rail bed converted to beautiful trail system! It is part of Quebec’s Route Verte and is well worth the visit. In the evening you will be greeted at Spruceholme Inn, the former home of one of Fort Coulonge’s great lumber barons; this mansion has been meticulously restored to its original splendour and offers a beautiful glimpse into Quebec’s history. Your bags will be waiting for you upon arrival. Overnight in the private cabins with ensuite located at the back of the property. Dinner is on your own this evening at their fantastic onsite restaurant.
Note: If you desire – we recommend stopping to visit the Chutes de Colounge just before the town of. There is a small entrance fee, but the views of the waterfalls are fantastic and you can go zip lining if you choose.
Rural Renfrew Area, Ontario. (~77km)
Breakfast is included this morning. Today you will continue on the PPJ Route Verte riding along the shores of the spectacular Ottawa River. Take a break from riding in Shawville, QC - a charming old Quebec town (34km). Visit the Little Red Winery for a tour and snack, or visit Café 349. From Shawville to Beachburg you will take some scenic back roads and cross over the impressive Portage-Du-Fort bridges and dams bringing you back to The Whitewater Inn in Beachburg.
Breakfast is included this morning. From the Inn this morning, you will be dropped off in Cobden at Algonquin Rail Trail. Ride Cobden to Renfrew - the birth place of the NHL (25km). Visit the delicious Bonnechere Bakery for a sweet treat and then continue on the Old K&P rail trail to Calabogie (25km). Put your feet up and overnight at the newly renovated Somewhere Inn https://somewhereinn.ca/
Return to Beachburg, Ontario.(~65km)
After your included breakfast, you make your way back to Beachburg where your tour comes to an end. Bags will be back in Beachburg by 11:30am. Please note that you may choose to hop in our van and return to our office.