This tour is a cyclist’s dream! Enjoying the beautiful scenery and fun hospitality of the Ottawa Valley. Welcome to our cozy Inn located in the small Village of Beachburg. After breakfast at the Inn, we head out for a day of riding and exploring before returning home each afternoon for dinner. We travel to some of the best (and hidden) gems of the Ottawa Valley!
Tour Dates 2022: June 20-24, July 18-22, August 29 - Sept 2
Cost: $1399/person (+HST) (based on dbl occupancy)
Single Supplement Fee: $300
Location: Ottawa Valley, Ontario
Duration: 5 Days
Total Distance: 160-200km
Terrain: Paved, Gravel & Dirt Roads
(Hybrid Bike/Gravel Bike Recommended - no road tires)
*Minimum 2 people required for tour to operate. Maximum 6 people *
• 4 nights accommodation at the Whitewater Inn
• 4 Breakfasts, 1 packed Lunch, 3 Dinners
• Wine/beer included with dinners at Inn
• All van shuttles and transportation
• Entrance to Chutes de Coulonge & The Bonnechere Caves
• Tour and tastings listed at Little Red Wagon Winery
• Bike & tour guide each day
• All shuttles/transfers as per itinerary
All Prices are listed in Canadian Dollars.
A $250 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 $50/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.
A minimum of 5 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.
Welcome to our 5-bedroom Inn. The Whitewater Inn is also the main office for Valley Cycle Tours/Jamieson Travel. Each room has a private ensuite, air conditioning, mini fridge, coffee service, microwave, unlimited wifi and sitting area. A hearty breakfast is served each morning from 7am until 8:30am.
Day 1: Monday, Arrival Day.
Beachburg – Ottawa River – Lookout - (30KM)
Welcome to beautiful Beachburg! After you are checked into your room we will have an orientation of the Inn; your home for the next four nights. This afternoon we will depart on a local ride to warm up our legs. We ride scenic roads showcasing award winning farms. We will stop in along the Ottawa River to view the famous whitewater rapids of the mighty Ottawa. From there we will continue to the local Lookout before returning to your accommodations at The Whitewater Inn.
Day 2: Tuesday.
The Pontiac – PPJ – Chutes - Shawville (60KM)
After a hearty breakfast, we load up into the van and cross over the interprovincial bridge to La Belle Province – Quebec. Here we start on the PPJ rail bed trail and ride along the Ottawa River towards Fort Coulonge. A stop at the impressive Chutes de Coulonge will be made to view the waterfalls and enjoy some history of the log drive era in the museum. Lunch will be a stop in Campbell’s Bay at the old train station called “La Jonction”. Then we continue our way to the quaint town of Shawville, where we visit the Little Red Wagon Winery for a tour and tasting. We shuttle from Shawville back to our accommodation for dinner. Perhaps you’d like enjoy our sauna this evening?
Meals: (B, D)
Day 3: Wednesday.
Calabogie – Mount Saint Patrick – Holy Well – Eagles Nest (30km of riding & 2.5km of hiking)
Today after breakfast we depart by van to Calabogie. We will warm up our legs with a short hike to take in the wonderful views at “The Eagles Nest”. Next we ride an amazing loop passing by old forests and farms with old stone fences. Learn a little history today as you see what a settler was given for immigrating to Canada and what they had to fulfill to earn their 100 acres of land! We visit the Holy Well in Mount St. Patrick known to visitors for healing the wounded and sick. (You can take a little bottle with you). Then over the Kennelly hills back returning to our van and a wardrobe change for dinner in Calabogie.
Meals: (B, L, )
Day 4: Thursday.
Today we start our day from the Eganville area. We park and start with a tour of the Bonnechere Caves followed by a ride into the town of Eganville for lunch overlooking the Bonnechere River. We continue our ride in the Eganville area and head back toward our van. This evening we will share a special BBQ dinner and weather permitting, have an outdoor garden party. Meals: (B,D)
Day 5: Friday.
After breakfast we say good bye. Perhaps you would like to stay in the area and visit some other attractions or try whitewater rafting? We can certainly help with other arrangements for you! Meals: (B)