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Lac St Jean Tour

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This 1050km winter adventure into the wild territories of the Upper Mauricie and Lac-St-Jean regions is designed for those looking for a wild winter experience. Among other things, you’ll have the opportunity to discover a gigantic lake which actually looks like a frozen desert during the winter months, some dramatic Nordic sceneries as well as the immensity of the Mauricie’s back country. To top it off, you will be invited to visit the famous Saint-Félicien Wildlife Zoo where the fascinating native animals of the Boreal forest stroll freely while the visitors are caged!

Day 1 - Montreal

Arrival in Montreal. Overnight at the Hotel Roberval (standard) or at the Gouverneur Place Dupuis (superior).

Day 2 - Montreal / Trois-Rives - Lac Édouard (209 km)

After breakfast, we transfer you to the heart of the Mauricie region’s wild territories. A two hour journey, much of which runs along the scenic St. Maurice Valley, your tour guide will welcome you to the adventure centre and help make preparations for your snowmobiling adventure. After some training on handling the snowmobile and safety in the local environment you leave by snowmobile for the wild territories of the Upper Mauricie region where the land of endless forests isolated lakes really begins. Dinner and overnight at the Pourvoirie du Lac Édouard.LacStJohn

Day 3 - Lac Édouard - Hébertville (225 km)

The first part of this exciting day will allow you to travel at high speed through pristine forest. Depending on the dynamic of the group, we may then make a stop for a while on the shores of the majestic Lake St. Jean, a vast ‘white desert’ in winter. After this, you will be back in civilization with quaint villages around the lake. Dinner and overnight at the Auberge Presbytère.

Day 4 - Hébertville - Saint-Félicien (225 km)

With its thousands of miles of trails and 22 weeks of snow every winter, the Lac-Saint-Jean region is a true snowmobile paradise. The journey now takes you to the town of Saint-Félicien where you’ll have the option to observe the amazing animals of the Boreal forest at the famous Wildlife Zoo. Dinner and overnight at the Auberge des Berges.

Day 5 - Saint-Félicien - La Tuque (209 km)

It’s time to ride back towards the wild territories of the Upper Mauricie region with endless pine forests backed by a maze of mountains and valleys where partially frozen rivers flow. The trail eventually leads you to an authentic and charming forest inn. Dinner and overnight the Pourvoirie Club Odanak.

Day 6 - La Tuque - Trois-Rives (190 km) and return toMontreal or Quebec City

More great trails to ride and sights to see today but all good things come to an end. You conclude your Snowmobiling adventure this afternoon and will be called upon to raise your glass in honour of your exploits before we transfer you back to Montreal and an overnight stay at the tour hotel.

Day 7

Time to explore Montreal before making your way to the airport.

Option: Instead of returning to Montreal on day 6, you can opt for a transfer to Quebec City where you can spend 2 nights before taking the train back to Montreal on day 8. The package then becomes 8 days / 7 nights. Please ask us for more information and prices for this option and extending your stay.


Price Includes:

  • Return transfer from Montreal to Snowmobile Centre
  • 6 nights’ accommodation as described
  • Services of a certified snowmobile guide
  • Recent Bombardier 4 stroke engine, 600cc snowmobile for 5 days
  • Unlimited mileage, fuel and oil for 5 days
  • "Extreme Cold" clothing: snow-suit, boots, helmet and gloves, face-mask, waterproof bag for your personal items
  • Accident insurance for snowmobile (0$ excess)
  • Snowmobile trail permit
  • 15 meals + 1 snack
  • Visit to St Felicien Wildlife Centre
  • Applicable taxes

Price excludes:

  • Air travel
  • Airport transfers
  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks (excluding coffee and tea with meals included)
  • Credit card security deposit (CDN$500)
  • Tips for your guide
  • Extra nights


Lac St Jean Tour


Tour Price per person

Hotel upgrade (pp)

Second Snowmobile

Rider & Passenger in Twin/Double Room




Single Rider – Single Room





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