Includes 5 days of canoeing on the Mistassibi river
60% of rapids and 40% of lakes and flatwater
** Departure to Mistassibi-Ouest on 23 to 31 of august 2014.
We are looking for people to fill up a group either
for transportation logistic or a full package, contact us. **
Short description: The Northwest Mistassibi River
This canoe-camping expedition allows you to experience nature in its purest form. Starting from the 51st parallel in a taïga-like landscape; down the Northwest Mistassibi River, through the glacial valley of Lac au Foin. Breathtaking spectacle. You will fish pike and walleye on the shores of sandy beaches. A totally wild territory awaits to spellbound you. Discover an exciting adventure in the heart of a wild river.
LEVEL: Beginner to Intermediate
After breakfast (not included), we meet before departure. We then head to the Northwest Mistassibi River by taking the road to Lac Saint-Jean. Reaching the point of departure in the late afternoon. There, we will prepare our tents, have dinner and camp. Beforehand, your guide will prepare you for the next few days by giving you some basic canoe classes.
Traveling down the river about 80 km; we will camp on the beautiful white sand beaches seen along the route; several Class I and II rapids and some Class III rapids. During these five days, you will follow the rhythm of nature with your guide that will ensure the comfort of every family members. Scenery and healing guaranteed!
Finish decending the river and where we will be picked up by minibus and taken to Chicoutimi. End of OrganisAction's program.
Photo sharing and feedback in Chicoutimi.
PRICE PER PERSON:
⇒ Price :
Adult : 1 250$ Taxes included
Children/Teenagers (12-17 years old) : 1 075 $ Taxes included
Contact us for special prices for groups.
* Please note that we pay special attention to the composition of our menus. These are prepared by the guide. Healthy meals throughout your expedition. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions.
** Participants must provide their own sleeping bags.
** we can provide them upon request
The Mistassibi river source comes from north of Lac St. Jean in the region of Lac Carole above the 50th parallel. The wild water flows in a southerly direction to empty into the Lac St-Jean. We offer a stretch of 80 km downstream from the Lac Daniel to the Brûle-Neige river. From the Lac Daniel to the beautiful Lac au Foin, except for two falls, the river meanders lazily into the mountainous landscape which is a excellent place to observe animals. After the Lac au Foin, which worth the trip for itself, follows a section of rapids over 48 km. The river then grows through many tributaries. Throughout the sometimes very steep valley, you will see breathtaking scenery. The very low ridership combined with magnificent scenery gives the title Mistassibi wild river of the middle northern Quebec. The Quebec federation of canoe-camping also has assigned a rating of 4 stars.