Dog sledding in the James Bay
The James Bay Region is a destination of choice for those who’d like to enjoy dog sledding. Indeed, the territory offers exceptional conditions for this sport.
Tourists will be able to discover the grandiose spectacle of the boreal forests and experience the trill and unforgettable sensations, following different trails. A few agencies offer dog sledding in the James Bay, including interesting packages. Alaskan du Nord, located in Chibougamau, near the down-town (phone 418 748-6040) offers three different trails: 7 km-long, 14 km-long and 33 km-long.
These trails are really nice. Tourists will see partridges, jack-rabbits and other animals. Rivers and lakes are located nearby and riders will cross bridges and forests. All the trails are well maintained and reserved for dog sledding.
Travelers can ride their own team or just seat and enjoy the ride. Experienced guides accompany guests after a short training. A heated camp is waiting for you on your return. Aventure Inukshuk (Adventure Inukshuk) is located in Ste-Catherine-de-la-Jacques Cartier (call 418 875 0770 to join the agency).
The company offers an exceptional experience of leading a dog sleigh out of the roads during 5 days or even more, in company of excellent guides who will share all the pleasures and hard moments of the adventure and invite you to succulent meals, they prepare.
Chiens et Gite du Grand Nord: This company is from St-David-de-Falardeau (Saguenay Region, call 418-673 7717). It has designed its own original programming to help tourists discover the Canadian’s true north. Its intimate knowledge of the North allows visitors to learn a lot about the most exciting aspects of the James Bay. The company offers adventure and ecotourism packages.