$125 CAD per person (approx. $98 USD)
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$170 CAD per person (approx. $134 USD)
Ebike add on:
Taxes & fees
13% tax & 2% booking fee
Bicycle, helmet, 2 guides, water bottle, & all food samples
“We did the Bike & Bites tour and it was the most incredible day! It was the best combination of a guided bike tour (to see the sights) and get a food tour! Our guides were fabulous and would highly recommend to anyone who wants to spend a fun day in the city.”
5-star review by Holly on Tripadvisor
Satisfy all of your senses with the sights, smells, and tastes in this unique, award-winning Ottawa bike and culinary tour experience.
Your tour includes a guided bike tour to some of Ottawa’s major attractions on the spectacular Ottawa bike paths. 95% of the tour is on the flat and safe bike-friendly trails.
You’ll also make a delicious discovery of some of Ottawa’s hidden gems and must-experience eateries with your expert C’est Bon Cooking guide.
This tour includes two tour guides (one bike guide, one food tour guide), your bike rental, a helmet, a water bottle, and the food at all the eateries visited.
You will bike on one of our comfortable, top-quality bikes or you can opt for an electric bike and set off on your journey to discover beautiful Ottawa.
Note: the route and locations are subject to change due to COVID-19.
Please note this is a sample itinerary. Neighbourhoods and eateries may vary depending on the day of the week and time of your tour.
Starting at the Escape Tours and Rentals shop (65 Sparks Street), complete your safety briefing and bike and helmet fitting.
You begin your tour with a leisurely ride to the Rideau Canal and area. You will stop to hear exciting stories about each attraction from your storyteller guide.
Next, you will detour to the Old Ottawa East neighbourhood to sample mouth-watering plates at two of our food stop locations.
Your next delicious discovery will be a bike ride to the charming Glebe neighbourhood, home to Lansdowne Park.
Pedalling through some of Ottawa’s backroads, you will make your way to another vibrant neighbourhood of Ottawa called Centretown, where you can indulge your sweet tooth.
With your palate fully satisfied, we will stop at the Museum of Nature to admire its architecture and learn about a building that was once a temporary home to the Parliament of Canada.
To complete your journey, take a short scenic route back to our starting point at the Escape Tours, and Rentals shop at 65 Sparks Street.
Satisfy your palate and your curiosity with interesting locations along your tour, including:
For your bike and helmet fitting and safety review, please arrive 20 minutes prior to your tour start time!
Your tour starts and ends at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals at 79a Sparks St.
Your specific food allergies and dietary restrictions will be discussed when you book your tour, and your food samples will be adjusted accordingly.
Flexible Booking – Book with confidence! For public tours, you will be fully refunded if you give us 48 hours’ notice before your tour starts.
No refunds for any cancellations within 48 hours prior to the activity start date and time.
Bad weather? Don’t worry, If your reservation must be cancelled due to the bad weather, you will be fully refunded.
What is your cancellation policy?
You will be fully refunded if you give us 24 hours’ notice. There will be no refunds for any cancellations within 24 hours prior to the activity start date and time. Please inquire about the private tour cancellation policy.
Are there any hills?
Ottawa is a flat city, so most of the ride will be on flat bike paths. There might be a few inclines that can be easily managed when riding our multi-geared quality bikes.
What if it rains?
Your ride will continue in light rain. We supply you with rain ponchos.
In case of heavy rain or storm forecast, your trip will be cancelled — the final call will be made two hours before the start time of your tour, and we’ll contact you by phone and email.
If your tour is cancelled due to the weather, you will be fully refunded or can choose to keep your credit for an alternative date or time.
Is biking in Ottawa safe?
Ottawa is an extremely bike-friendly city. Almost all of your ride will be on Ottawa’s well-maintained cycle paths. In a few exceptions, we will be riding on backroads in neighbourhoods or crossing streets with traffic lights. As well, we start all our tours with a safety briefing and proper fitting for your bike and safety helmet.
Can I bring my own bicycle?
Yes. Please ensure that your bicycle is in good working condition and you have spare parts (e.g., proper tube size) in case. You will receive a $10 discount for bringing your own bicycle.
Diligently cleaned, comfortable, top-quality bikes
Flexible cancellation policy for up to 24 hours in advance
Locally owned & operated small business #shoplocal