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Tours Expédition Ottawa

Freakin brilliant. This company does intimate touring and trekking - local style - to perfection... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Irene L
via mobile
Cross country skiing in Gatineau Park

Despite the freezing cold (-30 C) we had a wonderful day skiing. Paul is an excellent guide, very... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
ildikonz
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Guelph, Canada
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Tours Expedition Ottawa is the specialist in outdoor micro-tourism around Ottawa-Gatineau. As a base, we offer 4 types of outdoor expeditions, including canoeing in calm waters (canoe), hiking treks (trek), cycling in our numerous bike trails (velo), and cross-country skiing (skι). We take care in planning your expedition as per your needs, your abilities, and to the rhythm of the seasons, the weather and the local products offered. These unique expeditions are designed for up to 4 persons, including the basic equipment, a fresh and healthy picnic from local sources, transportation directly from your accommodation in the Ottawa/Gatineau region, and the services of expert bilingual guide. There is only one departure per day, with a return from 4 to 6 hours later. The 4 basic tours-destinations offered by Tours Expedition Ottawa are described below. We also offer a variety of seasonal outdoor activities, including camping, exploration of a pioneer village, group tours, night tours, adventure spas, dining experiences, to name a few. Open all year, reservations are strongly recommended!
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Hours Today: 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1-323 Richelieu Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1L 6J8, Canada
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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Freakin brilliant. This company does intimate touring and trekking - local style - to perfection. Small touches like drinking water, rain jackets and a little (surprise) gift (sorry Paul) along with an easy going manner made this so easy, so enjoyable and such great value....More

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shaman01, Owner at Tours Expedition Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

Irene, it was a blessing to have you, you are truly a special person. Warm regards - Paul xx

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Reviewed January 7, 2018

Despite the freezing cold (-30 C) we had a wonderful day skiing. Paul is an excellent guide, very personable and I had a great time!

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shaman01, Owner at Tours Expedition Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018
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Merci Ildiko !

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Paul was great. I asked him to plan a lovely winter hike in Gatineau Park and the experience was fantastic. The hike was perfect - lovely paths that were filled with great surprises. I just needed to bundle up and go - Paul planned everything...More

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Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

We did a cross country skiing trip with Paul. The whole day was amazing and made so easy for us, Paul provided all the gear we needed and met us at our Air BnB. Lunch was delicious and the scenery was beautiful. Would recommend to...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2017

My son and me travelled for one week only to Ottawa, we would Not like to leave without doing a canoe tour. Fortunately we found Paul, he organised everything for a fantastic canoetour for father and son. Picked us up at our Appartement and we...More

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shaman01, Owner at Tours Expedition Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2017

It was a real pleasure! Have a safe trip back

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Reviewed September 15, 2017

We were looking for original experiences to enjoy in Ottawa and Paul and Clara made sure that the Canoe tour was one of them. We felt as we've been friends for years and we met to go out for and outdoors activity to hang out....More

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shaman01, Owner at Tours Expedition Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2017

You were also exceptional clients - thank you!

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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Paul, the owner of the comany, brought us out for a canoe and picnic on Meech Lake. From the moment we met him, he was such a warm, friendly and funny guy who made us feel comfortable and excited about the experience. We couldn't believe...More

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shaman01, Owner at Tours Expedition Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2017

Stephanie and Jason deserved a day like this they are very special ial people xx

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Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

Guess I saved the best for last for my 1 week trip to Ottawa. I wasn't exactly sure what to expect when I signed up for a tour with TEO but Paul made it an overall fantastic day! We did a "beginner" trek on the...More

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shaman01, Owner at Tours Expedition Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2017

It was a truly very nice trek with you! Have a nice summer and see you soon. All the best

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Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

I had best experience in Ottawa with Tours Expedition Ottawa. I came to Ottawa to go to US embassy and had to stay here for few days by myself. Then I found about Tours Expedition Ottawa on the internet. Cross country skiing with Paul. I...More

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shaman01, Owner at Tours Expedition Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2017

Bonjour Keiko and thank you for your very positive response! I am presently preparing your tour photo file it should be ready early next week - Spring has arrived finally with +2c and sunny nothing to compare with New Orleans - take care!

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Reviewed February 24, 2017

My boyfriend at the time, but now fiancé, worked with Paul to plan the most perfect day and proposal for us! Paul picked us up at our hotel and greeted us with the biggest smile on his face. We grabbed some coffee and tea to...More

Thank Kristin S
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shaman01, Owner at Tours Expedition Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2017

Kristin and Kevin you made this day happen because of what you visualized and your relationship between the two of you - merci for allowing us to be part of your life plans on a very small scale - all the best Paul et Rachel...More

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Response from shaman01 | Property representative |
Really sorry for my late reply - with very limited Internet I am in Africa only returning June 10 - thank you for your interest with Tours Expédition Ottawa - Paul
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