10 days self guided cycling tour
9 Nights Hotels, Inns & B&B’s
Total distance : 411km
10 Day (9 night) Tip-To-Tip w/ Eastern loop PEI Bike Tour
If you want to explore every nook and cranny of PEI than this is the bike tour you should book! We have included every item you are looking for in this complete tour. Our tours include brand new Trek hybrid bikes with light weight aluminum frames and disc brakes. As well as Garmin GPS units for turn-by-turn directions. Click on this tour for more detailed info.
What is Included
The Trek Verve Touring Hybrid is a hybrid bike for commutes, cruises, and fitness rides. It has a lot of details that make for a comfortable ride like a padded saddle, adjustable stem, and wide tires for extra stability. Plus it’s equipped with a lightweight alloy frame and a wide-range 21-speed Shimano drivetrain that is great for terrain that varies in elevation. This bike includes: rear panier rack, and water bottle cage and maps of PEI.
Trek Verve Step-Through Frame Touring Hybrid is a hybrid bike for commutes, cruises, and fitness rides. It has a lot of details that make for a comfortable ride, like a padded saddle, adjustable stem and wide tires for extra stability. Plus, it’s equipped with a lightweight alloy frame and a wide-range 21-speed Shimano drivetrain that is great for terrain that varies in elevation. This bike includes: rear panier rack, and water bottle cage and maps of PEI.
Breakfast is included in most accommodations. Our detailed itineraries will recommend the best places to have lunch and supper along your route. Our extensive local knowledge of PEI will ensure you hit the best restaurants whether you want fresh fish caught that day, local meat or fresh locally grown produce. Rest assured part of the cycle tour is experiencing PEI Cuisine and hospitality.
Our bikes are new and replaced at the beginning of each year. We use Trek Verve hybrid bikes which are perfectly suited for the crushed gravel you will find on the Confederation Trail or the smooth roads you will encounter. Disc brakes ensure powerful braking and the adjustable stem allows us to get that perfect fit. Shimano components will make you feel like you are riding on a cloud. If you want additional storage, clip in pedals or anything else we are sure to have you covered. After all we are a full service bike shop too.
Our award winning tours have been created and perfected over several years. We house you at the best accommodations with in very close proximity to the route you are on. Most accommodations are B&B’s with breakfast included. We also use hotels or cottages along some of our routes. All accommodations receive high marks both from previous guests and online review sites like trip advisor. We know you will love them as much as our thousands of cycle tour guests before you.
Before and After your Trip
OLS provides a free concierge service to our cycle tour guests. We will assist, recommend and book accommodations on your behalf for any nights you require before or after your tour with us ends. We will book these accommodations at our partner pricing and pass this price onto you with no additional mark up. These additional nights accommodations can be added to your cycle tour in void with us so that your entire trip is simplified on one invoice with us. If you are interested in this service please notify us at the time of booking and we will be happy to assist.
Frequently asked questions
OLS is a locally owned company. There is a good chance when you call or email you will be speaking with the owner who was born and raised on PEI. This gives us local knowledge of routes, accommodations, points of interest, restaurants and unique relationships that are difficult to replicate from a tour operator based outside PEI.
OLS is a bicycle shop which means we have access to the best bicycles available. Our rental bikes are replaced at the beginning of each rental season and are tuned up after each rental by our certified on site bike mechanics to ensure a perfect ride!
In addition, OLS provides the most detailed maps but also includes a Garmin GPS device which provides turn by turn directions similar to a car GPS. This ensure you get to each nights accommodations stress free and do not miss any points of interest along the way.
Yes! Send us the details of what you would like and we will create a tour just for you.
Rentals require one piece government issued photo ID (passport or drivers license) and a valid credit card.
iOur rentals include locks, helmets, maps, water bottle cage, rear panier rack, repair kit with spare tube, tools, pump and patches. Additional items available for rent include panier bags, bike trailers / strollers, insurance, car racks, handle bar bags, clip in pedals. If there is something else you require that isn’t listed please contact us. I’m sure we can help you out!
We are located at 330 University Avenue; a short 15 min walk from the Charlottetown Seaport, a 10 minute drive from the Charlottetown Airport and 3 blocks from the nearest entrance to the Confederation Trail.
All deposits are non-refundable. In the unlikely event of cancellation we will work with you to reschedule and find alternate dates.
We do not recommend this. We suggest our touring hybrid or a cycle cross bike. The Confederation Trail is crushed gravel and road bike tires do not work well on this surface.
Cell coverage is very good throughout PEI and on the Confederation Trail with very few areas with no service.
We use a 25 litre pair of panier bags
Yes! We rent trunk bags and handle bar bags.
PEI has a 15% Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) tax that is added to all prices.
Absolutely! We offer an after hours service for an extra charge of $10 per person / per bike with a minimum charge of $25.
*If your are planning to use this service we recommend to call ahead so we can set up a mutually convenient pick up time.
Yes! OLS can book additional nights prior to, or after, your cycling tour. We would be happy to make recommendations on best accommodations and areas to stay.
Yes. Some of our tours can be adjusted to accommodate camping. Contact us for this request.
Please allow approximately 20 minutes to size your bikes, go over the tour details and to set up your Garmin GPS device.
Our rental bikes are brand new at the start of every season and are tuned up by our certified bike mechanics after each rental. This greatly reduces the likelihood of you having an issue with our bikes. In the unlikely event of a breakdown, we provide you with all the necessary tools in your repair kit to fix most common repairs. In the event you require more assistance than this we can send a mechanic to you to make repairs on site. These repairs would be an additional charge.
Yes. If you book a tour with OLS we do offer free storage of your (reasonable amount) of luggage.
Of course! This is your tour. You can make as many changes as you want to the tour and accommodations until you are completely satisfied with the tour. This includes switching to a different tour if you are not completely satisfied with the tour you initially select.
If you are ready to start the booking process or if you have questions on which tour you should select call or email us; we will be happy to assist!