The route starts when you get of the ferry that crosses the Saguenay River. Stay on Rt. 138 northeast to Sept-Iles.
This route follows the broad St. Lawrence River the entire way to Sept-Iles. You have a lot of time for views of the river most of the route. The route gets more hilly after Baie-Comeau. You cross numerous rivers along the way with spots to pull off.
The pavement is generally very good here. There are some slight elevation changes starting out at Tadoussac for 20 miles and out from Baie-Comeau for about 60 miles. The curves are mostly sweepers.
There are some things along this route that you can't do along a lot of other routes. there are several opportunities to go whale watching, either along the shore or on a boat tour. The Saguenay-St'Lawrence Marine Park offers activities and spots to view the marine mammals. The Basque Islands near Sept-Iles offer more views of marine life. there are towns spaced out along the way with lodging, gas and some good food stops.
Motorcycle Road Additional info
In Baie-Comeau you can take Rt.389 north to the Trans Labrador Highway which leads all the way to Blanc-Sablon