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Southern Province, Sri Lanka Bike tours

Our most recommended Southern Province, Sri Lanka Bike tours

Bentota: Toddy Hunting Cycling Tour in the Countryside

1. Bentota: Toddy Hunting Cycling Tour in the Countryside

Uncover the beauty of the Sri Lankan countryside on this biking tour through the countryside of Bentota. Pass through villages and see how local toddy trappers harvest sap from the flowers in coconut trees. Meet your cycling guide in your hotel lobby in Bentota, Beruwala, or Aluthgama. Hope on a well-maintained mountain bike and start your exciting cycling tour through the countryside of Bentota. Feel safe knowing that a support car with first aid is standing by. Stop to watch a toddy trapper collect sap from the flowers growing in the canopy of coconut trees. Admire the worker's skill in navigating this task that is made dangerous by the use of weather-worn ropes, slippery trunks, and unexpected winds. Revitalize yourself with water, a soft drink, or a coconut drink and some delicious biscuits before continuing through fragrant cinnamon gardens to a small lagoon. Enjoy some light refreshments on the shores of the lagoon. Learn more about the life of a toddy hopper from your guide before returning to your hotel in Bentota, Beruwala, or Aluthgama.

Private Guided Cycling Tour to Galle Fort

2. Private Guided Cycling Tour to Galle Fort

Cycle through the colorful streets of the Galle Fort. See some of the old Dutch-era streets, the old yellow and orange walled buildings with their characteristic clay-tiled roofs, and the local architecture. Explore a Dutch church and the ramparts of the old Galle Fort. Take in the sea views and possibly even see some of the ruins of the old Dutch jetties while learning about the fort during the colonial era. Bike to the original Dutch lighthouse, built in 1939 during the British colonial period. At the end of your tour, return to your starting point in front of the Bank of Ceylon.

Yala: Village Cycling Tour

3. Yala: Village Cycling Tour

First, get picked up from your hotel in Yala or Tissamaharama in a tuk-tuk and be driven to the starting point of your cycling tour. When you arrive, get kitted out with a bike and helmet and listen as your very own cycling guide gives you a quick safety briefing. Then, set off together as you cycle through the village of Magampura. Pass through scenic fishing villages, around the lakes, and through wonderful countryside until you arrive in the village of Kirinda. As you explore off-the-beaten-path locations, get a real sense of what village life is like for the local people that call this beautiful rural area home.  Finally, at the end of the cycling tour, hop back into the tuk-tuk and be transferred back to your hotel where the tour concludes.

Bentota: Guided Cycling Tour with Refreshments

4. Bentota: Guided Cycling Tour with Refreshments

8:30am Meet you cycling guide at your hotel lobby in Bentota and start an exciting cycling tour in the countryside of Bentota. You will continue your journey through the Tea and rubber plantation to a river where you will use a local Perry to cross the river with cycles. You will be able to witness many birds and land monitors in the river banks whilst enjoying a light refreshment with king coconut. The first phase of cycling will be 14 kilometers in a flat terrain.  The second phase of cycling will start just after the refreshment. You will cycle another 8 kilometers passing some beautiful countryside attractions and cinnamon gardens before reaching a small lagoon where you are going to have your second refreshment. After your refreshments, you will cycle approx 6-8 kilometers through the village to Bentota, passing some wonderful scenery with paddy fields. You will reach your hotel after a memorable cycling tour in the countryside of Bentota

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