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Tea Trails Cycling (for adventurous cyclists)

By Cycle Tours Sri Lanka

Overview

Less than 1 day
Private trip
If you are looking for a thrilling adventure on two wheels in Sri Lanka, this is the perfect activity. You will be guided by an experienced cyclist throughout the semi-technical journey. It involves gravels, some steep climbs (but rewarding sights) and single track. Distance: 20-25 km, level of difficulty: medium.
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Trip Inclusions

From US$ 50 9,080.90 LKR per person
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel (Kandy only)
  • Refreshments
  • Bikes (Scott aspect hardtails with hydraulic disc brakes or similar spec)
  • Guided by a mountain biking enthusiast
  • Insurance
  • Beverages
  • Attraction admission fees
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Transport

Pick-up
07:30AM
Your accommodation in Kandy.
Drop-off
02:00PM
Your accommodation in Kandy.

Scheduled Trip Dates

Trips scheduled daily
Feb 22
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Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Kandy - Hantana Mountain Range - Haragama
Kandy - Hantana Mountain Range - Haragama

Today you will experience thrills of cycling in the less-known places in Kandy.

  • 7.30 AM: Your guide will meet you at the hotel and take you to the starting point.
  • 8 AM: Starts cycling. You will cycle through tea plantations and forest covers, take a break to enjoy street food, cycle up to a panoramic viewpoint. There'll be some steep climbs and downhill cycling involved.
  • 2 PM: Estimated drop off time. It might be earlier, depending on your pace.

Meet your guide

Cycle Tours Sri Lanka

Vishwa was an engineer before he started pursuing his passion for cycling and starting his own business. Vishwa and his group of enthusiastic bikers will be able to bring you on an adventure to the untouched sites of Sri Lanka. They also have the capacity to arrange bikes and cycling excursions to anywhere within the island.
2 years experience
Fluent English
Community-Based
Wildlife-Safe

What others are saying

5.0 out of 16 helpful reviews
Theo R
22 Nov 2019 on TripAdvisor
In such a crowded city it doesn't look easy to find natural, peacefull and etreteined places at the same time, but it is clear that they invested a lot of time to find the best tours in the area, probably just known by them.
EllenHer, Netherlands
15 Nov 2019 on TripAdvisor
We had a great day with Vishwa in the Knuckles Range. He is a good and experienced mountainbiker and knows the area so adjusts the tour to your abilities! Next to this he explains things on the way! Also teh bikes are well maintained scott bikes!
addatravels, Australia
07 Oct 2019 on TripAdvisor
We had a fantastic day with Vishwa on a cross country mountain bike tour in the mountains around Kandy. The scenery was spectacular: tea plantations, smaller villages, and stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. Bikes provided were very high quality hard tail Scott bikes in excellent working condition - basically brand new. Snacks and water were provided. We’d highly recommended riding with Vishwa - if we had the time we’d definitely do another day!!
Damian M
01 Oct 2019 on TripAdvisor
We had a great day with Vishwa. The ride he took us on was excellent. Some good climbs and plenty of downhill sections. The bikes were high quality and we got to see things we’d never find on our own.
cturner83
08 Sep 2019 on TripAdvisor
I had a fantastic ride with Vishwa and it will definitely be one of the top highlights of my trip. From the beginning his communication was great and prompt, I was staying slightly outside of Kandy but because it was just me he organised to meet me out there and we started the ride from my accommodation which was great, but also meant we rode a lot of hills! We rode around the Hantana Ranges, through tea fields with lots of climbing, rocky descents and some technical bits it was well tailored to my experience. Vishwa was very knowledgeable, pointing out and explaining many things. We stopped at a local stall for traditional snacks and tea, and again later for a refreshing king coconut. If you are a keen cyclist like me I can't recommend this enough, the bike was good and the trails and views even better. Vishwa is very passionate about mountain biking and trying to help grow the sport in his country, and I wish him all the best in doing so. Thanks again mate!

Other Things to Know

Cancellation and Exchange Policy
While we understand that plans change, we also have to be fair to each supplier, who needs time to prepare logistics for your trip such as manpower, food, permits, and more.
Strict Cancellation Policy
As Cycle Tours Sri Lanka pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Flexible Date Policy
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.
Packing list for the trip
Covered shoes
Cycling backpack
Cycling jersey/ lightweight clothing
Sunscreen
Water bottle
Pre-Requisites for The Trip

You need to have prior experience with mountain biking.

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