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Cycling in Hanthana Tea Plantation

By Bike Tours in Sri Lanka

Overview

Less than 1 day
Private trip
This is for avid cyclists, who would like to see a side of Kandy that few travellers get to experience. This takes you around the Kandy tea plantations, on a medium-hard level 40-45km cycling trail on a gravel terrain. In addition to cycling, you'll also visit the local tea planting communities, experience tea picking and visit the tea planters' village. Enjoy a cup of hot tea with the traditional planters' snack ("Wade") with the Chief tea worker's wife. As this is a private trip, you also have the flexibility to customise it to your cycling preference.
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Trip Inclusions

From US$ 38.50 6,992.78 LKR per person
  • Well experienced cycling guide
  • 1 bottle of water per person
  • Mountain bikes and helmets
  • Return Transportation from your hotel in Kandy (additional USD 15)
  • Insurance
  • Other expenses
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Transport

Meeting details
09:00AM
Ceylon Tea Museum

Availability

Trips available daily
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Bookings should be made at least 3 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.

Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Ceylon Tea Museum - Hanthana Trail - Ceylon Tea Museum
Ceylon Tea Museum - Hanthana Trail - Ceylon Tea Museum

Cycle across the beautiful Hanthana mountain range, and experience the local tea community's culture

  • 09:00 am: Meet up in front of the Ceylon Tea Museum
  • Start Cycling through the Hanathan Tea plantation. It is a medium-hard level cycling trail and gravel terrain. En-route you can experience Tea picking and Tea planters living style.
  • 11:30 to 12:00 pm: Ride back to the Ceylon Tea Museum.

Meet your guide

Bike Tours in Sri Lanka

Most of the guides in this company are former national level riders and they are passionate about delivering quality rides. The team also trains amateurs and rural area entry-level cyclists on a regular basis. Their cycling trails are specially designed to avoid main cities and the busy roads, and their trips are conducted according to responsible tourism guidelines. As a part of their cycling tours, they take guests to visit local community houses to experience the rural communities' living style.
7 years experience
Fluent English
Community-Based
Social Enterprise

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 Bike Tours in 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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