Take the road less travelled and discover typical village life in south Sri Lanka when you partake in this unique experience. Cycle along dirt roads that wind through lush paddy fields, tropical forests, and small villages. The guided bike ride is perfect for the outdoorsy as you will be cycling for approximately one to two hours.
Venture Away from the Coast to the Lush Interior Countryside
Balapitiya in general is one of Sri Lanka’s most tranquil coastal towns, but its verdant countryside is even more peaceful. Cycle past paddy fields, coconut estates and village homes to get a glimpse of rural Sri Lankan life.Stop at a local kade for a refreshing cup of Ceylon tea or a refreshing thambili with an isso vade for a quick snack before continuing your cycling tour.
The best time to start your cycling tour is in the morning or evening hours, as it can get quite hot in the afternoon.
We will provide you with a bicycle and helmet, and our guide will accompany you during the tour.
Dress comfortably and wear tennis shoes. Apply copious amounts of sunscreen too!
Kande Vihara, Ancient Temple
Visit Kande Vihara, an ancient Buddhist temple with a large statue of the Buddha that overlooks the town of Aluthgama.