Sri Lanka Heritage by Bicycle

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  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Group Tour
  • age requirement 18+ yrs
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  • Starts Negombo, Sri Lanka
  • Ends Colombo , Sri Lanka
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Starting in Negombo and ending in Colombo, the tour Sri Lanka Heritage By Bicycle is a guided bicycle trip that takes 7 days. You will travel through Dambulla, Negombo, Kandy and 3 other destinations in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Heritage By Bicycle is a small group tour which includes accommodation in hotels, meals and others.

Sri Lanka, the 'Teardrop of India', is a collection of ancient and natural delights that will bedazzle visitors as you move from religious to monarchical to colonial sites. Left behind by Buddhism, Hinduism, the British, Dutch, Portuguese, and Indians these influences are seen throughout our trail of historical and cultural sites.

We visit five of Sri Lanka's eight UNESCO World Heritage sites as we cycle through the backroads and absorb a very traditional and grassroots feel of Sri Lanka. Our ride start by rolling into the beautiful old town of Kandy, home to the famed Temple of the Tooth and located on a picturesque lake. We next head into open abundant countryside, riding towards the caves and statues of Dambulla's Golden Temple. The dominating rock fortress of Sigiriya will be in view most of our ride as we cycle towards it.

After a climb to the top we walk through one of the oldest landscaped gardens in the world. At Minneriya National Park, we will find plenty of elephants on our jeep safari. The next fascinating stop on this trail of Sri Lanka’s most ancient cities, Polonnaruwa, is an immense former capital created in the 12th century. Hidden in dense jungle for many years, Anuradhapura, our last heritage site is a treat: with palaces, monasteries and monuments and a principal shrine of Buddhism.

Customer reviews
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 3 reviews
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5 - Excellent
  • Barbara Morczinek
  • On Apr 15 2018
“Excellent combination of biking and visiting world heritage sites in Sri Lanka. A great way to see the countryside.”
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4 - Very Good
  • Inga Rosemarie Middel
  • On Apr 10 2018
“Great tour design with lots of options to choose. We enjoyed riding through the lovely countryside and visiting World Heritage monuments.”
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5 - Excellent
  • Leah Rajan-Weare
  • On Jan 20 2018
“Most amazing holiday ever, definitely going to book more cycling tours in different places! Bikes/routes/hotels/guides, all excellent!”
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  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
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Accommodation
  • Hotels
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Transport
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Guide
  • English-speaking guide
Bike Hire
  • Mountain Bike Included
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Negombo and from Colombo are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Sri Lanka Heritage by Bicycle tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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Payment

A deposit of 456 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 44 days before departure. For any departures within 27 December 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Sri Lanka Heritage by Bicycle tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Sri Lanka Heritage by Bicycle tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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The minimum number of Participant for this trip is

CANCELLATION No additional cancellation fees apply for this Sri Lanka Heritage by Bicycle tour. You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 44 days of departure.
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