City & Fort Cycling expedition in Galle

Starting From

USD 60.00

Per Person
Cycling Tours  Adventure 
1/2 Day
8:30
Fill the form below to get a quote
Overview

Taking a cycling tour is the ideal way to explore the fascinating coastal city of Galle. You will explore the UNESCO world heritage site, the Dutch Fort of Galle through this paddling tour. Cycling around the city and going through the vegetable and fruit markets will also be a great opportunity to enjoy the beauty of this small city at the tip of Indian Ocean.

Itinerary

08:00
You will be picked up from your hotel and taken to Galle where you will meet your cycling guide.
8:30
Our cycling guide will welcome you and give a brief introduction about the tour before collecting your helmets and bicycles. Start cycling to the city of Galle with your guide. Along the route you can see the day to day activities of the local people and fishermen.
09:00
After reaching Galle city, hop in to the Dutch fort of Galle from the old entrance. Galle Fort covers an area of 52 hectares (130 acres) and the important heritage monuments in the fort includes the Dutch Reformed Church with its historic belfry dated 1707 and cast in 1709 that rings every hour, the old Dutch government house, the residence of the Commander, Great Warehouse near the Old Gate built around 1669 to store spices and ship equipment that is now National Maritime Museum, the Old Dutch Hospital, the Meera Mosque built in 1904, the Buddhist temple built at the site of Portuguese Roman Catholic church, the All Saints Anglican Church built in 1871, the 1882 Clock Tower and the 1939 Galle Lighthouse and many more to see. Cycling in this living heritage site would be a lifetime experience.
10:30
After cycling inside the Galle Fort, we come out from the New Entrance that was constructed in 1873. We will also visit Murugan Hindu Temple that was established in 1790 and fruit and vegetable market established in 1880.
11:30
At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Tour Includes

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off 
  • Water bottles, Light refreshments
  • First Aid, Helmets and Bicycles
  • Cycling Guide
  • All Government taxes

Tour Excludes

  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Entrance fees

Know Before You Go

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled Pick up time.
  • Roundtrip transportation is available from most centrally located Galle, Bentota, Hikkaduwa, Unawatuna, Koggala, Weligama and Mirissa hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
  • Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.
  • You must wear clothing that covers your shoulders and knees for visiting sacred or holy places.
  • If you are pregnant, you should not take part.
  • You must be able to ride a bicycle on your own.
  • You should wear comfortable clothing.

Tour Conditions

  • Children 10 Years and younger are not recommended.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Adult Price is applicable for all the participants. 
  • This activity is subject to cancellation based on inclement weather. Activity can be rescheduled or the payment could be refunded.

 

Cancellation Policy

 

  • 49 hours prior to the scheduled starting time: No Cancellation Fee
  • Within 48 hours prior to the scheduled starting time: 100% Cancellation Fee.
  • No Shows - 100% Cancellation Fee.

Share with others