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Cycling in the heart of the south - 1 Day

LEAD TIME : 03 DAYS PRIOR NOTICE | STARTING TIME : 0630hrs OR 1600hrs (FLEXIBLE)

FROM £ 80 (USD 110)

A motor vehicle is the fastest, most comfortable, and most common way to see Galle. However, to truly experience what Galle has to offer, a bicycle is the best mode of transport. Sri Lanka Day Tours takes you on a guided journey in and around Galle, taking in the beauty of the old and the new, the natural and the man-made. This tour is perfect if you want to experience Galle beyond the fort.

We start our ride inMiliduwa, a peaceful village just outside Galle.The first stop is atthe tea factory at Kahanda Kanda, which provides a glance at how the world's bestlow-country tea is processed, from raw leavesto its final form.

The next stop is a boat trip aroundKoggala Lake, dotted with hundreds of tiny islands. The islands include one with a Buddhist temple and another containing a cinnamon plantation. The main attraction, however, arethe marshlands surrounding the lake, home to a myriad species of rare and colourful birds.

Through winding roads surrounded by vast paddy fields and coconut, rubber, and cinnamon plantations, you arrive inUnawatuna, famous for its pristine beaches and coral reefs.Unawatuna also borders themysteriousRumassala hill, featured heavily in local mythology. It provides spectacular coastal views and a trail through nature.

The highlight of the tour isGalle's most distinctive feature, the Dutch Fort.Visit the famous landmarks within the Fort, and explore over 400 years of history within the heart of a vibrant city.Interact with the locals and indulge in the rich local cuisine, from tantalising street food to mouth-watering curries.

Let Sri Lanka Day Tours bring you a glimpse of what Galle has to offer.

 

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From To Approx Hours Approx Kms Accomm Highest Alt. (m) Sleeping Alt. (m)
Unawatuna Unawatuna clock tower 2:22 24.4   59 -1
Route description up hill ,and down hill,carpet road,main road,tar road,sand road ( cant ride bikes for 150m),japan temple,fish market,nevy camp,vegitable market,light house,galle railway station,yatagala rajamaha viharaya,motorex car repair center,road development authority,
Hazards down hill ,narrow bends ,road trafic,speed driving vehicals ,
Casevac / nearest medical facility from starting point : 13km to medical center,13.3km to medical center,14.1km to medical center,government hospital in galle

 

 


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