City & Fort Cycling tour in Galle

City & Fort Cycling tour in Galle
from USD $44.00
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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. 
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In Brief

Location:
Galle, Sri Lanka
Country:
Sri Lanka
Duration:
3 to 4 hours
Operates:
See Availability
Overview
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Pricing
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.

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.

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.

At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel. 

Inclusions

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

Exclusions

  • Gratuities

Departure Point

Centrally located hotels in Galle, Unawatuna, Koggala, Hikkaduwa, Mirissa and Bentota

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

In Brief

Location:
Galle, Sri Lanka
Country:
Sri Lanka
Duration:
3 to 4 hours
Operates:
See Availability