About Lagoon Village Cycling Tour
The Lagoon and Village Cycling Tour go at your own pace – we get off the beaten track with an easy 12 km (7.5 miles) ride from approx. 2.5 to 3 hours (or more) depending on how comfortable you are and how fast you wish to cycle. The tour stays primarily on dirt and gravel tracks and shows you local industries, Lagoon and mangroves, fauna, flora and also meets the local people. You can also witness the process of catching crabs. If you wish to stay away from the touristy areas and experience the lifestyle of the locals while cycling, this is a perfect tour for you!
3 hours (or more) - Time depends on your ability
We start our tour at 8.30 am for Morning Departure or 2.30 pm for the Afternoon Departure. At the tour operator’s house, you will be provided with welcome and tour information, bottled water, helmets and city bike or mountain bike for your size.
After a short briefing, you start the tour with our experienced English-speaking local guide who takes you first through small dirt roads through a small local village to lagoon and mangroves. Along the way, you can always ask your local guide about the plants, animals, culture or anything about this country.
You will also experience the local biodiversity in Sri Lanka- mangrove forest, tropical palms, ferns and lots of coconut trees. Throughout this journey, you will pass through lush green paddy fields, a big part of people's lives here in south Sri Lanka. After cycling around the lagoon. A short journey on the main road and a stop for a refreshing king coconut winds down your tour before you head back to the final destination.