Cycling in Kandy Hanthana Tea Plantation

(One Day Tour)

Tour Details
  • Type: One Day Tour
  • Location: Kandy
  • Distance: 35 - 40km
  • Hours: 2 - 3 Hrs
  • Group Size: Up to 7 Pax
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Cycling in Kandy Hanthana Tea Plantation


Kandy cycling tour in tea plantation is most attractive cycling tour in Kandy. cycling in Kandy tea plantation tour based in the most beautiful Hanthana mountain range and Hanthana mountain range located 6 Km away from the Kandy city. Kandy cycling tour in Hanthana is the closest cycling tour in Kandy city. Hanthana cycling tour in Kandy a fascinating cycling journey into the aromatic world of tea and you will follow the footsteps of the indomitable pioneer planters.

Cycling tour in Kandy Hanthana tea plantations starts at Ceylon Tea Museum entrance. You will cycle along the Hanthana tea plantation to tea workers’ village. It is challenging 16 km uphill cycling trail, but you are much closer to nature. While you are cycling in Hanthana tea plantation, you will integrate with tea workers and experience tea picking with local ladies. You may enjoy mini tea picking competition with local tea picking ladies. It is a wonderful moment sharing and exploring the cultures and experience way of pure Ceylon tea comes from.

Once reach to tea workers’ village, a local lady greets you, welcome to her house and you will experience a way of living, customs and hospitality. She will offer traditional Hindu snack with a cup of tea. She will demonstrate a way of cooking the snack and you will do mini walk in the Tea workers’ village and you will explore Tea workers’ culture and living style. You will experience a cultural difference in Sri Lanka. After the local experience, return to the starting point along the tea plantation.

At the end of the cycling tour in Kandy tea plantation, visit to Ceylon Tea Museum and explore the over 200 years ago Tea world initially used machinery.

Kandy cycling tour perfectly blended locals’ experiences, nature with Kandy Hanthana cycling tour you never feel monotony cycling tour in Kandy.

Highlights of the cycling in Kandy Tea plantation
  • Exploring the beauty of the Hanthana tea plantation and mountain range.
  • Kandy cycling tour based in scenic tea plantation and experience tea picking with locals.
  • Explore tea workers’ living style and culture.
  • Experience the local hospitality and snack cooking demonstration.
  • Refreshments at the local house and with a cup of tea.
  • Explore the British tea planters’ footprints and inheritance.

Cycling in Kandy Hanthana Tea Plantation



Cycling in Kandy Hanthana Tea Plantation

Operations Schedule and Other Information

Cycling in Kandy Tea Plantation cycle tour - Operation Details
  • Group Guided cycling tour in Kandy.
  • Starting Point in front of Ceylon Tea Museum Entran
  • Morning cycle ride starts at 9 a.m. and evening ride starts at 2 p.m.
  • distance 35 Km – 40 Km. (3 – 4 hrs. cycling tour in Kandy)
  • First 20 Km is climbing gravel terrain and challenging cycle trail.
Difficulty Level
  • Hard Cycling Trail
Health Advises and Age Restrictions
  • We do not advise pregnant ladies.
  • Recommended age 12 Years and above.
  • Casual dress or cycling outfit
  • Good sunscreen and sunglass.

Cycling in Kandy Hanthana Tea Plantation


Cycling in Kandy Hanthana Tea Plantation


  • 1 pax

    $ 120
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 2 pax

    $ 65
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 3 pax

    $ 50
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 4 pax

    $ 45
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 5-6 pax

    $ 40
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 7 pax and above

    $ 35
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • E-bike (Optional)

    $ 30
    (Cost Per E-bike Per Day in US$)
Cost Inclusions:
  • Well experienced historical cycling guide and cycles.
  • Unlimited water during the cycle tour.
  • Tea Workers Cooking demonstration and snack experience.
  • Ceylon Tea Museum visit.
Cost Does Not Include:
  • Pick up and drop transport is not included in the cost (but can be arranged up on your request).
  • E-bike Cost
Payments and Cancelation
  • Tour will confirm up on the payment.
  • You may need to check the availability before making the payment.
Cancelation Policy
  • If you are going to cancel the activity before the 24 of the operation takes place, then we will not apply for any cancelation charge.
  • If the activity cancels from My Ceylon Adventures (our) end because of unexpected weather condition effect then Fully refunded (100%) or you can book alternative activity instead of the refund.

Cycling in Kandy Hanthana Tea Plantation


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  • We did 2 months is amazing cycle trial through the tea plantation... !
    Nicky Bon

Cycling in Kandy Hanthana Tea Plantation

Frequently Asking Questions and Answers

No! it is a guided group tour.

We are recommending in the morning cycle tour because tea picking takes place only in the morning. Hence, if you think local tea workers’ integration is an important attraction in your Kandy cycle tour. The definitely you need to do the cycling tour in the morning.

Evening cycle tour experience is same, expect the tea workers integration.

No! it is scheduled cycling tour in Kandy because of group tour.

If you need to customize the starting time, then you need to book as private tour and you need to pay additionally USD $45 for convert private guided tour.

Yes, of course! That mentioned breaks in the itinerary to indicate about breaks in between the cycle tour and there is no restriction to take a break or take pictures while you are cycling.

We want to keep you relax and add memories of your Sri Lanka holiday. So, you are feeling free to take the pictures as a souvenir and we are flexible always with our valued customers’ comfortability.

Well, you do not need to miss this fantastic tour anymore...! you can get E-Bike paying additional USD $30 and E-bike makes comfortable cycle tour in Kandy.

Yes, of course! Wherever if your partner not feels well or tired, she / he can stop the ride, get into support truck but 1st half of the cycle tour support vehicle cannot follow us because 1st half based on gravel terrain away from the civilized area. Your partner able to get the support vehicle at the tea planters’ village.

Or your partner can get E-bike with extra battery and then partner can ride comfortably.

No! mountain bike cost already included in the cost.

No! it is optional cost.

Yes! Kandy cycling tour based in remote area and you need to manage with nature and you might not able to access well build WCs every place. But we will try to direct you decent hygienic place as much as possible.

If you could not ride due to weather, low light or fitness issue, then you can get the support from our back-up vehicle, but first 20 Km cannot follow the support vehicle. Because we are cycling on gravel and challenging cycle trail. So, in case if you cannot cycle in first half, then we will take you to the main road again and then after you can get the support from our truck.

Others can continue the cycle tour with our guide. You can explore other activities of the tour and after the sometime later if you are comfortable to ride again, you can join with your team and enjoy the tour second half onwards.

Yes! every cycle tour we will carry out a few extra cycles for selection to our valued customers and we will keep additional cycles until the tour end because if your cycle did not function well in between the tour, we will try to fix it during the cycle tour but if we feel take the time to fix the bike, then immediately we will replace the cycle instead of spend the time to fixing the cycle. We dislike to keep waiting long duration and warm down the body. We are always looking forward to offering wonderful cycle tour in Sri Lanka.

No! absolutely free and it is for support for you.

Yes! fully refunded from our side because of the Weather or unexpected circumstance cancelled by Bike Tours in Sri Lanka side.

We will keep post before the operation takes place in 24 hrs. If you did not receive any message from our end, that’s mean scheduled operation of activity takes place as it is.

Yes! you are feeling free to wear any comfortable dress for you.

We will follow the WHO given guidelines and we will ensure 100% safe from our side.

If you are cycling in a remote area, then we can take you nearest hospital by our supporting vehicle or further help can get by 1990 emergency ambulance service and immediately we will arrange the Ambulance transferred to nearest hospital.

All our guides and escort leaders given basic First Aid training. So, they will give the basic first aids until you transfer to the hospital.

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