Explore Dutch Foot Print (Colombo – Negombo) 45 Km cycling Ride (4 – 5 Hrs.)


Cycling in Colombo to Negombo with Bike Tours in Sri Lanka is not just a cycling tour and it is exploring colonial heritance and different cultures of the community. You will start the cycling tour top of the Mattakkuliya Bridge and cycling along with the Hamilton Dutch Canal. It is a fascinating cycling journey out of Colombo city and explores Dutch heritage, nature, countryside, and Fishermen living style.

From Mattakkuliya Bridge to Negombo, people cycle through the countryside. 10 – 15 Km along with the Dutch canal, coconut estate and along with the coastal belt. While you cycling to Negombo you will experience fishing villages, local fishermen living style and sometime you might be able to experience fishing and unique fishing songs as well.

En-route you will visit “Dickowita Fishery harbor” and Negombo salt fishing village. After the ride you will do boat safari in Negombo Lagoon and explore crab, prawns catching methods in the lagoon.

Cycling Distance and Duration: 60 Km and 5 – 6 hrs. excursions.

Operation Details and attractions

  • The starting point is “Mattakkuliya Bridge”
  • Starting time 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • distance 45 Km and it is soft cycling trail.
  • Fishing village and Fishery harbor
  • Hamilton Canal and wetland fauna/flora
  • Negombo Lagoon Boat trip.
  • Ending point Negombo Fishing Village.
Number of Pax 1 pax 2 – 3 pax 4 – 6  pax 7 – 10 pax 11 – 15 pax
Rate  Per Person in US$ $ 120 $ 60 $ 50 $ 45 $ 35


Cost Includes

  • Cycle, Helmets and Cycling Guide
  • Back up vehicle
  • Refreshments
  • Boat Trip in Lagoon
Explore Dutch Foot Print | Bike Tours in Sri Lanka
Explore Dutch Foot Print | Bike Tours in Sri Lanka

Tour Reviews

5 based on 1 review
April 10, 2020

this is the awesome cycle tour in Colombo city and it is beautiful cycle through the Dutch canal.
after the cycle trail beautiful boat ride in Negombo Lagoon. total excursions extended more than 4 hrs because of picture stops and refreshments. at the end wow cycle trail end of the 14 days cycle holiday.

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