Grasshopper Adventures has announced a new cycling tour of Sri Lanka. On this week-long tour, guests will bike from the highlands to the coast, discovering the history, cuisine, and local communities of the country.
Riders will travel through tea plantations, tour the city of Kandy and The Sacred Relic of the tooth of Buddha, explore Yala National Park (home to elephants, leopards, buffalo, and monkeys), hike the Sinharaja Rainforest Reserve (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), and relax on the southern coast. This trip covers approximately 199 miles by bicycle and starts at $2,300 per person.
Tour Highlights include:
- Visiting the Temple of the Tooth, where the sacred tooth relic is placed with its supporting stories
- Taking a train through the tea country hills
- Cycling through tea plantations and sampling delicacies like fresh dates and dried corn crackers
- Touring Yala National Park by Jeep and hiking to World's End Lookout
- Trekking in the Sinharaja Rainforest Reserve
- Descending from the rainforest to the beaches of the southern coast
Grasshopper Adventures offers a range of other multi-day cycling tours in Sri Lanka. Bike through the scenic tea plantations of the Hill Country, absorb the history of ancient Sri Lanka on the dry plains of the Cultural Triangle, or relax in Galle and the beaches of the south.
Grasshopper Adventures is a cycling and active travel specialist, headquartered in Bangkok. The company hosts more than 25,000 travelers on tours ranging from one day to two weeks in Japan, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, China, Uzbekistan, Taiwan, Bhutan & Myanmar.