Beautiful scenery of Galle Fort in Sri Lanka


Galle fort cycling tour is exploring about the colonial inheritance and Galle fort cycle tour based in within the fort premises. Galle fort is the best evidence still remaining out of the 33 forts around the country. Portuguese constructed 22 Forts around the coastal belt and few inside the country specially the Trading goods available cities.  Out of 22 Portuguese forts at the moment 04 forts in good condition, 10 forts destroyed and 8 forts remaining as ruins. Dutch East Indian Company constructed 11 forts and 5 forts still remining good condition, other 6 forts destroyed or ruins.  

Galle fort initially built by Portuguese army in 1541 with three bastions and Dutch East Indian company took over 1640. Dutch expanded Galle fort 52 hectares and Galle fort developed upto present level by Dutch East Indian company. Galle Dutch fort is the best fort in Sri Lanka explore the inheritance of colonials.   

Cycling tour in Galle is comprehensive Galle fort tour with local history expert. He is living in the fort more than 40 years and you will hear folktales which is not written historical documentaries or journals.  He will share some local experience and historical knowledge about local kings and colonial influences. Galle fort cycling tour is the best way of exploring the colonial history.

Operational Details

  • Starting Point

    Starting point Near the Amangalla hotel in Dutch Fort

  • Starts At

    Galle Fort tour cycling tour available 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Distance

    Approx. total cycling distance 6 Km - 8 Km

  • Duration

    About 2 Hrs.


  • Guide
    Well experienced historical cycling guide
  • Equipment
    Mountain bikes
  • Drink
    Unlimited water during the cycle tour and at the end refresh with coconut drink

    Not Included

  • Transport
    Hotel pick up and drop
  • Cycle Exchange
    E-bike rentals

    Additional Details

  • Tour Difficulty Level

    Soft Cycling Trail

  • Recommendations

    • Casual dress or cycling outfit
    • Good sunscreen and sunglass

    Rates Per-Person

    Package 1
    • 1 Pax

    Rate per-person


    • 2 Pax

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    • 3 Pax

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    • 4 Pax

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    • 5 - 6 Pax

    Rate per-person


    • 7+ Pax

    Rate per-person


    Tour Highlights

    Explore the Colonial inheritance
    Identify Portuguese, Dutch and English architecting skills
    Explore the complete history and folktales related to Galle Fort
    Explore each street uniqueness and people living style
    Unique handcraft in Southern coast

    Tour Locations

    Payments and Cancellations

    Payment policy
    • Tour will confirm up on the payment.
    • You may need to check the availability before making the payment.

    Cancellation policy
    • If you are going to cancel the activity before the 24 hours of the operation, take 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.

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