Day trip

Hanthana Tea Plantation Cycling Tour

Hanthana Tea Plantation Cycling Tour

From US$ 98 per person

Take a tour through the Hanthana Tea Plantation from Kandy. Learn more about the history of tea in Sri Lanka and enjoy a bike ride through scenic mountains and tea plantations.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Private group


  • Visit the Ceylon Tea Museum
  • Go on a scenic bike tour around the plantation
  • Learn about the history of tea production in Sri Lanka
Full description
Meet your cycling guide in Kandy in the morning and get ready for a scenic bike ride through the mountains. Visit and explore the Ceylon Tea Museum in Hanthana. Discover the abandoned Hanthana Tea Factory, built in 1925, which now houses the museum. See two floors full of tea processing machinery as well as some older equipment used through the ages in Sri Lanka. Visit the library on the third floor where you can read up on the history of Ceylon Tea. Enjoy a fresh cup of hot tea at the cafe. Embark on your bike down a trail that winds through the plantation. Take in wonderful views of bright green tea against the backdrop of distant mountains.
  • Mountain bike and helmet
  • Guide
  • 1 bottle of water per person
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Ceylon Tea Museum entry ticket
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

E.L Senanayake Children's Park in Kandy.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Driving time may vary due to unpredictable road traffic
  • Photography stops on the way can be arranged within locations where there's a reasonable spot to park your bike
  • It is recommended that you bring a packed breakfast with you if you are unable to have your meal at your hotel
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Product ID: 256027