Cycling Holidays

Cycling Tours

Often there’s no better way to experience a destination that on two wheels. Take a leisurely bike ride through the city or the tranquil scenery, taking in the sights and discovering new places. A guided cycling tour offers the perfect opportunity to learn about the local area and takes away the worry of getting lost in a new place.

Why should you try these activities?

When it comes to bike trails we’ve found the best around for every destination. Whether you want to cycle through tea plantations, take a city bike tour or ride around serene beaches, Not in the Guidebooks has you covered. We offer cycling tours down under, cycling tours in Sri Lanka and unique bike riding trails in sought after locations. Our cycling activities are suited to those who like to keep active on holiday, but don’t worry – beginner bikers are always welcome too.

What type of cycling activities do we offer?

All of our cycling tours are run by locals to give tourists a memorable way to explore the area and find out some interesting facts. A guided bike tour is safer than renting a bike, and you’ll have an extremely knowledgeable guide who can answer any of your questions about what you see on the trail.  Our worldwide cycling tours include:

Hanthana Cycling Trail, Sri Lanka

An exciting 42km cycling trail, this tour takes you out of the busy streets of Kandy and up into the Hanthana mountain range. Picturesque winding roads lead to tea plantations on both sides, and you’ll take in some stunning scenery on the four hour trail. Once you’ve seen the local farms and plantations and tired yourself out, you’ll be transported back to your hotel in a traditional tuk tuk!

Cape Peninsula Road Cycling Tour, Cape Town

This small group tour takes you along the beautiful coastal road and the changing scenery on route. This cycling adventure is one of the best ways to see the Cape, and your guide will stop whenever you wish to take in the views and of course snap some amazing photograghs. Highlights include Cape Point Nature Reserve, Boulders Beach, Chapman’s Peak Drive and Misty Cliffs and Whitsands beaches. There’s a high chance you’ll spot some wildlife so keep a look out for seals, whales and penguins.

Cycling the Cardamom Hills, South India

This cycling tour takes you through the renowned Cardamom Hills and is a great way to learn about the spice cultivation techniques used by the locals. You’ll be guided through the narrow winding roads which lead to the spice gardens and plantations, passing beautiful flora and fauna. At the end of the tour you’ll be rewarded with one of the world’s greatest biodiversity areas – the Periyar Tiger Reserve.

Book a local cycling tour today and you’ll experience a memorable day out soaking up the culture, while keeping fit at the same time!