Biking, using of a bicycle for transport, recreation or for sport is very common and popular among locals and tourists in Sri Lanka. Bicycles are the main means of transportation in many parts of Sri Lanka.
Biking is a very effective and efficient mode of transportation best for short to moderate distances where four wheel vehicles cannot take you to explore interiors of cities in the island. Bicycles provide many advantages and benefits for a tourist wanting to get to hidden places by comparison with motor vehicles that include the sustained physical exercise necessarily involved in biking, reduced consumption of fossil fuels, less air or noise pollution, minimal traffic congestion, easier parking, greater maneuverability, and easy access to both roads and paths . It is very economical for the traveller with a low budget to be biking within the terrain. After reaching a city, using the map of the city you can take your own private journey along with a bicycle. It gives you the freedom to explore the recommended places of interest at your will.