The Dalai Lama Tour (electric bikes)

Walking & Biking Tours in Encinitas

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Cruise through the sunshine in beautiful Carlsbad on a half-day small-group guided electric bike tour. This popular tour allows you to ride alongside the historic Highway 101 which hugs the Pacific Ocean, cycle through the small towns of Encinitas and Leucadia, and take a stroll through the Self-Realization Meditation Gardens known for it's picturesque and calming scenery. Tour is limited to a maximum of 5 people and includes use of a bicycle, helmet, and bottled water.
After meeting at the designated meeting point on Carlsbad Village Drive at least 15 minutes prior to your 1pm start time, you'll be fitted for an electric bicycle and helmet. Then, you will be trained on how to use the bike. When the small group is all set, you'll be on your way cycling through the sunshine in beautiful Carlsbad.The tour takes approximately 45 minutes each way; however, the pace will be based on the group. Your guide will share fun California facts while taking you along the breathtaking bike routes of Highway 101. You may see dolphins or whales along the way while viewing the ocean. We will stop at a look-out point for 5 - 10 minutes to snap a photo or two and admire the view high above the cliffs. There is a restroom facility nearby while en-route.Travel through the quaint towns of Leucadia and Encinitas where you will pass funky shops, local cafes, coffee houses, and beautiful Eucalyptus trees planted in the 1880’s. Take an enchanting stroll through the Self-Realization Meditation Gardens which feature streaming brooks, gentle waterfalls, koi ponds where the fish will greet you with warmth, rolling paths with a variety of indigenous plants, and take in the breathtaking views of the pacific ocean.The tour will end between 3pm and 4pm at the original departure point.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Use of bicycle
  • Use of helmet
  • Bottled water
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
  • Small-group tour
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Led by a local guide
  • All necessary equipment included