Fortress Nieuw Amsterdam - Plantation Peperpot Bike tour
From the starting point Fietsen in Suriname we’ll cycle to Leonsberg, at Leonsberg we cross the Suriname river to Fortress Nieuw Amsterdam. The fortress has a strategic position, it is situated at the point where the Commewijneriver comes into to Surinameriver and flow together into the ocean. After visiting the fortress and the little village Nieuw Amsterdam we’ll cycle along the Surinameriver. Several buildings and places here are renamed after plantations that used to stand here. We will also see some canals and sluices that remain from the plantation area. We will pass several mosques, temples and Javanese and Hindustan houses. After cycling for some kilometers we’ll reach the plantation Peperpot.
During this tour you will experience a fine combination of history, culture and nature.
Inclusive: bicycle, guide, boat, lunch, entrance and drinks