14 days: Sri Lankan highlights on 2 wheels
Number of cycling days: 12 MODERATE [Soft x 4 | Moderate x 7 | Hard x 1]
Average Km / day: 52 km
A complete cycling tour of Sri Lanka covering all major highlights, starting from USD 2007 per person with overnight stays at handpicked accommodations. Single room supplement from USD 485. All breakfasts, two lunches, seven dinners, bike hire, local tour leader and entrance fees mentioned in the schedules are included. Optional excursions are not included in the price.
A comprehensive cycling tour of the major Sri Lankan tourist highlights with handpicked accommodations and a knowledgeable tour guide. Catch the best of Sri Lanka’s wildlife, historical, scenic and cultural attractions.
There is certainly no better way to truly breathe in the splendour of this island paradise than by taking a cycle tour through the country.
You will be picked up from the airport and taken to a seaside retreat in Negombo where you will meet your guides and crew. Relax and recuperate before embarking on an epic cycling tour which will start with a ride to Narammala.
Afterward, you will be transported to Sigiriya, where you can explore its rock fortresses well as the ancient ruins in Polonnaruwa, the second oldest kingdom in Sri Lanka.
Pedal along the Amaban River to Pallegama and then from Riverton, which offers up a truly awe-inspiring view of the Knuckles mountain range, to the hill capital of Kandy. Truly experience the unique culture of Kandy with the tour of the city.
Then it’s onward to Nuwara Eliya via a scenic train ride (Subject to availability!). Explore “Little England” with its colonial estates, tea plantations, and cosy cottages. You will be taken on a walk through the Horton Plains National Park after which a thrilling descent along what’s known as “Satan’s Steps” awaits you.
Visit the rural villages in Belihuloya and get intimate with its unique ways of life. Ride on to Udawalawe where you can take an evening safari in its national park to see the elephants that inhabit it.
An exciting ride to Yala is next, where you will get the chance to see the Sri Lankan leopard that is commonly found in this park. Take a safari here and see all that this renowned wildlife park has to offer. Furthermore, experience glamping at the Big Game Tented Campsite where you will stay.
Ride south to the golden beaches of Unawatuna where you can lounge around and relax. Your last cycling trail will be to the fort in Galle where you will be able to see the various influences that the colonists had on architecture, culture, and history.
This tour offers you the chance to feel part of the communities and attractions you visit which is a benefit that cannot be enjoyed from the confinement of an enclosed vehicle. We offer you an intimate tour of the country that will make exploring Sri Lanka a real adventure.