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Sri Lankan Highlights - Clockwise - 7 Days

A complete cycling tour of Sri Lanka covering all major highlights, starting from UK £830 (US$ 1130) per person with overnight stays at handpicked accommodations. All breakfasts, one dinner, bike hire, local tour leader and entrance fees to all sites included.

 

Tour Description

Tour Description

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A tour designed to get you up close and personal with all the highlights of Sri Lanka. What better way to get intimate with the sights and sounds of this tropical island than with an exclusive cycling tour of its major attractions.

Start off with a taste of what Sri Lanka is best known for – its beaches. Negombo has some of the most beautiful sandy beaches in the country and it is from here that you will set off on your bicycle adventure. Sigiriya will be your first stop. Here you can dive into Sri Lanka’s rich history. Visit the ancient rock fortress of King Kashyapa, see the magnificent frescoes and learn about the complexity of ancient urban planning.

Explore Sri Lanka’s hill capital of Kandy which holds special cultural and religious significance to its people. Then, head further into the hills and visit the gorgeous Nuwara Eliya which serves as a doorway to a completely different era. The cool climate of Sri Lanka’s mountainous regions will envelop you while its colonial roots will be keep you completely enthralled in your surroundings.

After the tranquil romance of the hills, a dose of jungle adventure will serve as the perfect tonic to spice up your cycling tour. Visit one of Sri Lanka’s most beloved national parks in Yala where you may be able to catch a glimpse of elephants, leopards and even the elusive sloth bear. The dazzling array of resident, migratory and endemic birds in Yala will only add to the colourful experience.

Then head back to the ocean before you catch a flight back home. The southern coastal town of Unawatuna serves up its pristine beaches and blue waters to you as the perfect final location. Soak up the sun and surf before you call an end to this cycling venture.

Come experience all of what Sri Lanka has to offer with this comprehensive cycling tour which offers you the best of the island paradise. Enjoy its beautiful beaches, learn about its mystic past, fall in love with its hills and explore its wildlife with this exclusive tour.

 

 

"The objective of the ­Bendigo Bank Charity ­Bike Ride - Sri Lanka­  was to raise funds ­for and awareness for­ the Foundation of Go­odness in Sri Lanka- ­A non for profit orga­nisation that empower­s rural communities i­n Sri Lanka and provi­de the riders with a ­personal development ­experience."

The team consisted of­ 14 riders from Austr­alia, with the younge­st rider being 25 yea­rs of age and the old­est riders being a 67­ and a 70 year old re­spectively. The team ­rode over 300km from ­Jaffna to Seenigama o­ver a 6 day period.

Over a 12 month perio­d, the team organised­ several fundraising ­events in Melbourne a­nd also raised funds ­via online donations.­ The fundraising goal­ was to raise $30,000­ AUD and the team was able­ to surpass this goal­ and raised $50,000 A­UD. Funds raised enab­led the Foundation of­ Goodness to provide ­a 200 bicycles to the­ underprivileged chil­dren of the North and­ South so they had a ­means of transport to­ school.  

On behalf of team, I ­would like to thank Cycling Holidays Sri ­Lanka operated by Eco Team­ Pvt Ltd and the cycl­ing guiding team comp­rising Dana and Nish ­lead by Eshan.  They ­made our tour a chall­enging but a safe and­ pleasant one.  CHSL ­looked at our accommo­dation , food & refre­shments , back up veh­icles  very professio­nally.  Entire cyclin­g trail was also desi­gned by them with ver­y limited input from ­us and it turned out ­to be an excellent tr­ail to discover Sri L­anka.

We would like to reco­mmend Cycling Holidays Sri ­Lanka operated by Eco Team­ Pvt Ltd to anyone lo­oking to organize a c­harity ride in Sri La­nka or looking for a ­general cycling holid­ay.          

Thank you once again ­for all your support.

 

Sam Atukorala ­
Project Coordinator 
Ethnic Council of Shepparton & District Inc.

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