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Sri Lankan Highlights - Pro 7 - Days

A complete cycling tour of Sri Lanka covering all major highlights, starting from UK £810 (US$ 1100) per person with overnight stays at handpicked accommodations. All breakfasts, bike hire, local tour leader and entrance fees to all sites included.

 

Tour Description

Tour Description

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This is an exclusive cycling tour of some of Sri Lanka’s major attractions for experienced riders. Take a comprehensive and intimate look at an array of tourist highlights from around this beautiful island paradise.

Your tour will start off from Negombo, where you will be transported to directly from the airport. Your first stop will be in Sigiriya via Narammala. Sri Lanka boasts a proud history littered with kingdoms across the land, conquests, legends and awe-inspiring feats. Learn about its rich past with visits to the rock fortress in Sigiriya and a ride through the ruins of Sri Lanka’s second oldest kingdom of Polonnaruwa.

Then head off to the hills of central Sri Lanka with a visit to the country’s hill capital of Kandy. This city is one of the island’s most significant places in terms of history and religion. Explore its unique features and interact with its friendly residents before heading to Nuwara Eliya.

Fondly known as ‘Little England’, this mountainous region is a gateway to a different time. The tea estates stretch out for acres like an emerald ocean and breathtaking mountains and beautiful waterfalls make up its landscape. The cool climate and colonial architecture will convince anyone that they have ridden into a different continent.

The tour will next take you through Sri Lanka’s Dry Zone so you can have a taste of Sri Lanka’s renowned wildlife. A visit to the Udawalawe National Park guarantees you a look at Sri Lanka’s majestic elephants among other exotic beasts and birds, making for an adventurous end to your journey. You will then be transferred back to the airport to catch your flight back home.

 

 

"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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