Spending your winter holiday on two wheels is wonderful experience in your Sri Lanka Holiday. Cycling with My Ceylon Adventure in Sri Lanka is not just padding tour; you will ride through different terrains, explore beautiful landscapes, history of Sri Lanka and connects with culture and people.
Every day brings you confident about you and keeps interesting in your cycling holiday in Sri Lanka. Life Time experience and Tour will be ended with amazing epic Christmas story!!!
Day 01 Airport - Negombo
- Welcome at the Airport and Proceed to Negombo.
- Optional: Evening cycling in Negombo fishing Village.
- Overnight stay in Negombo
Luxury Package: Jetwing Lagoon – Deluxe Room (Boutique Hotel) or similar hotel.
Premium Package: Goldi Sands Hotel – Standard Room (3 star Hotel) or similar
Standard Package: Villa Palma – Standard Room (1 Star Hotel) or similar hotel.
About 1st day
Our official representative meets and welcomes you at the Airport and proceeds to Negombo Hotel.
Evening cycling in Negombo fishing village do the fine-tunings of Cycles and experience fishing village. 1st Day usually you will not get more activities; you need rest for ride in next day. You will cycle approximately 20 – 25 Km
Day 02 Negombo – Sigiriya
- Early Morning cycling to Sigiriya.
- Climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Evening cycling in Sigiriya countryside.
- Overnight stay in Sigiriya
Luxury Package: Chaaya Village – Superior Room (4 star Hotel) or similar hotel.
Premium Package: Kassapa Lion Rock Hotel – Standard Room (3 star Hotel) or similar hotel
Standard Package: Asnara Village Hotel – Standard Room (1 Star Hotel) or similar hotel.
About 2nd day
You will start the cycle early morning 1st session after cycling Kurunagala 25 Km and proceed to Sigiriya by vehicle and evening cycling to Sigiriya rock and explore countryside in elephant back. Total travel distance to Sigiriya 165 Km and cycling distance approximately 40 - 70 Km. this is flat route and daytime temperature 32 – 35 C°.
Total distance approximately 165 Km and Cycling Distance 40 - 70 km
Day 03 Sigiriya – Polonnaruwa
- Early morning Elephant Back ride
- After Breakfast cycling to Polonnaruwa through the countryside
- Cycle in Polonnaruwa sacred city.
- Evening cycling through Paddy field and Lake
Optional: Elephant Safari in Minneriya National Park
- Overnight stay in Polonnaruwa
Luxury Package: The Deer Park Hotel – Superior Room (4 star Hotel) or similar hotel.
Premium Package: Hotel Sudu Araliya – Standard Room (3 star Hotel) or similar hotel
Standard Package: The Village Hotel – Standard Room (1 Star Hotel) or similar hotel.
About 3rd Day
This is soft and flat cycling trail and you will cycle through moderate route and approximate cycling distance 40 – 60 Km and you will explore proud history of Sri Lankan by two wheel. Evening cycling in Polonnaruwa lake and experience low country landscapes and evening sunset with scenic countryside sceneries
Total distance approximately Cycling Distance 40 - 70 km
Medieval Capital of Polonnaruwa
In the 12th c. AD, the medival capital of Polonnaruwa was one of the great urban centres in South asia. Today, the well preserved ruins give you the chance to experience the grandeur of this period and marvel at the artistry of the island’s early craftsmen.
Located 142km from Colombo, polonnaruwa was the island’s second ancient capital. Many of the existing ruins owe their contruction to Parakramabahu the Great, the last in a sequence of warrior-kings, who developed the city on a lavish scale. He is also credited with the massive artificial lake that lies to the west of the city, the sea of Parakrama.
Day 04 Polonnaruwa – Kithulgala
- After Breakfast cycling to Matale through the countryside
- En-route trekking in the Knuckles mountain range
- Overnight stay at Forest Edge Hotel (Kithulgala)
About 4th Day
After breakfast you will cycle through the Polonnaruwa water tank to Bankamunuan Junction about 45 Km. it is flat route and you will ride through canal,countryside and wilderness area.
You will ride through two national parks boundaries and it is uncommon cycling trail but one of most scenic cycling trail. Most of travellers may not cycle this trail due to lack of information. Perhaps if you are lucky enough you might spot wild elephants near the elephant fence.
After Bakamuna you will proceed to top of Knuckles by vehicle or if you are fit enough you can cycle to top of Knuckles mountain range. You will get packed lunch and you will trek to Knuckles gap and experience fauna and flora in Mystery Mountain.
You will reach to Kithulgala late evening.
Total distance approximately 254 Km and Cycling Distance 40 - 70 km
Day 05 Kithulgala – Nuwera Elliya
- Early morning White Water Rafing in Kithulgala
- After Breakfast early morning cycling to Nuwera Elliya through tea plantations.
- En-route visit to Tea factory and experience plucking tea.
- Lunch will be arranged in Nuwera Elliya.
- Evening city walk in Nuwera Elliya
- Dinner & Overnight stay in Nuwera Elliya
Luxury Package: Langdale Resort & Spa – Standard Room (Boutique Hotel) or similar hotel.
Premium Package: Gayway Forest Lodge – Standard Room (3 star Hotel) or similar hotel.
Standard Package: Sun Hill Hotel – Standard Room (1 Star Hotel) or similar hotel.
About 5th Day
Cycling to Nuwera Elliya is awesome and it is the epic story of your Sri Lanka Cycling holiday. Cycling attitude starts 300 meters to 1885 meters. It is uphill trail and this is the most beautiful cycling trail in Sri Lanka. You are cycling through tea plantation, scenic mountains and valley. From Kandy to Nuwera Ellia total distance would be 78 km and you will cycle approximately average 60 Km. if you fitness enough you can ride further.
Kithulgala blessed with Water and Sri Lanka inland water based adventure centre is Kithulgala. The experience of White Water Rafting in the picturesque Kelani River, there are 7 rapids covering 3 major rapids and 4 minor rapids (Grade 2 -3 rapids). Every rapid gives you great fun…epic excitement…!
Total distance approximately 125 Km and Cycling Distance 40 - 70 km
Day 06 Nuwera Elliya – Yala
- Early morning after Breakfast cycling to Yala.
- Evening Safari in Yala National Park.
- Overnight stay in Tissamaharama
Luxury Package: Ceylon Wild Safari Camping – Deluxe Tented Camp
Premium Package: Ceylon Wild Safari Camping – Standard Tented Camp.
Standard Package: Jayasinghe Holiday Resort – Standard Room (1 Star Hotel) or similar.
About 6th day
After Breakfast you will drive to Ella (54 Km) and you will start the cycling in Ella.
Ella to Wellawaya downhill cycling trail approximately 20 Km and you will cycle through “Ravana” lived area and which triangle epic love story based on Rama, Sita and Ravana.
You will cycling approximately 60 - 80 Km and you are cycling buffer zone of the national parks, if you are lucky you can see deer, elephant over the electric fence.
Lunch will be served at the campsite.
Evening your safari will be started at 3 p.m. and until 5.30 p.m. you will be in Safari in Yala national park. After Safari proceed to Hotel by Safari Jeep
Total distance approximately 189 Km and Cycling Distance 40 - 70 km
Day 7 Yala – Unawatuna
- After Breakfast cycling to Unawatuan through West coast
- Evening leisure at the Beach or Cycling in Galle Dutch Fort.
- Dinner & Overnight stay in Unawatuna
Luxury Package: Lighthouse Hotel & Spa – Standard Room (5 star) or similar hotel.
Premium Package: Unawatuna Beach Hotel (4 star) or similar hotel
Standard Package: Beach Hotel Cormaran Hotel – Standard Room (2 Star Hotel) or similar.
About 6th Day
You will cycle along the west coast to Unwatuna beach over 100 Km and 6th Day would be ending day of cycling Holiday in Sri Lanka.
Unawatuna Beach was named the world’s best beach by The Discovery Channel in 2004. That may be a stretch today, but Unawatuna is undoubtedly the best beach in Sri Lanka-none other offers the same combination of golden sand, a protected bay that offers the country’s best swimming, and the famed beauty of the headland with its temple and sunset, and the laid back atmosphere of Unawatuna
With almost every kind and type of hotel, motel and guest houses to cater to the gourmet food a sea bather crave for, it is the perfect holiday spot for all your sea bathing and water based activities such as surfing in search of myriads of coral fish, angel fish & puffer fish diving for beautiful and out of this world coral reefs, scuba diving and underwater photography, sailing, yachting and the latest attraction of setting out in search of the blue whales which linger very close to the Unawatuna beach a few kilometers to south of this bay.
Day 7 Departure
- After Breakfast leave for departure and transfer to Air Port according to your flight schedule.