Cycling Ella to Yala

(One Day Tour)

Tour Details
  • Type: One Day Tour
  • Location: Ella to Yala
  • Distance: 110km (approx)
  • Hours: 5 - 6 Hrs
  • Group Size: Up to 7 Pax
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Cycling Ella to Yala


Ella to Yala cycling tour exploring about nature, stunning landscapes from hill countryside to low lands.  When you are cycling Ella to Yala along the national park boundaries, you will explore the wild elephants’, dancing peacocks near by the electric fence. The cycling ride from Ella to Yala is one of the most thrilling bikes rides we offer! Starting from the island’s scenic hill country, you will make your way to the jungles of Yala along the south coast, on a cycling route that is incredibly scenic and thrilling. The route from Ella to Wellawaya is 20 kilometers on a downhill trail, bringing with it thrills, fun and adventure and while the tour may seem daunting at first, the ride is literally a breeze! As you cycling your way south, you’ll experience a gradual drop in altitude and the weather getting warmer, all the while though you’ll have a fantastic breeze accompanying you to Yala. The route will take you along the borders of a few of the island’s national parks, so if you’re lucky you could come across wild Asian elephants, peacocks and deer by the roadside.

En route you will visit Ravana waterfall and you can ride maximum distance 110 Km up to Yala Junction. refreshments break available for refreshing you and keep paddling to Yala.

Highlights of the Ella to Yala Cycling Tour
  • Explore the scenic landscapes from hill country to low land.
  • Experience the cultural difference and countryside living style.
  • Explore the wilderness, nature and wildlife.
  • Experience the paddy farmers’ way of working paddy fields.
  • Ancient irrigation system and explore scenic landscapes over the water tanks and paddy fields.
  • Experience local cuisine.

Cycling Ella to Yala



Cycling Ella to Yala

Operations Schedule and Other Information

Operation Details
  • Group Cycling tour
  • Starting from at your hotel in Ella.
  • Starting time at 8 a.m.
  • It is medium soft cycling trail.
  • cycling distance 110 Km and duration 5 - 6 hrs.
  • from Ella to Wellawaya town 20 Km downhill
    from Wellawaya to Tissamaharama flat terrain.
  • Ella to Yala Cycling tour will end in Tissamaharama.
  • If Customer fit enough able to continue to Yala hotel or drop to hotel by vehicle.
Difficulty Level
  • Medium Cycling Trail
Health Advises and Age Restrictions
  • Recommended age 12 Years and above
  • Casual dress or cycling outfit
  • Good sunscreen and sunglass.

Cycling Ella to Yala


Cycling Ella to Yala


  • 1 pax

    $ 280
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 2 pax

    $ 145
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 3 pax

    $ 120
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 4 pax

    $ 90
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 5-6 pax

    $ 80
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 7 pax and above

    $ 70
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • E-bike (Optional)

    $ 30
    (Cost Per E-bike Per Day in US$)
Cost Inclusions:
  • Well experienced cycling guide and Mountain bikes, helmets
  • Unlimited water, refreshments, fruits and snacks are available during cycle tour
  • Sri Lankan lunch
  • Support vehicle throughout the tour
  • Hotel pick up from Ella and drop in Yala
Cost Does Not Include:
  • E-bike Cost
Payments and Cancelation
  • Tour will confirm up on the payment.
  • You may need to check the availability before making the payment.
Cancelation Policy
  • If you are going to cancel the activity before the 24 of the operation takes place, then we will not apply for any cancelation charge.
  • If the activity cancels from My Ceylon Adventures (our) end because of unexpected weather condition effect then Fully refunded (100%) or you can book alternative activity instead of the refund.

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Frequently Asking Questions and Answers

Yes, it is group guided cycling tour and maximum number of participants 7 pax per cycling tour. exact number of participants can be advised previous day.

No!  it is fixed tour because of the group tour. We are highly recommending leave the hotel around 8 a.m.–8.30 a.m. early morning. Because you can spend more time in capturing stunning landscapes and you can ride 50–60 Km before the daytime temperature increase.

Day time temperature 32 C–34 C and it is 12 p.m. 2 p.m. is the warm time of day.

Yes of course! That mentioned breaks in the itinerary to indicate about breaks in between the cycle tour and there is no restriction to take a break or take pictures while you are cycling.

We want to keep you relax and add memories of your Sri Lanka holiday. So, you are feeling free to take the pictures as souvenir and we are flexible always with our valued customers’ comfortability.

Yes of course! If you can start the cycle tour around 7 a.m. then it would be much more comfortable ride and manage the time. Then you have more time to spend relaxing and other activities.

Yes of course! We will bring some extra fruits to keep you comfortable and some sandwich (such as tomato and cheese). You need some extra energy ride such a long hard cycling trail

There is no additional cost for those extra fruits and snacks!

Yes! sometimes you might need to manage with nature. Because this trail based in remote locations and you might not able to access build WCs every place. But we will try to direct you decent place as much as possible.

Yes of course! Wherever if your partner not feels well or tired, she / he can stop the ride, get into support truck and you can continue the cycle tour with our cycling guide. Partner can relax on the vehicle and it is always behind us for the support throughout the tour. If your partner fits enough to ride again and your partner feels free to cycle again wherever comfortable.

Or your partner can get E-bike with extra battery and then partner can ride comfortably.

Well, you do not need to miss this fantastic tour anymore...! you can get E-Bike paying additional USD $30 and E-bike makes comfortably ride to Ella to Yala.

No! mountain bike cost already included in the main cost.

Yes of course! Our supporting vehicle always behind the riders and we are using bring extra cycles and water for the cycle tour. We pleased to transport your luggage’s next point along with you and there is no any additional cost.

Yes! every cycle tour we will carry out a few extra cycles for selection to our valued customers and we will keep additional cycles until the tour end because if your cycle did not function well in between the tour, we will try to fix it during the cycle tour but if we feel take the time to fix the bike, then immediately we will replace the cycle instead of spend the time to fixing the cycle. We do not like to keep waiting long duration and warm down the body. We are always looking forward to offering wonderful cycle tour in Sri Lanka.

If you could not ride due to weather, low light or fitness issue, then you can get the support from our back-up vehicle and others can continue the cycle tour with our guide. We will drop you in Yala as part of the tour, and there is not any additional cost for that transport.

Or after the sometime later, if you are comfortable to ride again with your team or partner and you can join with the cycle tour again. We do not push you to end the cycle tour as expected duration. We will keep paddling with you until the tour end and at the end we are looking forward to offer wonderful ride that you spend money.

Yes! fully refunded from our side cancellations because of the Weather or unexpected circumstance cancelled by Bike Tours in Sri Lanka side.

We will keep post before the operation takes place in 24 hrs. If you did not receive any message from our end, that’s mean scheduled operation of activity takes place as it is.

We will follow the WHO given guidelines and we will ensure 100% safe from our side.

If you are cycling in a remote area, then we can take you nearest hospital by our supporting vehicle or further help can get by 1990 emergency ambulance service and immediately we will arrange the Ambulance transferred to nearest hospital.

All our guides and escort leaders given basic First Aid training. So, they will give the basic first aids until you transfer to the hospital.

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