Cycling in Polonnaruwa Countryside with Local Experiences

(One Day Tour)

Tour Details
  • Type: One Day Tour
  • Location: Polonnaruwa
  • Hours: 3 - 4 Hrs
  • Group Size: Up to 7 Pax
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Cycling in Polonnaruwa Countryside with Local Experiences


Cycling tour in Polonnaruwa countryside is unique experience and exploring the way of living in rural countryside. Cycling in Polonnaruwa countryside based on true rural paddy famers village and away from bustle city limit of Polonnaruwa. You will cycle along the Parakrama Samudraya water tank to Kalahagala village and it is located boundary of the water tank. Kalahagala village is the safe house in ancient time and it is strategic military place in Polonnaruwa kingdom.

You will start the Polonnaruwa cycling tour from your hotel in Polonnaruwa or Polonnaruwa Museum. you will be cycling along the Parakrama Samudraya water tanks to Kalahagala village. You will explore the way of water sources managed in ancient time and significance of paddy cultivation. While you are cycling in Polonnaruwa countryside and you will explore stunning landscapes over the lake. As part of the Polonnaruwa cycling tour, you will visit to local famer’s house and experience way of paddy famers’ living, social cultures. It is great integration understand truly paddy famer’s hospitality and customs.

En-route you will experience working in paddy field with local famers and it is the beauty of the Polonnaruwa cycle tour.

You will return to starting point by cycle again over the water tank or through the countryside. If you are returning in the evening, then you might lucky enough to spot swimming wild elephant in the water tanks and sunset over the water tanks. It is life time memory and romantic experience.

You will cycle in Polonnaruwa countryside in flat terrain and approximate cycling distance 35 km – 40 km.

Highlights of the Polonnaruwa Countryside Cycle Tour
  • Cycling along the 2nd biggest water tank and explore the landscapes of Parakrama Lake.
  • Explore the 2nd Kingdom irrigation system and way of paddy cultivations.
  • explore beauty of the countryside and culture.
  • Wilderness and nature.
  • cycling along greenish paddy fields and farmers’ integration.
  • Farmer’s house visits and experiences the living style and hospitality.
  • Evening sunset experience with wilderness.

Cycling in Polonnaruwa Countryside with Local Experiences



Cycling in Polonnaruwa Countryside with Local Experiences

Operations Schedule and Other Information

Polonnaruwa countryside cycling operation schedule
  • Guided group tour
  • Morning cycle tour starts at 8.30 a.m. and evening cycle tour starts at 2.30 p.m.
  • Approx. cycle distance 40 km and it is soft flat terrain.
  • Approx. duration 3 - 4 hrs.
  • You will not visit to Ruin city, during the Polonnaruwa countryside cycle tour
Difficulty Level
  • Medium Cycling Trail
Health Advises and Age Restrictions
  • Recommended age 10 years and above.
  • Casual dress or cycling outfit
  • Good sunscreen and sunglass

Cycling in Polonnaruwa Countryside with Local Experiences


Cycling in Polonnaruwa Countryside with Local Experiences


  • 1 pax

    $ 80
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 2 pax

    $ 65
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 3 pax

    $ 50
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 4 pax

    $ 45
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 5-6 pax

    $ 40
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 7 pax and above

    $ 35
    (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 during cycle tour.
  • Polonnaruwa Countryside refreshments.
Cost Does Not Include:
  • E-bike rentals not included.
  • Polonnaruwa Ruin city entrance fee or visits.
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.

Cycling in Polonnaruwa Countryside with Local Experiences


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Frequently Asking Questions and Answers

No! it is group guided tour.

Mostly group size 3 – 5 pax and we will advise you previous day number of participants.

Well, are recommending cycle in the evening because you can experience wild elephant in the water tank field, sunset and a bunch of bats and many bird species can be a spot in the nature. Cycling with sunset is a very romantic experience on top of the lake.

Yes, of course! That mentioned breaks in the contain 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 a souvenir and we are flexible always with our valued customers’ comfortability.

Well, you do not need to miss this fantastic tour anymore...! you can get E-Bike paying additional USD $30 and E-bike makes comfortable cycling tour in Polonnaruwa.

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

Yes! we are flexible enough to customize the starting time comfortable way for you.

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. You can explore other activities of the tour and after the sometime later if you are comfortable to ride again, you can join with your team and enjoy the tour.

No! absolutely free and it is for support for you.

No! we do not visit any historical sites and those entrance tickets do not include.

Yes! fully refunded from our side because of the Weather or unexpected circumstance.

We will keep post before the 48 hrs. of the operation takes place and we will offer alternative activity instead of last-minute cancelation. In case if you did not receive any message, mean operation as scheduled.

Yes! you are feeling free to wear any comfortable dress for you.

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

If you injured in a remote area, then we can take you nearest hospital by our supporting vehicle or we connected with 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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