Cycling Tour in Nuwara Eliya to Ella

(One Day Tour)

Tour Details
  • Type: One Day Tour
  • Location: Nuwara Eliya & Ella
  • Hours: 8 Hrs
  • Group Size: Up to 7 Pax
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Cycling Tour in Nuwara Eliya to Ella


Nuwara Eliya to Ella cycling tour in Nuwara Eliya is the hardest and adventures cycling tour in Sri Lanka. Cycling tour Nuwara Eliya to Ella based on along the Horton plains and it is highly attractive cycling tour in Sri Lanka. Nuwara Eliya–Ella cycling tour very scenic cycling trail and you will explore the unique landscapes while you are cycling to Ella. You will start the Nuwara Eliya to Ella cycling tour start at your hotel and you will cycle along the Blackpool tea plantation. You will experience tea workers’ living style and explores about the cultural difference. It is a great experience in Nuwara Eliya–Ella cycling tour and integrating with local tea workers.

You will continue the Nuwara Eliya–Ella cycling tour in mixed terrains and en route refreshment break at strawberry farm. You will refresh with fresh strawberry snack and after the refreshment break you will continue the Ella cycling tour via Horton Plains. you will explore dairy farming and similar to New Zealand landscaping.

From Nuwara Eliya to Horton Plains cycling distance 35 Km and it is mixed terrain, but mostly you will do uphill cycling. Nuwara Eliya to Horton Plains elevation starts (1886 meters to 2300 meters) and hardest cycling part is 8 Km Horton Plains climbing. You will explore the stunning landscaping and Nuwara Eliya to Horton Plains’ most challenging, beautiful cycling trail in Nuwara Eliya–Ella cycling tour.

You will explore the nature and Sambre deer while you are cycling along the Horton Plains and you will refresh top of the Horton Plains. After refreshment, you will do 8 km trekking in Horton Plains and you will explore the beauty of Horton plains. It is high bio-diversify forest and there are much endemic flora and fauna in Horton Plains.

After the Horton plains trekking, you will refresh with snacks and continue the Ella cycling tour. From Horton Plains to Boralanda is a mixed terrain, and mostly there will be downhills. It is approx., distance 20 Km (1 - 2 hr. ride) and Nuwara Eliya to Ella's cycle tour will end in Boralanda. After the cycle tour end, you will reach to Ella by Tuk Tuk or support truck.

Nuwara Eliya to Ella's cycling tour blends with local experience, nature, and stunning landscaping. It is the most challenging cycling tour in Nuwara Eliya.

Approximately cycling distance 60 Km.

Highlights of the Nuwara Eliya to Ella Cycling Tour
  • Explore the scenic tea plantation and stunning landscapes
  • Experience tea workers’ living style and Hindu Culture.
  • En route visit to Strawberry farm and refreshment.
  • Explore the Sri Lanka dairy farms and landscapes.
  • Horton Plains visit and explore the endemic flora and fauna.
  • Exploring the nature.

Cycling Tour in Nuwara Eliya to Ella


Reach to Ella from Boralanda by a vehicle


Cycling Tour in Nuwara Eliya to Ella

Operations Schedule and Other Information

Nuwara Eliya to Ella cycle tour operation Details
  • Guided group cycling tour.
  • Starting from at your hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
  • Starting time at 7.30 a.m.–8.30 a.m.
  • It is hard cycling trail.
  • cycling distance 60 Km and duration 8 hrs.
  • Nuwara Eliya to Horton Plains is the hardest part of the cycling trail and it is approx. distance 40 Km
  • Horton Plains 8 km walking tour and approx. duration 1- 2 hrs with refreshment break.
  • Horton Plains to Boralanda 20 Km and it is mixed terrain.
  • Cycling ending point Boralanda junction and continue to Ella by vehicle.
Difficulty Level
  • Hard Cycling Trail
Health Advises and Age Restrictions
  • Recommended age 15 years and above.
  • Pregnant ladies and high blood pleasure patients may not recommend.
  • Casual dress or cycling outfit
  • Good sunscreen and sunglass

Cycling Tour in Nuwara Eliya to Ella


Cycling Tour in Nuwara Eliya to Ella


  • 1 pax

    $ 389
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 2 pax

    $ 185
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 3 pax

    $ 160
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 4 pax

    $ 145
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 5-6 pax

    $ 125
    (Rate Per Person in US$)
  • 7 pax and above

    $ 95
    (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 and snacks during cycle tour.
  • Support vehicle throughout the tour.
  • Hotel pickup from Nuwara Eliya and drop in Ella or return to Nuwara Eliya
  • Horton Plains National Park entrance fee.
Cost Does Not Include:
  • E-bike rentals not included.
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 Tour in Nuwara Eliya to Ella


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Frequently Asking Questions and Answers

No! it is group guided tour.

Yes! we are flexible enough to delay maximum 30 minutes but we are highly recommending leave the hotel around 7 a.m.–7.30 a.m. Because you can spend more time in Horton Plains and photography while you cycling.

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.

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 sandwiches (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.

Well, Nuwara Eliya to Horton Plains is mixed terrain and from Horton Plains bottom to summit is the hardest part is 8 Km. so you or your partner cannot ride in uphill then There are two suggestions, your partner can ride as much as possible distance in uphill with you and then after she or he can get into our support vehicle and you can continue it with our cycling guide. Partner can relax on the vehicle and it is always behind us for the support throughout the tour. Again, your partner can join with the cycle tour wherever comfortable place.

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 comfortable Nuwara Eliya to Ella cycle tour.

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 not 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, we will try to fix it during the cycle tour but if we feel, takes the time to fix it, then immediately we will replace the cycle instead of spending time to fixing the cycle. We are always looking to keep paddling our valued customers and offer wonderful cycling experience in your Sri Lanka holiday.

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 Nuwara Eliya as part of the tour, and there is not any additional cost for that transport.

Or if you stop the cycle tour because of fitness issue, then after relaxing you are feeling free to join the cycle tour again wherever comfortable place. We do not push you to end the cycle tour's expected duration. We will keep cheering and with you until the end beautiful cycle tour and no matter about the time that you spending. It will end the hardest Nuwara Eliya to Ella cycling tour with thousands of beautiful memories.

Yes, if you are not fit enough, then you can skip the walk, but if your partner interested, explore able to do the walk.

Horton Plains is a wonderful place and highly bio-diversified national park in Sri Lanka. You can explore the stunning landscapes, endemic flora and fauna in Horton Plains. you cannot explore such high bio-diversified nature nowhere in Sri Lanka.

No! Horton Plains and other national parks are under the environment protection of law. Therefore, law applies to locals and foreigners as well. None of us allowed to collect or keep such a thing or take it out of the national park. My Ceylon Adventures accountable to Wildlife law and if Government made an investigation, we are liable to provide all information. Therefore, please do not remove or collect any flora or fauna from the national park.

Yes! fully refunded from our side 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.

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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