Cycling in Kandy is the best way of exploring the beauty of the Kandy. Kandy cycling tours based on exploring the nature, stunning landscapes, beautiful tea plantations, history of the last kingdom and customs of local community. Kandy cycling tours based on tea plantations and while cycling in Kandy, you will experience way of tea piking, tea planters’ culture and customs.
Kandy is iconic touristic location in Sr Lanka and Sri Lanka Tourist statistics at least 80% of the travelers visit to Kandy city as part of their holiday. Kandy is the last kingdom of the Sri Lanka and Kandy architecting uniqueness is most of decoration used wood instead of stones. Especially Anuradhapura (1st kingdom) and Polonnaruwa (2nd Kingdom) or other kingdoms proved stones’ craftmanship and used stones for most of the decorations.
Kandy is naturally protected kingdom range of the mountain and Kandy is the second longest kingdom after the 1st kingdom of Anuradhapura. Kandy kingdom established after the Kotte kingdom fallen because of Portuguese invasion (1505–1658). First king of the Kandy was King Senasammatha Vikramabahu (1460–1511) and King Rajashinhe ii (1635–1687) was the highest period ruled (52 years) the Kandy kingdom. There were fifteen kings ruled the Kandy kingdom from 1460 to 1815. King Sri Vickrama Rajashinha was the last king of the Sri Lanka. British Empire invaded Kandy kingdom and entire Sri Lanka 1815.
During the British era started the commercial plantations and British empire introduce Coffee, Rubber and Tea plantation all over the places in Sri Lanka. There are three geographical platers in Sri Lanka and Kandy belongs to mid-range (500 m elevation). There are three iconic things in Kandy.
Kandy cycling tours explore the British planters’ foot prints and blends with local experiences. Hence you will not just a cycling tour in Kandy and local experiences, nature brings wonderful lifetime memories while you are cycling in Kandy.
Kandy cycling Tours
- Cycling in Kandy Tea Planation explores the beauty of the Hanthana Tea plantation and British planters’ footprints.
- Cycling in Meemure is about exploring the pristine village of Sri Lanka
- Kandy to Nuwara Eliya cycling tour is adventure cycling tour in Kandy and explores about the scenic greenish tea plantation.
- Kandy to Sigiriya cycling tour with Knuckles camping.
Kandy to Pinnawala cycling tour blends with Hiking, elephant orphanage visit and train tour
‘’Some aspects of the art and architecture of Kandy still survive in the living form, illuminating for us in a way that literary descriptions and ruined monuments cannot do, the style and character of Sri Lanka civilization. Seen from the hills above the lake, this architectural complex gives us a brilliant miniature image of what the dead capitals of Anuradhapura, Sigiriya and Kotte must once have been’’