Explore Sri Lanka By Road Bike

DAY 1: Negombo

One of our representatives will meet you at the hotel or airport for a trip briefing, bicycle check and welcome dinner.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Negombo - D

DAY 2: Negombo / Jaffna

We start riding from the hotel inland along minor roads at a relaxed pace, experiencing rural Sri Lanka that most tourists seldom see. After lunch, we transfer to Jaffna, stopping to stretch our legs at Killinochi, the former headquarters of the LTTE, or Tamil Tigers.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Jaffna - B L D

Ride  Distance :60 km

DAY 3: Jaffna

We ride through Jaffna with its small fishing port, passing the old Star Fort built in 1618. Crossing to Kyats Island, we head north. At Casuarina Beach at the northern tip of the island, we dip our rear tires and maybe ourselves in the Indian Ocean, a symbolic start to our journey south.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Jaffna - B L D

Ride  Distance : 40 km

DAY 4: Jaffna / Mannar

Cycling south to Ponneryn, we cross another causeway, and our road sees little traffic now as we cycle through an area that saw some major battles during the conflict era. We stop for lunch at Iluppaikkadavai, where the road first meets the sea. We end our ride at a 700-year-old Baobab tree, brought by Arabian traders, on Mannar Island.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Mannar - B L D

Ride  Distance : 100 km

DAY 5: Mannar / Anuradhapura

We head back to the mainland riding inland through Giants Tank, a wetland habitat reserve. We reach our hotel for lunch and rest before heading out for an exploration of the ancient city of Anuradhapura.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Anuradhapura - B L D

Ride  Distance : 110 km

DAY 6: Anuradhapura / Ritigala / Sigiriya

We start with a relaxed ride on a route dotted with temples and stupas. We turn off the main road towards Ritigala, a nature reserve. We end the morning ride at our hotel. In the late afternoon, we climb up Sigiriya Rock, a 5th century citadel.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Sigiriya - B L D

Ride  Distance : 80 km

DAY 7: Sigiriya / Kandy

We cycle on quiet country roads past Kandalama Lake to Dambulla, where we  pass the largest cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. We cycle through the spice growing region and enjoy lunch in the spice garden. We then pass through Matale to start climbing up the Wattegama valley with terraced paddy fields and jungle covered hills.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Dambulla - B L D

Ride  Distance : 85 km

DAY 8: Kandy rest day

A rest day in picturesque Kandy -- an important Sinhalese religious centre. Explore the town’s old shops, antique and gem specialists, or the bustling market. A must do is the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy - B 

Ride  Distance : 0 km

DAY 9: Kandy /Dikoya

The route will be hilly from here as we ride through the heart of tea country. We follow the Mahaweli River and cycle up to Hatton, one of the country`s early tea plantation districts.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya - B L D

Ride  Distance : 80 km

DAY 10: Dikoya/udawalawa

More climbing, with a few rough sections of tarmac, up through numerous tea estates. The last 30 km is on a good, straight flat road and ends close to Udawalawe National Park.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Udawalawe - B L D

Ride  Distance : 110 km

DAY 11: Udawalawe National Park / Weligama (Mirissa)

There is an option of an early morning safari in Uda Walawe park. Late morning, we start our last day cycling along scenic green paddy fields to Dondra Lighthouse, the most southerly point of the island. Here we again dip our tires in the ocean, marking the end of our tip to tip ride!

Overnight stay at Hotel in Weligama- B L D

Ride  Distance : 80 km

DAY 12: Departure

Recover or cycle around Galle and then transfer to your Colombo hotel or extend your stay in Galle.


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