Cycling Tour - 9 Days

Cycling tours Sri Lanka

While experiencing cycling tours in Sri Lanka, you can taste the Srilankan colorful culture and natural diversity.  Along the way are dense jungles, mountains, valleys, and lush wetlands. The country’s many rivers weave and undulate to the tropical beaches along the coasts. Often overshadowed by its culture, Sri Lanka’s natural richness only enhances its unique and iconic beauty.

About this cycling tour to Sri Lanka.

Starting from Negombo is a fishing village in the of the west coast. The second day starts to explore the cultural capital of Srilanka and also hill country capital Kandy. Later travel through the Sigiriya, Habarana, and Anuradhapura for finding the ancient of Sri Lanka. In the end, explore more about far corners of west coastal.

If you need to customize the tour, feel free to contact us. We would like to help you and arrange the tour according to your preferences.

Day 1
Airport - Negombo

Welcome to Sri Lanka! Upon arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport, you will be greeted by Overa tours chauffeur guide and then be transfer to negombo. You can rest of the day free at hotel and the Pre-dinner meeting with your cycling guides.

Day 2
Negombo - Kandy

After breakfast, we start riding out from the negombo to Kandy. In negombo area you can see the blend of culture and religions. Colonial-style architecture remains in many of the buildings in Negombo, like the church, but local traditions appear to have outlived the colonizers. Riding time will be Approximately 3 – 4 Hours as your requirement on the way to Kandy. After riding, we rack up the bikes and transfer rest of the distance to Kandy.

Highlights:

• Riding Negombo area

• Kandy Temple of Tooth Relic

• Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.

• Peradeniya Botanical Garden (optional)

Day 3
Kandy - Sigiriya

After breakfast, we start Riding. The riding time will be Approximately 3 – 4 Hours as your requirement on the way to Sigiriya. After riding, we rack up the bikes and you are transferred rest of the distance to Sigiriya. En route, you can visit the Dambulla Cave Temple. The beauty of Dambulla cave temple combines with an iconic Sri Lankan image where you can be familiar with its spectacular Buddha, filled interior long before you arrive in town. Dambulla Cave Temple glory is recognized and that is why it holds the title of a UNESCO world heritage site.

Highlights:

• Dambulla Cave Temple

• Visit Aluwihare temple & Nalanda Gedige

Day 4
Sigiriya Leisure

After breakfast, we start morning ride to climb Sigiriya Lion Rock. Sigiriya Rock Fortress, considered one of the amazing wonders of the Ancient World that truly needs to be witnessed to be believed. Located in the interior of Sri Lanka and The magnificent rock fortress of Sigiriya is visible for miles from all directions and dominates the surrounding plain. Sigiriya which was an ancient castle built by King Kasyapa during the 5th century AD is both a palace and fortress.

Highlights:

• Sigiriya City Tour

• Sigiriya Lion Rock

Day 5
Sigiriya - Habarana

After breakfast, we start riding to Habarana. En route, you are stopped at Minneriya National Park. It Being part of the elephant corridor which joins up with Kaudulla and Wasgamuwa parks, Minneriya National Park gives the opportunity to see herds of Elephants throughout the year.May to October is the best period to visit Minneriya National Park in view of the famous Gathering of the wild elephants. During this period herds up to 300 elephants are seen at the 8,890 hectare park within a few square kilometers of the Minneriya Reservoir. The vegetation of the park consists of tropical dry mixed evergreen forests, abandoned chena lands, grasslands and wetlands. The open grasslands and old chena lands are dominated by the many species of small shrub.

Activities:

• Visit Minneriya National Park

Day 6
Habarana - Anuradhapura

After breakfast, you will be proceed from Habarana to Anuradhapura. We rack up the bikes and transfer to Anuradhapura. Then start riding in the oldest city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. Anuradhapura was the capital of the Sinhalese Kingdom until the beginning of the 11th century AD and has some of the oldest and largest Buddhist monuments in Asia. Cycle by the beautiful Tissawewa reservoir. View the majestic Jetavanaramaya, which was one of the tallest monuments in the Ancient, Shri maha Bodhi, Ruvanvelisaya Dagoba, Jethawana Dagoba, Abhayagiri Dagoba, Archaeological museum, Isurumuniya, Rathnaprasada, Lovamahapaya, Kuttam Pokuna, Samadhi Statue, Ranmasu Uyana, Vessagiriya, Naga Vihara, Lankaramaya. Riding time will be Approximately 3 – 4 Hours.

Highlights:

• Anuradhapura City Tour

Day 7
Anuradhapura - Puttalam

After breakfast, you will be proceed from Anuradhapura to Puttalam. The riding time will be Approximately 3 – 4 Hours as your requirement on the way to Puttalam. After riding, we rack up the bikes and you are transferred rest of the distance to Puttalam. Puttalam is an area in the northwest of the island country Sri Lanka’s capital, Colombo. Puttalama city of Sri Lanka is a beautiful one embellished with multiple sightseeing options. Both locals and foreign travelers enjoy adventure, adrenaline and relaxing trips at this tourist destination. Tourists keep flocking to Puttalam to explore this thinly populated area in Sri Lanka. The fascinating mixture of cultures and religions turn this region a place of diverse identity and multifarious approach to human society. The tourist attractions here are worth visiting places that turn your Sri Lankan tour a lifetime experience. This area owns many nature reserves, which include the popular ones like Wilpattu National Park and the Puttalam Lagoon amongst others.

Highlights:

• Kalpitiya Diving Center

• Margarita Village

• Surfpoint Srilanka Kite Village

• Kalpitiya

• Munneshwaram Hindu Temple

• St. Anne’s Church

• Epic Encounters Dive & Adventure Centre

• Kite Center

Day 8
Puttalam - Kalpitiya

• Full Day Leisure at Kalpitiya beach

Day 9
Kalpitiya - Airport

After Enjoying breakfast, Your guide will take you back to the international airport for a safe journey. We hope and wish that you will visit this beautiful country again.

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