Cycling Tour - 11 Days

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 Colombo. You can rest of the day free at hotel and the Pre-dinner meeting with your cycling guides.

Day 2
Colombo - Bentota

After breakfast, you will be proceed to Bentota. We rack up the bikes and transfer to Bentota. Bentota beach is breathtaking in its own terms as it contains the most beautiful white sand along with a serene atmosphere. The beach is located in the Southern tip of the Island of Sri Lanka and it is around 200 kilometers close to the Equator. The Bentota beach is small yet it boasts one of the best and tropical atmospheres in the entire Sri Lanka where you can easily see the sunset and sunrise.

Activities:

• Bentota City Tour

Day 3
Bentota - Mirissa

After breakfast start the riding. The time will be Approximately 3 – 4 Hours as your requirement on the way to Mirissa. After riding, we rack up the bikes and transfer rest of the distance to Mirissa. Then start riding a city in mirissa, Sri Lanka. Mirissa is the one of a best place in the Sri lanka to see one of the only recorded resident blue whale colonies and their natural habitat. Dolphins are regularly spotted on whale watching trips organized from Mirissa and Dondra head on the south coast. The BBC documentary titled “Ocean Giants” featuring the mesmeric world of Whales and Dolphins, and the scientist’s effort to shed light on their habits and why they grow so large were filmed around Sri Lanka and according to them 30 Blue Whales were sighted in a single day!

Activities:

• Dolphins watching

• Climb Parrot Rock. It is a small rock where you can climb up and see a bit of the Mirissa area

Day 4
Mirissa - Udawalawe

After breakfast, we start Riding. The riding time will be Approximately 3 – 4 Hours as your requirement on the way to Udawalawe. After riding, we rack up the bikes and you are transferred rest of the distance to Udawalawe. Udawalawe National Park consist with herds of elephants, wild buffalo, sambar and spotted deer, and giant squirrel, this Sri Lankan national park is one of the nation’s finest. In fact, for elephant-watching, Udawalawe often surpasses many of the most famous East African national parks. The park, which centres on the 308.2-sq-km Udawalawe Reservoir, is lightly vegetated, but it has a stark beauty and the lack of dense vegetation makes game watching easy.

Highlights:

• Udawalawe National Park Jeep Safari

Day 5
Udawalawa - Kandy

After breakfast, we start Riding to Kandy. Then visit the Kandy City Tour. Tour gives you an opportunity to explore Kandy City differently on a bicycle. Visit the Gannoruwa agro farm; spread over 80 hectares, where the guests are offered a chance to have a look at the local industries ranging from high-tech agriculture farms to spice gardens.

Highlights:

• Gannoruwa agro farm

• Spice gardens

Day 6
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 7
Sigiriya - Anuradhapura

After breakfast, we start with a relaxed ride from Sigiriya to Anuradhapura. En route, you are stopped at Ritigala, a nature reserve. Legend has it the rocky outcrop is part of the Himalayas, dropped by the monkey god Hanuman. When requested to bring a magic herb to heal his master, he forgot the name and brought the whole mountain. We rack up the bikes and you are transferred rest of the distance to Sigiriya. Then start to climb up Sigiriya Rock, a 5th century citadel built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD).

Highlights:

• Ritigala, a nature reserve

• Sigiriya Lion Rock

Day 8
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 9
Puttalam - wilpattu

After breakfast Start riding to Wilpattu National Park. It is the largest and one of the oldest National Parks in Sri Lanka and also is among the top national parks world-renowned for its leopard (Panthera pardus kotiya) population. The unique feature of this park is the existence of “Willus” (Natural lakes) – Natural, sand-rimmed water basins or depressions that fill with rainwater. The major attractions in the park are the endemic sloth bears, leopards, barking deers and elephants.

Highlights:

• Jeep safari in wilpattu national park

Day 10
Wilpattu - Kalpitiya

• Full Day Leisure at Kalpitiya beach

Day 11
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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