Colombo - Negombo - Giritale - Kandy - Colombo
At the airport, our representative will receive you and will take you into the fishing village of Negombo. Once at the comforts of your hotel, relax and recover from any jet lag. At a convenient time, your chauffeur guide will familiarize you with what to expect whilst cycling on Sri Lankan road. We encourage you to ride about the town and along the way, you will be introduced you to some of Negombo’s curious sites such the Dutch Churches. Relax and energize, as the next few days will be quite exciting.
Set off from coastal Negombo to experience the Inland delights of Sri Lanka. Cycle over 35km along a picturesque route passing rice paddy fields to the town of Kurunagala. Look out for the towering Lord Buddha statue upon a rock which by far is the town’s landmark. You will find that the fairly straight roads are of soft and moderate standard. Enjoy lunch at a delightful local restaurant in Kurunegala after which you would back your cycles away and continue in the comforts of your car.
Take a morning cycling tour of one of the better-kept ruins of Ancient Ceylon - The UNESCO World Heritage city of Polonnaruwa, which was the medieval capital of Sri Lanka from the 11th - 13th Century A.D. Today you will be cycling about 40km on soft surfaces as you whizz between the ruins. If you wish you may return to your hotel in time to grab a bite for lunch.
Enjoy a hearty breakfast, as today your endurance will be challenged. Begin by cycling towards the towering rock fortress of Sigiriya - A 5th Century “Fortress In The Sky”. Over this 55km of moderate standard, you will be passing the Minneriya Jungles, the dry zone farms as well as observing village life. After a cool drink of King Coconut Thambili, mount the Sigiriya Rock. Continue by car and en-route enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Shortly afterward you will arrive in spiritual Kandy, surrounded by greenery and the great Mahaweli River.
At last have a lazy morning. At your convenience become acquainted with the city of Kandy, pay your respects to the temple of the tooth relic, take a guided stroll through the Lush Royal Botanical Gardens Of Peradeniya for an introduction to the tropical flora and late evening view a cultural dance performance. For a spoonful of adventure, venture to the Outskirts of Kandy to the Hantane Hills on to uphill cycle route through the forests.
As all good things must come to an end, your chauffeur guide with comfortably take you to the international airport in time for your return flight. Alternatively, you could always soak up some sun on Sri Lanka’s pristine beaches which are as close as an hour away from Colombo.
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