ESCAPE THROUGH MIDST CHILL MIST

Cycling and mountain biking In Sri Lanka is an excellent way to get pleasure and glimpse of all the nook and corner in small Teardrop Island. Our two wheel tours not to be paddling tours. Our Green foot cycling tours allow you to do great cycling and covering cultural heritage sits, mountains, valleys, tropical rain forest, inland lakes, reservoirs, paddy, Rubber plantation, and the magnificent hill country past tea estates and gushing waterfalls.

Furthermore learning and experience authentic culture and impending to a unique way of life and it dates backs to 2500 years. . They may then welcome you with a warm smile and a cool drink as you catch your breath. You may have challenge network of main roads and innumerable country roads, gravel paths, foot paths, cart tracks, dirt tracks and estate tracks can be added in your experience.


• Stay in unique ancestral luxurious city of Kandy
• Cycling to Embekke Temple
• Visit world-famous Temple of the Tooth Relic
• Experience a part of Sri Lankan custom neighbouring to Agro culture
• witness the beauty and romance of Sri Lanka’s tranquil hill country
• Experience the tea-covered hills and gushing waterfalls
• Glimpse to the vicinity of Ella
• Paddling through the tea brushes
• Visit highlights surrounding Haputale.
• Feel the essence of rural at Kuruwita
• Visit at Batadobalena Cave.

Arrival - Kandy


SCHEDULE

115kms and approximately 03 - 04 hours journey please note that visits, sightseeing and stops are not considered calculating the duration.

• We are at your service on arrival at the recently refurbished Modern and State of the art International Airport. Representative from Cycling escape Sri Lanka will meet & assist you at the airport. And transfer to Kandy.
• Check in to Hotel.
• After a long journey leisure and relax at Kandy.
• In the evening, enjoy some cocktails with you dedicated guide at the hotel as you get to know everyone else on the tour, followed by a wonderful dinner.





  • Kandy - Ambakka Temple - Kandy


    SCHEDULE

    Cycling distance - Approx.44km (from Kandy to Ambakka temple) Time – Approx. 3 - 4 hours journey Please note that visits, sightseeing and stops are not include the time duration. Grading – Soft and Moderate

    • Delicious breakfast in the hotel.
    • Visit Temple of Tooth Relic.
    • Visit Ambakke Temple.
    • Visit at Peradeniya Botanical Garden and Oak Ray Wood Carving.
    • At the evening you can get an experience with remarkable Kandyan dancing program.
    • Also you can do a city tour in the evening or relax in the hotel.
    • Overnight stay at Kandy and followed by a wonderful dinner.



    Kandy

    The last capital of the Shinhala king, Kandy is remarkable for the natural beauty of its setting in a peaceful wooded valley overlooking a vast artificial lake. Strategically nestled amidst three mountain ranges and known as the gateway to the hill country, Kandy was initially built in this location as a natural fortress against attack. Kandy was not an easy target for the foreign invaders who could gain the control of coastal areas of the island without too much loss. Kandy’s main architectural monuments date mainly from the 19th Century when King Sri Wikrama Rajasinha, the last King of Kandy, constructed many new buildings. At the time of the eventual surrender of Kandy to British Rule in 1815, King Rajasinha was captured, imprisoned and finally deported to India where he died in 1832. The Palace buildings, Shrines and the British period building give it a special Character, while religious importance of the Tooth relic and the annual procession of the Dalada Perahera contribute a dynamism and unique culture importance to the historical hill capital.
    The geographical location of the Kandy was very important in creating a natural defence strategy. The city was built in a valley surrounded by three mountain ranges: Udawattakele to the east, The Hanthana range on one side and the bahiravakanda the other. The river Mahaweli, flowing toward the north-west, turns back on itself towards south-west, forming triangular boundary. This natural system of defence was very useful in protecting the city for many attempted invasions by the progress, Dutch and British.

    Kandyan Dance

    Kandyan dance takes its name from Kandy. The dance imitates movements of animals as there is dancing of elephant and peacock, the costumes of Kandyan dancers are colourful with white, red, yellow and black mixed. The male dancers with their bare chests decorated with exquisitely silver regalia and spectacular headgear; silver bangles are also worn on the arms and ankles. The performance is companied with hectic rhythms of drums called “Getaberaya”. There are 18 main dances in Kandyan Style.



    • Kandy - Nuwara Eliya


      SCHEDULE

      Cycling distance - Approx.60 km (From Kandy to Gampola) you will be transported a further 25kms to Nuwara Eliya via vehicle.
      Time – Approx. 7 - 8 hours journey Please note that visits, sightseeing and stops are not include the time duration.
      Grading – Moderate

      • Following a delicious breakfast with warm cup of Sri Lankan tea you will transport to Nuwara Eliya.
      • Visit tea factory and photograph on the way.
      • Optional you will take a scenic train ride from Kandy to Nanuoya and thereafter cycle from the station to your stay place.
      • Overnight stay at the Nuwara Eliya.


      Nuwara Eliya

      In the British colonial period, Nuwara Eliya was also known as little England. They try to create Nuwara Eliya into a typical English village, blessed with sparkling climate and breath taking view of tea carpeted. This coolest city situated at an elevation of 1890 meters above sea level. Although the town was founded in the 19th century by the British, both of building consisted with English architecture. Native travellers today visit the whole district, especially during the month of April, the season of flowers.
      The coolest town’s attraction include the golf course, Victoria, and boating or fishing on Lake Gregory. Victoria Park is an attractive and well-used oasis. It is popular with birdwatchers at quieter times because of the good opportunities it gives to see various species, particularly the Indian Blue Robin, Pied Thrush or Scaly Thrush lurking in the denser undergrowth. The Kashmir Flycatcher. When staying Nuwara Eliya who can feel dozen of attraction as Horton plain National park, Galway's Land Bird Sanctuary, Hakgala Botanical garden, a temple of hanuman, Lakshapana Falls, lover’s leap, devon Falls, Oliphant estate, Pedro and Labukale.



      • Nuwara Eliya - Ella


        SCHEDULE

        Cycling distance - Approx. 45 km (From Nuwara Eliya - Ella) Time – Approx: 01- 02 hours journey please note that visits, sightseeing and stops are not include the time duration Grading – Hard

        • Following a delicious breakfast and warm cup of Sri Lankan tea at your hotel and you will be transferred to Ella with more descends and ascends.
        • Visit highlights surrounding and photograph on the way.
        • Overnight stay at the Ella.


        Ella

        A full of mists and breath taking scenery of Ella gap is one of a wonder of nature. This tiny isolated hill town lies just 8 km away from Bandarawela. Ella if offering plenty of recreational activities and great pleases for nature lovers. When you standing on Ella gap you will feel seem like edge Ella rock. Of world and all the beauty of nature surrounded you. In this place have perfect climate for your dreaming holiday.
        Fancy climbing the peaks that are dotted around Ella, then make sure and don’t miss trekking, hiking, Cycling, tea experience, bird watching and caving opportunities around stunning scenery. Ella with its perfect climate soothes your mind and makes your day to day anxieties feel a world away. Some of fantastic places you could have seen, Ravana Ella Falls, Little Adam's Peak and Bambaragala Peak.Sita cave, Diyalunma water fall.Lipton seat, Bogoda Bridge.



        • Ella - Haputale


          SCHEDULE

          Cycling distance - Approx. 55 km (From Ella - Haputale)
          Time – Approx: 01- 02 hours journey please note that visits, sightseeing and stops are not include the time duration.
          Grading – Hard

          • Following a delicious breakfast and warm cup of Sri Lankan tea at your hotel and you will be transferred to Haputale with more descends and ascends.
          • Visit highlights surrounding Haputale.
          • Overnight stay at Haputale.


          Haputale

          Haputale is a town in the hill country of Sri Lanka. The elevation is 1431 meters (4695 feet) above the sea level. The area is rich in bio-diversity and is densely populated by numerous varieties of flora and fauna. The town has a cooler climate than its surroundings, due to its elevation. The Haputale pass has breath taking views across the Southern plains of Sri Lanka. The South-West boundary of the Uva basin is marked by the Haputale mountain ridges, which continue on to Horton Plains and Adam's Peak to the west. CNN named Haputale as one of Asia's most overlooked destination, so it is a true hidden gem. According to the National Geographic Traveller, Haputale is among the top ten places in the world for scenic train tours.



          • Haputale - Kuruwita


            SCHEDULE

            Cycling distance - Approx. 60 km (From Haputhale - Uwalla) you will be transported a further 65kms to Kuruwita via vehicle.
            Time – Approx: 03- 04hours journey please notes that visits, sightseeing and stops are not include the time duration.
            Grading – Hard

            • Following a delicious breakfast and warm cup of Sri Lankan tea at your hotel and you will be transferred to Kuruwita with more descends and ascends.
            • Visit highlights surrounding and photograph on the way.
            • En route visit at Batadombalena Cave.
            • Evening leisure and relax at the hotel.
            • Overnight stay at Kuruwita.


            Kuruwita

            There is a more common explanation in Sri Lanka is that it comes from the Shinhala “Rathna” meaning gems and “Pure” meaning city. Rathnapura renowned as “island of gems’’ very precious blue sapphires and deep red rubies to tourmalines of forest green and it is residence to a large variety of gems and tiny of an endless range of colours. There has produced an incredible variety of gemstones.
            Plenty of experience with Kuruwita, such as village life, gems mining, tea experience and many more surrounded Kuruwita Rathnapura and Siripagama area. All the lush green forest stunning vicinity given a new bliss Fascinating Kuruwita village is lies and surrounded by the boundary of the Nuwara Eliya District including the peaks of Samanala Mountain ranges in the North – East, through lush green forest and singing birds alleviate your strain.



            • Kuruwita - Colombo Airport


              SCHEDULE

              104kms and approximately 02 - 03 hours journey please note that visits, sightseeing and stops are not including the time duration.

              • After your breakfast on the last day, you will be taken from the hotel to the Bandaranaike International Airport for your flight back home along with unforgettable memories and numerous stories to relate to your friends and family.