“Exploring Paradise on Two Wheels: Cycling Tours in Sri Lanka”

Sri Lanka, the teardrop-shaped island nestled in the Indian Ocean, offers a unique and enchanting experience for avid cyclists seeking adventure off the beaten path. Embarking on a cycling tour in Sri Lanka unveils a tapestry of diverse landscapes, from lush tea plantations to pristine beaches and ancient ruins.

The central highlands provide a challenging yet rewarding terrain for cyclists, with winding roads taking riders through emerald-green tea estates. The cool mountain air and breathtaking views make for an invigorating journey. As cyclists descend to lower altitudes, they encounter tropical rainforests, where the air is thick with the scent of exotic flora.

The cultural richness of Sri Lanka is evident as cyclists pedal through historic cities like Kandy and Polonnaruwa, where ancient temples and UNESCO World Heritage sites dot the landscape. The warmth of the locals adds to the charm, as cyclists are greeted with smiles and friendly waves.

The coastal stretch offers a relaxed and scenic ride along palm-fringed beaches, with opportunities to cool off in the azure waters of the Indian Ocean. Cyclists can explore the historic Galle Fort, a UNESCO-listed site with colonial-era architecture and cobbled streets.

Sri Lanka’s cycling tours cater to both novices and seasoned riders, with a range of itineraries to suit different preferences. With its stunning scenery, rich culture, and warm hospitality, a cycling tour in Sri Lanka is not just a physical journey but a soul-stirring adventure through a tropical paradise.


BIA to Negombo

  • Airport Pickup & Transfer to Negombo
  • Overnight stay in Negombo+

Riding Distance: None


Negombo to Anuradhapura

  • Morning Go on a test ride to Negombo Fish Market. Also, Glimpse into the
  • Dry Fish Industry – Notes: The fish market in Negombo is closed on Sundays.
  • Then Cycle to Chilaw passing Fishing Villages, Coconut Plantations, Tile
  • Factories and Scenic Dutch Canal
  • Get Into The Vehicle from Chilaw and Transfer to Anuradhapura
  • Overnight stay in Anuradhapura

Riding Distance: Approx. 40kms/25 Miles, Mostly Flat with Approx. 170m/560ft of Elevation



  • Exploration of Anuradhapura Ancient City by Bicycles
  • Pay a Visit to See the Sacred Sri Maha Bodhi Tree
  • Visit Isurumuniya Temple
  • Afternoon Jeep Safari in Wilpattu National Park
  • Overnight stay in Anuradhapura

Riding Distance: Approx. 37kms/23 Miles, Mostly Flat with Approx. 130m/430ft of Elevation


Anuradhapuara to Polonnaruwa

  • Cycle to Ritigala from Anuradhapura Passing Paddy Fields, Man-Made Water Tanks
  • Exploration of Ancient Ritigala Monastery
  • Transfer to Polonnaruwa by vehicle
  • Overnight stay in Polonnaruwa

Riding Distance: Approx. 70km/44 Miles, Mostly Flat with Approx. 210m/690ft of Elevation Gain


Plonnaruwa to Dambulla

  • Morning Exploration of Polonnaruwa Ancient City by Cycles
  • Transfer to Dambulla by Vehicle
  • Visit to Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Evening Take a Ride Along the Shores of Kandalama Lak
  • Overnight stay in Dambulla

Distance: Approx. 10km/06 Miles


Dambulla to Kandy

  • Morning Cycle to Sigiriya from Dambulla
  • Exploration of Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Jump back on your bike and pedal your way to Matale Passing Spice Plantations and
  • Pleasant Countryside
  • Transfer to Kandy from Matale by Vehicle
  • Check-Into The Hotel and Relax
  • Overnight stay in Kandy

Riding Distance: Approx. 50km/31 Miles, Mostly Flat with Approx. 150m/500ft of Elevation Gain.


Kandy to Nuwara Elliya

  • Morning Blessings at Kandy Tooth Relic Temple
  • Embark on a scenic train trip to Nanu Oya
  • Arrive at Nanu Oya Railway Station. Cycle to Nuwara Eliya
  • Enjoy an Authentic Tamil Meal from a Local Kiosk
  • Overnight Stay in Nuwara Eliya

Riding Distance: Approx. 26.5 – 43km/16-27Miles


Nuwara Eliya

  • Cycling Tour in Nuwara Eliya Covering Below Places
  • A Tea Plantation and Tea Factory along with Tea Plucking and Tea Tasting Experience
  • Ride Through Ambewela Farm – an Area Known for its Dairy Farms
  • Stop at a Strawberry Farm
  • Enjoy an Authentic Tamil Meal from a Local Kiosk
  • Paddle Around Lake Gregory and Enjoy a Scenic Boat Ride if Time Permits
  • Visit to Old Post Office
  • Overnight Stay in Nuwara Eliya

Riding Distance: Approx. 43km/27Miles


Nuwara Elliya to Udawalawa

  • Bike ride to Haldummulla to Visit Babarakanda Falls
  • Stop by at Haldummulla and Trek to Witness Babarakanda Waterfall
  • Continue the Journey from Bike and Road is Down Hills
  • Check-Into The Hotel and Relax
  • Overnight stay in Udawalawe

Riding Distance: Approx. 49km/30Miles, Downhill


Udawalawa to Galle

  • Morning Jeep Safari in Udawalawe National Park
  • Cycle to Mirissa. This is an Enjoyable and Continual Downhill Coast to The
  • Flatlands.
  • Conclude the Ride at Wijaya Beach – a Lovely Spot Overlooking the Beach. Enjoy a pizza for an afternoon snack.
  • Short vehicle transfer to the Hotel
  • Overnight stay in Galle


  • Morning Relax By The Beach
  • Experience and Learn the Art of Wood Carving, Creating and Painting Your Own
  • Take Home Mask with the Guidance of a Professional Artist
  • Evening Enjoy a Stroll Around the Historic Fort
  • Watch the Sunset from The Rampart
  • Overnight stay in Galle



Galle to Colombo

  • Transfer to Colombo
  • Exploration of Colombo City | Optional By Bicycles
  • Relax at The Hotel
  • Overnight stay in Colombo



Colombo to BIA

  • Overnight stay in Colombo
  • Airport Transfer
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