Ceylon by Cycle

Cycling is one of the best ways the experience the true essence of Sri Lanka where the windy roads and narrow pathways through the paddy fields bring out the true spirit in you. Travel is not meant to be experienced in isolation, it is to explore the cultures and lifestyles of locals, taste truly Sri Lankan meals, witness the sunrise through mountains, visit a tea factory and explore the hidden gems in the cultural triangle. All that will be made possible and adventurous through a cycle tour. This tour program is designed to give you the total experience and lifestyle of Sri Lanka on cycle.

Inquire Now

Tour Details

Picture

Day - 01
Airport > Negombo

  • Drive : About 20 minutes
  • Hotel : Jetwing Lagoon, Negombo
  • Highlights :
    Deluxe Rooms, Bed and Breakfast Basis

Arrive at Colombo International Airport. Please clear immigration & visa formalities, collect your baggage and proceed to the arrival lounge through the green channel if you do not have goods to be declared to customs. A representative from Travel Design will page you by your name. Thereafter you will be assisted with a transfer to Negombo, check in at the hotel, dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Movie

Day - 02
Negombo > Polonnaruwa

  • Drive : About 4 hours
  • Hotel : Deer Park Hotel, Polonnaruwa
  • Highlights :
    Deluxe Rooms, Bed and Breakfast Basis

After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Polonnaruwa, on arrival you will be introduced to the local family that will assist you with the cycles and commence the tour in Polonnaruwa; ruin city and explore Medieval Capital of Polonnaruwa by two wheels and in the 12th c. AD, the medieval capital of Polonnaruwa was one of the great urban centers in South Asia. Today, the well preserved ruins give you the chance to experience the grandeur of this period and marvel at the artistry of the island’s early craftsmen.
Stop by the lake of Polonnaruwa; enjoy some of the Sri Lankan traditional sweet treats whilst sipping a cup of ginger tea. Overnight stay will be in Polonnaruwa

Picture

Day - 03
Polonnaruwa > Sigiriya

  • Drive : About 2 hours
  • Hotel : Aliya Resort and Spa, Sigiriya
  • Highlights :
    Deluxe Rooms, Bed and Breakfast Basis

After a hearty breakfast full of energy, commence the cycle ride towards Sigiriya, across the jungles of Minneriya, famous for elephant gathering. Arrive at Sigiriya, enjoy a soothing drink, sweet king coconut that will refresh you for the hike to the Rock Fortress of Sigiriya.
Sigiriya a 5th century Sigiriya Rock Fortress is a world heritage site, consists of the remains of a palace on the top of the rock, a mid-level terrace that includes the Lion Gate and the mirror wall with its frescoes of the ‘Heavenly Maidens’, the lower palace on the slopes below the rock, and the moats, walls and water gardens that extend for some hundreds of metres out from the base.
Energize yourself back again at the refreshing pool of the hotel overlooking the Sigiriya Rock Fortress. Overnight stay in Sigiriya

Movie

Day - 04
Sigiriya > Kandy

  • Drive : About 3 hours
  • Hotel : Mountbatten Bungalow, Kandy
  • Highlights :
    Bungalow Rooms, Bed and Breakfast Basis

After breakfast at the hotel, check out and you will be driven to Kandy; the last capital of Sri Lanka. Arrive at Kandy; enjoy a fascinating cycle journey to the tea carpeted misty hills of Kandy cannot be made more exciting than with a visit to the Kandy Tea Museum; where you will follow the footsteps of the indomitable pioneer planters. One of the best museums of its kind in the world, visitors could view machinery and objects more than 100 years old. A cup of Pure Ceylon Tea and panoramic view of the mountain ranges and stunning landscape to add to your pleasure will create memories of a lifetime as you enjoy and experience the lifestyles of the locals.
Overnight stay at the cozy and luxurious bungalow of Kandy

Picture

Day - 05
Kandy

  • Drive : About 3 hours
  • Hotel : Mountbatten Bungalow, Kandy
  • Highlights :
    Bungalow Rooms, Bed and Breakfast Basis

Enjoy a late breakfast after a restful overnight sleep. At your convenience become acquainted with the city of Kandy; pay your respect to the Temple of the Tooth Relic. Enjoy a guided stroll through the lush Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya for an introduction to tropical flora and fauna and late evening view a cultural dance performance performed by the Kandyan Arts and Crafts society. For a spoonful of adventure you have the option to wander around the street, purchase some fine batik, visit a traditional gem shop, an antique shop and fruit stalls of the Kandy city center. Overnight stay in Kandy

Movie

Day - 06
Kandy > Colombo

  • Drive : About 3 ½ hours
  • Hotel : Galle Face Hotel, Colombo
  • Highlights :
    Superior Rooms, Half Board Basis

After breakfast at the hotel proceeds to Colombo, the commercial capital of Sri Lanka which you will get to explore by night falls. Enjoy a city tour by car in the afternoon to cover most of the locations and the remainder through a round of night cycling where the streets are less crowded. Enjoy the late evening by Galle Face Hotel, sipping a cocktail of your choice and be pampered by the vibrant buffet dinner experiencing the sea spray of the great Indian Ocean. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel

Picture

Day - 07
Colombo > Airport

  • Drive : About 1 ½ hours
  • Highlights:
    Departure

Just to spice up your experience, hop on a Tuk-Tuk this morning after breakfast at the hotel for some last minute shopping in Colombo. Your chauffer guide will take you to the Bandaranayke International Airport for your flight home.

Map

Where can you stay

Additional info

Book Now

Inquire for Ceylon by Cycle

Inquire Now