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This trip is Guided allowing you to explore the area with the benefit of a knowledgeable ride leader and support.
This trip is ideal for Cycling Breaks with Friends and Seasoned Cyclists.
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We can tailor this trip to meet your requirements. If you are looking for a different duration, itinerary or other services please enquire today and get a truly unique experience.

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TRIP HIGHLIGHT WHAT WE LOVE

Ride through stunning Sri Lanka on this adaptive tour that can be ridden as a long morning point to point ride for road bikes or a relaxed day ride on hybrid bikes. Both options allow time to stop and experience the the temples and ancient history of the area, beautiful countryside, and take photos of local village life. You can always jump in the support vehicle if you prefer to ride 30-50km a day with more time to relax at your hotel.
DAY 1Arrival

A great place to start any tour in Sri Lanka with its wide beach and lively bars as well as its old historic quarter you can wander around and get the feel of Sri Lankan daily life. The old fishi...Show More

DAY 2Negombo to Maho Yappahuwa

Riding from the hotel we head inland on minor backroads through one of the main rice growing regions of Sri Lanka. The verdant rice fields fringed with Coconut and Mango plantations are typi...Show More

DAY 3Yappahuwa to Annuradapura

Riding from the hotel along scenic roads with village life and jungle section that seldom see tourist, you can really experience rural Sri Lanka. With lots of interesting stop’s on route, from ...Show More

DAY 4Tour Anuradhapura Ruins

After breakfast cycle tour Anuradhapura the first capital of Sri Lanka and grandest of all the ancient cities. We start at the Sri Maha Bodhi (Sacred Bo-Tree) brought as a sapling from the origin...Show More

DAY 5Anuradapura to Sigiriya

Our journey upriver continues. We cross the Mekong this morning and begin cycling from Kratie, wheels bound ever northward through the suburbs of this small city. Travelling along an old kings ...Show More

DAY 6Sigiriya to Dambulla to Kandy

A picturesque ride along irrigation canals and around lakes to Dambulla, the impressive cave temple overlooking the town. Built by king Walagambahu in the 1st century B.C., the five cave or templ...Show More

DAY 7Free Day

At leisure or visit the town centered around the Temple of the Tooth it is the most venerated temple in Sri Lanka. The crowded temple and surrounding streets and bazaars are fascinating to wander...Show More

DAY 8Kandy to Hatton

​Today we ride through the heart of Tea County with plenty photographic opportunities almost at every bend. Leaving Kandy we follow the Mahaweli River back towards its birth place hig...Show More

DAY 9Hatton to Uda Walawe National Park

​We start off with more climbing, with a few rough sections of tarmac, up through the tea estates passing by Adam's Peak, the holy mountain of Sri Lanka, to a remote pass which is part&nbs...Show More

DAY 10Uda Walawe to Mirissa

​For early risers there is an option of an early morning safari in Uda Walawe park, known for its herds of elephants, crocodiles and a plethora of bird life. Late morning, we set off to co...Show More

DAY 11Free day on the beach

Optional backroad ride ending at Mirrisa Harbour

DAY 12Departure

We can drop you off at a Colombo hotel or help you to extend your stay in Galle. 

12 DAYS
80 KM/DAY AVERAGE
SRI LANKA
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Sri Lanka offers incredible scenery, outstanding natural beauty and abundance of Buddhist monuments and ancient kingdoms. From the Ancient city region including the first Singhalese capital Annuradhapura BC200-AD1000 a center of power for over a 1000 years to the forts and churches built by the Portuguese in the 1500's, Sri Lanka offers a journey through history like no other.

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High season in Sri Lanka is between January to April and July to September and are a great times to visit the country. There are two monsoon seasons here, one from May until July and the second between October & December so it is normally best to avoid these months. However the weather doesn't always run like clockwise here and these months can sometimes be dry.

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Road Cycling through Sri Lanka

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Your accommodation will be in comfortable 4* hotels, villas and resorts.  
You will be met and collected at Bandaranaike Airport before being whisked away to the hotel in Negombo. On the final day of the holiday, you can join the transfer from the hotel to the airport or make separate arrangements to stay in Asia.  
Your trip will include all meals. Fresh, local cuisine will be served and bottled mineral water as well as local fruits and refreshments are provided on all cycling days. Please let our cycling experience team know if you have any dietary requirements that we need to be aware of.  
The holiday is guided by English speaking, knowledgeable, friendly guides. Your ride will be followed by a support van equipped with plenty of refreshments as well as a comprehensive first-aid kit.   
You will have a well trained and knowledgeable guide who will carry a comprehensive first-aid kit. In the unlikely case of any medical emergency that requires a hospital, there is ground transportation on hand to provide assistance and a local speaking support team.  
Your bike  will give you a comfortable ride as you cruise through Sri Lanka and it is equipped with water bottle holders and an area to keep a small day bag. If you would like to bring your own bike instead, please let our cycling experience team know.  
The air conditioned support van will be equipped with essentials such as bottled mineral water and local fruit and snacks during each day's ride. The guide will have a travel set of bike tools for emergency repairs and the support van will be equipped with spare parts and other tools.  
Your bags will be collected each morning and taken from your accommodation to the next night’s accommodation. We suggest you keep a day bag with you for all your essentials. 
Travel to Sri Lanka is not included but please ask our cycling experience team if you would like us to book flights for you.   
We consider travel insurance to be essential. Accordingly, it is a condition of making a booking through us that you have suitable insurance cover for the booking you have made and any activities which you expect to take part in. This insurance as a minimum should cover cancellation, baggage loss, accidents and health issues while you are away. We also recommend that you take your policy details with you when you travel. Please ask our cycling experience team if you would like us to arrange travel insurance for you.   
Bicycle helmet hire is not included in the price but we can include this for you at a very small charge. Love Velo recommends the use of a bicycle helmet on all rides. Please click here for advice on wearing helmets from our partner, British Cycling.