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Old kingdom cycling

Day 01: Negombo

After arrival to the Sri Lanka one of our representatives you will meet at a hotel at Negombo in the evening and he well discuss about the tour and your needs and if you have time you you can relax at Negombo beach.

Overnight stay at Negombo - D

Day 02: Anuradhapura

In the morning we start to ride to the Anuradhapura, On the way you can visit fish market, fishermen activities and you will ride on the beach road. 

Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of the Sri Lanka.  The Anuradhapura is famous for its well-preserved ruins of the ancient Sri Lankan civilization. From the 4th century BC, it was the capital of Sri Lanka until the beginning of the 11th century AD.

We visit the Sri Maha Bodhi An offshoot of the historical Bodhi tree under which Buddha became enlightened was planted in Anuradhapura in 288 BC, Abhayagiri Dagaba, This is one of the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage towns and extensive ruins in the world. Ruwanwelisaya Stupa is considered a marvel for its architectural qualities. Thuparamaya Collarbone of Buddha is enshrined in the chateau of Thuparamaya. It is the first dagaba built in Sri Lanka. Lovamahapaya Also known as Brazen Palace Lovamahapaya is a complex which was once a structure of its own class.

Jetavanaramaya  is the largest stupa in Sri Lanka. It was the third largest structure in the ancient world. Mirisaveti Stupa It was built by King Dutugamunu after defeating King Elara. A legend associates it with the relics of Lord Buddha. LankaramaThis is a stupa constructed by King Valagamba in an ancient place.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Anuradhapuara - B.L.D

Ride  Distance : 40 km

Day 03 - Anuradhapura / Dambulla

Early in the morning we start ride to Dambulla from the hotel. We will ride on paddy fields, Over the beautifully villages, small jungle, and we can see some animals in that environment. We proceed to Dambulla and visit a 2nd century Buddhist cave temple. Also known as the Golden Temple, it is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in the country and contains more than 150 Buddha statues.


Evening best time to visit the Dambulla cave temple. The Dambulla Cave Temples are ancient rock temples built into five caves displaying a range of Buddha statues and beautiful artwork.We can see the sunset through mountan.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Dambulla - B.L.D

Ride  Distance : 45 km

 

Day 04 - Dambulla / Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa

After the breakfast, we start our cycling from Dambulla to Sigiriya. We ride around one of the lake in Dambulla and also you can see the some vegetable gardens, Paddy fields. After arrival to the Sigiriya you can have a fresh fruits and relax little time before climb the Sigiriya Lion Rock.

Sigiriya is one of the most important archaeological sites in all of Asia. Built in the 5th-century, Sigiriya is a stunning example of innovative architecture, gardening, urban planning, hydraulic engineering and art. Also a UNESCO-listed World Heritage site, the area was formerly the royal citadel of King Kasyapa and houses an fascinating museum of the its past. Leave Sigiriya in the early evening

Overnight stay at Hotel in Polonnaruwa- B.L.D

Ride  Distance :30 km

 

Day 05: Polonnaruwa / Minneriya / Polonnaruwa

After breakfast, we proceed to Polonaruwa ancient city of Sri Lanka from the 11th to the 13th century AD. This ancient city is today one of the most beautiful centers of this island’s cultural heritage. Today cycling though the local village, water canal and nice bird watching places. 

We take the lunch in polonnatuwa and we will ride to the hotel and then we will go to Minneriya National Park.

Minneriya National Park is a wildlife sanctuary located in the North Central province of Sri Lanka. You would be able to spot large number of Sri Lankan Elephants gathering around to grass fields on the edges of the reservoir during the dry season (March – October).  In addition there are two endemic monkeys, large herbivorous mammals, Rare and endangered species, large water birds. The endemic birds, eight species of endemic reptiles, saltwater crocodile, Indian python, Asian water monitor, and Bengal monitors are among many animals you will encounter.  

Overnight stay at Hotel in Polonnaruwa - B.L.D

Ride  Distance : 40 km

Day 06 – Kandy

We are cycling to the Kandy from the hotel and we will pass lake, jangle, tree hut, water cannels and animal habitats also local villages. We finish the ride at one of the herbal garden at Mathale. We have the lunch in the herbal garden. After that we drive to Kandy about 1h vehicle transfer.

Kandy, the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings, has been declared a one of the world heritage site. The name Kandy conjures visions of splendour and glory. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are yet lively and vibrant here. Drive around the Kandy lake constructed by the last sinhala king Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1806. Tour the arts & crafts centre and a gem museum and a lapidary. In evening we will go to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy

Overnight stay at hotel in Kandy - B.L.D

Ride  Distance : 60 km

Day 07: Negombo

After breakfast we visit the kandy city and proceed hotel at Negombo.

Over nights at negambo

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