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Cycle the Backroads of Sri Lanka

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starts on 23 Nov 2018
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Cycle the Backroads of Sri Lanka - Exodus Travels
Cycle the Backroads of Sri Lanka - Exodus Travels
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73 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+14
Ends
London
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Highlights

Start and end in London! With the bicycle tour Cycle the Backroads of Sri Lanka, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through London, England and 13 other destinations. Cycle the Backroads of Sri Lanka includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Bicycle
Travel style
Bicycle, Adventure

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  • BY
    Written on October 9, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Was a very well run tour.

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  • Cycle the Backroads of Sri Lanka reviewer 2
    Written on April 2, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Sri Lanka - a country filled with friendly, optimistic people, a wonderful unique culture, and so many interesting historic sights that rival the amazing Angkor Wat (among others). Only a few years after the devastating Boxing Day tsunami and the end of... Read more

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  • Cycle the Backroads of Sri Lanka reviewer 3
    Written on October 23, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Just returned from a fantastic trip around Sri Lanka. Exceeded expectations in every sense - the cycling, the people, the countryside, the food, the hotels, the organisations, the support - all amazing! Travelling around by bike was just the best way to see... Read more

  • Cycle the Backroads of Sri Lanka reviewer 4
    Written on October 16, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Best trip until now! Great country for riders, amazing people.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Often when children came to say "bye!" with that amazing smile as we passed by their houses. People is comunicative although you may... Read more

  • Cycle the Backroads of Sri Lanka reviewer 5
    Written on October 6, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A great way to appreciate this wonderful country, whilst the emphasis is on cycling there are times when you explore the cultural aspects and view at close hand the fabulous wildlife. For the reasonably fit cyclist then most days are manageable with a... Read more

  • Cycle the Backroads of Sri Lanka reviewer 6
    Written on September 3, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    An exhilerating and exciting adventure with breathtaking scenery and amazingly friendly people. The perfect way to see this beautiful country and become a part of it, taking on the challenge of cycling its roads and engaging with the locals. What was the... Read more

  • Cycle the Backroads of Sri Lanka reviewer 7
    Written on August 25, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Sri Lanka is a stunning country and cycling along the backroads is a great way to see it and experience all there is to offer. Every day is different with a constantly changing landscape to keep you interested as you pedal along. It's wonderful to get away... Read more

  • Cycle the Backroads of Sri Lanka reviewer 8
    Written on June 24, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A truly amazing holiday, book yourself a place now! This was my first group trip, and I couldn't recommend the experience highly enough. Sri Lanka is a stunning country, with a very friendly people. The itinerary was well balanced, with a bit of something... Read more

  • Cycle the Backroads of Sri Lanka reviewer 9
    Written on April 24, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    If you're wondering whether you should go on this holiday I would say (if you have a good level of fitness) stop thinking about it and book it - it will be one of the best (if not THE best) holiday you have ever been on! With Suresh and his team looking... Read more

  • Cycle the Backroads of Sri Lanka reviewer 10
    Written on April 22, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A fascinating, beautiful, inspiring and perspiring! cycle tour. The tour is thoughtfully planned, the hotels are great, providing a variety of scenery and terrain,with excellent and comforting support when needed. Not a moment wasted yet wonderfully paced... Read more

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Sigiriya
  2. Day 2: Ride to Dambulla cave temple; climb Sigiriya Rock
  3. Day 3: Ride to Polunnaruwa; cycle tour of ruins
  4. Day 4: Ride through foothills of spice growing region
  5. Day 5: Ride to Kandy
  6. Day 6: Free day in Kandy
  7. Day 7: Challenging ride through tea estates to Nuwara Eliya
  8. Day 8: Hill country ride to Ella
  9. Day 9: Descent of 1000m, stopping at the impressive rock-cut Buddha statues at Buduruvagela; to Tissamaharama
  10. Day 10: Morning ride to Kataragama Temple; afternoon drive to Yala N.P. for safari
  11. Day 11: Ride through Bundala N.P. and the lagoon for spectacular birdlife; continue riding on coast to Hambantota; transfer to Ahangama
  12. Day 12: Free day on beach; optional ride to Koggala
  13. Day 13: Transfer to Colombo via Galle
  14. Day 14: End Colombo

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  • Guide

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

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About the countries

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Visa

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Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Sri Lanka. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 1 month before travel.

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Location
Start and end in London.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Exodus Travels to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 18 January 2019 the full payment of $2,385 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2385 for Cycle the Backroads of Sri Lanka, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 18,145 km.
  • London (England)
  • 8,715 km
  • Colombo (Sri Lanka)
  • 147 km
  • Sigiriya (Sri Lanka)
  • 15 km
  • Dambulla (Sri Lanka)
  • 41 km
  • Polonnaruwa (Sri Lanka)
  • 83 km
  • Kandy (Sri Lanka)
  • 38 km
  • Nuwara Eliya (Sri Lanka)
  • 94 km
  • Tissamaharama (Sri Lanka)
  • 15 km
  • Kataragama (Sri Lanka)
  • 17 km
  • Yala National Park (Sri Lanka)
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