MOUNTAIN BIKING TOUR IN SRI LANKA (7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS)

Sri Lanka is relatively unknown in the field of golf, but surprisingly has four of the finest golf courses (one incomplete) in Asia. In fact, Sri Lanka’s association with golf is more than 100 years and the Sri Lanka Amateur Golf Championship which was instituted in 1891 follows only the British Amateur Championship as the oldest national championship in the entire world. The four courses are situated in Colombo, Kandy & Nuwara Eliya. Colombo at sea level, Kandy at 1,500 ft. above sea level and Nuwara Eliya at 6,000 ft. above sea level have distinctly different terrain and climatic conditions. This contributes to the enjoyment and challenge as you could be playing golf in three different countries. Golf is played on all four courses throughout the year, but in Colombo the weather is fairly dry between the months of March and May.

Day 01

Arrive at the Colombo Airport; Will be met and assisted by a representative of Crystal Holidays. Proceed to Dickoya, the starting point for mountain biking. Approximate drive: 4½ hrs from Colombo Airport. Overnight stay at Dickoya .

DAY 02

After breakfast, starting from Dickoya Tea Plantations, mountain biking through paved roads, dirt tracks and over streams. Approximate mileage 45 km and altitude gain 3400ft. Overnight stay at Dickoya.

DAY 03

After breakfast, start biking through hills along dirt tracks, over streams and foot paths through forests to reach the Horton Plains. Ride through the forest up to World's End and return to Horton Plains. Approximate Mileage 50km and altitude gain 3200ft. Overnight stay at the Horton Plains.

DAY 04

After breakfast, start biking to Ohiya from World's End through paved roads and dirt tracks along the Plantations up to Welimada. - Rough route mostly down hill. Approximate mileage 45km and altitude drop 3800ft. Overnight stay at Iddagama.

DAY 05

After breakfast, start biking to Nuwara Eliya via Uva Paranagama, Kandapola. Approximate altitude gain 4000ft. Overnight stay at Bambarakelle close to Nuwara Eliya.

DAY 06

After breakfast, bike down to Pussellawa through Wedamulla, Ramboda, via hard tracks and paved roads. Approximate mileage 42km and altitude drop 3200ft.On completion drive to Kandy. Overnight stay at Kandy.

DAY 07

After breakfast, proceed for Beach Stay or be transferred to Colombo Airport to board the Flight.

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