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Take in the country’s natural beauty and immerse yourself in rich culture while you pedal your way across diverse terrain, visiting iconic landmarks along the way!

Our challenge starts with a climb up Yapahuwa Rock for sunset on foot before we embark on the start of our cycling challenge the following day. Once our cycle gets underway, we’ll bike through small villages, lush forests and rolling hills, pausing to explore temples and historic sites throughout our adventure.

From the picturesque tea plantations of Nuwara Eliya to the wildlife-rich plains of Udawalawe, each day will bring new sights and experiences. Whether you’re an experienced cyclist or new to the world of challenge events, this adventure is sure to leave you with memories that will stick with you for years to come!

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Challenge Duration

Challenge Duration 11 Days

Activity Duration

Activity Duration 5 Days

Challenge Distance

Challenge Distance 343km approx.

Challenge Grading

Challenge Grading Tough (2)

Accommodation Type

Accommodation Type Hotels
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Challenge Highlights

Watch the sunset from Yapahuwa Rock, an ancient fortress Visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Sri Lanka’s most important Buddhist shrine Explore the Ancient City of Sigiriya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site set atop Sigiriya Rock See Udawalawe National Park, known for its wildlife – including a large population of elephants!

Why Choose Global Adventure Challenges

  • We work with local in-country ground handlers who employ qualified local guides to boost local economy and income.
  • One of our friendly, approachable but experienced UK Challenge Leaders accompanies every group.
  • A dedicated Customer Care team supports each participant from registration, and always on hand to answer queries.
  • Flexible payment plans are available to spread the cost of the challenge in the months leading up to departure.

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