Explore Dambulla by two wheel
PERFECT TIME FOR START : MORNING - 0900hrs | EVENING - 1300hrs
DURATION : AVAILABILITY :
Cycling distance - Approx.30 km
Time – Approx. 7 - 8 hours journey Please note that visits, sightseeing and stops are not include the time duration.
Grading – Soft
• Meet Sri Lanka Mini tours representative at early agreed place in Dambulla
• Start your cycling trail
DDambulla is UNSECO world heritage site. And best hub to embrace with all the location and experience in Sri Lankan low land.
Sri Lanka Mini tours offer you to wonderful day excursion. Mixer cycling, village life style. We start our tour visiting Dambulla cave temple. It is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding area. Major attractions are spread over 5 caves, which contain statues and paintings.
Next you will paddle to visit Manikdena ancient Vihara and stunning Manikdena tank. Very untouched area we covered through our cycling tour. Manikdena archaeological reserve located few kilometres from Dambulla. Beautiful complex enhance its beauty by surrounding Manikdena tank and arboretum forest land. Manikdena Monastery dates back to the time of King Kittisiri Megha (555-573 AD). Some archaeologists believe Manikdena was used as military base during king Vijayabahu I and Parakkramabahu I. A large camp site could be seen on top of the Nikula - Bibile hill above the Atha Bandi Wawe tank. Some Significant ruins remains.
After you can continue to Ibbankatuwa Burial ground through village. Ibbankatuwa cemetery dates back to early Iron Age (750 BC to 400 BC). The area where the tombs have been found is about 15x15 metres. About 10 tombs have been unearthed and each tomb is separated by four stone slabs and covered by another slab on the top. An archaeological excavation have revealed tombs and those tombs had contained personal items such as clay pots, necklaces which customs are similar to the ancient Egypt pyramids.
You can see local cultivating and mix with them. We can provide tiny corn barbeque. Some milk tastes soothe your feel. If you request local launch can be arranged. We will back to the Dambulla en route we evoke you to Sri Lankan biggest vegetable and fruit market (Dambulla market) you can visit and buy some fruit.
The beautiful Ibankatuwa tank behind our road, if you like to small boat ride we can arrange. On conclusion return back to the Dambulla main city.
We will back to the Bambulla en route we evoke you to Sri Lankan biggest vegetable and fruit market (Dambulla market) you can visit and buy some fruit.
Sri Lanka Mini tours (SLMT) offers exclusive cycling tour for all kind of age who is fond of experience ancient monuments and country side. Our knowledge local experience guides will unforgettable experience with information on the different sites you visit.
SLMT cycling tour consisted with trek bicycles or similar and biking equipment as well refreshments, Snakes and guide.
What to bring
• Sun Hat
• All participants will be given a safety briefing
• The importance of listening to the guide.
• Wear brightly colored or reflective clothing when cycling – you'll be easier to see.
• When you cycling on main ride, only cycling on your left hand, Use cycle paths or lanes, where provided.
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