Explore Yapahuwa by two wheel
PERFECT TIME FOR START : MORNING - 0900hrs | EVENING - 1300hrs
DURATION : AVAILABILITY :
Cycling distance – Approx. 60 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 Sigiriya
• Start your cycling trail
On the day you meet our local guide and At first you can visit A royal residence in 13th century Yapahuwa was able to preserve some interesting remains. While many traces of other ancient defences are still be seen, an ornamental stairway remains it’s the main draw, located 145 Km away from Colombo. Best way to heal Sri Lankan village and tradition.
The stone stairway: is very remarkable among the ancient structures at Yapahuwa. Four tiers have been constructed on the steep embankment of the rock and had been connected to the walkway up to the Tooth Relic Temple.
Door way will be another attraction in Sri Lanka. This stairway contains sculptures with a high degree of excellence and gives the impression that they had been painted in colour. Over the doorway, the foundation of the Temple of the Tooth is to be met. The remains of various foundations of buildings, a Stupa, ponds, water sprouts, retaining walls, stone steps are found as well.
Ulpotha is a beautiful village with ever smiling people. You can enjoy a small manor house, originally built a few hundred years ago, has been renovated and is now the centre of life in Ulpotha. Local lore has it that the house was sited where two elephant paths crossed; the spot was deemed an auspicious one as it was marked by a grove of untouched Jak saplings, usually an elephant delicacy. And also Ulpotha has mythical value of god Katharagama. On the way to Ulpotha you can enjoy the hospitality of the local people.
Sri Lanka Mini tours (SLMT) offers exclusive cycling tour for all kind of age who is fond of experience ancient monuments and nature. 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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