Grade

Intermediate

Support Vehicle

Included

Max Altitude

2100mt

Accommodation

4/5* Hotels

$2,950

A 10 days tour tailor-made itinerary for those eager to explore the cultural facets of Sri Lanka on a Royal Enfield. A fairly easy ride, rich in culture and local tradition.

We start in Galle and after getting to know our bike through a pleasant ride to Udawalawe, we head towards the heart of the Island spending the first nights in Ella and Nuwara Eliya, known as  “Little England”. We head north to reach the Cultural Triangle, riding through the Unesco Conervation area of the Knuckles Mountain Range before getting to Dambulla, Sigirya & Polonnaruwa to visit the ancient capitals & fortresses. Last riding days through Kandy, home of the Buddhist Temple of the Tooth and ending in Colombo where we spend the last night at one of the Asian’s Classic Hotels “The Galle Face Hotel”.

The ideal motorcycle adventure for the Culture Vulture.

Note: This tour is available on request (min 3 Riders).

Day 1
Galle
We meet in Galle and brief you about the tour.
Day 2
Galle - Udawalawe
On leaving Galle we ride through the lush countryside of the south heading inland through  stunning scenery. A beautiful ride on great roads and with very little traffic.
Day 3
Udawalawe - Ella
Having woken to the sounds of the jungle we head out after a big breakfast for a day that takes us past lakes and forests then climbs up to 1500m into tea country and the highlands of Sri Lanka. This is a ride, which goes through jungle, hills and plantations weaving through a magical backdrop of stunning scenery such as Lipton’s Seat and ending in Ella.
Day 4
Ella - Nuwara Eliya
From the jungle, we head to Horton Plains a high altitude plain of montane grasslands and cloud forests in the shadow of two of Sri Lanka's highest mountains, before heading on to Nuwara Eliya a colonial hill station also known as ‘little England’. Here we stay in the Golf Club a building with lots of history and a great bar.
Day 5
Nuwara Eliya - Knuckles
Today we head over the northern Knuckles through stunning landscapes on route to the most famous sites in Sri Lanka located in the cultural triangle.
Day 6
Knuckles - Dambulla
Over the northern Knuckles today and down to the plains for some flatter faster riding to the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka. These are the ancient capitals and fortresses of Sri Lanka.
Day 7
Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa
Today we explore the ancient cities and rock fortresses that make up the cultural centre of the country riding between them before returning to our hotel.
Day 8
Dambulla Kandy
Fast roads take us to Kandy home to the Temple of The Tooth and the finish point of our riding.
Day 9
Kandy - Colombo
Heading back to Colombo we get rid of our bikes and jump aboard the train winding slowly down to Colombo on the coast. A classic train ride to our final destination in the Galle Face Hotel one of Asia’s classic hotels.
Day 10
Colombo
Departure to the airport and onward travel.
You need to bring:
  • Good crash helmet (BS Kite Mark)
  • Protective Jackets
  • Protective gloves
  • Protective trousers
  • Goggles
  • Waterproof bike boots, shin and ankle protection
  • Windproof and waterproof trousers and jacket
  • Scarf or bandana to keep dust out of your nose and mouth
  • Sunglasses
  • Torch
  • High Factor sun cream (30+ minimum)
  • Lip balm
  • Mosquito repellent
Rates
  • Rider Price: US $2,950
  • Pillion Price: US $2,350
Included
  • 350cc Royal Enfield Classic
  • Accommodation
  • Support vehicle
  • Mechanic
  • Tour guide
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Fuel
  • Drinking water
  • First aid equipment
  • Spare parts for the bikes
  • Entrance fees
 
Not Included
  • Alcohol or Beverage
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