A picture of cycling the cyclists exploring wilderness and nature in Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka


Cycling in Polonnaruwa countryside is wonderful experience and Polonnaruwa cycle tour is explore about the ancient people irrigation system, cultivational and people living style. Polonnaruwa cycle tour is based in away from the ruin city and our cycling guide brief about the Polonnaruwa history interesting way, therefore you do not feel just a paddling tour. 

Polonnaruwa Countryside start from your hotel in Polonnaruwa and cycle along the “Parakrama Samudraya water tank and you will explore the Kahalagala corner of the Lake end. Kahalagala village used strategically as safe house during the ancient era and still able to see entrance of the tunnel.  While you cycle in Polonnaruwa countryside you will experience the famer’s cultivational way. You will join with local famers’ working in paddy fields and you will experience paddy famers’ working style. 

After the paddy field experience, you will continue the Polonnaruwa cycle tour along the countryside.  In between cycle tour You will visit to the one of famer’s local house and experience the traditional farmer’s hospitality with a cup of tea or coconut drink. It is lifetime experience about explore about the traditional living style of local community. 

If you cycle in the evening, you might able to spot wild elephants in the water tank and sometimes if you are lucky enough you might able to spot swimming wild elephants. 

Approx. cycle distance 40 km and it is soft flat terrain. during the Polonnaruwa countryside cycle tour you will not visit to Ruin city.

Operational Details

  • Starting Point

    From your Polonnaruwa hotel

  • Finishing Point

    At your Polonnaruwa hotel 

  • Starts At

    Morning Cycle tour starting from your Polonnaruwa hotel at 8 a.m. and evening tour 2 p.m.

  • Distance

    Approx. cycle distance 40 Km

  • Duration

    Between 3 - 4 Hrs


  • Guide
    A well experienced cycling guide
  • Equipment
    Mountain bikes, helmets
  • Drinks
    Unlimited water during cycle tour
  • Refreshment
    Polonnaruwa Countryside refreshment experience

    Not Included

  • Entrance
    Polonnaruwa Ruin city entrance fee
  • Foods

    Additional Details

  • Tour Difficulty Level

    Soft Medium Cycling Trail

  • Health Advices & Age Restrictions

    • We do not advise pregnant ladies.
    • Recommended age 12 Years and above.
  • Recommendations

    • Smart casual dress
    • Good sunscreen and sunglass   

    Rates Per-Person

    Package 1
    • 1+ Pax

    Rate per-person


    • 2+ Pax

    Rate per-person


    • 3+ Pax

    Rate per-person


    • 4 - 6+ Pax

    Rate per-person


    Tour Highlights

    Explore the 2nd Kingdom irrigation system and cultivational way
    Countryside beauty and culture
    Wilderness and nature
    Paddy farming experience
    Famer’s house visits and experience the living style
    Evening sunset experience

    Tour Locations

    Payments and Cancellations

    Payment policy
    • Tour will confirm up on the payment.
    • You may need to check the availability before making the payment.

    Cancellation policy
    • If you are going to cancel the activity before the 24 hours of the operation, take place, then we will not apply for any cancelation charge.
    • If the activity cancels from My Ceylon Adventures (our) end because of unexpected weather condition effect then Fully refunded (100%) or you can book alternative activity instead of the refund.

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