A photo of a group of cyclists in Nuwara Eliya Cycling tour Sri Lanka


Cycling Nuwara Eliya to Kandy is most scenic cycling trail based in Tea Plantation. It is simply exploring the greenish tea trails and British planters’ inheritance to Sri Lanka. Nuwara Eliya to Kandy cycle tours is the longest downhill cycling tour in Sri Lanka. Nuwara Eliya to Kandy starts from your Nuwara Eliya hotel or Race Cross entrance. Nuwara Eliya to Ramboda about 40 Km downhill and you will enjoy the nature and stunning landscapes without sweating. Enroute you will visit to Tea Factory, experience tea manufacturing process and refresh with a cup of tea. 

After the refreshments break, continue the cycle tour to Kandy through the Tea Plantations and Ramboda to Kandy is a mixed terrain. Still, you will enjoy the nature and beautiful landscapes. 

Entire cycling trail beauty of the experience never ends and en route you will visit to local house and experience tea planters, living style, customs. You will enjoy the traditional snack of tea workers. After the refreshment break, you will continue to Kandy. Nuwara Eliya to Kandy cycling tour will end nearby the Kandy city limits.      

Nuwara Eliya to Kandy cycle tour is approx. distance 90 Km–100 Km and it is downhill and mixed cycling trail. Elevation starts from 1880 meters (Nuwara Eliya) to 500 meters (Kandy).

Operational Details

  • Starting Point

    At Nuwara Eliya Hotel

  • Finishing Point

    Nearby the Kandy city limits

  • Starts At

    At 7.30 a.m. 

  • Distance

    Total distance 90 Km - 100 Km 

    ( from starting point to Tea workers’ village distance 20 Km, it is uphill challenging cycling trail.

    • First part 40 Km downhill up to Ramboda.
    • Second part of the cycle tour from Ramboda to Kandy is mixed terrain - 52 Km.
  • Duration

    Approx. 6 hrs.

    • Approx. time reaching to Kandy around 4.00 p.m. (with breaks)


  • Guide
    Well experienced cycling guide
  • Equipment
    Mountain bikes, helmets
  • Refreshment
    Unlimited water and snacks during cycle tour
  • Tea
    Local snack experience and refreshments tea
    Snacks and fruits during the tour
  • Extra Support
    Support vehicle throughout the tour
  • Transport
    Drop at Kandy hotel

    Not Included

  • Exchange Cycle
    E-bike rentals

    Additional Details

  • Tour Difficulty Level

    First part of the cycle tour is soft and downhill (Nuwara Eliya to Ramboda). 
    Second part of the cycle tour is challenging–mixed trail (Ramboda to Kandy)

  • Health Advices & Age Restrictions

    • We do not advise pregnant ladies and high blood pressure patients.
    • Recommended age 15 years and above.
  • Recommendations

    • casual dress or cycling outfit
    • Good sunscreen and sunglass

    Rates Per-Person

    Package 1
    • 1 Pax

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    • 2 Pax

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    • 3 Pax

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    • 4 Pax

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    • 5 - 6 Pax

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    • 7+ Pax

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    E-bike Rental
    • 1 - 7+ Pax
    • 1 Days

    Rate per-person


    Tour Highlights

    Cycling in Scenic Tea Planation and experience the tea picking
    Explore the nature and stunning landscapes
    Experience tea workers are living style, culture and hospitality
    Tea Factory visit and experience the tea manufacturing process
    Refreshing with a hot cup of tea
    Taste the local snacks and Rotti while cycling

    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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