Cycle Across Sri Lanka With Resplendent Ceylon and Across Ceylon


Prominent adventure travel company Across Ceylon and Resplendent Ceylon, a Sri Lankan luxury hotel unit of Dilmah, have announced their partnership on the exciting cycling tour ‘Tour De Resplendent.’

The route will pass through stunning landscapes, highlighting Sri Lanka’s cultural heritage and natural beauty and will link several of the five exceptional Resplendent resorts: Ceylon Tea Trails, Wild Coast Tented Lodge, Cape Weligama, Ahu Bay & Kayaam House.

Explore Sri Lanka with like-minded cyclists.

The extraordinary partnership began with the legendary Nicolas Roche – a four-time Olympian, two-time Tour of Spain stage winner and renowned former professional world tour cyclist – who went on a cross-country cycling tour of the country.

By combining the renowned characteristics of Resplendent Ceylon with the adventure, knowledge and safety direction of Across Ceylon, Roche set out on an extraordinary Sri Lankan trip. While exploring Sri Lanka, Roche had the opportunity to see the country’s varied landscapes up close and personal, including verdant tea plantations, beautiful beaches and quaint towns.

And stay in Resplendent Ceylon properties along the way.

Chairman of Resplendent Ceylon, Malik J. Fernando, was very enthusiastic about the partnership, saying that the company’s mission is to “curate meaningful journeys” and that the partnership with Across Ceylon presents yet another chance for Resplendent.

The ‘Tour De Resplendent’ showcases the company’s dedication to providing guests with unmatched experiences and letting them experience the diverse aspects of Sri Lanka. Concurrently, the companies aim to encourage responsible travel and present Sri Lanka as an exciting destination.

Designed for All Types of Cyclists

This cycling tour that welcomes riders of all skill levels and experience levels. An amazing experience combining the finest of Sri Lanka is what this cycling tour promises, with an emphasis on safety, comfort, and the spirit of discovery.

Meet locals and enjoy other adventures in Sri Lanka.

While every participant can make their own unique itinerary, the Tour De Resplendent typically has four distinct legs. They all lead riders through different parts of Sri Lanka and feature unique landscapes.

Weligama is reached on the first stage, which travels along the southwestern coast of Ahungalla. The second stage is 65 km long and takes cyclists into the vast woods of Yala. Stage three takes participants from Yala to the emerald tea country and on to Hatton by train, while stage four is 35 km long and combines a bike ride with a beautiful train excursion from Kelburne Estate to Lindula.

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Marky is a travel writer and photographer. He narrates his experiences wandering the tropical paradise of the Philippines, South East Asia, Sri Lanka and India on his travel blog Nomadic Experiences.

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