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Trekking, canoeing and biking

Multi-faceted adventure experience in the Belihuloya Mountain

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Why should you book this trip?

  • Belihuloya is situated in the hilly upcountry with a good climatic condition all year round and is one of the best places to enjoy the outdoors and its natural environment.
  • The trekking leads you to one of the villages that were known to have been engaged in the steel industry between 161 and 137 BC – probably the first in the world.
  • A fabulous opportunity to witness the local agricultural and farming systems.
  • You are bound to have some fascinating insights to the villagers’ lifestyles.
  • Opportunity to trek, canoe and bike in the same programme, whilst opting to do only what you want to do.
  • The location is very well positioned on your way to the beach from Nuwara Eliya/Ella or on your way to the hill country, on the A4 main road.
  • Guided by a very well-experienced naturalist cum conservationist.

 

trekking canoeing and biking in belihuloya

 

STARTING FROM

 50 USD 
PER PERSON

1 PERSON   - 78 USD                         
2 PERSONS - 58 USD PER PERSON

3 PERSONS - 52 USD PER PERSON
4 PERSONS - 50 USD PER PERSON

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(+94) 70 222 8 222

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 Quick Facts

  • Availability – all year around
  • Transfer arrangements to be picked up and dropped off to any preferred destination could be provided on request
  • Arrival at 9.00 a.m. at the River Garden Resort Belihuloya. You will finish your adventure at the same location around 2 p.m. on the same day
  • Children 6 to 12 years of age sharing the parents’ tent will be charged 50%
  • Not recommended for children under six years
  • Possible to extend the activity with accommodation at River Garden Resort Belihuloya
  • Trekking trail – 6km soft/moderate
  • Canoeing – Distance is your choice (flat water)
  • Cycling – 6km on the tarmac road, 3km uphill on a by road (very little traffic), 3km downhill on the A4 main road with reasonable traffic

You will meet

 Buddhika

Buddhika

Buddhika is a graduate from the University of Peradeniya in Biology and is currently reading for his Master’s in Ecology at the same institute. He began his wildlife research and conservation projects during his time at the university. He has worked in turtle conservation projects as a volunteer and worked on a fishing cat conservation project from 2013. He has experience in the field of ecology as a member of the research team of the Environment Impact Assessment project. He has also shared his knowledge with international research projects by participating in research conferences and workshops conducted in Sri Lanka and overseas. Currently, he is working as a naturalist for Eco Team (Pvt) Ltd. and is spreading the message of protecting the environment and wildlife among the community.



 

 

Included in the price

  • Well-experienced local guide or naturalist
  • Lunch
  • Canoes/lifejackets and all necessary equipment for canoeing
  • Cycles and helmets
  • Snacks and water during excursions
  • All Government taxes

 

Exclusions

  • Transport to and from River Garden Resort
  • Any additional foods and beverages consumed
  • Any tips to the staff/guides
  • A fee of optional extras

 Important

  • Recommended to have sunglasses, sun protection lotions, insect/leech repellent and personal effects for warm, windy, rainy conditions
  • Recommended to use light clothing and trekking shoes or boots for trekking
  • Best to wear shorts and t-shirts with soft shoes (river sandals or sports shoes) during the canoeing
  • Cycling is not suitable for children below 12 years of age. We could arrange an alternate transportation if you have smaller kids
  • Please note that cycling will be on a tarmac road

Belihuloya

Belihuloya is a climatically transitional area, which links the dry and wet zones at an altitude of less than 1500m. As a result, the vegetation it consists is moist semi-evergreen forests, tropical savanna forests, dry patana grasslands and montane temperate forests. The vegetation in this environment has made this location an exciting one for the serious as well as the casual nature lover. The surrounding mountains, rivers, reservoirs make Belihuloya an adventure capital for adventure lovers.

 

 

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