Destination Adventure: trekking, canoeing and mountain biking – Belihuloya

3 Hours


Follow the trail on foot to a village with a secret, paddle through the highlands on a canoe, and traverse the chilly mountain on a bike, all in one day at Belihuloya.

Why should you book this trip?

  • Belihuloya is situated upcountry at an altitude of 616 metres with a non-humid, excellent climatic condition all year round and is one of the best places to enjoy the outdoors and its natural environment.
  • The location is very well positioned on your way to the coast from Nuwara Eliya/Ella or on your way to the hill country, on the A4 main road.
  • The trekking trail takes you through wilderness and also to a village known to have been engaged in the steel industry between 161 and 137 BC – probably one of the first in the world.
  • Opportunity besides trekking, to canoe and bike - the choice is yours to make.
  • An opportunity to see and observe several types of beautiful birds and butterflies along with the local agricultural and farming systems.
  • Gain some fascinating insights into village lifestyles.
  • You will be accompanied by a well-experienced adventure guide.
  • Opportunity to extend accommodation or to customise the programme with many other activities in Belihuloya, such as: canoeing, birding and zip line.


Day 1 :

Belihuloya is a climatically transitional area, which links the dry and wet zones at an altitude of 616m. As a result, the vegetation consists of moist semi-evergreen forests, tropical savanna forests, dry patana grasslands and montane temperate forests, which are ideal for trekking and cycling. 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.

Surrounded by rugged mountain sceneries, the still calm waters of the Samanalawewa reservoir offer an idyllic location for canoëing. Whether you want to go for a relaxed little paddle for a couple of hours, venture out to the mouth of the Belihuloya River or spend an entire day exploring the perimeter of the reservoir, you are sure to have an unforgettable experience.

Nature Trails
Nestled amidst the beautiful hill country, Belihuloya offers numerous trails for nature lovers. The remote villages set in the mountains and the breathtaking sceneries will enable the nature lovers to admire both nature and culture blended with the rural life of the inhabitants in the area.

Mountain Biking
Being a destination known for its lush greenery, pristine rivers, and stunning landscapes Mountain biking in Belihuloya offers enthusiasts a thrilling experience amidst nature's bounty. It offers a variety of trails suitable for all skill levels from easy rides along scenic routes to challenging paths through rugged terrain, there's something for everyone.

Our Services Include

  • Well-experienced local guide or naturalist
  • Hearty Sri Lankan Lunch
  • Canoes/lifejackets and all necessary equipment for canoeing
  • Well Maintained Cycles and helmets for the cycling trail
  • Snacks and water during excursions
  • All applicable Government taxes

Our Services do not Include

  • Transport to and from River Garden Resort
  • Any additional foods and beverages consumed
  • Any tips to the staff/guides
  • Any fees resulting from optional activities chosen by guests

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Destination Adventure: trekking, canoeing and mountain biking – Belihuloya
From $85
/ Adult - Single Person(SOLO)
From $72
/ Adult - 2 Persons
From $67
/ Adult - 3 Persons
From $63
/ Adult - 4 Persons
  • SLDT/1702/Can05
  • River Garden Resort, Belihuloya
  • 7 hours
  • Throughout the Year
  • 24 Hours


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