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Trip Location: Ella
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The best time for cycling to Little Adam’s Peak is in the morning before the sun is overhead. The cycling path is lined with wonderful landscapes like valleys, mountains, and waterfalls. The winter months of October to January and the months from March to May are suitable for cycling to Little Adam’s Peak.
The Little Adam’s Peak is named after the bigger Adam’s Peak near Nuwara Eliya. Little Adam’s Peak sunrise is one of the most memorable ones. The town of Ella is at an elevation of 1041 m and can be seen from the vantage points along with the cycling activity.
The distance from Colombo to Ella is 236 km by road.
By Cab/Private transfers: The road journey by car takes around 3.5 hours to reach Ella from Colombo airport. The roads are well maintained and scenic landscapes fill the view. Cabs can be booked at the travel desks in the airport arrivals hall and the best private transfer packages can be booked on Thrillophilia.com.
By Train: The journey by train takes around 8-9 hours. Trains are available from Fort station. Reservations have to be made 30 days in advance. The general compartments are unreserved and tickets can be bought for them.
By Bus: The bus journey takes more than 7 hours. Buses are available from Colombo Bus Station And Fort station. There are smaller air-conditioned buses and the larger buses to choose from.
No, children are not allowed on the tour. The duration of the activity is 3-4 hours and involves crossing the beautiful Bentota river on a ferry. There is also a 45 minute climbing of a rock which ends with mesmerizing views of the Mini Adam’s Peak landscape and an old temple at the top.
Yes, a visit to Ella Village and Little Adam’s Peak is totally worth it. The cycling path to the village winds through the beautiful Sri Lankan rural landscape filled with rice fields and vegetable gardens. Sri Lanka is well known for its cultivation of exotic vegetables which are grown in the hilly regions. Rural villages showcase the traditions and culture of the Sri Lankan people.
One can learn about their customs, festivals and the social landscape which makes the culture unique. Rice is the staple grain and occupies a major part of the total area under cultivation. Little Adam’s Peak sunrise is a must-see activity in Ella. The spectacular view of the surrounding landscape and greenery is captivating and calms the mind and soul.
Some of the other thoughtful and convenient inclusions in this activity are:
- Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments
- All local transportation using public buses and Tuk Tuk
- Service of an expert trekking guide
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