AROUND THE PEARL

Around The Pearl is an annual cycling challenge over 10 days covering 1400KMS around the beautiful coastal belt of Sri Lanka.

The event will kick off on 6th of April 2017, where riders embark on a life changing bicycle journey around the coast of Sri Lanka, through perfect paved roads, sandy beach fronts, blue horizons and even wildlife.

Let the adventure begin as you set out on an exhilarating journey, riding across the serene coast of Sri Lanka! This once in a lifetime experience across the beautiful pearl of the Indian Ocean, is bound to leave you with memories of exotic sights and smiling faces to reminisce in the years to come. Celebrate your love for life and passion for cycling as you endeavor on this ride that will bring you closer to achieving those travel and experiential goals. Meet new and interesting people from across the globe and all walks of life, learn and discover their desires and make lasting friendships.

Cycling is one of the most exciting forms of travel and the best way to indulge all your senses in the beauties of coastal Sri Lanka, nature, wonderful vistas and memorable experiences of this island of absolute delight! What’s more, you can mingle with the locals, explore the fascinating culture, build relationships and take home memories that will warm your heart and keep a permanent smile on your face.

The challenge is open to all participants both locally and internationally, giving you the opportunity to be a part of this wonderful journey. As a member of this exclusive and elite club, you will see Sri Lanka for the beautiful paradise island it truly is.

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The Life Changing Route

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Why should you join

Around the Pearl?

Chalai Challenge:
Conquer the northern terrain in this excitingoff-road mountain biking race across unchartered terrain of sand bars between the lagoon and Indian Ocean, with spectacular views of the coast and the chance to win amazing prizes and claim glory. The challenge is exclusively for serious riders and not for the faint of heart.
Wildlife Sightings
Ride around the jungles of Sri Lanka and observe some of the most exotic wildlife inhabiting this enchanting paradise island, including elephants, leopards, sloth bears, deer and a variety of indigenous birds and flora.
Camp the night away
2 nights of glorious roaring fires await you, as you settle in against the tropical breeze of the sea, with camp side stories, great food and even better company. Exchange your encounters, cast your cares away and mingle with your fellow riders asthe night begins to slowly move on towards the dawn.
Pamper yourself at the best hotels in Sri Lanka
Experience the mesmerizing world renowned Sri Lankan hospitality as you immerse in the lap of luxury at the best hotels in Sri Lanka. End the day on a high note with a calming dip in the pool and fine dining that will tingle your palette. Take a look at our list of partner hotels for further details.

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