‘THE CHALAI CHALLENGE’
An exhilarating off road mountain bike ride
The Chalai Challenge will take place on the 17th of April 2019 and will challenge the riders, along the East Coast between Mullaitivu and Point Pedro over the famous Chalai Crossing. This 112 KM stretch will have riders trailing through an uncharted coastal route, seen and traveled by only a handful.
Chalai Lagoon is fed by a number of small rivers. It is linked to the sea by a narrow channel near Chalai. The lagoon's water is brackish.
The lagoon is surrounded by dense forest, scrubland and some rice paddies. The land is used for fishing and some salt production.
The lagoon has extensive sea grass beds and mangrove swamp. The lagoon attracts a wide variety of water birds including ducks, gulls, terns and other shorebirds.
This invigorating cycling endurance challenge is a favorite of all mountain bikers, endurance riders and fitness enthusiasts. The ride will ensure an adventurous challenge to all.