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Challenge: Cycle for Dogstar Sri Lanka
When: 2nd to 12th October 2014
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Challenge yourself to the ultimate adventure of an 11 day charity bike ride in Sri Lanka and help us with our challenge to transform animal welfare
Take on the Dogstar cycle challenge in 2014 & experience first hand the natural beauty of our Tropical Island home Sri Lanka,
Sri Lanka, is an island in the Indian Ocean renowned for its natural beauty, fascinating culture and beautiful beaches. Our route combines these with fabulous, varied cycling as we ride from the northeast coast to the southwest, along the central highlands that form the spine of the country.
From paddy fields and lowland jungle to the twisting roads of the Knuckles mountains, onto tea plantations and British hill stations surrounded by cloudforest and waterfalls, this is a spectacular and diverse route. Coming down out of the hills to the southern plains, we finish our challenging ride at a beautiful beach.
Our Sri Lankan experience also takes in the medieval ruins of Polonnaruwa and the historic city of Kandy, two of the island’s most famous cultural attractions.
The Route
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2nd to 12th October 2014
2nd October (Day 1) – Fly from the UK to Negombo, Sri Lanka.
3rd October (Day 2) – Drive from Negombo to Trincomalee (Stopping off at Dogstar base*)
4th October (Day 3) – Cycle from Trincomalee to Polonnaruwa
5th October (Day 4) - Polonnaruwa to Riverstone, Matale
6th October (Day 5) – Riverstone, Matale to Kandy
7th October (Day 6) – Kandy to Nuwara Eliya
8th October (Day 7) - Nuwara Eliya to Bandarawela
9th October (Day 8) – Bandarawela to Embilipitiya
10th October (Day 9) – Embilipitiya to Koggala
11th October (Day 10) – Free day in Koggala
12th October (Day 11) – Fly from Negombo back to the UK
*Please note that this may not be possible due to flight timings.
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A registration fee of £299 needs to be paid on signing up for the challenge. The additional cost of the challenge will be £3,600. This amount includes flights, transfers, accommodation and most meals, snacks and water. The remainder of the funds raised from this challenge will go directly to Dogstar making a massive difference to street dogs and communities in Sri Lanka.
If you live outside the UK, you can still sign up for the challenge. Please contact us for more information.
This cycle will be extremely challenging therefore it is very important that you have a level of fitness to undertake this cycle. This is achievable for most people with a sensible fitness plan.
Registration fee: £299
Fundraising target: £3,600
If you require further information or to discuss fundraising, please contact Amanda on 01620 829711 or amjamwe@btopenworld.com
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