Cycling to Ella Cave Temple and Kurulangala Rock Climbing

SKU: LK60091500
Cycling to Ella Cave Temple and Kurulangala Rock Climbing

Just 3 km from the resort, you’ll arrive at the Rakkitha Kanda archeological site. It consists of prehistoric and historic monuments like drip ledge caves, Brahmin inscriptions, cave temple, paintings, sculptures and a stupa.

Highlights

  • Starting Point - from Ella Jungle Resort
  • Distance - 12 km
  • Duration - 5 - 6 hrs

Includes

  • 4WD Backup
  • Picnic breakfast and refreshments
  • Mountain bike and helmet
  • Experienced guide
  • All government taxes & service charges

Excludes

  • Any additional beverages or food.
  • Personal needs
  • Any other items not mentioned above.

What to Expect

Just 3 km from the resort, you’ll arrive at the Rakkitha Kanda archeological site. It consists of prehistoric and historic monuments like drip ledge caves, Brahmin inscriptions, cave temple, paintings, sculptures and a stupa.

Next you’ll trek straight up 7 km to Kurulangala where you can see historical rock paintings. Kurullan means birds in English. The belief is that two birds protect the paintings with a horrible ear-piercing sound. So take your earplugs just in case.

From Kurulangala there is a panoramaic view of the mountains below.It is recommended you begin your trek before sunrise so you will have to leave the resort around 5 am. But you will take our 4WD back to the resort.

It is recommended you begin your trek before sunrise so you will have to leave the resort around 5 am. But you will take our 4WD back to the resort.