Motorcycle: Honda XR 250 Baja at 15 USD per day. Deposit of 100 USD is required.
Distance Covered: ~1500KM
Reference: Lonely Planet Sri Lanka and free local maps
Spendings: 650 USD excluding air tickets and insurance (250 USD for bike rental and petrol, 100 USD for ticketings, 200 USD for lodgings and USD100 for food). 1 USD is worth about 115 Rupees.
Quick Review: Cultural sites, hill country and beautiful beaches
Negombo > Anuradhapura > Trincomalee (Nilaveli) > Sigiriya (Polonnaruwa, Ritigala, Dambulla) > Kandy > Delhouse (Adam's Peak or Sri Pada) > Nuwara Eliya (Horton's Plains) > Haputale > Galle (Unawatuna) > Colombo > Negombo
Clockwise loop around Sri Lanka, a teardrop-shaped island off the tip of India
Day 01 - SG to Negombo
Started off my journey from Negombo, a beach town just north of Colombo and near to the airport.
Shooting nonsense at Hotel Silver Sands while waiting for my dinner
Rice with curry is more than rice and curry
Day 02 - Negombo to Anuradhapura
Negombo Beach in the morning
Negombo Street in the morning
Got a Honda XR250 Baja from Mr Suranga. 103km to end of road A3.
Directional signs are usually available before junctions
I got my first taste of Sri Lankan's monsoon rain.
Reached Anuradhapure and settled in to Lake View Tourist Guesthouse. Free company for the night with the 900 Rupees room.