Jul 19, 5 years ago

Experience Sri Lanka with Commandos – The 4 x 4 Expedition

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The 4 x 4 Expedition inaugural event is organized by the Commando Regiment of Sri Lanka Army in the first time of history which covering approximately 775 km distance from Point Pedro to Kuda Oya Commando Regiment Training School on 3rd August to 9th August 2014.

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This expedition is to attract 4 wheel vehicles which are confident in driving along sandy beaches and capable of crossing Manalkadu sand dunes, Chalai lagoons, muddy roads, narrow paths, dense jungles and rural villages along the Eastern coastal belt until the expedition reaches its climax upon reaching Kuda Oya.

“Those participants in 4 wheelers will experience camping in five different areas and enjoy interacting with locals in respective areas, taste of different local food items, sea baths, boat rides, filming, participation in games, etc,” Major General Prasanna Silva, Colonel of the Regiment, CR .

The novel expedition, designed covering five legs; Point Pedro to Kokkuthuduvai (148 km), Kokkuthuduvai to Dehiwatta (128 km), Dehiwatta to Thoppigala (120 km), Thoppigala to Arugam Bay (182 km) and Arugam Bay to Uva Kuda Oya CR Training School (178 km) and is open to 4 x 4 standard vehicles, 4 x 4 modified class vehicles and medium duty and heavy duty sport utility vehicles who could enjoy this first ever motor expedition of this type, the media briefing was told.

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This 4 x 4 Expedition, has organized with the blessings of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake with the objectives of fund-raising for CR infrastructure improvements and promotion of adventure sports in Sri Lanka.

On 9th August , the final day of the expedition will end with agrand ceremony at the CR Training School , Kuda Oya with a grand motorrally participating in 75 four wheel vehicle enthusiasts .

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