Horseback Riding Holidays at Vonfidel Ranch, Punani, Sri Lanka, Trekking, Trail and Training

Vonfidel Ranch™ in Oddamavadi / All Regions
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Sri Lanka's pioneer Dude Ranch, 20 min from Pasikuda Beach

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Vonfidel Ranch is located in the jungle corridor 20 mins from the Pasikuda Beach.
The ranch borders a creek and overlooks gigantic views of wide open spaces in the paddy fields. The area is home to the Punanai elephant herd and has fishing cats, occasionally leopard sightings, thousands of native cattle and buffalo herds, monkeys, crocodiles, mouse deer and mongoose etc
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Additional information about the area

Excursions: Jungle and elephant safaris, bush walk, night safaris. Visits to ancient dams and border villages.
Traveling by plane:
Airport pickup and drop off, end to end transport services available.
Pickup service is possible
Traveling by train:
Pickup service is possible

nearby /
on the property

Fishing, Mountain biking

Not more
than a 15 min.
drive away

Restaurants, National Historic Sites, Shopping, Beach, Water skiing, Wildlife Viewing

Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch


Holiday Company, Training Company, Horse Trekking Station, Dude/Guest Ranch, Working Ranch, Ranch Resort, Sheep Ranch, Farm, Pony Stable, Western Riding Stable, Hotel for Horsemen, Campground / Campsite
Guest Capacity:
Minimum age for guests:
age 16 & up

General description:

Sri Lanka's pioneer Dude Ranch, 20 min from Pasikuda Beach

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding facility
  • Horse Walker
  • Shower facilities for Horses
  • Round pen
  • Sea / River / Ocean for horses
  • Riding area / bridle-path
  • Paddock - Pasture
  • Parking space for horse trailers
  • Tack room

Details of the Riding area

90' diameter round pen, 1.5 km acebuc riding path along creek and permaculture farm. Night riding under floodlights available.

More details of the property

Vonfidel Ranch™ is a dude ranch offering trail riding and horsemanship lessons and riding experiences.
What we have to offer
  • Horses for guests available
  • Riding lessons - Riding classes
  • Horses for rent (without Guide)
  • Accommodation for one night only
  • Short Term stays (2-5 days)
  • Weekend stays
  • Weekly
  • Long Term stays
  • Family Trips
  • Group activities
  • Honeymoon Packages
  • Weddings
  • accommodation for Non-Riders too
  • Reduction for Non-Riders
  • Supervised Children's Activities
    (age 6 & up)
  • Fishing
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Evening program
  • Barbecues
  • Language classes

Additional Animals on the property

Sheep: 45
Hens: 400
Dogs: 6

Other offers and explanations

Vonfidel Ranch ™ also offers horse boarding facilities.
Horses available in our riding program
Number of Horses:
in all 4 Horses are available.
Kind of Horses:
For Beginners, For Advanced Riders, Horses height 148 cm & up
Riding (trained for / saddle):
English / Classic, Western, For guided Trail Rides, also Ride on your Own
More information of the Horses for rent (Breed - Training etc.)
Trained Throughbred horses
Riding program
  • with horses for rent
  • also with your own horse
  • Ride on your own
  • Guided Trail Rides
  • by the hour rides
  • All-day Rides
  • Pack Trips / Horse Trekking
  • Weekend Rides
  • Short Week 3-5 days
  • 5-8 days
  • 9-14 days
  • 15 days & up
  • Trailrides on request
  • Horse Trekking with different Stations
  • Riding on the beach / by the sea
  • Cross-Country
Minimum age for Trail Rides:
age 16 & up
Riding experience:
Little experience required
Demand on rider:
little demands
Big/Heavy Riders:
on request
Notes and supplements for the Trail Rides / Riding Program
We provide water/juice and snacks.

Training - Riding lessons - Riding classes

Horsemanship Lessons at Vonfidel Ranch™

General information of the Training:
Trained Horses available, Private Lessons, Group Instruction
Riding Lessons for:
For Beginners, For Advanced Riders, especially for Children, especially for older Riders
Minimum Age for Riding Classes:
age 6 & up
Training qualifications:
Experienced horsemen and a qualified dressage riding instructor available some months of the year.
Riding Classes / Lessons
Western Riding, English / Classic Riding, Recreational riding, Cross-Country, Trekking, Courses for Horse Lunging, Ground Training Courses, Training for Young Horses
Guest lodgings


2 Holiday Homes :
Ranch Houses Available

Both have attached bathrooms, living and bedroom, sofas, rear and front patios, seating areas and great views.
1 Campground / Campsite :
no details
Amenities - special features:
Sheets, Towels, Room service / Cleaning, Toilet and wash room, Showers
Kind of Catering:
  • Breakfast on request obligatory
  • Half-board on request possible by arrangement
  • Full-board on request possible by arrangement
  • Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
  • Vegan diet possible by arrangement
  • Organic Farm
More information of the Catering:
We cater selected local and fusion dishes made to your taste.
General information of the accommodation
Special features:
Dogs permitted, Internet access

Rates and contact

Rates of the accommodation

Rates of the Holiday Homes:
from: 60,00 Dollar / Day
to: 250,00 Dollar / Day
Rates of Campgrounds / Campsites:
from: 60,00 Dollar / Day
to: 150,00 Dollar / Day

Rates of the Horses for rent

Rates for renting a Horse:
Included in the Rates of the accommodation.
First name:
Last name:
Sri Lanka
+ 94 77 366-0667
Phone 2:
+ 94 77 366-0667

You can contact us with the following languages:

WhatsApp: +94-77-366-0667

E-Mail address: Inquiry

Zip/Postal Code: 30420
Street: Vonfidel Drive, Kattakadu Road.
Country: Sri Lanka -- All Regions -- Oddamavadi
Phone: + 94 77 366-0667
Phone 2: + 94 77 366-0667