Day Excursion to Sigiriya and Dambulla from Colombo

During this full day tour to Sigiriya, you will visit two renowned UNESCO World Heritage Sites! Enter into a kingdom hailed as one of the greatest in Sri Lanka’s history. Start your journey at the Dambulla Cave Temple. Later that evening, visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress also known to be the world’s 8th wonder, and spend time exploring archaeological history and be dropped back to your hotel when the tour ends!
• A full day private tour to Sigiriya Rock and Dambulla Cave temple
• Enjoy in-depth attention and personalized commentary from a private guide
• Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Dambulla Cave Temple, a series of monastery caves on a stone cliff.
• See the Buddha statues and elaborate frescoes that fill the 1st-century caves
• Marvel at UNESCO protected Sigiriya, a ruined fortress on a colossal rock
• Climb up to witness the frescoes, relics and awe-inspiring views

per adult from

$195

NZD

Duration

11 to 13 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • All entrance fees
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Entry/Admission - Dambulla Cave Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress
    What's excluded :
    • Restroom on board
    • WiFi on board
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Dambulla Cave Temple, Jaffna Hwy, Habarana 50150 Sri Lanka

    Built during the reign of King Valagamba in the 1st century BC, the Dambulla Cave Temples are a series of five caves carved out of the overhanging rock. Officially marked as one of the important UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world, the cave temples’ structure is ingeniously carved out and decorated with elaborate Buddha statues, murals and paintings along the wall making it just one of the more unique Buddhist pilgrim sites in Sri Lanka. Its unique architecture, its distinct wall paintings and murals, elaborate statues of Lord Buddha, kings and even Hindu deities make it the primary reason for tourists and locals to visit the historical site. The cave temples also serve as a cave monastery for Buddhist pilgrimages to practice their faith to the best of their ability.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka

    Sigiriya rock fortress is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and sometimes known as the 8th wonder of the world, the Sigiriya Rock Fortress is a timeless example of just one of the many remnants of the great kingdoms that existed within Sri Lanka. Boasting a unique architecture, one of the oldest landscaped gardens in the world, frescoes that depict a society long gone and also a mirror wall that chronicles the stories of many travellers that made the climb to the fabled rock. Sigiriya is, arguably, considered the most visited place in Sri Lanka due to its historical and cultural significance. The entrance to the rock fortress takes you through one of the oldest landscaped gardens in the world that has not changed since its construction in the 5th century CE with many canals, locks, lakes and fountains that sustain the beauty of it. The rock fortress showcases architectural ingenuity since the fortress is, in fact, built by using the natural rock plateau as the foundations and is elaborately decorated with notable features such as the lion’s paws that was carved out of the granite rock.

    Duration: 3 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from any hotel in ColomboAirports
    • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

4

Organised by Wander-Lush Travels

Activity ID: V-211823P172

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