Sigiriya Rock and Dambulla Cave Temple Day Tour

The Cave Temples and the Sigiriya Rock Fortress are considered to be some of the most notable ancient wonders of the world, the latter being hailed for being a testament to Sri Lankan craftsmanship, with the elaborate garden and intricate frescoes along the fortress walls. Moreover, the Dambulla Cave Temples are also a marvel to behold, since it houses a number of intricately sculptured statues of various sizes and stances, further showcasing the deep roots of Buddhism within Sri Lankan society.
• Hassle free two way hotel transfers
• Local lunch included
• Visit two UNESCO Sites in Sri Lanka

per adult from

$142

NZD

Duration

12 to 13 hours

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

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

    Declared a world heritage site by UNESCO, Sigiriya serves as a fine example of ancient urban planning. Sigiriya is a significant site in the Cultural Triangle and perhaps Sri Lanka’s most iconic historical destination. The site, also known as Lion Rock, is recognized all over the world for the remains of the ancient Sigiriya Rock Fortress and its numerous enchanting and well-preserved attractions. The complex hydraulics system at the fortress enhances the site’s reputation as a beautiful example of classical city planning. According to history, this site was chosen by the king Kashyapa to serve as his new capital. There is a huge gateway shaped like a lion and the place derives its name from this gateway. This place served as a Buddhist monastery until the 14th century.

    Duration: 3 hours

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

    The Dambulla Cave Temple also called the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Matale District, in the central province of Sri Lanka. It is the best-preserved and most extensive cave temple complex of the country comprising of five main caves, each possessing numerous statues of Lord Buddha, and some figures of kings and statues of Lord Vishnu. The five rock caves of Dambulla have different names, and each of them holds a significance of their own embodied in the paintings and sculptures inside the cave. Each of the caves was built at different periods of Sri Lanka's history and will give one an insight into the evolving culture, and that is what makes it the most beautiful heritage site to visit.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from all places and hotels in Negombo and Colombo Airports
    • 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 Crystal Holidays

Activity ID: V-240142P209

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