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SIGIRIYA AND DAMBULLA DAY TOUR

  • DAY TOUR
Experience one Of Sri lanka’s UNESCO Heritage Site (Sigiriya Rock Fortress) The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 metres (660 ft) high. According to the ancient Sri Lankan chronicle the Culavamsa, this site was selected by King Kasyapa for his new capital. He built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion. The name of this place is derived from this structure SIHAGIRI, the Lion Rock. The capital and the royal palace was abandoned after the king’s death. It was used as a Buddhist monastery until the 14th century.
  • SIGIRIYA AND DAMBULLA DAY TOUR ITINERARY

HIGHLIGHTS : Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Village Tour, Golden Rock Dambulla Temple.

You will be starting your tour at 6:00 am from your hotel in Colombo. You will get to Sigiriya by 10.00 am. Your destination in the city will be the Sigiriya Rock- The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 metres (660 ft) high. According to the ancient Sri Lankan chronicle the Culavamsa, this site was selected by King Kasyapa for his new capital. You will be able to view the beautiful architecture of the palace and look at Paintings- The theories and views on the subject of the paintings may be divided into two broad categories: firstly they portray human beings, i.e., queens, princesses and maids of the court of Kassapa I (AC 479-497).
After you will be going Village Tour. Bullock Cart Ride, Village House Local Cooking demonstration and activities, Tropical Sri Lankan Traditional Lunch with the Village People. On Your Return From Sigiriya you will be able to go on to the next leg of your tour Sri Lanka’s Largest Rock Cave Temple built on a 600 feet high Rock Located at an elevation of 1118 feet from the sea level rises a massive rock from the surrounding plains of Dambulla of 600 feet high and over 2000 feet in length. Finally, transfer back to Colombo and you will be safely dropped at your hotel or at the place where you picked up.
MEETING & STARTING POINT
  • Colombo City or Any Hotels in Colombo
  • Bandaranaike International Airport
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • English Speaking Driver/guide
  • Water Bottles for every day
  • Transport by Air-Conditioned Private Vehicle

Exclusions

  • Entrance Tickets
  • Lunch & Meals
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Gratuities

Customize This Tour

You can customize this tour package on your own for experience. “Ceylon Gate Tours” will help to design your travel plane in Sri Lanka.