Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Cave Temples Private Day Trip
Visit two UNESCO World Heritage sites, the Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Golden Temple of Dambulla, on this private day trip with a personal guide — a must-do activity when visiting Sri Lanka. You’re chauffeured in the comfort of your own vehicle for the approximate 4-hour drive from Negombo, Colombo or Mount Lavinai. Climb the 5th-century fortress on a sightseeing tour of the 8th Wonder of the World. After lunch, tour the impressive cave temple and marvel at its Buddha statues.
Visit the UNESCO-listed Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Golden Temple of Dambulla
Hear personalized commentary from a knowledgeable guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off by private vehicle from Colombo, Negombo or Mt LaviniaItinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka
Early morning leave for Sigiriya (approx. 4 hours drive) and climb the 5th-century Sigiriya rock fortress. Sigiriya, where the King Kasyapa ruled. Walk through the entrance framed by the paws of a lion that is quite appropriate for its name, ' the Lion Rock'. View the beautiful unfading murals that brought Sigiriya its fame. Climb the steep staircase to see the terraced gardens and still-working cisterns. Walk through the tunnels leading to the palace as you get a feel for times long past.
Duration: 3 hoursStop At:
Dambulla Cave Temple, Jaffna Hwy, Habarana 50150 Sri Lanka
Enter the historic caves of the Golden Temple of Dambulla, dating back to the 1st century BC. View the ancient murals depicting the life story of Lord Gautama Buddha. Look at the hundreds of figurines of Buddha and other deities scattered throughout the five main caves. Visit the Cave of the Divine King, Cave of the Great King and the Great New Monastery. See the giant golden Buddha Statue just a little distance outside the cave complex.
On completion of this visit, you will be driven back to your hotel (approx. 4 hours drive)
Duration: 2 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Duración: 14 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
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Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.