Sigiriya and Dambulla from Negombo
Journey into the center of Sri Lanka and uncover ancient creations that will leave you awe-struck during this private, full-day tour of Sigiriya Rock and the Dambulla Cave temple from Colombo. Explore the legendary Dambulla Cave temple, a UNESCO-listed world heritage site and an amazing piece of ancient architecture. The temple was built for meditating monks around the 1st century BCE and is fairly secluded. Then wander around the famous Sigirya Rock Fortress and visit its museum. This private tour offers a more personalised experience.
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Golden Temple of Dambulla, Dambulla 21100 Sri Lanka
Your private Sri Lankan history adventure begins at 6am, when your friendly local guide will pick you up from your hotel in Colombo. Enjoy the scenery or nap in the car on the way to Dambulla, where you arrive at the famous Dambulla Cave Temple around 11 am. Here you will see ancient Buddha statutes and elaborate alfrescoes in caves that date back to the 1st-century. A UNESCO-listed World Heritage site, the temple also has a museum, which you will have the chance to visit.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka
After wandering the site you’ll have time to look for lunch nearby before taking off for Sigiriya, one of the most important archaeological sites in all of Asia. Built in the 5th-century, Sigiriya is a stunning example of innovative architecture, gardening, urban planning, hydraulic engineering and art. Also a UNESCO-listed World Heritage site, the area was formerly the royal citadel of King Kasyapa and houses an fascinating museum of the its past.
Leave Sigiriya in the early evening and begin the drive back to Negombo, where your chauffeur guide will drop you off at your hotel.
Duration: 2 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for participants with back problems (climbing in Sigiriya)"
"Not recommended for pregnant women (climbing in Sigiriya)"
"Subject to favourable weather conditions."
"Near public transportation"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"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"
"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"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 12 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
Your Hotel in Negombo
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.