Day Tour to Dambulla & Sigiriya

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From $97.44

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Departs: Colombo, Colombo

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Discover the Rich Culture & Heritage and Nature of Sri Lanka visiting UNESCO World Heritage sites such as Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Dambulla Golden Rock Cave Temple within a day. This is one of the most popular tour when visiting Sri Lanka.
You will be provided with luxury air-conditioned, comfortable vehicle with a professional English-Speaking Chauffer Guide to help with your tour.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Bottled water- two 500 ml bottles per person per day

English-Speaking Tour Guide

Fuel Charges

Hotel pickup and drop-off in Colombo/Negombo/Mount Lavinia/ Wadduwa /Kalutara/Bentota

Vehicle Passenger Insurance

What's Not Included

Any other expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section

- Own arrangement

Any video/still camera fee to the monuments and places of visit

Entry/Admission - Dambulla Cave Temple

Entry/Admission - Lions Rock Fortress, Sigiriya

Tips to guides & restaurants, Tipping is expected.

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 1 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 80

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • •A valid travel insurance with health and hospitalization coverage for the entire stay. • Should undergo a PCR test on arrival. •A repeat PCR test to be conducted 5-7 days after the arrival •For tourists staying > 10 days, another PCR test will be carrie
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

What To Expect

Dambulla Royal Cave Temple
Early morning leave for Dambulla (approx. 3 ½ hours drive from Colombo) and climb the Rock Cave Temple in Dambulla.
After lunch visit Lions Rock in Sigiriya, a UNESCO world heritage site adorning a palace on its peak.
Afterwards travel back to the starting point.

Golden Rock Cave Temple, Dambulla – The Dambulla cave Temples are another UNESCO World Heritage site which date back to the 1st Century BC. This cave monastery, with its five sanctuaries was first used as a refuge by an ancient king who upon regaining his throne commissioned magnificent images to be carved from the rock. Later kings' mage further improvements and the caves now contain 150 images of the Buddha painted upon the walls.
The hike up to the caves is short but steep (approx. 15-40 mins depending on route taken). At the top you can explore the caves and enjoy spectacular far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Sigiriya Rock Fortress –This UNESCO World Heritage Site’ is one of the Sri Lanka’s major attractions and the 5th Century ‘Fortress in the Sky’ which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. A spectacular pillar of rock visible from mils around. It is also known as Lions Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the Palace on the summit of the 600 –foot high rock.
Historically, the origins of the remains are disputed and though to have been either a royal fortress built under the reign of King Kashyapa (477- 495 AD) or a Buddhist monastery.
On its summit are the foundations of the Royal Palace, Water Tanks to supply water and all other buildings and at the edges of the guardhouses. On one of the stairways the only known ancient work of Sinhala secular painting survived in the form of Frescoes of 21 life sized damsels in all the freshness and delicacy of their original colour. The Water Gardens, Fountain Garden, summerhouse, Boulder gardens and the Caves with the enclosed are should not be missed.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free

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