Sigiriya Rock and Village Experience from Colombo,Negombo or Kandy

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From $75.00

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 12 hours

Departs: Colombo, Colombo

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Gain a better understating for Sri Lanka, the island nation in the Indian Ocean, on this full-day day trip to Sigiriya and Hiriwadunna from Colombo, Negombo or Kandy. From riding a bullock cart to exploring a village town, get a feel for what everyday life is like for the people who live there. See the ancient Buddhist ruins, the Sigiriya rock fortress, in Dambulla, and take a boat cruise on a nearby lake.

What's Included

2 x 500 ml of water bottle per person,

Hotel Pick & Drop,

Service of an English speaking chauffeur guide.

Transport in an air-conditioned vehicle.

Village tour with village lunch.

What's Not Included

Entrance ticket(s). (Sigiriya rock fortress)

Expenses of Personal Nature.

Food and beverages.


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 7 - 70

Additional Info

  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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 poor cardiovascular health
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress
Rising from the central plains, the iconic rocky outcrop of Sigiriya is perhaps Sri Lanka's single most dramatic sight. Near-vertical walls soar to a flat-topped summit that contains the ruins of an ancient civilisation, thought to be once the epicentre of the short-lived kingdom of Kassapa, and there are spellbinding vistas across mist-wrapped forests in the early morning. Climb the 5th century AD 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.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Sigiriya Craft Village
Take a bullock cart ride, and see how villagers typically get around
Go on a scenic cruise of the nearby lake on a canoe-like boat
Stop for a traditional buffet-style lunch made by Hiriwadunnan women (own expense)

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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