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All-Inclusive Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Dambulla Cave Temples Private Day Trip

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Overview
Sigiriya and Dambulla have been nominated as UNESCO World Heritage and once Sigiriya was nominated as the 8th Wonder of the World. This is a must-do trip when visiting Sri Lanka.
Itinerary
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You’ll have 5 starting options
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  • 1
    Sigiriya
    Stop: 3 hours -
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  • 2
    Dambulla Cave Temple
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • See Sigiriya and Dambulla in a day from Colombo, Negombo, and other locations
  • Travel to the two UNESCO-protected sights by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Visit and appreciate Sigiriya and Dambulla in more depth than touring alone
  • All-inclusive trip covers lunch, entry fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off
What to Expect
Book your required tour option and after early-morning pickup from your Colombo, Negombo, Mount Lavinia, Kandy, or Kalutara hotel, make the roughly 4-hour journey to Sigiriya by private air-conditioned vehicle. Marvel at Sigiriya Rock, a granite outcrop rising from scrubland areas that transform into water gardens during the rainy season. Then, climb the metal steps to the rocktop: home to a ruined fifth-century fortress. View the frescoes en route and explore the relics on the summit, the remnants of a royal citadel built by King Kasyapa. After lunch at the Oakray Restaurant in Inamaluwa, visit the UNESCO-listed Rock Temple of Dambulla: five hill caves converted into a temple in the first century BC and filled with Buddha statues. Inspect the caves with their stunning wall and ceiling murals as your guide shares Dambulla's history. Your trip finishes at the original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Colombo, Sri Lanka
2: Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
3: Negombo, Sri Lanka
4: Kalutara, Sri Lanka
5: Kandy, Sri Lanka

Traveler pickup is offered
All hotels and places in Colombo, Mount Lavinia, Wadduwa, Kalutara, Negombo and Kandy
Duration
14h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off by an Air-conditioned vehicle in Negombo, Colombo, Mount Lavinia, Kalutara or Kandy.
  • Sightseeing tours with service of an English Speaking chauffeur guide
  • Lunch at a local restaurant, Refreshments and water bottles
  • Entry fee to Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Sigiriya Museum and Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Parking and Highway Charges
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Dambulla Cave Temple
Exclusions
  • Any video/still camera fee to the monuments and places of visit
  • Tips to guides, restaurants, and hotel lobby. Tipping is expected.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Group discount is available when group size is 7 people or more
  • Please wear clothes to cover your knees and shoulders when visiting temples
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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One of Srilanka’s outstanding and must visit attractions, The eight wonder of the world - Sigirya Rock Fortress also known as Lion Rock. On day 3, we went to climb the Sigirya Fort, There were around 1,200 steps which took around 2 hours to reach the top of the rock to enjoy
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Response from Flyer19105558591, Guest Relations Manager at All-Inclusive Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Dambulla Cave Temples Private Day Trip
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with Beyond Escapes. We value your feedback and most generous compliments on our service and we are so glad that we were able to provide you an exceptional service. And also, we are very happy that all our efforts have been successful in making your tour memorable and enjoyable.
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We had a private tour from Kandy to Sigyria and Dambulla cave temple, the tour was very good, both guide Hanushka and the driver were kind and knowledgeable, they came on time and the guide gave us s lot of information, we also really liked the lunch, we could choose what to
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Response from Hiran_Peiris, Guest Relations Manager at All-Inclusive Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Dambulla Cave Temples Private Day Trip
Responded 18 Nov 2019
Dear Madam / Sir, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with Beyond Escapes. We value your feedback and most generous compliments on our service and we are so glad that we were able to provide you an exceptional service. And also we are very happy that all our efforts have been successful in making your visit memorable and enjoyable. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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We had a wonderful experience with Savi. This is a very long day trip including 2x4h drives from Colombo and back, but worth every minute of it. The temple in Dambulla caves is very inspiring and the climb up to the Sigiriya fortress very impressive. A tough climb but the view
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Response from Hiran_Peiris, Guest Relations Manager at All-Inclusive Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Dambulla Cave Temples Private Day Trip
Responded 13 Nov 2019
Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with Beyond Escapes. We value your feedback and most generous compliments on our service and we are so glad that we were able to provide you an exceptional service. And also we are very happy that all our efforts have been successful in making your visit memorable and enjoyable. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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Me and my partner had an excellent day on this tour. Our driver Pathum was very knowledgeable on the caves tour and kept us away from pushy locals. The Sigiriya tour was excellent and we were allowed to peruse at our "leisure" (if you can call climbing the rock in 35 degrees and
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Response from Hiran_Peiris, Guest Relations Manager at All-Inclusive Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Dambulla Cave Temples Private Day Trip
Responded 5 Nov 2019
Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with Beyond Escapes. We value your feedback and most generous compliments on our service and we are so glad that we were able to provide you an exceptional service. And also we are very happy that all our efforts have been successful in making your visit memorable and enjoyable. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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It's an experience you wouldn't want to miss when visiting Sri Lanka! The climb is a bit, but with the right people it turns into a really good work out & the best part is the view is great.
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Response from Hiran_Peiris, Guest Relations Manager at All-Inclusive Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Dambulla Cave Temples Private Day Trip
Responded 5 Nov 2019
Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with Beyond Escapes. We value your feedback and most generous compliments on our service and we are so glad that we were able to provide you an exceptional service. And also we are very happy that all our efforts have been successful in making your visit memorable and enjoyable. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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