Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress day tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Sigiriya

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Experience amazing 360 panoramic view over 200 meters, Visit to 8th world's wonder built in 5th century Sigiriya Lion rock fortress, wonderful gardening and ponds with architectural planning is history, trekking to 600 ft, visit Mirror wall and beautiful frescoes in UNESCO heritage site, in folk stories and legends Sigiriya mentioned as "Alaka Mandawa"  Dambulla rock cave temple is 160 Meters above, in main 05 caves there are major attractions with 153 statues of lord buddha 3 statues of ancient kings, this cave complex dated back to 1st century of BC,
After your breakfast in hotel where you stay (Negombo/ Colombo/ Katunayake/ Seeduwa/ Ja Ela) we can start tour by 08.00 Am, we proceed via Kurunegala road to Sigiriya distance  145 Km and 03 h & 45 minutes will be our travel time, (if afternoon more sunny first we will visit Dambulla rock cave temple then evening we will visit to Sigiriya Lion Rock fortress) en route coconut plantations and living style of local rural will explore wile we are traveling, when we reach to Sigirya lion rock from park will meet up site guide who will accompany and explain you all about Sigirya (yes on your interest can go alone or with guide or with our chauffeur) first take entrance tickets from UNESCO office in Sigiriya 30 USD per person (can pay in LKR) then visit Sigiriya Museum and documentary with understand and clear mind continue to rock climbing, it's 03 & 1/2 hours activity 1 & 1/2 hour to climb up on ground floor explore water garden, boulder garden, terrace garden on your way up visit mirror wall and frescoes (story of megha latha & gijju latha) from lion gate start climb to sky palace complex, visit 360 panoramic view and royal monuments ponds, throne, meeting point after 1/2 hour spend in top return back you will take around 02 hours to come back Yes we have nice restaurants with delicious Sri Lanka and western foods for Lunch Evening proceed to Dambulla rock cave temple, distance from Sigiriya rock to Dambulla cave 10 Km and it's 30 Min travel time, collect tickets from entrance and start climb to Rock cave it'll be about 45 Minutes climbing on steps, visit five main caves with painting stories of lord Buddha and evening visit offerings to temple in traditional way playing drums, enjoy the sunset in Dambulla rock with panoramic view return back to starting point it'll take about 45 minutes to 01 hour time to come down, lets leave from Dambulla to your hotel in evening, our time will be 3 h & 45 minutes travel nearly 8.00 Pm when we reach back to hotel

What’s included

  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Tour escort/host (Tourist Chauffeur)
  • Transport by private air conditioned Japanese sedan model Car
  • Bottle of water
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees to Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress and Museum (30 USD Per person)
  • Entrance fees to Dambulla Rock cave temple (10 USD Per person)
  • Meals and hotels not include
  • Sigiriya & Dambulla site guide not include (only our chauffeur service available)
  • Personal expenses