Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Dambulla Cave Temple: Full-Day Private

Day Trips & Excursions in Sigiriya

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Spend 15-hours on this private day trip exploring Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Sigiriya Museum with your friendly guide. Visit the Seated Buddha Dambulla Cave Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site which Lord Buddha’s life is painted on the walls of the cave which is believed to be done during the 2nd century. This tour includes meals, transportation and entrance fees.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Citadel of Sigiriya - Lion Rock, Sigiriya, Central ProvinceSigiriya 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.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Dambulla Cave Temple, Habarana, North Central ProvinceUNESCO-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.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Colombo
  • Transport by private air-conditioned minivan or coach
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Light refreshments
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Citadel of Sigiriya - Lion Rock
  • Entry/Admission - Dambulla Cave Temple

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section


  • Breakfast included
  • Buffet lunch included
  • All entrance fees included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences