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.

Early morning leave for Sigiriya (approx. 4 hours drive) and climb the 5th-century Sigiriya rock fortress. Sigiriya is famous for its toadstool of golden-hued granite, protruding into the searing blue sky from a hot, flat wilderness of scrub-land, which is transformed in the rainy season to a water garden. Afterwards visiting this beautiful area, have lunch at New Sigiri Restaurant. After lunch, visit Dambulla rock temple that was built by King Walagambahu in the 1st century B.C. and it is a World Heritage Site. It is the most impressive of Sri Lanka’s cave temples. The complex of five caves with over 2000 sq. meters of painted walls and ceilings, is the largest area of paintings found in the world. It contains over 150 images of the Buddha and the largest is the colossal figure of the Buddha carved out of rock and spanning 14 meters.On completion of this visit, you will be driven back to your hotel (approx. 4 hours drive)

What’s included

Hotel pickup and drop-off by an Air-conditioned vehicle in Negombo, Colombo or Mount Lavinai

Sightseeing tours with service of an English Speaking chauffeur guide

Entrance fees to the sites & Mineral water during the tour

Lunch at Pelvehera Village Restaurant

What’s not included

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

Highlights

Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Step back in time on a history tour

Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

Lunch included

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Details

Inclusions Hotel pickup and drop-off by an Air-conditioned vehicle in Negombo, Colombo or Mount Lavinai

Sightseeing tours with service of an English Speaking chauffeur guide

Entrance fees to the sites & Mineral water during the tour Lunch at Pelvehera Village Restaurant

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

Additional information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Group discount is available when group size is 7 people or more

Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Departure point

Your centrally located hotel in Negombo, Colombo, or Mount Lavinia. (We are operating this Galle day tour from Colombo, so if you need this day tour from any other places in Sri Lanka, we can arrange according to your requirements. )

Departure time

6 am

Duration

14 hours (approx.)

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