Day Tour to Sigiriya Sri Lanka

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01 Day

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Unlimited

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Day Tour to Sigiriya Sri Lanka: Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site

Sigiriya is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Sri Lanka. It is a massive rock fortress that was built by King Kassapa I in the 5th century AD. The fortress is known for its beautiful gardens, its intricate water systems, and its stunning views of the surrounding countryside.

A day tour to Sigiriya is a great way to experience this amazing site. The tour will typically start with a visit to the Sigiriya Rock Fortress. You will climb the rock to the top, where you will be rewarded with stunning views of the surrounding countryside. You will also see the ruins of the palace that King Kassapa I built on the top of the rock.

After visiting the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, the tour will continue to the Dambulla Cave Temples. These temples are home to over 1500 paintings and sculptures of Buddha and other Buddhist deities. The temples are carved into the side of a cliff, and they are considered to be one of the most important Buddhist sites in Sri Lanka.

The tour will conclude with a visit to the Pidurangala Rock. This rock is located just outside of Sigiriya, and it offers stunning views of the Sigiriya Rock Fortress. You can climb to the top of the rock for even better views.

A day tour to Sigiriya is a great way to experience one of Sri Lanka’s most popular tourist destinations. The tour is packed with amazing sights, and it is a great way to learn about the history and culture of Sri Lanka.

What to Expect on a Day Tour to Sigiriya

A day tour to Sigiriya typically includes the following:

  • A visit to the Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • A visit to the Dambulla Cave Temples
  • A visit to the Pidurangala Rock
  • Transportation to and from Sigiriya
  • Lunch
  • A tour guide

Tips for a Day Tour to Sigiriya

Here are a few tips for a day tour to Sigiriya:

  • Wear comfortable shoes. You will be doing a lot of walking on the tour.
  • Bring sunscreen. The sun can be very strong in Sri Lanka.
  • Bring a hat. The sun can also be very strong in Sri Lanka.
  • Bring water. It can be hot in Sri Lanka, so it is important to stay hydrated.
  • Be prepared for crowds. Sigiriya is a popular tourist destination, so there will be crowds on the tour.
  • Be respectful of the religious sites. The Dambulla Cave Temples are a sacred site, so be respectful of the religious beliefs of the people who worship there.

How to Get to Sigiriya

Sigiriya is located in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. The nearest airport is the Bandaranaike International Airport, which is located in Colombo. There are a number of ways to get to Sigiriya from the airport:

  • By bus: There are regular buses that run from Colombo to Sigiriya. The journey takes approximately 4 hours.
  • By train: There is a train station in Sigiriya. The journey from Colombo takes approximately 3 hours.
  • By car: There are a number of car rental companies that operate in Sri Lanka. You can rent a car and drive to Sigiriya. The journey takes approximately 3 hours.

When to Visit Sigiriya

The best time to visit Sigiriya is during the dry season, which is from November to April. The weather is warm and sunny during this time, and there is less rain.

Conclusion

A day tour to Sigiriya is a great way to experience one of Sri Lanka’s most popular tourist destinations. The tour is packed with amazing sights, and it is a great way to learn about the history and culture of Sri Lanka.

Bulk discount adult
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102 Pax0202 20%
403 Pax0303 40%
204-07 Pax0407 50%
308-15 Pax0815 60%

Sigiriya Day Tour - All Included
Sigiriya Day Tour -  All Included

Dambulla Cave Temple
Dambulla Cave Temple

Lunch in Dambulla
Lunch in Dambulla

  • Experience English speaking Chauffeur with A/C Comfortable new Vehicle
  • Entrance Tickets Charges mentioned the Itinerary
  • Lunch in Gimanhala Dambulla
  • Drinking water
  • Camera permit for entering to Museums
  • Drinks
  • Private Expenses
  • Tips and Donations

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