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Day 01 - Colombo > Dambulla > Minneirya > Sigiriya Start your journey at 0700 hrs from your hotel in Colombo. You will be met by a designated chauffer guide from Lakpura Travels. After the formalities at the hotel, you will be escorted to your air-conditioned vehicle and proceed to Dambulla and visit Cave Temple. (Travel Time – 4 to 4 ½ hrs) Enter the historic caves of the Golden Temple of Dambulla, dating back to the 1st century BC. View the ancient murals depicting the life story of Lord Gautama Buddha. Look at the hundreds of figurines of Buddha and other deities scattered throughout the five main caves. Visit the Cave of the Divine King, Cave of the Great King and the Great New Monastery. See the giant golden Buddha Statue just a little distance outside the cave complex. Thereafter visit a local village in Sigiriya and get an authentic experience of Sri Lankan village life. (Travel Time – 20 to 30 mins) Get a chance to go on an oxen cart ride, and experience the world from the view of a village farmer. Have a relaxing catamaran safari through a calm lake. Walk through the golden fields ripe with their harvest of paddy. Watch an enjoyable traditional cooking demonstration that teaches you the basics of Sri Lankan cuisine. Delight your tastebuds with a home-cooked lunch; made over a wood-fire and served on fragrant lotus leaves placed over woven trays. Enjoy the life of a Sri Lankan villager, just this day. Thereafter proceed to Minneriya National Park and go on a lovely jeep safari at Minneriya National Park. This safari takes you on a ride through the Minneriya National Park. Enjoy the sight of over 150 elephants congregating in one place during the famous Great Elephant Gathering, which happens in the dry season between May to October. In addition to elephants, get a chance to also see many mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians in the scrublands, forests and other areas. On completion proceed to the hotel, check in and relax. Day 02 - Sigiriya > Colombo After breakfast at the hotel on this day check out and visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress. (Travel Time – 20 to 30 mins) Climb the 5th century AD rock fortress, Sigiriya, where the King Kasyapa ruled. Walk through the entrance framed by the paws of a lion that is quite appropriate for its name, ' the Lion Rock'. View the beautiful unfading murals that brought Sigiriya its fame. Climb the steep staircase to see the terraced gardens and still-working cisterns. Walk through the tunnels leading to the palace as you get a feel for times long past. On completion proceed to your hotel in Colombo. (Travel Time – 4 to 4 ½ hrs) ~ End of Tour ~
Accommodation on at a 3-Star Hotel. (4-Star hotel if there is availability)
Meal plan on Bed and Breakfast basis.
Transport in a Private Car, inclusive of all chauffer accommodation, cost of fuel, parking & highway tolls.
Service of an English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide throughout the tour.
1-Jeep Safari in Minneriya National Park.
1-Village Tour in Sigiriya with Traditional Village Lunch.
Daily 1ltr bottle of OLU water Per Person.
All prevailing taxes and service charges
Entry Visa Fees for more details submit your individual visa application.or contact us
International / Domestic Airfare
Any expenses of personal nature.
Tips & Portages.
Cost of Beverages
Meals where not specified.
Compulsory Supplements on 24th December and 31st December.
Entrance fees where not specified.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Not wheelchair accessible
Comfortable clothes and hats recommended.
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate