Sigiriya & Dambulla-Day Tour

Visit the World UNESCO world heritage sites Sigiriya & Dambulla-Day Tour from Kandy that contain rich history. 

Earlier days Sigiriya was called ‘Sinhagiri’ (The Lion Rock) which was the royal citadel under the rule of king ‘Kashyapa’. This place is famous mainly for its defensive, architectural and irrigational technologies as well as for the sources of literature namely frescoes, graffiti songs, and the pair of colossal lion’s paws carved into the bedrock.

To reveal secrets of this world-famous fortress you will have to climb a lot of steps which ultimately be an exciting adventure.

The Golden Temple of Dambulla has five caves and 157 statues of the Lord Buddha. Through the many paintings on the ceilings and walls, indicate the artistic talent of ancient days.

The Rock and temple and the caves date from the first century B.C. The premises were declared by UNESCO as one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1991 because of the history, archaeological and artistic implications.

Tour Highlights

Sigiriya & Dambulla-Day Tour

  • Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Dambulla Golden Temple
  • Village Safari (Optional)
  • Herbs & Spice Garden Visit at Mathale
  • Hindu Temple at Mathale
DEPARTURE TIME Departure at 8:00 AM.
RETURN TIME At approximately 5:00 PM.
WEAR Comfortable clothing, proper wear to the temple (cover the legs and shoulders), hat, jacket, and sunscreen.
Experienced Driver Transport Up & Down
Mineral water  Guided Tour at the Herbs & Spice Garden


EXCLUSIONS Entrance Tickets to the sites

Tips and other expenses of a personal nature


Additional information

Group Size1 Pax, 2 Pax, 3 Pax, 4 Pax


7.30 AM – 9.30 AM: Hotel pick up and Transport

After breakfast scenic drive from Kandy to Sigiriya.


9.30 AM – 12.30 AM: climbing up to Sigiriya

climb up to the UNESCO World Heritage Site the Sigiriya rock fortress this morning (Duration: 3 Hours). This ancient rock fortress is the most remarkable royal capital and palace in Sri Lanka from the 3rd century BC. This rock outcrop of Sigiriya is with Amazing water gardens, Paintings, Damsels, Mirror walls, and Caves.

things to do in Sigiriya

  • Bullock cart riding
  • village tour


1.00 PM – 4.00 PM: Lunch at a recommended restaurant & visit the golden temple of Dambulla.


3.00 PM – 5.00 PM: Drive Back

  • visit a spice garden on the way back to Kandy.
  • woodcarvings
  • visit the Hindu temple at Mathale.

Sigiriya & Dambulla-Day Tour

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