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Sigiriya Lions Rock & Golden Cave Temple

Day Tour to Sigiriya & Golden Cave Temple

Sigiriya Lions Rock & Golden Cave Temple

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A must-do Safari introduces you to Asia’s magnificent elephants of the wild. Additionally, the challenge of climbing the ancient site of Sigiriya Lion’s Rock or the Pidurangala Rock for the breathtaking view of the city is worthwhile and absolutely worthwhile! It is one of the best adventure tour ever!

  • Departure
    Kandy
  • Departure Time
    7.00 AM
  • Return Time
    Evening
  • Dress Code
    Casual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat, light jacket.
  • Include
    Chauffer Guide / Driver (English Speaking)
    Transportation & Fuel
  • Not Included
    Expenses Of Personal Nature
    Airline Tickets & Visa
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Entrance & Activity Tickets
    Accommodation
    Airport Transfers
    Breakfast
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STOP 1: CHOICE OF OPTIONS

  • *OPTION 1: Sigiriya Lions Rock

Sigiriya or Lion Rock is an ancient rock fortress nearly 200 metres (660 ft) high. It is a site of historical and archaeological. According to the ancient Sri Lankan chronicle, King Kasyapa built his new capital and royal palace on the top of this rock. He also built a gateway in the form of a massive lion on a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock. Sigiriya is a World Heritage Site and one of the best preserved examples of ancient urban planning.

 
  • *OPTION 2: Pidurangala Rock

Climb the nearby Pidurangala Rock where you walk through nature - forested area and reach the top where you can enjoy the breath-taking view of the landscape and Sigiriya Lion Rock at the top. It is believed that the history of Pidurangala Vihara is goes back beyond to the first and second century BC. During that period, Pidurangala was used as a Buddhist monastery and became a place of prominence during the reign of King Kasyapa.

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STOP 2: GOLDEN CAVE TEMPLE

Dambulla cave also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site, situated in the central part of the country. This temple complex dates back to the first century BCE. It is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding area. Major attractions are spread over five caves, which contain statues and paintings. These paintings and statues are related to Gautama Buddha and his life. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues, three statues of Sri Lankan kings and four statues of gods and goddesses.
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STOP 3: AYURVEDIC MASSAGE

The word “Ayurveda” is the combination of two words “ Aayush” and “Veda”. Aayush means life and Veda means knowledge and science. It is the knowledge about science of life with historical roots in the Indian subcontinent. According to Ayurveda, the technique of panchakarma eliminates toxic elements from the body. Ayurvedic treatment available: Head Massage, Face Massage, Steam Inhalation, Shirodahara, Body Massage, Reflexology (Feet massage), Nasal Treatment, Muscle & Joint Pains Treatment, Steam Bath, etc. Lookout for the 'Approved Spa' and 'Approved Ayurveda Hotels' accredited by the Sri Lanka Tourist Board for an authentic quality treatment.

  • > Schedule and sequence of itinerary may vary due to unforeseen circumstances and therefore, is subjected to changes without prior notice.
  • > Credit card payment is accepted. A transaction fee charge of 3% will be incurred for all card payments.
  • > Tour reservation will be confirmed via email confirmation.