Introduction

SIGIRIYA HERITAGE TOUR

Tour Starting & Meeting Point
Colombo or Bandaranayake International Airport
Tour Duration
One Day
Tour Inclusions
Airport Pickup & Drop / Private Transportation during the tour
Tour Highlights & Destinations
Sigiriya Rock Fortress / Dambulla Golden Temple / Dambulla Village Tour

Visit Sigiriya & climb the Sigiriya rock fortress

UNESCO world heritage site Sigiriya consists of an ancient castle built by King Kassapa during the 5th century. It is both royal palace and a fortress. Pair of lion paws still guards the staircase that leads to the summit, which was once occupied by a royal palace. There are also well preserved fresco’s carved into the rock and the vast surrounding water gardens are also worth a visit.

Proceed to the Dambulla cave temple

Dambulla is part of the cultural triangle. Dambulla cave temple declared a UNESCO world heritage site. Dambulla caves date back to 1st century BCE. It has a 05 caves under a vast overhanging rock, carved with a drip ledge to keep the interiors dry. In 1938 the architecture was inflated with arched walkways.

  • Sigiriya

History

Location