Sri Lanka 2 Day Tour
Climb the Sigiriya Rock
Sigiriya literally means "lion's rock" and is of volcanic origin. In the 5th century a royal palace arose on top of the steep mountain and the remains can only be reached by a long staircase. In total you have to climb 1200 steps to get to the top of the 200 meter mountain. Minneriya National Park is also known as 'The Gathering'. In this park you will find the largest gathering of Asian elephants in the world. Polonnaruwa is one of the ancient royal cities of Sri Lanka. In Polonnaruwa you can see many temples, ruins and other places of interest. Dambulla is best known for the Golden Temple. The rock temples of Dambulla have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1991 and are the largest, best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka.
Departing at 06:30 AM from Airport / Negombo would be ideal.
approximately: 06:30 PM.
Hotel / Airport - Tour - Airport / Hotel.
In Sigiriya we will first enter the gardens of the complex. Then follow the straight path and then start your 1200 steps climb up. Along the way you will come across plenty of places where you can rest for a while.
After we are back from the top we proceed to the Minneriya National Park.
At the Minneriya National Park we will start the wildlife safari.
In the Minneriya National Park you will see mainly large groups of Elephants.
After the wildlife safari we proceed to the hotel
Hotel Accommodation Dambulla:
After breakfast we proceed to Polonnaruwa.
In Polonnaruwa we will visit the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, we will visit the ruins and temples. The Buddha statues, unique stupas and many special temples which are still in good condition. We will visit Vatadage, Gal Vihara, Audience Hall en Rankot Vihara.
After we visit the ancient city of Polonnaruwa we proceed to Dambulla.
In Dambulla we sightseeing the city, we will visit the biggest vegetables market in Sri Lanka.
After sightseeing Dambulla we proceed to the Dambulla Temple.
After we visit the Temple we proceed and start the small climb to the golden Buddha statue. after we passed the golden Buddha statue we proceed to the Dambulla Caves.
After we visit Dambulla we proceed back to your hotel / Airport.
Question: Can I start the tour direct from the Airport when my flight arrives later then 06:30 AM.
Answer: Yes, you can start the tour from the Airport even when your flight arrives later then 06:30 AM. It is depending on you arrival time but maybe we cannot visit all the places mentioned in the itinerary.
Answer: Yes, we leave you free to choose when and where you want to take lunch.
Answer: No problem, if you decide during the tour that you dont want to visit a spot, we will not visit the spot. If these spot require entrance fees we will pay them back to you.
Answer: Yes. It is a private tour, no other people will join your during the tour
Answer: Yes. No problem, you can change the hotels, also we leave you free to book the hotels by yourself if you prefer.