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Kandy: Sigiriya Fortress & Cave Temple All-Inclusive Tour

Product ID: 90162
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Visit the UNESCO World Heritage monuments of Sigiriya on a guided tour of the rock fortress and amazing Dambulla cave temple complex. Stop at a spice garden in Matale and more.
About this activity
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Duration: 12 hours
Starting time 6:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pick-up possible from your hotel in Kandy.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the golden-hued rock fortress of Sigiriya
  • Explore the Dambulla cave temple complex
  • Go to a spice garden in Matale
  • Take souvenir photos of the statues of Buddha and Vishnu
Full description
Following early morning pick-up from your hotel in Kandy, travel by chauffeur-driven vehicle to Sigiriya.

Upon arrival, climb the rock fortress of golden-hued granite, chosen by King Kasyapa at the site for his new capital. Get stunning views of the surrounding plains, which in the rainy season can turn into a delightful water garden.

Continue to the Dambulla cave temple complex, built by the 1st-century King Walagambahu as a site of worship after his exile from Anuradhapura. Enjoy lunch before the drive back to Kandy, and stop at the spice garden in Matale en route. 
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Entry fee to the Sigiriya rock fortress and Dambulla cave temple complex
  • Spice garden visit
  • Local, English-speaking guide
  • Lunch at a Local Restaurant
  • All government taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Tips for the guides
  • Any others expenses not mentioned above
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
• The duration of the transfers is approximate. The exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
• All visitors to Buddhist and Hindu temples are expected to remove footwear and hats. Shoulders and knees should also be covered
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 16 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.1/5
Organization
4.4/5
Value for money
4.1/5
Safety
4.5/5

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Product ID: 90162