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From Colombo/Negombo to Sigiriya, Dambulla Day Trip & Safari

1. From Colombo/Negombo to Sigiriya, Dambulla Day Trip & Safari

Clients will be pick up from Colombo and Negombo , heading to Lian Rock Fortress Sigiriya . which is unbelievable fortress constructed on top of a massive rock and well organized draining system built in surrounding area. According to the Sri Lankan chronicle of history book " Culavamsa" describe that this kingdom was selected as the new capital by King Kasyapa in the 4th century. Explore numerous frescoes of historic inside the rock caves before you entering to the Lion Feet at Sigiriya rock fortress. Clients make sure to ware comfortable cloths and shoes and hats to climb 1200 steps to visit the top of the Sigiriya rock fortress. After the remarkable Lion Rock Fortress clients will be able to participate for Sigiriya Village Tour which help you to experience the life style of village and enjoy authentic natural lunch make in front of you and taste some village fruits(payment direct by the client 20$ p.p ) . After the village tour clients have time for wild safari at three national parks. which is very attractive activity in this day tour. Because this area is famous for large group of an Elephants and other wild animals and birds. After the safari start return back to Colombo visit Dambulla Cave Temple to explore the largest size of caves complex in Sri Lanka. Discover the remarkable Buddha statues and frescoes painted in various colors in caves. which were built in 2nd century B.C. by king Walagamba according to chronicle of history book "Culawamsa." After the Dambulla Cave Temple client will be drop at the same pick up location.

Negombo: Muthurajawela Wetland & Dutch Canal Boat Adventure

2. Negombo: Muthurajawela Wetland & Dutch Canal Boat Adventure

06.00: Your day begins with a pick-up from your hotel, followed by a visit to the Muthurajawela Wetland Sanctuary. 06.15: Arrive at the Muthurajawela Wetland Sanctuary and immerse yourself in this important biological treasure. With its diverse range of wildlife, the sanctuary is home to various habitats, including marsh, lentic flora, reed swamp, short grassland, shrubland, stream bank vegetation, and mangrove swamp. Here, you'll have the chance to encounter 40 species of fish, 14 species of amphibians, 31 species of reptiles, 102 species of birds, and 22 species of mammals among the vertebrate fauna. Notably, there are 17 endemic and 26 nationally threatened vertebrate species among the overall number of species reported. 06.45: Embark on an enjoyable boat tour through the Muthurajawela Wetland Sanctuary, marveling at the diverse flora and fauna surrounding you. The sanctuary's natural beauty and wildlife will captivate you as you explore this exceptional ecosystem. 09.00: Next, you'll proceed to the Negombo Dutch Canal, where an enchanting lagoon boat journey awaits. 09.30: Experience the breathtaking boat journey along the Hamilton Canal, built by the Dutch and fortified by the British in 1802. As you cruise down the canal, you'll witness local fishermen preparing their nets for the day's sail, and the serene atmosphere and cooling breeze will envelop you. Along the canal's edges, you'll admire houses, churches, and a variety of birds, including cormorants, herons, egrets, and gulls, inhabiting the vast mangrove swamps. 11.00: As the boat journey concludes, you'll be taken back to your hotel, cherishing the memories of this delightful day spent exploring the Muthurajawela Wetland Sanctuary and the Hamilton Canal in Negombo.

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