Visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress
Uncover ancient creations at Dambulla Rock
Explore a wholesale market
Get insights into the local spice production
Privately guided by your own local host
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Private and local guide
Hotel pick up / drop off
Driver with A/C Car
Food & beverages
What you can expect
Journey into the center of Sri Lanka and uncover ancient creations that will leave you awestruck. Explore two of Sri Lanka’s UNESCO-listed highlights on a privately guided day trip to Dambulla and the Sigiriya Rock. Admire a ruined fortress, see temple-style caves of murals and get under the skin of Sri Lanka’s history.
Your private Sri Lankan history adventure begins when your friendly local guide picks you up from your hotel. Enjoy the scenery on your way to Dambulla and make a stop at a stunning Hindu temple. Admire its colorful statues, spot the Hindu people lifestyle and get intriguing facts from your local guide.
This truly local experience is full of interesting stories, a delicious local meal & breathtaking views.
This is the plan
START: Your host will pick you up at your hotel
Stop 1: Visit the temple of Aluvihara, learn all about ancient Buddhist manuscripts!
Stop 2: Stop at a stunning Hindu Temple in Matale and be amazed by its colorful architecture
Stop 3: Discover the unbelievable Rock Cave Temples of Dambulla and hear the stories behind it
Have a well deserved break and a delicious local lunch at a restaurant recommended by your host
Stop 4: Climb the impressive Sigiriya Rock and follow the footsteps of the King. Learn all about the history and culture of the place.
Stop 5: Stop by a hidden gem: a beautiful secluded temple in the middle of the nature. Take in the quietness and peace
Head back to Kandy and get dropped off at your hotel.