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Waulagoda, Hikkaduwa

Sigiriya / Dambulla Day Tour

Day Excursions

Departure from Weleges Place Hotel, Hikkaduwa: 5:00 AM

Travel to Dambulla Temple:

  • Distance: Approximately 170 km
  • Estimated Travel Time: 3.5 – 4 hours

Arrival at Dambulla Temple: 9:30 AM

  • Explore the Dambulla Cave Temple.
  • The temple complex includes five caves under a vast overhanging rock, adorned with a stunning array of Buddha statues and intricate frescoes.

Lunch Break: 12:00 PM

  • Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant near Dambulla. (Recommendation: Look for a restaurant serving traditional Sri Lankan cuisine.)

Travel to Sigiriya:

  • Distance: Approximately 20 km
  • Estimated Travel Time: 30 minutes

Arrival at Sigiriya: 1:00 PM

  • Begin the ascent of Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
  • Sigiriya is an ancient rock fortress and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, renowned for its frescoes, gardens, and archaeological significance.

Explore Sigiriya:

  • Climb to the top of Sigiriya Rock for panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.
  • Explore the ruins of the ancient fortress and marvel at the engineering marvels and historical remnants.

Departure from Sigiriya: 4:30 PM

Return Journey to Hikkaduwa:

  • Estimated Travel Time: 4 – 5 hours

Arrival at Weleges Place Hotel, Hikkaduwa: 9:30 – 10:30 PM (Approximately)

Feel free to adjust the timings based on your preferences and requirements. Ensure you have enough time to fully experience both Dambulla Temple and Sigiriya while allowing for travel and breaks. Enjoy your day trip!

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