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Sigiriya Rock Fortress Tours and Activities

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Looming 656 feet (200 meters) above central Sri Lanka, the UNESCO-protected Sigiriya Rock Fortress is a sheer volcanic outcrop crowned by a ruined fortress. Come to admire its wall frescoes, and experience the relics and bird’s-eye views at the summit.

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8-Day Sri Lanka Classic Tour

8-Day Sri Lanka Classic Tour

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Visit all six World Heritage sites of Sri Lanka on this classic 7-night private tour, departing from Colombo. You’ll enjoy a balance of nature and culture with a customizable itinerary that includes a 4x4 wildlife safari in Yala National Park. Your own personal guide leads you to the UNESCO-listed cities of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya and Kandy, with stops at Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Tooth), the Royal Botanical Gardens, and more. Daily breakfast plus private Colombo airport transfers are included. Please note, entrance fees at sites are at your own expense.
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  • 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$549.00
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$549.00

Day tour to Sigiriya,Dambulla & Polannaruwa (3 word heritage places) from Kandy

Day tour to Sigiriya,Dambulla & Polannaruwa (3 word heritage places) from Kandy

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We can prepare your day tour unique and specialized - and safeguard from hidden dangers. in this case. We will send a experience and expert driver with good quality of conditioned car or van, who drive carefully in Sri Lankan Roads, well expert in activities, trustworthy of your day tour. The tour begin as much as early convenience for you, first visit to Matale hindu temple, One of the most visually dominant features of this temple is it's 55m high Gopuram (Raja Koburum), a large décor Next we visit the Spice Garden, where you will be introduced to different spices and shown how some these spices are grown and processes. Next we visit the Dambulla Cave Temple. This is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. After lunch you will be visit at the Sigiriya Lion Rock which you will climb to reach the Sigiriya Rock Fortress. And the last visit to Polonnaruwe, Polonnaruwa,is a UNESCO world heritage site.
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  • 14 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.00
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$51.00
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Sri Lanka Tour Package For 4 Nights

Sri Lanka Tour Package For 4 Nights

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Unless you take a self-drive trip, visiting Sri Lanka’s interior highlights in four days is impossible alone. This 4-night tour delivers, making it ideal for travelers with limited sightseeing time. Visit UNESCO-listed Kandy, Dambulla, and Sigiriya Rock, and experience Ella, tea estates, and a Yala National Park safari. The tour includes UNESCO-site guiding for added insight, flexible accommodation options, breakfasts, and Colombo airport or hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 5 days
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$1,109.98
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$1,109.98
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Sigiriya Rock and Wild Elephant Safari from Dambulla

Sigiriya Rock and Wild Elephant Safari from Dambulla

Experience three Sri Lankan cultural, historical and natural attractions in one effortless trip—without transportation hassles—on this private tour from Dambulla. Traveling by private car, visit UNESCO-listed Sigiriya Rock before a village tour, ox cart ride, catamaran trip, and lunch to give you a glimpse of local rural life. Finally, see elephants and other wildlife on a 4x4 safari in Minneriya National Park. Admissions, lunch, and hotel transfers included.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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$59.00
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Private Sigiriya & Dambulla Day Tour From Colombo

Private Sigiriya & Dambulla Day Tour From Colombo

Explore the historical sites of Sigiriya and Dambulla with ease on this full-day private tour. Depart from your Colombo hotel in a private vehicle with a driver and make your way to Sigiriya Rock. Admire the architecture and frescoes as well as the massive lion-shaped gateway. Then continue on to the rock cave temple at Dambulla before returning to your hotel.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.00
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$78.00
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One Day Tour to Sigiriya from Colombo

One Day Tour to Sigiriya from Colombo

GLOBEENJOY tours makes your one day tour to Sigiriaya a remarkable and a lifetime experience while providing a Professional service from our team where you get a maximum benefit with an unforgettable experience. Our team will be in touch with you from the day you contacted us till end point. A valuable trip for what you pay for.
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  • 14 to 16 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$149.34
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$149.34
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Transfers & Guide

Transfers & Guide

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We work on your itinerary and discuss a route that will be enjoyable, realistic and safe. Driving and guiding is our business. Relaxing and enjoying is yours.
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  • 2 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00
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Day Tour to Sigiriya, Dambulla & Kaudulla National Park

Day Tour to Sigiriya, Dambulla & Kaudulla National Park

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Sigiriya, an ancient palace, was once nominated as the 8th wonder of the world. Today, Sigiriya and Dambulla are a UNESCO recognized heritage site and a major tourist attraction. The city of Dambulla is 148 km north-east of Colombo, in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It is home to an ancient cave Temple also known as the Golden Rock Temple, which is a popular tourist attraction. Approximately 25kms from Dambulla is Sigiriya, which is where you will find the “Lion’s Rock”. This is a 220 metre high rock, at the top of which an ancient King built his Palace. In addition to being a well maintained model of ancient urban life, Sigiriya is also an adventure of rock climbing for many. A day tour of Sigiriya and Dambulla will suffice for you to explore Sri Lanka’s Majestic past.
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  • 12 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.31
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$92.31
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Full-Day Private Sigiriya and Dambulla from Kandy

Full-Day Private Sigiriya and Dambulla from Kandy

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The Golden Temple of Dambulla and the Ancient City of Sigiriya are two of Sri Lanka’s most impressive UNESCO World Heritage sites and this private tour from Kandy visits both in one day. Climb the dramatic rock fortress of Sigiriya, tuck into a delicious curry lunch (own expense), then explore the Buddhist cave complex of Dambulla with its gigantic rock-carved Buddha.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.00
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$49.00
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Sigiriya Rock and Wild Elephant Safari from Negombo

Sigiriya Rock and Wild Elephant Safari from Negombo

Leave left-side driving to your private chauffeur/guide as you relax on the 3.5-hour drive to Sigiriya, a fifth-century rock fortress that’s recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After exploring the citadel’s many wonders with your guide, travel to the Minneriya National Park, known for its expansive population of wild elephants, and admire these majestic animals. Finally, return to your Negombo hotel.
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  • 12 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$88.00
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$88.00
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Sigiriya Rock and Countryside from Dambulla

Sigiriya Rock and Countryside from Dambulla

(SKU: LK60062300) During this full day tour to Dambulla, you will visit a renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site! Enter into a kingdom hailed as one of the greatest in Sri Lanka’s history. Start your journey at the Sigiriya Rock Fortress also known to be the world’s 8th wonder, spend time exploring archaeological history. Later, visit a Local Village in Sigiriya and enjoy the traditional way of living in Sri Lanka and village culture and make the journey to the historically significant Habarana Lake to do Bird-watching in Sri Lanka and greet the diverse avian life present in the area as you explore in search of rare birds. Catch glimpses of bright plumage amongst the greenery and try to identify them. 
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$98.00
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Day Excursion to Historical Sigiriya Rock and Minneriya National park Safari

Day Excursion to Historical Sigiriya Rock and Minneriya National park Safari

Sigiriya - It is among the oldest landscaped gardens in the world. Minneriya National Park - Dry zone plant and animal species are common, and elephants are numerous. Unlike in other national parks, elephants can be spotted at a relatively close range. About 160 species of birds, 9 different types of amphibians, 25 reptiles, 26 fish, and more than 78 butterfly species have been found in this area. There are also rare bamboo trees not found in other national parks.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
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$102.00
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$102.00
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Uncharted Ceylon - Private 7 Days Tour

Uncharted Ceylon - Private 7 Days Tour

Sri Lanka has always been an island abundant with beautiful locations. Uncharted Ceylon is a tour for those who wish to explore the paths less travelled and take the roads less known. Visit majestic ancient kingdoms that are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, to a secluded forest and mountain trails that challenge even the most seasoned trekker, to misty mountain valleys with lush, green, rolling hills to awe-inspiring forests and nature reserves to the urban capital city of Colombo, this tour is surely one of immense charm.
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  • 7 days
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$784.00
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$784.00
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Full-Day Private Tour to Sigiriya and Dambulla

Full-Day Private Tour to Sigiriya and Dambulla

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Make the most out of your visits to the Dambulla Cave Temples and the Sigiriya Rock Fortress on this full-day guided tour. Planning an excursion that checks off both of these important must-sees could be stressful, but traveling with a guide and private round-trip transportation makes it easy. Learn about the history of the ancient rock fortress was built by King Kasyapa and explore the Royal Gardens, then visit Cave of the Divine King Devaraja Lena and other highlights of the cave temples. Along the way, listen to your guide's in-depth commentary to learn much more than you would exploring on your own.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.00
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$39.00
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Sigiriya & Dambulla City Day Tour

Sigiriya & Dambulla City Day Tour

Sigiriya or Sinhagiri (Lion Rock Sinhala: සීගිරිය, Tamil: சிகிரியா, pronounced see-gi-ri-yə) is an ancient rock fortress located in the northern Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 metres (660 ft) high. According to the ancient Sri Lankan chronicle the Culavamsa, this site was selected by King Kashyapa (477 – 495 CE)
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.16
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2 Days Tour to Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya from Colombo

2 Days Tour to Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya from Colombo

Discover the historic city of Polonnaruwa, the Sigiriya Rock Fortress and the Dambulla Cave on this private two days tour from Colombo. Explore 3 world heritage sites in 2 days tour and stay overnight at a 3-star hotel in Polonnaruwa or Habarana. You will be transported in a luxury comfortable vehicle with all required facilities. • Stroll through the ruins of the Polonnaruwa ancient city • Visit the Sigiriya rock fortress and learn about its incredible history • Marvel at the beautiful Dambulla golden cave temple
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$247.50
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$247.50
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Private Dambulla Sigiriya Tour with Lunch

Private Dambulla Sigiriya Tour with Lunch

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Without driving yourself—something not recommended to visitors to Sri Lanka—visiting Dambulla, Sigiriya, and Minneriya National Park in a day from Kandy is impossible. This private tour makes it easy: with a personal driver-guide to explain the sights and scenery, and comfortable private minivan transport. Explore Dambulla’s icon-filled caves, view Sigiriya rocktop ruins, and enjoy a 4x4 safari to see Minneriya’s elephants or a local village tour.
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  • 6 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.00
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$38.00

10-Day Sri Lanka Classic Tour

10-Day Sri Lanka Classic Tour

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This comprehensive tour of Sri Lanka covers all six UNESCO World Heritage sites during nine overnight stays, including leisure time in Unawatuna, a beachside town on the south coast. Led by your own personal driver/guide, this private tour offers a customizable itinerary with visits to Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Kandy. Along the way, enjoy a 4x4 wildlife safari in Yala National Park and stop at Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Tooth), and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Daily breakfast plus private Colombo airport transfers included.
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  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$799.00
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$799.00
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03 Nights in Amazing Sri Lanka

03 Nights in Amazing Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka is ranked as the best destination in the world to travel. It's full of natural beautify, wild life, rich cultures and traditions etc. Lush green surroundings, Historical places, beautiful landscaping, amazing view points and beautiful beaches are some of them. We have packed most of the important attractions in Sri Lanka just for 04 days and organized in the best way to explore. Transport will be provided by an air conditioned car in very good condition and a good English speaking chauffeur will be available through out your stay in Sri Lanka. Over 10 years of industry experience we have gained will be the definite
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$290.00
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$290.00

Day tour to Sigiriya & Dambulla from Kandy by Aaliya Tours

Day tour to Sigiriya & Dambulla from Kandy by Aaliya Tours

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Travel to Sigiriya and Dambulla with ease on this day tour from Kandy with a round-trip transfer. Depart from your Kandy hotel in a private vehicle with a driver-guide. Explore the temples and statues at Sigiriya. Next, continue to Dambulla, where you can admire the large ancient cave temple complex.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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$60.00
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Sigiriya Day Tour and Dambulla cave temple with friendly drive private vehicle

Sigiriya Day Tour and Dambulla cave temple with friendly drive private vehicle

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Explore the ancient rock fortress of Sigiriya with ease on this guided full-day tour. Depart from your Kandy hotel in a comfortable vehicle and make your way to the Sigiriya area. Accompanied by your guide, learn about the history of the area and visit Dambulla Cave Temple, Matale Hindu Temple, the Spice Garden, and more.
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  • 9 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$31.74
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$31.74
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Sri Lanka Round tour

Sri Lanka Round tour

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we have well experinced tpur drivers to take you for all above mentioned places with best recommendations in Sri lanka.
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  • 11 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.65
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Sigiriya Rock and Wild Elephant Safari from Kandy

Sigiriya Rock and Wild Elephant Safari from Kandy

(SKU: LK60020400) This private day trip will visit three famous destinations in Sri Lanka, one is historical, another cultural, and the final destination a place where man meets nature. The historical destination is the rock fortress, Sigiriya; the cultural destination is the beautiful rural village, Hiriwaduna; and the final nature destination is the Minneriya National Park. You will be visiting Sigiriya first for a view of the famous Sigiriya Rock Paintings and the many marvelous ‘modern’ additions that King Kasiappa had in his fortress. Afterwards you will visit a Sri Lankan village still living in a bygone era for a taste of authentic Sri Lankan traditions and activities (the tasting part is literal as you will get lunch here too). Finally, you will be visiting the Minneriya National Park for a chance to see some wildlife in their natural habitats.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$176.00
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$176.00
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Sustainable Tour (10 Days)

Sustainable Tour (10 Days)

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Discover Sri Lanka’s history, culture, and wildlife in one day on a private tour from Kandy. Climb UNESCO-protected Sigiriya rock to see its frescoes and 5th-century ruins. Then, take a village tour to experience rural life, including an ox cart ride, fishing catamaran trip, cooking demo and tuition, and Sri Lankan lunch. Finish with a safari around Minneriya National Park to watch for elephant, leopard, and more. Entrance fees and village tour at own expense.
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  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$352.83
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$352.83
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Sigiriya Rock Fortress costs USD 5.00. Guided Sigiriya Rock Fortress tours start around USD 5.00 per person. See all 840 Sigiriya Rock Fortress tickets and tours on Viator.
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