1 Day Tour
Tour Type
City Tour
Group Size
10 Person People
Tour Guide
1 People
Sigiriya Day Tour
sigiriya day tour

Sigiriya Day Tour

A Sigiriya day tour is a fantastic way to explore some of Sri Lanka’s most iconic and historically significant sites. This tour typically includes visits to the Dambulla Cave Temple, the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, and a village tour to experience local culture.

  • Specilaized Bilingual Guide
  • Private Transport
  • Entrance Fees
  • Box Lunch,Water,Dinner and Snacks
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Drink
  • Tickets


1. Dambulla Cave Temple: The tour usually starts with a visit to the Dambulla Cave Temple, also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla. This complex of cave temples is located on a massive rock and dates back to the 1st century BC. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and consists of five main caves, each adorned with intricate Buddha statues and vibrant frescoes. The caves contain a total of 153 Buddha statues and various religious paintings, making it a significant pilgrimage site for Buddhists and a fascinating cultural site for all visitors. 2. Sigiriya Rock Fortress: After exploring Dambulla, the tour proceeds to the iconic Sigiriya Rock Fortress, often referred to as the "Lion Rock." Sigiriya is another UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Sri Lanka's most famous landmarks. It was once the site of a royal palace and a fortified city. The highlight of the visit is the ascent to the top of the rock, which offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes and the remains of the ancient palace complex. Along the way, you'll encounter the famous Sigiriya frescoes, depicting the "Heavenly Maidens." 3. Village Tour: Following the visit to Sigiriya, you'll get the opportunity to experience the authentic rural life of Sri Lanka with a village tour. This part of the tour provides insights into the traditional lifestyle of local villagers, their agricultural practices, and daily routines. You might get the chance to participate in activities like bullock cart rides, traditional cooking demonstrations, or exploring paddy fields and local homes. It's a great way to immerse yourself in the local culture and interact with the friendly villagers. Additional Tips:
  • Wear comfortable clothing and footwear, as there will be some walking involved, especially during the ascent to Sigiriya Rock.
  • Bring plenty of water to stay hydrated, especially if you are visiting during hot weather.
  • Don't forget your camera or smartphone to capture the stunning landscapes and historic sites.
  • Engage a local guide to learn more about the history, cultural significance, and interesting stories associated with the sites you'll be visiting.
It's best to book the Sigiriya day tour through a reputable tour operator or travel agency to ensure a well-organized and informative experience. Enjoy your exploration of these captivating Sri Lankan treasures!
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