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What to Expect
Day 01:-
Negombo - Dambulla - Sigiriya:-

Start your journey with pickup from your Negombo hotel at 6:30 AM in an air-conditioned vehicle and head to Dambulla. The other rock temple of equal fame, Aluvihare, where, according to tradition, the Buddhist scriptures were first committed to writing about The first century B.C., list about twenty-six miles to the south on the Kandy Dambulla road. And the famous fortress of Sigiriya with its beautiful frescoes rises aloft like a gigantic cylinder at a distance of about twelve miles to the north-east of Dambulla. Dambulla is a scent of unique interest. Its rock temples are the most extensive in the Island, and one of the most ancient, and in the highest state of preservation and order. Dambulu – gala (the rock of Dambulla), in which these temples are situated, is almost insulated and of a vast size. Its perpendicular height above the plain is about six hundred feet. Very few parts of it are covered with wood, and in general its surface is bare and black.

And next visit to Sigiriya’s “Lion Rock” Fortress. Climb to the 5th-century rock fortress where King Kasyapa ruled. Walk through the entrance framed by the paws of a lion and view the beautiful unfaded murals that brought Sigiriya its fame. Climb the steep staircase to see the terraced gardens and still-working cisterns. As you walk through the tunnels leading to the palace you’re sure to get a feeling for times long past.

Afterwards, go on a village tour to experience the world from the view of a village farmer. Go on an oxen cart ride and enjoy a relaxing catamaran safari across a calm lake. Walk through the golden fields, ripe with their harvest before enjoying a home-cooked lunch, made over a wood-fire and served on fragrant lotus leaves. After this unique, immerse experience.
Overnight stay 3 star Hotel in Sigiriya.
Lunch / Dinner

Day 02:-
Polonnaruwa – Minneriya

After breakfast at the hotel, check out and visit and head to Polonnaruwa to visit the Ancient Kingdom. Walk through the ruins of this city that flourished between the 10th and 13th century AD. View important monuments such as Gal Vihara, Vatadage, the lotus bath, Lankathilaka Temple, and the statue of King Parakramabahu, whose reign was considered the Golden Age of Polonnaruwa.

Afterwards, Get to know more about Sri Lanka’s ancient history before heading to Minneriya National Park. In the park, take a 3-hour safari to catch glimpses of over 150 elephants, who congregate in one place during the dry season (May to October). As well as elephants, you’ll see many other mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians in the scrub lands, forests, and other areas.
No Accommodation on this day.
Breakfast / Lunch
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Departure Point

Pickup Details

We pick up travelers from any Hotel in Negombo

Airports

Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka
Departure Time
6:30 AM
Duration
2 days
Return Details
Kandy, Sri Lanka
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Bottle water 1l per person per day
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • 1 night hotel Accommodation
  • Breakfast - 01
  • Lunch - 02
  • Dinner - 01
Exclusions
  • Restroom on board
  • WiFi on board
  • Gratuities
  • Entrances fees
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Dream Travels and Tours
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forestdestine
Papua New Guinea
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Good information on park
So here is some information about this park. Very limited on information. Lucky we found some locals at
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