Wildlife & World Heritage Tour from Bentota(2 Days)

(SKU: LK10229011)
Wildlife & World Heritage Tour from Bentota(2 Days)

Get a private tour of Sri Lanka's cultural triangle on this overnight excursion with a dedicated guide. Take a wildlife safari in Minneriya National Park and visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress and village, accompanied by a private guide providing in-depth commentary tailored to your interests. Booking a private tour means you'll enjoy all private transportation and a flexible schedule, ensuring you can move at your own pace.

Highlight

  • One night of accommodation in a 3-star hotel with breakfast.
  • Safari in Minneriya National Park and village tour in Sigiriya.
  • Private transportation included.
  • Private tour means personalized attention and a flexible itinerary.

Includes

  • Transport in a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Service of English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide.
  • All prevailing taxes and service charges.
  • 2 x 500ml Water Bottles per Person per Day.

Excludes

  • Hotel Accommodation and Meals.
  • Entrance fees to the respective.
  • Chauffeur Guide's Accommodation.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Tips & Portages.
  • Visa and Related Expenses.

What to Expect

Day 1

Bentota > Dambulla > Minneriya > Sigiriya

3 Stops

Lakpura

Lakpura LLC

  • Admission Ticket Free

Dambulla Royal Cave Temple

Enter the historic caves of the Golden Temple of Dambulla, dating back to the 1st century BC. View the ancient murals depicting the life story of Lord Gautama Buddha. Look at the hundreds of figurines of Buddha and other deities scattered throughout the five main caves. Visit the Cave of the Divine King, Cave of the Great King and the Great New Monastery. See the giant golden Buddha Statue just a little distance outside the cave complex.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Admission Ticket Included

Minneriya National Park

This safari takes you on a ride through the Minneriya National Park. Enjoy the sight of over 150 elephants congregating in one place during the famous Great Elephant Gathering, which happens in the dry season between May to October. In addition to elephants, get a chance to also see many mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians in the scrublands, forests and other areas.

  • Duration: 3 hour
  • Admission Ticket Included

Day 2

Sigiriya > Bentota

2 Stops

Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress

Climb the 5th century AD rock fortress, Sigiriya, where the King Kasyapa ruled. Walk through the entrance framed by the paws of a lion that is quite appropriate for its name, ' the Lion Rock'. View the beautiful unfading murals that brought Sigiriya its fame. Climb the steep staircase to see the terraced gardens and still-working cisterns. Walk through the tunnels leading to the palace as you get a feel for times long past.

  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Admission Ticket Included

Sigiriya Craft Village

Get a chance to go on an oxen cart ride, and experience the world from the view of a village farmer. Have a relaxing catamaran safari through a calm lake. Walk through the golden fields ripe with their harvest of paddy. Watch an enjoyable traditional cooking demonstration that teaches you the basics of Sri Lankan cuisine. Delight your tastebuds with a home cooked lunch; made over a wood-fire and served on fragrant lotus leaves placed over woven trays. Enjoy the life of a Sri Lankan villager, just this day.

  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Admission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Comfortable clothes and hats recommended.
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers.
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems.
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.