Wildlife & World Heritage Tour from Hikkaduwa (2 Days)
Wildlife & World Heritage Tour from Hikkaduwa (2 Days)
Wildlife & World Heritage Tour from Hikkaduwa (2 Days)
Wildlife & World Heritage Tour from Hikkaduwa (2 Days)
Wildlife & World Heritage Tour from Hikkaduwa (2 Days)
Wildlife & World Heritage Tour from Hikkaduwa (2 Days)
Wildlife & World Heritage Tour from Hikkaduwa (2 Days)
Wildlife & World Heritage Tour from Hikkaduwa (2 Days)
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Wildlife & World Heritage Tour from Hikkaduwa (2 Days)

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Wildlife & World Heritage Tour from Hikkaduwa (2 Days)

Enjoy personalized attention and a flexible itinerary on this private tour that combines several UNESCO sites—the Dambulla Cave Temple and Sigiriya Rock Fortress—with a safari in Minneriya National Park. Round-trip private transportation and dedicated attention from your guide makes for a convenient, personalized experience. Learn about the heritage, flora, and fauna of Sri Lanka through guided commentary.

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.
  • Dedicated guide provides customized commentary.

Includes

  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation in a 3 Star Hotel.
  • Meal plan on Bed and Breakfast basis.
  • Transport in a Private Car, inclusive of all chauffer accommodation, cost of fuel, parking & highway tolls.
  • Service of English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide.
  • 1 Jeep Safari in Minneriya National Park.
  • 1 Village Tour in Sigiriya.
  • All prevailing taxes and service charges.

Excludes

  • Entry Visa Fees, please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more details / submit your individual visa application.
  • International / Domestic Airfare.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Tips & Portages.
  • Cost of Beverages.
  • Meals where not specified.
  • Hotel compulsory supplements on 24-December (X' mas Eve) and 31-December (New Year's Eve).
  • Entrance fees where not specified. Expenses.

What to Expect

Day 1

Hikkaduwa > Dambulla > Minneriya > Sigiriya

2 Stops

Dambulla 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 Free

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 > Hikkaduwa

1 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. Walkthrough the tunnels leading to the palace as you get a feel for times long past. Thereafter visit a local village in Sigiriya and get an authentic experience of Sri Lankan village life. (Travel Time – 20 to 30 mins) 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 are ripe with their harvest of paddy. Watch an enjoyable traditional cooking demonstration that teaches you the basics of Sri Lankan cuisine. Delight your taste buds 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: 3 hour
  • Admission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability.
  • 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