Explore Dambulla Golden Cave Temple

Excursion is offered with a one night stay in Sigiriya / Dambulla / Habarana

We propose you to leave between 05.00 – 05.30 A.M to experience the dawning of the day, as you reach out to the villages, it is exciting to see the birds flocking around and observe how city roads change gradually to a flat terrain stretching miles ahead as the climate gets warmer. It certainly will be fascinating to observe how the carpeted road stretches between lush green paddy fields.

As the journey begins, you will witness coconut cultivations and while you drive towards Sigiriya, you will see vast areas of paddy fields. It is really an amazing thing to see how the environment changes from the coastal line to the dry zone Driving through the paddy fields. As your journey deepens into the northern part of the island you will be able to witness exotic birds, water Monitor Lizards, grey Buffalos and overly friendly Monkeys.

Hop off your vehicle at the base of the fresco-covered rock fortress sitting calm in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. As you walk through its well-trodden pathways do not be surprised to witness its symmetrical landscape which is kept alive. Then take the stairway towards the gigantic paws of a resting lion and walk through its perfectly preserved frescoes and wonderful mirror wall to observe the brilliance of the ancient Sri Lankan artist. At the top you will be presented with nothing less than a mesmerizing living specimen of King Kasyapa’s 5th century citadel which will surely tempt you to explore the summit even more. Do not be surprised…. After all you are at the Eighth Wonder of the World!

After Climbing Down from the Rock Fortress, you will be Peddling on the cycle trail right up to the close by village house where you will have the opportunity to blend with the local family and prepare food together. It will be an interactive cooking experience for the guests. Whilst sharing the Sri Lankan cookery secrets, the tour guide will introduce the village family to the group.

It will be an Amazing experience to observe the simple life style of the Sri Lankan Villages. The people in such villages are less dependent than city folks. Eating simple food in simple rural surroundings has its own flavour. you will experience various aspects of village life.  you will get to know the locals and discover their lifestyle, their feelings and emotions. You will be fascinated by the daily life of the villagers.

After the joint preparation  of the food clients can enjoy the typical Sri Lankan rice and curry lunch with the local family. For sure this will be another unforgettable experience for all of the guests.

Dinner and Overnight stay at a 04* Standard Hotel

After breakfast on your return visit the Dambulla Cave Temple to witness the religious and cultural landmark embedded in Dambulla Cave Temples. Tracing its footsteps back to the 2nd century BC, the cave temple in Dambulla form an important pick in anyone’s bucket-list merely due to its magnificently carved 153 Buddha statues nestled in five caves. Step through the gateways trodden by millions of devotees and take a slow climb right to its summit to observe

These are over 80 caves which were prime meditating grounds for Buddhist monks throughout phases of history. Then leave the premises with nothing less than rip memories.

 

Pick Up Location Pick Up Times
Koggala & Ahangama 05.00 A.M
Hikkaduwa – Galle 05.10 A.M
Wadduwa 05.20 A.M
Negombo 05.30 A.M
Colombo 05.30 A.M

Include

  • Air Conditioned Vehicle (Car)
  • English Speaking Driver
  • Highway Charges
  • All local taxes
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