This is a private one day tour arranged from Colombo to visit the historical rock fortress Sigiriya and Dambulla cave temple. This private day tour includes private transportation from any hotel in Colombo and back, breakfast, lunch, entrance tickets and a personal guide to climb the Sigiriya Rock.
Day Tour Itinerary Sigiriya & Dambulla
5:00 am – You will be picked up from any hotel in Colombo and drive to Sigiriya (distance between central Colombo and Sigiriya is about 180 km, and will take 4 hours drive) .
7:00 am till 8:00 am – A short rest and breakfast at Ambepussa
10:30 am – arrival at archaeological site of Sigiriya
10:45 am to 2:45 pm – A guided tour of Sigiriya with your personal guide. Climb to the top takes about 1 hours 30 mins (about 1200 steps), depending on your fitness, age and the crowds. Don’t rush as there are so many photo opportunities on your way to the top and allow around 4 hours to complete the site in leisurely peace.
Transport Cost : USD 180 per private tour in an A/C car or van with an English speaking chauffeur-guide
Car (up to 2 persons): Toyota Axio, Prius Hybrid, Premio/Honda Fit Shuttle or similar
Van (3 to 6 persons): Toyota KDH/Nissan Caravan or similar
Entrance ticket fee Sigiriya Rock : US$ 30 per foreign adult and US$ 15 per foreign child age between 6-12 years (entrance ticket fee last updated in December 2019).
Entrance ticket fee Dambulla Cave Temple : LKR 1500 per foreign adult and LKR 750 per foreign child age between 6 – 12 years (entrance ticket fee last updated in December 2019).
Supplement for breakfast and lunch : US$ 50 per adult and US$ 40 per child