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Full-Day Private Tour to Sigiriya and Dambulla

Full-Day Private Tour to Sigiriya and Dambulla

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Make the most out of your visits to the Dambulla Cave Temples and the Sigiriya Rock Fortress on this full-day guided tour. Planning an excursion that checks off both of these important must-sees could be stressful, but traveling with a guide and private round-trip transportation makes it easy. Learn about the history of the ancient rock fortress was built by King Kasyapa and explore the Royal Gardens, then visit Cave of the Divine King Devaraja Lena and other highlights of the cave temples. Along the way, listen to your guide's in-depth commentary to learn much more than you would exploring on your own.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.00
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$39.00
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Southern Sri Lanka Sightseeing Private Day Trip

Southern Sri Lanka Sightseeing Private Day Trip

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Your guide covers the highlights of Sri Lanka’s south coast on this day trip from Colombo, Negombo or Mount Lavinia. Walk along the ramparts and cobblestone pathways that crisscross the Dutch Fort of Galle, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit a mask factory in the coastal town of Ambalangoda and take a memorable boat ride on the Madu River of Balapitiya, finishing at a turtle hatchery. You’ll learn about Sri Lankan culture and nature from a knowledgeable guide along the way.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.00
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$107.00
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Southern Coast Highlights from Colombo

Southern Coast Highlights from Colombo

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An independent day trip to Galle from Colombo means a long train, bus, or cab ride, and the problem of getting around once there. Make the most of UNESCO-listed Galle Fort and the round-trip journey on this private day trip. Travel by private vehicle, delve into the colonial-era fort as your guide shares its history, and tour a tea factory on route. Lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.21
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$99.21
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Coastal Ride to Galle from Colombo

Coastal Ride to Galle from Colombo

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Discover Sri Lanka’s alluring southwest coast and Galle on a private day trip from Colombo. Drive along the coastal expressway and enjoy a boat ride around the wildlife-rich mangroves of the River Madhu. Later, choose to take a glass-bottom boat ride or snorkel, dive or surf at coral-ringed Hikkaduwa beach before a visit to historical Galle. Visit the UNESCO-listed Galle Fort, built by the Dutch in the 1600s, and explore its cobbled lanes filled with shops and colonial buildings.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$73.61
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$73.61
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Private Colombo Walking Tour with Ajeet De Soyza

Private Colombo Walking Tour with Ajeet De Soyza

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Immerse yourself in Colombo's ancient history and modern culture on this small-group walking tour. You'll get out from behind glass bus windows and experience the bustle of the city yourself by traveling on foot. Your guide will provide insightful commentary as you travel and you'll have plenty of time to ask questions.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.67
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$42.67

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of Colombo Private Tour

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of Colombo Private Tour

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Delve deeper into Colombo than you could alone in half a day on this private tour. Ride a tuk tuk around must-sees such as Independence Square and Galle Face Green as your guide shares details about them you might not have known otherwise. Plus, check out some of the Sri Lankan capital’s tucked-away gems, markets, and street snacks to gain an inside scoop on the city that most visitors miss.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.87
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$32.87
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Kandy City Tour from Colombo

Kandy City Tour from Colombo

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Experience Sri Lanka’s old hill capital of Kandy on a privately guided, full-day trip from Colombo. Explore the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens to see giant palms, orchids, and exotic flora. After free time for lunch (own expense), spend the afternoon in enchanting, UNESCO-listed Kandy, with visits to the gold-roofed, UNESCO-listed Temple of the Tooth, Kandy market, and a cultural show. Finish with a stop for dinner (own expense) on your return journey to Colombo.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.57
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$64.57
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Galle Day Trip With Stilt fishing Experience From Colombo

Galle Day Trip With Stilt fishing Experience From Colombo

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Get a comprehensive tour of the Galle area in single day from Colombo. All round-trip transportation is provided, which means there's no need to rent a car. You'll travel with a guide and a small group, so you'll have plenty of time to ask questions and enjoy personalized attention from your guide. In addition to the city tour, you can give the traditional stilt-fishing method a try.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.34
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$65.34
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Private Kandy Day Tour from Colombo

Private Kandy Day Tour from Colombo

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Get an in-depth exploration of Kandy on this full-day private tour from Colombo with a round-trip transfer. Depart from your Colombo hotel and head to the Temple of the Tooth, which contains the Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha. Explore the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens and admire its wide array of orchids, spices, and medicinal plants.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.34
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$53.34
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3 Ancient Kingdoms from Colombo

3 Ancient Kingdoms from Colombo

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Rewind to ancient and medieval Sri Lanka on this full-day private trip to three of its early capitals from Colombo. With a personal guide to show you around, visit the crumbled palace and Buddha tooth temple of 13th-century Dambadeniya and the rock fortress of Yapahuwa. After lunch (own expense), tour medieval Panduwasnuwara, seeing its museum, palace, temple, and reservoir — considered one of the world’s first irrigation systems. Includes private transport and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.47
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$71.47
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3 Days Tour to Kandy Nuwara Eliya & Sigiriya from Colombo

3 Days Tour to Kandy Nuwara Eliya & Sigiriya from Colombo

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Rounding up inland Sri Lanka’s sights from Colombo by yourself means self-driving or hopping between trains, buses, and cabs. This private 3-day tour takes away the transport hassles: providing a private chauffeured vehicle to ferry you from sight to sight. Discover Kandy’s must-sees, and explore a tea plantation, Nuwara Eliya, and Sigiriya, all in one tour, with two nights' 3-star accommodation and breakfasts and dinners included.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$217.00
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$217.00
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Sigiriya Rock and Village Tour from Colombo

Sigiriya Rock and Village Tour from Colombo

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Gain a better understating for Sri Lanka, the island nation in the Indian Ocean, on this full-day day trip to Sigiriya and Hiriwadunna from Colombo. From riding a bullock cart to exploring a village town, get a feel for what everyday life is like for the people who live there. See the ancient Buddhist ruins, the Sigiriya rock fortress, in Dambulla, and take a boat cruise on a nearby lake.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$87.47
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$87.47
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Galle Day Trip From Colombo

Galle Day Trip From Colombo

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Travel from Colombo to Galle with ease by opting for a private guided tour. You won’t have to worry about booking transfers as hotel pickup and drop-off are included. Enjoy the company of a private guide who provides fascinating commentary along the way. Sights you'll visit include the UNESCO-listed Old Town of Galle and its fortifications, the Dutch Reformed Church, The National Maritime Museum, a Buddhist temple in Bentota, and much more.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.67
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$106.67
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Galle Fort & Bentota Day Trip from Colombo

Galle Fort & Bentota Day Trip from Colombo

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Visiting Galle from Colombo is made easy on this guided tour. Logistics are covered—your private guide picks you up at your hotel and brings you straight to top sights including a Buddhist temple in Bentota and the UNESCO-listed Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications. Because this is a private tour, you can ask your guide plenty of questions, too.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.00
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$64.00
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Dambulla & Sigiriya Day Tour from Colombo / Negombo

Dambulla & Sigiriya Day Tour from Colombo / Negombo

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Sigiriya Rock Fortress the 8th Wonder of the World is considered as a placed not to be missed by anybody who visits this beautiful Island. Pidurangala rock another historical place located next to Sigirya and has become a trending place with among both locals and foreigners. Dambulla Cave Temple is known as one of the oldest and biggest rock temples in the world. The Safari at Minneriya National Park will make your trip complete. This 03 hour off road trip will allow you to see hundreds of Elephants in their natural behavior at their own place. Tour in a traditional village is another interesting item you can add for the day.  These key places are located within close proximity. Situated in the Matale District, Central Province of Sri Lanka, situated 148 km (92 mi) north-east of Colombo and 72 km (45 mi) north of Kandy.
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  • 6 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.00
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$38.00

Sigiriya and Dambulla Day Tour (All Inclusive)

Sigiriya and Dambulla Day Tour (All Inclusive)

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Don't miss Sigiriya rock fortress and Dambulla cave temple when you are in Sri Lanka. Both places are nominated as UNESCO World Heritage sites. Sigiriya rock fortress is the most visited tourist attraction in Sri Lanka. It is sometimes known as the Sigiriya Lion Rock, after its original name “Sinha-Giri”. Dambulla golden rock cave temple was home to thousands of meditating monks since its monastic beginnings in the first century BCE. Today the same Dambulla cave temple hosts a massive collection of Buddhist murals and sculptures belonging to a pan-Asian artistic tradition. Explore Sigiriya and Dambulla on this full-day tour. Depart from your hotel at Colombo or Mount Lavinia in a private air-conditioned vehicle with a driver-guide.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$116.48
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$116.48
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Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Cave Temples Private Day Trip

Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Cave Temples Private Day Trip

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Sigiriya Rock and Dambulla Cave Temple are two of Sri Lanka’s top sights, but impossible to visit in one day by public transport. This private tour from Colombo, Negombo or Kandy takes you to both in a day by private air-conditioned vehicle. Explore Sigiriya’s fifth-century Rocktop ruins and visit Dambulla’s Buddha-filled caves, all with insights from your driver-guide, and with lunch included
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00

8-Day Classic Tour with driver, vehicle and H/B accommodations

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8-Day Classic Tour with driver, vehicle and H/B accommodations

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Summary of the 8-Day Sri Lanka Classic Tour During this Round Tour we will be sight-seeing areas in the following destinations: Sigiriya, /Polonaruwa /Minneriya National Park , /Kandy,/ Dambulla, /Nuwara Eliya,/ ella /Tissamaharama, Mirissa./ Colmbo.. The guests will be provided with good quality, air conditioned, comfortable vehicles with a driver-guide to help with your tour and free wi-fi. All vehicles will have baby seats available if needed.  We provide hotel accommodations for 7 Nights in good quality hotels varying from Economy / Budget hotels to Standard Hotels to Luxury Hotels. Super luxury 5 stars Hotell..The charges will change depending on your selection.
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  • 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$456.00
$506.67
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$456.00
$506.67
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Sri Lankan Tourist Driver with great local )knowledge all over the country!

Sri Lankan Tourist Driver with great local )knowledge all over the country!

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I am a native Sri Lankan in my mid 20's with friends all over the country, I have found a great passion in driving tourists around the country and getting to know them. I can travel wherever in the country you would like and give you suggestions on what is best to do in each City and also have knowledge about all Sri Lankan cities. I am having great fun socialising with the tourists i have met all ready as you can see from my pictures.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,000.00
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$1,000.00
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Day Excursion to Historical Galle

Day Excursion to Historical Galle

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Get a comprehensive tour of Galle combined with personalized attention on this private tour. Perfect for those short on time, traveling with a private guide means you can move efficiently through the city and see as much as possible. Listen to commentary on the local culture, history, and architecture as you make stops at the local sea turtle hatchery, the stilt fishermen, local mosques, Dutch-Colonial buildings, and other highlights.
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  • 10 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.67
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$90.67
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Sri Lanka tours [10D/9N]Classic Tour with driver, vehicle and H/B accommodations

Sri Lanka tours [10D/9N]Classic Tour with driver, vehicle and H/B accommodations

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This is a 10 day Sri Lanka classic tour where the guests will be going to the must see sights in Sri Lanka during their visit. This tour covers a lot of cities and areas and Sri Lanka and I am certain the guests will enjoy it as well.
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  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$656.67
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$656.67
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Galle Fort & Jungle Beach Day Trip from Colombo

Galle Fort & Jungle Beach Day Trip from Colombo

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Visit Galle - The city resembles no other city in Sri Lanka, and meandering around through the tight lanes makes you even overlook that you are in Sri Lanka. It really wants to walk the lanes of a medieval city in Europe! Extremely peculiar in a way.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.00
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$64.00
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Galle Day Trip With Mangrove Safari From Colombo

Galle Day Trip With Mangrove Safari From Colombo

Explore Sri Lanka’s southwest coast in ways impossible without the flexibility of a private car on this day trip from Colombo. Make the scenic journey south in comfort, stopping on route for a cruise on the mangrove-lined Madu River, a fish foot massage, and to try stilt fishing in the shallow seas. Plus, delve into 17th-century Galle Fort with a guide to provide background and history you might otherwise miss.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Private Day Tour Sigiriya Rock and Dambulla Cave Temple Tour

Private Day Tour Sigiriya Rock and Dambulla Cave Temple Tour

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Visit two of Sri Lanka's most important UNESCO World Heritage Sites in just one day with this guided trip to Dambulla and Sigiriya Rock. You'll learn all about life in Sri Lanka centuries ago while taking in beautifully preserved Buddhist frescoes and fantastic views. You'll also get to stop at a spice garden along the way.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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