Day Trip To Sigiriya Lions Rock & Adventure Wild Safari 10 hours

  • Private tour

A must-do safari introduces you to Asia's magnificent elephants of the wild. Additionally, the challenge of climbing the ancient site of Sigiriya Lion's Rock for the breathtaking view of the city is worthwhile and absolutely worthwhile! It is one of the best adventure tour ever!

MORNING

Pick up from your hotel in Kandy at 7 am. Then Travel to Sigiriya

On route stop at Spice & Herbal Garden: Sri Lanka is famous for its spices and spices gardens. In order to promote and uplift spice growing and spice gardens of Sri Lanka, a spice council was established with all key industry private and public sector stakeholders. During ancient times, Sri Lanka was also known as Taprobane and was world-renowned for its valuable spices. The Greeks, Romans and the Arabs maintained their links with Sri Lanka through the spice trade. There are some 4,000 different species of plants. The wealth and variety of Sri Lankan spices provided ideal grounds for traditional Ayurveda. Ayurveda is an ancient form of medicine, using natural remedies to achieve physical and mental well-being. Herbs, spices and their natural oils figure prominently in Ayurveda massage and alternative therapies. Sri Lankan spices are used in a range of perfume, soap and other cosmetics, aromatherapy essential oils and Ayurveda toothpaste based on 24 herbs and spices.

Sigiriya Lions Rock: Sigiriya or Lion Rock is an ancient rock fortress nearly 200 metres (660 ft) high. It is a site of historical and archaeological importance. According to the ancient Sri Lankan chronicle, King Kasyapa built his new capital and royal palace on the top of this rock. He also built a gateway in the form of a massive lion on a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock. Sigiriya is a World Heritage Site and one of the best-preserved examples of ancient urban planning.

Enjoy Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon

Adventure Wild Safari: Minneriya National Park was originally declared as a wildlife sanctuary so as to protect the catchment of Minneriya tank and the wildlife of the surrounding area. The tank is of historical importance. It was built by King Mahasen in third century AD. A great number of elephants are attracted to grass fields of the reservoir during the dry season. The national park's faunal species include 24 species of mammals, 160 species of birds, 9 species of amphibians, 25 species of reptiles, 26 species of fish, and 75 species of butterflies. The park is also an important habitat for the two endemic monkeys of Sri Lanka: purple-faced langur and toque macaque. Additionally, you may catch sight of the sambar deer and axis deer, leopard and the sloth grey slender loris.

Return to Kandy in the evening.

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


What's included

  • Pick up and drop off
  • Transportation
  • Taxes
  • English speaking driver
  • Fuel

Available in

English


Available for

Children, Students, Adults



Departure & Return

Start city: Kandy , Sri Lanka

Pick up times available: 7:00

Pick up location: your hotel in Kandy or any convenient place

Ends at: your hotel in Kandy

Nearest airport: Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport (CMB)



Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

from $6 per person

* Minimum of 2 adults are required on this tour

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  • Sigiriya
  • Lion's Rock
  • Wild Elephants
  • Ayurveda
  • Spice Garden
  • Minneriya National Park