DAY 4 SIGIRIYA/DAMBULLA/HABARANA – KANDY (APPROX.135 KM).
Breakfast at the hotel and leave to Sigiriya Lion’s Rock.
Transfer to Dambulla and visit Dambulla Cave Temple.
Proceed to Kandy and check in at a hotel in Kandy . Dinner & overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel
Leave to Sigiriya Lion’s Rock
The enchanting rock fortress of Sigiriya is an impregnable fortress, a monastic retreat, and a rock art gallery. Built in 5th century AD to fend off a feared invasion, it is situated atop a 200m (656ft) high rock, and at the height of its glory must have been akin to a European chateau planked on top of Uluru. There are water gardens, 5th century rock paintings of well endowed damsels, a 1000-year-old graffiti wall recording visitors impressions of the pin-ups, a couple of enormous stone lion paws and tremendous views.
Transfer to Dambulla.
Visit Dambulla Cave Temple
At Dambulla you can visit a series of caves on a mountain ledge. These contain frescoes showing some of Buddha’s epic struggles against evil. Like Sigiriya, Dambulla too is a vast isolated rock mass and it was here that King Valagam Bahu took refuge during the 1 st century BC.
Proceed to Kandy. Check in at the hotel.
Dinner & overnight at the hotel.Request This tour
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