Tales of Ancient Ceylon from Bentota (2 Days)

2 day

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Itinerary

Day 1: Bentota > Dambulla > Polonnaurwa

Stop At: Golden Temple of Dambulla, Dambulla 21100 Sri Lanka
Enter the historic caves of the Golden Temple of Dambulla, dating back to the 1st century BC. View the ancient murals depicting the life story of Lord Gautama Buddha. Look at the hundreds of figurines of Buddha and other deities scattered throughout the five main caves. Visit the Cave of the Divine King, Cave of the Great...
Itinerary

Day 1: Bentota > Dambulla > Polonnaurwa

Stop At: Golden Temple of Dambulla, Dambulla 21100 Sri Lanka
Enter the historic caves of the Golden Temple of Dambulla, dating back to the 1st century BC. View the ancient murals depicting the life story of Lord Gautama Buddha. Look at the hundreds of figurines of Buddha and other deities scattered throughout the five main caves. Visit the Cave of the Divine King, Cave of the Great King and the Great New Monastery. See the giant golden Buddha Statue just a little distance outside the cave complex.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Minneriya National Park, Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway, 50150 Sri Lanka
This safari takes you on a ride through the Minneriya National Park. Enjoy the sight of over 150 elephants congregating in one place during the famous Great Elephant Gathering, which happens in the dry season between May to October. In addition to elephants, get a chance to also see many mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians in the scrublands, forests and other areas
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Sigiriya > Bentota

Stop At: Sigiriya Rock, Rock Front, Sigiriya 21120, Sri Lanka
Climb the 5th century AD rock fortress, Sigiriya, where the King Kasyapa ruled. Walk through the entrance framed by the paws of a lion that is quite appropriate for its name, ' the Lion Rock'. View the beautiful unfading murals that brought Sigiriya its fame. Climb the steep staircase to see the terraced gardens and still-working cisterns. Walk through the tunnels leading to the palace as you get a feel for times long past.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka
Visit the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, which was the second major capital of Sri Lanka. Walk through the ruins of the city that flourished between the 10th to the 13th century AD. View important monuments such as Gal Vihara, Vatadage, the lotus bath, Lankathilaka Temple and the statue of King Parakramabahu whose reign was considered the golden age of Polonnaruwa. Get to know more about Sri Lanka's ancient history.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Details

Included
  • 2 x 500ml Water Bottles per Person per Day.
  • All prevailing taxes and service charges.
  • Transport in a Private Vehicle, Fuel, Parking & Highway tolls.
  • Service of English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide.
Not Included
  • Chauffeur Guide's Accommodation.
  • Expenses of personal nature.
  • Hotel Accommodation and Meals.
  • Tips & Portages.
  • Entry/Admission - Sigiriya Rock
  • Entry/Admission - Polonnaruwa
  • Entrance fees to the respective sites.
  • Entry/Admission - Golden Temple of Dambulla
  • Entry/Admission - Minneriya National Park
  • Visa and Related Expenses.
Departure Point
Bentota, Bentota, Galle District, Southern Province

Traveler pickup is offered
We pickup from your hotel in Bentota Area

6:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Comfortable clothes and hats recommended
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.