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Sigiriya Village Tour Includes

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Sigiriya Village Tour Overview

Trip Location: Colombo

Explore one of the famous cultural cities and enjoy many different sightseeing attractions. You will see elephants and amazing rock fortress during this 2-day tour of Sigiriya. Don’t think twice to book this tour if you are visiting Sri Lanka first time or for a short period.

About the tour:
Day 1
-You will be picked up from your hotel and drive to Sigiriya. You will reach there in a lunchtime so savor a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. 
-After having lunch, join in the join in the gentle giants where the annual elephant gathering takes place by the Minneriya Tank.
-Now get ready for the game drive to Minneriya National Park which is of 3-hours. Home of around 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. 
-Later on, you will be provided with light refreshments and water bottles during the safari. After the safari, stay at a 3-star hotel in Sigiriya.

Day 2
-After mood refreshing breakfast, hike the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sigiriya - a 5th Century “Fortress in the Sky”, or in other words “Single Wonder of the Island”.  The colorful frescoes with unique paintings of women and Mirror walls demonstrate the beauty and majesty of Sigiriya. 
-On completion of the rock fortress visit, you will be transferred back to Colombo. En route stop at a spice garden in Mawanella, where many quality spices have been grown for centuries and exported far and wide throughout the world. For centuries, spices have been one of the most celebrated exports in Sri Lanka. When you walk through the garden you can have an experience of an Ayurveda massage and other alternative therapies. 
-Continue your drive to Colombo. En route, you will be stopped for lunch at a local restaurant. You will be dropped off at your hotel. 

Timings: 08:30 am
Starting/Ending Point: Your Hotel from Colombo

Note:
-Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour. 
-Maximum 12 people are required to book this tour. 

Sigiriya Village Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    08:30 am: You will be picked up from your hotel in Colombo.

    02:30 pm: Reach Minneriya National park.

    03:00-06:00 pm: Half-day game drive to Minneriya National Park.

  • Day 2 -

    After mood refreshing breakfast, hike the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sigiriya

    As the tour concludes, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Stay

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  • Overnight accommodation in a 3- Star Hotel

Meal

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  • Breakfast
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  • Lunch
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  • Dinner

Activity

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  • Sightseeing

Other Inclusions

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  • All entry fees to Sigiriya rock fortress and Minneriya National Park
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  • Cover charges of the safari jeep
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  • Hotel Pick up and drop off in Colombo
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  • Transportation by an air-conditioned vehicle
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  • Service of an English-speaking chauffeur guide
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  • All government taxes

Things To Carry

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  • Camera
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Extra Pair of Clothes
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  • Sunscreen Lotion

Advisory

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  • Sri Lanka visa and any International Airfare / Airport taxes are not included in the package.
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  • Any change in tax structure resulting from the hike in published tariffs is not included in the package.
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  • Items of personal nature like tips, laundry, phone calls etc should take care at own.
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  • Any video / still camera fee to the monuments and places of visit are not included in the package.
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  • Any other item not explicitly mentioned under price includes.
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  • Children of age 5 years and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.
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  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Tour Type

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  • This is a private tour

Sigiriya Village Tour: Cancellation Policy

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  • 30 Days prior to the scheduled starting date: No Cancellation Fee
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  • 29-14 Days prior to the scheduled starting date: 50% Cancellation Fee
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  • 13-8 Days prior to the scheduled starting date: 75% Cancellation Fee
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  • Within 7 hours prior to the scheduled starting date: 100% Cancellation
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  • Fee. No Shows - 100% Cancellation Fee

Sigiriya Village Tour: Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Sigiriya Village Tour: Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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    People Also Ask About Sigiriya Village Tour

    1. How do I get to Sigiriya Village?

      Sigiriya and Dambulla are well connected with Colombo by air,road and railways. The fastest and most expensive mode of travel is by air which takes around 30 minutes. There are two scheduled flights from Colombo to Sigiriya and one way fare sets you back by about USD 199 before taxes.

      There are express buses from Colombo Airport to Sigiriya which is the cheapest mode of travel. Dambulla is the closest bus station and one can hire a cab or tuk-tuk to reach Sigiriya which is 45 minutes away. Public buses do not generally encourage large luggage pieces and usually take 6 -7 hours to reach Sigiriya.

      Taxi services and private transfers can be availed to travel to Sigiriya which is comparatively hassle free and will let you undertake the journey at your own pace.

    2. How long does it take to reach Sigiriya from Colombo?

      The fastest way to travel from Colombo to Sigiriya is by air and it takes about 30 minutes. Express buses take about 4 hours for the trip to Sigiriya from Colombo depending on traffic and road conditions. Normal buses may take anywhere between 6 to 7 hours depending on the number of stops they make to complete your .There are limited options of direct train routes on the Sigiriya tour .

      They usually involve a combination of train travel and taxi/bus connection for the last leg of the journey which itself takes around 5-6 hours. The best hassle free option for a trip to Sigiriya would be to take a cab or private transfer by car which takes around 3-4 hours by road and can be done at the pace you desire.

    3. Is Sigiriya Rock climbing hard?

      Overall it is an energy-intensive climb that can be done in parts by resting at the numerous viewpoints and rewards the climber with spectacular views of the ancient Srilankan landscape from the top. The initial climb is easier and involves wider paths and rock-cut stairs to reach the Lion Staircase from then on the stairs become steep, narrow and uneven. A Sigiriya Village Tour will complete your scintillating experience.

    4. Is Sigiriya Village Tour worth visiting?

      Yes, the picturesque ancient city is home to the famous Lion Rock and the beautiful cave frescos, the highly polished mirror wall and one of the oldest landscaped gardens in the world. The Sigiriya tour can be considered complete only after a climb of the rock fortress. Some of the attractions like the famed symmetrical water gardens, boulder gardens, and terraced gardens make you wonder at the marvelous architecture skills of the Srilankan people.

    5. What are the best Day Trips & Excursions in Sigiriya?

      There are numerous Day Trips & Excursions available to make your Sigiriya tour more adventurous and exciting. Some of the best ones are :

      Sigiriya Village Tour from Colombo

      Sigiriya rock fortress and Dambulla cave temple day trip from Colombo

      Day Trip to ancient city of Polonnaruwa and Elephant Safari

      Hiriwadunna village tour from Dambulla and Sigiriya

      Day Trip to the ancient city of Anuradhapura and Mihintale temple

      Day Trip to the ancient city of Anuradhapura

       Trincomalee city tour from Sigiriya

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