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14 Hours Culture tour itinerary for sri-lanka: Pay Attention To The Golden Cave Temple & Wild Animals

Dambulla, Kaudulla National Park, Colombo, Negombo

Culture
Culture Tour
History
History Tour
Wildlife
Wildlife Tour

Take in both the culture and history of Sri Lanka as well as the natural beauty of its wildlife on this full-day tour. First visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cave Temples, before enjoying an afternoon safari spotting elephants, deer, buffalo and assorted birds.

DAY 01

colombo/negombo - dambulla

  • Head to Dambulla and visit the Cave Temple, which is a vast isolated rock mass 500 feet high and a mile around the base. In the first cave is a recumbent image of the Buddha 47ft long, cut out of the rock. There are images of deities associated with Buddhism all around. The frescoes on the walls and the ceiling are the oldest here but they were painted over in the Kandy period. In the second cave, the finest and largest of all, there are 150 life-size statues of the Buddha in various postures with a few statues of Gods and Kings. The ceiling is also covered with frescoes, which depict great events in the life of the Buddha and landmarks in the history of the Sinhalese people.

  • Have a break to enjoy lunch.

  • Explore the Kaudulla National Park on a jeep safari. In the Polonnaruwa District, 6,900 hectares include the Kaudulla Wewa and surrounding jungle area, was opened in September 2002. Kaudulla is home to a large number of elephants, Sambhur, Spotted Deer, Wild Boar, Wild Buffalo, a range of reptile species, and a large number of bird species. The elephant population found there far exceeds those found in other parks.

  • End the tour and be dropped back to your hotel.

  • 180 USD Per Adult , 170 USD Per Child
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off by an air-conditioned car

  • Service of an English-speaking site guide

  • Private transportation

  • Entrance fees and safari jeep

  • Water bottles

  • Lunch

  • Dambulla Caves & Kaudulla National Park Safari

  • Take in both the culture and history of Sri Lanka as well as the natural beauty of its wildlife on this full-day tour from Negombo/Colombo. First visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Dambulla Cave Temples, before enjoying an afternoon safari spotting elephants, deer, buffalo and assorted birds.

Dambulla, Kaudulla National Park, Colombo, Negombo

Culture
Culture Tour
History
History Tour
Wildlife
Wildlife Tour
starting from
USD 180
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