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Two day excursion to Dambulla and Sigiriya, Kandy

Two day excursion to Dambulla and Sigiriya, Kandy

Day 01 -

Arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport. You will be met with and welcomed by CYRIL TOURS upon your arrival and transferred to Negombo for overnight stay. The tour is start from Kalutara/Bentota/Beruwala, Negombo (or from the airport on arrival) hotels at 06.00am or 06.30am from Negombo/Marawila hotels with the breakfast packets. Then proceed to Pinnawala, Elephant Orphanage. Then to Kandy, where you will visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Also in the evening you can enjoy the Cultural Show. This is a spectacular experience with the traditional dancers performing their skills, including fire walking. It’s a one hour in-house show. Overnight stay at hotel in Kandy.

Elephant orphanage in Pinnawala to witness the feeding to the baby elephants. The elephant orphanage is about 2 and half hours drive from the hotel and are a good chance for people to get up close and personal with the pachyderm. It is good idea to go and have a cup of tea by the river while watching the bathing elephants.

Kandy is the reputed ancient hill capital of Ceylon and the seat of the last Sinhalese Kingdom. It’s nearly 120km away from capital of Colombo.  One hour from the elephant orphanage.

Kandy is most famous because it is the second largest city in Sri Lanka. Also Kandy Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

Kandy is a great place to buy gemstones, Sapphires of all colures, rubies, tourmalines and many precious and semiprecious stones can all be found here. Visitors are also invited to have a look around their workshops, where they will be able to see the design, cutting, polishing and setting processes.

Day 02 -

After breakfast, it’s time for leave to visit Dambulla Rock Cave Temple. Dambulla is a world heritage site. The complex of 5 caves with over 2000 sq. meters of painted walls and ceiling is the largest area of the painting found in the world. This caves contained more than 150 images of Buddha.  After the Dambulla proceed to rock fortress of Sigiriya. (Lion Rock).

 

Housed at the Sigiriya Rock Fortress are the world famous frescoes of the heavenly maidens of Sigiriya. These frescoes are painted in earth pigments of plaster. It’s a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200m from the scrub jungle. The rock was the innermost stronghold of the 70 hectares fortified town. A moat, rampart and. After climbing Sigiriya return to the beach hotel.

Optional activities are.

  • Elephant ride
  • Village tour
  • Herbal massage

Hotels are 

Area

Hotel

Negombo

Jetwing Sea, Jetwing Blue, Jetwing Beach, Jetwing Lagoon, Paradise beach, Goldi sand, Rani beach, Club Dolphin, Ranweli, Gate way airport garden, Paradise holiday village

Habarana,

Dambulla,

Sigiriya

Cinnamon Lodge, Chaaya village, Kandalama, Sorowwa, Aliya, Amaya lake, Hotel Sigiriya, Sigiriya village, Camellia, Elephas, Fresco water villa, Joes Habarana Village, Kassapa Lions Rock, Thilanka resort and spa, Melrose villa, Pelvehera village, deer Park, Royal lotus

Kandy

Amaya Hills, Casamara, Cinnamon Citadel, Devon, Earls regency, Hilltop, Mahaweli Reach, Swiss residence, Queens, Suisse, Senani, Serene Grand, Thilanka, Topaz, Tourmaline

For more details or custom made tours contact Cyril on ct@cyriltours.com or mobile 0094 777 366633


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    "  Dear Cyril, We are fortunate to have you as a friend here in Sri Lanka. You are extremly  Knowledgeable and more than ever - having an attitude of helpful nature and the willingness to solve issues on hand whilst on our tour around Sri Lanka. As I have said to you we will reccommend you to all our friends who wish to tour in Sri Lanka. My family Karen, Kalvin and Andre also liked your company and wish you and your family well. God bless you all and we will keep in touch, for sur..." Alwyn Santhumayor & family

    "Dear Cyril, Thanks for taking care of the Dr.Sethukavalar and his wife very well. They were indeed very happy for all the care you have shown during your tour. They were very impressed of your patience and kindness. I look forward to see you soon and maintain this good relationship we have developed in a short period of time. We will not hesitate a second to recommend you to all our friends who would like to visit Sri Lanka. Taking this opportunity of wishing you all the best. Thanks fo..." HARIDAS KANDASAMY

    "Dear Cyril, Thank you for truly amazing oneweek tour your beautiful country.We have seen so many amazing sites in such a short space of time. From Sigiriya to beautiful temples, Scenic tea gardens of Nuwaraeliya the colonial land ark hotel Mount Lavinia. We have seen so much more. You have made this an utterly memorable holiday with your expert knowledge, amazing, facinating stories, patience, careful+safe drivingand your unforgetable smile. We will cetainly recommonding your tours to all of fr..." Sara Kitson - UK

    "Cyril was an excellent guide and gave us a very good insight into the history and cultures of Sri Lanka. He was always polite, helpful and prompt. His driving was always calm and controlled - unlike some of the other vehicles we saw!!! We would recommend him to others traveling to Sri Lanka. WH - UK - January 2011" Wilson Harland

    "Dear Cyril, We just got back to Singapore today...I am will be back to work tomorrow.. :) Sad but true ha ha……. We were very lucky to have you as our guide. I don’t think there will be anyone else who could have done an excellent job that you have done. We will spread the word around and will surely sell your services...do keep in touch so we can work something out. Thanks for the photos they are great Will visit your website soon and put in some good words for you.. Ti..." Shuhanth Haridas from Singapore

    "Dear Cyril, Yes that's the one that we were calling all the time. Her name is Celia and by now she has a little sister. My dear Cyril, of course we can't forget your companion and we are always telling about you when we are talking about our trip to Sri Lanka. I wish you good luck with your company and I hope that you will have whatever you want. I want to tell also that I was very happy when I learned that you are a grandfather now. Best regards, Chris Greece 26/07/2011" Cristos Pravitas - Greece

    "Thank you Cyril for making our Christmas holiday fun so smoothly and easy. We loved Sri Lanka and look forward to retuning again. Cyril, your knowledge and service was outstanding and it was so refreshing to have such a very highlevel of service. We will be sure to recomond your service and travel agency to our friends. Please feel free to use us as a reference, you can use my email or phone number to clients." Bruce Larson & family from USA

    "Hi Mr.Cyril, Hope you and family and grandchild are doing fine.  Hope to come to Sri Lanka again. We really enjoyed our trip especially with your special help and guidance.  We will definitely contact you if at all we wish to visit Sri Lanka again. Thanks & Best Regards Mr. & Mrs.Pillai Singapore 29/7/11 " Mr & Mrs.Pillai from Singapore

    "Cyril was our driver and guide for the last nine days. We had the comfortable white Toyota van shown in the pic - it was just as clean and shiny, and not a scratch on it. He is clearly a very skilled driver. He is particularly knowledgeable about the history of the many places we visited. We were pleased we had Cyril as our driver. He had been recommended to us by an acquaintance. Andrew Speirs Melbourne, Australia Travel period 04 Jan - 12 Jan 2018" Mr. Andrew an Mrs. Suzy Speirs from Australia

    "Dear Cyril, Thank you very much for wonderful holiday. Your attention to detail and care of your clients is extraordinary. We certainly hope to cross paths again and we will recommonding you to all of our friends and to family too. Many thanks again.     Paul nad Machelle Brisbane, Australia. Visited during 10/10/2012 - 26/10/2012" Mr. Paul and Mrs. Machelle from Australia

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