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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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    "2nd to 15th November 2016 Dear Cyril, Thank you for arranging our first visit to your beautiful country. We had a very  enjoyable, comfortable, safe, interesting and memorable holiday. All the accommodations you provided were very clean and comfortable and we will always remember the welcome, we felt when the smiling staff cheerfully looked after us and our every need. The itinerary you arranged was just right for us and made even better with the care you took whilst driving your very c..." Satwant and Doug from Australia

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    "Thank you so much Cyril for guiding us around your beautiful country. We thoroughly enjoyed our time which was made particularly special by your professionalism, enthusiasm and friendliness. We wish you all the best in the future. Warm regards from,  Aonghus O'Keefee and Sheela Hendricks- Ireland " Aonghus and Sheela Hendricks- Ireland

    "We had a exellent and memorable trip. That all credit to you Cyril.Indepth knowledge about the place, roads, Culture and history. Very matuared and patient. We were in very safe hands on all the time. Thanks a lot, mainly it's memorable expeirience for all of us. We always recomond CYRIL TOURS to our friends and relatives in Dubai and in India." Awdhesh Kumar and gruop

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    "Hello, We had 2 weeks exploring Sri Lanka and for most of that time Cyril drove for usto various towns, sites of interest. Cyril wsa a very pleasant chauffeur. Always prompt and greeted us with a smile. He was well informed about the sites we visited and pointed out many interesting historical buildings en-route. We had a great 2 weeks in Sri Lanka and Cyril's plesant and helpful nature contributed to this briliant holiday. Thank Cyril Sara and Steve from Birmingham, England" Sara and Steve

    "We had an excellent and memorable trip and all credits to Cyril. In-depth knowledge about the places, roads and history and culture. From the airport assistance - Food, accommodation provided and the vehicle was excellent. Very matured and patient, We being on safe hands.  Thanks for making it a memorable experience for all of us.  " Aubry De Souza and group from Dubai

    "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

    "We had excellent  8 days tour with CYRIL TOURS. It's all credit goes to Mr. Cyril. From the welcoming at Air port to hotels we stayed,food we had and driver who was provided was excellent. We always introduce CYRIL TOURS to all who wiling to tarvel to Sri Lanka. Swaran Kaur and family Kuantan - Malaysia 2012 May 18 - 25 May" Swaran Kaur and family from Malaysia

    "Dear Cyril, Here are some photos for you as we promised, and also little gift to you. Here is some photos of elephant boy which we were took on elephant ride. Please give to them when you go to Habarana again. We are very grateful to you for your services that you have done to make our holiday in this beautiful country. Still we are thinking over our nice trip with you. It was fantastic, really! Here in Holland, life is normal again. Greeting for your wife and daughter too. George and Cala ..." George and Cala

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