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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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    "Hello my dear friend Mr. Cyril We are all fine dear, I have visited Sri Lanka and I loved the country, Insha’Allah I will visit again your country, it is amazing place. This is the first  day at work , really I enjoy the tour to sri lanka with my  family  and it was very nice and  I wish  to go again to sri lanka and of course you were very good and polite and respectable guy  -thanks  a lot  for every thing and  I wish you ..." Nasser Mohamed from Oman

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    "Thank you so much for your great service and making our honeymoon in Sri Lanka, so special and joyful. Best regards from Yuffa and Elad Abbo – Israel- 10 July 2008 " Yuffa and Elad Abbo - Israel

    "  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, 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

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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

    "Thanks a lot for making great arrangements for the visit. The visit was very well organized with good hotels and the vehicle/ driver. I would highly recommend your agency and its services to everyone who wants to visit Sri Lanka. Anastasia - Russia, Feb 2011 " Anastasia

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