Dambulla Cave Temple & Village Tour

Starting From

USD 55.00

Per Person
Cultural & Heritage  Village tours 
Full Day
9:00
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Overview

Dambulla is the central point of the cultural triangle. Dambulla rock temple that was built by King Walagambahu in the 1st century B.C. and it is a World Heritage Site. It is the most impressive of Sri Lanka's cave temples. During this tour you will get a chance to explore this wonderful world heritage site and experience traditional Sri Lankan village life with all its authenticity. You will enjoy the sightseeing of paddy fields, bullock cart ride, Traditional catamaran ride in a lake, visit to a chena cultivation, traditional cooking demonstration in a rural village house and authentic Sri Lankan lunch.

Itinerary

8:30
You will be picked up by TukTuk and driven to the Cave Temple of Dambulla
9:00
Visit Dambulla Cave temple. The complex of five caves with over 2000 sq. meters of painted walls and ceilings, is the largest area of paintings found in the world. It contains over 150 images of the Buddha and the largest is the colossal figure of the Buddha carved out of rock and spanning 14 meters.
11:30
Arrive at a rural village of Dambulla and proceed with a small walk before starting the bullock cart ride. Passing some wonderful paddy fields and other countryside attractions, you will arrive at a beautiful lake where you will experience an unforgettable traditional catamaran ride. Also enjoy an authentic Sri Lankan Village Lunch.
15:00
You will be taken back to your hotel by TukTuk

Tour Includes

  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off by TukTuk
  • Entrance fee to Dambulla Cave Temple 
  • Bullock Cart ride
  • Traditional Catamaran Ride
  • Traditional Cooking Demonstration
  • Authentic Sri Lankan Lunch
  • All Government taxes

Tour Excludes

  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Know Before You Go

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
  • Roundtrip transportation is available from most centrally located Dambulla, Sigiriya and Habarana hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation. Pick up time and the time duration will be changed according to the Pick up location.
  • Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.
  • You must wear clothing that covers your shoulders and knees for visiting sacred or holy places.
  • You should wear comfortable clothing.

Tour Conditions

  • Children 4 Years +11 months and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Cancellation Policy

 

  • 49 hours prior to the scheduled starting time: No Cancellation Fee
  • Within 48 hours prior to the scheduled starting time: 100% Cancellation Fee.
  • No Shows - 100% Cancellation Fee.

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