Dambulla – Sigiriya Day Tour
Nominated as 8th wonder of the world and nominated as UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE, this is a must do trip when holidaying in Sri Lanka .Visiting Dambulla cave temple is one of most memorable experiences The caves has a mixture of religious and secular painting and sculpture. There are several reclining Buddha's, including the 15m long sculpture of the dying Buddha in Cave 1. the frescoes on the walls and ceiling from the 15th-18th centuries; the ceiling frescoes show scenes from the Buddha's life and Sinhalese history.
Sigiriya is an ancient rock fortress and a premium Eco tourism destination in Sri Lanka. You can start climbing Sigiriya rock while the sun is not harsh . Translated as ‘Lion Rock' into English, the name of the monument indicates the way in which visitors used to begin their final ascent to the top – through the open jaws and throat (‘giriya') of a lion (‘sinha'). Unfortunately, the only remains of this lion figure are the gigantic paws, sculpted into the side of the rock.