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COLOMBO TO KANDY SHUTTLE VIA DAMBULLA

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Experience hosted by Thisara

12 hours
Includes food, transportation, equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

The primary aspect of this experience is to give you an informative & entertaining experience beyond typical sightseeing. We will pick you from Colombo, Negombo suburbs & will reach the Dambulla archaeological site inhabited from as early as the 3rd-7th century BC. Out 1st stop will be the Rock fortress, where you can enjoy breathtaking views while learning about this 100% man made masterpiece (according to Sri Lankan Chronicles) rich with water gardens on the top, colorful fresco of artists, gratify by visitors & its unique architecture. Here you will learn an interesting history of 477 AD, Kashyapa, the king’s son by a non-royal consort, seized the throne from King Dhatusena & how this masterpiece built though various challenges such as treats of rightful heirs until his perish on final battle. Secondly we will reach the value addition: Pelvehera village in order to have authentic lunch made by villagers & as a bonus you will have carbon neutral paddle boat ride on village lake to relax. Finally, we will be in Cave temple Dambulla, where you can see 153 Buddha statues, 3 statues of Sri Lankan kings & 1500 paintings of Buddha covering the ceiling. We will show & explain about the Buddhist cultural significance behind & you will learn the history dates back to the 1st century BC. Later we will drop you to Kandy or suburbs along with the memories grabbed.
The primary aspect of this experience is to give you an informative & entertaining experience beyond typical sightseeing. We will pick you from Colombo, Negombo suburbs & will reach the Dambulla archaeological site inhabited from as early as the 3rd-7th century BC. Out 1st stop will be the Rock fortress, where you can enjoy breathtaking views while learning about this 100% man made masterpiece (according to Sri Lankan Chronicles) rich with water…

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What's included

  • Food
    Packed Breakfast & Authentic Sri Lankan Lunch
  • Transportation
    Hotel Pickup/drop
  • Equipment
    Carbon Neutral Paddle boat ride
From $80
/ person
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Thu, Jan 21
5:00 AM - 5:00 PM
$80 per person
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Fri, Jan 22
5:00 AM - 5:00 PM
$80 per person
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Sat, Jan 23
5:00 AM - 5:00 PM
$80 per person
$80 per person

Meet your host, Thisara

Host on Airbnb since 2015
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IMPORTANT NOTICE:
We may Conduct the Experiences/Transportation according to the Post Pandemic Guidelines, w.e.f. 23rd of Jan, 2021 (Tourist board approved No: SLTDA/SQA/PRO/TA/0036). On your Visa Application, you may mention us as the "Exclusive Transportation Service Provider" between the hotels/resorts you are staying. Let's discuss more on messaging. Happy Holidays!!! :)

I am Thisara, hosting travel lovers with Airbnb since 2015. Native Sri Lankan born in beautiful southern coast, came up with the idea to start tourism after left 9 to 5 job as a banker. A travel lover, travel film maker & travel motivator for my community on social media. Here you gonna witness about the archaeological significance in Sri Lankan History along with an authentic food tasting as a value creation. Guest satisfaction is our priority!!
IMPORTANT NOTICE:
We may Conduct the Experiences/Transportation according to the Post Pandemic Guidelines, w.e.f. 23rd of Jan, 2021 (Tourist board approved No: SLTDA/SQA/PRO/TA/0036). On your Visa Application, you may mention us as the "Exclusive Transportation Service Provider" between the hotels/resorts you are staying. Let's discuss more on messaging. Happy Holidays!!! :)

I am Thisara, hosting travel lovers with Airbnb since 2015. Native Sri Lankan born in beautiful southern…
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Where you'll be

Rock Fortress Sigiriya, Royal Cave temple Dambulla: Reflections of cultural & archaeological significance of Historical Sri Lanka & Pelvehera Cultural village for food tasting & it's gastronomy.

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 5 and up can attend.

What to bring

Sightseeing Entrance fees

Appropriate clothing for Temple visit (Legs & Shoulder cover)