Your Friendly Driver On Tour Day Morning 07:00 AM Meet & Greet You In Your Hotel In Colombo. Your 1st Visit To Dambulla Sigiriya Rock And Enjoy The Heritage Side. And Take A Rest Night Stay In Sigiriya Hotel. 2nd Day Early Morning 08.00AM Your Journey Will Start To Mihintale & Kantaka Cetiya Once You Done With Your Tour You Will drop Off In Your Hotel In Colombo.Description
1st Day Highlights Of Sigiriya:
You will be starting your tour at 07:00 AM from your hotel in Colombo. You will get to Sigiriya by 10.00 am. Your destination in the city will be the SIGIRIYA ROCK- The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 meters (660 ft.) high. According to the ancient Sri Lankan chronicle the Culavamsa, this site was selected by King Kasyapa for his new capital.
You will be able to view the beautiful architecture of the palace and look at PAINTINGS- The theories and views on the subject of the paintings may be divided into two broad categories: firstly they portray human beings, i.e., queens, princesses and maids of the court of Kassapa I (AC 479-497).
You will finish these tours by 2:00 pm and break for lunch at a local restaurant. After an enjoyable meal at your own cost Later at 2:30 PM you will be going on technical tours to see the crafts of some of the traditional artisans of Sigiriya; such as the wood carvers and batik makers. You will get to see the process of how the they do their work, and will be able to purchase some great souvenirs (if you wish) too. Overnight stay in hotel in Sigiriya.
2nd Day Highlights Of Mihintale Mountain Peak:
Early Morning 08:00 AM Your Journey Will Start To Mihintale is a mountain peak near Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka. It is believed by Sri Lankans to be the site of a meeting between the Buddhist monk Mahinda and King Devanampiyatissa which inaugurated the presence of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. It is now a pilgrimage site, and the site of several religious monuments and abandoned structures.
Highlights Of Kantaka Cetiya:Kantaka Cetiya is a circular stupa having a base circumference of about 425 feet. It has three stepped rims. It has four frontispieces in the four cardinal directions. The frontispiece is called Vaahalkada. All the Vaahalkadas are decorated with sculptures of dwarfs, animals, human, divine figures and floral motifs. One of the most important of the sculptures on the Kantaka Cethiya Vaahalkada is the elephant headed God with two arms. The Saivites call it Ganapati or Ganeesaa. The Ganapati sculptures in the Vaahalkadas of the Kantaka Cetiya have created confusion among the archaeologists and historians. No one could not explain the connection between Ganapati God and Buddhism. Thus, the Sinhalese historians and archaeologists have tried to give some imaginary interpretation.
After the 2 Days of Your Tour Our driver will drop-off to your hotel in Colombo.
: Colombo, Sri LankaDuration
: 2 days Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.