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Full-Day Tour to Sigiriya and Dambulla from Colombo provided by Apple Vacations Srilanka

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Full-Day Tour to Sigiriya and Dambulla from Colombo

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 20/07/02 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/07/02 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Climbing a rock - if you’re in good shape and don’t stop to look at things, it’ll take you less than 30 minutes to climb all the way to the top of the rock. If you need a few breaks along the way or simply want to stop often to take photos and admire the view, it’ll take an hour and a half to two hours to climb up and go back down again. and then Visit The beautiful Royal Rock Temple complex sits about 160m above the road in the southern part of Dambulla. Buddha images were first created here over 2000 years ago, and over the centuries subsequent kings added to and embellished the cave art.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Dambulla Cave Temple
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by
    Sigiriya Museum
  • 2
    Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission excluded
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    Pass by
    Dambulla Dedicated Economic Centre
    Colombo
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Important Information
Duration
12–13 hours
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • English Speaking Driver Cum Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by Air Conditioned vehicle
  • Complimentary WiFi Excess During the Travel (Subjected To Availability)
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance Fees SIgiriya USD 30 & Cave Temple USD 10
  • Entry/Admission - Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended for this tour.
  • All visitors to Buddhist and Hindu temples are expected to remove footwear and hats. Also shoulders and knees should be covered
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
27Reviews
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John Wong wrote a review Mar 2020
10 contributions
Car is normal. Driver is nice and driving skill is good. The visit of two places went well. The driver gave enough time for us to see things we want. The lunch place is okay too. Good choice for visiting the palace on the rock.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from AppleVacations0312, Public Relations Manager at Full-Day Tour to Sigiriya and Dambulla from Colombo
Responded 23 Mar 2020
Dear John! Greetings Behalf of Apple Vacations, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write to us. We’re always delighted to hear from a happy customer! Once again thanks a bunch for selecting us as your traveling partner and for giving us this opportunity, we couldn’t have done it without you! We really appreciate your kind words about Apple vacations service on your review, it always makes our entire team super excited when our valuable customers are happy that they tell the world. We hope to keep up our performance and wish that you will remain confident in us for your future trips. CHEERS! With Love, Apple Vacations
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Natasha T wrote a review Mar 2020
San Diego, California14 contributions2 helpful votes
This was so much fun! It was definitely a full day--4:45 pick up, drop off about 9 pm. Loved seeing the Bhuddas and climbing up Sigiriya. Not really a guided tour--more and escorted one. You're driven around but really on your own for information.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from AppleVacations0312, Public Relations Manager at Full-Day Tour to Sigiriya and Dambulla from Colombo
Responded 10 Mar 2020
Hello Natasha! Greetings Behalf of Apple Vacations, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write to us. We’re always delighted to hear from a happy customer! Thanks so much for the positive feedback. It’s always good to know that our customers are out there, enjoying our service and finding it memorable. Its always a pleasure serving you and certainly look forward to doing that in your future trips too. Once again thanks a bunch for selecting us as your traveling partner and for giving us this opportunity, we couldn’t have done it without you! We really appreciate your kind words about Apple vacations service on your review, it always makes our entire team super excited when our valuable customers are happy that they tell the world. We hope to keep up our performance and wish that you will remain confident in us for your future trips. CHEERS! With Love, Apple Vacations
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ifeanyi wrote a review Feb 2020
Palm Springs, California4 contributions
Yesterday we went on a day excursion with Johny to Sigiriya world heritage site and temple in Dambulla. This has been one of the best tours we've been on. Visit to Sigiriya was by far the most scenic and breath taking, highly recommend this as one of your visits in Sri Lanka.
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Response from AppleVacations0312, Public Relations Manager at Full-Day Tour to Sigiriya and Dambulla from Colombo
Responded 26 Feb 2020
Dear Customer! Greetings Behalf of Apple Vacations, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write to us. We’re always delighted to hear from a happy customer! Thanks so much for the positive feedback. It’s always good to know that our customers are out there, enjoying our service and finding it memorable. Its always a pleasure serving you and certainly look forward to doing that in your future trips too. Once again thanks a bunch for selecting us as your traveling partner and for giving us this opportunity, we couldn’t have done it without you! Thank you so much for mentioning Johny in your feedback, which will help him to improve his skills. We really appreciate your kind words about Apple vacations service on your review, it always makes our entire team super excited when our valuable customers are happy that they tell the world. We hope to keep up our performance and wish that you will remain confident in us for your future trips. CHEERS! With Love, Apple Vacations
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Mitchell W wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions6 helpful votes
During your trip you will see some amazing landmarks. Just be aware that you will be visiting some shops after your trip. I would advise to spend as much time as you can at Dumbulla Temple and Sigiriya as possible!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from AppleVacations0312, Public Relations Manager at Full-Day Tour to Sigiriya and Dambulla from Colombo
Responded 25 Feb 2020
Hello Mitchell! Greetings Behalf of Apple Vacations, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write to us. We’re always delighted to hear from a happy customer! Thanks so much for the positive feedback. It’s always good to know that our customers are out there, enjoying our service and finding it memorable. Its always a pleasure serving you and certainly look forward to doing that in your future trips too. We really appreciate your kind words about Apple vacations service on your review, it always makes our entire team super excited when our valuable customers are happy that they tell the world. We hope to keep up our performance and wish that you will remain confident in us for your future trips. CHEERS! With Love, Apple Vacations
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Yohta wrote a review Feb 2020
Vancouver, Canada6 contributions
This tour was amazing. We started at 5am and finish 4pm. We were planning to stay in Kandy after this trip and they sent us to the hotel we stayed. They are really flexible and really friendly. The car we rode was sooooo comfortable. But messaging before the tour was not so
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Response from AppleVacations0312, Public Relations Manager at Full-Day Tour to Sigiriya and Dambulla from Colombo
Responded 24 Feb 2020
Hello Yohtakubo! Greetings Behalf of Apple Vacations, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write to us. We’re always delighted to hear from a happy customer! Thanks so much for the positive feedback. It’s always good to know that our customers are out there, enjoying our service and finding it memorable. Its always a pleasure serving you and certainly look forward to doing that in your future trips too. Our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused by us while messaging.! Once again thanks a bunch for selecting us as your traveling partner and for giving us this opportunity, we couldn’t have done it without you! Thank you so much for mentioning Aaron in your feedback, which will help him to improve his skills. We really appreciate your kind words about Apple vacations service on your review, it always makes our entire team super excited when our valuable customers are happy that they tell the world. We hope to keep up our performance and wish that you will remain confident in us for your future trips. CHEERS! With Love, Apple Vacations
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Very professional services. From beginning they were so easy to deal with. Great communication and quick response.
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Unbelievably good service
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Disappointed- Terrible customer service
We've used Apple Vaca several times before and we travel frequently to different parts of the world, however given
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Best experience in Sri Lanka with Aaron
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Great way to see the major tourist spots in these towns!
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Taxi service became a tour
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Great trip with Great company
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Great trip from Colombo
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Awesome day trip
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First I weren't sure, if I should do a private tour as a women. But I wrote to the guide office in Sri Lanka an the
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Outstanding Aaron
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Since my stay in Sri Lanka was such a short time, it was quite helpful and amazing that my guide Janith listened al
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