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Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Cave Temples Private Day Trip

Visit two UNESCO World Heritage sites, the Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Golden Temple of Dambulla, on this private day trip with a personal guide — a must-do activity when visiting Sri Lanka. You’re chauffeured in the comfort of your own vehicle for the approximate 4-hour drive from Negombo, Colombo or Mount Lavinai. Climb the 5th-century fortress on a sightseeing tour of the 8th Wonder of the World. After lunch, tour the impressive cave temple and marvel at its Buddha statues.
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 14 hours
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Day tour to Sigiriya & Dambulla from Kandy by Aaliya Tours

Travel to Sigiriya and Dambulla with ease on this day tour from Kandy with a round-trip transfer. Depart from your Kandy hotel in a private vehicle with a driver-guide. Explore the temples and statues at Sigiriya. Next, continue to Dambulla, where you can admire the large ancient cave temple complex.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Dambulla Sigiriya Tour with MTH

Without driving yourself—something not recommended to visitors to Sri Lanka—visiting Dambulla, Sigiriya, and Minneriya National Park in a day from Kandy is impossible. This private tour makes it easy: with a personal driver-guide to explain the sights and scenery, and comfortable private minivan transport. Explore Dambulla’s icon-filled caves, view Sigiriya rocktop ruins, and enjoy a 4x4 safari to see Minneriya’s elephants or a local village tour.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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Water Falls Hunt

Get out of the city and explore waterfalls on this nature tour. Depart from your Kandy hotel with your driver-guide and make your way to the countryside. Explore the waterfalls from Wattegama to Bambarella and take time to hike past misty mountains, green valleys, and turquoise pools. Admire the rich nature of the area and spot the seven waterfalls. Enjoy a traditional Sri Lankan lunch.
  • Duration: 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Polonnaruwa Day Tour with MTH

Visit the royal ancient city of Polonnaruwa with ease on this private full-day tour. Depart from your hotel with your driver-guide and make your way to Polonnaruwa. Learn about its history and wander through its well-preserved archaeological ruins. Explore the wide array of tombs, temples, statues, and stupas. At the end of the day, transfer back to your hotel.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Duration: 1 day
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Private Day Tour: Polonnaruwa and Minneriya from Kandy

Enjoy personalized attention and the ability to travel at your own pace on this private tour of Polonnaruwa and Minneriya from Kandy. With a private guide dedicated to you and your party, you'll get the most out of commentary tailored to your interests. Visit the many architectural and archaeological sites, including Gal Vihara, the Polonnaruwa Vatadage, Sathmahal Prasada, Medirigiriya Vatadage, and theLankathilaka Image House, among others.
  • Duration: 13 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Day Trip to Hiriwaduna Village and Sigiriya from Kandy

Sample the best of Sri Lanka’s local culture, wildlife, and history during this 12-hour private excursion. Take a guided trek to Hiriwaduna in the Sri Lankan interior where you’ll admire diverse bird life, enjoy a boat ride, and dig into an included lunch at a village house. Then head to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Sigiriya Rock Fortress, which dates back to the 5th century.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Polonnaruwa Unesco Heritage Tour from Kandy Dambulla Sigiriya or Polonnaruwa

The ruins of the Polonnaruwa garden city kingdom are considered some of the best-preserved in all of Sri Lanka. Access them with ease on this 8-hour tour from Kandy, which includes round-trip transportation from your hotel as well visits to other enticing attractions along the way.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Sigiriya Day Tour from Kandy with all included

Get a comprehensive tour of the Dambulla Rock Caves and Sigiriya Rock on this private excursion from Kandy. You'll get personalized attention from your guide and be able to focus on the aspects of the sites that interest you. Learn about Sri Lanka's history and geology through guided commentary tailored to your private group's interests. Round-trip transportation from Kandy means no need to rent a car.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Full-Day Village Walking Tour from Kandy

Escape the tourist track and venture into the heart of Sri Lankan village life during this immersive guided countryside tour from Kandy. Learn about traditionally grown spices and produce, hike to a jungle-surrounded waterfall, and try your hand at making local dishes after a live cooking demonstration. Tours include a tasty home-cooked lunch and an optional dip in a nearby river.
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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James Taylor's Tea Story Tour from Kandy

Steep yourself in the origins of Sri Lanka’s tea industry thanks to this 6-hour private exploration of the famous Loolkandura Estate. Learn about the creation of this historic tea plantation and its founder James Taylor, as you explore his legacy and discover the tea cultivation and production process. All entrance fees, plus water and snacks, are included.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private overnight adventure tour to knuckles and Meemure village with Camping

Meemure Village camp offers guests an opportunity to experience what it is like to live in the ancient isolated village of Meemure. The village is situated deep in the Knuckles Wilderness, where the local people have maintained their traditional and cultural attitudes towards the forest’s existence. during your two days stay at Meemure, you can experience the real traditional life style along with some adventure.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Scenic Train Tour to Ella from Kandy

Take one of Sri Lanka’s most scenic train rides—from Kandy to Ella—without having to arrange tickets or transfers independently on this private trip. After Kandy hotel pickup, take your seat—chosen for optimal views—on the Ella-bound train. Then, admire tea estates, valleys, and villages as you travel into hill country before time in Ella to shop and eat (own expense), and a chauffeured return drive to Kandy.
  • Duration: 13 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Kandy City Tour with Pinnawala Orphanage ,Temple of Tooth and Tea factory.

Kandy Last kingdom of srilanka .It has so many sights that it’s hard to cover them in a day without private transport. This private tour delivers: with a personal car to whisk you around and a driver-guide to share stories and history that you might miss alone. Explore the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, Temple of the Tooth, and tea museum; visit a cultural show with fire-walking, and more. hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Kandy, Peradeniya & Pinnawala Tour from Kandy

Kandy has so many sights that it’s hard to cover them in a day without private transport. This private tour delivers: with a personal car to whisk you around and a driver-guide to share stories and history that you might miss alone. Explore the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens and Temple of the Tooth; visit a cultural show with fire-walking, and more. Lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
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Day tour to Nuware Eliya (Littel England) From Kandy

Get out of the city and explore Sri Lanka’s tea country on this full-day tour. Depart from your Kandy hotel in an private vehicle. Accompanied by a driver-guide, make your way into the countryside and admire the views. Stop at Ramboda Waterfall and a tea plantation and factory, and stroll past the charming bungalows and gardens of Nuwara Eliya.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Kandy Day Tour

Kandy, more popularly known as the hill capital of Sri Lanka, is an attractive tourist destination. Its history dates back to the 15th century, when it was the last royal capital of the country. The city is 115km from Colombo and is the second biggest city in Sri Lanka. Kandy has an abundance of culture around it; the Temple of the Tooth being the most popular attraction. The centre of the city is situated in a valley which is elevated at 600m above sea level. Kandy Lake is an artificial creation by one of the past rulers and today, it is a scenic centre piece of the town. Also, home to an international cricket stadium, Kandy brings in thousands of cricket fans. Sports, religion, history and culture, Kandy has it all! A Day tour of Kandy should not be missed out on your tour of Sri Lanka.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Kandy Private Day Tour

Visiting Kandy from Colombo is tricky without a car. On this full-day tour, travel to Kandy with ease directly from your Colombo hotel in a private vehicle. Accompanied by a guide, explore the cultural highlights of Kandy with a customizable itinerary, including the Temple of the Tooth, the local market, and anywhere else you like.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Day tour to Polonnaruwa From Kandy by Aaliya Tours

Our driver collect you from the hotel in Kandy as earlier as possible (around 8 am or before)   transfer to Polonnaruwe – Approximately 3-3.5 hour’s drive to the Polonnaruwa. Kings ruled the central plains of Sri Lanka from Polonnaruwa 800 years ago, when it was a thriving commercial and religious center. The glories of that age can be found in the archaeological treasures that still give a pretty good idea of how the city looked in its heyday. 
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Day Tour: Mahiyanganaya from Kandy

This tour takes you to see the primitive tribes of Sri Lanka, the Veddahs. Enjoy the view along the way. Visit Sorabora Wewa and Ulhitiya Wewa Reservoir, which provides water to the locals. Tour the Mahiyangana Temple on reaching the historic town of Mahiyangana. Travel through the wilderness to the Dambana Veddah village.   Get to see this community of incredibly traditional primitive tribe, who still live off the land by hunting and farming. Enjoy looking at the small and intimate museum that has been set up to showcase the various equipment the Veddas have used to fish and hunt over the centuries.Please Note: You may not actually get a chance to hunt with the Veddahs, depending on when you visit; but you will definitely get the chance to converse with the hunters. SKU: LK60022400
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sigiriya Day Tour from Kandy

Referred to as an Eighth Wonder of the World, the ancient palace complex of Sigiriya Rock Fortress in Sri Lanka holds much archaeological significance and attracts thousands of visitors each year. This day trip from Kandy delivers you to the well-preserved UNESCO World Heritage site, which you can explore on foot with your knowledgeable guide. Afterward, stop by the New Ranweli Spice Garden and enjoy a bit of shopping in Kandy. Round-trip hotel transport included.
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sri Lanka 5 days sightseeing tour package

Galle Fort, Clock Tower, Lighthouse, Cricket ground (Galle)Enjoy Unawatuna Beach Most famous beach (Unawatuna)Dolphin & Whale watching Boat tour (Mirissa)Tissa Wewa (Tissamaharama)Yala National Park Safari (Yala)Little Adam's Peak, Nine Arches Bridge, Ravana Falls (Ella)
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Sigiriya Day Tour - Dambulla Cave Temple

Enjoy a full day tour to Sigiriya Fortress and Dambulla royal cave temple by a luxury car or a minivan. This is the unique, budget and best way to explore the Sigiriya Fortress and Dambulla cave temple.we provide you a Licensed English speaking Chauffeur Guide for the entire tour.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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The Last Kingdom - Kandy Private Day Tour with Pinawala Orphanage from Colombo

Kandy Last kingdom of srilanka .It has so many sights that it’s hard to cover them in a day without private transport. This private tour delivers: with a personal car to whisk you around and a driver-guide to share stories and history that you might miss alone. Explore the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, Temple of the Tooth, and tea museum; visit a cultural show with fire-walking, and more. hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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