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Day Trip to Hiriwadunna Village from Sigiriya and Dambulla

Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
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5 hours (Approx.)
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Experience the laid-back rhythms small village life in Sri Lanka during this private 5-hour day trip to the hamlet of Hiriwadunna. Observe wildlife like crocodiles, butterflies and birds at the local reservoir as local villagers fish and wash their laundry. Then take a boat ride to the other side of the lake, enjoying a ‘bullock’ cart ride and an included Sri Lankan lunch.
  • Take a private trip to the small Sri Lankan village of Hiriwadunna
  • Scout for butterflies, birds, and the occasional crocodile at the village reservoir
  • Ride aboard a traditional bullock cart
  • Includes a traditional Sri Lankan lunch served in a typical village house
  • Great way to see the rural way of life in Sri Lanka
  • Private guide for more personalized experience
Get picked up in the morning from your hotel in either Sigiriya or Dambulla aboard a Safari Jeep. Spend the next 30 minutes driving to Hiriwadunna, enjoying the cool morning breeze as you travel through the lush Sri Lankan countryside.

Arrive in Hiriwadunna and proceed to the manmade reservoir that lies near the village’s outskirts. Along the water’s edge you’re likely to observe birds, butterflies and the occasional crocodile, as well as a number of villagers as they go about daily chores like fishing and laundry.

Continue your small village excursion by crossing the lake by boat, after which you’ll enjoy a ride aboard a traditional “bullock cart” through the area’s rice paddies and vegetable plantations. You’ll eventually reach a village house where you can partake in a traditional Sri Lankan-style lunch. After your meal, you’ll be transferred back to your hotel in either Dambulla or Sigiriya.

Product code: 8021P30

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