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Sigiriya Holidays

Made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982 Sigiriya Rock, also called Lion Rock, rises a sheer 180 metres out of Sri Lanka’s central plains, towering over the surrounding landscape. Perched on top of the rock is the remains of the palace of Kassappa, a king who reigned over a short lived kingdom between 477 to 495AD. Your ascent to the palace begins at the mammoth lion paws, passing between these climb the staircases and pass through a series of galleries which are home to magnificent old frescoes. Around the base of the rock you’ll find what remains of Kassappa’s pleasure gardens, a beautifully landscaped area of water gardens and shrines.

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holiday duration 15 Days from
holiday price 2,990pp

From stunning scenery to amazing architecture, Sri Lanka is a tropical paradise. Marvel at magnificent temples, see the Rock Fortress at Sigiriya, see elephants at Yala National Park and explore the ruined cities of Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura.

holiday duration 15 Days from
holiday price 3,190pp

A land ripe with incredible adventure, journey through Sri Lanka’s extensive history, culture and nature, discovering the ruins of ancient civilisations, spotting exotic wildlife and hiking the hill country as you go.

holiday duration 11 Days from
holiday price 3,590pp

Sri Lanka is an enchanting land of beauty, diversity and unique culture that has long enthralled travellers. Venture amongst its timeless ruins, delicious gastronomy and incredible natural beauty to capture its essence for yourself.

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Time difference:GMT +5.5 Hours
Flight Time: Approx: 10hours 45 mins
Visa Required: Yes
Currency: Ruppee
Tel Code: +94
Official Language: Sinhala 
Main Religion: Theravada Buddhism
Airlines:  Sri Lankan Airlines , Qatar Airways , Emirates , Etihad Airways , Jet Airways , Cathay Pacific

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Galle
Kandy
Yala National Park

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