Sigiriya - Carved From The Bedrock

Rising from the lush and mystic tropical forest cover of central plains of Sri Lanka, the towering rock outcrop of Sigiriya is truly a spectacular sight to behold. This is one of the most breathtaking natural landmarks with the sheer-sided outcrop of reddish gneiss rising 200 metres above the surrounding plains. For those who are seeking to gain a deep insight into the cultural heart of Sri Lanka, take one of our best Sigiriya tours and explore the remarkable destination with a visit to the ancient palace, fortress and more.

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Sigiriya Quick Facts

Sigiriya is one of the spectacular sights to behold in Sri Lanka which is rising from the lush and mystic tropical forest.

This is also the most important natural landmarks of this country, where is home to an ancient palace & fortress constructed during the 5th century by a greedy King.

One of the popular outdoor adventures in Sigiriya is hiking to the top of the Sigiriya Rock Fortress to discover the ancient ruins & enjoy the 360-panoramic view over the misty forests.

The most famous place to explore in Sigiriya is the Sigiriya Rock where is a landmark that has been photographed & shared by a great number of travellers from all around the world.

Best time to visit Sigiriya, sri lanka

If you are planning to travel to Sigiriya in Sri Lanka, the best time to visit Sigiriya is from January to April when the climate is moderate and perfect weather for sightseeing. You can still explore Sigiriya during the dry season which runs from May to August. However, you should avoid visiting Sigiriya from October to December as these are the wettest months with high chances of rainfall.

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Best of Sri Lanka

Best of Sri Lanka

8 days from $690 pp

Experience the best of Sri Lanka on this exciting eight-day tour. With this trip plan, you will travel to the heart of Sri Lanka, explore the country’s ancient history, tick off many cultural sites, iconic cities and wilderness adventures, all in one easy trip. From Colombo, you will be able to...

8 days
Colombo → Sigiriya → Kandy → Udawalawa → Negombo
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Sri Lanka Cultural Family Tour

Sri Lanka Cultural Family Tour

8 days from $830 pp

Steeped in mystical history and captivating cultures, Sri Lanka makes for an excellent introduction to a island-nation in the Indian Ocean for both children and adults alike. Take your family on this 8-day Sri Lankan adventure and discover umpteen number of wonderful landmarks which symbolise the...

8 days
Colombo → Anuradhapura → Sigiriya → Kandy → Adams Peak
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Amazing Journey in Sri Lanka for Adventure Lovers

Amazing Journey in Sri Lanka for Adventure Lovers

9 days from $1110 pp

Perfect for active travelers and adventure-lovers, this 9-day Amazing Journey in Sri Lanka covers some of fascinating highlights and a breadth of fun activities in this spiritual island nation. Explore ancient cities and Buddhist relics in the Cultural Triangle, bike through local villages and...

9 days
Negombo → Sigiriya → Kandy → Adams Peak → Ella → Yala National Park → Colombo
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Sweet Honeymoon in Paradise Island Sri Lanka

Sweet Honeymoon in Paradise Island Sri Lanka

12 days from $1530 pp

If you are confused planning a dream vacation for your truly romantic and cherished honeymoon, we are delighted to suggest this 12-day Sweet Honeymoon in Paradise Island Sri Lanka. Covering some of the most beautiful locations throughout the country like Kalpitiya, Sigiriya, Kandy, Belihuloya,...

12 days
Colombo → Kalpitiya → Sigiriya → Kandy → Belihuloya → Yala National Park → Galle
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Ultimate Sri Lanka Honeymoon

Ultimate Sri Lanka Honeymoon

13 days from $1150 pp

What is the better way to celebrate your once-in-a-lifetime honeymoon than a special holiday in one of the most romantic countries in the world, Sri Lanka. Spend a nearly 2-week getaway in the jewel of the Indian Ocean that takes you and your better half to the very best sights and touring...

13 days
Colombo → Anuradhapura → Jaffna → Giritale → Sigiriya → Kandy → Ella → Udawalawa → Waskaduwa
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Fantastic Sri Lanka Family Vacation

Fantastic Sri Lanka Family Vacation

15 days from $1365 pp

Better known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is a beautifully tropical island paradise with many things to do and see for all ages, making for a perfect holiday destination for the whole family. On this special 15-day family trip in Sri Lanka, your family will enjoy a fantastic vacation...

15 days
Negombo → Sigiriya → Kandy → Nuwara Eliya → Bandarawela → Udawalawa → Mirissa → Colombo
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