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Dambulla & Kaudulla National Park Day Tour From Colombo

Dambulla & Kaudulla National Park Day Tour From Colombo

From US$ 154 per person

Visit the Golden Temple and the Cave Temple in Dambulla. After the temple visits, you will proceed to Kaudulla National Park.

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Duration 15 hours
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  • Discover the Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Go on safari at Kaudulla National Park
  • See amazing wildlife
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On arrival in Kaudulla National Park, you will commence with a jeep safari in the Polonnaruwa District. This was opened in September 2002 as a National Park. This is home to a large herd of elephants, sambhur, spotted deer, wild boar, wild buffalo, a range of reptile species, and a large number of bird species. The elephant population found here far exceeds those found in other Parks. After the safari, enjoy a Sri Lankan lunch at your own expense. Then, proceed to Dambulla to visit the Cave Temple. Here you will find the famous Rock Temple, dating to the First Century B.C. The caves of Dambulla sheltered King Walagamba during his 14 years of exile from Anuradhapura. In the first cave is a recumbent image of the Buddha 47ft long cut out of the rock. In the second cave, the finest and the largest of all, there are 150 life-size statues of the Buddha in various postures. The ceiling is also covered with frescoes.

  • Bottled water
  • English-speaking driver
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transport by private vehicle (car or van)
  • Entrance fees (Kaudulla National Park)
  • Jeep for National Park safari
  • WiFi available during the travel
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees (Cave Temple, Dambulla)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended for this tour
  • Wearing well-covered attire along with sandals or flip flops is recommended during the safari
  • It is recommended you remove your footwear off before entering Dambula Cave Temple and all other religious sites in Sri Lanka
  • There is an approximately $8.35 USD entrance fee for the Dambulla Cave Temple
  • You will be required to purchase your own lunch
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