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Chilaw(Hindu Temple) – Puttalam(Salt) – Anuradhapura – Sigiriya Rock – Dambulla Caves.
Negombo - Anuradhapura - Sigiriya - Dambulla Tour
Negombo / Chilaw / Puttalam / AnuradhapuraEarly morning 6:00, we leave for Anuradhapura via Chilaw and Puttalam. the first stop is in Chilaw, There is a saying that "Chilaw is famous for Crabs, Coconuts, and Coreas," a testament to the influence of the Corea Family who hail from this town. Chilaw is famous for the nearby Munneswaram temple, which is visited by both Hindus as well as Buddhists. After this visit we proceed to Puttalam, Puttalam is a small but very populous town. Famous for salt and fishing, Puttalam is the home to one of Sri Lanka’s largest lagoons, also called Puttalam lagoon. We visit the salt factory. Proceed to Anuradhapura, is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Lankan civilization. We sightseeing the Ancient City of Anuradhapura, After we visit Anuradhapura we proceed to Giritale where we stay in the Giritale Hotel..
Anuradhapura / Sigiriya / DambullaAfter breakfast we leaving for Sigiriya (Lion's rock) is an ancient rock fortress and palace ruin, We start and climbing the rock. after we are back from the top of the rock, we drive to the Elephant riding place. You can take a ride on the back of a Elephant through the Jungle. On the way back we visit Dambulla, see the Sri Lanka’s biggest vegetables market in Dambulla, site seeing through the City, and proceed to the Dambulla Caves. Dating back to the 1st century BC, this is the most impressive cave temple in Asia. It has five caves under a vast overhanging rock, carved with a drip line to keep the interiors dry. In 1938 the architecture was embellished with arched colonnades and gabled entrances. Inside the caves, the ceilings are painted with intricate patterns of religious images following the contours of the rock. There are images of the Lord Buddha and bodhisattvas, as well as various gods and goddesses. After we visit Dambulla we go back to the hotel.
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