(+94) 11 470-6-400

Sigiriya

Sigiriya
44

Sigiriya

Sigiriya a jaw dropping palace ruins a top a rock with an unmatched combination of urban planning, water engineering, horticulture and world famous frescos! Sigiriya rock fortress is an unmatched combination of urban planning, water engineering, horticulture and arts. Carved into the rock, King Kashyapa, decided to construct his palace a top of the rock decorating the surrounding areas with water gardens. Sigiriya is perhaps most well-known for its frescos of the “damsels of Sigiriya”. The visit compromises of three major stages: The frescos; The terrace of the Lions claws; and the palace ruins a top the rock.

Suitable for children:

Recommended for children above 8 years. Prams not recommended due to steps.

Duration:

Approx. 02h (depends on climbing pace & not inclusive of travel time)

Difficulty:

Moderate to Challenging (1200 steps)

What to wear/bring:

Light and comfortable clothing, sunglasses, sunscreen and a hat

Guided:

Guided visit. If unaccompanied by a guide a site guide can be arranged.

Good to know:

Watch out for monkeys! Avoid bringing food items in plain sight, do not feed them and watch your belongings.

Sri Lanka Tours