Any traveller who visits Sri Lanka will definitely include Sigiriya top in their travel plans. These are some of the incredible things to do when you visit Sigiriya.
The Lion Rock
In fact, when it comes to the best things to do in Sigiriya, heading to Sigiriya Rock Fortress is recommended. The hike to the top of this rock is an exhilarating journey. Once you reach the summit, you’ll see one of the breathtaking panoramas in Sri Lanka. The ‘Sigiriya Damsels’, one of the most renowned iconic paintings of the country is painted in a cavity inside the rock.
Catch stunning views of Sigiriya atop the Pidurangala Rock! It is better to climb the rock early in the morning to avoid the heat. Once you reach the summit of the rock, you can enjoy the 360-degree views of surrounding valleys as well as the Sigiriya Rock. If you’re looking for some of the best hotels in Sigiriya, do consider options such as Sigiriya Jungles, from where visiting the rock will take 26 minutes.
Elephant Back Safari
Sigiriya is located in close proximity to many cultural attractions. When holidaying in Sigiriya, you should not miss an elephant ride because it is one of the most thrilling safari experiences in the country. These safari rides are not only about viewing exotic birds and wildlife around, it will also give you an opportunity to spend an awesome day with the gentle giants.
The Dambulla Temple
This temple is located 24km from Sigiriya and it’s known as the largest cave temple in Sri Lanka. The amazing rock paintings of vivid colours capture the minds of tourists who visit the temple.
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