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Highlights Of Dambulla & Kaudulla National Park Day Tour From Colombo

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Visit: Apple Vacations Srilanka, Colombo Sri Lanka

You will be starting your tour at 6:30 am from your hotel lobby to proceed to kaudulla national park

  

Highlights Of Kaudulla National Park:

On arrival in kaudulla national park commence jeep safari park in the Polonnaruwa District is 6,900 hectares in extent including the Kavudulla Wewa and the surrounding jungle area.This was opened in September 2002 as a Park. The entrance is at Door-9 Galoya on the Minneriya-Galoya Junction Road.Kavudulla is home to a large herd of elephants, Sambhur, Spotted Deer, Wild Boar, wild Buffalo, a range of reptile species and large number of bird species. The elephant population found here far exceeds those found in other Parks.

After Safari enjoy a sri lankan lunch With Your Own Expenses.

 

Highlights Of Dambulla:

 

Later proceed to dambulla and visit cave temple is a vast isolated rock mass 500 feet high and a mile around the base. Here is found 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. When he regained the throne he built the most magnificent of Rock Temples to be found in the Island.In the first Cave is a recumbent image of the Buddha 47ft long cut out of the Rock. There are images of deities associated with Buddhism all around. The frescoes on the walls and the ceiling are the oldest here but they are over painted in the Kandy period.In the Second Cave, the finest and the largest of all, there are 150 life-size statues of the Buddha in various postures with few statues of Gods and Kings. The ceiling is also covered with frescoes, which depict great events in the life of the Buddha and landmarks in the history of the Sinhalese people.

After the Tour your driver will drop-off to your hotel in Colombo.

Visit: Golden Temple of Dambulla, Dambulla 21100 Sri Lanka

The Rock Temple of Dambulla, called Jumbukola Vihara (Dambulla Cave Temple) in the (Mahavamsa)-the principal Pali Chronicle of Sri Lanka, is situated about forty-seven miles north west of Kandy, the last capital of the Sinhalese kings, on the main road to Anuradhapura. Dambulla is a scent of unique interest. Its rock temples are the most extensive in the Island, and one of the most ancient, and in the highest state of preservation and order.

Duration: 1 hour

Visit: Kaudulla National Park, Galoya Road, Habarana 51375 Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has over 26 national parks and going on a safari is a popular activity during a usual Sri Lanka Route. Kaudulla National Park is one of the best national parks to spot Elephants in Sri Lanka. It is home to 200+ elephants, monkeys, crocodiles and even a handful of leopards. The park has opened in 2002, is surrounded by grasslands and can be visited year-round to see elephants and other great wildlife. See why this is the best national park in Sri Lanka.

Duration: 1 hour
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