Guided tour

Sigiriya: Rock Fortress Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: Seerendipity tours

Sigiriya: Rock Fortress Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: Seerendipity tours

From US$ 38 per group up to 1

Discover the Sigirya rock fortress on a 2-3-hour walking trip which will provide an insight into the art, tradition, and history of Sri Lanka.

About this activity

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German, French
Small group
Limited to 4 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Walk around the 5th century palace complex of the king with our guide
  • See the swimming pool, ruins of the place, other constructions top of the rock
  • Explore the landscaped garden with fountains, pools, cave with paintings
  • See the 5th century frescoes of ancient artisans in the fresco pocket
  • See the massive lions head and paws
Full description
Enjoy a guided walking tour of the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, one of the most important attractions on Sri Lanka's cultural triangle. In the company of an experienced guide, explore the fort and its important historical monuments. During the tour, discover the most important areas in the fort complex and enjoy a detailed and informative commentary about each area from your guide. Start your walking tour at a picturesque miniature water garden and finish at the eastern gate of the Sigiriya archaeological site. Along the way, visit miniature water gardens, swimming pools, and boulder gardens. You will also have the opportunity to admire fresco paintings, the 'Lion's Paw' and other ruins at the summit of the rock.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Hiking aid
  • Entrance ticket ($30 per person)
  • Meals
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems

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Meeting point

You must exchange your voucher at the ticket counter before the tour begins. Call or message the guide if you cannot find them.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Hiking shoes
  • Water

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility as it involves climbing 1200 steps and 1 kilometer of walking on flat land
  • This tour will take place rain or shine

Product ID: 348136