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Negombo & Sigiriya

Lovable Negombo Beach Negombo is a modest beach town located close to Bandaranaike International Airport. In many ways it is a more salubrious introduction to the country than Colombo,and it’s a pleasant alternative to the monster traffic into and through the capital. In fact, some budget-conscious sun seekers just stay here, although doing this means missing the much nicer beaches to the south. Bustling Negombo town is a historically interesting place, strongly influenced by the Catholic Church. The narrow strip of land to the south of the lagoon and the many canals make for good exploring. The Dutch captured the town from the Portuguese in 1640, lost it, then captured it again in 1644. The British then took it from them in 1796 without a struggle. Negombo was one of the most important sources of cinnamon during the Dutch era, and there are still reminders of the European days.

Amazing Sigiriya Rock Rising 200m straight up over the dusty plains of north central Sri Lanka, the flattopped rock formation of Sigiriya is not only one of the island’s most impressive geological formations but also one of its greatest archaeological legacies. The leafy village that has grown up near its base serves the comings and goings of tourists and pilgrims and is of relatively recent origin.

The History Originally called Sihagiri (Remembrance Rock) and later dubbed Sigiriya (Lion Rock), the rock mass is actually the hardened magma plug of an extinct volcano that long ago eroded away. Pocked with natural cave shelters and rock overhangs – supplemented over the centuries by numerous hand-hewnadditions and modifications – the rock may have been inhabited in prehistoric times.Popular myth says that the formation served royal and military functions during the reign of King Kassapa (AD 477–495), who allegedly built a garden and palace on the summit. According to this theory, King Kassapa sought out an unassailable new residence after overthrowing and murdering his own father, King Dhatusena of Anuradhapura. A new theory, supported by archaeological, literary, religious and cultural evidence rather than local legend, says that Sigiriya was never a fortress or palace, but rather a long-standing Mahayana and Theravada Buddhist monastery built several centuries before the time of King Kassapa.

Entrance fees to the site's / Safari jeep & tickets / Train tickets etc.. not included to the total price. you can be paid me, or directly to the ticket office at the site. But if you prefer to have Complete package feel free to make an inquire. All the tour Packages are consisting travelling and accommodation with breakfast. You can customize the tour as you preferred. we are always flexible with you requirements of the journey in practical conditions. You are a unique individual with your own tastes and desires, and we have recognized that not everybody enjoys the same thing. This is exactly why we offer the option of custom-designing your own holiday. We have the expertise and know how to design a holiday package that will incorporate your preferences and exceed your expectations. You can decide and plan your remarkable holiday and travel according to the satisfaction, through an island of small miracle High season supplement can effect for accommodation charges on August / December / January month's