6 days in Dambulla Itinerary

6 days in Dambulla Itinerary

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On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Temple of Dambulla and Ederagala Wana Senasuna. Get in touch with nature at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Safaris. Get out of town with these interesting Dambulla side-trips: Karu Arts & Crafts (in Naula), Trincomalee (Sri Pathrakali Amman Temple, Shark Diving, &more) and Elephant Freedom Project (in Kegalle). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Popham's Arboretum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahamevnawa Amadahara Buddhist Monastery Pinnawala, make a trip to Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Dambulla trip itinerary planning site.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport, Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport and Rustaq Airport. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dambulla

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Trincomalee, Pinnawala, Karu Arts & Crafts, Elephant Freedom Project, Safaris
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Popham's Arboretum
Safaris
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Elephant Freedom Project

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