Athugala Elephant Rock and Yapahuwa Rock Fortress tour from Kandy

Kandy, Sri Lanka
From
$190.00
Free Cancellations Available
Overview
Duration
8h
Languages
English
Voucher type
mobile
What To Expect

Start with a pick-up from the hotel at 7.00 am and proceed to Kurunegala where you will visit Athugala Elephant Rock is an iconic site in the royal capital of Sri Lanka 45 km from Kandy. It is 325 meters from the ground and it is a gigantic shape of an elephant with a Buddha statue on the top of the rock. Afterward, you will proceed to Arankele, an archeological site with biological hotspots, medicinal plants, and ponds. This site dates back 800 years ago when Arahant Maliyadeva the last Arahant of Sri Lanka, spent his time meditating at Arankelle, making it an important place for ruins of an ancient forest monastery. After lunch, you will proceed to Yapahuwa, the capital of Sri Lanka in the 13th century that is built on 90 meters high rock boulder. End the tour at the Yapahuwa Rock Fortress a palace and military center to protect against foreign invaders.

What to remember

Important info

  • This activity is not recommended for those with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions, pregnant women, people with back problems, or with limited mobility
  • Please confirm your pickup time and location with the local operator prior to the tour. You will find the contact details on the voucher after booking
  • Please bring your passport or ID
  • Please wear comfortable shoes, bring your sunglasses and sun hat. When you visit the temples please wear clothes that cover your knees and shoulders, no transparent clothes
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What's included
included-item
Entrance fees. Lunch and water. Guided tour. Transportation
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Highlights
Visit Athugala Elephant Rock, an iconic site in the royal capital of Sri Lanka. Learn about the biological hotspots, medicinal plants, and ponds at the archeological site in Arankele. See Yapahuwa Rock Fortress a palace and military center to protect against foreign invaders
Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until 2 days before your travel date
Provider
Aitken Spence Travels
Meeting Point

Pick-up from your hotels in Kandy. You will indicate your pickup location at checkout and confirm your pickup time and location directly with the local operator