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Wild Wonders & Hidden Temples from Hikkaduwa (2 Days) provided by Lakpura LLC (Hikkaduwa)

Wild Wonders & Hidden Temples from Hikkaduwa (2 Days)

Wild Wonders & Hidden Temples from Hikkaduwa (2 Days)
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Duration:
2 days
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Near public transportation
Ticket type:
Mobile
  • Duration:
    2 days
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Near public transportation
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
About
(SKU: LK10014100) Wild Wonders & Hidden Temples is a short, single night, 2-day tour that combines culture with wildlife. From two rather distinctive Buddhist temples to two of Sri Lanka’s largest and most famous Natural Parks, this experience gives visitors the chance to see some Buddha statues over 100 feet in height among other religious murals, figurines and intricately painted passages. Your journey will also allow you a chance to catch a glimpse of Sri Lanka’s wildlife in Yala National Park as well as Bundala Wildlife Sanctuary. Visit and bathe in the healing hot water springs of Madunagala.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
English
What to expect
  • Day 01 - Hikkaduwa > Weherahena > Wewrukannala > Bundala > Yala Start your journey at 0700 hrs from your hotel in Hikkaduwa. You will be met by a designated chauffer guide from Lakpura Travels. After the formalities at the hotel, you will be escorted to your air-conditioned vehicle and proceed to Bundala. En-route visit Weherahena and Wewrukannala Temple. Weherahena Poorwarama Raja Maha Viharaya is situated in the Matara District of Sri Lanka, about 6 kilometres from the Matara town. This unique temple is known as the first tunnel temple in the world. The temple hosts a massive 130-ft Buddha image that was built following the Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa eras and also consists of all main features of a Buddhist temple- the pagoda, a sacred bo-tree and Samadhi Buddha statue. Wewurukannala Raja Maha Viharaya. The main attraction of the temple is the 160-ft tall statue of seated Buddha. It is the largest statue in the whole of Sri Lanka and dates back to the late 18th Century. The temple has another section named the Tunnel of Hell. It features life-sized models of devils, demons and sinners going through the torments and horrors of hell. Thereafter proceed to Bundala and go on a lovely jeep safari in Bundala National Park.  Bundala National Park which is the first declared Ramsar wetland site of Sri Lanka. Watch the giant flocks of greater flamingoes that visit Bundala. Get a chance to see the many other species of migratory waterbirds that winter here. On completion of the safari proceed to Yala and check in to the hotel. Day 02 - Yala > Madunagala > Hikkaduwa Early in the morning proceed to Yala National Park to go on a lovely jeep safari. Yala National Park, the second largest in the island based off the Southeastern coast of Sri Lanka. Get a chance to see the famous Sri Lankan leopards, indigenous wild water buffalo, Sri Lankan Sloth Bear and large herds of Sri Lankan Elephants. The park is also home to many other species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates. After the safari return to the hotel, relax checkout and proceed to Mandunagala and visit Mandunagala Hot springs. The stone tank basins of the Madunagala Hot Springs are famous for containing the waters that have curative properties. The healing powers are believed to cure skin diseases and eye diseases. Monks from the temple have used the hot springs for bathing over a span of many many years and consider the waters to be blessed. On completion start your journey back to your hotel in Hikkaduwa.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
What to expect
  • Day 01 - Hikkaduwa > Weherahena > Wewrukannala > Bundala > Yala Start your journey at 0700 hrs from your hotel in Hikkaduwa. You will be met by a designated chauffer guide from Lakpura Travels. After the formalities at the hotel, you will be escorted to your air-conditioned vehicle and proceed to Bundala. En-route visit Weherahena and Wewrukannala Temple. Weherahena Poorwarama Raja Maha Viharaya is situated in the Matara District of Sri Lanka, about 6 kilometres from the Matara town. This unique temple is known as the first tunnel temple in the world. The temple hosts a massive 130-ft Buddha image that was built following the Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa eras and also consists of all main features of a Buddhist temple- the pagoda, a sacred bo-tree and Samadhi Buddha statue. Wewurukannala Raja Maha Viharaya. The main attraction of the temple is the 160-ft tall statue of seated Buddha. It is the largest statue in the whole of Sri Lanka and dates back to the late 18th Century. The temple has another section named the Tunnel of Hell. It features life-sized models of devils, demons and sinners going through the torments and horrors of hell. Thereafter proceed to Bundala and go on a lovely jeep safari in Bundala National Park.  Bundala National Park which is the first declared Ramsar wetland site of Sri Lanka. Watch the giant flocks of greater flamingoes that visit Bundala. Get a chance to see the many other species of migratory waterbirds that winter here. On completion of the safari proceed to Yala and check in to the hotel. Day 02 - Yala > Madunagala > Hikkaduwa Early in the morning proceed to Yala National Park to go on a lovely jeep safari. Yala National Park, the second largest in the island based off the Southeastern coast of Sri Lanka. Get a chance to see the famous Sri Lankan leopards, indigenous wild water buffalo, Sri Lankan Sloth Bear and large herds of Sri Lankan Elephants. The park is also home to many other species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates. After the safari return to the hotel, relax checkout and proceed to Mandunagala and visit Mandunagala Hot springs. The stone tank basins of the Madunagala Hot Springs are famous for containing the waters that have curative properties. The healing powers are believed to cure skin diseases and eye diseases. Monks from the temple have used the hot springs for bathing over a span of many many years and consider the waters to be blessed. On completion start your journey back to your hotel in Hikkaduwa.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 16052P334
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Transport in a Private Car, inclusive of all chauffer accommodation, cost of fuel, parking & highway tolls.
  • Service of an English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide throughout the tour.
  • 1 Jeep Safari in Bundala National Park.
  • 1 Jeep Safari in Yala National Park.
  • All prevailing taxes and service charges
Exclusions
  • Entry Visa Fees for more details submit your individual visa application or contact us
  • International / Domestic Airfare
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Tips & Portages.
  • Cost of Beverages
  • Hotel Accommodation & Meals
  • Entrance fees where not specified.
Duration
2 days
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • We pick up you from your hotel in Hikkaduwa area
  • Hikkaduwa, Hikkaduwa, Galle District, Southern Province
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Comfortable clothes and hats recommended.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Transport in a Private Car, inclusive of all chauffer accommodation, cost of fuel, parking & highway tolls.
  • Service of an English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide throughout the tour.
  • 1 Jeep Safari in Bundala National Park.
  • 1 Jeep Safari in Yala National Park.
  • All prevailing taxes and service charges
Exclusions
  • Entry Visa Fees for more details submit your individual visa application or contact us
  • International / Domestic Airfare
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Tips & Portages.
  • Cost of Beverages
  • Hotel Accommodation & Meals
  • Entrance fees where not specified.
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • We pick up you from your hotel in Hikkaduwa area
  • Hikkaduwa, Hikkaduwa, Galle District, Southern Province
Duration
2 days
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Comfortable clothes and hats recommended.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travelers
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Nice tour!
Everything worked as promised: on time, nice people and a LOT of beautiful Elephants! We can absolutely recommend t
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Perfect Tour
Excellent tour with a perfect driver/guide who could answer any of our questions. We had a private tour and we coul
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