Dambulla tour packages & holidays
Dambulla as a tour and holiday destination
Dambulla is a big town in central province Sri Lanka located in the Matale district. The location of the town, 72 km north of Kandy and 148 km North-East of Colombo, is so strategically placed as to facilitate distribution of things such as vegetables within the country. It is also home to the largest and well preserved cave temples in Sri Lanka. The cave Temple is filled with beautiful paintings and statutes that tells many stories of the Buddhist culture and history. Other major attractions in this central town of Sri Lanka include the Rose Quartz mountain ranges, the largest in south Asia, and the Iron wood forest. Another interesting thing about this town is the fact that it hosts one of the latest archaeological sites that proves that there was civilization even before the Indians arrived in the island nation.
Things to do in Dambulla
Anyone who wants to understand the Buddhist culture and tradition should find Dambulla an interesting place to visit. There are quite a good number of places you can get accommodation. There are many strategically located and affordable hotels in Dambulla. Either for family or individual, the resorts offers both oriental and Indian means suitable for anyone. Its location also allows tourists to enjoy the Habarana, Sigiriya and Dambulla tours. Nightlife in Dambulla is vibrant. There are several bars and pubs to visit and enjoy the entertainment industry of this central town.
Best time to visit Dambulla
The climate in Dambulla is fairly temperate throughout the year. This makes it favorable for tourist to make visits whenever they wish to. However, to avoid the occasional monsoon rains, the best time to visit would be between February and April or in September just before the October-January rainy season. While in the Island nation, you may also want to visit the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium. This cricket stadium was built in about 167 days and it overlooks the Dambulla tank reservoir and the Dambulla Rock.