Private tour to Buduruwagala from Yala-Sri Lanka

1 day

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Buduruwagala is located about 5 km from the Wellawaya on the Thanamalwila road. The name Buduruwagala means “the rock with the statue of Buddha” And this is exactly what it is. Seven figured are carved in this rock with a massive 51 foot Buddha statue in the Abhaya Mudra gesture at the centre. The rock it self has shape of a kneeling elephant with its head own. Although there is no documented information about this...
Buduruwagala is located about 5 km from the Wellawaya on the Thanamalwila road. The name Buduruwagala means “the rock with the statue of Buddha” And this is exactly what it is. Seven figured are carved in this rock with a massive 51 foot Buddha statue in the Abhaya Mudra gesture at the centre. The rock it self has shape of a kneeling elephant with its head own. Although there is no documented information about this site in the ancient scriptures, Different historians have dated these statues from the 6th centuary to late Anuradhapura period. (between 8 – 10 Century). These carvings are of the Mahayana Buddhist style and belongs to the Pallawa- Sri Lankan art tradition and similar to the statues at Dova Temple.The tallest Buddha statue in the world was the Bamiyan Buddha statues in Afghanistan until the destruction of this ancient monument by the Taliban in March 2001. The Buduruwagala Buddha Statue is now considered the tallest in the world.
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Important Details

Included
  • Transfers on private basis in A/C vehicle with English speaking chauffeur guide.
  • Meet & assistant
  • visiting of site
Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Food and drinks
Departure Point
Any hotel in Yala or Tissamaharama
8.30 Am
Return Details
To the same hotel in Yala or tissamaharama
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.