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"Elephant ride through the lake by Lion Rock" Sigiriya Things to Do Tip by JubileeB

Sigiriya Things to Do: 70 reviews and 117 photos


A great ending to to your Sigiriya adventure is to take an elephent ride through the lily lake, located near the bottom of Lion Rock. It lasts about an hour and you go through some forest then through a lake covered in lilys, loads of birds, monkeys, water buffalo etc. It costs about $25 which sounds expensive but the guys will take photos of you whilst you go round, including some great ones of the the rock in the background which are amazing momentos.

We've been on elephants/ camels etc before but this was def the best experience as you get in touch with the wild life/ setting it's very peaceful and a nice way to reward yourself after your climb up the rock.

It's located on the lake which is right by the Sigiryia Village and Sigiryia Hotels - you can't miss it.

Address: Lake in Sigiryia at the foot of Lion Rock
Directions: Right by the Sigiryia Village and Sigiryia Hotels
Phone: +94773597298

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  • Written Jun 4, 2010
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