Climb the ancient rock mountain like a 3rd century monk: Pidurangala

3 Hours

Reach a life-changing sunrise and view of Sigiriya Rock, while traversing a rock mountain peppered with caves and cells used by 3rd century monks on Pidurangala Rock.

Why should you book this trip?

  • Pidurangala rock is adjacent to the Sigiriya Rock and offers a memorable climb with a breath-taking panoramic view of the valleys and the Lion Rock itself (Sigiriya).
  • Pidurangala is a popular spot especially to watch sunrise.
  • The Pidurangala monastery complex is the place where King Kashyapa (477-495 AC) worshipped and used to relocate the monks dwelling at Sigiriya.
  • You will be led by an experienced guide who has stories of the bygone royal era.

Tour in brief

Day 1 :

You will be met by the Sri Lanka Day Tours representative at the meeting point which will be followed by a brief on the tour as well as safety precautions.
The challenging climb to Pidurangala Rock will commence. The climb requires a gutsy spirit and patience as you make the ascent. On reaching the summit, the view of the Sigiriya Rock and sunrise (on the morning trek) is stup. Conversely, atop the Sigiriya Rock is the ideal place to watch the sunset.
Once you climb down Pidurangala you will enjoy a local cuisine lunch.
Thereafter we will drop you off at the meeting point or your desired location in the vicinity of the meeting point.
Upon request we can provide a tour to Sigiriya as well.


  • Bottled water
  • English speaking driver
  • Transport in private vehicle
  • Entrance fees (Pidurangala )
  • All applicable Govt. taxes


  • Extra food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Lunch

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Climb the ancient rock mountain like a 3rd century monk: Pidurangala
From $68
/ Adult - Single Person(SOLO)
From $45
/ Adult - 2 Persons
From $35
/ Adult - 3 Persons
From $32
/ Adult - 4 Persons
From $30
/ Adult - 5 or More people
From $25
/ Child - Price per child
  • SLDT/2404/TR09
  • 3
  • 6:30 AM
  • Pidurangala rock
  • 24 Hours
  • All Year Round


Contact us through our WhatsApp number for prompt responses