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Highest Falls & Ancient Buddha Statue Excursion

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Bambarakanda is the highest waterfall in Sri Lanka with a sheer drop of a 263 meters. In the world ranking it’s the 299th tallest waterfall in the world. The fall lies among evergreen forest in the Kalupahana Area and it is 26 km away from the glenrock
Diyaluma Falls is 220 m (720 ft) high and the second highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and 361st highest waterfall in the world. It is situated 6 km (3.7 m) away from Koslanda in Badulla District on Colombo-Badulla highway. The Falls are formed by Punagala Oya, a tributary of Kuda Oya which in turn, is a tributary of Kirindi Oya. It is 51 km away from the glenrock.
Buduruwagala is an ancient buddhist temple in Sri Lanka. The complex consists of seven statues and belongs to the Mahayana school of thought. The statues date back to the 10th century. The central of the three figures to the Buddha’s right is thought to be the Buddhist mythological figure-the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara. To the left of this white painted figure is a female figure in the thrice-bent posture, which is thought to be his consort-Tara. Buduruwagala is 113km away from the glenrock

Suggested Schedule

  • Leave the glenrock at 7.00 am
  • Reach Diyaluma Falls at 8.45 am
  • Reach Buduruwagala Temple (Ancient Buddhist Statues & Shrines) at 11.00 am
  • Leave the Temple at 12.30 pm
  • Reach Bambarakanda Falls at 2.30 pm
  • Leave for the glenrock at 3.15 pm
  • Reach to the glenrock 4.15 pm

Transport Charges

  • The hotel can connect you to a local third party transport provider. They need at least 5 day prior notice. However may sometimes be available on demand. 
    US$ 85
  • Above price includes per km rate charge, waiting charge and difficult route charge
  • If more distance is travelled than 159km, additional charges apply (US$ 0.55 per extra km)
  • if you need a guide from the glenrock additional US$ 60 applies (Subject to availability)

or

  • Travel by your own vehicle free of charge
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