Sigiriya, also known as the Lion’s Rock is a popular hotspot among many tourists who visit Sri Lanka. Visit this heavenly place on earth and get to know the rich history of the country.
The weather in Sigiriya is more or less humid throughout the year and therefore it would be good if you are dressed in appropriate clothing. Since part of travelling to Sigiriya or the “Lion Rock’ is the ascent to the summit itself, bringing along bags and baggage is ill-advised. However, carrying a pair of binoculars will help you to see the sights of the boulder gardens
The distance from your lodging to Sigiriya should be taken note of as you certainly do not want to be staying too far away from what is arguably one of the world’s most treasured architectural marvels. Consider staying at one of the best hotels in Sigiriya the likes of Sigiriya Jungles which is found in close proximity to many architectural wonders in Sigiriya.
Consult a local guide
Having access to local know-how as you prepare to explore the many facets of Sigiriya where you will learn of its rich history is a step in the right direction. For first-timers, the sight of this iconic figure looming large against a clear blue sky would be daunting, to say the least. This is where the expertise of a guide would come in handy.
Regardless of where you may be arriving from, selecting a convenient mode of travel would definitely put you in the mood for a day of exploring. Since the terrain in this part of Sri Lanka is rugged it might make better sense to hop into a 4-wheel drive jeep so that you avoid potholes!
Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+