The Christombu Chalet is located in the middle of Dambulla which is a renowned place for both local and foreign tourist attraction.
It is the ideal place for your stay since it covers many destinations in your holiday package.
The quickest access to the Dambulla Rock Temple, Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Kaudulla and Minneriya National Parks, the ancient cities Anuradhapuraya and Polonnaruwa and Pidurangala makes your journey significant.
The chalet is situated very closely to the ancient Dambulla cave temple which is nearly 2.7km where you can reach by 6 minutes. The rock temple of Dambulla is a prestigious place of worship for the Buddhist and at the same time it’s having a gigantic historical importance. The number of caves around the temple is calculated around 80 however 5 caves get more attraction. The frescoes and the statues of Lord Buddha was constructed by the Sinhalese king Vattagamani Abhaya and was given for the use of Maha Sangha. ...
Its only 30 minutes drive from chalet to the world famous Sigiriya – The Eighth Wonder of the World. Its historical value goes back to 4,000 years. It was earlier made as a monastery and then converted to a King’s Palace by King Kasyapa during 477-495 AD. The mysterious and unbelievable water gardens, the landscaping, frescoes and above all the colossal lion adds more glamour to this place.
Kaudulla National Park is no doubt a place of absolutely incredible wildlife spectacle. It is a home to a large species of mammals such as elephants, Sambar, Spotted Deer, Wild Boar, wild Buffalo, birds as well as a range of reptile species. Sometimes you may get a chance to witness a herd of elephants populating more than 200 near the Kawudulla tank. Other than the National Park it is a area of historical importance where you will find man-made water tanks built by King Mahasen.
Polonnaruwa is the second ancient kingdom after Anuradhapura. Therefore it holds massive historical important places together with cultural heritage. The glory of the Polonnaruwa era can be witness by the archaeological treasures which stand still in a proud manner and they mark the superior technical skills with immense art and craft ability.