1 Day from Kandy to Sacred Anuradhapura


1 Day from Kandy to Sacred Anuradhapura

Spoken in: English, Sinhala

( 116 reviews ) star Day trip Kandy 1 - 7 watch_later 11 hours
  • Sri Lankan style home made lunch - middle of the paddy field / with a nice view
  • Relaxed program with enough breaks to enjoy the surroundings
  • Beautiful sightseeing on the way: waterfall, tea plantations, scenic views
  • Taste Sri Lankan fruits/snacks on the way

You will be picked up anywhere in: Kandy

What you can expect

Would you like to know the history of the first established kingdom in ancient Sri Lanka? Anuradhapura Kingdom was largely based on agriculture, the construction of irrigation works was a major achievement of the Anuradhapura Kingdom, ensuring water supply in the dry zone and helping the country grow mostly self-sufficient.

To dive deeper into the history, check out the following tour highlights:
Kandy, Anuradhapura, Mihintale - Kandy

This is the plan

Tour schedule
7.00 am
Driver picks you up from Kandy
Breakfast on the way at a nice restaurant and drive to Anuradhapura
Visit Anuradhapura sacred and ancient site (Entrance 25 USD /person; there are some additional charges for some site entrances)
Tour schedule
Lunch at a nice restaurant
Continue the site visit
Drive to Mihintale
Visit Mihintale monastery, which is a mountain peak near Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka. It is believed by Sri Lankans to be the site of a meeting between the Buddhist monk Mahinda and King Devanam Piyathissa which inaugurated the presence of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. It is now a pilgrimage site, and the site of several religious monuments and abandoned structures (Entrance 4 USD/ person)
Tour schedule
Back to Kandy

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Day trip details

Private Day trip
Mode of transport
Car (cost included)
11 hours
Nr. of guests
1 - 7 persons
Meeting point
Guest pick-up
included (free of charge)
instant confirmation
  • checkFree cancellation up to 14 days before experience date
  • closeNo refunds within 14 days of experience date

What's included
checkPrivate guide
checkA/C Car
Not included
closeEntrance tickets
closePersonal expenses


116 reviews

My name is Dushan, but everyone just calls me Platy. I was born in 1983, married with Sonali. My wife is working for the Government. My daughter Thinuri was born in 2013. I am a practicing Buddhist from Kandy, the world heritage city.

In 2002 I started my hospitality career with a diploma from the Ceylon Hotel School & School of Tourism. I worked for 7 years in the guest service sector in Sri Lanka and abroad in the United Arab Emirates.

I am a tourist-driver for more than 5 years. I have a lot of experience in driving through Sri Lanka and I know all interesting and secret places in my country. It would be my pleasure to be your personal guide to Sri Lanka!"

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