Day Tour to Polonnaruwa Heritage Site
Spoken in: English, Sinhala
(97 reviews) star Day trip Kandy 1 - 7 watch_later 11 hours
- done Sri Lankan style home made lunch - middle of the paddy field / with a nice view
- done Some recreational segments through the tour.
- done Relaxed program with enough breaks to enjoy the surroundings
- done Taste Sri Lankan fruits/snacks on the way
You will be picked up anywhere in: Any place in Kandy, Kandy
What you can expect
If you would like to visit one of the most ancient and historical city in Sri Lanka, then the first city that should pop up in your mind is no other than Polonnaruwa!
Today the ancient city of Polonnaruwa remains one of the best planned archaeological relic sites in the country, standing testimony to the discipline and greatness of the Kingdom's first rulers. Its beauty was also used as a backdrop to filmed scenes for the Duran Duran music video Save a Prayer in 1982. The ancient city of Polonnaruwa has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO!
Check out the following highlights:
Kandy- Aluvihara Monastery - Spice/Herbal Garden - Polonnaruwa Ancient/Sacred city - Wood Carving area - Matale Hindu Temple.
This is the plan
Day trip details
- checkFree cancellation up to 14 days before experience date
- closeNo refunds within 14 days of experience date
- closeEntrance tickets
- closePersonal expenses
"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!"