2 Days & 1 Night Explore History of Polonnaruwa – Learn More – (Guided Tour)
Sri Lankan Tour Hub offers you an amazing historical tour that will have you travel across the Polonnaruwa Ancient city of Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Tour Hub Travel Partner will guide you through this magical journey where you will have the perfect opportunity to escape yourself from the daily mundane life. In this getaway, you will have the chance to spot Sri Lanka’s Polonnaruwa historical city tour while discovering the history, culture, beauty, and adventure of Sri Lanka..!
- Guided tour for all the historical places
- Free entrance tickets
- Ultimate knowledge of Polonnaruwa
- 1 Nights accommodation
- Free transportation
- Cultural tours
2 days in English
The organizer also speaks: Sinhalese, Spanish
Airport transfer available: Bandaranaike International Airport
Airport transfer available:
Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (US$130 per person)
- Hot spring
- Air-conditioned rooms
- Barbecue facilities
- Dining area
- Environmentally friendly
- Honesty bar
- Meditation garden
- Picnic area
- Special menu request
- Yoga deck
- Bicycle rental
- Car rental
- Currency exchange
- Dry cleaning
- Free parking
- Free Wi-Fi
- Internet access
- Ironing / ironing board
- Medical assistance
- Meeting room
- Parking lot
- Tour assistance
- Wireless internet
You will be accommodated in full air condition luxury privet villa or resorts provided by Sri Lankan Tour Hub during this vacation. You have the option of staying in private rooms.
Day 1: Polonnaruwa Historical Cities – Check in 12 pm
Once you arrive at Polonnaruwa, Sri Lankan Tour Hub’s guides will pick you up and then, you will directly be transferred to the hotel, Polonnaruwa. You will check-in and meet the team. There, you will enjoy local foods and Sri Lankan style cocktails. On this day, the guides will show you the city and village around Polonnaruwa. Afterward, you can visit a 5 historical sites.
- Parakrama Samudraya / The Sea of Parakrama
- The Statue Of King Parakramabahu
- Royal Places of King Parakramabahu I
- Nissanka Lata Mandapaya (Palace of Nissankamalla)
- Shiva Dewalaya 1
You will also have a chance to feel an evening sunset at the same point. You will have your dinner on the lakeside and back to your accommodation, relax.
Day 2: Polonnaruwa historical places – Check Out 4 pm
Wake up to a freshly prepared breakfast of both Sri Lankan and Western foods changing daily as you wish. This will an exciting day of motorcycling. Slap on the sunscreen, take your map and jump on to the Tuk Tuk or Car, the guide will show you the way to every place of the historical city, sites and lakes.
There are mainly 15 sites to visit in Polonnaruwa’s historical city. The team will bring you to see these places:
- Royal Palace and Council Chambers
- Thuparama Gedige – Buddhist Temple
- The Vatadage
- The Satmahal Prasada
- The Hatadage
- Gal Potha (Stone Book)
- Pabulu Vehera
- Ran Kot Vehera – The Golden Pinnacle Stupa
- Kiri Vehera Stupa
- Lankathilaka Vihara Geya – The Image House
- Gal Vihare – Rock Temple
- Lotus Pond / Nelum Pokuna
- Tivanka Image House
- Pothgul Viharaya
- Atadageya Tooth Relic Temple
Today the team will recommend good places to take lunch between tour time. This tour will end at 2 p.m. at your accommodation. Then you can have your rest and enjoy the evening.. Tour End..!
- All The Historical Places in Polonnaruwa
Polonnaruwa historical city
Polonnaruwa was the country’s capital from the 11th– 13th Century. Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka is considered one of the best preserved historic cities in the world. Located approximately 140 km from Kandy. Polonnaruwa was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, due to its abundance of historic remains.
Polonnaruwa, which became the capital of Sri Lanka following the decline of Anuradhapura, was to witness the Sinhalese Buddhist civilization reaching still greater heights. The vast irrigation network with reservoirs that look like natural in-land seas sustained such epic scales in rice cultivation, during the reign of king Parakramabahu the Great (1153-1186 A.D), Sri Lanka became known as the Granary of the Orient.
On this tour, you will be served with daily breakfast included in the price. For the rest of the meals, you can have the best local food experience as well as the western and Sri Lankan foods in the local restaurants.
The following meals are included:
The following drinks are included:
The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:
- Whole food
- Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it’s a good idea to communicate it to the organizer when making a reservation
- 1 nights accommodation
- Daily breakfast
- Entrance tickets to all the places
- 2 days of free transport
- 2 days free guiding
- Ultimate knowledge about historical places
- Daily tea and king coconuts
- Village and culture tours
What’s not included
- Airport transfers & Pickup to Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)
- Flights to and from Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)
- Lunch and dinner for 2 days
- Massage and spa treatments
- Optional activities
Arrival by airplane
Please book your flight to arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) or Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI). Sri Lankan Tour Hub will pick you up from the airport. Transfer from Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI), however, incurs an extra cost.
Airport: Bandaranaike International Airport Airport (US$100) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.
Airport: Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport Airport transfer available: Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (US$130) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.
- A reservation requires a deposit of 25% of the total price.
- The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 10 days before the arrival date.
- The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
Learn More About Polonnaruwa Historical City..!