Polonnaruwa Day Tour From Kandy

Polonnaruwa Day Tour
From Kandy

  • 1 Day
  • People: 6

We can arrange you a day tour to Polonnaruwa from Kandy. Polonnaruwa is the second capitol of ancient Sri Lanka after Anuradhapura which was the first Capitol of ancient Sri Lanka and was invaded by the South Indian invaders, Chola. The history of Polonnaruwa goes as far as 11th century AD. It consists of lot of temples and religious buildings. The capitol was ruled by three major kings who flourished the city. They are Vijayabahu I, Parakramabahu and Nishshankamalla. The ancient city of Polonnaruwa has been declared as a UNESCO world heritage site. Polonnaruwa was recently famous due to documentary film ‘Monkey Kingdom’ by Disney Studios. There are many ruins to explore in ancient Polonnaruwa such as Gal Viharaya, Audience Hall, Pabalu vehera, Palace of King Parakramabahu, Shiva Devale, Rankoth vehera, museum etc. If you are a wildlife enthusiast you could do a safari in Minneriya national park in the evening where the largest elephant gathering in the world happen.
USD 150 up to 6 people