Explore to ruins of Polonnaruwa from Kandy

Day Trip

Buddhika R.

English, Sinhalese (Native)
13.5 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 2 people

Polonnaruwa was concored by “Chola”Indians, was the first kingdom of cholas, after defeating Cholas around 1070 A.D. King Vijayabahu the 1st developed the Sinhalese governing kingdom in Polonnaruwa. and finally the kingdom was transferred to Dambadeniya and Polonnaruwa was concored by Indian king Kalinga Magha.


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Meeting Point

Pick up from hotels in and around Kandy (6:00)


Drive to Polonnaruwa

Journey begins around 6.00 a.m. from the residence in Kandy and drive to Polonnaruwa, which was the capital of Sri Lanka for about 200 years. After 3 & half hours driving we can reach Polonnaruwa.


Polonnaruwa Heritage Site

You can visit archeological museum, royal palace, audience hall, swimming pool, sacred quadrangle, shiva devale, pabalu vehera, rankot vihara, kiri vihara, buddha statue at lankatilaka, buddha figures at gal vihara etc.It takes normally 05 to 06 hours to visit entire kingdom in Polonnaruwa.




Drive to Kandy


End of the Tour

Ending Point

Drop off to hotels in and around Kandy (19:30)

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Professional English guiding and safe driving by Buddhika

Pick up & drop off hotels in and around Kandy

Transportation in a Comfortable A/C Car

Entrance fee of visiting sites

Fuel and local insurance


What‘s not included

Personal nature expenses

Important Information

• Not wheelchair accessible

• Not suitable for pets

• Please wear clothes to cover from your knees up to shoulders when visiting temples

• Tourists are able to include or exclude one or more options from the set tour according to their requirements.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
$102/ per person