Polonnaruwa Ancient City And Habarana Day Tour From Sigiriya

•Pick You up in the hotel in the morning after breakfast
•The driver/guide will pick you at 7 : 00 am
•Leave sigiriya to polonnaruwa ancient city
•You can take a walking tour around polonnaruwa city
•You can have your Lunch at Kamatha Eco Lodge
•We leave for Habarana Authentic Sri Lankan experience in the jungles of Habarana to stay in eco friendly, going safari in many places such as Minneriya,
•Afternoon safari at Minneriya National Park.
•Minneriya national park is located 182 kms away from Colombo, in the North Central Plains of Sri Lanka. The major city closest to Minneriya National Park is Polonnaruwa. The recently renovated, the ancient Minneriya Rainwater Reservoir irrigates a considerable area of the district of Polonnaruwa and is the focal point of the Minneriya National Park. 24 species of mammals and over 170 species of birds have been recorded here and out Of the 25 species of reptiles recorded in the park 8 are endemic.
•Transfer to sigiriya Hotel.

per adult from

$212

NZD

Duration

6 to 7 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Transportation in a A/C Vehicle
    • English speaking guide for the entire tour
    • Mineral Water Bottle
    • All Govt. Taxes and Surcharges
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Minneriya National Park
    What's excluded :
    • Usage of guide beyond mentioned timings or anything beyond the itinerary
    • Any tours to cities not mentioned above
    • Any other services not mentioned above
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Polonnaruwa, Polonnaruwa, North Central Province

    Another UNESCO world heritage site, according to the chronicles, during the 12th century a prince of great metal and physical vigour hailing from the Rohana (Southern part of Sri Lanka) forced his way to the throne of Sri Lanka as King Prakrama Bahu the great. Establishing himself in Polonnaruwa, a capital worthy of authority and ambition of the ruler, he proceeded to show himself as a successful warrior and a great administrator, during which time he, through a medium of a dam nine miles long created the Sea of Parakrama” harvesting rain water to be used in the dry period of the year for cultivation purposes, carving the irrigation brilliance of Sri Lankan’s in stone, when most of Europe where still in darkness. In a period of prosperity with the objective of storing food many such projects were undertaken some of which function even today. Today vast ruins stand sentinel bearing witness in Polonnaruwa to his power and glory.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Minneriya National Park, Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway, 50150 Sri Lanka

    Minneriya national park is located 182 kms away from Colombo, in the North Central Plains of Sri Lanka. The major city closest to Minneriya National Park is Polonnaruwa. May to October is the best period to visit Minneriya National Park in view of the famous Gathering of the wild elephant herds. The gathering is documented as the largest known meeting place of Asian Elephants in the world. During the dry season of August to September each year, herds up to 300 elephants are seen within a few square kilometers of the vast Minneriya Reservoir. This Elephant Gathering is a thrilling spectacle that would be remembered for the rest of the life of all those who were fortunate enough to witness it. 24 species of mammals and over 170 species of birds have been recorded here and out Of the 25 species of reptiles recorded in the park 8 are endemic.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Habarana, Habarana, North Central Province

    Habarana is a small city in the Anuradhapura District of Sri Lanka. The city is famed for its chain of high class tourist resorts. Habarana is a popular tourist destination for safari lovers as it is the starting point for safari's in the nearby Habarana jungle and the Minneriya sanctuary which is heavily populated by elephants. Elephant back riding is also an attraction in this small city. Habarana is situated nearby to the Eighth Wonder Of The World Sigiriya and is situated on the main road from Colombo to Trincomalee & Polonnaruwa. The population of the city is expected to be in the area of 5000-10,000. An authentic Sri Lankan experience in the jungles of Habarana to stay in ecofriendly, going safari in many places such as Minneriya, villages Cycling etc..

    Duration: 6 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Ceylon Travel Dream

Activity ID: V-142730P101

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