Sacred City of Anuradhapura from Colombo (3 Days)

(SKU: LK10347011) This short, 3-day tour of Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle as well as one of its most famous National Parks. Explore the sacred city of Anuradhapura, which once served as Sri Lanka’s capital many centuries ago. Go on a wildlife safari in Sri Lanka’s largest national park, Wilpattu, where several species of animals reside including elephants, sloth bear and the highest concentration of leopard in the entire world.

per adult from

$195

NZD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • All prevailing taxes and service charges
    • Service of English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide.
    • Transport in a Private Vehicle, Fuel, Parking & Highway tolls.
    • 2 x 500ml Water Bottles per Person per Day.
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees
    • Visa and Related Expenses.
    • Hotel Accommodation and Meals.
    • Tips & Portages.
    • Expenses of personal nature.

  • Day 1: Ancient kingdom of Panduwasnuwara & Wilpattu National Park

    Stop At: Lakpura, Colombo Sri Lanka
    Start your journey at 0700 hrs from your hotel in Colombo. You will be met by a designated chauffer guide from Lakpura Travels. After the formalities at the hotel you will be escorted to your air conditioned vehicle and proceed and visit the Kingdom of Panduwasnuwara. (Travel Time – 2 ½ to 3 hrs)

    Explore the ancient kingdom of Panduwasnuwara, which was briefly the capital during the 12th century. Wander amongst the ruins of the city with its pagodas, image houses, meeting halls and the citadel. Visit the now restored former temple of the tooth relic, which lies just outside the citadel's walls. View the palace and listen to the many legends that surround it.

    Thereafter proceed to Wilpattu and go on a lovely evening safari at Wilpattu National Park. (Travel Time – 2 to 2 ½ hrs)

    Feel the call of the wild with the Wilpattu National Park Safari. Get a chance to catch sight of the elusive Sri Lankan Leopard and famous Sri Lankan Elephant. See hundreds of other wildlife such as deer, buffalo, monkeys, crocodiles, and rare birds. Get the photographs of a lifetime as you become one with nature.

    On completion proceed to Anuradhapura, check in to the hotel and relax. (Travel Time – 50 to 60 mins)

    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: On this day explore the Sacred City of Anuradhapura.

    Stop At: Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
    On this day explore the Sacred City of Anuradhapura.

    Walk/ Ride through the ancient ruined city of Anuradhapura, which was the capital for over a millennium until the 10th century AD. View the pagodas, monastic buildings and ponds that are scatter all over the vast area. Visit important landmarks such as Jetavanarama, which was one of the tallest buildings of the ancient world, the Sri Maha Bodhi and the ruins of the huge Abhayagiri Monastery. Gain more knowledge about Sri Lanka's history as you walk in the footsteps of Kings.

    On completion return back to the hotel and relax.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Proceed to Ritigala and visit the ancient ruins is Ritigala Mountain.On completion return back to your hotel in Colombo

    Stop At: Ritigala Forest Monastery, Anuradhapura Sri Lanka
    After breakfast at the hotel check out and proceed to Ritigala and visit the ancient ruins is Ritigala Mountain. (Travel Time – 1 to 1 ½ hrs).

    On completion return back to your hotel in Colombo. (Travel Time – 4 to 4 ½ hrs)
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your Hotel in ColomboAirports
    • Bandaranaike International Airport, Canada Friendship Rd, කටුනායක 11450, Sri Lanka
    Ports
    • Port of Colombo, 19 Chaithya Rd, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka
    Departure Time :
    Van (Large) with A/C 1/14/2020 - 12/5/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Van (Standard) with A/C 12/17/2019 - 12/5/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Car (Standard) with A/C 1/13/2020 - 12/5/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Bus (Standard) with A/C 1/14/2020 - 12/5/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Near public transportation
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Comfortable clothes, shoes and hats recommended
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • 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
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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 Lakpura LLC

Activity ID: V-16052P1166

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