Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Polonnaruwa

Cultural & Theme Tours in Anuradhapura

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This tour gives you an opportunity to explore two most important UNESCO world heritage sites in Sri Lanka, the second kingdom of Polonnaruwa and the Rock fortress of Sigiriya. You will be amazed by the ancient architecture and magnificent buildings and their ruins in these two historical Kingdoms.
6:00 You will be picked up from your hotel in Kandy and driven to Polonnaruwa 9:30 Arrive at Polonnaruwa and take a morning cycling tour of one of the better kept ruins of ancient Ceylon – the UNESCO World Heritage City of Polonnaruwa, which was the medieval capital of Sri Lanka. You will be cycling about 10km on soft surfaces as you whizz between the ruins.12:30 On completion of the sightseeing, you will be driven to Sigiriya. Enjoy your lunch at Oakray Restaurant in Sigiriya. 14:30 Visit Sigiriya rock fortress. It is a magnificent archeological site located in central Sri Lanka, built by King Kasyapa in 477 – 495 AD and it’s a popular tourist destination among the photography tourists. 17:00 You will be taken back to your hotel in Kandy. Arrive at the hotel approximately at 19:30.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • All current taxes
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Gratuities