Day Tour
Tour Type
Group Size
03 People
Tour Guide
1 People

Polannaruwa Day Tour

Kandy to Polannaruwa Day Tour

Set off on a memorable day trip with Sri Lanka’s Best of Tours, venturing to the ancient city of Polonnaruwa. This UNESCO World Heritage site, situated not far from Kandy, awaits your discovery.


  • Chauffeur guide who speaks English
  • Pick-up and drop-off from hotels in and around Kandy
  • Comfortable air-conditioned transportation
  • All expenses related to transfer, vehicle, and driver such as parking, highway fees, fuel, and taxes


  • Entrance fees for visiting sites and costs associated with activities
  • Lunch

Note :

  • Accommodation is available upon request.
  • Tourists can choose to include or exclude options from the set tour.
  • Tour activities and itineraries can be adjusted based on requirements.
  • Experienced guides are available to provide field experience and guidance.


Embark on a captivating day excursion with Sri Lanka's Best of Tours, starting with a pick-up in a cozy, air-conditioned vehicle from your hotel in Colombo. The drive to Polonnaruwa, taking around 3-4 hours, lets you witness the enchanting landscapes of Sri Lanka's countryside unfold. Upon arrival, you'll be led on an immersive guided tour through the ancient city, a prestigious UNESCO World Heritage site, and the former capital of Sri Lanka in the 11th and 12th centuries. As you wander through the historic ruins, you'll discover the grandeur of ancient palaces, sacred temples, and monumental structures, including the celebrated Gal Vihara rock sculptures. The tour includes a delightful lunch break, where you'll have the chance to indulge in authentic Sri Lankan dishes at a local eatery, enhancing your cultural journey. With Sri Lanka Best of Tours, you'll be accompanied by an expert guide well-versed in the storied past and vibrant culture of Polonnaruwa. You're invited to tailor the day's itinerary to your interests, ensuring a personalized exploration that meets your desires. The journey to the Ruins of Polonnaruwa from Colombo is an essential experience for enthusiasts of history and ancient civilizations, offering a deep dive into the illustrious cultural legacy and remarkable ingenuity of Sri Lanka's bygone eras.
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