Polonnaruwa Ancient Kingdom and Wild Elephant Safari from Dambulla
This tour takes you to Polonnaruwa and Minneriya, on a remarkable archaeological and nature-filled journey. Wonder at the ancient structures of the kings. Be mesmerized by the old religious temples of an era long past. Go on an exciting half day safari in Minneriya National Park. This is a tour for all ages.
- Visit to the ancient ruined city of Polonnaruwa.
- Half-day safari at the Minneriya national park.
- Experienced English speaking tour guide.
- Hotel pickup and drop-off.
- Transport in an air-conditioned vehicle.
- Service of an English-Speaking chauffeur guide.
- 1 Jeep Safari in Minneriya National Park.
- Liter Water Bottle Per Person.
- Entrance fees.
- Food and beverages.
What to Expect
Polonnaruwa, North Central Province:
Visit the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, which was the second major capital of Sri Lanka. Walk through the ruins of the city that flourished between the 10th to the 13th century AD. View important monuments such as Gal Vihara, Vatadage, the lotus bath, Lankathilaka Temple and the statue of King Parakramabahu whose reign was considered the golden age of Polonnaruwa. Get to know more about Sri Lanka's ancient history.
Duration: 3 hour
Minneriya National Park, Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway, 50150 Sri Lanka:
This three hour safari takes you on a ride through the Minneriya National Park. Enjoy the sight of over 150 elephants congregating in one place during the famous Great Elephant Gathering, which happens in the dry season between May to October. In addition to elephants, get a chance to also see many mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians in the scrublands, forests and other areas.
Duration: 3 hour
Comfortable walking shoes recommended for this tour.