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Private Day Tour: Polonnaruwa and Minneriya from Habarana

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Stop At: Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka

You will be starting your tour from your hotel in Habarana at 8:30 am. Your vehicle driven by a private chauffeur-guide will pick you up and drive you to your first destination - Polonnaruwa. You can have a packed breakfast along the way if you haven't had it yet. You will get there by 9:30 am.

Polonnaruwa, or Pulasthi Nakaram as it was also called, was second capital of the ancient Sri Lankan Kings; the first being Anuradhapura. It remained the most important city in the country for over two centuries; until the capital was moved to Dambadeniya in AD 1284. The many kings who ruled this old city contributed to its culture and religion with many constructions and temples; many of which remain today.

During your visit to the Ruined City, you will be able to see famous archaeological sites such as Gal Vihara, the Polonnaruwa Vatadage, Sathmahal Prasada, Medirigiriya Vatadage, Lankathilaka Image House, the Shiva Temple, Rankoth Vehera, Nissankalatha Mandapaya and much more. Your entire tour of the ruins will last till approximately 12:30 pm. You may also get to see the Archaeological Museum in Polonnaruwa if you have time. After this, you will go to a good restaurant where you can enjoy lunch.

You will leave Polonnaruwa by approximately 1:45 pm and get to Minneriya National Park by approximately 2:30 pm for a lovely safari in the National Park. Minneriya is famous for its seasonal Elephant Gatherings; where hundreds of elephants gather together, socialize, feed and play. This is the only place in the world that such a phenomenon occurs. You may get to see this if you come during the right season. There are also many other types of fauna to watch out for during your three-hour long evening safari at the National Park.

Your safari will be completed by 5:30 pm; after which you will begin the drive back. The tour will conclude when you get back to your hotel in Habarana.

Duration: 2 hours

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

You will leave Polonnaruwa by approximately 1:45 pm and get to Minneriya National Park by approximately 2:30 pm for a lovely safari in the National Park. Minneriya is famous for its seasonal Elephant Gatherings; where hundreds of elephants gather together, socialize, feed and play. This is the only place in the world that such a phenomenon occurs. You may get to see this if you come during the right season. There are also many other types of fauna to watch out for during your three-hour long evening safari at the National Park.

Your safari will be completed by 5:30 pm.

Duration: 3 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Habarana, Sri Lanka

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: Your Hotel in Habarana

Dates: See Availability

Return point: Your Hotel in Habarana
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Duration
10h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 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.
  • Lunch at a Local Restaurant.
  • 1-Liter Water Bottle Per Person.
  • Entry/Admission - Polonnaruwa
  • Entry/Admission - Minneriya National Park
Exclusions
  • Meals where not specified.
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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