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Private Half Day Tour: Polonnaruwa Gal Vihara and Ruins City
"Your 3.5 hour private tour starts with a pickup from your hotel in Polonnaruwa (please check departure details for more information on pickup locations). You have a choice of a morning 8:30am or afternoon 2:30pm departure for this tour. Your guide wil you will be dropped off to your hotel in the Polonnaruwa city area.""""Today the ancient city of Polonnaruwa remains one of the best planned archaeological relic sites in Sri Lanka a true testimony to the discipline and greatness of the Kingdom's first rulers. Join your guide on this historical tour as they narrate your journey through the city of ruins with Gal Vihara. They will make your visit to Sri Lanka a eventful one."title=Highlights&1=Free+hotel+pickup+and+drop-off+included&2=All+entrance+fees+included&3=Choice+of+several+departures+throughout+the+day&4=Ideal+choice+for+families&5=Step+back+in+time+on+a+history+tour""
From $59.00
 
Private Tour: Wasgamuwa National Park Safari
"You will start you’re your safari from Wasgamuwa National park entrance at 5:30 am for your morning safari or at 2:30 pm for your evening safari. Wasgamuwa National Park is a dry zone park which is home to over 150 floral species many of them endemic. The park also houses 23 species of mammals and over 140 species of birds. The number of reptile species is not low either. The park is especially popular for its elephant herds that you may see especially in the evenings. The Marsh or water buffalo or even the rare sloth bear or golden palm civet. Some of the bird species that you may see are the endemic red-faced malkoha and the Sri Lankan junglefowl. You could also catch an elusive look at colorful peafowl a painted stork a black-headed ibis or even a Sri Lankan frogmouth. There are many reptiles you may see on the banks of water bodies such as the Mugger Crocodile or water monitors. There are quite a few species of skinks
From $76.00
 
Private Day Tour: Sigiriya Rock and Dambulla Cave Temple Tour from Colombo
"Your private Sri Lankan history adventure begins at 6am when your friendly local guide will pick you up from your hotel in Colombo. Enjoy the scenery or nap in the car on the way to Dambulla where you arrive at the famous Dambulla Cave Temple around 11 am. Here you will see ancient Buddha statutes and elaborate alfrescoes in caves that date back to the 1st-century. A UNESCO-listed World Heritage site the temple also has a museum which you will have the chance to visit. After wandering the site you’ll have time to look for lunch nearby before taking off for Sigiriya one of the most important archaeological sites in all of Asia. Built in the 5th-century Sigiriya is a stunning example of innovative architecture
From $100.00

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Lal Lanka Tours (tuk tuk)

If you are planning to visit the cultural triangle why not save yourself time and get yourself a great tuk tuk driver. Lal has one of the most comfortable rides in Sri Lanka with car seats fitted into...
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Bus???

In our case we used a bus from Anuradhapura to reach Polonnaruwa. it was a slow trip in an old fashioned bus and as usual crowded. We even had a break down....!!!Beware though to tell the driver to...
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Bus and train stations

Both the train and bus stations are in Kaduruwela, four kilometres east of town. Buses generally pass through town though so you should be able to hop off in the centre near the post office. You could...
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Best way to see Polonnaruwa

The best way to see the UNESCO site is by bike. Most people arrive and go through the site by car or large tourist bus. It's quite refreshing and cooling to ride through the gravel path by bike. You...
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