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Polonnaruwa and Minneriya Day Tour from Kandy

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On this day tour visit Polonnaruwa and Minneriya - one an archaeological marvel and other a wildlife haven.

Tour the land filled with ancient structures and surrounded by dense nature. Polonnaruwa has a lot of remarkable monuments that are several centuries old. Old temples, historic buildings are spread across the city. Various historic remains like Gal Vihara, the Polonnaruwa Vatadage, Medirigiriya Vatadage, Sathmahal Prasada,the Shiva Temple,  Lankathilaka Image House, Rankoth Vehera, Nissanka Latha Mandapaya are worth a visit.

Meet the wildlife on an animal safari through the Minneriya National Park. This place is famous for its elephant gathering where hundreds of elephants gather together and is a real treat to watch.


  • Explore UNESCO-listed ancient ruined city of Polonnaruwa 
  • Watch elephants, leopard, and other wildlife on safari at the Minneriya National Park


  • 7:00am - Trip starts with pick-up by an air conditioned vehicle and drive to Polonnaruwa
  • 10:30am - 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.
  • 1:00pm - Break for lunch at local restaurant 
  • 2:30pm - Arrive at Minneriya National Park and start wildlife Safary by Jeep. Park has over 150 species of birds, many types of amphibians, reptiles, fish, and more than 78 butterfly species are found here. There are also rare bamboo trees not found in other national parks.
  • 6:00pm - Finish Safari and head back to Kandy.
  • 9.30pm - Trip ends with drop-off at your hotel in Kandy

Basic Details

Start Point
Kandy Hotel
Finish Point
Kandy Hotel
Start time
7:00 am
Cultural & Theme ToursReligiousWildlife ExperiencesFamily-friendlyTours & Sightseeing
Trip Code


  • Roundtrip Transportation in Private Air Conditioned vehicle (Sedan Car or Van)
  • Entrance Fees to Ancient Kingdom of Polonnaruwa
  • National Park Fee at Minneriya National Park
  • National Park Private Jeep Safari 
  • Service of an English Speaking Chauffeur Guide 
  • 1-Liter Water Bottle Per Person


  • Any Meals or Drinks
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Gratuities (Recommended)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in Inclusions

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Important Information

  • You will receive complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, in your Booking Confirmation Voucher
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 3 days
  • No refund after that


Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Meet & Greet your friendly driver at your Hotel lobby in Kandy
  • Operator will be in contact with you to coordinate the pick up time.
  • The driver will pick you up directly from your hotel or specified pick up point. Please enter the pick up location at the checkout page
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