Polonnaruwa ancient city tour from Negombo
Attractions & guided tours

Polonnaruwa ancient city tour from Negombo

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 12 hours to 15 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore the ruins and highlights of the glorious ancient capital of Polonnaruwa
  • See the many monuments of Buddhist and Hindu religion
  • Unique experience - definitely something to write home about
What to expect

Polonnaruwa is the second most ancient city in Sri Lanka and has been recently declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. Today, this city remains one of the best archaeological relic sites, a great testimony of the discipline and greatness of the kingdom's first ruler.

This ancient city was also chosen as the location for the Duran Duran music video, featured in the film Save a Prayer in 1982. The Toque Macaques is a golden-brown colored monkey which is another highlight of the city They are known as the 'Rilawa' by the locals. They can be easily recognized as they have a toque-shaped swirl of hair on the top of its head.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • Entrance fees
    • Lunch
    • Guided tour
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    What's not included
    • Additional food and drinks
    • Tips (optional)
    Reduced price
    • Children (ages 5-11)
    Where

    Negombo, Sri Lanka

    Meeting point:

    You will be picked up from your hotel in Negombo, Waikkal, or Marawila. Please indicate your pickup location at checkout and confirm your pickup time directly with the local operator.

    What to remember
    • You will need to contact the local provider at least 48 hours before the tour to schedule your pickup time and location
    • The minimum age to participate is 5 years old
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved
    • This trip is not recommended for those with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
    • This tour is not recommended for pregnant women or people with back problems or with limited mobility
    • Luggage not allowed
    • The duration of transfers are approximate and the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • The trip is subject to favorable weather conditions
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Aitken Spence Travels
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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