Private tour

Polonnaruwa: Explore by Tuk-Tuk Tour

Activity provider: Beyond Escapes

Polonnaruwa: Explore by Tuk-Tuk Tour

Activity provider: Beyond Escapes

From US$ 75 per person

Hop on a Tuk ride to see one of the best-kept ruins of ancient Ceylon, the UNESCO world Heritage city of Polonnaruwa, which was the medieval capital of Sri Lanka.

About this activity

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
We Pick-up all travelers from most centrally located hotels in Polonnaruwa.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the site and see dagobas, moonstones, beautiful parks, buildings, and statues
  • See the Sea of Parakrama, a vast 12th-century man-made water reservoir
  • Visit Polonnaruwa, a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the best preserved sites in Sri Lanka
  • Enjoy a tuk-tuk ride through the city and explore many sights in these small ruins
Full description
Begin the tour at 8:30 with hotel pickup, and travel on to Polonnaruwa, which remains one of the best planned archaeological relic sites in the country, and was declared as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1982. Shift from the past to the present while wandering through these impressive sites, explore well-preserved dagobas, moonstones, beautiful parks, massive buildings, and stunningly beautiful statues. Enjoy a tuk-tuk ride around the Sea of Parakrama, a vast 12th-century man-made water reservoir that is also one of the main highlights of this wonderful ancient city. Visit one of the best-kept ancient cities in the country, with many sights and monuments in a small area, and make the most of a trip to Sri Lanka. Return to the hotel following the end of the tour.
Includes
  • Round-trip transportation to and from your Polonnaruwa and Giritale hotels by Tuk-Tuk
  • English language speaking guide during sightseeing
  • The entrance fee during sightseeing tours
  • Refreshments during sightseeing
  • All government taxes
  • Meals
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants 12 and older must present physical or digital proof that they've been fully vaccinated with a FDA or WHO-approved vaccine administered at least 14 days before the performance date. Children between 5-11 years old must present proof that they've received at least one dose of a FDA or WHO-approved vaccine and be accompanied by a vaccinated adult meeting the theater's entry requirements. Guests whose last vaccine dose (excluding boosters) was fewer than 14 days before the performance date must also present either a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the performance starts or a negative antigen test taken no more than 6 hours before the performance starts

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  • Alcohol and drugs

Product ID: 410868