The ruins of the Polonnaruwa garden city kingdom are considered some of the best-preserved in all of Sri Lanka. Access them with ease on this full-day tour from Kandy, which includes round-trip transportation from your hotel as well visits to other enticing attractions along the way.
Tour to Polonnaruwa and surrounding areas from Kandy
Explore a UNESCO-listed ruin of the old kingdom to learn about the civilization that once lived there
Visit other sites of interest including the Matale Hindu Temple and a spice and herb garden
Meet your guide at your centrally located hotel for early morning departure. Dress for the day in clothing that covers your knees and shoulders, as you otherwise may not be able to enter some of the sites on this tour. Board a comfortable private vehicle with your chauffeur-guide and your group and begin your tour to the UNESCO-listed site at Polonnaruwa.
Tour the ancient temples, gardens, and statues at Polonnaruwa to learn about the history of this old capital city, which came to power in the 11th century. The site is widely considered one of the best preserved archeological sites in Sri Lanka, and you may recognize some of the ruins from their appearance in pop culture.
This tour also includes visits to the Aluvihara Monastery, the Matale Hindu Temple, and a spice and herb garden.