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Polonnaruwa - Minneriya National Park Day Trip

Poḷonnaruwa is the main town of Polonnaruwa District in North Central Province, Sri Lanka. Kaduruwela area is the Polonnaruwa New Town and the other part of Polonnaruwa remains as the royal ancient city of the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa. The second most ancient of Sri Lanka's kingdoms, Polonnaruwa was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated Chola invaders in 1070 to reunite the country once more under a local leader.

The Ancient City of Polonnaruwa has been declared a World Heritage Site.

Minneriya National Park is a national park in North Central Province of Sri Lanka.


  • Pick up from Kandy Hotel and transfer to Polonnaruwa - Approximately 3 1/2 Hours
  • Visit Polonnaruwa, a UNESCO world heritage site. The second most ancient of Sri Lanka's kingdoms which is now ruined and included many palaces and temples
  • Lunch at a recommended restaurant
  • Transfer to Minneriya National Park - Approximately 45 minutes drive
  • Afternooon safari at Minneriya National Park
  • Transfer to Kandy Hotel - Approximately 2 1/2 Hours

for a car or minivan (maximum 6 passengers)

US$ 205

for a mini coach (maximum 10 passengers)

US$ 211

We can tailor this trip to suit your requirements

Any aspect of the itinerary can be altered, from excursions to accommodation

The rate includes,

  • Kandy - Polonnaruwa - Minneriya - Kandy transfers in an air conditioned vehicle with an English speaking driver
  • All Taxes

The above rates does not include the followings, you may purchase them on your own if required. Our chauffeur will help you in the process,

  • Entry fees for the mentioned attractions and activities
  • Meals or refreshments
  • Specialist guide’s fee

Places of visit during this trip

  • Polonnaruwa ancient city
  • Minneriya safari game drive