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Private Day Tour to Anuradhapura
Location
Anuradhapura
Tour Ratings
Duration
Full Day
Location
Yala , Sri Lanka
Duration
Full Day
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Private Day Tour to Anuradhapura

Tour to the first kingdom of Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura which is famous for its well-preserved ruins of an ancient Sri Lankan civilization. The city houses the oldest historically documented tree on earth, grown from a branch of the very tree under which the Buddha attained enlightenment 2500 years ago. It was also the center of Theravada Buddhism for many centuries and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The relic chambers like Ruwanveliseya, Abhayagiriya and Jetavanaramaya, stand as the largest manmade brick structures in the world.

  • Itinerary
  • Includes
  • Excludes
  • Conditions
  • Know before you go
Itinerary
7:00

You will be picked up by an air conditioned car and driven to Anuradhapura

8:30

Visit Aukana, the tallest ancient Buddha statue in Sri Lanka. The statue is carved in the round connected to the back to the rock boulder. It is said that the degree of alignment of the statue is such that raindrop on the nose would drop straight down to small depression carved between the toes.

11:00

Arrive at Anuradhapura and proceed with sightseeing in the first kingdom of Sri Lanka. Anuradhapura was also the center of Theravada Buddhism for many centuries and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The relic chambers like Ruwanveliseya, Abhayagiriya and Jetavanaramaya, stand as the largest manmade brick structures in the world.

14:30

Enjoy your lunch at Heritage Hotel

16:00

Visit the Mihintale Buddhist monastery. In the 3rd century BC, area of Mihintale was a thick jungle inhabited by wild animals and was a hunting ground reserved for the royals. This is the place where Mahinda Maha Thero, the son of the Indian Emperor Asoka, met king Devamnampiyatissa in 250 BC which resulted in inauguration of Buddhism to Sri Lanka.

17:30

You will be taken back to your hotel. Arrive at your hotel approximately at 19:30

Includes
  • Hotel pick up and drop off by an Air-conditioned car
  • Service of an English-speaking site guide
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fee during sightseeing
  • Water bottles
  • Lunch at Heritage Hotel
  • All government taxes
Excludes
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Gratuities (Recommended)
Conditions
  • Children 4 Years +11 months and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Cancellation Policy

  • 49 hours prior to the scheduled starting time: No Cancellation Fee
  • Within 48 hours prior to the scheduled starting time: 100% Cancellation Fee.
  • No Shows - 100% Cancellation Fee.
Know before you go
  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
  • Roundtrip transportation is available from most centrally located Sigiriya, Dambulla, Habarana and Polonnaruwa hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation. Pick up time and the time duration will be changed according to the Pick up location. 
  • Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.
  • You must wear clothing that covers your shoulders and knees for visiting sacred or holy places.
  • You must bring a valid passport for entering the sites.
Starting From
USD
95.00

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