(Tour code: GST DT ANU)
This tour package is basically focusing on cover the largest ancient site Anuradapura (UNESCO World Heritage) as a one-day tour excursion from Colombo. As the fastest and best way of for travelers who interested to get the best Ancient cultural experience.
We would recommend this trip to anyone who has the interest to experience in History, ancient culture, religious monuments and has reasonably good fitness level for short distance walk through ancient ruins and monuments.
Duration: 01 Day
Time: 4.00 (Fixed)
Any location along Anuradhapura – Upon your pre-confirmation
Time: 9.00pm (Latest)
Upon your pre-confirmation, our company representative or the Driver/guide will meet you at your place at 4.00 am and will start drive for Anuradapura
Drive for Anuradapura (aprx. 4 ½ hr. drive)
Visit Anuradapura Ancient city (aprx. 5 hrs. visit)
On route will stop for 30 minutes in a convenience restaurant to have breakfast, tea/coffee, and refreshment before the first reach Wilpattu
Isurumuniya Temple > Wessagiriya monastery > Sri Maha Bodhi Tree > Ruwanweliseya Stupa > Thuparama Stupa > Abhayagiriya Stupa and ancient monastery > Moonstone > Guard Stone > Jethawanaramaya Stupa and ancient monastery
Drive back to Colombo Expected retune time 9.00 pm
For well over a thousand years, the history of Sri Lanka was essentially the history of ANURADHAPURA. Situated almost at the center of the island’s northern plains the city rose to prominence very early in the development of Sri Lanka and maintained its pre-eminent position for more than a millennium until being laid waste by Indian invaders in 993. Largely forgotten until its “rediscovery” by the British in the nineteenth century, Anuradhapura remains a magical place today. The sheer scale of the ruined ancient city — and the thousand-plus years of history buried here.
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Genuine Lanka Holiday & Tours PVT (LTD)
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