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Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Polonnaruwa

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What to Expect
6:00 You will be picked up from your hotel in Kandy and driven to Polonnaruwa

9:30 Arrive at Polonnaruwa and take a morning cycling tour of one of the better kept ruins of ancient Ceylon – the UNESCO World Heritage City of Polonnaruwa, which was the medieval capital of Sri Lanka. You will be cycling about 10km on soft surfaces as you whizz between the ruins.

12:30 On completion of the sightseeing, you will be driven to Sigiriya. Enjoy your lunch at Oakray Restaurant in Sigiriya.

14:30 Visit Sigiriya rock fortress. It is a magnificent archeological site located in central Sri Lanka, built by King Kasyapa in 477 – 495 AD and it’s a popular tourist destination among the photography tourists.

17:00 You will be taken back to your hotel in Kandy. Arrive at the hotel approximately at 19:30.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Your centrally located hotel in Anuradhapura
Departure Time
6:00 AM
Duration
13h
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • All current taxes
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • 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 Kandy hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
  • 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.
  • If you are pregnant, you should not take part.
  • You must bring a valid passport for entering the sites.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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There is a real sense of achievement when you've climbed up the 1,200 or so steps to the top and taken in the view. It proved to be easier than I thought it would be, although I've never sweated so much in my life. Best done early in the morning, although we started around 9.00.
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Response from hiranp2019, Guest Relations Manager at Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Polonnaruwa
Responded 15 May 2019
Dear Happy Client, Thank you for choosing our company, and for taking your valuable time to share a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us and for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our company to other travelers. We “Beyond Escapes” aims to provide a truly unique experience, and we are thrilled that we were able to exceed your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our country in the future. Thank you
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