Ancient Polonnaruwa and Minneriya Park Safari Tour from the East Coast in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
A perfect mix of history and nature awaits on this full day tour from the east.
- Trace the footsteps of ancient kings at Polonnaruwa
- Go wild for wildlife on a 4x4 safari through Minneriya National Park
- Spot herds of elephants, monkeys and more
- Admission fees
- Pick up and Drop off
- 4x4 safari tour
- Personal Expenses
First, you'll delve into the past at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of ancient Polonnaruwa a 10th-century kingdom that helped shape the nation of Sri Lanka. Then, spend the afternoon on a thrilling wildlife safari in Minneriya National Park, spotting monkeys, elephants and more.
You'll head into Polonnaruwa early-morning to avoid the rising heat. Follow in the footsteps of ancient kings that once ruled the kingdom with a guided tour of its well-preserved ruins. You'll get to see relics such as the King's Palace and Gal Vihara - a collection of four Buddha statues carved from a single slab of granite.
After lunch, it's time to get wild. With your cameras at the ready, enjoy a 4x4 safari through Minneriya National Park, where you'll have the chance to spot herds of elephants, monkeys, deer and plenty more. The park is also renowned for its birds, with over 170 species recorded here.