Day Excursion to Anuradhapura and Mihintale
Excursion to Anuradhapura and Mihintale, Pick Up points in Negombo or Colombo, If you require pick up from a different resort, then please contact us
Start from Negombo or Colombo at 7 am. Take a 4 hour drive to Anuradhapura. Afterwards, have lunch. Visit Anuradhapura and afterwards visit Mihintale.
Return back to Negombo to Colombo for dinner.
Anuradhapura dates back to the 3rd century B.C. It was the ancient capital of SriLanka.
Visit Sri maha Bodhi which is the oldest tree in the world. The Ruwanweli Maha Seya is a stupa which is considered as one of the world’s tallest ancient monuments, standing at 103 metres and with a circumference of 290 metres.
In addition to the stupa, is the Thuparama dagoba. This is one of oldest Buddhist temples in the world. Built in the 3rd century B.C.
With its timeless ruins, the sacred city of Anuradhapura really reflects Sri Lanka’s historical heritage and is a place not to be missed on your Sri Lankan experience.
After our amazing tour of Anuradhapura we visit Mihintale. With its monastery complex which was built in the 3rd century B.C. This is the place where Buddhism was established for the first time in Sri Lanka.
See the ruins of an Ancient hospital, Refectory hall, Lion pond, Cobra pond, Ambastale, and the Mihindu cave. Afterwards, proceed to Aukana to see the highest Buddha statue in Sri Lanka. It is one piece of granite that is 13 metres hugh and was built in the 5th century A.D.
We take care of all details for your visit, whether you are a solo traveller, a couple on holiday or honeymoon, a group of friends or visitors seeking activity.
We can tailormake any tour for you, simply Contact Us for more information.
Even if you prefer the freedom of doing everything yourself then why not rent a tuktuk or scooter from us. You can have the peace of mind knowing that everything has been taken care off. So all you need to do is to put the petrol in and off you go and explore!