Wayamba Trail Tour From Polonnaruwa
Starting after breakfast we drive you through the coconut triangle which is the oldest crop in Sri Lanka. We take you to see the Athugala vehera or the elephant rock Kurunegala After visiting that place we stop for lunch and after we take you to Kurunegala lake round. You can stop there for a while and relax and before returning back to the hotel we take you to the the famous Silver Temple, and take you back to your hotel that we started.
per adult from
6 to 8 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Transportation in a A/C Vehicle
- English speaking guide for the entire tour
- All Govt. Taxes and Surcharges
- Mineral Water Bottle
- Entry/Admission - Ridi Viharaya රිදි විහාරය
What's excluded :
- Entrance Fees
- Any tours to cities not mentioned above
- Any other services not mentioned above
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Kurunegala, Kurunegala, North Western Province
The Wayamba province was the capital of Sri Lanka from the 12th and14th centuries of our history. Where a tourist sees a totally different side of history and nature, where the entire province is based on coconut and paddy cultivation. Kurunegala is an ancient royal capital located in the north western province of the country. The picturesque town is surrounded by coconut plantations, marshy paddy fields and dense rubber estates and there are eight large rocky outcrops that encircle and dominate the city. The rocks rise from the plain below and characteristically resemble the form of various animals. According to folklore legend, when the animals threatened the city’s water supply during a period of severe drought, they were magically turned into stone by an old woman. The largest among them is Ethagala or the ‘Elephant Rock’ from which Kurunegala got its name. Nearby are three archeological cities with remains of an ancient moated palace and monasteries from the 12th century.
Duration: 4 hours
Stop At: Athugala Rock, Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
Ethagala or elephant rock Is surrounded by rocks and the Ethagala or elephant rock is the largest among them. The rock is 325meters high and resembles the gigantic shape of an elephant. According to myths, the area around the elephant rock experienced a severe drought which resulted in scarcity of water for animals and those endangered animals later turned into large rocks. The myth was designed to suit the meaning of Athugala, the large elephant. The way along the rock path is very eco friendly. At the top of the rock there is an 88ft Buddha statue. The Kurunegala town is very scenic to view from the top of the rock.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Ridi Viharaya රිදි විහාරය, Ridee Vihara Rd, Ridigama, Sri Lanka
Ridivihara is located at Ridigama village in Kurunegala district. The name "Ridigama'' means "silver village". If you are coming from Colombo, take the Kandy road from Kurunegala and travel around 4km. From the Mallawapitiya Junction take the left turn and travel along with the Keppetipola road. This is not a carpeted road, but road condition is not bad. You have to travel around 15 km then you will reach Ridigama. You can get help from the villages to find the directions. The by road from the Ridigama main road to Ridi Viharaya is a well maintained and, you have to travel around 1 km more. Ridi Viharaya is at your left hand side and you get a enough parking area opposite to the temple.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time :7:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.