Ruins of the ancient city of the Polonnaruwa kingdom, Sri Lanka.


Cycling tour in Polonnaruwa ruin city explore about the history of 2nd Kingdom. Polonnaruwa cycle tour based in Polonnaruwa ruin city and countryside of around the Polonnaruwa ruin city. Cycling in Polonnaruwa ruin city start from the King palace and Polonnaruwa ruin city cycle tour is soft cycle tour and about 20 km – 25 km. Polonnaruwa ruin city cycle tour covers all the iconic and interesting historical places with expert local guide.

Polonnaruwa was the 2nd Kingdom of Sri Lanka and Polonnaruwa was the kingdom city made with fortified with three concentric walls, beautified with parks and gardens and sanctified by many shrines. Polonnaruwa shows the interesting blend of the influence of the South Indian Hindu culture on the Sinhala Buddhist art and architecture in the scattered shrines and monuments still venerated daily by devotees.

Operational Details

  • Starting Point

    From your Polonnaruwa hotel.

  • Finishing Point

    Back at the starting point (hotel).

  • Starts At

    Morning cycle ride starts at 8 a.m. and evening ride starts at 1 p.m. (local time).

  • Distance

    Approximately 20 – 25 km on a soft cycling trail.

  • Duration

    Between 3 – 4 hours.


  • Guide
    A well experienced cycling guide
  • Equipment
    Mountain bikes, helmets
  • Ruin City Ticket
    Entrance ticket for Polonnaruwa Ruin City (USD $ 25)
  • Drinks
    Unlimited water during cycle tour
  • Food
    Sri Lankan lunch

    Additional Details

  • Tour Difficulty Level

    • Soft Cycling Trail.
  • Health Advices & Age Restrictions

    • We do not advise pregnant ladies.
    • Recommended age 12 Years and above.
  • Recommendations

    • Smart casual dress or cycling outfit.
    • Good sunscreen and sunglass.
    • Shawl cover your legs and shoulder during the temple visit.
  • Visiting places

    • Kings Palace.
    • King’s council chamber.
    • Circular Buddha monuments (Watadage).
    • Hindu Temples.
    • Lavished with moonstones.
    • The King’s Council Chamber the floral stone pillars of Nissanka Lata Mandapaya.
    • King’s pond.
    • Kiri Vehera (white Temple).
    • Gal Viharaya.
    • Pothgul Viharaya (Pulasthi Rishi – guardian sage Library).

    Rates Per-Person

    Package 1
    • 1 Pax

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    • 2 Pax

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    • 3 Pax

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    • 4 - 6 Pax

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    Tour Highlights

    Polonnaruwa Museum visit (30 mins)
    Cycle to Polonnaruwa Ruin City, exploring the history
    Explore the 2nd Kingdom history and visit historical places
    Visit to local house experience the living style
    Explore monkeys’ living style
    Experience spicy Sri Lankan lunch and basic cooking demonstration
    Explore agriculture and irrigation system
    Visit Historical Kelaniya Buddhist Temple

    Tour Locations

    Payments and Cancellations

    Payment policy
    • Tour will confirm up on the payment.
    • You may need to check the availability before making the payment.

    Cancellation policy
    • If you are going to cancel the activity before the 24 hours of the operation, take place, then we will not apply for any cancelation charge.
    • If the activity cancels from My Ceylon Adventures (our) end because of unexpected weather condition effect then Fully refunded (100%) or you can book alternative activity instead of the refund.

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