Polonnaruwa Vacation Packages
The national capital Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is located 100 miles (161 kilometers) southwest of Polonnaruwa, while Colombo lies 100 miles (161 kilometers) to the southwest.
When you are visiting Polonnaruwa, be sure to spend some time at Polonnaruwa Wihara.
It comes as no surprise that Polonnaruwa is such a hotspot for with international and local vacationers alike; Sri Lanka is an Aladdin's Cave of captivating cultural and natural attractions. Roughly 17 miles (27 kilometers) away lies Sigiriya. Head here to enjoy the Sigiriya Archaeological Site and Sigiriya Museum.
If the weather forecast means you don't want to be outside, head to Sri Lanka's history museums and art galleries. This region has been blessed with some significant temples, guaranteed to inspire both atheists and believers.
No vacation is really complete without a little relaxation. Wildlife watching is one of the activities they do to relax in this region and sunbathing is another.
To truly understand the area you are in, take your time to stop in at the region's restaurants. Often, these are good places to get to know local residents and try local specialities. Popularly used ingredients in this part of the world are chicken and beef. Sample popular local dishes, for example kiribath with onion samba (milk rice) and vegetarian kottu (stir fried mix). To finish your typical local meal, you can't go past king coconut. Coconut milk is a good option to order no matter what time it is.
The handiest major airport, Bandaranaike International Airport, is located in Colombo, 95 miles (153 kilometers) to the southwest of Polonnaruwa, a handy point to remember when planning your holiday.