Join this 10-hour day tour to Anuradhapura from Dambulla and make your visit to Sri Lanka a splendid one! Your guide will pick you up from your Dambulla hotel and take you to explore the most cultural sites in Anuradhapura. Head to lunch before your guide takes you to Mihintale, a central mountain peak that is thought of by some, to be the symbol of Buddhism.

Enjoy breakfast at your Dambulla accommodation before your 8am pickup. Head out with your guide and begin your 1.5-hour drive to Anuradhapura for a 9:30am arrival. Your guide will give you a tour of the city including ancient monuments such as Sri Maha Bodhi and Thuparamaya.After visiting Anuradhapura, take a 1-hour break at 2:30pm for lunch at a local restaurant (at your own expense). After lunch, make a 30-minute drive to Mihintale, one of the most significant sites in the cultural triangle. Mihintale is a mountain peak near Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka. It is believed by Sri Lankans to be the site of a meeting between the Buddhist monk Mahinda and King Devanampiyatissa which inaugurated the presence of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. Here, your guide will take the lead and give you historical background about this background. Finally, at approximately 5:30pm you will be transferred back to your Dambulla hotel.

What’s included

Transport by private vehicle

Entrance fees


Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

Food and drinks

Gratuities (optional)

Expenses of personal nature


Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

Fully narrated tour