Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa - Sigiriya
After Breakfast climb the Rock fortress Sigiriya.
Sigiriya (Lion’s rock) is an ancient rock fortress and palace built during
the reign of King Kassapa I (AD 477 – 495). Contemporary with the
paintings of Ajantha and Ellora Caves in India, highlights being the
Frescoes, Mirror Wall and the Lion’s Paw,and it is one of the
Seven World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka. Then leave for
Polonnaruwa and do a sightseeing tour in ancient city (11th Century AD),
visit the many sites of archaeological and historical interest in the
Sacred City including the Grate Statue, Quadrangle, Royal Palace,
Gal Viharaya, Kumara and Lotus Ponds, Thiwanka Image House and even see one
of the country’s largest water reservoirs –
the magnificent Parakrama Samudraya.
Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Sigiriya.