A Delair Travel tour guide will await your arrival at the Colombo International Airport (Flight at your own arrangement). Thereafter proceed to Anuradhapura.
Anuradhapura, is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Lankan civilization. From the 4th century BC, it was the capital of Sri Lanka until the beginning of the 11th century AD. During this period it remained one of the most stable and durable centers of political power and urban life in South Asia. The ancient city, considered sacred to the Buddhist world, is today surrounded by monasteries covering an area of over sixteen square miles (40 km²).
Great kings, philosophers, sages and brave warriors lived here and it is here that Buddhism was introduced to the country by the Buddhist monk, Mahinda Thera in the 3rd century BC.
Remarkable achievements in the technical development of hydraulic engineering for irrigation is also a strong factor of this ancient civilization. The highlights of sightseeing will be; The sacred Bo-tree, a sampling of the Bo-tree under which the Buddha attained enlightenment, Historically authenticated as the oldest tree in the world it is venerated by all Buddhists
Overnight stay in Anuradhapura.