Visit Somawathi Raja Maha Viharaya – From Polonnaruwa

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Somawathi stupa (pagoda) was built by Prince Abaya for his princess Somawathi (sister of King Kavanthissa), in around 250 BC. But the princess then offered the pagoda and adjoining land to Arahat Mahinda, the eldest son of Asoka emperor in India. Arahat Mahinda was the one who brought the sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha to enshrine it in this pagoda. Arahat Mahinda had resided in this place until is death. This is quite history. (updated on : 08 Nov 2021)

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General terms and conditions

Reservations can be done : Only booking online or dropping us an email.
Price :
 The price may slightly go up or down at the time of booking.
Payment : Full payment is settled prior to starting the tour/excursion.
Days of the tour or the hours of excursion : The tour or the excursion is completed within mentioned time.
When exceed the mentioned time, per hour vehicle detention fee : 3 USD - Tuk Tuk / 5 USD Standard car & van
Weather : If weather conditions are unfavourable activities will be adjusted accordingly.
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Refund : Refund will be determined after reducing third party's and our costs.

About this safari

Best season : All year around
Available : Daily
Arranging time needed : 1 day
Hottest month : 

Best time of the day to start : 6 AM
Starting point : Near the entrance of Wasgamuwa National Park
Finishing time : 6 PM
Whole excursion hrs
: 12
Whole off road driving : 50 KMs

Restrictions : Do not touch corals please. Be a responsible and ethical snorkeler and diver. No flash photography of ancient paintings. Cover your knees and shoulders before enter any temple. Do not leave plastics behind / Please do not feed wild animals.

Basic price includes : Safari Jeep / Entrance tickets / Trekker / Gov tax.

Child price : Aged 6 - 12 is considered a child / Aged 0 - 6 is free of charge.

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Optional : A well-spoken local animal expert / historian could be arranged with an additional fee.

You may bring : Water / Snack / Dry cloths / Hat and sun glass / Sun cream / Camera

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