Day Trips, Tours and Excursions from The Deer Park Hotel, Giritale

Set amidst a natural habitat along the banks of the Giritale Tank, The Deer Park Hotel invites you to a peaceful holiday in harmony with nature. Situated in the Polonnaruwa district, the hotel is an ideal base to explore the cultural triangle. Accommodation at The Deer Park Hotel comes in cottages while guests can choose from Superior, Duplex, Angsana and Deluxe Duplex cottages depending on their requirement and taste. You can enjoy wonderful meals, indoors or even under the stars, and enjoy signature spa treatments at the Angsana Spa. Explore the region with jeep safaris to Wild Life Parks and also tour around the ancient capitals that still boast of ruins that are immaculate in glory.

Location

The Deer Park Hotel is found along the banks of the Giritale Reservoir which is found within the Polonnaruwa District, making this an ideal destination for travellers seeking to explore the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka. It takes about a five hour drive for guests to reach the hotel from either Colombo or the International Airport in Katunayake. Deer Park is found set in a peaceful jungle scenery.

Excursions

The Deer Park Hotel organizes a host of activities to keep you enthralled in the beauty that the island has to offer. You can cross the road and take a walk along the Giritale Reservoir or head towards the ancient city of Polonnaruwa with ruins of yester years.

You can walk along the banks of the magnificent "Parakrama Samudraya" or explore the "Potgul Vehera", the statue of King Parakramabahu, ancient temples such as the "Rankot Vehera", "Gal Viharaya", "The Vatadage" etc. Wild life sanctuaries such as the Minneriya - Giritale National Park, the Kaudulla Nature Reserve are must see places with hundreds of elephants and various species of birds flocking all year round. The hotel organizes safaris to these parks. Furthermore you can also head towards the Sigiriya Rock Fortress and the ancient city of Anuradhapura if there is time in hand.